2 days ago | Longform
The .223 slugs racing from the barrel of Suleiman Yousef's M4 rip over the mud before sinking through paper targets. A wall of raised earth backstops the gunfire. Five other men in fatigues pop off more rifle rounds. Then, following Yousef's lead,...
29 days ago | Crime
The week before he was killed by a brick-wielding, 400-pound mental patient, Terry Young told his mother not to worry. It was a Saturday in late April 2013. Bettye White, a retired elementary-school principal, had made her weekly trip to see to he...
1 month ago | Longform
It was supposed to be easy. Edouard Rene Joseph was a combat vet, Desert Storm, so he had trimmed the situation down to simple mission objectives: Get into the country, pick up the kids, leave the country. One day, tops. No big deal. "It's not," h...
3 months ago | Longform
Limos. A rock band. Crab claws. Strippers. The night had all the ingredients for an epic bro-down.
3 months ago | Police
The word shot out on the police wire: Be on the lookout for a Ford Focus, black female at the wheel. The driver is waving a handgun at other cars. That muggy afternoon on July 10, 2012, a Fort Lauderdale community service officer coursing through ...
4 months ago
The light-colored SUV was already parked when Keri Street wheeled into a neighboring spot at the KinderCare in a Seattle suburb. As Street gathered up her two kids, she ran a suspicious eye over the vehicle. The guy behind the wheel was cocooned i...