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A traumatic story of a police raid on the wrong home—which the City of Chicago tried and failed to suppress in federal court before it aired—won first place in the Better Government Association's (BGA) 2021 Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Awards for Investigative Reporting.
The Better Government Association welcomes two interns to work with the BGA’s award-winning investigative team for the next six months.
The Circuit, an ongoing collaborative series focused on the Cook County court system, won several top honors, including for best investigative-public service reporting.
The Better Government Association (BGA) has named five investigative projects as finalists for the 2021 Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Awards for Investigative Reporting.