Bizarrely, both mass shootings in Europe came at the hands of apparently unwitting security or police personnel.
"If they had no mental health issues before they entered solitary, they do now!" was our unofficial mantra.
As America reconsidered mass incarceration, some citizens of "prison towns" were watching with bated breath.
Hillary Clinton says fake news is a dangerous "epidemic," court docs tease Mark Zuckerberg's political ambitions, South Korean parliament votes to impeach President Park Geun-hye, and more.
The fight drew everyone's attention. My hands automatically balled into ready fists.
We spoke to the filmmaker behind a new documentary about the abduction and sale of women as brides in China.
The government has described the synthetic weed Spice as "the most serious threat to the safety and security of the prison system," and it's not wrong.
Criminal justice reform needs to happen, even under President Trump.
To win support for the resources and programs America's incarcerated people need, the public has to see what life is really like behind bars.
From bail and court hearings, to mental health and criminal charges themselves, the concept of diversion—or preventing people from ending up behind bars—is being redefined.
Most of my time on parole and in college was spent in self-imposed anonymity. Then I learned how to fight back and became an agent of change for a broken system.
You don't see what I've seen and then just come out and be OK and adjust. We should get PTSD treatment for this shit.
Dec 8, 2016
In 2016, a nuclear option arose when it came to Rikers Island, the notorious NYC jail: Shut the whole thing down.
How the director of operations at the Center for Court Innovation in New York City is working to create a fairer criminal justice system.
Trump chooses climate change sceptic to lead the EPA, two teens charged with arson in Tennessee wildfires, Assad says taking control of Aleppo would be a "huge step" toward winning civil war, and more.
He doesn't appear to be what the feds consider a "prohibited purchaser"—a.k.a. a person flagged in the federal background check system—despite a history of drug crimes and drunk driving
Protestors dominate white supremacist event at Texas A&M, investigators suspect a refrigerator may have caused the Oakland fire, Michael Flynn's son forced out of Trump transition team, and more.
Reformers and experts point to the makeup of the jury and a history of police escaping accountability in America.
On an all new episode of CYBERWAR, we talk to insiders who say Putin is using criminal hackers to do his dirty work.
Joe Biden talks running for president in 2020, South Carolina prosecutor wants to retry Michael Slager in Walter Scott case, FBI investigates bombing threat made against LA Metro, and more.
Victory for protesters as the Dakota Access pipeline is halted, PizzaGate becomes real-life gun scare in Washington, DC, first Oakland fire victims identified, and more.
Lynneice Washington won an historic election this November even as Donald Trump destroyed Hillary Clinton in Alabama. Here's what she has planned.
The photographer known as Boogie has been documenting street life, gang violence, and crime in marginalized communities for two decades.
The list includes notorious characters like the Candy Man, the Clown Killer, and Jeffrey Dahmer.