‘We got a call you’ve been dealing drugs’: Illinois cops pull gun on man after they get suspicious of his tinted car windows
'They are abusing their authority.'
On Jul 4, 2022 by Braden Bjella
‘That is not an official CIA account’: Trump’s social media platform is filled with fake government profiles
Trump's platform is littered with fake government accounts.
On Apr 1, 2022 by Claire Goforth
Yes, the police are watching what you post on Facebook about protests
In leaked documents, officers track individual, group, and event pages with protest or anti-law enforcement rhetoric.
On Jun 29, 2020 by Colleen Hagerty
Everyone hates the new Republican anti-encryption bill—except for cops
It's unsurprising the bill has the backing of police organizations.
On Jun 26, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich
Twitter bans collective behind BlueLeaks
The permanent ban happened four days after the group released the documents.
On Jun 24, 2020 by Colleen Hagerty
‘BlueLeaks’ hack reveals years of law enforcement data
The hack has uncovered a trove of sensitive information, including some related to protest policies.
On Jun 23, 2020 by Colleen Hagerty
Detroit’s rape kit backlog identified more than 800 serial rapists
Detroit finally processed kits dating back to as early as 1984.
On Dec 19, 2017 by Samantha Grasso
British cops’ porn-spotting AI keeps getting fooled by deserts
We suppose deserts are kind-of flesh colored.
On Dec 19, 2017 by Christina Bonnington
Woman engaged to a racist seeks advice online—and the internet obliges
What to do when you're engaged to "great guy" who is also a bigot.
On Dec 4, 2017 by David Britton
U.S. government report urges Congress to regulate Stingray surveillance
The devices can track and intercept cell phones.
On Dec 20, 2016 by David Gilmour
Gay man shot by teen he met on Facebook
The local LGBT community is funding its own investigation.
On Sep 13, 2016 by Mary Emily O'Hara
You can donate to the inmate who beat up the Charleston shooter
The funding site can barely keep up with the all the donation requests.
On Aug 5, 2016 by Mary Emily O'Hara
Police protesters celebrate as NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton steps down
The new NYPD commish is Jimmy O'Neill.
On Aug 2, 2016 by Mary Emily O'Hara
Gay congressman introduces bill to track the deaths of LGBT people
We have no idea how many LGBT people are killed each year.
On Jul 15, 2016 by Mary Emily O'Hara