UPDATE: Silverdale inmate who died identified; was booked for public intoxication

Published Feb. 23 2017

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) is investigating the death of an inmate at CoreCivic, formerly CCA.

One dead, one injured in Paint Rock, Ala., crash

Published Feb. 23 2017

A Paint Rock, Ala., man is dead and a Woodville, Ala., woman was injured today in a two-car crash on...

UPDATE: GPS athletic director one of eight arrested in Dalton prostitution sting

Published Feb. 23 2017

Girls Preparatory School Athletic Director Stacey Gene Hill was arrested Wednesday night in an undercover prostitution sting in Dalton, Ga.

Woman charged with vehicular homicide in LaFayette crash

Published Feb. 23 2017

LaFayette police charged a woman with vehicular homicide after a man died last weekend in a car crash.

North Georgia white supremacist indicted for possessing deadly ricin

Published Feb. 23 2017

Federal prosecutors have charged a north Georgia man with possession of the deadly toxin ricin.

Rhea County man accused of leaving elderly couple without food, water or heat

Published Feb. 23 2017

A Rhea County man has been booked on felony charges of elder abuse in an investigation launched under a new...

Dalton officer poses as prostitute; 8 arrested in prostitution sting

Published Feb. 23 2017

The Dalton Police Department arrested eight people in an undercover prostitution investigation.

Bradley County crash shuts down left lane on I-75

Published Feb. 23 2017

An I-75 northbound crash has stalled traffic in Bradley County.

Tennessee devising plan to bring exercise opportunities to rural residents

Published Feb. 23 2017

Greenways, trails and playgrounds are known as tools for reducing rates of chronic diseases, but a new Tennessee Department of...

Hamilton County Commission tells school board to consider rezoning

Published Feb. 23 2017

The Hamilton County Commission on Wednesday discussed the need to merge and rezone schools, but plans to fund any new...

Lawmaker criticizes Tennessee tax breaks for wealthy 'fat cats'

Published Feb. 23 2017

Opponents' attempt to race ahead of Gov. Bill Haslam's proposed gas tax increase ran off the road in a House...

Federal magistrate says man who allegedly provided deadly heroin to Logan Whiteaker legally arrested

Published Feb. 23 2017

Jurors can hear about the semi-automatic pistol and 3 grams of heroin that landed a 27-year-old man in hot water...

Hamilton County Commission vice chairman wants to split $900,000 bond pot

Published Feb. 23 2017

Hamilton County Commission Vice Chairman Greg Beck says he just wants his district to get its share of special school...

Contracted Hamilton County schools bus driver fired for using cellphone while driving

Published Feb. 22 2017

A contracted school bus driver was fired last week after it was discovered he used his cellphone while driving.

Georgia man who ran meth ring from state prison sentenced to 18 years in federal lockup

Published Feb. 22 2017

A Georgia man who ran a drug ring out of a state prison is getting federal time for the scheme.

Horrific conditions led to baby's death in Whitfield County, investigators say

Published Feb. 22 2017

A 5-year-old girl walked into her baby brother's room and, through the dried feces, flies, vomit, urine and wet sheets,...

Suspended Alabama DA seeks dismissal of perjury charge

Published Feb. 22 2017

A suspended Alabama prosecutor is asking a judge to dismiss the perjury charge that led to him being barred...

Hutcheson Health Foundation gives away most of its remaining money

Published Feb. 22 2017

The Hutcheson Health Foundation has given away most of the $750,000 it had left.

Hamilton County commissioner texts board member demanding he support construction of new school

Published Feb. 22 2017

Before the Hamilton County school board voted last week to prioritize new school construction, County Commissioner Tim Boyd texted a...

Hamilton County's Science Sparks pilot program provides teachers, students with hands-on projects

Published Feb. 22 2017

Susan Dorsa walked around her fourth-grade classroom Tuesday squirting clear hair gel into tiny ziplock bags her Barger Academy students...

Settlement reached with alleged victim in Calhoun post-prom sexual battery lawsuit

Published Feb. 22 2017

While the prosecution has sat dormant for two years, payments to an alleged sexual battery victim from Calhoun (Ga.) High...

First female American to lose limb in combat speaks at Siskin fundraiser

Published Feb. 22 2017

Inspiration filled the Chattanooga Convention Center Tuesday as three-time world champion and two-time Paralympian Melissa Stockwell shared her story of...

Chattanooga civic leader Al Chapman honored for decades spent helping young people

Published Feb. 22 2017

A host of nonprofit groups, civic leaders and Chattanooga officials on Tuesday celebrated the life of a man who spent...