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Report: Dwight Howard Under Investigation for Child Abuse

Trouble may be brewing for Houston Rockets All-Star center Dwight Howard, who is reportedly now under criminal investigation for child abuse. A Florida doctor concluded that Howard abused his six-year […] The post Report: Dwight Howard Under Investigation for Child Abuse appeared first on SLAMonline.

REPORT: NBA Star Dwight Howard Investigated For Alleged Child Abuse

Houston Rockets star center Dwight Howard is under investigation for allegedly abusing his 7-year-old child, according to USA Today. The allegation is coming from Cobb County, Georgia for an incident that reportedly happened on October 1, 2014. Show More Summary

Dwight Howard Being Investigated for Child Abuse: Latest Details and Reaction

Reports from SI.com and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Tuesday confirm that a child abuse investigation involving Houston Rockets All-Star center Dwight Howard is being reopened. TMZ Sports first reported the news early TuesdayShow More Summary

Dwight Howard being investigated for alleged child abuse, according to reports

The case, which was reportedly previously closed, is being re-opened. Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard is being investigated for child abuse stemming from an alleged incident that happened during the summer. The investigation was...Show More Summary

They Finally Noticed Wage Slave Conditions For Silicon Valley's Foreign Workers

Seriously, they're just finding this out? People in the media must not know any normal working people: A year-long investigation by NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit and The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) raises questions about...Show More Summary

Hooligans Crash LGBT Community Celebration in Macedonia

Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) was among the very few media to report about an attack on the second anniversary celebration of the center for support of the LGBT community in a cafe in the Old Bazaar are of Skopje. On October 23, 2012, some 20 hooded young men attacked...

SEC Investigates CMS Employees In Insider-trading Case: WSJ

(Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating whether employees at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) leaked information to traders, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the investigation. Show More Summary

California Water Officials Are Some of the State’s Biggest Guzzlers

last monthNews : Truthdig

Shutterstock The Center For Investigative Reporting has a scandalous expose on the hypocritical practices of public servants who waste millions of gallons watering their own desert lawns while demanding that other Californians conserve. California is suffering one of its worst droughts, forcing lawmakers to make difficult decisions about water usage. Show More Summary

'Numerous' women allege sexual abuse at Texas immigrant holding facility

Calling for an immediate investigation, lawyers wrote a letter to federal officials this week alleging numerous instances of sexual abuse against women being held at the Karnes County Residential Center, in Texas, CNN reports. The U.S. Show More Summary

Plane at Newark Airport Held as CDC Investigates Sick Passenger for Ebola

A plane at Newark Liberty International Airport, just 30 minutes outside of New York City, has been sealed over fears that a passenger on board is carrying the Ebola virus, according to a report. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...Show More Summary

Ebola In New Jersey? CDC Investigating Vomiting Passenger In Airport

The deadly ebola virus could be turning from an isolated incident to something on the verge of an outbreak, as there are now reports that the Centers for Disease Control is investigating a vomiting passenger in a New Jersey airport.Show More Summary

2 Suspects Wanted in Shooting of Ferguson Police Officer

Police investigators are on the lookout for two men after a Ferguson, Mo., officer was shot while responding to a burglary report at a town community center, police said, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Of Eight Multistate Salmonella Outbreaks So Far This Year, Was This One Different?

The first seven multistate outbreaks of Salmonella all began the same way. State health departments and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) began investigating human infections reported up the chain after the sickened individuals began showing up at doctor’s offices and medical clinics. Show More Summary

How CIR measured the impact of an investigative series

3 months agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

When Lindsay Green-Barber took a job as the at the Center for Investigative Reporting’s media impact analyst, she was struck by the difference between the way two stories were received. Editorials and investigations followed Corey G....Show More Summary

Whistleblower Says CBP Has Culture of Impunity and Violence

Yesterday the Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) published what it described as "the most scathing public criticism ever lodged against Customs and Border Protection from a high-ranking official at the nation's largest law enforcement agency." James F. Show More Summary

Castro’s Spy, the CIA, John Kerry and AP   

Special Report from the AIM Center for Investigative Journalism With wars raging in the Middle East, and Russia still threatening Ukraine, the problem of anti-Americanism in Latin America has been put on the back burner. But since Secretary of State John Kerry declared last year that the Monroe Doctrine was dead, Vladimir Putin of Russia […]

Justice Department Says Rikers Island Jailers Routinely Abused Teen Inmmates

3 months agoNews : Truthdig

Shutterstock An extensive report by the Justice Department has found that New York’s primary jail is an absolute hell for underage inmates. According to the Center For Investigative Reporting, which has also been critical of Rikers following...Show More Summary

TV News Report Wins Newspaper Guild Award

For the first time ever, a TV news report has been awarded the prestigious Heywood Broun Award, given by the Newspaper Guild. The ABC News investigative team, along with their partners at Center for Public Integrity are being honored for their report on black lung disease. Show More Summary

Five Employees At Center Of China Meat Safety Scandal Held; KFC Finds Another Supplier

Five employees at the Shanghai unit of, an Aurora, Illinois meat producer, have been detained as authorities investigate reports that the company sold out-of-date meat for years, the government-published Shanghai Daily said today. An undercover Shanghai TV reporter posing as a worker filmed colleagues combining expired meat with fresh cuts and then lying to [...]

Center for Investigative Reporting to Launch Public Radio Show

4 months agoIndustries / Media : 10,000 Words

Thanks to the Reva and David Logan Foundation, along with the Ford Foundation, the Center for Investigative Reporting has garnered $3.5 million in support to launch an investigative public radio show and podcast called “Reveal.” CIR’s...Show More Summary

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