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Rhea County 15-year-old charged in Nashville murder will be tried as juvenile

A Nashville judge ruled recently that Trinity Quinn, a 15-year-old Dayton girl accused of murder in the May 2017 fatal shooting of a Nashville convenience store clerk, will be tried as a juvenile. She was arrested along with 28-year-old Daniel Clark, also of Dayton and charged in the murder, in May

RHEAHERALDNEWS.COM - 2018-03-24 05:00:00

76-cent per gallon gas to first 100 attendees of 76 station opening Friday

Gas is only 76 cents per gallon for the first 100 attendees of the grand opening celebration of the newly designed 76 gas station in Athens on Friday, March 23. The Athens Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony at 9 a.m. and the grand opening celebration will occur from 10 a.m.

DAILYPOSTATHENIAN.COM - 2018-03-22 15:30:00

MainStreet Dayton announces new scavenger hunt event throughout downtown Dayton

MainStreet Dayton is proud to announce that the 2018 Spring Fling will take place on Saturday, April 14, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in downtown Dayton. Bring the kids to Paint the Town to participate in rock painting activity as organizers said they will need rocks for the event's "Painted Rock Scavenge

RHEAHERALDNEWS.COM - 2018-03-24 00:04:00

Suspects arrested in connection to nearly 20 business burglaries

The Chattanooga Police Department announced in a news release the arrests of two suspects in connection with nearly twenty business burglaries in Chattanooga and East Ridge, as the suspects were taken into custody earlier this week. The string of burglaries were committed from early January through

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2018-03-22 19:51:56

Firefighters free person trapped in wrecked car after crash in Sequatchie County Friday

Dunlap firefighters rescued a person trapped after a car crash on Tennessee State Route 111 on top of Cagle Mountain Friday afternoon. (Image: Firefighter Derrick Crawley) Dunlap firefighters freed a person trapped after a car crash on Tennessee State Route 111 on top of Cagle Mountain Friday aftern

WTVC - 2018-03-23 19:11:41

Officials say powdery substance, possibly meth found at Nolan Elementary

SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, Tenn. (WDEF) - Hamilton County Department of Education say a couple Nolan Elementary students found a bag of possibly meth in the library. Police from Chattanooga and Signal Mountain are searching school. No students were touched the substance and were not harmed. It is being invest

WDEF - 2018-03-23 20:02:35

Senate panel wants contentious county schools' property, new city districts issue, postponed until 2019 for TACIR study [document]

NASHVILLE - A state policy research institution is expected to be tasked with developing recommendations governing the political and economic issue of property transfers from existing county school systems to newly created municipal districts. Senate Education Committee members this week approved an

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2018-03-24 10:04:19

Man in custody in Sequatchie County after police chase

Images: Dunlap Police Dept. / MGN Dunlap Police say a man is in custody and faces charges after leading officers on a chase on Thursday afternoon. Police say just before 4 p.m. Thursday, deputies tried to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation on Old York Highway East in Dunlap. Police say the drive

WTVC - 2018-03-23 08:41:48

Police charge suspects in string of local business burglaries

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - The Chattanooga Police Department's Property Crimes Unit charge two suspects in a string of burglaries in Brainerd and East Ridge. The burglaries happened from January through last week. - Advertisement - Most of the businesses were on Brainerd Road, Rossville Boulevard and East

WDEF - 2018-03-22 20:17:08

Officers stop truck transporting large amount of explosives to Marion Co. worksite

Dunlap police and the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) stopped a truck they say was transporting explosives without proper markings or permits Friday morning. (Image: THP Chattanooga Twitter) Dunlap police and the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) stopped a truck they say was transporting explosives with

WTVC - 2018-03-23 21:31:56

Chattanooga police & emergency crews respond to crash with injuries Thursday night

Police and emergency crews were on the scene of a crash with injuries in Chattanooga Thursday night. The crash happened near the intersection of Tunnel Boulevard and Green Forest Drive. Police dispatch says they received the call around 8:30 Thursday night. We have not yet received any word on the c

WTVC - 2018-03-23 00:04:24

Hamilton County attorneys grill former magistrate who says she was fired for being gay

Hamilton County attorneys pushed back Wednesday on a former Juvenile Court magistrate's claim that she was fired in 2014 for being gay, saying she never vocalized that concern with colleagues. "Why didn't you put that card on the table - the issue of you being gay and them penalizing you?" Hamilton


Chattanooga's Nightfall announces 2018 show lineup

Fans of live music presented in outdoor venues should have no problem finding something to like this spring, summer and fall. The Nightfall Concert series was released today and, as it has for the last 30 years, features a variety of music styles from artists. The series began as both a way to bring


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The following information was gathered solely from police and jail records. Not every arrest leads to a conviction, and guilt or innocence is determined through the court system. * Ricky Williams, 53, of 233 Old Highway 44, Sweetwater, was arrested on March 10 by the McMinn County Sheriff's Departme


New festival launches in Cleveland, Tenn.

A new festival is launching in Cleveland, Tenn., this weekend that combines three key ingredients of a successful event: barbecue, blues and bluegrass. The first BBQ, Blues & Bluegrass Festival will be held Saturday, March 24, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Greenway Park and Pavilion, 755 Raider Drive, i


Monroe man charged with stealing two cars

Allegedly taking other people's cars got a Monroe County man arrested twice over the weekend. Monroe County Sheriff's Deputy Billy Littleton said he went to a one-car wreck on McClellan Road around 2:24 a.m. Friday and saw what appeared to be car that had failed to negotiate a curve and ended up on


Alcoa Police need help identifying men pictured

ALCOA, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Alcoa Police Department asked for the public's help identifying the two men pictured. The department did not say why they are trying to identify the individuals. Anyone who recognizes the men seen in the pictures was urged to call the Alcoa Police Department at 865-981-4


17 Years Later, Toddler's Death Ruled A Homicide

Winter Weather Advisory issued March 21 at 5:14PM CDT expiring March 21 at 10:00PM CDT in effect for: Bell, Harlan, Letcher, Pike Winter Weather Advisory issued March 21 at 5:14PM CDT expiring March 21 at 7:00PM CDT in effect for: Breathitt, Clay, Elliott, Floyd, Johnson, Knott, Knox, Laurel, Lee


Wannyn arraignment in Buechel death held

Billy Joe Wannyn made his first appearance in Cumberland County Criminal Court since being indicted on a single count of premeditated first-degree murder, felony murder and aggravated robbery in the Jan. 20 killing of Albin Von (Salvatore) Buechel of the Pleasant Hill area. Wannyn, 47, of Depot St.,

CROSSVILLE CHRONICLE - 2018-03-22 18:48:00

Rockwood Electric Utility plans power outage to repair switch

ROCKWOOD, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Rockwood Electric Utility has warned customers about a planned power outage from 11 p.m. Thursday through 5 a.m. Friday. During the outage, TVA crews will work to replace a high voltage switch that was damaged during an inclement weather event in May 2017. Rockwood Electr

WVLT.TV - 2018-03-22 19:21:00