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Russell County man found guilty of second degree murder

Today, a judge sentence 36-year-old Joshua Lamont Lee in the 2017 death of Santana Danielle Hale. Lee was found guilty of second degree murder, malicious wounding and strangulation. Lee received 32 years and 11 months.

WJHL.COM - 2018-10-22 21:30:30

Two injured in Tazewell fire

Two people are hospitalized following a fire in Tazewell Oct. 19.911 dispatched the Tazewell Town Fire Department to 147 Clinchview Street at 7:09 p.m. for a structure fire. The department responded with three units and 13 firefighters and the town’s police department and ems units were also dispa

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2018-10-22 18:10:00

Allen leads G-Men on 45-0 romp past rival Richlands

“The best team won by far tonight, it wasn’t even close,” Mance said. “We didn’t tackle, we didn’t play well in space, we couldn’t get anything going on offensively, we turned the ball over.


Two arrested after Narcan administered in Bluefield incident

Casi Nobel, 27, of Beckley, the driver of the car, a Mazda, was charged with DUI. A male passenger, Cesar Gandara, 27, also of Beckley, was found unresponsive and administered the drug, according to the statement from the Bluefield Police Department.

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2018-10-22 14:25:00

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

More than a thousand rally against Bristol casino proposal

This comes after Bristol, Virginia City Council voted unanimously in September to pass a resolution of support for the proposal, even after about a dozen community members spoke in opposition.

WJHL.COM - 2018-10-22 04:01:54

Man shocked, falls 30 feet off roof at Mid Mountain in Abingdon

Washington County, Virginia Emergency Management Agency director Theresa Kingsley told WCYB emergency crews were called to the facility on Hillman Highway, a product distribution point for Food City grocery stores, just after 1:30 p.m.

WCYB.COM - 2018-10-22 17:15:18

Richlands students take break to mourn student’s death

The ninth grader’s death, an apparent suicide, is still being investigated by the Tazewell Sheriff’s Office.


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

Miles 22-24: Deadly stretch of roadway needs scrutiny

Across the newsroom, heads tilt. We listen intently with one ear and continue to focus on our stories of the day, all the while typing at the speed of deadline.

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2018-10-21 11:00:00

POLICE: Routine patrol leads to the administration of Narcan

BLUEFIELD, WV (WVNS) - A routine patrol by two Bluefield, West Virginia police officers leads to the administration of Narcan.


Catch by Abingdon receiver goes viral

If you missed this catch Friday night by Abingdon receiver Holt Dotson, where have you been? The catch has been shared on social media by accounts like SportsCenter, Sunday Night Football on NBC, Bleacher Report, Max Preps and Yahoo Sports just to name a few.


One million dollar lottery ticket bought in Franklin County

The Mega Millions jackpot has grown to a staggering $1.6 billion, but someone in our area still won some life-changing money. According to valottery.com, a ticket worth $1 million was purchased in Franklin County. The ticket was bought at the Whistle Stop, on 11729 Old Franklin Turnpike in Union Ha


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.


Meals tax on Tazewell County ballot

The question on the ballot will be “Should the Tazewell County Board of Supervisors have the authority to levy a tax on food and beverages sold by a restaurant as defined in section 58.1-3833 of the Code of Virginia, not to exceed four percent of the amount charged for such food and beverages and th


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


Two injured in North Tazewell fire

NORTH TAZEWELL, Va.— Two residents were flown Friday to a hospital outside the region after a structure was reported by neighbors in North Tazewell, Va.


2 found guilty in triple murder of Sacramento father, 2 sons

Prosecutors say Nguyen, a marijuana dealer, planned to steal $30,000 in cash from the home of his partner, Dong Le.


New details released: Specifics revealed during hearing for Christmas Day stabbing suspect

Roger Lee Lemons Jr., 46, of Princeton was brought before Circuit Court Judge William Sadler for a motions hearing. Lemons, who was arrested last February and charged with first-degree murder in the death of 33-year-old Angela Seal of 415 Mercer Street. Seal’s body was found in her apartment on Chri


Push back against bullying event in Tazewell

TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WVVA) In light of the tragic death of a Richlands High School student, community members in Tazewell have decided to take action.