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Alabama officers charge 8 suspects and confiscate edible marijuana candy

"Our office has zero tolerance for those that corrupt our youth. These cases must be dealt with swiftly!"

Chattooga County schools return to class today

Plus our schedule of school returns in our area

Deputies looking for woman they say tried to run down a drug agent

STEVENSON, Alabama (WDEF) - Deputies in northeast Alabama are looking for a woman who they say tried to run over a drug officer who...

Alabama governor extends mask order, requires for students

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey is extending a state order requiring face coverings in public for another month. And she says masks...

Alabama cuts off alcohol sales at 11PM

MONTGOMERY, Alabama (WDEF) - The ABC Board in Alabama on Monday voted to cut off the entire state at 11PM. Alcohol sales must end at...

Wednesday Covid-19 report around the Tennessee Valley

We look at hot spots in Cleveland, Murphy, Dalton and Fort Payne areas.

Tommy Tuberville easily beats Jeff Sessions in Senate runoff

MONTGOMERY, Alabama (WDEF) - Former Auburn football coach Tommy Tuberville has easily defeated Jeff Sessions in a Republican runoff for a U.S. Senate Seat...

Officials express concern: Alabama virus cases top 30,000

See where DeKalb & Jackson Counties rate.

Two more Covid-19 deaths in Hamilton County

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - The Hamilton County Health Department reports two more deaths of Covid-19 patients. That brings the total here to 24. Both were Hispanic men...

Fort Payne man charged with child sexual abuse

FORT PAYNE, Alabama (WDEF) - 51 year old Paul Larue Edwards has been arrested on child sexual abuse charges. The victim is under 12 years...

Alabama virus cases surge, prompting new health warnings

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama health officials are issuing renewed warnings after a surge of coronavirus cases.  The Alabama Department of Public Health urged people...

4th person drowns in Little River on Lookout Mountain

FORT PAYNE, Alabama (WDEF) - There have already been four fatal drowning incidents at the Little River Canyon this summer. The most recent one was...

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City, county public officials discuss alleged situation involving 911 worker’s appearance

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) - It was mentioned during a recent Chattanooga City Council meeting that a Hamilton County 911 worker was given a...

Charleston picks first black female mayor in Tennessee

CHARLESTON, Tennessee (WDEF) - Donna McDermott has made history in Tennessee by becoming the state's first female, African-American mayor. The Charleston Commission chose her to...

Professor proposes a cylinder around the Cleveland Confederate monument

It would obscure the monument, but turn it into a new historical display.