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Tyler Jett

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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.

A jury found a North Georgia mother guilty today on felony charges of making false statements to law enforcement, tampering with evidence and obstructing law enforcement officials in connection with a February 2013 incident at her son's high school.

The Catoosa County Sheriff's Office arrested Davida Kaye Caylor last year because her son tagged her in a photo on Facebook. She never said it was real.

RINGGOLD, Ga. — A picture of a boy’s bruised hand used as evidence against a potentially abusive assistant principal didn’t quite add up, a medical examiner testified this morning in Catoosa County Superior Court.

The trial of a North Georgia mother charged with filing false reports likely will come down to whether a photo of an alleged injury her son suffered was fabricated.

Prosecutors called a Heritage High School principal, assistant principal and custodian to the stand this afternoon in the first day of the Catoosa County Superior Court trial of the mother of a former student.

One Hamilton County intersection seems to pull pickup trucks and cars together, like a glass-splitting, metal-twisting magnet.

Tennessee lawmakers can dust off the electric chair, if they want.

A Dalton convenience store clerk's killer plunged a knife into him when he was not looking, according to a preliminary autopsy.

Posting another person's naked pictures online is a signature away from becoming illegal in Georgia, though some experts say the new law is flawed.

As a judge called for Skyy Raven Marie Mims, the woman in a dyed-blonde Afro shuffled forward, her shackles clinking.

Skyy Raven Marie Mims, the suspect in Sunday's slaying at a gas station in Dalton, Ga., was arrested Tuesday and was being held without bond, according to the Whitfield County Sheriff's Office website.

UPDATE: Dalton slaying suspect Skyy Mims captured

Victim's information released in Kanku's homicide

Skyy Raven Marie Mims, the suspect in Sunday's Dalton, Ga. fatal gas station stabbing, was arrested Tuesday and was being held without bond, according to the Whitfield County Sheriff's Office website.

A Dalton, Ga., gas station clerk died a bloody death around midnight Sunday when he was attacked from behind by a robber who left with cash and scratch-off lottery tickets.

A Chattooga County deputy killed a man Sunday night after showing up to his house in relation to a “domestic call,” Sheriff Mark Schrader said in a news release.

DAYTON, Tenn. — In the chapel at Fort Bluff Youth Camp, Monique Einwechter walked to the wooden, cross-shaped lectern.

When they learned that the man who killed their father, their grandfather, their husband would not be punished, the Westbrooks remained quiet.

The shooter of the man with Alzheimer's disease who died in November will not be charged with a crime.

A car horn screeched Monday night on Joe Hoffman's property. Outside, he and his family found a Ford Expedition, tipping toward a pond in their eastern Bledsoe County yard. Hoffman's daughter, 24-year-old Monique Einwechter, sat inside the car with her four children.

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