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Chattanooga police have identified a teen who was injured in a possible triple shooting around 8 p.m. Sunday at 2300 Wilson Street.

The annual fall Drug Take-Back event is set for Saturday, a partnership among local law enforcement, Tennessee American Water Co. and Walgreens Pharmacy.

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­— The National Federation of Independent Business, the nation’s leading small business association, has named U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, R-Tenn., and Sen. Bob Corker as guardians of small business for their outstanding voting record on behalf of America’s small-business owners in the 113th Congress.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA's Maven spacecraft arrived at Mars late Sunday after a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago.

Chattanooga police responded at 8:22 p.m. tonight to 2300 Wilson Street after hearing reports of shots being fired.

A 21-year-old Sequatchie County man who evaded police for more than 24 hours after reportedly committing robbery and theft over $1,000 is in custody.

The Georgia Bulldogs were dismal on punt returns last season, netting just 73 yards on 25 opportunities.

Troy has some early success moving the ball, but Georgia took advantage of turnovers and its punishing running game to take a 21-0 lead after one quarter Saturday in Athens, Ga.

Davis Reeves of Soddy-Daisy is one of 220 children, teens and adults with Down syndrome who will be featured today in the National Down Syndrome Society's annual Times Square video presentation in New York City.

The Greater Collegedale Amateur Radio Club is registering participants for two Technician amateur radio license classes.

An accident on Interstate 24 has closed eastbound lanes near the Market Street exit in downtown Chattanooga.

NASHVILLE — A Highway Patrol traffic stop Thursday in Marion County resulted in the discovery of 60 pounds of marijuana. The suspect fled the scene and is still at large.

South Crest Road between East Crest Road and Peachtree Road will close at 8 a.m. Monday for the rebuilding of a retaining wall.

The Dalton Police Department arrested Antonio Cruz of 500 Barbara Ave. today at his home on charges of rape, aggravated stalking and aggravated assault.

Friends and family members met on Market Street Thursday night to remember the life of Jasmine Akin, who was killed Sept. 7.

Apple's newest phones go on sale this morning when the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus hit the market.

A worker died on the job Thursday evening while working at the Marketing Alliance Group in Dalton, Ga.

Melinda Paige Keown's court case against the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga was dismissed, in a decision by Circuit Court Judge L. Marie Williams in March, 2013.

A 24-year-old man died this morning after nearly drowning in the pool at the Cleveland YMCA on Wednesday, authorities said.

A man suffered severe head trauma during an aggravated assault in Brainerd Wednesday night, police said today.

A woman was stabbed multiple times around 3 a.m. today in East Chattanooga, according to Chattanooga police.

The Chattanooga Zoo received accreditation from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums today after undergoing a detailed application and inspection process.

Volkswagen Group of America today named Mario Guerreiro as executive vice president of communications.

A car crashed into a large power pole near Dalton High School this morning, leaving power lines strewn across the road.

EmiSunshine, a 10-year-old Americana/gospel artist from Madisonville, Tenn., will perform Sunday, Sept. 21, in a benefit for the Monroe Area Council for the Arts’ arts-in-education programs and Hiwassee Performing Arts Center, the venue for the 3:30 p.m. show. HPAC is on the campus of Hiwassee College, 225 Hiwassee College Drive, Madisonville, Tenn.

Programs commemorating the 151st anniversary of the Battle of Chickamauga run today through Sunday, Sept. 18-21, at the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, 3370 LaFayette Road in Fort Oglethorpe.

Football, festivals and corn mazes — three sure signs fall has arrived.

The Beaters, who for 29 years have been Chattanooga’s dance/party band, will perform a free concert Saturday, Sept. 20 at Camp Jordan as part of the new Camp Jordan Jams series.

Big, beautiful blooms can be seen at this weekend’s Tennessee Dahlia Society annual flower show, set for 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21, at the Erlanger VW Wellness Center, 7380 Volkswagen Drive.

Longtime local favorites the Velcro Pygmies, with their big hair, big lights, big sound and ’80s dance-band vibe, return to town for a show Saturday at 10 p.m. at Rhythm & Brews, 221 Market St.

Another round of polo matches at Bendabout Farm is scheduled this weekend, weather permitting.

The adoptable animals at Pet Placement Center will benefit from Tails on the River, a fish fry and bluegrass festival set for noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at Camp Dixie, 2421 Buffalo Lane in Soddy-Daisy.

Member Donna Segars is offering this 16- by 20-inch oil painting, “Fantasy Flowers,” for raffle during the Hamilton County Republican Women’s Fashion Show & Luncheon, to be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Heritage Landing clubhouse, 1100 Heritage Landing.

The watercolor painting “Chick and Rooster” is among the works by Carole Jarboe Cullen on display through October at Crossville City Hall, 392 N. Main St., Crossville, Tenn.

There’s a slight nip in the air these days, which means two groups of area storytellers are ready to warm up with some good yarns.

Exum Gallery at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 305 W. Seventh St., is hosting the Chattanooga Area Art Instructors Annual Exhibit, featuring mixed-media works by more than a dozen local educators. The show runs through Sunday, Oct. 12. The church office is open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Thursday. For more information, call 423-266-8195.

The artwork that adorns the walls of Kitchen at Union Square offers more than a pleasing aesthetic for diners. In a partnership with the nonprofit Hart Gallery, the restaurant at 200 W. M.L. King Blvd. showcases these creations to give homeless and nontraditional artists a chance to sell their work in a public setting.

Chattanooga Market promises to be a little spicy, a little messy, and a whole lot of fun this Sunday, Sept. 21, as the market celebrates Scenic City Wings. Seven local eateries will compete for the best wings title.

This weekend is “lights, camera, action” for Capture: A Community Filmmaking Project. And after a whirlwind 48 hours, directors with the Association for Visual Arts will be ready to strike the set, if only symbolically.

C.S. Lewis’ Dante-esque comedy “The Great Divorce” will be presented in two performances Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Tivoli Theatre by the Fellowship for Performing Arts, a New York City-based producer of live theater from a Christian worldview.

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tennessee, will be the guest speaker for the Jewish Federation of Greater Chattanooga’s eighth annual First Amendment Dinner, set for 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21, at the Jewish Cultural Center, 5461 North Terrace.

A tale of murder, greed, corruption, violence, exploitation, adultery and treachery — set to music — will be staged in Chattanooga this weekend by Closed Door Entertainment.

Members of First Baptist Church of Fort Oglethorpe have gathered up a multitude of miscellany for a Fine Arts/Crafts and Services Silent Auction to be held this weekend.

Exhibits, culture, outdoor fun and more around town.

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