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What we're reading: recent investigations from across the country

Posted: June 12, 2018 | Tags: The Washington Post

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Since May, a number of investigations and in-depth stories brought various topics and issues across the country to light. The Washington Post's homicide database maps show unsolved murders in major U.S. cities. At the Center for Investigative Reporting, a collection of stories dive into immigration hardships, particularly since President Trump took office. This month, The Marshall Project and ProPublica published multimedia investigations exploring juvenile detention, a controversial murder trial, trauma after tragedy, corruption in Louisiana politics and psychiatric hospitalizations of children. Scroll below to read these latest stories.


The Washington Post

Murder With Impunity (Interactive Graphic)

The Center for Investigative Reporting

10 can’t-miss investigations into immigration in the Trump era


Why it’s so hard to catch — or even count — fake immigration lawyers


Immigrant families face new threat to children’s health: Uncertainty


Immigration numbers illustrate lives affected by Trump-era policies


The Marshall Project

The Hardest Lesson on Tier 2C: Can a violent adult jail teach kids to love school?


He Pocketed His Victims’ Organs. Was His Death Penalty Trial Fair?



Five First Responders to the Pulse Massacre. One Diagnosis: PTSD.


The Family Plan: In Louisiana, Lawmakers Promote Bills That Help Their Relatives and Clients


Hundreds of Illinois Children in Psychiatric Hospitals After They’re Cleared For Release

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