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

Helping local hospitals with infection control

For more than a quarter-century, Wellington Environmental has been working with hospitals and ambulatory care facilities all over the country to enhance infection control procedures. This week, the St. Louis-based company launched Infection Control University (ICU).

St. Louis County judges push reform after Ferguson

Some local judges, prosecutors, and court administrators in St. Louis County are pushing for reform as a direct result of Ferguson and the unrest that has smoldered ever since the shooting death of Michael Brown.

Gallardo pays it forward for Pedal the Cause

Beloved Clayton coffee shop owner Ann Gallardo is paying it forward to help Pedal the Cause in a big way today. Last year she was in treatment for ovarian cancer.

KSDK experience for a good cause

It was "lights, camera, action" for a local woman who stepped up in a big way at a recent auction.

Report: Higher cancer rates in areas near Cold Water Creek

Data released from the Department of Health and Senior Services confirms what people who have lived near Cold Water Creek have been saying for years.

Liquor wars settlement reached

Major Brands, the largest Missouri-owned distributor of wine, spirits, and beer, reached a settlement with alcohol producer Diageo and St. Charles-based distributor Glazer's.

Settlement reached in Major Brands lawsuit

A settlement has been reached in the case involving millions of dollars, hundreds of local hobs, and a take-no-prisoners liquor war.

Former STL Recorder of Deeds defends odd spending record

New allegations are surfacing about former St. Louis Recorder of Deeds Sharon Quigley Carpenter and how she ran that office for more than three decades. NewsChannel 5 obtained more than 200 pages of bank statements showing travel to the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City and the Hyatt in New Mexico.

Report: Staggering number of domestic violence calls in STL region

With stories of domestic violence sweeping the NFL and the American psyche, NewsChannel 5 partnered with local law enforcement to see how widespread the problem was in our own community. What we found was staggering.

Missouri's liquor wars: Woman in a man's world

A nasty fight involving millions of dollars, hundreds of local jobs, and a take-no-prisoners liquor war took center stage at the Carnahan Courthouse in downtown St. Louis Wednesday.