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Two crashes block interstates in Bristol, Va.

BRISTOL, Va.—Two traffic crashes blocked lanes Wednesday at rush hour in Bristol, Virginia.

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-10-17 21:37:00

Large police presence at the scene of Johnson City apartment complex

HAPPENING NOW: Police & TBI on Scene of ongoing investigationPosted byWJHLon Wednesday, October 17, 2018

WJHL.COM - 2018-10-17 17:17:48

Passenger charged with first degree murder

Eisenhauer murder trial delayedStaff ReportCHRISTIANSBURG — Defense attorneys for David Eisenhauer, who is accused of killing a 13-year-old girl in 2016, say they need more time to analyze text messages and other data before he stands trial for first-degree murder.Eisenhauer, 20 — a former Virginia

GALAX GAZETTE - 2018-10-17 00:00:00

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

WJHL.COM - 2018-10-18 03:15:38

Fleenor recording reveals buyout offers, divide in Bristol Virginia City Council

“Hey, you told me one time you would offer me $150,000 for that corner lot,” Fleenor says on the recording. “Why don’t you offer me $325,000?”

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-10-17 02:34:00

Your View: If casino comes, Bristol may have to change its sign

A good time ago, when the late Bud Philips ran a column in this paper, he once described an 1800s hotel on Front Street. If I recall, and I may stand corrected, he mentioned this was also a “brothel” — and of a well-known prostitution madame — plus gambling and all sorts of lawlessness.


Stolen medieval clothing, appliances among items recovered at Abingdon residence

A variety of medieval clothing and helmets, spears, a Terminator leather jacket, an Army helmet and canteen, and bullhorns were among the items police discovered Monday at a residence in Washington County, resulting in two arrests, according to court records.Contributed photo

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-10-17 02:33:00

Police: Johnson City man stole tools from vehicle

Johnson City police charged Toby S. Richardson, 33, Barton Street, with one count of burglary from a motor vehicle.Just before 3 p.m. Tuesday, police were called to the Shell Station on West State of Franklin Road in regards to stolen property and found Richardson, who matched a description given by

JOHNSON CITY PRESS - 2018-10-17 19:58:45

A Bristol family's vacation turned into a nightmare: Local woman stranded on an island

"There were so many ways the system has let down CeCe. And it may very well cost her, her life, " said Carter.


Police: Texting driver caused wreck on I-81

Joshua Sizemore, 31, Bristol, Virginia, was charged with driving on a revoked license and failure to exercise due care.


Police searching for attempted murder suspect following stabbing at Kingsport apartment

Darius D. Woodbury, 24, is charged with attempted second degree murder and violation of probation after officers found a 19-year-old victim with a life-threatening stab wound at Dogwood Terrace Apartments on 1921 Bowater Drive just after 1:30 a.m., a police report said. The report said the victim's


UPDATED: Sullivan County VFD chief arrested on DUI

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Sullivan County Volunteer Fire Chief Bruce Wilson was charged with driving under the influence after being found unconscious in his vehicle, according to a police report.


Residents urged proper disposal of medications - The Tomahawk - Mountain City, Tennessee

In an effort to reduce access to opiates and other prescription drugs which have the potential for being abused, the Johnson County A.C.T.I.O.N. Coalition, or “Alliance of Citizens Together Improving Our Neighborhoods,” is touting several initiatives aimed at eliminating prescription drug abuse.

THE TOMAHAWK - 2018-10-17 12:46:54

Woman charged with aggravated assault after stabbing husband, Johnson City police say

Police said Cynthia Morris, 47, 103 Sequoyah Drive, Apt. 7, and her husband were having a domestic dispute at the residence before she got a knife from the kitchen and stabbed his leg. The victim was treated at the Johnson City Medical Center and released before Morris was interviewed by an investig


Police: Sullivan County VFD Fire Chief found passed out in his car, arrested for DUI

BRISTOL, Tenn. – Sullivan County Volunteer Fire Chief Bruce Wilson was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after being found in his vehicle unconscious, according to a police report.


Intoxicated man threatens workers at local haunted forest

KINGSPORT, Tenn. -- An intoxicated man threatened to stab the next person who scared him at a haunted forest and grabbed a juvenile working in the forest by the neck, according to a police report.


Johnson City woman charged with meth possession and shoplifting

Kella Proffitt, 35 was walking in front of the Walmart on Brownsmill Road and yelling at employees when officers arrived around 4:30 p.m. on Saturday. According to the release, Proffitt ran into the store to escape when she saw the police car roll up to the scene. However, officers were able to find


Bristol man loses leg in mower after attacking son with chainsaw

Now, he’s behind bars for allegedly trying to attack the mower’s rider — his son — with a chain saw, and forcing the son’s grisly act of self-defense.


Bristol Virginia councilman Doug Fleenor tenders resignation

Hours prior to a meeting being held to determine his future, Bristol Virginia City Council member Doug Fleenor has submitted a letter of resignation from his elected post.The councilman was to be the subject of a scheduled session brought by his fellow lawmakers who wanted him removed from office fo


Man run over by lawn mower while trying to kill son with a chainsaw, police say

BRISTOL, Tenn. —A Tennessee man who police said was run over with a lawn mower while trying to kill his son with a chainsaw had to have his leg amputated.The Bristol Herald Courier reports that a warrant for 76-year-old Douglas Ferguson couldn't be served until Tuesday because of the severity of his