Schools closed as firefighters continue battling blaze at Texas chemical storage facility

A fire burning overnight at a chemical storage facility in suburban Houston shut down schools and a state highway as the blaze spread to eight tanks containing gas, oil and chemicals, officials said Monday. All International Terminal Company employees are accounted for, and no injuries have been reported, the company said. Authorities reopened Highway 225…

Nashville police are looking for the driver who dragged an officer with his ATV

The Metro Nashville Police Department is looking for the ATV driver who dragged an officer down Broadway on Saturday. About 100 “dirt bikes, motorcycles, ATVs, and four wheelers” illegally took over the street around 3 p.m. on Saturday, MNPD said. It was the second day in a row that off-road vehicles began illegally driving on…

A picture of a firefighter carrying an elderly woman up some stairs is capturing hearts

Firefighter Thomas Harwell says it’s always been in his blood to help people, and not just when he’s on the clock. He, his wife Shayla and their 2-year-old daughter were at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo featuring Brad Paisley Saturday when they saw an elderly woman struggling to get down the stairs of the…

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Do you know the suspect in the park auto break-ins

Do you know the suspect in the park auto break-ins

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Chattanooga Police are looking for a suspect involved in several auto break-ins last week. The thief was targeting vehicles in local parks…. Heritage Park in East Brainerd and Greenway Farms Park in Hixson. They are also checking to see if vehicles were robbed in other local parks. The latest incident happened last…

Family members describe gravestone disrespect

Family members describe gravestone disrespect

ROSSVILLE, Georgia (WDEF) – Family members are upset about the condition of a Rossville cemetery. A woman took these pictures at Lakewood Memorial Gardens while she was paying her respects to her grandparents. She says there were tire marks over the gravestones, and parts were missing or broken. She feels workers at the cemetery are careless…

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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…