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Plantations, Prisons and Profits: Louisiana Incarcerated

By CHARLES M. BLOW Published: May 25, 2012 OP-ED COLUMNIST New York Times

“Louisiana is the world’s prison capital. The state imprisons more of its people, per head, than any of its U.S. counterparts. First among Americans means first in the world. Louisiana’s incarceration rate is nearly triple Iran’s, seven times China’s and 10 […]

Law & Disorder: An Investigation into Racially Motivated Police Shootings by New Orleans Police Post Katrina

An on-air and online investigation into questionable police shootings by the New Orleans Police Department in the wake of Katrina. 1: The Torched Corpse


Officer fired at unarmed, fleeing man, partner tells federal jury in Henry Glover case

By Brendan McCarthy and Laura Maggi, staff writers Times-Picayune Published: Wednesday, November 10, 2010, 11:45 PM Updated: Thursday, November 11, 2010, 7:13 AM

Those on trial in the Henry Glover case are, from top left, Robert Italiano, Travis McCabe, Greg McRae, Dwayne Scheuermann and David Warren. The car is the one in which Glover's […]

Henry Glover trial begins for 5 current and former New Orleans police officers

Laura Maggi, The Times-Picayune Published: Monday, November 08, 2010, 7:37 AM Updated: Monday, November 08, 2010, 9:31 AM

Henry Glover with his daughter, Nehemiah Short, sometime before September 2005.

Two years after they launched the first in a series of civil rights probes into the New Orleans Police Department, which have resulted in charges against […]