JOHNSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) - A small plane ended up in a Johnson County creek Thursday after failing to gain altitude.
According to Johnson County Airport Manager Dave Garris, a local pilot who was heading to West Virginia crashed at the end of the airport runway during takeoff. The plane was unable to gain proper altitude.
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BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) Special Agent David Gratz took the stand Thursday morning at a court hearing for Megan Boswell's upcoming murder trial.
Boswell, who is accused of killing her 15-month-old daughter Evelyn Mae Boswell and sending several agencies on a multi-state search, appeared at the hearing that finalized a questionnaire for potential jurors and again...
WASHINGTON (NewsNation) — The Senate confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Supreme Court nomination on Thursday, securing her place as the court’s first Black female justice.
Jackson, a 51-year-old appeals court judge with nine years of experience on the federal bench, was confirmed 53-47, mostly along party lines.
Republican Sens. Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski and Mitt Romney voted to confirm Jackson.
In her confirmation,...
CARTER COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) - The Carter County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) is searching for a man charged with attempted murder after a shooting in Roan Mountain Wednesday night.
According to a release from the CCSO, Eric Lee Thompson, 40, has been charged with attempted first-degree murder. Investigators say they believe he shot another man.
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — A Tennessee Comptroller's Office (TCO) investigation has found "questionable payments" of nearly $1.7 million to a Bristol utility's district manager, Garry Smith, and companies he operates or has interest in.
The TCO released a report Thursday on the investigation into South Fork Utility District (SFUD), which serves more than 3,000 water customers in Sullivan County. SFUD was...
SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) - Megan Boswell, the Sullivan County woman accused of killing her 15-month-old daughter, Evelyn Boswell appeared in court for a motions hearing Thursday. The two major items discussed were the questionnaire that will be presented to a jury pool for the upcoming trial and a motion to split Boswell's charges into two separate trials.
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