The IRE Resource Center is a major research library containing more than 23,250 investigative stories — both print and broadcast. These stories are searchable online or by contacting the Resource Center directly (573-882-3364 or firstname.lastname@example.org) where a researcher can help you pinpoint what you need. Browse or search the tipsheet section of our library below. Stories are not available for download but can be easily ordered by contacting the Resource Center:
The IRE Resource Center is a major research library containing more than 23,250 investigative stories — both print and broadcast.
These stories are searchable online or by contacting the Resource Center directly (573-882-3364 or email@example.com) where a researcher can help you pinpoint what you need.
Browse or search the tipsheet section of our library below. Stories are not available for download but can be easily ordered by contacting the Resource Center:
Search results for "domestic threat" ...
The first major television report on Sovereign Citizens, an anti-government movement with as many as 300,000 adherents in the United States. With the sluggish economy and mortgage crisis, their numbers are growing. The FBI lists Sovereign Citizens as one of the top domestic threats.
This story covers the rising threat of eco-terrorists in the U.S. In May, 2005, John Lewis, Deputy Director of the FBI, testified on Capitol Hill that domestic terrorism by radical environmental groups such as the Earth Liberation Front and the Animal Liberation Front were the biggest threat to American security. 60 Minutes set out to either prove or disprove Lewis' testimony and found that, indeed, such groups were responsible for a rising number of arson and bomb attacks.
This USA Today series analyzes the economic growth and development along East and Gulf Coasts and draws the conclusion that "41 million people - more than one in seven Americans - live in a county on the Atlantic Ocean or the Gulf of Mexico." The analysis of population and demographic trends, and building permits, finds that "coastal counties are growing significantly faster than the rest of the country in population, employment and gross domestic product." The boom among 100 coastal counties is illustrated with maps, graphics and tables. The series reveals that in spite of multiple natural threats - like long-term hurricane risk, rising sea level, fragile sands and erosion - "growth pressure keeps building" and "all levels of government foster this amenity-driven, middle-class lifestyle..."
MSNBC reports on the aftermath of the Oklahoma City bombing. Since then, "...home-grown acts of terror, particularly those committed by factions of the radical right similar to those responsible for Oklahoma City, have not gone away - and have, if anything, grown dramatically in frequency."
Tags: Murrah Federal Building Timothy McVeigh Terry Nichols domestic terrorists fundamentalists KKK Grand Dragon Louis Beam The Order William Pierce National Alliance The Turner Diaries Robert Mathews Phineas Priests Christian Identity Vigilantes of Christendom white supremacists Southern Poverty Law Center
Over the course of their seven year marriage, Marvin Brundidge repeatedly beat his wife Charline. He abused her physically, verbally and sexually. And he sometimes followed up his violence with threats to end her life. On April 21, 1985, Charline killed him instead. This article explores how Charline's case, which predated court admission of domestic violence as defense evidence in a crime, has drawn calls for her release.
A two month investigation revealed that security staffs are being cut at nuclear power plants during a time when the country faces the increasing threat of domestic terrorism. It also revelaed that the cutbacks meet the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's own minimum requirements in a code that has not changed in decades. (Nov. 14 - 15, 1995)
The Times reports that "Several times a year, headlines in Northwest Indiana have told the same sad story: Woman slain by ex-husband. Boyfriend stalked lover before killing. Husband attacks wife as children look on. Domestic and dating violence claimed the lives of 43 people in Lake County, Ind., from mid-1991 to mid-1994. Though The Times reported those incidents as they occurred, we felt the real stories of the victims still needed to be told..."