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Father pleads guilty to wreck that killed his son

Father pleads guilty to wreck that killed his son

Prosecutors say Neal was drunk when he ran into the back of an 18 wheeler The post Father pleads guilty to wreck that killed his son appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Fourth suspect caught for Chattanooga shooting in Detroit

Fourth suspect caught for Chattanooga shooting in Detroit

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – A fourth suspect has now been arrested in a murder from last fall in Chattanooga. 20 year old Darrell Hill was gunned down on Dahlia Street on September 12th. The day afterwards, police had previously arrested three juveniles, two girls ages 16 and 17 plus a male who was 17. Investigators found… ... Continue Reading
SWAT standoff hampers traffic on East Brainerd Road.

SWAT standoff hampers traffic on East Brainerd Road.

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Chattanooga Police are locked in a standoff tonight with a suspect on East Brainerd Road. Police have shutdown the road between Morris Hill and Graysville Roads. They are responding to a man barricaded inside a home near the Animal Hospital and the Publix store. Police made an arrest after 10 PM, but… ... Continue Reading
The Weather Team plays firefighter for a day

The Weather Team plays firefighter for a day

"When the weatherperson tells you to seek shelter, that's NOT when to make the plan." The post The Weather Team plays firefighter for a day appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
The story behind Mardi Bra

The story behind Mardi Bra

The Salvation Women's Auxiliary hosts a lingerie party for homeless women. The post The story behind Mardi Bra appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Woman continues to fight for answers in brother’s death

Woman continues to fight for answers in brother’s death

A woman wants the case of her brother's death to be reopened. The post Woman continues to fight for answers in brother’s death appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Recreating the Howard Sit-Ins

Recreating the Howard Sit-Ins

Howard School students are learning about the civil rights era in a demonstration that they won't soon forget. The post Recreating the Howard Sit-Ins appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Lost dog found after months separated from her family

Lost dog found after months separated from her family

"I put it into some pretty ugly crying last night." The post Lost dog found after months separated from her family appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Etowah police chief fired over domestic assault charges

Etowah police chief fired over domestic assault charges

Eric Armstrong accused of causing a cut on his girlfriend's face during an argument over the weekend The post Etowah police chief fired over domestic assault charges appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Billy Hawk pleads no contest to 1981 Cold Case death

Billy Hawk pleads no contest to 1981 Cold Case death

Hawk was sentenced to five years time served. The post Billy Hawk pleads no contest to 1981 Cold Case death appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
TECH BYTE: MyPetDoc Answers Your Pet Questions 24/7

TECH BYTE: MyPetDoc Answers Your Pet Questions 24/7

Let's look at how you can use your voice assistant to get some help without leaving your house. The post TECH BYTE: MyPetDoc Answers Your Pet Questions 24/7 appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Chattanooga Police Investigating a deadly car crash.

Chattanooga Police Investigating a deadly car crash.

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (WDEF) – The Chattanooga Police Department says one person is dead after a single car crash on Saturday night. The car crash happened at the 5100 block of Central Avenue shortly after 11 p.m. Investigators say they were able to determine the Honda Civic was traveling south on Central Avenue when it left… ... Continue Reading
Family of Keeslyn Roberts is offering $2,000 Reward to Find Her

Family of Keeslyn Roberts is offering $2,000 Reward to Find Her

The family of Keeslyn Roberts is now offering a $2,000 reward to help locate her. The post Family of Keeslyn Roberts is offering $2,000 Reward to Find Her appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
National Medal of Honor Heritage Center Grand Opening Celebration

National Medal of Honor Heritage Center Grand Opening Celebration

The Charles H. Coolidge Medal of Honor Heritage Center officially opened its doors to the public Saturday morning. The post National Medal of Honor Heritage Center Grand Opening Celebration appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Lawmaker proposes resolution about fighting Asian carp at our dams

Lawmaker proposes resolution about fighting Asian carp at our dams

NASHVILLE (WDEF) – The Tennessee Senate has approved a resolution to encourage federal agencies to fight an invasive fish in our area of the Tennessee River. The resolution demands that agencies like the Army Corps of Engineers and TVA “aggressively addressing the Asian carp invasion on Tennessee waterways.” The invasive carp have been crowding out… ... Continue Reading
Honoring the victims of the Klan shooting on MLK 40 years later

Honoring the victims of the Klan shooting on MLK 40 years later

"I'm happy to say there hasn't been a single incident of Klan violence since we won this case." The post Honoring the victims of the Klan shooting on MLK 40 years later appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Beware of people buying trailers/ATV’s over the phone with stolen credit cards

Beware of people buying trailers/ATV’s over the phone with stolen credit cards

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – The Chattanooga Police Department is warning businesses about credit card fraud. The property crimes unit is investigating three attempted thefts from businesses selling trailers and ATVs. Investigators say the suspect makes the buys over the phone using a fake name and stolen credit card information. The suspect then drives to the store… ... Continue Reading
Cargo fire blocks I 75 north up White Oak Mountain

Cargo fire blocks I 75 north up White Oak Mountain

OOLTEWAH, Tennessee (WDEF) – Lanes on I-75 northbound are back open after a cargo fire this afternoon. The fire was called in at around 3 PM. The incident backed up traffic on the interstate. It shut down lanes going up White Oak Mountain. Black smoke could be seen coming off the shoulder. Responders had to… ... Continue Reading
Third child dies from flu this season in Hamilton County

Third child dies from flu this season in Hamilton County

According to the health department, a third child has died from the flu this season in Hamilton County. The post Third child dies from flu this season in Hamilton County appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Con Nooga returns for 13th year

Con Nooga returns for 13th year

Con Nooga returns for its 13th year downtown at the Chattanooga Convention Center. The post Con Nooga returns for 13th year appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading

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