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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...

Gov. Lee’s Order Sparks Mask Mandate Requests

The order, which limits public gatherings to a maximum of 10 people if social distancing is not possible, does not effect restaurants, bars, or places of worship.

Our Golden Apple Teacher this week comes from Ooltewah High

No, he doesn't really look like this.

Saturday afternoon shooting on East Brainerd Road

OOLTEWAH, Tenn. (WDEF)- The Hamilton County Sheriff's office is investigating a shooting that happened on East Brainerd Road tonight. Deputies responded to a person shot...

Ooltewah mom determined to save Halloween with Trick or Treat “Candy Luge”

OOLTEWAH, Tenn (WDEF) - An Ooltewah mom is determined to save Halloween with a trick or treat home project. With coronavirus still spreading all across...

Collegedale cancels the Spirit of Christmas Parade

COLLEGEDALE, Tennessee (WDEF) - This might be our first Christmas cancellation because of the pandemic. Collegedale officials are calling off the annual "Spirit of Christmas"...

Ooltewah woman finds the man who rescued her family in Easter tornado

"I wanted to cry, I had tears in my eyes, it was overwhelming, I couldn't believe we finally found him."

Rep. Mike Carter leaves ICU

Ooltewah lawmaker spent a week in ICU battling Covid-19 complications


CDC extends eviction moratorium a month, says it’s last time

The Biden administration has extended the nationwide ban on evictions for a month to help tenants who are unable to make rent payments.

Marion County Approved for Disaster Declaration from March Storms

Marion County will receive recovery assistance after under a major disaster declaration caused by severe weather and flooding in March.

Wing of Miami-area condo collapses; at least 1 person dead

A wing of a 12-story beachfront apartment building has collapsed in a town outside Miami, killing at least one person.

Trae Young Pours in 48 Points as the Hawks Beat the Bucks to Open the Eastern Conference Finals

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Trae Young scored 48 points, Clint Capela converted a go-ahead putback with 29.8 seconds left and the Atlanta Hawks beat the...