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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!"

The Howard School shows students how they’ll return to school through video

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - A 5 minute video takes The Howard School students and parents on a walk-through of how students will return. It follows...

Pastors pray for new school year in Hamilton County


Human Remains found near a Sequatchie mine shaft

Human remains have been found near an abandoned mine shaft in Sequatchie County. The sheriff says a resident made the discovery yesterday, in a remote...

Southern Champion expanding Chattanooga plant

New facility will bring 120 new jobs over the next 5 years.

School Bus Adjustments for Hamilton County Schools

Students are expected to socially distance themselves before they even step on the bus.

UTC moves students amid a pandemic

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (WDEF) - Operation Move In has begun for UTC students as they start to move into their dorms on campus. Due to Covid-19 UTC...

Is Hamilton County’s mask mandate working?

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn (WDEF) - It's been 32 days since Hamilton County implemented a mask mandate, so enough time has passed for officials to evaluate...

Georgia Election Runoffs Today

Here are the races we care about in our area & things you need to know about voting Tuesday.

How nonprofits are dealing with pandemic

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - Downside Up supports people with special needs, particularly children and their family. And, they're doing what they can to navigate helping...

CGLA lays out plan for Covid-19

For What's Right With Our Schools, we look at how different schools are preparing for a Covid-19 year.


Yankees Sweep Two Game Series With Atlanta 6-3

NEW YORK (AP) - Injury fill-in Clint Frazier had three hits, including a home run, and scored twice in his season debut as the...

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.