The assistant police chief in Cleveland, Tenn., says there were “no facts or evidence” in May of 2008 to start investigating whether some officers were having sex with teenage girls and giving them pills and alcohol.
CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Cleveland's police chief on Wednesday denounced a Times Free Press report of a court case in which his own assistant chief said he failed to immediately launch official investigations into reports in 2008 that some of his officers were having sex with teenage girls.
Cleveland Police Chief Wes Snyder today denied any failure to investigate allegations that his officers had sex with teenaged girls and also abused drugs.
Chattanooga has a citywide network of community recreation centers with swimming pools, basketball courts, computer rooms and more.
Nearly $400,000 from HUD will help the Orange Grove Center continue an ongoing project to replace aging group homes for its intellectually disabled clients.
Some of CARTA’s electric buses are about to break free of their batteries, using technology that could spell the end of the transit agency’s whole diesel fleet.
Starting today, no vehicles heavier than 10 tons are allowed on the Wilcox Boulevard bridge over the DeButts Rail Yard off Amnicola Highway.
Red tape and delays in the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency are choking the flow of money for local disaster recovery efforts, according to a state audit.
The public will get its first look at three possible routes for a proposed bypass around McCaysville, Ga., and ideas to improve the area’s main north-south travel route on Thursday, Georgia transportation planners say.
Because of safety worries, Chattanooga is going to ban trucks and buses from the Wilcox Boulevard bridge over the DeButts Rail Yard—right next to CARTA's bus barn.
Chattanooga Mayor Ron Littlefield has asked the Tennessee Court of Appeals to rehear a case the court dismissed last week.
On the first Saturday that some Tennessee driver license centers opened to provide free photo ID to voters, 165 people in Hamilton County and Cleveland, Tenn., got the new cards.
The number of extremely poor neighborhoods in Chattanooga and the region—those with poverty rates above 40 percent—more than doubled from 2000 to 2009, a new report shows.
If folks won't leave their cars parked and walk somewhere just out of civic virtue, maybe they'll do it for money.
Soddy-Daisy isn’t asking for much. From a list of $8 million in federal grant requests by local cities for sidewalks, bike paths, stormwater control and historic preservation, Soddy-Daisy is asking for just $200,000.
The price of widening U.S. Highway 27 between the Olgiati Bridge and Signal Mountain Road may trigger sticker shock.
Local planners and the state Department of Transportation are going round and round about a roundabout.
Dorothy Cooper may be 96, but she's become the poster child for Democratic opposition to a Republican-sponsored state law requiring photo identification to vote -- she's even attracted the attention of the nation's Democrat in Chief.
Looking both to take part in the Harvested Here Restaurant Week and to break new ground on my regular dining trail, I settled on Easy Bistro & Bar.
After recently losing its executive director and its offices, the Tennessee Multicultural Chamber of Commerce on Monday lost some of the land where it once planned to build a center to boost minority business.
The new section of the South Chickamauga Creek Greenway that officially opens Sunday is both a physical and a symbolic link.
Sherrie Gilchrist is no longer the executive director of the Tennessee Multicultural Chamber of Commerce, the Chamber’s board said today.
Kainen Boring would have been happy that his death would mean life for others, a family member said Sunday.
Thanks to a last-minute save, Chattanooga and surrounding communities can go on paving streets, building sidewalks and widening roads -- at least for the next six months.
Allegations that a deputy chief in the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office cheated on a college course last year came about because investigators deliberately misquoted testimony in an internal investigation, a figure in the probe says.
It was hammering storms, not hijacked jetliners, that smashed whole communities into splinters here in April.
The McKamey Animal Care and Adoption Center’s bottom line turned red in 2011, driven by legal costs over its raid of the Pet Company store and a 30 percent increase in the number of animals it accepted.
Anyone who's ever crept bumper to bumper along Interstate 24 for an hour to get past a crash or a breakdown on the shoulder knows what "congestion" means.
Next spring, home and business owners along Apison Pike are going to begin getting visits from state officials buying property for the long-awaited widening of Apison Pike from Old Lee Highway to Ooltewah-Ringgold Road.
Shrinking federal funds could cut into efforts to make state highways larger and safer, Tennessee’s top transportation engineer said Friday in Chattanooga.
It took close to three years, but matching money finally is in place for a federal grant to help advance the proposed Chattanooga-to-Atlanta high-speed rail project.
To paraphrase an advertising slogan, Chattanooga's needs move by truck.
When the contract to widen U.S. Highway 27 from north of the Olgiati Bridge to Signal Mountain Boulevard goes out in October, it will contain a few surprises.
Though new restaurants featuring local, handmade cuisine are popping up in Chattanooga like mushrooms after a rain, the Acropolis Four Stars Grill was years ahead of the trend.
The man who helped arrange a $579,000 loan to the Tennessee Multicultural Chamber of Commerce for a business center that was never built was dismissed Wednesday as part of a "reorganization."
More than $190,000 in the hole, the Tennessee Multicultural Chamber of Commerce in 2009 literally mortgaged the furniture to get a second loan on property it bought the year before with $579,000 in borrowed money.
The director of the Tennessee Multicultural Chamber of Commerce received a $574,000 loan in 2008 from an institution whose board included her longtime former boss and the daughter of a Chamber co-founder and on which she herself had a seat.
The Tennessee Multicultural Chamber of Commerce won’t be getting any money from Chattanooga or Hamilton County this year.
County Commissioner Joe Graham lost a bid Thursday to scuttle a vote on $30,000 in office furniture for the county’s new community corrections office in Red Bank.
Making its pitch to city and county leaders this spring for $225,000 in taxpayer support, the Tennessee Multicultural Chamber of Commerce said its membership and programs are growing quickly, helping to develop minority businesses.
Seoul Restaurant, a Korean and Vietnamese dining spot in the Perimeter Place retail center on Lee Highway, has been praised by online reviewers as the best and most authentic food in Chattanooga.
These people filed for marriage and divorce licenses in the Hamilton County Clerk’s office, Feb. 21-25.
When El Metate opened in the Publix shopping center on Hixson Pike more than a year ago, it quickly became my favorite Mexican restaurant in Chattanooga.
Four new board members join utility
Four new board members join TVA
Fireworks shows at Lookouts games are on hold after owners of the Majestic 12 Cinema downtown complained that smoke from the blasts triggers the building’s smoke alarms.
For the second week in a row, a Dade County business owner was charged for paying off on video poker machines, Sheriff Patrick Cannon said.
With a 9 percent jobless rate, the loss of one of Walker County’s biggest employers is a blow, Commissioner Bebe Heiskell said after learning that the Blue Bird plant in LaFayette will shut down Aug. 30.
Members of Post Volunteer Fire Department in Catoosa County, Ga., will vote tonight on a proposal to turn over their trucks and equipment to Fort Ogle-thorpe and apply for jobs in the city department.
The Tennessee Election Commission has forwarded allegations of financial impropriety in the Marion County elections office to a civil judge.
ATLANTA — Whitfield County Sheriff Scott Chitwood said Wednesday he is pleased that a federal appeals court panel sided with his deputies in a lawsuit brought by the family of a woman who died in 2005 after she was shocked with a Taser.