2012 IRE Award winners: Honoring the best in investigative journalism

From IRE:

The annual IRE Awards recognize outstanding investigative work and help identify the techniques and resources used to complete each story. Entries are placed in the IRE Resource Center, allowing members to learn from each other. The IRE Awards were established in 1979. Winners from other years can be found on the winners page.

This year's awards were presented at the 2013 IRE Conference in San Antonio, TexasRead IRE's press release about this year's awards.

The highest honor IRE can bestow for investigative reporting is the IRE Medal. This year's medal winners are …