To avenge a Facebook insult, a gambler implicated a big-league pitcher in a fake plot to fix games. But to Major League Baseball, it looked like its first suspected game-fixing scandal in more than 90 years.
The Center for Investigative Reporting’s staff is thrilled to be one of seven organizations chosen to host a Knight-Mozilla fellow in 2015. Here’s our pitch for why you should apply to be a fellow and come to CIR.
In a blow to the New York City Department of Correction, federal investigators sharply criticized jail officials for using extreme violence and excessive solitary confinement against adolescent inmates at the city’s massive East River complex.
More than 57,000 unaccompanied children have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border since October. This FAQ explains what happens to those children between the time they’re apprehended and the time they’re put into the system.
The Center for Investigative Reporting today received four awards from the Society of Professional Journalists’ Northern California chapter for public service, data visualization, investigative reporting and video journalism.