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Brianna Kwekel's 3-year-old son, Dakota, lies in the grave, beaten to death three months ago by her live-in boyfriend, Justin Bradley.

While leaders at Hutcheson Medical Center called Wednesday's decision to file bankruptcy a chance to "hit the reset button," the drama with ex-partner Erlanger Health System is far from over.

NASHVILLE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam was chosen as the new chairman of the Republican Governors Association Thursday afternoon, state Republican Party officials said.

The 20-year-old convicted Thursday of aggravated rape in a 2012 assault near Finley Stadium faces up to 31 years in prison.

The White House on Thursday announced that Travis McDonough, a Chattanooga attorney who presently serves as Mayor Andy Berke's chief of staff and legal adviser, has been nominated to become the new judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee.

One person was killed in a multivehicle crash around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday on South Dixie Highway near Forest Hill Road in Whitfield County, according to a news release from the Georgia Department of Public Safety.

WASHINGTON — Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts on "felons, not families."

The case against Devontavious Bryant, accused of raping a jogger in 2012, is in the hands of the jury.

Half the buildings at the former Harriet Tubman public housing development — home to generations of Chattanooga's poor — are gone now.

A Chattanooga State instructor says top administrators tried to intimidate teachers to vote in support of college President Jim Catanzaro during the faculty's recent vote of no confidence.

Hutcheson Medical Center's board of directors voted Wednesday night to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization.

Of the 102 seniors who graduated last year from the Chattanooga School for the Arts and Sciences, all but three went on to college, and the three who weren't college-bound enlisted in the military.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Effective Jan. 1, the shelter operated by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Bradley County no longer will adhere to its original "no-kill" mission.

The woman who says Devontavious Bryant raped her in 2012 took the stand during his jury trial Wednesday.

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