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Crash on TN-27 Shuts Down Both Lanes

By Anna Skiles SODDY-DAISY–On Saturday, September 21st at 8:50pm, a woman driving under the influence on TN-27 crashed into another vehicle, leading to both directions being shut down between Thrasher Pike and Harrison Lane for several hours. Authorities diverted traffic via Thrasher Pike, Dayton Pike, and Harrison Lane for several …

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Scientists hunt for cause of recent earthquakes in the South

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Scientists are sending additional sensors to south Alabama and the Florida Panhandle with aims of solving the mystery of what caused a spate of recent earthquakes. Five earthquakes have been detected in the region within a three-week span. Al.com reports that government researchers are trying to …

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Rising Rock: Climbing in Chattanooga

Climbing in Chattanooga Climbing has been a part of Chattanooga since the 80’s, but Rob Robinson’s discovery of the Tennessee Wall put the city on the radar of climbers around the nation. In the past five years, the climbing scene in Chattanooga has experienced a surge in its popularity. Outdoor …

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Hamilton County sheriff’s office investigating inmate death

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 57-year-old inmate.The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports that around 3:30 a.m. on Friday, deputies learned David L. Bulloch was having difficulty breathing.According to the sheriff’s office, Bulloch was transported by ambulance to a hospital where …

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Magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolts Tennessee; felt in Atlanta

DECATUR, Tenn. (AP) — An earthquake that struck eastern Tennessee early Wednesday could be felt as far away as Atlanta, the U.S. Geological Survey said.The light earthquake occurred about 4:15 a.m., and was centered about 7 miles (about 10 kilometers) northeast of Decatur. About 15 minutes later, a 3.3 magnitude …

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Ten Most Wanted Suspect Caught in Virginia

From Chattanooga Police CPD News: On Friday, November 30, 2018 Dominic Collins, the suspect in the April, 2018 attempted murder of Leonard Myree, was arrested by the U.S. Marshals and the Lynchburg, Virginia Police Department. Acting on tip, law enforcement located Collins at an apartment in Lynchburg, VA. After a …

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Developer says TVA illegally blocking nuclear plant sale

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A developer trying to buy an unfinished nuclear power plant in Alabama has sued the Tennessee Valley Authority, accusing the federal utility of illegally blocking the sale. Attorneys for developer Franklin L. Haney accused TVA on Friday of breach of contract for not completing a previously …

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Affidavit: Tennessee officer fondled woman caught stealing

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — An affidavit says a Tennessee officer took a woman caught shoplifting to his apartment and fondled her. News outlets report 28-year-old Benjamin Dessalines was arrested Thursday on felony kidnapping and felony sexual battery charges. The woman said the Chattanooga police officer was working a side job …

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