Leisa Zigman

Leisa Zigman

I-Team Reporter Leisa Zigman's investigations set new standards in terms of holding the powerful accountable, exposing fraud, and government wrong-doing.  Leisa has served as an anchor and reporter since 1992 and has been honored with dozens of local, regional, and national awards. Her hard hitting investigations have received national exposure on NBC, MSNBC, CNN, and the Oprah Winfrey Show.  If you have a story that needs to be investigated  Leisa wants to hear from you.  Email her directly at lzigman@ksdk.com or twitter @leisazigman.

In 2010, Zigman became an advocate for Pedal the Cause, helping raise millions of dollars to fund new treatments and cures for all types of cancer in children and adults.  Zigman is now in remission after battling stage four non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. She managed to work while undergoing chemotherapy and spends significant time sharing her story and helping others diagnosed with cancer.

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Stories by Leisa Zigman

Aberdeen Heights, Zimmerman come to agreement

County Assessor Jake Zimmerman has reached a settlement with the owner of Aberdeen Heights, a senior living facility in Kirkwood.

Charges the Mike Brown grand jury may consider

For the past several weeks, KSDK has been consulting with prosecutors at the St. Louis Circuit Attorney's Office regarding the grand jury process and the evidence that would have to be presented in order for there to be an indictment of Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson.

Media speculation on Ferguson fueling fears

Parallel universe. It might seem as if we are living in one when you watch the network coverage of Ferguson and the pending grand jury decision.

Disabled teacher in trouble after coming back from retirement

Tina Croghan taught drama in the Fort Zumwalt School District for 23 years. But because of a progressive neurodegenerative disorder called Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia (HSP), she had to retire in 2012.

88,000 negative reports on STL, Ferguson and counting

The fall out of Ferguson has caused a regional image crisis of global proportions according to Denny Coleman, CEO of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership.

In her own words: Police wife on Ferguson

Hope Jones, spokesperson for the St. Louis Police Wives Association, shared with NewsChannel 5 what it's like for police families bracing for the Michael Brown, Jr. grand jury decision.

Pepper spray shortage in STL region

Over the past month, there has been a dramatic increase in the sales of pepper spray throughout the St. Louis region.

Security firm prepares public for potential unrest

The head of a St. Louis based global security firm is preparing local clients for the aftermath of the Mike Brown grand jury decision.

Prosecutors serving double duty as judges

In the post-Ferguson era, NewsChannel 5 continues to uncover what some consider glaring inequities regarding justice and fairness. Our investigative reporters found individuals serving as prosecutors in one municipality, then turning around and serving as judges in another.

Stenger wants review of county election board

Election Day is over, but the problems are not.