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NCAA investigating Emory and Henry College

WCYB: Local News - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 6:57pm
On Thursday afternoon Emory and Henry College Sports Information Director Joe Matthews confirmed the NCAA is investigating the school's athletic department.
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Phoenix: A springboard to a Harvick title?

WCYB: Sports - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 6:39pm
With the Daytona 500 and all its pageantry now complete, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers and teams can now turn its focus toward the rest of the schedule.
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Deen feels like 'that black,' gay footballer

WCYB: Sports - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 5:52pm
Paula Deen might be on track to issue another apology. After her career in food imploded last year when she admitted to previously using a racial slur, the 67-year-old celebrity chef is trying to slowly rebuild what she's lost. However, her recent co...
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MSHA doctors, Tarah Taylor answering Heart Health questions Thursday night

WCYB: Local News - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 1:30pm
Thursday night on News 5 WCYB, Fox Tri-Cities, and the Tri-Cities CW, we’ll have Mountain States Health Alliance doctors in house to answer your questions about Heart Health.
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NFS gets two contracts worth over $300M

WCYB: Local News - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 1:12pm
There is big news for a major East Tennessee employer -- Nuclear Fuel Services has been awarded two new contracts for fuel and material services from the United States Department of Energy.
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Bristol mayors ask for award nominees

WCYB: Local News - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 1:04pm
Do you know someone making a difference in the Bristol community? If so, the mayors would like to honor them.
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Abingdon man charged in meth lab bust

WCYB: Local News - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 1:00pm
Sheriff Fred Newman said deputies served a search warrant at a home and field on Overlook Drive in Abingdon on Thursday after days of surveillance.
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Wildfire threat for Watauga County, NC

WCYB: Local News - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 12:38pm
There is a wildfire threat today for Watauga County, North Carolina.
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Police search for inmate mistakenly released in Virginia

WCYB: Local News - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 12:37pm
Richmond authorities are searching for an inmate who was mistakenly released from custody.
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Virginia officials encourage enrollment in state tornado drill

WCYB: Local News - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 12:29pm
Virginia emergency management officials say more than 692,000 people have registered for March's statewide tornado drill.
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Suspect in custody in pharmacy robbery

WCYB: Local News - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 12:14pm
According to police, they have a suspect in custody in connection to a pharmacy robbery in Boone, North Carolina.
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Super Bowl in Arizona gets relief after veto

WCYB: Sports - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 12:01pm
Next year's Super Bowl in Glendale, Ariz., was in jeopardy because of a bill in the Arizona legislature that would allow businesses to deny service to gay couples, but Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed the bill on Wednesday.
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Report: Browner aims at pot policy in NFL suit

WCYB: Sports - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 11:59am
Banished by the NFL for violating the NFL's drug policy, Seattle Seahawks cornerback Brandon Browner will file a federal lawsuit against the league next week in Colorado.
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Most FBS coaches don't favor substitution rule

WCYB: Sports - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 11:35am
A controversial college football proposal to allow a 10-second defensive substitution rule to slow down the game in the name of safety is not being supported by the majority of FBS coaches, according to a poll conducted by ESPN.
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Jeter hesitant to talk about his Yankees legacy

WCYB: Sports - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 11:33am
The entire 2014 season will serve as a coronation of sorts for Derek Jeter, as the retiring New York Yankees shortstop will be feted with gifts and accolades in every road stop and showered with love and standing ovations on a daily basis in the Bronx.
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Bags, strollers unwelcome at Boston Marathon

WCYB: Sports - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 9:37am
As part of revamped security following last year's deadly bombings, the Boston Marathon has banned various items for the 2014 race, including bags and strollers. The bombs placed in backpacks exploded near the finish line last year, killing three peo...
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One Direction star makes soccer debut

WCYB: Sports - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 8:56am
This was a not a normal reserve team soccer match for English second-tier club Doncaster Rovers.
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One goal is enough as Canucks blank Blues

WCYB: Sports - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 3:42am
There were 16 Olympians dressed for Wednesday's return to NHL action at Rogers Arena, but it was a backup goalie who led the way as the Vancouver Canucks beat the St. Louis Blues 1-0 at Rogers Arena.
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Clippers hold down Harden, Rockets

WCYB: Sports - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 2:48am
Forward Blake Griffin scored 23 points and grabbed 16 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Houston Rockets 101-93 Wednesday night at Staples Center.
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Cavs top Thunder, whose slump reaches 3

WCYB: Sports - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 2:20am
Guard Kyrie Irving posted 31 points and nine assists to lead Cleveland to a 114-104 victory over Oklahoma City on Wednesday at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
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