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STEM students create doggie wheelchair for ‘Nubbs’

STEM students create doggie wheelchair for ‘Nubbs’

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – Chattanooga STEM students are coming up with a solution for a two-legged dog named Nubbs. Nubbs’ owner, Katie Zwitter, contacted the school in need of a new set of wheels. “He was born without his front legs. The worry was that he would have internal deformities as well and he’s healthy… ... Continue Reading
Mother and son convicted of murder in Polk County

Mother and son convicted of murder in Polk County

Prosecutors say a jury convicted a mother and son of two murders in Polk County. The post Mother and son convicted of murder in Polk County appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Two children die from flu this season in Hamilton County

Two children die from flu this season in Hamilton County

According to the health department, two children have died from the flu in Hamilton County during this flu season. The post Two children die from flu this season in Hamilton County appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Students Call An “Audible” On Traditional Books

Students Call An “Audible” On Traditional Books

Students in Hamilton County are getting a little extra help with their reading. The post Students Call An “Audible” On Traditional Books appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Teen boy charged in connection with Amber Alert case

Teen boy charged in connection with Amber Alert case

A teen boy faces charges in connection with the disappearance of a 12 year old girl in Chattanooga. The post Teen boy charged in connection with Amber Alert case appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Wilkey Skips Court Appearance, Gets New Hearing Date

Wilkey Skips Court Appearance, Gets New Hearing Date

Former Deputy Gets New Hearing Date The post Wilkey Skips Court Appearance, Gets New Hearing Date appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
HCSO releases 2020 citizen survey

HCSO releases 2020 citizen survey

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office released their 2020 Online Citizen Survey. The post HCSO releases 2020 citizen survey appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Cherokee County Schools closed Friday

Cherokee County Schools closed Friday

20% plus absenteeism at schools on Wednesday and Thursday. The post Cherokee County Schools closed Friday appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Job Fair

Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Job Fair

Thursday at the Hamilton County Justice Building, the sheriff's office hosted a job fair to find the most qualified candidates for the Corrections Division. The post Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Job Fair appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Chattanooga doctors stay on top of the coronavirus

Chattanooga doctors stay on top of the coronavirus

Infectious disease specialists in the Chattanooga area are educating people about the coronavirus. The post Chattanooga doctors stay on top of the coronavirus appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Greenway Vision 2020

Greenway Vision 2020

Organizers are trying to help the Cleveland Greenway expand with public art, and they need your help. The post Greenway Vision 2020 appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
FedEx Warns About A National Scam “Don’t Click The Link”

FedEx Warns About A National Scam “Don’t Click The Link”

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) — Don’t click the link! That’s what FedEx is telling consumers who have been receiving texts and e-mails with a bogus tracking code. The shipping retail tweeted this alert out Wednesday. FedEx says the messages are not from them. The company is advising that “suspicious messages should be deleted without being opened.”… ... Continue Reading
Woman pleads guilty to shooting boyfriend at a Hixson gas station in 2017

Woman pleads guilty to shooting boyfriend at a Hixson gas station in 2017

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – A woman pleaded guilty on Thursday to second degree murder. Emily Brooks was charged with shooting her ex-boyfriend in 2017. Eric Burchfield was shot to death at a convenience store in Hixson in July of 2017. Brooks was originally charged with criminal homicide. She’ll be sentenced in March. The post Woman pleads… ... Continue Reading
Chattanooga Amber Alert for 12 year old Lucy Lucas

Chattanooga Amber Alert for 12 year old Lucy Lucas

Lucy Lucas was last seen at her home on Tuesday. The post Chattanooga Amber Alert for 12 year old Lucy Lucas appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Jailer charged with sexual assault of inmate

Jailer charged with sexual assault of inmate

CHATSWORTH, Georgia (WDEF) – A former Murray county detention officer has been charged with three counts of sexual assault against a person in custody, or on parole or probation. Twenty four year old Bryson Wallace Starks of was arrested last week following an investigation. According to Chief Deputy Jimmy Davenport the incident was reported by… ... Continue Reading
Hamilton County Corrections seeing more job openings than normal, holding job fair

Hamilton County Corrections seeing more job openings than normal, holding job fair

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) – The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office wants to hire corrections officers. And, they’re taking a different approach at recruiting by having a job fair and offering a $500 dollar incentive for new hires. “Because we have so many vacancies, we’re just trying to think outside the box. So even this one… ... Continue Reading
Police arrest two people accused of stealing the Chattahooligan’s trailer.

Police arrest two people accused of stealing the Chattahooligan’s trailer.

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (WDEF) – Chattanooga police have arrested the two people accused of stealing the Chattahooligan’s trailer. Police have arrested 28 year old, Aaron Chippoletti and 28 year old, Erika Mays have been charged with theft over $10,000. The trailer was stolen earlier this month but has since been recovered. The trailer was found empty. Officials… ... Continue Reading
Man shot at Jackson Co. Courthouse found dead in Alabama mountains

Man shot at Jackson Co. Courthouse found dead in Alabama mountains

Fred Swearengin had been missing for weeks. He was awaiting trial for gun incident at the courthouse in September. The post Man shot at Jackson Co. Courthouse found dead in Alabama mountains appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Mayors launch task force to oppose minor league contraction

Mayors launch task force to oppose minor league contraction

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke part of task force. The post Mayors launch task force to oppose minor league contraction appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Tips on guarding yourself from auto thieves

Tips on guarding yourself from auto thieves

Auto theft has decreased in the last three years in Chattanooga, but the numbers are still in the thousands. The post Tips on guarding yourself from auto thieves appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading

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