Emmett Gienapp, Times Free Press

Emmett Gienapp

Times Free Press

Chattanooga, TN, United States

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Past articles by Emmett:

UPDATE: Police identify victim in probable hit-and-run in Hixson

A body was found on the 4500 block of Norcross Road Monday morning. → Read More

Authorities say man hid a phone in his ex-girlfriend's car to stalk her

Police say a man charged with stalking, harassment and electronic tracking of motor vehicles used a mobile app to follow his ex-girlfriend. → Read More

Witness says woman armed with knives stabbed victim several times

Prosecutors have charged a 33-year-old Chattanooga woman with attempted criminal homicide. → Read More

City partnership offers support services to area probationers

On Tuesday morning, a dozen young adults sat in green, high-backed office chairs around a conference table on the third floor of Chattanooga City Hall. → Read More

Man charged with aggravated rape, assault and kidnapping

A 27-year-old man faces multiple charges after a woman told police he choked, hit and raped her in her home. → Read More

Man arrested for following 14-year-old girl around Target and taking pictures of her

A Chattanooga man is in police custody after he allegedly followed a 14-year-old girl around a Target store, taking photos of her. → Read More

City lays out plans for three navigator positions

Chattanooga city officials have changed plans for hiring three "re-entry navigators," telling city council members Tuesday the new employees would be assigned to the Family Justice Center. → Read More

Attorney statement questions officers watching as man and cop got into fight

Georgia and Tennessee criminal defense attorney McCracken Poston released a statement regarding the viral video that appears to show his client fist fighting with a Chattanooga police officer on Station Street. → Read More

Navy divers make a splash at Tennessee Aquarium

A small crowd of children sat in the dark at the Tennessee Aquarium on Tuesday, faces pressed against the thick glass of the Secret Reef exhibit. → Read More

Proposed budget revives plan to relocate Moccasin Bend firing range

The city's budget for the next fiscal year shows new signs of life in the effort to relocate a law enforcement firing range embedded in the middle of the Moccasin Bend National Archeological District. → Read More

Man arrested on drug, firearm charges

A man is facing several charges after he was pulled over with drugs packaged for resale and stored in the door panels of the car he was driving. → Read More

Erlanger employee arrested after fighting with police at hospital

An Erlanger employee was booked into the Hamilton County Jail Thursday night and charged with assault on police after fighting with officers inside the hospital's emergency room. → Read More

Former McCallie School coach accused of sexually abusing students

Officials at McCallie School are working to learn more about allegations that a former teacher sexually abused two students during their time at the school in the 1990s. → Read More

UPDATE: Victim identified in fatal plane crash at Collegedale airport

One person was killed early Friday evening in a single-engine plane crash at the Collegedale Municipal Airport. → Read More

Chattanooga Police Department preparing to roll out gun unit

Leadership at the Chattanooga Police Department say they plan to roll out the new gun crime unit on June 1 as part of an effort to tackle persistent violence involving firearms. → Read More

UPDATE: Teacher charged after shooting incident; Dalton High School closed Thursday [photos, video, documents]

Dalton Police officers say they have taken into custody a teacher who was barricaded in a classroom after reports of shots fired at Dalton High School. → Read More

Police identify suspect in Hamilton Place riot

Chattanooga police have scheduled a news conference for 11 a.m. to give information and updates on Saturday's incident at Hamilton Place mall. → Read More

Southside Social owner says Chattanooga needs to tackle violence

The Southside Social remains closed after a woman was fatally shot near an apparent drive-by, and now its owner said he wants city officials to step up safety and security efforts in the area. → Read More

Domestic violence presents unique challenge for law enforcement, victims seeking justice

While year-end crime numbers for 2017 carried positive news about decreasing gang shootings, they also showed a persistent portion of Chattanooga's homicides continue to stem from domestic violence. → Read More

Former Chattanooga police officer accused of child porn possession enters plea agreement

A former Chattanooga Police Officer has entered a plea agreement. → Read More