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Chance Loftis and Travis Jenkins have spent the last 30 months in the Hamilton County Jail, counting birthdays and awaiting trial on charges they beat a man to death.

Hutcheson Medical Center has more than $60 million in debt that it hasn't figured out how to repay — but that hasn't stopped the publicly owned Fort Oglethorpe-based hospital from growing.

Trenton, Ga.’s city revenues took a $42,000 dip in June that raises financial red flags despite a year-to-date surplus that easily balances it out.

The quest for the chairmanship of the Tennessee Democratic Party became a two-man race Friday after Chattanoogan Jane Hampton Bowen dropped out of the contest.

Soddy-Daisy police have arrested a 49-year-old man, accusing him of providing alcohol to a group of youths Friday evening that resulted in a 13-year-old being taken to the hospital.

A federal prosecutor has charged the owners of the Brainerd Road Army Store store with selling equipment to make methamphetamine and is asking a federal judge to forfeit the store if the men are found guilty.

Inside a mud brick home in Burundi, five children sit in a circle on the reddish dirt floor and wait. In the center lies a tin plate filled with mashed manioc, a white root vegetable similar to sweet potato.

For the fifth consecutive year, the number of forcibly displaced people worldwide surpassed 42 million.

  • Oct. 14th, 2012  |

Slightly smaller than Maryland, Burundi is a country of 10.5 million where about 70 percent of the population lives below the poverty line.

  • Oct. 14th, 2012  |

With a grant from the Ford Foundation, Chattanooga Times Free Press reporter Perla Trevizo spent two weeks in Burundi and refugee camps in Tanzania.

  • Oct. 13th, 2012  |
March 2, 2012
Feb. 23, 2012
Hundreds gathered to remember friends and neighbors lost on the one year anniversary of the tornadoes that ripped through the Apison and Cherokee Valley area on April 27, 2011. The ceremony was held on Hamilton County Trustee Bill Hullander's farm in Apison.
  • April 28, 2012
Cindy Sexton interviews Paul Barys about his personal memories and feelings from the historic storm coverage.
  • April 26, 2012
Thousands attended the first-ever Kidz Expo at the Chattanooga Convention Center on Saturday. The event, presented by the Chattanooga Times Free Press, featured a question and answer session with Victoria Justice, star of Nickelodeon's "Victorious" television show.
  • April 21, 2012
After tornadoes struck the Tennessee Valley, those affected by the storms flooded 911 centers with calls for help. Viewers can listen to emergency calls from April 27, 2011 in the video slideshow above.
  • April 21, 2012
This video, filmed by Tony Walls, shows initial formation of the monster EF-5 tornado that killed 23 people people on its 36 mile track through DeKalb County. It was shot April 27, 2011 at 6:33 p.m. (CDT).
  • April 21, 2012
Following a graduation ceremony at Unum on Friday, Eddie, a golden retriever service dog, will be paired with his new owner Jordyn. The Goodwill Assistance Dog Academy, helps to provide more independence for people like Jordyn, 13, who has muscular dystrophy.
  • April 14, 2012
Sam Parker was back in court on Thursday before Chief Judge Jon Wood in Walker County Superior Court. Parker, a former LaFayette police officer convicted of killing his wife, Theresa, was granted a motion for a new trial hearing.
  • April 12, 2012
The Tennessee Aquarium will soon open a new exhibit called "River Giants," which will be housed in the former "Gulf of Mexico" tank and will feature several large sturgeon fish.
  • April 12, 2012
Over three thousand Catholics gathered outside St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Dalton, GA, on April 6, 2012 to participate in the 10th annual living stations of the cross.
  • April 6, 2012
TVA announced that the Watts Bar 2 project is running $1.5-2 billion over budget and will not be completed until December of 2015.
  • April 6, 2012

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