Three strikes for proposed Bradley County property tax hike

Published Jul. 7 2015

CLEVELAND, Tenn. - For the third time since April, the Bradley County Commission has shot down a proposed tax hike,...

Man accidentally shoots self while taking gun apart

Published Jul. 7 2015

Chattanooga police responded to an accidental shooting on Access Road near Highway 153 today just after 12 p.m.

Chattanooga Update: Armed black mannequin scares neighbors

Published Jul. 7 2015

You'll finally be able to live next door to the Pilgrim's Pride chicken plant.

Log truck spills lumber at Highway 27 overpass on I-24 in Chattanooga

Published Jul. 7 2015

A log truck lost its load near the Highway 27 overpass on I-24 this morning, slowing eastbound traffic on the...

Tennessee police cancel Amber Alert for 14-year-old girl

Published Jul. 7 2015

Police say they have canceled an Amber Alert that was issued for a 14-year-old East Tennessee girl seen with...

Creator of 'Buford' says headless, knife-wielding black mannequin not intended to offend

Published Jul. 7 2015

A headless black mannequin with a knife in its hand raised eyebrows in a rural corner of Ooltewah Monday —...

McCormick says state may consider new road debt before increasing gas tax

Published Jul. 7 2015

Tennessee House Majority Leader Gerald McCormick says the state may consider new road debt before it increases road taxes. And...

Fireworks mishaps send eight people to local hospitals

Published Jul. 7 2015

The sparks across Chattanooga's sky on Saturday night sent numerous people to local hospitals for treatment.

Two years of road-widening construction ramping up in East Brainerd

Published Jul. 7 2015

Near the height of Monday's dog day afternoon, a backhoe rumbled through the construction zone along East Brainerd Road headed...

Tennessee may hold key in GOP primary

Published Jul. 7 2015

NASHVILLE -- Tennessee's spot in next year's March 1 Super Tuesday presidential primaries is likely to make the state a...

State agency approves $62 million Parkridge expansion

Published Jul. 7 2015

Parkridge Medical Center in Chattanooga is preparing to start its biggest renovation in 20 years after a state agency approved...

Hamilton County school board attorney argues merit of BEP lawsuit

Published Jul. 7 2015

Hamilton County Board of Education attorney Scott Bennett says the state is failing to follow its own laws and is...

Lawsuit seeks $55 million for ailing coal ash cleanup workers

Published Jul. 7 2015

A federal lawsuit seeking $55 million in compensatory damages has been filed on behalf of 11 more workers who allegedly...

Demolition of Oak Ridge uranium-enrichment plant expected to cost $292 million

Published Jul. 7 2015

OAK RIDGE -- The U.S. Department of Energy estimates it will cost about $292 million to demolish K-27, a highly...

Eleven attorneys apply for shot at Hamilton County criminal judgeship

Published Jul. 6 2015

This is the second round of applications for the position, after Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam asked for more choices earlier...

Obama administration: Education bills lack accountability

Published Jul. 6 2015

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration said Monday it cannot support either the Senate or the House versions of bills being...

Hamilton County deputies involved in car chase

Published Jul. 6 2015

Deputies with the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office attempted to stop a vehicle tonight around 8:11 p.m. for a registration violation...

More Alabama counties issuing same-sex marriage licenses

Published Jul. 6 2015

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Additional Alabama counties on Monday said they were now willing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples,...

Lawmaker asks for refund from designer of Tennessee's new $46,000 logo

Published Jul. 6 2015

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- A state lawmaker is calling for a refund of all but $10,000 of the $46,000 paid for...

Dead fish found in creek after Tennessee train derailment

Published Jul. 6 2015

MARYVILLE, Tenn. -- Environmental officials have asked Maryville, Tennessee, residents to avoid a creek where dead fish were found after...

Georgia man sentenced in shooting death of 23-month-old grandson

Published Jul. 6 2015

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- Gwinnett County prosecutors say a man has been sentenced in the shooting death of his 23-month-old grandson.

5 tornadoes confirmed in Middle Tennessee

Published Jul. 6 2015

NASHVILLE -- The National Weather Service says it has confirmed five tornadoes touched down in Middle Tennessee during storms last...

South Carolina Senate votes to remove flag from Statehouse grounds

Published Jul. 6 2015

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The South Carolina Senate voted Monday to pull the Confederate flag off the Capitol grounds, clearing the...