This is an example of a story that could be formulaic — the state creating a hotline for opiod addicts to get help. Instead, I put the focus on a man who spoke about his personal battles, to drive the message home.
In October of 1933, a United Airlines flight with seven people aboard was blown up with a bomb over Chesterton, Indiana. It was the first case of aviation terrorism in America, but more than 80 years later, the case still remains a mystery.
I produced the graphics and edited Dick Johnson’s report on Elzie Higginbottom, the former chair of the Housing Authority of Cook County. Higginbottom’s company got paid more than $3 million to build a housing project for the agency during his time as chief.