More than a dozen former shock prisoners say the programs come at a steep cost: they allege humiliation and physical abuse from guards as well as demands to go off their medications.
Advocates are pushing to abolish the office in Los Angeles and elsewhere.
A new coalition of people in the sex trades wants New York to become the first state to fully decriminalize their work.
Claims including sexual assault of a woman with mental illness to lying in reports haunt the Miami Gardens police; payouts in federal lawsuits have cost the city's taxpayers at least $3.5 million.
"There were explosions everywhere ... I had no idea who was in the house."
How the politics of storm preparation reveal whose lives matter and who gets left behind.
Groups like the Loop and DanceSafe test drugs like Ecstasy and warn users of high dosages and adulterants, but federal legislation from the early 2000s has live music promoters wary of their brand of harm reduction.
The Hart family's apparent murder-suicide in California drew headlines, but the path to the tragedy started much earlier — in Texas.
A new paper argues that President Johnson’s 1967 Commission on Law Enforcement’s report on the subject was “decades ahead of its time.”
In the "fentanyl" bust at a "narcotics house," no opioids were seized at all.