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Chattanooga to host Town Hall Meeting discussing police reform

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) — In light of Tyre Nichols’ shocking death, one of Chattanooga’s leading public officials is ready to sit down and talk about what transpired with the community. The Chattanooga Police Department posted on social media Tuesday that Police Chief Celeste Murphy will be the guest speaker for a public Town Hall Meeting on…

Tennessee bill proposed to shield children from sexual performances

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WDEF) — Tennessee has proposed legislation to keep children from being exposed to sexually explicit performances. The bill would restrict adult cabaret or salacious performances from happening on public property. It would also keep these performances from occurring on private properties where children could witness. This means any performance deemed sexual, such as…

Golden Apple Award: Boyd Buchanan’s Bonnie Ray

CHATTANOOGA, TN (WDEF) – The best teachers are interested in their students’ lives outside the classroom. Boyds Buchanan’s Bonnie Ray has been known to show up at her kids’ sporting events and recitals. It’s all part of her holistic approach to teaching. That earned Ms. Ray the Golden Apple Award. Stacy Ridley is the Lower…

Weather Update: Tuesday Night’s Forecast – January 31, 2023

Weather Update: Tuesday Night’s Forecast – January 31, 2023

WDEF-TV News 12 Weather: More Wet And Foggy Weather Ahead! Tonight:  Cloudy, foggy, and wet with areas of rain moving through.  Chilly overnight with lows 38-41.  Winds: North 4-8 mph. Wednesday:  A few early morning showers, otherwise cloudy, foggy, and chilly.  Some areas of drizzle with highs 45-48.  Winds; Northeast 4-8 mph. Wednesday Night:  Cloudy,…

Wamps Unveil Trash Pickup Program

Wamps Unveil Trash Pickup Program

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – Hamilton County Mayor Weston Wamp and District Attorney Coty Wamp came together to announce a new initiative to help clean up Hamilton County roads. The Wamps along with County Commissioner Jeff Eversole held a press conference this afternoon to announce that they plan to double the amount of community service assignments…

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