While protests on Saturday were mostly peaceful, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey was met with a chorus of boos after telling a group of demonstrators he did not support abolishing the city police department. Multiple videos on social media show the confrontation, which took place when protesters marched to Frey’s home and called for him to…

There’s a growing group of dissenters who believe Americans can survive without law enforcement as we know it. And Americans, those dissenters believe, may even be better off without it. The solution to police brutality and racial inequalities in policing is simple, supporters say: Just defund police. It’s as straightforward as it sounds: Instead of…

Portland is the latest city to suspend the use of tear gas on protesters

Police in Portland, Oregon, won’t use tear gas to disperse crowds, becoming the latest city to order the tactical change amid the ongoing nationwide protests against police brutality. Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler said Saturday he had directed the city’s police chief to stop using tear gas “unless there is a serious and immediate threat to…

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Chattanooga City Clerk employee tests positive for COVID-19

Chattanooga City Clerk employee tests positive for COVID-19

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – The city of Chattanooga announced today that a City Court Clerk’s employee tested positive for COVID-19. Because of this, the City Courts will be closed to the public through close of business on Thursday, June 18. During that time, they plan on sanitizing the facilities and thoroughly cleaning them. If you…

Two people shot on Water Street

Two people shot on Water Street

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- A Saturday afternoon shooting has left two victims in serious condition. According to CPD, the shooting happened on Water Street in the Alton Park area around 1 p.m. Both victims suffered multiple gunshot wounds. CPD says that the injuries are non-life threatening. However, they are very serious. On the scene of a…

Friday night shooting in Grundy County

Friday night shooting in Grundy County

COALMONT, Tenn. (WDEF)- The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deadly shooting that happened Friday night. The shooting happened on Ranger Creek Road. According to Sheriff Shrum, deputies arrived on the scene and found 24- year-old Stone Nolan in the living room floor. Shrum says that Nolan had been shot by his father Dale…

Crowd remembers Breonna Taylor

Crowd remembers Breonna Taylor

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – As people continue demonstrations over the death of George Floyd, a crowd remembered another person Friday night, Breonna Taylor. Taylor was shot and killed by Louisville police. On the riverfront, the HEARD, CCJ and The People’s Pastor held a ceremony and candlelight vigil honoring her life and demanding justice is served.…

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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…