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TDOC commissioner criticized at Senate hearing Video included


At a Senate hearing Thursday, current and former prison employees blasted the commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Correction. More>>

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Internal report shows new details about assault at state prison Video included


The cries are becoming louder for an investigation into the Tennessee Department of Correction. More>>

Several customers accuse landscaping business of unfinished jobs, shoddy work Video included


Several customers said they paid thousands of dollars to a landscaping business for unfinished jobs and poor service. More>>

Former employee says there are more problems at Nashville concrete company Video included


A day after a Nashville cement company and one of its drivers entered a plea deal on a charge of reckless homicide, a former employee said there are even more problems. More>>

Former warden to testify at Senate hearing concerning safety in prison Video included


The issue first came to light publicly in a series of Channel 4 I-Team investigations. More>>

Driver in deadly I-440 crash had another wreck days before Video included


A carload of six children was hit head-on on Interstate 440 last week, killing the driver. More>>

Nashville Ready Mix reaches plea deal in reckless homicide case Video included


Cement truck operator Robert Ashabrunner pleaded no contest on Tuesday. Ashabrunner was driving the truck that killed 33-year-old Sergio Garcia Lopez in 2013. More>>

Lawmakers meet with TDOC commissioner Video included


Tennessee Department of Correction Commissioner Derrick Schofield met behind closed doors with lawmakers on Monday, trying to assuage fears about the safety of the state’s prisons. More>>

Warden, inmate respond to questions about prison attack Video included


After two correctional officers were hospitalized this week, more leaders are calling for an internal investigation into the Tennessee Department of Correction. More>>

Amusement company lacked permit before tram accident Video included


When 12 people boarded a novelty train outside their retirement home, they had no idea what was about to happen. More>>

Lawmakers say TDOC not reporting full extent of officers' injuries Video included

Updated: Aug 20, 2015 02:48 PM

Two correctional officers were hospitalized after an attack Tuesday, but some lawmakers are accusing prison officials of downplaying the extent of the officers’ injuries. More>>

Columbia youth facility described as chaotic, stressful in reports Video included


State inspection reports shed new light on problems at Magnolia Academy, a Columbia group home for teens in Department of Children’s Services custody. More>>

Lawmaker says he's growing more concerned about safety in TN prisons Video included


A state lawmaker sent a letter to the commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Correction, demanding explanations to issues raised in a series of Channel 4 I-Team investigations. More>>

Lawmakers question TDOC vacancy numbers Video included


At least 322 correctional officers resigned after the state implemented a new 28-day schedule that changed correctional officers’ overtime and days off. More>>

Safety questions raised over rides at fairs, amusement parks Video included


Two incidents at two separate family attractions over the weekend raised questions over who is responsible for making sure the rides are safe. More>>

Some wait weeks, months for codes inspections Video included


Some tenants who file complaints with the Metro Codes Department could wait weeks or even months before seeing an inspector, according to data obtained by the Channel 4 I-Team. More>>

Correctional officers take their concerns to lawmakers Video included


Two days after the commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Correction assured lawmakers the state’s prisons were safe, correctional officers gathered Wednesday to present a different story. More>>

TDOC commissioner addresses controversial schedule before lawmakers Video included


Following a series of Channel 4 I-Team investigations, Tennessee Department of Correction Commissioner Derrick Schofield was called before a specially called legislative committee on Monday. More>>

Waived fines in Nashville totaled $6.2 million in 2014 Video included


An increasing number of people are having their fines forgiven, and those waived fines are costing taxpayers millions of dollars. More>>

Roster reveals more than 140 job vacancies at one TN prison Video included


Correctional officers and lawmakers have raised concerns that too many officers have quit after a new schedule went into effect. More>>

State commission investigating allegations surrounding Clarksville motorcycle dealer Video included


The Tennessee Motor Vehicle Commission is looking into a business the Channel 4 I-Team first exposed for encouraging customers to misrepresent themselves. More>>

Child porn suspect helped FBI expose online predators Video included


A member of the Occupy Nashville movement went from denying his involvement in child pornography to working with federal agents to expose other child predators. More>>

TDOC changing overtime pay rules for correctional officers Video included


Following outcry from lawmakers and state employees, the commissioner of an embattled state agency is offering a compromise. More>>

Documents show controversial anti-DUI campaign budgeted at $800K Video included


The Channel 4 I-Team has learned the cost of a controversial ad campaign may have been much higher than originally revealed. More>>

Lawmakers, families say long hours create safety concerns for correctional officers Video included


So many people have quit their jobs at state prisons, it’s creating concerns of unsafe conditions for state employees. More>>

Pictures show Rutherford Co. deputy promoting company while on leave Video included


Pictures show what a Rutherford County deputy has been doing while on paid leave. More>>

Citizens' group wants money returned from deputies' paid leave Video included


Three deputies at the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office have been earning a regular paycheck while not working. More>>

Ruling: Judge should decide whether to step aside in cases Video included


A Nashville judge has another opportunity to decide if she will recuse herself from a domestic violence case. More>>

Clarksville woman accused of profiting off baby's death Video included


A Jacksonville, FL, family has accused a Clarksville woman of raising money to help pay for expenses incurred by their dying daughter and then spending the money to pay her own bills. More>>

Criminal court clerk: Nearly $400 million in unpaid court costs, fines Video included


It’s the job of the Criminal Court Clerk Howard Gentry’s office to collect fines and court costs, so why are hundreds of millions of dollars not being collected? 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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