Best of AP — Honorable Mention


3 handwritten wills found in Aretha Franklin’s home​​

Nekesa Mumbi Moody, global entertainment and lifestyles editor, New York, and Ed White, reporter, Detroit, collaborated on a scoop that three wills purported to be written by the late “Queen of Soul” had been found in her suburban Detroit home and filed in probate court. Moody found out about the upcoming filing from a longtime source close to the family. White went to the courthouse and through a friendly clerk, got the filing five minutes before the court closed.

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