Authorities have let problem drug rehabilitation providers run away with millions of dollars in public money and failed to follow through on threats to stop funding errant clinics, according to a new report by the county auditor-controller.
This year’s News and Documentary Emmy Award winners will be announced Tuesday. The I Files team has screened hundreds of hours of videos and compiled a list of 17 interesting takeaways from this year’s nominees.
The editors of The I Files are focusing on the slightly less well-known and moderately less glamorous News and Documentary Emmys, which feature fewer diamonds but far more muckraking than their more celebrated siblings.
On its face, the case appears like any other federal drug sting. But with authorities highlighting its connections to Bay Area record label Thizz Entertainment, it has special significance for legions of aspiring rappers.
In 2006, Elsie Fossum suffered severe injuries after a fall, but staff members at the hospital and her assisted living facility weren't convinced it was an accident. After her death, Fossum's cased lingered in a regulatory backwater for seven years.
California investigators are dismissing allegations against caregivers without leaving their desks, allowing suspected nursing assistants and in-home health aides to keep their licenses and move to other facilities.
Michael Montgomery of The Center for Investigative Reporting and KQED, who has covered the California prison system for years, explains why the fundamental issues at the state’s toughest prisons have yet to be worked out.