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News June 18, 2020
Lawmakers in 16 states have introduced bills to improve police oversight and accountability.
A woman leaves flowers at the site where George Floyd died May 25 while in police custody, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
News June 4, 2020
Now experts say the controversial diagnosis may become part of the police defense.
From left, memorials for George Floyd, Philando Castile, and Justine Ruszczyk Damond, who were killed by Minneapolis area police officers.
News May 28, 2020
The department allows officers to use choke holds barred in other cities.
A worker at a federal prison factory in Edgefiled, S.C., in 2019.
Coronavirus April 10, 2020
Prisoners made furniture and license plates during the pandemic, according to workers and families. Some plants are now making face masks.
A bronze sculpture called "Raise Up" at the National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Ala.
News May 3, 2018
A memorial, a pilgrimage, a reconciliation.
A 2010 photo of a facility for sex offenders in Moose Lake, Minn., that housed more than 400 men who have completed their prison sentence.
News September 24, 2017
The Supreme Court considers whether “civil commitment” is just prison by another name.
Investigators search a car at the scene where Philando Castile was shot to death by a Minnesota police officer during a traffic stop.
Commentary July 11, 2016
On paper, he looked like a career criminal. But look closer.
The Frame December 3, 2015
Minneapolis sit-in for Jamar Clark stretches through a third week.
News June 17, 2015
A Minnesota sex-offender program is under fire. How long can the state hold people for crimes they have not yet committed?
Feature April 15, 2015
A doula offers a little comfort for a birth behind bars.