Todd South covers courts, poverty, technology, military and veterans for the Times Free Press. He has worked at the paper since 2008 and previously covered crime and safety in Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia.
Todd’s hometown is Dodge City, Kan. He served five years in the U.S. Marine Corps and deployed to Iraq before returning to school for his journalism degree from the University of Georgia. Todd previously worked at the Anniston (Ala.) Star.
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A dozen local residents have been indicted by a federal grand jury in an alleged crack-cocaine conspiracy that ran from at least January 2012 through May 2013.
The legal morass sparked by the beating of a federal inmate at the hands of two Chattanooga police officers has stretched over nearly a year, but city officials hope to end it by Jan. 1.
The city of Chattanooga has settled a federal lawsuit brought by a man who was beaten by two police officers for $125,000.
A 20-year-old Soddy-Daisy man will be in his 50s before he sees freedom again.
Keith Lee Stewart has pleaded guilty in the 2012 murder of Casey Burgiss, 24, in Soddy-Daisy.
The number of medical malpractice lawsuits filed in Tennessee each year has fallen by 36 percent since reforms went into effect five years ago.
The first of two brothers charged in federal court with selling meth-making chemicals out of the Brainerd Army Store spent more time awaiting trial than he will in prison.
A Jasper, Tenn., doctor faces 14 federal counts of illegally prescribing pain pills out of his women's clinic over the past three years.
She served four years in the U.S. Army and went back to civilian life in the early 1980s.
A man who faces federal charges that he sold meth-making supplies out of the Brainerd Army Store could see his brother testify against him.