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Scathing report from OIG’s office echoes WWL-TV investigation into ex-director of juvenile jail

The three-and-a-half year tenure of Kyshun Webster as director of New Orleans juvenile lockup was plagued by spotty attendance, questionable spending and an attempt to get the facility to take his ailing pet dog and pay hefty veterinary expenses, according to an investigative report released Tuesday by the city’s Office of Inspector General. Continue Reading

Inspector General’s report shows building safety inspections lacking prior to Hard Rock collapse

The New Orleans Inspector General released a new audit Thursday that found city building inspectors failed to show up for safety inspections at construction sites 20% of the time between April 2019 and March 2020. The report echoes the findings of a joint WWL-TV/Times-Picayune investigation conducted in January and February 2020, which found the same 20%...
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