A New Mexico man has died from the state’s second reported case of plague this year

A New Mexico man has died of septicemic plague, marking the second plague case in the state this year. The Rio Arriba County man was in his 20s and was hospitalized before he died, the New Mexico Department of Health Friday said in a news release. “Plague activity in New Mexico is usually highest during…

Two bystanders were killed Friday and two more injured by a suspect vehicle in a high-speed police chase, Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot Isaac said. Police said in a release that their Organized Crime Investigations Squad and members of the Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) Task Force tried to stop a vehicle with three subjects…

Grocery store items, pro sports teams, and country music bands have all removed racially insensitive names. Now, NASA is adding celestial bodies to the list that includes Aunt Jemima, the Washington Football Team and hitmakers The Chicks and Lady A. “Eskimo Nebula” and “Siamese Twins Galaxy” are out, for example. “Nicknames are often more approachable…

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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.

Weather Update: Thursday Morning’s Forecast – July 30th, 2020

Weather Update: Thursday Morning’s Forecast – July 30th, 2020

Tennessee Valley (WDEF): Showers And Storms Likely Both Thursday & Friday, And A Few Of These Could Be Strong! This Morning: Any spotty showers tapering off through with some clouds.  Quite warm and muggy,  with lows in the low to mid 70’s – cooler away from the City. This Afternoon: Scattered showers and storms will…

Detectives investigating death in Ooltewah

Detectives investigating death in Ooltewah

OOLTEWAH, Tennessee (WDEF) – The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the case of a body found in the Ooltewah area. The body was at a home on Green Shanty Road. Detectives have sent it to the Medical Examiner’s Office to determine a cause of death. The post Detectives investigating death in Ooltewah appeared first…

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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…