UPDATE: Civil rights attorney wants all officers in viral video fired
UPDATE: Civil rights attorney wants all officers in viral video fired

Merritt wrote in a press release Wednesday, other officers on scene held Toney down and looked away as Detective Blake Kilpatrick punched and kicked his handcuffed client.

Search for missing man with dementia reunites friends
Search for missing man with dementia reunites friends

It was about four in the afternoon when Taylor got a phone call asking for his help in a search off Fairview Mountain in Polk County. When he found out it involved a friend, he got scared.

Can animals detect earthquakes?
Can animals detect earthquakes?

The U.S. Geological Survey said there is evidence dating back to 373 BC that shows animals can sense earthquakes and other natural disasters before they happen.

Nikki Haley says she leveraged Trump's outbursts to get things done at the U.N.
Nikki Haley says she leveraged Trump's outbursts to get things done at the U.N.

"I got the job done by being truthful, but also by letting him be unpredictable and not showing our cards," the departing U.N. ambassador tells NBC News.

Channel 3 to compete in Salvation Army's "Battle of the Bells" at Hamilton Place Mall
Channel 3 to compete in Salvation Army's "Battle of the Bells" at Hamilton Place Mall

The event is held to help the Salvation Army raise money for local community programs.

What the Tech? Santa trackers
What the Tech? Santa trackers

Three Santa trackers for kids to check out before Christmas Eve.

Two wanted suspects attempt to flee police but don't get very far
Two wanted suspects attempt to flee police but don't get very far

When the officers turned on their blue lights, the suspects attempted to drive off but ended up fishtailing, jumping a curb and blowing two tires.

Why the East Coast 'feels' more earthquakes
Why the East Coast 'feels' more earthquakes

The largest earthquakes in the US happen on the West Coast for a reason, but more earthquakes are felt on the East Coast.

Around 135,000 thermostats recalled due to fire hazard
Around 135,000 thermostats recalled due to fire hazard

The recalled thermostats are Emerson Branded SensiWiFi thermostats.

Publisher of National Enquirer admits paying hush money to help Trump ahead of 2016 election
Publisher of National Enquirer admits paying hush money to help Trump ahead of 2016 election

AMI worked 'to ensure that the woman did not publicize damaging allegations' about Trump ahead of the 2016 election.

FCC affirms that wireless carriers can block unwanted text messages
FCC affirms that wireless carriers can block unwanted text messages

Democrats have warned the decision could allow carriers to block or censor texts.

UPDATE: 3 Brainerd HS students, two adults arrested following fight, police say
UPDATE: 3 Brainerd HS students, two adults arrested following fight, police say

Chattanooga police are working to learn what caused the fight.

US 101 hosting their annual Forgotten Child Fund Toy Drive Friday
US 101 hosting their annual Forgotten Child Fund Toy Drive Friday

US 101 will be accepting toys and monetary donations, both cash and card.

Artificial dyes fading, but food will still get color boosts
Artificial dyes fading, but food will still get color boosts

Artificial dyes are falling out of favor, but foods get color boosts in other unexpected ways.

People in Cleveland felt the earthquake from Decatur
People in Cleveland felt the earthquake from Decatur

Thousands of people in Channel 3's viewing area were awakened by a shake from two small earthquakes and two aftershocks Wednesday morning.

Why so many people felt Wednesday's relatively small earthquake
Why so many people felt Wednesday's relatively small earthquake

Did you feel the earthquake in East Tennessee? If so, you're not alone. Officials say this quake had a broader reach compared to earthquakes out west.

Cleveland PD looking for man suspected of using a fraudulent credit card
Cleveland PD looking for man suspected of using a fraudulent credit card

Police say the man is suspected of using a fraudulent card at multiple locations in Cleveland, including the Gas n Go on Ocoee Crossing.

UPDATE: Michael Cohen gets 3 years for cases involving Stormy Daniels, lying to Congress
UPDATE: Michael Cohen gets 3 years for cases involving Stormy Daniels, lying to Congress

Michael Cohen was sentenced to 3 years after pleading guilty to nine federal charges.

U by Kotex Sleek Tampons recalled in US, Canada
U by Kotex Sleek Tampons recalled in US, Canada

No other U by Kotex brands are associated with the recall, the company said.

Grundy Co. investigator OK after being dragged by vehicle, suspect on the run
Grundy Co. investigator OK after being dragged by vehicle, suspect on the run

The investigator was taken to an area hospital and has since been released.

Former School Board chair Everett Fairchild dies at 89
Former School Board chair Everett Fairchild dies at 89

A man who devoted his life to education in Hamilton County has died. Everett Fairchild was 89.

Ryan "Blue Chip" Martin plans Christmas Turkey Giveaway for those in need
Ryan "Blue Chip" Martin plans Christmas Turkey Giveaway for those in need

It started with an idea, then a text message at 4:30AM ET reading in part "I would love to help out and make Christmas a little easier this year for some families."

Tennessee warns public to beware gift card scams
Tennessee warns public to beware gift card scams

The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance is warning the public not to fall prey to gift card scams this holiday season.

Tennessee corn producers increasing promotion of crop
Tennessee corn producers increasing promotion of crop

Tennessee's corn producers have agreed to raise money to help increase the consumption and sale of corn grown in the state.

Tennessee resident sues Correction Department over records
Tennessee resident sues Correction Department over records

The case filed in Chancery Court in Nashville says Seamus Kelly asked for records related to the electric chair ahead of the Nov. 1 execution of Edmund Zagorski, only the second person to be electrocuted in Tennessee since 1960.

Humane Educational Society still helping dogs from Rhea Co. hoarding case find homes
Humane Educational Society still helping dogs from Rhea Co. hoarding case find homes

Twenty-three have been adopted, leaving five. They are considered to have suffered the most trauma.

Detective in violent video also named in $40 million lawsuit from deadly 2017 police chase
Detective in violent video also named in $40 million lawsuit from deadly 2017 police chase

In 2017, Kilpatrick was involved in a car chase that ended in the suspect's death.

Protestors erupt over arrest of Charles Toney at city council meeting
Protestors erupt over arrest of Charles Toney at city council meeting

At the end of the meeting, District 7 Councilman Erskine Oglesby addressed the viral video of Toney's arrest that shows a Hamilton County detective punching and kicking Toney while he was in handcuffs.

Ooltewah homeowners on alert after a police chase
Ooltewah homeowners on alert after a police chase

Ooltewah homeowners are on high alert after a police chase ended in their neighborhood.

UPDATE: Female suspect identified in Gordon County officer-involved shooting
UPDATE: Female suspect identified in Gordon County officer-involved shooting

The GBI says a Calhoun police officer was shot by a woman in parking lot of a gas station who refused to show identification while under suspicion for marijuana.

Earthquake this morning. Awesome this afternoon.
Earthquake this morning. Awesome this afternoon.

Good Wednesday. There was a whole lotta shaking going on his morning at about 4:15 am.

Person shot on Mitchell Avenue
Person shot on Mitchell Avenue

Police say the 33-year-old victim was taken to a local hospital.

Judge orders Stormy Daniels to pay most but not all of Trump's legal fees in defamation suit
Judge orders Stormy Daniels to pay most but not all of Trump's legal fees in defamation suit

In ordering Daniels to pay $293,052.33, the judge also said he found that the president's lawyers claimed too many hours of work.

Sheriff: 'Parents need to monitor children's use of social media'
Sheriff: 'Parents need to monitor children's use of social media'

Juvenile and adult court leaders, school system officials as well as law enforcement are all on board with Sheriff Jim Hammond’s message.

UPDATE: Sources say UTC's Arth set to interview for Akron job
UPDATE: Sources say UTC's Arth set to interview for Akron job

Sources tell Channel 3 that Arth will officially interview for the Akron job on Friday Dec. 14.

What the Tech? App of the Day: "Luci"
What the Tech? App of the Day: "Luci"

Luci is an Android only app and can be found in the Google Play Store.

Christmas and New Year’s Day 2018 Garbage and Recycle schedule
Christmas and New Year’s Day 2018 Garbage and Recycle schedule

Garbage and recycle collection scheduled for Christmas Eve, Monday, December 24, 2018, will be collected as normal.

How to tell if you'll have a frosted windshield in the morning, and timely ways to defrost
How to tell if you'll have a frosted windshield in the morning, and timely ways to defrost

We've had some questions about why frost occurs on some mornings, and not so much others.

Trump bickers with Dem leaders, threatens gov't shutdown
Trump bickers with Dem leaders, threatens gov't shutdown

Trump met with congressional Democratic leaders to discuss border wall, potential shutdown.

Michelle Obama's 'Becoming' book tour coming to Ryman Auditorium
Michelle Obama's 'Becoming' book tour coming to Ryman Auditorium

The book was released on November 13 and has been published in 33 languages.

Police: Tennessee man, 39, traveled to Kentucky to have sex with teen
Police: Tennessee man, 39, traveled to Kentucky to have sex with teen

A Tennessee man is accused of traveling to Kentucky to have sex with a 14-year-old girl he communicated with using Snapchat.

UPDATE: Frost-covered windshield on SUV may have contributed to crash into school bus
UPDATE: Frost-covered windshield on SUV may have contributed to crash into school bus

Bus #60 was carrying middle school students and only three miles from school when it was stopped by the oncoming vehicle.

Floyd Parton, brother of Dolly Parton, has died
Floyd Parton, brother of Dolly Parton, has died

Floyd Estel Parton, the brother of country singer Dolly Parton, has died.

Kathie Lee Gifford announces she’s leaving NBC's TODAY
Kathie Lee Gifford announces she’s leaving NBC's TODAY

In a bittersweet moment for the TODAY family, the beloved co-host of the fourth hour announced she will leave the show next year to focus on other projects.

Sunny Tuesday, with freezing temperatures again tonight!
Sunny Tuesday, with freezing temperatures again tonight!

The rising temperatures above 32 and the sunshine will help evaporate moisture on the roads this afternoon!

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