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NC5 Investigates: General Sessions Court

Titans Officer Admits Ticket Fixing Before Policy Change

In just released tapes, a Metro police officer admits he helped some of the biggest names in town get out of traffic tickets. Still, his admissions may not land him in trouble. More>>

NC5 Investigates: General Sessions Court

Judge Works Second Job While Courtroom Waits

An exclusive NewsChannel 5 investigation discovered that, in Nashville's courts, some judges leave people waiting and waiting for justice. So where are the judges? More>>

NC5 Investigates: General Sessions Court

Judge Admits 'Issues With Being Late'

For more than three months, our NewsChannel 5 Investigates team watched the Metro courthouse, and one judge left people waiting more than any other judge. More>>

NC5 Investigates: General Sessions Court

Court Opens Investigation into Judges' Conduct

The court that regulates Tennessee judges has launched an investigation into the conduct of some Nashville judges. More>>

NC5 Investigates: General Sessions Court

Hidden Cameras Catch Court Employees Goofing Off

A NewsChannel 5 hidden-camera investigation raises the question: What were some court employees doing when they didn't know anyone was watching? More>>

NC5 Investigates: General Sessions Court

Judge Refuses to Release File on Alleged Misconduct

A Nashville judge is refusing to let the public see documents from an investigation into his conduct. More>>

NC5 Investigates: General Sessions Court

Court Officers Not Expected to Work Full Day

Our investigation has discovered some other court employees don't have to document whether they work or not. And get this: you're still paying them. More>>

NC5 Investigates: General Sessions Court

Inside Story: Judges Keep Arrival Times Secret

So how often are those judges late? Well, there's a good way to find out. But the judges are making sure you never see it. More>>

NC5 Investigates: General Sessions Court

Two Judges Reprimanded, Third Awaits Fate

It follows an exclusive NewsChannel 5 investigation into the work habits of Nashville's General Sessions judges and their staffs. More>>

NC5 Investigates: General Sessions Court

Judges Hire Family in Violation of Ethics Rule

A lot of people are looking for jobs these days. But a NewsChannel 5 investigation discovered that you never had a shot at some jobs in the Metro courthouse. More>>

NC5 Investigates: General Sessions Court

Tickets Fixed for Nashville's Best-Connected Drivers

A NewsChannel 5 investigation uncovers what could become a major ticket-fixing scandal in the city of Nashville. Who's fixing the tickets? More>>

NC5 Investigates: General Sessions Court

Who Had Tickets Dismissed or Retired by Special Judges?

Here are the people who got their speeding tickets dismissed or retired by defense attorneys while they were serving as special judges in Davidson County General Sessions Court. More>>

NC5 Investigates: General Sessions Court

Sheriff Orders Probe of Employees' Fixed Tickets

Davidson County Sheriff Daron Hall has ordered an internal affairs investigation, following questions raised by NewsChannel 5's ticket-fixing investigation. More>>

NC5 Investigates: General Sessions Court

Evidence Suggests Others Involved in Ticket Fixing

The judge who presides over Davidson County's General Sessions Court says he's going to do something about defense attorneys who get to dismiss tickets. But were others involved? More>>

NC5 Investigates: General Sessions Court

Investigator Loses Job Over Ticket, Names Circuit Clerk

A fixed speeding ticket has cost a veteran criminal investigator his job. But, on his way out, that investigator has now fingered an elected official as the one who pulled the strings. More>>

NC5 Investigates: General Sessions Court

Sheriff Disciplines Eight, Doesn't Ask About Ticket Fixers

Eight Davidson County sheriff's employees face disciplinary action. It follows a NewsChannel 5 investigation of ticket fixing in the city of Nashville. More>>

NC5 Investigates: General Sessions Court

Inside Story: Judge Won't Say If She's Been Reprimanded

Judge Gloria Dumas found herself facing an investigation by the court that regulates Tennessee judges. Now, there are hints the investigation may be over -- but it's possible we'll never know. More>>

NC5 Investigates: General Sessions Court

Mayor Calls Ticket Fixing 'Unacceptable,' Issues Warning

Stop the ticket fixing -- and stop it now! That was the word Tuesday from Nashville Mayor Karl Dean. He delivered the message in a letter sent to Metro department heads. More>>

NC5 Investigates: General Sessions Court

5,000 Missing Tickets Found Stuffed in Clerks' Desks

Officials have found more than 5,000 missing traffic tickets, hidden by clerks, right inside the Metro courthouse. The tickets were found stuffed inside two desks. More>>

NC5 Investigates: General Sessions Court

Drivers Not Off Hook for Missing Traffic Tickets

Metro is about to send thousands of letters to people who received speeding and parking tickets. It's an attempt to recoup money lost after tickets were found in employees' desks. More>>

NC5 Investigates: General Sessions Court

Thousands Of Drivers About To Get Unwanted Mail

Letters start going out this week telling drivers they're back on the hook for their traffic tickets. This comes after a NewsChannel 5 investigation into missing tickets. More>>

NC5 Investigates: General Sessions Court

Metro Clerks Delete Tickets Behind Judges' Backs

Another NewsChannel 5 Investigates exclusive discovers court documents being deleted and destroyed. It's a scheme that takes Nashville ticket-fixing scandal to a new level. More>>

NC5 Investigates: General Sessions Court

Disciplinary Charges Leveled Against Judge Dumas

A Nashville judge is in hot water with the court that regulates Tennessee judges. The Court of the Judiciary announced Monday that it has filed formal charges against Gloria Dumas. More>>

NC5 Investigates: General Sessions Court

Judge Requests Dismissal of Ethics Charges

Nashville General Sessions Judge Gloria Dumas is asking that ethics charges against her be dropped. She denies that she's "persistently late" to court. More>>

NC5 Investigates: General Sessions Court

Tennessee Judges Often Judged in Secret

An exclusive NewsChannel 5 investigation has put the spotlight on judges who abuse their position. Some of those judges could have been in trouble before, but the public might never know. More>>

NC5 Investigates: General Sessions Court

Dumas Loses Fight to Limit Evidence for Ethics Trial

Nashville Judge Gloria Dumas is preparing to fight when she faces a rare ethics trial. On Wednesday, her lawyers tried unsuccessfully to limit the evidence being gathered for that trial. More>>

NC5 Investigates: General Sessions Court

Dumas Trial Postponed, Case Heads to Mediation

The trial for a Nashville judge has now been postponed, and a deal could be in the works. More>>

NC5 Investigates: General Sessions Court

NC5 Investigation Into Ticket Fixing Prompts Changes

A newly released audit calls for tighter controls over the way Metro handles speeding and parking tickets. The audit follows a NewsChannel 5 Investigation last May into ticket fixing. More>>

NC5 Investigates: General Sessions Court

Judge Dumas Accepts Reprimand in Ethics Settlement

Nashville Judge Gloria Dumas has been reprimanded by the court that regulates Tennessee judges. This follows ethics charges filed against her after a NewsChannel 5 investigation. More>>

NC5 Investigates: General Sessions Court

Is Another Nashville Judge Under Ethics Investigation?

Is the presiding judge of Davidson County's General Sessions Court facing an ethics investigation? Judge Dan Eisenstein's lawyer insists that he's not. More>>

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