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  • Experts in Cyber Crime Units urge parents to beware of online predators

    Experts in Cyber Crime Units urge parents to beware of online predators

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-07-31 03:00:23 GMT
    A quiet evening recently turned horrifying for one local mother after she realized her 16 year old girl was gone.“It took the most grueling 12 hours of my life for them to find her,” said the woman who asked to remain unidentified.More >>
    A quiet evening recently turned horrifying for one local mother after she realized her 16 year old girl was gone.“It took the most grueling 12 hours of my life for them to find her,” said the woman who asked to remain unidentified.More >>
  • 9News Investigators: How much chlorine in your home's water is too much?

    9News Investigators: How much chlorine in your home's water is too much?

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:50 AM EDT2014-07-25 09:50:58 GMT
    Naegleria Fowleri, referred to as a deadly "brain-eating amoeba," was found in Louisiana's public water systems in 2013. Scientists say 0.5 mg/L of chlorine will kill it, but officials add levels should not exceed 0.4 mg/L.More >>
    Naegleria Fowleri, referred to as a deadly "brain-eating amoeba," was found in Louisiana's public water systems in 2013. Scientists say 0.5 mg/L of chlorine will kill it, but officials add levels should not exceed 0.4 mg/L.More >>
  • The Investigators: Nightmare on Elm Grove Part II

    The Investigators: Nightmare on Elm Grove Part II

    Jul 17, 2014 11:03 PM2014-07-18 16:16:51 GMT
    9News Investigators have uncovered a vile situation at a government-funded apartment complex in Baton Rouge. Raw sewage, mold, and pests have chased people from their homes.More >>
    9News Investigators have uncovered a vile situation at a government-funded apartment complex in Baton Rouge. Raw sewage, mold, and pests have chased people from their homes.More >>
  • The Investigators: Nightmare at Elm Grove Part I

    The Investigators: Nightmare at Elm Grove Part I

    Thursday, July 17 2014 7:42 PM EDT2014-07-17 23:42:10 GMT
    9News Investigators have exposed a nasty problem at an apartment complex in Baton Rouge. Money generated from tax revenue helps to pay the rent at Elm Grove Garden.The federal government has launched an investigation into the unsafe and unsanitary conditions plaguing Elm Grove.A typical day at Elm Grove Garden, which is located near the Baton Rouge Metro Airport, includes parents sitting on their porches watching their children play ball and ride bikes. They are playing outside in the swelter...More >>
    9News Investigators have exposed a nasty problem at an apartment complex in Baton Rouge. Money generated from tax revenue helps to pay the rent at Elm Grove Garden.The federal government has launched an investigation into the unsafe and unsanitary conditions plaguing Elm Grove.A typical day at Elm Grove Garden, which is located near the Baton Rouge Metro Airport, includes parents sitting on their porches watching their children play ball and ride bikes. They are playing outside in the swelter...More >>
  • I-Team: Are guns allowed in vehicles in parking lots where alcohol is sold?

    I-Team: Are guns allowed in vehicles in parking lots where alcohol is sold?

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 12:48 PM EDT2014-07-08 16:48:16 GMT
    An obscure Baton Rouge gun law is at the center of a potential showdown in federal court and whether a conflicting Louisiana law trumps the city's law.More >>
    An obscure Baton Rouge gun law is at the center of a potential showdown in federal court and whether a conflicting Louisiana law trumps the city's law.More >>
  • ITEAM: Former BRPD officer arrested, accused of double dipping

    ITEAM: Former BRPD officer arrested, accused of double dipping

    Monday, June 16 2014 7:06 PM EDT2014-06-16 23:06:41 GMT
    A now former Baton Rouge Police officer was arrested accused of getting paid from an extra detail and from the Baton Rouge Police Department.Fairfield Medical Center is a medical clinic in north BatonMore >>
    A now former Baton Rouge Police officer was arrested after he was accused of getting paid from working extra detail and also from the Baton Rouge Police Department.More >>
  • I-Team: BRPD plans to begin patrolling mall & Baton Rouge General Hospital

    I-Team: BRPD plans to begin patrolling mall & Baton Rouge General Hospital

    Tuesday, June 10 2014 3:20 AM EDT2014-06-10 07:20:55 GMT
    Because Baton Rouge annexed the Mall of Louisiana and Baton Rouge General Hospital - Bluebonnet, the Baton Rouge Police Department will begin patrolling the area on June 13.More >>
    Because Baton Rouge annexed the Mall of Louisiana and Baton Rouge General Hospital - Bluebonnet, the Baton Rouge Police Department will begin patrolling the area on June 13.
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  • I-team: Bus Stop Predators

    I-team: Bus Stop Predators

    Wednesday, May 21 2014 11:39 PM EDT2014-05-22 03:39:44 GMT
    There is a hidden danger that could be lurking on the streets some children walk every day. With thousands of sex offenders registered in East Baton Rouge Parish, you can be almost certain some of themMore >>
    There is a hidden danger that could be lurking on the streets some children walk every day. With thousands of sex offenders registered in East Baton Rouge Parish, you can be almost certain some of them live along their paths to and from school bus stops.More >>
  • I-Team: Classrooms of Fear - Incidents Revealed

    I-Team: Classrooms of Fear - Incidents Revealed

    Thursday, May 15 2014 10:44 AM EDT2014-05-15 14:44:58 GMT
    The I-Team examined police records showing how often law enforcement is called out to public schools in East Baton Rouge Parish.More >>
    The I-Team examined police records showing how often law enforcement is called out to public schools in East Baton Rouge Parish.More >>
  • I-Team: Classrooms of Fear - Hopeless & Helpless

    I-Team: Classrooms of Fear - Hopeless & Helpless

    May 8, 2014 10:00 PM 2014-05-09 15:08:20 GMT
    More than a dozen teachers are ready to call it quits at just one local public school in East Baton Rouge Parish.Educators are saying the main reasons they're throwing in the towel are a lack of disciplineMore >>
    More than a dozen teachers are ready to call it quits at just one local public school in East Baton Rouge Parish saying it's because of the increasing violence.
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  • Lee Zurik Investigation: Your tax dollars wasted as senator double dips

    Lee Zurik Investigation: Your tax dollars wasted as senator double dips

    Over the past four years, La. State Senator Yvonne Dorsey-Colomb has spent $19,442.64 from her campaign account on a cell phone. Then she got reimbursed by the Senate for the same bills.More >>
    Over the past four years, La. State Senator Yvonne Dorsey-Colomb has spent $19,442.64 from her campaign account on a cell phone. At the same time, the Baton Rouge Democrat has asked the Senate to reimburse her for cell phone expenses - essentially asking taxpayers to write a check to cover a bill that she's already paid. That finding is one of many from our "Louisiana Purchased" probe of campaign finance by FOX 8 News and NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune.More >>
  • I-Team: Menace in the Marsh

    I-Team: Menace in the Marsh

    Thursday, May 1 2014 12:24 AM EDT2014-05-01 04:24:50 GMT
    BP has claimed success in the billions of dollars it spent to clean up oil that gushed into the Gulf of Mexico and along the Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida shores, following the explosionMore >>
    BP has claimed success in the billions of dollars it spent to clean up oil that gushed into the Gulf of Mexico and along the Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida shores, following the explosionMore >>
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