WNBC, the NBC O&O in New York City, is airing a special The I-Team Reports Saturday night at 7 spotlighting several viewer-driven stories that generated action, results and change in the region. Among the stories featured in Saturday’s broadcast of The I-Team Reports: High Rise reveals how construction workers on a high rise project Manhattan might […]
Among the stories featured in Saturday’s broadcast of The I-Team Reports:
High Rise reveals how construction workers on a high rise project Manhattan might be high themselves on drugs. More than a dozen construction workers are smoking what looked and smelled like marijuana, then heading back to work.
Secuity Risks at JFK Airport reveals the Port Authority’s inspector general’s full review of female officers who are subjected to a culture of harassment, including participation in alleged sexual activity.
Black Market Bogus Safety Cards, a joint investigation by the I-Team and Telemundo 47 Investiga, found a booming black market for bogus safety training cards despite more than two dozen on-the-job deaths in the last few years and outreach by local officials. The findings led city officials to further enhance enforcement, with a goal of ensuring developers and contractors are fulfilling their responsibilities to prevent worker injuries and deaths.
Mayor Arrested follows an investigation of the mayor of New Jersey’s third largest city who pled guilty to corruption charges over an alleged scheme to steal from taxpayers by ordering city workers to do construction on a relative’s would-be beer business.
Taxpayer Triumph shows how in the aftermath of an I-Team investigation, the city’s Administration for Children’s Services announced that it would sharply reduce its fees — saving millions for taxpayers.
Phony On-Line Reviews found a growing market for phony, online reviews which impacted several local businesses. The New York State Attorney General’s office continues to monitor, investigate and take action against companies flooding the internet with fake reviews.