Kingsport Times News Thursday, April 17, 2014
Regional & National
Stray dog eats paralyzed man's testicle

Stray dog eats paralyzed man's testicle

August 1st, 2013 1:48 pm by Associated Press

An Arkansas man, who is paralyzed from the waist down, is being treated at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center after a stray dog he picked up reportedly ate one of his testicles.

Comments
News Community Photos Local News Education TriCityMom
Got your back: Kingsport church gives students backpacks

Got your back: Kingsport church gives students backpacks

August 1st, 2013 1:40 pm by Jessica Fischer

On Sunday church staff and volunteers will give away backpacks and school supplies, popcorn and slushies, and provide free haircuts and manicures to Kingsport City School students in grades K-5.

Comments
News Crime Local News
Blountville man wanted after pointing shotgun at children

Blountville man wanted after pointing shotgun at children

August 1st, 2013 11:13 am by Rain Smith

Police are attempting to locate a Blountville man accused of pulling a shotgun on children playing near his home, then striking an adult in the face with the weapon's barrel when confronted about the incident.

Comments
Regional & National Business & Technology
Twitter threats highlight blight of online trolls

Twitter threats highlight blight of online trolls

August 1st, 2013 7:34 am by JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press

If Twitter is the chirping chatterbox of the Internet, trolls are its dark underground denizens. The collision of the two is driving a debate in Britain about the scale of online hatred and the limits of Internet free speech.

Comments
News Regional & National
Homeless Knoxville man allegedly holds woman captive in vacant building

Homeless Knoxville man allegedly holds woman captive in vacant building

August 1st, 2013 7:13 am by Hayes Hickman, Knoxville News Sentinel

A homeless registered sex offender faces new charges for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman and holding her captive at knife point in a vacant Knoxville building for several hours before she could escape.

Comments
Local News Business & Technology

Rogersville BMA considering $4M energy saving plan

August 1st, 2013 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

A group from Seimens Building Technologies told the Rogersville Board of Mayor and Aldermen last week that a $4 million energy efficiency upgrade would pay for itself in almost 14.5 years.

Comments
Regional & National
Environmental activists sue feds over coal exports

Environmental activists sue feds over coal exports

August 1st, 2013 6:00 am by Associated Press

Environmental activists filed a lawsuit Wednesday in U.S. District Court in San Francisco over the exports of Appalachian coal to Europe and Asia.

Comments
News Local News
Sullivan Budget Commission recommends no increase in county's property tax rate

Sullivan Budget Commission recommends no increase in county's property tax rate premium content

July 31st, 2013 11:11 pm by J. H. Osborne

The Sullivan County Commission’s Budget Committee voted Wednesday to recommend the full commission not increase the county’s property tax rate for the budget year that began a month ago.

Comments
Sports
Source: MLB threatening A-Rod with lifetime ban unless he accepts lengthy suspension

Source: MLB threatening A-Rod with lifetime ban unless he accepts lengthy suspension

July 31st, 2013 10:43 pm by RONALD BLUM, AP Sports Writer

Major League Baseball is threatening to kick Alex Rodriguez out of the game for life unless the New York Yankees star agrees not to fight a lengthy suspension for his role in the sport’s latest drug scandal, according to a person familiar with the talks.

Comments
News Crime Regional & National
Women kept diaries of captivity in Cleveland

Women kept diaries of captivity in Cleveland

July 31st, 2013 10:35 pm by Associated Press

Three women held captive in Cleveland for a decade kept diaries documenting the horrific physical and sexual abuse they suffered on a daily basis, prosecutors said Wednesday. The kidnapper, Ariel Castro, is being sentenced Thursday.

Comments