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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.

JASPER, Tenn. — Some Jasper employees have done their jobs for so long, they're the only ones who know how to do the work.

When Rossville Middle School students saw that their community included hungry families, they wanted to help.

A Dalton man who attacked somebody with a claw hammer is going to prison for 10 years.

NASHVILLE — State Rep. Rick Womick, who hopes to unseat Republican House Speaker Beth Harwell in Dec. 10 leadership elections, is disavowing anonymous email images portraying Harwell and two key legislative allies as puppets on a string controlled by the House clerk.

Dalton police fired at a man who pointed a weapon at an officer Wednesday morning and subsequently arrested him, according to a police news release.

Judges, juries and court audiences will have to wait indefinitely to get new chairs on the third floor of the Hamilton County Courthouse.

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