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Prosecutor Says Janet Hinds Was Drunk Driver Who Failed To Stop After Hitting Rookie Police Officer; Defense Says "Perfect Storm" Of Mistakes Led To Nicholas Galinger Death

Prosecutor Cameron Williams, addressing a jury from Nashville in the case involving the traffic death of Chattanooga Police rookie Nicholas Galinger, characterized Janet Hinds as a drunk driver who had five drinks that night before driving back home. He said she made no effort to stop, and waited days to turn herself in. He said the injuries were catastrophic, and that officers performed CPR for half an hour before Officer Galinger was pronounced ... (click for more)

Ed Johnson Memorial is unveiled
Photo by Tom Kinser
Ed Johnson Memorial is unveiled

Woman, 86, Dies In Dalton House Fire

Attendees Brave Rain For Ed Johnson Memorial Dedication


A fire at a home in Dalton, Ga., claimed the life of an elderly resident on Sunday evening. The cause of the fire is being investigated by the Dalton Fire Department, but preliminary indications from the investigation do not indicate foul play. The fire department was called to ... (click for more)

By the same Walnut Street Bridge where black man Ed Johnson was lynched and shot in 1906 after most believe he was wrongly accused in the rape of a white woman, another crowd gathered Sunday afternoon. But this time, it was to lift him up, not bring him down. Amid a backdrop of ... (click for more)



Hamilton County Has 6 More COVID Deaths, 77 New Cases

Georgia Has 191 More Coronavirus Deaths And 9,490 New Cases Since Friday

Police Blotter: Woman Lying On Car Was Just Enjoying The Evening Air; Man Enters Apartment And Yells It Is His


The Hamilton County Health Department reported six more coronavirus deaths on Monday, four male and two female, three black and three white, one between the ages of 41-50, one between the ages ... (click for more)

Georgia state health officials reported on Monday there have been 191 additional deaths due to the coronavirus. The current total is 21,426. There are 9,490 new cases as that total reaches ... (click for more)

A suspicious person was reported at Vandergriff Village Apartments, 5225 Old Hixson Pike. Police found a woman lying on top of her car. She said that she was a resident of the building and was ... (click for more)


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