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Anslee Daniel


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Recent articles by Anslee:

Wife of man killed by police believes husband committed ‘suicide by cop’

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) — After reaching out to News Channel 11, Jeana Gregory said she believes her husband’s death was a case of “suicide by cop.” Her husband, Kevin Catlett, was fatally shot by Johnson City police on McArthur Street on Tuesday evening. The incident began when officers responded to a report of a […] → Read More

Ballad Health: ‘We’re actually seeing our first pediatric hospitalized case’

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL)- On the heels of the national trend, the state of Tennessee and the Tri-Cities are seeing a spike in COVID-19 cases. Northeast Tennessee has 112 active cases, 29 of those are in Washington Co., 27 are in Greene Co., and there are 19 in Carter Co. As of Wednesday afternoon, Ballad […] → Read More

New Generation Freedom Fighters spend third week protesting

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) — For almost three weeks, hundreds of community members have marched and rallied to raise awareness of systemic racism and law enforcement procedures and training. These protests follow the death of George Floyd, a man who died at the hands of law enforcement in Minneapolis. “We’d like to be the model […] → Read More

ETSU Title IX coordinator responds to US Dept. of Education’s new guidelines

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – Last month the United States Department of Education released new guidelines for Title IX, which protects people from sex-based discrimination in education. “This is the first kind of major regulatory change to Title IX since it was initially released in the 70s,” said Garrison Burton, East Tennessee State University’s Title […] → Read More

ETSU to offer free tuition to qualifying freshmen for upcoming academic year

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – Certain incoming freshmen at East Tennessee State University won’t have to worry about paying tuition for the upcoming academic year. University officials announced Monday that first-time, full-time freshmen who are Tennessee residents and eligible for the Tennessee Student Assistance Award (TSAA) and the Tennessee HOPE (Lottery) Scholarship would not have […] → Read More

Bright’s Zoo plans to open Friday

LIMESTONE, Tenn. (WJHL) – Gov. Bill Lee has issued an executive order requiring entertainment and recreational venues and businesses to remain closed through May 29. That includes amusements, concert venues, bowling allies, and more. However, Bright’s Zoo in Limestone has received permission to reopen on Friday. David Bright, the zoo’s director, says he has been […] → Read More

Local mayors await governor’s plan for reopening businesses

(WJHL) – Mayors across the Tri-Cities are awaiting Gov. Bill Lee’s plan for reopening businesses. On Monday, Lee announced that his “Safer at Home” order will expire on April 31 and the vast majority of businesses in 89 counties will be allowed to reopen on May 1. “Responsibility is going to go on the businesses […] → Read More

How to keep your home disinfected and sanitized through the pandemic

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) — Leaving your home for an essential reason — like going to the grocery store, the pharmacy or doctor, to name a few — could bring the coronavirus back to those you love. “Everyone is at risk. Anyone going anywhere at any time is at risk for COVID-19,” said Julie Byrd, […] → Read More

ETSU committee recommends no increase to tuition, fees

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) — During a special called meeting of the ETSU Board of Trustees Finance and Administration Committee, ETSU President Dr. Brian Noland asked the committee to not raise tuition for the upcoming academic year due to the coronavirus pandemic. “I just could not in good consciousness recommend to the board a fee […] → Read More

Local 6-year-old tested for COVID-19, mother said, ‘I should have been taking this serious from day one’

BUCHANAN COUNTY, Va. (WJHL) — A mother in Southwest Virginia is pleading with the public to pay attention to the warnings about the coronavirus and follow the advice of medical professionals. Latosha Thornsberry spoke with News Channel 11’s Anslee Daniel and said her son Zain, 6, was the sickest she has ever seen him as […] → Read More

Parents and school leaders react to school closure across Virginia

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) — Virginia Governor Ralph Northam’s announcement to cancel all face-to-face learning for the rest of the school year wasn’t surprising to parents or school leaders but they say it’s going to be a process to work through on a day to day basis. Sarah Gilliam’s career is an assistant professor at […] → Read More

Family: Woman killed in wreck was returning from arranging son’s funeral

The family of a woman killed in a crash on an Alamaba interstate earlier this week said she was returning from her arranging her son's funeral. → Read More

Tommy Boswell, Sr. and family release statement following TBI confirmation of Evelyn’s remains

SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL)- Tommy Boswell, Sr. and some family members have issued a joint statement the same day TBI officials confirmed the remains found March 6 were those of 15-month-old Evelyn Boswell. You can read the family’s entire statement below. “The immediate Boswell family ( excluding Angela Jones Boswell ) of Evelyn are in […] → Read More

First prayer vigil held in missing Evelyn Boswell’s hometown

SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – On the eve of the third week of the nationwide AMBER Alert for missing 15-month-old Evelyn Boswell. The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office told News Channel 11 Tuesday that there is no update in the investigation. While they continue to follow up on the more than 800 leads, those in her […] → Read More

KFC employee in Yadkinville, N.C. tells News Channel 11 she reported possible Evelyn sighting to TBI on Tuesday

YADKINVILLE, N.C. (WJHL)- Thursday night, News Channel 11 traveled to Yadkinville, North Carolina to speak with a KFC employee that reported a possible sighting of 15-month-old Evelyn Boswell to authorities. According to Ashley Hutchens, she was working at the front counter at the KFC in town when three people came in: a man, woman, and […] → Read More

Daughter claims mother took missing toddler to Virginia as Monday night search comes up empty

SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL)- Five days after an AMBER Alert was issued for 15-month-old Evelyn Boswell, her mother Megan Boswell spoke to News Channel 11 in an on-camera interview. In that interview, Megan made it clear that she knew where her daughter was and has since relayed that to authorities. “I told TBI where to […] → Read More

Jonesborough Golden Retriever participating in Westminster Dog Show

JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. (WJHL) – A Golden Retriever from the Tri-Cities is back in the national spotlight at the Westminster Dog Show in New York City. The retriever’s name is Nash, and this cute competitor lives in Jonesborough with his primary handler Cindy Price. Nash appeared in the show last year and was featured on News […] → Read More

Bristol, Va. to discuss granting land to Sessions Hotel for public sidewalk at Tuesday hearing

BRISTOL, Va. (WJHL) – A public hearing will happen Tuesday night in Bristol, Virginia as the city plans to give a piece of land to the Sessions Hotel for the construction of a public sidewalk. According to the City of Bristol, Virginia, the proposed sidewalk will be located between the hotel property and State Street. […] → Read More

Father, son rescued from creek near Fall Branch on Thursday night

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – Officials with the Washington County, Tennessee Sheriff’s Office said multiple agencies were on scene of a water rescue Thursday morning around 11 am. According to authorities, the call came into a home on Hulse Road where two people had to be pulled from Kendrick Creek. We’re told an adult male […] → Read More

Washington County, TN Commission approves purchase of propane school buses

JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Washington County Commission has approved the purchase of five new propane-fueled school buses for the county school system. A grant from the Environmental Protection Agency for more $102,000 will help fund the purchase. According to Jarrod Adams with Washington County Schools, the propane buses will cut down on maintenance costs […] → Read More