Trump Wants to Get Tough on Crime. Victims Don’t Agree.

By TIMOTHY WILLIAMS August 11, 2017 Sending more people to prison, deporting illegal immigrants, cracking down on marijuana use — those are some of the things the Trump administration has said will make America safer. But what do crime victims think...

Opioid Users Are Filling Jails. Why Don’t Jails Treat Them?

Getting methadone in jail gave a Connecticut heroin user a firmer foothold in recovery. But fewer than 1 percent of jails and prisons allow it.

White House Panel Recommends Declaring National Emergency on Opioids

By ABBY GOODNOUGH July 31, 2017 WASHINGTON — President Trump’s commission on the opioid crisis asked him Monday to declare a national emergency to deal with the epidemic. The members of the bipartisan panel called the request their “first...