The push for criminal justice reform has created an unusual alliance that includes both President Obama and the billionaire Koch brothers. We explore what they'd both like to change in federal and state sentencing laws.
Violence has driven thousands of Central American immigrants to cross U.S. borders in recent years. WAMU 88.5's Armando Trull returns to San Salvador to explore the continued violence there and how it might affect Salvadorans in our communities.
At least two high-profile cases where interactions between law enforcement and those suffering from mental illness ended in a death have prompted a law enforcement sub-committee to review Fairfax County police practices.
Information leading to arrests and convictions in illegal gun cases now can earn tipsters a reward of $2,500. The mayor and police chief are bringing back the program because of D.C.'s spike in deadly gun violence.
Sentencing laws have been filling U.S. prisons with nonviolent drug offenders for decades. President Barack Obama has made reform a priority in his remaining time in office — and there’s bipartisan support. A look at proposals for criminal justice reform in the U.S.
Fairfax County Police Officer Adam Torres has been charged with the second-degree murder of county resident John Geer following in August 2013 domestic incident that has been shrouded in secrecy ever since.
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