State's top court denies death row challenge to execution by electrocution

Published Jul. 2 2015

NASHVILLE -- The Tennessee Supreme Court today turned down a challenge by state Death Row inmates to the use of...

Man arrested on child molestation charges

Published Jul. 2 2015

The Whitfield County Sheriff's Office arrested 19-year-old Antonio Francisco Elrod on Wednesday on child molestation charges.

Man gets 120 months in federal prison for selling something called flakka

Published Jul. 2 2015

The drug's official name is alpha-pyrrolidinopentiophenone. But on the street, dealers call it gravel or flakka. And people are going...

John Deffenbaugh named to Georgia-Alabama study committee

Published Jul. 2 2015

State Rep. John Deffenbaugh, R-Lookout Mountain, will join other Georgia and Alabama lawmakers in a joint study committee.

100 march in protest after Confederate flag removed from Chattooga courthouse

Published Jul. 2 2015

After hearing news that Commissioner Jason Winters ordered the Sons of Confederate Veterans to remove their flag from the courthouse...

Update: Pops on the River still on schedule but weather puts damper on some fireworks shows

Published Jul. 2 2015

Relentless rain continued to pound the Chattanooga region Thursday afternoon, causing flooding that closed roads throughout the area and dampened...

Roads on Signal Mountain under threat of closing due to weather

Published Jul. 2 2015

The W Road is reportedly closed. Officials may also close Signal Mountain Road due to the weather.

NTSB: Driver in deadly I-75 crash was on first run for trucking company

Published Jul. 2 2015

The driver involved in last week's deadly I-75 crash was making his first run for the trucking company, The National...

Chattanooga Update: Sheriff says commissioner asked him to arrest official

Published Jul. 2 2015

A newly proposed city ordinance could let men enter female restrooms.

Collegedale July 4th fireworks canceled

Published Jul. 2 2015

Collegedale's Independence Day celebration has been cancelled due to...

30-year-old woman who fell from Sunset Rock left suicide note

Published Jul. 2 2015

The woman who fell 90 feet from Sunset Rock on Tuesday evening has been identified as...

Chickamauga Lock funding restored, work to resume with leftover funds

Published Jul. 2 2015

Three years after work stalled on a new lock at the Chickamauga Dam, construction should resume on the $860 million...

Obama urges bipartisanship in Medicaid expansion efforts

Published Jul. 2 2015

NASHVILLE — President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he'd like to see "some good sense spring forth" as Tennessee lawmakers...

Chattanooga police officer denies hosting gang party

Published Jul. 2 2015

The Chattanooga police officer accused of hosting a party attended by gang members in the Fraternal Order of Police lodge...

Confederate flag removed from Chattooga County courthouse

Published Jul. 2 2015

The Sons of Confederate Veterans removed its flag from the Chattooga County courthouse lawn Tuesday night.

Alton Park residents want city to cut grass, maintain vacant lots

Published Jul. 2 2015

Rats, snakes and cats live in the overgrown alley behind Milton Jackson's Alton Park home.

Tim Boyd demands apology after public spat

Published Jul. 2 2015

A heated spat between two Hamilton County officials has spiraled into a full-blown public drama.

Commissioners query top attorney over discretionary funds

Published Jul. 2 2015

The battle's over. Hamilton County commissioners have their discretionary funds back. But now they are trying to figure out how...

2 named suspects in Bradley burglary

Published Jul. 1 2015

One man is in custody and another is sought in a Bradley County home burglary.

Alabama man suspected in slaying of wife, 2 children

Published Jul. 1 2015

BESSEMER, Ala. -- Jefferson County sheriff's officials say they're searching for a McCalla man in connection with the deaths of...

Federal judge: Alabama counties must allow gay marriage

Published Jul. 1 2015

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- With a handful of Alabama counties still refusing to grant gay marriages even as they issued licenses...

Feds release $3 million to immediately restart work on stalled Chick lock

Published Jul. 1 2015

The Army Corps of Engineers has released millions of dollars to begin work immediately on the stalled Chickamauga Lock.

Police: TN dad intentionally kills kitten in front of his children

Published Jul. 1 2015

An East Tennessee dad has been arrested for fatally stomping and throwing a kitten in front of his children, according...