Sunday, December 21

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The Chopping Houses

Fears of witchcraft leave a trail of dismembered bodies in Buenaventura, Colombia.

Friday, December 19

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A Tree Is Known By Its Fruit

The rise and murderous fall of the Harkey family, the scions of a pecan dynasty.

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The Disappeared

The story of September 26, 2014, the day 43 Mexican students went missing.

Thursday, December 18

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Framed By Forensics

Junky, out-of-date science fuels jury errors and tragic miscarriages of justice. How can we throw it out of court?

Tuesday, December 16

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"Witness 40": Exposing A Fraud In Ferguson

“The grand jury witness who testified that she saw Michael Brown pummel a cop before charging at him ‘like a football player, head down,’ is a troubled, bipolar Missouri woman with a criminal past who has a history of making racist remarks and once insinuated herself into another high-profile St. Louis criminal case with claims that police eventually dismissed as a ‘complete fabrication.’”

Saturday, December 13

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The Trenchcoat Robbers

They robbed 27 banks in 15 years, one of the most prolific streaks in American history. Then they slipped up.

Friday, December 12

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The Making of a Narco State

Following the money and the opium in Afghanistan.

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The Untold Story of the Doodler Murders

San Francisco’s forgotten serial killer.

Elon Green is a Longform contributing editor.

Thursday, December 11

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How The NYPD Is Using Social Media To Put Harlem Teens Behind Bars

How Facebook ‘likes’ landed Jelani Henry in Rikers.

Sunday, December 7

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Confined: The Death of Eddie Snowshoe

How solitary confinement can lead to suicide.

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Afghanistan: The Making of a Narco State

After 13 years of war, the United States has helped create a nation ruled by drug lords.