When cops kill civilians, their union is on hand to defend them. In many cases this has come at the expense of the truth.
Before ending up in Rikers, Jeremy Wilson — if that’s his real name — had portrayed himself as a Scottish-born DJ, a Cambridge-trained thespian, a Special Forces officer, a professor at MIT, an Apple executive, a soldier seeking asylum in Canada to escape anti-Semitic attacks in the United States, and an Irish mobster. Among others.
Thursday, February 4
Defensive end Shawn King was the 36th pick in the 1995 draft. His career with the Carolina Panthers didn’t turn out as planned.
Asunta Fong Yang was adopted as a baby by a wealthy Spanish couple. Aged 12, she was found dead beside a country road. Not long after, her mother and father were arrested.
Wednesday, February 3
There is a little-known network of 11 federal prisons in America called Criminal Alien Requirement facilities. They exclusively house men who lack U.S. citizenship and have been convicted of crimes. They are all run privately. And over the last 18 years, they have allowed scores of inmates to die from diseases that could have been treated.
Monday, February 1
How forensic anthropologist Sue Black does her job.
How an art shipper took advantage of the market’s opaque rules and shadowy deal-making to rip off a Russian oligarch.
Saturday, January 30
Should having an intellectual disability disqualify a mother from raising her child?
Friday, January 29
How a distillery worker in Kentucky stole hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of bourbon, one barrel at a time.
Wednesday, January 27
Tuesday, January 26
Government agencies have been trying to protect children for nearly 200 years. They are still failing.
Sunday, January 24
The mysterious death of a champion Irish setter.