Watchdogs question Hamilton County Commission phone conversations at weekly meetings

Published Dec. 25 2014

A lawsuit in Greene County over the audibility of open meetings has caused government watchdogs to question the Hamilton County...

More rescued animals tied to suspect charged with animal cruelty

Published Dec. 25 2014

The phone started ringing at McKamey Animal Center after news broke last week that Hixson resident Geoffrey Peterson had been...

Chattanooga VA clinic plans interim expansion

Published Dec. 25 2014

Veterans across the Scenic City can look forward to a late Christmas present this year.

'It's Santa': St. Nick brings joy, toys to girls and boys

Published Dec. 25 2014

The sirens wailing outside of Syzah Thomas' grandmother's house on Christmas Eve were not signaling an emergency, they were announcing...

Salvation Army's brunch serves food, goodwill

Published Dec. 25 2014

A 32-year-old homeless single mom spends her days battling bipolar disorder while trying to find housing and get her 3-year-old...

Today's best photos: Christmas Eve mass in China, Poinsettia Bowl and Mississippi tornado damage

Published Dec. 24 2014

A photo gallery of local and AP photos.

Dallas Bay firefighters keep house, tree, presents from going up in flames Christmas Eve

Published Dec. 24 2014

Dallas Bay firefighters work quickly to extinguish a house fire Wednesday morning and save the Christmas tree and presents.

Chattanooga Update: What you need to know today

Published Dec. 24 2014

You might get your wish after all.

Suspected dog hoarder Geoffrey Peterson may have had more canines in other sites

Published Dec. 24 2014

Investigators are looking into whether suspected dog hoarder Geoffrey Peterson was keeping more animals than the 60 found in a...

Neediest Cases Fund assists a Chattanooga helper

Published Dec. 24 2014

Sidney McDonald is the first person you see when you walk through the doors of City Hall.

Dalton Police Department investigates slaying

Published Dec. 24 2014

The Dalton (Ga.) Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred Monday on Dozier Street around 9 p.m., according to...

Chattanooga's Christmas forecast

Published Dec. 24 2014

A few flakes of snow might fall, but it's mostly going to be a wet Christmas in Southeast Tennessee and...

Federal crackdown hits hospitals in pocketbook for facility-related infections, injuries

Published Dec. 24 2014

Infections and injuries sustained at hospitals have hurt millions of patients. Now those injuries are hurting hospitals' bottom lines.

Gang member-turned-entrepreneur charged in Georgia killing, was key part of mayor's Violence Reduction Initiative

Published Dec. 24 2014

A former gang member whose unlikely journey from violent criminal to successful entrepreneur made him a widely celebrated success story...

Rare rock may hold clues to diamonds

Published Dec. 24 2014

There may be 30,000 diamonds lodged inside a golf-ball-sized stone found in Siberia last year, but the rare rock is...

Gov. Haslam doesn't know if 2015 is year to seek increased taxes for roads

Published Dec. 24 2014

NASHVILLE -- Gov. Bill Haslam says he has not yet decided whether to seek new funding for Tennessee roads next...

Maclellan Shelter next to Chattanooga Community Kitchen open, but not fully ready

Published Dec. 24 2014

The Maclellan Shelter for Families, a 13-room, 64-bed facility next to the Chattanooga Community Kitchen, took in its first three...

Today's best photos: A sweet '52 Chevy in Cuba and Christmas around the world

Published Dec. 23 2014

A collection of local and AP photos.

TVA board to vote on fate of Shawnee coal plant

Published Dec. 23 2014

Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority announced Tuesday they will have a special board meeting at 10 a.m. next Tuesday,...

FBI: Islamic State cell in Memphis, Tenn. could threaten bridges

Published Dec. 23 2014

The FBI wants law officers assigned to areas around the Mississippi River bridges at Memphis, Tennessee, to keep an eye...

Police search for 13-year-old girl missing from Chattanooga home

Published Dec. 23 2014

A 13-year-old girl is missing from her Chattanooga home.

ALERT: Severe flooding possible tonight

Published Dec. 23 2014

ALERT: Catoosa, Whitfield and Murray counties in North Georgia are under a severe thunderstorm warning, according to the National Weather...

BREAKING: Dalton police investigating homicide

Published Dec. 23 2014

The Dalton Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred last night on Dozier Street around 9 p.m., according to...