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The Fairbanks Four's Wrongful Conviction and 18-Year Fight for Freedom

VICE trekked to Alaska to tell the story of a group of native teens who were wrongfully convicted of murder in 1997.


Anti-Immigrant Vigilantes Are Rebranding as Free-Speech Defenders

Groups with a legacy of armed border patrols and anti-government militancy are finding new life under Donald Trump.


Murder at America's Border: The Story of an Anti-Immigration Vigilante

VICE visits an Arizona border town to explore the patriotic undercurrents that allegedly motivated a Minutemen leader's cold-blooded crime.


Watch Noisey Editor Kim Taylor Bennett's Favorite VICE Docs of 2015

To cap off 2015, we asked some of the bigwigs around the VICE office to put together lists of their favorite documentaries from the past year. Today, Noisey editor Kim Taylor Bennett has given us her list.


We Have Yet to Heal from the Murders of the Cleveland Strangler

There has been no support offered to the families of the 11 black women who were brutally raped and murdered on Imperial Avenue. This says everything you need to know about the role race and class play in the way we view victims.


The Cleveland Strangler Is on Death Row, but His Victims' Families Still Suffer

In the final part of the series, host Wilbert L. Cooper meets the victims' families who are continuing to try to make sense of Sowell's crimes and the institutional failures that contributed to them.


Why the Police Didn't Catch the Cleveland Strangler Sooner

Part three of our series looks into the Cleveland police force's overworked and under-resourced sex crimes department, which contributed to Sowell's ability to prey on vulnerable women for years.


How Poverty Leaves People Vulnerable to Horrific Crimes

From the mutilated corpses of the Cleveland Strangler to the castrated cadavers of the Mad Butcher, victims of Northeastern Ohio's most notorious murders have had little agency and even less money.


Read These Poems Inspired by the Murders of the Cleveland Strangler

These poems by community worker and artist R. A. Washington explore another side of the deaths investigated in VICE's feature-length documentary, Cleveland Strangler.


'The Cleveland Strangler': The Story of a Brutal Serial Killer and His Forgotten Victims

Host Wilbert L. Cooper heads back to his hometown to speak with cops about Anthony Sowell's case, and revisits the horrific evidence of the serial killer's heinous murders.


Life, Death, and Inequality in Cleveland

The Anthony Sowell case was always about more than just a psycho with a penchant for raping and butchering women. But it took me a long time to see it that way.