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Brian Armstrong joined the News 12 Now team in October 2020.

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Shooting- 700 East 48th Street

CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee (WDEF)-On May 12, 2022 at approximately 9:35 p.m., Chattanooga Police responded to the 700 block of East 48th Street  on a report of a person shot. The following are the preliminary facts of the investigation: Upon arrival, Officers located…

East Ridge Fire

EAST RIDGE, Tennessee (WDEF)-On the 1000 block of Hurst St. East Ridge TN. 37412, East Ridge Fire, East Ridge Police, and Hamilton County EMS we’re dispatched to a reported residential fire. Upon arrival heavy fire and smoke was found coming…

Gas prices go up, Again

CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee (WDEF)-According to a survey, conducted by GasBuddy, prices have risen by 17 cents per gallon in the past week. This is $1.35 a gallon higher than this time last year. "Global demand…

80-1 shot wins Derby

This doesn’t happen. Horses at odds of nearly 81-1 don’t win the Kentucky Derby. Jockeys who have never won any big stakes race of any kind don’t win the Kentucky Derby. Owners with fewer than 10 career wins don’t win…

National Tourism Week

CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee (WDEF)-National Tourism week kicks off today and the Chattanooga Business Company is working alongside Chattanooga welcome centers to celebrate the week. The President of the Chattanooga Tourism Company Barry White says after the pandemic things are almost back…

Tennessee Aquarium celebrated turning 30

CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee (WDEF)-After weeks of preparation and a whole week of excitement leading up to it, the Tennessee Aquarium had its 30-year-old birthday party. The festival at the riverfront had plenty of food trucks, tents, and activities. It often talked…

Holi celebration in Chattanooga

CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee (WDEF)-Holi is a Hindu festival that celebrates spring, love, and new life. Hundreds of People in the Chattanooga area joined in on the celebration. There’s plenty of dancing, food, and color and…

Tennessee Aquarium turns 30

CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee (WDEF)-The Tennessee Aquarium is turning 30 years old and this week will have several moments to celebrate what it means to Chattanooga. This week is about looking back on what…

Memorial wraps up Project Appleseed

McDonald, Tennessee (WDEF)- Project Appleseed concluded its weekend of revolutionary war history and rifle marksmanship with a memorial volley to remember Patriots day. The memorial has names read of the more than 40 Americans who lost their lives on April…

Kites taking to the sculpture sky

CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee (WDEF)- Kites took to the sky today, in Chattanooga, for some artistic family fun. The sculpture field is known for being an outdoor museum.  Today those statues were surrounded by kites of all shapes, sizes, and designs. These…

Shooting On Vine Street After Robbery Attempt

CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee (WDEF)-On April 22, 2022 at approximately 5:00 p.m., Chattanooga Police responded to the 2500 block of Vine Street on a report of a person shot. The following are the preliminary facts of the investigation: Upon arrival, Officers located…

Earth Day field day

CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee (WDEF)-Workforces, in Chattanooga, celebrated earth day through team bonding activities that educated them about the environment. EPB partnered with Green Spaces to put on several training and team building exercises that…

Republican Catoosa County debate

CATOOSA COUNTY, Georgia (WDEF)- Multiple Georgia Republicans came to Catoosa County debate to see who should be the Georgia Republican option. Republican vying for a seat for State house district 1, 2, and 3, plus the state senate District 53…

McDonald Farm Easter

SALE CREEK, Tennessee (WDEF)- Easter Egg Hunts are nothing new, particularly for Hamilton county, but this Easter Egg Hunt was different. It was at the Old McDonald's Farm for Hamilton County's first event…