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What's Working: Brick 4 Kidz trains future science, math engineers Video included

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Ryan Bunning is proud of his creation. "When it's sitting there, the propellers don't' hit the ground," said Bunning. It's all thanks to a new program in the Tri-cities called "Bricks 4 Kidz". " More>>

Tri-Cities man marries two women; wife pushes for change in bigamy laws Video included

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A Tri-Cities man is accused of being married to two people at the same time; a crime in Tennessee. "It made me feel like I had been taken for a ride for 20 years," his wife said. More>>

Girl uses gift card from WJHL Surprise Squad to help area animal shelter

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During one of our stops at Fort Henry Mall, a woman and her niece, Olivia, received a Food City gift card of $25 from the surprise team. Instead of spending the gift card on herself, the little girl decided to use it to help others.  More>>

Emails reveal Gov. Haslam to hold private meeting with select educators Friday in Jonesborough

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Emails obtained through a public records request reveal Gov. Haslam will hold a private roundtable Friday afternoon at the Washington County Department of Education in Jonesborough. More>>

Nasty living conditions, black algae water lead to animal cruelty charges for woman who shows dogs competitively Video included

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A woman who owns several dogs and cats in Jonesborough faces multiple animal cruelty charges after an animal control officer says he found the animals living in deplorable conditions. Johnson City-Washington County Animal Control Officer Wayne Thomas caught it all on tape. More>>

Rep. Matthew Hill quietly buys website in opponent's name and posts attack ad there Video included

Rep. Matthew Hill (R-District 7) admits his campaign quietly bought a website in the name of his opponent for $8 from GoDaddy.com and then posted an anti Phil Carriger ad on the site."We bought the domain name because they didn't," Rep. Hill said. "I think it was like $8 or something." PhilCarriger.com takes you to a website called "The Real Phil Carriger." More>>

Too old to drive: What do statistics in the Tri-Cities show? Video included

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Some people say that the older you are, the more of a concern it is to get behind the wheel."Our vision is not as good, our reflexes are not as fast, our hearing sometimes goes," says Glenna Herron, 71 years old.  More>>

Daycare Dangers - nearly 90 violations found in the Tri-Cities area Video included

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Anyone who has a kid knows how difficult it is to send your son or daughter off into somebody else's care. Sadly,only 12 daycares out of 101 in the three-county area didn't have a single violation during their last inspections.So what kind of problems did inspectors find? How many daycares did great? How many didn't do so well? More>>

Problem properties: Who are the lazy landlords and trouble tenants? Video included

Our Community Watchdog review of all code violations in the region's three major cities dating back to 2013 reveals those answers in this special report. Our Community Watchdog review of all code violations in the region's three major cities dating back to 2013 reveals those answers in this special report.
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Our Community Watchdog review of all code violations in the region's three major cities dating back to 2013 reveals those answers in this special report.  More>>

People owe $154,000 in unpaid tickets in Kingsport, mayor's name on list

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People owe a combined $154,000 in unpaid tickets in Kingsport and one of the names on the list is a prominent city leader, according to documents provided to us by the city. In all, the city says more than 2,000 tickets remain outstanding.  More>>

Molly: Exploring the dangers of the club drug Video included

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"It's the best kept secret from parents. Kids know about it. Or think they do," Robert Goldsmith said. Molly - it's not the girl next door, but rather a club drug whose dangerous effects are being vastly underestimated.   More>>

Animal Cruelty Laws – Too Long of a Leash?

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For many, animals are not just an addition to a home, but a member of the family. But, what happens when their treatment is cast into the shadows? In some cases, the most vulnerable segments of our population suffer abuse. More>>

Cable company willing to drop fire victim's damaged equipment fee is she resolves back balance

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Comcast says generally, it is willing to drop a $550 damaged equipment charge for a fire victim who didn't have renters insurance if she resolves the back balance on her account that existed prior to the fire. As we told you last week, Emma Hilton was shocked when Comcast sent her a bill in November, charging her hundreds for the four cable boxes and one modem destroyed just weeks prior in an October fire. Comcast says Hilton still owes the company money toward an unpaid balance. According to... More>>

Getting paid in public housing; poorest forced to wait

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Public housing is supposed to be transitional housing, but we're continuing to learn that is not always the case. Although the majority of people who live in public housing are as poor as they come, others take home a pretty good paycheck. More>>

WJHL: Celebrating 60 Years

WJHL-TV went on the air on October 26th 1953. We are celebrating our anniversary by  remembering the people and programs that made WJHL what it is today. Click here to watch our special broadcast. More>>

WJHL Celebrates 60 Years of being In Your Corner Video included

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Sixty years ago this week, the Tri-Cities region was about to get its very first local television station. On October 26th 1953, WJHL-TV went on the air. We are counting down to the anniversary by digging into the archives and remembering the people and programs that made WJHL what it is today. More>>

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    Father returns home to Unicoi County and suprises family at football practice

    Father returns home to Unicoi County and suprises family at football practice

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:16 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:16:33 GMT
    .A Unicoi County family is celebrating after a friendly game of tackle football quickly turned into a welcome home surprise.  Lawrence Hampton, a member of the Air Force, has been stationed in Qatar for the past few months.
    .A Unicoi County family is celebrating after a friendly game of tackle football quickly turned into a welcome home surprise.  Lawrence Hampton, a member of the Air Force, has been stationed in Qatar for the past few months.
  • What's Working: Brick 4 Kidz trains future science, math engineers

    What's Working: Brick 4 Kidz trains future science, math engineers

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:56 AM EDT2014-07-29 13:56:58 GMT
    Ryan Bunning is proud of his creation. "When it's sitting there, the propellers don't' hit the ground," said Bunning. It's all thanks to a new program in the Tri-cities called "Bricks 4 Kidz". "
    Ryan Bunning is proud of his creation. "When it's sitting there, the propellers don't' hit the ground," said Bunning. It's all thanks to a new program in the Tri-cities called "Bricks 4 Kidz". "
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    What's Working: Tennessee High School adds summer reading assignment for all students

    What's Working: Tennessee High School adds summer reading assignment for all students

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-07-25 21:57:15 GMT
    Tennessee High School is quiet in the summer, but the students continue to learn."we want to elevate expectations" Tennessee High English teacher Tim Davis is excited about the schools new summer reading program. 
    Tennessee High School is quiet in the summer, but the students continue to learn."we want to elevate expectations" Tennessee High English teacher Tim Davis is excited about the schools new summer reading program. 
  • PoliticalPoliticsMore>>

  • Kingsport Firefighters Assoc. endorsing Tony Shipley for state representative

    Kingsport Firefighters Assoc. endorsing Tony Shipley for state representative

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:19 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:19:27 GMT
    The Kingsport Firefighters Association (KFA) is voicing their endorsement of Kingsport's second district state representative candidate, Tony Shipley.
    The Kingsport Firefighters Association (KFA) is voicing their endorsement of Kingsport's second district state representative candidate, Tony Shipley.
  • Virginia Senatorial candidates face off in debate

    Virginia Senatorial candidates face off in debate

    Saturday, July 26 2014 4:14 PM EDT2014-07-26 20:14:44 GMT
    Candidates for U.S. Senate in Virginia, Mark Warner and Ed Gillespie, went head to head in their first in-person debate Saturday morning.Warner, the Democratic incumbent, and Republican challenger Ed Gillespie debated at an even hosted by the Virginia Bar Association.According to the Associated Press, Warner accused Gillespie of being a "partisan warrior" who would not contribute to compromise, while Gillespie jabbed that Warner has been a "blank check" for the Obama administration.The Associ...
    Candidates for U.S. Senate in Virginia, Mark Warner and Ed Gillespie, went head to head in their first in-person debate Saturday morning.Warner, the Democratic incumbent, and Republican challenger Ed Gillespie debated at an even hosted by the Virginia Bar Association.According to the Associated Press, Warner accused Gillespie of being a "partisan warrior" who would not contribute to compromise, while Gillespie jabbed that Warner has been a "blank check" for the Obama administration.The Associ...
  • TONIGHT @ 11PM: County Mayor's cookout attracts Republican top brass

    TONIGHT @ 11PM: County Mayor's cookout attracts Republican top brass

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:59 PM EDT2014-07-26 01:59:40 GMT
    Tennessee's Republican leadership gathered for a party at the farm of Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge Friday night.   Speakers included U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander and Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.Tennessee's Republican leadership gathered for a party at the farm of Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge Friday night. Speakers included U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander and Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.
    Tennessee's Republican leadership gathered for a party at the farm of Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge Friday night.   Speakers included U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander and Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.
    Tennessee's Republican leadership gathered for a party at the farm of Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge Friday night.   Speakers included U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander and Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.
  • Problem properties: Who are the lazy landlords and trouble tenants?

    Problem properties: Who are the lazy landlords and trouble tenants?

    Friday, May 2 2014 6:07 PM EDT2014-05-02 22:07:15 GMT
    Our Community Watchdog review of all code violations in the region's three major cities dating back to 2013 reveals those answers in this special report. Our Community Watchdog review of all code violations in the region's three major cities dating back to 2013 reveals those answers in this special report.
    Our Community Watchdog review of all code violations in the region's three major cities dating back to 2013 reveals those answers in this special report. 
    Our Community Watchdog review of all code violations in the region's three major cities dating back to 2013 reveals those answers in this special report. 
  • People owe $154,000 in unpaid tickets in Kingsport, mayor's name on list

    People owe $154,000 in unpaid tickets in Kingsport, mayor's name on list

    Thursday, May 1 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-05-01 22:54:27 GMT
    People owe a combined $154,000 in unpaid tickets in Kingsport and one of the names on the list is a prominent city leader, according to documents provided to us by the city. In all, the city says more than 2,000 tickets remain outstanding. 
    People owe a combined $154,000 in unpaid tickets in Kingsport and one of the names on the list is a prominent city leader, according to documents provided to us by the city. In all, the city says more than 2,000 tickets remain outstanding. 
  • How much does your child's superintendent make; Salaries in the Tri-Cities

    How much does your child's superintendent make; Salaries in the Tri-Cities

    Friday, April 25 2014 11:08 AM EDT2014-04-25 15:08:33 GMT
    They're in charge of dozens of schools and thousands of kids, but how much do they make?We went through all of the superintendent contracts in our area and found the top paid superintendents in our area
    They're in charge of dozens of schools and thousands of kids, but how much do they make?We went through all of the superintendent contracts in our area and found the top paid superintendents in our area
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    What's Going Around

  • Affordable Care Act

    Affordable Care Act

    Although more than 8 million people signed up for healthcare through exchanges set up through the Affordable Care Act, the debate continues in Washington over funding.
    Although more than 8 million people signed up for healthcare through exchanges set up through the Affordable Care Act, the debate continues in Washington over funding.
  • Tails and Paws

    Tails and Paws

    Click here to see videos and photos of the pets featured in Tails and Paws.
    Click here to see videos and photos of the pets featured in Tails and Paws. 
  • Scam BustersMore>>

  • BBB: Beware of Derby ticket scams

    BBB: Beware of Derby ticket scams

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:40 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:40:53 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The "Run for the Roses" is right around the corner! And, the race is on to get those last-minute Kentucky Derby tickets! BBB is warning those of you who want to attend the Kentucky
    The "Run for the Roses" is right around the corner! And, the race is on to get those last-minute Kentucky Derby tickets!
  • Thousands duped by 'Grandma Scam'

    Thousands duped by 'Grandma Scam'

    Monday, March 31 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-03-31 21:00:16 GMT
    "One morning I answered the phone and this a young fellow said, 'Hi Grandma," recalled fraud victim Wanda Wood. She said the voice sounded just like her grandson, Matt. He told her he was in Canada and
    Thousands of victims in scams involving MoneyGram.
  • SCAM BUSTERS: PCH phone call scam hitting NE TN

    SCAM BUSTERS: PCH phone call scam hitting NE TN

    News Channel 11 is in your corner to give you the tips and warning signs to make sure you do not fall victim to a scam.In Thursday’s first report for “Scam Busters” one couple near Sulfur Springs, Tennessee received a phone call from a man claiming he was from Publishers Clearing House (PCH). The man who identified himself as John Lee and from Jamaica, New York (even though the couple says he had a thick Jamaican accent) said he was an official with PCH and congratulated the couple on winning...
    News Channel 11 is in your corner to give you the tips and warning signs to make sure you do not fall victim to a scam.In Thursday’s first report for “Scam Busters” one couple near Sulfur Springs, Tennessee received a phone call from a man claiming he was from Publishers Clearing House (PCH). The man who identified himself as John Lee and from Jamaica, New York (even though the couple says he had a thick Jamaican accent) said he was an official with PCH and congratulated the couple on winning...
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  • Most Wanted: accused paving scammers targeting elderly in Tri-Cities Region

    Most Wanted: accused paving scammers targeting elderly in Tri-Cities Region

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:37 PM EDT2014-07-29 01:37:46 GMT
    Two accused paving scammers are on the run after they got caught in Carter County ripping off elderly residents in the Milligan community.The Carter County Sheriff's Office wants to charge Frank Edward Small and Richard Donovan Adams with theft over $10,000.Investigators said they could be connected to similar crimes in other areas.
    Two accused paving scammers are on the run after they got caught in Carter County ripping off elderly residents in the Milligan community.The Carter County Sheriff's Office wants to charge Frank Edward Small and Richard Donovan Adams with theft over $10,000.Investigators said they could be connected to similar crimes in other areas.
  • July Mugshots - Northeast Tennessee

    July Mugshots - Northeast Tennessee

    Monday, July 28 2014 3:21 PM EDT2014-07-28 19:21:09 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.
  • June Mugshots - Northeast Tennessee

    June Mugshots - Northeast Tennessee

    Thursday, July 10 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-07-10 21:30:26 GMT
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    The following are mugshots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges in June by local authorities in Northeast Tennessee.
    The following are mugshots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges in June by local authorities in Northeast Tennessee.

  • Celebrating 60 Years - WJHL In Your CornerMore>>

  • WJHL: Celebrating 60 Years

    WJHL: Celebrating 60 Years

    WJHL-TV went on the air on October 26th 1953. We are celebrating our anniversary by  remembering the people and programs that made WJHL what it is today. Click here to watch our special broadcast.
    WJHL-TV went on the air on October 26th 1953. We are celebrating our anniversary by  remembering the people and programs that made WJHL what it is today. Click here to watch our special broadcast.
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