Brutality

11.17.17

Shanking Guys in a Prison Fight Was When I Hit Rock Bottom

I’m not thinking. I’m not human. I’m what a prison made of me.

9.15.16

Why Is It So Hard to Fix a Violent Jail?

Inmates are dying preventable deaths as the feds try to get local sheriffs in line.

2.22.16

The Many Crimes of the 'Sick Ripper,' the Worst Alleged Serial Killer in Connecticut History

Prosecutors say William Devin Howell killed seven people, burying them all in his "garden" behind a Subway restaurant in New Britain.

1.18.16

Exclusive: See Shocking Footage of British Police Officers Attacking Peaceful Protesters

Protesters found not guilty of ABH and public disorder after CCTV footage emerges of police officers punching, kneeing and choking them.

4.6.15

When Prison Guards Force Inmates to Fight

That sort of brutal violence is just "part of doing time," one former federal prisoner says.

3.6.15

​Rikers Island Is Still Fucked, and It’s Terrifying

Despite some noises late last year about reform at New York's notorious jail, conditions remain brutal, as a series of recent incidents make clear.

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10.31.14

Why Did a Long Island Man Cut Off His Mum's Head?

He could have been suffering from what psychologists call a 'Norman Bates' dynamic

10.10.14

The NYPD's Terrible, Horrible, Very Bad Week

A series of horrific brutality videos show the need for reform.

4.10.14

Why Police Brutality Won’t Stop Environmental Protests In China

With every swinging baton, the Chinese public trust their government less and less.

4.19.13

Robert Mugabe Is Having a Tantrum Again

The democratic dictator is still doing all he can to stay in power.

3.18.13

The Hangover News

The UK's big three parties regulated the press this week, but you were probably too drunk to notice.