FOX 8 filed a lawsuit against the New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board and its Executive Director Ghassan Korban, after the board refused to provide public records and at times stopped responding to requests for updates.
A New Orleans city councilman wants a stiffer punishment by code enforcement against the owner of The Willows apartment complex. The non-profit owner of the site still owes money from a code enforcement hearing two years ago.
Attorney Lance Unglesby claims his team has proof the homes built by D.R. Horton are not being built properly and leading to big time problems for customers. Unglesby wants to matter to continue to play out in court and in the public because he believes the public has the right to know.
Years of neglect, near nightly shootings and overwhelming filth. That's what some terrified New Orleans East neighbors say they've been dealing with at their apartment complex and it's who owns the complex that may surprise you.
Sometimes a surgeon is the salesman. Across the country, there are physician-owned distributorships where doctors own part of a medical device company and then buy (or have their hospital buy) that hardware to use in their own surgeries.
One New Orleans City Council member says the Sewerage and Water Board has a “moral obligation” to start paying the millions of dollars it owes to citizens. Those bills have gone unpaid for years, or even decades in some cases.
Orleans District Attorney Jason Williams is just months away from a federal tax fraud trial, but now faces new tax issues. THe new allegation falls outside the parameters of the original indictment, and involves a period of time when Williams was running for D.A.
Questions have been raised over NOPD captain Sabrina Richardson's position on a state board that oversees punishments for state police troopers, as she is currently under investigation by the Orleans District Attorney's office.
By Jill Riepenhoff, Conner Hendricks and Lee Zurik
A new federal law takes effect in July that aims to clean up thoroughbred horseracing, which for years has been plagued by scandals, drugs and equine fatalities. Racing insiders have pushed for decades for such a measure and they welcome the new oversight.
The FOX 8 Defenders learn a longtime nuisance property we've tracked for years no longer poses a problem for one New Orleans neighborhood. While it's been cleaned up, some worry about other lingering eyesores in the St. Bernard area near Bayou St. John.
A highly-paid Kenner employee, who was recently fired, said a clerical error made it look like he was double-dipping while working for the city and the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office. But FOX 8 uncovered documents that appear to show changes to his timesheets were an attempt to cover up double-dipping.
A FOX 8 investigation raises questions about connections between a now-fired Kenner employee and a contract worth Millions. Kenner paid its trash collector $5.5 million last year, but we found close to $1 million in payments were made without proper backup documentation.
A North shore man received dozens of faxes that contain personal medical information, and they weren't intended for him. Desperate to get the problem fixed, he reached out to the FOX 8 Defenders to track down answers.