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I-Team

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

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Rooftop solar panels (WBZ-TV photo)

I-Team: The Hidden Dangers Of Solar Panels

More homeowners and businesses are turning to solar energy save money. That may be good news for the environment, but it is also concerning for firefighters.

01/09/2014

Mirena contraception device (Image from Bayer Pharmaceuticals)

I-Team: Birth Control Device Causing Serious Injuries

The I-Team discovered, while some women enjoy the convenience, others are living a nightmare.

12/05/2013

FBI lab in Quantico, VA. (WBZ-TV photo)

I-Team: Inside The FBI Crime Lab In Quantico

Just minutes after the two bombs exploded at the Marathon Finish Line, as people rushed to help those hurt on Boylston Street, the FBI launched its search for answers 475 miles away.

11/26/2013

National Grid crew. (WBZ-TV photo)

I-Team: Thousands Of Gas Leaks Across Mass.

By one estimate, there are more than 20,000 gas leaks across Massachusetts at this time. The leaks not only present a public safety concern, but one for ratepayers as well.

11/22/2013

Open sign (WBZ-TV photo)

I-Team: Sex Trafficking In The Suburbs

Prostitution arrests are being made in communities that don’t usually see that type of crime.

11/21/2013

Assisted living center. (WBZ-TV photo)

I-Team: Assisted Living Center Employees Forced To Break The Law

The I-Team spoke with an employee who was instructed to crush pills to help patients who could not or would not take their medication.

11/20/2013

David Perdios (WBZ-TV photo)

I-Team: Milton Town Official Only Working Half Of The Time

Most town officials are working hard these days to make ends meet, but the I-Team followed one well-paid town department head and found he was hardly working at all.

11/14/2013

Kratom an herb related to the coffee plant.  (WBZ-TV photo)

I-Team: Mass. Lawmaker Files Bill To Outlaw Kratom

The I-Team discovered the herb is sold in many stores and experts say it can have a powerful and gripping effect on the brain.

11/13/2013

Essure (WBZ-TV photo)

I-Team: Medical Procedure Causing Horrific Side Effects

Women say Essure, tiny coils implanted in the fallopian tubes, are causing horrific side effects.

11/01/2013

Leevon Toppi and nurse Julie Frascarelli. (WBZ-TV photo)

I-Team: State Taking Back Money From North Andover Nurse

A nurse who works for Mass Health and accidentally let her license lapse now has another battle to fight.

10/28/2013