Some environmental lawyers have an interesting proposition: They want oil companies banned from advertising on TV and social media unless they include a health warning, like tobacco ads do. Here’s what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (You can also get “5 Things You Need to Know…

Closing arguments in Derek Chauvin’s trial will contrast the prosecution’s concise case with a more complex defense

Prosecutors and the defense will offer competing visions of Derek Chauvin’s role in George Floyd’s death during closing arguments Monday in the former Minneapolis officer’s criminal trial. For the prosecution, that means drilling home their concise argument that Floyd’s death on May 25, 2020, was exactly what it appeared to be on bystander video. What…

Americans awoke Friday to news of yet another mass shooting, this time at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis, where eight people were killed late Thursday. By the end of the weekend, at least nine more people had died from gun violence in back-to-back shootings across the country — in Illinois, Texas, Wisconsin, Ohio, Nebraska and…

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Weather Update: Thursday’s Forecast – April 15th, 2021

Weather Update: Thursday’s Forecast – April 15th, 2021

Tennessee Valley (WDEF): The Cooler ( & Drier ) Weather Pattern Is Moving In And Will Stay With Us For Awhile! Decreasing clouds, breezy, and cooler weather returns for Thursday morning, with lots of afternoon sunshine.  Highs will stay in the upper 60’s – well below our seasonal high of 73 degrees. For tonight, it’ll…

Covid News: 1st vs 2nd dose, J&J update,

Covid News: 1st vs 2nd dose, J&J update,

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Here are some of the headlines today about Covid-19 vaccines here at home and nationwide. ______ The Hamilton County Health Department is now merging their first and second dose appointments online. Before, you had to sign up for either a first or second dose slot. Now the system is changing so you…

Immigration lawyers explain what happens to migrant children in America

Immigration lawyers explain what happens to migrant children in America

CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee (WDEF)- Immigration lawyers explain the process of why migrant children can end up in temporary places in Chattanooga. “The situation in Central America and Mexico is horrible for a lot of these children. I represent people that have had their children, because they couldn’t come up with the money that was asked from…

Weekend Closures of I-24 for bridge replacement program

Weekend Closures of I-24 for bridge replacement program

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (WDEF) – Over the next several weekends TDOT will be taking part of the bridge replacement project that’s currently underway on I-24. TDOT is planning to replace the bridge over Germantown Road this weekend. This means starting Friday evening at 9pm through the weekend, traffic will be detoured off the interstate and onto…

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