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UPDATE: Mayor Berke delivers first State of the City address of second term Video included

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Mayor Berke announced four new initiatives for the city.

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Lance Armstrong settles $100M lawsuit with US government

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Lance Armstrong has reached a$5 million settlement with the federal government in a civil whistleblower lawsuit that could have sought $100 million in damages from the former cyclist. More>>

UPDATE: Arrest made in September shooting on Ocoee Street

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Police say 26-year-old Britian Tracey Crutcher is accused of shooting a woman in the 2000 block of Ocoee Street, shortly after 3:00 a.m.

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EYE ON HEALTH

Chattanooga State Dental Hygiene Clinic offering low cost services Video included

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There is always a steady flow of patients at the Chattanooga State Dental Hygiene Clinic, which demonstrates the need people in our are have for affordable dental care.

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More Food City expansions, renovations in North Ga.

Food City groundbreaking on Mission Ridge Road Food City groundbreaking on Mission Ridge Road
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Food City officials say construction is well underway on the new Mission Ridge Food City in Walker County. More>>

Protesting CARTA employee: "We're just robots" Video included

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A 20-year CARTA employee says their concerns regarding vehicle conditions, forced overtime and safety have fallen on deaf ears when brought to management's attention.

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UPDATE: Accidental shooting claims life of McMinn County man Video included

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McMinn County Sheriff Joe Guy says that deputies responded to a call around 11:45am Wednesday and found 22-year-old Jacob Leatherman unresponsive, suffering from a gunshot wound.

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Chattanooga Police Department introducing new gun unit in June Video included

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The police department's new gun unit, expected to roll out June 1, will be tasked with tackling the ongoing gun violence battle.

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SCHOOL PATROL

The Howard School evacuated due to small fire

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The fire didn't cause any damage; however, students in the ninth grade academy had to relocate until the smoke cleared.

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Tennessee passes bill to impose work requirements

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The bill would authorize TennCare to seek a waiver under President Donald Trump's administration, which is allowing state Medicaid work requirements. More>>

Meth distribution round up leads to 28 arrests in Marion Co.

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A week-long undercover operation resulted in the arrests of 28 people in connection with a methamphetamine distribution ring.

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Chattanooga voted #2 on Travelocity's list of 2018 Small City Road Trip Destination

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Travelocity has released the results of an online poll for the top 10 road trip destinations for small cities. Chattanooga ranks #2. More>>

State wants TBI to investigate potential student test hack

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State officials reiterated that there is no evidence that student data or information was compromised. More>>

Employees not washing hands and unsafe meat thawing lead this week's violations

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A few restaurants came close to failing this week, with familiar violations: staff not properly washing their hands, lack of food safety knowledge and unsafe thawing of frozen meat. 

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TN man who dressed as superhero sentenced on child porn charges

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A statement from U.S. Attorney Don Cochran says the 36-year-old man from Nashville was sentenced this week to 105 years in prison. More>>

Phil Fulmer signs four-year contract as UT Director of Athletics Video included

Tennessee Athletic Director Philip Fulmer (left) with head football coach Jeremy Pruitt. AP photo Tennessee Athletic Director Philip Fulmer (left) with head football coach Jeremy Pruitt. AP photo
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UT has already seen success with Phillip Fulmer leading the athetic department.

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Cool and breezy Video included

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Start digging the jackets back out of the closet.  After a ridiculously warm, pleasant day yesterday we will see temps behind a front that moved through plummeting this afternoon.  Expect highs to be only in the mid to upper 50s.

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Polk Co. Schools receive $867K grant for college access

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The Tennessee Higher Education Commission has announced that Polk County Schools is the recipient of an $867,210 GEAR UP grant over the next six years. The grant funds will provide services to students and families with the aim of increasing enrollment an More>>

Tim Gobble, former Bradley sheriff, among TBI Director finalists

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Gobble was both the former Bradley County Sheriff and East Ridge City Manager. More>>

Search for Boost Mobile robbery suspects

Courtesy: Chattanooga Police Courtesy: Chattanooga Police
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Chattanooga police need your help finding two people they say robbed a Boost Mobile store. More>>

Target to host annual car-seat trade-in

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Target’s Car Seat Trade-in event is back - here’s what you need to know More>>

The Lyrid meteor shower is back. Here's how to see the shooting stars

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Clear skies and darkness are all you need! More>>

Man suspect in Erlanger art theft

Erlanger's security camera's spotted the suspect in the hallway. Erlanger's security camera's spotted the suspect in the hallway.
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Security cameras spotted the suspect in the hallways. More>>

FAA will order engine inspections after deadly Southwest Airlines flight

National Transportation Safety Board investigators examine damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport on Tuesday. NTSB photo National Transportation Safety Board investigators examine damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport on Tuesday. NTSB photo
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An eerily similar incident occurred in 2016 involving a Southwest flight and the same type of engine. More>>

Forsberg, Rinne help Predators beat Avalanche 3-2 in Game 4

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Nashville Predators withstood a furious rally by the Colorado Avalanche for a 3-2 win in Game 4 on Wednesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the first-round series. More>>

Florida man's own dashboard camera lands him in jail

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When the deputy reviewed the dashboard camera video, he saw the suspect burglarizing a beauty store. More>>

Controlled burn in Cherokee National Forest set for Friday

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U.S. Forestry is planning on holding a controlled burn in the Cherokee National Forest on Friday, April 20. Smoke may be visible in the surrounding area. The 1,605 ares are in Monroe County approximately 6 miles northeast of Coker Creek and 7 miles southe More>>

UPDATE: Massive salmonella egg recall expanded; some sold at Publix

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Over 200 million eggs are being recalled; 22 illnesses have been reported so far.

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Homeowner finds naked intruder in her tub, eating Cheetos

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A full plate of food sat on the toilet next to the tub as Washington bathed, munching on her caloric appetizer to the stunned horror of the homeowner. More>>

Smoking in cars ban bill fails in Tennessee Senate

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The bill would have made it an offense to smoke in a vehicle with children under the age of 14, regardless of whether the windows in the car were rolled down.

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What the Tech? Earth Day and computers Video included

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Sunday is Earth Day and while everyone will be talking about recycling, we're talking about computers, namely how to make them last longer to keep them out of a landfill. More>>

What the Tech? Hashtags that put your kids in danger

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Moms meanwell but many are oversharing photos of their young children doing baby thngs that are attracting perverts and predators. Now there's a national effort to warnparents that some adorable pictures do not belong on Instagram More>>

Babies of senators now welcome in Senate chamber

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Prompted by the first sitting senator with a newborn, the Senate has decided to allow the babies of its members into the chamber More>>

Low cost rabies vaccine clinics start Friday in Hamilton County Video included

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Channel 3 reported on several rabies cases in North Georgia and East Ridge last year and that's why health officials say it's important to keep your pet's vaccinations up to date.

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UPDATE: Wrongful death lawsuit against Bradley Co. Sheriff, deputy dismissed

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Allan Franklin White III was fatally shot July 28, 2015 by Bradley County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Tiffany Goodwin.

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Mosquito issue worries Lee Highway neighborhood Video included

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Code enforcement is now teaming up with residents to ask city leadership for help.

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UPDATE: Developer holds meeting with Hixson residents on Hillock Farms Video included

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This public meeting allowed people to get clarity on construction.

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REMEMBERING BARBARA BUSH

Barbara Bush remembered by local wife of Challenger victim Video included

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June Scobee Rodgers lost her husband in the Challenger explosion in 1986. Dick Scobee was the commander and Barbara held her hand during a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.

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Road closures for April 19-22

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Road closures may impact your weekend plans More>>

Crime Stoppers: Police seek suspect in armed-robbery at Jenkins Road gas station Video included

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It was the 21st of March and store security video shows the bad guy arrive at the Jenkins Road BP in a dark gray Nissan SUV.

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SCHOOL PATROL: Students travel to D.C. pushing for gun reform Video included

Students get ready for their trip to Washington D.C. Wednesday. Students get ready for their trip to Washington D.C. Wednesday.
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Students from several schools left for Washington D.C. Wednesday morning to meet with local congressional representatives about gun reform.

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REMEMBERING BARBARA BUSH

Chattanoogans remember former First Lady Barbara Bush Video included

Former First Lady Barbara Bush speaks at Boyd Buchanan School. Former First Lady Barbara Bush speaks at Boyd Buchanan School.
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Tom Griscom, former communication director for the Reagan Administration, spent plenty of time with Barbara Bush. He remembers her as a bold woman who treated everyone with love and respect no matter which side of the aisle they were on.

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Bradley County Sheriff's Office 2017 manhunt sparks $5 million-plus lawsuit

The Bradley County Sheriff's Office. TFP photo The Bradley County Sheriff's Office. TFP photo
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The lawsuit, filed in Bradley County Circuit Court, seeks $3 million in actual damages and $3 million in punitive damages for "fright, disfigurement, scarring, pain and suffering" from dog bites during the arrest. More>>

UPDATE: TN Ready testing vendor Questar releases statement after multi-state issues

Tennessee's student assessment test has had more problems and state lawmakers are fuming.

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Defendants in meth distribution conspiracy sentenced to federal prison

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The convictions are the result of a 49-count indictment that also charged the following individuals for their roles in the conspiracy: More>>

UPDATE: Hamilton Co. stops testing for the day after "deliberate attack"

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The Tennessee Department of Education said that students taking the TNReady test experienced issues again Tuesday. More>>

Sex offender arrested in Dunlap for indecent exposure

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According to the Dunlap Police Department, 30-year-old Brian Eugene Williamson was arrested for indecent exposure.

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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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  • Hundreds celebrate former first lady Barbara Bush in Houston

    Hundreds celebrate former first lady Barbara Bush in Houston

    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:32 PM EDT2018-04-20 01:32:44 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 12:37 AM EDT2018-04-20 04:37:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Rhea Brown Lawson, director of the Houston Public Library, takes a photo in front of a memorial for former first lady Barbara Bush, Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Rhea Brown Lawson, director of the Houston Public Library, takes a photo in front of a memorial for former first lady Barbara Bush, Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Houston.
    The memorials to former first lady Barbara Bush have begun with a celebration of her life in front of Houston's City Hall.More
    The memorials to former first lady Barbara Bush have begun with a celebration of her life in front of Houston's City Hall.More
  • Arizona teachers vote for statewide walkout

    Arizona teachers vote for statewide walkout

    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:52 PM EDT2018-04-19 22:52:41 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 12:37 AM EDT2018-04-20 04:37:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York). Teachers Cassi Igo and Andrew Brothers cast their ballots outside Paseo Verde Elementary Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in Peoria, Ariz. Arizona teachers are weighing whether to walk out of their classrooms to demand more school fundin...(AP Photo/Matt York). Teachers Cassi Igo and Andrew Brothers cast their ballots outside Paseo Verde Elementary Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in Peoria, Ariz. Arizona teachers are weighing whether to walk out of their classrooms to demand more school fundin...
    The potential for Arizona teachers to launch a first-ever statewide strike has school districts and parents making contingency plans despite a lack of clarity about what may happen and when.More
    The potential for Arizona teachers to launch a first-ever statewide strike has school districts and parents making contingency plans despite a lack of clarity about what may happen and when.More
  • Columbine, Parkland students unite for voter registration

    Columbine, Parkland students unite for voter registration

    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:25 PM EDT2018-04-19 18:25:10 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-04-20 04:35:21 GMT
    (AP Phoot/David Zalubowski, File). FILE - In this March 14, 2018, file photograph, an orange ribbons adorns a fence after it was tied there by a student during a walkout to protest gun violence on the soccer field behind Columbine High School in Little...(AP Phoot/David Zalubowski, File). FILE - In this March 14, 2018, file photograph, an orange ribbons adorns a fence after it was tied there by a student during a walkout to protest gun violence on the soccer field behind Columbine High School in Little...
    While students across US plan walkouts for Columbine anniversary, a quiet day of service planned for students at Colorado school.More
    While students across US plan walkouts for Columbine anniversary, a quiet day of service planned for students at Colorado school.More

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