Federal officials have twice failed to force reforms on a police department. Will Ferguson be next?
February 11, 2016
The vote, which overturns a veto from the governor, is the most significant expansion of voting rights for felons in recent years.
February 9, 2016
The federal review of San Francisco police will be different than the ones in Ferguson, Mo. and Chicago.
February 2, 2016
A searing, two-hour investigation of America's heroin crisis.
February 23, 2016
The preliminary deal aims to remedy some of the pitfalls of previous Justice Department agreements.
January 28, 2016
The ban on solitary confinement for juveniles won’t extend to the bulk of young people currently in isolation.
January 26, 2016
Obama has tried -- unsuccessfully -- to address gun violence since the 2012 shooting in Newtown, Conn. Can these new measures make a difference?
January 5, 2016
Senior Digital Reporter Sarah Childress answers your questions about police reform.
December 22, 2015
For two decades, the Justice Department has had the power to investigate law enforcement agencies nationwide. We're tracking each inquiry and the stories behind them.
December 14, 2015
Lab scandals have called thousands of convictions into question. Can a new Justice Department plan help?
December 8, 2015
It was a silent campaign of terror, but three decades later, the legacy of that violence resonates still in the Vietnamese-American community.
December 1, 2015
How do you transform a troubled department?
November 20, 2015