Lee Zurik, WDBJ7

Lee Zurik

WDBJ7

New Orleans, LA, United States

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Recent:
  • FOX 8 New Orleans
  • NBC12 WWBT Richmond
  • WDBJ7
  • WTVM News Leader 9
  • KWQC-TV6 News
Past:
  • WBRC FOX6 News
  • WAFB
  • Valley News Live
  • KWTX News 10
  • KFVS News
  • WALB News 10
  • Hawaii News Now
  • wdam
  • WMBFNews.com
  • Region 8 News
  • and more…

Recent articles by Lee:

State of Decay: Rural areas in America are at a tooth loss

The lack of access to dental care plagues many parts of rural America. → Read More

State of Decay: Rural areas in America are at a tooth loss

The lack of access to dental care plagues many parts of rural America. → Read More

State of Decay: Rural areas in America are at a tooth loss

The lack of access to dental care plagues many parts of rural America. → Read More

State of Decay: Rural areas in America are at a tooth loss

The lack of access to dental care plagues many parts of rural America. → Read More

State of Decay: Rural areas in America are at a tooth loss

The lack of access to dental care plagues many parts of rural America. → Read More

The homecoming game that likely changed the history of the Saints organization

While the Saints’ latest post-hurricane homecoming did not end with a win like they had envisioned, it was a homecoming game after Hurricane Katrina that likely sealed the Saints’ future in New Orleans for many years. → Read More

Despite continual offers, Benson says ‘there is no way’ Pelicans will be sold

Gayle Benson, owner of the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans, says there is no way the basketball franchise will be sold as long as she is alive. The comments come in an exclusive interview with FOX 8′s Lee Zurik and Jeff Duncan of NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune. → Read More

Saintly Succession: Gayle Benson’s plan to give back to the community, keep Saints in New Orleans

It’s a topic that seems to come up at least once a decade -- what is the future of the New Orleans Saints and will they stay in New Orleans? → Read More

Zurik: City says priority is getting trash picked up, not mixing trash with debris

The City of New Orleans provided few answers Tuesday in response to a FOX 8 Lee Zurik Investigation that found the city’s contractor in charge of specifically collecting trash not associated with Hurricane Ida, was collecting nearly everything found on the street, including storm debris. → Read More

Zurik: Contractors mixing debris and trash could cost city more money

City contractors that are supposed to keep trash and storm debris separate are mixing them together, which could mean a higher bill for whoever picks up the bill -- either the City of New Orleans or the federal government. → Read More

15 now dead among nursing home residents evacuated to warehouse

15 of over 800 nursing home residents evacuated to a makeshift shelter ahead of Ida have died, according to LDH. → Read More

Zurik: Families of nursing home residents in warehouse shelter say owner ‘needs to be punished’

Lawsuits are mounting against Bob Dean, the owner of seven nursing homes and the warehouse he used to shelter hundreds of residents during Hurricane Ida → Read More

Licenses revoked of nursing homes involved in warehouse shelter evacuation where 7 died

Officials have revoked the licenses of seven nursing homes involved in an evacuation that crammed elderly and vulnerable residents into a warehouse. → Read More

Zurik: Nursing school director says board member pressured school leaders for student’s admission

The head of a state nursing school says a board member pressured for a student’s admission on multiple occasions, despite the student falling below the cut-off for the program. → Read More

Zurik: Leader of state board placed on leave following misconduct investigation

The leader of the state’s board over private security has been placed on leave after numerous allegations of wrongdoing surfaced around his leadership of the agency. → Read More

Zurik: Delayed, ignored records requests question whether New Orleans RTA is violating transparency laws

The State of Louisiana’s public records laws are in place to provide transparency to public agencies. But one New Orleans-based agency may be skirting those laws by not responding to requests. → Read More

COVID-19 map tracks current hot spots

Updated daily, this COVID-19 hotspot map illustrates where the largest number of new cases (relative to population) have been reported in the last seven days. → Read More

COVID-19 map tracks current hot spots

Updated daily, this COVID-19 hotspot map illustrates where the largest number of new cases (relative to population) have been reported in the last seven days. → Read More

COVID-19 map tracks current hot spots

Updated daily, this COVID-19 hotspot map illustrates where the largest number of new cases (relative to population) have been reported in the last seven days. → Read More

COVID-19 map tracks current hot spots

Updated daily, this COVID-19 hotspot map illustrates where the largest number of new cases (relative to population) have been reported in the last seven days. → Read More