Knoxville – The legal problems for members of the University of Tennessee football team are continuing. A Knox County judge has sent the felony assault case against Defensive Tackle Tony McDaniel to a grand jury. Judge Chuck Cerny turned aside a defense request that the charge be reduced to a misdemeanor assault.
Paducah, KY/ Frankfort, KY – The State Senator from Western Kentucky who quit the Republican Party over a disputed state Senate race is losing his committee Chairmanship. Senator Bob Leeper of Paducah has been replaced as Co-Chair of the Senate Capital Construction and Oversight Committee. Leeper is also facing the loss of his Vice-Chairmanship of the Transportation Committee.