Shelly Bradbury covers police and crime in Chattanooga and Hamilton County for the Times Free Press. She's been with the paper since 2012, working first as an intern and then as a business reporter.
She is from Houghton, New York, and graduated from Huntington University in Huntington, Indiana, with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and minor in management. Before moving to Tennessee, Shelly previously interned with The Goshen News, The Sandusky Register and The Mint Hill Times.
Outside the newsroom, Shelly enjoys hiking, horseback riding, traveling and fishing.
If you have an idea for a story, call Shelly at 423-757-6525 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Like a rickety wooden roller coaster, the relationship between Chattanooga's Latino community and police has highs and lows — times of trust and mistrust — and the last few years have been a low, community members say.
City and county officials have abandoned plans to move the local law enforcement firing range from its decades-old home on Moccasin Bend to a proposed $5 million indoor shooting range on East 12th Street.
Chattanooga has gone almost a month without a homicide.
The Chattanooga Police Department took the first step this week toward completely revamping its recruiting, promotion and internal transfer policies.
Three men were arrested Thursday after police say they robbed a man at gunpoint and stole $3,000 in cash — all $20 bills.
The soles of Traci Crozier's feet were the only part of her body not burned.
Chattanoogans aren't being robbed as much as they used to be.
Two men were stabbed to death in the Tennessee Valley on Saturday in separate domestic incidents.
Chattanooga police are hoping that community members can do what police can't.