Serving the Southern District of Indiana

The Marshall Project

Demetrius Buckley’s long-awaited transfer to a lower-security prison means more time outside of his cell and a chance to see his daughter. But the transport process was like everything else in prison: slow, confusing and casually cruel.
5/13/2022 10:00 AM

Louisiana’s high court considers the fate of more than 1,000 people serving sentences handed down by “Jim Crow juries.”
5/10/2022 10:00 AM

After years of warnings about broken fire alarms, two men have now died in blazes at Texas prisons.
5/9/2022 10:00 AM

I was taking care of his kids, going to work, and helping my other children process their brother’s murder. I couldn’t have accomplished what I needed to if I had cried sooner.
4/29/2022 10:00 AM

An investigation by The Marshall Project, NBC News and ProPublica found that youth in a Louisiana lockup were held in isolation around the clock for weeks.
4/28/2022 9:04 PM

If I see a car that looks like Darien’s or the sunlight hits just right, all of the sadness comes flooding back.
4/28/2022 10:00 AM

I’d put up reward posters, hoping somebody would say they knew what happened. Someone knew something, but they just wouldn’t give me any answers.
4/27/2022 10:00 AM

As reporters investigated Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s border initiative, they repeatedly found instances where Abbott and DPS officials cited accomplishments that lacked crucial context or were misleading. Here are a few examples.
4/27/2022 10:00 AM

After a neighbor fatally shot her son in 2001, Dr. Dorothy Johnson-Speight started the anti-violence group Mothers in Charge. “I thought maybe two people would show up; the room was jam packed.”
4/26/2022 10:00 AM

The historically nonpartisan nonprofit took millions of dollars from the Republican governor. Now it’s targeting Democratic judges.
4/21/2022 3:33 PM

Crutchfield will lead Cleveland’s local news team and community-based journalism.
4/19/2022 10:00 AM

Rick Perry and Greg Abbott have launched widely publicized and costly border initiatives for nearly two decades — often during reelection season or while eyeing higher office.
4/18/2022 10:00 AM

“My college degree taught me that anything is possible when you show someone how to love themselves, through accountability, vulnerability and education.”
4/15/2022 10:00 AM

The Sigma Awards honor our work as some of the best data-driven projects from around the globe
4/13/2022 7:30 PM

With a scarcity of lethal injection drugs, South Carolina has brought back an archaic execution method. In other states, men on death row are asking for it.
4/8/2022 5:00 PM

The sessions I lead are intense enough to match the mental strain that we endure daily: the rejected phone calls, denied visits, humiliating random pat-downs and other microaggressions.
4/8/2022 10:00 AM

But a dearth of content creators of color raises questions about the app’s algorithm.
4/7/2022 10:00 AM

The award recognizes “The Language Project,” a series of essays, interviews and a style guidance that tackled the thorny issue of the words we do — and don’t use — when reporting on incarceration.
4/4/2022 8:00 PM

About 40% of people arrested by Operation Lone Star over seven months face only this charge. They often spend months in prison, but the tactic does not appear to have slowed migration.
4/4/2022 10:00 AM

When Rebecca Figueroa was arrested two months into her pregnancy, she didn’t worry because she wasn’t guilty. But seven months later, she was still in jail and totally unprepared for a high-risk pregnancy, childbirth in restraints and the constant fear of losing her daughter.
4/1/2022 10:00 AM