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MEMPHIS — Federal prosecutors say a Memphis man has been sentenced to 153 years in prison for a string of store robberies.

Chattanooga is known for its gigabit Internet and its environmental vibe, and it is now nationally recognized as a city that approaches history with innovation.

NASHVILLE — Tennessee has received about 2.5 percent of the unaccompanied children crossing into the United States.

FLORENCE, Ariz. — The nearly two-hour execution of a convicted murderer prompted a series of phone calls involving the governor's office, the prison director, lawyers and judges as the inmate gasped for more than 90 minutes.

WASHINGTON — Nearly 300 passengers perish when their plane is shot out of the sky. Airlines suspend flights to Israel's largest airport after rocket attacks. Two airliners crash during storms. Aviation has suffered one of its worst weeks in memory, a cluster of disasters spanning three continents.

LOS ANGELES — Staking out a populist stand ahead of the midterm elections, President Barack Obama on Thursday demanded "economic patriotism" from U.S. corporations that use legal means to avoid U.S. taxes through overseas mergers.

CAPE CHARLES, Va. — Albert Thorn awoke in his rental cottage Thursday to the sound of heavy rain and wind. Then, there was screaming.

Chattanooga area woman nearly falls for anti-virus scam

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Barbara Williamson had been pecking at her keyboard, toggling between email and Facebook, when the call came.

A traffic camera on a busy stretch of Germantown Road between Interstate 24 and Brainerd Road is keeping local mailmen busy.

Chattanooga-owned municipal broadband provider EPB on Thursday applied to become the first of possibly many electric utilities to begin offering gigabit Internet and TV service across the traditional boundaries set up over years of cable TV dominance.

NASHVILLE — Republican U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann is aiming his third straight televised punch at GOP challenger Weston Wamp with a new ad in which both men's 2012 rival, Scottie Mayfield, directly takes Wamp to task over secretly recording him last spring.

A Hixson couple have been arrested and charged with physical abuse or gross neglect of an impaired adult after Tennessee Adult Protective Services officials discovered that a mentally disabled 35-year-old was living in a dirty room with feces on the floor.

Black Creek Mountain developers pledged Thursday to keep building the golf course community, while people questioning its tax increment financing called for a new review by Chattanooga officials.

The new 10th Judicial District attorney general sent his own investigator and a TBI agent to the Polk County Election Commission office Wednesday to look into allegations of vote-buying and voter intimidation during early voting.

Q: I signed up to do a charity 5K race with some friends, and it turns out that at the last minute it was canceled! Is there anything I can do to get my money back?

  • July 25th, 2014  |
  • By By Jim Winsett
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