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Cohutta police officer arrested

Cohutta police officer arrested

WHITFIELD CO. Ga. (WDEF) – Whitfield County Sheriff has confirmed that a Cohutta Police Officer is now in the Whitfield County Jail. Records say Steven Thorton faces multiple charges including aggravated assault and discharge of a firearm under in the influence. Thorton was arrested today in Whitfield County. The post Cohutta police officer arrested appeared… ... Continue Reading
TDFN: Central at Notre Dame

TDFN: Central at Notre Dame

Tennessee Valley (WDEF) — Central High School visited the Fighting Irish Friday night. The Fighting Irish beat the Purple Pounders of Central Check out these game highlights! Tune in every Friday night at 11:15 p.m. for Touchdown Friday Night on News 12 Now! Catch a wrap up of the Friday night action Saturday at Noon… ... Continue Reading
TDFN: Heritage at LFO

TDFN: Heritage at LFO

Tennessee Valley (WDEF) — Heritage started their season with a county rivalry Friday night at LFO! The Generals won the battle. Heritage beats LFO 17-16. Check out these game highlights! Tune in every Friday night at 11:15 p.m. for Touchdown Friday Night on News 12 Now! Catch a wrap up of the Friday night action… ... Continue Reading
TDFN: Coahulla Creek at NW Whitfield

TDFN: Coahulla Creek at NW Whitfield

Tennessee Valley (WDEF) — Coahulla Creek opened up with a visit to Northwest Whitfield Friday night. Northwest Whitfield beat Coahulla Creek 28-7. Check out these game highlights! Tune in every Friday night at 11:15 p.m. for Touchdown Friday Night on News 12 Now! Catch a wrap up of the Friday night action Saturday at Noon… ... Continue Reading
TDFN: Dalton at Ringgold

TDFN: Dalton at Ringgold

Tennessee Valley (WDEF) — The Ringgold Tigers hosted Dalton Friday night for the first game of the season. Dalton ran over Ringgold to win 62-10, Check out these game highlights! Tune in every Friday night at 11:15 p.m. for Touchdown Friday Night on News 12 Now! Catch a wrap up of the Friday night action… ... Continue Reading
TDFN: Red Bank at Soddy Daisy

TDFN: Red Bank at Soddy Daisy

Tennessee Valley (WDEF) — The Red Bank Lions took on Soddy Daisy Friday night at home. Red Bank beat Soddy Daisy 38-7. Check out these game highlights! Tune in every Friday night at 11:15 p.m. for Touchdown Friday Night on News 12 Now! Catch a wrap up of the Friday night action Saturday at Noon… ... Continue Reading
TDFN: Gordon Lee at Dade County

TDFN: Gordon Lee at Dade County

Tennessee Valley (WDEF) —We took our Friday Night Tailgate to Dade County tonight as they hosted Gordon Lee. Gordon Lee beat Dade County by a score of 28-16. Check out these game highlights! Tune in every Friday night at 11:15 p.m. for Touchdown Friday Night on News 12 Now! Catch a wrap up of the… ... Continue Reading
TDFN: East Hamilton at Signal Mountain

TDFN: East Hamilton at Signal Mountain

Tennessee Valley (WDEF) — East Hamilton went up to Signal Mountain Friday night. They set a school record with most points scored in a game with 59. East Hamilton beat Signal Mountain 59-14. Check out these game highlights! Tune in every Friday night at 11:15 p.m. for Touchdown Friday Night on News 12 Now! Catch… ... Continue Reading
TDFN: Farragut at Bradley Central

TDFN: Farragut at Bradley Central

Tennessee Valley (WDEF) —Bradley Central lost to Farragut 37-30 in their season opener Friday night. Check out these game highlights! Tune in every Friday night at 11:15 p.m. for Touchdown Friday Night on News 12 Now! Catch a wrap up of the Friday night action Saturday at Noon with News 12 Overtime. #TDFN12 The post… ... Continue Reading
Student describes chaotic scene at bus crash

Student describes chaotic scene at bus crash

HARRISON, Tenn. (WDEF) – “When something like this happens, like, it’s just, you really don’t know how to react,” Noah Rha said. Rha was one of the around 50 students on Hamilton County School bus 331 when it collided head-on with a Jeep near a curve on Village Wood Drive Friday afternoon. He described a… ... Continue Reading
Red Bank organ donor saves lives

Red Bank organ donor saves lives

A Red Bank man was able to save lives by being an organ donor. The post Red Bank organ donor saves lives appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Dozens Sickened Across The Country From Vaping

Dozens Sickened Across The Country From Vaping

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating more than 150 cases of adolescents with breathing issues related to vaping. The post Dozens Sickened Across The Country From Vaping appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
12 students treated, and released after school bus wreck in Harrison

12 students treated, and released after school bus wreck in Harrison

UPDATE: Thirteen Hamilton County students got treatment after a Friday afternoon bus crash. Twelve of those treated have been discharged from the hospital. The students’ injuries from the accident are reported as minor. The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Department is in charge of the accident investigation. Hamilton County officials say the bus and jeep hit head… ... Continue Reading
TDFN Scoreboard: August 23rd, 2019

TDFN Scoreboard: August 23rd, 2019

TENNESSEE VALLEY (WDEF) – It’s time for Touchdown Friday Night! We’ll keep the scoreboard updated throughout the evening. Tweet us your team’s score using the hashtag #TDFN12 then tune in tonight at 11:15 p.m. for highlights! Don’t forget to catch a recap of the action Saturday morning at noon on our Overtime show! TENNESSEE Carter… ... Continue Reading
2 residents burned in Highway 58 kitchen fire

2 residents burned in Highway 58 kitchen fire

a woman suffered a burn to her foot and another woman was burned on the hand. The post 2 residents burned in Highway 58 kitchen fire appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Resident injured in early morning fire in Middle Valley

Resident injured in early morning fire in Middle Valley

There was a report of an explosion before the fire, and crews did note that the gas meter was damaged. The post Resident injured in early morning fire in Middle Valley appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Cold Case Suspect Arrested

Cold Case Suspect Arrested

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – A man wanted in a seven year old cold case has been arrested. Justin Thurman was on the TBI’s most wanted list. He is accused of the murder of Leslie Townsend. Townsend was shot to death in his car outside of his home in October of 2012. Thurman is now in custody… ... Continue Reading
Crews repair Lookout Valley water main break

Crews repair Lookout Valley water main break

Crews spent the day repairing a major water main break in Lookout Valley. The post Crews repair Lookout Valley water main break appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Gas Tank explodes during gas theft attempt on Sand Mountain

Gas Tank explodes during gas theft attempt on Sand Mountain

Watch the video of the theft that ends with a ball of fire. The post Gas Tank explodes during gas theft attempt on Sand Mountain appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Resident says man was dragging him out of his bed, so he shot him

Resident says man was dragging him out of his bed, so he shot him

William Pappageorge was pronounced dead at the scene. The post Resident says man was dragging him out of his bed, so he shot him appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading