Kingsport Times News Monday, April 21, 2014
News
Russian fireball shows meteor risk may be bigger than researchers thought

Russian fireball shows meteor risk may be bigger than researchers thought

November 6th, 2013 5:32 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Meteors about the size of the one that streaked through the sky at 42,000 mph and burst over Chelyabinsk in February are probably four to five times more likely to hit the planet than scientists believed before the fireball.

Comments
News Regional & National
Paul sets citation rules amid plagiarism claims

Paul sets citation rules amid plagiarism claims

November 6th, 2013 4:36 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is instituting new approval and citation rules for his staffers and researchers in the face of accusations that he plagiarized material from several sources for speeches, a newspaper column and his book.

Comments
News Photos Local News

PHOTO GALLERY: Brush Fire on Peach Orchard Drive

November 6th, 2013 4:09 pm by Ned Jilton

Kingsport Fire Dept., assisted by the Bloomingdale Fire Dept, responds to brush fire at Peach Orchard Dr. Photos by Ned Jilton II

Comments
News Crime Local News
Woman charged with embezzlement from Blountville cemetery

Woman charged with embezzlement from Blountville cemetery

November 6th, 2013 2:43 pm by Rain Smith

A 77-year-old Blountville woman has been arrested for allegedly stealing more than $60,000 from a local cemetery, with police saying she did so while serving as treasurer for its volunteer association.

Comments
News Crime Videos Local News
Camera glasses let judges, juries travel along with Sullivan County officers

Camera glasses let judges, juries travel along with Sullivan County officers

November 6th, 2013 12:38 pm by Rain Smith

Over the past four months, three officers on different shifts have been equipped with camera glasses. The sunglasses can record two hours of high-definition video and audio, while also being able to snap still photos.

Comments
News Local News
Inmate who died in Kingsport jail suspected of being on bath salts

Inmate who died in Kingsport jail suspected of being on bath salts

November 6th, 2013 11:08 am by Rain Smith

A man who allegedly vandalized a Kingsport home on Monday and fought with responding officers was suspected of being on bath salts, according to an incident report, and had to be secured in a restraint chair prior to his death in jail.

Comments
Community Local News
Anabel McConnell, now 100, was first female doctor in Scott County

Anabel McConnell, now 100, was first female doctor in Scott County

November 6th, 2013 8:56 am by Marci Gore

Anabel Shawkey McConnell grew up the daughter of a doctor and was raised by parents who instilled in her the belief that a woman could do — and should do — anything she wanted to do.

Comments
News Blogs Local News Regional & National
KTN Editorial: Restricting gun rights serves only the criminal

KTN Editorial: Restricting gun rights serves only the criminal

November 6th, 2013 8:41 am by Staff Report

In an increasingly dangerous world where terrorists are now aiming at targets such as shopping malls, schools and hospitals, an imperative of government should be a call for citizens to be trained in the use of firearms and to arm themselves.

Comments
Crime Business & Technology
Smartphone makers add features to stymie thieves

Smartphone makers add features to stymie thieves

November 6th, 2013 8:32 am by By Dana Hull, San Jose Mercury News (MCT)

The theft of iPhones and iPads is so widespread it’s known as “Apple picking.” But Apple devices aren’t the only targets. Nearly one in three robberies nationwide involves the theft of a mobile phone, according to the FCC.

Comments
News Regional & National
Casinos, pot, secession among US ballot measures

Casinos, pot, secession among US ballot measures

November 6th, 2013 8:23 am by Associated Press

Voters faced ballot measures Tuesday ranging from whether to approve seven casinos in New York to the fate of Houston's Astrodome. Colorado voters approved a 25 percent tax on newly legal recreational marijuana to fund school construction.

Comments