Best of AP — Honorable Mention


Bus driver, still on payroll a year after fatal student accident, finally fired

David Pitt, reporter, Des Moines, for taking advantage of the new AP Secure Drop service where readers can leave tips and reporting that a city bus driver was still on the payroll one year after he had killed an 18-year-old Iowa State University student in a hit-and-run accident; the driver was fired after AP’s inquiries.

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