Gary Otte is scheduled to be executed by the state of Ohio on Wednesday. In what will likely be one of his last acts, he sent us the following essay.
A survey of over 800 victims of crime reveals that their priorities don’t align with those of Donald Trump, even though he claims to be ramping up immigration enforcement and tearing up criminal justice reforms on their behalf, the New York Times first reported Friday.
A New Orleans-based visual artist just dropped the [fire emoji] rap video of the year on Wednesday to announce he’s running for mayor on a platform of curbing violence in the city.
With the declaration of a second mistrial in the case against University of Cincinnati Police Officer Raymond Tensing for the fatal July 2015 shooting of Samuel DuBose on Friday, three police officers have managed to escape prison sentences in high-profile, police-involved killings of black people.
It’s been less than a week since Bill Cosby’s trial for sexual assault ended in a mistrial, but the public relations campaign to reclaim his image as America’s father figure is already well underway. Though more than 50 women have accused him of sexual misconduct, his spokesman told Fusion this week that Cosby…
Three days after Nabra Hassanen, a 17-year-old Muslim girl, was murdered while walking to her local mosque in northern Virginia, her friends and family held a vigil in her memory Wednesday night.
Whatever you do, stop calling the Flint water crisis a “failure at all levels of government.”
Ledura Watkins, 61, wants a hug from his mom. He also wants Chinese food. On Thursday night, he’ll get them both.
Four months after 19-year-old Tim Piazza died as a result of severe injuries from a fraternity “pledge night” at Penn State University, 18 members of the fraternity he sought to join are facing the possibility of being charged on various accounts relating to his death.
Video showing the husband of a Texas sheriff’s deputy brutally choking a man outside a Denny’s restaurant was released on Monday. Even though the man later died, no arrests have been made in the case.
Today, June 2, is National Gun Violence Awareness Day.
The disgraced former Republican Speaker of the House and admitted pedophile Dennis Hastert is facing a new sexual abuse lawsuit just months before he is scheduled to be released from prison.
UC Berkeley has fired a professor more than a year after three students accused him of sexual harassment.
It’s a sad day in America: a regular American has been ruthlessly bashed by an intolerant bigot, in retaliation for America’s intolerant bigotry against non-Americans. Is anyone safe from bashing, these days?
Authorities in the Republic of Chechnya are rounding up gay men and sending them to prison camps where they face horrific torture and are held in inhumane conditions, according to reports from human rights organizations and an independent Russian newspaper.
With the administration of President Donald Trump raining missiles down on a Syrian air base this week, at home domestic unrest is worsening, and increasingly turning violent.
New York City is reportedly preparing a plan to close the Rikers Island jail complex, one of the most notorious—and most notoriously troubled—penal facilities in the country.
While James Jackson, the man allegedly responsible for the horrific murder of 66-year-old Timothy Caughman, may be an avowed white supremacist, it turns out his grandfather left behind a decidedly different sort of family legacy.
Late last month two immigrants from India were enjoying an after-work whiskey on the patio of a bar in Olathe, Kansas, when another patron, Adam Purinton, began shouting racial slurs, culminating with a demand that the two “get out of my country.” Purinton then opened fire.