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Chattanooga man charged with rape of a child

It started as an investigation of electronic child pornography.

Living life with a rare cancer during a pandemic

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (WDEF) - Most of us have been struggling with the inconveniences we have had to face during the coronavirus pandemic. But for those who...

Delivery truck catches on fire on East Brainerd Road

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - Fire crews responded to a truck fire off East Brainerd Road early this morning. News 12 captured video OF THE blaze starting...

Two died in East MLK Blvd crash

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - Two men were killed in a crash on Martin Luther King Boulevard Wednesday afternoon. Their pickup was heading towards town in the...

Schools and EPB strike deal to improve kids internet service

"This is going to help with the digital divide and the education divide."

Contact Sports Resume in Tennessee This Fall

With Governor Lee signing Executive order number 55 on Tuesday, contact sports are ready to kick off this fall.

Samaritan’s Purse teams up with local church to help tornado survivors

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn (WDEF) - On April 19th, 2020 tornadoes ripped through the Hamilton County area devastating many homes and businesses.  Now 3 months later some...

Chattanooga councilwoman claps back at social media attacks

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - Chattanooga Councilwoman Demetrus Coonrod claps back at social media attacks. The councilwoman claimed that negative remarks about her had been circulating...

Chattanooga City Council to vote on proposed 8 can’t wait resolution

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - Chattanooga City Council Members will vote on an 8 can't wait principles resolution. Council members talked about the resolution during their...

Tuesday Covid-19 numbers in Southeast Tennessee

Latest numbers for Hamilton and other southeast Tennessee counties

Capacity Capital investing in local businesses

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - One Chattanooga company is assisting local businesses to enhance their growth long term and stay afloat during the coronavirus pandemic. Capacity Capital...

Red Sand Project brings awareness to Human Trafficking

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn (WDEF) - The Hamilton County Health Department has partnered with local community organizations to help raise awareness to human trafficking. One way they ...


Helicopter crashes into Tennessee River; 1 dead, 3 saved

One person has died after a helicopter crashed into the Tennessee River.

Weather Update: Tuesday Morning’s Forecast – August 4th, 2020

Tennessee Valley (WDEF): Not Too Hot Or Humid for The Next Couple Of Days - But Then, Expect A "Tidal Wave" Of Heat For...

As many schools return this week, send us your photos

if you are taking back to school photos of your students, we'd love to see them

Chattanooga Preparatory Back To School precautions

"starting August 6 our boys will log on and greet their new teacher. And we felt like that is the right move because we don't know if we will end up remotely. "