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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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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S&P says state taxes fluctuate with market
7:03 pm
Mon September 15, 2014

Report says Conn. income disparity making tax situation volatile

Connecticut’s rising income disparity is causing the state’s revenue from taxes to grow more slowly and to become more volatile.  That’s according to a report from the credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s.

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9/11survivors healthcare and compensation
5:43 pm
Thu September 11, 2014

Calls for reauthorization of 9/11 compensation law

Deputy U.S. marshal Dominic Guadagnoli helps a woman after she was injured in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001.
Credit AP Photo/Gulnara Samoilova

Lawmakers and people who suffered health problems after working at the collapsed World Trade Center after 9/11 are calling on Congress to renew the law that provides health care and compensation to those workers.

Tom Lano of West Babylon, Long Island worked for a hazardous materials removal company that was contracted to help the cleanup of buildings around the Ground Zero site. Years later, he started having health problems. “pleural plaque, chornic cough, asthma,” Lano said.

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