Michael Edison Hayden
Michael Edison Hayden grew up on Long Island. His work has been featured in the New York Times , Foreign Policy, the Los Angeles Times , and National Geographic, among other publications.
We talked to local cops and community activists about Trump's favorite target: a murderous gang comprised partly of immigrants he does not understand.
The girls went for a hike during their winter break and turned up dead about a day later. On Monday, cops released a sketch of the man they believe killed them.
The notoriously brutal MS-13 gang recruits undocumented people from abroad, making them a perfect foil for Donald Trump. The only problem: Their victims are often immigrants, too.
People of color can't help but wonder if cops would have pinned the spree on someone already if victims were rich or white.
How a teenage get-together turned into a scene of bloody chaos that left one neighbor dead.
How the police shooting of a mentally ill black man has flown under the radar in 2016 America.
"It was a noise that I'll never forget."
Former Suffolk County Chief James Burke's recent conviction on civil rights charges opened a window into a lurid cop culture of illegal wiretapping, cover-ups, sex addiction, drunk driving, and blackmail.
How a string of murders became one of America's most infamous crimes, fueling wild conspiracy theories and rumors along the way.