27, Feb 2015 - Chattanooga, TN Chattanoogans Weigh In On Upcoming Same-Sex Marriage Ruling
In Tennessee, same-sex marriage has undoubtedly become a topic of debate. Marriage equality supporters make their case under the 14th amendment, which says no person may be denied the equal protection of the law. Right now, couples submit their marriage license applications to the Hamilton County Courthouse. ...
25, Feb 2015 - Morrison, TN DA drops case against man accused of soliciting murder
CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee(WDEF) - A Hamilton County prosecutor dropped the case against a Catoosa County man accused of Solicitation to Commit Murder on a teenager. Prosecutor Amanda Morrison told Judge Barry Steelman the state was dropping its case against Joshua Patterson. Morrison said there was insufficient evidence to support claims Patterson tried to hire is ex-wife to kill the the 16-year ...
12, Oct 2014 - Tennessee gay marriage debate takes center stage
Just hours after Chattanooga wrapped up its annual Pride Celebration, the U.S. Supreme Court decided it wouldn't weigh in on same-sex marriage appeals, opening the door for legal marriage in 30 states.
10, Oct 2014 - Knoxville, TN Tennessee Court of Appeals rules for City Café in beer sales case
The Tennessee Court of Appeals in Knoxville ruled Thursday that Chattanooga’s beer board was wrong when it told the City Café it had to stop selling beer or shut down all operations from 3 a.m. to 8 a.m. on weekdays, and 3 a.m. to noon on Sundays, when beer cannot legally be served.
09, Oct 2014 - Court rules for restaurant in beer permit dispute
The Tennessee Court of Appeals has ruled a Chattanooga ordinance that caused a restaurant to lose its beer permit is constitutionally invalid.
08, Oct 2014 - Chattanooga, TN Tennessee Opens Controlled Substance Database to Judges
CHATTANOOGA, TN (WDEF-TV) - Effective treatment is the key to reducing drug related offenses. That's the theme for Tennessee Drug Courts, which are showing an impressive record in keeping offenders from returning to jail. The state is now offering a few judges another tool as part of an experimental program. Hamilton county criminal court judge Rebecca Stern has been running the "drug court ...
03, Apr 2014 - Chattanooga, TN Chattanoogan.com - Chattanooga's source for breaking local news
A suspension of Knoxville attorney Roger D. Hyman’s law license has been upheld by a unanimous opinion of the Tennessee Supreme Court. In 2010, the Board of Professional Responsibility filed a petition for discipline against Mr. Hyman for two unrelated complaints.
01, Apr 2014 - Chattanooga, TN Frank Daniels III: Petty politics defiles judicial review process
Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey thinks he can pack the Tennessee Supreme Court with people who think 'right' - just like him, even after 'his' JPEC strategy fails.