Kingsport Times News Friday, April 18, 2014
News Crime Local News
Gate City man facing multiple charges after allegedly pulling loaded gun on high school senior

Gate City man facing multiple charges after allegedly pulling loaded gun on high school senior

October 7th, 2013 8:34 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — A 46-year-old man is facing multiple felony charges after he allegedly pulled a loaded gun on a high school senior last week in a public parking lot in Gate City.

Comments
News Crime Local News
4-year-old boy claims his father burned him with cigarettes

4-year-old boy claims his father burned him with cigarettes

October 7th, 2013 3:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office is investigating allegations that a four-year-old Kingsport boy was burned with cigarettes during visitation with his father last week near Church Hill.

Comments
News Crime Regional & National
FBI ranks Tennessee as most dangerous state in U.S.

FBI ranks Tennessee as most dangerous state in U.S.

October 6th, 2013 8:49 pm by Charley Blaine and Michael B. Sauter, 24/7 Wall St. | USAToday

You might think that going to California, Texas or New York exposes you to a lot of crime. But in fact it was Tennessee that had the nation’s highest violent crime rate last year.

Comments
Crime Local News
Nursing director at former Scott County  nursing home indicted

Nursing director at former Scott County nursing home indicted

October 5th, 2013 9:02 pm by Wes Bunch

ABINGDON — The nursing director of a now-closed Scott County nursing home was indicted recently by a federal grand jury on eight felonies stemming from allegations of wrongdoing at the facility.

Comments
News Crime Local News
Waffle House shooter sentenced to 8 years

Waffle House shooter sentenced to 8 years

October 4th, 2013 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

BLOUNTVILLE — A Kingsport man involved in the New Year’s Day shooting of a Bristol woman in a local Waffle House restaurant will spend at least the next eight years in prison.

Comments
News Crime Local News
One charge in Kingsport man’s case increased to aggravated rape

One charge in Kingsport man’s case increased to aggravated rape

October 4th, 2013 8:48 am by Sue Guinn Legg, NET News Service

A Kingsport man charged with raping two women in separate incidents reported within a half-mile stretch of West Market Street during the early morning of Sept. 27 had one of his rape charges increased to aggravated rape

Comments
News Crime Local News Regional & National
Drug raid: Authorities say Operation Up in Smoke nets thousands of banned substances

Drug raid: Authorities say Operation Up in Smoke nets thousands of banned substances

October 3rd, 2013 9:09 pm by Stephen Igo

Authorities on Thursday released a list of banned synthetic substances, cash and firearms seized during a series of coordinated raids at a variety of locations in Wise County last Friday.

Comments
News Crime Local News
Byrns indicted on charges stemming from high-speed chase that injured state trooper

Byrns indicted on charges stemming from high-speed chase that injured state trooper

October 3rd, 2013 5:35 pm by Wes Bunch

A Kingsport man was indicted by a Scott County grand jury on more than a dozen felony charges Thursday for allegedly causing a high-speed chase earlier this year that left VSP Trooper Jamie Lawson severely injured.

Comments
News Crime Regional & National
JC man charged in death of infant

JC man charged in death of infant

October 3rd, 2013 3:03 pm by NET News Service

Jonathan L. Cravens, 27, 1298 W. Jackson Blvd., Apt. 21, was charged with felony child abuse/neglect. Police said he was the live-in boyfriend of the child’s mother and was caring for the infant.

Comments
Crime Regional & National
Judge denies new trial for Tenn. nuke protesters

Judge denies new trial for Tenn. nuke protesters

October 3rd, 2013 2:17 pm by Associated Press

A judge has denied a new trial for a nun and two other protesters who broke into a nuclear weapons plant in Tennessee.

Comments