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    1 killed, 6 shot at Antioch church

    Sunday, September 24 2017 8:11 PM EDT2017-09-25 00:11:57 GMT

    Metro Police have identified the shooter at an Antioch church who killed one person in the parking lot and wounded six others inside the building's sanctuary.

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    Metro Police have identified the shooter at an Antioch church who killed one person in the parking lot and wounded six others inside the building's sanctuary.

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IRONMAN: Cheering on athletes, remembering loved ones Video included

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Spectators came out from all over to support Ironman athletes. Channel 3 caught up with a few supporters, including some cheering on an athlete running for another who couldn't be there. 

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Trump tweet, NFL response escalate drama of Sunday games

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The NFL's players and owners are frequently at odds over the issues, finances and rules of the game. More>>

Justin Timberlake declares love for Tenn at home state set

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Memphis native Justin Timberlake returned to his home state for one of his few performances this year to declare his love for Tennessee. More>>

White House: No defeat for Trump if Strange loses in Alabama

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The White House suggests it won't be a defeat if a Republican incumbent endorsed by President Donald Trump ends up losing in Alabama's Senate primary race. More>>

Republicans see political necessity in health care effort

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Republicans are feeling the heat to succeed in 'Obamacare' replacement effort. More>>

Federal government notifies 21 states of election hacking

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The federal government is telling election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems last year, although in most cases the systems were not breached. More>>

UPDATE: Family rallies to get answers in Etowah teen homicide Video included

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The TBI identified 18-year-old Kelsey Burnette as the person found dead in the residential area near Charles Street.

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UPDATE: CPD investigating three overnight shootings Video included

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Three victims, two are listed in serious or critical condition. 

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Aid begins to flow to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico

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Puerto Rican officials could not communicate with more than half the towns in the U.S. territory as they rushed to evacuate tens of thousands of people downstream of a failing dam. More>>

NASA's asteroid chaser swings by Earth on way to space rock

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NASA's asteroid-chasing spacecraft, Osiris-Rex, swings by Earth on Friday on its way to a space rock. More>>

New superintendent, board members speak candidly about future

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If Hamilton County schools fail to soar in the years to come, it will not be because school board members are divided.  It will not be because they are disengaged.  It will not be due to a disgruntled superintendent. It was apparent at their weekend retreat at the Creative Discovery Museum that the school board, which includes four first-year members, and newly hired superintendent Dr. Bryan Johnson are on the same page.  There seems to be a unified vision that has bee...

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Trump travel ban expires Sunday; new ban may vary by country

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New, more tailored restrictions on travelers from additional countries could be part of next version of Trump's travel ban. More>>

New earthquake, magnitude 6.1, shakes jittery Mexico

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In the stylish Condesa neighborhood young revelers typically spill out from dimly lit bars and restaurants on a Friday night. But the first weekend since the 7.1-magnitude earthquake toppled buildings just blocks away began on a somber note. More>>

Zach Adams to serve life without the possibility of parole Video included

Zach Adams (Source: WMC Action News 5) Zach Adams (Source: WMC Action News 5)
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The defense and prosecution have reached an agreement that Zach Adams will serve a life sentence without the possibility of parole. He was convicted Friday of the kidnap, rape, and murder of Holly Bobo

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UPDATE: First responders to host blood drive for officer's son hurt at construction site

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Police said 22-year-old Michael Warren fell 40 feet into a hole at a construction site. He was airlifted to Erlanger and is in critical condition.

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Tiano throws 4 TDs as Chattanooga beats VMI 63-7 Video included

Nick Tiano threw for four touchdowns as Chattanooga beat VMI 63-7 on Saturday in a Southern Conference opener.

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7-year old collects donations, not birthday presents Video included

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Instead of getting birthday presents, one Chattanooga girl collected donations for one of her favorite organizations.       

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Pass rush helps sluggish Tennessee outlast UMass 17-13 Video included

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John Kelly rushed for 101 yards with a touchdown and Tennessee's defense recorded seven sacks on Saturday as the Volunteers staggered to a 17-13 victory over 27 ½-point underdog Massachusetts.

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Charles Bradley, soul singer who battled stomach cancer, dies at 68

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Charles Bradley, a soul singer who blossomed late in life, releasing his first album at the age of 62, died Saturday after a battle with cancer. He was 68.

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Woman arrested after minivan hit by train Video included

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A woman was arrested Friday evening after her vehicle was hit by a train on Hickory Valley Road. 

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Georgia to pay $550,000 to convicted felon for amputation

A diabetic inmate serving a life sentence for murder has won $550,000 from Georgia for a lawsuit alleging he lost his leg because of improper care and neglect by a prison doctor.

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WEEK 6 #FNF3 Scoreboard Video included

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Week 6 scores! 

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President Trump says protesting players in NFL should be fired

Pres. Trump AP photo Pres. Trump AP photo
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President Donald Trump says National Football League owners should fire players who kneel during the national anthem.

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Ironman participant talks about why she wants to race at 49 years old Video included

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Athletes are in town prepping for the full ironman which is this weekend. Its the fourth ironman race to take place in scenic city this year. 

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Travel agents busy after active hurricane season Video included

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The hurricane season is keeping travel agents busy as they work to reschedule vacations.

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Construction begins for multi million dollar East Ridge project Video included

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For the next eight months, drivers can expect congestion near Camp Jordan. 

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EPB Energizes Flow Battery to better serve customers and support National Grid Modernization efforts

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EPB in partnership with National Laboratory is developing cutting edge technology with the "Vanadium Redox Flow Battery" 

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Zach Adams found guilty on all counts in Holly Bobo case

Zach Adams sits in the courtroom during his trial. (WSMV file photo) Zach Adams sits in the courtroom during his trial. (WSMV file photo)
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A jury has found defendant Zach Adams guilty on all counts, including first-degree murder and rape, in the Holly Bobo murder trial. 

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Corker: people have nothing to fear about North Korea nuclear threat Video included

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Senator Corker, who serves as the chairman of the foreign relations committee, said the U.S. should remain peaceful and diplomatic.

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DAY 4: DNA found on weapon focus of morning testimony in Lookout Valley triple murder trial Video included

Derek Morse in court Thursday. WRCBtv.com photo Derek Morse in court Thursday. WRCBtv.com photo
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Morning testimony centered around a witness from TBI’s Forensic Biology Unit.

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First lady does some gardening in White House kitchen garden

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Melania Trump is heading out to the White House garden to do some planting and harvesting. More>>

Dalton Police investigating tire theft, credit card fraud Video included

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The Dalton Police Department is investigating the theft of more than $4,000 worth of tires from a local tire store.

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UPDATE: One of TBI's Most Wanted suspects arrested

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Demetrius D. Buchanan was added to the TBI list on Tuesday. TBI announced Friday afternoon that they had captured him.

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Sheriff: Stop calling 911, 'body' is Halloween display

A Tennessee sheriff's office is asking people not to call the agency about a "body" trapped under a closed, blood-stained garage door.

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Sen. John McCain says he cannot support Graham-Cassidy Obamacare repeal bill

(L-R) Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI), Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Sen. John McCain (R-AZ). Getty Images (L-R) Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI), Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Sen. John McCain (R-AZ). Getty Images
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McCain is one of four Republican senators who have been undecided on the GOP healthcare overhaul, and his opposition dealt the bill's chances a significant blow.

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Not home? Walmart wants to walk in and stock your fridge

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Walmart is testing the idea with a new service that lets a delivery person walk into your home when you're not there to drop off packages or put groceries in the fridge.

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TN American water to flush water mains, fire hydrants next month

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Customers may experience a temporary drop in water pressure or discoloration of their water for a short period of time.

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Chicken-contaminated counters fails one restaurant Video included

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Mostly a solid week for local restaurants, but a few places need to focus on food safety.

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How to create an emergency fund in just 90 days

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The good news is it will only cost you $11 a day. How easy is that?

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Complaint leads schools to ban prayer at football games

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An Alabama school district has banned student-led prayer on the public address system before football games following a recent complaint. 

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CPD arrest man linked to several area burglaries

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The Chattanooga Police Department has arrested a man who they believe is responsible for several burglaries in the North Chattanooga area.

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TN Sheriff: 'Dead body' is actually 'great' Halloween display and it's scaring the neighbors

An early Halloween display is getting a lot of attention, but police aren't worried, except for the additional 911 calls. Greene County TN Sheriff's Department Facebook page An early Halloween display is getting a lot of attention, but police aren't worried, except for the additional 911 calls. Greene County TN Sheriff's Department Facebook page
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The Greene County, TN Sheriff's Department has received so many 911 calls that they posted about the display on their Facebook page.

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Better late than never? Library book returned 78 years later

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It took nearly 80 years, but a book borrowed during the Great Depression has been returned to a Massachusetts public library.     

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Titans fans warned to look out for counterfeit tickets

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The Metro Nashville Police Department is warning fans to look out for counterfeit tickets. Officers will be on the lookout after at least 20 fake tickets were reported at the Sept. 10 game against the Raiders.

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Trump nominates 4 for TVA board

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The White House says President Donald Trump is nominating people from four states to serve on the Tennessee Valley Authority board of directors. 

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Pilgrimage Music Festival bringing thousands to Franklin this weekend Video included

Thousands attended the Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival in Franklin in 2016. (WSMV) Thousands attended the Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival in Franklin in 2016. (WSMV)
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The Pilgrimage Festival has been popular since it started in 2015, but when Justin Timberlake announced he was headlining it this year, the event more than doubled in size.

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CVS to limit painkiller prescriptions to a 7-day supply

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CVS plans to roll out the initiatives to control opioid abuse as of February 1, 2018.

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More MLB teams say they’ll expand fan safety nets after girl’s ballpark injury

Spectators tend to a young girl who was hit by a line drive at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday. Bill Kostroun / AP Spectators tend to a young girl who was hit by a line drive at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday. Bill Kostroun / AP
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During the 2015 offseason, the league urged teams to expand netting to 70 feet from home plate along each foul line.

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Endangered lemurs return to Memphis Zoo after 15 years

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The Memphis Zoo announced Thursday that a group of special animals have returned to the park after leaving in 2002.

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5 things to know about N. Korean leader's rebuke of Trump

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5 things to know about North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's unprecedented personal rebuke of Trump. More>>

Christian singer Natalie Grant undergoing thyroid surgery

Natalie Grant (Source: Wortman Works Media & Marketing) Natalie Grant (Source: Wortman Works Media & Marketing)

Contemporary Christian singer Natalie Grant will undergo thyroid surgery to remove tumors and will cancel shows between mid-October and November to recover.

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Judge to decide whether toddler who witnessed mom's death can take stand

Tyler Enix in court Thursday, Sep. 21, 2017 on motions about his then 2-year-old daughter being allowed to testify before Knox County Criminal Court Judge Steven Sword. (Photo: Michael Patrick/News Sentinel) Tyler Enix in court Thursday, Sep. 21, 2017 on motions about his then 2-year-old daughter being allowed to testify before Knox County Criminal Court Judge Steven Sword. (Photo: Michael Patrick/News Sentinel)
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The grandparents, who now have custody of the four-year-old girl, asked the judge to shield the girl from taking the stand. 

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What the Tech? Protect your information when selling your phone Video included

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Here's a few things you need to do before getting rid of your old phone.

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After Equifax, why are cat photos safe but not our SSN?

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Security-minded consumers should demand businesses take security seriously, or take their business elsewhere, experts say.

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Facebook says it will hand Russia-linked ads over to Congress

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
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Facebook is turning over to Congress thousands of advertisements suspected to be linked to the Russian attempt to undermine last year's presidential election.

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Jury deliberations end for day in Holly Bobo murder case Video included

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The jury has finished deliberations for the night in the trial of Zach Adams, accused of kidnapping, raping and murdering Holly Bobo in April 2011.

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Megyn Kelly hopes for a Trump-free zone with new show

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Megyn Kelly says she left Fox News Channel to bring more joy to her life. 

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A warm, dry start to Fall

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We will have warm, but nice weather heading into our weekend plans.

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10 Things to Know for Today

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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PETA offers $5000 reward in killings of 7 horses, 2 donkeys Video included

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An animal rights group is offering $5,000 for information about whoever shot eleven horses and donkeys in Mississippi, killing seven horses and both donkeys.

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Community still standing against landfill in Harrison Video included

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Some Harrison residents hope county leaders will scrap plans to build a landfill near their neighborhood. Residents fought the creation of the first landfill, which is now full.

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Woman's shooting in 1974 sheds light on domestic violence epidemic in TN Video included

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Tennessee finds itself near the top of an unfortunate list. According to the Violence Policy Center's report, only three other states have a higher rate of women killed by men, and 93 percent of those murdered knew their killer. Janice Quick almost became a statistic.

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Hamilton Co. school board votes to begin discussion on partnership with state Video included

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The Hamilton County school board voted to move forward with conversations with the state about what a Partnership Zone will look like Thursday night. 

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Tensions high in Holly Bobo's hometown as locals await verdict Video included

Zach Adams (L) is on trial for the murder of Holly Bobo. (WSMV) Zach Adams (L) is on trial for the murder of Holly Bobo. (WSMV)
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Behind the lunchtime hustle and bustle of a small diner in Holly Bobo's hometown are quiet conversions, whispers even, about the emotionally-charged trial happening a county over.

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President Trump faces political test in Alabama runoff

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President Donald Trump's political muscles are about to get a workout - in a Republican runoff election in Alabama.

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Local group with ties to Puerto Rico helping Hurricane Maria victims Video included

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The last time Jocelyn Loza spoke to her mother in Puerto Rico was a few days before Hurricane Maria devastated the island.

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Kroger seeks to eliminate hunger by 2025 Video included

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Kroger announced a plan to eliminate hunger across the country. The grocery store chain announced its Zero Hunger | Zero Waste plan Tuesday. 

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Flu season approaching; doctors encourage to get vaccinated Video included

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You may want to get your flu vaccine sooner rather than later this year. Doctors are urging people to get vaccinated now before flu season officially begins. 

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UPDATE: Fire department vehicle hits woman in Cleveland Video included

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The Tennessee Highway Patrol said a firefighter was making a left turn onto Inman Street when he hit a woman.

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EYE ON HEALTH

BrainScope: New Technology For Assessing Traumatic Brain Injuries

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You're looking at the first handheld medical device to assess traumatic brain injury. BrainScope, is being introduced through a pilot program at Physicians Care. 

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UPDATE: Firefighters rescue woman from apartment fire Video included

Chattanooga firefighters mop up after Thursday morning's apartment fire. WRCBtv.com photo Chattanooga firefighters mop up after Thursday morning's apartment fire. WRCBtv.com photo
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Firefighters did a search of the apartment and evacuated over a dozen residents.

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6th person accused of defrauding Dolly Parton wildfire fund

A sixth person has been accused in a scheme to defraud a fund established by famed country music artist Dolly Parton for victims affected by deadly Tennessee wildfires last year.

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Fox Sports host Clay Travis who believes in "the First Amendment and boobs" may challenge Corker in senate race

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A Nashville-based Fox Sports Radio host, who drew criticism for saying on CNN that he only believes in the First Amendment and female breasts, says he may jump into Tennessee's 2018 U.S. Senate race as an independent candidate.

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Trump nominates 4 for TVA board

The White House says President Donald Trump is nominating people from four states to serve on the Tennessee Valley Authority board of directors.

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UPDATE: Amber Alert canceled after missing NC infant found safe, parents arrested

Rex Douglas Cochran (left) and Heather Marie Cochran Rex Douglas Cochran (left) and Heather Marie Cochran
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An Amber Alert has been issued for a missing 3-month-old in North Carolina who authorities believe was abducted by her parents. 

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US-27 drivers face lane closures tonight

U.S. 27 in downtown Chattanooga. WRCBtv.com photo U.S. 27 in downtown Chattanooga. WRCBtv.com photo
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Between 7:00pm and 6:00am, TDOT crews will temporarily close the right lane US-27 North from Interstate 24 to MLK Blvd. 

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Survey shows arts bring in as many tax dollars as University of Tennessee home football

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The survey compiled information from nonprofits and their audiences.

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Woman to be charged in deadly crash after release from hospital

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The crash report says the crash happened when 42-year-old Amanda Hopper stopped in the middle of the interstate with no headlights or taillights on.

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3 Minute Drill: Episode #4 with Channel 3's Paul Shahen & Brooks Carter Video included

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The 3 Minute Drill with Sports Director Paul Shahen and Sports Contributor Brooks Carter returns for episode #4. This week the guys talk Georgia-Mississippi State, Alabama-Vandy, among other top national games. Then finish it off with Brooks' "Four Downs", four fun "this or that" questions involving the upcoming weekend's games. 

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Report: Faulty repairs caused fatal Army helicopter crash

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An Army report says an improperly installed part caused a helicopter to crash in rural Tennessee, killing the two 101st Airborne Division pilots aboard. 

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Free RAM healthcare clinic coming to East Ridge

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Remote Area medical will again bring their free medical clinics to the Tennessee Valley.

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4 former Pilot Flying J employees in court Thursday

Graphic of organizational chart for Pilot Flying J showing which top employees have been indicted or pleaded guilty in a rebate scheme as of July 24, 2017.  Photo by WBIR. Graphic of organizational chart for Pilot Flying J showing which top employees have been indicted or pleaded guilty in a rebate scheme as of July 24, 2017. Photo by WBIR.
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The four are John "Stick" Freeman, former vice president of sales; John Spiewak, former regional sales manager in Ohio; Vicki Borden, former director of wholesale and inside sales; and Katy Bibee, a former account representative.

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WATCH LIVE: Closing arguments, jury deliberations expected in Bobo case

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Closing arguments are scheduled in the trial of a man charged with killing a Tennessee nursing student who disappeared into the woods behind her rural home more than six years ago.

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What the Tech? Get the most money for your smartphone Video included

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Are you thinking of upgrading to a new iPhone or Android device? It's a good time to pull the trigger, but it's a tough time of year to get the biggest bang for your buck when you try to sell your old phone. Here's how to get the best deal if you're trying to get the most money for your old smartphone.

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The Latest: Trump issues disaster declaration in Puerto Rico

(AP Photo/Carlos Giusti). Electricity poles and lines lay toppled on the road after Hurricane Maria hit the eastern region of the island, in Humacao, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti). Electricity poles and lines lay toppled on the road after Hurricane Maria hit the eastern region of the island, in Humacao, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017.
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The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local): President Donald Trump has approved a disaster declaration for Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria slammed into the U.S. territory. 

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John Deere lawn tractors recalled

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Nearly 25,000 John Deere lawn tractors are being recalled for transmission failure, which could cause a crash.

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TN has $800 million in unclaimed property: Is any of it yours?

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In Tennessee, there is currently $819.7 million in unclaimed property still waiting to be returned to its rightful owners.

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Chattanooga residents concerned about Central Avenue extension Video included

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City Council members approved the project, which is included in the FY 2018 Capital Budget Tuesday night. But some say they're concerned about the impact it will have on the entire Lincoln Park neighborhood. 

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Crime Stoppers: Weekday home burglaries in East Chattanooga Video included

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In Crime Stoppers this week, we have a home burglary suspect who should be easy to spot. He is tall and slender, rides a bike to commit his crimes, and he has residents in one neighborhood on edge.

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3 ON YOUR SIDE

Local financial coach explains how you can protect yourself in Equifax breach Video included

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Equifax announced last week that sensitive information belonging to some 143 million Americans may be exposed after a massive data breach. 

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Construction on Apison Pike now complete Video included

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A major construction project two years in the making is now complete. Since 2015, a two-mile stretch in Collegedale was undergoing a makeover to meet growth needs and improve safety. 

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HCSO arrest man after police chase on Hwy 27

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Hamilton County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested a man after he led them on a chase on Hwy 27 North in Soddy Daisy.

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