Gov. Haslam 'surprised' by school funding lawsuit

Published Mar. 26 2015 @ 2:35pm

NASHVILLE -- Gov. Bill Haslam says he was both "surprised" and "disappointed" that school boards in Hamilton and six nearby counties sued the state over state education funding one day after he met with superintendents of Tennessee's four largest systems.

Fire that almost killed 4 in Chattanooga ruled arson

Published Mar. 26 2015

Last week's fire at 1207 Crutchfield Street has been ruled arson.

Germanwings co-pilot deliberately crashed Airbus jet, French prosecutor says

Published Mar. 26 2015

PARIS — The chief Marseille prosecutor handling the investigation into the crash of a Germanwings jetliner said Thursday that evidence...

Part of Cherry Street closing in Chattanooga

Published Mar. 26 2015

The south half of 600 Cherry Street will be closed for milling and paving on Friday, March 27, according to...

Chattanooga Update: Man accused of raping woman while she was babysitting

Published Mar. 26 2015

A man is accused of raping a woman while she was babysitting in Chattanooga.

Medical marijuana wins approval in Georgia

Published Mar. 26 2015

ATLANTA - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal will announce Friday that he plans to sign a hard-fought medical marijuana bill into...

Bill would require citizenship test for Tennessee students

Published Mar. 26 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee students would have to pass the U.S. citizenship and immigration services' civic test before getting a...

Alcoa to get $259 million DOE loan to upgrade Tennessee plant

Published Mar. 26 2015

The U.S. Energy Department will announce today plans to loan aluminum producer Alcoa Inc. $259 million to expand production of...

Dalton jobless rate falls to 7.1 percent

Published Mar. 26 2015

Unemployment in the Dalton, Ga., area fell to the lowest monthly level in nearly seven years last month as the...

Chattanooga police investigating shooting thought to be near 2300 Windsor St.

Published Mar. 25 2015

Chattanooga police are investigating a shooting believed to have occurred in the area of 2300 Windsor St., near Woodlawn Apartments.

Irving scores 24 to lead Cavaliers past Grizzlies 111-89

Published Mar. 25 2015

MEMPHIS — Kyrie Irving scored 24 points, Kevin Love added 22 points and 10 rebounds, and the Cleveland Cavaliers rolled...

Hawks rally in 4th, down Magic 95-83 to end losing streak

Published Mar. 25 2015

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Paul Millsap had 25 points and 11 rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks snapped a three-game losing streak...

1 person killed when tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Arkansas

Published Mar. 25 2015

TULSA, Okla. — Authorities say one person is dead and multiple others are injured after tornadoes hit Oklahoma and Arkansas.

Illinois man charged with abusing 3-year-old on flight

Published Mar. 25 2015

SALT LAKE CITY -- Federal prosecutors in Utah have charged a man accused of sexually abusing a 3-year-old boy on...

Tornadoes touch down in Oklahoma, ending drought

Published Mar. 25 2015

TULSA, Okla. -- The slow start to the nation's tornado season came to a blustery end Wednesday when tornadoes hit...

President of Yemen flees by sea amid rebel advance in south

Published Mar. 25 2015

SANAA, Yemen — President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi fled Yemen by sea Wednesday as Shiite rebels and their allies moved...

U.S. conducting airstrikes to help Iraq retake Tikrit

Published Mar. 25 2015

WASHINGTON -- At Iraq's request, the U.S. began airstrikes in Tikrit on Wednesday in support of a stalled Iraqi ground...

GOP-controlled House passes budget to erase deficits

Published Mar. 25 2015

WASHINGTON — Normally quarrelsome House Republicans came together Wednesday night and passed a boldly conservative budget that relies on nearly...

Man recovering from surgery gets $7 million lottery ticket in get-well card

Published Mar. 25 2015

NEW CITY, N.Y. -- A Pennsylvania man recovering from surgery has won $7 million off a lottery ticket tucked into...

Indiana to declare public health emergency over HIV outbreak

Published Mar. 25 2015

SCOTTSBURG, Ind. (AP) - Faced with a growing HIV outbreak tied to intravenous drug use, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said...