Ooltewah's code of silence created a culture of negligence

Published Feb. 14 2016

After her son was attacked, Sims said she tried to convince the school district to put in place stronger anti-bullying...

Hundreds gather to memorialize Brother Ron Fender

Published Feb. 14 2016

Hundreds sang out Saturday in joy and sorrow. They sang for love and loss. They sang for Brother Ron.

Political notebook

Published Feb. 14 2016

The Tennessee Education Association Road Trip will present its 2016 legislative agenda at a public meeting Tuesday in Chattanooga, according...

Cleveland's Museum Center at Five Points unveils new store

Published Feb. 14 2016

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — The gift shop at the Museum Center at Five Points has received its first major makeover in...

Resident complains of nuisance property owned by South Pittsburg

Published Feb. 14 2016

SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. — Local municipalities regularly use safety ordinances to make private owners take better care of dilapidated properties.

Lee Norris leaves Chattanooga for county post

Published Feb. 14 2016

Just-retired Chattanooga Public Works Administrator Lee Norris is jumping right into his next career: director of General Services for Hamilton...

Shooter fires into home, wounds woman

Published Feb. 13 2016

A gunman fired into a home on South Seminole early Saturday morning, wounding a woman.

Catoosa dispatcher fired for sharing caller's medical information with her family

Published Feb. 13 2016

A Catoosa County, Ga., 911 dispatcher received a call, wrote down a man's name, wrote down his address, wrote down...

Second annual Mardi Bra showers homeless, low-income women with gifts

Published Feb. 13 2016

First Gloria Harris whipped out the Estee Lauder black mascara from her gift bag. Then came the warm-toned eye shadows,...

Suspected Bledsoe County prowler recovering after being shot by resident

Published Feb. 13 2016

A 33-year-old Pikeville, Tenn., man faces multiple charges and is recovering from being shot last weekend by a local resident...

TVA cancels construction of next-generation nuclear reactors in Alabama

Published Feb. 13 2016

The Tennessee Valley Authority, which planned a decade ago to begin an American renaissance in nuclear power by building the...

Woman accused of killing 5-year-old is arraigned in Marion County

Published Feb. 13 2016

Almost a year after 5-year-old Lucas Dillon died from blunt-force trauma to the head, his alleged killer was arraigned in...

Outdoor advocates say proposed shooting range will be too close to Cumberland Trail

Published Feb. 13 2016

A battle is brewing in Hamilton County's Wild West.

Times Free Press and Get Out Chattanooga present February's Outdoor Roundup

Published Feb. 13 2016

Watch David Cobb and Gabrielle Chevalier discuss February's Outdoor Roundup for the Chattanooga Times Free Press and Get Out Chattanooga...

Gov. Haslam: No plans for big spending on legislative races

Published Feb. 13 2016

Gov. Bill Haslam has proven to be enormously popular with Tennessee voters, but fellow Republicans in the General Assembly have...

Man charged with murder in Georgia lawman's shooting death

Published Feb. 13 2016

A suspect accused of gunning down a Georgia lawman has been charged with murder in the death of the 25-year...

Alabama woman convicted in granddaughter's running death dies

Published Feb. 12 2016

An Alabama woman convicted of capital murder in the running death of her 9-year-old granddaughter died Friday less than a...

Georgia settles lawsuit from transgender former inmate

Published Feb. 12 2016

The state of Georgia has agreed to pay to settle a lawsuit filed by a former transgender inmate whose case...

Man confesses to beating, burning to death other homeless man in Nashville

Published Feb. 12 2016

Metro police have charged a 31-year-old man in connection to the death of a homeless man near Shelby Park on...

I-75 north, I-24 east cleared after car crashes blocked lanes

Published Feb. 12 2016

All lanes of Interstate 75 have been reopened after a car crash blocked traffic near the Interstate 24 split in...

Alabama police chief enters not guilty plea in federal civil rights case

Published Feb. 12 2016

Stevenson, Ala., police Chief Daniel Winters pleaded not guilty Wednesday to federal charges accusing him of deprivation of civil rights...

Georgia man threw dog off balcony, will serve five years

Published Feb. 12 2016

Prosecutor Sherwin Figueroa says the man was already on felony probation when he slammed the animal's head into a wall...

Police: Clarksville man urinated in store while stuffing trout in pants

Published Feb. 12 2016

Police say a man who was caught urinating in a Clarksville Wal-Mart, while trying to stuff a package of trout...