5 things to know for August 19: Potential mass shootings arrests, Afghanistan wedding attack, Brexit

It’s officially back-to-school time. But it’s a tough time for the 5 million school children who don’t have money for supplies. Here’s how you can help them. Here’s what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered…

2 mounted officers in controversial arrest of black man in Texas will not face a criminal investigation

Two mounted officers seen leading a handcuffed black man by what appeared to be a rope will not face a criminal investigation, the Houston Chronicle reports. City officials in Galveston, Texas, requested a third-party investigation into the arrest of Donald Neely, 43, after images of him being led through town circulated. The Texas Department of…

‘Stand Your Ground’ manslaughter trial begins today in killing over handicap parking spot

The Florida man who fatally shot an unarmed black man last summer outside a grocery store, sparking a nationwide debate on the state’s “stand your ground” law, is set to stand trial on Monday for manslaughter. The case dates to last July when Michael Drejka, then 47, got into an argument with Britany Jacobs, then…

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Body found in Catoosa Co.

Body found in Catoosa Co.

CATOOSA CO. Ga. (WDEF) – Deputies are investigating after a woman’s body was found last night in Catoosa County. Sheriff Gary Sisk says the woman appears to be between 20 to 30 years old. He says the woman is 5 ft. 5 in. and about 120 to 130 lbs. Officials say the woman has brown…

Clear the Shelter Event at McKamey Animal Shelter

Clear the Shelter Event at McKamey Animal Shelter

As McKamey wrapped up their night, they exceeded their goal of 60 and calculated that 113 animals were adopted today. The post Clear the Shelter Event at McKamey Animal Shelter appeared first on WDEF.

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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…