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A Sand Mountain man wanted in connection with possessing several automatic weapons is now in custody.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol's Criminal Investigation Division (CID) arrested Jimmy Frank Peters for odometer fraud and felony theft on Monday, March 3 in Marion County.

A man was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries just before noon Monday after he ran out into oncoming traffic and was hit by a car. Chattanooga Police say the man was running from a guard dog at a business off Lee Highway.

POLK COUNTY, TN — Last summer, Polk County paramedics arrived at a Copperhill residence for a 9-1-1 assistance call, the complainant stating that a child was choking to death on a coin.

MURRAY COUNTY, GA — Murray County Sheriff's Office is searching for two male subjects involved in a home invasion.

MURRAY COUNTY, Ga. — Murray County Sheriff's Office is searching for two male subjects involved in a home invasion.

One person is in custody following a chase and search in the Brainerd area.

One person is in custody following a chase and search in the Brainerd area.

TUNNEL HILL, Ga. — Deputies arrested two men Wednesday for allegedly selling meth in Whitfield County.

FORT OGLETHORPE — A Chattanooga man really wanted to avoid the police, so much so, he ran out of a North Georgia hospital, stole a truck and led officers on chase. It's an unusual story that ended with the man being tased, slapped with more charges and put behind bars.

An elderly woman remains in fair condition with smoke inhalation at Erlanger after her home caught fire Tuesday morning.

SEQUATCHIE COUNTY, Tenn. — Several fire units were called to help with a fire in Sequatchie County on Harvey Cranmore Road (Snyder Loop) in Graysville, Tenn.

BENTON, TN - A person injured in an industrial accident Friday in Polk County has died. Harold Ledford was doing maintenance on a piece of equipment when another piece of equipment fell on him.

WALKER COUNTY, Ga. — The Walker County Sheriff's Office is asking the public for help in locating a missing Rossville man.

PIKEVILLE, Tenn. — A 2.5 magnitude earthquake was recorded by the USGS over the weekend near Pikeville.

Claude Ogle, Sr. loves to entertain "the older folks" in Cleveland, but that isn't easy. At the age of 99, there aren't many older folks around. So he sings and plays piano for his neighbors at Cleveland Towers, and performs a regular Friday morning show at Life Care of Cleveland.

DALTON, GA — The Georgia legislature is considering a bill to legalize the use of medical cannabis. It's getting a lot of attention because it comes from the same plant as marijuana.

SODDY DAISY — A Hamilton County student was hurt Friday after her backpack got caught in a school bus door.

DADE COUNTY, Ga. — Dade County Sheriff's detectives are looking for a brazen thief. One not only willing to steal from a local house of worship but is also willing to deal with live electrical wires.

TURTLETOWN, Tenn. — A family of four, including two children, is displaced after an early morning house fire in Polk County.

Tim Wilson, whose country-styled comedy and songs entertained Chattanooga audiences for more than 20 years, died Wednesday of an apparent heart attack. He was 52.

CHATTANOOGA — Chattanooga firefighters responded to a reported house at 1716 Monterey Drive fire shortly after 3:00 this afternoon. Captain Travis Williams, the incident commander, said smoke and flames were visible when the first firefighters arrived on the scene.

UPDATE: Chattanooga police say Naomi Bunton returned home late Tuesday night and is safe.

MCMINN COUNTY, Tenn. — A 17-year old girl was killed in a single vehicle wreck on Highway 307 Monday morning in McMinn County.

Timothy Byrd is carrying away a quarter-million dollar prize courtesy of the Georgia Lottery.

The Chattanooga Police Department's Missing Person Unit is in need of help locating a missing child.

Hamilton County Sheriff's Office has identified Kenneth J. Hill s the suspect in the burglary 7510 Rocky Ledge Drive.

A 7-year-old boy was hit by a car this morning near the intersections of Dodson Avenue and Wilcox Boulevard.

LAFAYETTE, GA — Walker County Schools will add twenty (20) minutes to the school day in an effort to make-up the recent days impacted by inclement weather.

TRENTON, Ga. — Shawn Tobin's reign as Dade County schools superintendent has ended two months earlier than expected.

CHATTANOOGA — As a cold front heads towards the Tennessee Valley tonight, showers and thunderstorms will develop out ahead of it. Some of the storms could be strong to severe.

CHATTANOOGA — Spring like temperatures forced a lot of people out of hiding after last weeks bout of winter weather.

Police are searching for a stabbing suspect in Red Bank.

NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) and National Weather Service (NWS) are asking Tennesseans to make planning and preparing for severe weather a priority during Tennessee Severe Weather Awareness Week, which ends Feb. 23.

A toddler is recovering after falling from a third story apartment window in downtown Chattanooga.

An 80-year-old man whose pajamas caught fire Monday morning has died, Vanderbilt Medical Center staff confirm.

ATHENS, Tenn. — A man walks away with minor injuries after being hit by a train.

An 80 year old man is recovering after catching fire while trying to keep warm.

A toddler is recovering after falling from a third story apartment window in downtown Chattanooga.

The GBI is investigating a deadly traffic stop shooting in Murray County. Sheriff Gary Langford says his deputies made a routine traffic stop around 5 p.m. near the intersection of State Route 225 and State Route 286 in Chatsworth. He says an active warrant came back on a man in the vehicle with a violent history.

(WBIR) A nurse at UT Medical Center made one family's difficult journey a bit easier.

A death in Whitfield County is believed to be weather-related.

A portion of I-75 in Ringgold is closed for an overturned tractor trailer.

A developing story about the arrest of a Chattanooga police officer.

CHATTANOOGA — Significant snowfall is possible across the Tennessee Valley as a low pressure system in the Gulf Coast states takes shape and moves toward our region.

UPDATE: Family members and the CFSI Facebook page have confirmed to Channel 3 that Savannah Jackson and Michael Tanner VanPelt, the two missing Walker County teens, have been safely found in Mississippi.

Channel 3 Eyewitness News will expand its top-rated weekend morning newscast by an additional hour, starting Saturday, February 15.

ATHENS, Tenn. — A woman was arrested Tuesday after allegedly driving off and leaving her child alone in a parking lot.

This week's Crime Stoppers case involves an armed robbery.

DALTON, Ga. — A slow speed chase with police Tuesday afternoon ended with a car smashing into a Dalton business.

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