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Recent stories from The Marshall Project.
Feature May 17
The majority of states obtain money intended for foster children with disabilities or a deceased parent without telling them, The Marshall Project and NPR found.
Feature April 23
At the start of the pandemic, we asked four incarcerated people to chronicle daily life with the coronavirus. Here, they reveal what they witnessed and how they coped with the chaos, fear, isolation and deaths.
Feature April 22
State foster care agencies have been taking benefits that belong to some of the most vulnerable kids. Here’s what to ask to see if it’s happened to you — and how to ask for your money back.
Feature March 24
After the success of her novel Water for Elephants, Sara Gruen spent years trying to prove a man's innocence. Now she’s “absolutely broke” and “seriously ill,” and her next book is “years past deadline.”
Feature February 26
A court battle over an obscure Tennessee statute freed these men from prison. Years later, they were told they must return.
Feature February 12
In Baton Rouge, police dogs bit a teenager 17 or younger every three weeks, on average.
Feature February 11
The federal agency’s teams have killed an average of 22 suspects and bystanders a year.
Feature December 16, 2020
Obi had thousands of Instagram followers for being "cute and derpy." His work on the streets of Indianapolis was another matter.
Feature December 15, 2020
Most officers get training to respond to injuries, but are often not required to use it.
Feature December 15, 2020
Filing taxes with an undocumented immigrant means the whole family loses out on payment.