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State rep. wants design firm to refund money for new logo Video included

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A Tennessee lawmakers wants a Nashville design firm to give taxpayers back roughly $36,000 of the $46,000 price tag for the new state logo. More>>

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Rutherford Co. sheriff terminates unbid contract providing inmates tablets Video included

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The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office has discontinued a controversial contract that provided inmates with tablets. More>>

Design firm pitches new state logo in video Video included

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The Channel 4 I-Team has obtained video that may once again fire up anyone who has a strong opinion about the divisive new Tennessee state logo. More>>

Inspectors find deficiencies at Rutherford Co. jail Video included

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State inspectors found several deficiencies at the Rutherford County jail, according to documents obtained by the Channel 4 I-Team. More>>

Pastor pleads guilty to lying to IRS, DEA Video included

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A Murfreesboro pastor could spend six months in prison for lying about how much money he received from a known drug trafficker. More>>

Former police chief pleads guilty to stealing federal funds Video included

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The former police chief of Woodbury is now a convicted criminal. More>>

License for Nashville Motor Cars suspended Video included

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Several residents who had cars on consignment at the dealership recently filed fraud and theft reports with police after their vehicles went missing. More>>

State to suspend license of car dealership that closed suddenly Video included

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At least 20 people have come forward with complaints against Nashville Motor Cars of Murfreesboro. Some customers have learned they may not really own the vehicles they have paid for.

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Cheerleader coach resigns after questions about mishandling money Video included

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What started as a history-making achievement for the Hillwood High School cheerleading squad has ended in controversy. More>>

Gov. Haslam signs deadly crashes bill into law Video included

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Gov. Bill Haslam signed a bill into law on Tuesday to close a loophole first exposed in a Channel 4 I-Team investigation. More>>

TSA failures mirror problems at BNA Video included

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The fallout has begun in the wake of the TSA's failure in a recent nationwide airport security test. More>>

Midstate town to repay $28K in former chief's false overtime Video included

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As the town prepares to pay back the money, the Channel 4 I-Team has uncovered new videos and internal records that raise questions about what former Chief Kevin Mooneyham was doing while he was supposed to be looking for drunk drivers. More>>

Divisive state logo took 9 months to design

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A list of bids from competing agencies show the state's new logo could have cost roughly the same regardless of who won the bid. More>>

Death row inmate smuggles in cell phone, gets on dating website Video included

Updated: May 18, 2015 09:22 PM

The latest findings in the Channel 4 I-Team's "crime in punishment" investigation shows death row inmates scoring smartphone contraband. More>>

Tennessee pays $46K for new state logo Video included

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Say goodbye to the stars and flag logo on the state government's website, as well as all other state logos, and say hello to a little red square. The state of Tennessee is about to get a new logo, and it's come at quite a cost.

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I-Team investigations ultimately lead to Rutherford Co. raids Video included

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The Channel 4 I-Team first reported on Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold's questionable deals that prompted citizen outrage. More>>

New state logo prompts online outrage, humor Video included

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Wednesday, the Channel 4 I-Team revealed the new logo for the Tennessee state government and how much it cost to create. Now, online petitions are circulating seeking to keep the famous Tennessee stars in the logo. More>>

Some Metro Council members repeatedly missing committee meetings Video included

Updated: May 14, 2015 07:57 PM

A review of Metro Council members' attendance at committee meetings show some are absent the majority of the time. More>>

Records show cement truck involved in fatal crash should have been parked Video included

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The attorney for the driver of a cement truck charged criminally in the crash that killed a father of two said the records don't tell the whole truth. More>>

TN lawmaker pushes to make cockfighting a felony Video included

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Tennessee is one of only eight states where cockfighting isn't considered a felony. The Channel 4 I-Team got a behind-the-scenes look at the kind of crime that's flourishing as a result across Tennessee. More>>

Records show elected official out of office twice as often as peers Video included

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A Channel 4 I-Team investigation into criminal court clerk and mayoral candidate Howard Gentry shows no proof of him in the office sometimes six to eight weeks a year. More>>

Sheriff's contract with tablet company signed without county's knowledge Video included

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The Channel 4 I-Team has uncovered yet another private contractor running under the radar inside the Rutherford County Jail. More>>

Deputy tied to for-profit company accused in pepper spray lawsuit

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The Channel 4 I-Team has uncovered more family ties in a conflict of interest investigation at the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office. More>>

Documents link Rutherford Co. chief deputy to for-profit company

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The Channel 4 I-Team has uncovered new documents that firmly connect Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold's second in command to a for-profit company selling to the jail's own inmates. More>>

Rutherford Co. sheriff's family, deputy tied to another company

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There are new concerns about a for-profit business with ties to the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office. More>>

Autopsy results revealed of teen fatally shot by police Video included

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The Metro police chief and the public are asking why a stun gun was unable to stop an armed teenager, leaving officers no choice but to open fire. More>>

Some say state ignored criminals' parole violations Video included

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More questions remain about the punishment for convicted criminals found violating their parole. More>>

I-Team finds hundreds of parole warrants denied Video included

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A Channel 4 I-Team investigation found when parole officers filed warrants to hold offenders accountable, those warrants were initially denied by the state. More>>

Cheatham Co. teacher fired in Ohio over sex scandal Video included

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A Cheatham County teacher under investigation for allegedly sending inappropriate messages to a female student was fired from two jobs in Ohio over a sex scandal. More>>

Driver in deadly crash not charged despite change in state law Video included

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A middle Tennessee father came to the Channel 4 I-Team asking why no one was ever prosecuted in the accident that caused his son's death. More>>

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    Jeremy Finley

    Jeremy Finley is the chief investigative reporter for the Channel 4 I-Team. He specializes in investigations into corruption, criminal activity and waste of taxpayer money.More >>
    Jeremy Finley is the chief investigative reporter for the Channel 4 I-Team. He specializes in investigations into corruption, criminal activity and waste of taxpayer money.More >>
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