We have a new restaurant chain up and running in our area. "The Egg and I" officially opened this morning on Gunbarrel Road on the ground floor of a new building. The Colorado based chain operates more than a hundred restaurants in 19 states. The specialize in breakfast and lunch. The chain promises eggs in
CHATTANOOGA,TN, (WDEF)-Dr. Sallye Gregg, Regional Institute For Veterinary Emergencies & Referrals ,"We have the copperheads, rattlesnakes, cotton mouths, they are going into all three environments we do see a lot of snakes anytime on a holiday" Dr. Gregg has worked with animals for more than 30 years. "Lot of people out hiking and the copperheads lying on the side of
CHATTANOOGA, TN. (WDEF-TV) - Older Americans will remember Labor Day as a time for picnics and speeches from politicians and union leaders. American labor unions have lost most of their membership and clout in the last 20 years. But the drive to install the U-A-W at the Chattanooga Volkswagen plant is in overdrive. Only about 3-percent of workers in the
SIGNAL MOUNTIAN, TN (WDEF) Emergency crews rescued an elderly man who fell off a trail at Rainbow Fall on Signal Mountain. They said the man was alert but may have a possible leg or ankle fracture. He was transported to a local hospital. We are working to get an update on the man's condition.
The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office investigates a body found near Ider over the weekend. Horseback riders discovered the body Sunday afternoon around 4 o'clock after the Ider Police Chief asked for their help. The body may be of a missing man. Investigators sent the body to the Alabama Department of Forensics in Huntsville. The Sheriff hopes to soon have a
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — A significant aftershock from last weekend's magnitude-6.0 earthquake has rattled Northern California's wine country. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-3.2 tremor struck 5 miles south of the city of Napa just before 2 a.m. Sunday. Thomas Brocher, director of USGS' Earthquake Science Center, says it wasn't the strongest aftershock to rumble the region since the
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Celebrity chef Todd English has been arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated in New York. Police in Southampton say the 54-year-old English was arrested at around 3:30 a.m. Sunday on a county road on Long Island. Authorities say he posted $1,500 bail at Southampton Town Justice Court. An email to English's representative wasn't immediately
ATLANTA (AP) — Federal officials are looking for train cars to haul nuclear waste toward its final resting place. Too bad they have no idea where that train will actually go. Officials at the U.S. Department of Energy asked commercial firms this spring for ideas on buying or leasing specialized train cars to haul radioactive, used fuel from nuclear reactors
VERONA, Wis. (AP) — There's a good chance that many of the trendy vegetables foodies latch on to in the next decade will come from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Plant breeders at other public universities focus on improving field corn, soybeans and other crops used in food manufacturing. Those in Madison are working on producing better-tasting vegetables. Horticulture professor Julie
POCANTICO HILLS, N.Y. (AP) — White House chef Sam Kass and MSNBC host Alex Wagner are tying the knot in an evening ceremony at Blue Hill at Stone Barns, a farm-to-table restaurant in Pocantico Hills, just north of New York City. President Barack Obama has set aside the pressures of the world's trouble spots to attend tonight's wedding. Kass began
RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — The first of August dawned as a day of promise for the Mahmoum clan and thousands of other Palestinians stuck in United Nations shelters in Rafah — thanks to a temporary cease-fire with Israel they could go home for three days. But the expected respite quickly turned into one of the deadliest and most controversial
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan spokesman says 23 people were killed when a passenger van and a fuel tanker collided in western Afghanistan. Raouf Ahmadi, a spokesman for the provincial police chief in western Herat province, said the crash happened Sunday morning. He said four other people were injured in the accident, on the main highway between the city
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is calling on Ukraine to immediately start talks on a political solution to the crisis in eastern Ukraine, including discussing statehood. In comments to the national TV network Channel 1, which were reported by Russian news agencies, Putin said the talks must have the goal of "safeguarding the legitimate interests of those
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has shot down a drone that strayed into Israeli airspace from neighboring Syria. The military said Sunday's incident occurred near Quneitra in the Golan Heights, the scene of heavy fighting between Syrian government troops and rebels. It says the aircraft was destroyed by a Patriot missile. Lt. Col. Peter Lerner, a spokesman
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — An Islamist-allied militia group says it has "secured" a U.S. Embassy compound in Libya's capital, more than a month after American personnel evacuated from the country over ongoing fighting. An Associated Press journalist walked through the compound Sunday after the Dawn of Libya, an umbrella group for Islamist militias, invited onlookers inside. Windows at the compound
PIKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Residents of northwest Bledsoe County say their drinking water has drawn dozens of violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act, and they can't get officials to put a permanent fix in place. Compounding their frustration is the fact that the nearby Bledsoe County Correctional Complex is getting clean water from the city of Pikeville. Tennessee Department
FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) — A Franklin father of three has created a smartphone app that reminds parents not to leave their children in a hot car. Cody King says he has been haunted by the thought of accidentally leaving a child in a car, even though it's never happened to him or any one he knows. The Tennessean reports (http://tnne.ws/1vYTGYa)
SODDY-DAISY, Tenn. (AP) — A 23-year-old man has been charged with criminal homicide in the death of his girlfriend's 3-year-old son. Justin Dale Bradley was being held in the Hamilton County Jail after he was charged Saturday night. The boy, Dakota Arndt, was rushed to Children's Hospital at Erlanger and placed in intensive care on Wednesday night after suffering multiple
MACON, Ga. (AP) — Police are searching for a gunman who robbed two workers outside a Macon bank. The stickup happened Sunday afternoon at a State Bank & Trust branch near Eisenhower Parkway. The Telegraph of Macon (http://bit.ly/1nNGuQH ) reports the suspect demanded that two store employees hand over a bank deposit bag. The thief took the bag and fled.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Kennesaw has banned new pawn shops and payday lenders from opening for one year. The Kennesaw City Council approved the temporary moratorium during a meeting this month. It will not affect businesses already operating within city limits. Kennesaw Mayor Mark Mathews said city officials realized Kennesaw's restrictions on lenders were laxer than other cities. Councilwoman Cris
WOODSTOCK, Ga. (AP) — Investigators are trying to identify the body of a woman found floating in Lake Allatoona. A boater found the body Sunday morning, prompting an investigation by the Cherokee County sheriff's office. Police have not yet identified the victim, whom they described as a white adult woman with red hair and multiple tattoos. Police said they estimate
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — The mayor of Tuscaloosa is seeking to reduce city vehicle and fuel costs. Mayor Walt Maddox presented his budget proposal this week, saying it lays the ground for lowering gasoline and diesel fuel expenditures. The Tuscaloosa News (http://bit.ly/1lrmE2f ) reports that Maddox wants to change the city's take-home vehicle policy to reduce wear and tear on
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Close to 400 Moon Pies are ready for Alabama's largest Moon Pie-eating contest. The 23rd annual event will be held Monday afternoon at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park. The Tuscaloosa News (http://bit.ly/1lrjTxM ) reports the 60 contestants must try to eat as many Moon Pies as quickly as possible. ___ Information from: The Tuscaloosa News, http://www.tuscaloosanews.com
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Volunteer firefighters in Autauga County will receive money for new breathing equipment. The Autauga County Firefighters Association has received a grant for more than $614,000 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The award does not include the Prattville fire department. To obtain the grant, the association had to promise to provide its own 10 percent match.