“We’re at a Crisis Point”: NY Attorney General Hearing Spotlights Child Mental Health Care Failures

After THE CITY and ProPublica exposed a dramatic drop in beds at state psychiatric hospitals, New York’s top law enforcer takes agonized testimony from patients and providers — and the parent who’d told us of her son’s monthslong wait for care.

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$53.3 Million. 33 Jobs. No Plan. That’s How Mississippi Lawmakers Are Spending BP Oil Spill Money.

Business leaders hoped the state would use money from the 2010 oil spill to transform Mississippi’s coastal economy. Instead, lawmakers are using much of it to fill gaps in local government budgets and fund projects with few metrics for success.

A Sheriff’s Captain Called Our Investigation an “Entertaining Piece of Fiction.” An Inspector General Disagrees.

A new report bolsters findings by KPCC/LAist and ProPublica that deputies in the Antelope Valley are stopping and arresting Black students at disproportionate rates. The Sheriff’s Department now calls it a “serious concern.”

Shielded From Public View, Misconduct by Corrections Staff in Illinois Prisons Received Scant Discipline

At least 18 corrections employees abused or used excessive force against incarcerated people in Illinois, according to internal corrections investigations. They all remained on the job.

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    The Kansas City Beacon

    Reporter: Madison Hopkins

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    THE CITY

    Reporter: Abigail Kramer

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    The Current

    Reporter: Margaret Coker

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    Documented

    Reporter: Marcus Baram

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    Nashville Public Radio

    Reporter: Meribah Knight

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    The New Bedford Light

    Reporter: Will Sennott

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    New Mexico In Depth

    Reporter: Bryant Furlow

  • Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

    Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

    Reporter: Caleb Bedillion

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    Open Vallejo

    Reporter: Laurence Du Sault

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    Oregon Public Broadcasting

    Reporter: Tony Schick

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    Outlier Media

    Reporter: Sarah Alvarez

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    The Press of Atlantic City

    Reporter: Alison Burdo

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    Rocky Mountain PBS

    Reporter: Brittany Freeman

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    Searchlight New Mexico

    Reporter: Ed Williams

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    Sun Herald

    Reporter: Anita Lee

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    The Advocate | The Times-Picayune

    Reporter: Richard A. Webster

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