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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: 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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I-Team: State Hiring Contractors With Extensive Safety Violations

It is not uncommon for construction companies to be hit with a safety violation or two. But the I-Team has learned that the state of Massachusetts is hiring contractors that have been cited for repeatedly putting trench workers in unsafe situations.

05/23/2014

MBTA Bus (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: MBTA Police Give Bus Drivers Preferential Treatment

There are questions about the actions of MBTA Police officers when it comes to accident investigations.

05/20/2014

A person was rescued from an elevator shaft at Fenway Park. (Photo from Boston EMS Incidents)

I-Team: Fenway Elevator Doors Forced Off Their Hinges Before Fall

A 22-year-old woman fell two stories inside an elevator shaft at Fenway Park, landing on top of an elevator.

05/19/2014

Eight people were hurt in the crash, which left the bus dangling over the Mass. Pike, May 18, 2014. (Andrea Courtois/WBZ)

I-Team Source: Witnesses Saw MBTA Bus Driver On Phone Before Mass Pike Overpass Crash

The MBTA driver that crashed into a guardrail over the Massachusetts Turnpike in Newton, has been charged with obstruction of justice.

05/19/2014

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I-Team: Unsafe Trucks On Mass. Roadways

An I-Team investigation found trucks in Massachusetts are not measuring up when it comes to safety.

05/13/2014

Parking ticket (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Boston Parking Ticket Secrets

The I-Team discovered a few secrets about how parking tickets are written that just may help you avoid that dreaded orange envelope.

05/12/2014

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I-Team: Millions Of Dollars In Mass. Welfare Benefits Spent Out Of State

An I-Team investigation uncovers fraudulent use of taxpayer funded benefits intended for the neediest of Massachusetts residents.

05/07/2014