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UPDATED: Audit finds police department likely falsified inventory report

Former Police Chief Bobby Dodd and his command staff failed to return city iPads

A City Audit released today found that when former Police Chief Bobby Dodd and his command staff retired in December they helped themselves to the city-owned iPads and someone in the department later falsified the inventory report.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Software engineers wearing jeans and flip flops test the latest smartphone apps. Walls and windows double as whiteboards where ideas are jotted down. And a mini basketball net is in the center of it all.

Around the 2012 Olympics and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of the games to you.

The fans of NASCAR see rolling advertisements for erectile dysfunction pills and alcohol, but the logo for a new product by a Williamson County School District board member was just too risqué to appear on the hood of a car.

Tornadoes have no respect for state lines or boundaries; particularly EF-4s. A year later, many scars are still visible off of the I-75 off-ramp in Ringgold. But the healing is well underway.

On April 27, 2011 an EF-1 and an EF-4 tornado tore through parts of Rhea County. Spring City felt the brunt of the storm.

John Shelton looked outside at what would be the first tornado to hit the northern end of Bradley County.

Last April's storm devastated the Apison area, but in the midst of the loss there were stories of hope. One of those stories comes from three young men dubbed the "bathtub brothers".

Bradley County Emergency Management Agency Director Troy Spence says wave after wave of storms made it quite difficult to help everyone who needed it.

One year later in McMinn County, tree stumps and burn piles riddle the landscape. Those here consider themselves lucky. They know it could have been worse - only one demolished home, no major injuries. But still, April 27th 2011 was a day they'll never forget.

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