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Drug Take Back working to combat Overdoses and Drug Abuse

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (WDEF) - Over the last year drug overdoses have risen significantly not only in Hamilton County but also state wide.  In order to help...

Overdoses increase 22% in the last year

Drug overdoses are continuing to increase in the state of Tennessee and health officials believe the pandemic has only made things worse.

Two charged in overdose death

LAKESITE, Tennessee (WDEF) - Narcotics officers have charged two men in connection with a fatal overdose case. The victim died on December 8th in the...

Overdose deaths on the rise during pandemic

CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee- The number of drug overdose deaths has hit record highs during the pandemic according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. "Our...

Distribution of stimulus checks could cause spike in Overdoses

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn (WDEF) - Data from the Tennessee Department of Health’s Drug Overdose Reporting System suggests the distribution of the second coronavirus relief package...

GOOD SAMARITAN: Man steps in to save unconscious woman, family wants to thank him

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - A video was posted to Facebook of a woman who witnesses say was dumped on the side of the road. A good...

Nashville mayor’s son mourned after apparent drug overdose

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The husband of Nashville's mayor said that though their 22-year-old son died in an apparent drug overdose, his death doesn't...

GBI Crime Lab Identifies Central Georgia Counterfeit Pills

DECATUR, Ga. (WDEF) –The Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Crime Lab has identified counterfeit pills related to the reported overdoses in the Central Georgia area. Analysis has...

Three Chattanooga residents indicted for heroin overdose death

The indictment was for conspiracy to distribute heroin resulting in the death of another individual from his use of that heroin.

Grandmother suspected in overdose death of infant in Sandy Springs

SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. (CBS46) - Sandy Springs Police are looking for a grandmother they say was responsible for an infant who died of a meth overdose. Police 45-year-old...
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Weather Update: Thursday’s Forecast – May 12th, 2021

Tennessee Valley (WDEF): Some Chilly Nights Ahead, But Overall, Our Pattern is Improving! Expect fair skies to continue through the morning.  Expect lows in most...