The 2011 Pulitzer Prizes winners will be announced at 3 p.m. Eastern today. Names will be posted here.
*Update: The Los Angeles Times won in the public service category for its reports on the City of Bell salary scandal. The investigative award went to the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, and the Chicago Sun-Times won for local reporting. In the latter category, the Pulitzer board mentioned that Marshall Allen, formerly of the Pasadena Star-News and now with ProPublica, was a finalist, along with his coauthor Alex Richards.