New research argues predictive policing tools reinforce, rather than reimagine, existing police practices, which could lead to further targeting of communities or people of color.
By Alanna Durkin Richer, Sadie Gurman, Associated Press
Sessions continued to push his tough-on-crime agenda to law enforcement officials in Richmond, where one such effort had its origins.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
The federal prison population is on the decline, but a new attorney general who talks tough on drugs and crime seems poised to usher in a reversal of that trend.
By The Conversation
Analysis suggests immigration has a crime-suppressing effect. In other words, more immigration equals less crime.
By Courtney Norris
If Roof is convicted, the Justice Department plans to seek the death penalty.
By Eric Tucker and Lisa Marie Pane, Associated Press
The number of murders reported by law enforcement agencies in four cities alone — Baltimore, Chicago, Milwaukee and Washington, D.C. — is showing a 20 percent increase, according to a new study.
When 27-year-old artist Antonio Ramos was shot and killed last fall while painting a mural under a highway overpass in West Oakland, the story of his death captured national headlines and inspired other young people to honor his legacy through…
In 2009, Jennifer Hopper and Teresa Butz were attacked and sexually assaulted in their home; Butz did not survive. In “While the City Slept,” Eli Sanders, a Pulitzer winner for his reporting on the case, examines the troubled life of…
By PBS NewsHour
Dennis Hastert was once second-in-line for the presidency. But on Wednesday, the former speaker of the House was sentenced to 15 months behind bars for banking violations. During the hearing, Hastert admitted that he sexually abused minors decades ago. Hari…
By Michael D. Regan
A Georgia gunman on a shooting rampage killed five people Friday night in two separate locations before taking his own life, with some of the victims believed to be members of his wife's family.
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