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Chattanooga State received $15,000 in a grant

CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee- Chattanooga State is getting some help from Tennessee to offset the cost of textbooks. The school is getting $15,000 in grants. Biology professor...

Police investigate Monday afternoon shooting in Alton Park

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - Chattanooga police are currently investigating a shooting  that happened this afternoon. The shooting happened on Central avenue near Greater St. Mary Baptist Church...

Chattanooga Mayor’s Office Statement on the Forgotten Child Fund

Chattanooga, TN (WDEF) – The Forgotten Child Fund is not allowed to renew their lease by Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke. Mayor Berke and his...

Record Numbers of Early Voting In Hamilton County

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - With eight days to go until Election Day, 58 million voters have cast ballots early - surpassing the total number...

PPE and Covid Fatigue

After months of battling the coronavirus spread, some people may start to feel frustrated having to constantly wear mask and protect themselves everywhere they go.

Forgotten Child Fund Needs a New Building

Chattanooga, TN (WDEF) - The Forgotten Child Fund is not allowed to renew their lease by Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke. Mayor Berke and his...

TECH BYTE: Apps Help You Safely Celebrate Halloween

Let's look at how you can use tech to safely celebrate Halloween.

Fatal Fire on Wilcox Boulevard

Chattanooga fire crews battled the flames of a house fire on Wilcox Boulevard Sunday morning.

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.

Brake Light Repair Event

The concerned citizens for justice and the Chattanooga Democratic Socialist of America provided free tail light replacement in the Food City parking lot on 23rd street.

Missing kayaker’s body found after extensive search

EAST RIDGE, Tenn. (WDEF)- 26-year-old Robert "DJ" Young from Rossville, GA went missing Saturday morning. More than 24 hours later, and with the assistance of...


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.