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Life Inside

I Sent an Innocent Man to Prison

It was my first time on a jury. I was 31, balancing two jobs while going to graduate school. It was a very short trial.
D’Shean Kennedy as told to Maurice Chammah
2.23.18
Homelessness

What It's Like to Rebound as a Young, Homeless Mother

With affordable housing facing a crunch under Trump, it's harder than ever for young families to cope. Still, some find the support they need.
Sonja Sharp
2.21.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Elderly Louisiana Man Charged in 'Nigerian Prince' Scam

A 67-year-old named Michael Neu was arrested on 269 counts of wire fraud and money laundering as an alleged middleman in the online scheme.
Allie Conti
1.2.18
crime

In Louisiana, the Poor Face the Death Penalty Without a Lawyer

A years-long public defender crisis in one of the harshest states in America keeps getting uglier.
Eli Hager
11.30.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Kaepernick files grievance against NFL, British cops investigate Weinstein, Iraqi troops enter Kurdish territory, and more.
VICE Staff
10.16.17
Year 2050

New Orleans Has to Work Fast to Avoid Washing Away by 2050

As climate change brings more and more extreme rainfall to the Gulf Coast, will the city take the necessary steps to protect itself from massive storms?
Mike Pearl
10.4.17
crime

What We Know About the 23-Year-Old Charged with Murdering Two Black Men

Cops said they found an Adolf Hitler speech in the home of the suspect, Kenneth James Gleason, and that the murders may have been racially motivated.
Allie Conti
9.19.17
Democratic Socialists of America

The Democratic Socialists Are Here to Fix Your Brake Lights

The New Orleans DSA is putting their politics into sweet, sweet praxis.
Eve Peyser
8.30.17
protest

What Anti-Pipeline Activists Have Learned from Standing Rock

The South Dakota protest didn't stop the Dakota Access Pipeline, but it energized a movement.
Cole Kazdin
8.1.17
crime

Louisiana Is Trying to Fix Its Uniquely Terrible Justice System

Tough-talking lawmen aren't high on the idea, but the high cost of being the world capital of mass incarceration could force actual change.
Tana Ganeva
4.18.17
politics

David Duke's Former Campaign Manager Says Trump and the Former KKK Leader Are 'Identical'

"Clearly Duke's controversial views years ago have now become mainstream Republican values," said Michael Lawrence.
Michael Patrick Welch
2.14.17
Vice Blog

A Man Sentenced to 13 Years for Two Joints Just Had His Time Reduced

<i>Weediquette</i> host Krishna Andavolu catches us up on the latest developments in the case of Bernard Noble, who was sentenced to 13 years in prison for marijuana possession.
VICE Staff
12.12.16