In our continuing coverage of activity along the U.S.-Mexico border, CIR reporters Andrew Becker and G.W. Schulz and news applications developer Michael Corey answered your questions on reddit during our first Ask Me Anything. Read some of the highlights and links to some great resources that came up during Thursday’s chat.
Andrew Becker, G.W. Schulz and Michael Corey of the CIR staff will answer your questions about the U.S.-Mexico border Thursday in a Reddit AMA.
The Center for Investigative Reporting is releasing findings from our deep look into which drugs are crossing the 2,000-mile border that separates the United States from Mexico.
While marijuana and cocaine mostly are trafficked through Border Patrol checkpoint stations, meth enters in large quantities through the much busier ports. And the problem keeps growing.
Mexico is ramping up its opium production, making the supply more available in the United States and causing the government to pay attention.
In our monthly Dialed In conference call with CIR members, CIR data reporter Kendall Taggart and Kris Hundley of the Tampa Bay Times take a deeper dive into our collaborative investigation of America’s 50 worst charities.
Some of the most fascinating investigative videos we’re finding these days focus on espionage. It’s hard enough to find out who these secret agents are, but getting enough good video to tell a story visually is difficult. Here’s our list of five spy cases that leave us scratching our heads.
Two branches of the U.S. military are grappling with allegations of sexual misconduct against leaders of their sexual assault prevention programs, while the Pentagon released a survey that estimates that 26,000 women and men in the military were sexually assaulted in 2012.
CIR and NBC Bay Area found that Bank of America and some subsidiaries, including foreclosure trustee ReconTrust, skirted proper procedures in foreclosure filings. The accuracy of these filings is particularly important in the Bay Area, where 184,000 properties went into default in the past five years. Here is a timeline of key events.
To commemorate the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire and follow up on our investigation into the seismic safety of California’s schools, our new Junior Watchdogs video explains what you should have in your emergency kit. We’re also teaming up with the American Red Cross Bay Area Chapter for a “prep rally” on seismic preparedness.