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Seniors Paying $7,125 a Month to be Neglected? What Happened When Wall Street Got Involved in Assisted Living
Posted on: Jan 22, 2014, Source: ProPublica
The horrors of some assisted living facilities.
Shocking: How Faulty Science Lands Innocent People Behind Bars as Accused Child Murderers
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.
The Real CSI: How America's Patchwork System of Death Investigations Puts the Living At Risk
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.
After Katrina, New Orleans Cops Were Told They Could Shoot Looters
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?
Did Police Kill a Katrina Survivor and Torch His Body in a Massive Coverup?
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.
Post-Katrina Shootings by Police Get Federal Attention
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.
Why Did the Government Wait Five Years to Release a Study on Suicides by Youth in Prison?
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"
'Enemy Combatant' Languishes in a South Carolina Brig
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 Pentagonâ€™s own internal report finds fault with his treatment there.
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