Latest from Kimberly Kindy

Biden administration to allow reversal of Trump program to accelerate pork plant line speeds

A court ruling said the Trump administration did not consider increased injury risks to workers due to its program.
  • May 27, 2021

Police shootings of children spark new outcry, calls for training to deal with adolescents in crisis

A Washington Post database of fatal force incidents finds most children shot by police are minorities and less likely to be armed than adults shot by police.
  • May 12, 2021

‘The world had changed’: After Derek Chauvin is found guilty, some see a shift in police prosecutions

What does Chauvin's conviction mean for other police who might stand trial?
  • Apr 22, 2021

After three deadly gun rampages, survivors and experts fear what comes next

Mass shootings can be contagious, experts say, as potential shooters study past events obsessively and aim to increase the death toll.
  • Apr 3, 2021

A Black Lives Matter activist exposed the role two local police officers played in the Capitol insurrection. Their small town rapidly took sides.

Protests in Rocky Mount, Va., began after the death of George Floyd. Divisions deepened after the U.S. Capitol riot, as the town confronted the pace of social and racial change.
  • Mar 29, 2021

Pork plants in a USDA test program had higher contamination rates than traditional plants

The Trump administration approved the program for nationwide use without disclosing the findings.
  • Feb 18, 2021

Rochester officials pledge to release more footage of officers who pepper-sprayed 9-year-old girl

Amid a nationwide outrage, lawmakers and activists call for changes to how police respond to people who may be having an emotional or mental-health episode.
  • Feb 2, 2021

After Capitol riot, police chiefs work to root out officers with ties to extremist groups

The selfie photos that off-duty officers took inside the Capitol during the violent siege was a wake-up call for many who have denied the problem.
  • Jan 24, 2021

Destructive protests by anarchists and extremists signal divided left as Biden administration begins

Extreme-left demonstrators destroyed the Democratic headquarters in Portland hours after President Biden took the oath of office.
  • Jan 23, 2021

Off-duty police were part of the Capitol mob. Now police are turning in their own.

There’s been a notable break in the so-called “blue wall of silence,” an aspect of police culture that encourages officers to ignore misconduct by their peers.
  • Jan 16, 2021