Drugs & Crime
The Tragic Story of Rick Turner's Descent into Meth, Prison, and Death
He barely missed out on recent criminal justice reforms. Then his situation behind bars took a terrifying turn.
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A Florida Woman Faced Ten Years for 'Meth' She Said Was 'Just a Rock'
The case highlights a sheriff's department with a history of misconduct and a central role in the recent prostitution bust that ensnared Patriots owner Robert Kraft.
What Federal Inmates Are Saying About Paul Manafort Getting Just 47 Months
"Only the non-connected do real time," one told us.
A Woman Faces Life in Prison for Sharing Drugs in Jail
A 22-year-old woman overdosed and died in jail. A 24-year-old faces first-degree murder charges. Did the system fail them both?
Examining the Tragic Bestival Drug Death of Louella Fletcher-Michie
The media and courts have been unanimous in their condemnation of Louella's boyfriend, Ceon Broughton. But it's not a cut and dry case.
Canadian Government Tables Bill to Expedite Weed Possession Pardons
The government plans to waive the fee and waiting period required to receive a pardon.
Cop Charged in Ottawa Man’s Beating Death Pleads Not Guilty
Constable Daniel Montsion pleaded not guilty to manslaughter in the killing of Abdirahman Abdi.
Excessive Force Lawsuit Alleges Prison Guards Killed Mentally Ill Ontario Man
Soleiman Faqiri’s family is suing the province after the 30-year-old died in custody.
Get Ready to Binge This True Crime Podcast About a Vigilante Private Eye
The trailer for 'Conviction' premieres exclusively on VICE.
The Prison System Is a Nightmare, but Not for the Reasons You Think
How it's become an agency of social control.
How to Deal with Cops Who Believe Wild Conspiracy Theories Like QAnon
Mike Pence appeared in a photo with a cop wearing a "QAnon" patch, and he got demoted. But how many more like him are out there?
This Is How America Is Failing Its Young Opioid Generation
Jeremy was young and addicted. Over six years, he was let down over and over again by the very system that was meant to help him.