A 12-year-old was given a black doll with beads forming a noose around its neck at a Mardi Gras parade

When a person gets called up to a float at a Mardi Gras parade, it’s usually a sign they’re about to get something special — what seasoned paradegoers might call a “good throw.” But what one young girl at the Krewe of Nereids parade Sunday in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, got instead was something disturbing.…

5 things to know for February 19: Trump pardons, Dems, coronavirus, DOJ, Cameroon

You probably know families who have all boys or all girls. But while it may seem like some families are prone to having children of one sex, a new study says it’s purely up to chance. Here’s what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get “5…

Jury selection to begin in Los Angeles murder trial of real estate tycoon Robert Durst

After Robert Durst was arrested for the killing of his longtime friend, the New York real estate heir sat down with a prosecutor for hours, making potentially damaging claims and lamenting his many physical ailments. “My life expectancy is about five years,” the eccentric millionaire said in the 2015 jailhouse interview in New Orleans. The…

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Residents concerned over supportive housing development

Residents concerned over supportive housing development

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – A proposed project puts a 60-unit supportive housing development on the plot of land the city currently owns at 1815 East Main Street. It’s that proposed project that had several residents at the Chattanooga City Council meeting Tuesday night. “We’re not against affordable housing and we’re not against affordable housing being…

Road Issues in Hixson Neighborhood

Road Issues in Hixson Neighborhood

One Hixson resident is upset about potholes and traffic in her neighborhood. The post Road Issues in Hixson Neighborhood appeared first on WDEF.

Representatives of Democratic Presidential Candidates speak at JFK Club meeting.

Representatives of Democratic Presidential Candidates speak at JFK Club meeting.

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (WDEF) – Several Democratic presidential candidates took the stage Tuesday during the John F Kennedy Club meeting. Now these weren’t the actual candidates instead, local residents acted as those candidates while representing them. Each representative gave a five minute speech about why their candidate should win over your vote. After the speeches, the…

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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…