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Exploring features of the NEW News 5 WCYB app

Have you started exploring the News 5 WCYB app? We updated it to give you more of what you want and need to know. The old app won't work after Thursday. Take a few moments to download the new app now.

How you can help Nepal earthquake survivors

The State Department says it know of four U.S. citizens killed in Saturday's Nepal earthquake, all in the Mount Everest region. Their names have not been released. Relief organizations are working hard to help survivors. We have links to many here.

1st look at baby born in restaurant parking lot

We’re getting our first look at the baby born in a Wise County restaurant parking lot over the weekend, and he’s already getting recognized!

Anniversary of tragic night of tornadoes

Monday marks a somber anniversary in our area: four years since tornadoes ripped through Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.


2014 "Crimes in Tennessee Report" is out

The 2014 “Crimes in Tennessee Report” is out and Kingsport Police have been doing well. We have a link to the full report.

StormTrack 5 Team

StormTrack 5 Weather: A chilly night ahead for the Tri-Cities

Some patchy frost is possible overnight, but partly cloudy and pleasant conditions return on Tuesday

  Click here for the latest StormTrack 5 Forecast

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7 Baltimore officers suffer major injuries

Seven Baltimore police officers have suffered major injuries, including one who is unconscious and others with broken bones during clashes with protesters Monday, Capt. Eric Kowalczyk said.

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James Holmes faces trial in theater shooting

James Holmes made his introduction to the world in a Colorado cinema filled with spectators watching a midnight showing of the new Batman movie, "The Dark Knight Rises," in June 2012.

Highlights from Orange & White Game

Over 63,000 fans showed up to watch the Vols annual Orange & White Game.

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Huge tornado, softball-sized hail reported in Texas

If that was a tornado, it was one monster of one. Luckily, so far it looks like no one was hurt.

With tornadoes touching down near Dallas on Sunday, Ryan Shepard snapped a photo of a black cloud formation reaching down to the ground. He said it was a...

Major Tornado Outbreak of 2011

Four years ago, close to 200 tornadoes ripped through parts of the southeast in just one day.  Our area was subject to eleven of those.

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We Salute You

Active duty members and veterans of the United States Armed Forces deserve our recognition every day. We here at WCYB wish to that and salute you.