Home - WRCBtv.com | Chattanooga News, Weather & Sports

Tennessee ranks last in country in voter turnout, study shows

Updated:

The state also is near the bottom for registration. More>>

Man arrested after more than 30 marijuana plants found in home

Updated:

Around 32 marijuana plants were found in the home. More>>

Pres. Trump endorses Brian Kemp for GA governor

Photo courtesy of GA.gov. Photo courtesy of GA.gov.
Updated:

President Trump tweeted his endorsement Wednesday afternoon. More>>

New dog park coming to Cleveland thanks to grant

Updated:

Cleveland was one of the 36 recipients out of over 50 applicants to receive the grant. More>>

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

Updated:

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

Chick-fil-A Cow Calendar mooving to greener pastures

Updated:

The calendar will say goodbye at the end of the year. More>>

UPDATE: Papa John's founder John Schnatter says stepping down as chairman was a 'mistake'

Updated:

John Schnatter says the pizza chain doesn't know how to handle a "crisis based on misinformation" and that he made a "mistake" in agreeing to step down as chairman. More>>

Why did Georgia drop the tax-free holiday?

Updated:

For the second year in a row, Georgia shoppers will not enjoy a tax-free holiday. More>>

What fast-food restaurants are doing to prevent foodborne illnesses

Updated:

Here’s what you need to know about ordering salads at fast-food restaurants. More>>

Be aware of fake customer service numbers online

Updated:

A new warning from officials to be careful before you call customer service phone number when searching online. More>>

Walker Co. Sheriff's Office searching for missing 16-year-old girl

Updated:

She could be in the LaFayette or Rossville area. More>>

Thai cave boy reveals he thought rescuer was 'hallucination'

Updated:

"We did not know whether we would survive," one of the young team members admitted.

More>>

Former FBI chief Comey urges voters to support Democrats, rips Trump

Former FBI Director James Comey. AP photo Former FBI Director James Comey. AP photo
Updated:

'Policy differences don't matter right now,' Comey said. 'History has its eyes on us.' More>>

Ford recalls 550K vehicles that can roll away unexpectedly

Updated:

The recall covers certain 2013 through 2016 Fusion sedans and some 2013 and 2014 Escape small SUVs. More>>

High-heeled Crocs have arrived — and they're selling out fast

Updated:

The shoes, let it be noted, are for those who love color. More>>

Michigan twins run for county seats as political opponents

Updated:

Twin sisters from western Michigan are running for county commissioner seats, but they aren't endorsing one another. More>>

EU fines Google a record $5 billion over mobile system

Updated:

The European Union's antitrust chief is planning a statement Wednesday amid reports that her office will slap a record $5 billion fine on Google for abusing the market dominance of its Android mobile phone operating system. More>>

UPDATE: Official: Escaped jaguar bit through steel cable barrier

Updated:

A jaguar that escaped its enclosure and killed nine other animals at a New Orleans zoo apparently was able to bite through a steel-cable barrier that forms the roof of its habitat. More>>

Bellhops CEO gives new employee car after walking 20 miles to work Video included

Walter Carr gets "his" new car from Bellhops CEO Luke Marklin. Walter Carr gets "his" new car from Bellhops CEO Luke Marklin.
Updated:

Perhaps Carr's story is a reminder, to never let obstacles stand in your way. More>>

Lightning deaths in Tennessee hit 10-year high Video included

Updated:

Lightning deaths are at a 10 year high in Tennessee and make up for 25 percent of deadly lightning strikes nationwide.

More>>

Hot, lower humidity today Video included

Updated:

Good Wednesday. Behind the heavy rain we experienced yesterday we have much drier air settling into the Tennessee Valley today. More>>

Alternative transportation grant gives Cleveland opportunity to enhance community

Updated:

The Transportation Alternative Grant is worth $674,190. More>>

State lawmakers pushing for faster repairs to Highway 127 Video included

Updated:

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Bo Watson, R-Hixson, and Rep. Patsy Hazlewood, R-Signal Mountain wants the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) to fix the problems on Highway 127, which is also known as Signal Mountain Boulevard.

More>>

Dogs' Smart to be in spotlight as SEC Media Days continue Video included

Updated:

The annual event brings together coaches and players from the league's 14 schools. This year approximately 1,000 media credentials have been issued.

More>>

UPDATE: Lawsuit to keep local Republican candidate off ballot dismissed Video included

Robin Smith. TFP photo Robin Smith. TFP photo
Updated:

The suit, which was filed against the Hamilton County Election Commission, aimed to remove Robin Smith's name from the primary ballot in the race for District 26 in the Tennessee House of Representatives.

More>>

Tree service worker injured while trying to stop a moving truck

Updated:

Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Matt Lea says the truck somehow came out of gear and began rolling down the hill as workers were loading a stump grinder onto a trailer.

More>>

Assistant fire chief in Murray County resigns after fight during house fire Video included

Former assistant fire chief Chris Butler. Former assistant fire chief Chris Butler.
Updated:

According to the report, former Murray County Assistant Fire Chief Chris Butler was not happy with how fire trucks were positioned on the property, or how the fire was being handled when he got to the scene.

More>>

Hotter than normal summer bringing better fall crops to Athens farm Video included

Updated:

From pumpkins, to gourds and corn, crops were planted less than a month ago at Mayfield Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch.

More>>

Vehicle rolls across parking lot, collides with building

Updated:

A dog was found inside the vehicle, but it was not harmed. More>>

Two men arrested for theft, burglary at Hixson storage business

Updated:

A spokesperson for the sheriff's office says Matthew Todd Alexander and Darren Scott Hall are each charged with Aggravated Burglary, Theft over $1,000.00 and Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor.

More>>

Robin Williams speaks for himself in new film on late comic

Updated:

A new documentary on Robin Williams tells the late comedian's story using primarily his own voice. More>>

UPDATE: Vacant building on Workman Road a total loss after morning fire Video included

Courtesy: Cullen Logan Courtesy: Cullen Logan
Updated:

Investigators say the building has been vacant for years, and are not sure what caused the fire to burn so fast.

More>>

Reese Witherspoon lived out a life dream and raided Dolly Parton's closet

Updated:

There were so many sequins.

More>>

Varnell PD searching for man wanted for questioning

Updated:

The man is driving a dark blue Challenger. More>>

What the Tech? MoviePass changes Video included

Photo Credit: CNBC Photo Credit: CNBC
Updated:

The company rolled out new 'surge pricing' terms and now many MoviePass subscribers will have to pay more to see a movie on popular movie nights such as weekends.

More>>

Trump backtracks, says he misspoke on Russian meddling

President Donald Trump waits for members of the media get set up before speaking in the Cabinet room of the White House on July 17, 2018, in Washington. Photo by Andrew Harnik / AP President Donald Trump waits for members of the media get set up before speaking in the Cabinet room of the White House on July 17, 2018, in Washington. Photo by Andrew Harnik / AP
Updated:

The president also said he backed the U.S. intelligence community's assessment that Moscow interfered in his 2016 race against Hillary Clinton.

More>>

Mueller Water Products creating 96 new jobs in Chattanooga

Updated:

The company plans to begin hiring early next year. More>>

MGM sues Vegas mass shooting victims, argues it isn't liable

Updated:

A high-stakes gambler killed 58 people and injured hundreds more last year after he shattered the windows of his Mandalay Bay suite and fired on a concert crowd below. More>>

Driver extricated after vehicle crashes, ends up down side of HWY 60 embankment

Updated:

Investigators are still trying to figure out exactly what happened. More>>

UPDATE: Woman charged with attempted murder in early morning stabbing Video included

Updated:

A woman is charged in an early morning stabbing. More>>

Dutch company gets funding to bring lab-grown meat to market

ultured beef grown in a laboratory from stem cells of cattle. David Parry / AP ultured beef grown in a laboratory from stem cells of cattle. David Parry / AP
Updated:

A Dutch company that presented the world's first lab-grown beef burger five years ago says it has received funding to pursue its plans to make and sell artificially grown meat to restaurants from 2021.
More>>

Fertility tracker helps women known when to get pregnant Video included

Updated:

Getting pregnant can be difficult for some women, but there's now wearable technology many are using to help them take the guesswork out of tracking their ovulation. More>>

'Cirque Dreams Holidaze' to headline 'A Country Christmas' at Opryland Video included

Opryland officials announced the lineup for "A Country Christmas" on Tuesday morning. (WSMV) Opryland officials announced the lineup for "A Country Christmas" on Tuesday morning. (WSMV)
Updated:

Officials at the Gaylord Opryland Resort announced the lineup for the 35th annual "A Country Christmas" on Tuesday morning.

More>>

Water main break causes Mountain Creek Rd. building to partially collapse Video included

Updated:

There is still a danger of more of the building falling, so people are not allowed inside at this time. More>>

Fight over cell phone lands Cleveland woman in jail for attempted murder

Updated:

Terra Kay Miller has been charged with attempted second-degree murder. More>>

Mayor Berke launching program to connect 3,500 in disinvested neighborhoods with education, jobs

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke. Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke.
Updated:

The program will be administered by the Office of Workforce Development. More>>

UPDATE: New Jersey police department ‘arrests’ runaway dog, takes 'Pug'shot

Updated:

You can take the pug out of the streets, but you can’t take the streets out of the pug. More>>

Are Facebook and Instagram listening to you? Jeff Rossen investigates tech myths

Updated:

TODAY national investigative correspondent Jeff Rossen takes a look at three tech myths to see what's real, what's not and how to protect your privacy.

More>>

Nickelodeon announces new 'Rugrats' episodes, movie

Updated:

Tommy, Chuckie and the gang have a new TV and movie deal. More>>

DREAM JOB: MattressFirm searching for professional sleeper

Updated:

The responsibility of the job includes posting about your sleep experiences on the company’s social media platforms. More>>

Woman impaled by beach umbrella in freak accident

Updated:

Authorities have not released further details on how the woman was injured. More>>

'Shameful,' 'treasonous,' 'disgraceful': Trump slammed from all sides for news conference with Putin

U.S. President Donald Trump, left, looks to Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after the two met at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, on Monday. AP photo U.S. President Donald Trump, left, looks to Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after the two met at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, on Monday. AP photo
Updated:

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said Trump had 'one of the most disgraceful performances by an American president in memory.' More>>

UPDATE: Semi crash causes delays on I-24 overnight

Courtesy:  Mike Williams, East Ridge Police and Fire Courtesy: Mike Williams, East Ridge Police and Fire
Updated:

It happened just before 11:45 p.m. Several eastbound lanes were blocked, and the westbound lanes were impacted as well. More>>

More storms today; dry tomorrow

Updated:

Good Tuesday. We can expect another day of scattered storms producing heavy rain and lots of lightning. More>>

FDA recalls high blood pressure, heart failure medication due to cancer risk

Updated:

The impurity N-nitrosodimethylamine(NDMA) was found in the products. More>>

Missing man reunited with family after search

Updated:

The man was uninjured. More>>

Sunset Memorial Gardens fined for 'failure to maintain cemetery grounds' Video included

Updated:

The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance has fined Sunset Memorial Gardens for "Failure to Maintain Cemetery Grounds." More>>

CAUGHT ON CAMERA

UPDATE: Warrant issued for suspect after cyclist assaulted, called racial slur Video included

Updated:

Charles Peacock says three cameras on his helmet and bike were recording during his ride down Hickory Valley Road.

More>>

Vice President Mike Pence visiting Lee University on July 21 Video included

Vice President Mike Pence. AP photo Vice President Mike Pence. AP photo
Updated:

The VP will be making an appearance at an event called "Tax Cuts to Put America First!" that will be held on Saturday morning.

More>>

'Trump Baby' protest blimp is coming to America

Updated:

A GoFundMe page to bring the giant blimp of ‘Baby Trump’ to the United States has raised more than $10,000 in just three days. More>>

Blood in the stool could point to more than colon cancer

Updated:

People with blood in the stool are more likely to die of cancer, but also from other causes, researchers in Scotland report. More>>

'Disgusting' and 'surreal': Fox voices offer sharp criticism of Trump in Helsinki

Fox News has had to respond to a growing number of offensive and insensitive statements by hosts and guests. Photo by Spencer Platt / Getty Images file Fox News has had to respond to a growing number of offensive and insensitive statements by hosts and guests. Photo by Spencer Platt / Getty Images file
Updated:

The criticism is among the most significant aimed at Trump from Fox News personalities since the 2016 election.

More>>

UPDATE: Body found in dumpster identified, CPD investigating Video included

Updated:

The cause of death has not been determined.

More>>

UPDATE: GSP investigating two separate deadly crashes in northwest Georgia

Updated:

Two people were killed in two separate crashes in Walker and Dade Counties over the weekend.

More>>

Lava flies through roof of Hawaii tour boat, injuring 13

Updated:

Hawaii officials say an explosion sent lava flying through the roof of a tour boat off the Big Island, injuring at least 13 people. More>>

UPDATE: Walker County Sheriff's Office still looking for teen missing since June

Updated:

The search for 17-year-old Kendall Grace Klimp continues.

More>>

UPDATE: Shooting near popular Chattanooga bar raises safety concerns, Republic Parking responds Video included

Updated:

A spokesperson for Coyote Jacks says it can't control what happens in the parking lot, because it's owned by Republic Parking.

More>>

Chattanooga community honors Fallen Five 3 years later Video included

Updated:

Three years ago, on July 16, 2015, a gunman opened fire on two military installations killing five servicemen. More>>

CFD pops open door of prison transport van to get people out after crash

Updated:

The crash happened on MLK Boulevard at Highway 27 South ramp. More>>

What the Tech? App of the Day: Facetune Video included

Photo provided by iTunes. Photo provided by iTunes.
Updated:

"Facetune" is a photo editing app especially for selfies. It's an app that can make just about anyone look like a fashion model.

More>>

Mother accused of killing baby with drug-laced breast milk

Updated:

Samantha Jones was charged Friday with criminal homicide in the April 2 death of her baby. More>>

UPDATE: Husband confesses to killing wife in Soddy-Daisy shooting Video included

Updated:

Soddy-Daisy police say a man shot his wife to death after pulling over on the side of the road. More>>

Amazon suffers glitches at the start of Prime Day

Photo courtesy of NBC News. Photo courtesy of NBC News.
Updated:

Shoppers reported several errors — on both the desktop site and the mobile app More>>

UPDATE: Criminal homicide suspect on TBI 'Top 10 Most Wanted' captured

Updated:

William Barnard Hawk is now in custody. More>>

'Operation Southern Shield' aims to slow drivers down Video included

Updated:

Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and Tennessee are putting the brakes on speeders this week. More>>

UPDATE: Sam's Club adds Polish hot dogs to menu after Costco scraps them

Updated:

Sam's Club just scored a major victory in the hearts, and stomachs, of many consumers. More>>

Oregon woman survives week on remote beach after plunge off California cliff

Updated:

"I was still in my car and I could feel water rising over my knees," Angela Hernandez wrote of her first memory after driving over a cliff. More>>

Rape trial set to start for former UT Vols

Updated:

A.J. Johnson and Michael Williams are accused of alleged assault in November 2014 in Johnson's South Knoxville apartment during a party More>>

Volkswagen celebrates 10 years in the Scenic City Video included

Updated:

Sunday marked the 10 year anniversary of the announcement that Volkswagen would be building an automobile assembly facility in the Scenic City. More>>

WATCH LIVE: Trump-Putin - Questions abound ahead of Helsinki meeting

U.S. President Donal Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland. U.S. President Donal Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland.
Updated:

Tensions are high over election-meddling, the balance of power in Europe and nuclear proliferation as the two world leaders meet in Helsinki. More>>

Property tax increase for Dade County residents

Updated:

If you live in Dade County your property taxes could increase. More>>

UPDATE: HWY 68 to be closed Wednesday and Thursday

Updated:

The two-day closure will now begin at 5:00am EDT on Tuesday.

More>>

Chattanooga's Master Architect, R.H. Hunt Video included

Updated:

R.H. Hunt designed some of the most historic and iconic buildings in the Scenic City More>>

Mom shares post about daughter trapped in front-load washing machine

Lindsey McIver's heartfelt Facebook post has gone viral. Lindsey McIver's heartfelt Facebook post has gone viral.
Updated:

Lindsey McIver's heartfelt Facebook post has gone viral. More>>

TN, GA and AL law enforcement work to put the brakes on speeders

Updated:

The second annual 'Operation Southern Shield' kicks off Monday in five southern states. More>>

Scattered storms possible today

Updated:

Good Monday. After some pretty significant rain across parts of our area yesterday we could certainly see a repeat today. More>>

Potted plants gone to pot

Updated:

A Wyoming city has discovered its potted plants have literally gone to pot. More>>

Whitfield County crash sends 4 to the hospital

Updated:

The Georgia State Patrol said the crash involving two cars happened after 7:00 p.m. near South Dixie Highway and Threadmill Road. More>>

Sea turtle found dead with beach chair string around neck

An endangered sea turtle has been found dead on an Alabama beach with a beach chair string tangled around its neck.

More>>

Small earthquake occurs in N. Georgia Sunday

Updated:

It was a magnitude 2.2. More>>

Fallen Five remembrance ride crosses state lines

Updated:

Monday marks three years since the terrorist attack that killed five service members and rattled our community.

More>>

Three former FedEx workers charged with mail theft

Federal prosecutors in Tennessee say three former FedEx employees have been charged with stealing mail intended for religious organizations.

More>>

UPDATE: Flood waters receding but still causing issues on Cummings HWY Video included

Updated:

Most blocked roads have reopened. More>>

Colombia's coffee is in danger. These scientists are fighting to save it.

Updated:

Cenicafe, dubbed the NASA of coffee, is leading the fight against fungi and pests threatening the crops of the 500,000 family-run farms in Colombia. More>>

TN Valley church helps single parents with car maintenance Video included

Updated:

Volunteers said it's all a small gesture that goes a long way. More>>

Woman facing multiple charges after crashing truck into ditch, leaving scene

Updated:

Claridy told deputies she had alprazolam and alcohol in her system. More>>

UPDATE: Suspect in early Saturday stabbing arrested, CPD investigating

Updated:

Chattanooga police are investigating a stabbing at Diamond Billiard Club in the 3600 block of Hixson Pike. More>>

UPDATE: Celebration of life planned for Bahamas boat explosion victim Video included

Updated:

A wake will be held for Maleka Grimes Jackson on Friday, July 20 from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Olivet Baptist Church.

More>>

Powered by Frankly