Isaiah Thompson

Gov’t Data Sharpens Focus on Crude-Oil Train Routes

A ProPublica analysis of federal government data adds new details to what's known about the routes taken by trains carrying crude oil. Local governments are often unaware of the potential dangers they face.

Law to Clean Up 'Nuisances' Costs Innocent People Their Homes

Law enforcement authorities are moving to seize homes, cash and other property of people tangentially related to crimes under “civil forfeiture” laws that require minimal proof.

Follow ProPublica

Latest Stories from ProPublica