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Police investigate early morning shooting. Police investigate early morning shooting.

One person dead, another injured after early morning shooting

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Chattanooga Police are investigating an early morning shooting that left one person dead on Roanoke Ave.

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TN gets high score for legislation against child sex trafficking Video included

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That top score is highlighting some collaborative strategies here in Hamilton County that are yielding results.

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UPDATE: Chattanooga police make arrest in Rogers Rd. shooting

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Police say 22-year-old Amear Richard is accused of shooting a 29-year-old woman.

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7 steps for getting through a panic attack

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"It feels like I'm dying." Those are the words people use to describe what a panic attack feels like. 

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Central Pounders lose playoff game, but win the day with unselfish act of kindness Video included

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Have you ever heard a coach say it's moments not scores that you remember later in life? The Central Purple Pounders had one of those moments last Friday. It's a heartwarming story about how an unselfish act made the night's final score all but irrelevant.

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3-Minute Drill with Paul Shahen and Brooks Carter, NCAAF Week 12 Video included

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The 3 Minute Drill with Sports Director Paul Shahen and Sports Contributor Brooks Carter returns for episode #10. This week the guys breakdown one of the best slates of games all year, including They finish it off with Brooks' "Four Downs"

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Virtual reality tour traces steps of Daniel Boone

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A new virtual reality tour aims to bring history to life, tracing the steps of Daniel Boone in the late 1700s. 

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CHANNEL 3 OUTDOORS

Rifle deer hunting kicks off November 18 in Tennessee Video included

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According to TWRA, the number of deer killed by hunters is down. Four years ago hunters tagged 168,000. Two years ago there were nearly 165,000 tagged, and last year 163,000 were tagged.

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University of Alabama tests metal detectors at football game

Attendees of the University of Alabama's football game this weekend will be required to pass through metal detectors at select gates around Bryant-Denny Stadium.

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Study examining effectiveness of Dolly Parton wildfire fund

A study is examining the effectiveness of a fund established by famed country music artist Dolly Parton for victims impacted by deadly Tennessee wildfires last year.

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EYE ON HEALTH: Local program prevents people from dying alone

The thought of dying alone can be painful in more ways than one. That's why a program at one local hospital is letting all patients know that their lives matter by being by their side during those final days.

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3 ON ICE: Reporter Kasey Freeman previews Ice on the Landing

Ice on the Landing is back and Channel 3 reporter Kasey Freeman shows off her skating skills! More>>

UPDATE: Emergency drill prepares Bradley County first responders for hazmat situation Video included

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Cleveland and Bradley County emergency officials held an emergency drill Friday at the Olin plant in Charleston.

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SCHOOL PATROL

Hamilton County announces new Exceptional Education Director, other changes

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Garfield Adams, principal of Robertsville Middle School in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, will join Hamilton County Schools as the director of Exceptional Education, according to Supt. Dr. Bryan Johnson

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Clinton jokes she's resigning from the 'Fox News presidency'

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The 2016 Democratic presidential candidate is joking in an interview with the online news outlet NowThis that she is officially resigning as the conservative news channel's president of the United States.

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UPDATE: Suspicious device found at Polk County High School; students safe Video included

Polk Co. Superitendent Dr. Jones and Polk County Shrif. Ross confirm this was the suspicious package found Friday. Polk Co. Superitendent Dr. Jones and Polk County Shrif. Ross confirm this was the suspicious package found Friday.
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The school says it may not be an explosive device, but they are taking safety precautions.

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Local businesses prepping for Ice on the Landing Video included

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The outdoor activity attracted thousands of ice skaters last year and it made a big impact for local businesses on the Southside.
Business is brewing at Frothy Monkey, they’re preparing for busy season on the Southside of downtown.

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Rev. Jesse Jackson discloses Parkinson's disease diagnosis

Rev. Jesse Jackson disclosed his Parkinson's disease diagnosis Friday. AP photo Rev. Jesse Jackson disclosed his Parkinson's disease diagnosis Friday. AP photo
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The Rev. Jesse Jackson says he's been seeking outpatient care for two years for Parkinson's disease and plans to "dedicate" himself to physical therapy. 

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Tesla unveils electric semi and roadster

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The upstart electric vehicle manufacturer had promised to deliver some big news in the form of a long-range Semi truck that could transform the U.S. freight-hauling business.

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UPDATE: Woodmore teacher, secretary file lawsuits for emotional trauma after bus crash

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Two new, additional lawsuits have been filed by Hamilton County school employees in the wake of the Woodmore bus crash.

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What the Tech? Teenagers in the Digital Age Video included

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What effects are smartphones having on the iGeneration? Dating, partying, drinking, and teen sex have plummeted since the iPhone was released in 2007. 

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Jobless rates fell in 11 US states, hit record lows in 2

Unemployment rates fell to record lows in Idaho and Tennessee in September, and dropped in 9 other states.

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Fruit flies in kitchen and dirty areas among chief concerns during inspections Video included

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This week, six Hamilton County restaurants earned perfect scores of 100 on their health inspections. But three others had some food safety issues.

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UPDATE: TBI says fugitive Justin Wayne Pridemore captured

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Justin Wayne Pridemore was caught a day after being added to the TBI's Top 10 Most Wanted list.

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Tips for safely frying your Thanksgiving turkey Video included

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Your Thanksgiving turkey can go up in flames in a flash. The Nashville Fire Department offers these tips on frying a turkey.

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EPB raises Fi TV package prices

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EPB says internet and phone prices will remain the same.

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New $1.6B Atlanta stadium rises; now old one to be destroyed

The Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the new home of the Atlanta Falcons football team and the Atlanta United soccer team. AP photo The Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the new home of the Atlanta Falcons football team and the Atlanta United soccer team. AP photo

With Atlanta's new $1.6 billion stadium finally open after a series of construction delays, the dome next-door will soon be brought down with explosives.

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Volkswagen woos suppliers owned by minorities and women

Volkswagen employees perform checks on vehicles as they move down the assembly line at the Volkswagen Assembly Plant Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, in Chattanooga, Tenn. Photo by Erin O. Smith/Times Free Press Volkswagen employees perform checks on vehicles as they move down the assembly line at the Volkswagen Assembly Plant Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, in Chattanooga, Tenn. Photo by Erin O. Smith/Times Free Press

Volkswagen is seeking more suppliers owned by minorities or women for its lone U.S. assembly plant in Tennessee.

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UPDATE: How hospitals are trying to keep powerful painkillers out of the wrong hands Video included

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At CHI Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga, all medication is stored behind a locked door inside an elaborate system. The dispensing machine, called the Pyxis MedStation System, is password protected and has a fingerprint scan.

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Leonid meteor shower set to dazzle skywatchers this weekend

A meteor from the Leonids meteor shower, visible as a diagonal streak between the fingers of a cactus plant, is seen in this time exposure. AP photo A meteor from the Leonids meteor shower, visible as a diagonal streak between the fingers of a cactus plant, is seen in this time exposure. AP photo
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With no moonlight to obscure the view, this could be a good time to see some "shooting stars."

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TN Aquarium's River Gorge Explorer to be docked

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The River Gorge Explorer will continue operations through January 15, 2018 when the Sandhill Crane Cruises conclude.

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2 accidentally shot in Tellico Plains church while discussing security, chief says

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Tellico Plains Police have said there is no danger to the community following an accidental shooting at a church Thursday.

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Hundreds of scarves left on fence for anyone who needs one Video included

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The vibrant colors wrapped around the iron fence each with a note, handmade and free for anyone. 

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The science behind maintaining quality skating at Ice On The Landing Video included

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You'd think a very cold day would make the best ice, but it can cause it to crack. Add a steady rain and it's worse.

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27 arrested in Whitfield prescription drug operation

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Investigators found the suspects were obtaining prescriptions from physicians for various reasons and then selling the medications.

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Yusuf Hakeem to run for TN Rep. JoAnne Favors seat

Former Chattanooga City Council Chairman Yusuf Hakeem. Photo by John Rawlston/Times Free Press Former Chattanooga City Council Chairman Yusuf Hakeem. Photo by John Rawlston/Times Free Press
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Hakeem served as the first Vice Chairman on the Chattanooga City Council when elected in 1990.

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Rain and cooler weather this weekend

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After a chilly start we will warm nicely as southerly winds launch our afternoon highs into the mid-60s with mostly sunny skies.

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CHRISTMAS PARADE: Roads closing for East Ridge to celebrate

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The City of East Ridge will hold its annual Christmas Parade on Saturday, November 18, 2017.  

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Erasing Hate: New tattoo marks new chapter for former white supremacist Video included

Jody Swinea waits to get a new tattoo to mark his new beliefs. (WSMV) Jody Swinea waits to get a new tattoo to mark his new beliefs. (WSMV)
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When white supremacists converged on Charlottesville, VA, this summer and sparked a deadly crash, and more recently during “White Lives Matter” rallies in Shelbyville and Murfreesboro, it was easy to spot symbols of hate.

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Bradley County Sheriff's Office helping leaders protect their church Video included

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Bradley County Sheriff Eric Watson says several churches have asked for help. He says they want to do more than pray for protection.

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Hamilton County considering legal action to fight opioid epidemic Video included

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Cities, counties and states nationwide are taking legal action in the battle against opioids and Hamilton County could be next in line to sue.  

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ONLY ON 3

WATCH | TFP's Hargis to Paul Shahen: Gruden still listening, odds of UT deal 50/50 Video included

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If you don't have a coaching candidate list, you're not in the "in crowd." With that said, here's Sports Director Paul Shahen's list of potential candidates for Tennessee's head coaching vacancy in no particular order.

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TDOT announces Thanksgiving roadwork halt Video included

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TDOT will halt all roadwork during the Thanksgiving weekend.

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Walmart cutting in store prices, raising them online Video included

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Online shopping is more popular than ever and the world's biggest retailer is trying to get more customers into its stores, by boosting prices for some items online.

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3 ON YOUR SIDE

Local funeral home owner: "We're prayerfully sorry." Video included

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Family and friends gathered for a visitation for 66-year-old Benjamin Brown, Jr. at John P. Franklin Funeral Home only to find out it wasn't him. The owner of the funeral home calls it a mistake.

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Dollywood Christmas celebration adding 2 extra days

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Dollywood is adding two additional days to its Smoky Mountain Christmas festival.

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Chattanooga Police Department encouraging rape victims to come forward Video included

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The Chattanooga Police Department is encouraging rape victims to come forward to properly report his or her assault.

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Sinclair’s growing conservative TV network gets FCC help

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai. AP photo FCC Chairman Ajit Pai. AP photo
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Sinclair Broadcasting, which could soon own more U.S. television stations than any other company, has a plan to create a near-national network of local stations.

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ONLY ON 3

Mothers of Woodmore crash victims share their story Video included

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Five of the six Woodmore bus crash victims' mothers sat down with Channel 3's LaTrice Currie to talk about the past year. 

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Federal utility: $900M to move power plant ash to landfill

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A federal utility's top executive estimates it would cost $900 million to move coal ash under court order from a Tennessee power plant to a lined landfill onsite.

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Publix to expand dairy facility

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Publix is expanding its Gwinnett County dairy facility, creating an additional 44 new jobs.

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State: Georgia recovering from job losses after hurricane

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State labor officials say Georgia is recovering from a job loss due to Hurricane Irma in September.

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Sen. Al Franken accused of forcibly kissing, groping radio host without consent

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A radio news anchor on Thursday accused Sen. Al Franken, D-MN, of forcibly kissing and groping her a decade ago when they were overseas entertaining U.S. troops. 

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Target run: Taylor Swift shocks shoppers while buying album

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Taylor Swift has left some fans shocked by dropping by a Tennessee Target store to pick up a few things, including her new album. The Nashville Tennessean reports the superstar singer chronicled her Target run through Instagram Stories.

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33rd annual Share Your Christmas™ food drive begins Video included

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WRCB Channel 3 is teaming up with the Chattanooga Area Food Bank once again for the 33nd Annual Share Your Christmas™ food drive.

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E-cigarettes: the dangers and health risks of vaping

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E-cigs aren't the way to quit smoking — or start up a "better-for-you" habit.

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