Three Teens Have Been Arrested After a Mass Shooting in a Seattle Homeless Camp
Suspects in the attack that killed two and injured three at a park called 'The Jungle' last week are 13, 16, and 17 years old.
What We Know About the Double Killing by Chicago Cops This Weekend
A disturbed teenager and a middle-aged grandmother were shot to death by a police force that was already under intense scrutiny from all sides.
Why Wasn't Sandy Hook the Mass Shooting That Changed Everything?
For at least a few days after the tragedy that claimed over two dozen lives in 2012, gun violence took center stage in America.
The Planned Parenthood Shooter Was Apparently a Fan of Anti-Abortion Terrorists
A report from the New York Times uncovered disturbing new facts about America's latest high-profile murderer.
What We Know About 'GI Joe,' the Illinois Cop Who Staged His Own Murder
After months of politically-charged investigation, local police announced Wednesday that Charles Joseph "GI Joe" Gliniewicz's death was in fact a suicide.
We Asked An Expert if the US Bombing of a Hospital in Afghanistan Was a War Crime
It doesn't seem likely that anyone with a US passport will pay a price for the bombing that killed at least 30 people this month.
Does America Really Need Cops in Schools?
The viral video of the now-fired South Carolina cop throwing a student to the floor is leading many to question if "school resource officers" are really all that necessary.
Can the Government Force Poor People to Give Blood to Stay Out of Jail?
In the wake of a report that an Alabama judge gave offenders the chance to donate blood in lieu of fines or jail time, experts say that the batshit-sounding practice might actually be legal.
The AP Says the US Knew the Target of a Bombing in Afghanistan Was a Hospital
A bombshell Associated Press story shed new light on the attack, but many questions remain.
Richard Glossip Just Got Another Last-Minute Break to Avoid Lethal Injection in Oklahoma
Governor Mary Fallin issued a 37-day stay because of "last-minute questions" about the drug cocktail the state plans to use on him.
The Most Surprising Moment from Wednesday's Republican Presidential Debate
Drug decriminalization and criminal justice reform were practically forgone conclusions at the latest 2016 presidential debate.
Darren Wilson Probably Wasn't Even the Worst Cop in Ferguson
A long New Yorker profile offers us a glimpse into the world of the man who shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown this time last year. The former cop now styles himself something of a tragic figure.
Please Stop Comparing the New York Prison Break to 'The Shawshank Redemption'
One is a feel-good movie, the other is a real-life tabloid tale about a pair of murderous sociopaths. It shouldn't be that hard to tell the difference.
The Story of the Two Murderers' Escape from a New York Prison Keeps Getting Weirder and Weirder
Details in the press about the prison break have grown increasingly lurid, with tales of large penises, sex on railroad tracks, and a bizarre spousal murder plot.
Kalief Browder and the Enduring Torture of Wrongful Imprisonment
The 22-year-old from the Bronx committed suicide this weekend after spending three years in jail—even though he was never convicted of a crime.
We Talked to the Michigan Cop Who Took That Amazing Viral Photo of a Pig in a Police Cruiser
Last week, Sergeant Larry Rice responded to a call about a loose pig. The rest is history.
We Talked to the Journalist Who Made the Horror of Rikers Island Impossible to Ignore
Jennifer Gonnerman's story about three years in hell for teenager Kalief Browder might actually be changing how criminal justice works in New York City.
Four Former Blackwater Mercenaries Are Going to Prison for Slaughtering Iraqi Civilians
Mercenaries have been a trademark of American foreign policy since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, but at least four of those guys are paying a price for treating Iraqis like something other than fellow humans.
It's Still Pretty Easy to Break into Airports in America
An investigation by the Associated Press uncovered five instances where intruders actually made it onto airplanes.