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Manhattan District Attorney Says He’ll No Longer Accept Contributions From Lawyers With Cases Before Him

Cy Vance had faced criticism after declining to prosecute high-profile defendants such as Ivanka and Donald Trump Jr. and Harvey Weinstein, whose lawyers had donated to his campaign.

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Rauner Takes Aim at State Lawmakers Who Appeal Property Taxes

But the Illinois governor's effort may have little impact on the system.

Reinventing Represent

We asked readers to help us reconceive and redesign an interactive database that tracks Congress. Here’s how the process worked.

Russian Politician Who Reportedly Sent Millions to NRA Has Long History in Spain

Spanish authorities were poised to arrest Alexander Torshin in a money-laundering case in 2013 when he mysteriously canceled his trip to Spain.

Watchdogging a Nonprofit Watchdog

How we identified the funders behind Project Six, and how you can dig into nonprofits, too.

Trump’s Chosen: Who Made It Through A Year In The Whirlwind?

As the first anniversary of the inauguration approaches, we revisit the roster of Cabinet members and key advisors. Who’s in? Who’s gone? Who’s taking flak from the president?

Baltimore Judge Tosses Alford Plea, Rebuking Prosecutor

Demetrius Smith has long maintained he pleaded guilty to a shooting he did not commit. Now, over the prosecutor's objections, his conviction has been set aside.

‘Independent’ Watchdog’s Secret Funder: Conservative Small-Government Group

Project Six, led by the former City Council inspector general, got 98 percent of its startup money from the right-leaning Illinois Policy Institute.

Sheriff’s Officers Working Black Section of Jacksonville to Get Bias Training

The effort comes as Jacksonville has seen controversial police shootings, arrests of activists and calls to suspend pedestrian ticketing in light of racial disparities.

Innocent But Still Guilty

Inmates are sometimes offered freedom in exchange for pleading guilty to a crime they probably didn’t commit. It’s a bad deal.

In New York, Crime Falls Along With Police Stops

Police have radically cut back their use of stop-and-frisk policies. To the surprise of some, crime didn’t spike, but tumbled yet again.

Jacksonville Sheriff Criticizes Our Reporting. We Respond.

Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams issued a press release Friday alleging inaccuracies in our latest story on pedestrian tickets. Read our full response.

Help Us Figure Out Where in Illinois to Take Our Theater-Journalism Project

ProPublica Illinois and Free Street Theater are gearing up for a new project about the news and information that impacts Illinoisans. Where should we go? What issues should we address? And will you host us?

Jacksonville City Council President and Local Public Defender Call for Suspension of Pedestrian Ticket Writing

A legal bulletin by the Jacksonville state attorney supports the finding that sheriff’s officers have been issuing hundreds of tickets in error, a disproportionate number of them to blacks.

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How the Public Fueled Our Investigations in 2017

From maternal health to hate on Facebook to Trump, you helped us do much of our reporting last year.

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