United States

Linda So

Mississippi state, federal lawmakers seek inquiry after Reuters report of jail beating death

Nov 02 2020

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 seek jail reform after Reuters investigation

Nov 01 2020

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.

Special Report: As jails free thousands amid COVID-19, reform push takes root

Oct 28 2020

By Linda So, Brad Heath, Jason Szep, Ned Parker and Peter Eisler

Special Report: He waited 512 days behind bars for his day in court. It never came

Oct 28 2020

MARIETTA, Georgia From his jail cell, Chinedu Efoagui sent a plea. “I’m innocent,” he wrote his lawyer. “Have all the charges dropped.”

Special Report: U.S. jails are outsourcing medical care — and the death toll is rising

Oct 26 2020

By Jason Szep, Ned Parker, Linda So, Peter Eisler and Grant Smith | Video

Special Report: Why 4,998 died in U.S. jails without getting their day in court

Oct 16 2020

By Peter Eisler, Linda So, Jason Szep, Grant Smith and Ned Parker | Video


Jun 20 2020

[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。

Black Americans disproportionately die in police Taser confrontations

Jun 15 2020

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

Special Report: 'Death Sentence' - the hidden coronavirus toll in U.S. jails and prisons

May 18 2020

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

In four U.S. state prisons, nearly 3,300 inmates test positive for coronavirus -- 96% without symptoms

Apr 26 2020

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

World News

UK's Raab says Brexit talks in 'reasonable position'

Brexit trade negotiations with the European Union are in a reasonable position, with some progress on competition issues but significant differences outstanding on fishing, British foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Sunday.