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UNPRECEDENTED’: New report paints a worrisome picture of ISIS in America

A new report out Tuesday paints a bleak picture of ISIS infiltration in the US. Researchers at the Center for Cyber and Homeland Security at George Washington University investigated the presence of American ISIS supporters on social...Show More Summary

The rich don't take the California drought seriously because they aren't made to

Last month the San Francisco-based Center for Investigative Reporting published an exposé of the profligacy of water use in the drought-ridden state’s more affluent areas. One residence in the ritzy Bel Air neighborhood of Los Angeles...Show More Summary

Drought Vigilantes Take Matters Into Their Own Hands To Identify the "Wet Prince of Bel Air"

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Last month, the Center for Investigative Reporting named a single property owner in Los Angeles as the top water guzzler in California: This person used an astonishing 11.8 million gallons in one year. This person was also given the best nickname ever: “The Wet Prince of Bel Air.” Read more...

Taiwo Sobamowo: Investigative Probe Widens In Bobbi Kristina Brown’s Fake Hospice Nurse Case

Bobbi Kristina Brown has been at the center of controversy all year. Although she died back in July, the media reports have not waned. Now, Taiwo Sobamowo, a fake hospice nurse who cared for the 22-year-old, is in hot water. For those who missed it, Sobamowo, 32, was arrested for impersonating a licensed nurse after... Show More Summary

New York Attorney General Investigating ExxonMobil For Alleged Climate Cover-Up

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is investigating ExxonMobil for claims the company made about climate change, The New York Times and CNBC reported Thursday. The investigation centers on whether the oil and gas company misled...Show More Summary

When Scheduling Your Road Test Means Paying To Play

4 weeks 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. NECIR...Show More Summary

Milk Makers Fest E. coli O157:H7 Outbreak Final Report Released

The Whatcom County Health Department (WCHD) in Bellingham investigated an outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157:H7 infections. The Washington State Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention assisted with the investigation. Show More Summary

Mercury Levels Still Dangerously High in Freshwater Fish

The following story was reported by the New England Center for Investigative Reporting, an independent, nonprofit news center that produces journalism and conducts investigative reporting workshops to train a new generation of journalists. Show More Summary

Chicago Day Care Under Investigation After Toddler, Mistaken for a Doll, Was Left Alone in the Dark

A Chicago family is demanding answers after their baby girl was left behind in a locked day care center Monday night, Fox 32 Chicago reports.

Hunting the water guzzlers of Bel Air

The Center for Investigative Reporting got the story rolling. Now Steve Lopez is on the case.

Who Is the Wet Prince of Bel Air?

This story was produced and originally published by Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Subscribe to the podcast and learn more at In the...Show More Summary

Out Of The Shadows

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

The following story was reported by Jenifer McKim of the New England Center for Investigative Reporting and published here in collaboration with The Huffington Post. NECIR works to hold the powerful accountable and train a new generation...Show More Summary

CDC, State/Local Health Partners Ask: How Large is Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Fig & Olive?

Multiple cities are investigating Salmonella Enteritidis infections linked to eating at Fig & Olive restaurants, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tells Food Safety News. Illnesses have so far been reported Washington,...Show More Summary

Joe Bergantino to step down as executive director of NECIR

2 months agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Joe Bergantino, co-founder of the New England Center for Investigative Reporting, announced today that he is retiring after six years heading the digital non-profit. A date has not been set. Bergantino, 63, and a longtime Boston-based...Show More Summary

Inside "Left for Dead," An Fascinating Project That's Bringing New Awareness to Cold Cases

3 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting’s latest project is “Left for Dead,” an ongoing series of deeply-researched articles and accompanying podcasts addressing a fascinating and tragic mystery: why are there so many unidentified and unclaimed bodies in America? Read more...

A new missing and unidentified database

A new missing and unidentified database developed by the Center for Investigative Reporting can help many families seeking information. “Founded in 1977, CIR is nationally respected for setting the highest journalistic standards, and...Show More Summary

Planned Parenthood Loves to Hear Two 'Magic Words': Abortion and Money, Says Undercover Investigator

David Daleiden, head of the pro-life Center for Medical Progress, appeared in a one-hour Fox News report on secretly taped videos purporting to show Planned Parenthood employees engaged in illegal activities, sharing how the investigators managed to gain access to top officials of the organization.

What's behind the media's abortion blindness? A conversation with MRC reporter Katie Yoder

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. The Center for Medical Progress (CMP) has just released its ninth undercover investigative video (above) revealing Planned Parenthood's involvement in the harvesting and marketing of fetal/unborn baby body parts. Show More Summary

The Frightening Power of the Home-Schooling Lobby

This story was reported through the nonprofit investigative news organization ProPublica. The Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism at Columbia University provided support for this project. In the fall of 2003, police in New Jersey received a call from a concerned neighbor who’d found a young man rummaging in her garbage, looking for food. Show More Summary

You Need to Read This Former NFL Lineman's Heartbreaking Message About Race and Bullying

Jonathan Martin, the ex-professional football player known best for being at the center of a major NFL bullying investigation, retired earlier this summer. At the time, reports indicated that the 26-year-old Pittsburgh native was quitting due to a back injury that would have kept him off the field for the entire upcoming season. Show More Summary

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