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  • Nasty living conditions, black algae water lead to animal cruelty charges for woman who shows dogs competitively

    Nasty living conditions, black algae water lead to animal cruelty charges for woman who shows dogs competitively

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-07-23 22:32:41 GMT
    A woman who owns several dogs and cats in Jonesborough faces multiple animal cruelty charges after an animal control officer says he found the animals living in deplorable conditions. Johnson City-Washington County Animal Control Officer Wayne Thomas caught it all on tape.More >>
    A woman who owns several dogs and cats in Jonesborough faces multiple animal cruelty charges after an animal control officer says he found the animals living in deplorable conditions. Johnson City-Washington County Animal Control Officer Wayne Thomas caught it all on tape.More >>
  • Woman impales herself on cemetery fence; says she was running from attacker

    Woman impales herself on cemetery fence; says she was running from attacker

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 2:53 PM EDT2014-07-23 18:53:18 GMT
    A woman claims she was running from an attacker and tried to jump a five foot fence when she became impaled. Firefighters had to use power saws and a grinding saw to cut her free, all while she was conscious. After 30 minutes she was transported to an area hospital for surgery to remove the spike sticking out of her thigh. It happened at Vine Cemetery in Hazleton. She said the nearest gate was locked. Witnesses backed...More >>
    A woman claims she was running from an attacker and tried to jump a five foot fence when she became impaled. Firefighters had to use power saws and a grinding saw to cut her free, all while she was conscious. After 30 minutes she was transported to an area hospital for surgery to remove the spike sticking out of her thigh. It happened at Vine Cemetery in Hazleton. She said the nearest gate was locked. Witnesses backed...More >>
  • Alabama man claims penis mistakenly amputated

    Alabama man claims penis mistakenly amputated

    Friday, July 25 2014 12:31 PM EDT2014-07-25 16:31:52 GMT
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    An Alabama man who went to the hospital for a routine circumcision says doctors mistakenly amputated his penis. Johnny Lee Banks Jr. of Birmingham and his wife, Zelda Banks, filed the lawsuit Tuesday. More >>
    An Alabama man who went to the hospital for a routine circumcision says doctors mistakenly amputated his penis. Johnny Lee Banks Jr. of Birmingham and his wife, Zelda Banks, filed the lawsuit Tuesday. More >>
  • WJHL Surprise Squad gives away prizes in Kingsport

    WJHL Surprise Squad gives away prizes in Kingsport

    Friday, July 25 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-07-25 20:00:27 GMT
    News Channel 11's Surprise Squad, led by Sara Diamond and Morgan King, hit the streets once again to give back to the community. More >>
    News Channel 11's Surprise Squad, led by Sara Diamond and Morgan King, hit the streets once again to give back to the community. More >>
  • June Mugshots - Northeast Tennessee

    June Mugshots - Northeast Tennessee

    Thursday, July 10 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-07-10 21:30:26 GMT
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    The following are mugshots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges in June by local authorities in Northeast Tennessee.More >>
    The following are mugshots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges in June by local authorities in Northeast Tennessee.

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  • Dad charged after fallen dresser kills 2 toddlers

    Dad charged after fallen dresser kills 2 toddlers

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:06 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:06:47 GMT
    The father of two toddlers who died after a dresser fell on them is facing involuntary manslaughter charges because he heard a crash and didn't immediately check on his daughters, a prosecutor said Thursday.More >>
    The father of two toddlers who died after a dresser fell on them is facing involuntary manslaughter charges because he heard a crash and didn't immediately check on his daughters, a prosecutor said Thursday.More >>
  • TONIGHT @ 11PM: County Mayor's cookout attracts Republican top brass

    TONIGHT @ 11PM: County Mayor's cookout attracts Republican top brass

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:59 PM EDT2014-07-26 01:59:40 GMT
    Tennessee's Republican leadership gathered for a party at the farm of Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge Friday night.   Speakers included U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander and Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.Tennessee's Republican leadership gathered for a party at the farm of Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge Friday night. Speakers included U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander and Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.
    Tennessee's Republican leadership gathered for a party at the farm of Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge Friday night.   Speakers included U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander and Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.More >>
    Tennessee's Republican leadership gathered for a party at the farm of Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge Friday night.   Speakers included U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander and Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.More >>
  • PHOTOS: Inside Bass Pro Shops, Uncle Buck's Fishbowl and Grill

    PHOTOS: Inside Bass Pro Shops, Uncle Buck's Fishbowl and Grill

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:38 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:38:27 GMT
    Bass Pro Shops is still under construction, but that did not stop officials from allowing News Channel 11’s cameras in to see its progress.Our cameras caught a sneak peak of the inside of the store and Uncle Buck’s Fishbowl and Grill.More >>
    Bass Pro Shops is still under construction, but that did not stop officials from allowing News Channel 11’s cameras in to see its progress.Our cameras caught a sneak peak of the inside of the store and Uncle Buck’s Fishbowl and Grill.More >>
  • VIDEO: Intense gator battle at Odessa golf course

    VIDEO: Intense gator battle at Odessa golf course

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:56 AM EDT2014-07-25 14:56:27 GMT
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    An amazing video of two big gators locked in an intense fight might have you wondering how something so dangerous could happen at a golf course. A golfer shot the video using a cell phoneMore >>
    An amazing video of two big gators locked in an intense fight might have you wondering how something so dangerous could happen at a golf course. A golfer shot the video using a cell phoneMore >>
  • Son sentenced to life without parole for parents' murder at Pizza Plus Parlor

    Son sentenced to life without parole for parents' murder at Pizza Plus Parlor

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:50 PM EDT2014-07-23 22:50:11 GMT
    Wednesday's sentencing in Tazewell County marked the conclusion of a five year investigation into a double murder.Harvey and Valerie Looney were found dead at the Pizza Plus restaurant in Claypool Hill, Virginia back in 2009.The man convicted of killing them, their son, Christopher Looney.More >>
    Wednesday's sentencing in Tazewell County marked the conclusion of a five year investigation into a double murder.Harvey and Valerie Looney were found dead at the Pizza Plus restaurant in Claypool Hill, Virginia back in 2009.The man convicted of killing them, their son, Christopher Looney.More >>
  • Girl uses gift card from WJHL Surprise Squad to help area animal shelter

    Girl uses gift card from WJHL Surprise Squad to help area animal shelter

    Friday, July 25 2014 3:56 PM EDT2014-07-25 19:56:49 GMT
    During one of our stops at Fort Henry Mall, a woman and her niece, Olivia, received a Food City gift card of $25 from the surprise team. Instead of spending the gift card on herself, the little girl decided to use it to help others. More >>
    During one of our stops at Fort Henry Mall, a woman and her niece, Olivia, received a Food City gift card of $25 from the surprise team. Instead of spending the gift card on herself, the little girl decided to use it to help others. More >>
  • Elizabethton police sergeant resigns after internal investigation

    Elizabethton police sergeant resigns after internal investigation

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:16 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:16:21 GMT
    A 16-year veteran police officer with the Elizabethton Police Department chose to resign this month following an internal investigation. According to Chief Greg Workman, the internal investigation found Sgt. Jesus Pena, who worked for the department's narcotics vice unit, failed to file proper paperwork in a timely manner when dealing with undercover informants. The chief called that inexcusable. Chief Workman says filing that paperwork on time helps protect an informant's identity.More >>
    A 16-year veteran police officer with the Elizabethton Police Department chose to resign this month following an internal investigation. According to Chief Greg Workman, the internal investigation found Sgt. Jesus Pena, who worked for the department's narcotics vice unit, failed to file proper paperwork in a timely manner when dealing with undercover informants. The chief called that inexcusable. Chief Workman says filing that paperwork on time helps protect an informant's identity.More >>
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