Best of AP — Honorable Mention


Dedicated reporting in case against Hawaii’s law enforcement power couple

Jennifer Kelleher, reporter, Honolulu, for years of beat work and shoe leather reporting on the city’s former police chief and his wife, a powerful city prosecutor. The couple now faces trial on corruption charges as prosecutors say they paid for their lavish lifestyle by lying, stealing and cheating their family and clients. Kelleher’s intimate knowledge of the case enabled her to set up the trial in a way no other media could match.

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