“Can You Imagine Waking Up Next To Her Every Day?”: A Chicago Judge Disparaged An Attorney On A Hot Mic
The recording, the lawyer said, “shows what some of us already know: that there's this chumminess that goes on behind closed doors and makes you wonder whether cases are being heard on the merits or for some other reason.”
“Protected Again And Again”: How A Fencer Made It To The Tokyo Olympics Despite Sexual Assault Allegations
The US Center for SafeSport was tasked with investigating sexual abuse claims at Olympic programs. But in the first Summer Games since the agency’s creation, Team USA fencers say the system failed them.
In crowded cells, where COVID is running rampant, appeals for clemency for thousands of prisoners have gone unanswered or flat-out rejected.
The Capitol Siege Wasn’t Institutional Failure. It Was Exactly How American Policing Was Meant To Work.
If you haven’t heard of “bluelining,” you saw it on Capitol Hill.
Police in the US have not gone more than two days without fatally shooting someone since 2015.
Police unions have become increasingly rightwing as a backlash to the Obama administration and Black Lives Matter — and that’s bad news for the cities they police.
Roosevelt Myles, who was convicted of a murder in 1996, was awarded a new hearing in 2000 but didn’t get it until now.
More Than 50 People Say This Cop Framed Them For Murder. Now Prosecutors Are Going To Review His Cases.
Prosecutors in the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office are launching a “comprehensive review” of retired detective Reynaldo Guevara’s cases, which could lead to a mass exoneration.
"How Am I Going To Survive?": A Costco Meatpacking Worker Speaks Of Her Fears As She And Others Labor To Keep Chicken In Stores
As concerns about a meat shortage mount, a meatpacking worker discusses her fear of getting the coronavirus while still needing to work.
The pandemic has stretched this New Mexico domestic violence shelter down to its last dollar. Its executive director and staff are doing all they can to keep the doors open amid a spike in people needing services.
In a harrowing video, David Sell describes his experience in a situation that health experts say is a “tinderbox” just waiting to ignite.
One inmate who claims he was framed for murder said he fears he could get sick and die in prison before he gets his day in court.
Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, Amy Klobuchar, and others call for a pause on immigration hearings for children — but the alternative poses serious problems too.
Think staying home is hard? Try lockdown in prison. Two men who served real house arrest share coping tips.
Immigration judges in New York and San Francisco stayed home from work Tuesday, and their union announced a judge in Denver had COVID-19 symptoms and an Atlanta attorney tested positive.
I fled a global pandemic, and I didn’t even get a lousy temperature check.
We asked BuzzFeed News writers to nominate the TV and movie characters who defined the 2010s. Here are our picks for the characters who will stick with us from this decade.
Retired Chicago police detective Reynaldo Guevara has been accused of framing more than 50 people for murder. Now, a man who said Guevara framed him for a 1991 murder when he was a teenager is trying to clear his name and pointing to the suppressed report.
Francisco Vicente swore that one person after another just happened to confess to him that they had committed murder. Could the prosecutors who put him on the stand really have believed it all?
Geraldo Iglesias, convicted of a 1993 murder, is the 10th man to be exonerated since a BuzzFeed News investigation revealed that the Chicago detective at the center of the case, Reynaldo Guevara, was accused of framing more than 50 people for murder.