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Jonesborough man dead following motorcycle crash

A Jonesborough man has died following a crash in Johnson City on Friday afternoon. According to a report from Johnson City Police, Randy J. Tucker, 47, was driving his motorcycle Westbound near the 3000 block of Cherokee Road. The driver reportedly rear-ended the back of a mail delivery box truck,...
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JCPD: 1 dead after motorcycle rear-ends Fed-Ex truck

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – A Jonesborough man is dead following a Friday evening crash, police say. According to a press release from the Johnson City Police Department (JCPD), officers were called to the scene of a collision in the 3000 block of Cherokee Road around 3 p.m. Friday. When they arrived, officers found that […]
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Kingsport PD: 2-year-old found unattended, investigation underway

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) – An investigation is underway after Kingsport police say they found an unidentified child alone Saturday morning. According to an Instagram post from the Kingsport Police Department (KPD), a boy with red hair estimated to be around 2 years old was found in the 3800 block of Eastline Drive around 8:45 a.m. […]

Eva Mae Price Edwards Lung

Eva Mae Price Edwards Lung, age 62, Erwin, passed away peacefully at her residence on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, while she was surrounded by her family. She is a daughter of Mary Tilson Fowler and the late Wayne Richard Price. Eva was of the Baptist Faith, and she was a...

Bristol, Va. police looking for missing 16-year-old

BRISTOL, Va. (WJHL) — Police are asking the public to be on the lookout for a missing teenager. The Bristol, Virginia Police Department is trying to locate 16-year-old Rachel Joyner. According to the police department, she was last seen by her family on Sunday evening. Joyner is described as 5-foot 2-inches tall and weighing 115 […]

'A day to celebrate:' Families, lawmakers praise new Tenn. Truth in Sentencing law

'A day to celebrate:' Families, lawmakers praise new Tenn. Truth in Sentencing law. ‘A day to celebrate:’ Families, lawmakers praise …. Rain postpones fan appreciation night at Kingsport …. Axmen down Doughboys, split series in Johnson City. ETSU: Lambert concert didn’t recover around $500K …. Emory & Henry...

What’s coming up this weekend?

(WJHL) — From Red, White and Blue to a reptile boogaloo, the Tri-Cities are in for an exciting weekend. News Channel 11 has compiled a list of everything to visit the next two days. Elizabethton July 4th CelebrationWhen: Saturday, July 2 beginning at 3:45 p.m.Where: Covered Bridge ParkMore: Activities include a bike ride, pup pageant, […]

Registration open for new Johnson City off-leash dog bar

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – A soon-to-open dog bar in Johnson City is now accepting registration. Off Leash Social plans to open in the near future, but ahead of the location’s grand opening, pet owners can go ahead and register their dogs online. Memberships are available on an annual or monthly basis, which include various […]

Missing Washington County, TN 15-year-old found safe

(WCYB) — A missing 15-year-old out of Washington County, Tennessee has been found safe. [Name redacted] was last seen leaving her residence in the Telford area on June 18. At the time, investigators said she closed all her social media accounts and turned off her mobile phone. According to...

Two new businesses celebrate with ribbon cutting

The Elizabethton/Carter County Chamber of Commerce hosted a joint ribbon cutting with Main Street Elizabethton on Thursday, June 30, at 10 a.m. to celebrate August Muse and Appalachian Irish Dance Company. “The community has five dance studios; numerous music and art teachers; local school music, art and theater programs; a...

How to avoid stealing in the Smokies

State representatives and education leaders responded to Tennessee education advisor Dr. Larry Arnn’s “reprehensible and irresponsible” comments Friday. Officials with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation issued a Silver Alert for a missing man from Johnson City.

Prominent whistleblower group steps into JC police allegations, seeks additional information from people

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) — A prominent non-profit that aids whistleblowers is helping Kateri “Kat” Dahl in building two U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) whistleblower cases the former federal attorney filed regarding her firing and other alleged actions by the Johnson City Police Department (JCPD). Whistleblower Aid founder and chief disclosure officer John Tye — […]

Rain postpones fan appreciation night at Kingsport Speedway

BLOOMINGDALE, Tenn. (WJHL) – Mother nature was unkind to the drivers and fans that had gathered at Kingsport Speedway to see racing on Friday night. Qualifying for the Late Model, Sportsman, Pure 4, Mod 4 and Pure Stock classifications were all completed, but not the final races, as inclement weather hovered over the area. Many […]