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NC5 Investigates: Stories of Abuse

Jenna's Story Raises Questions for Parents

NewsChannel 5 investigates a crime that victimized a little girl. It happened on a Metro school bus, but school officials aren't answering any questions. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Stories of Abuse

Gilbert's Story Leaves Parents Without Answers

NewsChannel 5 investigates yet another sexual assault of a special ed student. And, incredibly, this one also occurred right behind a Metro school bus driver. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Stories of Abuse

Schools Waited Week to Report Sex Assault

"NewsChannel 5 Investigates" has uncovered even more questions about the sexual assault of a 9-year-old, special-education student on a Metro school bus. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Stories of Abuse

20 Year Old Charged with School Bus Rape

A special education student has now been charged with raping an 9-year-old boy on a Metro school bus. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Stories of Abuse

Feds Open Civil Rights Probe of Metro Schools

Civil rights investigators want to know more about the sexual assaults of special education students on Metro school buses and what the city is doing to protect them. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Stories of Abuse

Abuse Of Special-Ed Students Hasn't Stopped

NewsChannel 5 has learned sexual assaults of children with special needs on school buses are still happening. Now, there are two more victims. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Stories of Abuse

Police: Schools Could Have Prevented Sex Assaults

Police say there are more special education students who've been sexually assaulted on Metro school buses. Even more disturbing: they say school officials could have prevented these assaults. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Stories of Abuse

Metro Warned About Lack of Bus Aides

All they want is a safe ride to school, but Metro's special-ed students have become targets. A lot of school systems do what Metro waits to do until after some of its students have been molested. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Stories of Abuse

Mayor Demands End of Sex Assaults on Buses

Nashville Mayor Karl Dean says it's time to do something about the sexual assaults on Metro's special-ed buses. "I want to get this cleared up and get this cleared up as soon as we possibly can." More>>

NC5 Investigates: Stories of Abuse

Lawmakers Hear Jenna's Story, Promise Change

Imagine your child was sexually assaulted on a school bus - but the school wouldn't tell you everything that happened. Lawmakers want to make sure that Jenna's story isn't repeated. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Stories of Abuse

Special-Ed Aides Could Cost $5 Million

Metro school offiicials assured Mayor Karl Dean that they are working on a plan to end the sex assaults on the city's special-ed buses. But, they cautioned, putting aides on every bus could be expensive. More>>

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Suspect's Mom Says Schools Ignored Warnings

A more complete picture is emerging about the sex assaults on Metro's special-ed buses. One alleged 19-year-old perpetrator -- Kolby Harris -- has a story that's also tragic. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Stories of Abuse

Metro Schools Submit Action Plan to Mayor

The Metro School system now has given a plan to keep special education students from being sexually assaulted on school buses to Metro Mayor Karl Dean. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Stories of Abuse

Garcia: Stopping Sex Assaults 'Not My Responsibility'

Some parents gave former schools director Pedro Garcia an "F" after watching video of him testifying about sex assaults of special-ed students on Metro buses. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Stories of Abuse

Mayor Wants School Board to Reconsider Bus Aides

At the urging of Nashville's mayor, the Metro school board is taking yet another look at whether aides are needed on buses to protect special-ed students from sexual assault. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Stories of Abuse

Committee Approves Monitors for Special-Ed Buses

The recommendation to hire monitors for all special education buses follows a NewsChannel 5 investigation that uncovered four sexual assaults on special education buses in the last two years. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Stories of Abuse

Board Orders Aides on All Special-Ed Buses

Metro's school board ordered administrators to hire monitors for the city's special-education buses. It follows a year-long NewsChannel 5 investigation. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Stories of Abuse

Metro Nears End of Hiring Push for Bus Monitors

Metro school officials launched an ambitious effort to put aides on every single one of their special-ed buses. And now, they say, they're almost there. More>>

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    NewsChannel 5 Receives Prestigious Peabody Award

    NewsChannel 5 Receives Prestigious Peabody Award

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    NewsChannel 5 and the NewsChannel 5 Investigates team have been honored with one of broadcasting's highest honors, the coveted George Foster Peabody Award, for an on-going investigation of Tennessee state government.more>>
    NewsChannel 5 and the NewsChannel 5 Investigates team have been awarded one of broadcasting's highest honors, the coveted George Foster Peabody Award, for an on-going investigation of Tennessee state government, it was announced Wednesday.more>>
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    Leaked Emails Raise Questions About Governor's $300M Offer

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    New leaked documents raise more questions about Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam's secret $300 million offer to Volkswagen. They show VW lawyers had actually drawn up papers for a potential deal to bring more than a thousand new jobs to Tennessee.more>>
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    UAW: 'Ball Is Back In The Governor's Court'

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    The United Auto Workers ended one battle Monday, but the struggle to represent Volkswagen workers appears to be far from over. And union officials promised to turn up the heat in Congress over how the Haslam administration used your money.more>>
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