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I-Team: Change in Medicaid policy impacts Nevada families who rely on compounded medicines

A Las Vegas valley mom faces a hurdle as she tries to get medicine for her child. It's due to a change in how Medicaid covers certain prescribed medicines and it's impacting other families, as well. → Read More

I-Team: Family willing to break rules to use listening device

A Las Vegas family is willing to break the rules to send their child to school with a listening device. AngelSense is a device that can be worn by a child while giving parents the ability to listen to whats happening around the child and to track them with GPS. → Read More

I-Team: Man loses life savings in escrow scam

Imagine wiring money to what you think is a title company to buy a home or property and suddenly it's gone. It's a new scam which the FBI is now warning consumers about. → Read More

I-Team: Former prostitute makes claims about music mogul in lawsuit

A former prostitute is suing the state of Nevada and lawmakers for what she calls their role in sex trafficking by allowing brothels. But her claims don't stop there. → Read More

I-Team: Former Police chief's daughter's crash raises questions

Two days after the I-Team put in a formal request for information with the city of Henderson, the police chief lost her job. The city is not revealing the reasons that LaTesha Watson was fired and Watson seems to have become radio silent. → Read More

I-Team: 2 women die after same doctor performs their plastic surgery

Two women are dead after going to the same doctor for cosmetic surgery. The procedure, known as the Brazilian butt lift, is said to be the most dangerous cosmetic surgery. But families of the deceased patients are raising questions about the doctor. → Read More

I-Team: Popular plastic surgery comes with serious risks

The hourglass shape with a fuller backside is becoming more desirable. That's why the Brazilian butt lift is gaining popularity. It is also the most dangerous kind of cosmetic surgery. → Read More

I-Team: Mom claims school put special needs boy outside in heat to calm him down

Are children being kept in an enclosed area to keep them under control in a Las Vegas valley school? One lawyer refers to it as a hot box. → Read More

I-Team: Controversial bill could add cameras to classrooms with special needs students

Some local parents of special needs students claim their children are being mistreated in school, and that they're having a hard time getting answers from school staff when they ask them about it. So now legislation is being introduced in the Nevada State Legislature to put cameras in the classrooms of special needs students. → Read More

I-Team: Las Vegas valley steps up to help Joel; anonymous donors give total of $40K

UPDATE as of Feb. 7,2019: As of Thursday, the GoFundMe account set up for Joel has received an additional $20,000 in anonymous donations, making the total of anonymous donations $40,000. → Read More

I-Team: Foster mom dedicates life to helping child abuse victim

A tragic child abuse case led to a bond between the prosecutor and a Las Vegas valley woman. → Read More

I-Team: Failing Joel, boy severely beaten twice

Nearly a decade ago, a baby named Joel was beaten. He recovered but it happened again. → Read More

I-Team: Nevada wild horses face uncertain future after roundups

Emergency after emergency after emergency, the Bureau of Land Management frequently announces emergency roundups of wild horses. But are these really emergencies? And what happens to the horses once they are captured? → Read More

I-Team: Possible dangers of eyelash extensions

You may have noticed new beauty businesses popping up around the Las Vegas valley for eyelash extensions. But there is a risk and the industry is keeping inspectors busy. → Read More

I-Team: Red flags at nail salons

From unlicensed salons to dirty tools, 8 News Now is taking a closer look at nail salons in the Las Vegas valley and their cleanliness. → Read More

UPDATE: Jemar Matthews found guilty in retrial of 2007 murder case

Jemar Matthews was found guilty on all counts during today's retrial. → Read More

I-TEAM Exclusive: Father hires attorney alleging autistic son abused by teacher

A father is pleading for help to keep his autistic son safe in Las Vegas valley schools. → Read More

The Music of Mozart, in "What's Cool at School"

Third-graders at Legacy Traditional School - Cadence (Henderson) are hitting the right keys in a class inspired by the music of Mozart. → Read More

I-Team: What to know about buying a foreclosed home

It's a seller's market in southern Nevada right now. Buyers looking for a chance at a bargain may consider foreclosure properties. → Read More

I-Team: When police forget to turn on body cameras – what happens?

Metro Police officers are required to wear body cameras, but what happens if they don't turn them on? → Read More