Tennessee lawmakers seek to close autopsy reports, findings

The House Health Subcommittee approved a bill Wednesday that would make autopsy investigation reports and findings conducted by the state and county medical examiners confidential. Speaking to the subcommittee, Dr. Continue Reading

Knox County mayor proposes removing photography ban on public records

Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett has proposed changing the county’s public records policy to remove the ban on taking pictures of public records, a ban that was adopted when the Continue Reading

Knox County judge refuses to lift his seal on court records in UT case

Knox County Criminal Court Judge Bob McGee refused this week a request by the Knoxville News Sentinel to lift the seal on court records entered in the case of former University Continue Reading