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Caption: Zyaira Mateen was outgoing and full of life, her mother said. Mateen was one of five victims of a school bus crash in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Caption: Zyaira Mateen was outgoing and full of life, her mother said. Mateen was one of five victims of a school bus crash in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Community grapples with grief after deadly bus accident

A sixth child has died from injuries sustained in a school bus crash in Chattanooga, Tennessee, police tweeted. More>>

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Five Chattanooga children were killed when their school bus crashed on Monday, Nov. 21, 2016.

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Vols visit victims of Woodmore and staff at Erlanger

A special moment for Children's Hospital at Erlanger today: as Vols Derek Barnett, Alvin Kamara, Jalen Reeves-Maybin and Butch Jones visited the ER, ICU and patient floor to the those injured in Monday's bus crash. A special moment for Children's Hospital at Erlanger today: as Vols Derek Barnett, Alvin Kamara, Jalen Reeves-Maybin and Butch Jones visited the ER, ICU and patient floor to the those injured in Monday's bus crash.
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The children injured in Monday's bus crash and the staff at Erlanger received a surprise visit at the hospital Wednesday.

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What Tennessee laws say about bus crash

Following a tragic crash in Tennessee, bus driver Johnthony Walker has been charged with five counts of vehicular homicide, reckless endangerment and reckless driving. More>>

At least five children were killed in a school bus crash in Chattanooga on Monday, Nov. 21.

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UPDATE: Driver in Woodmore bus crash gets jury from outside Hamilton County Video included

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Twenty-four-year-old Johnthony Walker's case will be tried by a jury selected from outside of Hamilton County.

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Chattanooga bus crash: What we know -- and don't know

Caption: Zyaira Mateen was outgoing and full of life, her mother said. Mateen was one of five victims of a school bus crash in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Caption: Zyaira Mateen was outgoing and full of life, her mother said. Mateen was one of five victims of a school bus crash in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Local officials and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the deadly school bus crash in Chattanooga, Tennessee, that killed five children and wounded dozens. Here's what we know about Monday's crash: More>>

Chattanooga school bus crash: Vehicle was not on designated route

Caption: Zyaira Mateen was outgoing and full of life, her mother said. Mateen was one of five victims of a school bus crash in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Caption: Zyaira Mateen was outgoing and full of life, her mother said. Mateen was one of five victims of a school bus crash in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

A Chattanooga school bus had not been traveling on its designated route when it crashed, killing six children and injuring dozens, investigators said. More>>

Multiple fatalities reported in school bus crash in Chattanooga

Caption: Medics rushed nearly two dozen people to hospitals in Chattanooga on Monday after a school bus crashed in the Tennessee city, officials said. The bus appears to have slammed into a tree and looks like it was split apart. Caption: Medics rushed nearly two dozen people to hospitals in Chattanooga on Monday after a school bus crashed in the Tennessee city, officials said. The bus appears to have slammed into a tree and looks like it was split apart.

At least six children were killed in a school bus crash in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on Monday, a spokeswoman for the Hamilton County District Attorney's Office said. More>>

Chattanooga school bus crash: Lives just beginning ...

Caption: Zyaira Mateen was outgoing and full of life, her mother said. Mateen was one of five victims of a school bus crash in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Caption: Zyaira Mateen was outgoing and full of life, her mother said. Mateen was one of five victims of a school bus crash in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

A Spiderman-lover who danced to his favorite YouTube videos. A girl who dreamed of becoming a doctor. A star on the softball field. More>>

Mother of school bus crash victim: 'He was my only child'

Diamond Brown waited and waited for her 6-year-old son to be removed from the mangled school bus in Chattanooga, Tennessee. More>>

Confusion in the ER: School bus crash victims too young to ID themselves

Caption: Zyaira Mateen was outgoing and full of life, her mother said. Mateen was one of five victims of a school bus crash in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Caption: Zyaira Mateen was outgoing and full of life, her mother said. Mateen was one of five victims of a school bus crash in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

As emergency workers scrambled to help dozens of children hurt in Monday's fatal school bus crash, a highly confusing scene played out in Children's Hospital at Erlanger. More>>

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NTSB: Talley Road not part of bus route where crash happened

NTSB Chairman Christopher Hart (center) is briefed by the Chattanooga Police Dept. and Tennessee Highway Patrol Tuesday. NTSB photo NTSB Chairman Christopher Hart (center) is briefed by the Chattanooga Police Dept. and Tennessee Highway Patrol Tuesday. NTSB photo
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There were no bus stops along the 300 block of Talley Road. Hamilton County School officials confirm it was not a part of the driver's scheduled route.

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Keonte Wilson: A second grader who loved playing football

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Family members identify the child as 8-year-old Keonte Wilson.

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Cor'Dayja Jones: Cousin of local principal

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Nine-year-old Cor'Dayja Jones is the cousin of Lafrederick Thirkill, principal at Orchard Knob Elementary School.

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Zyaira Mateen: One of the six children killed in school bus crash

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Family members of the children killed in a tragic school bus crash Monday are saying that their children have died as a result of the crash.  

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D'Myunn Brown: A kindergarten student at Woodmore

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The mother of D'Myunn L. Brown, 6, a kindergarten student at Woodmore Elementary says her son is one of the students killed in the school bus crash that occurred Monday afternoon.  

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UPDATE: Woodmore Fund top $116,000; more donations expected

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Nearly $116,000 dollars have been donated to the "The Woodmore Fund" to benefit the victims' families.

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UPDATE: How you can help support Woodmore Elementary victims

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Hamilton County Schools has partnered with the United Way and the Community Fund of Greater Chattanooga to create a fund for the families affected by the fatal school bus crash on Monday.

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UTC Football and Weber State raising money for Woodmore Victims before FCS Playoff Game

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The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Weber State University football teams are partnering to raise funds for the families of the victims of the recent Woodmore Elementary tragedy. 

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UPDATE: Five patients from bus crash still at Children’s Hospital

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On Monday, 19 crash victims were treated and released within two hours of arriving at Children’s Hospital.

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Chattanooga bus crash renews old conversation about seat belts on school buses

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The crash renews old conversation of school bus safety.

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Records reveal Durham School Services' track record

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Channel 3 took a look at Durham School Services' track record across the country including its hiring practices.

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UPDATE: Durham CEO responds to tragic bus crash; company to cover funeral costs

Durham School Services CEO David A. Duke. Durham School Services CEO David A. Duke.
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Durham CEO David A. Duke released a video response Wednesday to the Woodmore Elementary bus crash that claimed the lives of five children. The video was followed by a release from the Hamilton County Department of Education.

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Titans donate $25,000 to Woodmore Fund, will wear W.E.S. helmet decal to honor

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The Tennessee Titans Foundation will donate $25,000 to The Woodmore Fund following the tragic school bus accident involving Woodmore Elementary School students on Nov. 21 in Chattanooga.

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School Board member Karitsa Jones comments on Woodmore bus crash

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Hamilton County District 5 School Board member Karitsa Mosely Jones released a statement Wednesday regarding the Woodmore Elementary bus crash.

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Parent of surviving student in Woodmore crash files lawsuit

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Channel 3 received a copy of the lawsuit from attorney Herbert Thornbury who represents the plaintiff, Kimberly Boling. Boling's 8-year-old son was on the bus when it crashed.

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Police: 'No drugs or alcohol found in school bus driver's system'

Photo by WRCB reporter Michelle Heron. Photo by WRCB reporter Michelle Heron.
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Chattanooga Police Sergeant Austin Garrett said toxicology results for the driver, 24-year-old Johnthony Walker, show no drugs or alcohol were in Walker's system at the time of the crash.

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NBC INVESTIGATION

Is your kid's school bus driver safe?

An NBC News investigation of traffic violations led Dallas County Schools to suspend more than 200 drivers. KXAS photo An NBC News investigation of traffic violations led Dallas County Schools to suspend more than 200 drivers. KXAS photo
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Investigations by NBC-owned stations across the country have found school bus drivers running red lights in four of the nation's largest school districts.

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UPDATE: Victims' mother complained about driver before bus crash

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Police say Walker was driving "well above" the posted speed of 30 mph before the deadly crash.

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WMC revisits Durham bus driver screening after Chattanooga tragedy

WMC revisits Durham bus driver screening after Chattanooga tragedy Video included

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He was out in front of the overhaul of Durham School Services' safety standards in Shelby County. Now Chief Consumer Investigator Andy Wise is revisiting those standards after he discovers the driver in Monday's tragedy drives for Durham.

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Signs of hope, healing at Woodmore bus crash memorial service

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It was an emotional night remembering the five little lives lost from Woodmore Elementary School. The community came together Tuesday night to remember the victims and pray for the children who remain in the hospital.

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UPDATE: President- elect Donald Trump reacts to deadly school bus crash Video included

Tweet from President-elect Donald Trump. Tweet from President-elect Donald Trump.
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President-elect Donald Trump sends his condolences to the families of the children killed in the crash, along with many other big names across the country.

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Police: Bus driver speeding before crash Video included

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Walker was driving "well above" the posted speed of 30 mph, police say.

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NTSB updates public on Woodmore bus crash

NTSB Chairman Christopher Hart (center) is briefed by the Chattanooga Police Dept. and Tennessee Highway Patrol Tuesday. NTSB photo NTSB Chairman Christopher Hart (center) is briefed by the Chattanooga Police Dept. and Tennessee Highway Patrol Tuesday. NTSB photo
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NTSB Chairman Christopher Hart says bus 366, driven by 24-year-old Johnthony Walker, had just left the school and not dropped off any of the 35 children on board before the crash on Talley Road Tuesday afternoon.

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Woodmore School Bus Crash: Impact on first responders

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Monday’s tragedy is a heart break for the dozens of first responders to the scene. Crews worked for hours trying to rescue the 37 children on board. 

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McCormick to push bill requiring all Tennessee school buses have seat belts

House Majority Leader Gerald McCormick, R-Chattanooga. Photo by Erik Schelzig/AP House Majority Leader Gerald McCormick, R-Chattanooga. Photo by Erik Schelzig/AP
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McCormick said his intent is to require all current buses be retrofitted and that new buses come equipped with three-point safety belts. 

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Residents on Talley Road seek normalcy after crash

Bus 366 is taken out of the Brainerd neighborhood Tuesday morning. WRCBtv.com photo Bus 366 is taken out of the Brainerd neighborhood Tuesday morning. WRCBtv.com photo
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Investigators spent the majority of the day trying to find answers and restore normalcy to a community shaken by a horrific crash.  

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Woodmore Elementary parents struggle to find answers

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The brisk air made it feel like a typical November morning but for students at Woodmore Elementary School, it was anything but.  Warm hugs greeted parents and students as they arrived. 

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UPDATE: NTSB team on the ground at site of fatal bus crash Video included

NTSB Chairman Hart & Go-team examine the scene of school bus crash. NTSB photo NTSB Chairman Hart & Go-team examine the scene of school bus crash. NTSB photo
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A school bus crash Monday afternoon claimed the lives of five children and injured more than 20 others. 

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Memorial service at New Monumental Baptist Church Tuesday evening

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A school bus crash carrying 37 students killed five children and injured more than 20 students Monday afternoon on Talley Road. 

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School bus "traveling well above" posted speed limit

The school bus was removed for the Talley Road scene Tuesday morning. More>>

NTSB news conference in bus crash

The National Transportation Safety Board will conduct an investigation into the events surrounding the tragic bus crash.

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Emotional scene at Erlanger as parents waited to learn status of their child Video included

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It was an emotional scene at Erlanger as ambulances rushed to transport the victims. 

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UPDATE: Critical need for blood, Blood Assurance asking community for donations

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Lines for those willing to donate were outside the building about 7:00pm Monday night.

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