Man Wounded In Highway 58 Shootout; Off-Duty Chattanooga State Officer Fired Shot

Sunday, November 26, 2017
A man was injured during a shootout on Highway 58 late Saturday night.
 
Chattanooga Police said an off-duty Chattanooga State police officer fired a shot during the incident.
 
Police responded at 11:05 p.m. to the 4400 block of Highway 58 on a shots fired call.
 
Upon arrival, Chattanooga Police officers spoke with the off-duty Chattanooga State officer, who was working a security job in the area. He said he saw someone shooting at an occupied vehicle on the lot.
 
The Chattanooga State officer said he fired at the suspect.
 
Police said an injured person arrived at a local hospital by personal vehicle with a gunshot wound. The person's injuries are considered non-life threatening.
 
The injured person told police that multiple people in a passing vehicle shot at him while in the parking lot in the 4400 block of Highway 58 and he returned fire.
 
Members of the Violent Crime Bureau are actively investigating the incident. If you have any information about this incident please call the Chattanooga Police Department immediately. You can remain anonymous.
 
Police did not release the name of the person who was shot due to "safety concerns."


Alexander Says Shutting Down The Government Should Never Be A Bargaining Chip

Senator Lamar Alexander on Saturday urged Senate Democrats to reopen the government. “Shutting down the government of the United States of America should never ever be a bargaining chip for any issue. Period. It should be to governing as chemical warfare is to real warfare,” Senator Alexander said in remarks to his colleagues on the Senate floor.  “It should ... (click for more)

Latest Hamilton County Jail Booking Report

Here is the latest jail booking report from Hamilton County: ARNOLD, DESTINY R  3701 STEPHENS RD CLEVELAND, 37312  Age at Arrest: 34 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga THEFT OF PROPERTY UNDER 1000 --- BATES, TREVOR ALFRED  4624 PAW TRAIL CHATTANOOGA, 37416  Age at Arrest: 20 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County DRUGS GENERAL ... (click for more)

DACA Or Amnesty To Become The Majority?

As we have the political drama that we see in D.C. let’s be honest about what DACA is all about. We understand as the liberal policies of abortion, dependency on the government and an anti-American globalist / progressive agenda that many have come to realize these policies no longer represent their core beliefs and have left a certain party. Without an influx of new dependency ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies

It is said that a 15-year-old in Minnesota, where just like the rest of the United States prayer in schools is prohibited, was tasked with writing an essay. He turned in his paper and, as it was returned with an A-plus, it is only fitting that something this clever should begin this week’s edition of The  Saturday  Funnies. Those who enjoy the Funnies understand that ... (click for more)

Howard Scores Career-High 41 In All-America Type Effort As Bradley Beats McMinn, 69-43

ATHENS, Tenn. – Bradley Central’s Rhyne Howard made no bones about it. She was extremely disappointed not making the McDonald’s All-America team announced earlier this week. And McMinn County’s Lady Cherokees paid a heavy price for Howard’s frustration. With the second-ranked Bearettes coming out of halftime with a shaky 30-24 lead and not playing their best basketball, ... (click for more)

East Hamilton Makes 'Short' Work Of Tyner

To say the East Hamilton basketball squad made short work of visiting Tyner Academy Friday night would be a bit of an understatement.   The Hurricanes made 24 shots in the 62-49 non-region battle victory in a game matching two of the area’s better squads and all but three of those makes came within a foot or so of the basket.  You heard that right: ... (click for more)