I-Team | Nashville, TN Investigative News | Local Investigations - WSMV Channel 4

Latest I-Team Investigations

TDOC commissioner criticized at Senate hearing Video included

Updated:

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

More News

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

Updated:

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

Updated:

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

Updated:

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

Updated:

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

Updated:

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

Updated:

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

Updated:

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

Updated:

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

Updated:

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

Updated:

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

Updated:

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

Updated:

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

Updated:

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

Updated:

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

Updated:

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

Updated:

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

Updated:

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

Updated:

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

Updated:

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

Updated:

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

Updated:

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

Updated:

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

Updated:

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

Updated:

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

Updated:

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

Updated:

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

Updated:

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

Updated:

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>>

  • About The I-TeamAbout The I-TeamMore>>

  • Jeremy Finley

    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 >>
  • E-Mail the I-Team

    What do you want the Channel Four I-Team to investigate? Tell us about it.

    * denotes required fields

    We're sorry, but only one entry is allowed per person.
    Thank you for your continued interest.

    Thank you for e-mailing the Channel 4 I-Team!

I-Team Video

Powered by WorldNow
WSMV
Powered by WorldNow CNN
All content © 2015, WSMV; Nashville, TN. (A Meredith Corporation Station) and WorldNow. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.