PM Stories

In Biden’s early days, signs of Trump-era problems at border Nomaan Merchant, AP News

Biden admin to name refugee advocate director of task force to reunite separated families, say sources Julia Ainsley, Jacob Soboroff, and Geoff Bennett, NBC News

These Young People Were Told They Could Stay in the US. They Might Get Deported Anyway. Andrew R. Calderón, The Marshall Project

ICE Threatened to Expose Asylum-Seekers to COVID-19 if They Did Not Accept Deportation John Washington, The Intercept

“They Want to Do Me In”: The Prisoner Who Fought COVID Overcrowding Kevin Sawyer, Filter Magazine

New York City Has People on Parole In Jails At Rates Not Seen Since The Early Pandemic Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg, The Appeal

Why won’t corrections officers wear masks? Tess Riski, Willamette Week

Half of California prison employees are reluctant to get COVID vaccine, officials say Andrew Sheeler, Sacramento Bee

NJ now offers COVID vaccine in all prisons. Will vaccine skepticism allow the virus to spread? Stacey Barchenger, NorthJersey.com

“Alarming” cover-up allegation brings fresh scrutiny to Colorado’s largely secret judicial discipline Shelly Bradbury, Denver Post

Adam Schiff’s Tough-On-Crime Background Complicates His Push to Be California AG Akela Lacy, The Intercept

The Half-Legal Cannabis Trap Amanda Chicago Lewis, Politico

A New True Crime Podcast About the Origin of Chippendales Goes Beyond the Bowties Siran Babayan, Los Angeles Magazine

Review: Netflix makes rare true-crime misstep with salacious series on LA’s Cecil Hotel Lorraine Ali, Los Angeles Times

AM Stories

Impeachment Video Reveals a True American Horror Story James Poniewozik, New York Times

New video helping investigators in search for suspects in US Capitol police officer’s death Evan Perez, David Shortell, and Caroline Kelly, CNN

More than 200 people now charged in connection with Capitol riot Paul P. Murphy, Katelyn Polantz, and Marshall Cohen, CNN

After Capitol riot, desperate families turn to groups that ‘deprogram’ extremists Paulina Villegas and Hannah Knowles, Washington Post

Biden admin plans to overhaul government’s approach to violent domestic extremism Ken Dilanian, NBC News

What Should Joe Biden Do About Policing? Alex S. Vitale and Andrew Keen, Literary Hub

The Killing of George Floyd Tore Minneapolis Apart. Now Comes the Trial. Tim Arango, New York Times

Jail’s ‘segregation order’ allowed only white officers to guard Derek Chauvin after George Floyd’s death, lawsuit alleges Holly Bailey, Washington Post

Minnesota Police Want a Pipeline Company to Pay for Weapons Claimed as PPE Alleen Brown, The Intercept

A sheriff’s deputy bilked $11 million from investors. They don’t know where the money went. Brittany Shammas, Washington Post

Undetected Lise Olsen, Texas Observer

Washington Football Team star Chase Young backs Maryland police reform effort Ovetta Wiggins, Washington Post

LAPD Launches Program For Mental Health Clinician To Respond To Some Calls City News Service