UPDATE: Prosecutors say Kamille 'Cupcake' McKinney had meth, trazodone in system
UPDATE: Prosecutors say Kamille 'Cupcake' McKinney had meth, trazodone in system

The young girl vanished from a birthday party at a home in Birmingham, Alabama, on Oct. 12, and was later found dead in a landfill.

Ammunition found in restroom at McMinn Central High School
Ammunition found in restroom at McMinn Central High School

McMinn County Sheriff Joe Guy says a student discovered the ammunition on the floor of the bathroom.

Today's Weather
Today's Weather

Your forecast from the Channel 3 Storm Alert team.

UPDATE: Janet Hinds, woman accused in death of CPD officer, appears in court
UPDATE: Janet Hinds, woman accused in death of CPD officer, appears in court

Hinds was charged in the death of Chattanooga police Officer Nicholas Galinger.

WATCH: Man rescues dog whose leash got caught in elevator
WATCH: Man rescues dog whose leash got caught in elevator

Dramatic surveillance video captures a Texas man rescuing a dog after its leash got caught in an elevator. He managed to get the dog’s collar off in time to save it from being strangled.

Fire damages Ocoee substation in Polk County
Fire damages Ocoee substation in Polk County

According to the West Polk County Volunteer Fire and Rescue, the fire was started by a saw cutting the metal case of a transformer to gain access to the copper inside.

UPDATE: Wilson Street shooting suspect in custody
UPDATE: Wilson Street shooting suspect in custody

Police say 23-year-old Hollis Malone and 22-year-old Lyonnel Gladden were killed in a shooting at Bayberry Apartments on Sunday.

Man hacks Ring camera, terrifies 8-year-old Tennessee girl
Man hacks Ring camera, terrifies 8-year-old Tennessee girl

The hacker also played music and told the girl to mess up her room and break her television.

Firefighters respond to fire at Standard Coosa-Thatcher building
Firefighters respond to fire at Standard Coosa-Thatcher building

The fire department says a stack of pallets and old doors were on fire on the second floor.

Pepsi to launch coffee-infused cola
Pepsi to launch coffee-infused cola

Pepsi Caf will hit shelves throughout the United States in April for a limited time. It's nearly twice as caffeinated as a regular soda.

Family that owns Krispy Kreme announces $5 million donation to Holocaust survivors
Family that owns Krispy Kreme announces $5 million donation to Holocaust survivors

The Reimann family said they discovered in March that family members had strong anti-Semitic ties following a three-year investigation.

UPDATE: Gap in Hamilton Place Mall to close in January
UPDATE: Gap in Hamilton Place Mall to close in January

The Gap store at Hamilton Place Mall is scheduled to close for good.

WRCB rolls out Thunder, the Tennessee Valley’s first mobile weather center
WRCB rolls out Thunder, the Tennessee Valley’s first mobile weather center

WRCB introduces the Tennessee Valley’s first mobile weather center.

WATCH LIVE: House Judiciary Committee debates articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump
WATCH LIVE: House Judiciary Committee debates articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump

The Judiciary Committee is set to vote on the articles of impeachment later Thursday.

GOP Rep. Gohmert publicly names person some Republicans say is whistleblower
GOP Rep. Gohmert publicly names person some Republicans say is whistleblower

Democrats had asked the name not be mentioned for safety and privacy reasons.

Hamilton County could lose its status as state's fourth-largest county
Hamilton County could lose its status as state's fourth-largest county

Overall changes in Tennessee's population as well as the composition of it are expected to pose societal challenges and also have political consequences. One out of every five Tennesseans will be 65 or older by 2040.

Man rescued after shouting, 'Siri, call 911,' after his car plunged into an icy river
Man rescued after shouting, 'Siri, call 911,' after his car plunged into an icy river

"I didn't know where I was going and then I just didn't know what to do. I was just thinking in my head 'I think I'm going to die," he told KIMT.

Here's how to say the words you mispronounced in 2019
Here's how to say the words you mispronounced in 2019

Every year, something different captures our attention -- but we don't always know how to say it right. 

Closings & delays
Closings & delays

The threat of wintry weather in the Tennessee Valley has prompted some school systems to close or delay classes.

UPDATE: Registered sex offender from Dade County arrested for exposing himself to children
UPDATE: Registered sex offender from Dade County arrested for exposing himself to children

Thomas J. Wooten faces charges of child molestation, indecent exposure and enticing a child.

Georgia election chief says 2020 could top 5 million voters
Georgia election chief says 2020 could top 5 million voters

Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger told local election officials Wednesday in Savannah that turnout next November could top 5.3 million voters.

Crime Stoppers: Suspect caught on camera stealing packages
Crime Stoppers: Suspect caught on camera stealing packages

It truly is the season for giving and taking.

UPDATE: Shooting victim found near hunting grounds in Hixson
UPDATE: Shooting victim found near hunting grounds in Hixson

Police say a man who was scouting potential hunting spots at Hixson Tract found the victim near the 1200 block of Lower Mill Road.

UPDATE: Rock Springs church burglary suspect in custody, laptop still missing
UPDATE: Rock Springs church burglary suspect in custody, laptop still missing

Robert Joseph Naillon is accused of breaking into a church on December 1 and stealing an $800 laptop.

Scammers using customer service number to obtain bank information
Scammers using customer service number to obtain bank information

Scammers are sending a text, pretending to be from the bank and are asking customers if they recently made a purchase.

Part of West 5th Street to close for water main repairs
Part of West 5th Street to close for water main repairs

Intermittent closing of a southbound lane on Market Street will occur during this repair.

UPDATE: Man indicted by Hamilton County Grand Jury for cold case murder
UPDATE: Man indicted by Hamilton County Grand Jury for cold case murder

Investigators say Fernandez also uses the aliases, Carlos Frausto and Renee Hernandez.

What the Tech? Gift ideas that cost $30 or less
What the Tech? Gift ideas that cost $30 or less

Unless you've got a huge Christmas budget, you're probably looking for some gifts that won't leave you strapped for cash.

Family berated with racial slurs via Ring Camera
Family berated with racial slurs via Ring Camera

This left the family to believe the hacker was peering into their private life longer than just that night.

UPDATE: Hamilton County deputy indicted on 44 counts of various charges
UPDATE: Hamilton County deputy indicted on 44 counts of various charges

Hamilton County Deputy Daniel Wilkey remains on the job following indictments by a grand jury.

IHOP launches fast-casual concept complete with 'pancake bowls'
IHOP launches fast-casual concept complete with 'pancake bowls'

The new chain, called Flip'd, will be like Shake Shack or Dunkin' ... but with pancakes.

Smoke alarm saved a family of six in Walker County
Smoke alarm saved a family of six in Walker County

The alarms activated and helped warn the family when the fire happened Wednesday morning. 

Deer landed in the passenger seat of van following a collision in Georgia
Deer landed in the passenger seat of van following a collision in Georgia

Amazingly, the deer survived the collision and the driver suffered minor injuries, he had to open the door for the deer to exit the van and into the woods.

Flashing lights in 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' prompt epilepsy warning
Flashing lights in 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' prompt epilepsy warning

People who are sensitive to lights should take precautions if they plan to watch the movie, the Epilepsy Foundation says.

Family of Chloe Wiegand, who died falling from cruise ship, sues Royal Caribbean
Family of Chloe Wiegand, who died falling from cruise ship, sues Royal Caribbean

Chloe Wiegand fell out of an open window from the ship's 11th story while she was in the care of her grandfather, Salvatore Anello.

Chattanooga treatment center providing free taxi cab rides between Christmas Eve and New Year's Day
Chattanooga treatment center providing free taxi cab rides between Christmas Eve and New Year's Day

Focus Treatment Center says pick up locations must be within 30 miles of Chattanooga and are only good for one way rides to the home address.

Georgia courts urged to require sex harassment training
Georgia courts urged to require sex harassment training

A committee of judges has recommended that all Georgia courts require judges and court employees to participate in sexual harassment prevention training at least once a year.

School bus crashes into car in Chattanooga, no students on board
School bus crashes into car in Chattanooga, no students on board

According to the driver of the car, the school bus wasn't in park and, as a result, the bus rolled forward.

Shark-tracking app shows 6 great whites off Florida's coast
Shark-tracking app shows 6 great whites off Florida's coast

OCEARCH, an ocean data collection agency, has indicated that a half-dozen of its tagged white sharks have congregated off the Florida coast. The agency's tracking tool shows four white sharks off the northeastern coast and two more swimming in the southwest ocean region.

Chattanooga Police looking for vehicle break-in suspects
Chattanooga Police looking for vehicle break-in suspects

According to police, the suspects broke into the vehicle in the Planet Fitness parking lot and used the victim's credit card in Northgate Mall.

UPDATE: 6 family members escape early morning fire in Walker County
UPDATE: 6 family members escape early morning fire in Walker County

The Walker County Fire Department says they installed the alarms that saved the Rhodes family. They recommend anyone in need of new smoke detectors call them for installation.

Popeyes debuts a chicken-inspired ugly Christmas sweater
Popeyes debuts a chicken-inspired ugly Christmas sweater

A Popeyes holiday sweater exists now, and it's bestrewn with stitched sandwiches.

Tennessee introduces online application for personalized license plate
Tennessee introduces online application for personalized license plate

Residents can pick from over 100 types of license plate designs and type in their desired configuration.

$12,500 offered for tips that find escaped teen in Nashville
$12,500 offered for tips that find escaped teen in Nashville

 Three other juveniles who escaped with him last month have been caught. Authorities say Caruthers should be considered armed and dangerous.

Inspector general testifies on Dept. of Justice findings in Russia probe
Inspector general testifies on Dept. of Justice findings in Russia probe

The 434-page report by Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz concluded that the FBI and the Justice Department launched their investigation into the 2016 campaign not for political reasons.

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