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Federal government jumps into evidence dispute in deadly I-75 crash trial

The federal government is trying to block two public defenders from calling a key witness on the eve of a commercial truck driver's second trial in connection with a 2015 Interstate 75 crash that killed six. Public defenders Mike Little and Erinn O'Leary say a federal employee must take the witness

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2017-09-19 04:32:35

Chattanooga man added to TBI's top 10 most wanted list

A Chattanooga man has been added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's top 10 most wanted list, according to a news release. Demetrius Delaney Buchanan, 23, is wanted by the Chattanooga Police Department and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation on charges of first degree murder, reckless endan

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2017-09-19 20:22:43

New Chattanooga Police Chief David Roddy outlines plans for department

The department Chattanooga Police Chief David Roddy envisions is one that uses technology, community relationships and focused deterrence to target individuals driving violent crime in the city. On Monday afternoon, Roddy outlined his priorities to the Times Free Press, highlighting some of the depa

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2017-09-19 05:21:30

TBI adds Chattanooga murder suspect to Top 10 Wanted list

NASHVILLE (WDEF) - The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has added a Chattanooga suspect to their wanted list. Demetrius Delaney Buchanan faces a First Degree Murder charge, among others for a shooting in August. On August 14th, the body of Langdon Strickland was found on South Kelly Street. The TBI

WDEF - 2017-09-19 18:54:51

Puckett's to host fundraising event for Kidney Foundation of Chattanooga

More than 10-percent of people are affected by chronic kidney disease and many of them die each year because they do not have access to affordable treatment. Saturday night, September 23, the Kidney Foundation of Chattanooga is hosting its biggest fundraiser of the year, "Dare to Dance," to help pat

WRCBTV.COM - 2017-09-18 15:37:00

La Paz Chattanooga recognizes Latino leaders at awards ceremony

La Paz Chattanooga held its sixth annual Latino Leadership Awards ceremony Monday morning at the Chattanooga Convention Center, recognizing Latinos and Hispanics for their career achievements and community involvement here. Ten people were recognized as Latino Leader honorees, and there were several

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2017-09-19 05:37:52

Chattanooga firefighter recognized as hero after house fire rescue

LOOKOUT VALLEY, Tenn. (WDEF) - One person is dead and two others injured, after a fire rips through a Lookout Valley home over the weekend. One person was killed in a fire on Sunday... but 3 people were home at the time of the fire. One woman was pulled from the home by an off duty Chattanooga fire

WDEF - 2017-09-18 22:26:57

Digital Magazine Brings Online World To Chattanooga Community

Badassery Magazine, started in 2016 by Samantha Parker and Kathy Rasmussen, is dedicated to inspiring and empowering women in business. Badassery showcases bravery, inspires the imagination and values the true spirit of collaboration, said officials. After a year in digital circulation, and a growi

CHATTANOOGAN - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Chattanooga City Council receives police department report today

Although the Chattanooga City Council regularly receives reports from the police department, today marks the first one since David Roddy has been sworn in as the city's new police chief. Sgt. Joshua May, who coordinates the police department's anti-gang efforts, will deliver the report, including a

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2017-09-19 19:27:04

Julie Dexter To Headline Levitt AMP Chattanooga Music Series Thursday

Julie Dexter will headline the Levitt AMP Chattanooga Music Series on Thursday on the lawn of the Bessie Smith Cultural Center.    Review for Julie Dexter:  Julie Dexter is a British singer, songwriter and producer whose music transcends the boundaries of jazz, reggae and soul. Influenced by legends

CHATTANOOGAN - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Firefighters, neighbors sprang into action during Chattanooga house fire Sunday

Investigators are still trying to figure out what sparked a deadly house fire on Sunday. When those flames broke out, firefighters weren't the only ones who sprang into action. (Images: WTVC) Investigators are still trying to figure out what sparked a deadly house fire on Sunday. When those flames b

WTVC - 2017-09-18 19:06:04

Chattanooga fire engines now equipped with sensory kits

The Chattanooga Fire Department is taking another step to help bridge the gap between first responders and the special needs community. This newest advancement is through special tools to help in the event of an emergency. Each of the city's 26 fire engines now carry special kits to help in emergen

WRCBTV.COM - 2017-09-18 20:11:00

10 Things to Know for Today - WRCBtv.com | Chattanooga News, Weather & Sports

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. HOW TRUMP'S ADVISERS SCHOOLED HIM ON GLOBALISM Aides laid out the case for maintaining far-flung diplomatic, military and intelligence outposts - and used charts and maps as a key part of the p

WRCBTV.COM - 2017-09-18 13:43:00

Fire at Tennessee home kills man, injures wife and daughter

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - A weekend fire at a Tennessee home has left one person dead and two others injured. WRCB-TV reports that an off-duty Chattanooga firefighter and three neighbors managed to pull a woman from a burning house Sunday afternoon, but her husband died inside. The woman was airlift

WRCBTV.COM - 2017-09-19 11:24:00

Roy Exum: Third Son Takes His Life

Steven Ferrin, described by his parents as “a handsome, bubbly and witty young man,” was the victim of what is called “a sectarian attack” in recent weeks near his home in north Belfast (Ireland) and last weekend was found dead after the 31-year-old father of a 7-year-old girl had taken his own life

CHATTANOOGAN - 2017-09-19 08:22:27

Lee To Host Racial Justice Advocacy Workshop

Lee University will host an advocacy workshop, “Face to Face: Responding to Discrimination with Boldness and Love,” on Monday, Sept. 25, from 7-8 p.m. The workshop will take place on Lee’s campus in the Johnson Lecture Hall located in the Humanities Building.  The evening’s goal is to give participa

CHATTANOOGAN - 2017-09-19 16:22:13

Sunday Shows Wrap Up Music Midtown 2017

Closing out its seventh year at Piedmont Park, Music Midtown 2017 featured a full lineup of top-tier acts throughout its two days of music spread across four stages. Sunday’s lineup included Collective Soul, Haim, MISSIO, Future, Bastille, Russ, Two Door Cinema Club, Zara Larsson, and Mumford & Sons

CHATTANOOGAN - 2017-09-19 13:29:21

Scenic City Women’s Network Marketplace Luncheon Is Sept. 28

The Scenic City Women’s Network Marketplace Luncheon will be Thursday, Sept. 28, at the Mountain City Club, featuring speaker, Callie Starnes. Ms. Starnes joined WRCB TV as a reporter and co-anchor for Channel 3 Eyewitness News at 11. Before moving to Chattanooga, she reported for the NBC affiliate

CHATTANOOGAN - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Emerging Disease Further Jeopardizes North American Frogs

A deadly amphibian disease called severe Perkinsea infections, or SPI, is the cause of many large-scale frog die-offs in the United States, according to a new study by the U.S. Geological Survey.    Frogs and salamanders are currently among the most threatened groups of animals on the planet. The tw

CHATTANOOGAN - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Illusionist, Evangelist Brock Gill Featured On Big Church Night Out Tour Has New Book

Illusionist and evangelist Brock Gill, who is featured on Big Church Night Out Tour Friday at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium, has a new book and video series releasing Oct. 2.  Review for Brock Gill: Celebrating 20-years of ministry, astounding audiences around the world with his edgy, dar

CHATTANOOGAN - 2017-09-19 07:00:00