Westbound I-24 In Marion County Closed After Fatal Tractor-Trailer Wreck

Friday, May 23, 2014

Westbound Interstate 24 traffic was closed early Friday morning after a fatal tractor-trailer crash in Marion County.

One person was killed and two others were taken to a hospital after two large trucks crashed.

The freeway was closed at Exit 152, by mile marker 151.

A detour was set up to allow drivers to get off at exit 152 and follow state Highway 2, then get back on at exit 143 . 

 The wreck happened around 1 a.m.

Work at the scene was expected to continue until around 10 a.m.



Man Living In Renaissance Park Charged In North Chattanooga Burglary

A man who police say lives at a homeless camp in Renaissance Park has been charged in a North Chattanooga burglary. Marvin Cummins, 46, was charged with aggravated burglary. The owner of a massage business on Woodland Avenue said on Monday he found the business ransacked. He said he went downstairs to a vacant apartment and found a white male with no pants. When he told ... (click for more)

Quarter-Million-Dollar EPB Bucket Truck Stolen; GPS Leads Officers To It In Nearby Walmart Lot

A quarter-million-dollar EPB truck was stolen Monday outside Cheddar's restaurant on Gunbarrel Road. But GPS quickly turned it up at a nearby Walmart parking lot. Michael William Milner, 27, of 6175 White Tail Dr., Ooltewah, was charged with theft over $60,000. Police said they were flagged down by a man in a silver SUV who was very upset. The EPB employee said he and his ... (click for more)

Thank You, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Thank you, Dr. King for stepping-out.  Thank you for your lasting voice to what it's all about. Thank you, Dr. King for  stepping up and also showing-up, ...when decisions were being made and  your refusal  to shut-up.  We find your fingerprints on both directions and toward progress.  your modeling, mentoring,  and reactions helps ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Vulgar Trump & More

Nothing rankles me more than seeing obscenities and vulgarity that appears in today’s liberal media, not to dare mention our public forum. Understand, I will use “damn” when no other word will fit as well. I’ll use “hell” as an exclamation point sometimes and I also may quote an aggressor in a story where he threatens to whip another’s “ass.” But our President reached an all-time ... (click for more)

Two Hamilton Heights Girls To Play In McDonald's All-America Team

(Story will be updated) Two players from Hamilton Heights have been named to rosters fro the 2018 McDonald’s All-America games in March. Jazmine Massengill and Elizabeth Balogun got the news Tuesday. Massengill is on the East roster while Balogun will play for the West. While Texas placed seven players on the squad, Hamilton Heights is one of just two teams to have ... (click for more)

Quarterback Dormady Will Transfer From Tennessee

Quinten Dormady, who was Tennessee’s starting quarterback until a shoulder injury sidelined him six games into the 2017 season, met with new Vols coach Jeremy Pruitt on Saturday to discuss the signal caller’s options. On Monday, Dormady, a junior quarterback from Boerne, Texas, announced that he would transfer from Tennessee. Dormady’s statement: “I would like to ... (click for more)