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RIDE ALONG: Dalton Police enforce hands-free driving

It’s been just over one month since Georgia drivers have been required to put down their phone while driving.For the first month, officers with the Dalton Police Department gave out more than 200 earnings.However, they started writing tickets on August 1st.READ MORE |Georgia's new hands free law com

WRCBTV.COM - 2018-08-14 22:05:00

Who is the 87-year-old woman behind this Chatsworth police mugshot?

Last Friday, Martha Al-Bishara was preparing a meal for her husband. The two wed in Syria in 1947, and for the past 71 years she's prided herself in knowing her way around the kitchen and the garden.

WTVC - 2018-08-15 00:49:31

"A Day on the Lake" giving people first look at new Dalton park, free kayak rentals & food

"A Day on the Lake" will be a "soft opening" for the park held on three Saturdays in September (the 8th, 15th, and 22nd), and will feature free kayak rentals, instruction for beginners, and also free food.

WTVC - 2018-08-14 16:30:54

Elderly woman with knife tased by Chatsworth officer

Officers say they asked Martha AlBishara to drop the knife several times, but instead, she walked towards them. At that point, an officer tased the 87-year-old and charged her with criminal trespass.

WRCBTV.COM - 2018-08-13 21:57:00

UPDATE: Walker Co. Sheriff's Office searching for missing 16-year-old girl

UPDATE:The Walker County Sheriff's Office is searching for a missing teen.Vallery Martin, 16, was last seen on August 11 in Rock Spring.Martin is described as being around 120 pounds and 5'4". She has brown hair and brown eyes.If you have any information that can help deputies find Martin, please ca

WRCBTV.COM - 2018-08-14 15:27:00

Shaw Tufting Apparatus Earns Historical Landmark Designation

Dalton, GA, August 14, 2018-Shaw recently hosted The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) to celebrate the designation of a mechanical engineering and flooring industry landmark on its corporate campus.

FLOORDAILY.NET - 2018-08-14 00:00:00

Dalton State Adds Sustainability Degree

Ryan Langham is intrigued by learning more about the interaction between science, the environment, and humans.

CHATTANOOGAN - 2018-08-14 17:52:16

Owner of local tree company has message for person who stole $10,000 worth of equipment

"They're members of the community," says Amy Johnson with Catoosa County Parks & Recreation. "A lot of the guys live around here. Their kids play around here. Cody Watkins, the owner, lives just up the street. He just loves to give back. So we were appreciative that he could be here today."

WTVC - 2018-08-14 19:46:48

Woman, 87, tased by police while attempting to cut flowers

"She's always telling me I'm sorry that I've caused all of this and I feel so bad, but she's been pretty depressed and it's hard for her to look out at that area," Douhne said.

NBC4 COLUMBUS - 2018-08-14 20:49:49

Why did officers use a taser on an 87 year old woman? - WDEF

On Friday, a man at the club told her again that she needed to leave, and she walked toward him with the knife. So he called 9-1-1.

WDEF - 2018-08-13 23:06:52

Latest Hamilton County Jail Booking Report

BALLARD, DEUNDRA L1664 GREENDALE WAY CHATTANOOGA, 37343Age at Arrest: 47 years oldArresting Agency: ChattanoogaAGGRAVATED ASSAULT---BARTRUM, CRISTY727 E 11TH ST CHATTANOOGA, 37403Age at Arrest: 43 years oldArresting Agency: ChattanoogaCRIMINAL TRESPASSING---BEARDEN, JESSE EUGENE128 MORNINGSIDE DRIVE


Charges dropped against woman police say made a false 911 call that lead to fatal shooting

Eight months later, the bullet holes remain in Diana Parkinson's kitchen window, but Dorothy Gass is off the hook.

WTVC - 2018-08-13 18:45:36

Woman injured after being hit in crosswalk on Highway 53 Wednesday night

According to the Calhoun Police Department’s accident report, officers responded to the scene shortly after 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. A vehicle driven by Ty A. Windiate was pulling out of the RaceTrac, located at 665 Highway 53 East, turning left to travel west on Hwy. 53, when he hit the p

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-08-13 13:26:00

Chattanooga mother afraid son's murder case has gone cold

"Whoever did it was in the car with him, riding with him. So that means he considered them his friend," James's mother, Leticia Smith, said.

WRCBTV.COM - 2018-08-13 21:04:00

Local Steak 'n Shake franchise donates to Erlanger's new Children's Hospital

Form left, Debbie Richman, head of the local...Photo by Contributed Photo /Times Free Press.

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2018-08-13 16:59:48

Dalton's top teacher wins a new Ford Escape for a year

In her Teacher of the Year application, Dean said she is not comfortable with labeling herself an outstanding teacher, but she can share what she finds important and what she has learned from her peers and mentor teachers.


Chattanooga police investigating shooting on S. Willow Street

Chattanooga police are looking into what led to a shooting on South Willow Street. It happened around 6:30 on Saturday.Police said at least one person was hurt and is expected to be okay. It's unclear if anyone is in custody at this time.Stay with WRCBtv.com for more details this developing story.


SHOULD HE REMAIN ON THE BALLOT? Drunk Democrat Tells Cops 'I hate this county' During Stop For DUI * 100PercentFedUp.com

A Democrat running for Congress in Dalton, Georgia probably isn’t the brightest bulb in the box. He was pulled over by the cops this week because he didn’t have his head lights on….he was driving drunk and stupid. Wouldn’t you think he’d make sure those head lights are on or would realize he had no


Democrat seeking Paulding congressional seat to be sentenced on DUI charge

The Democratic candidate challenging District 14 U.S. Rep. Tom Graves in the Nov. 6 election was scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday after being found guilty last week of DUI.Steven Foster had challenged the officers who stopped him to a fight on the night of his September 2017 arrest, a Dalton newspa

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-08-13 14:26:00

UPDATE: One person hurt in early morning stabbing

UPDATE:Upon arrival, officers located a male victim suffering from multiple stab wounds. • Upon arrival, officers located a male victim suffering from multiple stab wounds. • Hamilton County EMS responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.• Of