A little over 30 years ago, a Northern Neck fisherman named Emerson Stevens went to prison for the brutal slaying of a homecoming queen and mother of two. Now, a reexamination of the case by a hard-charging UVA lawyer has turned up troubling questions. Did police have the wrong man? Marisa M. Kashino, the author of this story, was just named one of the best young writers in the country for her work on this piece.
Now feels like an interesting moment to revisit this 2017 profile by Luke Mullins looking at how Hogan, then in office just two years, navigated an urban crisis, beat cancer, and became America’s second-most popular governor—as a Republican in a blue state.
Meet Jamie Watts, Washington’s most inspiring runner.