Section: Local Accountability Reporting
2009: The Charlotte (N.C.) Observer
For a series of stories revealing how officials in the poultry industry ignored and threatened injured workers.
2008: Ann Hull and Dana Priest, The Washington Post
Stories exposing the deep and widespread problems at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
2007: The Seattle Times
Ken Armstrong, Justin Mayo, and Steve Miletich, for a series of stories, "Your Courts, Their Secrets," that revealed how judges in the state's largest county had llegally sealed hundreds of civil cas...
2006: The Plain Dealer, Cleveland (Bob Paynter and Sandra Livingston)
A mysterious murder suspect emerges, then disappears