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Past articles by Sara:

Bradley County dog owners speak out after viral Facebook post

The dog's owners spoke to Channel 3 at the Bradley County Sheriff's Office, and apologized after all the negative backlash. They told us they wanted to speak out and set the record straight. → Read More

Motorcycle group invites community to participate in July 16th m

The first anniversary of the Chattanooga tragedy is now less than a month away. A group of bikers are gearing up for a remembrance ride on July 16th to honor the five fallen servicemen. → Read More

ONLY ON 3: Chattanooga IT employee saves co-workers life

Some people never know what they would do in a life or death situation: run and panic or take action. Chris Smith credits his friend and co-worker, Lebron Kaylor, with saving his life. The two wor... → Read More

Road re-opens nearly 3 years after historic South Pittsburg floo

It's been almost three years since a flood ruined parts of South Pittsburg. On Wednesday, a road damaged in that flood finally re-opened after years of needing repairs. → Read More

Company withdraws plan to build grocery store at foot of Signal

The company, Kentucky-based Jr. Food Stores, decided to stop its plans to build a Crossroads IGA neighborhood market after receiving so much opposition from the surrounding neighborhood. → Read More

UPDATE: Judge makes first ruling in Facebook lawsuit against loc

The Facebook suit filed against Bradley County Sheriff Eric Watson moved to a federal court in Knoxville on Wednesday for a preliminary hearing. → Read More

Police: Woman, 50, holds pro wrestler at gunpoint during match

What happens inside the ring is meant for entertainment, but one wrestling fan went too far when police say she held a professional wrestler at gunpoint during a show. → Read More

Parents of Blue Angel pilot remember son: "He wanted to fly sinc

Janet and Michael Kuss smile while remembering their son. → Read More

Chattanooga police officer keeps man alive after drive-by shooti

Doctors say a man is alive after a drive-by shooting, only because a brave Chattanooga police officer stepped in to save his life. The man should’ve died within two minutes, but Officer Zack Crawfo... → Read More

New policy prohibits public housing residents from gardening

A lot of hard work and TLC goes into gardens this time of year. But some longtime residents of public housing in South Pittsburg are horrified that their special plants are being ripped out, roots ... → Read More

UPDATE: South Pittsburg Housing Authority says tenants can keep

Some South Pittsburg Housing Authority residents ripped up their personal landscaping when they heard about a new policy but it turns out they didn't have to. → Read More

Liquor stores brace for competition 30 days before wine hits gro

On Tuesday, the Chattanooga City Council approved the wine licenses for 17 local grocery stores. Meanwhile, surrounding liquor stores are bracing for the new competition. → Read More

RIDE-ALONG: Officers warn dog owners to care for pets in hot tem

With Memorial Day kicking off the unofficial start to summer, McKamey officers want to remind dog owners to care for their animals in the heat. Owners who do not could go to court or lose their pets. → Read More

VIDEO: Man drives into large sinkhole caused by water main break

The sinkhole, in the parking lot at Mountain Brook Apartments, required a wrecker to remove the vehicle. → Read More

Catoosa County elections

Catoosa County election officials weren't expecting a huge voter turnout on Tuesday, but there were several big races in the May election. There were four contested races in Tuesday's election: th... → Read More

UPDATE: Bradley Co. officials seek help finding stolen grave mar

The Bradley County Sheriff's Office is trying to figure out why someone stole a deceased couple's grave marker from Memorial Gardens. → Read More

Kitten stuck in car engine survives 60-mile road trip

Rescuers worked for a couple of hours on Friday morning to get the kitten to safety. → Read More

Witnesses want charges filed after alleged threats from gun-toti

A group of Bradley County residents claim a man pointed a gun at them, and they're upset he's not facing charges. But investigators said they received a different side of the story, and charges wer... → Read More

Photographer resurrects couple's old wedding photos destroyed by

Their house would be rebuilt, their possessions could be replaced, but the worst thing, they thought, was losing their old photos, especially those from the couple's wedding day. → Read More

Gang member wanted for stabbing in LaFayette

A recent stabbing in Lafayette has police wondering if Chattanooga's gang violence is crossing state lines into Georgia. → Read More