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I-Team

The Iteam has a long tradition of investigating corruption, waste, and wrong doing across New England.  Joe Shortsleeve and Lauren Leamanczyk ask the tough questions, get the answers others can’t, and hold those in power accountable to you.

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I-Team: Mass. Law Doesn’t Protect People Falsely Accused Of Crimes

If you are falsely accused of a crime, you better hope it is not in Massachusetts. The I-Team discovered our state is far behind most other states in laws to protect the innocent.

07/08/2014

Smartphone camera (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Feds In Boston Crack Down On International ‘Sextortion’ Cases

It starts when a young person puts their first compromising picture on the Internet.

07/04/2014

Cyclist (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Concussions On The Rise Among Cyclists

No one will argue you are safer riding with a helmet than without one, but as our cycling culture keeps growing, the I-Team found some troubling numbers.

07/03/2014

Vietnam veteran Doug Chase was given a doctor's appointment at a Veterans Affairs hospital two years after he died.

I-Team: Acton Vet Finally Gets VA Doctor’s Appointment – 2 Years After He Died

Veteran Douglas Chase had a brain tumor and died in August 2012. Two weeks ago, a letter was sent to him from the VA asking him to call promptly about his appointment.

06/30/2014

Martin Finch (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: North Reading Man Charged In Land Surveying Scheme

A North Reading man is accused of passing himself off as a licensed land surveyor and charging people $650 to $800 for his work.

06/18/2014

Electronic overhead tolling. (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Overhead Tolls Coming To Mass. Pike In West Newton

Drivers will soon be paying a new toll on the Mass Pike. The I-Team has learned the free ride is over for a section of the highway.

06/17/2014

Elevator inside Dedham apartment building. (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Mass. Officials Worried About ‘Catastrophic Failure’ Of Dedham Complex Elevator

State inspectors say they are concerned about a “catastrophic failure” of an elevator at a Dedham complex.

06/10/2014

VA Hospital (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Wait Times At Mass. VA Hospitals Among Highest In Nation

New statistics obtained by the I-Team from an internal VA audit show Massachusetts veterans are indeed waiting for first-time appointments.

06/09/2014

Surveillance video of a 2011 accident involving an MBTA bus.

I-Team: Victim Responds To Amended 2011 MBTA Bus Accident Report

A WBZ-TV I-Team investigation is raising new questions about how MBTA Police handle incidents involving their MBTA drivers.

06/05/2014

Boston Police (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Boston Tops List Of Police Misconduct Settlements

Every big city police department walks a fine line when it comes to the use of force, but an I-Team investigation found Boston police may be crossing that line too often.

05/29/2014

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