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Kansas City firefighters rescue cops stuck in elevator

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Sometimes even cops need to be rescued. And that’s where the fire department comes in. It happened in Kansas City at a police academy building. 

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Kasich: Gay People 'Probably' Born That Way

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Friday was pressed by a man in California to answer whether or not he believed people are born gay, setting off a lengthy and somewhat testy exchange that resulted in the Republican presidential candidate declaring that he believes gay people are "probably" born that way. 

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Nissan recalls nearly 4 million cars with air bag problems

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Nearly 4 million Nissan cars are being recalled due to major safety problems where passenger air bags or seat belts could fail in a crash, leading to serious injuries or fatalities. 

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Bonnaroo blasts Tennessee's 'anti-LGBT' therapist law

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Bonnaroo blasted a new Tennessee law that allows licensed counselors and therapists to refuse clients, calling out the measure as "anti-LGBT" on the music festival's official Twitter account. 

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Beyonce concert in Nashville for Thursday is rescheduled

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Live Nation Entertainment said Friday that a new date for the concert hasn't been announced but that tickets for the original event will be honored on the rescheduled date. 

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Titans have 4 picks to wrap up draft, starting in 5th round

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Tennessee Titans general manager Jon Robinson will have to wait a bit to make his first pick on the final day of the NFL draft. 

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DRAFT ON 3

New Orleans Saints pick Vonn Bell in second round of NFL Draft Video included

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Former Ridgeland star, Ohio State All-American Vonn Bell was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the 2nd round with the 61st pick overall.

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Manhunt continues for suspect after police chase Video included

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A suspect search is underway at the Chickamauga Battlefield for a man who crashed a car after a police chase. 

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EYE ON HEALTH

Dangerous levels of drug residue found inside home of nurse found dead on sidewalk Video included

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Chattanooga police arrived to find 28-year-old Matthew Stiles lying on the sidewalk unresponsive and showing signs of drug exposure. His wife was disoriented and confused about how long he'd been there. 

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3 ON YOUR SIDE

Cleveland woman wants answers after airbags deploy without warning Video included

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A Cleveland woman wants answers because her side airbags deployed without warning while she was driving.

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Could Jane Doe found in Ohio have been from Tennessee?

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Detectives in Miami County, Ohio are asking for the public's help in identifying a female body found in 1981. New evidence suggests that she may be from Tennessee. 

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THINKING OUT LOUD

David Carroll: Happy 60th Channel 3

From left to right, that’s John Gray, Tom Willette, Roy Morris, Lee Jackson and Mort Lloyd. From left to right, that’s John Gray, Tom Willette, Roy Morris, Lee Jackson and Mort Lloyd.
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Sixty years ago today, Chattanoogans doubled their TV viewing pleasure.

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Incline Railway closed after partial derailment

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Maragnano says a total of 60 people were on-board at the time of the incident, 20 in the lower car and 40 in the upper car.

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UPDATE: THP reconstructs fatal crash involving a trooper on 1-24 Video included

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Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper Clyde Reeves crashed into a motorcycle and its rider last week, claiming Jim Garner's life.

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Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam loses round in deposition fight

Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam. WBIR photo Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam. WBIR photo

Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam is a step closer to having to answer questions about fraud at the truck stop chain where he is president and CEO.

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RESTAURANT REPORT CARD

Moldy tomatoes, hand washing issues lead to failing grade Video included

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One popular fast-food restaurant failed and a couple of others brought in notably low scores.

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Are Smart Guns the answer to America's gun problem?

The Armatix iP1 "smart-gun" The Armatix iP1 "smart-gun"
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So-called "smart guns" utilize fingerprints or wireless signals to ensure they can only be used by their owners.

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U.S. records first Zika Virus death in Puerto Rico

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The man died from internal bleeding caused by a rare immune reaction to the virus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

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Smokies firefly viewing: What you need to know

ynchronous fireflies fill the air for their annual mating season on June 3, 2014, at Elkmont in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.   (ADAM LAU/KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL) ynchronous fireflies fill the air for their annual mating season on June 3, 2014, at Elkmont in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. (ADAM LAU/KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL)
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A total of 1,800 vehicle passes will be available for the event. 

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Obama announces new steps to curb gun violence

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As Obama unveiled a plan last January to expand federal background checks for gun purchases, he directed the Departments of Defense, Homeland Security and Justice to conduct or sponsor research into smart-gun technology. 

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UPDATE: Boat fire on Tennessee River

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A boat caught on fire early Friday morning on the Tennessee River.

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University of Memphis journalism students to cover Olympics Video included

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The University of Memphis says 14 of its journalism students will travel to Rio De Janeiro to cover the Summer Olympics. 

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TBI, DEA host drop-off day for prescription drugs

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The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is teaming up with the Drug Enforcement Administration to help get rid of unwanted prescription pain pills. 

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Lawmakers name lane cake as state cake of Alabama

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Alabama has an official state bird, nut, fruit and even crustacean. The state might soon have an official state cake- a lane cake. 

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TVA council holding webinar on possible Bellefonte sale

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The Tennessee Valley Authority's Regional Energy Resource Council is conducting a webinar open to the public to discuss the potential sale of the Bellefonte Nuclear site near Hollywood, Alabama. 

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Georgia man drowns at Abrams Falls in Smokies

The 20-foot high Abrams Falls spills into a pool in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The 20-foot high Abrams Falls spills into a pool in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
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The man was hiking with a group of friends, reportedly slipped into the water near the falls at about 12:10 p.m., authorities said in a news release.

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Why companies and the Feds hack each other all the time

A specialist works at the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) in Arlington, VA. Manuel Balce Ceneta / AP A specialist works at the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) in Arlington, VA. Manuel Balce Ceneta / AP
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For no cost, the Department of Homeland Security will test the digital defenses of local, state and federal bodies, as well as private businesses.

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Sanofi profits stable, strong sales in emerging markets

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With early efforts for a Zika vaccine and several other drugs in the pipeline, Sanofi is trying to expand its cancer treatments/

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Fights follow Trump rally in Southern Cal, about 20 arrested

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a rally, Thursday, April 28, 2016 in Costa Mesa, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a rally, Thursday, April 28, 2016 in Costa Mesa, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
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Protesters and supporters of Donald Trump took to the streets in California leading to some 20 arrests as the Republican presidential contender brought his campaign to conservative Orange County after sweeping the Northeast GOP primaries.

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TBI: Missing child located safely

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Missing child, 10-year-old Damarrian Kelly, has been safely found.

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Bradley County inmate found unconscious

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Bradley County inmate found unconscious and was transported to hospital.

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10 Things to Know for Today

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday.

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UPDATE: Tater meets The Rock!

Photo from the official Instagram account Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. Photo from the official Instagram account Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.
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Tater's dream was to meet the wrestler-turned-movie star. Well, Johnson invited him to the set of his new movie "Baywatch" being filmed in Savannah, Georgia. Channel 3 has learned their long awaited day of hanging out has indeed taken place.

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Child rescued after falling in well

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An 11-year-old girl is recovering after falling in a well. It happened Thursday in Cherokee County, North Carolina.

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FIRST ON 3

UPDATE: Bradley Co. Sheriff, 2 officers taken to hospital after breaking up fight Video included

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A spokesperson says Sheriff Eric Watson saw a man and woman fighting and tried to break it up when he was attacked by the man.

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UPDATE: 19-yr-old charged with murder in McMinn County Video included

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A McMinn County man was killed in a fight and a 19-year-old is charged in his murder.

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ONLY ON 3

McMinn County EMT brought back to life by coworkers Video included

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Doctors call Tyler Johnson a "living miracle." The McMinn County EMT died recently while on the job, but his fellow medics were able to jump in and bring him back to life.

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SCHOOL PATROL

Middle school students throughout the area will not take TN Ready test Video included

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After several delays and disruptions, middle school students will not be taking the second round of the Tennessee Ready Test.

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TDOT worker killed, 3 injured in crash involving semi on I-40 Video included

I-40 West is closed at mile marker 155. (WSMV) I-40 West is closed at mile marker 155. (WSMV)
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Westbound lanes are shut down at mile marker 156. All traffic is being diverted off I-40 West to Highway 46 by way of Exit 172 in Dickson.

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ONLY ON 3: Family says facts don't add up in Bledsoe Co. man's death Video included

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The autopsy notes Smith suffered blunt force trauma to his head and neck, several fractured ribs and other cuts and bruises on his body. 

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Pharmacy employee arrested for stealing meds

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Blanks admitted to taking several pills earlier in the day and placing them in her purse. Officers found 22 pills in her bag.

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Man accused of driving drunk on school playground while kids were out

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A Soddy Daisy man is facing a list of charges after police say he drove through an elementary school playground while children were playing. 

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Downtown shoe repair icon retiring, closing store Video included

Reginald Cousin, 73, has worked at Kenton Shoe Shop on Broad Street since 1975. Reginald Cousin, 73, has worked at Kenton Shoe Shop on Broad Street since 1975.
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Reginald Cousin has perfected his work over the years and said he can fix just about anything dealing with leather.

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UPDATE: Missing 8-year-old Chance Rogers safely found

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Eight-year-old Chance Rogers has been safely found.

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New U.S. Navy destroyer named for retired Senator, not Fallen Five

U.S. Navy destroyers. U.S. Navy destroyers.
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Efforts to name the U.S. Navy's newest vessel in honor of Chattanooga's Fallen Five have fallen short.

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Traffic stop leads to couple's arrest for drug trafficking

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The street value for the methamphetamine is estimated at $100,000.

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    David Carroll covers education news and issues at schools across the Tennessee Valley.More
    David Carroll covers education news and issues at schools across the Tennessee Valley.More
  • Restaurant Report Card

    Restaurant Report Card

    Jed Mescon investigates the health department records for restaurants Hamilton County, and airs Friday at 5.More
    Jed Mescon investigates the health department records for restaurants Hamilton County, and airs Friday at 5.More
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    Crime Stoppers

    Our award-winning Crimestoppers Program with Greg Glover covers the entire Channel 3 viewing area and airs Wednesdays at 6 and 11.More
    Our award-winning Crimestoppers Program with Greg Glover covers the entire Channel 3 viewing area and airs Wednesdays at 6 and 11.More

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