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Do you remember these Toy Crazes from the past?

How many of these toys did you get, or stand in line to buy for your kids? (Plus a bonus video of Luther & the Cabbage Patch Kid)

News 12 Then: Looking at the History of Chattanooga’s First TV Station

Let's take a look back at the history of our station, which has been a longtime staple here in the Scenic City.

News 12 Then: Presidential Visits to Chattanooga

Visits from the past from Barack Obama, both George Bush's, Ronald Reagan and Franklin Roosevelt.

News 12 Then: Donald Trump’s last big visit to our area

We look back into our archives for when Donald Trump attended a Northwest Whitfield football game.

News 12 Then: The UT Pride of the Southland Band

The history of traditions surrounding the Pride of the Southland Band in this story from 1983.

News 12 Then: Student confessions of 1993

Watch a story that we aired in 1993 on student issues like cheating and drinking.

News 12 Then: The mall wars of the 1980s

In 1988, we checked in to see how rival malls were fairing a year after Hamilton Place opened.

News 12 Then: Remembering the first version of the Scopes Trial play

Watch an early version of the play at the Rhea County courthouse where the Scopes Trial took place.

News 12 Then: The Worm Burger Rumor of 1978

This story from the summer of 1978 tackles the rumor going around that

News 12 Then: GLOW comes to Chattanooga

The Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling in Chattanooga in 1988

Tribute to veteran Newsman Ray White

Our look back at some of his stories, broadcasts and interviews we did with him for our 50th anniversary.

News 12 Then: Gladys Knight at Riverbend 1988

Watch a live report on the night performance at Riverbend in 1988.


Weather Update: Thursday Morning’s Forecast – October 29th, 2020

Tennessee Valley (WDEF): Zeta Packed Quite A Punch, But The Outlook Is Quicklu Improving! The remnants of Hurricane Zeta will continue passing through the Tennessee...

Prayer vigil after Meigs County crash

MEIGS COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) - In a pavilion in Decatur, Meigs County community members turned to each other and their faith during a prayer...

Tennessee mulling independent review on COVID-19 vaccine

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Health Commissioner Lisa Piercey says Tennessee is considering independently reviewing the safety and efficacy of a coronavirus vaccine once it...

Vols Coach Jeremy Pruitt Believes UT Closing the Gap With Alabama

The Vols whiffed on ending Alabama's winning streak in the series last Saturday. The second ranked Tide won 48-17 for their 14th straight win over...