Alexander Abad-Santos

Alexander Abad-Santos

Alexander Abad-Santos is a former writer for The Wire.

A Harrowing Subway Video With a Happy Ending

A Madrid man rescues a woman who fainted onto the tracks.

The Bizarre Story of the Woman Who Stole a Stockholm Commuter Train

And then crashed it into an apartment building.

Steubenville's Long History of Police Corruption

This 70-year track record of machine politics and lies helps explain why so few people trust the police.

Terrifying: Half of L.A.'s Crashes Are Hit and Runs

It's by far the highest rate in the country.