A potential non-discrimination ordinance for same-sex city employees continued as a point of contention in city council on Tuesday as some called for further definitions about “gender expression and identity,” and posed questions about how the ordinance may limit the freedom of religious residents or affect individual privacy in public restrooms. The ordinance, which would expand the group protected from discrimination or harassment ... (click for more)
Hamilton County Medical Examiner Dr. James Metcalfe testified Tuesday that he had changed his findings in the death of a teen's foetus after she said she was beaten by her boyfriend. Dr. Metcalfe first listed the death of "Promise Jones" as a homicide due to blunt force injury. ... (click for more)
Automotive interior parts manufacturer Yanfeng Automotive Interiors will locate a new manufacturing facility in Chattanooga to support Volkswagen. This represents an investment of $55 million. The company will create 325 jobs by the time it starts production in late ... (click for more)
July 7, 2015
Attorney General Slatery and 14 other state attorneys general have sent a letter to Congressional leaders urging them to take action to protect the tax-exempt status of nonprofit religious organizations ... (click for more)
A Chattanooga man is being held on a $1-million bond after a woman told police he repeatedly beat her while raping her in public. Richard Witherow, 46, of Chattanooga has been charged ... (click for more)
Chattanooga firefighters with four fire companies rushed to a house fire at 1509 Duncan Avenue at 10:20 this morning. Battalion Chief Lesley Morgan said the first firefighters who ... (click for more)
Should the bust of General Nathan Bedford Forrest be removed from the State Capitol?