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A Chattanooga man is in jail on charges he raped a woman and threatened to kill her, all while claiming to be a U.S. Marine.

RINGGOLD, Ga. — More than 50 businesses will take part in a career expo Wednesday in Ringgold.

BRADLEY COUNTY, Tenn. — Authorities in Bradley County are searching for thieves who have stolen multiple heating and air units from area churches.

ATHENS, Tenn. — Police are searching for a man who is stealing donations intended for sick children.

Officials are investigating a shooting on Boy Scout Road in Hamilton County.

CATOOSA COUNTY, Ga. — A 39-year-old North Georgia man will spend the rest of his life behind bars.

A Chattanooga man is in jail on charges he raped a woman he was acquainted with.

WHITFIELD COUNTY, GA — A Whitfield County woman says she wants someone to be held accountable after the county animal shelter mistakenly euthanized her dog.

DAYTON, TN — It's been more than a decade since the state of Tennessee ordered Rhea County to build a bigger, safer jail, but it still hasn't happened.

ATHENS, Tenn. — Athens police say that two suspects in the June 28 robbery and assault of a man in Heritage Park have turned themselves in.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating a head-on crash that left two people dead Saturday night.

CHATTANOOGA, TN - A group of local women spent several months working tirelessly to sew dresses for Filipino kids devastated by a typhoon, but just before they were to be delivered a thief got away with the whole load. Now the Marion County church group is hoping the dresses somehow turn up.

A man in Athens was arrested for attacking another man with a machete.

One person was burned in a fire at the Mapco on Highway 58 Monday.

The two adults arrested in connection with a robbery of a local pizza delivery man last month were in court Tuesday morning.

A homeowner in East Ridge will be having repairs done after a vehicle ran into the house.

An evening of play time turned into an emergency when a 4-year-old boy was rushed to the hospital after he was shot with a BB gun Sunday.

A Fort Oglethorpe man has been arrested for assaulting a cab driver. It all started because the man was angry his girlfriend was selling cats to the cab driver.

DUNLAP, Tenn. – Dunlap City Commissioner Dan Barker has been driving his lawnmower around town after two of his vehicles were seized by police.

After three known gang members made an order for pizza delivery, Chattanooga police sprung into action.

MCMINN COUNTY, TN - A man was electrocuted this morning while unloading grain into a silo.

An East Ridge woman faces several charges including aggravated arson.

Two people are dead after a serious crash Tuesday night in Murray County.

WHITFIELD COUNTY, Ga. — A Dalton man has been sentenced to life in prison without the chance of parole for a 2013 murder.

Two people are dead following a single vehicle accident on Champion Road.

Athens Police need help finding a violent woman on the loose. Police say Tammie Castro of Athens is stealing from people throughout the area, and even threatening some with a 6-inch knife.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol will conduct a high-visibility enforcement campaign during this year’s Fourth of July holiday period, beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, July 3 and ending at midnight on Sunday, July 6.

A Chattanooga man faces arson charges after admitting to setting a house on fire.

ATHENS, TN - An Athens man was attacked in a city park over the weekend. According to police, at least three men robbed him - breaking his jaw and stripping him of his pants, shoes, and all of his money.

A woman is sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after her vehicle goes off the embankment of I-75.

Convenience store employees that work near Lee Highway say they are on edge after an armed robbery Sunday night landed one of their own in the hospital.

ATHENS, TN - Athens police are investigating a kidnapping that took place at a local car wash.

A popular restaurant in the North Chattanooga area went up in flames early this morning.

One person is dead after being hit by a train.

Dayton police have confirmed that Anna Kyle, driver of the car involved in yesterday's accident in Rhea County, died early Thursday morning at Erlanger hospital. She was transported there in critical condition Wednesday after the accident.

Dayton police have identified the elderly couple involved in a Wednesday morning accident in Rhea County.

SUMMERVILLE, GA — A north Georgia community is reeling after a four-year-old girl is struck and killed while trying to cross the street.

A woman with two young children in her car was arrested for DUI in McMinn County.

CROSSVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has arrested and charged a Crossville woman in connection to the murder of her estranged boyfriend.

A sixteen-year-old is dead following an accident on Michigan Avenue Road in Bradley County.

Before gunshots rang out, 30-year-old Amelia Leaster reportedly took a 12-year-old girl to fight a 10-year-old girl in the 2100 block of Kirby Avenue on May 29.

An undeveloped part of Soddy-Daisy will be permanently preserved in its natural state.

A Bartlett, TN police officer was one mother's hero on Thursday morning after he rescued her nine children from a storm drain.

A Chattanooga park ranger says he was fired for dancing on the job. He says it's something he's done for years to bring joy to visitors and was nicknamed by some as "the dancing park ranger." But the city says he displayed "unbecoming conduct "and neglected his duties. Now he's jobless and it's got a lot of people talking.

CATOOSA COUNTY, GA - Georgia State Patrol are on the scene of a fatal crash just south of the Ringgold exit on Interstate 75.

"I should have been more responsible and mature and took better control of the situation but I didn't and I'm ashamed of myself for not doing that."

WHITWELL, TN - A fatal accident that happened Monday afternoon was discovered Tuesday in Whitwell.

A Harrison man is in jail after allegedly firing shots during an argument with his girlfriend and then barricading himself in his home.

One man is charged with attempted second degree murder after deputies say he stabbed a man in the throat, according to an affidavit of complaint.

Former Tennessee Highway Patrol Sergeant Daniel Threet turned himself in to Nashville's Justice Center on Saturday morning, after being indicted on charges of patronizing prostitution near a school zone.

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