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Thursday, January 21, 2021
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Boating fatalities soared in Tennessee during the pandemic

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WDEF) - The TWRA reports a major spike in boating fatalities in Tennessee in 2020. The state set a record low of 8...

Our First Responder Heroes for this month are Wildlife Officers

"on the water you have, unfortunately, things like boating accidents..stuff you have to work."

TWRA identifies fisherman whose body was found in Tennessee River

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - The body of a man recovered last night in the Tennessee River has been identified. The family of 42 year old Adam...

Tennessee officials searching for tiger spotted by deputy

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office says a deputy spotted the animal Wednesday night at an industrial park.

TWRA recovering body from Nickajack Lake

CHATTANOOGA  (WDEF) - Local police and the TWRA are recovering a body tonight discovered in the Tennessee River. Chattanooga Police notified Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency...

TWRA reports multiple drowning incidents in Middle Tennessee waters

NASHVILLE (WDEF) - The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency reports this was a dangerous weekend on the water in the middle part of the state. --...

Officials: 2 hunters shot by off-duty officer turkey hunting

Officials say an off-duty state wildlife officer accidentally shot two other hunters while going after wild turkey in Tennessee.

Hunting and fishing still allowed during the stay at home order

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - Turkey season began Saturday and the TWRA is reminding people that hunting and fishing is allowed during the stay at...

Prentice Cooper State Forest Closed Until Further Notice

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Division of Forestry is closing Prentice Cooper State Forest until further notice.

Lawmaker proposes resolution about fighting Asian carp at our dams

NASHVILLE (WDEF) - The Tennessee Senate has approved a resolution to encourage federal agencies to fight an invasive fish in our area of the...
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MARION COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) - Ashley Moffitt had been looking for her dog, Jax, for weeks. She had just about given up hope when...

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...
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Chain Reaction Fire on Lee Highway

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