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 2021-04-20 19:07 

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Cleveland High School student arrested after gun, drugs found in car...

District officials say Cleveland police officers took a student into custody after they discovered a handgun and illegal drugs in the student's car. Cleveland City Schools released a statement Tuesday afternoon, saying students had tipped off school a...

 2021-04-20 18:13 

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Woman charged with murder following 2013 homicide in Hawkins County, police say...

A Kingsport woman has been charged with first degree murder following a 2013 homicide, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office. TBI agents and Hawkins County detectives investigated the death of Regil...

 2021-04-20 17:36 

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Potential construction school in the works for Hamilton County students...

Hamilton County Schools may build a new opportunity for students who want to pursue a career in construction. At last week's Hamilton County School Board meeting, the board donated the old Ann Garber school building to the initiative. The only require...

 2021-04-20 16:55 

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Mother, six children lose everything in Chattanooga house fire Tuesday...

The Chattanooga Fire Department says a mother and six children lost everything they own in a house fire early Tuesday morning. A CFD release says the fire broke out at about midnight at a home on the 1100 block of North Hawthorne Street. Arriving firefigh...

 2021-04-20 16:22 

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FBI agents arrest Cookeville man in connection to U.S. Capitol riot...

The Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested a Cookeville man in connection to the U. S. Capitol riot. Michael Timbrook, 56, of Cookeville, faces charges related to the deadly U. S. Capitol riot on Jan. 6. Timbrook was placed under arrest Tuesday morning ...

 2021-04-20 16:05 

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Chattanooga activists charged with obstruction appear in court Tuesday...

Protesters and activists who led Chattanooga's Black Lives Matter movement last summer are in Hamilton County Criminal Court Tuesday. Marie Mott, Cameron Williams and other activists appeared before Judge Gerald Webb. They face an obstruction charge f...

 2021-04-20 15:55 

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Church leaders seek Home Depot boycott on Georgia voting law...

ATLANTA (AP) — A group of religious leaders is calling for a boycott of Georgia-based Home Depot, saying the home improvement giant hasn't done enough to oppose the state's new voting laws. African Methodist Episcopal Bishop Reginald Jackson...

 2021-04-20 15:03 

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Sheriff's Office: Teen shot dead in Fort Payne Saturday...

DeKalb County, Alabama Sheriff Nick Welden says an investigation is underway after a 19-year-old was shot and killed. A post on the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office Facebook page says the incident happened on County Road 232 in the Mount Vernon communit...

 2021-04-20 14:57 

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Bill pushes for harsher penalty for those convicted of killing officers, emergency workers...

A new piece of legislation in Tennessee aims to limit the punishment a jury can consider for a person convicted of first degree murder who killed an officer, emergency medical worker or firefighter while they were on the job....

 2021-04-20 13:12 

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One killed after falling approximately 100 feet below embankment in motorcycle crash...

Authorities say a 20-year-old man was killed over the weekend in a motorcycle crash in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Great Smoky Mountains National Park Rangers responded to a report of a motorcycle wreck on Clingmans Dome Road at 4:08 p. m. on...

 2021-04-20 12:57 

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Interview: Family Promise Giving Day is Wednesday...
 2021-04-20 12:52 

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Interview: Chattanooga church hosts blood drive to fight sickle-cell anemia...
 2021-04-20 12:06 

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Chattanooga Mayor Tim Kelly announces transition team Tuesday...

One day after he was sworn in, Chattanooga Mayor Tim Kelly on Tuesday announced who will be joining him on his transition team. A release from Kelly's administration says this team will "help guide the process of filling positions in Kelly's m...

 2021-04-20 11:55 

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7 arrested after rally for release of bodycam video in Tennessee school shooting: Report...

Seven people were arrested during a Knox County commission meeting Monday night after a rally was held calling for the release of bodycam video in the shooting at Austin-East Magnet High school last week, multiple local media outlets report. WBIR reports ...

 2021-04-20 10:33 

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Greene, Gaetz flaunt new paths to power, testing GOP leaders...

Congressional leaders have always faced rebels in their ranks. But Reps. Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene are presenting top House Republicans with a test of how to handle a new breed of Trump-era, social media-savvy firebrands. Gaetz, a third-term F...

 2021-04-20 10:33 

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Greene, Gaetz flaunt new paths to power, testing GOP leaders...

Congressional leaders have always faced rebels in their ranks. But Reps. Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene are presenting top House Republicans with a test of how to handle a new breed of Trump-era, social media-savvy firebrands. Gaetz, a third-term F...

 2021-04-20 02:46 

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Meigs County dedicates memorials to bus driver, student killed in Oct. 2020 crash...

A memorial ceremony was held over the weekend to honor the Meigs County school bus driver and 7-year-old student killed in a bus wreck in October 2020. The ceremony was held at Meigs South Elementary School. The memorial ceremony was held at Meigs South E...

 2021-04-20 00:38 

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Collegedale Commission approves plan to build 'Little Debbie Park' at The Commons...

The Collegedale Commission unanimously approved a resolution to build a new park in the city, this after hearing from passionate community members who voiced concerns about several aspects of the plan. In recent days, hundreds of Collegedale residents hav...

 2021-04-19 23:03 

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No appointments needed: North Georgia offering walk-up vaccine clinics through Thursday...

No appointments needed. Getting a COVID-19 vaccine has never been easier, and now you can literally walk up to a few North Georgia sites without an appointment and get your shot -- for a limited time. This increased ease comes as health officials work to ...

 2021-04-19 22:30 

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Dade County teacher and teens build Blessing Box for people in need...

A Dade County teacher is showing his students valuable skills they can use long after graduation. Now they're putting those skills to the test and helping the community. In this week's Pay It Forward, Jessica Harthorn surprises him during his cons...

 2021-04-19 21:53 

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North Carolina teacher dies trying to save kids from rip current...

Authorities on the North Carolina coast say a teacher died while attempting to save two children caught in a rip current. News outlets report Kure Beach police citing witnesses who say two children were caught in a rip current late Sunday afternoon. MARIN...

 2021-04-19 21:27 

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ICU doctor says to remain cautious of large gatherings, after exposure at Coolidge funeral...

As more people get vaccinated, health experts are still advising people to be cautious of large gatherings. On Sunday, the Hamilton County Health Department announced potential COVID-19 exposure at the memorial services for Charles Coolidge. On Monday, th...

 2021-04-19 20:56 

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Family of slain Knoxville high school student hires civil rights attorney Ben Crump...

The family of a 17-year-old Knoxville high school student shot and killed in a school bathroom last week has hired Ben Crump, a nationally renowned civil rights and personal injury attorney. Crump is also currently representing the families of Daunte Wrig...

 2021-04-19 19:48 

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CoreCivic to settle shareholders lawsuit for $56 million...

CoreCivic says it will pay $56 million to settle a lawsuit by shareholders who accused the private prison operator of inflating its stock prices by misrepresenting the quality and value of its services. The lawsuit was filed in 2016, when CoreCivic's ...

 2021-04-19 17:39 

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Georgia Aquarium otters test positive for coronavirus...

ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta says some of its otters tested positive for the coronavirus after they showed mild respiratory symptoms. The Asian small-clawed otters were tested after they had common COVID-19 symptoms, like sneezing,...

 2021-04-19 17:17 

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After low turnout of donors, Blood Assurance in critical need of blood...

Blood Assurance says it is in critical need of donors due to low donor turnout and several traumas in the Blood Assurance service area. The organization says they are seeing the lowest number of blood donors since the COVID-19 pandemic began over a year a...

 2021-04-19 16:16 

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Tennessee Aquarium exhibits highlight impact of road litter, microplastics on waterways...

(Editor's note: This story was submitted by Casey Phillips of the Tennessee Aquarium). A pair of new exhibits at the Tennessee Aquarium show how microplastics can negatively affect the health of the ocean as well as rivers, lakes and streams. Opening ...

 2021-04-19 15:43 

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Chattanooga's Christ Church Episcopal Church added to historic places register...

Two churches, including one in Chattanooga, are among five Tennessee properties named to the National Register of Historic Places. The Tennessee Historical Commission announced Friday the latest entries from the state on the national list of cultural site...

 2021-04-19 15:41 

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Tennessee bill seeks to promote abstinence, prohibit contraception distribution at schools...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. --A bill in the Tennessee senate would prohibit family life curriculums in Tennessee which distribute contraception at public schools and focus on promoting abstinence. SB1392/HB0577 is sponsored by state Senator Janice Bowling (R-Tullaho...

 2021-04-19 14:58 

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Tennessee resolution honors conservative voice Candace Owens on moving to state...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. --A resolution filed in the Tennessee General Assembly looks to honor conservative commentator Candace Owens on relocating to the state. HJR350 is sponsored by State Representative William Lamberth (R-Portland-D44). A vocal supporter of f...

 2021-04-19 14:58 

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Middle Tennessee mom arrested in 2-month-old baby's death after head injury...

A Middle Tennessee mother has been charged in the death of her 2-month-old baby who died after suffering a head injury. Whitney Brown, 19, is charged with first-degree murder and aggravated child abuse. Clarksville Police said it all started back on Jan. ...

 2021-04-19 13:35 

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New transgender bathroom bill up for full votes in Tennessee House, Senate...

A new transgender bathroom bill is up for full votes in the Tennessee Senate and House on Monday. The "Tennessee Accommodations for All Children Act," or HB1233/SB1367sponsored by Rep. Jason Zachary (R-Knoxville) and Sen. Mike Bell (R-Riceville) c...

 2021-04-19 12:43 

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Good Chatt. with Greg & Chloe: Stories to make you smile...
 2021-04-19 12:40 

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Get Moving Monday: How long you should keep your same workout routine?...
 2021-04-19 11:13 

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Police: Alabama woman runs over boyfriend with his own car several times...

Authorities in Jefferson County, Alabama are charging a woman with murder after they say she ran over her longtime boyfriend with his own car several times. The incident happened Saturday night in Birmingham, on Pawnee Village Road, and was captured on su...

 2021-04-19 10:51 

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Tim Kelly swears in as Chattanooga's new mayor Monday...

The next era begins for Chattanooga Monday as a new administration officially takes hold of the mayor's office. Tim Kelly is to be sworn in as mayor Monday morning after a marathon campaign season that concluded with last week's runoff election. K...

 2021-04-19 10:27 

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Advisory panel says to move Forrest statue in Rome, Ga. to museum...

An advisory committee says that a northwest Georgia statue of Confederate general Nathan Bedford Forrest should be placed inside a local museum. The statue of Forrest, credited with being a founder of the Ku Klux Klan, was removed from its base in Rome...

 2021-04-19 10:18 

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Mother: Girl, boyfriend fought before Tenn. school shooting...

A Tennessee woman said she called police about a physical fight involving her daughter and the girl's boyfriend before he was fatally shot by officers in a high school bathroom. Regina Perkins said she called police last Monday on 17-year-old as Antho...

 2021-04-19 10:05 

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Man dies in Georgia after running from officers; Police dog shot...

A man who shot a police dog as he ran away from a traffic checkpoint in Georgia was found dead by a SWAT team in the woods several hours later, authorities said. Members of the SWAT team said they heard a gunshot as they tried to talk to the man in Dougla...

 2021-04-19 09:50 

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Georgia's Abrams navigates voting law fight with eye on 2022...

ATLANTA (AP) — President Joe Biden called Georgia's new voting law an "atrocity. " A leading Black bishop called for a national boycott of companies headquartered in the state. But when Stacey Abrams, the state's well-known voting ri...

 2021-04-19 00:05 

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CPD: Juvenile suffering serious injury after being shot on Chandler Avenue Sunday night...

Chattanooga Police say a male juvenile has a serious injury after he was shot on Chandler Avenue Sunday night. A CPD spokesperson could not confirm the victim's age. Chattanooga Police say he was taken to the hospital by EMS. We are working to learn m...

 2021-04-18 20:56 

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Hamilton Co. Health Department warns of COVID-19 exposure at Charles H. Coolidge funeral...

The Hamilton County Health Department says there was a potential COVID-19 exposure at the funeral services forCharles H. Coolidge. Charles H. Coolidge was laid to rest on Friday with full military honors at Chattanooga National Cemetery. In a release Sund...

 2021-04-18 12:15 

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Georgia state retirees to get bonuses of up to $1,800...

Georgia's state workers participating in the Employees Retirement System will get bonuses of up to $1,800 this year, but will once again not get permanent increases in their pensions. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the Employers Retirem...

 2021-04-18 12:11 

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Republicans talk unity in Georgia but censure Kemp, others...

Kelly Loeffler had a warning. The former U. S. senator from Georgia, defeated in a January runoff amid Republican infighting, told her hometown GOP committee Saturday that only a unified party can avoid a repeat in the 2022 midterms. "What I saw in my...

 2021-04-18 12:06 

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At least 25 hurt after floor collapses during huge party near University of Georgia...

At least 25 people were hurt when a floor collapsed during a massive party at a two-story house near the University of Georgia. Athens Clarke-County police said the incident happened around 1 a. m. Friday in Athens. Police estimated 500 people were at the...

 2021-04-18 02:56 

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LGBTQ+ community says new Tennessee bill regarding school material could alienate students...

LGBTQ+ rights are once again in the spotlight. The attention now turns to Tennessee. Governor Bill Lee is poised to sign a new bill that let's parents opt their kids out of any instruction concerning sexual orientation or gender identity. Supporters s...

 2021-04-17 19:53 

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Have you seen this girl? CPD looking for missing teen...

Chattanooga Police Department need your help locating a missing teen. According to CPD, 13-year-old Stefaniz Mendez left her home Saturday morning at 2:00 am. Stefaniz Mendez (photo provided by CPD) Stefaniz is described as a Hispanic girl, standing at 4&...

 2021-04-17 17:08 

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Chattanooga Fire Department responds to house fire off of Wilsonia Avenue...

According to Chattanooga Fire Department's twitter, CFD responded to a residential fire off of Wilsonia Avenue on Saturday morning. According to CFD's spokesperson, crews had the fire out in 20 minutes. According to CFD, one person was checked for...

 2021-04-17 15:50 

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Chattanooga business, Kids Art Box helps virtual learners access art class from home...

A business in our backyard is finding ways to help kids with their virtual learning in a creative way. Kids Art Box is a subscription art box service located in Chattanooga. The art boxes helps virtual learners get access to a form of art class. Inside th...

 2021-04-17 13:32 

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3 shot outside Chattanooga business early Saturday, says Chattanooga Police...

Chattanooga Police are investigating after they say three men were shot outside a business Friday night. Police say none of the victims were seriously hurt. The shooting happened some time after midnight Saturday at J. T. McDaniel, on East 3rd Street, acc...

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