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DNAinfo New York reporters Rosa Goldensohn and James Fanelli investigated the private company contracted by New York City to provide health care for inmates in city jails. They uncovered poor medical treatment that led to inmate deaths.
"These stories provide a penetrating look at conditions inside the nation's largest county jail system and show how the violence within cannot be contained. With the jails seriously overcrowded by felony defendants awaiting trial, 150,000 less serious offenders have been released since 2002 after serving fractions of their sentences."
Not really a series, this is an assortment of stories by reporters at the Times-Dispatch. One is on locks in the city jail that don't work; one is on a web site that tells parents about code violations at day care centers but not about what actions were taken in response; one reveals secret details about bids for state information technology contracts; and one is about efforts to make the owners of vicious dogs criminally liable for the dogs' behavior.
This series explores some of the issues around the beating death of an inmate in the Richmond City Jail. There were broken locks on some cells where dangerous or vulnerable prisoners were housed - a condition that was known for a long time but never remedied.