Mayor Berke walks away when asked about shooting near Coyote Jacks that injured 5
Mayor Berke walks away when asked about shooting near Coyote Jacks that injured 5

Mayor Andy Berke, who is known to hold press conferences or tweet about violence in our city, has remained quiet on this latest shooting and now said he is recusing himself from making any city decisions related to his uncle's business.

More Confederate license plates than ever on Tennessee roads
More Confederate license plates than ever on Tennessee roads

The number of Tennesseans with Confederate battle flag license plates has reached its highest point in a decade.

RECALL ALERT: Swiss Rolls, bread may be contaminated with salmonella
RECALL ALERT: Swiss Rolls, bread may be contaminated with salmonella

No illnesses have been reported in connection with the recalled items.

Beat the heat and stay safe
Beat the heat and stay safe

Whether you're trying to soak up some last minute summer fun or working outside in the heat, we can't say it enough - be careful.

1 hurt in Thursday night shooting
1 hurt in Thursday night shooting

Police confirm that one gunshot victim arrived at the hospital by a personal car. The extent of their injuries is not known at this time.

Plan for inclusion of students with disabilities presented at Hamilton Co. school board meeting
Plan for inclusion of students with disabilities presented at Hamilton Co. school board meeting

The director of special education, Garfield Adams, presented a plan to allow more inclusion for students with disabilities.

Crash involving motorcycle in Sale Creek leaves two people in critical condition
Crash involving motorcycle in Sale Creek leaves two people in critical condition

Hamilton County Sheriff's Office spokesman Matt Lea says the driver of vehicle failed to yield and turned in front of the motorcycle.

I'll never apologize for my noisy kids, and parents, you shouldn't either
I'll never apologize for my noisy kids, and parents, you shouldn't either

We mean no disrespect – we just can’t contain our noise. And, why should we?

Talks underway for Putin visit to Washington, White House says
Talks underway for Putin visit to Washington, White House says

The announcement comes days after President Trump's widely criticized comments following his summit with the Russian leader in Helsinki.

Varnell police searching for neighborhood prowler
Varnell police searching for neighborhood prowler

An officer patrolling Village Drive near West Parliament Drive saw someone roaming around the neighborhood early Thursday. When the officer tried to approach that person, they took off into the woods.

Signal Mountain Police Department first in state to use new communication system
Signal Mountain Police Department first in state to use new communication system

Chief Mike Williams announced Thursday that the department is now using AT&T's FirstNet system to communicate throughout the department, which is a game changer when seconds matter most.

UPDATE: Chattanooga mayor comments on Sunday shooting four days afterward
UPDATE: Chattanooga mayor comments on Sunday shooting four days afterward

According to police, the shooting happened around 3:30 Sunday morning. It's not the first incident near the nightclub.

Ringgold farm gets bountiful second summer crop after loss early in the season
Ringgold farm gets bountiful second summer crop after loss early in the season

Crops at Brown's Produce in Ringgold were planted in a higher elevation of the fields to account for the rain and prevent rotting. But still, 50-percent of the first summer crop rotted. 

What the Tech? Podcasting
What the Tech? Podcasting

Podcasting is the fastest growing digital medium in the country and according to Google Trends, more people search for podcasts than they do blogs.

UPDATE: One killed, three injured in I-75 crash near Dalton
UPDATE: One killed, three injured in I-75 crash near Dalton

All lanes on each side of I-75 have reopened.

UPDATE: Officials hold groundbreaking for Fallen Five Memorial
UPDATE: Officials hold groundbreaking for Fallen Five Memorial

It's called “Wreath of Honor." It pays tribute to the five servicemen killed and the acts of kindness and support from the community after the attack.

Another "mixed bag" of TNReady test scores
Another "mixed bag" of TNReady test scores

It's a "mixed bag," according to state officials, with scores up slightly in some subject areas, and down slightly in others.  However there were sizable drops, both statewide and in Hamilton County, in high school reading and English scores.

UPDATE: Varnell police officer resigns after complaint of inappropriate touching
UPDATE: Varnell police officer resigns after complaint of inappropriate touching

The resignation came after a meeting of the town's mayor and city administrator. 

UPDATE: One person killed in Arlington Avenue shooting, police ID victim
UPDATE: One person killed in Arlington Avenue shooting, police ID victim

Police say a male was shot and killed outside of BayBerry Apartments on Wednesday afternoon.

Over 140 Larry Nassar survivors accept award for courage at ESPY Awards
Over 140 Larry Nassar survivors accept award for courage at ESPY Awards

Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman and others who accused the former USA Gymnastics doctor of abuse were met with a prolonged standing ovation.

Gray hair, curly hair and more! See the new emojis
Gray hair, curly hair and more! See the new emojis

These new characters were created in response to user requests for more diverse emoji hairstyles.

Young boy finds perfect playmate for game of catch
Young boy finds perfect playmate for game of catch

 The short video is getting a lot of attention online.

Husband and wife's trapeze act goes horribly wrong on 'America's Got Talent'
Husband and wife's trapeze act goes horribly wrong on 'America's Got Talent'

A married acrobat team earned gasps from the panel and the audience Tuesday night.

'Big Hunk o' Love' for Elvis could connect 2 distant cities
'Big Hunk o' Love' for Elvis could connect 2 distant cities

Elvis Presley's Mississippi hometown could create a tourism partnership with the German city where he lived while serving in the U.S. Army.

Dunlap zipper company in crosshairs of buy-American laws
Dunlap zipper company in crosshairs of buy-American laws

A federal law known as the Berry Amendment requires the government to give preference to products made and sourced in America

Dirty kitchen items prove troublesome for several restaurants this week
Dirty kitchen items prove troublesome for several restaurants this week

Employees' lack of food safety knowledge lowers score for one restaurant in Hamilton County.

Architectural Digest votes Gatlinburg as prettiest town in Tennessee
Architectural Digest votes Gatlinburg as prettiest town in Tennessee

Architectural Digest has released its list of the "prettiest town in every U.S. state" The magazine gave bonus points to smaller towns with culture. AD chose Gatlinburg in Tennessee because of its location near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. FUL

Can beef jerky affect mental illness? Study suggests it can
Can beef jerky affect mental illness? Study suggests it can

The study found that people hospitalized for mania were more likely to say they had eaten jerky or meat sticks.

UPDATE: Both lanes of Highway 68 re-opened to traffic
UPDATE: Both lanes of Highway 68 re-opened to traffic

After months of work, the road is open to traffic in both directions.

Chattanooga Monuments continues to help families left without hope after Wichman closing
Chattanooga Monuments continues to help families left without hope after Wichman closing

A small business operated by Jim Holcomb and his grandson Jason Holcomb has stepped in to help families affected by Wichman Monuments' closing.

Warm and pleasant today, with some late showers
Warm and pleasant today, with some late showers

The humidity will remain our friend for the first part of the day making most of your Thursday feel great.

Tennessee has the highest sales tax in the nation
Tennessee has the highest sales tax in the nation

It barely edged past Louisiana in a recent analysis.

Family of victim in deadly December shooting near Coyote Jacks talks about most recent shooting
Family of victim in deadly December shooting near Coyote Jacks talks about most recent shooting

Sharone Porter was killed back in December in the same parking lot across from Coyote Jacks, where five people were shot on July 15.

Nashville man accused of planting baby monitors under beds
Nashville man accused of planting baby monitors under beds

Christopher Neel worked at Caterpillar, and according to police, he secretly planted a baby monitor underneath his colleagues' beds.

Scientists discover 12 more moons orbiting Jupiter, including a really weird one
Scientists discover 12 more moons orbiting Jupiter, including a really weird one

The discovery was made during a search for the mysterious Planet X.

Are probiotics safe? Study shows we really don't know
Are probiotics safe? Study shows we really don't know

Few studies look at the safety of increasingly popular probiotic treatments.

Crime Stoppers: Police seek trio wanted for car break-ins
Crime Stoppers: Police seek trio wanted for car break-ins

We seek a trio of car burglars, this week. They steal together and they shop together. We have up to $1,000 reward cash to make sure they are booked together, as well.

Mark Zuckerberg defends Facebook's stance on misinformation with example of Holocaust deniers
Mark Zuckerberg defends Facebook's stance on misinformation with example of Holocaust deniers

Zuckerberg volunteered the example of Holocaust deniers unprompted in the middle of a discussion on the Recode Decode podcast.

Cody's last wish: Burger King grants free food for life to terminally ill dog
Cody's last wish: Burger King grants free food for life to terminally ill dog

One fast food employee went above and beyond for an Ohio family's beloved pet.

Walker Co. approves school budget
Walker Co. approves school budget

The majority of the money is going towards the school district's employees.

Chattanooga seeking input on future public art projects
Chattanooga seeking input on future public art projects

Public Art Chattanooga is launching a campaign to develop a strategic plan for public art in the city.

Frustrated US lawmakers threaten action on Trump's tariffs
Frustrated US lawmakers threaten action on Trump's tariffs

The prospects for any votes on trade legislation before the August recess are dim. Still, lawmakers appear to be putting the Trump administration on notice.

What the Tech? Amazon Prime Day problems
What the Tech? Amazon Prime Day problems

While no one from Amazon has provided an explanation it was widely believed Amazon's services crashed because so many people were shopping at the same time.

Tennessee ranks last in country in voter turnout, study shows
Tennessee ranks last in country in voter turnout, study shows

The state also is near the bottom for registration.

Man arrested after more than 30 marijuana plants found in home
Man arrested after more than 30 marijuana plants found in home

Around 32 marijuana plants were found in the home.

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