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Tennessee State Rep. Mike Carter passes away after pancreatic cancer battle

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.(WDEF)- Tennessee State Representative Mike Carter passed away last night after a battle with pancreatic Cancer. A family representative tweeted the news this morning. Mike...

Fire at Pizza Hut in Ooltewah

OOLTEWAH, Tenn. (WDEF)- The Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department was able to extinguish a fire at the Pizza Hut on Main Street in Ooletwah with...

No injuries in garage fire

OOLTEWAH, Tenn. (WDEF)- A garage on Log Hill Trail is a total loss after another fire that happened this afternoon. According to the Tri-Community volunteer...

Controlled burn gets out of hand near Ooltewah

 CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - Highway 58 Volunteer Fire Department says Short Tail Springs and the intersection of Hunter Road and Short Tail Springs was closed due...

Firefighters battle “lawn fires” in Ooltewah subdivision

OOLTEWAH, Tennessee (WDEF) - This is the kind of fire we get this time of year. The March winds dry out last year's growth before...

Ooltewah man pleads guilty to battery of soccer official

DALTON, Georgia (WDEF) - A soccer player from Ooltewah has pleaded guilty to battery of an official during a soccer game in north Georgia. The...

Tri-community neighbors voice concerns over lack of fire hydrants

OOLTEWAH, Tenn. (WDEF) - According to the Hamilton County OEM, a family sat down for lunch at 2410 Daugherty Lane when they noticed a...

Neighbors question fire hydrants after Sunday afternoon fire

OOLTEWAH, Tenn. (WDEF)-A fire in East Brainerd has left a family without a home and a community looking for some answers. The fire happened this...

Woman Shares Near Kidnapping Story

Desiree Oliver tells News 12 that she was a possible victim of kidnapping after experiencing a terrifying incident at an Ootlewah gas station.

Fort Oglethorpe doctor provides at-home medical care to seniors

FORT OGLETHORPE, Ga. (WDEF) - Dr. Paul Miranda of Home Medical Providers says that his new private practice caters to homebound seniors aged 65...

Diesel Spill in Ooltewah

OOLTEWAH, Tenn. (WDEF)- A good Samaritan reported a diesel spill this morning near Satjanon Drive in Ooltewah. Fire and Hazmat crews say that 15 to...

Vacant house fire on Balata Drive

OOLETEWAH, Tenn. (WDEF)- Travelers on the interstate reported the house fire in the area of Mountain Lake Estates in Ooltewah. Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department crews...

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Charles Grodin, ‘Midnight Run,’ ‘Heartbreak Kid,’ star, dies

Charles Grodin, the offbeat actor and writer who scored as a newlywed cad in “The Heartbreak Kid” and the father in the “Beethoven” comedies, has died.

Food Giveaway for Food Insecurity

Now, the Lafayette Housing Authority routinely sets up shop making it easier for locals to get all of their essential groceries for free without even leaving their car.

Job Fair hosts over 400 employment opportunities

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (WDEF) - The Urban League of Chattanooga and The American Job Center have teamed up  to bring more than 400 job opportunities...

Volkswagen will Suspend Production for two weeks in June

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (WDEF) - Volkswagen announced they will be suspending production activities for two weeks during the month of June. Volkswagen says the suspension of production...