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Few politicians have contributed as much to Hamilton Co. as Claude Ramsey

Few politicians have contributed as much to Hamilton Co. as Claude Ramsey

The former County Mayor & deputy Governor for Bill Haslam has died. The post Few politicians have contributed as much to Hamilton Co. as Claude Ramsey appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Tennessee House speaker contender won’t seek re-election

Tennessee House speaker contender won’t seek re-election

Rep. Gerald McCormick is stepping down to take a new job with a Chattanooga Company expanding in Nashville. The post Tennessee House speaker contender won’t seek re-election appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Weather Update: Monday Afternoon Forecast – June 18, 2018

Weather Update: Monday Afternoon Forecast – June 18, 2018

Tennessee Valley (WDEF) – Temperatures remaining above average this week High pressure will build across the southeast early in the week, keeping our rain chances limited to isolated afternoon showers and storms. For Monday, mainly isolated storms for the afternoon as temperatures climb into the mid 90s with heat indices in the upper 90s. Mainly clear… ... Continue Reading
Jeff Styles’ attorney releases statement about arrest

Jeff Styles’ attorney releases statement about arrest

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- Jeff Styles’ attorney releases statement about arrest saying that some previously released information was incorrect. The statement says that Jeff Styles first encountered the victim on Highway 111 shortly after 4pm on Friday, June 15th. They say this was several miles from the site where the victim shot Styles. They say as Styles… ... Continue Reading
Altercation involving Chattanooga Police caught on camera

Altercation involving Chattanooga Police caught on camera

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – A video of a Chattanooga Police Department officer is under fire on social media because it shows a fight involving a man and an officer. Witnesses say the whole video tells the full story. One witness says he was there from the beginning. He says the guys in the video were told… ... Continue Reading
$2 Million Powerball Winner in Shelbyville

$2 Million Powerball Winner in Shelbyville

Nashville, TN (WDEF) – A Powerball player in Shelbyville won $2 Million last night by matching all five white numbers drawn. And since the player added the Power Play option for an extra dollar, the prize was doubled. No information about the winner is available until the prize is claimed. The Lottery has raised more… ... Continue Reading
Officer Involved Shooting sends man to hospital in Chattanooga after disorder call

Officer Involved Shooting sends man to hospital in Chattanooga after disorder call

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – Chattanooga Police say a suspect is recovering from a gun shot wound after police shot him on Tunnel Blvd. Dispatch says the call came in around 7:30 for a disorder involving a weapon. Chattanooga Police officers say a male suspect who matched the description given by witnesses of a person with… ... Continue Reading
Chattanooga Police launch internal investigation into officer after sexual assault allegation

Chattanooga Police launch internal investigation into officer after sexual assault allegation

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a sexual assault allegation against a Chattanooga Police officer. The Chattanooga Police Department has opened an internal investigation as well for sexual misconduct. The officer is in CPD’s Neighborhood Policing Bureau. The victim reported the sexual Wednesday June 13th the sexual assault while the… ... Continue Reading
Man rescued from Signal Mountain

Man rescued from Signal Mountain

SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, Tenn. (WDEF) - Hamilton County agencies were called to Ohio Avenue to rescue a man around 1:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon. The post Man rescued from Signal Mountain appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Situation blocks road in Catoosa County

Situation blocks road in Catoosa County

CATOOSA COUNTY, Ga. (WDEF) – A situation in Catoosa County shutdown a portion of Greens Lake Road Friday afternoon. Georgia State Patrol had the road blocked off. Armed Catoosa County deputies could be seen in the front yard of a home on that road. No word yet on what the situation was about or how… ... Continue Reading
WGOW Host Shot in Arm During Road Rage Incident, Arrested

WGOW Host Shot in Arm During Road Rage Incident, Arrested

HIXSON, Tenn. (WDEF) – WGOW’s Jeff Styles is out of the hospital and has been booked at the Hamilton County Jail. Here is his mug shot. Styles sustained a non-life threatening injury after being involved in a road rage incident. Investigators obtained warrants for the host of “The Morning Press” for the offenses of Aggravated… ... Continue Reading
Two people arrested in overdose death

Two people arrested in overdose death

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – It happened just over three months ago. That’s when 29-year-old Dustin Lowrance was found dead inside a motel room on Williams Street. The Medical Examiner determined he died from a toxic level of opioids. Police say they found that Monica Dunn and Wilmer Sherrard supplied the opioids, and were actually there… ... Continue Reading
Three foot spa workers arrested on prostitution charges

Three foot spa workers arrested on prostitution charges

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – Three women face prostitution charges after an undercover investigation into the 7 Days Foot Spa in Hixson. According to Chattanooga Police, an investigation was prompted by complaints from community members. Police say that on Wednesday an investigator went into the business posed as customer and bought a massage. They say after… ... Continue Reading
Get ready for Georgia’s new hands free driving law

Get ready for Georgia’s new hands free driving law

RINGGOLD, Georgia (WDEF) – Beginning on July 1st, it will be illegal to hold a cell phone in your hand while driving in Georgia. That also means you can’t have it in your lap. Georgia law enforcement officers are preparing for a major education program about the new law, which is designed to cut down on… ... Continue Reading
Mother of bus crash victim reacts to Johnthony Walker’s rape charge

Mother of bus crash victim reacts to Johnthony Walker’s rape charge

One mother, whose son was killed in the Woodmore bus crash, says her thoughts are with Johnthony Walker's 14-year-old victim. The post Mother of bus crash victim reacts to Johnthony Walker’s rape charge appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Volunteers in Medicine appreciated with free lunch by Cabot Gratitude Grill

Volunteers in Medicine appreciated with free lunch by Cabot Gratitude Grill

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- A group of volunteers enjoyed a free lunch today for all their hard work at a local free clinic. Volunteers in medicine near the East gate Library for a luncheon sponsored by Cabot Creamery and their mobile gratitude grille. Organizers say they go above and beyond their patients and they were long… ... Continue Reading
Tennessee CO Speaks at Chattanooga Breakfast Rotary Club During Navy Week

Tennessee CO Speaks at Chattanooga Breakfast Rotary Club During Navy Week

Navy Public Affairs Support Element, Det. Northwest   CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (June 15, 2018) Cmdr. Paul Seitz, commanding officer, USS Tennessee (SSBN 734) blue crew, and Broomfield, Colo., native, provides a look into what the Navy is doing today during a presentation for the Chattanooga Breakfast Rotary Club at the Rivermont Presbyterian Church during Chattanooga Navy Week.… ... Continue Reading
Local attorney weighs in on what could be next for Johnthony Walker’s case

Local attorney weighs in on what could be next for Johnthony Walker’s case

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – Johnthony Walker is back behind bars… this time in Nashville on rape charges stemming from an alleged sexual relationship with a 14 year old. His current appeal status is now up in the air for the charges stemming from the Woodmore bus crash. “I’ve never seen I have never ever seen… ... Continue Reading
Rainbow Family of Living Light coming to Georgia Mountains

Rainbow Family of Living Light coming to Georgia Mountains

Thousands will arrive for July 4th National Gathering near Dahlonega. The post Rainbow Family of Living Light coming to Georgia Mountains appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Emily’s List of Weekend Activities – June 15, 2018

Emily’s List of Weekend Activities – June 15, 2018

Saturday's your last chance to enjoy the 5th Annual Gospel Fest at the Dalton Convention Center. The post Emily’s List of Weekend Activities – June 15, 2018 appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading

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