All tagged Investigative Reporting
In a joint project by The New York Times and the El Paso Times, reporters Simon Romero, Zolan Kanno-Youngs, Manny Fernandez, Daniel Borunda, Aaron Montes and Caitlin Dickerson offer an interactive look inside the controversial migrant detention center in Clint, Texas.
Russ Buettner and Susanne Craig, reporting for The New York Times, have a genuine bombshell tonight, after examining about 10 years of Trump's taxes. It's genuinely astonishing.
A Texas university program gave police officers top grades for classes they never took, Dave Boucher reported.
More than a dozen top Louisiana fundraisers or other political insiders hobnobbed with the governor at his state-provided suite during the NFC Championship game, reporter Tyler Bridges found after obtaining a list of attendees. An outside interest group paid $2,000 for the event's food and alcohol.
Iowa's voter database is seriously flawed, leading some people's voting rights to be wrongly denied, Jason Clayworth reported for the Des Moines Register. And officials have known about the systemic issues for years.
Most of the drinking water that West Virginians pay to have treated never reaches a faucet. Instead, the water largely leaks out of the state's old pipes, wasting millions in public money, reporter Caity Coyne found after analyzing more than 300 local government reports for the Charleston Gazette-Mail.
Caregivers at a New York nursing home have neglected to prevent bedsores for more than 1 in 10 of their high-risk patients, leading to a man's death from infection, Lou Michel reported for The Buffalo News.
A large Arkansas property owner regularly skirts building codes and has evicted dozens of tenants who have complained about poor conditions in their homes, Ginny Monk reported for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
Adam Goldman, Michael S. Schmidt and Nicholas Fandos, writing at The New York Times, break this historic bombshell. It’s simply amazing reporting, and the implications are genuinely astonishing.
Ken Klippenstein of The Young Turks found out that the “FBI has formed a new counterintelligence unit for rooting out leaks to news media, docs I obtained under FOIA confirm,” he tweeted with a link to the story. “This appears to be part of Trump admin’s crackdown on leaks. Last year, Jeff Sessions reported an 800% increase in leak investigations.” Check out Klippenstein’s story, as well as the documents he uncovered.
Caity Weaver, writing for The New York Times, takes a close look at what glitter is — and how it is made. It’s really well done.
David A. Fahrenthold, Matt Zapotosky and Seung Min Kim, writing for The Washington Post, unravel the many investigations mounting against Donald J. Trump.
Paul Kiel and Jesse Eisinger, writing for ProPublica and The Atlantic, dive in to this fascinating investigation. What they found is alarming.
A California doctor is accused of unwanted sexual advances, medical incompetence, the maiming of women's genitals and the preventable death of an infant, a team reported after uncovering claims from more than 20 women. Yet he continued to practice for decades.
Harriet Ryan and Matt Hamilton, writing for the Los Angeles Times, have the story.
Factories along the Mexican border pollute the air and water in neighboring cities at deadly rates, while government regulators fail to rein in those responsible, Ian James, writing for the (Palm Springs, CA) Desert Sun, reports.
A Chicago mayor's nephew lost $54 million while managing the city's pension funds. Chicago Sun-Times reporter Tim Novak chased this story, finding the money had been spent on misguided real estate deals and management fees.
Prison employees in Maine kept secret allegations of a supervisor who sent female guards obscene photos and sexually assaulted at least one inmate in the laundry room, Erin Rhoda and Callie Ferguson reports for the Bangor Daily News.
In Texas, children are sexually abused or killed at alarming rates inside daycare facilities with little oversight, Andrea Ball and Tony Plohetski reported. In a yearlong investigation, the team reviewed 40,000 inspection records and built a database to look for patterns.