Haslam Under Mounting Pressure To Commute Life Sentence Of Cyntoia Brown

Haslam Under Mounting Pressure To Commute Life Sentence Of Cyntoia Brown

A Nashville woman serving life in prison for a murder committed when she was 16 years old has also become a cause for high-profile celebrities including Kim Kardashian West and Rihanna. Now, Tennessee's outgoing governor is deciding whether to pardon Cyntoia Brown. Her case is compelling on many levels, its own unique and disturbing set of facts as well as what it says about how Tennessee and the country are changing.

Fight for Cyntoia Brown's freedom continues

Fight for Cyntoia Brown's freedom continues

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Celebrities are using their star power in support of a Tennessee woman, Cyntoia Brown, who is currently in prison, serving a life sentence for murdering a man that had bought her for sex when she was 16 years old. CNN's Freedom Project explores her tragic story as a sex-trafficked teen now fighting for a second chance.

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Cyntoia Brown can be released after serving 51 years in prison, Tennessee Supreme Court decides

Cyntoia Brown can be released after serving 51 years in prison, Tennessee Supreme Court decides

The Tennessee Supreme Court said Thursday that Cyntoia Brown, a Nashville woman serving a life sentence in prison for a murder she committed at 16, could be eligible for release after she serves 51 years in prison.

Doctors and cops among 277 arrested in human trafficking, online prostitution sting in Florida

Doctors and cops among 277 arrested in human trafficking, online prostitution sting in Florida

A week-long undercover sting targeting human trafficking and online prostitution in Polk County ended with 277 arrests that included doctors, pharmacists and law enforcement officers.

TBI Case Yields Charges for West Tennessee Youth Softball Coach

TBI Case Yields Charges for West Tennessee Youth Softball Coach

Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a Dyersburg man, who stands accused of exposing at least two girls he coached on a youth softball team to inappropriate photographs.