Investigations

Louisiana boil water notices paint a picture of the state’s failing drinking water infrastructure

BY: - May 13, 2021

This story was co-published with WWNO/WRKF. As far back as Fannie King, 39, can remember, there have been problems with the drinking water in Tallulah, a small city in northeastern Louisiana. King’s experienced water outages, discolored water and backups that cause the water to drain slowly. “As long as I’ve been living, there’s always been […]

University of New Orleans

UNO hired a professor who had been arrested for a sex crime. Then, he ended up harassing a student.

BY: - April 27, 2021

In the spring of 2018, a student at the University of New Orleans told administrators biology professor Shawn Vincent asked her for sex in exchange for an A in his class.  UNO administrators suspended Vincent immediately, and days later, when the student turned over to university officials text messages and an audio recording of Vincent, […]

Jeff Landry sues ULM med school over vaccine mandate

Louisiana AG didn’t report discipline resulting from office sexual harassment complaint

BY: - February 26, 2021

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry chose not to disclose that he had to discipline one of his top deputies following a sexual harassment complaint in an annual report that tracks sexual misconduct across state government and is required by state law.  Landry’s Department of Justice, like all other state agencies, is legally obligated to reveal […]