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 2021-04-14 23:30 

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After high schooler's death, Knoxville Mayor says request for police video denied...

Knoxville's Mayor has called for police body camera footage to be released in the tragic shooting inside a local high school, a request she says the District Attorney General has denied. Authorities say Monday's shooting atAustin-East Magnet High ...

 2021-04-14 23:29 

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Thousands of parents to switch their kids' learning options in Hamilton County come Fall...

Families of more than 8,500 students learning remotely in Hamilton County will have to pick a different option come Fall. Hamilton County's School District is following the state's lead in discontinuing its HCS At Home learning program -- where st...

 2021-04-14 23:08 

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Nashville loosens more restrictions: Bars can stay open until 3 a.m. starting Friday...

With 30% of Nashville's population now vaccinated, Mayor John Cooper is loosening more coronavirus restrictions across Music City. Cooper on Wednesday announced restaurants and bars can stay open until 3 a. m. beginning Friday, April 16. Restaurants a...

 2021-04-14 22:14 

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La Paz says Chattanooga will be a stark contrast in the lives of migrant children...

We are learning more about the living conditions at adorm housing unaccompanied migrant kids here in Chattanooga, and how the care they receive could change their lives. Lily Sanchez works for La Paz in Chattanooga and says instead of the controversy that...

 2021-04-14 21:53 

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WATCH: Young bears let themselves in the front door of Asheville nursing home...

A group of young black bears made a special stop at an Asheville nursing home, even letting themselves in through the front door! News 13 viewer Cindy Brown shared video of bears wandering into the vestibule ofAccordius Health at Asheville. AS SPRING APPR...

 2021-04-14 21:33 

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On Day 1 as Chattanooga's mayor-elect, Tim Kelly looks ahead at top policy issues...

Tim Kelly is the new mayor-elect of Chattanooga, after receiving 60% of the vote in the city's runoff election. On Wednesday, we spoke with Kelly about whether the news has sunk in, and what some of his top priorities will be in the weeks ahead. We as...

 2021-04-14 21:32 

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

VILLA RICA, Ga. (AP) — Dashcam video released Wednesday shows a man opening fire on Georgia sheriff's deputies and the deputies returning fire following a high-speed chase....

 2021-04-14 21:17 

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Dayton man indicted for child rape, Dayton City Schools teacher at time of alleged crime...

A Dayton man pleaded not guilty to child rape and four counts aggravated sexual battery. According to District Attorney Mike Taylor, Michael Arnold faces charges from a time period spanning from 2005 to 2010 when the victim was under the age of 13. Taylor...

 2021-04-14 21:16 

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Preliminary info indicates Knoxville officer hit by police gunfire at high school...

A continuing state investigation indicates a Knoxville police officer was hit by another officer's bullet during a confrontation with a high school student. On Wednesday, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) released an updated timeline of even...

 2021-04-14 20:45 

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Ooltewah woman sentenced to 20 years for sexually abusing 4-year-old boy, family dog...

A U. S. judge sentenced an Ooltewah woman to 20 years in federal prison for sexually abusing a child, a dog, and posting videos of the crimes online. According to a news release, Teela Moore Hendrix agreed to plead guilty to the crimes. According to a pre...

 2021-04-14 18:24 

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Chattanooga Library card holders potentially affected by data exposure...

The City of Chattanooga and Chattanooga Public Library are warning cardholders of a potential data exposure. The IT department for the city says it's likely for people who renewed their library cards online through the library's website in the las...

 2021-04-14 18:05 

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Hamilton County starts enrollment for voluntary, six-week summer school...

Hamilton County is starting to sign students up for their summer REACH program that is being expanding by length and number of sites to combat learning loss during the pandemic. Today, the district sent an email to parents calling REACH a "new kind of...

 2021-04-14 17:13 

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Collegedale PD: Woman found "minutes away from dying" of overdose, driver arrested...

First responders say a woman was "minutes away from dying" of an apparent drug overdose when Collegedale Police pulled over the car she was in. On Tuesday night, officers stopped the vehicle on the 9100 block of Lee Highway due to an expired tag. ...

 2021-04-14 16:46 

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Hamilton County ending 1st dose vs. 2nd dose designated times at vaccine sites...

People in Hamilton County can now schedule their 1st or 2nd COVID-19 vaccine appointments in any available time slot. The Hamilton County Health Department says effective Wednesday, April 14th, it is discontinuing 1st dose vs. 2nd dose designation for vac...

 2021-04-14 16:01 

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Are vaccine side effects worse for women than for men?...

Typical side effects from any of the three COVID-19 vaccines include tiredness, headache, muscle pain, chills, fever, nausea and soreness, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Reports show it seems women are feeling those side effe...

 2021-04-14 15:50 

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Hazmat crews respond to large fuel spill at boat dock in Rhea County...

Crews are on the scene of a large fuel spill on Watts Bar Lake in Rhea County. Hamilton County's Office of Emergency Services said it happened at the Spring City boat dock, at 2109 New Lake Road. Hamilton County officials said in social media statemen...

 2021-04-14 12:21 

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PREVIEW: 4 Bridges Arts Festival returns to Chattanooga...
 2021-04-14 12:19 

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Greenspaces Chattanooga presents Eco Field Day...
 2021-04-14 03:03 

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Two Grundy County residents charged with 2nd degree murder...

A Grundy County man and woman have been charged with 2nd degree murder after law enforcement officials say a person died from an overdose. The suspects areCharles Hollon and Angie Reeves, according to Grundy County SheriffClint Shrum. Marion County Sherif...

 2021-04-14 01:43 

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Jenny Hill, Isiah Hester win Chattanooga City Council runoff races...

Chattanooga has chosen its two newest City Council members. On Tuesday night, current Hamilton County School Board member Jenny Hill came out on top in the race for the District 2 seat, defeating entrepreneur Thomas Lee with 2,721 votes (61%) to his 1,762...

 2021-04-14 00:50 

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Pause in J&J vaccinations impacts Ham. Co. residents, raises concerns about hesitancy...

Tennessee and Georgia's state health department's have immediately halted the use of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine. Locally, the Hamilton County Health Department followed suit. This comes after a recommendation by the FDA and CDC, as t...

 2021-04-14 00:14 

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Tim Kelly declares victory in Chattanooga mayoral race with only early voting numbers...

Tim Kelly is celebrating an early victory in Chattanooga's mayoral race Tuesday night, despite all the ballots not being counted as of the release. Kelly's team sent out the victory email just before 8 p. m. Tuesday with only 8% precincts reportin...

 2021-04-14 00:14 

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UPDATE: Tim Kelly becomes Chattanooga's 66th mayor, Kim White concedes...

UPDATE (8:40 p. m. ): The Scenic City has spoken: Tim Kelly is the 66th Mayor of Chattanooga. On Tuesday night, his opponent Kim White announced she had called Kelly to congratulate him on his victory. Depend on us to update our story as we learn more. OR...

 2021-04-13 23:25 

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Hamilton County teacher concerned at school board's comments about migrant children...

Where will these kids go to school? That's the question that spiraled into a shouting match, as Hamilton County School Board members on Monday clashed over a residential center for unaccompanied migrant children. On Tuesday, we dove in and uncovered t...

 2021-04-13 21:47 

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Resource officer shot at Knoxville high school recovering...

A police officer wounded in a shooting at a Knoxville high school is a 20-year veteran of the force who worked at the school, authorities said Tuesday. Knoxville Police Officer Adam Willson was recovering from surgery after being shot in the upper leg at ...

 2021-04-13 20:57 

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Runoff Results: April 13, 2021 Chattanooga mayoral & city council elections...

Voters are headed to the polls in Chattanooga's runoff elections for City Mayor and City Council representatives for Districts 2 and 5. See the latest election results as they come in at the link here. Candidates Tim Kelly and Kim White are facing off...

 2021-04-13 18:13 

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TN Board of Education: Gov. Lee erred Monday when speaking about virtual learning plan...

The Tennessee Board of Education on Tuesday clarified a story we reported that quoted Governor Bill Lee saying new rules regarding virtual schools were "not set in stone. "It turns out they are, according to the Board. The State Board voted on the...

 2021-04-13 17:52 

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Georgia students to see no fee, tuition increases next year...

If you're a student in the University System of Georgia, you won't be seeing a tuition or fee increase next year. The Georgia Board of Regents announced that they will not be increasing rates or fees for 2021-2022 academic year after passing two r...

 2021-04-13 17:23 

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Tennessee governor proposes two-week tax holiday for groceries, restaurants, prepared food...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. --Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has introduced a budget amendment for the 2021-2022 Fiscal Year that will include a two-week sales tax holiday for Tennesseans on all groceries, restaurant purchases, and prepared food. The amendment will use...

 2021-04-13 16:58 

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FBI arrests Murfreesboro man on charges connected to Jan. 6th U.S. Capitol riot...

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Murfreesboro man on charges connected to the deadly U. S. Capitol riot on January 6. Michael Lee Roche, 26, was taken into custody at his home Tuesday morning. His exact charges have not been released at ...

 2021-04-13 16:24 

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Tennessee Department of Health follows federal guidance, pauses J&J vaccine use...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. --The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) reports the agency will be following guidance from the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) calling for a pause in administering the Johnson & Joh...

 2021-04-13 15:16 

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Hamilton Co. Health Dept. pauses distribution of Johnson & Johnson vaccine Tuesday...

The Hamilton County Health Department has announced it is following the FDA and CDC's lead by pausing distribution of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine in Hamilton County. Tuesday morning, the CDC and FDA recommended a "pause" in administration of...

 2021-04-13 14:22 

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After a 30-year career, Tennessee Aquarium's lead horticulturist is leafing...

(Editor's note: Casey Phillips of the Tennessee Aquarium contributed this story). After literally planting the seeds for Chattanooga's waterfront transformation almost 30 years ago, Tennessee Aquarium Lead Horticulturist Christine Hunt is preparin...

 2021-04-13 13:56 

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Woman killed in interstate crash, gives birth by C-Section...

A 24-year-old woman was killed and gave birth Monday in Birmingham. Iderrika Patryce Callens was involved in a single-vehicle crash on I-59 northbound at the Avenue I exit ramp just before 10:00 Monday morning. See also:One killed in head-on crash while r...

 2021-04-13 13:00 

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'We are appalled' 180+ businesses call on Tennessee lawmakers to oppose anti-LGBTQ bills...

More than 180 businesses and corporations signed a letter opposing what they call an onslaught of anti-LGBTQ legislation in Tennessee as groups, like the NCAA, say they won't do business in states that discriminate against transgender people. The Nash...

 2021-04-13 09:54 

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Activist who opposed mosque confirmed to Tennessee textbook panel...

An activist known for her fight against the establishment of a mosque in Tennessee a decade ago has drawn state lawmakers' approval to serve on a commission that recommends textbooks and instructional materials for K-12 schools, despite opponents sayi...

 2021-04-13 03:46 

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Chattanooga Police: Man says he was shot while out in his yard...

Chattanooga Police say a 40-year-old man was taken to the hospital after being shot Monday afternoon. Just after 3 p. m. , officers responded to the 1500 block of East 50th Street, less than a mile from the Tennessee/Georgia line. CPD spokesperson Jeremy ...

 2021-04-13 03:31 

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"One of the scariest nights of my life": Bliss Zechman shares her tornado survival story...

As journalists, it's part of our job to not become part of the story. But one of our own found herself thrown into the headlines, as last year's tornadoes ripped through her home. NewsChannel 9's Bliss Zechman has told many residents' stor...

 2021-04-13 02:46 

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Hamilton Co. Mayor: People aren't taking vaccination seriously enough...

As Hamilton County makes efforts to get more and more peoplevaccinated against COVID-19, county leaders say some just aren't taking it seriously. The Hamilton County Health Department announced that starting Tuesday, April 13th, people will be able to...

 2021-04-13 01:47 

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Church: Notre Dame High School student critically injured in fall...

Notre Dame High School and a local church are asking people to pray for one of their students. A GoFundMe campaign is trying to gather support for Joseph Shamko and his family. According to the page, Joseph suffered an accident that left him in critical c...

 2021-04-13 00:23 

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"The Piano Lady" recounts moment of triumph on anniversary of Easter tornado tragedy...

During our live coverage of the East Brainerd tornado last year, we spotted an Ooltewahwoman playing an historic piano, in the rubble of achurch destroyed by the storm. One year later, the lot where Chattanooga's Faith Community Wesleyan Church once s...

 2021-04-12 23:22 

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Flooded homeowners in Nashville say the city is protecting developers, not residents...

Monday morning, FOX 17 News found a Metro Water crew digging ditches on Reeves Road, an area that flooded two weeks ago and covered the road, making it impassable. It's a problem one Nashville resident says didn't start until work on a new subdivi...

 2021-04-12 22:54 

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Alabama lawmakers divided over trans treatment bill...

MONTGOMERY. Ala. (AP) — Alabama House Speaker Mac McCutcheon says representatives are divided over a bill that would ban the use of hormones and puberty-blockers to treat transgender minors. The Republican legislative leader said Thursday he was unc...

 2021-04-12 22:38 

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Hamilton Co. School Board members get in yelling match over immigrant children education...

The Hamilton County School Board met Monday evening. It started out as a discussion about the upcoming budget, but it's what happened when the board chairman brought up immigrant children potentially coming to Hamilton County Schools that stood out. D...

 2021-04-12 22:16 

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A look back at the Easter 2020 tornadoes...

April 12th is now similar with April 27th as calendar dates that locally will forever be remembered for the devastating weather events that took place. It's now been one year since that EF-3 tornado damaged or destroyed so many homes & businesses from...

 2021-04-12 21:50 

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Tornado survivor says tragedy inspired him to help rebuild homes for other survivors...

Monday marks the one-year anniversary of the Easter Sunday tornadoes that tore through parts of the Tennessee Valley. 12 months later and the damage is still widespread. For Marlin Jump, this scary event motivated him to help others. On Sunday April 12 of...

 2021-04-12 20:04 

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Knoxville Police: Several shot at high school, including officer...

Knoxville Police tweeted just before 4 p. m. Monday that they were responding to a school shooting at Austin-East Magnet High School. According to the tweet, several victims were reported, including a Knoxville police officer. They are asking people to av...

 2021-04-12 19:47 

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Hamilton County opening up 'instant' COVID-19 vaccine appointments...

The Hamilton County Health Department will now allow people to make on-site, "instant" COVID-19 vaccine appointments for open 1st dose slots. This policy change begins Tuesday, April 13th. The Health Department says the change will not affect wait...

 2021-04-12 16:34 

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Welcome Home: Family of 7 reflects one year after twister demolished house...

The words "WELCOME HOME" is written prominently in white letters on a black plaque outside Frank and Carrie Fugunt's home on Jenkins Road. That phrase means something more to the couple who are parents to five children. The words "WELCOME ...

 2021-04-12 15:25 

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Colonial Chemical plans Marion County expansion with $13.8 million investment, more jobs...

Colonial Chemical has plans to expand its Marion County facility with a $13. 8 million investment and 44 new jobs over the next five years. According to a press release from the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, the expansion wil...

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