CNS In-Depth

Ukrainian reporter for U.S. news outlets imprisoned by separatists

Dangerous Reporting: A series of profiles about foreign journalists imprisoned, in hiding, or silenced by courts for reporting on the most sensitive subjects in their countries By CANDICE SPECTOR Capital News Service COLLEGE PARK, Maryland – When her son didn’t…

Can the Broken Baltimore Police Department Be Repaired?

Can a broken police department operating under a federal consent decree be repaired? Baltimore police think a focus on people, training and technology will work, but critics aren’t so sure.

Pedestrian accidents pile up on state roads across Maryland

Capital News Service identified 100 areas on state and U.S. roads maintained by the State Highway Administration where there were clusters of five or more pedestrians involved in accidents in the past two and a half years.

Egyptian reporter’s journey from think tank to prison cell

Dangerous Reporting: A series of profiles about foreign journalists imprisoned, in hiding, or silenced by courts for reporting on the most sensitive subjects in their countries By JULIA BRYANT Capital News Service COLLEGE PARK, Maryland — Long-time national security reporter…

Turkey’s star investigative reporter imprisoned for second time

Dangerous Reporting: A series of profiles about foreign journalists imprisoned, in hiding, or silenced by courts for reporting on the most sensitive subjects in their countries By ANDREW DUNN Capital News Service COLLEGE PARK, Maryland – Just months after returning…

Drone-flying Vietnamese reporter sentenced to seven years

Dangerous Reporting: A series of profiles about foreign journalists imprisoned, in hiding, or silenced by courts for reporting on the most sensitive subjects in their countries By ASIA HESTER Capital News Service COLLEGE PARK, Maryland – The last text message…

Pro sports leagues, teams spend millions lobbying Washington

Since 1999, professional sports organizations in the United States have spent at least $41.3 million lobbying Washington on a range of bills and issues, a Capital News Service analysis found.

Turkish government jails editor on terror charges

Dangerous Reporting: A series of profiles about foreign journalists imprisoned, in hiding, or silenced by courts for reporting on the most sensitive subjects in their countries By NICOLE REISINGER Capital News Service COLLEGE PARK, Maryland – In 2011, Murat Sabuncu,…

U.S. pressure aids release of imprisoned Azeri journalist

Dangerous Reporting: A series of profiles about foreign journalists imprisoned, in hiding, or silenced by courts for reporting on the most sensitive subjects in their countries By HANNAH LANG Capital News Service COLLEGE PARK, Maryland – Several months before journalist…

Gallery: Mail inspections key in war on drugs

NEW YORK – With a surge in drugs coming through international mail to the United States, Capital News Service recently visited a secure facility at John F. Kennedy International Airport to watch U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers and their…