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Rep. Colton Moore among 10 Georgia lawmakers calling for the ouster of Speaker of the House David Ralston

State Rep. Colton Moore, R-Trenton, confirmed this afternoon that he signed a resolution calling for the ouster of Georgia Speaker of the House David Ralston. Moore did not immediately comment on his decision today. But he and nine other lawmakers have signed the resolution, according to the Atlanta


Chattanooga police arrest second suspect in 2017 slaying of woman in Renaissance Park

A second person has been arrested in connection to the 2017 killing of a woman in Renaissance Park on Chattanooga's North Shore. Kathy Hardy was killed on July 16, 2017, at 150 River St.


Mudslide at Dade County gas station sends trees into power lines

DADE COUNTY, Ga. (WDEF) – The Dade Counry Sheriff’s Office confirms that a gas station was closed after portions of their parking lot slid down a hill. This Mapco is on 299 off the I-24 Wildwood Exit in GA.


Chattanooga man pleads guilty to second degree murder of Howard High student

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — A Chattanooga man has pleaded guilty to second degree murder in the 2013 death of a 16-year-old Howard High School student. Chattanooga Police say Lamunta Williams was found shot dead about a block away from Howard inside an abandoned house on Carr Street. Police say the shootin


Slight Catoosa County property tax cut passes Georgia House

The Georgia House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill this morning that would lower some Catoosa County property owners' tax bills. The local act, sponsored by State Reps. Dewayne Hill and Steve Tarvin, will create a tax break for residents older than 65. If those property owners make less


Multiple crews in Dade County work to clear roads and restore power

It was a long shift for Dade County Public Works Director Billy Massengale. He said the first call reporting a downed tree came in around 11:30 Tuesday night. His crew has worked nonstop cutting down and removing almost 50 trees from the roads.


'She's my hero': Pistol-packing Georgia great-grandma fires shots at burglar

JACKSON Co., Ga. (WDBJ7) -- A Georgia great-grandmother used her pistol to fend off a home intruder. Gwendolyn Agard, 79, of Jackson County Georgia always said, "Don't ever let anybody come in and run you out of your own house."


Prosecutors drop DUI charged against truck driver in I 24 fatality

TRENTON, Georgia (WDEF) – A Pennsylvania truck driver has one less charge after a preliminary hearing in Dade County. Gustavo Rodriguez-Pagan was charged with vehicular homicide and DUI after a crash on November 16th.


Georgia mom's death at house party ruled accidental

FORSYTH CO., Ga. (WSB) - Georgia authorities say the death of a woman at a house party was accidental, but friends and family say they have concerns about the ruling. After Tamla Horsford attended an “adult birthday slumber party” at a Forsyth County home in November, she was found unresponsive in t


WATCH: Suspect flashes face to surveillance cam during robbery at local gas station

Chattanooga police are asking for the public’s help with identifying a man who caught on camera, to say the least, robbing a local gas station Thursday morning. It happened at Quick Mart in the 9100 block of East Brainerd Road shortly before 7:15 a.m.


Bahamian track athlete found dead in Georgia

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – On Thursday, Dekalb County Police identified a man shot to death Tuesday afternoon in the parking lot of an office park in Stone Mountain, Georgia as former Bahamian track and field standout Douglas Lynes-Bell.


1 dead, another injured in Tennessee mudslide

SURGOINSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A mudslide in Tennessee has left one driver dead and another injured and closed a highway. Hawkins County Emergency Management Director Gary Murrell told The Kingsport Times News that the body was recovered from a vehicle around 11:45 a.m. Thursday. The injured motorist w


Walker Co. Sheriff's Office employee fired after indictment charges of murdering his son

WALKER COUNTY, Ga. — The Walker County Sheriff's Office (WCSO) tells NewsChannel 9 that employee Patrick Ray Wooten, who has been indicted in the 2017 murder of his own son, was fired earlier this month.


Update: Driver charged in deadly wreck on Glenwood Drive Thursday night

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — UPDATE (Friday):. Chattanooga Police have identified the victim, and charged a suspect in this crash. Police say 71-year-old Elnora Winston was killed. She was a passenger in the car that was hit.


THC Found in Valentine's Day Food That Caused 28 Georgia Students to Be Hospitalized

Investigators have detected THC in food samples taken from Sandtown Middle School in Atlanta, after more than two dozen students were hospitalized on Valentine’s Day because food they ate left them feeling ill.


Three Georgia residents tied to theft here

Three Georgia residents arrested on theft charges early Wednesday near Uniontown have been tied to the theft of a cash register from a Seymour motel, police report. Askari Greer, 27, and Tamecia James, 23, both of Atlanta, Georgia, and Jacobey Nelson, 23, of Forest Park, Georgia, face potential char


GBI dismantles Cuban drug trafficking operation in four Georgia counties

On Tuesday, February 19, 2019, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Southeastern Regional Drug Enforcement Office executed four simultaneous search warrants in Jenkins and Burke Counties relating to an ongoing drug investigation. The search warrants were the culmination of a two year long investiga


Did you win the lottery last night? Someone in Chattanooga did

One lucky person in Chattanooga won $50,000 in Wednesday night's Powerball drawing. The winning ticket was purchased at Vicky Food Mart, 6800 Shallowford Road, according to a news release from the Tennessee Lottery.


Georgia leaders rally around Ralston amid threat of revolt

The silence at the statehouse over House Speaker David Ralston’s future is over. And the Republican has the threat of a revolt among rank-and-file members to thank for it. As news of state Rep. David Clark’s resolution calling on Ralston to resign his position ricocheted around the Capitol, a string


High-end townhomes planned for former Town & Country Restaurant site on Chattanooga's North Shore

Six high-end townhomes on Chattanooga's North Shore are planned for part of a high-profile site that formerly held the Town & Country Restaurant for nearly 60 years. "That neighborhood has matured and grown," said Matt McGauley, chief executive of developer Fidelity Trust Co. "There's high demand to