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2 former principals, head of security for Metro Schools under investigation Video included

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It’s what some are calling a toxic culture. The Nashville Metro Public School District is under scrutiny less than one week into a brand-new year. The head of security and two former principals all under investigation. 

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Accused sovereign citizen convicted on 18 counts Video included

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The man who made multiple bizarre YouTube videos teaching how mortgages are fraudulent, and convincing people across the country that it was true, is now a convicted felon.

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Councilmembers surprised at plans for Fairgrounds Video included

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The proposal to locate a privately-owned car auction and museum at The Fairgrounds Nashville has taken Metro Council members by surprise.

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Hendersonville to fix flooding problems after News4 I-Team investigation Video included

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It was the video of water rushing through one homeowner’s backyard that sparked a News4 I-Team investigation in May.

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Once lost on school bus, autistic child dropped off at wrong location Video included

Donna Myers says her grandson ultimately was on the bus for an hour and a half before being dropped off at his correct daycare. (WSMV) Donna Myers says her grandson ultimately was on the bus for an hour and a half before being dropped off at his correct daycare. (WSMV)
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One of the non-verbal autistic children who couldn’t be located on a Metro school bus earlier this year was dropped off at the wrong location on the first day of school.

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News4 I-Team discovers Fairgrounds plan kept under wraps Video included

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The News 4 I-Team has uncovered a plan for the Nashville Fairgrounds that's been kept under wraps for 10 months.

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Former Metro officers: video of Hambrick shooting isn’t enough proof Video included

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Three former Metro Police officers, all trained on the deadly use of force, said that the video showing the shooting of 25-year-old Daniel Hambrick by a Metro Police officer isn’t enough proof to show that deadly force was necessary.

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Dozens of Metro schools won't have crossing guards Video included

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The News4 I-Team found that dozens of schools across the Midstate's largest district will be without a crossing guard this year. 

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Former sheriff says law prevents him from running for office again Video included

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As voters go to the polls on Thursday, in some counties you will only see one candidate on the ballot for sheriff.

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Metro police not investigating crash despite officer's driving history Video included

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Despite multiple people blaming a Metro Police Officer for a traffic crash, the department says they will not investigate it. And the News4 I-Team has uncovered the officer involved has a history of complaints. 

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Officer involved in shooting didn't have body cam, dash cam Video included

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The officer who shot and killed a 25-year-old man on Friday night wasn’t wearing a body camera and there’s no dash cam video.

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Feds raid Nashville warehouse distributing drugs illegally Video included

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When you fill a prescription, you trust the medicine inside is exactly what the doctor said you need. That’s not what happened to four tons of prescription pills that were processed in a Nashville warehouse.

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I-Team exposes problem with car sold across Middle TN Video included

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The weather we're seeing today is exactly why they wanted a convertible...until they realized the shocking cost they never counted on. The News4 I-Team's Lindsay Bramson found the car with the problem is still being sold across Middle Tennessee. 

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Davidson Co. ADA resigns after applying for defendant’s job Video included

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She prosecuted a man for stalking, and when he was fired, she applied for his position. The News4 I-Team investigates what happened once DA Glen Funk found out about it. 

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Metro school board member criticizes superintendent in scathing evaluation Video included

Director of Schools Dr. Shawn Joseph (Source: MNPS) Director of Schools Dr. Shawn Joseph (Source: MNPS)
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A Metro school board member openly criticized the schools' leader in a scathing review, and she's not the only one with major concerns.

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Work begins on condo complex without hot water after News4 I-Team investigation Video included

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The News4 I-Team's Lindsay Bramson first exposed the issue last week, revealing the extreme measure one woman was taking just to stay clean.

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Hundreds of people left without gas for weeks; forced to shower in a trailer Video included

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The News4 I-Team is getting answers after hundreds of frustrated residents have been without hot water for weeks and our questions prompted Nashville officials to investigate if city codes were broken.

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Victims blame Metro Police officer for car crash near airport Video included

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A car crash near the Nashville airport has left those involved asking a lot of questions and they’re blaming a Metro police officer for that crash.

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Photographs show trash, debris at restaurant at Nashville Shores Video included

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Photographs and video obtained by the News4 I-Team of scattered trash, liquids on the floor and a food preparer not wearing a glove at the Lakeview Grill at Nashville Shores prompted the Metro public health department to inspect Monday.

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Flood victim needs help to 'Raise the House' Video included

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If it rains for several hours, Rhiannon Chambers moves to higher ground, one of her neighbors’ houses. Chamber’s house on Ewingdale Drive in Nashville has flooded five times in the last 10 years.

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Government agency asked to pay back $130K tax dollars Video included

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An embattled government agency at the center of a News4 I-Team investigation is once again facing scrutiny, this time accused of mismanaging $130,249 in federal grant money.

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After deceiving sick and uninsured, CEO headed to prison Video included

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Nine years after the News4 I-Team first exposed how his company was deceiving the sick and uninsured, the CEO of United Benefits of America will spend five and half years in prison and pay $2.5 million in penalties.

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Google fiber thrill turns to apprehension for neighbors Video included

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Nate Landsperger had a gut feeling something was wrong when the microtrenching began in front of his East Nashville home.

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Homeowners discover additional costs to renovate because of past flooding Video included

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Renovating a house always seems to cost more and take longer than expected. One Nashville couple found an expensive surprise. They bought a house that flooded and then found out in order to renovate, they either would have to tear it down or raise it up.

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Mayor announces COO Riebeling to leave Video included

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One of Nashville’s most powerful and controversial leaders is leaving his job.

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After pleading guilty to deceiving the uninsured, former CEO now has cancer Video included

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The former CEO of a Nashville-based company, accused by federal prosecutors of tricking people desperate for insurance because of pre-existing diseases, now has cancer.

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Portion of $2M given to Metro Schools will pay for paraprofessionals' raises Video included

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Metro Nashville Public Schools were given an additional $2 million this week in this year's budget, and News4 has learned a portion of it will go toward raises for paraprofessionals.

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Taxpayers spent $175,000 for paint project with 90-day warranty Video included

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The News 4 I-Team found taxpayers spent more than $175,000 for a paint job at the Nashville Fairgrounds that was only guaranteed for 90 days.

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Repaving streets reveal Google fiber buried too close to surface Video included

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Public works contractors damaged Google fiber lines while working to repave roads. The fiber was likely not buried deep enough.

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Victim calls News4 I-Team after he couldn't get his stolen car back from police Video included

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If your car gets stolen you count on the police to get it back, but one man is questioning how much of priority car thefts are for the police.

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  • 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.

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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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  • Nancy Amons

    Nancy Amons

    Nancy Amons has spent more than 20 years breaking stories in Middle Tennessee.

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    Nancy Amons has spent more than 20 years breaking stories in Middle Tennessee.

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  • Lindsay Bramson

    Lindsay Bramson

    Lindsay Bramson joined the WSMV team as an investigative reporter in June 2016.

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    Lindsay Bramson joined the WSMV team as an investigative reporter in June 2016.

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