The head of the Department of Children and Family Services, Marketa Garner Walters, has resigned from her post less than a week after Scottie Hunter and the WAFB I-TEAM exposed the agency’s latest misstep which allowed 1-year-old Jarhei Paul to die on their watch October 31, 2022.
Louisiana’s governor is calling the Department of Children and Family Services’ (DCFS) handling of one its cases an “absolute failure” after a one-year-old boy died of a fentanyl overdose earlier in November.
Officials with Louisiana’s Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) are addressing the media Monday, Nov. 7, 2022 about their most recent handling of a case that resulted in the death of 1-year-old Jahrei Paul.
The agency tasked with keeping kids safe across the state, the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), is now telling the public exactly how they failed another child, only after the WAFB I-TEAM exposed the botched handling of a case that left 1-year-old Jahrei Paul dead.
The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board placed a Woodlawn High teacher on paid administrative leave Wednesday October 12 following a report by the 9NEWS Investigators about his allegedly troubled past at another school.
A Louisiana state trooper’s admission that he paid a hotel front desk clerk $200 dollars for sex may have helped him dodge a rape charge while at an out-of-state conference, investigative records obtained by WAFB show.
Nearly a year after a judge ordered a man to refund Claudette Davis the almost $4,500 she paid him for a headstone for her son’s grave, the man has still not paid up and her son’s grave remains without a headstone.
For many college coaches, it pays to get fired. Over a 17-year period beginning in 2005, public universities have shelled out more than $1.1 billion in buying out the contracts of college coaches, according to an InvestigateTV analysis of NCAA financial data collected by Syracuse University. Most of that money was spent on football coaches who play at the highest level of Division I athletics. As football coaches' annual compensation now stretches into seven digits, massive severance payments also grow bigger and bigger.
Officials with the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) have released the initial findings of the internal investigation into the agency’s handling of a case that resulted in the death of two-year-old Mitchell Robinson, III.