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Unicoi County Sheriff: Chopper may have spotted plane crash site

Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley told our reporter Maggie Smolka live on News 5 WCYB at 11 that a Tennessee Highway Patrol helicopter may have found a plane crash scene.

Push to require bystanders to help save a person's life

A Bristol, Tennessee woman wants to make it a requirement for bystanders to help save someone in need of help in certain situations.

Former assistant town manager sentenced to 2 years in prison

A former Abingdon leader has been sentenced to two years in federal prison. Garrett Jackson pleaded guilty to stealing more than $76,000 from the town.

Johnson City Fish Out helping kids 'say no' for a quarter-century

The annual Fish Out cast off at the Legion Street Pool. The event is geared to get kids to say "yes" to fishing and "no" to drugs.

Peer mentoring program helping students succeed

Free community college for everyone may sound too good to be true, but it is a reality for about 15,000 students in Tennessee this fall.

Raven-Simone, shown at NYC event Sept. 30, dissed African-American names this week.

Raven-Symoné has issues with 'ghetto' names

"The View" co-host Raven-Symoné draws fire for "Watermelondrea" comments about names given African-American children.

Nobel Prize

Nobel Peace Prize: 5 things to know

Of all the Nobel awards handed out every October, none is more anticipated and talked about than the prize for peace.

This year, the committee that picks the winner received 273 nominations, its second-highest number on record.

And like previous years...

Friday Night Huddle: The latest in high school football

News 5 WCYB's Casey Goetz and Heather Williams have scores and highlights from East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

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StormTrack 5 Team

Tonight's StormTrack 5 Forecast, October 9, 2015

Chief Meteorologist Dave Dierks with your StormTrack 5 forecast

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