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Solitary Confinement

Pilot 2: The Heroin Highway

WBEZ reporters show how heroin moves from Juarez, Mexico, to Chicago and into the Midwest; reports from inside “The Box” from teens in solitary confinement; and an update on our examination of prescription drug abuse in the VA.

Mar 1, 2014
Opiates

Pilot 1: The VA’s deadly pain pill habit

An exclusive story about the volume and impact stemming from the VA’s overprescription of opiates to addicted veterans; the attorney behind many of the worst for-profit charities; bodycams for cops; and how one reporter helped one man prove his brother had been abused at a state mental facility.

Sep 28, 2013