Erik Kriss and Jon Craig
An investigation into the State Legislature’s expenditure of tax dollars.
“Virgin Islands Crime: Who’s to Blame?” by Virgin Islands Daily News
Melvin L. Claxton
A series that looks at crime-fighting efforts in the Virgin Islands.
“Prisoners on Payroll” by Dayton Daily News
Russell Carollo and Cheryl Reed
Military prisoners still receive money from the federal government despite their convictions for rape and molestation.
“Crime and No Punishment” by the Miami Herald
Jeff Leen, Don Van Natta, Stephen Doig and Ronnie Green
An investigation into the criminal justice system in Miami.
“Cops on Disability“ by Newsday
Stephanie Saul and Brian Donovan
Finds cops claiming disability pensions are still physically active.
“Risky Ride“ by the Boston Globe
David Armstrong, Shelley Murphy and Stephen Kurkjian
A series that looks at elevator safety
“It’s All in Your Head“ by Washington Free Press
Eric Nelson and Mark Worth
Workers suffer various illnesses after exposure to chemicals at Boeing plants.
Television, larger markets:
“H.I.S.D. Bilingual Teachers“ by KTRK-TV (Houston)
Wayne Dolcefino Noe Cadena and David Raziq
Investigates bilingual teachers who do not speak English and are unable to pass basic tests.
“Toxic Testing“ by KTCA-TV (St. Paul, Minn.)
Melody Gilbert and Rita Beatty
Investigation finds that the Army secretly sprayed Americans with toxic chemicals.
“Clinical Evidence“ by ABC PrimeTime Live
Chris Wallace, David Kelley, Bonnie Goldstein, and Ceil Sutherland
Investigates rampant medicare fraud in Florida.
“Mercy or Money?“ by ABC News Turning Point
Kathy McManus Deborah Amos and Tom Jarriel
An investigation into Americans profiting from the war in Bosnia.
Tom Renner Award:
“Jihad in America“ by PBS
Steve Emerson and Martin Koughan
An investigation into the operations of Islamic fundamentalist groups in America
Tankers Full of Trouble
Looks at the risks men and women take working on oil tankers.