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Chatt Inn Housing for the Homeless

the Chatt Inn, in Councilman Byrd’s District, will be the new host for the program.

Eco Friendly Music Festival coming to the Scenic City

EAST RIDGE, Tenn (WDEF) - The “Get off the grid” solar powered festival will feature live music, eco-friendly vendors, and workshops led by nationally -...

Repairs begin to the East Ridge Bachman Tunnel where landslide happened

EAST RIDGE, Tenn (WDEF) - Over the last several weeks Chattanooga has been hit with several damaging rain showers which caused a landslide on March...

East Ridge Mayor says Chattanooga was silent on homeless housing plan

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - Chattanooga’s City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to approve a resolution that would lease up to 100 hotel rooms from...

East Ridge tunnels closed while TDOT clears landslide debris

EAST RIDGE, Tenn. (WDEF) - In a press release sent out by TDOT, crews are hard at work clearing debris currently blocking the roadways...

Bachman Tunnel closed by landslide on Missionary Ridge

EAST RIDGE, Tennessee (WDEF) - One of the tunnels through Missionary Ridge is closed by a landslide this evening. Around 7 PM, Lifeguard EMS reported...

What’s Right With Our Schools: Legacybox

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) -- Technology is changing the way we remember things.Film and video tape are having to cross over the digital divide to...

Backlash at East Ridge Middle after “All Lives Matter” chosen as Black History Month theme

EAST RIDGE, Tenn. (WDEF) - East Ridge Middle School principal, Christy Drake, is facing major backlash after declaring the theme for the school’s Black...

Do you recognize Regions Bank robber in East Ridge?

EAST RIDGE, Tennessee (WDEF) - The FBI is releasing a photo of a suspect in a bank robbery in East Ridge on Wednesday. A male...

East Ridge residents express concerns over soccer fields

EAST RIDGE, Tenn. (WDEF) - Much like other residents in the Jordan Run neighborhood, Rachel Pryor didn't see it coming. “One day some orange stakes...

East Ridge Police Department and other Businesses Vandalized

The East Ridge Police Department and 22 other businesses on Ringgold Road were vandalized in the months of October and November.

Recovery Program helps First Responders deal with work related trauma

RINGGOLD, GA (WDEF) - Local Nonprofit, Building the Blue Bridge is an organization that helps bridge the divide between law enforcement and civilians. Now they...


Minnesota cop will be charged in shooting of Daunte Wright

Kim Potter, a former police officer who fatally shot 20-year-old motorist Daunte Wright during a traffic stop, will be charged with second-degree manslaughter.

Jack Daniel’s inks deal on Tennessee solar farm

Iconic whiskey maker Jack Daniel's has struck a long-term deal to fuel a solar panel farm a few miles away from its Tennessee distillery.

12 missing in ship capsize off Louisiana

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a dozen people in waters off the coast of Louisiana after six crew members were pulled from rough seas.

Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff dies in prison

Bernie Madoff, the financier who pleaded guilty to orchestrating a massive Ponzi scheme, has died in prison.