As investigative reporters for CNN, Ellis and Hicken have been honored by organizations including the International Association of Broadcasting, the National Press Club, the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, the Newswomen's Club of New York, the Peabody Awards, the Radio Television Digital News Association and the National Association of Consumer Advocates. 


Six women. Three nursing homes. And the man accused of rape and abuse.

Luis Gomez appeared to many to be the perfect nursing aide. But now a different image has emerged.


Sick, dying and raped in America's nursing homes

The unthinkable is happening at facilities across the country: Vulnerable senior citizens are being raped and sexually abused by the very people paid to care for them.


The little red pill being pushed on the elderly

CNN investigation exposes inappropriate use of drug in nursing homes


Drugmaker paid doctors with problem records to promote its pill

One physician had his prescription pad taken away after he repeatedly failed tests assessing his competency.


Exposed: The secret powerhouse processing millions in global fraud

The frauds rake in millions from the sick and elderly -- leaving them with nothing. This is a story about the little-known company that cashes the checks.


Laws force police to put guns back on the streets

A growing number of police departments are selling the firearms they seize from criminals. And it's not always by choice.


The secret world of government debt collection

Government agencies across the country are hiring private debt collectors to go after millions of Americans over unpaid taxes, ancient parking tickets and $1 tolls.


City of Ferguson still pumping out arrest warrants

A year after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown sparked a firestorm in Ferguson, the city is still pumping out thousands of new arrest warrants and jailing people over minor offenses, according to an exclusive CNNMoney analysis.


Dogs killed over unpaid fines

In a number of cities across the country, animal control agencies are aggressively going after pet owners with big fines for small violations. Some hold people's pets until they settle their bills, even if it means they end up killed. Others leave the dogs alone but issue arrest warrants for owners who can't pay up.