Emmett Gienapp (Reporter)

Phone: 423-757-6731
E-mail: egienapp@timesfreepress.com
Emmett Gienapp covers crime and law enforcement for the Times Free Press. He has worked for the newspaper since December of 2015, and has previously reported on politics, education and the court system.

Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Hammond wins re-election

Published Aug. 2 2018

Two-term incumbent Jim Hammond has taken a commanding lead.

Police identify suspect, victim in probable hit-and-run in Hixson

Published Jul. 30 2018

A body was found on the 4500 block of Norcross Road Monday morning.

Authorities say man hid a phone in his ex-girlfriend's car to stalk her

Published Jul. 30 2018

Police say a man charged with stalking, harassment and electronic tracking of motor vehicles used a mobile app to follow...


Chattanooga police chief answers city council questions about use of force

Published Jul. 24 2018

On Tuesday afternoon, Chattanooga Police Department Chief David Roddy addressed concerns raised by city council members about policies on the...

Zac McCullough named as next Chattanooga Police Assistant Chief of Investigations

Published Jul. 20 2018

Chattanooga Police Chief David Roddy named Zac McCullough as the new Assistant Chief of Investigations Friday afternoon.

Ground broken for Fallen Five memorial

Published Jul. 19 2018

City and Hamilton County officials broke ground Thursday on the memorial designed to honor the five service members killed in...

Witness says woman armed with knives stabbed victim several times

Published Jul. 18 2018

Prosecutors have charged a 33-year-old Chattanooga woman with attempted criminal homicide.

Foundation raises money for injured service members at annual dinner

Published Jul. 13 2018

Hundreds of people gathered at the Chattanooga Convention Center on Friday night to raise money in support of wounded members...

Hamilton County Sheriff's Office hiring school resource officers

Published Jul. 12 2018

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office is now hiring school resource officers to work in public schools throughout the county to...

Man shot on Talley Road in Chattanooga

Published Jul. 11 2018

Paramedics took one man to the hospital early Wednesday morning after he was shot on the 700 block of Talley...

City partnership offers support services to area probationers

Published Jul. 10 2018

On Tuesday morning, a dozen young adults sat in green, high-backed office chairs around a conference table on the third...

Man charged with attempted murder after stabbing on Patten Parkway

Published Jul. 9 2018

A Chattanooga man has been arrested for attempted murder and tampering with evidence after he allegedly stabbed a man in...

FBI seeking diversity among applicants at upcoming recruitment event in Knoxville

Published Jul. 8 2018

If you have a heart for public service and you're itching for a lifestyle change, consider a new job title...

UPDATE: Times Free Press employee terminated after indecent exposure charge

Published Jul. 7 2018

Police have charged a 59-year-old man with indecent exposure after an incident Thursday at Hamilton Place mall.

Craig Fitzhugh believes we'll 'all do better' when he's governor

Published Jul. 4 2018

In 1994, Craig Fitzhugh was working for a small bank in his hometown of Ripley, Tenn.

Man charged with criminally negligent homicide after Monday shooting death

Published Jul. 3 2018

Authorities charged a man with criminally negligent homicide Monday night, saying his "negligent handling" of a loaded firearm led to...

Man charged with aggravated rape, assault and kidnapping

Published Jul. 2 2018

A 27-year-old man faces multiple charges after a woman told police he choked, hit and raped her in her home.

Security footage helps police find suspect in fatal Hickory Valley Road shooting

Published Jul. 2 2018

Court documents show police found the suspected shooter in Chattanooga's ninth homicide of 2018 by tracking down security footage that...

Homicide rate at half the total of previous two years

Published Jun. 30 2018

As Chattanooga marches into July with a homicide rate that's about half the total seen at this point in the...

Fugitive wanted in multiple area counties arrested after fleeing Collegedale police

Published Jun. 29 2018

Local authorities managed to capture a man who had warrants out for his arrest in four counties this afternoon after...