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Rating childcare centers: are they making the grade?

A new childcare ratings system will make a big difference for the Commonwealth, for parents and for young students.

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Severely malnourished dog found in Greeneville making recovery

The story of a dog found in the Tri-Cities area is breaking animal lovers' hearts across the country. We visited the dog that is struggling to stay alive to hear about his story of rescue and recovery.

Overturned truck causes road closures in Virginia

According to Russell County Emergency Management Coordinator Jess Powers, crews were dispatched to an overturned truck on Route 67, about 5 miles north of Honaker, Va.

Cleaning Up Old Coal Waste Piles

Left abandoned for years, coal waste piles known as gob piles are now getting cleaned up.

Local ministry making Thanksgiving easier

A Johnson City ministry is giving out food boxes to help families with the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.

StormTrack 5 Team

StormTrack 5 Weather: Tuesday highs about 20 degrees cooler than Monday

We are tracking tracking a chance of rain and snow Tuesday night, and again Wednesday night.

  Click here for the latest StormTrack 5 Forecast

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Ferguson grand jury decision due soon

While protesters chanted late Monday for an indictment in the shooting death of Michael Brown, officials called for calm as the world awaits word of the grand jury's decision.

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Driver of recalled GM car cleared in boyfriend's death

A driver convicted of homicide in the death of her boyfriend has been exonerated after General Motors admitted its car may have caused their accident.

2014 Arby's Classic schedule released

The 32nd annual Arby's Classic begins on Friday, December 26 at Viking Hall in Bristol.

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High School Football

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Friday Night Huddle

High school football is back! Keep up with your team here.

Player Of The Week: Patrick Henry's Dakota Humphrey

News 5 WCYB's high school football Player Of The Week award goes to Patrick Henry's Dakota Humphrey. The sophomore running back ran for 178 yards and two touchdowns in a win over Chilhowie. Humphrey is preparing for his first-ever playoff game.

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Crime Report

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Man charged with 50 counts of incest, child rape

A Johnson City man is in jail this afternoon on charges of sexually assaulting a child.


14-year-old charged in Kingsport armed robbery

Kingsport Police made an arrest in the armed robbery of a convenience store last week, and the suspect is 14 years old.


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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.


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