I-Team

  • Investigations

    Feb 9, 2016

    Rat Complaints Up 140 Percent in Chinatown

    Rat Complaints Up 140 Percent in Chinatown

    Eric Lee was surprised when the “check engine” light came on in his brand new Lexus. He was even more surprised when his mechanic told him the cause of the problem: rats had nested in his engine, and eaten through his wiring.

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  • Investigations

    Feb 4, 2016

    More Women Claim They Were Molested by NYC Corrections Officers During Jail Visits

    More Women Claim They Were Molested by NYC Corrections Officers During Jail Visits

    A dozen women have claimed they were sexually molested by female correction officers during visits to New York City jails after a woman's tearful interview with the I-Team being strip searched at Rikers Island.

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  • Investigations

    Feb 2, 2016

    I-Team: Tenants Worry About Condos Built Above Their Building

    I-Team: Tenants Worry About Condos Built Above Their Building

    A group of Upper West Side tenants is crying foul after a building inspector found false statements on permit applications to build luxury condominiums directly above a rent-stabilized building.

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  • Investigations

    Feb 2, 2016

    Ex-Suffolk Police Chief Mulls Plea Deal in Alleged Beating

    Ex-Suffolk Police Chief Mulls Plea Deal in Alleged Beating

    Federal prosecutors have offered a plea deal to a former suburban New York police chief charged with beating a suspect and then coercing officers to lie about it.

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  • Investigations

    Jan 28, 2016

    Homeless Students Get Bus Service After I-Team Report

    Homeless Students Get Bus Service After I-Team Report

    Hundreds of new school buses are on the way to homeless children after an I-Team report last month exposed some students in shelters traveling more than four hours a day on subways just to get to and from school.

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  • Investigations

    Feb 8, 2016

    Better Get Baquero

    Better Get Baquero

    Need help on a consumer issue? Reach out to Lynda Baquero and her team by calling the Consumer Affairs Tipline at 1-866-NEWS-244 and pressing 2 for consumer. You can also e-mail: tips@nbcnewyork.com.

  • Investigations

    Jan 26, 2016

    Medicare Denies Post-Hospital Care Costs for Patients 'Under Observation'

    Medicare Denies Post-Hospital Care Costs for Patients 'Under Observation'

    A Connecticut man was charged with a $7,700 bill for the weeks he spent in a rehabilitation center unknowingly “under observation,” a patient status that is not covered by Medicare.

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  • Investigations

    Jan 21, 2016

    Repair Orders Closed, but Broken Lights Persist in Parks

    Repair Orders Closed, but Broken Lights Persist in Parks

    For years now, Heide Estes has avoided walking her dog, Dojo, near the amphitheater in East River Park. It is common knowledge, she says, several lights near the bandshell have been burned out or broken.

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  • Investigations

    Jan 19, 2016

    After 5 Years on Rikers Island and No Trial, Bronx Man Sues CIty

    After 5 Years on Rikers Island and No Trial, Bronx Man Sues CIty

    Kenneth Creighton spent five years on Rikers Island awaiting a trial that never happened and now he’s suing the city for compensation for those lost years.

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