By Turns Tearful and Stoic, Felicity Huffman Gets 14-Day Prison Sentence Kate Taylor, New York Times

Her Only Crime Was Helping Her Kids Annie Lowrey, The Atlantic

California Bans Private Prisons The Crime Report

Here’s Why Abolishing Private Prisons Isn’t a Silver Bullet Mia Armstrong, The Marshall Project

This Man Says His Anti-violence Plan Would Save 12,000 Lives Mark Obbie, The Atlantic

John Legend Criticizes Felicity Huffman’s 14-Day Sentence: “Prisons And Jails Are Not The Answer” Anita Bennett, Deadline

When People with Intellectual Disabilities Are Punished, Parents Pay the Price Chiara Eisner, The Marshall Project

Looking to quell downtown disorder, Seattle and King County announce plan for repeat offenders Scott Greenstone, Seattle Times

Promising program helps rehabilitate inmates (Massachusetts) Karen Ross, CommonWealth Magazine

Arizona Trooper Arrested on Sexual Abuse and Kidnapping Charges Derrick Bryson Taylor, New York Times

Sam Mandez Resentenced, Likely to Be Released in Coming Years (Colorado) Conor McCormick-Cavanagh, Westword

The governor comes to St. Louis to talk crime and leaves the black prosecutors behind Tony Messenger, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Dateline’s Keith Morrison Is Hosting a True-Crime Podcast Maria Elena Fernandez, Vulture