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Georgia man dies in Tennessee lake

Aug. 19, 2018 3:37 PM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee say a man with a church group has died while swimming at a lake. News outlets report 37-year-old Jesus Antonio Castro of Douglasville, Georgia, was pulled from the water Saturday at Mac Point Beach on Parksville Lake east of Chattanooga. He was pronounced dead...

Bredesen proposes 4 debates in US Senate race in Tennessee

Aug. 13, 2018 3:03 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Democrat Phil Bredesen is proposing four debates before the November election for U.S. Senate against Republican Marsha Blackburn, whose campaign says she's still finalizing her debate schedule but looks forward to debating Bredesen. Bredesen's campaign said Monday that the former...

Tennessee production company founder, 57, drowns in lake

Aug. 6, 2018 1:59 PM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a prominent Tennessee filmmaker fell off a boat and drowned. News outlets cite a Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency release that says 57-year-old Bobby Stone slipped and fell into the water on Lake Chickamauga on Saturday. The agency says two cabin boats were tied...

The Latest: Fiery Ray Lewis enters Hall of Fame

Aug. 4, 2018 10:33 PM EDT

The latest on Pro Football Hall of Fame inductions Saturday in Canton, Ohio, and Terrell Owens' separate celebration in Chattanooga, Tennessee (all times local): 10:30 p.m. With a passionate 33-minute speech in which he strolled around the stage, ad libbed, praised and joked, spoke of sacrifice, love, glory and...

Terrell Owens enjoys his personal induction far from Canton

Aug. 4, 2018 6:54 PM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Terrell Owens came in wearing a suit spotted with the Pro Football Hall of Fame logo and swapped that out for the prized gold jacket. His bust? That remained 600 miles away in Canton, Ohio, along with the seven other members of this year's Hall of Fame class, leaving the stage at...

Johnson family driven to succeed in Tennessee city

Aug. 4, 2018 1:30 PM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Bryan Johnson, who is finishing up his first year at the helm of Hamilton County Schools, wasn't the only new face to come to town in 2017. With him came a first-grader, a high school senior and a fiercely successful partner: his wife, Candy Johnson. Now, together, the Johnsons...

7 new Hall members in Canton, 1 doing own thing elsewhere

Aug. 4, 2018 11:03 AM EDT

Seven members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame's class of 2018 will be on hand Saturday night in Canton, Ohio, for the induction festivities, along with more than 20,000 fans. About 600 miles away in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the eighth new Hall of Famer, Terrell Owens, will be doing his own thing. Again. Ray...

T.O. ready for unconventional induction in Chattanooga

Aug. 3, 2018 2:19 PM EDT

Leave it to Terrell Owens to choose to become the first person to celebrate being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame somewhere other than at the Canton, Ohio shrine. The receiver who provided so many exhilarating and exasperating moments during one of the NFL's most prolific careers is about 600 miles...

Man charged with threatening Tennessee congresswoman

Jul. 26, 2018 5:05 PM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a man on charges of threatening Republican U.S. Rep. Diane Black, who is running for governor of Tennessee. The indictment against Clifton Ward was filed June 26 in U.S. District Court in Chattanooga. It says Ward threatened to assault and kill...

5 wounded in parking lot shooting in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Jul. 15, 2018 1:23 PM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee say five people have been wounded in a shooting outside a bar in Chattanooga. Chattanooga police say in a news release the shooting was reported at 2:55 a.m. Sunday. Arriving officers found several victims and multiple shell casings in a parking lot. The...