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 2021-04-17 10:08 

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Mainly dry weather this weekend...
 2021-04-17 04:27 

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Businesses near I-24 and Germantown affected by TDOT construction...

This weekend (Tennessee Department of Transportation) TDOT is closing the I-24 nearGermantown road to reconstruct the bridge. Crews are using a method called Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) toto build the bridge which lets them work around the clock...

 2021-04-17 02:35 

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Chattanooga PD searching after truck with 2 dogs inside stolen from vet center...

Chattanooga police officers are searching the area after a woman reported her two dogs were in her truck when it was stolen from her workplace Friday afternoon. It happened just before 2 p. m. at Veterinary Care and Specialty Group (VCSG) at 3201 Broad St...

 2021-04-17 00:07 

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MISSING: Chattanooga family says teen ran away Friday...

A Chattanooga family is searching for their daughter, who they say ran away on Friday. According to police, 14-year-old Kemora Ross-Johns' family reported her missing around noon. Have you seen Kemora Ross-Johns? (Image provided by family) The family ...

 2021-04-16 23:20 

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Northeast Georgia deputy fired and arrested after shooting at car during stop...

A former sheriff's deputy in a northeast Georgia county was charged with aggravated assault after he shot at a car that drove away during a chase. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said it arrested former Oglethorpe County Deputy Michael Norton Davi...

 2021-04-16 21:30 

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Isolated showers Saturday and some sun for Sunday...

WEEKEND OUTLOOK. Cloudy with some light rain showers possible Saturday, then ending during the afternoon and highs only in the upper 50s to low/mid 60s. Drier with a mix of clouds and sun Sunday and highs in the mid/upper 60s after a morning low in the 40...

 2021-04-16 21:11 

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Fire destroys home in Dallas Bay area...

Fire investigators say a home is a total loss after a fire broke out Friday afternoon. At 2:50 p. m. , a neighbor called 911 to report a house fire on Serena Drive. (Image: Hamilton County Office of Emergency Management) Dallas Bay Volunteer firefighters ...

 2021-04-16 20:11 

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'Thank you, Chattanooga': Outgoing Mayor Andy Berke pens letter to the Scenic City...

After eight years at the helm, Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke is passing the mayoral torch. On Monday, April 19th, businessman Tim Kelly will officially become the 66th Mayor of Chattanooga, less than a week after winning the runoff election. After Kelly...

 2021-04-16 19:51 

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Gov. Bill Lee signs 'Evelyn's Law' following unanimous passage in TN House and Senate...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WCYB) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee signed "Evelyn's Law" on Friday following unanimous approval by the state House and Senate. The bill, sponsored by Rep. John Crawford and Sen. Jon Lundberg, would increase penalties for p...

 2021-04-16 19:27 

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BCSO: Burglary suspects busted in separate barn, warehouse incidents...

Bradley County deputies have arrested two men in separate burglary incidents in the area. The Bradley County Sheriff's Office says around 4:45 a. m. on Monday, deputies were dispatched to a prowler call in the Red Hill Valley Road area. BCSO says depu...

 2021-04-16 17:29 

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Georgia governor gets GOP primary challenge from former Dem...

Former Democrat Vernon Jones crowd-surfed across adoring Trump supporters in October after speaking at one of the former president's campaign rallies. Now the scandal-plagued politician hopes to surf Trump supporters' discontent with Gov. Brian Ke...

 2021-04-16 17:15 

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Tennessee man reels in nearly 30-year-old sturgeon...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. --A Tennessee man reeled in a huge 30-year-old sturgeon while fishing from an East Tennessee bridge. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) shared a photo of Christopher Begley with the over five-foot long sturgeon. TWRA says Begl...

 2021-04-16 16:20 

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CDC: Here's what's safe to do in different settings when fully vaccinated...

If you are fully vaccinated from COVID-19, does that even the "safety" playing field even for all activities? The Center for Disease Control and Prevention says no. However, some doctors say you can compare being fully vaccinated to finances. Now,...

 2021-04-16 15:22 

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Tennessee Gov. Lee to sign bill letting students opt out of LGBTQ material...

A spokesperson for Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee says he plans to sign a bill requiring school districts to alert parents of any instruction on sexual orientation or gender identity and let them opt their student out. The bill cleared its last hurdle in the GOP...

 2021-04-16 15:10 

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Illness claims life of K9 at Trenton Police Department...

The Trenton Police Department is mourning the loss of its K9 officer Ivo, who reportedly passed away on March 31st after an illness. Ivo had helped keep the Trenton community safe since 2017. The Dade County Sheriff's Office (DCSO) Facebook page says ...

 2021-04-16 14:22 

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GM, LG invest $2.3 billion to build Spring Hill manufacturing plant, creating 1,300 jobs...

General Motors and LG Energy Solution will invest more than $2. 3 billion to build its second battery cell manufacturing plant in the United States. The new Spring Hill location will create 1,300 new manufacturing jobs in Maury County. Ultium Cells will b...

 2021-04-16 13:45 

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Police: Kingsport couple charged with child abuse, 2-year-old had bruising on head...

A Kingsport couple has been charged with aggravated child abuse after a 2-year-old child suffered bruising on the head and was handled by the neck in another incident, according to the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office. Investigators interviewed the pa...

 2021-04-16 13:19 

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2 dead, 2 critical after high levels of carbon monoxide found in Nashville home...

Two people are dead and two people are in critical condition after crews responded to a home found to have high levels of carbon monoxide Friday morning, the Nashville Fire Department tells FOX 17 News. Crews rushed to a residence in the 2710 block of Dic...

 2021-04-16 12:59 

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Video: Bird drops fish onto truck driver's windshield while driving in North Carolina...

CHARLOTTE, N. C. (WPDE) — A truck driver with Ward Transport was surprised as they were traveling through Charlotte recently. "One of our Charlotte drivers verifies that when driving a truck, you must be prepared for anything! " Ward Transpo...

 2021-04-16 12:54 

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Good Chatt. with Greg & Chloe: Stories to make you smile...
 2021-04-16 12:50 

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Preview: HullaBOWLoo 2021 online auction benefits Chattanooga Food Bank...
 2021-04-16 12:32 

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GM expected to announce Tennessee battery plant on Friday...

General Motors is expected to announce Friday that one of its joint ventures will build a second U. S. electric vehicle battery factory in Spring Hill, Tennessee. The Detroit automaker has scheduled a news conference Friday morning in Nashville with CEO M...

 2021-04-16 11:47 

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Police investigating after man shot on Campbell Street in Chattanooga early Friday...

Chattanooga Police are investigating after a 31-year-old man was shot early Friday morning. A release from CPD says the incident happened at about 1 a. m. on the 2500 block of Campbell Street. Arriving officers found the unidentified victim suffering from...

 2021-04-16 11:14 

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Georgia town names new police chief after racist video...

A new police chief is on the job in a Georgia town where the former chief resigned earlier this year after video showed the chief and an officer making racist comments before a Black Lives Matter march. Eric Weiss was sworn in Monday as chief in Hamilton,...

 2021-04-16 09:46 

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Woman struck, killed on I-75 near Franks Road in Chattanooga early Friday...

Chattanooga Police say a woman was struck and killed on Interstate 75 south early Friday morning near Franks Road. The accident happened just before 4 a. m. For a while, I-75 was closed. As of 5:30 a. m. , two southbound lanes are closed, along with the e...

 2021-04-16 03:43 

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'Power to Protect': Chattanooga, EPB plan project to provide power in catastrophic events...

The Scenic City continues to rebuild from last year's tornadoes, and part of Chattanooga's plan to build back stronger is its new 'Power to Protect' initiative. The project is a collaboration between the City of Chattanooga and EPB, and it...

 2021-04-16 03:19 

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Pastor: Woodmore seniors hurting the most from grocery store closure & food shortage...

The early days of the pandemic caused widespread panic over the availability of even the most basic of needs. For most, that is now a concern of the past - but for some residents in Chattanooga's Woodmore community, this struggle has just begun. A nei...

 2021-04-16 02:29 

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East Brainerd Elementary teachers to be compensated for supplies lost to tornado...

Some Hamilton County teachers and staff still feeling the effects of 2020's Easter tornadoes are getting a little relief. Back in April, an EF-3 tornado hit East Brainerd Elementary School. Damage to East Brainerd Elementary School from last year'...

 2021-04-16 00:44 

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Alabama lawmakers vote to ban trans girls from female teams...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama could soon become the next conservative state to prevent transgender girls from playing on female sports teams. The Republican-dominated Alabama Legislature on Thursday gave final passage to a bill that would prohibit...

 2021-04-15 23:32 

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Morning Pointe of Chattanooga thanks first responders after Easter 2020 tornadoes...

A nursing home that was damaged in the Easter tornadoes is celebrating their reopening and thanking the first responders who helped them recover. Morning Pointe of Chattanooga at Shallowford Road and the Alzheimer's Center of Excellence had to be evac...

 2021-04-15 21:47 

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GSP: Chattanooga man killed in head-on highway crash near Flintstone...

Investigators say a Chattanooga man lost his life in a highway crash in Georgia early Thursday morning. It happened on Highway 193 near Flintstone around 4:35 a. m. According to Georgia State Patrol's ongoing investigation, a 38-year-old Chattanooga m...

 2021-04-15 20:07 

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Chattanooga PD: Man shot while walking on Water Street...

A man told Chattanooga police officers he ran for cover when heard gunfire, only to realize he'd been shot. Now, police are asking for the community's help in the investigation. Just before 10 a. m. Thursday, police responded to the reported shoot...

 2021-04-15 18:25 

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Hamilton Co. School Board member reveals plan to leave in '24 in heated email with parent...

In an email exchange with a concerned parent that we obtained through an open records request, Hamilton County School Board member Rhonda Thurman revealed that she does not plan to run for re-election in 2024. A parent wrote an email to all school board m...

 2021-04-15 16:51 

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Tennessee mayor's request for release of school shooting video denied...

The mayor of the east Tennessee city of Knoxville requested the release of video footage of a high school shooting that left one student dead and a police officer wounded, but a local prosecutor said Thursday she denied the request amid the ongoing invest...

 2021-04-15 15:43 

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Nashville's Nissan Stadium transitions to cashless payments for all events...

Nissan Stadium, home of the Tennessee Titans and other sporting and concert events, is transitioning to cashless payments for all future events. It's beginning Saturday with Nashville SC's home opener. Nissan Stadium says the transition will "...

 2021-04-15 15:26 

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Migrant children: Rep. Fleischmann asks HHS Secretary for more government transparency...

Federal lawmakers are asking for more transparency into facilities housing unaccompanied minors from the border. We've been uncovering details about the program for teens in our area all week. On Tuesday, U. S. Congressman Chuck Fleischmann of Tenness...

 2021-04-15 14:33 

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Traffic alert: TDOT to close I-24 this weekend for Germantown Road bridge work...

Drivers, heads up: the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) plans to close I-24 near Germantown Road overAs part of the bridge replacement project currently underway on I-24 over Germantown Road near mile marker 183 in Chattanooga, TDOT contract ...

 2021-04-15 14:15 

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McKamey Animal Center addresses policies, staffing after allegations...

After allegations from former and current employees of a botched euthanasia as well as other safety concerns were raised last week, officials at the McKamey Animal Center announced changes in a release on Thursday. McKamey Director Inga Fricke's lette...

 2021-04-15 13:23 

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Preview: Vintage Hitchcock: A live radio play...
 2021-04-15 13:16 

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'We desperately need progress' Tennessee Senate committee passes medical marijuana bill...

A Tennessee Senate committee has moved forward a medical marijuana bill. TheSenate Judiciary Committee moved forward SB667 on Wednesday with a vote of 5 to 3. It gives Tennesseans with adebilitating disease, like cancer, a 30-day supply of medical marijua...

 2021-04-15 13:00 

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Interview: Ronald McDonald House presents annual Run4Kids Event...
 2021-04-15 12:38 

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Cleveland Coppertone plant announces it's laying off 134 workers, eventually closing plant...

The Beiersdorf corporation, which owns and operates the Coppertone skin care product plant in Cleveland, announced this week it would begin to "gradually ramp down production operations there," beginning next January. A publicly posted filing to T...

 2021-04-15 11:57 

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Synchronous fireflies of the Great Smoky Mountains returns this year via lottery...

A popular event featuring the glowing synchronous fireflies of the Great Smoky Mountains is returning this year. The fireflies are almost ready to light up the Elkmont area with their synchronized mating ritual. "Synchronous fireflies ( Photinus carol...

 2021-04-15 11:02 

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Atlanta school replacing KKK leader's name with Hank Aaron's...

An Atlanta high school that was named after a Ku Klux Klan leader will strip the name and instead honor the late baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron. The Atlanta Board of Education voted unanimously Monday to change the name of Forrest Hill Academy to Hank ...

 2021-04-15 10:55 

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Video shows man firing on Georgia deputies after high-speed chase...

Dashcam video released Wednesday shows a man opening fire on Georgia sheriff's deputies and the deputies returning fire following a high-speed chase. Authorities have said two cousins from Birmingham, Alabama — 22-year-old Aaron Jajuan Shelton a...

 2021-04-15 10:46 

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Red states on U.S. electoral map lagging on vaccinations...

With coronavirus shots now in the arms of nearly half of American adults, the parts of the U. S. that are excelling and those that are struggling with vaccinations are starting to look like the nation's political map: deeply divided between red and bl...

 2021-04-15 10:39 

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Charles Coolidge: Chattanooga honors, remembers local war hero this week...

The legacy of Charles H. Coolidge, the longest-living World War II Medal of Honor recipient, has been on the minds of Chattanoogans since he passed away at age 99 last week. He was just four months shy of reaching 100 years old. Governor Bill Lee said fla...

 2021-04-15 10:10 

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Chattanooga women arrested after police chase in Gordon County...

Two Chattanooga women are now in custody after police say a shoplifting incident ended with a chase. According to the The Calhoun Police Department, incident happened Monday at the Calhoun Outlet Marketplace. An officer responded to a report of two women ...

 2021-04-15 03:45 

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Chattanooga veterans weigh in on President Biden ending America's longest war...

President Joe Biden has formally announced he is ending the nation's longest war. On Wednesday the president pledged to have all remaining troops pulled from Afghanistan by September 11th. That date marks the 20th anniversary of the attacks that first...

 2021-04-15 00:38 

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DA's Office and CPD asking public's help in solving two homicides...

On December 1, 2020, two senior citizens were murdered in the Oak Grove community in Chattanooga. Russell Paris was shot and killed at his home in the 1700 block of South Kelly Street. According to the DA's Office, Russell was outside his residence wi...

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