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UPDATE: National Park Service scales back search for Jackson Standefer, LouAnn Merrell [video]

Published Apr. 20 2017

Jackson Standefer's schoolmates and teachers continue to hope as the search for the McCallie School eighth-grader and his stepgrandmother stretches...

Earnings Roundup: Volkswagen profit jumps from Tiguan, cost cuts

Published Apr. 18 2017

German automaker Volkswagen has reported better-than-expected earnings for the first quarter thanks to cost controls and a stronger contribution from...

Business Briefs: Hardee's parent picks Puzder replacement

Published Mar. 22 2017

The parent company of Carl's Jr. and Hardee's has named a new CEO to replace Andy Puzder, who last month...

Business Briefs: Comcast cable CEO steps down from post

Published Mar. 20 2017

The head of Comcast Corp.'s cable division, Neil Smit, will relinquish the post on April 1 and be replaced by...

VW nixes merger idea with Fiat

Published Mar. 8 2017

Volkswagen Chief Executive Matthias Mueller has rebuffed overtures about merging with Fiat Chrysler.

UPDATE: Hamilton, Bradley County schools to open tomorrow after storms come through region [photos, video]

Published Feb. 28 2017

Emergency responders reported downed power lines across Chattanooga, and an EPB outage map showed a power outages across the utility's...

Trump ushers in changes in Obamacare, could lead to higher annual deductibles

Published Feb. 16 2017

The Trump administration took steps Wednesday intended to help calm jittery insurance companies and make tax compliance with former President...

Georgia police officer testifies HIV-infected man raped woman

Published Feb. 14 2017

A man accused of rape knew he was infected with HIV, a Columbus police officer testified Monday.

Consumer electronics chain hhgregg to close for Thanksgiving

Published Oct. 12 2016

Consumer electronics chain hhgregg Inc. has become the latest retailer to take a stand against Thanksgiving shopping and plans to...

VW stepping back from diesels in U.S., official says

Published Jul. 20 2016

Volkswagen will take a step back from the diesel powertrains that defined its U.S. vehicle lineup for the better part...

Cost of VW settlement now at nearly $15 billion, report says

Published Jun. 27 2016

Volkswagen's settlement with nearly 500,000 U.S. diesel owners and government regulators over polluting vehicles is valued at nearly $15 billion,...

VW makes 'substantial progress' on final settlement, judge says

Published May. 24 2016

Volkswagen AG has made substantial progress toward reaching a final settlement by late June with car owners and the U.S....

VW dealer sues automaker over diesel emissions

Published Apr. 7 2016

An owner of three Volkswagen dealerships on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the carmaker over its rigged diesel vehicles, seeking...

VW, Porsche recalling 800,000 vehicles

Published Mar. 25 2016

Volkswagen AG and its upscale Porsche unit are recalling more than 800,000 VW Touareg and Porsche Cayenne SUVs as a...

VW eyes national remediation fund to make up for diesel cheat

Published Mar. 17 2016

Volkswagen is in talks with U.S. authorities to establish a national remediation fund and a separate one for California as...

VW dealers worry automaker may give up on growing U.S. sales

Published Mar. 11 2016

The head of Volkswagen's U.S. dealer council plans to go to VW's headquarters next week to oppose suggestions that the...

VW cutting 3,000 jobs in Germany, report says

Published Mar. 10 2016

Volkswagen plans to cut about 3,000 white-collar jobs in Germany through the end of next year as the carmaker grapples...

VW may have to cut jobs in the U.S., report says

Published Mar. 8 2016

Volkswagen may have to cut jobs in the United States as well as Europe and other countries depending on how...

VW CEO: Automaker has second chance in U.S.

Published Feb. 23 2016

Volkswagen's chief executive believes the automaker may have a second chance in the United States despite being at the center...

EPA wants VW to make electric cars in Chattanooga, report says

Published Feb. 22 2016

U.S. authorities have asked Volkswagen to produce electric vehicles in the company's Chattanooga plant as a way of making up...