New Orleans City Hall officials are investigating whether employees signed off on inspections at the construction site of the Hard Rock Hotel without visiting the project. The site collapsed in October killing three men and leaving a scar on the city's skyline.
Elder abuse is an awful crime that continues to take hold of the capital area as more and more elderly people are coming under attack. Experts say most of those seniors are being abused by those meant to care for them.
Construction projects across the state awarded to Coastal Bridge, the company criticized for delayed and what some describe as “sloppy” work were stripped from the company after it defaulted on several contracts in early February, records show.
Data the 9News Investigators have found available on a Watchdog group website out of Washington, D.C. reveals ExxonMobil Refinery in Baton Rouge has faced nearly a dozen violations at the facility in the last two decades.
A protective order has been issued against Galen Marcantel, the man arrested and facing charges after an elderly woman was discovered in conditions the Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office describes as “unlivable”.
Current and former NFL players say they have tested positive for drugs because of contaminated supplements. Scientists say it's a problem not just for athletes but anyone taking supplements - particularly those in performance-enhancement categories like weight loss and muscle building.
A lawsuit filed in the 19th Judicial District Court claims a woman formerly employed in the office of East Baton Rouge Parish Clerk of Court Doug Welborn was allegedly the victim of retaliation after reporting sexual harassment.
After years of breaking the law, the FBI has finally and quietly released its own hate crime statistics. As InvestigateTV uncovered in Measure of Hate, while the FBI published annual hate crime statistics, the agency failed to release its own numbers.
The 9News Investigators have obtained copies of messages between Sammy’s Grill employees, including management at the Prairieville location, that seem to show a drastic reduction in the operations of the restaurant chain.
As the year comes to a close, staffers at public universities around Louisiana are working to complete state-required annual inventory checks to determine how many of the school’s items can’t be located.
The Zachary community home from which a patient escaped in August before entering a nearby house and being shot by the owner is operating with a provisional license after investigators from the Louisiana Department of Health found several “deficiencies” that may have contributed to the incident.
The Louisiana Department of Revenue and Division of Administration (DOA) sparred over which agency was at fault over $26M of accidentally issued tax refunds in March when responding to a report released by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor (LLA).
The State of Louisiana and a sergeant previously employed with the Louisiana Youth Challenge Program (YCP) are named in an excessive force lawsuit filed in the 19th Judicial District Courthouse that states a cadet was subjected to severe physical punishment while in the program.
The three Louisiana State Police (LSP) troopers transferred out of the LSP training academy after an alleged cadet hazing scandal in October had nearly spotless records prior to that, a review by the 9News Investigators shows.
Documents show East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore moved forward with charges against Reynard Green, 34, the same man troopers found sleeping on a couch in the Governor’s Mansion in April.
Professional fundraisers are for-profit companies that contract with charities to solicit donations by telephone or through the mail. The industry is loosely regulated and can keep as much as 100% of donated dollars.
The Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff’s Office (PCSO) is leading an investigation into bank statements uncovered by the 9News Investigators appearing to show money raised for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital may have been spent for personal uses by a councilman in Fordoche, Louisiana.
Less than a week before voters head to the polls for the Non. 16 runoff election, questions have now been raised over whether Louisiana Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin broke the law recently in his comments at a Republican rally in Monroe on Thursday, Nov. 7.
Now that Dennis and Cynthia Perkins are both behind bars, accused of heinous sex crimes against children, one group says their high-profile arrests are now shining a light on a dark problem in Louisiana.
Prosecutors submitted a bill of information against Baton Rouge physical therapist Philippe Veeters Thursday, Nov. 11, formally charging him in connection to incidents involving several females who alleged he was inappropriate while providing physical therapy services.
Many say the free concert, called Sunday Service and Brunchella, was wonderful, the music was powerful, and the experience was one-of-a-kind, but some say the extra perk of brunch beforehand, that many actually paid for, left them disappointed.
After the 9News Investigators uncovered the 1,833 weapon-related incidents reported in schools statewide in 2018, new numbers requested from the state show most of those incidents were reported in the East Baton Rouge Parish School System (EBRPSS).
It’s a scary situation that has become all too common. As weapons show up in schools more frequently across the country, the 9News Investigators have learned 1,833 weapon-related incidents were reported in schools across Louisiana in 2018.