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Governor signs new law to crack down on meth production

Updated: 06/07/2011 - Governor Bill Haslam hopes a new law will help the state combat the growing meth problem. The I Hate Meth act implements a real time tracking system that finds people buying pseudo ephedrine to create and sell the dangerous drug.

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Broken air conditioner affects more than 500 in jail

Posted: 06/03/2011 - The air conditioning unit at the county jail in Chattanooga is broken, and with daytime temperatures in the 90s, prisoners are being allowed perks such as frequent servings of ice cream and Popsicles.

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Teen father accused of trying to smother baby

Posted: 06/03/2011 - Police arrested Dakota Eldridge Thursday night after he came to Erlanger Hospital with his 12-week-old baby, according to a news release from the police.

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Judge sets aside Kenny Bartley's guilty plea

Updated: 06/02/2011 - A judge accepts motion to dismiss Kenny Bartley's plea withdrawal motion. Bartley was able to get the court to throw out a guilty plea he entered as part of a deal struck when he was fifteen.

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Exonerated Utah inmate: Hard to find job

Posted: 06/01/2011 - Debra Brown said Wednesday her record hasn't been expunged, making it hard to find a job because employers think she killed her last boss.

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Man uses online sleuthing to track stolen laptop

Posted: 06/01/2011 - Police in California have returned the stolen laptop of a man who tracked its location using software that also sent him photos of another man using it in bed while shirtless, among other images.

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Court lets inmate fight for racist literature

Updated: 06/01/2011 - A convicted murderer has won the right to argue to a federal judge that he should be entitled to receive hate-filled white supremacist material in a Tennessee prison because it's part of his religion.

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