Hamilton County jail inmate was in holding cell when he escaped
Hamilton County jail inmate was in holding cell when he escaped

Despite our requests, the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office is not releasing details on how Coty Dilbeck escaped, but they say he was on the first floor when it happened.

Trouble brewing for local beer company as shutdown continues
Trouble brewing for local beer company as shutdown continues

For smaller companies like Heaven and Ale, opportunities to expand business are at stake without the approval of new flavors.

SCAM ALERT: Catoosa Co. Sheriff's Office warns of phone scam
SCAM ALERT: Catoosa Co. Sheriff's Office warns of phone scam

Scammers claiming to work for the sheriff's office are threatening to arrest residents if they do not follow their instructions.

RECALL ALERT: More than 953,000 Ford vehicles to replace airbag inflators
RECALL ALERT: More than 953,000 Ford vehicles to replace airbag inflators

The move includes 782,000 vehicles in the U.S. and is part of the largest series of recalls in U.S. history.

U.S. Department of Human Service investigating Childcare Network after two employees are fired
U.S. Department of Human Service investigating Childcare Network after two employees are fired

The U.S. Department of Human Services is investigating an incident after two employees are seen on video encouraging violent behavior between children.

Dunkin' Donuts has officially changed its name — see the new Dunkin'
Dunkin' Donuts has officially changed its name — see the new Dunkin'

In January, Dunkin' officially dropped the "Donuts" in its title and is sporting some spiffy new branding.

Shoppers can now buy wine on Sundays in TN grocery stores
Shoppers can now buy wine on Sundays in TN grocery stores

Stores can sell alcoholic beverages on Sundays from 10 AM until 11 PM.

Sears closing at Hamilton Place Mall leads to new development plans
Sears closing at Hamilton Place Mall leads to new development plans

Hamilton Place Mall's management company, CBL Properties, announced the retail store is closing in November, but not without a replacement that's sure to draw a large crowd.

Driver crashes into parked car, knocks down multiple mailboxes in Cleveland neighborhood
Driver crashes into parked car, knocks down multiple mailboxes in Cleveland neighborhood

A Cleveland woman has had her mailbox hit on New Year's Day for the past three years.

UPDATE: Two employees fired from local Childcare Network for allowing violent behavior
UPDATE: Two employees fired from local Childcare Network for allowing violent behavior

The video, shared with Channel 3, shows the child hitting another child on head the several times as another employee recorded the incident with her phone.

Chattanooga man tries to pepper spray officer during car break-in
Chattanooga man tries to pepper spray officer during car break-in

Conner then tried to run but was hit by the officer's stun gun, which stopped Conner's effort to flee.

North Georgia restaurant fails second inspection in two months
North Georgia restaurant fails second inspection in two months

Kobe Hibachi Sushi was shut down in November after scoring a 31 on their health inspection.

New year, old habits: Fort Oglethorpe restaurant fails... again
New year, old habits: Fort Oglethorpe restaurant fails... again

Five restaurants (and their hard-working crews) earned perfect scores this week.

EYE ON HEALTH: Smoking, vaping leads to heart disease
EYE ON HEALTH: Smoking, vaping leads to heart disease

Because of a recent report on the link between smoking and heart disease, cardiologists are being urged to take a lead role when it comes to helping their patients break the habit.

UTC to launches smoke-free (and vape-free) campus policy this semester
UTC to launches smoke-free (and vape-free) campus policy this semester

The new policy began on January 1, 2019, the goal is to make the campus life healthier for students and faculty.

Walker County residents' input sought in public forms
Walker County residents' input sought in public forms

Each session will begin at 6:00 p.m. and feature a brief introduction, but the majority of each event will consist of public comment and discussion.

2019 skywatching: Here are the best eclipses and meteor showers of the year
2019 skywatching: Here are the best eclipses and meteor showers of the year

From solar and lunar eclipses to a rare transit of Mercury, there are plenty of celestial events to take in.

Riley Green headlines US101's Concert for a Cause
Riley Green headlines US101's Concert for a Cause

The concert will be at the Walker Theatre on January 9.

Emissions testing in Hamilton County will likely continue until 2020
Emissions testing in Hamilton County will likely continue until 2020

Tennessee legislators passed a bill in April to end mandatory vehicle emissions testing in Hamilton County and five other counties in Tennessee, but testing continues today.

UPDATE: Cleveland couple donates newborn baby's organs
UPDATE: Cleveland couple donates newborn baby's organs

Krysta Davis and Derek Lovett's daughter, Rylei Arcadia, passed away on New Year's Eve at Erlanger due to complications from anencephaly.

New laws in Tennessee and Georgia for 2019
New laws in Tennessee and Georgia for 2019

Channel 3 is taking a look at three laws in Georgia and Tennessee that could have the biggest impact on you.

UPDATE: Woman swept away by flood waters identified
UPDATE: Woman swept away by flood waters identified

Rescue crews in Marion County searched for hours to find a 30-year-old woman swept away by floodwaters Friday morning.

Last Kmart in East Tennessee to close in March
Last Kmart in East Tennessee to close in March

The location is among another 80 that will close across the country as the retailer fights to stay alive after it filed for bankruptcy in October.

WATCH: Remembering the people we lost in 2018
WATCH: Remembering the people we lost in 2018

NBC News looks back at the lives lost during 2018.

Chattanooga police report drop in homicides for 2018
Chattanooga police report drop in homicides for 2018

The Chattanooga Police Department reports 21 homicides this year, compared to the 33 in 2017 and 36 in 2016.

Collard green shortage hits north Georgia stores ahead of holiday weekend
Collard green shortage hits north Georgia stores ahead of holiday weekend

A recent study found Hurricane Michael impacted collard green production this season.

Jennie-O raw ground turkey products recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination
Jennie-O raw ground turkey products recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination

Around 164,210 pounds of raw turkey products are affected.

Contract awarded for I-75/I-24 exchange project
Contract awarded for I-75/I-24 exchange project

The design and construction of this project is expected to take less than three years, according to TDOT.

Camp Jordan getting renovations in 2019
Camp Jordan getting renovations in 2019

Baseball and softball fields are expected to get new fences and bleachers.

UPDATE: Deputy seen kicking, punching handcuffed man in viral video suspended
UPDATE: Deputy seen kicking, punching handcuffed man in viral video suspended

Kilpatrick is the deputy seen kicking and punching Charles Toney in a video that was seen thousands of times on Facebook.

Hixson electrician wins $1 million playing TN lottery game
Hixson electrician wins $1 million playing TN lottery game

Seth Cordell purchased his ticket at the Circle K in the 8500 block of Hixson Pike.

Crime Stoppers: Clear look at car burglary suspect
Crime Stoppers: Clear look at car burglary suspect

This week, a chance for you to get some reward cash with very good pictures of someone police say was up to no good. It appears he was clueless he was being caught on camera.

TVA prepared for earthquakes at their nuclear power plants
TVA prepared for earthquakes at their nuclear power plants

TVA ran two simulations Wednesday at their Sequoyah Training Center to demonstrate the control room alarms and how employees respond to earthquakes.

What the Tech? Facebook photo bug
What the Tech? Facebook photo bug

A bug in Facebook caused some 6.8 million people to have their photos accessed without their knowledge.

Here’s how that Fed rate hike will impact you
Here’s how that Fed rate hike will impact you

Here’s a breakdown of what could happen to your student loan tab, savings account, mortgage, car loan and credit card after the Fed's interest rate hike.

UPDATE: Charges dismissed against Charles Toney stemming from arrest caught on video
UPDATE: Charges dismissed against Charles Toney stemming from arrest caught on video

Toney's lawyer S. Lee Merritt asked that the charges be dropped at a news conference last week.

UPDATE: Chattanooga man indicted by grand jury on 5 counts of aggravated statutory rape
UPDATE: Chattanooga man indicted by grand jury on 5 counts of aggravated statutory rape

According to the true bill (indictment), 32-year-old Joshua Conrad Smith is accused of knowingly having sex with underage victims in 2017.

Deer poacher sentenced to watch 'Bambi' every month during a year in Missouri jail
Deer poacher sentenced to watch 'Bambi' every month during a year in Missouri jail

The man was one of a group of poachers found to have illegally killed hundreds of deer, sometimes taking only their heads and leaving the rest to rot in fields.

Your 3 Cents: Seat warmers
Your 3 Cents: Seat warmers

Some viewers are getting heated over seat warmers.
It's a conversation sparked by Meteorologist David Karnes. He explains the reason behind the debate in this week's Your 3 Cents.

Buying real Christmas trees and how to prevent them from drying out
Buying real Christmas trees and how to prevent them from drying out

The main key for your real tree is water and more water, but other factors are involved as well.

Boys and Girls Club of Chattanooga leader has dedicated life to improving lives of others
Boys and Girls Club of Chattanooga leader has dedicated life to improving lives of others

Michael Cranford has dedicated his life to improving the lives of others.

Black Christmas trees are the biggest trend in holiday decorations
Black Christmas trees are the biggest trend in holiday decorations

Here's why this moody color is so popular for Christmas.

Bridgestone Arena, Nissan Stadium ranked among worst in North America for health violations
Bridgestone Arena, Nissan Stadium ranked among worst in North America for health violations

A new report ranks Nissan Stadium and Bridgestone Arena among the 15 worst sports facilities in North America for health violations out of 111 facilities.

Did you feel it? Two earthquakes rumble through East Tennessee minutes apart, felt for miles
Did you feel it? Two earthquakes rumble through East Tennessee minutes apart, felt for miles

The quakes were located about 6.8 miles NNE of Decatur, Tennessee.

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