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A face to the name: Photo of Ed Johnson uncovered after more than a century [photos, video]

Lost to Chattanooga history for 112 years, a photograph of Ed Johnson finally is being uncovered today on the anniversary of his lynching. Joseph Malley, a Dallas-based attorney who has been researching Ed Johnson's Supreme Court Case for a book, found one photo with the help of locals, Mariann Mart

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2018-03-19 04:12:33

One person treated after a small fire at Puckett's in Chattanooga

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- One person was treated for minor smoke inhalation after a dryer caught fire at Puckett's near the Tennessee Aquarium Sunday. The victim was treated on scene and not transported. - Advertisement - The Chattanooga Fire Department is working to figure out what caused the smal

WDEF - 2018-03-19 00:04:12

Chattanooga Police investigating shooting victim

Shooting 3.jpg Chattanooga police say they are investigating after a man arrived at a local hospital with a gunshot wound. CPD says the 30 year old victim arrived at the hospital in a personally owned vehicle. According to police, the injury is non-life-threatening. A spokesperson for CPD says the c

WTVC - 2018-03-18 19:06:56

UPDATE; Forecasters warn severe weather likely in TN, GA with possible large hail

UPDATE: More than 29 million people face a threat of severe storms Monday that could bring hail the size of tennis balls, damaging winds and strong tornadoes to the southeastern United States, forecasters said. Large parts of Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee and a small portion of northeast Mississipp

WRCBTV.COM - 2018-03-19 14:45:00

East Ridge Police investigating drive-by shooting

Shooting.jpg East Ridge police are investigating after they say a man was shot in the leg while standing in his yard. According to East Ridge Chief of Police Stan Allen, the male victim was taken to Erlanger with non-life-threatening injuries. Allen says the shooting is believed to have been a drive

WTVC - 2018-03-18 22:42:16

New 5-passenger Volkswagen SUV to be made in Chattanooga

Volkswagen is adding another vehicle to its local production line. (Photo: Volkswagen of America) A new Volkswagen five-passenger SUV will be made in Chattanooga. The new vehicle will be variant of the seven-passenger Atlas, which is also made at the local VW plant. Like the Atlas, the new vehicle i

NOOGA.COM - 2018-03-19 13:53:38

Man charged with leaving the scene of a 3 car crash in Downtown Chattanooga

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- A man is behind bars after fleeing the scene of a 3 car crash in Downtown Chattanooga Thursday night. - Advertisement - Reginald Cox was charged with 'leaving the scene of a crash involving injury.' Witnesses say that this is the car driver and crashed by the suspect. Poli


Four local favorites headlining American Dream Concert in Chattanooga

Four of Chattanooga's most enduring and endearing live music acts will perform April 27 at Engel Stadium part of the sixth annual American Dream Concert to benefit veterans and UTC's College of Business Veterans Entrepreneurship Program. Roger Alan Wade, Overland Express, Jimmy Tawater and The Power

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2018-03-19 04:07:08

I-24 WB shut down near Jasper - WRCBtv.com | Chattanooga News, Weather & Sports

There are at least 3 crashes between milemarkers 157 and 155, between Highway 28 and Highway 27. You will see backup near the Nickajack exit. This is expected to be clear by 9:30 central time. Traffic is being diverted onto Highway 161. THP says there are only minor injuries reported at this time.


UPDATE: Cleveland PD identify body found in ditch Saturday

UPDATE: Cleveland Police have identified the man who was found dead by a ditch. Police have identified the man as Jeffery Donovan. Dispatch received a call around 10:30 am that a man had been discovered near 6th Street SE and Sheeler Street SE. One woman who called police described to Channel 3 what

WRCBTV.COM - 2018-03-17 19:10:00

UPDATE: CPD investigating, searching for suspect in pedestrian hit and run

UPDATE: Chattanooga Police are investigating after a child was struck by a vehicle in a hit and run Saturday afternoon. The hit and run happened in the 1500 block of S Beech Street. CPD PIO Rob Simmons said the child, who is between the ages of 5-7, was transported to a local hospital with non-life-

WRCBTV.COM - 2018-03-17 21:48:00

Chattanooga VW plant announcement set for Monday

Chattanooga's Volkswagen assembly plant will see a new project as the brand's top official in America will join Gov. Bill Haslam in an announcement at the factory on Monday afternoon. Hinrich J. Woebcken, president and chief executive of Volkswagen Group of America and the CEO Volkswagen North Ameri


City prepares to clear abandoned mill site [photos]

1920 - John T. Lupton acquired 1,000 acres of land near the Tennessee River and created the mill town of Lupton City for his Dixie Mercerizing Co. 1964 - The Dixie Co. changed its name to Dixie Yarns 1998 - R.L. Stowe Mills acquires Dixie Yarns 2009 - The mill shuts down 2012 - Lupton City LLC,

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2018-03-18 04:09:33

Hamilton Place mall officials unveil six-figure security upgrades

Hamilton Place mall officials today showed off upgrades they've made to heighten security, including spending a "six-figure" sum on an enhanced closed circuit system with 300 views inside and outside the center. "If you're going to commit a crime, you're going to be on a camera," said Kim Noorbergen


Families feud in search for missing man [photos]

Inside a dim church, in front of flowers and candles and a congregation of 15, the brother of Noah Brandon Davis asked if anybody knew where he was. Or more realistically, where Davis was four summers ago, when he disappeared. Jason Stephens was not close to Davis. They grew up in Ringgold and share

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2018-03-18 04:09:43

New security measures in place after oil spill at Coats American building

New security measures are now in place at an old north Georgia textile mill after an oil spill led to the discovery of a harmful chemical. Locks and no trespassing signs have now been installed at the Coats American Building in Rossville. Walker County officials said they're using a private environm

WRCBTV.COM - 2018-03-18 02:26:00

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: A look at the security system at Hamilton Place Mall

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - The Hamilton Place management is letting us have a closer look at the security system that led to quick resolution of a riot a few weeks ago. Kim Noorbergen, the Security Director at the Hamilton Place mall, sat alongside the Marketing director Kim Lyons to explain how th


Driver charged with vehicular assault for hitting man

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - A Chattanooga man has been indicted for hitting a pedestrian on March 10th. 60 year old Herman Brown Sr. faces charges of Aggravated Vehicular assault, Vehicular assault, Driving Under the Influence (2nd offense), Driving on Revoked , Financial Responsibility and Due Care. - Adv


Bi-Lo, Winn-Dixie parent filing for bankruptcy

Southeastern Grocers, the parent of the Bi-Lo and Winn-Dixie grocery chains, is closing 94 stores and plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. None of the stores which Southeastern Grocers announced are closing are located in the Chattanooga area. In 2015, Abingdon, Va.-based Food City purchased 29


Controversial headstone company closes, says it plans to resolve orders

A grave marker company that was the focus of a police investigation and several consumer complaints, including one from a metro Atlanta woman, said it has permanently closed. The president of Wichman Monuments of Chattanooga said it plans to resolve as many orders as possible, according to the Times