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 2021-04-24 03:24 

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Holly Hills residents address concerns and ask questions about newly proposed development...

A year after the Easter Tornadoes communities are still rebuilding. But one developer and his plans have some residents feeling on the edge. The future of the land near Jenkins Road and Holly Hills Drive is in question. Guy Cherwonuk is the president of P...

 2021-04-23 21:55 

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Weather Alert Saturday, then sunny Sunday...

WEATHER ALERT SATURDAY. Cloudy through the night with rain creeping in overnight from the south. Some embedded storms as well, especially south closer to daybreak. Widespread rain and thunder to start the day Saturday, but not an all day rainfall. There s...

 2021-04-23 21:36 

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Mayor Kelly removes group gathering limits in Chattanooga's public spaces...

Chattanooga's new mayor is on his fourth full day in office, and has already made a few changes by executive order. While Mayor Tim Kelly cannot mandate masks within city limits, he can make some changes to city-run properties. Kelly's team tweake...

 2021-04-23 21:16 

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Sheriff: 6 people arrested in drug bust at warehouse in Murray County...

Murray County deputies have arrested half a dozen people after a report of suspicious activity at a local mini warehouse. According to the sheriff's office, on Wednesday around 3 p. m. , deputies responded to the report, and quickly determined several...

 2021-04-23 20:44 

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Hamilton Co. officers focus on de-escalating calls for those struggling with mental health...

Right now, police departments around the entire country are under a microscope. Here at home, we're seeing efforts to de-escalate calls before they turn deadly and understand how to best help people who are struggling with mental health. The Chattanoo...

 2021-04-23 20:14 

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Builder eyeing tornado-ravaged area for neighborhood fined by state, neighbors concerned...

A builder that wants to create a new development in tornado-ravaged Holly Hills is facing push back from those who live near the site. State paperwork shows he also faces fines from the state for disturbing a protected creek on the property without a perm...

 2021-04-23 18:13 

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Police: Chattanooga man faces dozens of charges for exploiting teens across country...

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WTVC) — Chattanooga Police have arrested a man they say sexually exploited teenagers across the country. According to an arrest affidavit, in June 2020, a CPD investigator was assigned to a case that had come from a New York depu...

 2021-04-23 17:28 

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VIDEO: Car crashes, catches fire in Dalton Friday...

City officials say a car crashed and burst into flame in Dalton. The crash happened on Dug Gap Road Friday morning. Video shared with us by a viewer shows people walking away from the blazing vehicle which is off the roadway near a tree. Sirens get louder...

 2021-04-23 16:01 

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Deputies: Grundy Co. Pre-K teacher charged with intoxication on school grounds...

Grundy County deputies say a Pre-K school teacher showed up to work intoxicated. The sheriff's office says Katie Northcutt teaches at Swiss Memorial School in Gruetli-Laager. Deputies say on Monday afternoon, Northcutt was so intoxicated that other st...

 2021-04-23 14:24 

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Chattanooga Police respond to two shootings within two hours Thursday night...

Chattanooga Police are investigating two shootings that occurred Thursday night. According to press releases, both victims have what officers call non-life-threatening injuries. The first shooting happened just after 5 p. m. on Campbell Street. Police say...

 2021-04-23 14:15 

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Man killed in hit and run on Germantown Road in Chattanooga...

Chattanooga Police say a man died after a hit and run on Germantown Road late Thursday night. According to the press release, the man was trying to cross the street at 300 N Germantown Road when a car hit him. Police do not know the age of the victim and ...

 2021-04-23 13:23 

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Good Chatt.: Stories to make you smile...
 2021-04-23 13:21 

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Music, Fashion and Arts Festival comes to Chattanooga Saturday...
 2021-04-23 12:07 

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SHELTER IN PLACE ORDER IN MONTEAGLE AFTER CHEMICAL SPILL...

Officials in Grundy County are asking Monteagle residents to shelter in place. According to a Facebook post from the sheriff's office, hazmat crews are on the scene of a chemical spill behind Shan's Chinese. Traffic in the area is blocked. This is...

 2021-04-23 08:17 

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Weather Alert Saturday for rain and storms...

Weather Forecast Prepared Friday, April 23rd, 2021Increasing cloud cover Friday and even warmer with afternoon highs in the upper 60s and even near 70 in spots. WEEKEND OUTLOOKOur next rain chance is later Friday night in to Saturday. Between 1" to 2&...

 2021-04-23 02:42 

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Patten Towers residents might have glimpse of hope in early May...

It's been almost a month since the devastating fire at the Patten Towers. And now, residents finally have a glimpse of hope for returning home. Elmington Capitol who owns Patten Towers tells us that some of the dozens of displaced residents could retu...

 2021-04-23 00:19 

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Push for George Floyd-inspired police reform law sees support in Hamilton County...

A police reform bill is back in the spotlight, including here in Hamilton County, after the conviction of Derek Chauvin in George Floyd's death. President Biden is pushing Congress to pass the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2021. The reform b...

 2021-04-22 23:42 

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TN senators urge website fix, as public venues still wait for access to grant funding...

The pandemic has left entertainment venues struggling to stay afloat. Now, a glitch has delayed funding that was promised months ago to public venues like small theaters and concert halls. The portal to apply for federal funding crashed on April 8th, and ...

 2021-04-22 23:27 

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Amber Alert issued for missing 7-week-old baby in NC...

An Amber Alert has been issued for a 7-week-old girl that has been reportedly abducted in Caswell County, NC. The Caswell County Sheriff's Office is searching for Jupiter Aria Caudle who is described as 21 inches long, weighing about 11 pounds with br...

 2021-04-22 23:24 

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In-person standardized testing requirements spark debate among parents of virtual learners...

For students, the pandemic has changed just about everything, but not Tennessee testing requirements. Students will have to take TNReady standardized tests in person, even if they are learning virtually. Hamilton County Schools will be joining the rest of...

 2021-04-22 22:23 

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Bills would raise North Carolina's minimum wage to $15 an hour...

It's no secret that Asheville can be a tough place to make a living. That's why several state lawmakers, advocacy groups, and individuals joined in a push to spread the word about new legislation to raise the minimum wage statewide. Caption: Shoul...

 2021-04-22 22:21 

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Frost Advisory north tonight & a possibly soggy start to the weekend...

FROST ADVISORY NORTH AND EAST OVERNIGHT. Not quite as cold tonight with a low temperature in Chattanooga near 40, but 30s north and outlying areas. Increasing cloud cover Friday and even warmer with afternoon highs in the upper 60s and even near 70 in spo...

 2021-04-22 20:48 

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Weekend I-24 closure at Germantown Rd cancelled due to forecasted rain...

The chance for rain this weekend has cancelled a planned road closure on Interstate 24. The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) postponed work on the I-24 bridges over Germantown Road. They say the work will be rescheduled to take place as soon ...

 2021-04-22 19:55 

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HCSO: Off-duty patrol deputy arrested, charged with DUI after I-75 crash...

A Hamilton County Sheriff's Office patrol deputy was arrested Thursday after a crash on Interstate 75. According to the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office, Chattanooga Police arrested and charged deputy Nicholas Monroe with the following: Driving un...

 2021-04-22 19:11 

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More than 500 Tennesseans contracted COVID-19 after being vaccinated...

Out of the more than 1. 5 million Tennesseans considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19, the Tennessee Department of Health says 534 people have contracted COVID-19. The state called them "breakthrough4; cases. The Centers for Disease Control (C...

 2021-04-22 18:45 

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Tennessee's first Black female senator, Thelma Harper, has passed away...

Tennessee's first Black female senator has passed away. The daughter of Senator Thelma Harper confirmed to members of the Tennessee legislature that Sen. Harper died Thursday morning. Sen. Harper, who left office in 2018, was the longest serving membe...

 2021-04-22 18:31 

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Sex offender in Knoxville sentenced to life, hid large cache of child porn in pond...

A convicted sex offender living in Knoxville has been sentenced to life in prison for producing and possessing child pornography. Federal prosecutors says Steven A. Humphries pleaded guilty to an indictment charging him with one count each of production o...

 2021-04-22 15:13 

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Is Tennessee missing out on COVID-19 relief money?...

Governor Bill Lee says thelatest coronavirus relief package may have shortchanged Tennessee. Tennessee is one of several states that could be missing out on millions of dollars of coronavirus relief from the American Rescue Plan. Some lawmakers say it'...

 2021-04-22 13:06 

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PREVIEW: The Millionairess Conference comes to Chattanooga in May...
 2021-04-22 06:33 

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Charles Coolidge Jr. tells incredible stories about his father...

Charles Coolidge Jr. gave the eulogy at his father's funeral. He told personal stories of what it was like growing up as the son of a war hero. He sat down with us recently to share a glimpse of what it was like growing up as the son of Medal Of Honor...

 2021-04-22 03:45 

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49-year-old Alton Park native overcomes rough past to graduate from UTC...

In Chattanooga, graduation season has begun. On Wednesday, UTC kicked off its first of nine commencement ceremonies, which will be taking place in McKenzie Arena over the next five days. These are the first graduations to be held at the arena since the pa...

 2021-04-21 23:40 

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Georgia firefighter dies on his first shift...

CAMDEN COUNTY, Ga. (WTVC) — A Georgia fire department and community are grieving after a rookie firefighter died during his first shift. The St. Marys Fire Department says newly hired firefighter Efren Medina passed away while on duty on Saturday, A...

 2021-04-21 22:45 

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TN House passes bill banning state, local governments from mandating COVID vaccines...

The Tennessee House on Wednesday passed a bill that would prohibit local and state government entities from mandating COVID-19 vaccines. However, there are some exceptions meaning private companies and healthcare organizations can still mandate vaccines. ...

 2021-04-21 21:52 

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As report shows TN caregiver vaccination lagging, facilities urge staff to get their shots...

All throughout 2020, families had to visit their loved ones through glass windows. Some facilities are encouraging their employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine. But as one report shows, in Tennessee long-term care facilities, just under a third of workers ...

 2021-04-21 20:12 

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LIVE: DA releases details, police body camera video after Knoxville high schooler killed...

Knox County's District Attorney General is releasing details and video after a student was killed inside Austin-East Magnet High School. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said 17-year-old Anthony Thompson, Jr. , a student at the school, died last ...

 2021-04-21 18:22 

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Gov. Cooper announces plans to lift capacity limits, distancing requirements in June...

On Wednesday, April 21, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced plans to lift all mandatory social distancing, capacity and mass gathering restrictions by June 1. As of Wednesday, North Carolina has had 952,529 cases, with 1,963 new cases reported si...

 2021-04-21 17:58 

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Chattanooga Mayor Tim Kelly announces senior leadership team...

Two days after being sworn in, Chattanooga Mayor Tim Kelly has announced the senior leadership team who will execute his vision for the Scenic City. Mayor Kelly says Brent Goldberg will serve as his chief of staff, andJoda Thongnopnua as chief policy offi...

 2021-04-21 16:16 

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Hamilton County Commissioner Chester Bankston resigning May 31st...

After more than a decade of service on the Hamilton County Commission, Chester Bankston has announced he will resign at the end of May. "As of May 31st, it'll be the last day I'll be able to serve the great people of District 9, I'll be re...

 2021-04-21 15:44 

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New transgender bathroom bill passes both Tennessee House, Senate...

A new transgender bathroom bill passed the Tennessee Senate 21-7 on Monday. The bill now goes to Gov. Bill Lee's desk. The "Tennessee Accommodations for All Children Act," or HB1233/SB1367 sponsored by Rep. Jason Zachary (R-Knoxville) and Sen....

 2021-04-21 15:14 

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Tennessee Senate passes bill requiring aborted fetuses be cremated or buried, goes to Lee...

A Tennessee bill that would require aborted fetuses to be buried or cremated has passed both the House and Senate and is headed to Gov. Bill Lee's desk. The SenateSB828/HB1181 on Wednesday with a vote of 27 to 6. It previously passed the house. "T...

 2021-04-21 12:26 

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Rise Chattanooga presents free online creative entrepreneurship training for teens...
 2021-04-21 12:20 

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Foundation House Ministries holding luncheon to support housing for mothers in crisis...
 2021-04-21 09:33 

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Crews battling two large wildfires in the Cherokee National Forest...

Cherokee National Forest fire crews are currently fighting two large wildfires in its north and south zones in Tennessee. According to a release, neither fire is contained and smoke may be visible. Nearby communities should remain aware of smoke condition...

 2021-04-21 08:18 

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UT System will not require COVID-19 vaccine for students...

The University of Tennessee system will not require its students to get vaccinated against the coronavirus. That includes UTC in Chattanooga. The university's board approved a rule Tuesday that does not include COVID-19 and flu shots among the student...

 2021-04-21 03:53 

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Man biking 9,000 miles across America to raise support, awareness of senior falls...

One man is embarking on a national bike ride to raise awareness and money to help seniors. According to the Caring Senior Service, a senior is treated in the emergency room for a fall every 11 seconds. They say over 80 percent of those falls happen in the...

 2021-04-21 03:14 

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Chattanooga activists say Chauvin verdict is encouraging, but not vindicating...

Emotions are running high in Minneapolis, across the world, and right here in Chattanooga following the conviction of former police officer Derek Chauvin in George Floyd's death. Floyd's death in May of 2020 sparked weeks of protests and demonstra...

 2021-04-20 23:22 

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Chattanooga Mayor Tim Kelly on Chauvin's conviction: "Justice is served"...

Chattanooga Mayor Tim Kelly says justice has been served in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin, nearly a year after protests broke out in the Scenic City and around the country over the death of George Floyd. He's one of many Chattanoogans responding t...

 2021-04-20 20:25 

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"Mama, it's on fire!": Chattanooga mom and her 6 kids devastated after house fire...

A devastating fire from early Tuesday morning has left a Chattanooga family with nothing. Teoshia Parker and her six kids -- three boys and three girls -- ran out of their home off of Hawthorne Street just a little after midnight on Tuesday. Teoshia Parke...

 2021-04-20 19:36 

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Roaches, mice, and dangerous hazards: What inspectors found in the East Ridge Budgetel...

NewsChannel 9 obtained pictures, videos, and inspection documents through an open records request that paint a bleak picture for those living inside the East Ridge Budgetel. That includes dozens of residents who stayed there after Patten Towers caught fir...

 2021-04-20 19:30 

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GSP: Head-on highway crash claims two lives in Catoosa County...

The Georgia State Patrol (GSP) says two drivers died after a head-on crash in Catoosa County on Monday. Around 5:48 p. m. , GSP troopers were called to Ooltewah Ringgold Road, not far from the Tennessee-Georgia line. According to GSP's preliminary inv...

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