Courts and social justice reporter at @NWI. Former crime reporter at @TheDailyTimes. @UWM graduate and scanner traffic enthusiast.

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I've covered crime and the criminal justice system for almost four years, most recently for The Times of Northwest Indiana.

I've reported on the rise of opiate abuse in southeastern Wisconsin, inmate deaths at the San Juan County jail in New Mexico and, most recently, on the Gold King Mine spill...

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