Lee Zurik, FOX 8 New Orleans

Lee Zurik

FOX 8 New Orleans

New Orleans, LA, United States

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  • KFVS News
  • WBRC FOX6 News
  • Hawaii News Now
  • WAFB
  • NBC12 WWBT Richmond
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  • WTVM News Leader 9
  • KWQC-TV6 News
  • Valley News Live
  • KWTX News 10
  • and more…

Recent articles by Lee:

ZURIK: Questions raised about NOPD Captain’s position on state board amid paid-detail investigation

Questions have been raised over NOPD captain Sabrina Richardson's position on a state board that oversees punishments for state police troopers, as she is currently under investigation by the Orleans District Attorney's office. → Read More

ZURIK: Internal emails show questionable trash collection bidding process

A series of emails uncovered by FOX 8 reveal what two local professors believe is a rigged public bid in Kenner. → Read More

Betting on Change: Horseracing long plagued with scandals and equine fatalities

A new federal law takes effect in July that aims to clean up thoroughbred horseracing, which for years has been plagued by scandals, drugs and equine fatalities. Racing insiders have pushed for decades for such a measure and they welcome the new oversight. → Read More

Betting on Change: Horseracing long plagued with scandals and equine fatalities

A new federal law takes effect in July that aims to clean up thoroughbred horseracing, which for years has been plagued by scandals, drugs and equine fatalities. Racing insiders have pushed for decades for such a measure and they welcome the new oversight. → Read More

ZURIK: Timesheets show questionable practices among NOPD’s Public Integrity Bureau

Timesheet data raises questions about the conduct of some of the NOPD's Public Integrity Bureau officers. → Read More

Profit Pump: 100 years after first patient uses insulin, out-of-pocket costs continue to climb

Diabetes patients say they're being priced out of being able to afford live-saving insulin. Who's to blame is a matter of who you ask. → Read More

Profit Pump: 100 years after first patient uses insulin, out-of-pocket costs continue to climb

Diabetes patients say they're being priced out of being able to afford live-saving insulin. Who's to blame is a matter of who you ask. → Read More

Defective: Government agency shackled by law often takes years to issue recalls on potentially dangerous products

It takes years for the Consumer Product Safety Commission to remove dangerous products from the market because of its cumbersome rule-making process and ineffective recalls that don’t incentivize consumers to return or destroy dangerous items. → Read More

Defective: Government agency shackled by law often takes years to issue recalls on potentially dangerous products

It takes years for the Consumer Product Safety Commission to remove dangerous products from the market because of its cumbersome rule-making process and ineffective recalls that don’t incentivize consumers to return or destroy dangerous items. → Read More

Defective: Government agency shackled by law often takes years to issue recalls on potentially dangerous products

It takes years for the Consumer Product Safety Commission to remove dangerous products from the market because of its cumbersome rule-making process and ineffective recalls that don’t incentivize consumers to return or destroy dangerous items. → Read More

Defective: Federal agency meant to protect consumers given little power to ban defective products

The federal agency created to watchdog consumer products - from crock pots to xylophones - is muzzled by its governing law, which gives all the power to manufacturers, including those with dangerous toys, appliances and other items on the market. The Fisher-Price Rock N Play – an inclined sleep product that defied the American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines for safe infant sleeping – exposed… → Read More

Defective: Federal agency meant to protect consumers given little power to ban defective products

The federal agency created to watchdog consumer products - from crock pots to xylophones - is muzzled by its governing law, which gives all the power to manufacturers, including those with dangerous toys, appliances and other items on the market. The Fisher-Price Rock N Play – an inclined sleep product that defied the American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines for safe infant sleeping – exposed… → Read More

Zurik: 1,500+ timed out of jail or bond obligations in 2021

A new Metropolitan Crime Commission report shows the numbers are much higher than previously thought. → Read More

Zurik: 1,500+ timed out of jail or bond obligations in 2021

A new Metropolitan Crime Commission report shows the numbers are much higher than previously thought. → Read More

Buy the Book: Public dollars pay for Netflix, trips to the zoo and karate lessons for kids learning from home

Programs bridging public schools and homeschooling are growing fast, but critics worry about what that means for the future of education. → Read More

Buy the Book: Public dollars pay for Netflix, trips to the zoo and karate lessons for kids learning from home

Programs bridging public schools and homeschooling are growing fast, but critics worry about what that means for the future of education. → Read More

Secret Acres: Foreign-owned agricultural land inaccurately tracked by government

Foreign entities have bought 13 million more U.S. farm acres in 10 years, but agriculture policy scholars say the total could be far more. → Read More

Secret Acres: Foreign-owned agricultural land inaccurately tracked by government

Foreign entities have bought 13 million more U.S. farm acres in 10 years, but agriculture policy scholars say the total could be far more. → Read More

ZURIK: Kenner disaster pay reveals possible lack of oversight

After a lawsuit filed by FOX 8 against the City of Kenner to get payroll records, they show the city may be breaking a policy when paying one official. → Read More

Zurik: Records show Kenner city employees paid for more than 24 hours a day of work following Ida

The records Kenner did not want to hand over raise serious questions. → Read More