30 May 2024

Category: Community

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Caregiver, who admitted to putting infant down ‘little harder than normal’ leaving the baby with long-term medical consequences, was sentenced!

Minneapolis, MINNESOTA – According to the court documents, the 59-year-old defendant, later identified as MicheIIe, was sentenced to 7 years behind bars after she injured 6-month-old baby severely, leaving the infant in medically-induced coma, fighting for his life. Prosecutors said the child will likely have long-term…

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has signed the Smart Heart Act into law, marking a significant step towards ensuring the safety of students in schools across the state

Chattanooga, TN – According to the state officials, this legislation mandates the presence of automatic defibrillators in schools and establishes clear protocols for responding to cardiac-related medical emergencies. Notably, the bill garnered unanimous, bipartisan support in the legislative process. Under the Smart Heart Act, every…

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April brought positive news for employment across Tennessee, with all 95 counties reporting lower unemployment rates, each clocking in at or below 4.1%, as per the latest data released by the Department of Labor and Workforce Development

Chattanooga, TN – According to the state officials, leading the pack was Williamson County, boasting the state’s lowest unemployment rate at a mere 2%, marking a 0.2 percentage point decline from March’s 2.2%. Following closely, Sevier County secured the second-lowest rate in April, standing at…

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UH-60 Blackhawk medical flight crew from the Tennessee National Guard rescued a hiker suffering from a severe illness in a remote part of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Chattanooga, TN – Just before 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time, the Tennessee National Guard and the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency received a distress call regarding a hiker in urgent need of medical assistance. The hiker was situated at Icewater Spring, over 5,000 feet above sea level….

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Man, who was highly intoxicated, left 7-year-old grandchild with homeIess woman because she seemed trustworthy so he could go and get a drink

Sacramento, CA – According to the police officials, the 54-year-old granddad, later identified as Jason, was arrested and later charged with multiple charges, including child endangerment following an incident earlier this month. Police officials said the 54-year-old suspect, who was reportedly drunk, allegedly left his…

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The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation is facilitating a mobile household hazardous waste collection service in Madison, Stewart, and Van Buren counties on Saturday, May 18, 2024

Chattanooga, TN – According to the state officials, residents are urged to take advantage of this opportunity to dispose of household hazardous waste, which may include items such as cleaning fluids, pesticides, swimming pool chemicals, and more. It’s important to note that individuals do not need…

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The Chattanooga Police Department is pleased to announce the publication of its 2023 Annual Report, showcasing remarkable progress in crime reduction and community safety

Chattanooga, TN – According to the police officials, the report reportedly illuminates the steadfast endeavors of the Chattanooga Police Department’s dedicated and proficient personnel, whose unwavering dedication has yielded a notable 12% decrease in overall crime from 2022 to 2023. This achievement underscores the department’s…