MLK50 reporter changes focus
Work and labor reporter Brittany Brown will shift to covering criminal justice
From the editor
In 2022, Jessica James was killed at FedEx Express World Hub. A state investigation uncovered a litany of safety violations. FedEx was fined $26,000 — which in 2022 took the shipping giant nine seconds to earn.
Profiting from the Poor
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare sued more then 8,300 people over a 5-year period for bills they couldn’t afford to pay. The nonprofit’s aggressive debt collection practices stood out in a city where nearly 1 in 4 residents live below the poverty line.