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Chattanoogans aren't being robbed as much as they used to be.

A century ago this month the Great War erupted in Europe. Country after country entered the conflict that would dismantle empires and realign power structures across the globe, with effects resonating to the present day.

Chattanooga's so far "cool" summer will heat up this week.

The election is over, but Hamilton County Criminal Court Clerk Gwen Tidwell says it doesn't feel like it.

Two men were stabbed to death in the Tennessee Valley on Saturday in separate domestic incidents.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Bradley County has received an improved protection classification from the Insurance Service Office and said goodbye — with honors — to a long-­serving member of the county’s fire board.

A local developer wants to resurrect the state-owned Old Stone Fort Golf Course site in Manchester, Tenn., with the idea of offering up the links to the public, particularly senior citizens, women and youths.

JASPER, Tenn. — A plan to upgrade and construct three lengthy sections of sidewalk in the downtown Jasper area has been delayed while a historical preservation survey is completed.

WASHINGTON — Putting mustard oil, kerosene, diesel fuel and other blistering agents on Tennessee walking horses has long been part of the cruelty of soring — the infliction of pain on the animals' front legs and hooves so that touching the ground causes them to recoil in agony and achieve a higher-stepping gait.

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.

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.

NASHVILLE — Tennessee's attorney general says married parents can't invent new last names for their children.

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — For nearly two months, Southern California sheriff's deputies and a legion of volunteers scoured the vast, rough terrain peppered with abandoned mine pits and deep bodies of water where the 19-year-old pregnant wife of a U.S. Marine disappeared.

GADSDEN, Ala. — A judge is going to screen twice more than usual potential jurors for the capital murder trial of an Alabama woman accused of making her 9-year-old granddaughter run until she collapsed and died.

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