Dirt Roads Help Some Cities, Counties Drive Down Costs
A quiet movement to resuscitate deteriorating paved roads by converting them to gravel is proving popular.
Social Media in Prison
Prison officials fear inmates can use social media to commit crimes. But prisoner advocates say banning its use hampers a successful return to society.
DNA Upon Arrest
Most states require police to swab people for DNA when they are arrested for a felony, arguing it helps solve cold cases and prevents crime. But foes say that upends the presumption of innocence.