A version of this article first appeared in the “Reliable Sources” newsletter. You can sign up for free right here. Mueller and the information wars You would have been foolish to think that the Mueller report would unify the country around a common set of facts. That’s not how things work in 2019. As the…

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has a message from President Donald Trump to relay to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, South Korean diplomatic sources told CNN Friday. The message includes “things that matter to the current course of action, things that have to lead to something positive for the US-DPRK summit,” a source said.…

The week leading up to Easter is called Holy Week. It begins with Palm Sunday and ends on Holy Saturday, but each day in between comes with its own name and celebrations Good Friday falls on April 19 this year and is marked by many different traditions around the world. Rome In this city, the…

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Polk County Commissioners pass gun sanctuary resolution

Polk County Commissioners pass gun sanctuary resolution

POLK COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) – Polk County Commissioners voted to pass a gun sanctuary resolution Thursday night. Commission Chair Greg Brooks said the resolution passed 8 to 1. This means that if the state or federal government put restrictions on firearms, then the county would not have to adhere to those laws. Polk County will…

Chattanooga Mayor gives State of the City address, talks U.S. Senate race

Chattanooga Mayor gives State of the City address, talks U.S. Senate race

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – It’s Walter Cronkite’s old comments about a dirty Chattanooga that started off Mayor Andy Berke’s talking points during his 2019 State of the City address Thursday night He highlighted the efforts to clean it up, and acknowledged there’s more work to be done. “Our climate isn’t what it was in 1969.…

Road Rage shooting

Road Rage shooting

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – One man is recovering after getting shot in what police say may be a road rage incident. It happened between two drivers this afternoon in the 1000 block of Bailey Avenue outside the National Cemetery. A MAN was shot, and his injuries are not life threatening. The suspect took off. The post Road…

DA drops charges in murder case

DA drops charges in murder case

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – In a story we first told you about 2 years ago, the district attorney’s office has dropped murder charges against a Chattanooga teenager. Tyrus Birt is now 18 years old, and was accused of killing a young woman and wounding another man during a robbery attempt in March of 2017. Investigators said…

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Dave Says: Don’t go too far

Dave Says: Don’t go too far

Do you think it would be an appropriate real-world exercise if we started charging our 17-year-old son a very small amount in rent each month to prepare him for life when he leaves home?