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Check here often for breaking news and important stories in the Chattanooga area and around the country reported by the WTVC NewsChannel 9 news team. You will find crime, weather, business and political news, as well as special reports for Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama and North Carolina. For up to the minute news, count on WTVC NewsChannel 9 News in Chattanooga.

NewsChannel 9 Top Stories

7 Dead in Mexico City Gas Explosion at Children's Hospital

Charmane Goins will go to trial

Stabbing at Lookout Middle and High School

WANTED: Geoffrey Peterson

An Officer Is Suspended Without Pay After Involvement In Shooting

Missing Marie Creech's Van Found in Dade County

Drone Lost Contact Operator Before Crashing At White House

Opening Statements Begin Thursday For Aaron Hernandez

Chattanooga Woman Remembers Watching Challenger Explosion In 5th Grade Class

Trying To Break A World Ballooning Record

GMC Morning Update Thursday

GA Lawmakers Make Changes To Cannabis Oil Bill

Insuring Thousands of Tennesseans

Smugglers Carry New Cargo: Cheap Prescription Medication

“Green Dot” Fraud Alert

Will She Ever Walk Again? Chattanooga Family Asks for Your Help Funding Therapy and Rehabilitation for Violence Victim

Clarksville Man Arrested on Drug Charges in Marion County

Dalton Theft Suspect Caught on Camera

Bill Gates Reveals What Makes Him Feel 'Pretty Stupid'

DENSO Announces Athens Expansion, 400 New Jobs

Craigslist Provides List of Personal Safety Tips

Police Ask for Public's Help Supporting Family of 1-Year-Old Shooting Victim

Bald Eagle Eggs Eyed on Berry College Eagle-Cam

ARCHIVES: NewsChannel 9's Coverage of the Challenger Disaster, January, 1986

5-Year-Old Girl Dies After Catching the Flu, Even After Getting Vaccine

School Sparks Controversy After Asking Student to Cover Shoulders at Dance

Man Crashes Hang Glider Into Cabin

New Chattanooga Fire Hydrants

GMC Morning Update Wednesday

Georgia Man Executed for Killing Fellow Inmate

Vanderbilt Rape Trial: Ex-Football Players Found Guilty

Mocs Announce Changes to Men’s Track & Field and Cross Country Programs

Pharmacist Weighs In on Prescription Drug Bust

Educators Recognize School Choice; Lawmakers Consider Voucher Program

Reaction to Discovery of Woman's Body in Chattanooga

Google Expanding Fiber Service to 4 Southeastern Metro Areas

Zombie Cat: Buried Kitty Believed Dead, Meows Back to Life

Man Arrested in Connection with Two East Ridge Burglaries

Escaped Inmate Back in Custody After Stealing Public Works Van

Jury Begins Deliberations in Vanderbilt Rape Trial

Scottsboro Teacher Charged in Student Sex Investigation

Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche Issue Recalls for Fuel Leaks

Chattanooga's Homeless Programs Getting Almost $3 Million from H.U.D.

50 Years at the Chattanooga Post Office

Mormon Church Announce Support for LGBT Legal Protections

Travel Bans Lifted in Northeast After Blizzard Passes

GMC Morning Update Tuesday

70 Years Since the Liberation of Auschwitz

Facebook & Instagram Service Restored Following Outages

Chattanooga Housing Authority Opens Applications for Waiting List Lottery for 24 Hours

Ongoing Investigation into Raid on Hormone Replacement Business

Mother Abandons Her Three Children to Escape from Police

Ex-Vandy Football Player Has No Recall of Assault

Truck Thief Calls Police After He Runs Out of Gas

Deborah Tedder - Teaching Women Around the World to Sew

Denver Police Shoot, Kill Teen Who Struck Officer With Car

Suspect Has Been Charged

Body Found on S. Highland Park Ave.

Police Identify Victim of Deadly Hit and Run in Rossville

Truck Failing to Stop at Weigh Station was Carrying Drugs

Two Charged for Armed Robbery in Murphy

Thousands of Flights Cancelled Ahead of Major Winter Storm

Mocs Crack The Top 25

CBO: Budget Deficit to Sink to Lowest Level of Obama Presidency

Chattanooga Housing Authority to Open Housing Voucher Program Waiting List

Hamilton Co. Woman Charged with TennCare Fraud

T-DOT Wants You to Vote on Its Submitted Sign Suggestions

Marion County Sheriff Warns of Phone Scam

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Millions of GMO Insects Could Be Released in Florida Keys

Closing Arguments Expected Monday in Vanderbilt Rape Trial

Large Asteroid to Pass Near Earth on Monday

Secret Service Recovers Device at White House

Chattanooga Police Department Ranked 29 in the Country for Efficiency in Spending Taxpayer Dollars

GMC Morning Update Monday

Miss Colombia Crowned Miss Universe

UTC Adds Gender-Neutral Restrooms

FBI: Hunt Continues for Suspect in Bomb Threats Against Jets

Tennessee Cash Lottery Winner in Crossville

Man Injured in Early Morning Shooting

Community Businesses Help BrewHaus Bar Recover after Fire

Deadly Hit and Run Investigation

Bomb Threat: FBI searches for suspect; planes bound for Atlanta

88 Year Old Involved in Elderly Abuse Case

Purported ISIS Video Claims One Japanese Hostage Executed

Lu Ann Cahn #IDareMe30

EPB explains the Local Smart Grid

Federal Judge Strikes Down Gay-Marriage Ban in Alabama

American Sniper: Changing The Way We See Combat Veterans

Made in Our Hometown: The New World of Compression Socks

Gun Discovered on Student at East Ridge Middle School

Truck Driver Killed in Rhea County Crash

Catoosa Bus Driver Fired for Texting from Behind the Wheel

Cold & Flu Season: Another Medicine Shortage to Worry About

DEA Agents Investigating Local Hormone Clinic

SkyMall takes laughs away with it

Vols' Bajakian Bolts For NFL

School Bus Forced into Ditch

Water Main Break Repaired on Lookout Mountain

Wedding Ceremonies Halted at McMinn County Clerk's Office

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Business News

Major business and economic reports scheduled for today:

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Labor Department will report today on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week. In last Thursday's report, the number of Americans seeking jobless benefits fell for the first time in a month, a sign that layoffs remain low and hiring is probably still healthy.

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   WEST PALM BEACH, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 03/21/14 --
 Companies that pride themselves on being eco-friendly may have conflicted
 ideas between marketing with ad specialties and maintaining their green
 reputation. ...

Entertainment News


LONDON (AP) -- The actor who plays Martin Luther King in "Selma" is speaking about the racial controversy over fellow British actor Benedict Cumberbatch.

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WINFIELD, Pa. (AP) -- Super Bowl 49 will be the 49th for superfan Tom Henschel.

Science/Tech News


WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's used it to keep track of things like traffic delays and speed traps.


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