R.G. Dunlop

R.G. Dunlop is an award-winning investigative reporter whose work has exposed government corruption and resulted in numerous reforms.

Dunlop is a three-time finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and was twice a member of teams that won George Polk Awards.

He worked 35 years at the Courier-Journal in a variety of positions, including Eastern Kentucky bureau chief, Legal Affairs reporter, City Editor, and State Enterprise Reporter.

He has extensively covered death penalty issues, coal-mining safety and health, criminal justice matters, and the corrupting influence of money in politics.

Dunlop is a graduate of Miami University and earned a master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University. He lives in Louisville with his family.

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  A former state legislator told the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting on Monday that she never witnessed inappropriate behavior by Rep. Jeff Hoover, as his accuser has claimed.

J. Tyler Franklin, WFPL

The Kentucky Democratic Party is calling for Republican state Reps. Jeff Hoover and Michael Meredith to resign in the wake of an investigation published Tuesday detailing testimony by a former staffer alleging sexual harassment by the lawmakers.

Ryland Barton

A high-ranking official in the Kentucky Department of Education is no longer employed by the state after an investigation published Tuesday detailed an allegation by a former legislative staffer that he made a sexually suggestive remark.

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When the woman who would become known as Jane Doe started working for the Kentucky House Republican caucus in 2015, she remembers a senior staffer saying her responsibility was “to keep Jeff Hoover happy.

Kate Howard, KYCIR

The state attorney general’s office has dropped its prosecution of Daviess County businessman Billy Joe Miles, just a week before he was scheduled to go to trial to face charges of rape, sodomy and bribery.

Kate Howard, KyCIR

Well-known Western Kentucky businessman Billy Joe Miles is scheduled to stand trial next January on charges that he raped, sodomized and attempted to bribe a caregiver in July 2016, according to a court ruling issued earlier this week.

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A bill to hold Kentucky’s no-jail jailers accountable for their work passed through the legislature this week and is awaiting Gov. Matt Bevin’s approval.

Carrie Neumayer for KyCIR, via Louisville Public Media

A prominent western Kentucky businessman will stand trial this year in a shocking rape case. The defendant has connections in high places and the accuser has none. R.G. Dunlop and Kate Howard with The Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting found that the actions of one public official are testing the credibility of the criminal justice system.

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One year ago today, 16-year-old Gynnya McMillen died alone in a locked room inside a Kentucky juvenile detention center.

Ryland Barton, Kentucky Public Radio

A veteran investigator for Attorney General Andy Beshear has been fired for misconduct that included lying to grand juries.

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