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A sixteen-year-old is dead following an accident on Michigan Avenue Road in Bradley County.

Before gunshots rang out, 30-year-old Amelia Leaster reportedly took a 12-year-old girl to fight a 10-year-old girl in the 2100 block of Kirby Avenue on May 29.

An undeveloped part of Soddy-Daisy will be permanently preserved in its natural state.

A Bartlett, TN police officer was one mother's hero on Thursday morning after he rescued her nine children from a storm drain.

A Chattanooga park ranger says he was fired for dancing on the job. He says it's something he's done for years to bring joy to visitors and was nicknamed by some as "the dancing park ranger." But the city says he displayed "unbecoming conduct "and neglected his duties. Now he's jobless and it's got a lot of people talking.

CATOOSA COUNTY, GA - Georgia State Patrol are on the scene of a fatal crash just south of the Ringgold exit on Interstate 75.

"I should have been more responsible and mature and took better control of the situation but I didn't and I'm ashamed of myself for not doing that."

WHITWELL, TN - A fatal accident that happened Monday afternoon was discovered Tuesday in Whitwell.

A Harrison man is in jail after allegedly firing shots during an argument with his girlfriend and then barricading himself in his home.

One man is charged with attempted second degree murder after deputies say he stabbed a man in the throat, according to an affidavit of complaint.

Former Tennessee Highway Patrol Sergeant Daniel Threet turned himself in to Nashville's Justice Center on Saturday morning, after being indicted on charges of patronizing prostitution near a school zone.

CHATTANOOGA — PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, have asked Coffee County Sheriff Steve Graves to place suspect Gregory Hale, on an all-vegan diet.

A Hamilton County man is busted for stealing water from a fire hydrant to fill up his swimming pool. Soddy-Daisy Police charged him with Theft of Services. It's a crime local officials say likely happens more than they can prove.

Chattanooga firefighters battled an early morning fire Wednesday.

ROSSVILLE, Ga. — A North Georgia man is accused of several sex crimes against children including molestation and rape. Detectives in Rossville say more charges are likely coming against 28-year-old Christopher Holmes as they continue reviewing evidence.

Athens Police have charged a McMinn County man with reckless aggravated assault while they await medical information in a woman's death.

CHEROKEE COUNTY, N.C. — The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office arrested 19-year-old Jonathan Zachary Waters of Hawkins Georgia, for indecent liberties with a child.

POLK COUNTY, Tenn. — A Polk County man is recovering after being shot in the throat by his wife.

The Meigs County Sheriff's Office confirms a man accidentally shot and killed himself while driving his car Wednesday afternoon.

A one-year-old toddler is recovering after being hit by a vehicle Tuesday night.

A McMinn County man is facing charges of aggravated burglary and kidnapping, after being accused of breaking into a woman's apartment and threatening her if she told police.

Parents have filed two separate complaints against the Hamilton County Department of Education. They claim their children were bullied and nothing was done about it.

An anonymous donor in Chattanooga has taken note of a hidden cash giveaway popping up in cities around the world.

At least one person is injured in a drive-by shooting tonight.

You might call it Jurassic Park yard art decorating Chris Kastner's backyard in Bluff City, Tenn. Everywhere you turn you'll find some form of dinosaur, they're in flower beds, they're in the trees, they're hiding everywhere. It all got started simply enough.

A man who was hit by a vehicle while walking along I-24 in Marion County Saturday has died, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

A worker at a downtown Chattanooga coffee shop got the letter of a lifetime Wednesday.

The pros weren’t the only ones setting records on bikes during the Memorial Day weekend in Chattanooga.

The Tennessee Valley Authority will close the Thrasher Bridge for several days to repair roadway expansion joints.

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn. — Investigators believe a dispute over $20 led up to a barrage of gunfire that left three men dead and one teen wounded last month.

ROSSVILLE, Ga. — Flames and heavy smoke met Walker County firefighters as they answered a call Monday morning on Chickamauga Avenue in Rossville behind Lane Funeral Home.

Funeral services are scheduled Thursday for a north Georgia native who was struck by an alleged drunk driver.

A two-year old from McMinn County is responding better than expected, after ingesting a pill last month. Now the child's parents face charges.

A man told Chattanooga police he was robbed by a woman after he purchased a room for them at the Motel 6 Monday.

GRUNDY COUNTY, Tenn. — While most people were off for Memorial Day, some local students had to go to school. Some parents called it disrespectful to veterans and others wonder why it was scheduled that way.

UPDATE: Polk County dispatch was called around 9:00 a.m. Saturday morning with a hiker claiming he and another individual had been stuck in the pocket wilderness for two days.

A Georgia man is facing multiple charges after a wrong-way crash killed one woman and sent two others to the hospital early Saturday morning in Loudon County.

POLK COUNTY, TN — UPDATE: Highway 411 in Old Fort is back open after a serious accident Saturday morning.

A 6-year old is in the hospital after being struck by a vehicle on Houston Street, downtown.

One person is dead after a serious crash in Marion County. West bound traffic on I24 near the Kimball exit is shutdown.

RINGGOLD, GA — It was an emotional homecoming for a North Georgia Marine who surprised his little brother and sister at their schools Wednesday. They had no idea their big brother was returning from overseas.

A man charged with shooting and killing a man in January went before a judge this morning for his preliminary hearing. Rodney "Big Head" Jennings, 27, is charged with first-degree murder and unlawful possession of a weapon.

UPDATE: Channel 3 can confirm that police have taken at least one person into custody.

ATHENS, Tenn. — Police in Athens are looking for a man, they say assaulted a woman, while burglarizing her home.

Interstate 24 Eastbound has been closed to through traffic Monday morning after a serious, multi-car accident forced police to close the roadway near Mile Marker 179 and Exit 180A/U.S. 27.

Detectives in North Georgia are searching for a "Botox bandit." Dalton Police say thieves got away with thousands of dollars worth of wrinkle-reducing treatments from a dental office and fear the criminals are turning around and injecting people illegally on the black market.

Detectives with the Bradley County Sheriff's Office Special Investigation Unit arrested convicted felon Charles Massengill after finding over two pounds of methamphetamine, five pounds of marijuana, and more than $128,000 in cash during the course of an investigation at Massengill’s home today.

A Chattanooga woman is charged with child abuse and neglect after police say she left her 9-month-old girl in the car Thursday afternoon.

The 2014 St. Jude Dream Home is complete and ready for you to tour. The grand opening will be this Saturday and Sunday from 12pm-5pm each day.

A woman remains behind bars after she wielded a baton at a Walmart loss prevention officer this week.

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