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Mike Perlstein - Investigator

Mike Perlstein - InvestigatorBiography of WWL-TV Investigator Mike Perlstein
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David Hammer - Investigator

David Hammer - InvestigatorBiography of WWL-TV Investigator David Hammer
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  • 7 months, 2 weeks ago
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Katie Moore - Weekend Anchor/Investigator

Katie Moore - Weekend Anchor/InvestigatorBiography of Katie Moore, WWL-TV Anchor and Investigator.
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  • 7 months, 2 weeks ago
Katie Moore

Pastor sued Gayle Benson over Mercedes purchase in '90s

Pastor sued Gayle Benson over Mercedes purchase in '90sGayle Bird, now Benson, simply answered an ad in the Times Picayune newspaper in 1998 when she was looking to buy a used Mercedes-Benz. The man who placed it was Franklinton Pentecostal pastor Jerry Wayne Cox.
  • Katie Moore
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
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Cat Island: Pelican haven to lifeless sandbar in 5 years

Cat Island: Pelican haven to lifeless sandbar in 5 yearsIt was Ground Zero for pelicans caught in the oil spill. Now, Cat Island won't be Ground Anything much longer.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
David Hammer

Big bucks pour into Plaquemines over lawsuit

Big bucks pour into Plaquemines over lawsuitNick Kohnke is upset. And for much of the last year, he's been trying to make sure the rest of Plaquemines Parish is as concerned as he is.
  • David Hammer
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
News

Tainted Legacy investigations

Tainted Legacy investigationsLandowners say legacy lawsuits hold oil companies accountable. The industry calls them frivolous. Here's the full story.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Mike Perlstein

Fights on McMain campus caught on video, shared on social media

Fights on McMain campus caught on video, shared on social mediaAll of the videos showed multiple students huddled around the combatants, phone cameras recording the action from all angles.
  • Mike Perlstein
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Katie Moore

Former favored work release inmate arrested for 9th DWI

Former favored work release inmate arrested for 9th DWIA former inmate at North Shore Workforce in Covington, who got favored treatment by connected employer, arrested for DWI
  • Katie Moore
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Mike Perlstein

NOPD to cite officers who quickly closed child abuse complaint case

NOPD to cite officers who quickly closed child abuse complaint caseA child abuse complaint filed by Russell Johnson on behalf of his six-year-old autistic son has been closed .
  • Mike Perlstein
  • 1 month ago
David Hammer

Despite rosy report, BP still cleaning up oil

Despite rosy report, BP still cleaning up oilJust as BP released a report this week stating that its massive oil spill five years ago did not have a lasting impact on the Gulf environment, WWL-TV found crews trying to clean up the largest tar mat seen in Louisiana in more than a year.
  • David Hammer
  • 1 month ago
David Hammer

Tar mat uncovered as BP report downplays oil spill impact

Tar mat uncovered as BP report downplays oil spill impactOn the same day that BP released a report stating that its massive oil spill five years ago did not have a lasting impact on the Gulf environment, the Coast Guard responded to the largest tar mat uncovered in more than a year.
  • David Hammer
  • 1 month ago
Mike Perlstein

After 30 years on death row, wrongfully-convicted man fights state for money

After 30 years on death row, wrongfully-convicted man fights state for moneyIt has been one year since Glenn Ford walked away from death row and through gates of the Louisiana State Penitentiary.
  • Mike Perlstein
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Katie Moore

Walter Reed divorce records unsealed

Walter Reed divorce records unsealedAfter more than a decade of being hidden from the public, the divorce records of former District Attorney Walter Reed were unsealed Thursday.
  • Katie Moore
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
David Hammer

Plaquemines councilwoman withdraws motion to delay suit against oil companies

Plaquemines councilwoman withdraws motion to delay suit against oil companiesA new Plaquemines Parish councilwoman who is trying to end that parish's 2013 lawsuit against 68 oil and gas companies, withdrew her motion Thursday.
  • David Hammer
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Katie Moore

Ex-DA's brother flashed badge more than once

Ex-DA's brother flashed badge more than onceAn incident with a Covington woman last August was not the first time Richard Reed flashed a district attorney badge to law enforcement.
  • Katie Moore
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
David Hammer

The battle for the oil and gas soul of Louisiana

The battle for the oil and gas soul of LouisianaThe parish that hugs the final 80 miles of the Mississippi River is Ground Zero in Louisiana's losing battle against coastal erosion.
  • David Hammer
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Katie Moore

Data shows only 10 arrests for human trafficking since 2010

Data shows only 10 arrests for human trafficking since 2010There is new information in the exclusive Eyewitness Investigation from Monday on the fight against human trafficking in the metro area.
  • Katie Moore
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Despite outrage, sex trafficking arrests rare in metro area

Despite outrage, sex trafficking arrests rare in metro areaLast year, Louisiana passed a new law getting tougher on traffickers, but our months-long analysis of arrest and conviction data from 2010 through mid-2015 reveals few of their victims ever get justice.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
David Hammer

BP drops attempt to oust oil spill claims administrator

BP drops attempt to oust oil spill claims administratorBP has suddenly dropped its long-standing effort to remove the oil spill claims administrator it once fought to remove.
  • David Hammer
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
David Hammer

Commissioner uses study to attack solar subsidies

Commissioner uses study to attack solar subsidiesA new and controversial economic study predicts that most utility companies in the state will soon be able to deny net-metering to new solar customers – a crucial program that allows homeowners with rooftop solar panels to produce electricity during the day, put it on...
  • David Hammer
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Mike Perlstein

Bills mount as jailed man waits on ankle bracelet

Bills mount as jailed man waits on ankle braceletA man arrested for drug possession in January can't get out of jail because he hasn't been given an ankle bracelet.
  • Mike Perlstein
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Mike Perlstein

Prosecutors say more charges likely in Peralta case

Prosecutors say more charges likely in Peralta caseState prosecutors gave little doubt about their intentions to seek additional charges against St. Bernard Parish President Dave Peralta, stating at a court hearing Tuesday that they are "99.5 percent" certain that an ongoing grand jury will produce a...
  • Mike Perlstein
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Mike Perlstein

3 arrested for firing gun at Tulane students

3 arrested for firing gun at Tulane studentsThree Jefferson Parish men are in jail after police say they fired shots at two Tulane students just outside of campus early Sunday morning, according to a police report.
  • Mike Perlstein
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
David Hammer

Levee authority votes to keep suit against oil, gas going

Levee authority votes to keep suit against oil, gas goingA New Orleans area levee authority voted narrowly Monday to keep its appeal going on a landmark federal court case that it launched against oil and gas companies almost two years ago.
  • David Hammer
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
David Hammer

Man sentenced for firebombing of Gentilly gas station

Man sentenced for firebombing of Gentilly gas stationLarry Moses has been sentenced to 12-and-a-half years in prison for heroin trafficking, firearms possession and the 2010 firebombing of the fuel zone gas station at the corner of Chef Highway and Louisa Street in Gentilly.
  • David Hammer
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
David Hammer

Video in Country Club rape case was recorded over

Video in Country Club rape case was recorded overSurveillance footage that could have offered police key evidence in a high-profile rape investigation got recorded over and cannot be viewed.
  • David Hammer
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago