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Driver dies in Harrison crash

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tennessee (WDEF) – A driver in one of the vehicles that crashed Monday evening in the Harrison area, has died. The wreck happened on Highway 58 near the Harrison-Ooltewah Road intersection. 89-year old Marvin Beemer from Harrison died at the hospital from his injuries. Two other people...
HARRISON, TN
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Police: Chattanooga child hit by truck, hospitalized

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WVLT) - A 9-year-old girl was taken to the hospital after being hit by a pickup truck in Chattanooga, according to officials from the Chattanooga Police Department. Officers responded to a call about a pedestrian being hit by a car on June 18, and an investigation detailed a...
CHATTANOOGA, TN
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Drive by shooting in Bradley County neighborhood

CLEVELAND, Tennessee (WDEF) – The Bradley County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting in the Rolling Brook community outside of Cleveland. Investigators say the shots were fired from a vehicle into the home around 1 AM. No one was hit, but two adults, two juveniles and a child...
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Armed and dangerous Tennessee escapee found in north Alabama

MADISON COUNTY, Ala. - An inmate, who absconded law enforcement officers in the Chattanooga area and has a history of escaping from jail, is now back behind bars. Authorities said he was taken into custody Monday evening after a brief chase. Johnny Lewis Payne, who originally escaped from the Elba...
MADISON COUNTY, AL
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Father’s fight to expose ‘deadly guardrails’ comes to an end

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - A father’s six-year fight to expose what he calls “potentially deadly guardrails” came to an end on Tuesday in a Tennessee courtroom. Steve Eimers sued Lindsay Corporation, the manufacturer of the X-Lite guardrail, after his 17-year-old daughter, Hannah, was killed when her car slammed into an X-Lite guardrail in Tennessee in 2016.
ANCHORAGE, AK
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Meet The Couple Reviving Business On Dalton’s Block 79

Five years ago, Viviana and Carlos Ramirez opened a boutique on East Morris Street in Dalton. Then, many of the buildings around them were empty - and over time, they started to buy and renovate them. Today, Carlos and Viviana own or co-own several businesses on East Morris Street between...
DALTON, GA
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Redevelopment of Old DuPont Property Moves Ahead

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) — Rise Partners and the City of Chattanooga are moving ahead with their plan to redevelop 88 acres of what used to be the DuPont Chemical Plant on Access Road. Four buildings will be constructed on the property, totaling eight hundred thousand square feet in industrial work...
CHATTANOOGA, TN
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TBI Most Wanted Escapee caught

JASPER, Tennessee (WDEF) – Johnny Lewis Payne is back in custody, but we’ll see how long this will last. Payne has a knack for escaping from law enforcement. A few weeks ago, he escaped from an Alabama prison where he was serving 20 years for receiving stolen goods.
MARION COUNTY, TN
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Police have person of interest in Monday shooting

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Chattanooga Police have taken a suspect into custody from a shooting in Lookout Valley this morning. The 46 year old male victim suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound on Kellys Ferry Road. Police say they found a person of interest in the shooting nearby. They say more...
CHATTANOOGA, TN
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Buck to Direct Scopes Trial Play in Dayton

Buck, associate professor of theatre at Lee University, will direct this year’s Scopes Trial Play in Rhea County’s annual Scopes Festival. The play, “The Scopes Trial: Monkey in the Middle,” written by Dayton playwright Gale Johnson, will be performed four times between Friday, July 15 and Sunday, July 17.
CLEVELAND, TN
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Cleveland woman raising money for city's own Miracle League

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — A Cleveland woman is working to turn her family's dream into a reality by raising money for a Miracle League in Cleveland. Miracle League gives children with special needs the chance to play baseball. Carolyn Kimsey says that her son is her motivation. He's 10 years...
CLEVELAND, TN

Update: Teen from Anniston Still Missing

Anniston, AL – Despite incorrect reports of Brain Barker being found this unfortunately untrue. Per his father, Jeremiah Barker, Brian was last seen in a hospital in Chattanooga, TN. He was reported as safe, but left the hospital and is still missing. The hospital he was seen at was Chattanooga Memorial Hospital. As a reminder Brian is on the Autism spectrum and hasn’t had his medication in over a week. If you have any information please contact the Anniston Police Department at (256) 238-1800 or the Chattanooga Police. If Brian is found the Calhoun Journal will update this article as well as the original. Please make sure you confirm any details with the police or family before noting he has been found. False information can delay Brian from being found.
ANNISTON, AL
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Update: 89-year-old Harrison man killed in Highway 58 crash Monday

HARRISON, Tenn. — UPDATE (Tuesday):. This accident was a deadly one, according to a new release from the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office. 89-year-old Marvin Beemer of Harrison lost his life in the crash. HCSO says Beemer was taken to the hospital, where he later died from his injuries. The...
HARRISON, TN
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Weather Update: Wednesday’s Forecast – June 29th, 2022

Tennessee Valley (WDEF): Very Warm And More Humid, With Increasing Temperatures By The Holiday Weekend!. This Morning: Partly cloudy, dry, and pretty quiet through the morning. Our lows will settle into the upper 60’s to the mid 70’s. A few areas of fog are also popping up. This...
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Apparent escape prone Payne recaptured in Alabama

Johnny Lewis Payne, a detainee that managed to escape from a Chattanooga detention facility and was recaptured in Marion County, TN earlier this month. Payne had already escaped from a Coffee County, AL facility and then managed to escape from Mocassin Bend facility has been recaptured once again. On June...
MARION COUNTY, TN
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