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Jordan Smith is an award-winning investigative journalist covering criminal justice and women's health – and hopes the two areas never overlap.

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Reefer Roundup: 12/30/11

Your drug war news

News Daily, Dec. 30, 2011 5:18 PM

Did City Stifle Free Speech?

Judge to rule soon on city's trespass citations during Occupy protest

News Feature, Dec. 29, 2011

Morton Seeks Accountability

'Revenge is a natural instinct, but it's not what I'm asking for here'

News Feature, Dec. 22, 2011

Help Your PALS

One final gift guide reco for the charity-minded

News Feature, Dec. 22, 2011

Occupying Bee Cave

Planet K ain't going away

News Feature, Dec. 22, 2011

Feds Deny Women's Health Renewal

Language intended to exclude Planned Parenthood may jeopardize entire program

News Feature, Dec. 22, 2011

Texas Mexican Mafia Gets Its 'Just Deserts'

Sixteen members and associates face 300-plus years in jail

News Feature, Dec. 22, 2011

Williamson County Injustice

Morton attorneys call for court of inquiry

News Daily, Dec. 21, 2011 5:10 PM

Scene of the Crime

Revisiting the yogurt shop murders: A cold case reconsideration of the 1991 crime points away from the prosecution's assumptions and conclusions

News Feature, Dec. 15, 2011

Planet K Sacrifices 'Pursuit of Happiness'

Part of the controversial mural comes down

News Feature, Dec. 15, 2011

Is the Women's Health Program Dead?

Feds won't agree to exclude PP

News Daily, Dec. 13, 2011 7:29 AM

Reefer Roundup: 12/9/11

Get your fix of drug war news

News Daily, Dec. 9, 2011 2:20 PM

Memory Lapse?

Former district attorney doesn't remember much about prosecuting an innocent man for murder

News Feature, Dec. 8, 2011

Murder Case Marks 20th Year

Yogurt shop murder case still unsolved

News Feature, Dec. 8, 2011

Exonerees Testify About Mistaken Eyewitness IDs

Police departments statewide must adopt new lineup procedures

News Feature, Dec. 8, 2011

The Xtreme Solution

APD squad cars will now have 'no-idle' battery packs sufficient to run new video hardware – but did city officials fall for a system too expensive and impractical?

News Feature, Dec. 1, 2011

I Heart Pants T-Shirt

News Feature, Dec. 1, 2011

Austin Humane Society 2012 Alumni Calendar

News Feature, Dec. 1, 2011

A Possible Tip for Tips in Murder Case

Did you know Mark Alan Norwood in the late Eighties?

News Feature, Dec. 1, 2011

Group Accuses Morton Prosecutors of Gross Misconduct

Group files grievances with State Bar

News Daily, Nov. 29, 2011 11:18 AM

Discipline of APD Officer Still Uncertain

Chief asks for more time to consider possible discipline in fatal police shooting

News Feature, Nov. 23, 2011

Driver Closes Door on Violation

Lawmaker pleads guilty on misuse of funds

News Feature, Nov. 23, 2011

Not Strictly Abstinence Anymore

'Ignorance won't protect our kids'

News Feature, Nov. 23, 2011

Sticking to His Guns on the Wrong Guy

Former sheriff's sergeant doesn't help WilCo's case of justice gone awry

News Feature, Nov. 23, 2011

Morton Prosecutor Wrote the Book on Crime

Judge Ken Anderson as a prosecutor leapt to judgment on Morton

News Feature, Nov. 17, 2011

Rick Perry Death Watch

Another Execution for Texas

News Feature, Nov. 17, 2011

Victory for Vincent in APA Election

Vincent wins in 554-345 vote

News Feature, Nov. 17, 2011

APA Votes For Status Quo

Police keep their officers

News Daily, Nov. 11, 2011 5:40 PM

New Policy Weighed for Police Lineups

A model for seeing past faulty eyewitness IDs

News Feature, Nov. 10, 2011

Hot Competition in Police Union Election

APA’s Wayne Vincent faces challenge

News Feature, Nov. 10, 2011

Travis Report: Autopsy Facts and Figures

2010 Medical Examiner’s report released

News Feature, Nov. 10, 2011

Panel Reviews Fatal Police Shooting

Officers should be fired, NAACP leader says

News Feature, Nov. 10, 2011

Court Seeks More Info in Choking Case

Attorneys asking court to throw out Jimenez conviction

News Feature, Nov. 10, 2011

Another Blow for Death Row Inmate

U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear Duane Buck case

News Feature, Nov. 10, 2011

A Stay for Skinner

Hank Skinner was scheduled to die this week

News Feature, Nov. 10, 2011

Arrest Made in Morton Murder Case

Mark Alan Norwood's DNA found at two crime scenes

News Daily, Nov. 9, 2011 4:27 PM

This Is Only a Test

Emergency Alert System test today

News Daily, Nov. 9, 2011 12:20 PM

Adoption Options

In preparation for move, TLAC adoptions are free

News Daily, Nov. 7, 2011 8:58 AM

Bradley Draws Challenge

Dem candidate throws hat in D.A.'s race

News Feature, Nov. 3, 2011

Last-Minute Appeals on Skinner Execution

Skinner denied access to DNA testing

News Feature, Nov. 3, 2011

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