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Chattanooga, TN, United States

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UPDATE: Commissioners approve expanding Hamilton County School Board districts from 9 to 11

The move aligns with the expansion of Hamilton County districts from nine to 11 as well. → Read More

Family pet dies in Cleveland fire overnight

A Facebook post from the Cleveland Fire Department said the call came in as a residential structure fire with possible entrapment. → Read More

Multiple departments respond to large fire at Trion mill Saturday

Firefighters from several departments responded to a large fire at Mount Vernon Mills in Trion Saturday. It happened around 7:00 Saturday morning. WZQZ reports the fire started somewhere in the spinning room area of the mill. Trion firefighters called for mutual aid to help fight the fire. No injuries were reported, according to WZQZ. Stay with Channel 3 for updates on this story. → Read More

Man suffers lift threatening injuries after overnight shooting

A spokesperson for Chattanooga Police said the man was shot on Arlington Avenue. → Read More

One arrested, several hurt in overnight crash on Bonny Oaks

Police said the person stepped in front of an oncoming vehicle and was struck. The vehicle also truck several motorcycles. → Read More

UPDATE: Jury deliberations in trial against Janet Hinds to resume on Saturday morning

The jury requested to start deliberations Friday morning after four days of testimony. → Read More

UPDATE: Day 4 of Janet Hinds' trial in the death of CPD Officer Nicholas Galinger

The theory of Hinds' blood alcohol level took center stage Wednesday, through the testimony of a toxicologist with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. → Read More

WATCH LIVE: Day 3 of Janet Hinds' trial begins Wednesday

Video from inside Farm to Fork, a restaurant in Ringgold, Georgia, gave us a glimpse of Hinds in the four hours leading up to the crash. → Read More

UPDATE: Three people injured in overnight shooting on Dodson Avenue

Shortly after 2 a.m., police responded to a report of a shooting in the 800 block of Dodson Avenue. → Read More

Fallen tree closes Roberts Mill Road Sunday morning

HCSO advises drivers to use an alternative route until the tree can be cleared. → Read More

Driver extricated after police chase, crash on Hixson Pike

A spokesperson for the Chattanooga Fire Department said the car went into the woods after an unsuccessful attempt to evade Red Bank police, Chattanooga police and Tennessee Highway Patrol. → Read More

TBI issues Endangered Child Alert for Franklin County teen

Chloe Cheyenne Williams, 15, was last seen in Cowan on Saturday. → Read More

UPDATE: One person killed in early morning house fire on Wilcox Boulevard

Wilcox Boulevard at Tunnel Boulevard is shut down as this time as crews battle the flames. → Read More

UPDATE: Woman found 39 years ago off I-24 in Dade County identified as Patrica Parker

While the name of the victim will not be released until a press conference on Friday, the GBI says they were able to identify her through the DNA of her family. → Read More

UPDATE: Local man killed in boat crash on Watts Bar Lake identified

A TWRA spokesperson says 55-year-old Don Campbell died at the scene. → Read More

Hamilton County cold case investigators trying to identify missing woman

They don't know who she is or exactly where her remains may be, but it's not stopping cold case detectives from trying to solve the case. → Read More

Pair of stolen vehicles leads to two police pursuits overnight

Police said the two vehicles were traveling together but then split, leading to two separate pursuits in Chattanooga. → Read More

HCSO to investigate house fire on Roberts Mill Road

Fire destroyed a vacant home on Roberts Mill Road Saturday morning. → Read More

Smoke alarm saves woman's life in early morning fire

A smoke detector saved a woman's life when her mobile home caught fire, according to Chattanooga fire officials. → Read More

Study shows COVID-19's impact on the heart

Studies also show the lasting impact COVID can have on the heart even after someone has recovered from the virus. → Read More