Stories by Jon Swaine

Jon Swaine is the Guardian's U.S. correspondent based in New York. He previously covered the U.S. for the Daily Telegraph.  subscribe to Jon Swaine's feed

Posted on: Aug 29, 2017, Source: The Guardian

Louise Mensch and Claude Taylor tweeted details of criminal inquires that simply didn’t exist.

Posted on: Jun 27, 2017, Source: The Guardian

A new report reveals Jay Sekulow used a Christian charity to steer more than $60 million to his family.

Posted on: Jan 24, 2017, Source: The Guardian

Each faces 10 years in prison and a $25,000 fine if convicted.

Posted on: Jan 2, 2016, Source: The Guardian

Final total of people killed by U.S. police officers in 2015 shows rate of death for young black men was five times higher than white men of the same age.

Posted on: Dec 28, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Prosecutor says the tragic incident was caused by “a perfect storm of human error."

Posted on: Sep 20, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Republican hopeful says his reaction to an anti-Muslim audience member would have been the same had the person rejected African Americans.

Posted on: Aug 28, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Jamycheal Mitchell, 24, had been held in Virginia jail without bail for nearly four months, accused of stealing a Mountain Dew, Snickers bar and a Zebra Cake.

Posted on: Aug 24, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Eighteen-year-old was not close enough to police officer Stephen Rankin to pose a threat, says family lawyer.

Posted on: Aug 21, 2015, Source: The Guardian

St. Louis police reveal Mansur Ball-Bey, 18, was killed by gunshot wound to the back, adding weight to witnesses who had challenged official account.

Posted on: Aug 11, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Pentagon reclaims vehicles meant for war one year after troops took to streets, but Ferguson remains exception to military-police rule.

Posted on: Aug 4, 2015, Source: The Guardian

A secret recording played for local officials resulted in a $35,000 payout to prevent a lawsuit.

Posted on: Jun 22, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Before Charleston, these 2016 candidates took his money.

Posted on: May 1, 2015, Source: The Guardian

State’s attorney Marilyn Mosby announces criminal charges including murder.

Posted on: Apr 28, 2015, Source: The Guardian

At least 27 people were arrested after intense rioting broke out following the funeral service for Freddie Gray.

Posted on: Apr 26, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Arrests made outside Orioles baseball stadium on further day of protest

Posted on: Apr 21, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Protests continue as people demand charges against six officers.

Posted on: Apr 13, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Michael Slager describes ‘pumping’ feeling in audio recording as he discusses what will happen next with a senior officer.

Posted on: Mar 12, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Ferguson police chief says the two officers – one shot in the face and the other in the shoulder – were targeted as they stood outside police HQ.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Activists are hoping to sign up 250 people for a week of civic engagement.

Posted on: Jan 9, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Harvard law professor recruited private investigators to track girl and suggested she was after Epstein's money.