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In Long Island, local police said there hadn't been an MS-13 murder there since last April.
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Feds Investigating Whether Weinstein's Alleged Abuse Violated Federal Law
Prosecutors will look into whether Weinstein lured women into crossing state lines in order to commit a sex crime.
May 24, 2018
As Federal Prison Reform Passes the House, 5 Docs to Watch
President Trump has said he will sign the bill, which is aimed at reducing recidivism. Explore five FRONTLINE documentaries on incarceration in America.
May 23, 2018
Silenced: Harvey Weinstein, Hollywood and the Culture of Complicity
Four insiders speak out on Harvey Weinstein - what Hollywood knew, and how the powerful producer silenced his accusers.
May 22, 2018
An Alarming Tip About a Neo-Nazi Marine, Then An Uncertain Response
A former Marine says he alerted the Corps to a white supremacist in its ranks last October. Six months later, he wonders how seriously the Corps is investigating.
May 22, 2018
Schneiderman to Resign Amid Abuse Allegations
Four women said Schneiderman, a vocal "Me Too" advocate, had physically assaulted them.
May 8, 2018
Marines Open Investigation into Active Duty White Supremacist
The probe follows a ProPublica and FRONTLINE report on white supremacists in the military.
May 4, 2018
Framed for Murder By His Own DNA
We leave traces of our genetic material everywhere, even on things we’ve never touched. That got Lukis Anderson charged with a brutal crime he didn’t commit.
April 19, 2018
Lawsuit Dismissed Against Florida Agent in Michelle O'Connell Investigation
A federal judge has ruled that a Florida official had probable cause to investigate whether sheriff's deputy Jeremy Banks shot Michelle O'Connell in 2010 as she was preparing to leave him. The case has raised broader questions about how police departments investigate allegations of domestic violence involving their own officers.
April 4, 2018
Can the Death Penalty Actually Stem the Opioid Epidemic?
President Trump has ordered the Department of Justice to pursue the death penalty against drug traffickers to tackle the opioid epidemic, but experts say a more punitive approach may only compound the crisis.
March 20, 2018
Hacker Adrian Lamo, Who Reported Chelsea Manning, Dies at 37
In a 2011 interview with FRONTLINE, Adrian Lamo said he turned Chelsea Manning into the authorities because "the needs of the many outweighed the needs of one."
March 19, 2018