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A city auditor’s investigation of Chattanooga Public Library leaders reveals cracks in the foundation of a two-year renaissance that has put the library at the forefront in the world of public libraries.

Life got tougher Thursday for teachers and school employees whose spouses get health insurance through the Hamilton County Department of Education.

From a leaf-strewn grave on a French hillside to a flag-draped casket in a Tennessee church, U.S. Army Pfc. Cecil E. Harris' seven-decade journey made one final stop in Chattanooga on Friday en route to his final resting place at Arlington National Cemetery.

NASHVILLE — A Nashville judge has dismissed charges against a man who walked around downtown last year wearing a bullet-proof vest and carrying an assault rifle with a silencer.

A high-speed fiber-optic network that will connect more than 330 schools and 250,000 students across North Georgia is the first of its kind in the nation, its founders said.

NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam said Thursday he hopes to put a long-delayed Medicaid expansion proposal before federal officials soon that would extend subsidized health insurance to an estimated 180,000 low-income Tennessee adults.

Attorneys for convicted murderers Roderick "Poo Poo" Bates and Emmett "D Baby" Jones argued Thursday morning that their clients deserve a new trial.

When LaFayette Police Department Capt. Stacey Meeks entered Francis Middleton's house on Saturday evening, he assumed that he had walked into a crime scene.

State Rep. Vince Dean, R-East Ridge, will resign his District 30 post Aug. 31, according to letters he sent to Gov. Bill Haslam and the Hamilton County Commission.

A man who stabbed and raped a woman in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 2012 was sentenced Thursday to 27 years in federal prison, according to the U.S. attorney's office.

A traffic realignment was implemented Thursday night on U.S. Highway 27 North between the Olgiati Bridge and the Manning Street Bridge.

The Hamilton County school board didn't waste time Thursday changing the way the school system's health care plan handles spouses.

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.

SPRING HILL, Tenn. — General Motors announced Wednesday that it is moving production of its next-generation Cadillac SRX crossover SUV from Mexico to its plant in Tennessee, leading United Auto Workers leaders to chide Tennessee Republicans for their opposition to the union increasing its influence in the state.

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