A Chattanooga man and his son were ordered to sit down during a City Council meeting after they referred to gay rights as sodomy and called a councilman's plans for same-sex benefits "evil and wicked."
Three years ago, Chattanooga fire officials said the city's fire codes were outdated and officials had to address bar and club safety by requiring owners to install costly sprinkler systems.
When Fantasy Johnson packed her clothes, pots and pans inside her car and drove off the Harriet Tubman public housing site two years ago, she thought her life would get better.
A Chattanooga councilman wants to give city businesses a break by severely limiting which clubs or bars must have sprinklers.
An ordinance that would give city police authority to better regulate and potentially shut down an unruly event hall operating without a permit is one step closer to being on the books.
Chattanooga is one step closer to adding more police officers on the streets and programs to boost reading scores and clean up neighborhoods.
All roads lead somewhere. Chattanooga's tend to lead to complaints.
In the past, the Chattanooga Police Department has had as many as 120 detectives to investigate crimes ranging from theft to homicide, but now it has just a few more than 80 on the rolls.
Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke is launching a new program to give away city-owned land to private developers who agree to build quality, affordable housing on the lots.
As city officials mull Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke's $212 million budget, one councilman grilled the administration about a city audit that revealed that nearly 30 percent of equipment such as flat-screen televisions, laptops and video game consoles were missing from the city's recreation centers.
Chattanooga officials denied a developer's plan to build a 260-apartment complex in East Brainerd and took steps to eliminate the project altogether.
Speed limits could be lowered, parking spaces added and more speed bumps installed in neighborhoods as part of Mayor Andy Berke's plan to improve transportation in Chattanooga.
Chattanooga police and firefighters are fighting what they say are behind-the-scenes efforts by Mayor Andy Berke to get their unions to sign a prewritten letter criticizing their pension fund board.
City Council members did not get the answers they wanted Tuesday as they dissected Mayor Andy Berke’s proposed $212 million budget, and they wanted to know why the mayor didn’t show how he will track the success or failure of new government programs as he promised.
Less than a week after Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke announced plans to buy the derelict Harriet Tubman housing development, City Council members gave him the green light to move ahead.