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.
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 senior special agent for the New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board has been suspended without pay after separate investigations by the Office of Inspector General and FOX 8 News questioned the employee’s use of the police detail program.
Nine months after an explosion of a tank battery in Southwest Louisiana that claimed the life of a fourteen-year-old girl, the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources announced a new rule is now in effect that could prevent another tragedy.
The next installment of Lee Zurik's investigation into the NOPD details system will air Monday (Nov. 22) and include discrepancies gleaned from surveillance video shot from a public street outside an officer's house.