I frequently disagree with the stories that are chosen to win Pulitzer Prizes*, but I really can't argue with one recent selection.
I read Gene Weingarten's Fatal Distraction when it first came out and I found it heartbreaking then. I still do.
That link is very sad and might not be for you. But it is a brilliant bit of reporting.
Pulitzer-themed criminal justice *headdesk* of the day.
* My feminism and my fairly libertarian outlook are internally arguing over the prize going to Kathleen Parker. Will let you know who wins.