Sarah Childress on Muck Rack

Sarah Childress Verified

Boston, MA
Senior Reporter, Frontline — PBS
Covers:  immigration, gun control, u.s. military, civil rights, criminal justice

Senior digital reporter @Frontlinepbs. Formerly @Newsweek, @WSJ, @GlobalPost. Proud Flint, MI native. In formation. sarah.childress[at]http://wgbh.org

Sarah Childress's Biography

Formerly: reporter for Newsweek covering national news and the Iraq war; Africa correspondent for The Wall Street Journal based in Nairobi; regional editor for GlobalPost.

Read Full Bio →

Pennsylvania | Ballot Watch

apps.frontline.org — Courts are pushing back against laws in the wake of the Supreme Court's Shelby decision. Several legal battles are still ahead. Just over a month after the Supreme Court overturned a key provision of the Voting Rights Act, seven states - ...
Feb 01, 2016

@pmstillman @frontlinepbs Yep. Those were just estimates of how many might not have id. PA is updated in our app: bit.ly/1NN08bc

Tiny squirrel monkeys jailed after luxury life

globalpost.com — Animals that once lived in luxury as the pets of drug cartel kings are ending up on the other side of the tracks. According to this Associated Press story, Mexican zoos have been overwhelmed by the quantities of lions, tigers, elephants - and yes, tiny squirrel monkeys - that the government confiscates from raids on the homes of suspected drug bosses.
Jan 21, 2016

#TBT: Squirrel monkeys (drug cartel pets) jailed after luxury life h/t @petergelling (Que Pasa @sarah_childress!) bit.ly/1S7EJzK

After Paris Attacks, CIA Head Reignites Surveillance Debate

pbs.org — Just three days after the bloody attack in Paris, America's top intelligence official took to a podium and suggested that recent leaks about classified surveillance programs were partially responsible. "Unauthorized disclosures" have led to "a lot of hand-wringing over the government's role in the effort to try to uncover these terrorists," said CIA director John Brennan in remarks on Monday.
Nov 17, 2015

RT @jbrezlow: CIA chief just sort of called out Snowden. Says leaks make it harder to stop attacks like Paris to.pbs.org/1HQPX9v via @sarah_childress

For police departments nationwide, forced reforms with mixed results

macon.com — Over the past two decades, the Justice Department has undertaken its deepest interventions at 16 police departments that had patterns of excessive or deadly force, implementing reforms under the watch of independent monitors. More than its predecessors, the Obama administration has aggressively pursued police departments over the abuses, recently launching probes after individuals died as a result of encounters with police in Baltimore and Ferguson, Mo.

For police departments nationwide, forced reforms with mixed results

ledger-enquirer.com — Over the past two decades, the Justice Department has undertaken its deepest interventions at 16 police departments that had patterns of excessive or deadly force, implementing reforms under the watch of independent monitors. More than its predecessors, the Obama administration has aggressively pursued police departments over the abuses, recently launching probes after individuals died as a result of encounters with police in Baltimore and Ferguson, Mo.

For police departments nationwide, forced reforms with mixed results

bradenton.com — Over the past two decades, the Justice Department has undertaken its deepest interventions at 16 police departments that had patterns of excessive or deadly force, implementing reforms under the watch of independent monitors. More than its predecessors, the Obama administration has aggressively pursued police departments over the abuses, recently launching probes after individuals died as a result of encounters with police in Baltimore and Ferguson, Mo.

For police departments nationwide, forced reforms with mixed results

centredaily.com — Read local community news, articles, opinions, and stories from Happy Valley, Centre Region, and Penns Valley, Centre County around State College in Pennsylvania. Provided by The Centre Daily Times and centredaily.com.

For police departments nationwide, forced reforms with mixed results

modbee.com — Over the past two decades, the Justice Department has undertaken its deepest interventions at 16 police departments that had patterns of excessive or deadly force, implementing reforms under the watch of independent monitors. More than its predecessors, the Obama administration has aggressively pursued police departments over the abuses, recently launching probes after individuals died as a result of encounters with police in Baltimore and Ferguson, Mo.

For police departments nationwide, forced reforms with mixed results

mercedsunstar.com — Over the past two decades, the Justice Department has undertaken its deepest interventions at 16 police departments that had patterns of excessive or deadly force, implementing reforms under the watch of independent monitors. More than its predecessors, the Obama administration has aggressively pursued police departments over the abuses, recently launching probes after individuals died as a result of encounters with police in Baltimore and Ferguson, Mo.

For police departments nationwide, forced reforms with mixed results

charlotteobserver.com — Over the past two decades, the Justice Department has undertaken its deepest interventions at 16 police departments that had patterns of excessive or deadly force, implementing reforms under the watch of independent monitors. More than its predecessors, the Obama administration has aggressively pursued police departments over the abuses, recently launching probes after individuals died as a result of encounters with police in Baltimore and Ferguson, Mo.
More Articles →
Feb 12, 2016

@pourmecoffee can't tell whether "female chit-chat" is a pro or con. perhaps a bit of both?

Feb 12, 2016

Two police depts have beaten the DOJ before. My latest on whether Ferguson can do the same to.pbs.org/20YbrXD pic.twitter.com/u37wZmbazl

Feb 11, 2016

@jmreagle @frontlinepbs This appears to be the case yeah. So: to the courts we go.

Feb 11, 2016

@jmreagle @frontlinepbs Oh and Alamance court costs were only $23K, per court filings, not including atty fees. So a good deal for them.

Feb 11, 2016

@jmreagle @frontlinepbs Columbus' cost was cheaper than reform for the city since the police union raised money to help w court costs

Feb 11, 2016

@jmreagle @frontlinepbs Good Q. First, Ferguson's deal would last 5 years, so 3x5=at least $15m. Lawsuit depends on how long they fight. 1/

Feb 11, 2016

@darkblue714 @frontlinepbs Well, now the court will decide whether their case is legit or not.

Feb 11, 2016

@darkblue714 @frontlinepbs These monitors do consult w depts on the policies, but... I guess Congress, when they passed the law?


Are You a Journalist?

Make a Portfolio

Create a free Muck Rack account to customize your profile and upload a portfolio of your best work.