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UPDATE: EMT driver surrenders to authorities after being charged in deadly crash Video included

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Crystin Keys turned herself in Wednesday morning at the Floyd County Jail.

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Roadwork starts today in Walker County

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The work will require temporary lane closures and could be re-scheduled if weather creates a conflict.

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UPDATE: GA prison escape duo indifferent vehicle, still considered dangerous Video included

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The suspects are now armed with the officers' .40 caliber pistols, according to police.

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Woman arrested for neglect and abuse of disabled adult Video included

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The Murray County Sheriff's Office and GBI agents found a disabled man with bed sores and arrested the woman they believe neglected him over the weekend.

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Dalton Sears on new list of stores to close

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Sears plans to close an additional 72 stores this year, in addition to the previous announced 180 locations.

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UPDATE: First town hall meetings for Canyon Ridge Resort tonight

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Two town hall meetings are planned for the Canyon Ridge Hotel Resort Development planned in Walker County. 

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Power outages in the Tennessee Valley

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Several thousand customers are without power in the Tennessee Valley.

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UPDATE: Power outages in the Tennessee Valley

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The storms Saturday evening caused several power outages in the Tennessee Valley. 

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Whitfield County Fire Department mourns loss of battalion chief

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Chester passed away Thursday night at Hamilton Medical Center.

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UPDATE: Man sentenced to life in prison for 2015 murder of wife

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Denson admitted shooting his wife and told detectives it was accidental, which evidence contradicted.

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Son of North Georgia District Attorney charged for revenge porn Video included

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The son of a North Georgia district attorney is accused of posting his ex-girlfriend's nude photos online without her permission.

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Dalton police searching for missing teen

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Authorities believe that Michelle may travel to the areas of Chattanooga, TN or Cedartown, GA.

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UPDATE: Charges pending for mother in crash that claimed her son's life

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One of the vehicles went off the road, and back, crossing the centerline of the road.

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Protesters gather outside Graves' office to protest new health care bill

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About a dozen folks gathered outside Congressman Tom Graves' office in Dalton Monday exercising their right to protest.

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UPDATE: Walker County detention officer faces murder charges

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Agents with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said 30-year-old Lance Wooten was shot in the chest by his father, 58-year-old Pat Wooten, at a home on Hood Avenue.

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Better fire service coming to northern Walker County

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The changes come after the department's new fire chief finished a study that showed 80-percent of the department's calls come from the northern part of the county which currently does not have a full time fire station. 

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UPDATE: Power restored in the Tennessee Valley

EPB outage map from Monday morning. EPB outage map from Monday morning.
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Following storms that impacted the Chattanooga area, power has been restored.

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'Car surfing' leaves teen unconscious, injured

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A series of events described as “horse playing” with teens and a vehicle ended with one man unconscious and bleeding.

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UPDATE: Murray Co. teacher accused of "racially insensitive" video resigns Video included

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The administrative services director, Mike Tuck, tells Channel 3, the teacher submitted her resignation on Friday.

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LaFayette High School principal partially fabricated emails

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Culberson admitted that while he added to the emails, the information itself actually did come from the guidance counselors. 

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Bird flu confirmed in GA; 18,000 birds destroyed

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A flock of 18,000 chickens at a commercial poultry breeding operation were destroyed after testing positive for avian influenza.

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UPDATE: Gordon Lee substitute teacher investigated by GBI for sending photos to students

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No charges have been brought against the woman, who is not a regular employee of the Chickamauga City Schools system.

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UPDATE: Two arrested in storage unit theft case

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The couple may be responsible for several thefts from storage units across Catoosa County and Chattanooga.

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UPDATE: Police say Rossville man's murder a case of 'mistaken identity'

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A Rossville man is charged with the death of a Jeremy Little. 

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Weather microphones to be placed in Walker County

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Researchers with the University of Mississippi’s National Center for Physical Acoustics are conducting research in Walker County, as part of a tornado detection and warning research program for NOAA.    

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Changes may be coming to GA domestic violence law

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The bill would allow a judge to keep name-change records sealed in domestic violence cases.

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Rabid raccoon attacks dog, prompts rabies warning

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Health officials say a dog was attacked by a rabid raccoon in Whitfield County this week.

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GA man charged with possession of deadly ricin

William Christopher Gibbs. (Fannin County Sheriff Dept. photo) William Christopher Gibbs. (Fannin County Sheriff Dept. photo)

Federal prosecutors have charged a Fannin County man with possession of the deadly toxin ricin.

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Settlement reached with alleged victim in Calhoun post-prom sexual battery lawsuit

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The settlement with the gated community, where the crime is alleged to have occurred, comes three months after the owners of the cabin also settled with the accuser. 

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UPDATE: Man and two children die in Walker County crash

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A man and two children died in a crash in Walker County on Saturday. Troopers are now investigating how the crash happened.

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Georgia House approves state budget increasing teacher pay

Georgia teachers would get a 2 percent salary increase while state employees that handle child welfare cases will see a 19 percent raise under a House budget proposal.

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GA Department of Public Safety recruiting for Northwest Georgia region

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The Georgia Department of Labor's Rome Career Center will help the Georgia Department of Public Safety recruit as many as 34 state law enforcement officers to work in the Northwest Georgia region. 

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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: LaFayette theft suspect

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LaFayette police say the shoplifting suspect left the LaFayette WalMart in what appears to be a gold colored car.

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Georgia House panel approves bill allowing guns on campus

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Licensed gun owners could carry concealed handguns on public college campuses under legislation advancing in the Georgia House.

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UPDATE: Walker State Prison Fire Chief recovering from crash

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For ten years, Matthew Mann has been Fire Chief at Walker State Prison. His twin brother says he loves being a firefighter and dedicates a lot of his time working with his crew. 

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Georgia democratic lawmakers hope to expand voters' rights

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Georgia Democrats are facing an uphill climb as they try to expand voters' rights. The minority lawmakers have introduced a slew of bills aiming to remove barriers and make it easier to cast a ballot.
    

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Georgia lawmaker, traveling with storm relief money, is shot

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A Georgia lawmaker is recovering from a gunshot wound after he says he was shot while traveling with several thousands of dollars in donations for storm relief efforts.      

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US asks Georgia for records in review of alleged hacking

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The Department of Homeland Security has asked the state of Georgia to provide records after the state accused the agency of "failed cyberattacks" on its secretary of state's network.     

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UPDATE: Dade Co. deputies arrest man wanted in three GA counties

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 A suspect that was wanted in three Georgia counties has been arrested. 

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Mohawk Industries to fill 25 position in recruitment fair

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Mohawk Industries will hold a recruitment fair.  They are looking for 25 people to work in Calhoun as sewing machine operators and utility workers.

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Minor earthquake hits Walker County

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A magnitude 2.4 earthquake hits 8 miles south of LaFayette around 1:48 p.m. Friday. 

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LaFayette house fire ruled arson

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A house fire in LaFayette early Thursday morning has been ruled arson by the Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner.  

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UPDATE: Car slams into Catoosa County home

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The driver of the Nissan Sentra was transported to a local hospital for examination and treatment.

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Police search for man who assaulted 3 month-old infant

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Calhoun Police Detectives charged 25-year-old George Edward Daniel with aggravated battery and felony cruelty to children.

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Georgia tax officials say preventing fraud requires changes

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Georgia officials say changes to prevent fraud could mean it will take more than three months to process Georgians' income tax returns and issue refunds next year.

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Inmate found dead at Walker County jail

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The Walker County Sheriff's Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are investigating the death of an inmate. 

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Georgia voters reject state takeovers of failing schools

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Georgia voters have rejected a constitutional amendment allowing the state to take over low-performing schools.   

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US Sen. Johnny Isakson wins re-election in Georgia

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Georgia Republican Johnny Isakson has won re-election to the U.S. Senate, holding off two challengers.

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UPDATE: More fires ignite in Tennessee Valley

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Nearly 2 dozen fires ignited Friday night into Saturday in the Tennessee Valley. 

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UPDATE: Brush fire at Chickamauga Battlefield under control

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Firefighters are working a brush fire in the Chickamauga Battlefield.  

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Tennessee Valley students get "Fit for Life"

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The program has kids tracking how many minutes they move each day for two weeks and the types of foods they eat.

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Former Georgia sheriff gets 2½ years for excessive force

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Federal prosecutors say a former Georgia sheriff has been sentenced to serve two and a half years in prison for using excessive force against two arrestees who weren't resisting.      

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UPDATE: Walker Co. Transit gets fuel shipment Wednesday; normal service expected

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Walker County Commissioner Bebe Heiskell said any patient with an appointment for a ride on Wednesday can contact the transit system at (706) 375-0803 or (706) 375-5857

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UPDATE: Man accused of Texas murder cleared by fingerprints

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A local man is trying to clear his name after police in Houston pinned a 2010 murder on him.

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UPDATE: Walker Co. teacher under investigation will not return for 2016-17

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A former Walker County School teacher that is under investigation will not be returning to teach in the county in the 2016-2017 school year. 

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PHOTOS: Catoosa deputies seeking man for questioning over fuel theft

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Deputies say the man is wanted for questioning regarding fuel that's been stolen from county-owned vehicles.

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Mountain lion may have been spotted in Lafayette, police warning residents

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North Georgia residents are convinced a mountain lion is roaming a wooded area in the city of Lafayette.   

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Fatal accident on GA SR 151

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An accident on Georgia State Route 151 near Kaufman Road in Walker County Thursday night claims the life of one person. 

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Cheerleaders cheer on English teacher battling colon cancer

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A Lafayette teacher is in the fight of her life. The 38 year old was diagnosed with stage four colon cancer, but students at her school are now supporting the woman who has been their rock from day one. 

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Threat for Georgia wildfires increasing

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A large brush fire along I-24 in May was sparked by an ATV wheel that fell off a truck onto very dry ground. It spread fast from Georgia into Chattanooga. Recent fires in northwest Georgia have started due a combination of carelessness and the dry weather.

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UPDATE: Walker County man charged with felony murder after 2015 shooting

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A Walker County man has been charged with murder after shooting at three men that had come to his stepdaughter's mobile home to party Monday night.

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GA polls closed, voters deciding fate of several incumbents

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The polls have officially closed in Georgia, where voters are deciding the fate of several Republican congressional incumbents.

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Three Georgia congressmen defeat challengers

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Three Georgia congressmen have defeated challengers in Republican primaries.  GOP Reps. Austin Scott of Tifton, Rick Allen of Augusta and Tom Graves of Ranger each won contested primary races Tuesday.

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UPDATE: Murray Co. teacher accused of hitting special needs student, parents speaking out

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Murray County parents are speaking out after a middle school teacher was arrested for hitting a special needs student. 

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GA Department of Labor to hold recruitment events

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The Georgia Department of Labor is holding two recruitment events. 

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Catoosa County deputies arrest four for drug distribution

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The Catoosa County Sheriff's Office has arrested four people in connection to meth distribution.

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GBI investigating "use of force" by Fort Oglethorpe Police

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The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says they have been asked by the Fort Oglethorpe Police Department to conduct an investigation regarding "use of force" by some of its officers.  

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Man claims ex-girlfriend stalked him before stabbing him

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A Dalton man says he was stalked for months by an ex-girlfriend before she stabbed him in the back Monday.

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Atlanta Falcons host Moms Safety Clinic for the first time in Chattanooga

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The Atlanta Falcons hosted their "Mom's Football Safety Clinic" for the first time in Chattanooga.

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Georgia city considering decriminalizing marijuana

The leaders of an Atlanta suburb may try to make their city the first in Georgia to decriminalize marijuana.

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Catoosa County deputies searching for accused child molester

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The Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office is searching for Kenneth Adam Broadrick, a 35-year-old Ringgold man who is accused of child molestation. 

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UPDATE: Fire destroys Walker County building

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Eyewitnesses tell Channel 3 it does not appear anyone was inside of the structure when the fire broke out.

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Catoosa County wreck sends two to hospital

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The crash happened at US-27 and Farming Rock Road in Catoosa County.

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Elementary student hit by a car at bus stop

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A North Georgia six year-old is in critical condition after she was hit by a car while at a bus stop.

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Georgia sets new record on early voting turnout

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More Georgia residents voted early this year compared any other year in history, according to the Georgia Secretary of State.

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GA House committee greenlights casino bill

Casino gambling would come to Georgia under measures approved by a House committee.

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43 GA prison guards indicted on bribery, drug trafficking charges

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More than 40 prison guards and officers in Georgia have been indicted on charges of accepting bribes and drug trafficking.

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Health officials: Well water may be contaminated

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Unlike public water systems, wells are easily contaminated.

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More rain in store for Georgia as flood threat continues

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Forecasters say more rain is headed to Georgia, where many parts of the state are still dealing with flood waters from earlier storms.

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Man falls 20 feet from bucket truck in Lafayette

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A man was taken to a North Georgia hospital after falling approximately 20 feet from a bucket truck Wednesday.

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Summerville Recreation Center catches fire

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Crews were called to the facility, owned by the City of Summerville, around 2:30 Wednesday afternoon.

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Ringgold City Clerk arrested on theft charges

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The Georgia Bureau of Investigation arrested Tracy Bass after Ringgold police and the local district attorney's office asked the state agency to look into the clerk's actions.

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UPDATE: Southeast Whitfield football player arrested for assault, kidnapping

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According to a police report, deputies were called to a home on Tuesday in response to an attempted rape.

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UPDATE: Police catch Hixson auto lot vandal

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Surveillance video shows the man, who police say is Cory Dunn, 35, carrying out the crime with two distinct characteristics that helped lead to his arrest.

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UPDATE: Whitfield County deputies shoot and kill suspect after car chase

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Whitfield County Sheriff Scott Chitwood says a deputy shot and killed the driver of a suspected stolen Jeep during after a police chase. More>>

A look inside how Chattanooga police train for active shooters

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Channel 3 wanted to know more about how officers prepare for events like what unfolded on July 16, 2015, the day Chattanooga was shaken to it's core. While the department couldn't show us all of their tactics, they showed us one of the many ways they prepare for an active shooter.  More>>

UPDATE: Homeowner uses gun to scare off home invasion suspects

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One of the victims managed to grab a weapon after being maced, which scared off the suspects. More>>

Chattanooga honors veterans, including fallen five service men

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Family and friends of local veterans honored by these flags look on, including those of USMC Staff Sgt. David Wyatt. A flag will permanently fly in his memory along with the other servicemen killed on July 16th.  More>>

Ringgold High School students make crosses to honor veterans

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It's second period at Ringgold High School where students in Tim Elliott's construction class are working hard.They're putting the finishing touches on a project that means more than a letter grade.  More>>

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UPDATE: Dalton woman charged in 30-year-old cold case

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Sandra Hartzag has been charged with the 1985 murder of Joseph Braun. More>>

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ONLY ON 3: Newspaper carrier discovers house fire in Rossville

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 Keasha Bradley's early morning paper route was interrupted when she noticed the home on Longview Drive on fire.  More>>

211 register sex offenders arrested during GA operation

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Called Operation Watchful Eye, sheriffs’ offices across the Georgia conducted residence verifications and compliance checks of registered sex offenders. More>>

The end of an era: Locals pack Mom's Italian Villa for one last meal

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After 54 years, a popular Chattanooga Italian restaurant is closing its doors for good. More>>

ONLY ON 3: How missing GA teen was found in Gatlinburg, reunited with family

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The Georgia teen was found in Gatlinburg, TN, loved ones say she wanted to travel to that area. More>>

Ft Oglethorpe police looking for robbery suspect

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The Fort Oglethorpe Police Department needs your help identifying a suspect.  Police say a suspect stole several items from a K-Mart in Fort Oglethorpe around 4 o'clock Monday night. More>>

Cabela's donates rain gear to Gilbert Elem. "forest kindergarten" students

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Kindergarten students at Gilbert Elementary in Walker County, Georgia are unlike any other in the nation.  They can often be found in the forest. It's a 312- acre classroom without a ceiling or walls.   More>>

Walker County searching for suspect in child molestation case

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Williams was last seen in the area of 368 Highway 151 Lafayette but is no longer in that area. He is from the Calhoun, GA area with family in Ohio. More>>

Fort O police ask for public's help in finding robbery suspect

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The clerk told police the two men then left in a dark passenger car, but could not provide police with any other description or information. More>>

Victim of fatal bike accident leaves living legacy

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We're learning more about the Walker County woman who was struck and killed by a Jeep as she cycled through her Chickamauga neighborhood. More>>

Road Closures for Dalton’s Homecoming Parade Oct. 23

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As Dalton High School celebrates their Homecoming, several streets along the downtown Dalton parade route will be closed on Friday, October 23rd.  More>>

UPDATE: Police identify cyclist fatally struck in Walker County

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GSP is in the process of reconstructing the scene and says it’s too soon to say if the driver of the Jeep will be cited or charged. More>>

Employees let go from Hutcheson want answers

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Hutcheson employees search for answers after being left without jobs and money. More>>

Owner makes mobile home park safer

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The owner of a mobile home community has gone the extra mile to keep his residents safe after the devastating tornado outbreak a few years ago.
 
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Drive-thru flu vaccine clinics in LaFayette

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Professional Park Associates in LaFayette, GA will host its 3rd annual drive-thru flu vaccine clinics in October. Flu vaccine clinics will have three weekday clinics, as well as two evening clinics.Regular flu vaccines will be available for ages 4 and up.  More>>

GA drivers experiencing problems with tag renewal

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Some drivers in Georgia are having issues renewing their car tags.That's because the company that prints and mails them has failed to meet their terms of a contract with the Georgia Department of Revenue.  More>>

Catoosa deputies ask for public help in IDing robbery suspect

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The Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying the person who robbed a Mapco Express just after midnight on September 25. More>>

UPDATE: Judge rules pro wrestler ineligible for Ringgold mayoral race

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The race for mayor is heating up in Ringgold after one candidate, a professional wrestler, has been ruled ineligible to run for office. More>>

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ONLY ON 3: Victim in Murray Co. Judge scandal talks

From left: attorney Stuart James, Angela Garmley and attorney McCracken Poston talk with Channel 3 reporter Matt Barbour. From left: attorney Stuart James, Angela Garmley and attorney McCracken Poston talk with Channel 3 reporter Matt Barbour.
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Former Murray County magistrate judge Bryant Cochran was sentenced to five years in federal prison in July on conspiracy charges. He was accused of making sexual advances toward Angela Garmley and then orchestrating her drug arrest. More>>

Bridging the gap in Whitfield County

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Forty feet across Tar Creek, a state waterway. The new bridge is made of steel, is designed to better withstand the elements, and to most people looks nicer. More>>

Walker County school bus fight ends in teen arrest

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The unruly student, a 17-year-old, was removed from the bus by Walker County Deputies, who arrested the student. More>>

Walker County deputies looking for missing teen

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Berry, 15, went missing September 19 from Rossville, GA, driving a dark red 2015 Nissan Sentra. More>>

Nearly 2 dozen marijuana grows discovered in flyover

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Drug enforcement officers in North Georgia found nearly 2 dozen marijuana grows in a 48-hour period. The Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force flew over the area this week and spotted 11 grows in Walker County. More>>

Georgia’s unemployment rate declines to 5.9% for August

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In July, the rate was 6.0% in July and was 7.1% in August 2014.  More>>

Whitfield County couple indicted on child pornography charges

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Court documents show the charges stem from material posted online of a minor engaged in sexual conduct in March and April of this year. More>>

Whitfield County police chase ends in crash

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A man from out of state is facing a long list of charges in Whitfield County, after deputies say he led them on chase and crashed in to several vehicles in the process. More>>

Whitfield County police chase ends in crash

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Dispatchers tell Channel 3 deputies were searching a wooded area when they came across a suspicious vehicle on Threadmill Road. More>>

Fort O fires officer for relationship with 16 year-old girl

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Chief David Eubanks says he received a complaint from a mother, claiming her 19 year-old daughter had been in a relationship with Shadwick for three years. More>>

Deputies searching for missing teen

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The 15 year-old girl has been missing from Walker County since September 6, 2015, and was last known to be in the Ringgold area on September 3, 2015.  More>>

GA man killed, 6 children injured when lawn mower overturns

Authorities say a northwest Georgia man was killed after a lawn mower overturned, injuring six of seven children he was pulling on a trailer behind the mower. More>>

Car holding up part of Rossville church

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Service has continued on as normal at a Rossville church, despite a car crashing through the front columns. More>>

400 news jobs coming to Dade County

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Vanguard National Trailer Corporation, a manufacturer of semi-trailers, will expand into Dade County, bringing 400 new jobs to the area.The company, based in Indiana, will invest $30 million in the expansion. More>>

UPDATE: Former GA probation officer wanted on rape charges arrested in OK

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Detectives with the Murray County Sheriff's Office are seeking two former probation agents who are now under indictment for allegedly raping female clients at a Chatsworth sober living facility. More>>

Another day, another phone scam

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In the most recent case, the potential victim in this case recognized this call as a scam and hung up the phone. More>>

HTI hosting North Georgia job fair for automotive supplier

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HTI Employment Solutions is hosting a job fair on August 20 from 10:00am - 5:00pm at the Holiday Inn and Suites in Dalton. More>>

UPDATE: Third woman turns herself in after special needs child found in cage

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Two women, including the children's mother, were arrested on charges of cruelty to children and false imprisonment after a special needs child was found in a makeshift cage. More>>

Job fair for new flooring facility in GA

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GDOL staff will be available to assist the job seekers with company applications and screen the applicants for the company. More>>

UPDATE: Truck driver in deadly I-75 crash added to TBI's Top 10 Most Wanted

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Benjamin Brewer, the truck driver charged in the I-75 fatal accident has been added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's Top 10 Most Wanted. More>>

UPDATE: Service restored after widespread outage in Southeast

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An AT&T outage left thousands of users without access to the internet and phone services. Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile customers were also affected. More>>

Georgia's sales tax free weekend helps parents and students prepare for school

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There's the opportunity this weekend to cash in on some serious deals as parents get back-to-school supplies. More>>

Dalton Walmart Neighborhood Market to hire 95

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The store is scheduled to open in the fall. Most of the 95 associates will begin work in September. More>>

Walker Co. Sheriff's detectives looking for missing girl

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Walker County Sheriff's detectives are asking the public's help in locating Julia Ann Vipond. She was last seen in the Tarvin Road area of Rock Spring on July 26, 2015, between 3:00 a.m and 5:00 a.m.  More>>

Theft suspect wanted by several GA counties

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The Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office asks the public's help in locating a theft suspect.  Joseph Gary Hunter is also wanted by the Walker and Whitfield County Sheriff’s Offices.  More>>

Local business closing doors in memory of fallen

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Local business owner Parrish Walker is closing up shop tomorrow, he says it's not a day for business, but of remembrance of someone who gave everything. More>>

GDOL recruiting workers for two Northwest Georgia companies next week

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Two job recruitment events will be held Tuesday, July 28, at the Georgia Department of Labor career centers in Summerville and Rome.  More>>

Recruitment for TIDRA in GA to be held Monday

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The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will help staffing company TIDRA recruit 50 manufacturing workers for a textile plant in Calhoun. More>>

Police: GA woman shot after telling robbers she had nothing

Police say a woman was shot during an attempted robbery after telling the two male victims she had nothing to give them. More>>

Fatal accident on Mission Ridge Road in Rossville

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Georgia State Patrol is working a fatal accident in Walker County on Mission Ridge Road.  More>>

Former Ga. office manager sentenced in embezzlement scheme

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 Federal prosecutors in northwest Georgia say a former office manager has been sentenced for embezzling from the company she worked for. More>>

Two people in custody after woman is shot to death in Gordon County

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The Gordon County Sheriffs Office has two men in custody in connection to a woman's death. More>>

North Georgia paramedic arrested for sexual battery

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A North Georgia paramedic is off the job after being arrested for sexual battery.  More>>

Ringgold couple celebrates 75th anniversary

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While were all gearing up for Fourth of July celebrations, one local couple is celebrating something else special: a 75th wedding anniversary. More>>

New flat gas tax in Georgia starts Wednesday

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Right now the state of Georgia taxes fuel at a rate of 19 cents per gallon. That's in addition to the federal tax. Starting Wednesday, drivers will pay 7 cents more a gallon, but the tax will no longer fluctuate as it has in the past. More>>

New GA gas tax starts Wednesday

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Motorists with half-empty gas tanks may want to plan ahead and fill up before Wednesday, when Georgia's new gas tax goes into effect. More>>

Fireworks sales soon to be allowed in GA

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The state's new consumer fireworks law takes effect July 1 that allows larger fireworks to be sold and used, just in time for the 4th of July. More>>

Heritage or Hate? Flag Controversy growing in Tennessee Valley

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The controversy surrounding the Confederate flag is growing. Some in the Tennessee valley choosing to spend their Saturday defending it or calling for it to be removed from government grounds. Folks from both sides gathered and protested.   More>>

Dalton unemployment rates dip for May

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The rate in Dalton, the only area rate in the state that declined, fell as the number of new layoffs dropped. More>>

Three people injured in stabbing

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The Catoosa County Sheriff Office is investigating a triple stabbing that took place Wednesday afternoon near Rossville. More>>

GA man accused of putting weed killer in co-worker's water

An Acworth man has been arrested after police say he put weed killer in his co-worker's water bottle. More>>

Georgia archers may begin pursuing deer Saturday

Georgia wildlife officials say archers throughout the state may begin hunting deer this weekend. More>>

Your State Parks Day to promote park appreciation

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Georgia's state parks plan to offer free admission, volunteer projects and family friendly events on "Your State Parks Day." More>>

Rossville woman wins national Kernels of Kindness award

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A Rossville woman is one of 100 winners of the Jolly Time popcorn's national Kernels of Kindness award. More>>

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