The Washington Post

Kimbriell Kelly

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Justice Department interventions drag on for years and cost hundreds of millions of dollars.

  • Nov 13, 2015

Michael Brelo fired repeatedly on Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams after their car’s backfire was mistaken for gunshots in 2012. In the wake of the ruling, the Justice Department said it would review the case.

  • May 23, 2015

The Washington Post and researchers at Bowling Green State University analyzed a wide range of public records and interviews with law enforcement, judicial and other legal experts.

  • Apr 13, 2015

Short descriptions of all 54 cases The Post analyzed.

  • Apr 12, 2015

Since 2005, 54 officers have faced charges, a Post analysis found, and of those whose cases have been resolved, most were not convicted.

  • Apr 11, 2015

After the housing crisis derailed their American Dream, a Prince George’s couple navigate an uneasy future.

  • Jan 26, 2015

Fairwood, one of the nation’s most aspirational black communities, epitomizes what was lost.

  • Jan 25, 2015

Witnesses in the shooting of Michael Brown can’t agree, and the evidence can’t settle the questions.

  • Dec 6, 2014

The grand jury examining the Ferguson, Mo., shooting heard widely conflicting testimony about the teen’s actions.

  • Nov 29, 2014

Law narrows the time during which lenders can take former homeowners to court from 12 to three years.

  • May 15, 2014
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Kimbriell Kelly is a reporter on the Investigative Unit at The Washington Post. Her reporting on mortgage lending sparked a lawsuit that resulted in an $8.7 billion settlement with Countrywide Financial and led to a $335 million discriminatory housing settlement between Countrywide and the U.S. Department of Justice, the nation's largest fair lending settlement.
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