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 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...

 2020-09-03 13:23 

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Real Men Wear Pink raising money for the American Cancer Society...
 2020-09-03 13:20 

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PREVIEW: "Black Woman Magic Show" at Keeody Gallery...
 2020-09-03 12:53 

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UTC urges students who've been in contact with Mocs' football players be tested for COVID...

The UTC COVID-19 Campus Support Team is encouraging any students who may have come in close contact with members of the Mocs' football team since August 25th get tested for COVID-19. According to a release from UTC's Athletic Director, recent resu...

 2020-09-03 12:23 

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Study: Electronics could stop 40% of big truck rear crashes...

DETROIT (AP) — Safety features such as automatic emergency braking and forward collision warnings could prevent more than 40% of crashes in which semis rear-end other vehicles, a new study has found. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, a res...

 2020-09-03 03:27 

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Hamilton Co. Mayor to announce Thursday whether or not mask mandate will be extended...

Hamilton County leaders will announce on Thursday whether or notthe countywide mask mandatewill be extended. Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger's office says he will hold a news conference at 11:30 a. m. Thursday to address the continuing battle with...

 2020-09-03 01:18 

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16th annual Pink! Gala rescheduled to May 2021...

One of the largest events in the Chattanooga area now has a new date. According to CHI Memorial, the Pink! Gala will now be held on Friday, May 21, 2021. The reasoning behind the rescheduling is not clear at this time. The yearly gala is to help raise mon...

 2020-09-03 00:38 

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Chattanooga PD: Three people injured in shootings Wednesday, one in critical condition...

Chattanooga Police say three people have been injured in two separate shootings Wednesday afternoon. One of the victim's injuries are considered life-threatening. Around 5:20 p. m. , officers responded to the 1700 block of Wilson Street after a report...

 2020-09-02 22:43 

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COVID-19 Misinformation: 'You're telling people the loss of their loved one didn't matter'...

Ballad Health is warning against widespread misinformation on social media surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. CDC data shows a majority of people who died from COVID-19 also had other conditions. Many online claimed those people didn't really die from...

 2020-09-02 22:39 

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Chattanooga protests resume after organizers' court appearance, Jacob Blake shooting...

Recent events in our country have renewed the calls to end police brutality and racial inequality. On Wednesday night, activists will again take to the streets of Chattanooga - the first demonstration in the city since the police shooting of Jacob Blake i...

 2020-09-02 22:30 

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Chattanooga restaurant asking public to support federal "Restaurants Act" for covid relief...

Restaurants in Chattanooga are still struggling to make up for loss revenue after weeks of closure at the start of this pandemic. Since then, Chattanooga restaurants say their expenses have continued to increase and that the added costs are making it hard...

 2020-09-02 22:18 

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During first week of Phase 3, Hamilton County teacher says she was denied virtual learning...

Some Hamilton County teachers are now asking to go virtual after the start of Phase 3. Students are back in the classroom five days a week. Related story:Two days into new 5-day schedule, Hamilton County teacher says classes are too crowded. One Hamilton ...

 2020-09-02 21:24 

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Cleveland family begs to see mother amid nursing home COVID-19 restrictions...

Many of those considered most at risk of contracting COVID-19 have had extra challenges these last several months. For some families in Tennessee, that means no face-to-face interaction with loved ones in nursing homes. Judy Dodson's mother Betty at E...

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