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Posted on: Jan 22, 2014, Source: ProPublica

The horrors of some assisted living facilities.

Posted on: Jun 28, 2011, Source: ProPublica

Medical examiners and coroners have repeatedly mishandled cases of infant and child deaths, helping to put innocent people behind bars.

Posted on: Feb 1, 2011, Source: ProPublica

An examination of the nation’s 2,300 coroner and medical examiner offices reveals a troubled system that literally buries its mistakes.

Posted on: Aug 25, 2010, Source: ProPublica

New Orleans police officers circulated orders authorizing them to shoot looters and 'take back the city.' But who gave the order?

Posted on: Jun 14, 2010, Source: ProPublica

Henry Glover's killing -- which involves a shooting and improvised cremation just a few hundred feet from a police station -- is one of many mysterious post-Katrina deaths.

Posted on: Feb 19, 2010, Source: ProPublica

New information shows that the FBI has “broadened their investigation of the New Orleans Police Department and are now looking into three post-Katrina police shootings.

Posted on: Feb 19, 2009, Source: ProPublica

The author of the first national study on prisoner suicides by juveniles is outraged at the DOJ. "There are youth dying"

Posted on: Jan 14, 2007, Source: The Progressive

Three-and-a-half years ago, the Bush Administration effectively disappeared an al-Qaeda suspect, and even the Pentagon’s own internal report finds fault with his treatment there.