Lee Higgins is an investigative reporter for The Journal News in White Plains, New York, who specializes in covering criminal justice issues. He previously worked for Newsday, AnnArbor.com, The State newspaper and other outlets. Higgins covered the Newtown massacre and A.T.F. probe of Riverview Gun Sales, the F.B.I.'s investigation into the Hutaree militia and the University of Michigan Health System child pornography scandal. He has freelanced for Al Jazeera America, Agence France-Presse and other organizations. Higgins is a graduate of the University of Vermont.