GATE CITY — A wanted Duffield man tried to elude a Scott County deputy by jumping in the Clinch River on Sunday night, but instead was rescued from the rising waters.
City police responding to a Wednesday morning domestic disturbance in Lynn Garden shot a man, according to authorities, after he came at officers while armed with a knife.
BLOUNTVILLE — A woman has been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle pills into the Sullivan County jail, hidden inside a pair of TVs she was sending to her incarcerated son.
GATE CITY — Three young Scott County residents are being lauded as heroes by the Sheriff's Office, two weeks after they found an unknown man who had intentionally shot himself, then took action to save his life.
A Johnson City woman faces felony charges in Sullivan County after allegedly stealing more than $10,000 from an elderly or vulnerable adult.
KINGSPORT — Three people have been arrested after a 10-year-old girl was allegedly found living in a shed outside their residence, where she was meagerly provided mattresses and jugs of water amid the litter of drug paraphernalia.
A Kingsport man who fatally bludgeoned his girlfriend with her oxygen tank — then stayed with her body in their apartment for several days — has been handed an effective life sentence in prison.
Kingsport police were contacted by an attorney for a California-based IT company. He said the firm had terminated a Kingsport man who was working from home after discovering he had used a company credit for more than 300 unauthorized transactions.
KINGSPORT — Subpoenas that drug companies sent to county and city officials across Northeast Tennessee have been quashed, confirming that area prosecutors are indeed representing those localities in their lawsuit against opioid manufacturers.
Two traffic stops and a subsequent search of a motel room led Scott County police to nearly 2 ounces of methamphetamine and six arrests.