Top Stories

Sentencing Thursday for former BVU CEO Rosenbalm

The former CEO of utility company BVU is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday. In July, Wes Rosenbalm pleaded guilty to a charge of conspiracy to defraud the IRS.

Bristol to be home of the largest outdoor screen in the world

Some big construction will be going on at Bristol Motor Speedway, and it’ll be record-breaking when it’s done. The largest outdoor TV screen in the world is going to be installed there.

(img1)Big week in Big Stone Gap ahead of movie opening

'Big Stone Gap' movie opens everywhere Friday

Big Stone Gap is rolling out the red carpet for the national release of a movie that bears the name of the southwest Virginia community.

Morning fire in idled Eastman building extinguished

Eastman Chemical confirms a fire broke out Wednesday during demolition of idled equipment. There were no injuries. At about the same time, our StormTrack 5 Bays Mountain camera captured unusual smoke coming from the Eastman facility.

(img1)Alpha CEO talks about bankruptcy filing

Alpha to idle 2 southern West Virginia mines, lay off 92

Alpha Natural Resources plans to idle two coal mines in southern West Virginia and lay off 92 workers at the end of November.

StormTrack 5 Team

Above average temperatures through Thursday

Scattered showers and thunderstorms become likely Friday.

  Click here for the latest StormTrack 5 Forecast

Fiat Chrysler

UAW strike at Fiat Chrysler would affect 40,000 workers

The United Auto Workers union is prepared to strike Fiat Chrysler at 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, the union told the automaker Tuesday.

Doctors Without Borders hearing

Charity wants international inquiry

Doctors Without Borders, calling the U.S. airstrike on its hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, an "attack on the Geneva Conventions," is asking for an independent investigation by a never-before-used international commission.

The International Humanitar...

Top 5 Tuesday rankings 10-6

Top 5 Tuesday rankings 10-6 for Tennessee and Virginia.

View More »

Tennessee News

View More »

Virginia News

View More »

Regional Sports

View More »

Weather News

Wednesday Afternoon's StormTrack 5 Forecast Video: 10-7-15

Meteorologist David Boyd with a look ahead to the weekend forecast.

Copter in SC

South Carolina still on edge from flooding

The rain may have stopped, but South Carolina is grappling with a host of new concerns. Dam breaks. Billions of dollars in damage. And rivers that still haven't crested.

View More »


View More »


View More »


View More »
we salute you

We Salute You

Active duty members and veterans of the United States Armed Forces deserve our recognition every day. We here at News 5 WCYB wish to do that and salute you. Click here to submit photos and information, and see those that already aired.


Recent Local Mug Shots