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David S. Fallis

Staff writer


It was the deadliest year in about a decade for kids in unregulated homes as state officials seek more oversight.

  • Dec 30, 2014

The plans follow a recent Washington Post series on in-home providers, which aren’t regulated by the state.

  • Sep 23, 2014

Three-month-old Logan Guralny died in an unregulated day-care home. His parents still wonder why.

  • Aug 31, 2014

The Post found there were 43 child deaths in such settings in the past decade in the commonwealth.

  • Aug 30, 2014

Politicians at the state level have debated how much regulation is enough, and how much is too much.

  • Aug 30, 2014

In the search for child care, a list of questions for caregivers can guide parents as they make decisions.

  • Aug 30, 2014

A pain center specializing in an uncommon type of drug injection received millions in reimbursements.

  • May 10, 2014

In interviews, many doctors said the payments were passed along to drug companies.

  • Apr 9, 2014

Monitors that classify noises, assess their location and alert officers offer an unprecedented view of gun crime.

  • Nov 2, 2013

  • Jun 15, 2011
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David S. Fallis is a staff writer on the Washington Post’s investigations unit. In 2012, he was part of a team that investigated how the personal finances of federal lawmakers intersect with their legislative activities, which won a Dirksen Award for Distinguished Reporting. His 2010 examination into the sources of crime guns was awarded an Investigative Reporters and Editors Freedom of Information medal and an Emmy. His reporting on deplorable conditions in Virginia’s assisted-living facilities won the Heywood Broun Award in 2004. And in 2002, he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the Goldsmith Award for an investigation of questionable shootings and in-custody deaths involving Prince George’s County police. Before joining the Post in 1999, he wrote and edited for the Tulsa World. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism degree from the University of Oklahoma and teaches investigative reporting part-time at George Washington University.
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