PM Stories

Immigrant detentions soar despite Biden’s campaign promises Philip Marcelo and Gerald Herbert, AP News

Immigrant Activists Say ICE Is Purposely Targeting Them. They’re Urging Biden To Help Joel Rose, NPR

US civil rights groups propose path to keep inmates home after pandemic emergency Sarah N. Lynch, Reuters

Some Older Prisoners Aren’t Eligible For Compassionate Release. Lawmakers Want Change Carrie Johnson, NPR

If Missouri Fails To Contain COVID-19 Outbreaks In Prisons, Outside Communities Will Be At Risk Jamie Jiang, KCUR

COVID Froze Prison Visits, Spotlighting High Cost of Phone Calls Lindsey Van Ness, PEW Stateline

Pandemic pushed defendants to plead guilty more often, including innocent people pleading to crimes they didn’t commit Shi Yan, David M. Zimmerman, Kelly T. Sutherland, and Miko M. Wilford, The Conversation

The Government Says These Missouri Men Are Innocent. It Won’t Release Them From Prison. Billy Binion, Reason

Reasonable doubt Maya Dukmasova, Chicago Reader

The Tragic Case of the Wrong Thomas James Tristram Korten, GQ

Forgiving Jaskirat Sidhu Aaron Hutchins, Maclean’s

C4’s Deceit Retells A 1992 True Crime From The Female Perspective Rebecca Fearn, Bustle

Inside the True Story of Netflix’s ‘Cocaine Cowboys’ Molli Mitchell, Newsweek

AM Stories

We don’t know why violent crime is up. But we know there’s more than one cause. Aaron Chalfin and John MacDonald, Washington Post

Chicago’s mayor said violent crime is on a ‘downward trajectory.’ That’s not the whole story. Elliott Ramos, NBC News

Poll: 56% of Americans think violent crime is higher today than in the 1990s. It isn’t. Christopher Wilson and Andrew Romano, Yahoo! News

Report: Homicides Continue to Slowly Rise in the US, While Other Violent Crime Rates Decline Josiah Bates, Time Magazine

‘A slap in the face’: crime rise warnings ignore years of work by local organizers Abené Clayton, The Guardian

‘I have blood in this’: A former drug dealer will try to help curb Charlotte violence Jonathan Limehouse, Charlotte Observer

Biden seeks more investment in community-based violence prevention programs Stephen Loiaconi, Fox 28

Key senator may sink Biden’s point man on guns Burgess Everett, Anita Kumar, and Marianne Levine, Politico

How A Private Company Has Become One Of The Most Powerful Voices Pushing Against Police Reform, Especially Of Use-Of-Force Standards. Celeste Fremon, WitnessLA

Marsy’s Law was supposed to help victims. In Jacksonville, it shields police officers. Uriel J. García, Jacksonville Tributary

AP: Police brass eyed in probe of Black man’s deadly arrest Jim Mustian and Jake Bleiberg, AP News

Dance ‘Til The Police Come: How oppressive policing has eroded rave culture Mike Smaczylo, MixMag