Chattanooga Update: Erlanger, health care, and where we'll be tomorrow

Published Aug. 24 2016

Reporter Lesley Dale gives you the rundown and let's you know where we'll be tomorrow for this week's prep football...

11 pot plants, 22 jars of weed seized from Grundy County home

Published Aug. 24 2016

Grundy County and state officials patrolling from the air for marijuana spotted 11 growing on an Altamont, Tenn., home's back...

Erlanger wins state approval for $25 million, 88-bed mental hospital in Chattanooga

Published Aug. 24 2016

Tennessee regulators on Wednesday approved a request by Erlanger Hospital to build a new $25 million, 88-bed mental health hospital...


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Bradley schools tout ACT achievement

Published Aug. 24 2016

The class of 2016 in Bradley County Schools earned the highest composite ACT score in five years.

Sequatchie County Library book sale begins tomorrow

Published Aug. 24 2016

Folks visiting the Dunlap City Training Center starting Thursday and continuing through Saturday could leave with volumes of knowledge or...

High pressure system pumping in warm, humid air to Chattanooga

Published Aug. 24 2016

A high pressure system in the eastern United States will pump warm, humid air into the Chattanooga area.

Erlanger experiment will attempt to restore stroke victims' mobility

Published Aug. 24 2016

Doctors at Erlanger hospital are looking for stroke victims to participate in a clinical trial of a potentially groundbreaking treatment...

Chattanooga bucks nation's upward trend in traffic fatalities

Published Aug. 24 2016

Traffic fatalities were up 9 percent in the first six months of this year compared to the same period last...

Police investigate shooting, car theft at Holiday Hills Circle in Chattanooga

Published Aug. 24 2016

A person was shot and a vehicle stolen late Tuesday night in a neighborhood off Bonny Oaks Drive.

As rates soar, Tennessee insurers and regulators say Obamacare proving too risky, costly

Published Aug. 24 2016

The price of individual health insurance coverage will increase next year by a record amount in Tennessee after state regulators...

DA warns of problems if he's taken off Gatlinburg detective's perjury case

Published Aug. 24 2016

It's still undecided if Hamilton County District Attorney Neal Pinkston will continue prosecuting Gatlinburg Police Department Detective Rodney Burns, who...

Judge orders Walker County to pay Erlanger $8.7 million

Published Aug. 24 2016

Walker County, Ga., now has an outstanding bill to Erlanger Health System for $8.7 million.


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Caucuses planned for Hamilton County Commission vacancy

Published Aug. 24 2016

Hamilton County District 3 Republicans and Democrats will both caucus on Sept. 8 to put nominees forward to fill the...

UTC mentor program aims to give new teachers a boost

Published Aug. 24 2016

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga School of Education has rethought how it prepares its students to become teachers and...

Attorney: Officials ignored family's medical care request for woman who died in Silverdale

Published Aug. 24 2016

The family of a 26-year-old woman who died while in custody at Silverdale Correctional Facility said Monday Madison Deal was...

Probe continues in South Pittsburg toddler's death

Published Aug. 24 2016

Authorities investigating the Friday death of a South Pittsburg, Tenn., toddler had few details to release Tuesday.

United Way seeks $11 million in 2016 Community Campaign

Published Aug. 24 2016

Zycron founder Darrell Freeman asked audience members at the United Way of Greater Chattanooga's campaign kickoff Tuesday if they wanted...

Dad waives extradition rights, returning to Bradley after being found with daughter in Colorado

Published Aug. 23 2016

A father who led police on a 10-day search for him and his two-year-old daughter has waived his extradition in...

Sheriff: Man killed five in Alabama with ax, gun in middle of the night

Published Aug. 23 2016

A man accused of slaying five people at an Alabama home brought an ax to attack his victims, striking one...

Man convicted in slaying outside Atlanta preschool gets life without parole in retrial

Published Aug. 23 2016

A man convicted of killing another man outside a suburban Atlanta preschool was sentenced Tuesday at retrial to life in...

Judge says he needs more time on decision to remove Pinkston from prosecution

Published Aug. 23 2016

Our reporter Kendi Rainwater is live-tweeting Gatlinburg Police Detective Rodney Burns' appearance in Hamilton County criminal court.


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Warm and dry Tuesday

Published Aug. 23 2016

It'll be mostly sunny today with a high of 91 and a low of 72.

Erlanger, Parkridge battle over need for new mental health hospital

Published Aug. 23 2016

Erlanger and Parkridge, two of the area's three largest hospitals, will go public this week with their dispute over whether...