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The I-Team obtained a photo of the 11 students after graduation. (WSMV) The I-Team obtained a photo of the 11 students after graduation. (WSMV)

Photograph raises questions if students were mocking punishment Video included

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A photograph obtained by the Channel 4 I-Team shows the 11 Dickson County High School students found responsible for causing $11,000 worth of vandalism, holding up their fingers to display “11” after their high school graduation.

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Distracted driving crashes hit new high in Tennessee Video included

Some say distracted driving law aren't being enforced. (WSMV) Some say distracted driving law aren't being enforced. (WSMV)
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For Sarah Kuck, the spray paint on Highway 50 marks more than a car crash. It identifies the worst day of her life.

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Mother of 3 spent 44 days in jail after sharing name with suspect Video included

Ke’Nieshea Adkins spent 44 days at the Tennessee Prison for Women. Ke’Nieshea Adkins spent 44 days at the Tennessee Prison for Women.
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It was the little things that Ke’Nieshea Adkins missed the most while locked up in the Tennessee Prison for Women on a federal drug charge: her son Broderick improving his dribbling skills, the hugs of her 4-year-old Ajontrell, her daughter Ke’Montajah’s smiles.

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Boyfriend denies involvement, responsibility in Ashley Mason’s death Video included

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For nearly a year, the family of Ashley Mason has said they believe she was killed by the hands of her boyfriend.

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Family wants Hendersonville police to reopen woman's death investigation Video included

Family members believe Ashley Mason was violently attacked before her death, but police ruled her death accidental. (WSMV) Family members believe Ashley Mason was violently attacked before her death, but police ruled her death accidental. (WSMV)
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This weekend marks the one-year anniversary of the death that rocked a community.

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State agency blamed for more than 100 parolees avoiding mandated domestic violence classes Video included

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Emails, state records and an interview with a former member of the board of parole show how a backlog within the Tennessee Department of Correction allowed for 115 parolees to avoid taking mandated domestic violence classes and hundreds of other criminals still not enrolled in the classes.

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Army major sentenced to 90 days after court martial

Army Major Christian “Kit” Martin Army Major Christian “Kit” Martin
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An Army major will spend 90 days in a U.S. penitentiary and will be dismissed from the military.

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Majority of pothole claims not paid out Video included

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It’s over before you even realized what happened. Hitting a pothole can damage your car, put a dent in your bank account, and can even result in injuries.

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Woman jailed for 12 days for sharing name with suspect Video included

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After 12 days of being behind bars in the White County Jail, JoAnn Luna was brought to the sheriff.

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Sharing name with suspects leaves innocent people in handcuffs

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A Channel 4 I-Team investigation found cases of people arrested, charged and jailed, simply because they share the first and last names of suspects in crime.

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Court martial begins for Army major accused of abuse

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Disturbing testimony launched the court martial for an Army major also named as a person of interest in a triple murder in Pembroke, KY.

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Facebook fans of Republican figures targeted in state agency marketing campaign Video included

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More than half of the money a state agency has spent on Facebook ads targets supporters of Tennessee’s top Republican politicians, with none spent on Democrats.

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Resident files lawsuit in novelty train crash at retirement community

The Channel 4 I-Team learned the novelty train was a converted lawnmower. (WSMV) The Channel 4 I-Team learned the novelty train was a converted lawnmower. (WSMV)
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It’s been nearly a year since a novelty train carrying senior citizens flipped over, hurting eight people.

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Person of interest in triple murder said victim was to be his star witness in court martial

Army Major Christian “Kit” Martin (WSMV) Army Major Christian “Kit” Martin (WSMV)
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Army Major Christian “Kit” Martin knows what you’ve heard. After the murders of his neighbors Cal and Pam Phillips, and Ed Dansereau, a SWAT team raided his home while military investigators held him for two days.

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Recording of victim 2 weeks before murders reveals connections to person of interest Video included

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To understand the connections of three people murdered in Pembroke, KY, on Nov. 19, 2015, you can go back to what happened two weeks prior.

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Robertson Co. officials to discuss changes to controversial suicide policy Video included

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A Middle Tennessee family is calling for Robertson County Schools to change its controversial suicide policy.

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Former probation officer indicted on official misconduct charges Video included

Wayne Hargrove faces two counts of official misconduct. (WSMV) Wayne Hargrove faces two counts of official misconduct. (WSMV)
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The subject of a Channel 4 I-Team investigation has been charged with two felony counts for official misconduct.

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Former probation officer under investigation; probationers speak out Video included

Wayne Hargrove worked with a probation company which contracts with the City of Dickson. (WSMV) Wayne Hargrove worked with a probation company which contracts with the City of Dickson. (WSMV)
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District Attorney General Ray Crouch Jr., is investigating allegations surrounding a former probation officer in Dickson.

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After warnings by general, more criminal histories uncovered of guardsmen Video included

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Two weeks after the general of the Tennessee National Guard chastised his top recruiters for questionable behavior exposed by the Channel 4 I-Team, more cases of guardsmen with criminal pasts have emerged.

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Robertson County Schools to review suicide policy Video included

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A Middle Tennessee school district is reviewing a controversial policy after a Channel 4 I-Team investigation.

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A Ministry’s Millions: Former members, employees question who’s benefiting from donations Video included

Wayne Jolley's congregation meets at his home every Saturday. (WSMV) Wayne Jolley's congregation meets at his home every Saturday. (WSMV)
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Wayne Jolley Ministries has earned more than $9.3 million in revenue since 2001, according to tax filings. But several people told the Channel 4 I-Team they believe that money is helping fund the leaders’ lavish lifestyle.

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Critics say Harwell waited too long to take action on Durham

Rep. Jeremy Durham, R-Franklin (WSMV) Rep. Jeremy Durham, R-Franklin (WSMV)
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Rep. Jeremy Durham’s critics said the time line leading up to his office being reassigned on Thursday show the Speaker of the House took too long to take action.

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Log cabin builder charged with stealing $30K from customer Video included

Duane and Maureen Park were arrested following an incident that was caught on camera. (WSMV) Duane and Maureen Park were arrested following an incident that was caught on camera. (WSMV)
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The log cabin builder who was the focus of a Channel 4 I-Team investigation for not delivering logs for cabins that his customers had paid for has been charged with four counts of theft.

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Accused scammer faces theft charges Video included

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A man at the center of a Channel 4 I-Team investigation, accused of not delivering his log cabins to clients, has now been charged with theft.

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Aircraft in Pigeon Forge crash involved in other fiery crashes Video included

A camera caught the moment of impact of a sight-seeing helicopter that crashed in Pigeon Forge on Monday. (WSMV) A camera caught the moment of impact of a sight-seeing helicopter that crashed in Pigeon Forge on Monday. (WSMV)
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The NTSB is investigating the cause of a helicopter crash that killed five people in Pigeon Forge on Monday.

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Business owner says flume collapse repairs damaged his building Video included

The flume collapsed twice in the span of the year. (WSMV) The flume collapsed twice in the span of the year. (WSMV)
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When a flume in the center of Shelbyville collapsed twice last year, taxpayers found themselves footing the $4.6 million bill for several repairs.

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Commissioner has harsh words for chief deputy not following protocol Video included

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A Rutherford County commissioner had strong words in the aftermath of a Channel 4 I-Team investigation.

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Election administrator at center of I-Team investigation begins retirement

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The Nashville election official at the center of a Channel 4 I-Team investigation no longer works for the city.

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Experts question department's handling of domestic incident at deputy's home Video included

Chief Deputy Randy Garrett called his own department concerning an incident with his adult son. (WSMV) Chief Deputy Randy Garrett called his own department concerning an incident with his adult son. (WSMV)
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The handling of an incident involving reported violence at the home of a high-ranking deputy in January screamed of a cover-up, according to an expert who looked into the call at Channel 4’s request.

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Contractor that left customers waiting faces fine

Some homeowners say Exterior Energy Solutions did not finish their work. (WSMV) Some homeowners say Exterior Energy Solutions did not finish their work. (WSMV)
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A Nashville company at the center of a Channel 4 I-Team investigation may have to pay $1,000 in penalties.

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    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.

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    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.

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