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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>>

Federal court filings show holes used for sex acts inside Bristol adult novelty store Video included

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Federal court documents reveal in the past, the owner of an adult novelty store on State Street in Bristol, Va. was selling more than just lingerie, pornography and synthetic drugs. Instead, pictures filed at the federal courthouse in Greeneville earlier this month show waist-high holes in private rooms inside Exotic Illusions.
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Students complain of shoddy work and safety hazards in brand new luxury apartments Video included

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Ripped floors, loose nails, no air conditioning..some students say that's what they saw when they walked through the doors of their luxury apartments for the first time.Parents and students sent us pictures of what they say is shoddy work in the new Monarch 815 apartments across from ETSU.Wednesday I met up with ETSU student Laura James who lives in the apartment so she could show me what is wrong.As we were heading up to her room the construction manager and regional manager stopped us.Once ... More>>

Knoxville-based Covenant Health has "strong interest" in Wellmont partnership Video included

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Although Wellmont Health System is remaining tight-lipped about who it might partner with in the coming months, Knoxville-based Covenant Health confirms it is among the health systems interested in a possible partnership. "Covenant Health is a non-profit East Tennessee healthcare system with long-standing relationships with physicians and hospitals in the Tri-Cities region," Vice President of Marketing and Physician Services Debby Saraceni said in an email statement... More>>

JCFD's lengthy search for new assistant fire chief to start over Video included

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The lengthy search for Johnson City's next assistant fire chief is taking another unexpected turn. The job has remained vacant since April 2013 and now we're learning the two finalists for the job don't want it.  More>>

Settlement offer for fired Sullivan Co. road workers to be considered Thursday

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Sullivan County Attorney Dan Street said County Commissioners will meet Thursday morning to consider a settlement.   The current proposal offer $3,000 to each of the seven employees, and the settlement calls for three terminated employees to get their jobs back as soon as September 2nd.

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Investigation into TCAT director technically still open but DA doesn't expect criminal charges Video included

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An investigation that has remained one of the most controversial topics in Carter County over the last year is technically still open, but First Judicial District Attorney General Tony Clark says he doesn't think there evidence of a crime. Sheriff Chris Mathes opened an investigation into Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Elizabethton Director Dean Blevins last summer. Since then, Mathes has continued to say he believes Blevins personally benefited... More>>

Former EHS swim coach charged with indecent exposure Video included

Former Elizabethton High School Swim Coach Justin Thomas Conway is accused of exposing himself on two different occasions earlier this month in Johnson City. Former Elizabethton High School Swim Coach Justin Thomas Conway is accused of exposing himself on two different occasions earlier this month in Johnson City.
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Former Elizabethton High School Swim Coach Justin Thomas Conway is accused of exposing himself on two different occasions earlier this month in Johnson City and masturbating in front of those people.  More>>

State loses contact with cemetery owner, civil, criminal proceedings moving forward without her Video included

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A year after our Community Watchdog investigation first uncovered problems at Hawkins County Memorial Gardens, the case has become one of the largest in recent memory at the 3rd Judicial District Attorney General's Office. More>>

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>>

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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  • Tenn. lawmaker calls Haslam 'traitor' to GOP

    Tenn. lawmaker calls Haslam 'traitor' to GOP

    A Republican state lawmaker is calling Gov. Bill Haslam a "traitor to the party" over efforts by a political action committee run by supporters to defeat lawmakers who opposed the administration on Common Core...
    A Republican state lawmaker is calling Gov. Bill Haslam a "traitor to the party" over efforts by a political action committee run by supporters to defeat lawmakers who opposed the administration on Common Core education...
  • LIST: Communities in TN certified for wine sales referendum

    Communities certified for wine sales referendum

    Here's a list of the 75 Tennessee communities that have collected enough signatures to place a referendum for supermarket wine sales on the November ballot. 
    Here's a list of the 75 Tennessee communities that have collected enough signatures to place a referendum for supermarket wine sales on the November ballot. 
  • Greene County voters to fill seat left vacant after commission-elect's death

    Greene County voters to fill seat left vacant after commission-elect's death

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 6:05 PM EDT2014-08-26 22:05:27 GMT
    Earl Fletcher, Jr Earl Fletcher, Jr
    In November, voters in Greene County will decide who will replace a county commissioner-elect who passed away last week. Earl Fletcher, Jr was elected to that job-- but last Friday morning he was found dead inside the Nathanael Greene Museum where he served as director for several years.
    In November, voters in Greene County will decide who will replace a county commissioner-elect who passed away last week. Earl Fletcher, Jr was elected to that job-- but last Friday morning he was found dead inside the Nathanael Greene Museum where he served as director for several years.
  • Daycare Dangers - nearly 90 violations found in the Tri-Cities area

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

    Wednesday, May 7 2014 11:02 AM EDT2014-05-07 15:02:23 GMT
    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?
    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?
  • 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. 
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  • What's Going Around

    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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  • Wanted: trio steal hundreds of dollars in items from Elizabethton Walmart

    Wanted: trio steal hundreds of dollars in items from Elizabethton Walmart

    Friday, August 29 2014 9:03 PM EDT2014-08-30 01:03:03 GMT
    Elizabethton Police are trying to find three people who stole $800 worth of merchandise from Walmart in Elizabethton.It happened about 4:30 p.m. on August 19th."You can see the three people entering the store on surveillance video," said Capt. Joy Markland, Elizabethton Police. "We're pretty sure they were working together."
    Elizabethton Police are trying to find three people who stole $800 worth of merchandise from Walmart in Elizabethton.It happened about 4:30 p.m. on August 19th."You can see the three people entering the store on surveillance video," said Capt. Joy Markland, Elizabethton Police. "We're pretty sure they were working together."
  • 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.
  • Most Wanted: regional shoplifting ring targets The Mall at Johnson City

    Most Wanted: regional shoplifting ring targets The Mall at Johnson City

    Monday, August 25 2014 9:39 PM EDT2014-08-26 01:39:09 GMT
    Johnson City Police are trying to crack what they think could be a regional shoplifting ring.Johnson City Police are trying to crack what they think could be a regional shoplifting ring.
    Johnson City Police are trying to crack what they think could be a regional shoplifting ring.On August 4th, detectives got several calls from stores in The Mall at Johnson City about thefts inside stores.Surveillance video shows two groups of two people stealing more than $1,000 total from Belk, Zumiz, Crazy Eight, Express, Charlotte Russe, and Justice.
    Johnson City Police are trying to crack what they think could be a regional shoplifting ring.On August 4th, detectives got several calls from stores in The Mall at Johnson City about thefts inside stores.Surveillance video shows two groups of two people stealing more than $1,000 total from Belk, Zumiz, Crazy Eight, Express, Charlotte Russe, and Justice.
  • 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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