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More men died during training here for the Spanish-American War than fell during the nearly eight-month war.

A prosecutor has dismissed charges against the only man arrested in a 2012 shooting that left a man dead on Tunnel Boulevard.

A 21-year-old Chattanooga man pleaded guilty to second-degree murder Thursday for his role in a 2011 drive-by shooting death.

Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Leo Thorsness is one of a dwindling number of men who've received the nation's highest honor for military valor.

As his mother looked on, a 15-year-old boy charged in the Lookout Valley triple slaying was denied bail.

The U.S. Supreme Court denied a Grundy County, Tenn., man's efforts to remove Latin from the American legal system.

A 15-year-old juvenile charged with three counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted first-degree murder in connection with the April 9 shooting deaths of three people in Lookout Valley will remain in custody at the Hamilton County Juvenile Detention Center.

A Chattanooga man will remain on probation after a hearing Monday in which he showed he'd caught up on his restitution payments.

Myles Stout will remain on probation after a hearing this morning in which he showed he'd caught up on his restitution payments.

A 72-year-old Grundy County man could learn today whether his petition to the U.S. Supreme Court might change legal history by removing Latin as a language allowed in American law.

The first of 34 area men named in an alleged crack-cocaine conspiracy here in November was sentenced Tuesday in federal court.

A 54-year-old Chattanooga man faces life in prison after jurors today found him guilty of the November 2012 slaying of Dana Wilkes.

And on the fifth day, they rested.

Attorneys for both sides in the murder trial of Tony Bigoms completed their portions of the case Saturday afternoon.

Fourteen jurors will be working today, along with a Criminal Court judge, attorneys and court staff.

Days after Dana Wilkes went missing in November 2012, police interrogated Tony Bigoms, the last person known to see her alive.

Robert Boulware answered a call from his grandmother at about noon on Nov. 10, 2012. She said his mother hadn't gone to work that morning and she was worried.

If you’re familiar with Spanish, then the namesake of Ají Peruvian Restaurant offers an idea of what diners will experience at this Ooltewah gem.

Opening statements in a grisly murder trial are set to begin this morning after an all-day jury selection on Monday.

Nearly 100 jurors packed Hamilton County Criminal Court Judge Bary Steelman's courtroom this morning for a trial in which 14 of them will be sequestered and working into the weekend.

Tremayne Johnson knows the power of a logo. He saw it growing up in the Eastdale area. Easily identifiable clothing brands such as Tommy Hilfiger, Sean Jean, Nike and others caught people's attention.

In a small corner of Northgate Mall in Hixson, surrounded by uniforms, photographs and stories of men and one woman who've earned our nation's highest military honor, Jim Wade can see the museum he directs back in downtown Chattanooga.

Only three of the 11 incumbent local judges who qualified Thursday for the Aug. 7 election face challengers in their races.

Six miles from downtown Chattanooga the Yatsky family faced a final hurdle in a nine-year journey when their car broke down on the interstate.

Polynomial regression, neural network, step-wise regression, Pythagorean-expected winning percentage — all complex math and data analysis tools that can be used to examine nearly every measurable part of a basketball game.

A planned four-week trial set to start Wednesday in Hamilton County Circuit Court was declared a mistrial and reset for next week following multiple juror problems.

Repeated sightings of a man in his 50s taking photographs of children at Signal Mountain little league games and practices has drawn police attention.

A planned four-week trial set to start Wednesday in Hamilton County Circuit Court was declared a mistrial and reset for next week after multiple juror problems.

Was Confederate Lt. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest a brilliant military tactician, a bootstraps upward-bound millionaire and model of Southern manhood for generations after the Civil War?

A federal judge has denied a request by Life Care Centers of America to dismiss a multimillion-dollar whistle-blower lawsuit against the Cleveland-based company.

Some perched forward, elbows on their knees. Others slouched back in the cushioned chairs, eyes drooping with sleep. The group of nine were told to be here on this Thursday morning for a little information.

Student and faculty work on topics ranging from the creative and scholarly to the scientific, such as creating more efficient soybean-to-biodiesel fuel conversion, were on display at UTC on Friday for the school's annual Research Day.

Recent Chattanooga Bar Association polls have shown overwhelming support for sitting General Sessions judges and clear approval of a candidate in each contested judicial race this year.

Two candidates for a court that has wide responsibilities but is rarely seen by the public will meet in the May primary.

The National Security Agency’s vast intelligence gathering that started after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks was crucial to building the safety of America, the former U.S. attorney general said here Monday.

At the end of a mostly mundane meeting of the Hamilton County Parent Teacher Council recently, President Dwight Hunter read a question to the five members present in a nearly empty room.

A Hixson man is getting some prominent help in appealing his 15-year federal prison sentence for possessing seven shotgun shells.

The two remaining candidates for an open judge seat in Hamilton County Circuit Court each bring decades of legal experience to the race.

Ulf Berge stood near the airport gate, his grown daughter in tow and clutching a vase of pink, yellow and purple flowers.

Lawyers for a former Chattanooga part-time employee who has sued the city, alleging sexual harassment by a former department head, argued with a city attorney over whether the city has withheld records requested in the case.

A jury found no fault Tuesday on the part of two McMinn County Sheriff’s Office deputies in an alleged 2010 beating that left an elderly man with a broken leg.

A jury found no fault Tuesday on the part of two McMinn County Sheriff’s deputies in an alleged 2010 beating that left an elderly man with a broken leg.

A 72-year-old man who alleges two McMinn County, Tenn., officers beat him told jurors in federal court Monday that the two men stomped on one of his legs so badly that when it broke it sounded like a "stick of dry wood" snapping.

By next month a group of teenage boys and girls in Hamilton County will help decide the fate of some of their peers who've broken the law. On Sunday, they got a practice round.

A 39-year-old Chattanooga man has pleaded guilty and been sentenced to 27 years for the repeated rape of a child.

Stuart James, the only Democrat who'd qualified to run for an open seat in Hamilton County Circuit Court, has dropped out of the race.

A 38-year-old former Shelbyville, Tenn., youth pastor has pleaded guilty in federal court to possessing child pornography and has been taken into custody.

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