Daredevil Alex Harvill died Thursday while practicing for a world record motorcycle ramp jump, officials in Washington state said. He was 28 years old. “Our deepest sympathies go out to Alex’s family, friends and loved ones,” Grant County Coroner Craig Morrison said in a written statement Thursday. Harvill, who lived in Ephrata, Washington, was hoping…

US middle-distance runner Shelby Houlihan, who recently learned she has been banned from the sport of track and field for four years following a positive test for an anabolic steroid, appears less likely to take part in the US Olympic Trials. At one point on Thursday, it looked like she might be able to race…

After decades standing in the shadows of the nation’s largest Confederate monument, a predominantly Black town in Georgia is trying to break ties with its own racist history. This weekend, Stone Mountain, Georgia, will hold its first Juneteenth celebration and honor the end of slavery. “What we are actively trying to say is: Things have…

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Weather Update: Thursday Night’s Forecast – June 16th, 2021

Weather Update: Thursday Night’s Forecast – June 16th, 2021

Tennessee Valley (WDEF): Heating Up For Your Friday With Some Tropical Weekend Changes! Mostly clear skies will continue through the night time.  It will be mild again overnight with lows in the low to mid 60’s. Mostly sunny, dry, and hotter for Friday with highs back in the low 90’s.  Some clouds but still looking…

Suspect arrested after homeowner finds man in her garage

Suspect arrested after homeowner finds man in her garage

CLEVELAND, Tennessee (WDEF) – Bradley County detectives have charged Taylor Evans with a burglary in the Pleasant Grove Community. Last week, a woman said she walked into her garage and found him there. She looked outside and saw his vehicle was hooked up to her trailer. And several of her tools had been put on…

Motorcyclist killed in Hixson Pike crash Sunday night

Motorcyclist killed in Hixson Pike crash Sunday night

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Chattanooga Police release information on a fatal crash last night on Hixson Pike. It happened around 9:30 in the 3900 block near the Ashland Terrace intersection. A Chevy Tahoe was heading south trying to turn into a parking lot when a motorcycle was heading north. The motorcycle hit the SUV. The 21…

Volkswagen hit by data breach

Volkswagen hit by data breach

(WDEF) Volkswagen has been hit by a data breach affecting customers in the United States and Canada. More than 3 milliion customers had their basic contact information compromised. But some cases include personal details like driver license numbers, email addresses and VIN numbers. VW says the information was stolen from an outside company that works…

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