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Limestone Woman Killed In I-81 Crash

A Limestone passenger in a car that hit a tractor-trailer about 4:45 p.m. Wednesday just off southbound Interstate 81 was killed in the crash, according to a Tennessee Highway Patrol report.Kristy M. Baker, 40, is the crash victim. She was a passenger in a 1999 Honda sedan driven by 55-year-old Jose

GREENEVILLE SUN - 2018-05-24 14:30:00

VIDEO: Road rage suspect hitting man with sledgehammer

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WJHL.COM - 2018-05-24 15:13:06

Elizabethton, Chattanooga men sentenced for $1.38M mail fraud scheme

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WJHL.COM - 2018-05-24 15:10:22

Johnson City police identify man killed by train

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WJHL.COM - 2018-05-23 22:27:07

SUV drives into building in Johnson City

JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) - Johnson City firefighters and police responded to a one-vehicle crash in the 300 block of Sunset Drive.The crash reportedly happened this morning just before 9:00 a.m.According to firefighters, a SUV struck a building. No injuries were reported in the crash.News Channel 11

WJHL.COM - 2018-05-24 13:21:31

BOE remains in gridlock over school - Herald & Tribune - Jonesborough, TN

For the past year, the Washington County Board of Education has been going round and round over a Jonesborough School project decision. But now, it’s more of a standstill.

HERALD AND TRIBUNE - 2018-05-23 17:07:16

UPDATED: Walmart tractor-trailer involved in fiery I-81 crash with motorcycle convoy

The incident occurred near the Sullivan and Washington county line at about 1:30 p.m.According to Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper Nathan Hall, a convoy of motorcyclists was traveling to Washington, D.C., as part of the annual "Ride to the Wall."The THP said one motorcycle collided with a Walmart tr

JOHNSON CITY PRESS - 2018-05-24 11:29:43

Motorcycle driver taken to hospital after crash in Boones Creek

Intersection at Flourville Rd. and Scenic Dr. (Courtesy Ted Overbay)Boones Creek, TN (WJHL) - Johnson City Police are on the scene of a crash involving a motorcycle and a truck.The crash happened on the intersection of Flourville Rd. and Scenic Dr.The 200 block of Flourville Rd will be closed off fo

WJHL.COM - 2018-05-24 12:34:47

BREAKING: Person hit by train in downtown Johnson City

Johnson City, TN (WJHL) - According to dispatchers, one person has been hit by a train close to 111 North Commerce Street.

WJHL.COM - 2018-05-23 02:23:41

4 men charged with murder in 2017 Johnson City shooting death of pregnant woman

Isiah Devon Milligan, 24, of Johnson City; Avios Griffin, 24, of Johnson City; Monte Brewer, Jr., 27, of Cleveland, Tennessee; and Eugene Glover, 31, of Chattanooga, were charged with first degree murder and first degree murder in commission of a felony, according to a Johnson City Police Department


Police identify woman killed in crash on U.S. 321

The crash took place around 3:04 p.m. Both lanes of the highway were blocked for over two hours as responders worked to clear the crash site, which was in the middle of the curve. Fluids from the cars coated the road, which was made even more slick from rain.


Burned beans ignite arrest at Kingsport apartments

During an "argument about some plumbing work," a man hired for the job pointed a gun at a Rogersville homeowner and allegedly threatening to shoot him. The suspect was located in a subsequent traffic stop with a firearm in his possession. The weapon was loaded with two rounds, one engraved with "F"


Greene County kidnapping, assault suspect turns himself in

GREENE COUNTY, TN (WJHL) - A man wanted in connection with a kidnapping and aggravated assault in Greene County turned himself in Tuesday afternoon, according to Sheriff Pat Hankins with the Greene County Sheriff's Office.46-year-old Scott Burger called Hankins and turned himself in near the parking


Fugitive Surrenders In Johnson City To Greene County Sheriff

Fugitive Scott Dallas Burger, who has been the subject of a manhunt since May 15 after he allegedly attacked a woman and fled Greene County, is back in custody.Sheriff Pat Hankins said Tuesday afternoon that Burger had called him and made arrangements to be picked up in Johnson City. Roger Willett,

GREENEVILLE SUN - 2018-05-22 21:30:00

CCSO deputy on administrative leave pending TBI investigation

CARTER COUNTY, TN (WJHL) - A Carter County Sheriff's Office deputy is on administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation into alleged misconduct.The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation confirmed First Judicial District Attorney General Ken Baldwin asked the agency to open an investigation

WJHL.COM - 2018-05-22 21:06:24

Animal Control Seizes 21 Dogs From Property; Woman Charged

A Chuckey woman who allegedly kept 21 dogs on her property without food or water was charged Tuesday by Greene County Animal Control with aggravated cruelty to animals.Charged with the felony offense was Regina Marie Rhudy, 41, of 2635 Jockey Road. Bond for Rhudy was set at $10,000, with a first app

GREENEVILLE SUN - 2018-05-23 14:30:00

Fatal head-on crash reported on Highway 321, near Watauga Lake

THP said Marsha Shepherd, 40, Butler, TN crossed the center line of Highway 321 southbound near the intersection of Little Stoney Creek Road hitting a car driven by Thomas Fortune, 75, Mountain City, TN who was traveling in the northbound lane.


Deputy placed on administrative leave

According to a release from the sheriff’s department, Deputy Nicolas Andes was involved in an incident that on West Fifth Street while off duty. Witnesses reportedly told the sheriff’s department that Andes displayed a weapon and a badge, and accused him of shoving a juvenile who Andes believed thre

JOHNSON CITY PRESS - 2018-05-22 20:46:12

Fight breaks out in race at Bristol Motor Speedway, while local favorite Reeves raced to victory

Fight breaks out in race at Bristol Motor Speedway, while local favorite Reeves raced to victoryNewReeves drives for Abingdon, Va.-based Wade Lopez.Read More »11 mins ago


Johnson City police investigate shooting death on W. Main

The death occurred at 601 W. Main St., and police reportedly had been on the scene since about 4 a.m.An investigator said the wound appeared to be self-inflicted, but the investigation was ongoing.Editor’s note: It is the policy of the Johnson City Press not to publish the names of victims of suicid