Critics say proposed nondiscrimination ordinance would create restroom confusion

Published Jul. 8 2015

The debate over a proposed nondiscrimination ordinance for Chattanooga employees has come down to a battle over four words: "gender...

Auto parts manufacturers hiring at record pace in Chattanooga

Published Jul. 8 2015

Auto parts manufacturers are hitting the gas and hiring at a record pace in Chattanooga as they position themselves to...

Plans unveiled for Hamilton County's new mental health court

Published Jul. 8 2015

Last week, four Hamilton County residents — all facing criminal charges — went into court looking for a new answer...

Weather about to heat up again in Chattanooga

Published Jul. 8 2015

Dry, hot weather returns to Chattanooga this week.

Key TN Senate committee chairmen toss tacks under idea of issuing bonds to pay for state road needs

Published Jul. 8 2015

NASHVILLE — House Majority Leader Gerald McCormick's suggestion that fellow Tennessee lawmakers first consider having the state issue bonds to...

Tennessee attorney general asks Congress to protect religious freedom

Published Jul. 8 2015

NASHVILLE -- Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery and 14 other attorneys general are urging congressional leaders to protect the tax-exempt...

Locals create nonprofit to support wives of firefighters

Published Jul. 8 2015

When Maria Moore's husband became a Chattanooga firefighter after six years of marriage, she wasn't expecting how much stress the...

Catoosa County to pay interim manager about $25,000 for the next three months

Published Jul. 8 2015

RINGGOLD, Ga. — Catoosa County will pay its interim manager about $1,800 a week to help find his replacement.

Nashville prison faces 'emergency staffing issues'

Published Jul. 8 2015

NASHVILLE -- A state prison in Nashville that houses men with mental illnesses is facing a critical shortage of corrections...

Locomotive from Civil War train chase to stay in Atlanta

Published Jul. 8 2015

KENNESAW, Ga. -- A Cobb County lawmaker says he won't fight a state agency's ruling that one of the trains...

Escaped inmate recaptured in Decatur park

Published Jul. 7 2015

DECATUR, Ala. -- Alabama Department of Corrections officials say an inmate who escaped a work release program has been recaptured.

Tennessee death row inmates challenge execution method

Published Jul. 7 2015

NASHVILLE -- After more than a year of delays, a trial challenging Tennessee's method for executing prisoners began on Tuesday...

Alabama city removing Confederate flag from city seal

Published Jul. 7 2015

MOBILE, Ala. -- The Mobile City Council voted Tuesday to remove the Confederate flag and other banners from the official...

Chattanooga firefighters put out Duncan Ave. house fire

Published Jul. 7 2015

Chattanooga firefighters extinguished a second-floor house fire in East Chattanooga around 10:30 a.m. today.

Two more people arrested in Georgia Wal-Mart rampage

Published Jul. 7 2015

MACON, Ga. -- Sheriff's officials say two more people have been arrested in rampage through a middle Georgia Wal-Mart that...

Police: Man beaten with bat while impaled on fence

Published Jul. 7 2015

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Tuscaloosa County jail records say a man accused of beating someone who was partially impaled on a...

FBI investigating kidnapping of Tennessee bank executive, family

Published Jul. 7 2015

KNOXVILLE -- The FBI says a bank executive and his family have been released after being kidnapped at gunpoint and...

Sex offender found with 14-year-old appears in court

Published Jul. 7 2015

Shook, 41, was apprehended this morning in Smyth County, Va., with a 14-year-old EastTennessee girl he has allegedly been with...

Toxic train crash contaminated nearby well water

Published Jul. 7 2015

A well water sample within about 350 feet of the train derailment site has shown detections of acrylonitrile, a hazardous...

Police say man raped woman, held box cutter to her throat on M.L. King Blvd

Published Jul. 7 2015

Police say a 46-year-old Chattanooga man held a box cutter to a woman's throat and brutally raped her in a...

Salvation Army runs out of fans to distribute to low-income families

Published Jul. 7 2015

With temperatures rising this week, the Salvation Army has run out of electric fans to distribute to families in need....

Chattanooga man indicted for mosque-burning plot

Published Jul. 7 2015

A federal grand jury in Knoxville has indicted a Chattanooga man for soliciting another person to violate federal civil rights...

Haslam names Bonnie Hommrich to head TN Children's Services

Published Jul. 7 2015

NASHVILLE -- Gov. Bill Haslam today named Bonnie Hommrich as the new commissioner of the Department of Children's Services (DCS).