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Shelly Bradbury

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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.

Thirteen-year-old Deontrey Southers was Chattanooga's first shooting victim in 2014.

Chattanooga police have arrested a 41-year-old man and charged him in the July stabbing death of 23-year-old Jeffery "Hot Dog" Jackson.

Chattanooga police arrested a 41-year-old man and charged him with murder in the July stabbing death of 23-year-old Jeffery "Hot Dog" Jackson.

Chattanooga police on Monday arrested the second of three suspects accused of invading a man's home in May and robbing him at gunpoint.

Chattanooga police closed a downtown block and evacuated the Republic Centre for about two hours Wednesday after an unknown person called in a bomb threat around 2:20 p.m.

A man armed with a handgun attempted to rob two downtown businesses early this morning, according to Chattanooga police.

Like a kid ordering a new flavor of ice cream, Chattanooga police tried something new this weekend.

A former Moccasin Bend Mental Health Institute technician is being held on a $25,000 bond on charges of sexual battery by an authority figure after a female patient told police she had sex with him.

Judith Schorr was a tenacious woman.

Three registered sex offenders were booked into the Hamilton County Jail on Thursday after police said they violated Tennessee's laws for sex offenders.

A man was apparently shot twice in the shoulder and arm early this morning, although he insisted to Chattanooga police that he had not been shot.

A 17-year-old man has been arrested in connection to a drive-by shooting that injured three teenagers in Highland Park on Wednesday.

A steady stream of voters are hitting the polls today to cast ballots in a slew of Hamilton County and primary races.

Eight people have been shot in Chattanooga during the past five days.

The Chattanooga teenagers wounded during two shootings overnight Tuesday have been identified.

A 66-year-old man was in stable condition Wednesday after his East Chattanooga duplex went up in flames early Tuesday morning.

Rescuers carried a 28-year-old man more than three miles over rough, often single-file terrain Monday after he fell from a rope swing and fractured his pelvis deep in the Pocket Wilderness at Mowbray Mountain.

A 56-year-old man from South Carolina was seriously injured Tuesday when a tree fell across the road he was driving on and landed on the roof of his car, authorities said.

Two men were shot at a Chattanooga party last night, according to police.

Frank Holland isn't a big traveler.

Weeks after neighbors found an East Ridge couple dead in their home on Ealy Road, the Hamilton County Medical Examiner's Office has ruled that the woman died from natural causes and the man committed suicide.

Hotshot Hollywood directors make movies about machines that can predict the future and software programs that can peer ahead in time.

At first glance, it would have been easy to mistake 24-year-old Andrew Hammonds for a law enforcement officer.

A 24-year-old man was arrested Wednesday and charged with criminal impersonation and unlawful use of blue lights after Chattanooga police found him sitting in a black Ford Explorer on the side of Interstate 75, acting like he was running radar on passing drivers.

There’s one sure-fire way to make the new leaders at the Chattanooga Police Department laugh, and it’s not a knock-knock joke.

Chattanooga firefighters evacuated six businesses and shut down several blocks of Central Avenue on Wednesday after a private construction crew broke a 2-inch gas line at the corner of East 16th Street and Central Avenue.

Chattanooga firefighters are responding to a gas leak on Central Avenue and have blocked the street, spokesman Bruce Garner said.

Residents of East Lake Courts brought out bleach and flowers Monday.

Chattanoogans will soon see more Tennessee Highway Patrol cars in the city.

A 27-year-old Chattanooga man was arrested Thursday after he admitted to raping a 2-year-old girl.

Sometimes a bouquet of flowers is all it takes to brighten someone's day.

A 27-year-old Chattanooga man was arrested Thursday after he admitted to raping a two-and-a-half-year-old girl.

A Hixson couple have been arrested and charged with physical abuse or gross neglect of an impaired adult after Tennessee Adult Protective Services officials discovered that a mentally disabled 35-year-old was living in a dirty room with feces on the floor.

The carrot part of the city's violence reduction initiative appears to be working.

The Hamilton County district attorney will have to decide whether a recent absentee ballot flap in the Hamilton County Commission District 6 race was a misguided attempt at being helpful by a campaign volunteer or an intentional effort to manipulate election results.

Chattanooga’s police department has a handful of new leaders.

Chattanooga’s police department has a handful of new leaders.

An 18-year-old woman was shot in the knee with a BB gun at the Signal Mountain Walmart this morning, according to Chattanooga police.

Coats, hairspray, shoes and pizza are on their way to Northgate Mall this year.

North Shore restaurant and bar the Big Chill and Grill will not be allowed to serve beer for six days starting July 31 after the Chattanooga Beer and Wrecker Board decided Thursday that the bar over-served two different patrons who were intoxicated.

North Shore restaurant and bar The Big Chill and Grill will not be allowed to serve beer for six days starting July 31 after the Chattanooga Beer and Wrecker Board decided today that the bar overserved two different patrons who were intoxicated.

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