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Suspect arrested after attempting to rob Johnson City credit union

Joshua Sutherland (Source: Washington County, TN Detention Center) JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) - Johnson City police say a man is behind bars after he tried to rob a local credit union. The attempted robbery happened just before the lunch hour on Wednesday at 1102 West Market Street at Mountain States

WJHL.COM - 2018-03-21 21:12:50

Police chase down accused auto burglar in Johnson City

Nolan Davis, 31, 1909 Cherokee Road, No. 7, was charged with auto burglary, evading arrest and simple possession. About 2:30 p.m., police were called to the Shell Station at 1512 W. State of Franklin Road, where witnesses reported that an employee's vehicle was being burglarized by a man in a gray s

JOHNSON CITY PRESS - 2018-03-21 17:51:00

Martin Dentistry to open Johnson City location

JOHNSON CITY - Martin Dentistry now has three locations to better serve the Tri-Cities. Martin Dentistry of Johnson City is located at 135 Marketplace Boulevard #101, Johnson City, and will have its grand opening and ribbon cutting on April 6th. Martin Dentistry has been serving the Kingsport commun

KINGSPORT TIMES-NEWS - 2018-03-22 18:51:00

Highway 11E partially closed near Johnson City

jc crash.JPG Johnson City Police officers are responding to an overturned tractor--trailer on Highway 11-E (West Market Street) near Poplar Hills Drive. The crash has shut down the westbound lanes on West Market. The Johnson City Street Department has been called to the scene. They are rerouting tra

WCYB.COM - 2018-03-21 08:01:28

Car crashes into Hawkins Co. school bus on Highway 11W

HAWKINS COUNTY, TN (WJHL) - Rogersville police confirm a car struck a school bus from behind around 9:15 a.m. The crash happened at the intersection of Highway 11W and Park Boulevard. At the time of the crash, 21 students were on the bus -- according to a crash report. Rogersville police chief Do

WJHL.COM - 2018-03-22 16:19:18

Man on meth binge allegedly threatened to 'cut people' at McDonald's, Walmart

ROGERSVILLE - A Hawkins County man was arrested Friday morning after he allegedly threatened to "cut people" at the Rogersville Walmart and McDonald's parking lot, and admitted he'd been up four days on meth. Joey Scott Eidson, 31, 109 Old Rt. 66, Rogersville, was arraigned Monday in Hawkins County

KINGSPORT TIMES-NEWS - 2018-03-20 22:30:00

Carter County's first homeless shelter opens emergency cold weather shelter

Members of River's Edge Fellowship in Elizabethton have not only opened the first homeless shelter in Carter County, they're also providing hot meals and emergency shelter from the cold. Valiant Warrior Ministry's shelter all started with one man. "I was living in a little metal building with no doo

WCYB.COM - 2018-03-21 17:15:42

Preliminary Autopsy Results Released On Fetus Found Saturday

The Johnson City Police Department continues to seek the public's assistance after a human fetus was found Saturday at the city's Waste Water Treatment Facility at 857 Riverview Drive. Police said Tuesday in a news release that according to a preliminary autopsy report from pathologists at the Willi

GREENEVILLE SUN - 2018-03-21 14:45:00

Police: Human fetus found at Johnson City waste water treatment plant

Johnson City police are investigating after a human fetus was recovered in an intake flow inside the waste water treatment plant on Riverview Drive on Saturday. (Google Maps) Johnson City police are searching for the mother of a human fetus that was recovered inside a waste water treatment plant ove


Police release new details on fatal Jonesborough officer-involved shooting

Authorities have released new details in Friday's fatal officer-involved shooting in Jonesborough. According to the Jonesborough Police Department, a caller said Bradley Selitto, who was later revealed to be Mark Harrell, was at the Country Inn & Suites on East Jackson Boulevard and was the subject


Crash closes part of Cherokee Road in Johnson City

This crash closed a part of Cherokee Road on Monday morning. JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) - Johnson City police closed a part of Cherokee Road on Monday morning due to a reported wreck with injuries. The crash happened just after 7:30 a.m. Monday in the 1000 block of Cherokee, which is near University Pa


Johnson City man arrested after firing gun in apartment, police say

When police arrived at 1206 Buffalo St., they heard another gunshot from inside the apartment building and set up a perimeter around the area before making contact with the alleged shooter. After talking to neighbors, police said they discovered the shots came from apartment 9. Police said they dis


Is it time for Elizabethton to create its first TIF district?

As Elizabethton Bureau Chief John Thompson reported last week, Elizabethton is considering creating a tax increment financing, or TIF, district on the city's west side. If approved by the Carter County Commission, the City Council and the Housing and Development Agency, the new district would cover


JCPD Seeks Public's Help After Human Fetus Found

The Johnson City Police Department seeks the public's help in providing information about a human fetus found over the weekend. On Saturday, Johnson City Water and Sewer Department workers discovered the human fetus at the city's Waste Water Treatment Facility at 857 Riverview Drive. The fetus was f


Former Mountain City police officer sentenced to 37 years for drug trafficking

GREENEVILLE, TN (WJHL) - A former Mountain City Police Department lieutenant will spend time behind bars. United States states attorney J. Douglas Overbey said on Monday - a judge sentenced Ronald Shupe of Butler to 37 months in federal prison for possession with the intent to distribute oxycodone


Time for Kingsport to shut down Hog Wild Saloon?

Two months ago, Knoxville closed a private club as a public nuisance due to gang activity, shootings and violent behavior. A business can be declared a public nuisance and enjoined from operating if it negatively affects the health, safety, welfare or comfort of the public. Kingsport has experience


Church Hill man fatally shot by police in Jonesborough

JONESBOROUGH - The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, late Friday, March 16, identified the man fatally shot by police on Hwy. 11E in Jonesborough earlier that afternoon as Mark Clinton Harrell, Jr., 26, of Church Hill. At the request of 1st District Attorney General Tony Clark, TBI Special Agents w


UPDATE: Bristol, Virginia man arrested for calling in a bomb threat to Bristol, Virginia courthouse

Buy Now Phillip Shannon Bowman The Virginia State Poilice drive by the Bristol Virginia Justice Center on Monday after a bomb threat was phoned in. The building was emptied and searched by K-9 and other officers. Everyone was allowed back in through security just after 11 am. Earl Neikirk/BHC People


Fatal shooting investigation underway in Washington County, Va.

BRISTOL, Va. (WJHL) - The Washington County Virginia Sheriff's Office says it's investigating a fatal shooting. Sheriff Fred Newman tells News Channel 11 that just after 6 p.m. Monday evening deputies were called to a private property on Hearst Road near South Holston Lake. The sheriff says they fou


UPDATE: SCSO names 2 killed in Kingsport fire

BLOUNTVILLE - The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office has identified the two people killed in a fire in the Bloomingdale area near Kingsport. Mary Vance, 67, and Charles Lester, 67, were both living in the home at the time of the fire, according to a SCSO news release. The Sullivan County Sheriff's Off