Tropical Storm Humberto is forecast to strengthen into a hurricane Sunday

The Bahamas missed the brunt of Tropical Storm Humberto, which is expected to become a hurricane Sunday. Humberto is moving away from the Bahamas and is currently about 85 miles north of Great Abaco Island and 115 miles northeast of Freeport, according to the National Hurricane Center. The storm has maximum sustained winds of 60…

Panic breaks out after reports of a shooter at a movie theater in Virginia

Reports of a possible shooter at a mall in Virginia sparked panic Saturday night as people hid in stores and officers searched for a gunman. Hours later, police said they’d found no evidence of a shooting inside the Ballston Quarter mall in Arlington. The incident started shortly before 9 p.m. when the Arlington County Police…

NFL star pays tribute to his ‘best friend’ after his girlfriend dies just weeks after giving birth to their daughter

Cleveland Browns defensive end Chris Smith paid tribute to his girlfriend, who died in a car accident Wednesday, on social media, saying, “God has a plan for all of us we can’t understand.” Petara Cordero was killed after being struck by a car while the two were pulled over with a blown tire. Brown shared…

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TBI investigating deputy involved shooting with HCSO

TBI investigating deputy involved shooting with HCSO

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – HCSO deputies responded to a deputy involved shooting Saturday afternoon near the 7900 block of Sue Drive. The call came in for a suicidal persons and shots were fired around 2:00 p.m. The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene. No HCSO personnel were injured in the shooting. The TBI is…

Water Main Break is Fixed

Water Main Break is Fixed

Tennessee American Water fixed the break in the water main system early Saturday morning. It may still take several hours for full service and pressure to return for users. The post Water Main Break is Fixed appeared first on WDEF.

Jacyee Towers residents coping with no water

Jacyee Towers residents coping with no water

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Thousands of people are affected by the water main break. Residents at the Jaycee Towers in Downtown Chattanooga have not had water since the problem first began. Jaycee Towers offers affordable housing for seniors. Residents say that their property manager has been communicating with them since the outage began last night. “Most of…

Lookout Mountain also in water predicament

Lookout Mountain also in water predicament

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – While the possibility  of losing water service is a major concern for residents, it’s a major challenge for municipal leaders like those on Lookout Mountain. With TENN AM working to repair the broken water main on its property, there’s no guarantee that communities like Lookout Mountain Tennessee will not be cut off…

CHI Memorial coping with water outage

CHI Memorial coping with water outage

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – C-H-I Memorial Chattanooga is currently preparing for water loss. The facilities air conditioner runs on water. If they run out of water and the air stops they will only perform emergency surgeries. The emergency room is running as normal but they are asking people to use Hixson, Ooltewah or Fort Oglethorpe as alternatives.…

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2018 High School Football Review: Week 1 (AUDIO)

2018 High School Football Review: Week 1 (AUDIO)

It was a wild night in the Tennessee Valley. Storms raged as teams tried to complete their Week 1 games. Join Cowboy and Coca-Cola Red Zone Sideline Reporter Jeff Cate as they discuss the wet and wild action of Week 1 High School Football.

WATCH: Superbowl Commercial Favorites

WATCH: Superbowl Commercial Favorites

Check out some of our favorite Superbowl commercials! Amazon, “Alexa Loses Her Voice” (BTW, you can listen to WGOW-FM on Alexa by saying, “Alexa, enable the Talk One Oh Two Point Three skill!” and to WGOW-AM by saying, “Alexa, enable the News W-G-O-W skill!”) NFL, “Touchdown Celebrations to Come” Budweiser, “Stand By You” Doritos, “DORITOS BLAZE…

Did you miss that pink sky?

Did you miss that pink sky?

On Monday, there was a proliferation of “pink sky” shots sent in by listeners.  Followed by obligatory, condescending “explanation of phenomenon” by meteorologists.  Best example I’ve ever seen…lasted 5 mins, or so at Henson’s Gap/Lewis Chapel Mtn., overlooking Dunlap, Tn.  Launch ramp of “Tennessee TreeToppers” hanggliding club.  

Bill B Blog 08.24.17

Bill B Blog 08.24.17

I boycotted the NFL for 2 years.   And I had a good reason….not faux-outrage from the right nor the left. But I digress. I hear the calls for protests…for boycotts of the NFL over Colin Kaepernick’s not being signed by any NFL team as quarterback.  They say it’s because of the former 49’ers QB’s…