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News and Awards September 15
National Press Club Award recognizes overall body of investigative reporting, citing impact of “Mauled,” coverage of Mississippi prisons and more.
Feature December 9, 2020
Prisoners, guards face danger from chronic understaffing by MTC
Feature February 20, 2020
Too many prisoners, too few officers leads to violence.
Analysis January 9, 2020
A tip led us to a little-known program that affected hundreds of poor workers.
Feature January 9, 2020
How the state’s “restitution program” forces poor people to work off small debts.
News January 8, 2020
Understaffing, powerful gangs and constant lockdowns brew tensions that exploded last week.
Feature June 26, 2019
What happened in Mississippi when no one wanted dangerous, low-paying guard jobs.
Feature July 13, 2018
A unique database offered an unprecedented look at the lucrative business.
Feature July 13, 2018
But a haven for bail bondsmen is getting less friendly.
News February 7, 2018
Congressional hopeful, district attorney, debt collector.