Senate passes sweeping criminal justice reform bill
Senate passes sweeping criminal justice reform bill

The House is expected to take up the Senate version of the bill at a later date before sending it to the president.

Suspects attempt to burglarize vehicles in several Hixson neighborhoods
Suspects attempt to burglarize vehicles in several Hixson neighborhoods

Just after four Sunday morning, Max Lindsay's surveillance video from his home in The Old Stage Run subdivision started recording because someone triggered the sensor.

SCHOOL PATROL: Boynton students create website to sell ornaments for Haiti relief
SCHOOL PATROL: Boynton students create website to sell ornaments for Haiti relief

The campaign is called the Friends of Momance, to raise funds for the children of Momance, Haiti.

Ringgold police protecting businesses through sticker program
Ringgold police protecting businesses through sticker program

In the event of an after-hours emergency at a Ringgold business, the stickers let police know who to call.

Former NASA engineer designs glitter bomb trap to avenge Amazon porch pirates
Former NASA engineer designs glitter bomb trap to avenge Amazon porch pirates

As many as 30 percent of Americans say they’ve suffered from missing or stolen delivery orders.

Some Cleveland High boys & girls basketball players suspended for breaking curfew
Some Cleveland High boys & girls basketball players suspended for breaking curfew

A release from the school system says 12 members of the two teams broke curfew after a game against Oak Ridge on Friday night.

SOURCES: Rusty Wright interviews for UTC Football Head Coaching vacancy
SOURCES: Rusty Wright interviews for UTC Football Head Coaching vacancy

Sources confirm to Ch. 3 Sports Director Paul Shahen that former UTC football player and assistant coach Rusty Wright interviewed for the Mocs football head coaching vacancy.

What the Tech? App of the Day: "My Talking Pet"
What the Tech? App of the Day: "My Talking Pet"

My Talking Pet turns any photo of your dog or cat, or anything else for that matter, into a talking gif.

SCHOOL PATROL: Hamilton County announces open enrollment for schools
SCHOOL PATROL: Hamilton County announces open enrollment for schools

The school district announced an open enrollment program that will go into effect next school year, affecting many schools.

The Latest: Haslam giving Senate bid 'serious consideration'
The Latest: Haslam giving Senate bid 'serious consideration'

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander announced he would not seek re-election in 2020, and the list of possible candidates includes Republican Gov. Bill Haslam, who says he's giving it "serious consideration."

Bump stock ban: Gun owners have 90 days to surrender rapid fire devices
Bump stock ban: Gun owners have 90 days to surrender rapid fire devices

The Trump administration has officially banned bump stocks, devices that allow semi-automatic rifles to fire like fully automatic weapons. Bump stock owners will have 90 days to turn them in to the ATF

UPDATE: Penny Marshall, famed actress and comedian, dead at 75
UPDATE: Penny Marshall, famed actress and comedian, dead at 75

One of Marshall's first television roles has on 'Happy Days' where she starred with Cindy Williams, which spun off to 'Laverne and Shirley.'

UPDATE: Crash stopping traffic for miles on I-24 WB
UPDATE: Crash stopping traffic for miles on I-24 WB

An accident involving a hazmat spill on Interstate 24 Westbound has traffic at a standstill.

Terror in the nursery: baby monitor hacked
Terror in the nursery: baby monitor hacked

Texas family says man threatened to kidnap their infant and made vulgar threats after hacking into their baby monitor.

Body cams show fiery rescue
Body cams show fiery rescue

Missouri police officers rush to save elderly couple from house fire...sparked by a Pop-Tart.

Trump Foundation agrees to dissolve with judge to oversee dispersal to other charities
Trump Foundation agrees to dissolve with judge to oversee dispersal to other charities

Non-profits will receive money from the President Trump's family's charity organization, which was formed in 1987.

BBB warns about Nashville real estate company
BBB warns about Nashville real estate company

Real estate company "Your New Tennessee" offers to buy and sell properties all over the world and the deals are sweet.

Squirrel to blame for Athens power outage
Squirrel to blame for Athens power outage

According to the Athens Utilities Board's Facebook page, a power outage around 9 o'clock Tuesday morning was caused by a squirrel interfering with repairs.

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.

Ho, Ho, Whoa! Woman owns 175 Christmas trees
Ho, Ho, Whoa! Woman owns 175 Christmas trees

Every year, Jeanine Harris begins decorating for Christmas on October 1. When she's done, she has 175 Christmas trees that go with other holiday ornaments in and around her home.

Journalist flooded with dog pictures after telling Twitter she had a bad day
Journalist flooded with dog pictures after telling Twitter she had a bad day

A journalist took to Twitter to make her day better.

Hamilton County Schools announces new school options
Hamilton County Schools announces new school options

For the upcoming school year, Hamilton County Schools have announced new options for where your child can attend school.

Netflix hires another high-profile Disney/ABC talent
Netflix hires another high-profile Disney/ABC talent

The hiring ratchets up competition between Disney and Netflix, after Disney pledged to create a new entertainment service, called Disney+.

Georgia mayor avoids prison with deal on tax evasion charges
Georgia mayor avoids prison with deal on tax evasion charges

The mayor of a Georgia city will avoid a prison term under a plea deal reached with prosecutors on charges of tax evasion.

'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' star sues makers of Fortnite, NBA 2K video games over use of 'Carlton' dance
'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' star sues makers of Fortnite, NBA 2K video games over use of 'Carlton' dance

Ribeiro's dance was popularized through his character, Carlton Banks, on the 1990s sitcom.

Trump wishes Michael Flynn 'good luck' before his sentencing for lying to the FBI
Trump wishes Michael Flynn 'good luck' before his sentencing for lying to the FBI

Trump added it 'will be interesting to see what he has to say.'

Getting spicy: Old Bay's legal battle against a paleo-friendly competitor
Getting spicy: Old Bay's legal battle against a paleo-friendly competitor

Variety is the spice of life, but not if it's copyright infringement.

Tennessee to halt most highway construction during holidays
Tennessee to halt most highway construction during holidays

Tennessee officials are halting most highway construction over the holidays.

Thomas Rhett matched bonnets with his daughter for the sweetest reason
Thomas Rhett matched bonnets with his daughter for the sweetest reason

It was twinning at its finest! But in doing so, the singer taught a lesson in cultural sensitivity.

Police: Man tried to pay for McDonald’s with bag of weed
Police: Man tried to pay for McDonald’s with bag of weed

Police in Florida say a 23-year-old man went through a McDonald’s drive-thru and tried to pay for his order with a bag of marijuana.

UPS Store's tweet about shredding letters to Santa sparks uproar
UPS Store's tweet about shredding letters to Santa sparks uproar

Twitter had a not-so holly, jolly reaction to the store's Grinch-style message.

Tennessee to halt most highway construction during holidays
Tennessee to halt most highway construction during holidays

Tennessee officials are halting most highway construction over the holidays.

Father of man accused in Waffle House shooting returned guns
Father of man accused in Waffle House shooting returned guns

The father of a man accused of killing four people with an assault-style rifle in a Nashville Waffle House says he gave guns back to Travis Reinking that had previously been confiscated when his son told him he was moving away.

21 Elf on the Shelf ideas for 2018 that will make you laugh
21 Elf on the Shelf ideas for 2018 that will make you laugh

A few of these ideas might land you on the naughty list.

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.

UPDATE: Chattanooga police investigating baby's death
UPDATE: Chattanooga police investigating baby's death

Channel 3 spoke with the woman who said she was babysitting the boy and his brother.

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.

Police: 'Brainerd High School student pointed gun at students'
Police: 'Brainerd High School student pointed gun at students'

A spokesperson for the Chattanooga Police Department says the school’s resource officers (SRO's) watched that student pull a gun on other students.

Baby Jesus stolen from Tennessee Nativity scene, again
Baby Jesus stolen from Tennessee Nativity scene, again

A Tennessee city's downtown Nativity scene has lost its baby Jesus for the second year in a row.

Chattanooga Airport to build economy lot, raise parking rates
Chattanooga Airport to build economy lot, raise parking rates

A 520 space economy parking lot with shuttle service will soon be added to the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport as well as a rate increase for parking.

What the Tech? Practical gift ideas for almost anyone
What the Tech? Practical gift ideas for almost anyone

It doesn't matter if they're techie or not, anyone with a few things that need charging will appreciate a desktop charging hub.

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.

Patchy morning fog, with sunshine again!
Patchy morning fog, with sunshine again!

We'll be waking up to patchy fog this morning, although it won't be as widely developing or as dense! Temperatures are also a few degrees colder than Monday morning.

GOP waits on Trump as clock ticks toward partial shutdown
GOP waits on Trump as clock ticks toward partial shutdown

Pushing the government to the brink of a partial shutdown, White House insists Congress provide $5 billion to build a border wall.

Haslam giving Senate bid 'serious consideration'
Haslam giving Senate bid 'serious consideration'

Haslam also told the Chattanooga Times Free Press on Monday that he will have a better answer in coming days about a possible bid. He says that for now, it's a great time to honor Alexander.

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