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AP Explains: Congress has shut down the govt. Now what?

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The rancor driving politics in Washington these days has left Congress hours away from a government shutdown. More>>

US government shuts down; Dems, GOP blame each other Video included

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A bitterly-divided Congress is hurtling toward a government shutdown this weekend in a partisan stare-down over demands by Democrats for a solution on politically fraught legislation to protect about 700,000 younger immigrants from being deported. More>>

Inmate captured after escaping for 3rd time in a year Video included

Andrew Phillip Marshall (Source: Bedford County Sheriff's Office) Andrew Phillip Marshall (Source: Bedford County Sheriff's Office)
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An inmate who escaped from custody in Bedford County twice last year is now back in custody.

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Las Vegas Shooting Latest: No motive uncovered for Las Vegas mass shooting

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Investigators say they have still not determined why Las Vegas mass shooter Stephen Paddock opened fire from his high-rise hotel suite, killing 58 people and injuring hundreds.

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TV film crew arrested after TSA allegedly catches them intentionally bringing fake explosive to Newark airport

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TSA officers said they detected a suspicious item in one of their carry-on bags Thursday.

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Execution date set for Billy Ray Irick, convicted In 1985 rape and murder of 7-year old Paula Dyer

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Currently, there are two other Tennessee cases with execution dates set: State v. James Hawkins and State v. Sedrick Clayton.

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Firefighters responded to a house fire caused by wood burning stove

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The stove was improperly installed, and was not being monitored according to Battalion Chief Don Bowman. 

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Anti-smoking plan may kill cigarettes--and save Big Tobacco

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The FDA says it wants to continue to help people quit by supporting a variety of approaches, including new quit-smoking aids and opening opportunities for a variety of companies, including drugmakers, to help attack the problem.

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Dump truck hit by oncoming train in Georgia, driver killed

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The train dragged the truck several hundred yards before coming to a stop.

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Falcons' offensive coordinator Sarkasian to return in 2018

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Sarkasian has been the target of criticism as the Falcons, who lost at Philadelphia in the divisional round of the playoffs last week.

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Tennessee agrees on sales tax for short-term rentals

Airbnb will now be able to collect and pay sales tax on behalf of its renters in Tennessee.

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Apple banks on tax break to build 2nd campus, hire 20,000

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Apple plans to take advantage of that provision to bring back most of its roughly $252 billion in offshore cash, generating a tax bill of about $38 billion.

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Traffic Alert: Suck Creek Road shut down one car accident

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Dispatch also says the road will be shut down at least an hour.

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UPDATE: Three people arrested in deadly Polk County shooting Video included

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Deputies said the shooting started after an altercation.

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An online glitch cause Wells Fargo customers to be charged twice for bills

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Customers began reporting Wednesday some accounts were overdrawn.

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Nashville is listed as a finalist for Amazon second headquarters

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Cities are in fierce competition to lure Amazon, which has revolutionized the way people shop.

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One person injured in a house fire in East Lake

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The fire was spreading into the attic, but firefighters managed to get the fire under control quickly.

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79 Films to be featured at Lookout Wild Film Festival

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The festival runs through today January 18th until Sunday, January 21st.

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The Latest: The snow has stopped but travel dangers continue

The Latest on winter weather in the South (all times local): More>>

Firefighters pull elderly woman from a house fire Video included

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First responders rescue an elderly woman from a burning home in Chattanooga Sunday morning.            

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Two suicide bombings in Baghdad kill at least 38 people

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Ninety more people were wounded in the attack, when two bombers detonated suicide vests at a square in the Iraqi capital, officials said.

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Grundy Co. Sheriff talks about training following officer-involved shooting Video included

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Part-time officers are not required to be certified by the Tennessee Peace Officer Standards and Training, or P.O.S.T. Commission. They also do not have to complete a law enforcement training academy.

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UPDATE: Arrest in Chattanooga's 33rd homicide of 2017 Video included

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Police say the 20-year-old was found unresponsive in the vehicle after the crash.

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McMinn Co. crash kills one man, sends another to hospital

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A man was killed and another injured in a crash in McMinn County Monday afternoon.  

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Stay safe: Winter weather checklist

Some areas of the Tennessee valley will see frigid temperatures over the next few days.

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Family of shooting victim says Sharone Porter had a bright future

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One person is dead and another injured after a shooting in downtown Chattanooga. It happened at about 2:45 Sunday morning in a parking lot across the street from Coyote Jack's nightclub on Cowart Street.

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Is this the week the ‘free internet’ dies?

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If the vote scheduled on Thursday goes according to plan, the FCC commissioners will vote 3-2, along party lines.

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