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Clint Cooper found his way into journalism by way of Engel Stadium.
Stuck in car for 18 hours. Having to sleep at Home Depot. Children stranded overnight at school.
It's a reporter's job to dig it out when something isn't happening the way it should. Joy Lukachick did just that when she reported last year on problems at Hays State Prison -- cell doors that didn't lock; prisoners with smuggled cellphones and homemade weapons.
It’s impossible to predict the news. But one thing you can bet on in 2014: there’ll be plenty of bare-knuckles politics to cover.
At first, I wasn't sure we should let two reporters spend day and night in the most violent pockets of the city.
It’s the time of year when jingle bells are ringing and trees are draped in tinsel.
For 99 years, the Chattanooga Times Free Press has raised money during the holidays to help the neediest in our community.
On Nov. 5, the Times Free Press published a front-page story about the arrests of 32 men charged with gun and drug crimes after a four-year local and federal investigation. Chattanooga Police Chief Bobby Dodd called the suspects the "worst of the worst" in Chattanooga's criminals.