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UPDATE: Parents charged with child neglect in bizarre case Video included

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Three children were found in the home; one was locked in a bedroom.

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UPDATE: One killed in triple-shooting on Glenwood Drive Video included

Photo by WRCB reporter Taneisha Cordell. Photo by WRCB reporter Taneisha Cordell.
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It happened at Citgo gas station around 2:40 p.m.

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McKamey Animal Center needs help with overcrowding Video included

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McKamey is waiving adoption fees for the next month to help find them homes.

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Keep your kids from getting burned at the playground Video included

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Equipment made of plastic or painted metal stays a little cooler, but it can still be hot to the touch if in direct sunlight. So, find a playground with some shade.

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Sewer pipes getting makeover in Walker County

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Sewer lines in Walker County will be getting an upgrade over the next few weeks. 

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10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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Among 10 Things to Know: Supreme Court's travel ban ruling, CBO's health care bill score, Trump meets Modi. More>>

Here’s what happens if the GOP health care bill becomes law

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Here’s a look at what the Congressional Budget Office says the bill would do if passed.

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Supreme Court agrees to hear appeal in same-sex couple wedding cake case

Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop, decorates a birthday cake in Lakewood, Colorado in January 2012. Lindsay Pierce / Denver Post via Getty Images file Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop, decorates a birthday cake in Lakewood, Colorado in January 2012. Lindsay Pierce / Denver Post via Getty Images file
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In the current case, two men filed a complaint against Jack Phillips of Masterpiece Cakeshop in suburban Denver after he refused to make a cake for their wedding reception.

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GOP senator to block arms sales over crisis with Qatar

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Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, the chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, said in a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that "recent disputes" among members of the Gulf Cooperation Council undermine efforts to combat the Islamic State and counter Iran.

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Cosby Trial: Juror says Cosby talked his way into guilty vote

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A juror in Bill Cosby's mistrial said he "flip-flopped" during the long deliberations but finally decided the comedian's own words showed he was guilty of sexual assault.

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Duo charged with aggravated robbery in Rhea Co.

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Deputies were able to identify the suspects as John Costa and Andrew Costa from surveillance video. 

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TN State Capitol evacuated due to small fire

Tennessee State Capitol building (WSMV file photo) Tennessee State Capitol building (WSMV file photo)
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The Tennessee State Capitol was evacuated after a possible structure fire was reported Monday afternoon.

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APP OF THE DAY

What The Tech? "Sit or Squat" Video included

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"Sit or Squat" allows its users to map out any public restrooms and give them a rating for cleanliness.

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Ridgeland, LaFayette High schools to have new principals this fall

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Both Walker County, GA high schools, Ridgeland and Lafayette, will have new principals in place when classes resume in August. Karen Hughes, a former LaFayette Middle principal who currently serves as the county's director of Career, Technical and Agriculture Education, will be the new principal of Ridgeland High School.  She said she is excited about returning to Ridgeland, where she graduated with the school's first senior class in 1990.  She succeeds Glen Brown, who... More>>

UPDATE: Water main break repaired, traffic still impacted Video included

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Crews finished repairing the broken water main Monday afternoon, but a portion of Signal Mountain Road will be closed possibly until Wednesday or Thursday.

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Gangster Disciples sentenced to 500 months for retaliation shooting

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Two convicted Gangster Disciples out of Memphis will spend more than 500 months in federal prison, according to the Department of Justice.

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ONLY ON 3: Document shows concerns two months before officer was put on leave Video included

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An evaluation, taken two months before a Chattanooga police rookie was placed on paid administrative leave, is shedding light on concerns his training officers shared about his performance.  

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Suspected car thief added to HCSO's "12 Most Wanted"

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The Sheriff's Office says 25-year-old Monica Mitchell is also wanted domestic assault, leaving the scene of an accident, theft, driving on a revoked license and a probation violation.

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Audrey Hepburn's Los Angeles home is for sale — see inside!

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Hollywood glamour emanates from the stately, white home.

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Former UTC football coach jailed for assault, public intoxication

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Scott Brumett, 35, was booked into jail just after 12:30 a.m. on Saturday and is charged with one count of assault, disorderly conduct and public intoxication.

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Gas tax, vehicle registration fees go up July 1

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The tax increases were estimated during the legislative session to provide an extra $250 million per year for the state’s road construction and maintenance program.

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Grieving family learns son they thought they buried is still alive

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The family is fighting to ensure this never happens to anyone else.

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UPDATE: Supreme Court to hear Trump's travel ban, limited version stands

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The action Monday is a victory for President Donald Trump in the biggest legal controversy of his young presidency.

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UPDATE: Fourth of July fireworks around the Tennessee Valley

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With July 4th falling on a Tuesday this year, fireworks fans will have plenty of chances to enjoy fireworks from all over the Tennessee Valley.

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Man finds camera lost in Tennessee River 5 years ago, returns it to owner Video included

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The power of social media helped reunite a Florida man with precious memories after a person in Chattanooga found an old camera. 

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New emoji face serious issues

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When an emoji is selected to be part of an update, it is then up to designers at individual tech companies like Apple and Google to design the way it appears on their respective devices.

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Environmental groups challenge TVA nuclear reactor plan

Environmental groups are challenging the Tennessee Valley Authority's proposal to use a Tennessee nuclear reactor design site abandoned in the 1970s to develop new small modular reactors.

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A picture perfect start to the week

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If you have to have Mondays in your life, this is the kind of Monday you want.

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Update: Lanes reopen after cargo fire on I-75 NB Video included

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A cargo fire has closed northbound lanes on I-75 in Hamilton County near the Ooltewah exit (mm 12).

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Man gets prison for trafficking meth in north Alabama

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A man has been sentenced to 120 months in prison after he was caught with more than 23 lbs of methamphetamine and was charged with drug trafficking in Alabama. 

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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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Belmont student competing in national hot dog eating contest Video included

Belmont University senior Stevie Palmer will be competing on the national stage. Belmont University senior Stevie Palmer will be competing on the national stage.
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Belmont University senior Stevie Palmer has found she has a talent for eating large quantities of food in a short period of time, so much so that she has decided to try her talent on a national stage.

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Chattanooga man wins 2017 St. Jude Dream Home Video included

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Out of the 9,500 tickets sold, Paul Belcher had the ticket chosen in a random drawing. 

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Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon takes over downtown Video included

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The Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon took over downtown Sunday morning.

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Air bag maker Takata files for bankruptcy in Japan, US

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Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. has filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., overwhelmed by lawsuits and recall costs related to its production of faulty air bag inflators.

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Man drowns kayaking Collins River

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A 59 year old man died Sunday while kayaking on the Collins River in Middle Tennessee. 

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Winners from the drawings at the 2017 St. Jude Dream Home

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Thank you to everyone who bought tickets for the 2017 St. Jude Dream Home. Winners are listed on our website. 

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One injured in 4th Ave shooting

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Police were called to 4th Avenue around 1:30 a.m. on Sunday.

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Minor earthquake hits East Tennessee

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A small earthquake hit East Tennessee around 6:00 a.m. Sunday. The United States Geological Survey measured the quake at 2.6 magnitude.

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UPDATE: 2017 St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway is TODAY! Video included

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The 2017 Chattanooga St. Jude Dream Home will become one lucky person's new home today!

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UPDATE: Family members of Cleveland domestic shooting victim share their story Video included

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A deadly 2016 domestic shooting has resulted in a Bradley County Grand Jury indicting the victim's wife for second-degree murder.

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Weekend Road Closures for June 24-25, 2017

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Weekend Road Closures

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Notre Dame students paint murals at Erlanger's Community Health Center Video included

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High school students are volunteering their time and painting skills at one of Erlanger's Community Health Centers this weekend. 

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Neighbors concerned over proposed transitional housing in Whitfield Co. Video included

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A new transitional housing facility could be headed to Whitfield County, if the county commission votes to rezone the property building.
However, some citizens are concerned about bringing former inmates to proposed building, which sits within miles of a neighborhood.
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Meigs Co. Sheriff's Office needs help identifying suspect

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The Meigs County Sheriff's Office needs your help identifying the person captured on surveillance camera robbing a convenience store. 

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Fort Oglethorpe police looking for chase suspect

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Chief Mike Helton told Channel 3 the chase started around 9 p.m. on Friday on Battlefield Parkway near Wendy's.

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President Trump approves major disaster declaration for the State of Tennessee

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster assistance is available to the State of Tennessee to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, and flooding from May 27 to May 28, 2017. 

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Disneyland devotee visits park for 2,000 days in a row

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Man arrested for exposing himself near a daycare Video included

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Police in Chattanooga arrested a man accused of exposing himself on a playground. It happened on Tuesday on the Southside of downtown at a daycare inside Battle Academy. 

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HGTV premiering home makeover show featuring Chattanooga couple

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Friday, the network announced a home remodel pilot filmed in the Chattanooga area featuring PJ and Thomas McKay. The television show is called "Down to the Studs."

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UPDATE: Cleveland man arrested for shooting daughter with flare gun

Mugshot of Gary Douglas Price provided by the Bradley Co. Sheriff's Office. Mugshot of Gary Douglas Price provided by the Bradley Co. Sheriff's Office.
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Officials say the victim, Michelle Rich, was shot in the hand with a flare gun by her father Gary Price.

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Brandon Banks found guilty of rape, sexual battery in Vanderbilt rape trial Video included

Brandon Banks took the stand in his own defense on Wednesday. (WSMV) Brandon Banks took the stand in his own defense on Wednesday. (WSMV)
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Brandon Banks has been found guilty of one count of aggravated rape and one count of aggravated sexual battery by a Davidson County jury for his role in the rape of an unconscious female student in 2013.

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Senate investigates Loretta Lynch’s conduct during Clinton email probe

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A bipartisan group of senators on Friday requested more information from former Attorney General Loretta Lynch about her reported efforts to hamper the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s email use as secretary of state.

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When pot is legal, traffic stops go down

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Traffic searches by highway patrols in Colorado and Washington dropped by nearly half after the two states legalized marijuana in 2012.

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CPD cadets recall helping in double homicide investigation at local cemetery Video included

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Thirty-four Chattanooga Police Academy cadets and federal agents were called in to help search for evidence at Highland Memorial Gardens. Police officials said the cadets did in 30 minutes, what would have taken investigators hours to do. 

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UPDATE: Heritage HS teacher, Erlanger ER doctor among 12 johns arrested in prostitution sting

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A dozen people are charged with patronizing prostitution within 1.5 miles of a school during an operation in East Ridge.

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