Chattanooga Update: Rapist won't serve time and more

Published Jul. 22 2016

A man pleaded guilty to aggravated statutory rape, but won't serve any time and a special session has been sought...

Alabama teacher convicted on federal child porn charges

Published Jul. 22 2016

A federal jury in Mobile has convicted a middle school teacher on child pornography charges.

Police: Alabama toddler fights for life after being left in hot car

Published Jul. 22 2016

Police say a toddler in Alabama is fighting for her life after being found unconscious in a hot car in...

Former Hamilton County bus driver won't serve jail time after pleading guilty to raping student

Published Jul. 22 2016

The 35-year-old former Hamilton County bus driver charged with raping a 15-year-old student in a motel will serve no further...

Heat index to creep up to 105

Published Jul. 22 2016

Here's your weather outlook for the weekend.

Ex-Atlanta cop released from jail

Published Jul. 22 2016

A former Atlanta cop was released from Fulton County Jail on a $240,000 bond, Channel 2 Action News reported Friday.

Black Lives Matter rally blocks downtown Chattanooga streets

Published Jul. 22 2016

On one of the hottest nights of the summer, a small crowd of 50 protesters shut down the biggest intersection...

Bike Chattanooga celebrates four years

Published Jul. 22 2016

The city's bike-share program is getting a party and a few new additions as it celebrates its fourth birthday this...

More Chattanooga hospitals join fight to remove Pokemon Go from facilities

Published Jul. 22 2016

Chattanooga area hospitals are urging players of the popular game Pokémon Go to stay away from medical facilities.

Times Free Press wins Tennessee Press Association's top journalism award

Published Jul. 22 2016

The Chattanooga Times Free Press received 28 awards, including the top honor in its category, in the 2016 Tennessee Press...

Chattanooga police officer cleared after shooting dog [video]

Published Jul. 22 2016

A Chattanooga police officer who shot a dog while serving a search warrant in December 2015 acted within department policy,...

School board approves contract for teachers, selects firms to interview for superintendent search

Published Jul. 22 2016

Two national firms and one based in Tennessee will be considered by the Hamilton County Board of Education to assist...

Tennessee River toll bridge idea sunk due to cost

Published Jul. 22 2016

The long-studied idea for a toll bridge across the Tennessee River from Soddy-Daisy to Harrison and Interstate 75 is dead,...

Chattanooga man convicted of second-degree murder in death of his on-again, off-again girlfriend

Published Jul. 22 2016

After deliberating roughly two hours Thursday, a jury convicted a 22-year-old man of second-degree murder in the 2014 slaying of...

Fire causes roughly $30,000 in damage for South Chattanooga business

Published Jul. 21 2016

A commercial fire in South Chattanooga cause an estimated $30,000 in damage Thursday evening, according to a press release from...

Suspects lead deputies, troopers on chase from Hamilton County to Whitfield County

Published Jul. 21 2016

Two suspects led Hamilton County deputies and Georgia State troopers on a high speed chase that ended after a forced...

Georgia governor picks Fort Oglethorpe city manager as Catoosa's first state court judge

Published Jul. 21 2016

Fort Oglethorpe City Manager Ron Goulart said he will be Catoosa County's first state court judge.

Chattanooga Update: Chattanooga officer investigated for sexual exploitation of a minor and more

Published Jul. 21 2016

An officer has been on paid leave since October after being investigated for sexually exploiting an 11-year-old girl, police shot...

New court date set for accused killer Cortez Sims

Published Jul. 21 2016

With a television camera trained on his face, Judge Barry Steelman discussed the media storm swirling around one of the...

Officials kill idea for Tennessee River toll bridge connecting Soddy-Daisy, Harrison

Published Jul. 21 2016

The proposal for a new toll bridge across the Tennessee River in north Hamilton County is dead, the Tennessee Department...

CHI Memorial hospital asks to be removed as Pokemon Go location

Published Jul. 21 2016

The local Catholic Health Initiatives Memorial has asked associates, guests and the public not to use any of the health...


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UPDATE: Crash cleared on I-24 that blocked westbound traffic

Published Jul. 21 2016

A crash involving a single vehicle was cleared and all lanes restored at 11:33 a.m., according to the Tennessee Department...

Multiple crashes delay I-24 westbound traffic

Published Jul. 21 2016

Two separate crashes on I-24 westbound in Hamilton County have severely backed up traffic.