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A breakdown at a wastewater pumping station is to blame for a fish kill on South Chickamauga Creek, a city government news release says.

A domestic related stabbing caused both a male and female to suffer serious injuries Saturday evening at approximately 6:25 p.m., according to a news release from the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office.

City of Chattanooga Public Works officials have determined that the fish kill on a section of South Chickamauga Creek this weekend resulted from the backup and overflow of a sewer pipeline near the creek bank. An earlier email from Alice Cannella said the city's Public Works Department was alerted about 6:30 p.m. Friday of dead fish in a section of the creek.

A 20-year-old man was shot in the arm in Chattanooga last night.

The Chattanooga Lookouts returned to their winning ways Friday night at AT&T Field, whipping Jacksonville 5-1 before an announced crowd of 4,058.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Brian Smith, a 32-year law enforcement veteran and a member of the Bradley County Commission, has been named as Sheriff-elect Eric Watson’s chief deputy.

Trying to gain ground in the energy drink market, Coca-Cola has bought a 16.7 percent stake in Monster for $2.15 billion.

NASHVILLE — Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke will endorse 4th Congressional District Democratic nominee Lenda Sherrell next week, the Sherrell campaign says.

A home invasion and attempted burglary led to shots being fired in Catoosa County this afternoon.

A woman died Friday afternoon in a single vehicle crash on Highway 58, according to the Hamilton County Sheriff's Department.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Brian Smith, a 32-year law enforcement veteran and a member of the Bradley County Commission, has been named as Sheriff-elect Eric Watson’s chief deputy.

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam said today that President Barack Obama has declared 18 counties, including Marion, Sequatchie and Bledsoe counties, as federal disaster areas due to storms that swept the state between June 5 to June 10.

Two Hamilton County roads will be closed beginning August 18.

NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam said Thursday he has created a 27-member task force on sentencing and recidivism as part of his administration’s overall effort to cut crime and improve public safety.

Naysayers have been calling shares of Warren Buffett's company overpriced for decades.

Officers from the Collegedale Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division and Patrol Division on Thursday arrested three male suspects in connection with the July 31 armed robbery of the Collegedale Credit Union.

NASHVILLE — With all but one provisional vote counted in last week’s 4th Congressional District GOP primary, U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais has at least a 38-vote lead over challenger Jim Tracy.

The 22-year-old who is suspected of vandalizing Westview Elementary School so badly Tuesday morning that it had to close all day for repairs was arrested and jailed Thursday after spending time under medical evaluation at Erlanger Medical Center.

East Ridge police responded to a robbery Thursday at New China Restaurant on 3710 Ringgold Road.

A family of six has been displaced after a house fire in Chattanooga last night.

Don’t look for them to round the bases in tutus and pointe shoes, but ballerinas from Chattanooga Ballet and Ballet Tennessee will be at the ballpark for Friday night’s Lookouts game at AT&T Field.

You know that old expression “Here’s mud in your eye”?

Fans of DreamWorks’ big green ogre probably already know that “Shrek” has spawned three sequels, two holiday specials and a big-screen spin-off, but don’t forget that Shrek also gave his regards to Broadway.

Back from Las Vegas, where he was featured on an upcoming episode of the Travel Channel series “Aftershocks,” paranormal investigator Richard Ruland will be one of two special guests at Dalton Ghost Tours on Saturday, Aug. 16.

More than 70 local Kangaroo Express stores have discount tickets available for the 20th annual Southern Brewers Festival.

When longtime local musician James Greasby died in January, he bequeathed his entire music collection to the Chattanooga Music Club.

Bradley County Sheriff-elect Eric Watson has announced two more members of his command staff.

Reports Wednesday of raw sewage leaking into several classrooms at Ooltewah High School were false, said Principal Jim Jarvis.

Exhibits, culture, outdoor fun and more around town.

Theater, dance, visual art and film.

Concerts, recitals, jam sessions and more.

Live music, dancing, karaoke and bar scene happenings.

The newest Volkswagen supplier is getting a $1 million grant from Tennessee's Department of Economic and Community Development through the Hamilton County Industrial Development board.

A five-course dinner paired with tastings of Bonterra, Jekel, left, and Sanctuary wines will be served 6-8 p.m. tonight, Aug. 14, at the Kitchen at Union Square in the Tallan Building at 2 Union Square.

President Obama signed a Tennessee Disaster Declaration Wednesday and ordered that federal aid be given to supplement state and local recovery efforts, according to a news release by the White House Office of the Press Secretary.

As of 3:55 p.m. Chattanooga Police have cleared the Republic Centre building at Sixth and Chestnut streets and are allowing people back inside building.

NASHVILLE — Republican U.S. Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee still isn't ruling out running for the GOP presidential nomination in 2016.

Thanks to a fender bender, Dalton police officer Michael Houck was in the right place at the right time to save a choking baby.

Volkswagen announced today it will create an Engineering Specialist Training program in Chattanooga that will target candidates who have already earned their Bachelor’s degree.

A pedestrian is in serious condition after being struck in a hit-and-run in Cleveland last night, according to a news release from Bradley County EMS.

A man armed with a handgun attempted to rob two downtown businesses early this morning, according to Chattanooga police.

The Tennessee Valley Authority said today its Watts Bar Nuclear Plant’s Unit 2 reactor is more than 90 percent complete and moving through key testing to become the first new U.S. nuclear reactor to generate power in the 21st century by the end of next year.

Deputies have arrested 22-year-old Aaron Roden in the burglary of Westview Elementary School located at 9629 East Brainerd Road.

What’s better than a new baby penguin at the Tennessee Aquarium? Two new baby penguins!

The Public Education Foundation released all 15 winners in the city’s first teacherpreneur competition today. The competition was held this month.

Firefighters extinguished a house fire in Collegedale this morning.

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