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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

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

2 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

3 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

Morning Report for July 2, 2014

Mark Katches leaves The Center for Investigative Reporting to become editor of The Oregonian. “His track record of leading teams to produce information of substance that serves readers and communities is extensive,” says the Advance newspaper’s publisher. ( | (@markkatches) Brian Greenspun is now sole owner of the Las Vegas Sun. The paper, … Read More

Mark Katches named editor of The Oregonian

The editorial director of the Center for Investigative Reporting, and formerly of California Watch, used to run the investigative team at the Orange County Register.

Report: Emma Watson Under Investigation for Illegal Housekeeper

Possibly getting involved in some shady business, Emma Watson is at the center of an investigation surrounding her American housekeeper. According to the Independent, the “Harry Potter” actress reportedly hired the worker illegally in the UK to clean her two million pound home. Show More Summary

Report: California Illegally Sterilized Dozens of Female Inmates

3 months agoNews : Reason

Last year, the Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) accused California of sterilizing over 140 female inmates between 2006 and 2010 without required state approvals. One doctor, James Heinrich, was responsible for the two-thirds of...Show More Summary

Quick Hit: California investigates sterilizations of prisoners

Last year, the Center for Investigative Reporting exposed to the country what California-based prisoners and advocates had known for years: women in the state’s prisons were being sterilized against their will. Now, the AP reports: State auditors found 39 cases where female state prison inmates may not have understood they were submitting to medical procedures [...]

Tests for Lyme disease aren't reliable

3 months agoOdd : Boing Boing

The Federally recommended test often misses cases of Lyme in the early stages, writes Beth Daley at The New England Center for Investigative Reporting. Meanwhile, unregulated and unvalidated alternative tests abound, thanks to an FDA loophole. Read the rest

FOIA Machine party in San Francisco

4 months agoOdd : Boing Boing

Alan sez, "The Center for Investigative Reporting's 'FOIA Machine' is hosting an Open Beta launch event Wednesday, June 25 at Mother Jones's San Francisco office. This was one of the stretch goals from their successful Kickstarter but the event is open to anyone who pre-registers. There will also be a livestreamed roundtable discussion centered on investigative journalism."

Results in Phase I Trial of OMP-54F28, a Wnt Inhibitor Targeting Cancer Stem Cells

At the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO), University of Colorado Cancer Center researchers reported results of a Phase I trial of OMP-54F28 (FZD8-Fc), an investigational drug candidate discovered by OncoMed Pharmaceuticals targeting cancer stem cells (CSCs).

Investor Carl Icahn Reportedly At Center Of Insider Trading Probe

4 months agoNews : The Two-Way

The billionaire is said to be under investigation for possibly tipping off pro golfer Phil Mickelson and sports gambler "Billy" Walters ahead of market-moving stock trades.

10 things you need to know today: May 29, 2014

1. VA watchdog report sparks outrageAn internal investigation found that 1,700 veterans at the Department of Veterans Affairs' medical center in Phoenix were placed on an unofficial waiting list for care. The VA inspector general also found that falsified records were created to hide long wait times for care. Show More Summary

Deputies search for man who injured 3 in shooting at Lakewood mall

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is continuing its investigation into a shooting in the Lakewood Center mall parking lot that left three people -- at least two of them bystanders -- injured.  The incident was reported around 8:50 p.m. Tuesday at 4909 Lakewood Blvd., according to...

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