Date:Feb. 1, 2, 6, 8, 16, 17, 18; March 5, 20; May 3, 15, 22, 23; June 7
Unconventional investigation on the epidemic of underage drinking, based primarily on human sources, including dozens of tips from the public. We learned several striking things: the extraordinarily high blood alcohol content of teenagers who are breathalyzed, the frequency of binge drinking, the role of parents in not only enabling their children's drinking, but often, supplying the booze. Our series also uncovered the systematic failure of DC's alcohol control board, known as ABRA. Revealed wehre most suburban teens were buying their fake IDs: from China.