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Civilians help police apprehend Bristol man during Kingsport pursuit

Civilians helped law enforcement take a Bristol, Tennessee, man into custody Friday evening during a Kingsport pursuit, according to the authorities.

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-10-20 00:28:00

Holly Jolly Fun: CSX Santa Train coming to Kingsport in November

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) -Country duo Maddie & Tae will be the special guests on the 76th running of the CSX Santa Trainon Saturday, Nov. 17.

WJHL.COM - 2018-10-18 21:47:53

Sullivan County deputies search for missing man

SULLIVAN COUNTY, (WJHL) - Deputies in Sullivan County say they need your help finding a man they say has been missing for months.According to the sheriff's office, Lynn Akers, age 55, was last heard from family back in June of this year. It's believed that Lynn may still be somewhere in the Tri-Cit

WJHL.COM - 2018-10-19 18:34:23

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


BREAKING: EPD investigating Thursday night suicide at Kenjo Market

Local HeadlinesBREAKING: EPD investigating Thursday night suicide at Kenjo MarketNewElizabethton Police Department is currently investigating a suicide that took place last night.Read More »7 mins agoStorm Team 11 Forecast: Rain moves into the area tonight and SaturdayNewIncreasing clouds with rain

WJHL.COM - 2018-10-19 20:33:54

BREAKING: Bristol man charged after striking two vehicles in Sullivan County

A SCSO deputy recognized the vehicle and its driver to be Jay Dennis, age 32, of Bristol, TN. The deputy knew that there were felony arrest warrants in Sullivan County and from multiple other jurisdictions for Dennis’ arrest. Dennis is being charged with felony evading arrest, driving on a suspended

WJHL.COM - 2018-10-20 00:26:45

Hog 'Heaven': Kingsport faith-based service hopes to transform notorious saloon

Before the plan goes into motion, a judge must hear about that arrangement due to the saloon current status. That hearing is scheduled for Nov. 16, according to Anderson. He also noted that razing the building is an option depending on repair and renovation costs and replacing it with a new facility


Hi Mickey, 'Bye Mickey: 6 Disney parks on 2 coasts in 1 day

They succeeded Wednesday, visiting four Disney parks in the Orlando, Florida, area and two in Anaheim, California, with a 2,500-mile cross-country flight and two time zones in between, all within 20 hours.

WJHL.COM - 2018-10-19 13:05:35

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.

WCYB.COM - 2018-10-19 16:38:28

Wrongful death lawsuit filed against Hog Wild Saloon

A 20-year-old man who was fatally shot in March could still be alive if a popular Kingsport, Tennessee, bar had provided adequate security, according to a wrongful death lawsuit filed in Sullivan County Circuit Court.

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-10-19 04:45:00

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

WCYB.COM - 2018-10-19 12:50:17

ennessee ordered to stop license suspensions for indigence

Trending StoriesLocal HeadlinesStorm Team 11: Perfect Fall WeatherFall Perfection the next few days.Read More »4 hours agoSome of the best from the WPBA will play in the Blue Emu Southern Open at Borderline BilliardsPro-am on Thursday will raise money for the Susan G. Komen breast cancer awareness f

WJHL.COM - 2018-10-18 13:22:32

Demolition now underway at Kingsport Sears building

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) - Demolition is now underway at the Sears location in Kingsport.Work started today as the Sears located near Fort Henry Mall is currently being demolition.Owners hope that the area can be used to help expand retail opportunities in the area.

WJHL.COM - 2018-10-19 01:13:04

Kingsport mother mourns daughter's death after smoking synthetic marijuana

On Wednesday afternoon, cards covered 17-year-old Maddie Broome's bed. Her jewelry, clothes and books were all still in place, the only thing missing was Maddie.


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.

WJHL.COM - 2018-10-18 16:55:18

WATCH LIVE: Sullivan County Jail reveals new system to verify identities of inmates

SULLIVAN COUNTY, TN (WJHL) - The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office unveils a new system to verify the identities of jail inmates at the county jail.The sheriff's office is holding a news conference this morning at 10:30 a.m.We're told Sheriff Jeff Cassidy and members of the Corrections Division will

WJHL.COM - 2018-10-18 14:26:18

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

WJHL.COM - 2018-10-18 22:37:58

Kingsport police: Man wanted for attempted murder after stabbing

Police in Kingsport are searching the area for a man they say stabbed a 19-year-old man at an apartment complex. The incident happened at Dogwood Terrace Apartments located on Bowater Drive around 1:30 a.m.Police said they found the victim suffering from a life-threatening stab wound. The victim is


Kingsport mother mourns teenager daughter's death after taking K-2

Trending StoriesLocal HeadlinesKingsport couple on second leg of Disney journeyNewA Kingsport couple that set out to visit six Disney parks on two coasts in one day are now on the second leg of their journey.Read More »22 mins agoStorm Team 11 Forecast - Fair and cold with patchy front overnight - P


Holston River ‘baptism’ solicits criminal charge

After responding to a vehicle that was fully engulfed in flames, police found a tiki torch in the passenger seat. A witness named a woman who had been spotted beside the car just before the blaze, adding that the suspect had previously made threats to burn it down. An investigation is continuing.