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  • July Mugshots - Northeast Tennessee

    July Mugshots - Northeast Tennessee

    Friday, July 18 2014 4:06 PM EDT2014-07-18 20:06:33 GMT
    The following are mugshots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges in July by local authorities in Northeast Tennessee.
    The following are mugshots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges in July by local authorities in Northeast Tennessee.
  • WJHL Surprise Squad gives away prizes in Kingsport

    WJHL Surprise Squad gives away prizes in Kingsport

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-07-25 02:03:07 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. 
    News Channel 11's Surprise Squad, led by Sara Diamond and Morgan King, hit the streets once again to give back to the community. 
  • 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.
    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.
  • 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.
    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.
  • Sullivan County sees surge in counterfeit bills; thieves alter real money

    Sullivan County sees surge in counterfeit bills; thieves alter real money

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:56 AM EDT2014-07-25 09:56:07 GMT
    A surge in counterfeit money making its way across Kingsport and Sullivan County. Thursday afternoon we got a closer look at what a counterfeit bill looks like.
    A surge in counterfeit money making its way across Kingsport and Sullivan County. Thursday afternoon we got a closer look at what a counterfeit bill looks like.
  • 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.
    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.
  • TONIGHT @ 11PM: World War 2 soldier welcomed home 69 years after his death

    TONIGHT @ 11PM: World War 2 soldier welcomed home 69 years after his death

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:47 PM EDT2014-07-25 01:47:22 GMT
    Private First Class Cecil Harris was 19 years old when he went to France to fight in World War II. A few months later, he was killed in Dambach, France. For almost 7 decades, his only surviving son wondered what happened to his father.  Edwin Harris met his father for the first and only time in the summer of 1944, when he was a newborn.
    Private First Class Cecil Harris was 19 years old when he went to France to fight in World War II. A few months later, he was killed in Dambach, France. For almost 7 decades, his only surviving son wondered what happened to his father.  Edwin Harris met his father for the first and only time in the summer of 1944, when he was a newborn.
  • Tornado Tears Through Eastern Shore Campground; At Least Two Dead

    Tornado Tears Through Eastern Shore Campground; At Least Two Dead

    Friday, July 25 2014 3:41 AM EDT2014-07-25 07:41:12 GMT
    Virginia State Police confirm that two people have died after a tornado ripped through an Eastern Shore campground Thursday morning.
    Virginia State Police confirm that two people have died after a tornado ripped through an Eastern Shore campground Thursday morning.
  • 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.
    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.
  • 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...
    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...
  • Community reacts to Eddie Overholt's arrest at Greene County public meeting

    Community reacts to Eddie Overholt's arrest at Greene County public meeting

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:24 AM EDT2014-07-22 13:24:56 GMT
    Friday morning moments after Greene County Mayor Alan Broyles cautioned against public outburst at a Greene County Industrial Development Board Meeting, Eddie Overholt asked board members to speak up.
    Friday morning moments after Greene County Mayor Alan Broyles cautioned against public outburst at a Greene County Industrial Development Board Meeting, Eddie Overholt asked board members to speak up.
  • NJ couple identified as victims of Virginia tornado

    NJ couple identified as victims of Virginia tornado

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:05 PM EDT2014-07-25 00:05:21 GMT
    The Eastville volunteer fire department confirms a tornado touched down at a campground on the Chesapeake Bay on Thursday morning, killing three people. The volunteer fire department confirms three people
    A New Jersey couple was identified as the victims of a tornado that hit the Cherrystone Family Camping & RV Resort in Northampton.
  • Emails reveal Gov. Haslam to hold private meeting with select educators tomorrow in Jonesborough

    Emails reveal Gov. Haslam to hold private meeting with select educators tomorrow in Jonesborough

    Friday, July 25 2014 3:49 AM EDT2014-07-25 07:49:04 GMT
    Governor Bill Haslam (R) will be in town Friday but at one of his stops the public won't be invited. In fact, only a select few will be part of a roundtable discussion about education. Emails obtained through a public records request reveal Gov. Haslam will hold a private roundtable Friday afternoon at the Washington County Department of Education in Jonesborough. Director of Schools Ron Dykes says his district was asked to host the meeting.
    Governor Bill Haslam (R) will be in town Friday but at one of his stops the public won't be invited. In fact, only a select few will be part of a roundtable discussion about education. Emails obtained through a public records request reveal Gov. Haslam will hold a private roundtable Friday afternoon at the Washington County Department of Education in Jonesborough. Director of Schools Ron Dykes says his district was asked to host the meeting.
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