Hacked Emails Give Unfiltered View Into the D.C. Police Gang Database

In August 2016, an administrator for Washington, D.C.’s, Metropolitan Police Department emailed a link to a news article to a colleague in the department’s Criminal Intelligence Branch. The article was about an audit of California’s statewide database of gang members; …

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Joe Manchin Gets Candid With Billionaire Donors in Leaked Audio

[Musical introduction.]
Ryan Grim: Lee Fang, welcome to Deconstructed.
Lee Fang: Hey, Ryan, thanks for having me.
RG: Hey, so, you’ve got your hands on some interesting audio from a recent meeting between Senator Joe Manchin and the big money …

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House Takes First Step to Claw Back War Powers From White House

The House of Representatives voted today to repeal the 2002 Authorization for the Use of Military Force, a significant step to reassert congressional control over the executive branch’s military powers. But the vote does little to reduce the actual authority …

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Man shot during attempted Gold Coast carjacking

CHICAGO — A 35-year-old man was shot after an attempted carjacking in the Gold Coast neighborhood, according to Chicago police.

The man was standing on the sidewalk with his girlfriend on the 0-100 block of East Chestnut Street around 10:20 …

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6 displaced after fire spreads to 2 Dorchester homes

A fire that spread to two homes in Dorchester left four adults and two children displaced early Friday morning.Firefighters responding to a reported fire on Castle Rock Street just before 3 a.m. found flames coming from the second and third …

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