An unlikely friendship bloomed in Oxford, Mississippi between a 30-year-old drug dealer and a college-bound teen after a chance meeting at a hotel pool. Then the dealer began to suspect that his friend was one of the 30 or so confidential informants that Metro Narcotics recruits from around the college town each year.
Friday, October 2
Dr. Joel Dreyer was a respected psychiatrist. Then he took a sudden turn to a life of drug dealing. Medicine might be able to explain why.
Wednesday, September 30
Tuesday, September 29
Monday, September 28
The murder of Tayshana “Chicken” Murphy in the Harlem projects.
Saturday, September 26
Friday, September 25
Struggling with depression and thoughts of suicide, Army officer Lawrence Franks went AWOL. Five years later, he reappeared as Christopher Flaherty, a member of the French Foreign Legion who served three tours in Africa. Then he was court-martialed.
Thursday, September 24
The story of a sudden death amid a high school recruiting scandal in Texas.
Wednesday, September 23
An Alabama woman took the equivalent of one Valium during her pregnancy. A few weeks after she gave birth, she became one of more than 1,800 new and expecting mothers arrested under the state’s chemical endangerment law.
Monday, September 21
Ken Dornstein’s older brother died when a bomb exploded on Pan Am Flight 103. For the past three decades, he’s been obsessed with identifying who’s really responsible.
Inside the Nairobi Westgate Mall massacre.
Sunday, September 20
Almost ten years after his kidnapping, a man writes to the people who threatened his life.