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Crime roundup: Stabbing, drug charges & stolen tags
The following is a roundup of felony arrests reported recently by local law enforcement. Johnson City man slapped wife, stabbed brother-in-law in neck with pocket knife, police say.
Watauga School Bus Collides With Car In Snow Storm
A Watauga County school bus collided with a car during the brief, but heavy snow storm last Thursday. The Watauga Democrat reports the accident happened on Brown’s Chapel Road around 2 in the afternoon.
Structure fire under investigation in Sullivan County
SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tenn-- A structure fire is under investigation in Sullivan County. At 12:00 p.m., firefighters responded to the fire off Highway 394 across from Island Road Free Will Baptist Church.
Nashville kidnapping suspect and victim spotted in Kingsport
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) - Police say a kidnapping suspect and his victim may be in the Tri-Cities area and are asking you to be on the lookout for them. According to Metro Nashville Police, 19-year-old German Rodriguezz and his ex-girlfriend, 16-year-old Maricsa Beltran-Lopez were last seen at 10:30
Six displaced in Kingsport house fire
KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) - Half a dozen people were displaced by a Friday evening house fire in Kingsport. The Kingsport Fire Department says it happened around 7:30 p.m. on Windsor Street.
Kingsport further honors Dr. King
KINGSPORT — Kingsport continued to exemplify its “Model City” nickname on Friday by further honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It did so by taking a historic step and designating Lincoln Street — from Wilcox Drive to the John B. Dennis Highway — the Rev Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial
PHOTOS: Viewer photos of the total lunar eclipse
JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL)- Viewers sent in photos across the Tri-CIties region as they witnessed the total lunar eclipse Sunday night into early Monday morning. We also streamed the event on our WJHL Facebook page.
Hilltoppers rule the pool again
KINGSPORT — Perhaps you can take the Hilltoppers out of the pool, but you can’t take the pool out of the Hilltoppers. Science Hill’s iron-clad grip on the Northeast Tennessee Swimming and Diving Championships went unbroken Saturday night when the ’Toppers held off a hearty challenge from Dobyns-Benn
UNCG wins at East Tennessee State, hosts The Citadel on Thursday
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — The UNC-Greensboro men’s basketball went into one of the most hostile environments in the Southern Conference and did what no other team has been able to do this season: knock off East Tennessee State in Freedom Hall.
Dean nets 30 as Gate City turns back 'Blazers
GATE CITY, Va. — One night removed from surpassing 1,000 points in his career, Gate City’s Bradley Dean had a stellar night for the Blue Devils. Dean scored a game-high 30 points Saturday, while Zac Ervin added 29 to lead Gate City to a 73-52 interstate basketball win over Daniel Boone.
NET championships: Things go swimmingly for Hilltoppers once again
KINGSPORT — Perhaps you can take the Hilltoppers out of the pool, but you can’t take the pool out of the Hilltoppers. Science Hill’s iron-clad grip on the Northeast Tennessee Swimming and Diving Championships was unbroken Saturday night as the ’Toppers held off a hearty challenge from Dobyns-Bennett