Publication: ProPublica: Articles and Investigations

First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

How Detectives Coaxed Suspect in Etan Patz Murder to Confess

by Joe Sexton , ProPublica, and Nate Schweber, For more about the disappearance of 6-year-old Etan Patz, a case that frustrated and mystified police for decades, read the story ProPublica produced with WNYC in 2013 . Earlier this week, prosecutors ... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Keep on Pushing

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First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

A New Way Insurers are Shifting Costs to the Sick

by Charles Ornstein This story was co-published with The New York Times' The Upshot . Health insurance companies are no longer allowed to turn away patients because of their pre-existing conditions or charge them more because of those conditions. ... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Old Debts, Fresh Pain: Weak Laws Offer Debtors Little Protection

by Paul Kiel , ProPublica, and Chris Arnold, NPR, This story was co-published with NPR . Like any American family living paycheck to paycheck, Conrad Goetzinger and Cassandra Rose hope that if they make the right choices, their $13-an-hour jobs ... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Confession of Etan Patz’s Accused Killer Finally Aired in Court

by Joe Sexton For more about the disappearance of 6-year-old Etan Patz, a case that frustrated and mystified police for decades, read the story ProPublica produced with WNYC in 2013 . Stan Patz, back straight, betraying no outward emotion, sat ... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Getting Sued Over Debt: Readers Tell Their Stories

Debt collection has undergone an aggressive makeover in recent years , with more creditors and collectors going to court to win judgments against consumers, often seizing hundreds of dollars from each paycheck. To find out more about these seizures, ... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Unseen Toll: Wages of Millions Seized to Pay Past Debts

by Paul Kiel , ProPublica, and Chris Arnold, NPR, This story was co-published with NPR . Back in 2009, Kevin Evans was one of millions of Americans blindsided by the recession. His 25-year career selling office furniture collapsed. He shed the nice ... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Podcast: In Big Tobacco Cash, a Boon Turned Burden

by Nicole Collins Bronzan .player_box { display: none; } Remember the landmark Big Tobacco settlement in 1998 that awarded state and local governments billions of dollars a year to reimburse them for the health-care costs of smoking? It seemed a boon ... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Border Patrol’s ‘Trigger-Happy’ Reputation and More in MuckReads Weekly

by Amanda Zamora “Oh, man. I hope I don’t get convicted for this.” What happens when a border patrol agent shoots and kills an unarmed teenager? Nothing, at least in the case of Juan Mendez. Mendez is one of more than 40 people killed in confrontations ... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

In Patz Case, a Critical Moment in Court at Last

by Joe Sexton For more about the disappearance of 6-year-old Etan Patz, a case that frustrated and mystified police for decades, read the story ProPublica produced with WNYC in 2013 . From the moment Pedro Hernandez was arrested for the decades-old ... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Why Do Democrats Keep Trying to Ban Guns That Look Scary, Not the Guns That Kill the Most People?

by Lois Beckett Over the past two decades, the majority of Americans in a country deeply divided over gun control have coalesced behind a single proposition: The sale of assault weapons should be banned. That idea was one of the pillars of the Obama ... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 4 reports

Discussion: Louisiana’s Disappearing Coast

by Scott Klein Scientists say one of the greatest environmental and economic disasters in the nation’s history — the rapid land loss occurring in Southeast Louisiana — is rushing toward a catastrophic conclusion over the next 50 years. On Thursday, ... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Aug 28 2014]

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A New Way Insurers are Shifting Costs to the Sick [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Sep 17 2014]
Old Debts, Fresh Pain: Weak Laws Offer Debtors ... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Sep 16 2014]
Confession of Etan Patz’s Accused Killer Finall... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Sep 15 2014]
Podcast: In Big Tobacco Cash, a Boon Turned Burden [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Sep 15 2014]
Getting Sued Over Debt: Readers Tell Their Stories [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Sep 15 2014]
Unseen Toll: Wages of Millions Seized to Pay Pa... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Sep 15 2014]
Border Patrol’s ‘Trigger-Happy’ Reputation and ... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Sep 13 2014]
Why Do Democrats Keep Trying to Ban Guns That L... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Sep 12 2014]
In Patz Case, a Critical Moment in Court at Last [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Sep 12 2014]
Investors Haul In Nearly Half the Tobacco Settl... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Sep 11 2014]
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In His Professional Twilight, a Son of Mississi... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Sep 02 2014]
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A Judge’s Status, Robed in Silence [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Sep 02 2014]
California Legislature Passes Bill to Protect T... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Aug 29 2014]
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One Drug. Two Prices. A Reporter Struggles to F... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Aug 29 2014]
More Data to Be Withheld from Database of Physi... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Aug 28 2014]
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