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  • 32 teens escape from DCS facility in Bordeaux

    32 teens escape from DCS facility in Bordeaux

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 7:09 AM EDT2014-09-02 11:09:42 GMT
    At least 32 teenagers escaped from a Department of Children's Services facility in Bordeaux late Monday night and officials think they pulled up a fence to get out of a courtyard.
    At least 32 teenagers escaped from a Department of Children's Services facility in Bordeaux late Monday night and officials think they pulled up a fence to get out of a courtyard.
  • 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.
  • Update: Russell County man found alive

    Update: Russell County man found alive

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:42 PM EDT2014-09-02 02:42:07 GMT
    Michael StacyMichael Stacy
    Police are asking for your help in finding a missing Russell County man.
    Police are asking for your help in finding a missing Russell County man.
  • Federal court filings show holes used for sex acts inside Bristol adult novelty store

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

    Thursday, August 28 2014 1:58 AM EDT2014-08-28 05:58:06 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Sheriff: man used "Street Chat" app to threaten to kill a child in Unicoi County school

    Sheriff: man used "Street Chat" app to threaten to kill a child in Unicoi County school

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:43 PM EDT2014-09-02 16:43:57 GMT
    A man is under arrest in Unicoi County accused of threatening to kill a child in school Tuesday.    Sheriff Mike Hensley said the "adult Hispanic male" used the new app "Street Chat."A man is under arrest in Unicoi County accused of threatening to kill a child in school Tuesday. Sheriff Mike Hensley said the "adult Hispanic male" used the new app "Street Chat."
    A man is under arrest in Unicoi County accused of threatening to kill a child in school Tuesday. Sheriff Mike Hensley said the man used the new app "Street Chat."Sheriff Mike Hensley said his department made the arrest with the help of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation after a day-long investigation.
    A man is under arrest in Unicoi County accused of threatening to kill a child in school Tuesday. Sheriff Mike Hensley said the man used the new app "Street Chat."Sheriff Mike Hensley said his department made the arrest with the help of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation after a day-long investigation.
  • Dog stabbed in PetSmart after man claims it attacked his dog

    Dog stabbed in PetSmart after man claims it attacked his dog

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:32 PM EDT2014-09-02 16:32:18 GMT
    A dog that was stabbed at an adoption event in Newnan on Sunday had to be euthanized.
    A dog that was stabbed at an adoption event in Newnan on Sunday had to be euthanized.
  • Kidnapped woman gives birth, fiance killed after gunmen demand money from family

    Kidnapped woman gives birth, fiance killed after gunmen demand money from family

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 1:09 AM EDT2014-09-02 05:09:02 GMT
    A pregnant Decatur woman is being kept alive by a ventilator at Grady Memorial Hospital after she and her fiancé, Jeronta Brown, were kidnapped on Saturday.
    A pregnant Decatur woman is being kept alive by a ventilator at Grady Memorial Hospital after she and her fiancé, Jeronta Brown, were kidnapped on Saturday.
  • AP investigation: Tobacco commission grants had Terry Kilgore family connections

    AP investigation: Tobacco commission grants had Terry Kilgore family connections

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:20 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:20:14 GMT
    Terry Kilgore said his family ties have not affected the commission's investments, and noted that projects have to be vetted by the commission's staff before he and other commissioners vote on them.Terry Kilgore said his family ties have not affected the commission's investments, and noted that projects have to be vetted by the commission's staff before he and other commissioners vote on them.
    A Virginia commission that invests money from a national tobacco settlement gave $21 million to an economic development group and a telephone cooperative run by family members of the commission's powerful chairman, according to a review of grants by The Associated Press.
    A Virginia commission that invests money from a national tobacco settlement gave $21 million to an economic development group and a telephone cooperative run by family members of the commission's powerful chairman, according to a review of grants by The Associated Press.
  • Man who escaped from a Knoxville courtroom commits suicide

    Man who escaped from a Knoxville courtroom commits suicide

    The Knox County Sheriff's Office says the man who escaped from a Knoxville courtroom in July shot and killed himself Monday afternoon.
    The Knox County Sheriff's Office says the man who escaped from a Knoxville courtroom in July shot and killed himself Monday afternoon.
  • Lunceford takes over as Carter County Sheriff

    Lunceford takes over as Carter County Sheriff

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:10 PM EDT2014-09-02 02:10:01 GMT
    Carter County Sheriff Dexter LuncefordCarter County Sheriff Dexter Lunceford
    There's a new sheriff in town, and he made it known quickly he was ready to take office.
    There's a new sheriff in town, and he made it known quickly he was ready to take office.
  • Groom turns canceled wedding into charity fundraiser

    Groom turns canceled wedding into charity fundraiser

    Monday, September 1 2014 11:17 PM EDT2014-09-02 03:17:46 GMT

    When Phil Laboon's relationship ended before his wedding day, he held his reception anyway in the name of charity.

    When Phil Laboon's relationship ended before his wedding day, he held his reception anyway in the name of charity.

  • Elementary school principal facing drug charge

    Elementary school principal facing drug charge

    Sunday, August 31 2014 6:00 AM EDT2014-08-31 10:00:16 GMT
    An elementary school principal has been suspended after being charged with buying crack cocaine.
    An elementary school principal has been suspended after being charged with buying crack cocaine.
  • May Mugshots - Northeast Tennessee

    May Mugshots - Northeast Tennessee

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-07-08 21:42:48 GMT

    The following are mugshots of individuals arrested in May by local authorities in Northeast Tennessee.

    The following are mugshots of individuals arrested in May by local authorities in Northeast Tennessee.

  • Update: Johnson City native Daniel Norris called up to Toronto Blue Jays MLB team

    Update: Johnson City native Daniel Norris called up to Toronto Blue Jays MLB team

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:05 AM EDT2014-09-02 04:05:15 GMT
    Johnson City native Daniel Norris appears to be heading to the Major Leagues of professional baseball.Johnson City native Daniel Norris appears to be heading to the Major Leagues of professional baseball.
    Johnson City native Daniel Norris appears to be heading to the Major Leagues of professional baseball.Multiple news sources are reporting Norris will be among a contingent of players that will be called up to the big leagues Monday by the Toronto Blue Jays.
    Johnson City native Daniel Norris appears to be heading to the Major Leagues of professional baseball.Multiple news sources are reporting Norris will be among a contingent of players that will be called up to the big leagues Monday by the Toronto Blue Jays.
  • Five people arrested on drug charges in Sullivan County

    Five people arrested on drug charges in Sullivan County

    Saturday, August 30 2014 9:12 PM EDT2014-08-31 01:12:50 GMT
    Amanda Evans, 29Amanda Evans, 29
    Five people were arrested after Sullivan County authorities said they were involved in drug activity, including selling a drug known as “gravel” close to a Kingsport school.According to the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, deputies found baggies of a substance they believe to be “gravel” at Darrell Larkins' home. Larkins lives across the street from Sullivan Middle School. Investigators also found digital scales and more than $300 in cash at the home.Jessica Hobbs and Thomas Cole were also a...
    Five people were arrested after Sullivan County authorities said they were involved in drug activity, including selling a drug known as “gravel” close to a Kingsport school.According to the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, deputies found baggies of a substance they believe to be “gravel” at Darrell Larkins' home. Larkins lives across the street from Sullivan Middle School. Investigators also found digital scales and more than $300 in cash at the home.Jessica Hobbs and Thomas Cole were also a...
  • Just Jump trampoline park coming to Johnson City

    Just Jump trampoline park coming to Johnson City

    Thursday, August 28 2014 6:33 PM EDT2014-08-28 22:33:19 GMT
    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. 



    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. 


  • New sheriff has big plans for Greene County

    New sheriff has big plans for Greene County

    Monday, September 1 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-09-01 22:19:19 GMT
    Pat Hankins officially took over as sheriff today after a 16-year run by former Sheriff Steve Burns.
    Pat Hankins officially took over as sheriff today after a 16-year run by former Sheriff Steve Burns.
  • A look back at Hurricane Katrina, 50 photos

    A look back at Hurricane Katrina, 50 photos

    For some, it may be hard to believe that nine years have passed since Hurricane Katrina made landfall and left major devastation in Louisiana and Mississippi. Most people will never forget where they
    Friday marks nine years since Hurricane Katrina made landfall, causing major devastation in Louisiana and Mississippi.
  • Man hospitalized after hitting his head on rock in Boone Lake

    Man hospitalized after hitting his head on rock in Boone Lake

    Sunday, August 31 2014 10:38 PM EDT2014-09-01 02:38:48 GMT
    A Johnson City man was arrested Saturday after police said he assaulted his father with a hammer.According to police, Robert Collins, 25, attacked the victim, choked him, hit him with a hammer, and then smashed a kitchen window.Collins was charged with one count of aggravated domestic assault and one count of vandalism.He's in the Washington County Detention Center on $25,000 bond.Copyright WJHL 2014. All rights reserved.
    A Johnson City man was arrested Saturday after police said he assaulted his father with a hammer.According to police, Robert Collins, 25, attacked the victim, choked him, hit him with a hammer, and then smashed a kitchen window.Collins was charged with one count of aggravated domestic assault and one count of vandalism.He's in the Washington County Detention Center on $25,000 bond.Copyright WJHL 2014. All rights reserved.
  • Law enforcement increases patrols, sets up checkpoints for Labor Day Weekend

    Law enforcement increases patrols, sets up checkpoints for Labor Day Weekend

    Saturday, August 30 2014 5:07 PM EDT2014-08-30 21:07:41 GMT
    Law enforcement officers are out in full force, making sure folks are driving safely this holiday weekend.Officers are beefing up patrols and setting up checkpoints to look for impaired drivers and other violations.“We have various types of checkpoints, driver's license checkpoints, sobriety checkpoints, seatbelt checkpoints. We come as a team, the highway patrol and the local city agencies and county agencies come together and our judges,” Lieutenant Christy Osborne told News Channel 11.Osbo...
    Law enforcement officers are out in full force, making sure folks are driving safely this holiday weekend.Officers are beefing up patrols and setting up checkpoints to look for impaired drivers and other violations.“We have various types of checkpoints, driver's license checkpoints, sobriety checkpoints, seatbelt checkpoints. We come as a team, the highway patrol and the local city agencies and county agencies come together and our judges,” Lieutenant Christy Osborne told News Channel 11.Osbo...
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