With killings up, Chattanooga tweaks VRI

Gangs no longer the sole target

In a seven-day span that ended Monday, 10 people were shot in Chattanooga and three of them died in one of the most violent weeks of 2014.

A local faith leader says violence develops from a bigger problem.

At five minutes before 3 p.m. Thursday, only a handful of people milled around the meeting room where gang members hoped to talk about ways to stop the violence in Chattanooga.

Gang members are stepping into the anti-violence dialogue in Chattanooga today — days after three people were killed and seven were injured by a spate of gun violence throughout the city.

The Chattanooga City Council backed away Tuesday from any talk of introducing special codes for builders of new houses in the city's recently created downtown music district.

In just four days last week, Mayor Andy Berke flew from coast to coast to answer questions about the "Gig City" in California, then to attend an innovation conference in Washington, D.C.

"Did you take [the victim] to El Meson?

St. Elmo cyclists moved closer to safer bike lanes and getting more mobility choices Thursday.

As the saga of embattled Chattanooga police officer Karl Fields wears on, questions remain for the pending cases the longtime detective helped bring to court.

Motivational speaker Joe Martin knew how to grab the attention of teachers Wednesday at the Public Education Foundation's 25th anniversary luncheon.

Nearly 300 people have applied to work in the Chattanooga City Council's office -- jobs that will be vacated by Dec. 1.

Area builders are chafing at a proposed city ordinance that would require them to hire acoustical engineers when building homes in or around Chattanooga's Amplified Music District.

A Chattanooga regulatory board reversed its previous decision when city officials pressured the board to pass more stringent requirements to stop raw sewage from flowing into the Tennessee River when it rains.

LYERLY, Ga. — Herbert Morehead couldn't drive past that house at the end of his street without some sort of argument.

City officials sought input from residents Thursday before drafting a five-year plan to spend millions of dollars from HUD for housing and economic development.

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