Just as the U.S. Supreme Court issued a major statement on privacy rights in the digital age Wednesday by ruling, in a 9-0 vote, that police need warrants to search the cellphones of people they arrest, a Google Maps vehicle with a 360-degree camera mounted on the roof was plying the roads of Chattanooga to photograph streets and homes for virtual travel on the Internet.
U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., has faced quite the Republican backlash for his bipartisan plan to raise federal gas and diesel taxes for the first time in 20-plus years for road building and road improvements on the nation's highways and bridges.
So much water; so little time and effort to save it.
More than 240 dogs were rescued from a puppy mill in Bradley County by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals last week — mostly beagles and small-breed dogs.
Tennessee has remained among the worst states for overall health since America's Health Rankings began ranking the states in 1990.
Fixing the problem of homeless veterans — actually of all homelessness — is much harder than it sounds. Even with sufficient resources, homelessness is problem that keeps coming back if we lose focus. And we have.
I hope Volkswagen has a forgiving spirit.
Say it ain't so, Ironmen and Ironwomen!
Public education in Hamilton County is paramount to our community’s future.
They have become a gruesome sign of the times: Shootings that really have no clear motivation — just a gnawing hole of hate in the shooters. Shootings that plant a cancer of insecurity in the public psyche.
Climate scientists said it would be like this: Warmer and wetter with more insect-borne diseases.
Don't give up on Chattanooga's stop-the-shooting program.
Tennessee-American Water Co. passes with A's on its annual drinking water quality report for Chattanooga. But a clean water group laments that "good enough for government work" doesn't mean there isn't room for improvement.
Erlanger needs ignored by city, county
Our Southern forests are not what they used to be.