Scottie Hunter currently serves as the weekend anchor/ general assignment reporter at WAFB. While there he has covered a number of stories that have garnered national attention, including the death investigation of Lyntell Washington, a teacher who's body was found in a sugar cane field several days after she went missing in June 2016. Portions of his coverage were featured on the popular HLN program, Nancy Grace.
Most recently he has covered the ongoing protests surrounding the officer-involved shooting death of Alton Sterling which resulted in unrest across the country and a deep conversation about race-relations and police brutality.
Prior to that, he was a reporter at KPLC-TV in Lake Charles, LA. And a reporter/anchor at WVAS-FM in Montgomery, Alabama. He also previously covered politics for Alabama Public Television and was a reporter at WTVY-TV in Dothan, Ala.
He, his wife Jasmine and dog Bear enjoy calling Baton Rouge home.
The complaints continue to pile up for the Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) exactly one week after leadership within the agency extended the operations of call centers to help tackle more of the claims.
Attorneys representing Aaron Bowman, a man who a Louisiana State Police (LSP) Trooper allegedly used excessive force on during his May 2019 arrest in Monroe, La., held a news conference on the steps of the Louisiana State Capitol Monday, Dec. 14.
The case against Robert Marks, a former school administrator accused of killing a pregnant teacher in 2016, has been dismissed by the 19th Judicial District in East Baton Rouge Parish and moved to the 18th Judicial District in Iberville Parish.
Years after the warnings first went out about the dangers of some Takata airbags, an automaker plans to move ahead with repairs to the airbags after the 9News Investigators started asking questions about the delay in the process.
Col. Lamar Davis, who became the new superintendent of Louisiana State Police in Nov. 2020, tells the 9News Investigators he promises transparency to the people of Louisiana and to support his officers while holding them accountable for their actions.
As the Baton Rouge Police Department continues to investigate claims that LSU freshman wide receiver, Koy Moore, was violated by three officers, an incident report obtained by the 9News Investigators details what led officers to that encounter in the first place.
The Baton Rouge Police Department’s legal division told WAFB-TV it would take at least 30 days for the agency to hand over any available body camera video from officers' encounter with LSU freshmen wide receiver Koy Moore.
Folks have been waiting for quite some time for their opportunity to make their voices heard in the 2020 election, but some voters were surprised by the lighter turnout at some polling locations and the small wait times they experienced.
A New Iberia teen has been missing for almost a week after he took off from a group home in Baton Rouge. His mother now wants to know how he was able to walk right out the front door of the home while he was in the state’s care.