Public support for the Black Lives Matter movement has dropped since June, report finds

Protests following the death of George Floyd helped shed light on the plight of Black Americans and bolstered support for the Black Lives Matter movement. But that support has declined since early June, just days after the Black father died after a Minneapolis officer knelt on his neck for more than seven minutes, a new…

Both deputies shot during Compton ambush have been released from the hospital

Both of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies who were shot during an apparent ambush attack in Compton, California, have been released from the hospital, the sheriff’s department said Monday night. “They both have a long road to recovery and #LASD appreciates your continued prayers and all the support,” the department tweeted. A female deputy…

Black man’s body found burning in a ditch in Iowa

A Black man whose burning body was found in a ditch in rural Iowa has been identified as a local grandfather. Just after 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 16, authorities received a report of a fire in a roadside ditch near Kellogg. Responding personnel found an active fire and, after extinguishing it, they discovered a…

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Saturday afternoon shooting on East Brainerd Road

Saturday afternoon shooting on East Brainerd Road

OOLTEWAH, Tenn. (WDEF)- The Hamilton County Sheriff’s office is investigating a shooting that happened on East Brainerd Road tonight. Deputies responded to a person shot call around 6. According to the sheriff’s office, deputies are still investigating the incident. The sheriff’s office says that there is no threat to the community. The post Saturday afternoon…

Whitfield County Deputy Injured in Shooting

Whitfield County Deputy Injured in Shooting

A Whitfield County Deputy was shot and injured after pulling over a suspect with a possible stolen trailer. The post Whitfield County Deputy Injured in Shooting appeared first on WDEF.

Weather Update: Monday Night’s Forecast – August 17th, 2020

Weather Update: Monday Night’s Forecast – August 17th, 2020

Tennessee Valley (WDEF): Another Dry Day For Tuesday, But The Rest Of The Week Looking Unsettled! Clear skies will continue through the night time.  It will be a little milder overnight with lows in the upper 60’s. Mostly sunny skies will return for your Tuesday. Another dry afternoon with highs 90-92.  Becoming partly cloudy Tuesday…

Locations in Chattanooga and Jasper Added to Register of Historic Places

Locations in Chattanooga and Jasper Added to Register of Historic Places

The Dixie Mercerizing Company, Chattanooga’s downtown historic district and the Ebenezer Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Jasper were recently added to the National Register of Historic Places. The post Locations in Chattanooga and Jasper Added to Register of Historic Places 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.