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After all 16 counties in Tennessee's 4th Congressional District certified their votes in the Aug. 7 election — leaving incumbent Republican Rep. Scott DesJarlais with a 38-vote lead over challenger Jim Tracy — the Tracy camp is not giving up.

Jacob Allison, 16, will be tried as an adult before a grand jury for his alleged involvement in the slaying of three people in Lookout Valley last April. He's been charged with three counts of murder and one count of attempted murder.

One suspect in several recent church burglaries in Cleveland was arrested Friday, while a second suspect remains at large.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The Chattanooga Lookouts won 6-4 over the Birmingham Barons in Southern League baseball Thursday night.

Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates declined this week, with the 30-year loan rate hitting its 52-week low.

The Dalton Police Department is investigating a stabbing attack an possible attempted robbery that occurred this morning on Underwood Circle, a news release states.

Chattanooga firefighters responded to a fire shortly before 11 this morning at Rustic Village North at 4616 Sunflower Lane.

The Hamilton County Highway Department reports the Quail Run Drive replacement of a drainage culvert has been completed and the road is now open to traffic.

A former volunteer with Sequoyah Volunteer Fire Department/Marine Rescue has been charged with stealing fuel from Hamilton County gas pumps.

A Hixson duplex went up in flames Thursday morning, but no one was injured in the blaze, Chattanooga Fire Department spokesman Bruce Garner said in a release.

Discount designer duds are up for grabs at the fall Chattanooga Boutique Warehouse Sale this weekend at Stratton Hall.

Darnell Sweeney led off the game with a home run to center field, which was his 14th homer this season, but that was all the offense Chattanooga could muster in a 4-1 road loss Wednesday that dropped the team four games out of first place in the second-half race for the Southern League's north division.

More than 30 stunt pilots will perform extreme aeronautical maneuvers Saturday, Aug. 23 — all without leaving the ground.

Paul Smith & The Sky High Band, right, will be featured at the third annual Paul Smith Reunion Party, set for 8:30 p.m.-midnight Friday, Aug. 22, at the Eagles Club, 6128 Airways Blvd.

Two performers in residency at Cumberland County Playhouse will present a concert Friday, Aug. 22, that promises “one of the most eclectic music mixes you’ve ever heard.”

The Royal Hounds may be Las Vegas’ premier rockabilly trio, but the musicians’ high-energy antics can’t be confined to one city. On Saturday, Aug. 23,

Nashville-based singer/songwriter Matthew Smith, a founding member of the Indelible Grace community, will be joined by a full band to present a concert of old hymns set to new music at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, at Brainerd Presbyterian Church, 1624 Jenkins Road.

Season 22 debuts Friday, Aug. 22, for the Gem Players in Etowah, Tenn., with the Ron Osborne comedy “Welcome Back to Ivy Gap.”

Chattanooga Public Library, 1001 Broad St., has begun a weekly program called “The Picture Show” in which children ages 3 and up can have a picture they draw projected larger than life on the big screen.

Grand prize at this weekend’s Home & Remodeling Expo is a new backyard. If your mind simply envisions greener grass, think grander.

Bank of America has reached a record $17 billion settlement to resolve an investigation into its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis, officials directly familiar with the matter said Wednesday.

Exhibits, culture, outdoor fun and more around town.

Theater, dance, visual art and film.

Live music, dancing, karaoke and bar scene happenings.

Concerts, recitals, jam sessions and more.

A favorite children’s book series is making maiden voyages into the final frontier, and its next launch blasts off at Smith Planetarium in Chickamauga, Ga.

Before she can walk down the aisle, a bride-to-be must complete another kind of wedding march — this one a circuit of all the vendors she will need to plan her dream day.

Chattanooga’s first nighttime farmers market will kick off tonight, Aug. 21, on the Southside.

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Catoosa, Dade, Fannin, Gilmer, Murray, Walker and Whitfield counties in Georgia and Jackson County, Ala.

A babysitter has been charged in Murray County, Ga., for striking a 2-year-old, according to authorities.

The Cleveland, Tenn., Police Department has released a photo of a potential suspect in a series of church burglaries, according to a news release.

The required number of valid signatures has been collected in East Ridge to put the wine referendum on the November ballot.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Darnell Sweeney's two-run home run in the top of the 11th held up to give the Chattanooga Lookouts a 7-6 Southern League baseball victory Tuesday night when the Birmingham Barons managed only Trayce Thompson's leadoff homer in the bottom of the inning and left the tying run on second base.

Chattanooga police were called to Hixson Pike about 9:15 p.m. on a report that a person was stabbed.

The required number of valid signatures have been collected in East Ridge to put the wine referendum on the November ballot.

Among the top 100 metropolitan areas in America, annual pay was lowest for those with at least a bachelor’s degree in these cities:

An 18-year-old man was shot twice in Chattanooga this morning, according to a news release from the Chattanooga Police Department.

The Chattanooga Police Department will start annually checking all employees for outstanding warrants and the status of their driver's licenses after discovering that one patrol officer was driving on a suspended driver's license.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The Chattanooga Lookouts almost survived six errors Monday night in their battle for second place in the Southern League's North Division, but they lost in the 10th inning, 6-5, on a bases-loaded walk.

A crossing guard was struck by a motorist Monday morning at Lookout Valley Elementary School, according to a news release from the Chattanooga Police Department.

Local veterans can discuss concerns about Veterans Administration health services in September in Chattanooga.

A man involved in a double stabbing in Ooltewah has died from his injuries, according to a news release from the sheriff's office.

Fan favorites Old Crow Medicine Show will return to town Nov. 22 for a concert at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Auditorium. Tickets are $29.50 and $34.50.

A crossing guard was struck by a motorist this morning at Lookout Valley Elementary School, according to a news release from the Chattanooga Police Department.

Authorities say a Rossville woman stabbed her boyfriend to death with a steak knife.

The 1100 block of Broad Street, between 11th and 12th streets, will be closed beginning today for repair and replacement of windows in the overhead pedestrian walkway at the TVA building.

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