A Mississippi legislator and veteran Congressman are seeking criminal charges after Reuters exposed previously unreported details in the 2018 death of inmate Harvey Hill at the Madison County Detention Center.
Georgia lawmakers are pressing for stronger jail oversight after a Reuters investigation identified hundreds of deaths in the state’s county jails and dangerous lapses in inmate medical care.
By Linda So, Brad Heath, Jason Szep, Ned Parker and Peter Eisler
MARIETTA, Georgia From his jail cell, Chinedu Efoagui sent a plea. “I’m innocent,” he wrote his lawyer. “Have all the charges dropped.”
By Jason Szep, Ned Parker, Linda So, Peter Eisler and Grant Smith | Video
By Peter Eisler, Linda So, Jason Szep, Grant Smith and Ned Parker | Video
［ワシントン １５日 ロイター］ - 全米に広がる抗議デモに対応するなかで、警察はゴム弾や催涙スプレー、催涙ガス弾その他、できるだけ死者を出さないことを念頭に武器を使用するようになっている。
WASHINGTON As police confront protesters across the United States, they're turning to rubber bullets, pepper spray, tear gas and other weapons meant to minimize fatalities. | Video
When COVID-19 began tearing through Detroit’s county jail system in March, authorities had no diagnostic tests to gauge its spread. But the toll became clear as deaths mounted. First, one of the sheriff’s jail commanders died; then, a deputy in a medical unit. | Video
When the first cases of the new coronavirus surfaced in Ohio’s prisons, the director in charge felt like she was fighting a ghost. | Video