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UPDATE: Arrest made in death of Hamilton County 3-year-old boy

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The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office has made an arrest in the case of a 3-year-old drowning death. More>>

N. Hamilton Elem. 5th grade flag team takes pride in their work Video included

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 Each morning at North Hamilton Elementary School, four fifth grade boys have an important job to do. A job they take very seriously.  They consider it a responsibility, a duty, and an honor. More>>

UPDATE: Man killed while mowing grass when truck hit him; 3 teens inside truck also died Video included

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Four teens were inside a vehicle that hit and killed 57-year-old Bryan Bartley while he was mowing grass on Thursday evening. Three teens also died in the tragedy. Alexis Pinson survived the crash and is improving, friends say.  More>>

Woman's body found in Polk County river

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The TBI has been called in to investigate after a woman's body was found floating in the Hiwassee River in Polk County.West Polk Fire Chief Steven Lofty tells Channel 3 someone spotted the body and called 911 around 4:15 Saturday afternoon.There is no word on the woman's age or identity. Lofty says there are no known active missing persons cases in Polk County involving a female. The woman's body is being transported to the TBI Crime Lab in Nashville for an autopsy. More>>

Strangers come together to help raise money for toddler's rising medical bills

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People from around the region came together once again in the name of Katie Barkley to help raise money for her medical bills.  More>>

Inmate involved in terror plot being moved

An Iraqi man convicted of trying to ship arms and cash to Al-Qaida in Iraq is being moved to a new federal prison. More>>

Big Box Health Care: Are You Ready for Walmart Care Clinics?

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Wal-Mart has played it safe when it comes to retail clinics, partnering with regional hospitals to offer services like flu shots. More>>

Family stumped by violent death of GA boy, 13

Grieving relatives of a west Georgia boy say they can't fathom what motivated his violent death a week ago. More>>

Would you rather — think about vacation or a new smartphone?

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Before the latest video game or smartphone goes on sale, people line up for days (hello, iPhone 6!), anticipating its arrival. Often that leads to pushing, shoving, and sometimes punching — even when there is enough supply to go around.  More>>

Some Labor Day deals aren't such steals

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While retailers are offering deep discounts on summer inventory like grills and patio furniture, there are fewer bargains to be found with in-season items like fall clothes this Labor Day weekend. More>>

Missouri Cop Resigns After Pointing Rifle at Ferguson Protesters

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A suburban St. Louis cop who was suspended for pointing his semi-automatic rifle and threatening protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, has resigned, the police chief told the Associated Press.  More>>

Vols' newcomers facing tough test from Utah State

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Tennessee coach Butch Jones understands his team will endure plenty of growing pains. More>>

Mo'ne Davis Celebrates With JRW in Chicago

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The two biggest stories of the 2014 Little League World Series came together Friday night in Chicago. Philadelphia's female pitching phenom Mo'ne Davis arrived in Chicago Friday night for a series of events with the U.S. champion Jackie Robinson West team. More>>

Student found with BB gun on bus in Tennessee

A bus driver found a fifth-grader in Tennessee with a BB gun on the vehicle on the way to school. More>>

Sheriff: Grandmother's casket used to hide drugs

A middle Georgia sheriff says two inmates visiting a Macon funeral home tried to return to jail with drugs and other contraband that had been hidden inside their grandmother's casket. More>>

Mother indicted after child dies with deadly dose of Benadryl in system Video included

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The mother of a 4-month old girl who died of drug toxicity was indicted on reckless homicide charges. More>>

Tennessee National Guard ceremony to award soldiers for heroism

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Tennessee's Adjutant General, Major General Max Haston, will recognize and award Tennessee Army National Guard Soldiers during two ceremonies. More>>

Tony Stewart back at the track, looking to heal

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Tony Stewart took his seat on the podium - unshaven, his eyes glassy - and unfolded a sheet of paper. His voice quivered as he read, pausing to maintain his composure as he described the death of a driver he hit as "one of... More>>

Grundy Co. Yellow Jackets Marching Band Video included

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The Grundy County High School Band's Director says, "for a little band, they can make a good bit of noise!" To Yellow Jackets faithful and band aficionados, it is sweet music. They serenade us with Rocky Top and are our Band of the Week! More>>

Bad tweeting teacher Video included

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There is outrage in California over the punishment given to a teacher, who made threatening comments about her students on Twitter.  Her punishment is viewed by many as only a slap on the wrist.  The teacher has taken down her social media pages and apologized, but Krista Arata is still teaching. More>>

Nashville group heads to Ferguson for National Weekend of Action Video included

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Police are scaling back their presence in Ferguson, MO, but there's still more work to be done. More>>

Fatal accident in Meigs County

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 An accident on Highway 58 results in at least one fatality. More>>

THP works fatality in Grundy County

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The Tennessee Highway Patrol is working a fatality in Grundy County.  More>>

Chattanooga Public Library Update Video included

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A case of suspected fraud has landed leaders at the Chattanooga Public Library in hot water. According to a city audit, Library Director Corrine Hill is being criticized for weeks of unreported vacation and she's not the only one whose come under fire.  More>>

Dalton Police are reminding residents to lock up their vehicles

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Officials in Dalton are investigating several car break-ins. More>>

Hamilton County's new District Attorney sworn in Video included

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Justice in Hamilton County is now in the hands of a new District Attorney.  More>>

WWII Veteran finally honored 70 years after death Video included

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The family of a World War II veteran killed in action finally got to say their goodbyes nearly 70 years after he went missing. More>>

Murphy man arrested for child abuse

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The Cherokee County Sheriff Office arrested 26-year-old Jason Dwayne Holderfield for felony child abuse. More>>

Dalton police seek shopping spree suspect

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The Dalton Police Department needs help identifying a woman who used stolen credit and debit cards to finance a shopping spree that racked up more than $1,400 in fraudulent purchases at stores in Dalton and Calhoun. More>>

Small Fire Forces Evacuation at Tyner Middle Academy

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A small fire broke out Friday afternoon at Tyner Middle Academy in the East Wing which housed 7th and 8th graders. More>>

More than 100 area National Guard soldiers leave for deployment Video included

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The group will spend one month training in New Jersey before going to Kuwait for about a year. More>>

UPDATE: Brainerd Road accident claims driver's life Video included

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The car crashed into the concrete exterior of the Brainerd Road tunnel while driving west on the road. More>>

UPDATE: 3 suspects in fatal Dalton shooting indicted

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Three suspects in the June 18th killing of Abel Carmona, Jr. have been indicted by a Whitfield County Grand Jury.
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4 GA people face 3,736 charges in tax refund scheme

A Georgia grand jury has indicted four people in what prosecutors call a tax fraud scheme involving a total of 3,736 charges. More>>

Who's smart? We are, says National Geographic

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National Geographic's Traveler magazine lists their 50 of the World's Smartest Cities in their October edition, and Chattanooga lands in the top 10 on the list. More>>

Hot and sunny today, some storms Saturday Video included

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The heat and humidity will be in force this afternoon. Skies will remain sunny, but the high will reach 94 degrees, and the humidity will be slowly rising as well.  More>>

Obama nominates 2 Tennesseans for TVA board

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President Barack Obama has nominated two Tennesseans for the TVA Board: Virginia Lodge and Ronald Walter. More>>

Labor Day: By the Numbers

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According to the AAA, 34.1 million Americans are expected to travel 50 or miles during the holiday period, a 4.2% increase from 2013.
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Chattanooga's Helen McDonald Exum dies at 89

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Helen McDonald Exum, a longtime newspaper executive and cookbook author, died at her Lookout Mountain home Thursday. More>>

Spiders a creeping problem in Tennessee Video included

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Several species of spiders consider Tennessee home including two poisonous ones. More>>

Audit of Chattanooga Library shows suspected fraud Video included

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Leaders at the Chattanooga Public Library could be in hot water for suspected fraud.  More>>

Ga. officials urge boating safety over holiday

State officials are reminding people to be safe on Georgia's waterways during the upcoming holiday weekend. More>>

23-Year-Old Utah Murder Solved With Help of DNA, LEGO Bricks

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Investigators have Utah cracked the 23-year-old killing of an elderly woman — with the help of DNA and LEGO toys, police said Thursday.
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USDA seizes more than 1,200 illegal giant snails

The giant African snail damages buildings, destroys crops and can cause meningitis in humans. But some people still want to collect, and even eat, the slimy invaders. More>>

Woman reaches goal of singing national anthem in all 50 states Video included

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It's tradition for Titans games to start with the national anthem, and when Thursday night's singer stepped onto the field, she was fulfilling a dream. More>>

Little Richard not hurt in Tennessee car accident

Singer Little Richard, a self-proclaimed architect of rock 'n' roll, was involved in a car accident in Tennessee, but police said there were no injuries. More>>

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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UPDATE: Vote passes Hamilton Co Board of Education on teachers' insurance Video included

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Call it the calm before the storm: the Hamilton County School Board met with teachers Thursday night to discuss some big changes to their insurance policies before it's voted on in the coming weeks. More>>

Locals debate shooting age following tragedy Video included

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More fallout tied to the deadly shooting of a firing range instructor by his 9-year-old student.  But could the accident lead to rule changes at shooting ranges?

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Prescription drug abuse tops alcohol abuse in Tennessee

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Drug abuse is on the rise in Tennessee. The misuse of prescription pain medications tops the list.  More>>

Drunk drivers' Labor Day warning Video included

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For Tennessee Valley law enforcement the Labor Day holiday weekend begins in earnest Friday night.  And you can expect a major police presence on area highways throughout the holiday weekend as officers crack down on drunk or impaired drivers.
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UPDATE: 5 year old finds marijuana in his shoe, takes it to teacher Video included

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A little boy finds marijuana in his shoe and police say his mother is to blame. More>>

LINK BETWEEN BREAKFAST AND ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE

Making breakfast a priority Video included

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If your child doesn't eat breakfast slipping grades could be the result.  Local experts explain why the first meal of the day could be the key to better performance at school or even work.
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Parts of Hwy 27 North to experience lane closures overnight Thursday

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If you're traveling Hwy 27 Thursday night, take note.  Areas on and around Hwy 27 will be down to one lane or closed for construction.  More>>

UPDATE: Police release identity of woman killed in motorcycle accident

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The female  motorcycle driver was transported to a local hospital for examination and treatment, where she later died from the injuries sustained in the crash. More>>

BI-LO to hold job expo

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This weekend BI-LO is holding a job expo to fill positions at 30 stores in Chattanooga and North Georgia.  More>>

NFL increases penalties for domestic violence

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NFL players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from the league for a second under a new policy outlined by Commissioner Roger Goodell. More>>

Tennessee's Dolly Parton accepts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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Two of Parton's nieces dumped buckets of ice over her head at Parton's home in Nashville. More>>

Vols season opening game sold out

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Neyland Stadium in Knoxville will hold a sold-out crowd for the Vols season opener against Utah State. More>>

Charges dismissed for Tennessee gun rights advocate

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A Nashville judge has dismissed charges against a man who walked around downtown last year wearing a bullet-proof vest and carrying an assault rifle with a silencer. More>>

IRS warns against caller ID 'spoofing' scams

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The IRS is continuing to warn people about a scam that's being used to steal from taxpayers. More>>

Three local men build free ramp for elderly woman

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Some local men spent their morning helping an elderly neighbor who hasn't left her home on her own in months. More>>

Apple to unveil next products at Sept. 9 event

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The Cupertino, California, company is widely expected to release an iPhone with a larger screen than the 4-inch display on the previous two generations of the device. Apple's first smartwatch also is a possibility. More>>

World of Beer preps for grand opening

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With 50 different beers on tap, and 556 bottled varieties, beer drinkers should be able to find one that suits their taste.
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Ironman Chattanooga to hold public meetings for residents

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Public meetings will allow concerned residents to hear directly from those involved in the race, and what the public can expect on race day. More>>

Joan Rivers stops breathing during throat procedure, taken to NYC hospital

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Rivers, 81, was taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital in critical condition Thursday morning after she stopped breathing while undergoing the procedure at Yorkville Endoscopy on East 93rd Street. More>>

Tennessee drivers to get access to vehicle recall information

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Drivers in Tennessee will now have access to vehicle recall information under a new National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) rule.
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  • STEM School expansion creates excitement

    STEM School expansion creates excitement

    Saturday, August 23 2014 3:58 PM EDT2014-08-23 19:58:11 GMT
    Two years ago, Hamilton County opened the new STEM high school, focusing on science, technology, engineering and math. At first, school officials hoped that students would want to get in the school. More
    Two years ago, Hamilton County opened the new STEM high school, focusing on science, technology, engineering and math. At first, school officials hoped that students would want to get in the school. More
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