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Tyler Jett

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Lawyers for a convicted Walker County, Ga., murderer say a local judge inflicted "cruel and unusual punishment" by pushing the killer's appeal back for nine years.

What happens to our Web presence when we die?

The Catoosa County Sheriff's Office has identified the skeletal remains found in November at 3863 Dogwood Valley Road in Tunnel Hill as that of 54-year-old Lawrence Douthitt.

ROME, Ga. — Former Murray County Magistrate Bryant Cochran walked into a federal courtroom Thursday afternoon for an arraignment, his wrists bound with handcuffs, his legs shackled.

Jeff McDonald expected to hear his name called. That's it.

Alone in the hospital room with his son, Bo Redman placed a ball in John's left hand.

The Dalton State assistant basketball coach who suffered severe injuries two weeks ago after crashing his car on Interstate 85 is steadily improving.

Pluck, pluck, pluck.

CALHOUN, Ga. — When he merged onto Interstate 75, Jonta Melik Gaines said, he watched a car thunder past him on the left, way too fast.

A Ringgold, Ga., woman convicted in a case involving an injury to her son's hand and a false photo on Facebook has been sentenced to three years on probation.

Casey Cox has won the Republican primary for the Cumberland County Sheriff race.

Behind the tall grass and the overgrown shrubbery, the natural green shields that blocked 2520 Post Oak Road from the outside world and the outside world from the Ringgold home, a man walked onto the front porch Thursday afternoon.

Three weeks ago, a Cobb County, Ga., man pleaded guilty to child molestation. He admitted to inappropriately touching two girls and was sentenced to serve 10 years in prison.

Brittany Huber met John Redman three years ago, back when he coached her little brother's basketball team. She attended all the games, those close to her family say. Then they became friends on Facebook. Then they became a couple.

After the police chase, and after the foot chase, and after the knife slice and the push into a creek bed and, finally, the arrest, officers found what they believe ignited all this Sunday morning madness.

A key hearing in 10 Catoosa and Dade county child sex sting cases has been delayed. Again.

A north Georgia man will spend the rest of his life in prison. And even then, after his death, he will be scheduled for two more centuries behind bars.

When deputies approached, investigators say, 42-year-old Bobby Lee Dixon leaned his foot into the accelerator and steered toward a detective.

After mass shootings in recent years, some states have pursued stronger limits on guns while others, like Georgia, have taken the opposite path, with advocates arguing that people should be allowed to carry weapons as an issue of public safety.

A man accused of soliciting children for sex four years ago in Catoosa County, Ga., whose case was overturned, will go back to court to face those same charges.

Nobody knows why 6-year-old Zackery Bryant walked in front of the bus.

The bus driver who ran over a 6-year-old at Chattanooga Valley Elementary School on Monday will not be charged with a crime, the Georgia State Patrol announced in a news conference.

The family of the Chattanooga Valley Elementary School student who died when he was struck by a bus this week will host visitors at the W.L. Wilson and Sons Funeral Home today.

The Georgia State Patrol has identified the school bus driver who hit and killed a 6-year-old at Chattanooga Valley Elementary School as Joel Lee Hitchcox, 50, of Chickamauga.

When Rabbi Bill Tepper arrived at the Mizpah Congregation on Wednesday morning, he found a cardboard box near the entrance, wedged between a brick column and a brick wall.

Chattanooga Police determined that a "suspicious package" in front of the Mizpah Congregation at 923 McCallie Ave. this morning was actually a box of books.

The Rock Spring Athletic Association will host a candlelight service at 6 p.m. Saturday at the baseball fields on Georgia Highway 95 in honor of the 6-year-old boy who died at Chattanooga Valley Elementary School on Monday morning.

FLINTSTONE, Ga. — On the steps of Chattanooga Valley Presbyterian Church, under a cover from the rain Monday morning, Pastor Daniel Gilchrist bowed his head.

Brandon Jackson says he watched from the woods Wednesday night as a black Hyundai crept down Kellys Ferry Place. The car still rolling, a man hopped out of the back seat with a shotgun.

A man arrested after police say he rubbed a dead raccoon on his neighbor’s property bonded out of the Dade County Jail on Tuesday night on the condition that he would avoid contact with his neighbors.

How does a city handle a flood of swastikas? They're coming to Chattanooga, hung from uniforms, inked into skin and planted onto flags.

A North Georgia man accused of using courthouse connections to try to quash a restraining order against him is back in jail, this time for allegedly threatening his Trenton, Ga., neighbor.

If random callers tell you that you won a contest but first need to give them money, Dalton police say, don’t trust the caller.

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency investigators will meet with District Attorney General Michael Taylor this week to discuss the case of the Monteagle police chief who killed his hunting partner.

There is a battle boiling in Georgia.

A Dalton, Ga., man arrested in connection with a March 23 killing is out on bond, but other suspects remain jailed.

Andrés Carrión Alvarez lifted a black T-Mobile cellphone toward his eyes. He studied it.

Dalton police have arrested a fifth person in connection with the March 23 killing of a local bar’s security guard.

Three years before they found identical twins dead and decomposed, Chattanooga police officers showed up to the home of Andrew Garry Johnson and Anthony Larry Johnson.

An autopsy report confirms that the dead bodies found inside the home on 506 Acorn Street were that of twins Andrew Garry Johnson and Anthony Larry Johnson. However, police will not determine the men's cause of death until receiving a toxicology report.

LaFAYETTE, Ga. — When Joshua Michael Fowler came home Saturday night, something seemed wrong, his wife said. He seemed paranoid. He kept looking out the window, kept waiting for somebody.

There is a battle boiling in Georgia. One side has politicians and well-crafted arguments.

Ylet Noelle Patterson, the mother of slaying suspect Skyy Raven Marie Mims, says she wakes up in her Detroit home at 5 every morning.

As the region’s economy improves, so does this area’s housing market.

The man accused of killing a Dalton, Ga., bar bouncer will stay in jail at least until Friday morning.

As the temperatures rise, so too will the boldest athletes in Chattanooga.

Dalton police are investigating a shooting that happened near Frederick Street Saturday night.

Coming soon to Georgia nightclubs, classrooms, courts and churches: Guns.

An undercover operation led North Georgia investigators to guns, bullets, military helmets and $250,000 worth of high-quality methamphetamine.

RINGGOLD, Ga. — A jury agreed with prosecutors Wednesday evening: A falsified Facebook photo is the same as lying to the cops.

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