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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

Defending Planned Parenthood, LA Times Relays 'Abortion Is 3 Pct. of Its Services' Myth

Earlier today, I noted that Los Angeles Times reporter Maria L. La Ganga compared the heroic undercover work done by investigators at the Center for Medical Progress to the 2004 efforts of the Swift Boat Veterans for the Truth. She meant...Show More Summary

Judges Nixing Keystone XL South Cases Had Tar Sands-Related Oil Investments

Lambert here: As ever, the scandal is what’s legal. Ka-ching. By Steve Horn, a Madison, WI-based Research Fellow for DeSmogBlog and a freelance investigative journalist. He previously was a reporter and researcher at the Center for Media and Democracy. Originally published at DeSmogBlog. On August 4, the U.S. Appeals Court for the 10th Circuit shot […]

Hey—Don’t trust anything coming from the Tri-Valley Center for Human Potential!

Shravan sends along this article by Douglas Peters and Stephen Ceci, who report: We selected 12 already published research articles by investigators from prestigious and highly productive American psychology departments, one articleShow More Summary

ANTI-SOLAR GROUP’S FOSSIL FUEL PAYDAYS

National Black Chamber Of Commerce, Solar Energy Critic, Rakes In Cash From Polluters Francisco Alvarado, August 13, 2015 (Florida Center for Investigative Reporting) “The National Black Chamber of Commerce, a leading critic of efforts...Show More Summary

Blackhawks’ Forward Patrick Kane Being Investigated For Rape — Officials Are Tight-Lipped

Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane is in a spot of trouble, but the lips of investigators’ are sealed up tight. However, some digging by local reporters has suggested the probe could center on a rape accusation. Prior to this specific...Show More Summary

Planned Parenthood status: Running and on fire.

As the investigative reports by Center for Medical Progress continue to roll it is becoming very clear that Planned Parenthood is actively involved in the business of selling baby organs for fun and profit. They are shading informed consent, skirting federal law on reimbursements, and illegally modifying abortion procedures to benefit their clients. Show More Summary

The inside story of a Tennessee Islamist terrorist

(Paul Mirengoff) I listened with disbelief last night as the media reported that investigators are searching for the motive behind the attack by Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez on two military centers in Tennessee. Surely, the deeds tell us the motive. Show More Summary

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

2 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

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

2 months agoSports : The Early Lead

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

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. 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

3 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

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