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Weekend Raft Trip Turns Deadly

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Brown was with a group from Endless Adventures located in Bryson City, NC. More>>

New Information About Water Release on Hiwassee

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Also in Polk County, new information about the TBA water release on the Hiawasee River that began Sunday morning. More>>

Rehabbed Song Birds Released into Wild

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More than a dozen song birds were released into the wild this weekend. More>>

Volunteers Pack Food to Save Lives

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There are more than 825 million people going hungry across the world. More>>

Locals Weigh-in on How to Handle ISIS

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While many had strong feelings towards the recent developments with ISIS, all had very different ways of handling the situation. More>>

Meth Arrest in Murray Co.

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A woman targeted by deputies in Murray County during a conspiracy two years ago has now been arrested. More>>

Meth Lab Found Near Hotel

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Chattanooga Police discover a meth lab tucked behind a hotel. More>>

Digging Into The Background of CPD Officer

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Also carrying an arrest record, a Chattanooga Police Officer who's under investigation. More>>

ATM Robbers Caught

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Two people arrested Tuesday are accused of robbing a bank customer at knife point. More>>

The Importance of Early Education

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US Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, spent his evening in Chattanooga with parents and teachers of young children. More>>

Man Arrested for Sexual Battery

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Neighbors at the Greenwood Terrace apartments say 68-year-old Glenn Kelly is known as the "Candy Man". According to the affidavit, Kelly inappropriately touched two girls when they went to his house to buy candy. More>>

Plans for the Imagination Station

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The city of Collegedale meets to discuss renovations to a popular playground. More>>

Victim in Market St Shooting Identified

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We are learning more about the woman who police say was killed on Sunday in downtown Chattanooga. More>>

Sex Offender Back on the Streets

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A sex offender originally convicted of aggravated child molestation is back on the streets, but now he's wearing a GPS monitor. More>>

Skeletal Remains Identified as Holly Bobo

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Authorities say human remains discovered in a rural county in Tennessee are those of a missing nursing student who disappeared from her home in April 2011.The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said Monday night that remains of Holly Bobo were found Sunday in Decatur County, not far from her home in Parsons.Bobo was 20 when she disappeared. Her body was not found immediately despite extensive searches by law enforcement and volunteers.Two men found a skull Sunday not far from property owned by... More>>

Woman Shot & Killed on Market Street

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It was a somber Sunday church service for one congregation remembering the life of a young Chattanooga woman lost to gun violence. More>>

Nolan Elementary School's Buddy Bench

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Helping students with the sometimes scary task of making new friends. That's the purpose of the Buddy Bench, now on both of Nolan Elementary School's playgrounds. More>>

Skull Found Near Property of Holly Bobo Kidnapping Suspect

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The TBI has confirmed they found a human skull in a wooded area less than 15 miles from property owned by the family of Zach Adams. More>>

Plane Crash in Ooltewah

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Investigators don't know if weather played a role in a fatal plane crash in Ooltewah Wednesday afternoon. More>>

Two Dade Co. Students Accused of Vandalism

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We now know the identities of two Dade County High School students accused of Vandalism More>>

No Amber Alert in Child Abduction Scare

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A child abduction scare came close to having the Chattanooga Police an Amber Alert. More>>

Chattanooga to Roll Out Free Wi-Fi

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The City of Chattanooga plans to roll out a free wi-fi program in city owned buildings and public spaces. More>>

Family Mourns Death of Toddler

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This week has seen the death of two toddlers. Each at the hands of an adult. A family is speaking out after Police say a 3-year-old girl was abused to the point of death. More>>

Body Found in Hiawassee

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We now know more about the body found floating in the Hiawassee River over the weekend. While police haven't released the identity, one Cleveland family is coming forward. More>>

Vandalism at Dade Co. High School

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School officials in Dade County spent the day cleaning up graffiti. In surveillance photos you can see two men wearing gray hoodies outside of the school. Police believe they're responsible for spray painting profanity all over the field house and several signs. More>>

Grief Hangs Over First Day Back at Murray Co. High School

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It's a tough first day of school for students in Murray County who lost two classmates in a horrific car crash last week. More>>

Toddler Killed in Soddy Daisy

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Justin Bradley is behind bars, charged in the death of 3-year-old Dakota Arndt. Officers were called to a Soddy Daisy home on Tuesday night about a boy who possibly drowned in a bath tub. Doctor's pronounced Dakota brain dead on Friday, but Monday doctors say his injuries, including bruising and dislocated shoulder weren't consistent with a drowning. More>>

A Mother's Memorial

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Turning tragedy into education. Three years ago, 25-year-old Kevin Yates was killed in a wrong-way crash by a drunk driver. Now, his family is on a mission to make sure their story is heard. More>>

Raising the Minimum Wage

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While many celebrate the American worker on Labor Day with cook-outs and family time, they day is also a reminder of the on-going minimum wage debate. Labor Day began in the early 1900s, partially in response to worker strikes in Northern cities. The employees wanted more representation and higher wages. More>>

Two Teens & Dalton Man Laid to Rest

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Now an update on a sad story we brought you last week. Two teens and a Dalton City worker are laid to rest following a horrific crash in Murray County on Thursday. Troopers say the driver of the pickup truck carrying four teens, lost control, and ran over 57-year-old Bryan Bartley as he was cutting grass. Three of those teens and Bartley died. More>>

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USPS Truck Accident

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One residence in Hamilton County got a special delivery they weren't expecting. A woman working for the United States Postal Service was attempting to deliver a package on the 900 block of Wynsor Drive. She leaned out to put the package in the mailbox, when she accidentally fell out. More>>

EPB May Owe City of Chattanooga Thousands

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The latest report says EPB owes the City of Chattanooga thousands of dollars. It's the latest development in the so called "green light" audit. More>>

Tunnel Hill Pot Bust

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Wednesday morning, a young man quickly goes from a traffic violation to a drug trafficking charge, and it was all caught on the dashcam. More>>

Man Arrested for Indecent Exposure

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A Dalton man is arrested Tuesday on felony indecent exposure charges. Police tracked down, Edwin Fulkerson after they pieced together information from victims. More>>

Two Arrested in Cleveland Church Burglaries

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Police have arrested a second suspect in the recent church burglaries in Cleveland. More>>

The Meaning Behind the Ice Bucket Challenge

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But families living with loved ones that have ALS want you to know the meaning behind the challenge is much more. More>>

There's a New Nail Polish With a Special Purpose

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There's a new nail polish that alerts women to date rape drugs. Four North Carolina State University students came up with the idea, mainly because they want to both protect and empower women. More>>

Cleveland Officer Reinstated

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Cleveland City Council members voted to reinstate a police lieutenant who was fired earlier this month. The lieutenant was let go after he failed a drug test. More>>

Student Brings BB Gun to Football Game

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A Sequatchie County High School student has been expelled for a year after police say he brought a BB gun to Friday's football game. The 17-year-old told police he brought the plastic BB gun to the game in self-defense after being threatened by another student. School board officials say having a BB gun is against school rules and it falls under their zero tolerance policy. More>>

The District 4 Race is Over

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Senator Jim Tracy officially conceded to US Representative Scot Desjarlais Monday, after his 38 vote loss in the Republican primary for Tennessee's 4th Congressional District. More>>

Skyy Mims in Court

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The woman at the center of a high profile homicide investigation was arraigned Monday. Aspiring model and singer Skyy Mims pleaded not guilty to charges of murder and armed robbery. More>>

Teen Finds Lafayette Woman Dead Inside Home

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Police say a maintenance worker went to the woman's home on Friday to fix the water in her apartment. He says he sent his teenage son back over the next day to make sure everything was okay. That's when they says the teen found the woman lying in a pool of blood. More>>

Why Tracking System Didn't Prevent Car Theft

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We're talking to a woman who took all precautions to make sure her car and her valuables were safe. She installed a tracking system in her car. We tell you why it did not work. More>>

What Do You Want to Do Before You Die?

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Well have you ever thought about what you want to do before you die? St. Marks Methodist Church wants you to show what that is. More>>

A Fresh Start for Marion Co. Football

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Marion County is moving forward after a scandalous end to the football season last year. More>>

Heavy Winds Damage Dozens of Homes

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Residents just North of our viewing area are picking up from the heavy damage caused by Wednesday's severe thunderstorms. More>>

Man Protects Family from Armed Burglar

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A father wins the fight after an armed burglar goes after his kids. More>>

Votes Finally in for District 4 Congressional Race

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Jim Tracy has five days to challenge the results of the district four congressional race. More>>

Severe Weather Across Eastern Tennessee

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Severe weather strikes in and around the FOX61 viewing area. The storm knocked out power lines, took out trees, and ever destroyed people's homes. Some of the hardest hit areas are McMinn County and Loudon County. More>>

Several Cleveland Churches Robbed

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Several Cleveland churches are working to replace missing items after burglars hit this week. North Cleveland Baptist is one of three churches targeted in the break-ins. Church administrators say someone broke in through a window and ransacked the daycare facility. Wednesday, the director tells us the suspect didn't get away with much, but hopes that whoever committed the crime gets the help that they need. Investigators have released a picture of a possible suspect. If you recognize him, cal... More>>

Hit & Run Driver in Court

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Randy and Evan Bidwell sat intently in Hamilton Court, Wednesday. Just a few feet away, the driver accused of hitting Evan and leaving him in the street. His arm now in a sling, paralyzed, and facing amputation. The 17-year-old's life changed last year on August 13th along South Moore Road. The Ooltewah High Schooler left home on his motorcycle about 8:30 that night. Bidwell says, "He was maybe three or four miles from the house, driving up South Moore Road and the gentleman in question came ... More>>

Who's to Blame For Dead Fish in Chickamauga Creek?

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In April of 2013, Chattanooga' Waste Resources division was give 250-million dollars to make improvements to its treatment facilities. One of the pumps on the list, off Juandale Trail in East Chattanooga, malfunctioned before crews were able to replace it. Failure in the pump's control system led to sewage backup resulting in a major fish kill. The Waste Resource division is claiming responsibility for the incident. More>>

Noise Ordinance Passes City Council Unanimously

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A hotly debated ordinance passes on it's first vote at Chattanooga City Council. Members voted unanimously Tuesday to push through the proposed sound ordinance, establishing an "amplified music district", where businesses with specialized permits can play music at higher decibel levels at certain times. Next week, it'll go before council for its final reading. More>>

Trouble at Bradley Co. SPCA

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The fight for animal welfare in Bradley County just got complicated. Tuesday night, SPCA president Betty Gravelle fired animal shelter director Bobbi Anderson for insubordination. The county commissioner didn't agree and will now resign from the board. In question is its open in-take policy and capacity to hold animals. One commissioner says he's unsure how the shelter can move forward. The shelter is now being run by only one paid employee and volunteers. More>>

Hundreds Rally in Memphis in Solidarity with Ferguson

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In Memphis, hundreds of demonstrators rally in solidarity with Ferguson, Missouri, after the police shooting of an unarmed teen. Nearly 300 peaceful protesters lined thirteen street corners Monday evening. Their message, simple and concise, a show of support against police violence everywhere. These demonstrators say the men and women in blue need to form better relations with their citizens. One mother says she understands what Michael Brown's parents are going through. She says her son, 20-... More>>

UPDATE: Who Cleans Up After a Fatal Crash?

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A chilling story that begs the question, who's in charge of cleaning up what's left of a fatal crash scene? More>>

School Crossing Guard Struck By Car

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A school crossing guard is recovering after she was struck by a car Monday morning. That's according to police who tell us Noelle Bittle, an employee of the Chattanooga Police Department, has a broken arm and several cuts on her body and face.Police say Bittle was directing traffic outside Lookout Valley Elementary School when the accident happened. The driver of the car told police he didn't see the crossing guard until it was too late, and he was unable to stop. Though police haven't said i... More>>

Body of Missing Military Wife Found

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The search for a missing woman from Tennessee ended this weekend in California. The story of a young, married, pregnant military wife made national headlines. The body of Erin Corwin has been discovered. The woman was living on a military base in Southern California when she went missing in late June. Officials say she was found in a 140 foot mine shaft outside of Joshua Tree National Park in California on Saturday. Corwin was allegedly having an affair with Marine Corporal Brandon Lee, and m... More>>

Woman Wanted for Credit Card Fraud

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A woman is wanted for credit card fraud in Hamilton County She did not use a card, but used the numbers on what appears to be a reprogrammed bank card. Anyone who may have information can contact the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office. More>>

Man Fatally Shot in McMinn County

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Inglewood Package store on HWY 411 was the center of a four decade old business gone sour. More>>

Fire Department Called to Sir Goony's

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A popular children's play place in evacuated Sunday afternoon lunch time. More>>

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