A.C. Thompson


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A.C. Thompson is a staff reporter with ProPublica. His stories, which often examine the criminal justice system, have helped lead to the exoneration of two innocent San Francisco men sentenced to life in prison and the prosecution of seven New Orleans police officers. In addition to working as a print and web journalist, Thompson has reported extensively for television, serving as a producer and correspondent for the PBS documentary series Frontline. His life was fictionalized on the HBO show “Treme.”

Feds Charge Man as New Orleans Inquiry Turns to Vigilante Violence

The federal investigation into what occurred in New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina entered a new phase with civil rights charges against Roland J. Bourgeois Jr., a white man who prosecutors said opened fire on a trio of African-American males.

The Killing of Henry Glover: Who Else Knew?

New Clues Emerge in Post-Katrina Vigilante Shooting at Algiers Point

In the days after Hurricane Katrina, somebody shot Donnell Herrington in the Algiers Point neighborhood. More than four years later, a man from a neighborhood militia is being implicated in the shooting, which the victim says was racially motivated.

Second Ex-Cop Pleads Guilty in New Orleans

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Grand Jury Questions Top New Orleans Cop

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