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.
An investigative unit made up of three state agencies exists to curb the amount of insurance fraud in the state. But a FOX 8 Investigation found all of the spending by one of those agencies doesn’t seem to be going to insurance fraud cases, in possible violation of the law that founded the unit.
A use of force expert with more than 20 years of law enforcement experience tells the 9News Investigators more officers should be held accountable after an elderly man was tased in Port Allen police custody.
Izell Richardson Jr., 67, still recalls the shock of 50,000 volts of electricity pulsed into his body by a Louisiana police officer. A 45-minute, graphic video shows the chaotic moments of the March encounter.
The family of a man seen on video being punched and kicked by Minden Police Department officers while lying on the ground after his family claims he had a seizure is now speaking out about what they say happened.
Chief Investigative Reporter Stacey Cameron has confirmed the man involved in the incident, Robby Bailey, was transported to Overton Brooks VA Medical Center in Shreveport following his encounter with police.
The Minden Police Department is investigating a use of force incident after officers were seen on video struggling with a man lying on the ground while a young child, believed to be the man’s grandson with autism, looks on.
Days after Kori Gauthier went missing, the 9News Investigators are asking whether officers with the Baton Rouge Police Department dropped the ball, wasting precious seconds in the search after they responded to the wreck where Gauthier’s abandoned car was found.
A law professor with LSU is calling on the Louisiana Civil Service Commission to reverse a decision to ban a former state employee from working for the state for the next five years over political posts she made on social media.
Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry, along with more than 30 other state attorneys general, says Apple has agreed to a $113 million settlement over the company’s 2016 decision to throttle the performance of customers’ iPhones to address unexpected shutdowns in some models.
The legal action, according to the letter, would name as plaintiffs the City of Shreveport, Shreveport Police Chief Ben Raymond, and four SPD officers recently indicted in connection with McGlothen’s April 5, 2020, in-custody death.
Since the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) launched to help businesses pay their employees to prevent great losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some people have of course tried to exploit the program and defraud the federal government of money.