Tennessee cycling leader pedals for local transit options

Published Feb. 24 2017

Leaders of a statewide bicycling and pedestrian advocacy group are breathing easier this legislative session, following a long battle in...

Walker County boosting landfill charges

Published Feb. 24 2017

Walker County's commissioner is charging more money to drop off trash at the landfill.

Man charged with abuse allegedly left older couple at vacant mobile home, never returned

Published Feb. 24 2017

An older couple was left in December at a vacant mobile home in northern Rhea County, Tenn., for four days...

Grammy award-winning music producer David Banner speaks at Black Summit Saturday

Published Feb. 24 2017

Grammy Award-winning producer and rapper David Banner, who will speak at UTC on Saturday, said he motivates his listeners to...

Silverdale drug smuggling charges dismissed amid constitutional concerns

Published Feb. 24 2017

A judge dismissed all charges against two people accused of plotting to smuggle drugs into Silverdale Correctional Facility — in...

Mother finds missing teenage daughter being sold on website, fights back

Published Feb. 24 2017

Kubiiki Pride was scrolling through ads on Backpage.com when she saw an ad selling something that belonged to her. It...

Alabama citizens can't find their home county on a map to avoid approaching storms

Published Feb. 24 2017

'We didn't know it was coming.' April Taylor heard that again and again, and she didn't understand it.

Mask-wearing man arrested for allegedly brandishing gun at Walden man

Published Feb. 23 2017

A Walden man told deputies he was in his backyard when a mask-wearing man allegedly pointed a pistol at him,...

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...


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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.