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Potential Flooding Issues in North Georgia & Alabama into Tuesday

TENNESSEE VALLEY (WDEF): Our north Georgia and Alabama counties were soaked by rainfall this weekend from Tropical Depression Claudette. Chattooga county saw three to six...

Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit forming a Cold Case Unit

CHATTOOGA COUNTY, Ga (WDEF) - The Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit announced they will be forming their very own cold case unit to help work on...

Northwest Georgia forming a cold case unit

LAFAYETTE, Georgia (WDEF) - The District Attorney's Office in the Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit is forming a new cold case unit. The Circuit covers Dade,...

Inmates indicted over drug smuggling at Hays State Prison

ROME, Ga. (WDEF) - Three inmates and an outside accomplice have been indicted on charges of conspiring to smuggle drugs into Hays State Prison...

Citizen files lawsuit over Summerville water crisis

SUMMERVILLE, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia city, a textile manufacturer and others are being sued by a former Summerville, Georgia, city council member over...

Latest voting fraud investigations include Trion widow

ATLANTA, Georgia (WDEF) - Georgia election officials sent their third batch of alleged voting violations to prosecutors last week, including a case against a...

Famed attorney Bobby Lee Cook dies

SUMMERVILLE, Georgia (WDEF) - Attorney Bobby Lee Cook came from a small community in northwest Georgia, but his fame spread much further. He died on...

Bank loan officer indicted for defrauding Rome bank

Prosecutors say loan officer conspired with Menlo woman to approve a loan to buy property that she ultimately pocketed.

Northwest Georgia Health closes online registration portal

ROME, Georgia (WDEF) - Health officials for northwest Georgia report they were getting people signing up for the Covid-19 vaccine faster than they could...

Gov. disputes that Georgia is last in Covid vaccines

Northwest Georgia taking reservations for whenever they get enough vaccine for the public.

Nursing Home Covid-19 outbreaks in northwest Georgia

We found several active Covid outbreaks in northwest Georgia nursing homes and care facilities in today's report.

Final Georgia recount numbers show Biden hangs on

We break down the recount numbers for our counties, the counties with the biggest changes, and the counties that added the most "new" votes



13-Year-Old Alexander Persinger Wins World Kickboxing Title Belt

Chattanooga-(WDEF-TV) Teenager Alexander Persinger has one goal in mind... to be a household name in UFC like Conor McGregor. He's on the way to...

Potential Excites Ringgold Tigers

Ringgold posted a .500 record last year, but the Tigers believe they can be much more than a middle of the pack team this...

Austin Riley With Career High Six RBI’s as Atlanta Beats the Mets 12-5

NEW YORK (AP) - Austin Riley hit a grand slam and a two-run homer to set a career high with six RBIs, powering the...

Titans Look to Work on Third Down Defense in Training Camp

Titans coach Mike Vrabel met with the media Tuesday, one day before Tennessee opens training camp. No doubt the Titans defense needs plenty of...