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Cary Aspinwall is a Dallas-based staff writer for The Marshall Project. Previously, she was an investigative reporter at The Dallas Morning News, where she reported on the impact of pre-trial incarceration and money bail on women and children in Texas and deaths in police custody involving excessive force and medical negligence. She won the Gerald Loeb Award for reporting on a Texas company's history of deadly natural gas explosions and is a past Pulitzer finalist for her work exposing flaws in Oklahoma's execution process. She is a co-founder of The Frontier, a nonprofit devoted to investigative journalism in Oklahoma.
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News July 1
Police asked the show to edit out officers using violence or bad language. The company says it had other reasons for not airing the footage.
News June 8
The controversial version of the U.S. flag has been hailed as a sign of police solidarity and criticized as a symbol of white supremacy.
Coronavirus May 14
Fatal victims illuminate women’s unique problems in prison, and the all-too-common ways they get there in the first place.
Coronavirus April 24
Health experts say not testing staff could be a blind spot.
Coronavirus April 10
Prisoners made furniture and license plates during the pandemic, according to workers and families. Some plants are now making face masks.
Coronavirus March 21
Some sheriffs, prosecutors and defenders scramble to move people from local jails, potential petri dishes for infection.
News November 4, 2019
The state slashed sentences for more than 500 people convicted in low-level drug and theft cases.