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Local man drowns after trying to save three daughters from current in N.C.

According to authorities, a 35-year-old father from Piney Flats, Tenn. drowned Monday while trying to rescue his three daughters off the Outer Banks of North Carolina.

Johnson City man arrested on child abuse charges

Police say that the man spanked his two children, causing a large red handprint to a 9-year-old boy’s back and red marks to an 8-year-old girl’s face and back.

School board makes moves to replace superintendent position

The Bristol Virginia School Board is taking steps to find a new superintendent. The seat remains open following the death of Superintendent Rex Gearhart in May.

Report: Women 'significantly underrepresented' in politics

Hillary Clinton is the first woman to top a major party's presidential ticket. But overall, women in the U.S. remain 'significantly underrepresented' in public office.

Pokemon Go increasing Tri Cities downtown business sales

Pokemon Go has people shopping and dining in the Tri Cities downtown areas.

StormTrack 5 Team

Rain chances increasing this week

Warm & humid with scattered thunderstorms

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Police tape crime scene

Dump truck crashes into gate at Pittsburgh FBI building

A dump truck crashed into the front gate of the FBI building in Pittsburgh Tuesday, WTAE reports.

DNC Bernie supporters

Some Bernie believers still hold out hope

"We want Bernie" was the loudest cheer throughout the Wells Fargo Center as Bernie Sanders gave his much-anticipated address to the Democratic National Convention.

But some in the Michigan delegation were also shouting "Not for Sale! Not for Sale!" an...

Virginia Tech tabbed 4th in ACC Coastal Division

Justin Fuente and the Hokies were picked to finish 4th in the ACC media preseason poll. It's the lowest the Hokies have been picked since the ACC split into two divisions in 2005.

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Weather News

California Sand Fire

Wildfires burn more than 35,000 acres in California

Fanned by scorching heat, windy conditions and a five-year drought, a pair of California wildfires has burned tens of thousands of acres in Southern and Central parts of the state.

In Southern California, the so-called Sand Fire has set more than 37,...

Fast Forecast in Summer

Ricky's FAST FORECAST for 7-26-16

Scattered showers and storms expected this afternoon. A few could have gusty winds.

Forecast Video

Tuesday's StormTrack 5 Forecast Video 7-26-16

An unsettled weather pattern sets up as a front stalls across our area.

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