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 2020-09-02 19:48 

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After security concerns, HCSO wants more money to return federal inmates to Silverdale...

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office is trying to bring federal inmates back to Silverdale Detention Center after judges asked they be moved because of security concerns. On Wednesday, Coty Wamp, the sheriff's office general counsel, told commissi...

 2020-09-02 17:06 

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Group of Georgia inmates help save deputy after he suffers stroke...

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. (WEAR) -- A group of Georgia inmates helped save the life of a deputy who suffered a stroke while on duty. In a Facebook post, the Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office said Deputy Patrick Edmond was conducting cell searches when the i...

 2020-09-02 16:31 

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Standing your ground: How 'castle doctrine' laws apply in Georgia, Tennessee...

A person's right to defend their property against intruders using deadly force is something that is applied differently throughout the country -- especially when it comes to what a person can legally do if they feel in danger, and when they are allowe...

 2020-09-02 15:42 

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Sheriff: Key exchange ends with ex-boyfriend shooting woman at Catoosa Co. gas station...

Authorities in Catoosa County are on the lookout for a man they say shot his ex-girlfriend in the knee during a key exchange at a local gas station Tuesday afternoon. The incident happened a little before 3 p. m. at a gas station at 1750 Lafayette Road in...

 2020-09-02 15:04 

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White House COVID-19 Task Force notes concerns for Hamilton, Bradley, Whitfield Counties...

ABC News has obtained a copy of the White House Coronavirus Task Force report it released to governors and other officials in all 50 states this past week. The document contains specific response and recovery recommendations and best practices suggestions...

 2020-09-02 13:30 

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Hearing in baby Joe Clyde Daniels case postponed due to COVID-19 quarantines...

A hearing in the baby Joe Clyde Daniels case has been postponed over COVID-19 quarantines. Joseph Daniels, Joe's dad, was scheduled to appear in court on Friday. He's charged with murder, although little Joe's body has never been found. He all...

 2020-09-02 13:03 

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Traffic delays expected during closure of I-75 N ramp to I-24 W in October...

Traffic delays are expected during a closure of the I-75 N ramp onto I-24 W for a weekend in late October. The contracting company C. W. Matthews will be working on reconstructing the critical intersection of interstates 75 and 24. During the closure, tra...

 2020-09-02 12:44 

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Interview: Adult & Teen Challenge hosting virtual 5K fundraiser this month...
 2020-09-02 12:19 

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Elvis Presley's Graceland vandalized with graffiti messages, 'BLM' and 'Defund MPD'...

Elvis Presley's Graceland, a major tourist attraction in Memphis where the rock legend once lived, was vandalized with graffiti messages. Someone spray painted "BLM," "No Justice No Peace," "I Can't Breath," calls to defund...

 2020-09-02 12:12 

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Local nonprofit helps families, schools during National Suicide Prevention Month...
 2020-09-02 11:13 

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COVID-19 cases climb to 25,000 across U.S. college campuses...

ABC News reports more than 25,000 COVID-19 cases have been reported at colleges and universities in the United States. Those cases span across 37 states. New York City schools are now agreeing to randomly test students and staff each month. The federal go...

 2020-09-02 03:24 

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Erlanger deploys Life Force to aid in hurricane disaster relief for 4th consecutive year...

Three years ago, it was Hurricane Harvey. Then came Florence in 2018, followed by Dorian in 2019. For the fourth year in a row, Erlanger has deployed a Life Force helicopter and seven crew members to help in the nation's hurricane disaster relief effo...

 2020-09-02 02:57 

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TN Lawmaker criticizes violence associated with recent Black Lives Matter protests...

A Tennessee lawmaker is criticizing violence associated with recent protests. State Representative John Deberry Junior from Memphis said the violence and riots we've seen during the recent protests are not what Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. wanted. Repre...

 2020-09-02 01:58 

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"Very, very close call": GSP trooper almost hit after I-75 traffic stop near Ringgold...

A scary incident on Interstate 75 in Catoosa County Tuesday afternoon underscores the importance of moving over for stopped emergency vehicles. The Georgia State Patrol says around 6:25 pm, one of their troopers had stopped a vehicle on I-75 northbound at...

 2020-09-01 23:50 

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Two days into new 5-day schedule, Hamilton County teacher says classes are too crowded...

Thousands of Hamilton County students are now on a normal 5-day, in-person schedule. That means more students will be in class at once. And, for one teacher, she believes this will make her job even harder. Caption: WTVC. The middle school teacher agreed ...

 2020-09-01 23:43 

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Hamilton County Schools behind in plans for enhanced cleaners, explain reasons for delay...

The idea was to have enhanced disinfecting services ready for the beginning of the school year, but like many things during this pandemic, it hasn't gone exactly according to plan. "Finger printing takes longer than you'd expect sometimes,"...

 2020-09-01 21:19 

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Georgia man pleads guilty after slapping reporter's rear on live TV...

A Georgia man who was seen slapping a female reporter's rear on live TV has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of sexual battery. Court records show Thomas Callaway was sentenced to a year on probation and fined $1,000 by a Savannah judge who acce...

 2020-09-01 20:53 

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Police: Georgia mother leaps from moving vehicle with 1-year-old to escape kidnapping...

Authorities in Georgia are looking for a man accused of kidnapping a woman and her 1-year-old child during a carjacking. Gwinnett County Police said in a statement posted Tuesday on Facebook that on August 18, the woman had stopped at a Lawrenceville gas ...

 2020-09-01 17:08 

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Meet Zeus: TBI's K-9 trained to sniff out electronics holding child exploitation evidence...

Meet Zeus: He's a 2-year-old, yellow Labrador Retriever and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's newest tool in fighting crime across the state. Zeus can sniff out electronic storage devices that could hold vital evidence in child exploitation ...

 2020-09-01 16:12 

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Tennessee prison college program reboots with online classes through Lipscomb University...

A program that offers college classes inside two Tennessee prisons is getting an online reboot. Lipscomb University's LIFE program has offered classes for college credit inside Tennessee's women's prison, known as the the Debra K. Johnson Reha...

 2020-09-01 16:02 

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Tennessee woman dies after forming human chain to rescue child at Alabama beach...

Authorities said a Tennessee woman died at an Alabama beach after she and other beach-goers attempted to form a human chain to rescue a child. Baldwin County Coroner Brian Pierce said 53-year-old Karen Graham, of Collierville, Tennessee, died Saturday aft...

 2020-09-01 15:52 

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Hamilton County sues business it says refuses to comply with mask mandate...

The Hamilton County Health Department has filed a lawsuit in chancery court against a business it says has refused to comply with the county's mask mandate that's designed to stop the spread of COVID-19. Scroll down to read the full lawsuit. The l...

 2020-09-01 15:36 

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Gatlinburg SkyBridge adding new scenic trail just in time for Fall in the Smokies...

North America's longest simple suspension bridge nestled in the Great Smoky Mountains is adding a new scenic trail just in time for fall in the Great Smoky Mountains. Gatlinburg SkyBridge adding new scenic trail just in time for Fall in the Smokies (G...

 2020-09-01 14:04 

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Police: Georgia couple 'intended to raise' baby they abducted...

CHAMBLEE, Ga. (AP) — A couple accused of kidnapping a 1-year-old boy at gunpoint from a stroller near Atlanta "intended to raise" the baby as their own and had tried to abduct a separate child earlier that day, authorities said. Maynor Dario...

 2020-09-01 13:19 

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GMC FOX Edition interview: Chattanooga Room in the Inn hosting fundraiser this weekend...
 2020-09-01 11:23 

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Two rushed to hospital after Monday night crash in Dunlap...

Two people are recovering after a serious pickup truck crash near Dunlap Monday night. A post on the Dunlap Fire Department's Facebook page says it happened just after 7 p. m. on Kelly Cross Road, near the Cookie Jar Cafe. Dunlap 1 and 2 Rescue and Ch...

 2020-09-01 02:44 

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Two mothers search for man they say saved them after Easter Sunday Tornadoes...

Two Ooltewah mothers are looking for a man who they said saved them after the Easter Sunday tornadoes. As the storm rolled through, the two women said they were stuck inside the home with their kids and other family members. Trees were bending towards the...

 2020-09-01 02:37 

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Gov. Kemp extends COVID-19 orders as cases fall in Georgia...

Georgia's governor is extending the two main executive orders that govern Georgia's response to COVID-19. Gov. Brian Kemp on Monday signed a 15-day extension of an order mandating requirements on social distancing and bans gatherings of more than ...

 2020-09-01 00:48 

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Chattanooga PD: 2 people shot on Dodson Avenue Monday evening...

Chattanooga Police are investigating after two people were injured in a shooting Monday evening. Officers responded to the 2400 block of Dodson Avenue around 7:30 p. m. According to police, the injuries both victims received appear to be non-life-threaten...

 2020-08-31 23:08 

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Tennessee lawmaker joins Pelosi, Schiff criticism of Trump on election briefings...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. --A Tennessee congressman says President Donald Trump and his "loyalists" will "stop at nothing to protect him" after a decision was made to cancel election interference briefings. Tennessee U. S. Representative Jim Cooper...

 2020-08-31 22:18 

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Georgia residents scramble for housing as eviction protections run out...

In Georgia, the Cares Act was protecting renters with federal backed mortgages from being evicted. But those protections expired on July 25th. Since then, thousands have been in a scramble to figure out what the next step is for their housing amid the pan...

 2020-08-31 21:39 

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Rapid tests about to triple at urgent cares; Asymptomatic patients will benefit...

Brandi Berghorn doesn't have a job that allows her to work from home so when she woke up with a fever a few weeks ago, she knew she needed to get tested for COVID-19. "The rapid test was really nice that I could get right back to work," said B...

 2020-08-31 21:39 

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Rapid tests about to triple at urgent cares; Asymptomatic patients will benefit...

Brandi Berghorn doesn't have a job that allows her to work from home so when she woke up with a fever a few weeks ago, she knew she needed to get tested for COVID-19. "The rapid test was really nice that I could get right back to work," said B...

 2020-08-31 20:51 

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Legal help COVID hotline assisting Hamilton Co. residents facing eviction, unemployment...

A new resource in Hamilton County is helping residents who've experienced sudden, unexpected crises due the COVID-19 pandemic. Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET) has set up a new hotline for people who are dealing with issues such as... Illegal evicti...

 2020-08-31 20:34 

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965 of 1,410 inmates at Tennessee jail test positive for COVID-19...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. --The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) reports 965 inmates have tested positive for COVID-19 at the South Central Correctional Facility in Wayne County. According to TDH and the Tennessee Department of Corrections (TDOC), a total of 1...

 2020-08-31 20:12 

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Ivy Academy closing campus for a week after 2 positive COVID-19 cases, 2 possible cases...

School administrators are temporarily closing Ivy Academy's buildings, this after learning of two confirmed COVID-19 cases at the school. The school said in a statement that they were told of the cases Monday morning, and that both individuals had bee...

 2020-08-31 19:41 

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Two wanted for questioning in statue vandalism during Nashville protests...

Tennessee Highway Patrol has released photos of two people wanted for questioning in connection to the Carmack Statue vandalism. THP says two people are wanted for questioning in thevandalism of Edward Carmack Statue atop the Tennessee Capitol Motlow Tunn...

 2020-08-31 19:15 

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Some see age-old playbook in new Tennessee protest law...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee shocked civil rights advocates after Gov. Bill Lee signed a new law that increases penalties and fines for common protest activities. The new law even strips away voting rights for people who pitch a tent overnight ...

 2020-08-31 16:51 

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Hamilton County teacher says students' return to class could benefit mental health...

Hamilton County classrooms will have more students in classrooms on Monday as the district moves to Phase 3 of their reopening plan. A majority of Hamilton County's students will now be in the classroom five days a week compared to the other two optio...

 2020-08-31 15:55 

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Amelia is missing near Southern Adventist University...

A dog named Amelia has been missing since August 29th. Her owners Colton and Kelcie Witt says she was in the area of Southern Adventist University when she went missing. Amelia is wearing a blue collar, a tan harness, and is dragging a blue and silver lea...

 2020-08-31 15:20 

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Acting on tip, Hamilton Co. D.A.'s Cold Case unit asks for public's help in 2010 case...

The Hamilton County District Attorney's Cold Case Unit asked for the public's help on a cold case they received a reliable tip on, one that contains many details but little evidence of the crime. Hamilton County District Attorney Neal Pinkston say...

 2020-08-31 15:04 

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Video shows jailed Georgia man on floor hours before death...

APPLING COUNTY, Ga. (AP) — A video that was part of an investigation into a man's death in a south Georgia jail shows him lying on the floor of his cell for nearly five hours before he died. Relatives tell WTOC-TV, which obtained the video, that...

 2020-08-31 14:55 

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CPD: 66-year-old woman shot while outside her home early Monday morning...

Chattanooga Police say a 66-year-old woman is recovering after she was shot while standing outside her home early Monday morning. A CPD release says the incident happened at 12:30 a. m. on the 2200 block of Bennett Avenue. Officers responded to a shots fi...

 2020-08-31 12:40 

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Good Chatt. with Greg & Chloe: Stories to make you smile...
 2020-08-31 12:36 

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GMC FOX Edition interview: Union Gospel Mission preparing for Labor Day BBQ fundraiser...
 2020-08-31 12:20 

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Loretta Lynn, Kid Rock 'got married' over the weekend...

You just never know with Loretta Lynn! Social media users liked and commented by the thousands as Loretta Lynn posted on Facebook that she and fellow music icon Kid Rock 'got hitched' over the weekend. The 88-year-old joked on Facebook that "t...

 2020-08-31 11:00 

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Hamilton County Schools enter Phase 3 Monday...

Hamilton County students who are enrolled in on campus learning will now attend classes in-person five days a week. Beginning Monday morning, Hamilton County Schools enter Phase 3 of their COVID-19 reopening plan. According to a graphic the school distric...

 2020-08-30 21:24 

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Local shop says they are grateful for Gov. Lee's Executive Order...

On Friday, Governor Bill Lee extended the provision for Executive Order No. 59 which allows local authorities to make a mask mandate. Betty True, owner of Backstreet Betty's in the north shore area of Chattanooga said she is grateful that Hamilton Cou...

 2020-08-30 17:39 

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EPB sends crews to Louisiana to help restore power...

In Louisiana, around 400,000 people are without power in the wake of Hurricane Laura. To help those responding to devastation, EPB has sent three crews totaling 11 people to the affected areas to help restore power. An EPB spokesperson tells us that crews...

 2020-08-30 16:48 

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Man suffers from life-threatening injuries after Saturday shooting...

The Chattanooga police confirms that a man suffered life-threatening injuries after a shooting on N. Hawthorne St. Saturday afternoon. According to officials, police located the man after arriving on scene just after 1:30 PM Saturday afternoon. The man wa...

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