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    Trial pushed back for Alexa Linboom murder case

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    The murder trial of two suspects charged with the murder of a 5-year-old Hawkins County girl will now begin three years after her death. Randall and Mary Vaughn appeared in a Hawkins County courtroom Friday where newly elected District Attorney Dan Armstrong asked for more time to review the case. More>>

    KPD arrests man on aggravated robbery charges

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    Kingsport Police Department officers arrested a Kingsport man Thursday following a call about a robbery on Highpoint Avenue. More>>

    What's Working: Bristol YMCA's program helps teens become leaders Video included

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    Every Monday afternoon at 4:30, teenagers gather at the Bristol YMCA. It's called the Teen Leaders program." More>>

    Tony Stewart back at the track, looking to heal

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    Tony Stewart took his seat on the podium - unshaven, his eyes glassy - and unfolded a sheet of paper. His voice quivered as he read, pausing to maintain his composure as he described the death of a driver he hit as "one of... More>>

    THP probe into April off-duty deputy crash incomplete, deputies still on medical leave Video included

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    Two Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies remain on medical leave, four months after the Tennessee Highway Patrol began investigating a crash that injured the pair. "This incident remains under investigation," THP Sgt. Bill Miller said. "Once all the evidence has been processed then investigators will determine their course of action." The sheriff's office says Deputies Louis Cunningham and Tim Moore are still out on medical leave. Both men, who were off-duty at the time, were seriously... More>>

    Bristol, Va. police search for man accused in officer assault Video included

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    Two Bristol, Virginia Police Department officers were injured Friday afternoon, while they attempted to arrest a man who was wanted for failing to register his new address as a sex offender, as well as for felony shoplifting. More>>

    It's National College Colors Day: Send us your pics!

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    It's National College Colors Day!National College Colors Day is celebrated on the first Friday of each college school year where students, parents, family, fans, alumni and others, wear their school's colors or college apparel. More>>

    Bristol, Va. police search for wanted sex offender after two officers injured

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    Two Bristol, Virginia Police Department officers were injured Friday afternoon, while they attempted to arrest a man who was wanted for failing to register his new address as a sex offender, as well as for felony shoplifting. More>>

    Storm Team 11 Weather: Hot and Humid, Late Day Storm

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    Telford man accused of assaulting minor Video included

    The Washington County Sheriff's Office says deputies arrested Charles W. Whitson, 36, after a juvenile had signs of bruising around the neck and face. More>>

    Russian-backed rebels aim to push west along coast

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    Their tanks bearing the flag of their would-be state, Russian-backed separatists held control Friday over this coastal town on the new front in the Ukraine conflict and announced their intention to keep pushing west toward... More>>

    Cameron promises tough action to fight militants

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    Prime Minister David Cameron pledged Friday to plug gaps in Britain's armory to combat terror, describing the extremist threat posed by the Islamic State group as being more dangerous than even that of al-Qaida. More>>

    East Tennessee soldiers prepare for deployment to Kuwait Video included

    More than 120 Tennessee soldiers from the 252nd Military Police Company gathered Friday morning in Cleveland, Tennessee to say goodbye to friends and family as they prepared for deployment overseas.  More>>

    New Shindigs restaurant coming to downtown Bristol, opens Sept. 2

    Inside Shindigs (Source: Facebook) Inside Shindigs (Source: Facebook)
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    The new restaurant side of the business is scheduled to open for lunch on Tuesday, September 2nd. Lunch will be served daily from Monday through Saturday. Nate Singleton, co-owner of the new restaurant said recently that his group is hoping to fill a niche in the downtown lunch scene.  More>>

    Former Hawkins sheriff employee charged with statutory rape Video included

    A former Hawkins County Sheriff's Office employee was charged Thursday with three counts of statutory rape. More>>

    Friday Morning Kickoff at Tennessee High School

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    The News Channel 11 Friday Morning Kickoff crew were in Bristol this morning at Tennessee High School to help celebrate tonight's game. More>>

    Judge to hear advocacy groups' lawsuit urging medicare expansion in TN

    A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments in a lawsuit accusing the state of failing to provide certain services required by the federal health care law. More>>

    Father, step-mother of Alexa Linboom to appear for hearing in Hawkins County Video included

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    The parents of a young girl whose death shocked the region are due in court today. More>>

    UN says Syria refugees top 3 million mark

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    The civil war in Syria has forced 3 million people out of the country, including more than a million people who fled in the past year, creating a crisis that the U.N. refugee agency said requires the biggest operation in... More>>

    Sullivan Co. deputies arrest Kingsport couple following report of stabbing Video included

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    Sullivan County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested a Kingsport couple following a report of a stabbing Thursday. More>>

    Pakistani premier denies asking army to mediate

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    Pakistan's prime minister on Friday denied asking the country's military chief to mediate with opposition leaders and protesters who have camped for two weeks outside parliament in the capital, Islamabad, demanding... More>>

    Former Sullivan South assistant band director indicted on 13 counts of statutory rape Video included

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    A Johnson City man was indicted Wednesday on 13 counts of statutory rape by the Sullivan County Grand Jury following an investigation into an alleged relationship with a teenage girl. More>>

    Donors give $8K to purchase headstone for murdered 2-year-old girl Video included

    Almost two years after her death, Wise County Deputies realized Emma Baldwin had not received a proper burial. Almost two years after her death, Wise County Deputies realized Emma Baldwin had not received a proper burial.
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    The Wise County Sheriff Office is raising money to purchase a tombstone for Emma Baldwin.The 2-year-old girl was murdered in October 2012. More>>

    Wounded Ft. Campbell vet surprised with mortgage-free home Video included

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    A wounded soldier learned at Thursday night's Titans game that a mortgage-free home will be built for him and his family in Hendersonville. More>>

    THP to conduct 'no refusal' enforcement Labor Day weekend Video included

    Troopers will enforce a "no refusal" campaign across Tennessee roadways over the Labor Day weekend. The enforcement will include driver checkpoints. More>>

    Comedian Joan Rivers hospitalized in New York City

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    Joan Rivers remained in a New York City hospital Friday, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office. More>>

    Proposed Pigeon Forge restaurant with distillery creates dispute

    A business owner is trying to open up a restaurant in Pigeon Gorge that would include a distillery. So far the Pigeon Forge Planning Commission isn't moving forward with the idea. More>>

    Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff in overhaul

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    Malaysia Airlines will cut 6,000 workers as part of a $1.9 billion overhaul announced Friday to revive its damaged brand after being hit by double passenger jet disasters. More>>

    Dobyns-Bennett Marching Band takes on Ice Bucket Challenge Video included

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    Almost 400 local students are the latest to participate ina fundraising campaign gone viral. People from across the country and around the world have been dousing themselves in ice-cold water to help find a cure for ALS.Since July 29th, the Ice Bucket Challenge has raised more than $94 million for the fight against ALS. The challenge continues to spread as people step up to raise money and awareness for the devastating disease.Thursday, one of the largest bands in the state of Tennessee took ... More>>

    Community funded Tweetsie Trail opens Thursday Video included

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    The official opening of the long awaited Tweetsie Trail is finally here. Thursday is the ribbon cutting, followed by a celebration this weekend at the Tweetsie Trail Trek on Saturday. More>>

    John Lennon's killer denied parole again

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    He will have another chance for parole in 2016.

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    Obama tamps down prospect of strikes in Syria

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    President Barack Obama tamped down the prospect of imminent U.S. military action in Syria on Thursday, saying "we don't have a strategy yet" for degrading the violent militant group seeking to establish a caliphate in... More>>

    UN: Ebola disease caseload could reach 20,000

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    The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is accelerating and could grow six times larger to infect as many as 20,000 people, the World Health Organization said Thursday. The U.N. health agency unveiled a new road map for... More>>

    Attempt to call missing jet may alter search area

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    Shortly after the missing Malaysian airliner disappeared from radar, airline officials on the ground tried repeatedly to call the crew of the Boeing 777 using a satellite phone that might have left clues to the jet's... More>>

    Drugs killed Oklahoma inmate in troubled execution

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    An Oklahoma death row inmate who writhed, moaned and clenched his teeth before he was pronounced dead about 43 minutes after his execution began succumbed to the lethal drugs he was administered, not a heart attack, after... More>>

    Lawsuit against Sullivan Co. moves forward Video included

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    After months of back and forth, Sullivan County leaders could not come to an agreement Thursday morning to settle a lawsuit involving 7 former highway department employees.For an hour and a half, commissioners discussed the a settlement that would give each employee $3,000. Commissioners also discussed the possibility of rehiring 3 of the 7 workers.Sullivan County Attorney Dan Street urged the commission to make a decision."Let’s not pass it on to the next commission solely for the purpose of... More>>

    Just Jump trampoline park coming to Johnson City

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    Johnson City is going to be home to the first trampoline park in the Tri-Cities and southwest Virginia later this year. Local families will no longer have to drive over 90 miles to find the closest facility of its kind. 



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    Jihadists kill dozens of captured Syrian soldiers

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    The Islamic State group killed more than 160 Syrian government troops seized in recent fighting, posting pictures Thursday of terrified young conscripts stripped down to their underwear before meeting their deaths in the... More>>

    After Rice, NFL increases domestic violence bans

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    Acknowledging he "didn't get it right" with a two-game suspension for Ravens running back Ray Rice, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced tougher penalties for players accused of domestic violence, including six... More>>

    Obama puts Ukraine violence squarely on Russia

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    President Barack Obama suggested Thursday that the U.S. might impose new economic sanctions on Russia, blaming it squarely for the warfare in eastern Ukraine. But he ruled out any military options and proposed no shift in... More>>

    Tony Stewart to return to competition Sunday Video included

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    Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus after his car struck and killed a fellow driver during a dirt-track race. More>>

    Apple to unveil next products at Sept. 9 event

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    Apple's latest product launch will be in a setting that holds a special place in its history, signaling how big this event is for the company. More>>

    TONIGHT: UT preseason show, Titans game airs on Me-TV 11.2

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    University of Tennessee and Titans fans have something to cheer about. We have some special programming on ME TV (11.2).  More>>

    ETSU football announces second annual Women’s Football 101 Clinic

    The clinic costs $20 per person in advance, and $25 at the door, while ETSU faculty/staff may attend for just $10 and students are free with a valid ID. More>>

    VIDEO: Dolly Parton accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from Kenny Rogers

    Dolly Parton takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (Screenshot from YouTube) Dolly Parton takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (Screenshot from YouTube)
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    Dolly Parton has recently been challenged by several famous folks, including her duet partner Kenny Rodgers.  More>>

    Joan Rivers in critical condition after surgery

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    The 81-year-old comedian was in critical condition after her heart stopped while undergoing throat surgery Thursday morning. More>>

    2 fired after teen suicides at state facility Video included

    Mountain View Youth Development Center in Dandridge, TN (Source: Knoxville) Mountain View Youth Development Center in Dandridge, TN (Source: Knoxville)

    Two officers have been fired and a manager has resigned after an independent review of two suicides at a youth detention center in East Tennessee. More>>

    Pit bull hailed a hero after saving boy from bees

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    An Oregon City family is calling their pit bull a hero after it saved their 8-year-old son from a swarm of bees. More>>

    Northeast TN health officials investigating increase in salmonella cases Video included

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    The Northeast Tennessee Regional Health Office is investigating a sharp increase in salmonella cases. According to health officials, 19 cases of salmonella have been reported in the area since August 7th. More>>

    Dobyns-Bennett's Makale Foreman named Player of the Week

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    There weren't many games in week zero of the high school football season, but there were a number of big time efforts. Two different Tri-Cities running backs topped 200 yards, but it was a wide-receiver who stood above the rest. More>>

    Sullivan South preps for showdown against Tennessee High

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    With week zero in the rear view mirror, teams in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia are preparing for week number one of the high school football season.  More>>

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    "Cops" employee dies from gunshot wound while filming Video included

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    When the call came from an officer who needed help facing an armed robber at a fast-food restaurant, two members of a reality television show riding along with Omaha police hustled to record the confrontation. More>>

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    • Trial pushed back for Alexa Linboom murder case

      Trial pushed back for Alexa Linboom murder case

      Friday, August 29 2014 6:05 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:05:06 GMT
      Mary And Randall Vaughn in court Mary And Randall Vaughn in court
      The murder trial of two suspects charged with the murder of a 5-year-old Hawkins County girl will now begin three years after her death. Randall and Mary Vaughn appeared in a Hawkins County courtroom Friday where newly elected District Attorney Dan Armstrong asked for more time to review the case.
      The murder trial of two suspects charged with the murder of a 5-year-old Hawkins County girl will now begin three years after her death. Randall and Mary Vaughn appeared in a Hawkins County courtroom Friday where newly elected District Attorney Dan Armstrong asked for more time to review the case.
    • KPD arrests man on aggravated robbery charges

      KPD arrests man on aggravated robbery charges

      Friday, August 29 2014 6:03 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:03:56 GMT
      Kingsport Police Department officers arrested a Kingsport man Thursday following a call about a robbery on Highpoint Avenue.
      Kingsport Police Department officers arrested a Kingsport man Thursday following a call about a robbery on Highpoint Avenue.
    • What's Working: Bristol YMCA's program helps teens become leaders

      What's Working: Bristol YMCA's program helps teens become leaders

      Friday, August 29 2014 5:54 PM EDT2014-08-29 21:54:26 GMT
      Every Monday afternoon at 4:30, teenagers gather at the Bristol YMCA. It's called the Teen Leaders program."
      Every Monday afternoon at 4:30, teenagers gather at the Bristol YMCA. It's called the Teen Leaders program."
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    • Tony Stewart back at the track, looking to heal

      Tony Stewart back at the track, looking to heal

      Friday, August 29 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-08-29 21:41:11 GMT
      Tony Stewart should be back in his comfort zone at a NASCAR track, ready for racing.
      Tony Stewart took his seat on the podium - unshaven, his eyes glassy - and unfolded a sheet of paper. His voice quivered as he read, pausing to maintain his composure as he described the death of a driver he hit as "one of...
    • Russian-backed rebels aim to push west along coast

      Russian-backed rebels aim to push west along coast

      Friday, August 29 2014 3:40 PM EDT2014-08-29 19:40:23 GMT
      Russia's President Vladimir Putin has called on pro-Russian separatists fighting government troops in eastern Ukraine to release Ukrainian soldiers they took prisoner and allow them to return home.
      Their tanks bearing the flag of their would-be state, Russian-backed separatists held control Friday over this coastal town on the new front in the Ukraine conflict and announced their intention to keep pushing west toward...
    • Cameron promises tough action to fight militants

      Cameron promises tough action to fight militants

      Friday, August 29 2014 2:00 PM EDT2014-08-29 18:00:30 GMT
      Britain's Home Secretary Theresa May says the country has raised the terror threat level from substantial to severe, but says there is no specific threat.
      Prime Minister David Cameron pledged Friday to plug gaps in Britain's armory to combat terror, describing the extremist threat posed by the Islamic State group as being more dangerous than even that of al-Qaida.
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    • It's National College Colors Day: Send us your pics!

      It's National College Colors Day: Send us your pics!

      Friday, August 29 2014 4:40 PM EDT2014-08-29 20:40:35 GMT
      It's National College Colors Day!National College Colors Day is celebrated on the first Friday of each college school year where students, parents, family, fans, alumni and others, wear their school's colors or college apparel.
      It's National College Colors Day!National College Colors Day is celebrated on the first Friday of each college school year where students, parents, family, fans, alumni and others, wear their school's colors or college apparel.
    • Miley Cyrus' MTV VMAs date turns himself in

      Miley Cyrus' MTV VMAs date turns himself in

      Friday, August 29 2014 1:08 PM EDT2014-08-29 17:08:37 GMT
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      The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards has a warrant out for his arrest in Oregon.
      Jesse Helt, the Oregon man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards, had a warrant out for his arrest in Oregon. He posted bail after turning himself in to the Polk County Jail.
    • Friday Morning Kickoff at Tennessee High School

      Friday Morning Kickoff at Tennessee High School

      Friday, August 29 2014 12:56 PM EDT2014-08-29 16:56:23 GMT
      The News Channel 11 Friday Morning Kickoff crew were in Bristol this morning at Tennessee High School to help celebrate tonight's game.
      The News Channel 11 Friday Morning Kickoff crew were in Bristol this morning at Tennessee High School to help celebrate tonight's game.
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    • Apple to unveil next products at Sept. 9 event

      Apple to unveil next products at Sept. 9 event

      Thursday, August 28 2014 4:30 PM EDT2014-08-28 20:30:38 GMT
      Apple will show off its newest products Sept. 9. The iPhone and iPad maker set the date in invitations mailed Thursday to reporters and others who typically come to see the unveiling of Apple's latest twists on...
      Apple's latest product launch will be in a setting that holds a special place in its history, signaling how big this event is for the company.
    • NHTSA rule provides consumers with recall info on cars, motorcycles

      NHTSA rule provides consumers with recall info on cars, motorcycles

      Thursday, August 28 2014 1:30 PM EDT2014-08-28 17:30:57 GMT
      A new National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) rule requires automakers and motorcycle manufacturers to provide vehicle specific recall information for consumers on the NHTSA's SaferCar website. 
      A new National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) rule requires automakers and motorcycle manufacturers to provide vehicle specific recall information for consumers on the NHTSA's SaferCar website. 
    • Taco Bell offers free food for life

      Taco Bell offers free food for life

      Thursday, August 28 2014 8:50 AM EDT2014-08-28 12:50:18 GMT

      Taco Bell is offering an unusual contest prize: a "lifetime" of free food at its restaurants.

      Taco Bell is offering an unusual contest prize: a "lifetime" of free food at its restaurants.

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    • Friday Morning Kickoff at Tennessee High School

      Friday Morning Kickoff at Tennessee High School

      Friday, August 29 2014 12:56 PM EDT2014-08-29 16:56:23 GMT
      The News Channel 11 Friday Morning Kickoff crew were in Bristol this morning at Tennessee High School to help celebrate tonight's game.
      The News Channel 11 Friday Morning Kickoff crew were in Bristol this morning at Tennessee High School to help celebrate tonight's game.
    • Get into the school spirit with #WJHL's Friday Morning Kickoff!

      Get into the school spirit with #WJHL's Friday Morning Kickoff!

      Friday, August 29 2014 12:44 PM EDT2014-08-29 16:44:50 GMT
      Use #WJHLKick to become a part of our pep rally!Use #WJHLKick to become a part of our pep rally!
      Are you ready for high school football? News Channel 11's Kasey Marler, Anna Zook and Meteorologist Jeremy Eisenzophf will be kicking things off Friday morning at 5:00 a.m. with a LIVE preview of the Daniel Boone and Elizabethton High School game Friday night.Do you want to rally for your school to be featured in our morning show pep rally. We need your help. Show us your school spirit by using the hashtag #WJHLKickoff to tell us where we should hold our ultimate pep rally each week.Each week...
      Are you ready for high school football? News Channel 11's Kasey Marler, Anna Zook and Meteorologist Jeremy Eisenzophf will be kicking things off Friday morning at 5:00 a.m. with a LIVE preview of the Daniel Boone and Elizabethton High School game Friday night.Do you want to rally for your school to be featured in our morning show pep rally. We need your help. Show us your school spirit by using the hashtag #WJHLKickoff to tell us where we should hold our ultimate pep rally each week.Each week...
    • July Mugshots - Northeast Tennessee

      July Mugshots - Northeast Tennessee

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 1:51 PM EDT2014-08-26 17:51:57 GMT
      The following are mugshots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges in July by local authorities in Northeast Tennessee.
      The following are mugshots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges in July by local authorities in Northeast Tennessee.
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