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Stars return to inauguration, with J.Lo, Gaga set to perform

The stars are coming out for Joe Biden's inauguration. Lady Gaga will sing the national anthem and Jennifer Lopez will give a musical performance...

TSA looking into adding Capitol rioters to US no-fly list

Federal safety officials are investigating people who took part in last week's riot at the U.S. Capitol to decide whether they belong on the...

California now reporting 525 virus deaths every day

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - More Californians than ever are dying from the coronavirus -- 525 every day. And with the number expected to keep...

Some airlines banning firearms on flights to D.C. ahead of inauguration

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (WDEF) - Travelers boarding flights to Washington, D.C., ahead of the inauguration may not be allowed to check firearms on several airlines. Increases security...

Justice Dept. watchdog opens probe of response to riot

The Justice Department’s internal watchdog says it will investigate how the department and its agencies prepared for and responded to last week’s riots at the U.S. Capitol.

Wall Street drifts, as even Treasury yields slow their rise

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are drifting Wednesday as Wall Street continues a pause from its big recent rally, and even Treasury yields...

Tennessee Department of Health says the state is making rapid progress in vaccinating highest risk populations

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – In a press statement released Tuesday: Tennessee is making great progress in rapidly vaccinating those at highest-risk of serious illness and death...

Impeachment looming, Democrats urge Pence to help oust Trump

Impeachment pressure mounting, the House is working swiftly to try to oust President Donald Trump from office.

Washington Monument closing until Jan. 24 Due To Security Concerns

The National Parks Service is shutting down public access to the Washington Monument until Jan. 24

Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots soar to more than $1 billion

U.S. lottery players now have a choice of jackpots that offer combined prizes of more than $1 billion.

Georgia’s GOP governor under fire after US Senate losses

ATLANTA (AP) - The 2020 election cycle has left Georgia's Republican governor bruised even though he wasn't on the ballot. The two Republican U.S....

GOP Tennessee governor acknowledges Biden as president-elect

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee Republican Gov. Bill Lee says his administration has begun working with the transition team of Democratic President-elect Joe Biden....


Weather Update: Thursday Night’s Forecast – January 21st, 2021

Tennessee Valley (WDEF): After Friday Morning Clouds and Fog, Some Brighter Times For Awhile! Expect lingering clouds with some areas of fog and drizzle.  Overnight...

Chain Reaction Fire on Lee Highway

An early morning traffic accident led to an auto repair business and numerous cars to erupt in flames.

President Biden signs over 10 executive orders during his first 24 hours

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- President Biden wasted no time signing multiple executive orders during his first full day in office. First on the list, tackling the...

TWRA: Bat Population Declining Due to Syndrome

The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commision held a meeting at the Westin Hotel in Chattanooga Thursday afternoon. TWRA discussed the latest information and data on...