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At least $5 million of tax incentives will be provided to the developers of East Ridge's Bass Pro Shops project under a plan approved Monday by the East Ridge industrial development board.

Faces smeared with hot sauce, tossing stripped bones aside, competing teams of Chattanooga police, firefighters, deputies and EMS workers faced off Saturday over heaping plates of sizzling hot wings.

A lowering sky was the proper backdrop Saturday for a ceremony honoring a local soldier who died nearly 50 years ago.

Clouds threatened to dump rain on the crowd gathered alongside U.S. Highway 27 Saturday at the bridge over North Chickamauga Creek.

Over a lifetime, memories and possessions accumulate — but when it's your time to go, it doesn't go with you.

Two other suspects have been apprehended in the Dalton, Ga., drug deal gone bad that resulted in the shooting death of 20-year-old Abel Carmona, police say.

The Red Bank City Commission approved a $6.5 million budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year during a specially called meeting this week.

Two other suspects have been apprehended in the Dalton, Ga., drug deal gone bad that resulted in the shooting death of 20-year-old Abel Carmona, police say.

The Chattooga County Sheriff's Office has arrested a 53-year-old Summerville, Ga., woman who had a romantic history with William Robert Packer in connection with his June 14 slaying.

Bonnaroo 2014 was one of the festival's safest years, according to preliminary law enforcement statistics.

Cashman Jamar Perkins, 31, was booked into the Hamilton County Jail today for the murder of the Emma Wheeler Homes' "candy lady," after being captured early Sunday, June 15, in Columbus, Miss.

Chattanooga's community organizations, government officials and business leaders need to build a support network for felons trying to re-enter society to break the cycle of recidivism, the keynote speaker at a Saturday seminar said.

East Ridge is one step closer to prohibiting the use of e-cigarettes inside its publicly owned buildings.

East Ridge is one step closer to prohibiting the use of e-cigarettes inside its publicly-owned buildings.

An 18-year-old girl is dead following an early morning single-vehicle wreck in Chattooga County, Ga.

The drug- and alcohol-related arrest of the director of A Better Tomorrow, a nonprofit connected to Chattanooga's Violence Reduction Initiative, won't interfere with the program to cut violent crime, city leaders said Saturday.

All levels of Chattanooga Police Department staff display a "high level of commitment and pride in their work," according to a $100,000 top-to-bottom review of the department's management and operations by the International Association of Chiefs of Police.

On the 70th anniversary of D-Day, a local organization dedicated to providing aid to wounded veterans held its first "American Heroes Dinner" to raise money toward that goal.

A Cleveland woman is in custody in the Bradley County Justice Center after a nighttime shooting incident sent one man to the hospital.

East Ridge police arrested a Rossville, Ga., man after they said he offered to pay his wife $400 to kill his ex-girlfriend's juvenile son.

Red Bank city commissioners couldn't agree on two key items this week — the appointment of a commissioner to the vacant District 3 seat and the first reading of the 2015 budget.

Chattanooga police have made an arrest in Monday's drive-by shooting of a juvenile in the 1800 block of E. 12th Street.

Red Bank city commissioners couldn't agree on two key items tonight — the appointment of a commissioner to the vacant District 3 seat and the first reading of the 2015 budget.

"Love and unity — that's what's missing in our community."

It's about love in action, not just emotion.

Summer heat means more people out on the waterways, and the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office is preparing for the 2014 boating season.

Chattanooga developers may soon have different building height requirements for commercial developments that neighbor residential properties.

Hundreds gathered around the Chattanooga National Cemetery pavilion Monday morning -- yet it was nearly silent.

The racers sat or lay practically on the ground, their arms pushing the pedals in front of them, propelling them forward.

A group of cycling enthusiasts from Knoxville were jazzed when one of their members got a photo with Taylor Phinney's mother.

A foster parent has been charged with murder in the death of a 2-year-old girl who died on New Year's Day from injuries suffered while in foster care in Catoosa County, Ga.

One person is dead and two are injured following an early morning semi-truck accident Friday on I-24 in Marion County.

The foster mother of a 2-year-old girl who died under mysterious circumstances in January in Catoosa County, Ga., has been charged with murder.

It was cold and rainy Saturday as teacher Derek Hinkle and his fifth-grade class from Waggoner Road Middle School in Reynoldsburg, Ohio, gathered for the rededication of the Ohio Monument atop Missionary Ridge.

Two men who were hospitalized this week with injuries from a plane crash in Chattooga County, Ga., have been discharged, and their identities released.

The Federal Aviation Administration has begun an investigation into a plane crash Tuesday evening in the Summerville, Ga., area.

Chattanooga police have arrested two suspects in connection with an April 17 North Willow Street drive-by shooting.

The city of Pikeville, Tenn., doesn't want its residents to be caught with their pants down.

On Tuesday evening a small plane, a 1940 Taylorcraft, crashed in Chattooga County, Ga., near the town of Menlo.

Lake Winnepesaukah is finally going to see its state-level tax break for its 2013 addition of the SoakYa Water Park.

A charge of attempted first-degree murder, more than a year old, finally caught up with a Tennessee man who's already spent the last 15 months in various Georgia lockups.

East Ridge could become the first Tennessee municipality to restrict e-cigarettes, bringing them under its policy banning tobacco use on city property.

The East Ridge City Council voted Thursday to raise the salary for City Manager Andrew Hyatt to $100,000, effective immediately.

The first step in addressing the "food desert" in East Chattanooga would cost the city $12,000.

With no city employee raises and no property tax increase, East Ridge's proposed budget for fiscal year 2015 reflects a decrease from the 2014 budget.

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office has arrested another juvenile in connection with the April 9 Lookout Valley triple homicide.

The Woodland Park Baptist Church and Tennessee Temple University partnership is a go.

Tennessee Temple University could find out today if it will have a new home on the property of Woodland Park Baptist Church.

A third arrest has been made in the April 9 Lookout Valley triple slaying.

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