Some People With Disabilities Were Abused And Neglected After Global Company KKR Took Over More Than 600 Group Homes
Here are 11 important findings from a BuzzFeed News investigation into group homes for people with disabilities.
“Worried” Senators Are Investigating A Private Equity Giant’s Care For People With Disabilities
The inquiry follows a BuzzFeed News investigation that revealed alarming lapses in care — including abuse, neglect, and dire working conditions — in the group homes it owns across the country.
11 Things You Need To Know About Our Investigation Into KKR, BrightSpring, And 600 Homes For People With Disabilities
BrightSpring Health Services, which KKR bought in 2019, says it helps thousands of people with disabilities “live their best lives.” But some residents suffered neglect, abuse, or death. A BuzzFeed News investigation.
The Private Equity Giant KKR Bought Hundreds Of Homes For People With Disabilities. Some Vulnerable Residents Suffered Abuse And Neglect.
BrightSpring Health Services, which KKR bought in 2019, says it helps thousands of people with disabilities “live their best lives.” But a BuzzFeed News investigation found conditions that were often dire, and in some cases fatal.
To Find Out How This Private Equity Giant Runs Group Homes, BuzzFeed News Had To Do Some Serious Digital Sleuthing
BuzzFeed News built a unique database to examine how a private equity behemoth managed the care of thousands of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
A Large PR Firm Pledged To Fight Climate Change. Then It Took Millions From A Notorious Fossil Fuel Trade Group.
Edelman, a PR firm that’s pledged to “work with an environmental conscience,” was paid $4 million to promote one of the most extreme fossil fuel trade groups in the country, new tax filings show.
More Than 40 Immigrants Have Died In ICE Custody In The Past Four Years. Here Are Thousands Of Records About What Happened.
BuzzFeed News has obtained thousands of pages of documents from internal investigations of deaths of immigrants held in ICE custody.
The Supreme Court Rejected Trump’s Efforts To Force North Carolina To Toss Out Ballots That Arrive After Election Day
The court’s newest member, Justice Amy Coney Barrett, who was sworn in this week, did not participate in the decision.
A Judge Ruled North Carolina Can Extend Its Deadline To Count Mail-In Ballots, Despite The Trump Campaign’s Objections
The judge ruled, however, that North Carolina absentee voters must still have a witness sign their ballots for them to be valid.
Suspicious Activity Reports Were At The Heart Of The FinCEN Files. This Report Says They Are Underused.
The report, which comes in the wake of a new investigation from BuzzFeed News about corruption in the global banking system, says the Treasury should help cops use the reports to fight money laundering.
Former Officials Say The Elite Border Patrol Unit Sent To Confront Portland Protesters Is Like A “Fish Out Of Water”
"This is political theater for an audience of one.”
A Federal Judge Temporarily Barred The Release Of NYPD Disciplinary Records
Amid nationwide protests over police brutality, New York legislators repealed a law used to keep the records secret, but several police unions sued to prevent their disclosure.
A Man Was Jailed For 20 Years Due To A Single Eyewitness — Who Now Wants To Recant
Antonio Mallet’s conviction rested on testimony from one eyewitness who, in a new court filing, now says NYPD detectives assaulted him and threatened to lock him up if he didn’t blame Mallet for the murder.
A State Lawmaker Who Defended Insurance Companies Relies On Industry Contributions
A BuzzFeed News investigation found that insurers have co-opted law enforcement to intimidate and prosecute their own customers.
A Senator Questioned Why Insurance Companies Are Paying Police To Investigate Their Customers
The concerns come after BuzzFeed News revealed that dozens of people were falsely accused of felonies based in part on evidence provided by their insurers.
Insurance Companies Are Paying Cops To Investigate Their Own Customers
A cozy alliance between insurers and law enforcement has turned the justice system into the industry’s hired gun and left innocent customers facing prison.
Lawmakers Say The NYPD Commissioner Has Been MIA On Efforts To Make Police Discipline More Transparent
“Commissioner O’Neill has not reached out to my office in regard to any police transparency measures.”
The NYC Council Criticized The NYPD For Not Disciplining Officers
Following a BuzzFeed News investigation that found officers who physically attacked innocent people and lied to grand juries got to keep their jobs, the city council is now considering new laws that would increase transparency.
NYPD Discipline Needs More Transparency, A Panel Of Experts Said
The report follows a BuzzFeed News investigation that found the department let officers who lied and used excessive force remain on the job.
A Proposed Law Requires The NYPD To Examine A Way To Make The Disciplinary System More Consistent
The legislation follows a BuzzFeed News investigation that found the NYPD kept officers on the force after they committed fireable offenses, such as lying under oath and assaulting people in custody.