In a surprise vote, the City Council on Tuesday night turned down allowing a process to legalize short term vacation rentals in Chattanooga. Only Chip Henderson and Jerry Mitchell voted in favor. Opposed were Carol Berz, Yusuf Hakeem, Larry Grohn, Moses Freeman, Ken Smith and Russell Gilbert. Chris Anderson was absent. Afterward, Councilman Smith said, in light of the vote, he requested "immediate enforcement" on any illegal operation ... (click for more)
The Cold Case Unit set up by District Attorney Neal Pinkston has made an arrest in the murders of two brothers in Brainerd almost 20 years ago. The Hamilton County Grand Jury on Monday indicted 52-year-old Christopher Jeffre Johnson on two counts of first-degree murder in the January ... (click for more)
Prosecutor Lance Pope on Tuesday asked a Criminal Court jury to find Christopher Levi Parker guilty of first-degree murder, saying he had shot 24-year-old Robert "Robbie" McClure in the head. Attorney Andrew Basler emphasized that Parker was hepped up on drugs and said there was no evidence ... (click for more)
October 25, 2016
In the first six days of early voting in Hamilton County, 31,490 have already cast ballots. That includes 2,216 ballots received by mail. There were 5,157 who turned out at early voting ... (click for more)
Secretary of State Tre Hargett and Coordinator of Elections Mark Goins will visit multiple county election commissions and polling locations across east Tennessee to promote early voting on ... (click for more)
A traffic investigator testified Tuesday that a TVA employee was driving almost 90 miles per hour at the time of a wreck that killed a substitute teacher at Harrison Elementary School. Other ... (click for more)
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