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Berke's New Plan: No Homeless Veterans

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No more homeless veterans. That's the latest promise from Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke. But what would that mean for the city, for veterans, and how are those veterans responding? Mayor Andy Berke signed an executive order this afternoon that begins that process. “I promise you this. Last night I spoke to over 500 people at the State of the City and I said we're going to end, not, we're going to try. I said we're going to end chronic veteran homelessness by December of 2016. We don't stand up... More>>

Bail Denied for Teen Charged with Murder

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Bail is denied for a teen charged in the Lookout Valley murders. 15-year-old, Jacob Allison, remains in the Hamilton County Juvenile detention center. Allison had his first appearance before a magistrate judge. The teen is charged of three counts of first degree murder and one count of first degree attempted murder, heavy charges for a kid who just entered high school. “In my humble opinion the kid didn't really understand what was going on. At fifteen how do you understand the fact that you ... More>>

Motorcyclist Slams into TDOT Truck

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A motorcyclist and passenger are recovering in the hospital after slamming into a truck. Traffic was backed up for hours at the I-75/I-24 split while crews investigated. State police say it appears a TDOT worker driving a government vehicle pulled in front of the motorcycle, and the cyclist couldn't avoid the truck. The cyclist has been identified as Elvis Daughtery. His passenger, Barbara Harmon, is also recovering. No word on whether any charges will be filed. More>>

GPS Remembers Former Headmaster

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There was a mix of emotions Tuesday at Girls Preparatory School, a day after the loss of beloved former headmaster Randy Tucker. Tucker spent 26 years as the head of GPS before retiring last year. He was killed in a car accident Monday on I-75. Students and faculty shared stories and memories about Tucker. Many of them called him a father figure and a positive influence. Students say he embodied the spirit of GPS. GPS is now working on how they plan to commemorate Tucker. More>>

Woman & Two Children Die in ATV Accident

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A huge family is suffering a huge loss. That family is known by many in Catoosa County as "a family of faith." That faith will be very important after an ATV ride kills three of their loved one. I spoke to a man tonight who has known the Monroe family nearly his entire life. He says the large family will, no doubt, find strength in God these next few weeks. Joseph Wingfield says he still can't believe members of a family he's known for his entire life are gone. “Renee I would think would be w... More>>

UAW Withdraws Complaint Prior to NLRB Hearing

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The National Labor Relations Board will not be reviewing complaints filed by the UAW regarding the union vote at Chattanooga's Volkswagen Plant. That's because the UAW withdrew its complaints Monday. The UAW says it's because the NLRB's complex process could drag on for months and even years. They also cite Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and US Senator Bob Corker's refusal to take part in the legal process as part of the reason why they withdrew the complaints. VW workers voted 712 to 626 bac... More>>

Second Arrest in Lookout Valley Murders

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A 15-year-old was arrested in connection with the Lookout Valley triple homicide. Authorities haven't released his name, but they've charged him with three counts of 1st degree murder and one count of attempted 1st degree murder. This is the second arrest in the case. The first was 19-year-old Derek Morse who remains in jail. John Lang, Caleb Boozer, and Jon Morris were all killed in that incident. A 16-year-old was also shot several times, and survived. More>>

Former GPS Headmaster Dies in Wreck

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Students and teachers at GPS are remembering the life of a close friend. Former GPS headmaster Randy Tucker, was killed in a car crash Monday morning. Tennessee Highway Patrol officers say it happened on I-75 in Bradley County. The 70-year-old was driving north when he lost control and the vehicle flipped several times, landing on its top. Tucker was headmaster between 1987 and 2013. More>>

A West Chattanooga Easter Celebration

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The weather was picture perfect for Easter egg hunts Sunday. A unique celebration in West Chattanooga, the Easter bunny providing treats to local children says he wants every child to feel special on the Holidays. More>>

Medal of Honor Fundraiser

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It's a local treasure and it needs your help. The Medal of Honor's roots run deep in the Chattanooga area. More>>

Take a Ride in an Army Helicopter

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It's not everyday you get a bird's eye view of Chattanooga in an army helicopter. More>>

Coolidge Park Easter Egg Hunt Attracts Crowd

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There were tons of Easter egg hunts around Chattanooga Sunday, but there was no doubt which one was the most popular. More>>

Cell Tower Turmoil in Watoosa Ridge

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Staying connected is causing a dispute in "Watoosa Ridge." Watoosa is the area between Walker and Catoosa Counties. A 180-foot tall cell phone tower is proposed for a stretch of the residential landscape. More>>

TN Republican Leaders Ignore Labor Hearing Subpoenas

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Despite receiving subpoenas from lawyers for the United Auto Workers, two of Tennessee's top Republican leaders have no plans to appear at an federal labor hearing Monday in Chattanooga. More>>

Big Chill Owner Fined for Over-serving

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The owner of recently re-located Big Chill and Grill gets hit with a big fine for over-serving a customer. More>>

UTC Vigil Held for Student Who Died

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UTC students have banded together over the last week, supporting each other after a fellow student passed away. More>>

TN Community College Tuition Bill Passes

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Governor Haslam's signature bill is now waiting for his signature. The measure provides free community college tuition for any high school graduate. More>>

Family Reflects on 6-year-old's Tragic Death

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Family members of the boy hit and killed by his school bus this week continue the grieving process. Zachary Bryant was only 6-years-old when he was killed on Monday. More>>

Tennessee Conducts Bus Inspections

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The state's new mobile inspection van paid a visit to Cleveland Wednesday. More>>

Customer Pulls Gun on Auto Dealer

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What started out as a customer complaint at a Dalton Auto Shop landed a Chattanooga man behind bars. The owner says the man put a gun to his head and demanded he either fix his son's car or he would shoot him. More>>

Community Mourns 6-Year-Old's Death

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Family members of a boy hit and killed by his school bus spent the day making funeral arrangements. More>>

Athens Men Die After Chewing on Pain Patches

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Two Athens men are dead, after chewing on pain patches. Police say both men ingested the pain medication that was intended to go on their skin. That pain medication is known as Fentanyl. More>>

Pedicabs Allowed to Serve Beer

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Chattanoogans will soon be able to drink beer while biking! City council approved an ordinance Tuesday specifically allowing pedal carriages and pedicabs to allow beer. More>>

Suspect Found Guilty of Dana Wilkes' Murder

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Tony Bigoms has been found guilty in the murder of Dana Wilkes. A jury reached the verdict late Monday evening.
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School Bus Strikes and Kills Child

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Tragedy strikes in front of Chattanooga Valley Elementary School Monday morning, as a kindergartner is struck and killed by a school bus. More>>

One UTC Tradition Takes on Special Significance

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A recent death on UTC's campus made one school tradition even more significant Monday night. More>>

Sketch Released of Second Suspect in Triple Slaying

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The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office released this sketch Sunday. More>>

NW Georgia High School Senior Walk the Catwalk

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For one night some Northwest Georgia high school seniors are ditching the books and strutting the catwalk and it's all for a good cause. More>>

Legislature Seeks to Delay Common Core

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If legislative leaders have their way, a controversial new teaching requirements could soon stay out of Tennessee classrooms, well at least for another year. More>>

Dog Shot by Cleveland Police Officer

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A dog is recovering after veterinarians say he was shot in the face by a Cleveland police officer. More>>

Man Dies in Boating Accident on Watts Bar Lake

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A boating accident on Watts Bar Lake claims the life of a man Thursday. More>>

Teen Arrested in Triple Murder

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A 16-year-old boy escapes the scene of a brutal murder Wednesday night where three men were killed. It happened last night along Kelly's Ferry Place. More>>

Case Closed After Shooting Suspect Dies

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The family of a man shot and killed after an apparent road rage incident says they just want peace. More>>

Murder Victim's Body Condition Discussed in Court

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Thursday's focus was on Bigoms interrogation in police custody and the condition of the victim's body when it was found nearly two years ago. More>>

Mothers Searching for Answers in Sons's Overdoses

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A mother is pleading for answers after losing her only son to an accidental drug overdose. Robert Allen died Saturday after police believe he took ecstasy at a party among dozens of other people. More>>

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    Berke's New Plan: No Homeless Veterans

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:59 AM EDT2014-04-23 12:59:32 GMT
    No more homeless veterans. That's the latest promise from Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke. But what would that mean for the city, for veterans, and how are those veterans responding? Mayor Andy Berke signed an executive order this afternoon that begins that process. “I promise you this. Last night I spoke to over 500 people at the State of the City and I said we're going to end, not, we're going to try. I said we're going to end chronic veteran homelessness by December of 2016. We don't stand up...More >>
    No more homeless veterans. That's the latest promise from Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke. But what would that mean for the city, for veterans, and how are those veterans responding? Mayor Andy Berke signed an executive order this afternoon that begins that process. “I promise you this. Last night I spoke to over 500 people at the State of the City and I said we're going to end, not, we're going to try. I said we're going to end chronic veteran homelessness by December of 2016. We don't stand up...More >>
  • Bail Denied for Teen Charged with Murder

    Bail Denied for Teen Charged with Murder

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:54 AM EDT2014-04-23 12:54:59 GMT
    Bail is denied for a teen charged in the Lookout Valley murders. 15-year-old, Jacob Allison, remains in the Hamilton County Juvenile detention center. Allison had his first appearance before a magistrate judge. The teen is charged of three counts of first degree murder and one count of first degree attempted murder, heavy charges for a kid who just entered high school. “In my humble opinion the kid didn't really understand what was going on. At fifteen how do you understand the fact that you ...More >>
    Bail is denied for a teen charged in the Lookout Valley murders. 15-year-old, Jacob Allison, remains in the Hamilton County Juvenile detention center. Allison had his first appearance before a magistrate judge. The teen is charged of three counts of first degree murder and one count of first degree attempted murder, heavy charges for a kid who just entered high school. “In my humble opinion the kid didn't really understand what was going on. At fifteen how do you understand the fact that you ...More >>
  • Motorcyclist Slams into TDOT Truck

    Motorcyclist Slams into TDOT Truck

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:49 AM EDT2014-04-23 12:49:38 GMT
    A motorcyclist and passenger are recovering in the hospital after slamming into a truck. Traffic was backed up for hours at the I-75/I-24 split while crews investigated. State police say it appears a TDOT worker driving a government vehicle pulled in front of the motorcycle, and the cyclist couldn't avoid the truck. The cyclist has been identified as Elvis Daughtery. His passenger, Barbara Harmon, is also recovering. No word on whether any charges will be filed.More >>
    A motorcyclist and passenger are recovering in the hospital after slamming into a truck. Traffic was backed up for hours at the I-75/I-24 split while crews investigated. State police say it appears a TDOT worker driving a government vehicle pulled in front of the motorcycle, and the cyclist couldn't avoid the truck. The cyclist has been identified as Elvis Daughtery. His passenger, Barbara Harmon, is also recovering. No word on whether any charges will be filed.More >>
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