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Johnson City students learn how to turn wool into clothes

JOHNSON CITY (WBNG) -- Third grade students at Johnson City Elementary got the chance to learn how to turn wool into clothes. The Southern Tier Lamb-to-Loom organization led the fiber arts demonstration for the students. Members of the group have been working with different fibers for years, turning

WBNG-TV - 2017-11-16 00:39:00

Accused sweatshirt snatcher jailed on robbery charge in Johnson City

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Here's a tour of Johnson City Police Department's DWI room. It was created to provide a clean safe location to investigate whether a suspect is in fact driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Patrick Oehler/Staff Video A case of a stolen sweatshirt, snat


Revitalization plan unveiled for future of Johnson City

JOHNSON CITY (WBNG) -- A public meeting was held Tuesday night to share a Johnson City revitalization plan that officials had been working on. The plan is a part of a $125,000 study that deals with three districts in Endicott, Johnson City and Binghamton. Officials say the plan comes at an opportun


Johnson City Revitalization takes next step

Broome County Planning, the Town of Union Department of Economic Development, and the Village of Johnson City have been working with planning consulting firm Bergmann Associates to prepare a revitalization plan for downtown Johnson City. The village took another step in the right direction Tuesday,


Jury convicts Endicott man in armed robbery of two village employees

An Endicott man was found guilty Thursday in the May 23 armed robbery of two village employees. Santonio Jones, 41, faces a prison term of at least seven years and up to 15 years for the two felony counts of second-degree robbery he was convicted of by a jury in Broome County Court. During the tria

PRESSCONNECTS - 2017-11-16 19:36:12

BUZZ ABOUT YOU: Mission 6 Honor Flight returns home

On Veterans Day, we honored those men and women who've served their country in the armed forces. Here in the Southern Tier, there is a group of volunteers who spend months raising money and coordinating a trip for local veterans to visit Washington, D.C. for a daylong tour of the country's war memor

PRESSCONNECTS - 2017-11-17 17:04:30

The Latest: House passes sweeping GOP tax overhaul

(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., points to boxes of petitions supporting the Republican tax reform bill that is set for a vote later this week as he arrives for a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tue... (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Sen. Ron Wyd

WBNG-TV - 2017-11-16 19:38:00

12 News raises thousands of dollars to help fight prostate cancer

JOHNSON CITY (WBNG) -- 12 News raised nearly $3,500 thanks to generous viewers donating during our 'No Shave November' Phone-A-Thon. "We think it's a good fun way, a unique fun way to grow awareness for cancer, prostate cancer especially," said WBNG General Manager, Bob Krummenacker. WBNG partnered

WBNG-TV - 2017-11-17 07:23:00

Woman alleges elder abuse at Collierville rehab center

COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. - - A soiled diaper and swollen lips are both part of elder abuse allegations against Poplar Oaks Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Collierville. Sandra White says last week was one of the worst weeks her 76 year old mother-in-law Mary Lumley has been through. White says Lu

WREG - 2017-11-17 00:28:02

Collierville redistricting plans now in school board's hands

The Collierville School Board was presented on Tuesday with a third proposed redistricting plan that is a hybrid of the two previously presented plans and specifically gives middle school students the option to stay at their current school. The presentation at the board work session from the school


Special Report: Claim Your Cash

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - Each year, businesses and organizations who cannot locate the owners of unclaimed wages, refunds, and bank accounts turn this money over to the state of Tennessee. Searching for it is easy. From Shelby Farms Park to 201 Poplar, Whitehaven, Bartlett, Raleigh, Coll

LOCALMEMPHIS.COM - 2017-11-17 04:30:14

Crash on I-40 near Appling Road slows traffic heading westbound

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A crash along I-40 has slowed traffic heading westbound. WREG's Corie Ventura was told the accident happened in the westbound lanes of I-40 near the Appling Road exit. Traffic is stacked up all the way to Germantown Parkway. The conditions of those involved in the crash has not been

WREG - 2017-11-17 13:54:48

Counterfeit money has business owners on edge

Fake money is popping up at businesses across the Mid-South. In one case, the suspects managed to use the funny money at one restaurant at least three times in two days. Now, local business owners are warning others to be on the lookout. After 30 years in the food business, Charles Vanelli of Vane

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2017-11-17 04:38:42

Cordova church hosts Thanksgiving dinner open to all faiths

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Anmol Khan is serving more than turkey and mashed potatoes tonight at the joint Thanksgiving dinner with her Memphis Islamic Center and nearby Heartsong Church. "We've been doing this, I don`t know how many years now," said Khan "It's just been a great event to get together, break b

WREG - 2017-11-17 04:37:44

Shots fired before crash on Hacks Cross

Shelby County Sheriff's Office is investigating after shots were fired before a crash on Hacks Cross Road. SCSO did not say if anyone was hit by the gunfire, but that the shooter "thinks he hit someone." It's unclear how the crash happened in regards to the shooting. Hacks Cross is closed between E

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2017-11-16 13:47:35

Local 24 News Exclusive: "Anna Mae He's Amazing Journey" Part 2

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - Few children have stolen as many hearts in the Mid-South as Anna Mae He did when she was growing up. At the age of nine, when she moved to China after a long custody battle, most Mid-Southerners didn't expect they'd ever hear from her again. Little did they know '


November 16: Four-Day Forecast For Saline

Today, mostly cloudy throughout the day. Friday November 17 Breezy starting in the evening and rain overnight. High 43, low 28. Chance of precipitation: 38%. Wind 8 mph from the SSESaturday November 18 Rain until evening and breezy starting in the afternoon. High 51, low 36. Chance of precipitation

PATCH - 2017-11-17 00:00:00

U-M threatened with lawsuit over white supremacist speech

The University of Michigan has until 5 p.m. next Friday to agree to let white supremacist Richard Spencer speak on campus or a federal lawsuit will be filed, his lawyer said Friday. In a letter sent Friday to Pres. Mark Schlissel, Kyle Bristow, who represents an Cameron Padgett, an organizer for Spe

DETROIT FREE PRESS - 2017-11-17 16:39:45

U-M forecasters: Michigan's economic outlook still tied to fate of NAFTA

Embed x Share CLOSE TODAY'S TOP STORIES Raw: Tesla introduces new electric truck | 1:19 Tesla unveiled its new electric semitractor-trailer Thursday night near its design center in Hawthorne, California. CEO Elon Musk said the semi is capable of traveling 500 miles on an electric charge - even with

DETROIT FREE PRESS - 2017-11-17 15:45:58

University of Michigan police issue sextortion warning for students

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (WXYZ) - University of Michigan police are issuing a warning after 2 students reported they were victims of sextortion attempts. They don't know if both of the cases are connected, but say one of the threats was made on November 12 and the other on November 14. According to investi

WXYZ - 2017-11-17 00:14:24