Rosana Hughes (Reporter)

Phone: 423-757-6327
E-mail: rhughes@timesfreepress.com
Bio:
Rosana Hughes covers crime, breaking new and other generally terrible things for the Chattanooga Times Free Press. Originally from South Georgia, she's lived full time in the Chattanooga area since 2014 while finishing up her bachelors degree in journalism. When not nose deep in case files or court documents, you can find her binge watching some TV show with her cat and two pups. Find her on Twitter @HughesRosana.

Ooltewah shooting suspect said victim was going to kill him and had 'a demon in him'

Published Jun. 26 2019

The suspect in Tuesday's Ooltewah shooting allegedly said the victim had "a demon in him" and that he was afraid...

Portland Street homicide suspect now charged in second shooting

Published Jun. 26 2019

The suspect in Monday's Portland Street homicide is now connected to another shooting that took place two days before.

Portland Street homicide sparked by argument over fake money

Published Jun. 25 2019

A man was shot and killed Monday morning following an argument over fake money, according to Hamilton County court records....


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Sheriff's deputies identify victim, suspect in Ooltewah shooting early Tuesday

Published Jun. 25 2019

A man is in custody following a shooting that left one injured in Ooltewah early Tuesday morning.

Suspect arrested, charged after deadly Monday morning shooting on Portland Street in Chattanooga

Published Jun. 24 2019

One person is dead after a shooting in the 2000 block of Portland Street Monday morning, Chattanooga police spokesman Trevor...

Friday shooting in Soddy-Daisy was sparked over long-running conflict between suspect and victim

Published Jun. 24 2019

A shooting last week was sparked by a long-running conflict between the suspect and victim, according to Hamilton County court...

Hamilton County fugitive was wanted for sexual assault of 11-year-old girl

Published Jun. 24 2019

Jacky Wayne Bean wanted in Hamilton County for sexually assaulting a minor and arrested last week in Franklin County, Tennessee,...

Fiji native returns to Chattanooga 26 years after spending year at UTC, getting guide dog

Published Jun. 24 2019

Twenty-six years after coming to Chattanooga on a Rotary Club year-long scholarship to study special education at UTC, and unexpectedly...

Man faces several charges after stalking, beating woman

Published Jun. 24 2019

A Chattanooga man faces several charges, including stalking and false imprisonment, after breaking into a woman's home, blocking her from...

Man arrested for attempted second-degree murder after hitting woman with car in Harrison, Tennessee

Published Jun. 21 2019

A man is facing attempted first-degree murder charges after allegedly yelling "watch this s---" before hitting a woman with his...

Sexual battery suspect, out on probation for Grundy County officer-involved shooting, nabbed in Franklin County, Tennessee

Published Jun. 21 2019

Jacky Wayne Bean was serving probation for his role in a deadly 2017 Grundy County (Tennessee) officer-involved shooting. He'd been...

Police identify man killed in Wednesday morning shooting in Chattanooga

Published Jun. 19 2019

Chattanooga police are investigating after a man was killed in a shooting early Wednesday.


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Man shot Wednesday evening on Through Street in Brainerd area of Chattanooga

Published Jun. 19 2019

Chattanooga police are investigating after a man was shot Wednesday night in Brainerd.

Chattanooga police arrest man in connection to May overdose death

Published Jun. 18 2019

A 24-year-old man was arrested earlier this month after a grand jury indicted him on second-degree murder charges connected to...

Man who led police on 100-mile chase was wanted for multiple violent robberies against Hispanic community in Chattanooga

Published Jun. 18 2019

The subject of a high-speed, 100-mile police chase late last week was wanted in connection to "numerous" robberies against the...

Driver in Feb. 24 fatal crash faces vehicular homicide, DUI charges

Published Jun. 13 2019

The driver in a Feb. 24 crash that left his passenger dead has been indicted on multiple charges, including vehicular...

Top of the Class: Juggling school and performing arts, Hannah Rollins achieved the best in both worlds

Published Jun. 13 2019

From becoming valedictorian at Hamilton County Collegiate High School and graduating a semester early to performing with Janet Jackson, Hannah...

Questions remain a day after four people died of suspected overdoses in Chattanooga

Published Jun. 13 2019

Several questions remain unanswered a day after at least four people died of suspected overdoses in Chattanooga.

Chattanooga City Council appoints 5 out of 9 police advisory board members, hears mixed public comment on 2020 budget hearing

Published Jun. 11 2019

Five of the nine members of Chattanooga's recently formed Police Advisory Review Committee were approved at Tuesday's city council meeting.

Chattanooga police warn of 'extremely dangerous drugs' in circulation after four overdose deaths reported in just over 24 hours

Published Jun. 11 2019

At least four people have died in just over 24 hours after Chattanooga police suspect them of having taken tainted...