Years of Warnings, Then Death and Disaster

“The men and women of the Navy deserve better.”

Source: ProPublica
Published: Feb 7, 2019
Length: 32 minutes (8,140 words)

Fight the Ship: Death and Valor on an American Warship Doomed By Its Own Navy

When a cargo ship plowed into the USS Fitzgerald, it tore a hole in the destroyer as big as a tractor trailer; seven sailors ultimately died. A cargo ship should be hard to miss, so how did it happen?

Source: ProPublica
Published: Feb 6, 2019
Length: 71 minutes (17,829 words)

An Unbelievable Story of Rape

“Two and a half years after Marie was branded a liar, Lynnwood police found her, south of Seattle, and told her the news: Her rapist had been arrested in Colorado. They gave her an envelope with information on counseling for rape victims. They said her record would be expunged. And they handed her $500, a refund of her court costs. Marie broke down, experiencing, all at once, shock, relief and anger.” An investigation by ProPublica and The Marshall Project.

Source: ProPublica
Published: Dec 17, 2015
Length: 48 minutes (12,188 words)

How Police Failed to Stop Former NFL Star Darren Sharper’s Cross-Country Rape Spree

An investigation into how authorities’ failure to communicate with each other and properly assess victims and rape kits led Sharper to continue assaulting women.

Source: ProPublica
Published: Apr 8, 2015
Length: 38 minutes (9,586 words)