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Shelly Bradbury

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CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Seven-year-old Noah McMurray was about to make a second bowl of oatmeal Tuesday morning when the man knocked on the door of his family's home on Phillips Street.

The Chattanooga associate minister who was killed Nov. 10 suffered brain damage, bone fractures and bruises, swelling and cuts on his face when he died, according to a preliminary report by the Hamilton County Medical Examiner's Office.

The sinkhole couldn't have picked a better spot to sink, UTC senior Marko Campodonico thought Monday.

UTC authorities shut down Grote Hall today after a sinkhole was discovered near the building.

Boy’s love of trains opened the door to his abuser

The boy, now a man, never expected to talk, then came the revelation that made him realize he had to

Doug remembers the taste of the coconut rum.

A woman witnessed the deadly Nov. 10 assault on associate minister Kenneth Johnson and called 911, but it took police 48 minutes to arrive and the officer failed to spot Johnson, who by that point was likely dead in a ditch.

A Chattanooga man suspected of sexually abusing as many as eight boys and young men over several years worked as an engineer and shop machinist at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum until July, officials confirmed Monday.

The developer of a $100 million riverfront housing project vowed to add new safety measures to the construction process Monday after two partially built buildings collapsed and injured several workers.

The Chattanooga man arrested today on charges of aggravated statutory rape worked as an engineer and shop machinist at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum.

Two partially-constructed buildings in a planned $100-million riverfront housing development collapsed this morning, according to the Chattanooga Fire Department.

Members and associates of the Bounty Hunter Bloods gang were arrested in the Harrison Bay area Thursday on a slew of gun and drug charges.

Members and associates of the Bounty Hunter Bloods gang were arrested in the Harrison Bay area Thursday on a slew of gun and drug charges.

A guard at the Hamilton County Jail has been accused of misusing his authority by promising to interfere with a female inmate's jail records, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

CHATTANOOGA – A corrections corporal for the Hamilton County Jail has been arrested and booked into the Hamilton County Jail.

Police think 59-year-old Kenneth Johnson — associate minister, ex-con, veteran, business owner, volunteer — died between 9:30 and 9:45 p.m. Monday.

A 26-year-old woman and 22year-old man have been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the case of an associate minister who was found dead in a ditch Tuesday morning.

After the man's body was found in a ditch, after police strung up the bright yellow crime tape and after the crowd of neighbors gathered at the corner of Kelly and Blackford streets early Tuesday morning, Sandra Johnson sat alone in her car, eyes distant.

Woman locked in motel room for days

Chattanooga police say man kidnapped, beat woman

A 49-year-old man kept his girlfriend locked in a motel room for several days and assaulted her until she was found by police on Sunday after she managed to briefly call 911, according to police records.

A 49-year-old man kept his girlfriend locked in a motel room for several days and assaulted her until she was found by police on Sunday after she managed to briefly call 911, according to police records.

The man found dead in a ditch this morning on Blackford Street was an associate minister at a local church, his wife said.

The South Crest Road bridge will close Wednesday and remain closed for 10 months while the Tennessee Department of Transportation completes repairs.

An 85-year-old man who suffered from dementia and wandered away from his home Sunday afternoon was found dead in a creek Monday morning, according to police.

A body found in a creek near Enterprise South Industrial Park this morning has been identified.

Even though Matt McQuiddy hadn't taken a drink or had a smoke in 24 hours, he got a little nervous when a Red Bank police officer asked him to step out of his car during a late-night traffic stop in April 2013.

A 19-year-old man was arrested Wednesday and charged with the vandalism and burglary of Valley Memorial Baptist Church after sending photos of the damage to a woman on Facebook, according to Chattanooga police and the arrest affidavit.

Chattanooga police raided a local nightclub and cited nine people for gambling and alcohol charges in late October, police confirmed Tuesday.

Shards of broken glass crunched under Dorothy Woody's feet as she walked from room to room in Valley Memorial Baptist Church on Monday.

Vandals struck Valley Memorial Baptist Church late Saturday night or early Sunday morning, causing significant damage to the small church on Browns Ferry Road.

Mayor Andy Berke promised a new day when he rolled out Chattanooga's Violence Reduction Initiative.

At five minutes before 3 p.m. Thursday, only a handful of people milled around the meeting room where gang members hoped to talk about ways to stop the violence in Chattanooga.

Gang members are stepping into the anti-violence dialogue in Chattanooga today — days after three people were killed and seven were injured by a spate of gun violence throughout the city.

David Kennedy, architect of the anti-violence strategy adopted in Chattanooga and across the country, said in a December 2013 interview that residents should be able to tell fairly quickly if the VRI strategy is working.

Chattanooga police want parents to fingerprint and get DNA from their kids

Chattanooga police to hand out child identification kits

Parents in Hamilton County soon will have a new way to help track down their kids if they go missing.

In a 48-hour span this week, two Chattanooga men were shot to death, two teenagers were wounded by gunfire and local law enforcement clashed twice with groups of civilians, arresting four people in each incident.

Akeyllya Berry didn’t expect to be arrested when she arrived at the hospital where her brother was dying of multiple gunshot wounds Monday night.

When 93-year-old Jack Rolfson looks at a B-17 these days, he can't help but shake his head.

A 23-year-old woman has been charged with attempted first-degree murder after police say she stabbed a 61-year-old man in the neck Sunday during an argument about money.

A 23-year-old woman has been charged with attempted first degree murder after police say she stabbed a 61-year-old man in the neck Sunday during an argument about money.

Candace Clark thought she was leaving her 4-month-old daughter in good hands.

A 31-year-old babysitter has been charged with aggravated child abuse after two of the children she cared for went home with broken legs.

Window blind cords claim the life of a Hixson toddler, feds mull standards

One child is choked each month by window blind cords

On a completely normal Thursday afternoon, Erin Shero was watching TV in the basement of her Hixson home with her two toddlers.

Maurice Jackson Sr. has never been afraid of the police before.

A Red Bank police detective showed up to the department's annual firearm training a week ago so drunk that fellow officers pulled him from the course and took him back to the station to run blood-alcohol tests.

Demetrice Carson often posed with money and guns in the photos he posted on Facebook.

The National Weather Service on Friday issued a tornado warning for three North Georgia counties from 5:30 p.m. until 6:15 p.m.

Anthony Larry Johnson was wearing six shirts when he was found dead and decomposing in a recliner next to his identical twin brother, Andrew Gary Johnson.

A car rolling through a stop sign started a chain of events Sunday night that ended with a Chattanooga police officer firing four shots and a high-speed escape.

Chattanooga police have arrested the suspect that an officer shot at when the man allegedly used his car to ram the officer's cruiser.

Of 358 complaints lodged with the Chattanooga Police Department's internal affairs division by residents and officers during the last five years, just 47 resulted in officers being found guilty of misconduct.

A Chattanooga police officer shot at a man during a traffic stop Sunday night when the suspect rammed his vehicle into the officer's patrol car, police said Monday.

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