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The in-house award will "honor the relentless and courageous pursuit of truth by an individual or team."
The online platform will launch Oct. 31 and will operate under a separate Wrapports brand called the Sun-Times Network.
They take the prize for an investigation that exposed tax fraud.
The award was one of many, including a total of 13 first-place honors, the Free Press garnered in the competition.
Coverage of natural disasters and health care as well as the making of a T-shirt took top honors Saturday night at the 2014 Online Journalism Awards, which ended the Online News Association Conference.
The Taos News owner is inducted into the New Mexico Press Association Hall of Fame.
The company walks away with 126 prizes.
The awards honor reporters from newspapers in two circulation divisions (over 50,000 circulation and under 50,000 circulation).
The investigative series, reported by four journalists, is having an impact on revamping state law.
He will investigate the causes, solutions and implications of homegrown terrorism.
Winners will be revealed at a September dinner in Chicago during the Online News Association's annual conference.
The organization will donate the $10,000 prize money to its own emergency relief fund.