An Atlanta man will now face federal charges he was involved in a sex trafficking ring after a local arrest.
A 48-year-old legless woman charged with beating a man to death from her wheelchair with a crowbar will now face a grand jury on murder charges.
A sessions court judge this morning sent murder charges against a man who police say killed his live-in girlfriend to the grand jury.
At the request of prosecutors, a sessions court judge has dismissed a murder charge against one of three men arrested in a Jan. 12 homicide on Swan Road.
Hamilton County Commission Chairman Larry Henry heard calls from five people interested in the Juvenile Court judge position that will be open on April 30, when current Judge Suzanne Bailey retires.
To those walking into Hamilton County Criminal Court for the first time, Bob Ball's lumbering frame and gruff voice could intimidate.
After nearly 30 years working with Hamilton County children through the juvenile court, Judge Suzanne Bailey today confirmed she will retire.
Quinisha Brabson, 23, has been found guilty of second-degree murder in the 2010 shooting death of Timothy Nichols.
The fate of a 23-year-old Chattanooga woman charged with second-degree murder in a 2010 shooting death depends on whose story the jury believes the most.
An eyewitness to a 2010 shooting testified Tuesday that she was with her fiance when he traveled from Cleveland, Tenn., to Chattanooga and was killed while trying to trade anti-anxiety pills for crack cocaine.
The murder trial of a Chattanooga woman charged in the 2010 shooting death of a 50-year-old Cleveland, Tenn.-man began this morning with jury selection.
The man who changed the way perfume is marketed worldwide says a Chattanooga company still owes him nearly $3 million after his business pocketed about $10 million on his invention.
The years-long bankruptcy cases of former millionaire payday loan king Toby McKenzie could end with a "global settlement" on March 6.
Instead of life in prison John "Cutthroat" Simpson now faces 15 to 25 years on murder charges. All he has to do is testify against his co-defendants.
John Thomas "Cutthroat" Simpson, 32, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in he shooting death of Bernard Hughes in 2010.
Combat veterans can face unique challenges in their marriages and parenting that are not a part of the average person's life experience.
A mother and her male friend were indicted by the grand jury Wednesday on second-degree murder charges in the beating death of a 76-year-old man.
A federal jury this morning found one of two brothers guilty on one count of selling firearms to a convicted felon.
A South Carolina history professor who has spent a career writing on race and politics called recently passed laws requiring voters to present identification "one of the most disgraceful social issues in American history."
Two Marion County, Tenn., parents charged with negligent homicide in the shooting death of their 2-year-old daughter have asked for an earlier trial date.
A jury now will decide whether two Athens, Tenn., brothers illegally sold hundreds of guns without a license or if the two were simply avid gun collectors and traders.
City recreation officials and local veteran advocacy groups are hoping a little splash can go a long way toward helping veterans reintegrate and build post-service bonds.
Attorneys met Friday and scheduled a May 20, 2014, trial in a federal sexual harassment lawsuit against former Chattanooga Director of General Services Paul Page.
Attorneys on Friday scheduled a May 20, 2014, trial in a federal sexual harassment lawsuit against former Chattanooga Director of General Services Paul Page.
One of two brothers on trial in federal court on charges of illegal gun sales testified Thursday that he bought and sold firearms from pawnshops and gun shows as a hobby, not a business.
TRACY CITY, Tenn. — Pfc. Glenn Schoenmann visited his Grundy County home here for a few days in 1950.
The attorney for a 25-year-old defendant facing a murder trial next month alleges that a Chattanooga police investigator coached a key witness to lie about his client.
One of two men on trial on charges of illegal firearms sales knowingly sold a handgun to a convicted felon, a recording in federal court showed Monday.
A federal judge set Jan. 30 as the date lawyers will argue whether a $20 million lawsuit against McMinn County by a man wrongly convicted and sentenced for execution in his daughter's death but whose case was later overturned will continue or be dismissed.
A 46-year-old Chattanooga man's court date on charges connected to the death of his girlfriend was moved so he can either hire an attorney or have one appointed.
Today marks the 150th anniversary of the end of the Battle of Stones River and the beginning of the Union march through Tennessee to pivotal battles in Chattanooga and Chickamauga.
Federal prosecutors allege that a widespread Medicare fraud scheme at Life Care Centers of America began at the highest levels of the corporate hierarchy and that employees who complained about possibly illegal practices were "ignored," "chastised," "punished" or fired.
Five people shot outside Club Fathom on Christmas Eve 2011 are suing the club operator, building trust manager and security company at the site and are seeking $3 million in damages.
A former UTC lecturer has filed a new lawsuit against four professors, alleging they retaliated against her and eventually pushed not to renew her annual contract after she had worked at the school for eight years.
One of two men on trial in federal court on charges of illegal gun sales told an undercover federal agent that he could get untraceable "throw down" handguns for the agent to resell in New Jersey.
LeMario Branham got an early birthday present Tuesday — assault and murder charges against him were dropped in Sessions Court.
Lila Statom didn't waste any time.
Details of an ongoing federal investigation into Life Care Centers of America reveal claims that elderly patients undergoing end-of-life care at several company facilities were pushed to high levels of unnecessary therapies so the company could bill maximum Medicare amounts for profit.
Four Red Bank High School students cluster around a podium at the edge of a stage inside the city's middle school auditorium.
A dozen lawyers will try to relieve some legal stress for area folks in a free legal clinic today.
Family and friends of 32-year-old Reginald Tumlin sobbed and wailed in the courthouse hallway moments after a judge sentenced him to 60 years in the death of his 3-year-old son.
A 53-year-old local woman has sued the private corporation that runs the Silverdale Detention Center, along with a Texas sheriff, after what she alleges was an illegal arrest followed by beatings at the center.
A 30-year-old woman, sitting less than 10 feet away from the man accused of raping her, recounted in court Tuesday traumatic details of the attack.
A Hamilton County General Sessions Court judge sent an aggravated rape charge against an 18-year-old Chattanooga man to the grand jury after a preliminary hearing today.
A federal judge has issued a scathing opinion in which he puts federal prosecutors "on notice" for keeping a Medicare fraud case under seal for four years, a delay he called "absurd."
Most of the events in Steven Spielberg's new film "Lincoln" take place well north of the Chattanooga area, but the people portrayed in the film have blood-and-bone connections to the region.
For a story that began with such a maelstrom of violence — police sirens, shouts and gunfire — the ending was as quiet as a cemetery.
Jesse Mathews avoided a death penalty trial by pleading guilty Friday to killing Chattanooga police Sgt. Tim Chapin.
Federal prosecutors allege that Cleveland, Tenn.-based Life Care Centers of America has bilked the federal government of hundreds of millions of dollars through a systematic Medicare fraud scheme since at least 2006.
Court documents unsealed today show that the federal government is investigating Life Care Centers of America, whose headquarters is in Cleveland, Tenn., for a suspected nationwide Medicare fraud scheme.