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NYC Pride parade bans police; Gay officers ‘disheartened’

NEW YORK (AP) - Organizers of New York City's Pride events say they are banning police officers and other members of law enforcement from...

2 men wrongfully sent to death row awarded $75M in damages

RALEIGH, N.C. - A jury in a North Carolina federal civil rights case has awarded $75 million to two Black, intellectually disabled half brothers...

Sen. Hagerty calls for urgent approach to bridge shutdown

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee Sen. Bill Hagerty is calling on President Joe Biden to take an “urgent, all-hands” approach to the shutdown of...

Pipeline operator says “normal operations” have resumed

ATLANTA (AP) - The operator of the nation’s largest gasoline pipeline that was hit with a ransomware cyberattack says it has resumed normal operations...

Disney CEO says attendance caps at parks being raised

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Disney’s top executive says the CDC’s decision to ease up mask-wearing requirements for fully vaccinated people is “very big news...

Explainer: Why did Yankees test positive after vaccination?

NEW YORK (AP) - Coronavirus infections among the New York Yankees team and staff underscore that the infections are possible even after vaccination. One...

Walmart to allow vaccinated shoppers, workers to go maskless

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, says that it won’t require vaccinated shoppers or workers to wear a mask in its...

CDC: Fully vaccinated people can largely ditch masks indoors

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is easing indoor mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, allowing them to safely stop wearing masks inside in most places.

McDonald’s raising US workers’ pay in company-owned stores

McDonald’s is raising pay at 650 company-owned stores in the U.S. as part of its push to hire thousands of new workers in a tight labor market.

Scramble on for new fuel routes after Colonial Pipeline hack

State and federal officials are scrambling to find alternate routes to deliver gasoline in the Southeast U.S. after more than 1,000 gas stations are running out of fuel.

The Pandemic causes another shortage – Boats

Chattanooga, Tenn (WDEF) - If you are planning on hitting the lakes and rivers this summer by boat, you may find yourself on shore. The...

Obama dog Bo, once a White House celebrity, dies from cancer

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former President Barack Obama’s dog, Bo, has died after a battle with cancer. Obama and his wife, Michelle, shared the news...


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...