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Lack of hand-washing, spilled garbage and flies hit one eatery

Restaurant inspectors around the Tennessee Valley were hard at work this week, visiting dozens of establishments.While many passed with high scores, several restaurants were cited for unsafe food handling and cleanliness problems.

WRCBTV.COM - 2018-06-21 14:07:00

Former Dalton Christian counselor pleads guilty to sexually assaulting client

On Tuesday, the Conasauga Judicial Circuit DA's office says Staats entered into a negotiated plea deal. In the process, he has pleaded guilty to one count of sexual assault by a psychotherapist.


Dalton firefighters battle it out in Georgia's toughest firefighter competition

"It's the last thing you do," said Robbie Townsend, who works in the training division with the Dalton Fire Department.

WTVC - 2018-06-21 15:49:04

Report: Forged checks cashed at Hop-N-Shop

The owner reported the incident to Rome police Wednesday, saying one check from Guardian Insurance was cashed May 12 and the other from Biddle Scrap Recycling on May 17. A total of $1,100 was given out by the store at 301 Calhoun Ave. from the cashed checks.

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-06-21 20:59:00

GBI: Two Walker County deputies arrested

Brandon England, 40, and Shawn Norris, 36, are charged with aggravated assault, criminal intent to rape, and false imprisonment.

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-06-20 03:30:00

Gunmen followed family 80 miles from Phipps Plaza to rob them, police say

DALTON, Ga.- A woman shopping at Phipps Plaza drove more than 80 miles back to her home in Dalton before allegedly being robbed in her driveway, and police believe the robbers may have followed her from the shopping center.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-06-20 18:44:26

Attorneys reschedule hearing on Woodmore bus driver's rape charge

Woodmore bus driver Johnthony Walker reacts as his sentence is pronounced during a hearing in Judge Don Poole's courtroom at the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Courts Building on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Chattanooga, Tenn. Walker was convicted in February of criminally negligent homicide and a host

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2018-06-21 10:13:36

Man Shot By Chattanooga Police Faces Attempted First-Degree Murder Charge

Joel Deon Harris, 50, is also charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, theft under $500, resisting arrested and aggravated assault on a police officer.

CHATTANOOGAN - 2018-06-21 03:32:00

Georgia Military College hosts more than 200 JROTC Cadets for Camp GMC ‘18

MILLEDGEVILLE, GA – For the third consecutive year, more than 200 Georgia JROTC cadets convened at Georgia Military College for the JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge (JCLC), Camp GMC ‘18. The mission of JCLC is to provide leadership and military-style training for JROTC cadets. The four day camp trai

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-06-20 13:27:00

Georgia Police and Fire Games underway in Dalton

DALTON, Ga. — For the second year in a row, the Georgia Police and Fire Games are calling Dalton home, bringing in hundreds of former and current public servants for a week’s worth of competition and fellowship.


Chatsworth man charged with cruelty to his infant son

Joel Maggi, of Chatsworth, was arrested by the Murray County Sheriff’s Office after the Murray County Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) office contacted MCSO after reports received by T.C. Thompson Children’s Hospital in Chattanooga, TN.


Wanted GA man arrested in Hamilton Co. for aggravated battery

A wanted man from Whitfield County is now in custody.Michael David Ricketts, 19, of Dalton was arrested in Hamilton County Monday.


Walker Co. Sheriff's Office searching for missing teen

Kendall Grace Klimp, 17, could possibly be in the East Lake area of Chattanooga, the sheriff's office explained.


2-month-old infant injured, GBI files charges against Murray County father

MURRAY COUNTY, Ga. —A 2-month old infant is recovering at a Chattanooga hospital, and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) is charging its 22-year-old Chatsworth father with one count of cruelty to children in the first degree.The GBI says on Monday, the Murray County Sheriff's Office (MCSO) ar


Chattanooga teen arrested, charged with the murder of Marion Co. toddler in 2016

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrested a Chattanooga teenager for the abuse and murder of a South Pittsburg toddler back in 2016.District Attorney General J. Michael Taylor and TBI Special Agents joined investigators with the South Pittsburg Police Department in investigating the injuries su


Traffic stop results in arrest of two for possession of meth

A traffic stop for a vehicle that was operating with a damaged windshield resulted in the arrest of two individuals for possession of methamphetamine.According to Floyd County Jail reports:Jonathan Derrick Gilbert, 28, of 1235 Monroe Green Road, Trion, and Amy Deondra Gray, 39, of 2192 Ridgeway Road


Walker County deputies under criminal investigation for allegedly assaulting woman

Two Walker County, Ga., sheriff's deputies are under criminal investigation for allegedly assaulting a woman.


Driver convicted in deadly school bus crash to appear in court for rape charge

The man convicted of killing six children in a school bus crash in Chattanooga is scheduled to appear in court in Nashville on Monday.Johnthony Walker, 25, is charged with aggravated statutory rape. He was arrested Thursday night in Davidson County.Walker was out on bond appealing his convictionin t


Latest Hamilton County Jail Booking Report

AGNEW MITCHAM, ALONZO JAWARA901 TUNNELL BLVD CHATTANOOGA, 37411Age at Arrest: 22 years oldArresting Agency: Hamilton CountyVIOLATION OF PROBATION (THEFT OF PROPERTY)---BINFORD, CONLEY609 SNOW ST CHATTANOOGA, 37404Age at Arrest: 65 years oldArresting Agency: ChattanoogaFAILURE TO APPEAR---BLACK, BRIA


Rome woman accused of stealing roll-top desk from Old Calhoun outbuilding

A Rome woman was in jail without bond Sunday, accused of breaking into a building on Old Calhoun Road.According to Floyd County Jail records:Stephanie Leanne Hunt, 39, of 85 Irene Way, was arrested on a warrant Saturday and charged with felony second-degree burglary.