In 32 seconds, everything changed Thirty-two seconds is too fast to fill your gas tank or reboot your computer or properly brush your teeth. And yet, 32 seconds was enough time for a 24-year-old man to kill nine people in Dayton, Ohio. Link.
Fifth Third Shooting Three were killed and two more wounded when a gunman opened fire in downtown Cincinnati. Amber helped uncover that the slain suspect's family had tried repeatedly to get him mental health help. Link. Video.
Aftermath Amber travels the country talking to people whose lives changed in the blink of an eye. Their backgrounds, environments and stories all vary, but they share one defining truth: They've survived a gunshot. Reported in collaboration with The Trace. Link.
Accused: The Unsolved Murder of Retha Welch William Virgil spent 27 years in prison for killing a Newport, Kentucky, prison minister. After DNA testing leads to Virgil's release, police and prosecutors still insist they got the right guy. But did they? Apple Podcasts link.
Accused: The Unsolved Murder of Elizabeth Andes Police decided the jury got it wrong when it acquitted Elizabeth Andes' boyfriend of killing her in 1978. The Enquirer investigates: Did a killer walk free? Link.
Ordinary people, extraordinary violence In March 2017, 17 people were shot -- one fatally -- at the Cameo nightclub in Cincinnati. One woman celebrating her 29th birthday got out alive by using a stranger as a human shield. Link.
90 charges but never a weapon What the arrest record of a Cincinnati man killed by a police officer tells us about him -- and the cops. Link.
Sam DuBose's family left to wrestle with its loss Before DuBose was killed by University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing, he was a family-minded, fun-loving father who hosted talent contests in his living room. Link.
Secretive church at heart of $1M mystery This is a story about a man who’s now dead, his pastor wife, their secretive church, their historic Mount Lookout home and an influential state legislator who is either an accomplice or a victim, depending on whom you believe. Link.
Petland accused of selling sick, dying puppies An Enquirer investigation uncovers how deep-pocketed conservative groups and a powerful lobbyist worked behind the scenes to strip language from a puppy-mill bill that would have included pet stores in its regulations. Link.
Erectile dysfunction clinics run by convict A national chain of ED clinics is run by a man who spent time in federal prison for fraud and who's been called a scam artist and a con man by the Federal Trade Commission, an Enquirer investigation has found. Link.
Follow-up: Cincinnati doctors running ED clinic could lose medical licenses. Link.
Ominous warnings, then a gunfight Cincinnati Police Officer Sonny Kim was the first city officer killed in the line of fire in 15 years. Link.
The Associated Press Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Future unknown for South Dakota ghost town This tiny exclave just west of South Dakota's badlands is officially an old ghost town. But its future is shrouded in new mystery. Link.
Search for dark matter takes shape in shuttered gold mine Nestled nearly 5,000 feet beneath the earth in the gold boom town of Lead, S.D., is a laboratory that could help scientists answer some heavy questions about life, its origins and the universe. Link.
Baby on board Lessons learned traveling to Puerto Rico with baby. Link.
Detroit Free Press Detroit, Michigan
A fresh start Fresh Start is a 2-year-old program -- the first of its kind in the country -- designed to get prostitutes off the streets of Wayne County and onto paths toward better lives. For more than a year, Free Press reporter Amber Hunt and photographer Susan Tusa followed the progress of those in the program and those trying to help them.
PART I: A Wayne County rehabilitation program is giving women caught in a cycle of drugs and prostitution a way out. Link.