Craig LeMoult

Senior reporter

Craig produces sound-rich features and breaking news coverage for WSHU’s Morning Edition and All Things Considered. His features have run nationally on NPR’s Morning Edition, All Things Considered and Weekend Edition, as well as on Marketplace. Craig has won a number of national and regional awards for his reporting, including the national Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi award feature reporting in 2011, first place awards in 2012 and 2009 from the national Public Radio News Directors Inc. and second place in 2007 from the national Society of Environmental Journalists. Craig is a graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and Tufts University.

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National Blue Ribbon Schools Program
6:02 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

Schools in Conn. & Long Island receive federal "Blue Ribbon" honor

Credit The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program

Several Connecticut schools and one Suffolk County school are among those called exemplary by the U.S. Department of Education Tuesday.

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Gun rights advocate says bans make us less safe
4:34 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

Murphy & Blumenthal call on retail stores to ban guns

Connecticut’s two U.S. Senators are asking retail stores to ban people from carrying guns into their stores.  A gun rights advocate says those policies would make people less safe.

U.S. Senators Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal made the call following the release of an FBI report last week on 160 active shooter incidents from 2000 to 2013 that killed more than a thousand victims.

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Church says standard of treatment was different
5:55 pm
Tue September 23, 2014

Conn. Supreme Court hears appeal from Hartford Diocese on pedophile priest case

Attorney Hugh Hughes, representing the plaintiff, Jacob Doe, in Connecticut Supreme Court on Tuesday.
Credit CT-N

The Connecticut Supreme Court heard arguments this week about a priest who was known to be a pedophile when he was appointed to be the director of a Hartford grade school. The Hartford Archdiocese is appealing a million-dollar verdict that was awarded to a man who says he was abused by that priest as a student in the 1980s.

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State of Disparity
9:04 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

Young Stamford artists answer question, "what is inequality?"

"The Shadow" by Sophia Vasylyk was shown in the "What Is Inequality?" exhibit in Stamford, Conn.
Credit Craig LeMoult

As we’ve been reporting in our State of Disparity series, Connecticut continues to have one of the widest gaps in the country between its wealthy and poor residents. This past weekend, an art show by students and graduates of Stamford’s public schools explored the question “what is inequality?”

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Nearly 90 percent had "critical challenges"
5:26 pm
Wed September 17, 2014

Federal report says hospitals weren't ready for Superstorm Sandy

An ambulance departs Bellevue Hospital in New York, where patients were being evacuated.
Credit (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

A new federal report on the emergency preparedness and response of tri-state area hospitals during Superstorm Sandy says many of them were unprepared to deal with the challenges they faced.  The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) found most of the hospitals had been cited before the storm for a lack of preparedness.

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