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Chatsworth PD warning of scam calls from 876 area code

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Police say the scammers are calling residents the area code, often times the elderly, and telling them they have won money and/or prizes.

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WEEKLY CIRCULARS

UPDATE: Police investigating deadly Hixson shooting Video included

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Chattanooga Police are investigating a fatal shooting on the 4800 block of Hixson Pike. 

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Man sought for rape-related charges added to HCSO's 12 Most Wanted

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Twenty-one-year-old Dejuan Shaquille Smith is wanted for two counts of Aggravated Robbery, two counts of Solicitation of Aggravated Rape, and Attempted Aggravated Rape. 

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Crews working on Pine Grove Road over weekend

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Beginning Sunday, Pine Grove Road in Catoosa County will be closed to through traffic as road crews work to complete repairs. 

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Four arrested in Alabama jail contraband scheme

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Four people have been arrested in two separate jail contraband incidents in Alabama.

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Employers stepped up hiring in 14 US states last month

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Hiring rose last month in 14 U.S. states, and the unemployment rate fell to record lows in two states.

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UPDATE: Sean Spicer resigns after White House hires new communications director Video included

Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer. NBC photo Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer. NBC photo
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White House press secretary Sean Spicer is resigning his position.

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5-year-old girl fined for lemonade stand

Professor Andre Spicer said his daughter was left in tears after she was fined. Professor Andre Spicer said his daughter was left in tears after she was fined.
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The local authorities have since canceled the fine and apologized.

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UPDATE: 59 arrested in warrant roundup

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The operation was designed to apprehend several high priority offenders with active warrants.

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UPDATE: Small plane makes emergency landing; no injuries reported Video included

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No injuries have been reported in the landing.

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UPDATE: Bradley County man indicted in 2015 murder

Cleveland police arrested Sean Davenport following the 2015 shooting death of Michael Swafford.

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Kingston coal ash spill workers treated as 'expendables,' lawsuit by sick and dying contends

In a Dec. 22, 2008, photograph, a home is engulfed near the TVA Kingston Fossil Plant in Roane County after the failure of a dike that unleashed more than 5.4 million cubic yards of coal ash sludge. Photo by J. Miles Cary/News Sentinel In a Dec. 22, 2008, photograph, a home is engulfed near the TVA Kingston Fossil Plant in Roane County after the failure of a dike that unleashed more than 5.4 million cubic yards of coal ash sludge. Photo by J. Miles Cary/News Sentinel
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The EPA declared the area a superfund site full of toxic metals and chemicals.

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19 displaced, 2 hospitalized in apartment fire in Tennessee

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An apartment fire has displaced 19 residents and sent two people to the hospital in Tennessee.

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US says ban on laptops in airplane cabins has been lifted

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Some safety experts cautioned, however, that putting devices with lithium ion batteries that are prone to overheating in cargo increased the risk of fire.

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Tennessee State Parks prep for Solar Eclipse Video included

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Much of the continental United States will be able to see the solar eclipse, and Tennessee will be a prime spot.

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Tennessee notches record in federal college aid applications

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State officials say Tennessee has set a record for federal college aid applications. 

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UPDATE: Semi-trailer fire slows traffic on I-75 near split Video included

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A semi-trailer crash is causing delays on I-75 SB at the I-24 split in Hamilton County.

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EYE ON HEALTH

Free house cleaning for cancer patients Video included

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Housekeeping is usually never fun, but it can be overwhelming for those going through chemotherapy. 

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Two restaurants failed in north Georgia for multiple violations

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Two failures mar this week's scores in north Georgia, and the main issue that needs to be addressed is food safety.

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Heat Index to top 100 Friday afternoon Video included

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It will be a hot and muggy day as temperatures climb to the mid-90s this afternoon. It will be a muggy morning, waking up to temperatures in the mid-70s. 

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Fire damages home on Bunker Hill Road

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Fire crews battled a residential fire on the 5500 block of Bunker Hill Rd. Friday morning. 

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SCHOOL PATROL

Hamilton Co. school board discusses other options for I-Zone schools Video included

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Hamilton County school board members say they're not getting the answers they need from the state to decide on how to move forward on a decision about the district's five I-Zone schools.

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UPDATE: 2 people charged in attempted rape livestreamed on Facebook

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News outlets report 21-year-old Sherman Hubbard was arrested Tuesday afternoon and 19-year-old Tyasiza Roberson turned herself in to the Hamilton County Jail on Monday.

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Tennessee unemployment rate at lowest in recorded history

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June's preliminary seasonally adjusted rate surpasses the previous low mark of 3.7 percent in March 2000. The last time Tennessee registered below 4 percent was February 2001.

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Trump still has confidence in Sessions, White House says

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President Trump still has confidence in Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the White House said Thursday, despite the president's blunt comments that he would've chosen a different person for the top Department of Justice job had he known Sessions was going to recuse himself.

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#2017SolarEclipse: Safety tips for viewing the eclipse

The total solar eclipse will be on August 21, and if you're planning to watch it, here are some safety tips.

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Woman awakes to find suspected kidnapper driving boyfriend's car Video included

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The victim told police she was sleeping in the back of her boyfriend's car while he went into the store. 

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What The Tech? Post Office Boxes Video included

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A P.O. box keeps hackers and others from knowing where you live and protects some of the most crucial information needed by a hacker to steal someone's identity. P.O. boxes are relatively inexpensive.

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Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington dies at 41

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Bennington's body was discovered Thursday morning in the Palos Verdes Estates neighborhood of Los Angeles. 

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UPDATE: Woodmore school bus driver could avoid jail time Video included

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Tears streamed down the faces of the people who loved the Woodmore bus crash victims most. 

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  • School Patrol

    School Patrol

    David Carroll covers education news and issues at schools across the Tennessee Valley.

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    David Carroll covers education news and issues at schools across the Tennessee Valley.

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  • Restaurant Report Card

    Restaurant Report Card

    Channel 3 investigates the health department records for restaurants in Tennessee and Georgia to keep you safe.

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    Channel 3 investigates the health department records for restaurants in Tennessee and Georgia to keep you safe.

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  • Scam Alert

    Scam Alert

    Scammers are becoming smarter than ever; count on Channel 3 to be on your side and beat them at their game.

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    Scammers are becoming smarter than ever; count on Channel 3 to be on your side and beat them at their game.

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