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The War on Gun Violence Has Failed. And Black Men Are Paying the Price.
New FBI Data Shows More Hate Crimes. These Groups Saw The Sharpest Rise.
What Irvo Otieno’s Killing Tells Us about Mental Healthcare in the U.S.
Y’all Want It, We Got It
Issue 13 of News Inside fills reader requests and gives them something new to think about.
How Chicago Got Its Gun Laws
It’s nearly impossible to separate modern-day gun laws from race.
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What Are the ‘Exit Ramps’ From Incarceration in Cuyahoga County?
Help us report on how well the courts provide people charged with low-level felonies a second chance.
Violence on the Inside, Mentorship From the Outside
We investigate violence at one of the newest federal prisons and talk with La La Anthony about preparing incarcerated youth for life on the outside.
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5 Things to Know About the Failed War on Gun Violence
Gun possession arrests are a major policing tactic in the fight against gun violence. Here’s how that plays out.
A Summer Camp Murder. Two Sons, Lost.
The premiere of “Violation,” a podcast from The Marshall Project and WBUR, examines the decades-long ripple effects of an inexplicable crime.
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Nashville Police: Covenant School shooting kills three; suspect dead
How the AR-15 became a powerful political, cultural symbol in America
1,000 people now face January 6 Capitol riot charges. What is happening to them? : NPR
Lawsuit says GEO Group 'poisoned' ICE detainees with cleaning chemicals
N.J. Attorney General announces takeover of troubled Paterson Police Department
Deputies accused of shoving guns in mouths of 2 Black men
Texas Bill Tries to Shroud Jail Deaths in Even More Secrecy
Rapper Pras Michel stands trial for conspiracy charges : NPR
More New Yorkers Are Using Fentanyl Test Strips to Avoid Overdose
How growing up with a parent in prison affects educational outcomes.
Money bail system presumes the poor are guilty. Here's how to fix it.
Righting wrongful convictions a worthy fight for DA
Lawyer imprisoned after taking on Chevron finds friends at high court
Biden's Justice Dept. keeps hard line in death row cases
LAPD officers sue owner of anti-cop website for posting photos and issuing a 'bounty'
The Return of the Firing Squad, Explained
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WBUR and The Marshall Project Release New Podcast “Violation” on the Case of Jacob Wideman
A new podcast from WBUR, Boston’s NPR, and The Marshall Project explores America’s opaque parole system through a 1986 murder.
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‘Prison Within a Prison’: New Mandate Offers Lifeline for Deaf People in Custody
The new rule, which goes in effect in January 2024, applies to phone companies serving prisons, jails and detention facilities nationwide.
Have Clevelanders Lost Interest in Police Reforms?
Residents say city officials have not kept them in the loop on federal oversight progress.
New Scrutiny on Murder Charges Against People Who Don’t Actually Kill
The U.S. is the only country that still uses the “felony murder” legal doctrine.