A Kansas woman killed her abuser. At every level, the system failed her | Opinion
Sarah Gonzales-McLinn has already spent the better part of a decade behind bars.
Of more than 7,500 threats against members of Congress in 2022, just 22 prosecuted
Members of Congress receive thousands of threats a year, though just a fraction of the people who call, mail or email will ever be prosecuted — a situation that’s of great concern to the police who guard members.
Survivors of gangs and gun violence, these women now help others navigate grief
As a survivor of the violence, April Roby-Bell serves as a source of strength for others. Those traumatized by gun violence call her for counseling.
LGBTQ Americans are 9 times more likely to be victimized by a hate crime | Opinion
Hate crimes don't just impact victims. They reverberate through a community, causing lasting harm.
Botched executions reached ‘astonishing’ high in 2022, report finds
Two more death row prisoners were exonerated in 2022, even as society’s ultimate sanction became more geographically isolated, with only a handful of states carrying out executions in the last year, according to a new report. The number of botched executions also reached an “astonishing” level, according to the research by the Death Penalty Information […]
States, including Pa., have replaced prison mail with scanned copies | Tuesday Morning Coffee
The 'exploitative' trend is a cash cow for private companies, a new report alleges.
How Pa.’s incarcerated are doing their part to fight gun violence from the inside out | Opinion
Tens of thousands of Americans with criminal records are fighting to restore dignity to their communities.
The GOP attack ads over pardons in the Senate race? Mark Singel has seen it before | Mark O’Keefe
'It was garbage then and it's garbage now,' the Democratic former lieutenant governor said.
Report: ‘No evidence’ progressive prosecutors are responsible for homicide spikes | Tuesday Coffee
Homicides were 'slightly lower' in cities with progressive prosecutors, data show.
Who’s tougher on crime? A familiar 2022 fight comes to a high-stakes NEPA congressional race
Democratic incumbent Matt Cartwright and Republican Jim Bognet are trading jabs in their 8th District rematch.
Philadelphia apologizes for heinous experiments on Black inmates
Mayor Jim Kenney acknowledged the history of medical racism in the United States, and the trauma it has created in communities of color.
Report: Black people far more likely to be wrongly convicted than whites | Friday Morning Coffee
More than 3,200 people have been exonerated since 1989. More than half of them are Black, according to a new study.