The Pandemic Future is now for city’s teenage peace corpsOctober 3, 2022BRIDGES, best known for its Bridge Builders program for middle and high … Legislature May Study Rape Kit BacklogOctober 1, 2022Lt. Gov. Randy McNally asks committee to explore DNA testing delaysRape Victim’s National TV Appearance Stirs Calls for ReformOctober 1, 2022Alicia Franklin tells her story of police negligence on ABC's "Good Morning … Rape Victim’s Lawsuit Accuses MPD of NegligenceOctober 1, 2022If police had acted last year to arrest suspect, Eliza Fletcher would … Did MPD Botch Rape Investigation?October 1, 2022Report poses fresh questions about a 2021 rape investigation of Cleotha Henderson … Delayed Rape Kit Testing Leads to Lawsuit: “You have to Fight for Yourself”September 22, 2022Nine Months after Alicia Franklin was raped, her assailants' DNA was finally … Property Tax Foreclosures Never Slowed During PandemicSeptember 22, 2022Poor, Black and disabled homeowners often suffer in Shelby County 'tax sales'. … Rape Victim Says MPD Neglected Her CaseSeptember 22, 2022Police say the same man attacked two women. One white. One Black. … Journalist Sues TVA For Access to VP Salary InformationSeptember 13, 2022The Tennessee Valley Authority says its pay records are confidential. Open records … MPD Investigated Eliza Fletcher’s Alleged Killer For Rape in 2021September 13, 2022Questions surround earlier investigation Support The Institute Please help keep public service journalism alive in Memphis. Your donation funds costly original reporting on subjects important to Memphis and is greatly appreciated. DONATE NOW Recent Posts Future is now for city’s teenage peace corps Legislature May Study Rape Kit Backlog Rape Victim’s National TV Appearance Stirs Calls for Reform Rape Victim’s Lawsuit Accuses MPD of Negligence Did MPD Botch Rape Investigation?