Kiran Chawla is WAFB 9News Investigators Lead Investigative Reporter. Investigations & Changes: -EBR Mayor's B.R.A.V.E. Contracts: all contracts suspended and Legislative Auditor launched investigation -18th JDC Judge Robin Free: Judicial Commission launched investigation and judge announced early retirement -18th JDC Judge James Best: Supreme Court suspended judge for 15 days -Latter & Blum properties: launched State Fire Marshal investigation and Latter & Blum corrected their deficiencies -Classrooms of Fear: EBR Superintendent and teacher's union came up with plan to reduce violence in classrooms -A1 Autoplex Used Car Dealership: dealer arrested and dealership shut down -Brusly Police Chief: resigned amid investigation -Annexation for BRPD: suit filed putting annexation on hold and reversing any transfers for BRPD to Mall of Louisiana -Livonia Sex Offender Special Treatment: convicted sex offender's reduced probation reinstated to serve full sentence -Powerhouse gym: investigations launched and gym shut down -Zachary Public Cemetery: future burials prohibited and lawsuits launched against cemetery -Zachary gas utility board: two board members fired -Gonzales Police officers speeding: oral reprimand by counseling -BRPD Officer's summons: investigation launched and officer re-assigned -State document look-alikes: investigation launched Contact Kiran via email at email@example.com.
Two inspectors from the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) spent their morning in East Feliciana Parish Monday, Jan. 7 following Clinton Mayor Lori Bell telling the 9News Investigators Friday that the majority of the 22 deficiencies they were cited for had been fixed.
Clinton Mayor Lori Bell tells the 9News Investigators that 21 of the 22 deficiencies in the town’s water system have been corrected as has the well that had been shut down. This comes after a series of 9News investigations this week.
The East Feliciana Sheriff’s Office is investigating the Town of Clinton’s failure to maintain an acceptable public water system. The town’s water system is in bad shape, according to a letter from the Louisiana Department of Health that cited 22 violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act.
Michael Collins, 45, is in the Livingston Parish Detention Center Tuesday night after having been in Kentucky since Eugene and Patricia Gurley’s murders on Oct. 31. He’s booked on two counts of first degree murder, two counts of automobile theft, and simple burglary.
A West Baton Rouge Parish grand jury has indicted two former Brusly police officers, Anthony “Kip” Dupre and Dan Cipriano, for the actions they took during the arrest of a 14-year-old student at Brusly Middle School.
A former Port Allen police officer filed a lawsuit in federal court alleging Port Allen Police Chief Esdron Brown is making decisions based on religion, including giving someone a promotion because “God told him to” do so.
A man and woman are facing multiple drug charges following a bust in Iberville Parish. The Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office reported Amanda Lagarde, 35, of Plaquemine, and Willie Williams, 32, of Maringouin, were arrested Monday.