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 2020-10-20 17:35 

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Search underway for kidnapping suspect, teen girl in Marion County...

Detectives in Marion County and with the 12th Judicial Drug Task Force are now looking for a man who they say kidnapped a 16-year-old girl. Authorities are looking for 34-year-old Rodsvin Caballero. Police say he was seen recently near New Hope in Marion ...

 2020-10-20 16:39 

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Keep your guns out of unlocked cars, Hamilton Co. Sheriff's Office pleads with public...

At a news conference Tuesday, the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) Criminal Investigations Division had a very simple message that they say a lot of people appear to be ignoring: Lock your car doors to avoid being a victim of theft. The news co...

 2020-10-20 15:14 

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UTC changes course, plans to hold in-person Fall commencement ceremonies...

The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga says it's finalized a plan for Fall 2020 graduates that will be an in-person ceremony, held outdoors. That comes after a September announcement from UTC that the graduation ceremonies would be virtual. UTC spoke...

 2020-10-20 15:02 

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First Responders Salute special broadcast...

Join NewsChannel 9, FOX Chattanooga and The CW Chattanooga as we honor our first responders and frontline health workers with a special broadcast. Watch First Responders Salute on Wednesday, Oct 28, at noon on all of our stations. Title: WTVC. Start time:...

 2020-10-20 14:59 

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Vanderbilt infectious disease expert explains Tennessee's single-day positive case record...

Tennessee has recorded its highest number of new COVID-19 cases and administered tests in 24 hours this week since the pandemic began. On Monday, the Tennessee Department of Health 3, 317 positive cases in one day--that's the most in a single day sinc...

 2020-10-20 14:59 

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Vanderbilt infectious disease expert explains Tennessee's single-day positive case record...

Tennessee has recorded its highest number of new COVID-19 cases and administered tests in 24 hours this week since the pandemic began. On Monday, the Tennessee Department of Health 3, 317 positive cases in one day--that's the most in a single day sinc...

 2020-10-20 13:48 

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Tennessee COVID-19 hospitalizations reach all time high...

Tennessee has reached an all-time high for COVID-19 hospitalizations. As of Tuesday, there are currently 1,259 coronavirus hospitalizations, according to the Tennessee Department of Health. Tennessee COVID-19 hospitalizations reach all time high (TDH) TDH...

 2020-10-20 12:43 

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Interview: Union Gospel Mission searching for volunteers for holidays...
 2020-10-20 12:40 

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Interview: Two Tennessee friends spend the night in Read House's Haunted Room 311...
 2020-10-20 12:09 

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Operation Blackout 2020 aims to keep registered sex offenders away from Halloween fun...

The Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) is taking steps to make sure registered sex offenders in the state don't take part in this year's Halloween festivities. TDOC is responsible for the supervision of more than 3,800 registered sex offend...

 2020-10-20 11:34 

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Tennessee court rules first-time registered voters don't need to vote in person...

A Tennessee court has ruled that first-time registered voters don't need to vote in person. The ruling came down from the U. S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday, upholding a district court injunction, FOX News reports. Judge Julia Smith Gibbon...

 2020-10-20 04:45 

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Gardenhire still hasn't responded to criticism of his controversial comments...

Last Thursday we showed you a story with TN State Senator Todd Gardenhire. In the interview he tied the obesity rate in the inner city to eating too much convivence store fried chicken. Gardenhire said: What do they do, they go to a 7-Eleven or a convenie...

 2020-10-20 04:13 

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TBI issues Amber Alert for missing toddler in Sullivan County...

The TBI is asking for the community's help finding 2-year-old June Simpson, who is missing from Sullivan County. Authorities say she was last seen Monday, October 19th, along along Mitchell Road in Kingsport. That's in the Eastern Star Community. ...

 2020-10-20 03:51 

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Whitfield among "emerging counties of interest" as Georgia COVID-19 infections rise...

The number of COVID-19 cases is rising in Georgia, although infections in the state are not climbing as fast as those nationwide. Even with relatively few infections reported Monday, the state's seven-day average is close to 1,300, more than 10% above...

 2020-10-20 03:26 

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Dalton City Council hears concerns over possible new city retirement plan...

On Monday, during a Dalton City Council meeting, many people shared their concerns about a new possible retirement plan for city employees. Just one day before the meeting, that item was removed from the agenda, however. City officials tell us the resolut...

 2020-10-20 03:16 

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Chattanooga mayoral candidates share ambition to change lives in the city...

The presidential election is two weeks from Tuesday, but another important election is approaching. This is the election for mayor of Chattanooga and that election could make history. A diverse field of candidates have joined the race to replace Chattanoo...

 2020-10-20 03:16 

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Chattanooga mayoral candidates share ambition to change lives in the city...

The presidential election is two weeks from Tuesday, but another important election is approaching. This is the election for mayor of Chattanooga and that election could make history. A diverse field of candidates have joined the race to replace Chattanoo...

 2020-10-20 01:24 

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GM expected to announce electric vehicle for Spring Hill, Tenn. plant...

General Motors is expected to reveal that it will build the Cadillac Lyriq electric SUV at its factory in Spring Hill, Tennessee, when it makes a major manufacturing announcement on Tuesday. The Detroit automaker said it plans an online announcement Tuesd...

 2020-10-20 00:38 

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Livesay wins first Bassmaster Elite Series title on Chickamauga Lake...

(Editor's Note: This article was written by Bassmaster. )Lee Livesay had options, but he committed to a singular game plan based on patience and execution to win the Guaranteed Rate Bassmaster Elite at Chickamauga Lake with a four-day total of 58 poun...

 2020-10-19 23:24 

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But, what does that mean? Chattanooga ballot measures explained...

With all eyes on the Presidental Election, everyone knows who is on the ballot, but not everyone knows what is on the ballot. With 15 days until the November election, tens of thousands have already made sure their voices are heard in Hamilton County. Cha...

 2020-10-19 22:50 

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Record amount of early voting in NC; Political science expert examines who is turning out...

Early voting is underway in the mountains and setting records. In total, more than 1. 4 million ballots have been cast so far in North Carolina. That's more than 19% of registered voters in the state. More than 605,000 of those votes are absentee ball...

 2020-10-19 22:48 

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Rossville family's yard the scene of deadly shootout between fugitive, SWAT team...

A Rossville mother and her 9-year-old are sharing the terrifying experience when a fugitive was killed by law enforcement outside their home early Monday morning. Christopher John Kitts, a fugitive out of Dallas, Texas, was accused of shooting East Ridge ...

 2020-10-19 17:03 

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Latinx population growing in Tennessee, but smaller proportion casting ballots...

According to a Pew Research Center studyover an 18-year period, Hispanic voters have made up a growing percentage of the electorate in every state, including in Tennessee. But there hasn't been as much of an increase in registered voters to correlate ...

 2020-10-19 15:46 

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Do you recognize him? Man caught on camera "acting creepy" at Dalton restaurant...

The Dalton Police Department hopes you are able to identify a man who they say was caught on camera acting inappropriately. Police say he exposed his genitals and appeared to masturbate near a table where some teenage girls were sitting. Police say the in...

 2020-10-19 15:33 

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Day 3: Teams from Alabama, Georgia join in search for missing hiker...

A third day of search and rescue efforts have resumed in the Shining Rock Wilderness area for a missing Asheville man. A press release from the Haywood County Emergency Management Team states over a dozen search teams with over 80 members headed out aroun...

 2020-10-19 14:37 

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Video: Libertarian presidential nominee Jo Jorgenson campaigns in Chattanooga Sunday...

Dr. Jo Jorgensen, the Libertarian Party's presidential nominee for the 2020 campaign, paid Chattanooga a campaign visit on Sunday. Jorgensen, who holds a Ph. D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the Clemson University, where she is a se...

 2020-10-19 13:52 

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Everything you need to know about the final presidential debate in Nashville...

Later this week President Trump and Former Vice President Biden will share a debate stage at Belmont University in Nashville. Music City will be receive the kind of spotlight and attention that only comes around once every four years as Oct. 22 will mark ...

 2020-10-19 13:35 

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Georgia Secretary of State to hold press conference on voting in the General Election...

ATLANTA, Ga-- Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is set to host a press conference Monday morning from the Georgia State Capitol building. According to a press release from the Secretary of State's Office, Raffensperger is expected to speak...

 2020-10-19 13:07 

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Former Chattanooga NAACP president announces candidacy for Chattanooga mayor Monday...

Dr. Elenora Woods, former president of the Chattanooga NAACP, says she will throw her hat in the ring to run for the 2021 Chattanooga mayoral election. Woods plans to make her announcement official at 6 p. m. Monday on the steps of Chattanooga City Hall. ...

 2020-10-19 12:44 

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Interview: Chattanooga Audubon Society presents historic walk through Native American life...
 2020-10-19 12:42 

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Preview: Lula Laker Race coming up this weekend...
 2020-10-19 12:35 

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Officers: Woman charged for feeding black bear in Gatlinburg, Tennessee...

Wildlife officers say a Virginia woman has been charged after they say she fed a black bear while on vacation in Tennessee. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Association said Friday that a video posted on social media shows 21-year-old Kristin Hailee Farri...

 2020-10-19 12:23 

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Organic baby food maker plans Tennessee center with 147 jobs...

An organic baby food manufacturer plans to invest $45 million in a new facility in Tennessee that is expected to create 147 jobs. The state Department of Economic and Community Development says Babynov USA will set up its first facility in North America i...

 2020-10-19 11:41 

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Georgia early voting keeps smashing records, 2 weeks to go...

Early voting in Georgia continues to smash records, with two weeks of early voting left to go, according to the Georgia Secretary of State's Office. By 9 p. m. Saturday, more than 1. 4 million voters had cast their ballots — up 149% from the fir...

 2020-10-19 11:37 

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Atlanta Public Schools: No in-person classes this year...

Atlanta Public Schools won't have in-school classes at least through the end of the year because COVID-19 data continues to trend the wrong way, says Superintendent Lisa Herring. "Despite downward trends in recent weeks, our community has seen rec...

 2020-10-19 11:33 

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Loeffler, Collins, Warnock to have 1st Georgia Senate debate...

Candidates in the special election for the U. S. Senate seat held by Georgia Republican Kelly Loeffler are set to square off in their first debate Monday afternoon. Loeffler faces a large field of opponents including Democrat Raphael Warnock and fellow Re...

 2020-10-19 10:40 

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Alabama man charged in Chattanooga with raping woman in hotel room...

An Alabama man faces charges after Chattanooga Police say he raped a woman several times. Police arrested 38-year-old Charles Stewart Evans on Saturday. An affidavit obtained by NewsChannel 9 says Evans traveled to town with the victim to visit friends. T...

 2020-10-19 10:16 

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Eastern Tennessee nursing home reports 17 deaths...

Sixteen residents and one staff member have died due to a COVID-19 outbreak at a nursing home in eastern Tennessee. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports that more than two-fifths of The Heritage Center's residents have tested positive for the new coron...

 2020-10-18 19:25 

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East Ridge Police officer shot at traffic stop on Ringgold Road Sunday afternoon...

East Ridge Police Chief Stan Allen says an officer is now in stable condition in the hospital after he was shot during a traffic stop on Ringgold Road Sunday afternoon. We have a crew on the scene right now and aare working to learn more. Chief Allen says...

 2020-10-17 22:40 

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Local organizations help get people to the polls to early vote during the weekend...

It's been a record week for early voting in Tennessee and Georgia, and voters continued to line up at the polls this weekend. Thanks to two organizations, Ride to the Polls and The Equity Alliance, some voters were able to get some extra help with get...

 2020-10-17 15:14 

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Child dies after being hit by a car in Summerville...

Georgia State Patrol say a 19-month-old girl died when she was hit by a car in Summerville. Troopers tell Mariah Womack tried to cross Highway 27 after leaving her home. It is located across the street from Advance Auto Parts. Troopers say she was hit by ...

 2020-10-17 14:33 

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REPORT: Nick Saban receives second negative COVID-19 test...

ESPN reports Alabama Coach Nick Saban received a second negative COVID-19 test. The result was from Friday's test. ESPN's Tom Rinaldi reports Saban was tested for a third time Saturday morning. SEC protocols say Saban would need three consecutive ...

 2020-10-17 14:10 

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Report: Trump campaign lawyers helping Georgia congressional candidate Greene...

A New York Times report says Trump campaign lawyers are helping a Congressional candidate from Georgia. Marjorie Taylor Greene is the Republican House nominee for Georgia's 14th District, which includes several North Georgia counties in the Newschanne...

 2020-10-17 00:43 

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White House: Tennessee mask mandate 'must be implemented'...

The White House quietly told Tennessee early this week that "a statewide mask mandate must be implemented" to curb its growing spread of COVID-19, strong instructions that the White House and governor did not discuss publicly before the report eme...

 2020-10-16 23:19 

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TWRA: 21-year-old Danville woman charged after feeding bear in Gatlinburg...

Wildlife Officers with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Association reports a woman from Virginia has been charged with a misdemeanor violation after she intentionally fed a black bear while on vacation in Gatlinburg. Officials say a video on the social m...

 2020-10-16 22:37 

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Man shot, killed by 3-year-old daughter in car; passenger charged...

A man has been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a father by his 3-year-old daughter in a car in Memphis, Tennessee. Court documents said Allante Jones, 26, has been charged with reckless homicide and unlawful possession of a weapon in the ...

 2020-10-16 22:17 

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Chattanooga residents take-up gardening as they spend more time at home and outside...

It's an unusual tale of a business quite literally flourishing during this pandemic. Taylor Nelson opened up the Backyard Nursery in April, just as the rest of Chattanooga began to shutdown. "We had a little panic moment, should we sell everything...

 2020-10-16 22:12 

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Hamilton County sued; man claims deputy meant to use stun gun, not actual gun...

Hamilton County's training protocol is under fire, this after a man says he was seriously injured by a deputy who meant to fire stun gun prongs instead of bullets. A $3 million lawsuit was filed in Hamilton County Circuit Court Thursday by Kenneth Cha...

 2020-10-16 20:21 

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TDOT: Crews shutting down U.S. 27 NB ramps at MLK Boulevard until Monday, Oct. 19...

Heads up, drivers - TDOT says construction crews are closing a couple of ramps on Highway 27 in downtown Chattanooga this weekend. It's taking place on U. S. 27 northbound at the on and off ramps at Martin Luther King Boulevard. The closures will take...

 2020-10-16 19:16 

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Tenn. State Senate candidate Glenn Scruggs responds to opponent's controversial comments...

Tennessee State Senate candidate for district 10 Glenn Scruggs responds to opponent Todd Gardenhire's controversial comments....

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