Debtors' prisons were outlawed in the U.S. nearly 200 years ago, but across the country, counties and cites are increasingly passing costs along to offenders, and people unable to pay are ending up in jail. We explore the issues.
D.C. takes in $179 million each year from traffic citations, many of which come from the 87 automated speed cameras now dotted around the District. We explore a new report that says the machines have been issuing false tickets.
It's been almost a year since defense contractor Aaron Alexis opened fire and killed 12 at the Navy Yard in the District. The event raised questions about emergency response coordination between the city and DoD, the security clearance...
A petition calling for all law enforcement officers in the United States to wear cameras on the person in the wake of the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, has gained more than 100,000 signatures.
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