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TBI Continue Investigation into death of 5 Year Old

Investigators continue to follow evidence connected with the death of a 5 year old Marion County child. Lucas Dillon was found “severely injured” at his home outside Whitwell in late March. Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokesman Josh Devine says the … Continue reading

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Man says Hamilton County Sheriff’s Deputies Assaulted Him

A 23-year-old man has accused Hamilton County sheriff’s deputies of assaulting him multiple times while he was handcuffed. The Chattanooga Times Free Press (http://bit.ly/1DJohBQ ) reported Tuesday that Joshua P. Ferriera filed a lawsuit against the sheriff’s office, Deputy Jeremy … Continue reading

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Correctional Commissioner: “Tennessee Prisons are Safe”

(Chattanooga Times Free Press) Tennessee Department of Correction Commissioner Derrick Schofield told lawmakers on Monday that the state’s prisons are safe despite staff vacancies and recent violence at two of its prisons. Schofield’s appearance before the House State Government Committee … Continue reading

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Two Dead After Weekend Shootout

A second man is dead following a weekend shooting spree in East Tennessee. Athens police say Matthew Moore, age 37 died yesterday from gunshot wounds he suffered during the shootout at a home on Lime Street in that McMinn County … Continue reading

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Man Survives 100 Foot Fall

Rescuers say a 61 year old man survived a 100 foot plunged off the side of Signal Mountain outside Chattanooga Sunday morning. The man was clearing brush at a home off North Palisades Drive when he fell from the cliff. … Continue reading

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Lawmaker Slows Effort to Remove Confederate Bust

A Tennessee lawmaker says he plans to slow the effort to remove a bust of a Confederate general and Ku Klux Klan leader from the halls of the Tennessee Capitol. House Majority Leader Gerald McCormick told The Chattanooga Times Free … Continue reading

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