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Ex-King Mike Richards reportedly was held at Canada border with OxyContin

Mike Richards was held at a Manitoba, Canada, border crossing for at least four hours last month after allegedly trying to bring OxyContin pills into the United States, and the former Kings center remains under investigation for allegedly possessing a restricted substance, according to sources...

Mike Richards reportedly being investigated by Canadian authorities

One day after the Los Angeles Kings terminated the contract of center Mike Richards for “a material breach of the requirements” set forth in his contract, reports have surfaced that the Royal Canadian Mounted Police is investigating Richards over an off-ice incident. A RCMP spokesperson in Manitoba told ESPN’s Katie Strang that no charges have […]

Bobbi Kristina Brown: Private Investigator Tells Nick Gordon To Keep Quiet

As Bobbi Kristina Brown remains at the Peachtree Christian Hospice center with family by her side, Nick Gordon continues to dodge reporters in Central Florida. There may be a good reason for that, at least according to a private investigator who suggests that Gordon should keep quiet. Show More Summary

What Do You Do When Your Land Sinks Into the Earth?

This story was originally published by Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting and is republished here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. For those wondering why California is sinking, look no further than San Luis Obispo. Show More Summary

Is The Oil Boom A Serial Killer? Rate Of Oil Worker Deaths Is Actually Down

The Center for Investigative Reporting has a rather unfortunate article about worker deaths in North Dakota’s oil fields which has also been picked up by Politico Magazine. I say it’s an unfortunate story for a couple of reasons. First, it uses some pretty sensational language. The headline for the original article is, “In North Dakota’s Bakken...

CDC Says Its Investigation Into Blue Bell Listeria Outbreak Is Over (But People Could Still Get Sick)

While Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued its final report on the recent outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes linked to contaminated Blue Bell Creameries ice cream products and deemed it over, we might not be out of the woods yet: Consumers could still get sick from eating contaminated ice cream that’s hanging out in their freezers which is something … [More]

California Is Literally Sinking Into the Ground

This story was originally published by Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting and is republished here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. California is sinking—and fast. While the state's drought-induced sinking is...Show More Summary

CDC: Arizona Finds Two Types of Salmonella in Imported Tuna

In an investigation update posted Friday, June 5, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that unopened frozen ground tuna products tested by the Arizona State Public Health Laboratory, working with the Maricopa...Show More Summary

Taxpayers Have Spent Hundreds Of Thousands Of Dollars To Keep This House From Sinking Into The Sea

last monthNews : Huffington Post

The following story was reported by the New England Center for Investigative Reporting, an independent, nonprofit news center based at Boston University and WGBH News, and published here in collaboration with The Huffington Post. NECIR...Show More Summary

Maps: School Security Guards Are Generally Poorly Trained & Supervised

There are more security guards than law enforcement officers, reports Reveal (the Center for Investigative Reporting), and many school districts use the guards as a low-cost alternative to sworn law enforcement officers. Yet the guards are often poorly trained and supervised, and only 12 states require reports when they use their weapons. Show More Summary

Rail Safety Fact Check: Fires, Spills Up Despite Industry Claims

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

The following story was reported by Isaiah Thompson of the New England Center for Investigative Reporting and published here in collaboration with The Huffington Post. NECIR trains the next generation of journalists in investigative reporting with summer high school workshops in Boston. Show More Summary

How Much Water Are the Richest Californians Wasting? It's a Secret

Former Oakland Athletics slugger Mark McGwire Bill Chan/AP This story was originally published by Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting and is republished here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. During California's...Show More Summary

Scott Walker Lied, GOP Prosecutor Says

Introducing Naked News, a segment collaboration between Lauren Windsor of The Undercurrent and Brendan Fischer of the Center for Media and Democracy... Brendan reports on the pushback from the GOP prosecutor investigating Scott Walker, who recently said that the John Doe probe is a partisan witch hunt. Show More Summary

Kendrick Perkins, Wife Vanity Investigated by Police for Domestic Altercation

Cleveland Cavaliers center Kendrick Perkins was involved in an altercation with his wife, Vanity Perkins, early Wednesday that caused a police response. Scott Taylor of WOIO-TV reports no injuries were reported by either individual. Information was gathered and will be reviewed to determine whether charges are warranted. Show More Summary

Toxic Turf? Movement Grows Against Synthetic Turf

The following story was reported by the New England Center for Investigative Reporting, an independent, nonprofit news center based at Boston University and WGBH News, and published here in collaboration with The Huffington Post. NECIR trains the next generation of journalists in investigative reporting with summer high school workshops in Boston. Show More Summary

Police probe death of 'missing' boy at rescue center in Henan province

2 months agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Police are investigating the case of a mentally disabled nine-year-old boy who'd gone missing from his home six months ago and was recently reported dead at a shelter for the homeless in Xinyang city, Henan province. [ more › ]

Report: Morris Twins Finally Charged With Aggravated Assault

3 months agoSports : Deadspin

Suns forward Marcus and Markieff Morris have been under investigation for an alleged assault committed outside of a Phoenix rec center for the past three months. Despite steadily leaking information about the case to the media, nobody was charged in connection with the incident, until now. Show More Summary

Lyme Disease Is Wracking New England. Why Isn't More Being Done?

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

The following story was reported by the New England Center for Investigative Reporting, an independent, nonprofit news center based at Boston University and WGBH News, and published here in collaboration with The Huffington Post. Sign...Show More Summary

Investigation of GRAS Highlights Allergy to Peanut-Related Lupin

The Center for Public Integrity (CPI) published a lengthy investigative report on Tuesday summarizing the safety concerns associated with GRAS (generally recognized as safe) food additives, the controversies surrounding how they’re determined, and barriers to regulating them. Show More Summary

Berkshire Hathaway Unit in Hot Water for Unfair Lending

``The Seattle Times and The Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative newsroom based in Washington, D.C. reported that Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s home mobile company Clayton Homes  has been involved in unfair consumer lending practices.''

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