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News August 11
In Texas, prisoners are opening their cells to chat—and to riot.
Feature July 29
But you probably wouldn’t know it, because sheriffs rule them with little accountability. After one man's death in a notorious lockup, residents of a Missouri town fought back.
Feature July 1
When COVID-19 threatened the jail in Tyler, Texas, an activist pressured her sheriff to make change.
Feature February 20
Too many prisoners, too few officers leads to violence.
The California Experiment April 23, 2019
Effort to cut prison overcrowding puts some jails in crisis.
Feature March 22, 2019
Can New York City build its way out of mass incarceration?
Feature November 27, 2018
Our prisons are our mental wards. One fatal case in New York shows where that can lead.
Life Inside April 19, 2018
As darkness fell, nerves got rattled and rumors spread.
News January 23, 2018
A glitch in North Carolina law is trapping people for years in unequipped jails.
News April 28, 2017
The news from your local lockup is not good.