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Carter man charged with holding 10 hostage at gunpoint

Thomas Gray, public information officer for the Carter County Sheriff’s Department, said 10 people, including five children, were held hostage.

JOHNSON CITY PRESS - 2018-10-22 19:07:52

Carter man bound to grand jury after high speed pursuit leads to crash with Johnson City work vehicle

Ricky Dean Ward, 32, 205 Lacy Hollow Road, had his first appearance in Carter County Sessions Court on Monday on the Carter County charges from the pursuit. Those include 13 counts of reckless endangerment, one count of felony evading arrest and one count of resisting arrest.

JOHNSON CITY PRESS - 2018-10-22 20:03:45

Man shot and killed after showing gun while being served a warrant

attempting to serve this capias, there was a police-involved shooting. And as I and Sheriff (Armando) Fontes do, we asked for an independent agency to come in to do the investigation, in this case, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation."

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2018-10-22 14:10:00

Storm Team 11 Forecast: Fair and cold tonight

The Storm Team 11 Forecast:Fair skies and chilly tonight with a low near 37 degrees.Tuesday will be partly cloudy and mild with an afternoon high near 65 degrees.Fair skies are forecast for Tuesday night with a low near 37 degrees.Wednesday will be partly cloudy and mild with a high near 60 degrees.

WJHL.COM - 2018-10-22 20:46:25

Jonesborough armed standoff ends with arrest

Washington County Sheriff Ed Graybeal reported that Michael Curtis, 48, had barricaded himself in the residence at 129 Old Turnpike Road with several firearms about 2:30 p.m. after a domestic assault.

JOHNSON CITY PRESS - 2018-10-22 09:48:15

Police identify man killed after metal wind skirt from tractor-trailer enters car

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - Police have identified a man who was struck and killed Sunday when a tractor-trailer piece flew into his vehicle while driving on I-40 west in Knoxville. Knoxville police on Monday identified Mark Elliott, 71, of St. Louis, Missouri as the victim who was struck and killed b

WATE - 2018-10-22 13:53:05

Charlie Moore wants to bring back glory days - Herald & Tribune - Jonesborough, TN

“My wife recently said to me, ‘You told me being married to you was going to be an adventure. You weren’t kidding, were you?” Moore said with a grin.

HERALD AND TRIBUNE - 2018-10-22 20:08:51

Carter County Bank robbery suspect captured in Johnson City

The Carter County Bank robbery suspect has been captured. Elizabethton Police Chief Jason Shaw told WJHL the suspect was taken into custody in Johnson City during the early morning hours.


SWAT team called after man barricades himself inside Jonesborough home Sunday

However the suspect, identified by authorities as 48-year-old Michael Curtis, had barricaded himself inside the home with several firearms.

WJHL.COM - 2018-10-22 01:18:02

Court: Johnson City man targeted kids on tween online chats

A Washington County, Tennessee man has admitted to visiting chat rooms and websites targeting young children to lure kids into sexual conversations.Documents from federal court in Greeneville show Alexander Forrest Aldenhuysen admitted to FBI agents that he used a cell phone and tablet to request nu


Multiple fire crews respond to fire house fire in Bloomingdale

SULLIVAN COUNTY, TN (WJHL) - Multiple fire departments are responding to a house fire that was reported in the Bloomingdale community in Sullivan County.The fire was reported a little after 8:00 a.m. on Woodlark Lane.Very few details have been revealed as crews are still working to put out the blaze

WJHL.COM - 2018-10-22 13:20:23

10 Out and About things to do

2Get active:Participants of all ages and abilities can get active at the annual Scarecrow Skedaddle and Shindig on Oct. 21 beginning at 2 p.m. in Founders Park in downtown Johnson City. The Skedaddle includes a 5K race, a one-mile fun run, and a 200-meter modified race that accommodate children who


VIDEO: Bear spotted walking around Gatlinburg hotel

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WATE) - A bear was spotted in at a Gatlinburg hotel on Saturday, and it was all caught on camera.

WJHL.COM - 2018-10-21 17:25:13

Fire crews working structure fire on Unicoi Drive

Courtesy: Aisha ReedUNICOI COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) - Multiple fire departments are working to put out a structure fire in Unicoi County.Dispatch tells News Channel 11 that firefighters were called to 5949 Unicoi Drive around 1 a.m. Sunday.A viewer who sent us a photo of the fire tells us that building

WJHL.COM - 2018-10-21 09:03:02

2018 HILLTOPPER INVITATIONAL: Science Hill High School Topper Marching Band

Trending StoriesLocal HeadlinesStorm Team 11: Coldest Weather of the SeasonFreezing conditions expected tonight.Read More »4 hours agoEarly morning fire in Unicoi County sends firefighter to the hospitalUNICOI COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) - The state fire marshall's office is investigating an early morning

WJHL.COM - 2018-10-21 15:51:09

Johnson City man charged in Thursday's Pinecrest bank robbery

Jerry Bowman, 59, Johnson City, was arrested several hours after the robbery after a Johnson City Police officer stopped a Ford Fusion similar in appearance to the one described in a press release. An affidavit said that stop led officers to Bowman.


Tennessee man faces multiple charges in Washington County, Virginia

ABINGDON, Va.—A call of trespassing in Washington County has resulted in the arrest of a man from Teflord, Tennessee, according to Sheriff Fred Newman.


UPDATE: Johnson City man faces up to 25 years in prison for Milligan Hwy robbery

ELIZABETHTON, TN (WJHL) - The U.S. Magistrate Judge Clifton L. Corker issued a criminal complaint, charging Jerry Bowman with armed robbery of Carter County Bank on Milligan Highway. If convicted, Bowman faces up to 25 years in prison for the robbery. Additionally, Bowman faces a consecutive mandato


UPDATE: Suspect wanted for robbery, kidnapping commits suicide in Elizabethton store lot

Christopher Antone, 29, was in the back seat of a vehicle parked at Kenjo Market when the driver attempted to back out of a parking space and was stopped by a patrol vehicle with its lights on and siren sounding, according to a report from Elizabethton police chief Jason Shaw.


Car crashes into Ridgefields Market in Kingsport

According to Lowe, the car traveled all the way into the back of the store. It stopped after hitting the store's beer cooler, he says.