Walking While Black

Jacksonville’s enforcement of pedestrian violations raises concerns that it’s another example of racial profiling. by Topher Sanders and Kate Rabinowitz, ProPublica, and Benjamin Conarck, Florida Times-Union The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office issues hundreds of pedestrian citations a… Read More

A Wide-Open Door for Pesticide Lobbyists at the Agriculture Department

A former lobbyist for the pesticide industry now leads the deregulatory team at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Visitor logs show old ties remain strong. by Robert Faturechi, ProPublica, and Danielle Ivory, The New York… Read More

Everyone Knew Houston’s Reservoirs Would Flood — Except for the People Who Bought Homes Inside Them

by Neena Satija, The Texas Tribune and Reveal, Kiah Collier, The Texas Tribune, and Al Shaw, ProPublica This story was co-published with The Texas Tribune. When Jeremy Boutor moved to a master-planned community in Houston’s… Read More

Texas Official After Harvey: The ‘Red Cross Was Not There’

Once again, there were appeals for donations to the Red Cross. And once again, local officials are saying the charity hasn’t delivered. by Justin Elliott, Jessica Huseman and Decca Muldowney This story was co-published with… Read More