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    Police: Trooper hurt in ambush conscious, talking

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    A Pennsylvania state trooper who was injured when a gunman ambushed him and killed another trooper outside a police barracks is conscious and talking for the first time since he underwent surgery, a spokesman said Sunday. More>>

    Hillary Clinton in Iowa stirs 2016 speculation

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    Hillary Rodham Clinton, making her return to Iowa for the first time since the 2008 presidential campaign, implored Democrats on Sunday to choose shared economic opportunity over "the guardians of gridlock" in an... More>>

    Vikings miss Peterson in 30-7 loss to Patriots

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    The face of the franchise was nowhere to be found as the Minnesota Vikings flailed away against the New England Patriots on Sunday, and it's not clear when, if ever, Adrian Peterson will rejoin them. More>>

    USA wins basketball worlds, 129-92 over Serbia

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    With golden confetti raining on their heads and "Party in the U.S.A" ringing in their ears, it must have been hard for the U.S. basketball players to hear anything. More>>

    Decoration Day at Gunnings Cemetery

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    Sunday was Decoration Day at one of the oldest cemeteries in East Tennessee.Located near Central High School, the Gunnings Cemetery has been a resting place since the late 1700s.Decoration Day has been an event at the cemetery for many years with family members and volunteers coming to pay tribute to loved ones and dress the grave sites up with a little color.Despite the event's decline in attendance over recent years, volunteers and employees keep the tradition alive.Copyright WJHL 2014. All... More>>

    Hundreds walk to stop diabetes in downtown Kingsport

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    The Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes event had hundreds walking around downtown Kingsport Sunday, despite the chillier weather.The event takes place in more than 125 cities nationwide with folks walking to support friends, family, or even for themselves.Our own Kenny Hawkins is a spokesperson for the event.Hundreds of people showed up in support at the Kingsport farmers market for the walk, and many of the participants are living with diabetes themselves.“It is incredibly important for us to g... More>>

    Britain mourns slain hostage; another under threat Video included

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    Now it's Britain's turn to mourn. More>>

    Police detain 'Django Unchained' actress in LA

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    An actress who appeared in "Django Unchained" was handcuffed by police responding to a report of indecent exposure. More>>

    Family seeks answers in Greeneville double murder investigation

    It has almost been six months since a double murder and arson investigation began in Greeneville, and still no arrests have been made.
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    Police: Johnson City woman tried to strangle neighbor with tack hammer

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    A Johnson City woman was arrested after police say she broke into a neighbor's home and tried to strangle the person who lived there.According to Johnson City Police, Pamela Roberts, 47, allegedly broke through the back door of a neighbor's apartment.Police said Roberts then pinned the victim against a couch and allegedly tried to strangle the victim with a tack hammer. According to police, the victim was able to get free and call 911. Investigators said Roberts then left the apartment and re... More>>

    Kroger employee arrested for taking cash out of register

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    A Kroger employee has been arrested after Johnson City Police said she was taking cash from her register.Sara McTier, 52, was arrested this weekend after loss prevention employees at the store on Sunset Drive said she was caught taking cash from the register “several times.”According to police, McTier admitted to loss prevention that she had taken about $600.McTier is being held at the Washington County Detention Center on a $5,000 bond.Copyright WJHL 2014. All rights reserved. More>>

    Storm Team 11 Weather: A Stray Evening Shower Possible

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    A stray shower is possible this evening

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    What We Learned from the SEC in Week 3

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    Two top 10 teams were upset this week, and to the surprise of few, they were Southern Cal and Georgia.

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    California nudist camp accused of stealing water

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    Officials in Northern California are accusing a nudist resort of stealing water during the state's historic drought. More>>

    Edouard strengthens to hurricane in the Atlantic

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    Hurricane Edouard becomes the fourth named storm in the Atlantic to reach hurricane strength.

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    US man in North Korea given 6 years of hard labor

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    North Korea's Supreme Court on Sunday convicted a 24-year-old American man of entering the country illegally to commit espionage and sentenced him to six years of hard labor. More>>

    4th doctor dies of Ebola in Sierra Leone

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    Sierra Leone has lost a fourth doctor to Ebola after a failed effort to transfer her abroad for medical treatment, a government official said Sunday, a huge setback to the impoverished country that is battling the virulent... More>>

    Man allegedly cooked dog, fed it to ex-girlfriend

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    A Northern California man has been arrested after his ex-girlfriend said he cooked her dog and fed it to her. More>>

    Category 4 Hurricane Odile threatens Mexico's Baja California

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    After quickly developing into a category 4 storm, Hurricane Odile is expected to strengthen even more before making landfall in Baja California.

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    Jonesborough man charged with 4th DUI

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    A Jonesborough man is facing his fourth DUI after Johnson City police received calls about a someone driving erratically. More>>

    Medical Watch: E-Cigarettes: Help or Hazard? Video included

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    These seemingly "safer" alternatives to tobacco have taken off in popularity faster than research has been able to study their long-term effects and safety. More>>

    Your Weekly Constitutional: Benjamin Franklin – in London Video included

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    Our Founding Grandfather didn't start out as a revolutionary. In fact, just the opposite: he spent sixteen years in London just prior to the American Revolution, trying to keep the American colonies British. More>>

    Pot entrepreneurs audition for "The Marijuana Show"

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    The entertainment industry is getting in on the legal marijuana action in Colorado. Saturday, pot entrepreneurs auditioned for a web-based reality show that puts them in front of potential investors. More>>

    U.Va. launches new efforts to combat sex assaults

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    The University of Virginia says it's launching several new initiatives this fall to combat sexual assaults on campus. More>>

    Police: Evidence indicates missing App State student dead

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    The body was found in a wooded area adjacent to Poplar Grove Road near Appalachian State University. More>>

    Ex-Virginia camp counselor sentenced for sex abuse

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    A Norfolk man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for sexually abusing a 15-year-old boy at a Christian camp in Dickenson County. More>>

    Jazz-funk pioneer Joe Sample dies at 75

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    By CHARLES J. GANS Associated Press Pianist and composer Joe Sample, a founding member of the genre-crossing Jazz Crusaders who helped pioneer the electronic jazz-funk fusion style, has died. He was 75. More>>

    'The Simpsons' toast 25 years with songs and stars

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    Bart and Lisa Simpson, Chief Wiggum and son Ralph, bartender Moe and Apu from Kwik-E-Mart celebrated 25 years of "The Simpsons" in Hollywood on Friday. More>>

    1 dead in gas accident on offshore La. platform

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    A contractor was killed and two others were injured Saturday during maintenance on a Chevron natural gas pipeline off the Louisiana coast, authorities said. More>>

    Dog Swim in Abingdon benefits shelter and spay and neuter clinic

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    Pet parents in Abingdon got a chance to take their pooches swimming Saturday at the Coomes Center Dog Swim.For a $10 donation, families could bring their dogs to swim, socialize, and celebrate the end of summer.The swim benefited the Bristol Human Center and Margaret Mitchell Spay and Neuter Clinic.The clinic is still in need of donations in the form of paper towels, fleece blankets, bleach, yarn, and dryer sheets.Copyright WJHL 2014. All rights reserved. More>>

    Public art project at ETSU brings life to infamous elephant

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    A week-long art installation project concluded at ETSU Saturday with a ceremony on campus.Starting last weekend, visiting artist Dennis McNett worked with students to create a life-sized sculpture of Big Mary the Elephant, who was infamously hung in Erwin almost 100 years ago.After completing the sculpture, McNett and students paraded the work through campus. McNett said the installation is not designed to criticize what happened so many years ago, but as a “cleansing ceremony of the future.”... More>>

    Rescuers end ocean search for Navy fighter pilot

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    Rescuers on Saturday have called off their search of the Pacific Ocean for a Navy fighter pilot whose jet was one of two that crashed west of Wake Island. More>>

    Another hostage beheaded by ISIS in new video Video included

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    The family of British aid worker David Haines pleaded for his life earlier Saturday. Just hours later, his death became public.  More>>

    Peterson case creates new crisis for NFL

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    Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson's booking on a child abuse charge Saturday has created another crisis for the embattled NFL, already derided for not responding strongly enough to acts of domestic... More>>

    Free health care outreach clinic held in Lee County, VA Video included

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    The Health Wagon contacted Remote Area Medical along with many others to put on this free health care outreach event at the Lee County Airport.
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    Pa. State Police identify trooper killed in ambush

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    A late-night ambush outside a state police barracks in Pennsylvania's rural northeastern corner left one trooper dead and another critically wounded, and authorities scoured the densely wooded countryside and beyond on... More>>

    Boil water notice issued for parts of Washington County Virginia

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    The Washington County Service Authority (WCSA), in conjunction with the Virginia Department of Health and the Washington County Health Department, has issued a boil water notice for water customers in the Taylor Valley, Damascus and Alvarado communities until further notice.This precaution is necessary because of a temporary loss of chlorination that has been corrected. The Taylor Valley System consists of Taylor Valley, the Town of Damascus, Alvarado and Jeb Stuart Highway from Damascus to t... More>>

    NFL endures one of its worst weeks ever

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    America's favorite sport bombarded fans with a video of one player punching his wife, details about a former MVP hitting his son with a tree branch and reminders of lingering domestic violence cases. More>>

    Redskins owner announces support of Roger Goodell

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    Redskins owner Dan Snyder says he supports NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, stating he "has always had the best interests of football at heart" and "we are fortunate to have him." More>>

    Your Week in Viral Videos: Time to shake, shake, shake, shake, shake

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    Shake It Off is catchy, has broad appeal and gives uncoordinated people a license to display their lack of coordination without shame.

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    In drought, "pop-up" wetlands provide bird habitat

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    For the swirling flock of migrating shorebirds banking to a landing in California's Central Valley, a recently flooded rice field is providing a new kind of triage station during a drought that's drastically... More>>

    Mark Sanford calling off engagement with fiancee Video included

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    In lengthy post to Facebook, Congressman Mark Sanford said he is calling off his engagement to Maria Belen Chapur. More>>

    Pope urges world to shed apathy toward new threats

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    Pope Francis urged the world Saturday to shed its apathy in the face of what he characterizes as a third world war, intoning "war is madness" at the foot of a grandiose monument to soldiers killed in World War I. More>>

    CBS report: Vikings running back turns himself in for negligent injury of a child

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    Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson turned himself in to authorities in Montgomery County, TX early Saturday morning, according to CBS reports. Peterson is accused on negligent injury of a child. Previous story: Adrian Peterson to surrender in Houston; indicted for child injury charges More>>

    Medical Watch: Brain Fitness Video included

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    We know that lifestyle and nutrition habits can affect the development and health of our brains. "Exercising" our brains to prevent memory loss is important but it's also important to feed our brains the best nutrition to keep them healthy. More>>

    After Iraqi battles, residents choose displacement

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    Misspelled graffiti on walls pockmarked by bullets and torn up propaganda stickers make up the few remaining traces of the Islamic State group in this northern Iraqi ghost town after Kurdish forces finally managed to free... More>>

    Traffic stop leads to drug arrest in Johnson City

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    A Johnson City man now faces several drug charges after a traffic stop downtown. More>>

    Navy pilot missing after 2 jets crash into sea

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    Two Navy fighter jets based in California crashed Friday in the far western Pacific Ocean, with one pilot safely ejecting but the other missing in the waters off the U.S. territory of Wake Island. More>>

    Toppers run past unbeaten Trojans

    Touchdown Friday Night Highlights 9/12 Video included

    VA High vs TN HighVolunteer vs CherokeeJeff. Co. vs GreenevilleWest Greene vs North GreeneGate City vs Sull. SouthMo. West vs SHHSD. Crockett vs ElizabethtonScience Hill marching bandHappy Valley vs Hampton Johnson Co. vs CloudlandD-B vs Sevier Co.Sull. North vs Union, VaWiseVAentral vs JI BurtonAbingdon CheerleadersChilhowie vs AbingdonG. Wythe vs MarionTwin Springs vs P. HenryJ. Battle vs HolstonHaysi vs Clintwood More>>

    Illinois TV anchor tells viewers he has months to live

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    Anchor Dave Benton said he is “dedicated to continue good work” as he fights his diagnosis.

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    Charges in dead babies case; neighbors soul-search

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    A woman who lived in a squalid, vermin-infested home where the bodies of three infants were found was charged Friday with covering up the deaths, while neighbors said they wish they had acted themselves to call attention... More>>

    Public records reveal Greene County EMS refused to respond to emergency transfer call Video included

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    Investigations underway in Ohio prison escape

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    Criminal and internal investigations were underway Friday to determine how three Ohio inmates including a convicted killer of three students were able to escape from prison during recreation a day earlier. More>>

    Obama 'confident' of Islamic State group's defeat

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    President Barack Obama cast the worldwide campaign he's leading to destroy the Islamic State group on Friday as part of a broader effort to root out extremism within the Muslim world, telling Jewish donors the U.S. "is... More>>

    U.S. lawmakers expand childcare grant

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    United States lawmakers agree to expand access to childcare for children of working or student parents.Senator Lamar Alexander announced Friday an agreement on the Child Care Development Block Grant Act of 2014. The legislation gives grants to states like Tennessee to help low-income families pay for child care while the parents work or go to school.East Tennessee State University has a childcare facility on campus that caters to student parents. Beverly Wiginton, Director of the Little Bucca... More>>

    McDonald's to give away free coffee from Sept. 16-29

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    Who doesn't love a freebie every now and then?Well, McDonald's announced this week that from Sept. 16-29, guests can get a free small McCafe coffee during breakfast hours at participating restaurants around the country. More>>

    American Red Cross, WJHL join forces for 8th Annual Battle of the Badges Video included

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    They answer the call when you have an emergency. Now, area first responders need your help. More>>

    Allegations prompting EPD internal investigation unfounded Video included

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    An internal investigation into the Elizabethton Police Department is over following allegations a police employee used a city truck to bring supplies to a bachelor party. More>>

    Mount Carmel Elementary School students celebrate National Anthem's 200th anniversary

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    Mount Carmel Elementary School students and staff celebrated the 200th anniversary of the National Anthem Friday. More>>

    Mountain City leaves "unknown" amount of residents off tax roll Video included

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    Mountain City, Tennessee may have more residents living within city limits than they realized, and the questions surrounding it remain unanswered.
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    Golf instructor charged with child molestation, soliciting hit man

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    A once highly-regarded golf pro now charged with molesting students has been charged with attempting to order hits on the victims. More>>

    Former Sullivan County highway commissioner wants old job back or unemployment benefits Video included

    He fired seven Sullivan County Highway Department employees earlier this year who are still fighting to get their jobs back. Now, Bobbie Manning argues he should get his old job back too.Manning lost the highway commissioner election to Jim Belgeri, who took over the first of this month. Still, Manning argues he still should be a county employee and at the least, should collect unemployment."I was a county employee before I was appointed the interim and interim means you hold the... More>>

    Settlement reached in Sullivan County highway department lawsuit Video included

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    A settlement deal has been reached between Sullivan County and seven laid off employees of the county's highway department.Sullivan County Attorney Dan Street tells News Channel 11 the deal still must be approved by the Sullivan County Commission.The temporary highway superintendent Bobby Manning said he cut their jobs to reduce expenses. More>>

    Ukraine will delay implementation of EU deal

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    European leaders said Friday that they would allow Ukraine to delay putting a landmark trade deal into effect, a major concession to Russia which has repeatedly threatened retaliation if Kiev implements the measure. More>>

    Medal of Honor recipient speaks to Elizabethton H.S. students Video included

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    There are currently 78 living recipients of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor. More>>

    Deportations down 20 percent, fewest since 2007

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    President Barack Obama has quietly slowed deportations by nearly 20 percent while delaying plans to act on his own potentially to shield millions of immigrants from expulsion. More>>

    Young Tennessee hunters eligible for special hunt

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    Youth ages 10 to 15 who are hunter-safety certified and who have never harvested a deer are eligible to win a spot in a special hunt. More>>

    1 dead, 1 hospitalized from carbon monoxide in NC

    Authorities in Asheville say a woman is dead and a second person hospitalized after an outdoor propane cooker used inside a mobile home produced high levels of carbon monoxide. More>>

    Morristown man sentenced to 200 months in prison for distributing child porn Video included

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    A Morristown man was sentenced in Greeneville federal court Monday for distribution of child pornography. More>>

    State treasurer announces college saving incentive

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    State Treasurer David Lillard Jr. is offering an incentive for families to start saving for college. More>>

    Bluff City man indicted on sexual battery, solicitation of a minor charges Video included

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    A Bluff City man was indicted by a Sullivan County Grand Jury Thursday following an investigation into him having an inappropriate contact with a minor. More>>

    Oscar Pistorius convicted of culpable homicide

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    A judge convicted Oscar Pistorius of culpable homicide Friday in the death of his girlfriend, ruling that the former track star was negligent when he opened fire in his home after hearing what he said sounded like an... More>>

    Student cuddles cat, dodges 'lasers' in senior photo

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    Schenectady, NY, High School student Draven Rodriguez wants to share his senior photo with a friend - his kitty cat, Mr. Bigglesworth. 

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    EPD arrest two on numerous drug charges after search of home

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    Two men were arrested Thursday on drug charges following a police search of a home during an ongoing drug investigation. More>>

    WJHL celebrates Friday Morning Kickoff with Greeneville High Video included

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    Students in Greeneville got up really early with News Channel 11 to celebrate high school football. We visited Greeneville High School and they welcomed our cameras in a big way! More>>

    Iraq premier says France to join airstrikes effort

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    France will join the U.S.-led airstrikes targeting extremists in Iraq as part of an expanding international effort to combat the Islamic State group, Iraq's new prime minister said after talks with the French president... More>>

    Johnson City man sentenced to 210 months in prison for child porn charges Video included

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    A Johnson City man was sentenced in Greeneville federal court Thursday after he pleaded guilty to a federal indictment in February to child pornography charges. More>>

    Tim Jones, Jr., on suicide watch, waives first appearance in court Video included

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    Tim Jones, Jr., the man accused by Lexington County investigators of brutally murdering his five children, waived his right to a hearing Friday morning. More>>

    Johnson City man faces numerous charges following single-vehicle crash on Cherokee Road

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    A Johnson City man was arrested Friday following an investigation into a single-vehicle crash on Cherokee Road near Sinking Creek Road. More>>

    Kingsport Oktoberfest is this Saturday; named among '7 Best' n the U.S.

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     Kingsport Oktoberfest organizers have one more thing to celebrate this Saturday at their Fourth Annual Festival – national notoriety. The Kingsport Oktoberfest made the list of the “7 Best Oktoberfests in the U.S." More>>

    Bluff City woman charged after using woman's credit card Video included

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    A Bluff City woman was arrested Thursday following an investigation into a report of someone using a victim's credit card without their permission.  More>>

    Johnson City man arrested on theft charges after stealing truck to steal motorcycle Video included

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    Johnson City Police Department officers arrested a man Thursday following an investigation into a report of stolen vehicle. More>>

    This weekend's "Quake on the Lake" at Boone Lake a first in TN Video included

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    An upcoming, powerboat race called "Quake on the Lake" at Boone Lake will be a first in Tennessee. Starting this Friday, the US Title Series will bring its top three divisions to race on what it being called "The Wettest Half-Mile", just off the shore of Winged Deer Park in Johnson City. More>>

    ETSU athletics unveils schedule for Game Time 101

     Sept. 27th event will be a "free" all-day football extravaganza featuring tailgating and fireworks; highlighted by first ETSU scrimmage.

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    Train vs tractor trailer in Johnson City; no injuries reported Video included

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    A train collided with a tractor-trailer truck at a railroad crossing off West Market Street in Johnson City just before 8:30 a.m. More>>

    Sponsors keep close watch on NFL investigation

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    Major brand sponsors are watching closely to make sure the National Football League doesn't fumble the investigation into how its executives handled evidence in the Ray Rice domestic violence case. More>>

    UT obtains Andrew Jackson's old Bible

    The University of Tennessee says a Bible in which President Andrew Jackson's family recorded household births, marriages and deaths for more than a half-century now belongs to its libraries. More>>

    Brentwood High graffiti threatening teachers and students postpones ACT exam Video included

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    A statement written on a wall in a boy's bathroom at Brentwood High School in Williamson County threatened to kill 10 students and 10 teachers during ACT testing, which was scheduled for Saturday. More>>

    Tropical Storm Edouard forms

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    Tropical Storm Edouard has formed in the far eastern Atlantic.

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    Ravens fans, men and women, wear No 27 for Rice

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    Music blared from the purple bus, and Baltimore Ravens fan Racquel Bailey stood with drink in hand amid her usual tailgate buddies while making a bold fashion statement: a black, rhinestone-decorated jersey with the white... More>>

    Mountain City woman sues Johnson County Election Commission

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    A Mountain City woman who says the Johnson County Election Commission is not running fair elections, is asking the court to investigate.Jessica Fallin filed the lawsuit on August 22nd, citing several violations of election regulations. The county has since filed a motion to dismiss the case.“It's always been the same people over and over, whenever you get somebody really excited about an election and then you say this year it'll be different, and it never is,” Fallin told News Channel 11, “ov... More>>

    Yahoo says gov't threatened $250,000 a day fine

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    Yahoo said Thursday the government threatened to fine the company $250,000 a day if it did not comply with demands to go along with an expansion of U.S. surveillance by surrendering online information, a step the company... More>>

    CBS drops Rihanna song as opening for Ravens-Steelers game

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    One of the most high-profile victims of domestic violence will no longer be the musical voice for a Thursday Night Football game featuring an NFL team beset by the Ray Rice scandal. More>>

    New terror fight casts shadow over 9/11 ceremonies Video included

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    The nation's gathering war against a new upsurge in Islamic terror hung heavy over the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks Thursday, stirring both anxiety and determination among those who came to ground zero to... More>>

    Jimmy John's to issue vouchers over sprout-less subs

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    Sandwich shop Jimmy John's is issuing vouchers in their effort to settle a class-action lawsuit over a sandwich without alfalfa sprouts.  More>>

    Kingsport Police crack down on impaired drivers, announce DUI checkpoint Video included

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     Kingsport police are cracking down on people driving under the influence, after nearly half the fatal crashes in Kingsport in 2013 involved alcohol.

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    Across the years, Obama's 9/11 message varies Video included

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    Six times, President Barack Obama has come before the American people to reckon with the legacy of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the anniversary of that awful day. Each time, he has tailored his message to the moment, at... More>>

    Public records indicate no plans for ETSU to outsource custodial positions Video included

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    American battling Ebola steadily improving

    Dr. Phil Smith said Thursday Dr. Rick Sacra received blood transfusions from an Ebola survivor shortly after he arrived at the Nebraska Medical Center last Friday. More>>

    Honor Your Hero: Send us your pics! Video included

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    Do you have a hero in your life? Send us a picture of your hero to pix@wjhl.com or share your photo on WJHL's Facebook or on our Twitter account -- @WJHL11. More>>

    Rogersville woman charged after prescription meds, marijuana found in home

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    Hawkins County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested a Rogersville woman on drug charges Sept. 5 following a four month investigation. More>>

    Thursday Night Football on CBS schedule

    Here is a schedule of Thursday Night NFL games on CBS for the 2014 season. More>>

    219 soring violations found at horse competition

    A federal Department of Agriculture report shows there were almost double the number of soring violations at the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration competition this year compared to 2013. More>>

    Sheriff: Investigation of Stewart crash complete

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    By CAROLYN THOMPSON Associated Press Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart will find out no later than next week whether authorities will pursue charges in the death of a driver he struck during a... More>>

    Deputies: 15 injured in Henderson Co. school bus crash

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    Fifteen people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries after a school bus was involved in a wreck in Flat Rock on Thursday, according to deputies. More>>

    Parents make 'bucket list' for unborn, terminally ill son

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    Dan and Jenna Haley, of Philadelphia, PA, found out in April that their child, Shane, had anencephaly - a birth defect that causes the baby to not have a fully formed brain and skull. Almost all children with it die shortly after birth.

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    Haslam to swear in Lee as Tenn. chief justice

    Republican Gov. Bill Haslam plans to preside over an investiture ceremony for Sharon Lee as chief justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court in Knoxville next week. More>>

    Milligan College scholarship named for 9-11 hero Video included

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    Todd Beamer, the man who made the phrase “Let's roll” famous while a passenger aboard United Flight 93 when it was hijacked by terrorists on Sept. 11, 2001, will now have a scholarship program named in his honor at Milligan College. More>>

    Bomb threat reported at Tennessee High School in Bristol

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    News Channel 11 has learned there has been a bomb threat at Tennessee High School in Bristol.According to school officials, “all students have been evacuated and are safe.” More>>

    FREE RAM clinic goes to Lee County, VA Sept. 13-14; upcoming clinics in Grundy, Greeneville

    Much needed health care is coming to those who live in rural southwest Virginia. The Health Wagon along with Remote Area Medical will host the free health care outreach on September 13-14 at the Lee County Airport in Jonesville, VA.  More>>

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    Area first responders climb 110 stories in honor of 9/11 victims Video included

    Area fire fighters and paramedics climbed 110 stories in honor of the first responders who died at the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001. More>>

    Judge: Negligence, no premeditated murder in Pistorius trial Video included

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    Oscar Pistorius shot and killed his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine's Day, 2013. He said it was an accident.

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    RAM board member speaks on internal changes Video included

    6 News is taking a closer look at some of the internal changes happening at Remote Area Medical or RAM. More>>

    Jaws actor from Bond films Richard Kiel dies at 74

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    Richard Kiel, the towering actor best known for portraying steel-toothed villain Jaws in a pair of James Bond films, has died. He was 74. More>>

    Arkansas State football team removes cross from helmets after complaint Video included

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    A cross placed on the back of the Arkansas State University football team's helmets will be modified after a complaint.  More>>

    Multiple DUI offender kills grandfather in recent crash

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    He should not have been on the road and now a family is suffering because of it. More>>

    Pistorius trial: Judge begins reading verdict

    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - South African judge says prosecutors have not proved beyond a reasonable doubt that Oscar Pistorius is guilty of premeditated murder in the death of Reeva Steenkamp, but the judge has yet to deliver her verdicts in the case.Judge Thokozile Masipa on Thursday was explaining her reasoning behind the upcoming verdicts in the case against the double-amputee Olympic athlete. Masipa said there were "just not enough facts" to support the finding of premeditated murder i... More>>

    Changes surround 9/11 anniversary commemoration

    NEW YORK (AP) - The annual Sept. 11 commemoration ceremony has changed little over the years. But so much around it has.The museum now sits open at the site of the tragedy.The fences have come down around the memorial plaza, more fully integrating it into Manhattan's streets.A new mayor is in office, Bill de Blasio, one far less linked to the attacks and their aftermath than his predecessors.And One World Trade Center is nearly complete and set to open later this year, perhaps signaling that ... More>>

    Expanded US strikes are 1st step in long campaign

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    By expanding his military campaign against the Islamic State group, President Barack Obama hopes to reverse the militants' momentum in Iraq, squeeze their sanctuary in Syria and erode their recruiting appeal across the... More>>

    AP Newsbreak: Source says Rice video sent to NFL

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    A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to an NFL executive five months ago, while Commissioner Roger Goodell has insisted the league didn't see the violent images until... More>>

    Missouri lawmakers enact 72-hour abortion wait

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    Missouri lawmakers enacted one of the nation's most stringent abortion waiting periods Wednesday, overriding a veto of legislation that will require women to wait 72 hours after consulting with a doctor before ending a... More>>

    Mike Tyson directs vulgarities at Canadian TV host

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    Mike Tyson directed an expletive-filled rant at a Canadian television anchor in a live interview Wednesday after the host brought up the former heavyweight champion's conviction for sexual assault. More>>

    Highway shutdown averted at Ferguson protests

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    A planned highway shutdown fell through Wednesday as a wall of officers in riot gear kept people who planned to protest the Ferguson police shooting from walking onto Interstate 70 during the late afternoon commute. More>>

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    • Hundreds walk to stop diabetes in downtown Kingsport

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      The following are mugshots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges in August by local authorities in Northeast Tennessee.
    • This weekend's "Quake on the Lake" at Boone Lake a first in TN

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      An upcoming, powerboat race called "Quake on the Lake" at Boone Lake will be a first in Tennessee. Starting this Friday, the US Title Series will bring its top three divisions to race on what it being called "The Wettest Half-Mile", just off the shore of Winged Deer Park in Johnson City.
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    • July Mugshots - Northeast Tennessee

      July Mugshots - Northeast Tennessee

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      The following are mugshots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges in July by local authorities in Northeast Tennessee.
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      Who doesn't love a freebie every now and then?Well, McDonald's announced this week that from Sept. 16-29, guests can get a free small McCafe coffee during breakfast hours at participating restaurants around the country.
    • State treasurer announces college saving incentive

      State treasurer announces college saving incentive

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      State Treasurer David Lillard Jr. is offering an incentive for families to start saving for college.
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