Parents say kids face too much testing, but law may not let them opt out

Published Feb. 6 2016

A growing number of parents in Hamilton County are telling schools they don't want their children taking the new standardized...

'Did we get his moral fiber wrong?' Board fires Cleveland schools director

Published Feb. 6 2016

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — They had gathered here just a week earlier, in a room with fewer people, fewer cameras, less...

Locals gather to remember, mourn double homicide victims

Published Feb. 6 2016

Lakita Hicks used to call out her uncle Eric Terry all the time, no matter where they were, just to...

Juvenile charged with aggravated assault after East Ridge teen shot in head

Published Feb. 6 2016

A juvenile male has been charged with aggravated assault in connection with the shooting of a 16-year-old friend early Friday...

TBI says 35 arrested in prostitution sting

Published Feb. 6 2016

A total of 31 men and four women were arrested in the latest prostitution sting in the Chattanooga and North...

Freezing temperatures accompany chance of snow Monday

Published Feb. 6 2016

Enjoy it while you can.

Judge sentences Georgia woman accused of DUI in 2012

Published Feb. 6 2016

A Hamilton County judge Friday sentenced a 25-year-old woman accused of driving under the influence in 2012 to a year...

Two arrested for roles in fire on Brainerd Road

Published Feb. 5 2016

Two individuals were taken into custody tonight at the Country Hearth Inns & Suites in connection to a fire on...

Update: Juvenile male charged with aggravated assault in shooting of 16-year-old boy in East Ridge

Published Feb. 5 2016

A white, juvenile male has been charged with aggravated assault in connection to the shooting of a 16-year-old boy that...

Robbery-shooting suspect busted with help from Secret Service and U.S. Marshals

Published Feb. 5 2016

The Secret Service and the U.S. Marshals went along for the bust when Chattanooga police arrested a suspect in a...

Cleveland City Schools fires Martin Ringstaff with no pay, effective immediately

Published Feb. 5 2016

Martin Ringstaff, the embattled director of Cleveland City Schools who came under fire for sending sexually explicit messages to a...

Brainerd Road reopened after commercial blaze shuts down morning commute

Published Feb. 5 2016

Brainerd Rd. is currently shut down due to commercial fire. The closure is in the 3400 block of Brainerd Rd....

Family remembers slain daughter as 2015 shooting case winds through court

Published Feb. 5 2016

They never knew Cortez Sims, but now, every time Talitha Bowman's family goes to court, they come face-to-face with the...

Haslam's Tennessee school funding strategy finds opposition in McCormick

Published Feb. 5 2016

Gov. Bill Haslam has given up on trying to create a new state school funding formula that keeps both rural...

Brock estate battle lives on as attorneys argue Astec founder's will

Published Feb. 5 2016

When five adopted children of the late Astec Industries CEO J. Don Brock contested his will in September, they claimed...

Chattanooga considers licensing, fees for Airbnb and its ilk

Published Feb. 5 2016

Missy Luce is worried the city wants to take some of the magic out of her life.

Cleveland schools director can be fired for immorality, according to his contract

Published Feb. 5 2016

Martin Ringstaff, the Cleveland City Schools director who has admitted to sending sexually explicit messages to a woman who is...

Cleveland police try out simulator training lab

Published Feb. 5 2016

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Cleveland police officers found themselves facing an array of dangerous and potentially lethal encounters in an upstairs...

Police identify victims in horrific Highway 27 crash

Published Feb. 4 2016

A driver who was involved in a serious car accident that shut down Highway 27 for several hours this afternoon...

County candidates tangle, discuss views during Chamber of Commerce forum

Published Feb. 4 2016

With early voting fast approaching, the judicial candidates for Hamilton County Criminal Court Judge are gathering today to discuss their...

Homeless man rescued from rushing Chickamauga Creek

Published Feb. 4 2016

Dozens of emergency workers helped rescue a homeless man from the Chickamauga Creek in East Ridge on Thursday morning.

Amid spasms of violence, council members question mayor's anti-violence program

Published Feb. 4 2016

After a 20-year-old man was gunned down in broad daylight and two parents were shot to death in their Chattanooga...

Gay marriage back on radar with new Bradley County lawsuit

Published Feb. 4 2016

Bradley County Commissioner Howard Thompson and a local pastor have filed a lawsuit to stop the county from issuing marriage...