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 2020-09-08 15:49 

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Chattanooga firefighters rescue man from Tennessee River Sunday night...

Chattanooga firefighters rescued a man from the Tennessee River Sunday night, according to the Chattanooga Fire Department. Spokeswoman Lindsey Rogers says the incident happened at about 10:45 p. m. Fireboat 1, Ladder 1, Battalion 1 and Battalion 3 were d...

 2020-09-08 14:16 

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COVID-19 claims life of prominent Hamilton County Republican Mike Baskette...

Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger confirms to NewsChannel 9 the passing of Micheal "Mike" Baskette, due to complications of COVID-19. Baskette was a longtime prominent Republican in Hamilton County. An obituary on the Hamilton Funeral Home's...

 2020-09-08 12:59 

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Suspect charged after man shot at hotel in Cleveland Sunday...

Cleveland Police say a man is recovering and another man faces charges after a shooting at a hotel in Cleveland on Sunday. CPD spokeswoman Sgt. Evie West says the incident happened just after 5 p. m. at the Daybreak Suites, at 132 Keith Street Southwest. ...

 2020-09-08 12:52 

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Food box distribution to begin at Alstom COVID-19 testing site in Hamilton County...

Hamilton County Health Officials are distributing food boxes at the Alstom Plant COVID-19 testing site Tuesday to anyone who is tested and may be facing hunger. This is in partnership with the Chattanooga Area Food Bank. The distribution takes on the topi...

 2020-09-08 12:35 

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North Carolina trooper cited for taking $5K in gear from gym...

A North Carolina State Highway Patrol trooper is accused of stealing $5,000 worth of exercise equipment from a gym before it reopened to the public amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to authorities. The Gastonia-based officer, Jerome John Letcavage,...

 2020-09-08 12:32 

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Person struck, killed on I-59 in Dade County early Tuesday morning...

The Dade County Sheriff's Office confirms to NewsChannel 9 that a person was struck and killed while standing on or near Interstate 59 late Monday night. Major Barry Irwin tells us the incident happened at 12:45 a. m. near the Tennessee state line. Au...

 2020-09-08 11:56 

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GMC FOX Edition interview: Chattanooga Boys Choir sets plans for 2020...
 2020-09-08 03:40 

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CPD: Man shows up at hospital with gunshot wound Monday night...

The Chattanooga Police Department says showed up at the hospital with a gunshot wound Monday night. Police say the man says he was shotsomewhere on Arlington Avenue. He was taken to the hospital by aprivate vehicle. CPD says the victim has a non life-thre...

 2020-09-07 21:09 

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Popular businesses take part in #LaborDayOn movement to help fight U.S. unemployment...

On Labor Day, many companies either take the holiday off, or use it to promote their own sales or discounts. But on Monday, more than 50 well-known brands, starting with Red Wing Shoes, are taking part in the '#LaborDayOn'; initiative, instead usin...

 2020-09-07 20:09 

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Ooltewah football player finds inspiration in the leadership of Nick Saban...

It was a week ago when the Alabama football team, led by Coach Nick Saban, marched through Tuscaloosa for racial equality. Since then, other teams have done similar acts showing their unity. Those actions have been visible across the country, and in the p...

 2020-09-07 15:48 

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Chattanooga COVID-19 "long-hauler" patient still feeling intense effects two months later...

Articles from TIME, The Atlantic, and physicians across the country are addressing "long-haul" coronavirus patients - those who are left unable to work, lead a normal life or get out of bed for months after they've had the illness. Some resear...

 2020-09-07 08:33 

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Whitfield County deputy shot during traffic stop Monday morning...

UPDATE (4:30AM): Officers on the scene say the deputy is ok. PREVIOUSLY: A Whitfield County deputy was shot while making a traffic stop Monday morning. An officer on the scene says the deputy pulled over a man suspected of stealing a utility trailer aroun...

 2020-09-06 22:24 

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Nashville mayor closes part of Broadway to traffic following packed Saturday night...

Nashville Mayor John Cooper announced he was closing a section of Lower Broadway to traffic on Sunday to promote social distancing following a packed Saturday night Downtown. Beginning at 6 p. m until 11 p. m. , traffic will not be allowed on Broadway fro...

 2020-09-06 14:20 

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Jacob Blake speaks out for first time since police shooting...

Jacob Blake has spoken publicly for the first time since a Kenosha, Wisconsin, police officer shot him seven times in the back, saying he's in constant pain from the shooting, which doctors fear will leave him paralyzed from the waist down. In a video...

 2020-09-06 08:59 

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Hamilton County man killed, family hurt in Watts Bar Lake boating accident Saturday...

A Hamilton County family's lake outing turned deadly after a boating accident. According to TWRA, it happened on Watts Bar Lake near Blue Springs Marina in Roane County. TWRA says the family of three ran aground around 6 P-M. The medical examiner pron...

 2020-09-05 16:55 

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Walker County Sheriffs Office, GBI announce arrest in 26 year murder case...

The Walker County Sheriff's Office says they've arrested a man in connection with the 1994 murder of James Richard Harris. According to officials, the GBI, TBI, Walker County Sheriff's Office and several other agencies arrested Robert Allen Mo...

 2020-09-05 16:28 

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CDOT issues emergency road closure on St. Elmo Avenue...

The Chattanooga Department of Transportation issued an emergency road closure between St. Elmo Ave. and W. 41st St. due to a water main break. Officials are at the scene. Traffic will be rerouted down W. 41st Street. Heavy delays are expected during this ...

 2020-09-05 15:00 

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Boil Water Advisory issued for City of Ringgold...

The City of Ringgold issued a Boil Water Advisory after a water main break on Depot Street. According to the city, this caused water pressure in parts of the water system to drop to dangerously low levels. The City of Ringgold says "When this occurs a...

 2020-09-05 14:10 

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Three shot on Cypress Street, two with life threatening injuries...

Chattanooga Police are investigating a shooting on the 1200 block of Cyrpress St. Friday night. According to CPD spokesperson Jeremy Eames, two people were shot and a third showed up to the hospital while officers were at the scene. Two victims are said t...

 2020-09-05 03:33 

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Fans talk COVID-19 recommendations at first Friday night football game at Ridgeland H.S....

Friday nights officially mean football at Georgia high schools after Georgia High School Athletics postponed the season two weeks because of COVID-19. While many counties in our viewing area require a mask and social distancing to go to a football game, t...

 2020-09-05 00:46 

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Georgia congressional candidate's post removed for inciting violence...

Facebook removed a photo illustration showing a Republican congressional candidate in Georgia posing with a rifle next to three Democratic House members, saying Friday that it violated the social media platform's policy against inciting violence....

 2020-09-04 23:56 

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Tennessee National Guard forms Infectious Disease Team as state battles COVID-19 pandemic...

The Tennessee National Guard announced the formation of their Infectious Disease Team on Friday. The state's military department called the group to action in hopes of improving health procedures in at-risk facilities throughout Tennessee. The rapidly...

 2020-09-04 22:55 

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Chattanooga doctor explains why children won't get COVID-19 vaccine first...

The CDC is warning states to be prepared to distribute a COVID-19 vaccine as early as November, and Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced yesterday that children and pregnant women will not be on the list to get the vaccine first. Caption: WTVC....

 2020-09-04 22:41 

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Sequatchie Co. family waits to see their father in the ICU...

The Headrick family are anxiously waiting to see their father and husband again. Billy Headrick is a patient at CHI Memorial and he's been battling with COVID-19 in the ICU for 8 days. His wife, Chasity said this time has been very difficult and that ...

 2020-09-04 22:41 

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Sequatchie County family waits to see their father in the ICU...

The Headrick family are anxiously waiting to see their father and husband again. Billy Headrick is a patient at CHI Memorial and he's been battling with COVID-19 in the ICU for 8 days. His wife Chasity said this time has been very difficult and that s...

 2020-09-04 22:37 

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Chattanooga civil rights activist criticizes U.S. Marshals for using stun gun on wrong man...

A Chattanooga civil rights activist is drawing attention to a recent incident involving U. S. Marshals and an innocent man. Video posted to Facebook shows officers detaining a man at a Brainerd Road gas station on Thursday, September 3. (WARNING: Viewer d...

 2020-09-04 20:49 

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TN Valley's (unofficial) Top 5 social distancing and kid-friendly Labor Day weekend events...

The holiday weekend is finally here, and this year is looking a little different as the pandemic continues. Many of you, including the kids, may be off because of the holiday and are looking for fun, safe ways to celebrate. We did some digging and found f...

 2020-09-04 20:30 

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Hamilton Co. EMS loosens 911 restrictions...

Fire departments in Hamilton county can now respond to more emergencies after EMS loosened their dispatch restrictions due to COVID-19 Thursday evening. They are now allowing fire departments to dispatch to 911 calls involving chest pain and stroke victim...

 2020-09-04 18:45 

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VIDEO: Thrill-seeker at Tennessee theme park narrowly avoids family of bears on coaster...

GALLATIN, Tenn. (WZTV) — A thrill-seeker got quite the wild ride at a theme park in Gatlinburg as viral video shows them narrowly missing a family of bears. According to a video on TikTok, it happened at the Anakeesta park in Gatlinburg. Many travel...

 2020-09-04 17:31 

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Rhea County Wildlife Officer Joe McSpadden selected as tops in Tennessee...

Joe McSpadden has been named the statewide Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Wildlife Officer of the Year. That means McSpadden will now be considered for the top officer honor among all southeastern states. He is scheduled to be recognized during the 7...

 2020-09-04 17:11 

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Hamilton County judge recuses himself from hearing activists' cases...

A Hamilton County judge who protesters accused of bias has now recused himself from hearing their cases. Earlier this week, Chattanooga activists Marie Mott, Cameron Williams and others appeared before Judge Gary Starnes to answer for charges stemming fro...

 2020-09-04 15:24 

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Chattanooga FD: 20-foot flames erupt from home, leading to roof collapse...

Chattanooga Fire Department crews kept a raging house fire from spreading to nearby homes Friday morning. It happened at 9 a. m. at the intersection of Clio Avenue and East 39th Street. The fire department received multiple 911 calls about the extent of t...

 2020-09-04 12:36 

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Terminated Tennessee trooper arrested for assault after mask confrontation with protester...

A terminated Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper has now been arrested for assault after a mask confrontation with a protester near the Capitol. Harvey Briggs was terminated days after video posted online byAndrew Golden showed the incident on Aug. 10. An af...

 2020-09-04 12:20 

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Good Chatt.: Stories to make you smile...
 2020-09-04 12:18 

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Black Excellence Awards is now accepting nominations for 2021...
 2020-09-04 11:22 

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FEMA says it won't fund PPE in schools, courthouses, public housing...

The Federal Emergency Management Agency says it will no longer pay for some COVID-19 safety measures that it had previously covered. This includes the costs of cloth face coverings or personal protective equipment in schools. FEMA says will generally not ...

 2020-09-04 03:11 

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Hamilton Co. residents express frustration after Mayor Coppinger extends mask mandate...

Hamilton County residents will be wearing their face masks a little longer. On Thursday, Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger extended the county mask mandate. The mandate was originally set to expire Labor Day weekend, but Mayor Coppinger says COVID-19 nu...

 2020-09-04 02:57 

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GSP: Driver has life-threatening injuries after multi-vehicle crash Thursday...

Georgia State Patrol says a driver now has life threatening injuries after amulti-vehicle crash. The incident happened at theintersection of GA3 Bypass and North Thornton Ave around 1:45 PM. GSP says acommercial motor vehicle (CMV) wastraveling south on G...

 2020-09-04 01:12 

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Multiple traumas in the area cause critical Blood Assurance need...

Blood Assurance is in critical need of O-positive, A-positive, A-negative, O-negative, and platelets due to simultaneous traumas in its service area. Blood Assurance is calling on community members to make a blood donation appointment at a local donor cen...

 2020-09-03 22:58 

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CDC order halts residential evictions, but experts say it may not address renting crisis...

A new order from the CDC is putting evictions on hold until the end of the year to help curve the spread of COVID-19. The order effective September 4th delays eviction proceedings through December 31st. The CDC saysthat evictions are a threat to public he...

 2020-09-03 21:58 

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Silverdale fails state inspection; report says cameras, lights, cell locks need fixing...

Jail cameras, lights, and cell locks are among a list of things that need to be repaired at Silverdale Detention Center, according to a recent state inspection. The Tennessee Corrections Institute (TCI) said in their August 26 inspection that that Silverd...

 2020-09-03 21:45 

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Gov. Lee: First round of coronavirus vaccines won't be for pregnant women, children...

As federal health officials tell states to prepare to begin distributing COVID-19 vaccines as early as November 1, we're learning more about who will - and will not - be among the first to get them. During a news conference Thursday, Tennessee Governo...

 2020-09-03 21:38 

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"Someone could die because of this." COVID policy change delays 911 response...

Most days, you'll find Dawn Sheaffer soaking in the peace and quiet at her Soddy-Daisy home. But on Saturday, the silence did everything but relax her. Mowbray Mountain VFD doesn't get all dispatch calls anymore under a new COVID emergency managem...

 2020-09-03 21:38 

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"Someone could die because of this": COVID policy change delays 911 response...

Most days, you'll find Dawn Sheaffer soaking in the peace and quiet at her Soddy-Daisy home. But on Saturday, the silence did everything but relax her. Mowbray Mountain VFD doesn't get all dispatch calls anymore under a new COVID emergency managem...

 2020-09-03 20:01 

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State of Tennessee changes how active COVID-19 cases are counted...

The state of Tennessee says some of the COVID-19 case numbers may look different starting Thursday, because they've changed the way they count active cases. Following CDC guidance, Tennessee Dr. Lisa Piercey says an active case is now counted in the t...

 2020-09-03 18:12 

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Former Chattanooga bus driver Johnthony Walker pleads guilty to aggravated statutory rape...

Johnthony Walker, the driver convicted in the deadly Woodmore Elementary school bus crash in Chattanooga, has pleaded guilty in Nashville to several counts of statutory rape. Walker appeared in court in Nashville on Thursday afternoon, pleading guilty to ...

 2020-09-03 17:42 

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East Tennessee mayor arrested, faces charges of official misconduct...

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says an East Tennessee mayor has been arrested and charged with several counts of official misconduct. LaFollette Mayor Michael Stanfield was taken into custody on Thursday. TBI agents and investigators with theTennes...

 2020-09-03 15:39 

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Maora is missing in Cleveland...

A dog named Maora has been missing since August 29th in Cleveland. She was recently adopted from McKamey Animal Center. Have you seen Maora? Image from MAC. MAC's Canine Supervisor Kaitlyn Behling says "Maora is a very sweet girl, but is very shy ...

 2020-09-03 15:24 

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Local addiction recovery expert says pandemic is weighing on rehab center's residents...

September is National Recovery Month. It's an opportunity to learn about the struggles, treatments, and triumphs of those who battle a mental and/or substance use disorder. Local addiction recovery experts told NewsChannel 9it's especially importa...

 2020-09-03 14:11 

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Report: Suspect accused of killing mother in Sevier County home still at large...

Our affiliate station WATE reports authorities are investigating a reported murder in Sevier County Wednesday. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is working the case along with the Sevier County Sheriff's Office. The reported murder occurred Wednes...

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