In Times of Emergency, Exactly Who Is That Voice on the Other End of the Line? - Pacific Standard - September 27, 2016
Inside the stressful, underappreciated job of a 911 dispatcher.

How Chicago's 'Fraternal Order of Propaganda' shapes the story of fatal police shootings - The Chicago Reader - February 3, 2016
When cops kill civilians, their union is on hand to defend them. In many cases this has come at the expense of the truth. 

Her daughter, her legacy - The Chicago Reporter - May 1, 2013
The mother of Hadiya Cowley-Pendleton, whose daughter was killed only weeks after performing in Obama's inauguration ceremony, struggles to deal as she is thrust into the national spotlight.  

A Long Stay - - August 1, 2010
More than 300,000 immigrants languish in detention centers around the country. Why are they there - and who is profiting from their imprisonment?