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Karoo and Kalahari, the Chattanooga Zoo's Fennec Foxes are new parents to two kits (the name for fox babies) born at the Zoo on September 11th.

BENTON, Tenn. - Polk County officials are on the scene of a fatal house fire in Benton.

DALTON, Ga. — Ashley, 3, sits in her mom's lap Tuesday afternoon. Just days before, police say two men tried to kidnap her from her home.

Officials are performing an autopsy on a 10-year-old girl who died in Walker County.

Officials are investigating a homicide on Fisher Road in Walker County.

WHITFIELD COUNTY, GA - A Coahulla Creek High School student is charged with terroristic threats and acts after authorities say they discovered a "kill list" in the student's notebook.

An investigation is underway in Walker County after a school bus was stolen from a church parking lot.

An FBI agent in Knoxville confirms they have located the possible getaway car used in Wednesday's bank robbery that ended in a bank manager being shot.

ALCOA, TN - A shooting occurred during a jewelry store robbery in Alcoa Wednesday afternoon, according to Blount County Dispatch.

CHATTANOOGA — A TBI investigation into one of their own leaves charges dismissed for one local man.

He has a beating heart, bionic hands, and artificial eyesight and one Chattanooga company had a part in making him.

CHATTANOOGA — The Tennessee Department of Transportation wants motorist to see loud and clear up-to-date traffic fatalities that happen through out the state.

MCMINN COUNTY, Tenn. — A McMinn County woman says she has been unfairly accused of hoarding puppies, after she rescued them from a nearby home. We first brought you the story on Wednesday. Teresa Evans rescued more than a dozen puppies and is trying to find a good home for them. After our story aired, Channel 3 received calls saying she was reluctant to give them away.

SHELBY COUNTY, TN - A teacher told a 10-year-old student that writing about her hero in school could violate the first amendment in the classroom. After some help from attorneys, Erin Shead finally turned in her paper about God.

McMINN COUNTY, Tenn. — Officials charged a McMinn County man with attempted murder Friday.

RINGGOLD, Ga. — They may just be in middle school, but their nearly life long bond and friendship is very strong.

ROSSVILLE, Ga. — A North Georgia family is going through the debris after a fire destroys their home.

Channel 3 has confirmed Chattanooga's McKamey Animal Center will soon begin its search for a new director.

CHATTANOOGA — The family of a Georgia woman hit and run over on Interstate 24 is pleading for help in finding the driver responsible.

MCMINN COUNTY, Tenn. — The ex-wife of a McMinn County deputy is facing drug and theft charges.

Soddy-Daisy has hired its first group of full-time firemen since the town's inception in 1969.

Englewood, McMinn County — An elementary school in McMinn County was vandalized this past weekend.

ATHENS, TN - A man on a bicycle was arrested Monday after he collided with an McMinn County deputy and then offered him drugs.

ETOWAH, McMINN COUNTY — An Etowah woman has been released on $10,000 bond after allegedly choking and hitting her children. Etowah police arrested 47-year-old Rhonda Roderick, Saturday.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has named Seven Islands Wildlife Refuge as a new state park.

Rechoboth Baptist Church pastor, Alan Stewart, was trying to inspire students during a 9/11 speech at Sale Creek Middle-High School.

An Etowah woman has been released on $10,000 bond after allegedly choking and hitting her children. Etowah police arrested 47-year-old Rhonda Roderick, Saturday.

IDER, ALABAMA - Homecoming was extra special at Ider High School in DeKalb County, Alabama when this year's Queen was announced. Amid a sea of black and gold at the home of the Hornets, the crowd was poised to cheer two special-needs students who had been selected for the homecoming court: sophomore Paloma Vazquez and senior Taylor Mitchell.

An Endangered Child Alert issued out of Van Buren County has been cancelled.

CLEVELAND, TN - An alleged shooter has been taken into custody at the Lowe's in Cleveland.

CHATSWORTH, Ga. — A Murray County Sheriff's Deputy who was assigned to the animal control unit received medical treatment at the Murray Medical Center after being attacked by a dog.

A handful of families in Red Bank are homeless after their apartment complex went up in flames Sunday morning.

CHATTANOOGA — The health care issue is taking center stage on the national level and here at home. Everyone, the employed, unemployed, insured and uninsured alike will all be impacted.

OOLTEWAH, HAMILTON COUNTY — Officials at Snow Hill Elementary say the school needs a new playground and a nationally syndicated radio show may be the key to making it happen.

FORT OGLETHORPE, Ga. — Renters at a Fort Oglethorpe Storage Facility are cleaning up the ashes where a fire destroyed their units Thursday night.

Multiple agencies are on the scene of a two-alarm fire in Fort Oglethorpe.

A trip to the DMV has landed an Athens man behind bars.

MARION COUNTY, Tenn. — Marion County dispatch says two missing teens have been found.

CHATTANOOGA — One of the suspects accused of breaking into a home appeared in court Friday. Zackaree Howard and Carlos Jones are charged with burglary and vandalism. Police say the two men broke into a Tunnel Boulevard home on Saturday afternoon using a crowbar. Two young sisters were home at the time. They hid in a bedroom closet and called 911.

A wayward bear shocked tourists in downtown Gatlinburg, Tennessee over the weekend.

A Tennessee woman says that when her adoptive parents gave her away to new parents at age 14, she and 17 other adoptive kids in her "nightmarish" new home were sometimes forced to dig their own "graves" in the backyard and scrub the floor with toothbrushes.

Toni Christina Jenkins, a server at a Tennessee Red Lobster, received a racist slur in the tip section of a receipt from customers.

CHATTANOOGA — After four years of anticipation Stringer's Ridge Park celebrated their grand opening Saturday.

RINGGOLD, Ga. — The kindness of a stranger paid off in a big way for a Ringgold man. The man was down on his luck and needed a new car. He says his prayers were answered when a new one was given to him Thursday.

POLK COUNTY, Tenn. — The rock slide along the Ocoee River, that shut down part of Highway 64 in Polk County is still causing some delays. It happened a week ago.

CHATTANOOGA — Chattanooga police are looking for someone they say shot a Chattanooga State nursing student with a BB gun Wednesday.

CHATTANOOGA — Shawn Curtis holds his son adore after the 9-month old had a scare last week. Curtis says the child was having problems breathing and began turning blue in the face.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — It's evidence of vandalism, discovered by a local contractor at the soon to be Blue Springs Baptist Church.

BRADLEY COUNTY — The TBI is investigating a Bradley County Sheriff's Deputy.

CHATTANOOGA — UPDATE: Chattanooga Police Chief Bobby Dodd says they have arrested the other two suspects in that shot at a federal agent, broke into his car and led police on a chase Thursday.

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