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 2020-09-15 19:30 

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Chattanooga police arrest 13-year-old, charge him with shooting 11-year-old...

The Chattanooga Police Department announced the arrest of a 13-year-old boy on Tuesday. According to a press release, the child shot an 11-year-old boy on September 2nd near the 4400 block of Grand Avenue. The report says the young teenager now faces char...

 2020-09-15 17:25 

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Middle Tennessee family sues school district over mask mandate...

A Middle Tennessee family is suing its school district in an effort to stop a mask mandate. Back in August, Coffee County Schools announced face coverings would be required in all district facilities in response to COVID-19. It's a move that has promp...

 2020-09-15 17:23 

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April tornado victims still having trouble get options from Hamilton Co. leaders Tuesday...

Hamilton County leaders are providing updates on tornado relief efforts. Photo: WTVC. At an event at noon Tuesday, they announced they're working to identify victims who did not have insurance, received only a partial insurance payment for damage & wh...

 2020-09-15 16:54 

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DA: Concerned citizen's 911 call brought six hour 'murderous rampage' on I-24 to an end...

A murderous rampage along I-24 that lasted six and a half hours Sunday came to an end thanks to a concerned citizen's 911 call, District AttorneyCraig Northcott says. Five people were shot by suspect Dangelo Dorsey, according to Northcott. Out of the ...

 2020-09-15 16:24 

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Studies show teen suicide rates going up, researchers believe pandemic making it worse...

The pandemic has changed the way all of us live day-to-day life. We're losing personal contact with people. Researchers believe it's affecting mental health of most Americans. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) surveyed Americans on their menta...

 2020-09-15 16:19 

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White House's Dr. Birx visits UT, discusses rise in case count...

White house coronavirus response coordinator Doctor Deborah Birx was in Knoxville Tuesday morning, discussing the increasing case count at the University of TennesseeThe university shows a total of 645 cases, including 630 students and 15 employees (as of...

 2020-09-15 15:32 

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Tennessee to allow first-time voters to vote by mail for November presidential election...

The Tennessee state law requiring first-time voters to vote in person before they are eligible to vote by mail no longer applies for the upcoming presidential election. As of September 9th, The US District Court ruled first-time voters are not required to...

 2020-09-15 15:05 

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Heartbroken community raises more than $34,000 for pregnant survivor of I-24 killings...

In times of tragedy, Tennesseans know how to come together. They have done just that for a pregnant woman who witnessed the unthinkable: seeing a stranger murder her 23-year-old husband following a series of violent acts on and near I-24 Sunday. Created j...

 2020-09-15 14:44 

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Tennessee revenues up $115 Million in August over projections...

Tennessee officials said revenues for August came in $115. 1 million higher than state projections amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Tennessee Department Finance & Administration said last month's revenues of $1. 2 billion also topped the state's...

 2020-09-15 13:35 

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Tennessee school district can't push religion on students: Federal court injunction...

A federal court has filed an injunction prohibiting a Tennessee school district fromimposing religion on students. Two atheist families previously sued Smith County Schools claiming district officials there promote Christianity. The lawsuit was filed by A...

 2020-09-15 12:09 

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Preview: Chattanooga hosting Virtual Purchasing Fair...
 2020-09-15 12:07 

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Preview: Virtual Mental Health Fun Fair in Chattanooga...
 2020-09-15 10:48 

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Knoxville Police identify deadly shooting victim as Chattanooga man...

The Knoxville Police Department (KPD) says a man who was shot and killed last Saturday night is from Chattanooga. KPD identifies the victim as 24-year-old Lizarrius Rice. WATE-TV in Knoxville saysofficers responded to a shooting with victims at 100 South ...

 2020-09-15 10:30 

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Bristol Motor Speedway holding charity track laps on September 16...

If you missed out on last month's chance to drive your car on the high banks of Bristol Motor Speedway, you have another chance to do just that. Laps for Charity benefiting Speedway Children's Charity will take place Wednesday night, September 15 ...

 2020-09-15 10:04 

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Nurse questions medical care, claims forced hysterectomies at immigration jail in Georgia...

An immigration detention center in Georgia performed questionable hysterectomies, refused to test detainees for COVID-19 and shredded medical records, according to a nurse quoted in a complaint filed Monday. The27-page federal complaintwas filed against t...

 2020-09-15 02:33 

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Hamilton Co. students await tech devices a month after start of school...

Hamilton County schools have been in session for just over a month now. It's been said that this will be a learning year for everyone because of COVID-19 procedures- and that holds true. Some students in our county are still waiting for the tools they...

 2020-09-14 23:23 

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Tennessee sees decline in school-aged children with COVID-19 but some counties increasing...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. --The number of school-aged children testing positive for COVID-19 the last 14 days in Tennessee is 1,913 according to data from the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH). Some counties have seen continued improvement while other counties ...

 2020-09-14 23:17 

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"Jordan died a hero": Family remembers Tennessee man killed protecting wife, unborn child...

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says a soon-to-be mother watched a man murder her husband. TBI agents say a weekend crime spree spanned several Tennessee counties, with the suspect killing a man before taking a young couple hostage. Agents say Jorda...

 2020-09-14 23:05 

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Coaches and players disagree with TSSAA's COVID guideline...

It was only days ago when the highly anticipated game between Marion County and South Pittsburgh was postponed due to a Marion County player testing positive for COVID-19. At Red Bank High School, the same thing happened last week, When this happens, the ...

 2020-09-14 20:09 

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Law firm creates billboard in Dalton to pursue sexual assault cases involving Varnell PD...

If you've driven in the downtown Dalton area recently, you might have noticed a billboard reading "Information Needed," calling on residents who have witnessed sexual harassment by any City of Varnell Police officers to contact The Awad Law Fi...

 2020-09-14 19:06 

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Reported explosion in Apison leads firefighters to mobile home fire Monday...

Fire investigators are trying to determine what led to a mobile home fire in Apison Monday afternoon. At 12:40 p. m. , firefighters with theTri-Community Volunteer Fire Department (TCVFD) responded after they say a neighbor reported an explosion in the ar...

 2020-09-14 17:10 

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Chattanooga bariatric patient, surgeon share concerns about COVID-19 and obesity...

Christine Mahesh has spent much of the pandemic outside riding her bike—now tackling 55 to 65 miles a week. "It just changes everything about me," Mahesh said. I really just have a better mental attitude about life. " Christine Mahesh ha...

 2020-09-14 16:55 

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THP: Trooper caught on camera pushing woman off wall did not violate protocols...

A trooper caught on camera pushing a woman off anearly eight foot wall at the State Capitol was not in violation of Tennessee Highway Patrol protocols, an investigation by theTennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security's Office of Professiona...

 2020-09-14 16:30 

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Extra $300 in federal unemployment ending in Tennessee...

The extra $300 unemployment payments available amid the coronavirus pandemic are ending. According to the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, the Federal Emergency Management Agency informed the state that funding for the Lost Wages A...

 2020-09-14 15:46 

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Motorcyclist killed in crash on Grubb Road in Chattanooga Sunday evening...

Chattanooga Police (CPD) say a 35-year-old motorcyclist was hit and killed in a crash Sunday evening. The accident just before 7 p. m. at the 6400 block of Grubb Road. Investigators say a Honda motorcycle driven by the as yet unidentified victim was headi...

 2020-09-14 14:28 

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Tennesseans can honor a service member with their vote in the upcoming election...

Tennesseans will be able to honor a service member while exercising their right to vote in the upcoming election. The Secretary of State's Honor Vote Program allows voters to dedicate their vote to a veteran or active duty member of the U. S. military...

 2020-09-14 14:28 

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Tennesseans can honor a service member with their vote in the upcoming election...

Tennesseans will be able to honor a service member while exercising their right to vote in the upcoming election. The Secretary of State's Honor Vote Program allows voters to dedicate their vote to a veteran or active duty member of the U. S. military...

 2020-09-14 13:54 

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Peyton Manning foundation endows scholarships at 6 HBCUs, including Fisk and TSU...

Peyton Manning's charity foundation endowed scholarships at six historically Black colleges and universities, including two in Tennessee, ESPN reports. Through his Peyback Foundation, the VFL reportedly endowed the six scholarships at two HBCUs in Ten...

 2020-09-14 13:25 

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Sheriff: Children kidnapped in Kentucky by non-custodial mother found in Grundy County...

Grundy County Sheriff Clint Shrum says an 8-year-old girl and a 5-year-old girl are now safe and back home in Kentucky after an ordeal involving their non-custodial mother. Sheriff Shrum says on the Grundy County Sheriff's Office Facebook pagethat she...

 2020-09-14 12:39 

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Get Moving Monday: The benefits of family workouts...
 2020-09-14 11:25 

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After federal, state inspections, Bradley County Jail now certified...

The Bradley County Sheriff's Office (BCSO) says after an unannounced inspection by the Tennessee Corrections Institute and an inspection by the United States Marshall Service, the Bradley County Jail has received positive results with zero deficiencie...

 2020-09-14 11:07 

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Former Miss Tennessee donates gown, portrait to museum...

Brianna Mason, who made history as the first ever African-American woman to win Miss Tennessee, is giving back in a big way. Mason was crowned Miss Tennessee in 2019. Mason is now donating her competition gown and a portrait to the Tennessee State Museum....

 2020-09-14 10:55 

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Pfizer, other drug companies test late-stage trial COVID-19 vaccines in AL, GA, TN...

We could soon learn if a COVID-19 vaccine being developed by the drug-making giant Pfizer is effective. Their CEO, Albert Bourla, said there's a good chance the company will know if their vaccine works by the end of October. "In our best case, we ...

 2020-09-14 03:46 

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TBI: Man found dead in Grundy Co. after killing 2, injuring 3 along I-24 Sunday afternoon...

A day filled with violence came to an end Sunday afternoon in Grundy County after a suspect wanted for murder, carjacking and kidnapping killed himself. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) says Dangelo Dorsey opened fire inside a vehicle on I-24 i...

 2020-09-13 22:28 

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I Can't Breathe Chattanooga hosts solidarity bike ride throughout the city...

On Sunday, I Can't Breathe Chattanooga hosted a solidarity bike ride and march throughout the streets of Chattanooga. After months of protests, the group is encouraging people to continue to fight for marginalized black and poor communities. They say ...

 2020-09-13 19:17 

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Chattanooga mayor's office: Walnut Street Bridge defaced with swastikas...

The Chattanooga mayor's office says thethe Walnut Street Bridge and portions of the Bluff View Art District has been defaced with swastikas. In a statement Mayor Andy Berke says: "Early this morning, I learned that the Walnut Street Bridge and por...

 2020-09-13 17:45 

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President of North Georgia Technical College loses battle with COVID-19...

TheNorth Georgia Technical College announced president of the college, Dr. Mark Ivester, has passed away from COVID-19. NGTC says Dr. Ivester had been in the hospital battling Covid-19 for several weeks. In a Facebook post the college announced the news o...

 2020-09-13 15:45 

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Portion of Hixson Pike closed after accident; EPB replacing lines...

Chattanooga Police say the 5300 Hixson Pike will be closed several hours after a traffic crash this morning. Police say a traffic crash early this morning brought a pole down. EPB has the road closed replacing the lines. TRAFFIC ALERT: Portion of Hixson P...

 2020-09-13 14:17 

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School district approves disinfectant deal to combat virus...

School leaders in Chattanooga have approved a $2. 1 million surface disinfectant vendor contract in taking extra precautions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The local Board of Education voted to hire HES Facilities Management to manage COVID-19 ...

 2020-09-13 10:59 

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Performing Through The Pandemic: Nashville artist Morgan Myles releases debut album...

Nashville-based singer-songwriter Morgan Mylesis not letting a pandemic stop her fromspreading her message of the comfort she believes music provides. Myles released her debut album "Therapy" in January after several years of obstacles she encount...

 2020-09-12 13:37 

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BCSO: One of Bradley County's most wanted fugitives captured...

One of Bradley County's most wanted fugitives has been captured, according to Bradley County Sheriff's Office. In a release, spokesperson for the Bradley County Sheriff's Office, Taylor Woodruff, says Wallace Allen Wright, was found and taken ...

 2020-09-12 02:03 

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McCallie, Calhoun football players take the field while fans take precautions...

It's history in the making Friday night, as the McCallie School and Calhoun High School football teams faced off at Finley Stadium. This was a different type of game for the Georgia school, as there is no mask mandate in Gordon County - but there is o...

 2020-09-12 01:49 

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GSP: 86-year-old man airlifted after serious crash in Rocky Face Friday afternoon...

Georgia State Patrol troopers say a Rocky Face man was flown to the hospital after crashing into a vehicle Friday afternoon. GSP officials say they were called to the intersection of GA-3 and Old Chattanooga Road around 4:30 p. m. According to their initi...

 2020-09-12 00:02 

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EMT fired and facing assault charge,East Ridge PD body cam video partially shows incident...

WARNING: INCLUDES GRAPHIC VIDEO. An EMT is facing charges and a lawsuit after police say they watched him hitting and kicking an overdose victim. But the medic's attorney argues that his client was using standard protocol to revive the man. Now, East ...

 2020-09-12 00:02 

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Status Report: Hamilton County faculty, parents reflect on first month of school...

The adjustment process keeps going for Hamilton County Schools, and other districts, as Saturday marks one month since the first day back. What started as a hybrid system at most schools in Hamilton County has now gone to five days a week, all in the clas...

 2020-09-11 23:09 

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Rep. Tom Graves stepping down in October, as Marjorie Taylor Greene eyes House seat...

Rep. Tom Gravessays he intends to finish his term early in Georgia's 14th Congressional District. The Republican had previously confirmed plans to retire after his current term in Congress, but on Friday announced he will be stepping down in October, ...

 2020-09-11 22:26 

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Democratic Senate nominee Marquita Bradshaw visits Chattanooga...

There is around 50 days left until voters decide who will replace Lamar Alexander, long-time Senator and former Tennessee Governor. Alexander is retiring after 17 years in the Senate. The two candidates, Republican Bill Hagerty and Democrat Marquita Brads...

 2020-09-11 21:46 

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TN American refuses to share what went wrong that led to massive Chattanooga water outage...

Tennessee American Water (TAWC) is refusing to provide documentation about a massive system failure from one year ago. You may remember the days-long water outage that affected the majority of Chattanooga in September 2019, with 35,000 of TAWC's custo...

 2020-09-11 20:25 

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Marion County vs. South Pittsburg game cancelled after COVID-19 case...

Friday night's game between Marion County and South Pittsburg has been cancelled. South Pitt tells us Marion County's coach called them to confirm that they had a positive COVID-19 case on their team. South Pitt says a mandatory quarantine is in e...

 2020-09-11 19:56 

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Marjorie Greene's Democratic opponent Kevin Van Ausdal drops out of congressional race...

The Democratic candidate running against Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene, who has expressed support for the QAnon conspiracy theory and been criticized for other incendiary comments, is dropping out of their race for a U. S. House seat representing nort...

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