Hixson father accused of killing son appears in court; case goes to grand jury
Hixson father accused of killing son appears in court; case goes to grand jury

The Hixson father accused of killing his 15-year-old child appears in court.

Tennessee tax revenues exceed forecasts in August
Tennessee tax revenues exceed forecasts in August

Tennessee officials say tax revenues for the first month of the state's fiscal year came in nearly 3 percent higher, or $34.4 million higher than originally projected.

The heat is on through Saturday, then changes on the way!
The heat is on through Saturday, then changes on the way!

We're in a copy and paste kind of pattern from Wednesday.

Huge squirrel population chomps crops, driving farmers nuts
Huge squirrel population chomps crops, driving farmers nuts

Farmers in New England are getting harassed by bumper crop of squirrels.

Fall equinox brings equal day and night...sort of!
Fall equinox brings equal day and night...sort of!

This weekend brings the Autumnal Equinox; 12 hours of daylight and 12 hours of night. Sort of.

TDOT to close outside lanes on Olgiati Bridge Thursday and Friday
TDOT to close outside lanes on Olgiati Bridge Thursday and Friday

Work should be completed Friday, but could be extended through Saturday.

Olin and Lonza plants holding drill Thursday morning
Olin and Lonza plants holding drill Thursday morning

Bradley County residents received a notification via the county's Nixle system Thursday morning.

Nissan recalls 215,000 cars and SUVs for fire risk
Nissan recalls 215,000 cars and SUVs for fire risk

If drivers see the anti-lock brake warning lamp for more than 10 seconds after starting the engine, Nissan urges them not to drive the vehicles and park them outdoors.

Bredesen ad touts gun rights support as NRA backs Blackburn
Bredesen ad touts gun rights support as NRA backs Blackburn

Democratic Senate candidate Phil Bredesen went clay shooting in a TV ad released after the National Rifle Association endorsed his Republican opponent, Marsha Blackburn.

Trump says he found border wall inspiration at Flight 93 memorial
Trump says he found border wall inspiration at Flight 93 memorial

The president visited the site, where 40 passengers and crew members aboard United Airlines Flight 93 died after terrorists hijacked the plane Sept. 11, 2001, this month.

CRIME STOPPERS COLD CASE: The murder of Mary Evans
CRIME STOPPERS COLD CASE: The murder of Mary Evans

Mary Evans was murdered more than 20 years ago. Her daughters are still heartbroken and hope you can help them find peace.

Ground beef recall due to E. coli contamination
Ground beef recall due to E. coli contamination

Cargill Meat Solutions out of Colorado is recalling more than 132,000 pounds of ground beef products due to E. coli.

Man hit by train near Chestnut Street seriously injured
Man hit by train near Chestnut Street seriously injured

Police spokesperson Elisa Myzal tells Channel 3, the man was seriously injured and taken to a local hospital.

Ranger under review after child gets lost on trail at Enterprise South Nature Park
Ranger under review after child gets lost on trail at Enterprise South Nature Park

The race organizer, Eric Pullen, tells Channel 3, that park ranger tore down the tape that marked the course, causing the child to get lost.

Georgia state House primary voided over error; redo ordered
Georgia state House primary voided over error; redo ordered

A Georgia judge has ordered a redo in a state House primary election where dozens cast their ballots in the wrong race.

Vandals damage cars at a Chattanooga body shop
Vandals damage cars at a Chattanooga body shop

Surveillance video shows two men driving what appears to be a 4-door Saturn car.

Whitwell Middle student suspended for 'death wish' list
Whitwell Middle student suspended for 'death wish' list

A Whitwell Middle School 6th grader has been suspended after administrators discovered he had written a 'death wish' list, containing the names of six other students.

Former Lee University student wins season 13 of 'America's Got Talent'
Former Lee University student wins season 13 of 'America's Got Talent'

Lim stunned the audience and judges with his slight of hand tricks throughout the season.

Top three most violent Chattanooga zip codes revealed
Top three most violent Chattanooga zip codes revealed

The data focused on the most violent crimes over the past three years, which includes homicide, rape, aggravated assault, and robbery.

Another hot one. Cooling, showers this weekend
Another hot one. Cooling, showers this weekend

Good Thursday. Today will be another hot one with temps in the low 90s and mostly sunny skies. Friday will not be AS warm, but still we will make to 88 in Chattanooga. We will have some clouds in the afternoon, but the rain chance is only 10%.

Chattanooga law firm pushing for hands-free driving law in Tennessee
Chattanooga law firm pushing for hands-free driving law in Tennessee

Georgia already has this law in place. Simply put, you can't touch your phone at all.

Chattanooga Fire holds "Fill the Boot" MDA fundraiser
Chattanooga Fire holds "Fill the Boot" MDA fundraiser

The money raised goes toward research and sending kids to summer camp for free. 

Regulators: NC flooding too bad to tally environmental harm
Regulators: NC flooding too bad to tally environmental harm

Officials say North Carolina rivers swamped dozens of farm buildings where animals were being raised for market, killing about 3.4 million chickens and turkey and 5,500 hogs.

Trump says 'hard to imagine' Kavanaugh guilty of allegation
Trump says 'hard to imagine' Kavanaugh guilty of allegation

Ford wants allegation against Kavanaugh investigated before Senate hearing, but GOP senators resisting further delay.

WATCH: Videographer shares video of local AGT finalist from 2004 audition
WATCH: Videographer shares video of local AGT finalist from 2004 audition

Red Bank native Michael Ketterer was auditioning for singing competitions long before he was chosen as a finalist on NBC's America's Got Talent.

The Latest: Company officials 'heartbroken' after shooting
The Latest: Company officials 'heartbroken' after shooting

A city official says four people have been shot, but none fatally, during shooting at software company near Madison, Wisconsin.

Dalton police seek suspect in case of stolen credit cards
Dalton police seek suspect in case of stolen credit cards

Dalton police spokesperson Bruce Frazier says the cards were taken from a parked car in August at the soccer complex on Smith Industrial Boulevard. 

Florence death toll climbs to 37; Trump visits stricken area
Florence death toll climbs to 37; Trump visits stricken area

Food and water handouts are beginning in the North Carolina city of Wilmington, which is still mostly cut off by floodwaters from Hurricane Florence.

Glaucoma & Pot: The truth behind the myths
Glaucoma & Pot: The truth behind the myths

Anecdotes have been going around for years that smoking marijuana can treat glaucoma. But what’s real, and what’s not?

Fate of FEMA leader in doubt as Florence cleanup continues
Fate of FEMA leader in doubt as Florence cleanup continues

Fate of FEMA leader is in doubt over ethics questions as Florence cleanup continues in Carolinas.

WATCH LIVE: Trump visits North Carolina after Hurricane Florence
WATCH LIVE: Trump visits North Carolina after Hurricane Florence

Trump, who was joined on Air Force One by Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and the four Republican senators who represent North Carolina and South Carolina.

No link between trans-inclusive policies and bathroom safety, study finds
No link between trans-inclusive policies and bathroom safety, study finds

There is no evidence that letting transgender people use public facilities that align with their gender identity increases safety risks, a UCLA study finds.

Deputies catch alligator roaming around Madisonville
Deputies catch alligator roaming around Madisonville

An alligator trapped in Monroe County, TN is relocated to the Chattanooga Zoo.

Weekend events around the Tennessee Valley for Sept. 22-23
Weekend events around the Tennessee Valley for Sept. 22-23

Weekend events happening around the Tennessee Valley.

UPDATE: Missing Memphis 3 week old boy found
UPDATE: Missing Memphis 3 week old boy found

AMBER ALERT canceled, the child has been found and the suspect is in custody.

Dalton middle schooler to make appearance on "Shark Tank"
Dalton middle schooler to make appearance on "Shark Tank"

A Dalton Middle school student will be featured on the upcoming season of "Shark Tank".

Drugs seized during investigation in McMinn County
Drugs seized during investigation in McMinn County

Nearly 5 pounds of meth were seized in McMinn County Wednesday. 

The Latest: Trump welcomes 'tremendous progress' with NKorea
The Latest: Trump welcomes 'tremendous progress' with NKorea

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says his June summit with U.S. President Donald Trump has stabilized the regional security situation.

Hot and humid August-like weather...for now!
Hot and humid August-like weather...for now!

So when will it start to feel like September? It looks like at least for another 5 days.

UT Board to consider appointing Randy Boyd interim president
UT Board to consider appointing Randy Boyd interim president

UT President Joe DiPietro announced Monday that he planned to retire from active service on Nov. 21.

Carry permit classes offered in Bradley County
Carry permit classes offered in Bradley County

The Bradley County Sheriff's Office is offering a handgun carry permit class October 5th, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Frank Oz weighs in on 'Sesame Street' writer saying Bert and Ernie are gay
Frank Oz weighs in on 'Sesame Street' writer saying Bert and Ernie are gay

'I created Bert. I know what and who he is,' Frank Oz wrote on Twitter in response to a user who asked why the characters couldn't be gay.

UPDATE: Second house fire on Signal Mountain within 24 hours
UPDATE: Second house fire on Signal Mountain within 24 hours

Walden's Ridge firefighters along with Hamilton County firefighters battle a second house fire on Signal Mountain.

Music modernization bill clears another hurdle in Congress
Music modernization bill clears another hurdle in Congress

The way music is licensed and songwriters are compensated for the digital age will be undergoing big changes under a bill making its way through Congress.

Lawsuit filed over natural gas explosions
Lawsuit filed over natural gas explosions

A class action lawsuit has been filed against Columbia Gas and its parent company on behalf of residents who were forced out of their homes for days when dozens of natural gas explosions and fires ripped through three Massachusetts towns.

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