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Police investigate Brainerd shooting

Police investigate Brainerd shooting

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Chattanooga Police are investigating a shooting after a person showed up to the hospital suffering from a gun shot wound. Police say a 36 year old man told him he was shot after he was involved in a disorder with another man. Chattanooga police were able to locate a crime scene at… ... Continue Reading
Family members want answers in Dalton woman’s death

Family members want answers in Dalton woman’s death

Family members of a Dalton woman want answers in her death. They believe it's suspicious, but investigators don't agree. The post Family members want answers in Dalton woman’s death appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Weekend Holiday Events

Weekend Holiday Events

Friday, Dec 6 Lakesite tree lighting at City Park Gordon Lee Mansion Candle-light tours begin (Fri-Sat, 2 weekends) Ringgold Down Home Christmas Expo, Parade at 6PM Dalton Christmas Parade downtown at 6PM Mentone, AL tree lighting 5-7 PM Saturday, Dec 7 Main X 24 parade 10:30 AM Cleveland Christmas Parade 6PM Dunlap Christmas Parade 4:30… ... Continue Reading
Fire destroys MCA Towing in Rock Spring, Georgia

Fire destroys MCA Towing in Rock Spring, Georgia

ROCK SPRING, Georgia (WDEF) – Fire crews from six departments battled a fire in Rock Spring, Georgia this afternoon. It began at 1:45 PM at MCA Towing near the new industrial park off Highway 27. Workers got out okay, but it took firefighters 75 minutes to bring it under control. The building held a lot… ... Continue Reading
Lawyers Encouraged to Accept Pro Bono Legal Work for Christmas Season

Lawyers Encouraged to Accept Pro Bono Legal Work for Christmas Season

"A lot of the people dealing with critical civil needs, might not be able to afford to hire a lawyer to have their day in court." The post Lawyers Encouraged to Accept Pro Bono Legal Work for Christmas Season appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Judge swears in 100 new citizens today in Chattanooga

Judge swears in 100 new citizens today in Chattanooga

Around one hundred people made took an oath of Allegiance to become American citizens today at the Federal Courthouse. The post Judge swears in 100 new citizens today in Chattanooga appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Volunteers put together Salvation Army’s bicycles for kids

Volunteers put together Salvation Army’s bicycles for kids

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) The Salvation Army has begun it’s angel tree preparations. This morning the Salvation Army, Volkswagen employees and Southern Champion Tray started assembling 120 bicycles that will be distributed to families all across the area. Bicycles are always on a lot of children’s Christmas list. Every year, In stead of Christmas gifts to their… ... Continue Reading
Signal Mountain’s Community Effort

Signal Mountain’s Community Effort

Friday morning kicked off the start of the 3rd annual "Signal Mountain Blanket Drive" for the Humane Society and Mckamey Animal Center. The post Signal Mountain’s Community Effort appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Riverbend releases artists for 2020 festival

Riverbend releases artists for 2020 festival

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Friends of the Festival have announced their lineup for Riverbend 2020. This time time, they were not looking for traditional “headliners” in favor of pumping up the overall quality of the acts. In keeping with that, they are retiring the Coca Cola barge and moving the stage onshore.  The main acts will… ... Continue Reading
Event encourages businesses to give a second chance

Event encourages businesses to give a second chance

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – It took at least 20 no’s before William Valentine finally got a job after prison. “Keep fighting. Keep your head up. Someone will eventually hire you. Just keep pushing. It’s not going to be easy I can guarantee you that, but it’s worth it,” he said. Valentine shared his story at… ... Continue Reading
Lee Hall executed for the murder of Traci Crozier

Lee Hall executed for the murder of Traci Crozier

Watch video of our coverage of the arrest and trial of Lee Hall in 1991/1992 The post Lee Hall executed for the murder of Traci Crozier appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Could Your Hair Dye Cause Breast Cancer?

Could Your Hair Dye Cause Breast Cancer?

CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee (WDEF) – A new study shows that two common beauty products may be associated with cancer. A study published by the National Environmental Health Sciences says that women who use permanent dyes and chemical hair straighteners are 9% more likely to have breast cancer. The study also shows black women who used permanent… ... Continue Reading
Mother starts a fundraiser to buy Erlanger a cuddle cot

Mother starts a fundraiser to buy Erlanger a cuddle cot

A Cleveland woman wants to make sure mothers of babies who are stillborn, or die shortly after birth, get to spend as much time as possible with their child. The post Mother starts a fundraiser to buy Erlanger a cuddle cot appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Former Hamilton County Commissioner Responds to Facilities Report Recommendations

Former Hamilton County Commissioner Responds to Facilities Report Recommendations

"The reason that the smaller schools are successful is just that; they're small." The post Former Hamilton County Commissioner Responds to Facilities Report Recommendations appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Former Inmates Earn A Second Chance

Former Inmates Earn A Second Chance

The Salvation Army believe that former inmates deserve a another chance and it's the reason why they offer what's called a residential re-entry program. The post Former Inmates Earn A Second Chance appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Woman killed returning to her vehicle after rear-ender on I 75

Woman killed returning to her vehicle after rear-ender on I 75

She got out to exchange information with the other driver. The post Woman killed returning to her vehicle after rear-ender on I 75 appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Community meeting on school facilities preliminary report

Community meeting on school facilities preliminary report

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) – A third community meeting on Hamilton County School District facilities was held Wednesday night at Lookout Valley Middle High School. MGT Consulting Group presented a preliminary report and recommendations on school facilities. They also took feedback from the public. The report provides their take on the state of schools in… ... Continue Reading
Glen Allen Martin pleads guilty to Especially Aggravated Sexual Exploitation

Glen Allen Martin pleads guilty to Especially Aggravated Sexual Exploitation

CLEVELAND, Tennessee (WDEF) – A Bradley County man has pleaded guilty to Especially Aggravated Sexual Exploitation of a Minor. Bradley County investigators say Glen Allen Martin created several videos of child pornography in his home last year. He was sentenced to eight years in prison.   The post Glen Allen Martin pleads guilty to Especially… ... Continue Reading
The father of the victim still isn’t ready to forgive Lee Hall on the eve of his execution

The father of the victim still isn’t ready to forgive Lee Hall on the eve of his execution

Lee Hall is scheduled to die Thursday evening. The post The father of the victim still isn’t ready to forgive Lee Hall on the eve of his execution appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Encouraging messages on donation cans spreads at Ooltewah Middle School

Encouraging messages on donation cans spreads at Ooltewah Middle School

Encouraging messages on cans are showing up at a food donation drive at Ooltewah Middle School. The post Encouraging messages on donation cans spreads at Ooltewah Middle School appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading

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