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 2020-09-22 11:33 

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Dalton Police: Donation jar thief caught on camera...

The Dalton Police Department is asking for your help identifing a man who stole a donation jar from the Providence Ministries thrift store earlier this month, getting away with approximately $500 in cash. The store's surveillance system caught the man...

 2020-09-22 11:17 

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Tennessee Dept. of Education releases newly-designed 2019-2020 report card...

The Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE) has released a newly designed 2019-20 State Report Card, an annual online report that provides access to important data and information about each school and district in Tennessee. TDOE says the purpose of the ...

 2020-09-22 10:59 

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CDC discourages trick-or-treating, costume masks, Halloween parties this year...

This story is not a trick, and it's certainly no treat: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released guidelines for families wanting to celebrate Halloween late next month. Those guidelines -- which you can read here -- discourage...

 2020-09-22 09:50 

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Hamilton County prepares for National Voter Registration Day Tuesday...

Tuesday, September 22 marks the 8th annual National Voter Registration Day--a dayto help encourage everyone to be ready to vote in the General Election on November 3. However, Chattanooga city officials said there's been a decrease in registration tha...

 2020-09-22 03:41 

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Hamilton County agencies celebrate progress made with Psychiatric Transport Initiative...

On Monday, several agencies got together to celebrate the steps being made to help people who have mental illness in Chattanooga. Before the Psychiatric Transport Initiative was passed one year ago, a sheriff's deputy would pick up someone in distress...

 2020-09-21 22:30 

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Suspect arrested in Georgia for murder of Milton Tom Thumb clerk...

MILTON, Fla. (WEAR) -- A suspect has been arrested in the murder and robbery that happened at a Milton Tom Thumb last Tuesday, according to the Milton Police Department. The suspect arrested is identified as Hakeem Denarious Peterson. The incident happene...

 2020-09-21 22:27 

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Nashville restaurant sues city...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. --Jonathan's Grille has filed a lawsuit against Nashville Mayor John Cooper, the city's chief medical director, Nashville's epidemiologist, and the Health Department as a whole. The family-owned restaurant accuses the city of ...

 2020-09-21 21:59 

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Hamilton County Election Administrator taking leave of absence until after major election...

Hamilton County'sAdministrator of Elections is taking a leave of absence, this as the huge November election is now less than 50 days away. According to Commission Chairman Michael Walden, Kerry Steelman will be gone until after the November 3 electio...

 2020-09-21 21:08 

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CPD: Man dies of injuries, two others hurt in serious crash on East Brainerd Road...

Chattanooga Police say a man has died after a crash that injured two others on East Brainerd Road. It happened on September 12 at 8099 East Brainerd Road, at the intersection at Graysville Road. According to police, an SUV was in the turn lane and trying ...

 2020-09-21 20:28 

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Waterproof camera survives at bottom of Hiwassee River for more than a decade...

After more than a decade at the bottom of the Hiwassee River, a waterproof Kodak camera is now being reunited with its owners. Amazingly, the memory card was still intact! A 27-year-old diver discovered it recently, and used social media to reconnect with...

 2020-09-21 19:18 

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Remembering RBG: Prominent Chattanooga judge reflects on Justice Ginsburg's life & career...

Sherry Paty has served as a Chattanooga City Court Judge since 2004, when she became the first woman in that position in the city's history. Since then, Chattanooga has voted in many more. Paty says while the achievement was notable, it was never abou...

 2020-09-21 17:44 

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UTC professor says working from home can yield less productivity...

In the era of COVID, more and more people are working from home. UTC professor Sheena Murray has been teaching from home all school year and says she has been struggling with the adjustment. Murray says that very work from home situation is different, but...

 2020-09-21 16:06 

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Hamilton County's Dr. Bryan Johnson named Tennessee Superintendent of the Year for 2021...

On Monday, the Tennessee Organization of School Superintendents (TOSS) announced it has named Hamilton County Schools Superintendent Dr. Bryan Johnson its 2021 Tennessee School Superintendent of the Year. TOSS held a virtual awards banquet on Monday, and ...

 2020-09-21 13:27 

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Driver rushed to hospital after car crashes into Brainerd Pharmacy Monday morning...

A woman is now recovering in the hospital after the Chattanooga Fire Department says the car she was driving slammed through a pharmacy on Brainerd Road. The incident happened just before 6 a. m. at Brainerd Pharmacy. When Chattanooga Fire Department fire...

 2020-09-21 12:49 

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Good Chatt. with Greg & Chloe: Stories to make you smile...

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 2020-09-21 12:42 

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 2020-09-21 12:27 

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Tennessee man pleads not guilty to fatally stabbing mother 70 times...

A Tennessee man has pleaded not guilty to fatally stabbing his mother at least 70 times. The Knoxville News Sentinel reported that an attorney for Joshua Matthew Carr entered the plea Friday in Sevier County General Sessions Court. Carr, 30, has been char...

 2020-09-21 12:00 

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Efforts afoot to save South's disappearing grasslands...

In the early 2000s, a harvest of pine trees on Tennessee's Cumberland Plateau led to a remarkable discovery. Once sunlight hit the ground, the seeds and rootstock of native grasses and wildflowers that had lain dormant for decades began to spring to l...

 2020-09-21 10:08 

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Walmart, Amazon among donors to QAnon-promoting Tennessee lawmaker...

Walmart, Amazon and other corporate giants donated money to the reelection campaign of a Tennessee state lawmaker who had used social media to amplify and promote the QAnon conspiracy theory, according to an Associated Press review of campaign finance rec...

 2020-09-21 02:40 

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Man walks through Chattanooga on his 1500 mile journey to Washington, D.C...

Rob Bliss walked all the way to Chattanooga from Jackson, Mississippi. His goal is to walk 1500 miles to Washington, D. C before the election. He plans on walking 25 miles a day, first through the South then up to the Midwest and to the East Coast. He'...

 2020-09-20 19:47 

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WeChat and TikTok bans stalled, as Chattanooga man fears for the loss of vital resource...

President Trump has questioned the security of Chinese based apps WeChat and TikTok, and originally planned to ban both apps from being downloaded on Sunday. It was over the weekend that the President agreed to a deal which delayed the TikTok ban for one ...

 2020-09-20 11:57 

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HCSO investigating a shooting on East Brainerd Rd. Saturday...

The Hamilton County Sheriff's confirms they are investigating a shooting on East Brainerd Road. According to a spokesperson, the department is not releasing any details at this time. However, they are confirming that there is no threat to the communit...

 2020-09-20 08:28 

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CFD: One person killed in East Chattanooga fire Sunday morning...

The Chattanooga Fire Department is investigation a fatal fire in East Chattanooga. A CFD spokesperson says the call came in as a residential fire at 2:50 AM Sunday in the 2700 block of Taylor Street. According to CFD, neighbors reported that a camper was ...

 2020-09-20 00:54 

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Vigil held in Nashville for RBG...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A vigil is held for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in Nashville tonight. STORY: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87. The candlelight vigil for pioneering leader for gender equality Ginsburg is being held Sat...

 2020-09-19 21:11 

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Bradley Co. deputies: Man arrested after garage burglary caught on camera...

Bradley County Sheriff's Office (BCSO) confirms Mathew Howell was taken into custody Thursday, September 17th under charges of Aggravated Burglary and Theft Under $1,000 after stealing from a Cleveland resident's garage. BCSO says authorities arri...

 2020-09-19 03:55 

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Chattanooga Police: Man shot Friday evening in Highland Park area...

Chattanooga Police say a 28-year-old man was shot Friday evening in the Highland Park area, and officers are asking the public for information. The incident happened around 5 p. m. Police say when they got there, they found the victim in his car with non-...

 2020-09-19 03:34 

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Hamilton Co. school leaders discuss equity in the district...

Inclusion, expectations and cultural competence- these are some of the words school leaders helped define on Friday to better understand the equity in Hamilton County. School board members joined to talk about what equity means to them and how the people ...

 2020-09-19 01:47 

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9 months after deadly Jackson County marina fire, still no county dock safety plan...

It's been nine months since the deadly Jackson County, Alabama marina fire that claimed the life of eight people in January and left Dock B of the Jackson County Park Marina in ruins. An NTSB report released Thursday says a lack of safety procedures c...

 2020-09-19 01:32 

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MISSING: Chattanooga Police need help finding missing woman...

Chattanooga Police need the public's help finding a missing woman. The family of Catherine Kerr tell police that their last contact with her was on September 15, 2020. Chattanooga Police need help finding missing adult (Image: CPD) Police say her fami...

 2020-09-18 21:38 

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Hamilton County Health Dept. gives update on COVID-19 at restaurants...

NewsChannel 9 has reached out to the Hamilton County Health Department to see how many COVID-19 cases are from restaurants and bars in the county. Health Department Administrator Becky Barnes said as of Thursday, September 17, a total of 306 restaurant wo...

 2020-09-18 20:30 

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Some working Hamilton County parents not happy about school calendar changes...

Hamilton County School Board members voted Thursday to alter the school calendar, making changes that include more days off for teachers. Brittnay Bynum is a working mother and her son Joseph is in the second grade at Hillcrest Elementary. She's a sin...

 2020-09-18 19:45 

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CFD: Arson suspect turns himself in after Chattanooga duplex fire endangered others...

Chattanooga firefighters say a man has turned himself in, accused of setting his own home on fire and putting several lives in danger. The fire happened on Thursday morning. At 11:30, the fire department responded to a home on the 1400 block of East 17th ...

 2020-09-18 17:38 

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Happy New Year! Chattanooga rabbi says Rosh Hashanah will be different this year...

At sundown Friday night, the Jewish New Year known as Rosh Hashanah begins. It's not the new year many others know, with counting the clock down to midnight, and throwing streamers and drinking champagne. Instead, Rosh Hashanah for Jews is a time of i...

 2020-09-18 15:31 

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With approval, Cracker Barrel to start selling beer, wine at restaurants in Tennessee...

Your Cracker Barrel restaurant experience may soon be changing - that's if local beer boards approve of what the nationwide chain wants to do. Earlier this summer, Cracker Barrel announced it wants to start putting beer and wine options on its menu. R...

 2020-09-18 15:11 

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Black man beaten during Georgia traffic stop released...

A Black man captured on video being repeatedly punched by a white Georgia sheriff's deputy during a traffic stop was released from jail Friday morning after being granted a signature bond by a judge. Roderick Walker, 26, will be required to wear an an...

 2020-09-18 14:19 

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GBI: 6 arrested for child exploitation...

COLUMBUS, Ga -- The Georgia Bureau of Investigation along with local law enforcement have made six arrests on child exploitation charges. Over the course of two months the GBI's ChildExploitation and Computer Crimes unit and Special Enforcement Team w...

 2020-09-18 12:53 

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Good Chatt. with Greg & Chloe: Stories to make you smile...
 2020-09-18 12:46 

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Chattanooga Police: Man shot while sitting in car in parking lot Thursday morning...

Chattanooga Police are investigating after they say a man was shot while sitting in a parked car in a parking lot. The incident happened just after 9 a. m. Thursday at 74 Starview Lane, just off of Interstate 24. CPD says officers were called to a local h...

 2020-09-18 12:38 

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Creative dad makes 'candy chute' for socially distanced trick-or-treating this Halloween...

A creative dad is using his talents to make sure kids can socially distance while trick-or-treating this Halloween. While many plans are still up-in-the air this holiday, a dad in Ohio may have the key to a virtually "touch-free" experience. ALSO ...

 2020-09-18 12:17 

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Country singer, Nashville bar owner calls for Mayor Cooper's resignation...

Country music singer John Rich spoke to FOX News on Thursday the day after FOX 17 News exposed emails that appear to reveal Nashville leaders trying to suppress COVID-19 information from the public. "Mayor John Cooper has betrayed our town. He has bet...

 2020-09-18 11:25 

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Cherokee County, NC health officials work to contain COVID-19 outbreak at nursing homes...

The Cherokee County, N. C. Health Department (CCHD) says officials are working to contain outbreaks of COVID-19 at local nursing homes. On its Facebook page, the health department reported on Thursday the COVID-19 complications death of a resident who liv...

 2020-09-18 10:59 

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Georgia tops 300,000 cases; decline in new cases flattens...

Georgia has surpassed 300,000 confirmed coronavirus infections amid hints that a decline in new cases may be leveling out. With totals reported Thursday, Georgia is close to 301,000 COVID-19 cases. There also are now 6,474 confirmed deaths caused by the r...

 2020-09-18 03:22 

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Not so jolly: Collegedale/Ooltewah annual 'Spirit of Christmas' parade cancelled...

Collegedale officials have announced the 21st annual Collegedale/Ooltewah 'Spirit of Christmas' parade has been cancelled for the 2020 holiday season. According to Bridgett Raper, a spokesperson for the Small Cities Coalition of Hamilton County, o...

 2020-09-18 00:31 

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Families still can't visit, but GA. Governor's order on nursing home visitation gives hope...

For months, families with loved ones in nursing homes have been forced to communicate through glass windows and via cellphone. But the executive order by Georgia Governor Brian Kemp which took effect Tuesday is providing families with some hope. Caption: ...

 2020-09-18 00:31 

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Families still can't visit, but Ga. Governor's order on nursing home visitation gives hope...

For months, families with loved ones in nursing homes have been forced to communicate through glass windows and via cellphone. But the executive order by Georgia Governor Brian Kemp which took effect Tuesday is providing families with some hope. Caption: ...

 2020-09-17 23:18 

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COVID-19 exposure at ministry on UTC's campus reveals gray area for some students...

We've heard it countless times from experts: To wear masks and social distance. But in many scenarios, including on UT Chattanooga's campus, we've seen this become an either/or situation. A recent event hosted by a ministry on campus reflects ...

 2020-09-17 23:18 

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Possible COVID-19 exposure at ministry on UTC's campus reveals gray area for some students...

We've heard it countless times from experts: To wear masks and social distance. But in many scenarios, including on UT Chattanooga's campus, we've seen this become an either/or situation. A recent event hosted by a ministry on campus reflects ...

 2020-09-17 23:13 

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I-24 murder suspect's criminal background check shows robbery, gun charges out of Missouri...

This is the third day that FOX 17 News has been digging for answers on Dangelo Dorsey, the 29-year-old man who investigators say went on a murderous rampage on I-24 this weekend, killing two people and shooting and injuring three others, before killing hi...

 2020-09-17 22:27 

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Chattanooga teens say the pandemic can trigger mental health issues...

Working and doing school from home can come with a new set of stressors. Abbie Madewell is 14 years old and lives in Chattanooga. Last year she tried to take her own life. "I'm a suicide survivor. I broke my spine and my pelvis and had to get reco...

 2020-09-17 22:27 

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Chattanooga teen suicide survivor urges parents to take kids' mental health seriously...

Working and doing school from home can come with a new set of stressors. Abbie Madewell is 14 years old and lives in Chattanooga. Last year, she tried to take her own life. "I'm a suicide survivor. I broke my spine and my pelvis, so I had to get r...

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