For weeks, the folks over at the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) have been working around the clock to try and get disaster benefits out to those who need them following Hurricane Ida.
A federal court judge has ordered multiple Louisiana law enforcement agencies to turn over evidence from the case of River Parishes serial killer Daniel Blank so that evidence can be independently tested for DNA.
The Department of Children and Family Services is tacking on an extra week for folks to sign up for DSNAP but some who already missed their window the first time are cautiously optimistic that they will actually get to apply in October
The 9News Investigators have uncovered a recorded voice mail that captured a Louisiana government worker’s profanity-filled rant where she criticized the program and those who are calling in to apply for the program.
The seven nursing homes involved have been shut down and the man behind them is being investigated. The lawsuit filed last week also blames the Louisiana Department of Health, holding them equally responsible for what happened.
Attorneys representing a hospice patient, who was among more than 850 nursing homes patients evacuated to a warehouse in Tangipahoa Parish before Hurricane Ida announced they are filing a lawsuit against the nursing home’s owner and the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH).
Not long after the head of Louisiana State Police announced sweeping changes within the state’s top law enforcement agency, Congressman Troy Carter is calling on the Department of Justice to look into the agency
Four nursing home residents died at a facility in Tangipahoa Parish that housing more than 800 residents who had been evacuated from the New Orleans area, officials with the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) announced on Thursday, Sept. 2.
At the height of the storm, AT&T told WAFB they were severely impacted by the conditions. Days after the storm, representatives with the company said they’ve made significant progress with about 90 percent of their customers reconnected.
BRPD Corporal Ken Camallo’s team went before the Municipal Civil Service Board today to argue that a 200-day suspension levied against the officer by the department violates the law. This comes just more than two months after he was demoted in rank from a sergeant to a corporal and slapped with the suspension.
As complaints continue to pour in against Republic Services over missed garbage pickups, the 9News Investigators have learned the company has dumped thousands of dollars into local political campaigns for years.
Auditors with the Louisiana Legislative Auditors Office found the East Baton Rouge city-parish could not provide adequate proof to justify the cost of the contract for the engineering firm chosen to design the stormwater master plan.
Lori Wright is now taking her legal fight to federal court about a year after she says she was roughed up by deputies in West Baton Rouge. She claims they left bruises on her face and for some reason, took her phone, confiscating it for weeks.
They were a lifeline at the height of the pandemic. Chrome books allowed students to continue to learn when the coronavirus kept them out of the classroom but as things with the virus calm down, the 9News Investigators have learned hundreds of those devices paid for with taxpayer money have been lost, are missing or reported stolen in area school districts.
The FBI has ordered a new look at the autopsy and other evidence, including body camera video from Louisiana State Police Troopers of the arrest that led to the death of Ronald Greene in May 2019, according to a report from the Associated Press (AP).
The investigation into a New Orleans-based FBI agent accused of multiple sex crimes, including rape and offenses involving children, could stretch beyond the state of Louisiana, a source familiar with the probe said Friday.
A Baton Rouge Police Department spokesman confirms to the 9 News Investigators that a high-ranking officer has been demoted and suspended tied to an ongoing investigation into searches he conducted on the clock without a warrant.
Sexual misconduct claims against Keith Cunningham could go to trial, a Louisiana attorney hopes. A court filing details employee allegations that Cunningham made sexual advances toward a woman under his leadership.
District Attorney Hillar Moore said his office will “look at any and all information that’s out there” related to the 2013 death of Dontrunner “Trun” Robinson during a raid by Baton Rouge Police Department narcotics detectives.
Shocking search video showing an invasive police search of a minor in Baton Rouge is making the rounds again. The case ended in a settlement with the city but now the law professor who released the video facing fire from parish attorneys as this spirals into another court fight. Three weeks after the video was made public showing BRPD officers strip search a 16-year-old and his brother before entering the young men’s home without a warrant, the parish attorney’s office now wants the law professor who put the video out locked up.
Legislative auditors and leaders with the Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) are at odds over whether employees at LWC broke the rules after an audit shows they got double paychecks at the height of the pandemic.
An audit conducted by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s Office has identified several instances where employees with the Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) may have been improperly paid for extra hours and in violation of State Civil Service Rules.