The events that led the writer to spend 60 days in jail.
Monday, March 30
Sunday, March 29
Paleram Chauhan, a 52-year-old Indian farmer, was shot dead during the summer of 2013. The reason: his opposition to a gang of criminals stealing his village’s sand to sell on the black market.
Beatrice Munyenyezi told her New Hampshire neighbors that she was refugee from the Rwandan genocide. Half of that was true.
Friday, March 27
Tommy Gilbert seemed like your average Beekman Place ne’er-do-well son—until his dad turned up dead.
The Scandinavians had an idea that seems wacky to Americans: make a prison safe and livable.
Thursday, March 26
After DNA test cleared Clarence Harrison of a crime he didn’t commit, he was released from prison and awarded $1 million. But the redemption story he tells publicly hides a more complicated reality.
Wednesday, March 25
The most coveted items on the prison menu are salt and pepper packets.
Tuesday, March 24
One man’s story.
Monday, March 23
“When I was a child, Dad told me that he chose to become a cop because a cop was the most respected man on the block. When I took a seat at the grown folks table, he told me that he wanted control.”
Sunday, March 22
The government says Matt DeHart is an online child predator. DeHart—and his parents—say he’s being framed over his knowledge of CIA secrets.
Saturday, March 21
“In essence, Pez ordered his economic assassination,” said a fellow Pez dealer.