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Cleveland profiles what a graduate should be

CLEVELAND, Tennessee (WDEF) - Cleveland city schools is starting a new program to help shape the future of their graduates. The school system says this...

Light the Night Event for Opioid Crisis Awareness

Sunday was the third annual Light the Night event in Cleveland, focused on spreading awareness about the opioid crisis.

Bradley County softball coach dies in tragic drowning incident

CLEVELAND, Tenn. (WDEF)- Lake Forest Middle School assistant softball coach Hubert Conley died during a trip to Pensacola, Florida this weekend. According to our CBS...

Rack Room employee assaulted during boot robbery

CLEVELAND, Tennessee (WDEF) - Cleveland police say 4 people assaulted a Rack Room Shoes employee as they made off with over a thousand dollars...

Former Lee University choir director indicted on rape charge

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - A former Lee University Campus Choir director was arrested Monday, after being indicted by a Bradley County grand jury for rape. 68-year-old...

Mayor Kevin Brooks Relates his Covid-19 Experience to President Trump’s

Mayor Kevin Brooks says President Trump can use this opportunity to donate plasma and save a life.

Cleveland State Community College offers Job Recovery Bootcamp

CLEVELAND, Tenn (WDEF) - The Coronavirus pandemic has impacted people mentally, physically but most of all - financially.  Cleveland State Community College has created  a new...

Former Titans Albert Haynesworth Charged With Domestic Assault in Bradley County

Tennessee Code Annotated states “a person commits assault who intentionally or knowingly causes another to reasonably fear imminent bodily injury”.

Health Dept: Covid-19 drop in Hamilton County is both real and statistical

HAMILTON COUNTY (WDEF) - The Hamilton County Health Department says the statistical drop in people with Covid-19 is both real and actuarial. They say the...

Anti-Human Trafficking Organization receives grant from Dept. Of Justice

CLEVELAND, Tenn (WDEF) - A Cleveland non profit that works to combat human trafficking has been awarded a grant from the Department of Justice. Willowbend Farms...

Cleveland SWAT call Monday over domestic dispute

CLEVELAND, Tennessee (WDEF) - The Cleveland SWAT team got involved in a domestic dispute on Monday. The incident started with a complaint by a woman...

State loans Cleveland money to improve water infrastructure

NASHVILLE (WDEF) - Governor Bill Lee on Tuesday announced a loan to the city of Cleveland to improve their water infrastructure. The money will be...


Toyota adds 1.5M vehicles to US recall for engine stalling

Toyota is adding 1.5 million U.S. vehicles to a recall from early this year to fix fuel pumps that can fail and cause engines to stall.

Weather Update: Wednesday Afternoon’s Forecast – October 28th, 2020

Tennessee Valley (WDEF): Zeta Could Pack A Punch Later On Tonight & The First Half Of Thursday! Cloudy and muggy through the morning with rain...

Golden Apple Award Winner – Valley Christian Academy’s Erika Kyle

Erika Kyle devotes her days teaching elementary students at Valley Christian Academy.

Tennessee sets new record for early, mail voting turnout

Tennessee officials say the state has broken its record for early and absentee voting combined three days before early voting ends for the Nov. 3 election.