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Written by National Magazine Award finalists David Bernstein and Noah Isackson, this ambitious two-part investigative series, which took the better part of a year to report, exposed how the Chicago Police Department underreported homicides and improperly downgraded scores more serious felonies to lesser offenses in order to bolster the department's crime statistics and make the city appear safer.
GQ Magazine investigates Mike Manning, a Phoenix attorney determined to send Governor J. Fife Symington III to jail. The article looks at both men's careers and motivations and examines why Manning wants to see the governor fall.
The Baltimore Sun investigates the deterioration of many of Baltimore's inner city neighborhoods. Citizens living in the inner city face daily challenges of increased drug sales - many of them involving minors - increased murder, poor housing conditions and poor housing inspection standards. The series chronicles the fall of several members in the Department of Housing and Community Development. (Oct. 29, 1995 - Feb. 9, 1996)