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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

WDEF - 2018-03-16 20:23:58

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

WDEF - 2018-03-16 16:26:17

Dunlap firefighters battling large wildfire Friday afternoon

Several fire units are on the scene of a large wildfire in Dunlap Friday afternoon. (Image: MGN) Several fire units are on the scene of a large wildfire in Dunlap Friday afternoon. Dunlap Fire Department says the fire is taking place on Wade Johnson Road. Other emergency vehicles are headed to the s

WTVC - 2018-03-16 16:01:51

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.

WRCBTV.COM - 2018-03-16 14:46:00

Dunlap Volunteer firefighters respond to incident from controlled burn

DUNLAP, Tenn. (WDEF) - On Friday afternoon, the Dunlap Volunteer Fire Department responded to a call of a field on fire. There was about ten to 15 acres of property burning. - Advertisement - "The problem was that we had a tree line of pines that bordered the property, and it was getting in those pi

WDEF - 2018-03-17 03:00:57

Large wildfire burning in Dunlap

A large wildfire is burning in Dunlap near Wade Johnson Road, according to a tweet from the Dunlap Fire Department account. Authorities are asking residents to avoid the area. The department is responding to the incident. A large wildfire is burning in Dunlap near Wade Johnson Road, according to a

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2018-03-16 21:17:37

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

WDEF - 2018-03-17 01:11:13

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do

USA TODAY - 2018-03-15 18:41:22

Soddy Daisy Commission Rejects Beer At 4th Of July Celebration; Officer Disciplined For Birthday Party Incident

A public hearing and vote was held at the Soddy Daisy Commission meeting Thursday night regarding an amendment to the city’s beer code. The city’s municipal code does not allow for short term beer permits. The amendment would have created a special use permit, limited to the west of Soddy Lake in th

CHATTANOOGAN - 2018-03-16 11:28:49

Jurors find Chattanooga man not guilty in fatal 2016 bar brawl

After a two-day trial, jurors found a Chattanooga man "not guilty" in a fatal 2016 bar brawl. Chattanooga prosecutors said William "Matt" Harvey, 27, used unnecessary force when he stabbed Shawn Russell, 36, near the heart on April 5, 2016, during a fight at Rumors Bar in Hixson. William Harvey But


HCSO arrests woman for second-degree murder

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office has arrested a woman for second-degree murder. 37-year-old Susan Rebecca Hildreth was taken into custody outside East Ridge City Hall Tuesday by the Hamilton County Narcotics, Special Operations Division and the Hamilton County Fugitive FAST Team. Hildreth was


Man falls nearly 100 feet at Fall Creek Falls State Park

Emergency services personnel work to rescue a man who fell 100 feet at Fall Creek Falls State Park. Emergency responders from multiple agencies throughout Van Buren County were recently dispatched to aid park rangers at Fall Creek Falls State Park with assisting a man who had fallen approximately 10


Hamilton County schools launches workforce-ready education initiative

Chattanooga leaders from public, private and nonprofit sectors announced a collaboration aimed at better preparing students for the workforce. The new Future Ready Institutes initiative creates "schools within a school" that have career themes and connect classroom lessons to practical workforce ski

NOOGA.COM - 2018-03-15 18:43:35

School threat suspect now charged with statutory rape in Sequatchie County, Tenn.

Zachary Damian Key The teenager charged with filing a false report in Sequatchie County, Tenn., last week after allegedly threatening to "shoot up a school" now has been charged with statutory rape. Zachary Damian Key, 19, a former Sequatchie County student, was charged Saturday with statutory rape


East Ridge Woman Charged with 2nd Degree Murder

An East Ridge woman was taken into custody Tuesday evening by Hamilton County Sheriff's Department officers prior to her appearance in East Ridge Municipal Court after she was indicted by the Hamilton County Grand Jury on a charge of Second Degree Murder. According to a press release by the sheriff'


Crime Stoppers: Police seeking suspect in Brainerd Road burglaries

In Crime Stoppers this week, our bad guy is doing a pretty good job concealing his identity, but there may be one thing that leads you to reward cash. "We believe that he's targeting retail establishments that are in the vicinity where he is comfortable operating," said Chattanooga Police Capt. Zac


Hamilton County Schools, community partners launch massive career and college readiness effort

Hamilton County Schools Superintendent Dr. Bryan Johnson talks to the Rotary Club of Chattanooga on Thursday, March 1, at the Chattanooga Convention Center. Hamilton County Schools will officially launch an unprecedented effort to prepare students for life after high school today. The Future Ready I


East Brainerd fire victim identified

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - The Chattanooga Fire Department releases the identify of the man who died in a house fire on Igou Gap Road on Tuesday. Family members say 54 year old Michael Pearson stayed inside the burning home in East Brainerd in an attempt to save the family dogs. - Advertisement - The Medi