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    Car, bicycle crash severely injuries cyclist on Elizabethton Highway Video included

    An investigation is underway into the cause of a crash between a bicycle and a car late last night on a section of Elizabethton Highway... It happened around 11-o-clock last night...near the intersection of King Springs Road. The Tennessee Highway Patrol tells News Channel 11 that a car traveling toward Johnson City on the Elizabethton highway was turning onto King Springs road when it struck a male riding a bicycle. The bicyclist was transported to Johnson City Medical Center with life thre... More>>

    Iraq's top Shiite cleric appeals to politicians

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    Iraq's most influential Shiite cleric is appealing to politicians not to be "an obstacle" in the process of transition as Iraq nears a deadline to select its next prime minister. More>>

    35 killed, soldier missing as Gaza truce unravels

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    A Gaza cease-fire quickly unraveled Friday as violence erupted in and around the southern town of Rafah, with 35 Palestinians killed by Israeli shelling and the military saying one of its soldiers may have been abducted. More>>

    Large expert team reaches Ukraine crash site

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    A team of several dozen international investigators descended Friday on the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site in eastern Ukraine to begin combing an area now designated as a crime scene. More>>

    Europe started WWI a century ago, blind to tragedy

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    British Pvt. John Parr set off on his reconnaissance bike on the lookout for German troops amid the rolling farmland and woods south of Brussels in August 1914. It was the last anyone saw of 'Ole Man' Parr, the... More>>

    Storm Team 11 Weather: Showers Possible Today

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    Showers possible today

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    Colorado to issue driver's licenses to immigrants

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    Colorado will begin issuing driver's licenses and identification cards to immigrants Friday regardless of their legal status, underscoring a sea change in a state that less than a decade ago passed strict immigration... More>>

    THP investigating bicycle vs car crash in Carter County

    The Tennessee Highway Patrol and Carter County Sheriff's Department are investigating a Thursday night crash that sent a bicyclist to the hospital with life threatening injuries.A car traveling on the Elizabethton Highway was making a turn onto King Springs Road when the vehicle struck a bicycle with a male rider.The bicyclist was transported to the Johnson City Medical Center.There occupants of the car were not injured.THP at the scene of the crash said that the bicycle was not equipped with... More>>

    Alexander, Carr making stops in Tri-Cities Video included

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    Only a week away from Election Day, two U.S. Senate candidates will be in the Tri-Cities tonight. More>>

    Giraffe collides with overhead bridge, killed during transport

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    An animal cruelty group plans to investigate the death of a giraffe during transport in South Africa.  More>>

    Kleenex alert: Canadian bank gives customers surprise gifts

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    Listen up, Wells Fargo, Bank of America and Sun Trust: A Canadian bank surprised several longtime customers with touching and lovely gifts.


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    Kingsport man accused of making meth in grandmother's basement

    The owner of the home gave officers permission to search the house including the basement where her grandson Richard Little, 28, had been living. The owner of the home gave officers permission to search the house including the basement where her grandson Richard Little, 28, had been living.
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    A Kingsport grandmother can't live in her own home tonight.That's because the house has been quarantined by Sheriff's deputies who say, without her knowledge, her grandson was making meth in the basement.Deputies said they found the lab after getting a tip that meth was being made in a home in the 4000 block of Potato Hill Road in Kingsport. More>>

    Sudan woman who faced death over faith lands in US

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    A Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence arrived Thursday in the United States, where she was welcomed first by the mayor of Philadelphia as a "world freedom fighter" and... More>>

    Congress oks VA, highway bills, not border measure

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    Congress ran full-tilt into election-year gridlock over immigration Thursday and staggered toward a five-week summer break after failing to agree on legislation to cope with the influx of young immigrants flocking... More>>

    Emory Hospital in Atlanta to receive Ebola patient Video included

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    Emory University Hospital has been told that a patient with the Ebola virus will be transferred to its hospital in Atlanta. More>>

    Gaza truce comes after days of pushing for a deal

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    Hours past midnight Thursday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was still working the phones, trying to come up with a cease-fire plan to stop the bloodshed in the Gaza Strip. He'd been pushing for a deal all day - in... More>>

    US, UN announce deal on 72-hour Gaza cease-fire

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    Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire to begin Friday morning, the United Nations and United States announced, although Secretary of State John Kerry cautioned there were "no guarantees" the... More>>

    Senate kills spending bill for border crisis

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    A bill to address the crisis of unaccompanied migrant youths arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border has died in the Senate on a procedural vote. More>>

    Immigration issue produces congressional disarray

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    Once more, the tea party forced House Speaker John Boehner to blink. More>>

    CIA spied on Senate, internal review finds

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    The CIA's insistence that it did not spy on its Senate overseers collapsed Thursday with the release of a stark report by the agency's internal watchdog documenting improper computer surveillance and obstructionist... More>>

    Grand Jury finds no criminal act in Quality Dentures case; victims entitled to reimbursement Video included

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    Dr. Hardev Patel once operated Quality Denture Care in Bluff City, but in May 2013 he left the practice citing a family illness. More>>

    Carter County Commissioners pass budget with tax hike despite mayor's veto Video included

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    Property taxes in Carter County are slated to see a 12 cent increase after the Carter County Commission voted to override the mayor’s veto and passed the budget in a special called meeting Thursday morning. More>>

    Mobile food truck vendor ordinance non-existent in Johnson City Video included

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    A brand new food truck in Johnson City is finding out it is having trouble fitting in, and its not because of what they are serving.
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    Birthplace of Country Music Museum opens Friday

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    The Birthplace of Country Music Museum will officially open its doors to the public on Friday and people from across the nation are making their way to Bristol for its grand opening. More>>

    Woman arrested for allegedly stealing doctor's pad, writing prescriptions for drugs Video included

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    A Johnson City woman was arrested after police said she stole a doctor’s prescription pad and wrote herself prescriptions for narcotics. More>>

    State Top Ten Most Wanted suspect located in Morristown Video included

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    After just two days on state’s Top Ten Most Wanted list, state, county and federal law enforcement arrested a man wanted on numerous charges, including aggravated kidnapping. More>>

    Morristown doctor home in quarantine after treating Ebola in Africa Video included

    An East Tennessee doctor treating Ebola patients in West Africa has just returned home after being evacuated by the aid group he was working for.
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    Report: CIA officers read Senate emails

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    CIA officers improperly accessed Senate computers, read the emails of Senate staff, and exhibited a "lack of candor" when interviewed by agency investigators, according to a declassified CIA inspector general's report. More>>

    Investigators reach Ukraine jet wreckage site

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    As mortar fire landed nearby, an international team of investigators finally reached the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 wreckage site Thursday and got their first look at a scene experts fear has been badly compromised in the... More>>

    Food City names Race Grand Marshal and Honorary Starter

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    As the area prepares for the upcoming race weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway, the folks at Food City are gearing up for the running of the August 22nd Food City 300.Company officials recently announced that a gathering of at least ten Medal of Honor recipients will serve as the event Grand Marshals.  More>>

    Emergency exercise planned for August 5 at ETSU

    The exercise will take place on the VA Medical Center campus.  Emergency vehicles will be present, and no action on behalf of students and employees will be required. More>>

    Peace Corps pulls volunteers from West Africa as Ebola spreads Video included

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    Two American aid workers have been infected with the Ebola virus as it continues to spread across West Africa, meanwhile the Peace Corps is pulling its volunteers from the region. More>>

    JCPD: Elizabethton man charged for Sullivan Co. trailer theft

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    Johnson City Police Department officers arrested an Elizabethton man on theft charges Thursday, after he allegedly stole a trailer from a Sullivan County residence. More>>

    Wash. Co, Va. deputies arrest Meadowview man for identity theft

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    Washington County, Va. Sheriff’s Office arrested a Meadowview, Va. man on numerous felony charges Wednesday involving identity theft. More>>

    JCPD arrest man for writing worthless checks to Johnson's Jewelers

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    Johnson City Police Department officers arrested a man Wednesday following a report of fraud at a local jewelry store. More>>

    McDonnell Trial Day 4: Jonnie Williams Testimony Continues Video included

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    Jonnie Williams is on the stand first thing this morning as day 4 of the McDonnell corruption trial begins this morning.
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    Woman went to file for divorce only to learn husband is still married to first wife Video included

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    Just days after we reported the problem of bigamy as part of a special report, a Hawkins County woman filed a bigamy report with the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office. According to a police report filed yesterday, Christina Dawn Knight went to the courthouse to file for divorce only to find out her husband is still married to his first wife. Knight says she and her husband have been married for more than five years and says until recently, she had no clue the man was still married More>>

    Elizabethton Police arrests 19-year-old on rape charges Video included

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    Elizabethton Police Department arrested a 19-year-old man Wednesday following an investigation into rape back in May. More>>

    KPD search for pair after smartphones swiped from AT&T store Video included

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    Kingsport Police Department officers are currently searching for two people they said stole two smartphones from a Kingsport cellphone store. More>>

    AP Analysis: Putin cornered over Ukraine

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    For Russian President Vladimir Putin, there are few options left in the Ukraine crisis and they all look bad. More>>

    Sullivan County grand jury finds no fault on driver in fatal Kingpsport crash

    The grand jury was presented evidence that Samuel A. Ireson, 23, was traveling 89 mph when he hit 53-year-old Blountville resident Kimberly S. Wieger's car on March 9. More>>

    Officials: Patient that sparked scare at Charlotte hospital had Malaria Video included

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    According to officials, a patient arrived at Carolinas Medical Center Emergency Department on Tuesday evening after visiting a country known for high risk of infectious diseases.
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    Sevierville man on TBI most wanted list caught in Morristown

    A man from Sevierville who was added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's Top Ten Most Wanted list Tuesday was arrested in Morristown early Thursday morning. More>>

    Canadian teen builds backyard roller coaster dubbed 'The Minotaur'

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    A Canadian teen and aspiring engineer build a roller coaster in his parents backyard. A creation which took four years to build and named 'The Minotaur.' More>>

    Government website can jump start back-to-school preparations

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    USA.gov is a valuable resource as parents, teachers and kids get ready to head back to school. The website contains volumes of information on how to save money, programs available to schools and districts and more.  More>>

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    Woman, already banned from Walmart arrested for theft.

    On 07/28/14, officers of the Johnson City Police Department arrested Sherry Franklin (104 Delta Circle, Greeneville, Tennessee; 47 years old) and charged her with Theft over $500 – Shoplifting and Aggravated Criminal Trespassing. According to Walmart loss prevention officers, Franklin attempted to leave the store without paying for over $900 in merchandise. Franklin had previously been banned from Walmart properties for shoplifting. Franklin was transported to the Washington County Detention ... More>>

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    TSA asking for ideas from public on how to make travel lines quicker Video included

    Most travelers know the annoyance of standing in those long airport security lines. New this morning-- the Transportation Security Administration wants to know what you'd do to fix the problem. The T-S-A is offering a total of 15-thousand dollars to those who come up with the best ways to shorten those lines. The agency wants ideas for better layouts of lines, taking into consideration changing flight schedules, peak hours and T-S-A staffing. More>>

    Wellmont narrows list of potential health partners to 3; selection in fall

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    Wellmont Health System is closer to aligning itself with another heath system. It’s narrowed its list of potential partners from six to three – including a system in the region and two “significant” health systems “beyond” the region.  More>>

    Plane crashes in San Diego parking lot; 1 dead

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    A small plane crashed in a San Diego shopping center parking lot Wednesday, killing an 80-year-old woman who was the lone passenger and injuring the pilot, authorities said. More>>

    Latest ad accuses Rep. Matthew Hill and family of Fishy Family Finances Video included

    Our review of campaign finance filings shows Rep. Hill has given two family businesses, both of which are now run out of homes, a lot of money from his campaign over the years. Our review of campaign finance filings shows Rep. Hill has given two family businesses, both of which are now run out of homes, a lot of money from his campaign over the years.
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    Phil Carriger's latest ad accuses Rep. Matthew Hill (R-District 7) and his family of potentially unethical campaign practices; something the incumbent says is despicable and shows Carriger isn't afraid to get "in the mud." However, a review of the Hills' campaign finance filings over the years shows Carriger's claims are based on facts.  More>>

    Church members rally to help tornado victims Video included

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    New insight tonight into Sunday's tornado outbreak in East Tennessee. More>>

    Surgoinsville cemetery damage may have been unintentional Video included

    Caretakers of the New Providence Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Surgoinsville first noticed damage to more than 70 headstones in mid July.Surgoinsville Police Chief, James Hammonds, said after observing the damage, which appeared to be caused by a steel brush, he developed a suspect after an internet search produced pictures taken at the cemetery.Hammonds said the suspect in the case said he had been trying to research some of the grave markers some of which date back to the 1700's.Hammonds ... More>>

    Tips for shopping during Tennessee's tax-free weekend Video included

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    It's a holiday made just for shopping. The statewide tax-free weekend is this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. More>>

    Red Cross: 32 East TN homes destroyed in Sunday tornado outbreak

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    The American Red Cross says 32 homes were destroyed in a severe weather outbreak that hit East Tennessee last Sunday.The National Weather Service said two EF-1 tornadoes hit Washington and Sullivan Counties. An EF-3 tornado hit Claiborne County.The damage total also includes Johnson County in Northeast Tennessee as well as Anderson, Campbell, Knox, Jefferson, Union, and Sevier Counties. More>>

    Congress cooperates and fights as recess nears

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    Eager to begin a monthlong break, Congress leavened its customary heavy partisanship on Wednesday with a pinch of compromise, advancing legislation to repair the deeply troubled Department of Veterans Affairs and working... More>>

    Wine in grocery stores referendum headed to Nov ballot in several cities Video included

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    Some Tennessee voters will soon have a chance to decide on whether they’d like to see wine in grocery stores.To get the issue on the November ballot, each city needs ten percent of voters to sign a petition. Petitions have been filed in cities across Northeast Tennessee, and some of them have already collected the required number of signatures.Some Tennessee voters will soon have a chance to decide on whether they’d like to see wine in grocery stores.To get the issue on the November ballot, e... More>>

    TDOT faces major budget cuts if Congress doesn't meet Friday deadline Video included

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    The Tennessee Department of Transportation is anxiously waiting to see if Congress can agree on a way to keep the Highway Trust Fund a float before an August 1 deadline. More>>

    TN Commissioner defends decision to award contract to former employer Video included

    "For these children and their families, it's a very critical time," Commissioner Doug Varney said.  "It's very critical that they get the right kind of help.  So far the transition has gone very well." "For these children and their families, it's a very critical time," Commissioner Doug Varney said. "It's very critical that they get the right kind of help. So far the transition has gone very well."
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    Tennessee Commissioner of Health Doug Varney defends his decision to award a state contract to his former employer Frontier Health despite the apparent excellent work from the former contract holder.

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    House approves VA health care overhaul

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    The House overwhelmingly approved a landmark bill Wednesday to help veterans avoid long waits for health care that have plagued the Veterans Affairs Department for years. More>>

    Peace Corps evacuates over Ebola as 2 isolated

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    The largest recorded Ebola outbreak in history has led the U.S. Peace Corps to evacuate hundreds of volunteers from three affected West African countries, and a State Department official on Wednesday said two volunteers... More>>

    Deadly Israeli strikes hit UN school, market area

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    Israeli artillery shells tore through the walls of a U.N. school crowded with sleeping war refugees and back-to-back explosions rocked a market filled with shoppers Wednesday as Israel's stepped up campaign against... More>>

    Suing Obama: GOP-led House gives the go-ahead

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    A sharply divided House approved a Republican plan Wednesday to launch a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama, accusing him of exceeding the bounds of his constitutional authority. Obama and other... More>>

    County officials propose to allow county-wide fracking

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    After people in Washington County, Virginia fought for months against drilling for natural gas, county officials have now proposed to allow drilling county-wide.Many in Washington County are upset after a meeting Monday night where the Board of Supervisors threw out an ordinance that had been in the works for years.The ordinance was aimed at giving regulations and parameters for "fracking" in Washington County.The fracking process injects water, sand and chemicals at high pressures undergroun... More>>

    Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

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    Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for computer woes that paralyzed the president's new health care program last fall, nonpartisan investigators said in a report released Wednesday. More>>

    Watauga Recovery Center seeks change to law that landed it at the center of DEA investigation Video included

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    Kingsport and Bristol voters to vote on wine referendum

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    Wine in grocery stores will be on the ballot for some voters in November. Voters in Kingsport and Bristol will have the chance to vote whether or not they want wine to be sold in grocery stores. More>>

    Boones Creek Middle collaboration on hold

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    Washington county leaders are pumping the breaks on a long awaited project to build a new Boones Creek Middle School.For years the county has discussed upgrading the 1939 building to fit the needs of current students. Recently, a proposal was discussed that would see a new school built for both city and county students."We do not in my opinion need two new schools built out here in Boones Creek. One serving Johnson City, and one serving Washington County. I don't think that's appropriate for ... More>>

    Thousands flee to Tunisia to escape Libya fighting

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    Up to 6,000 people a day have fled Libya into neighboring Tunisia this week, the Tunisian foreign minister said Wednesday, the biggest influx since Libya's 2011 civil war in a sign of the spiraling turmoil as rival... More>>

    Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood put Calif. hideaway on market

    Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood purchased the 4,200 square-foot home in June 2008 for $4.95 million. More>>

    Garth Brooks adds Atlanta stop to World Tour

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    It's official! Atlanta will be stop No. 2 and the first southern date on the Garth Brooks World Tour. More>>

    Sanctions will damage Russia if not lifted quickly

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    U.S. and European sanctions against Russia's energy and finance sectors are strong enough to cause deep, long-lasting damage within months unless Moscow persuades the West to repeal them by withdrawing support for... More>>

    Clashes prevent experts from reaching bodies

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    Almost two weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was blown out of the sky, the remains of some passengers are feared rotting in the 90-degree (32-degree Celsius) midsummer heat, deepening the frustration of relatives... More>>

    Former employee caught red-handed burglarizing former boss' home

    Investigators say Wills admitted to them that he had indeed broken into the home at least three times prior, as well as into his former boss' truck once. More>>

    Correction: Debt Study story

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    In a story July 29 about consumer debt reported to collection agencies, The Associated Press erroneously indicated that 80 percent of Americans have no debt on file. The study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute found... More>>

    Trial turns to trips for former Va. first family

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    The former assistant to the wealthy businessman at the center of the corruption case against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife took the stand Wednesday to talk about trips and checks for the former first family. More>>

    Dragon Boat Festival Sept. 6 to benefit new services at Niswonger Children's Hospital

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    The ninth annual Mountain States Foundation Dragon Boat Festival is coming up Saturday, Sept. 6, on Boone Lake at Winged Deer Park, and now’s the time to create or join a paddle team. More>>

    VIDEO: 5-year old leukemia survivor a.k.a "Batkid" stars in own documentary

    One little boy dreamed of being Batman and the city of San Francisco made his wish happen. Now, 5 year-old leukemia survivor Miles Scott, better known as "Batkid" is heading to the big screen. More>>

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    Johnson City man arrested on burglary charges

    On 7/29/2014 officers of the Johnson City Police Department arrested David A. Cole, of 2023 E Myrtle Avenue Johnson City, TN, a 34 year old male, on the charge of Auto Burglary. Officers responded to a 911 call in reference to a burglarized vehicle at 1908 E t Avenue. After a brief investigation the suspect was located with the stolen property in his possession. The defendant was charged with Auto Burglary and transported to the Washington County Detention Center where he is being held on $10... More>>

    NC inmates who stole deputy's truck at gunpoint arrested in Calhoun, GA Video included

    The inmates,  Calvin Lee Metcalf, 20, Bakersville, NC, and Phillip Nicholas Metcalf, 25, Spruce Pine, assaulted a deputy in Avery County around 4 p.m. Tuesday, according to the McDowell County Sheriff's Office. The inmates, Calvin Lee Metcalf, 20, Bakersville, NC, and Phillip Nicholas Metcalf, 25, Spruce Pine, assaulted a deputy in Avery County around 4 p.m. Tuesday, according to the McDowell County Sheriff's Office.
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    News Channel 11 has learned the escaped inmates who assaulted an Avery County deputy and stole his truck at gunpoint have been found.  More>>

    Sevierville man added to TBI's wanted list

    The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation had added a fugitive from Sevierville to its top 10 most wanted list. More>>

    Theater apologizes after kids see 'Sex Tape' clips

    A movie theater chain says it's reviewing complaints after its Augusta theater showed scenes from the R-rated film "Sex Tape" instead of the children's movie "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" in a summer movie program... More>>

    Tuesday night wreck critically injures motorcycle driver; Greenwood Dr closed Video included

    Greenwood Drive was closed as the crash was being investigated. Greenwood Drive was closed as the crash was being investigated.

    A wreck involving two vehicles and a motorcycle critically injured one person Tuesday night.Two other people were taken to the hospital as well.The wreck happened just after 8 p.m. on Greenwood Drive two miles outside the Johnson City limits. More>>

    Small cars fare poorly in crash tests

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    The four-door Mini Cooper Countryman was the only one of 12 cars to earn a top rating of "good" in new frontal crash tests. More>>

    Friends mourn local MMA fighter murdered in Kingsport Video included

    Woodbury recently won his first belt in an MMA fight. Woodbury recently won his first belt in an MMA fight.
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    Kingsport Police are looking for Lucky Anthony Ross , 37, also known as "Ant". More>>

    Steamy love letters from Warren G. Harding to mistress released by Library of Congress

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    After 50 years under lock and key, the steamy love letters of President Warren G. Harding and his mistress, Carrie Fulton Phillips, were released on Tuesday.  More>>

    China reports deadly attack in northwest

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    A mob armed with knives and axes rampaged through part of China's volatile northwestern region of Xinjiang and police responded with gunfire, leaving dozens of people dead in the latest violence blamed Islamic... More>>

    NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

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    The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports' governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn't go... More>>

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    Senate passes highway bill, sends it back to House

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    The Senate voted Tuesday to keep federal highway money flowing to the states into December but only after rejecting the House's reliance on what lawmakers called a funding "gimmick" and moving to force a post-election... More>>

    Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia

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    The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, hastening the end of World War II and forcing the world into the atomic age, has died in Georgia. More>>

    Neighbor finds stolen property in tornado-damaged home Video included

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    Sunday, a tornado swept through the Rock Springs area of Kingsport leaving significant damage. Perhaps, the most extreme damage was found at 1912 Rock Springs Road where a home was almost destroyed.  More>>

    Poll: Immigration concerns rise with tide of kids

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    For nearly two months, images of immigrant children who have crossed the border without a parent, only to wind up in concrete holding cells once in the United States, have tugged at heartstrings. Yet most Americans now say... More>>

    Washington Co. TN Commissioners endorse Amendment One

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    Monday morning the majority of Washington County Tennessee Commissioners voted yes on endorsing Tennessee Amendment One.If passed, Amendment One would change the Tennessee Constitution and allow state leaders to further regulate abortions in the state such as implementing a waiting period for women seeking the medical procedure, among other restrictions.“It’s an amendment that addresses two things primarily one, are fundamental rights as citizens of Tennessee and how we define fundamental rig... More>>

    Handful of Gov. Haslam's cabinet members receive bigger raises in recent years Video included

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    The State of Tennessee didn't have the money to give its employees raises this year but a Community Watchdog investigation revealed in past years some of the governor's staffers quietly took home bigger raises than other state workers, with one collecting sizeable raises twice in the last four years. More>>

    PHOTOS: Car rams into Rack Room Shoes in Kingsport

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    News Channel 11 is following a single car accident in Kingsport. A car rammed into Rack Room Shoes on North Eastman Road around 4:00 p.m. today. More>>

    TN Chief Justice responds to attack ads Video included

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    You may have heard the ads on television asking voters to replace the three Tennessee Supreme Court justices up for retention.Typically the race for Supreme Court judge goes under the radar but this year some conservative groups are making sure that is not the case.Chief Justice Gary Wade, Justice Cornelia Clark, and Justice Sharon Lee are up for retention after eight years on the bench.Tuesday Wade toured the justice center in Jonesborough and the jail, campaigning to keep his spot as chief ... More>>

    US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

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    Spurred to action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday against Russia, including an arms embargo and restrictions on state-owned banks.... More>>

    Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; 128 killed Video included

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    Israel unleashed its heaviest air and artillery assault of the Gaza war on Tuesday, destroying key symbols of Hamas control, shutting down the territory's only power plant and leaving at least 128 Palestinians dead on... More>>

    1 killed in fiery crash involving tractor-trailers on I-40E near mm 364 Video included

    All lanes of Interstate 40 East are back open after one person was killed in a fiery crash involving two tractor-trailers and a truck Tuesday morning. More>>

    Clean-air rules assailed as too much, too little

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    Hundreds of people across the country lined up Tuesday to tell the Environmental Protection Agency that its new rules for power-plant pollution either go too far or not far enough. More>>

    Senate confirms McDonald as VA secretary

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    The Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald as the new Veterans Affairs secretary, with a mission to overhaul an agency beleaguered by long veterans' waits for health... More>>

    Dierks Bentley to rock Bristol Motor Speedway

    Country superstar Dierks Bentley will rock Bristol Motor Speedway during August race week.
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    WANTED: 'Ant' Ross; connected to murder on Dale Street in Kingsport Video included

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    A warrant has been obtained for Lucky “Ant” Anthony Ross. He’s charged with first degree murder.  More>>

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    • THP investigating bicycle vs car crash in Carter County

      THP investigating bicycle vs car crash in Carter County

      The Tennessee Highway Patrol and Carter County Sheriff's Department are investigating a Thursday night crash that sent a bicyclist to the hospital with life threatening injuries.A car traveling on the Elizabethton Highway was making a turn onto King Springs Road when the vehicle struck a bicycle with a male rider.The bicyclist was transported to the Johnson City Medical Center.There occupants of the car were not injured.THP at the scene of the crash said that the bicycle was not equipped with...
      The Tennessee Highway Patrol and Carter County Sheriff's Department are investigating a Thursday night crash that sent a bicyclist to the hospital with life threatening injuries.A car traveling on the Elizabethton Highway was making a turn onto King Springs Road when the vehicle struck a bicycle with a male rider.The bicyclist was transported to the Johnson City Medical Center.There occupants of the car were not injured.THP at the scene of the crash said that the bicycle was not equipped with...
    • ETSU emergency exercise planned

      ETSU emergency exercise planned

      JOHNSON CITY – East Tennessee State University, the Quillen VA Medical Center and the Johnson City Fire Department will participate in a planned joint emergency exercise on Tuesday, Aug. 5, from 9-11 a.m. The exercise will take place on the VA Medical Center campus. Emergency vehicles will be present, and no action on behalf of students and employees will be required. ETSU’s emergency notification systems, including GoldAlert and the outdoor sirens, will not be utilized. University offici...
      JOHNSON CITY – East Tennessee State University, the Quillen VA Medical Center and the Johnson City Fire Department will participate in a planned joint emergency exercise on Tuesday, Aug. 5, from 9-11 a.m. The exercise will take place on the VA Medical Center campus. Emergency vehicles will be present, and no action on behalf of students and employees will be required. ETSU’s emergency notification systems, including GoldAlert and the outdoor sirens, will not be utilized. University offici...
    • Alexander, Carr making stops in Tri-Cities

      Alexander, Carr making stops in Tri-Cities

      Thursday, July 31 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-08-01 03:30:04 GMT
      Only a week away from Election Day, two U.S. Senate candidates will be in the Tri-Cities tonight.
      Only a week away from Election Day, two U.S. Senate candidates will be in the Tri-Cities tonight.
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    • Iraq's top Shiite cleric appeals to politicians

      Iraq's top Shiite cleric appeals to politicians

      Friday, August 1 2014 7:38 AM EDT2014-08-01 11:38:15 GMT
      The United Nations says 1,737 people, mostly civilians, were killed in Iraq in July, marking a dramatic decline from the previous month, when some 2,400 people were killed as Sunni militants swept across large...
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