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NWS: Kingsport tornado packed 110 mph winds, Gray area twister traveled 7.1 miles

NWS: Kingsport tornado packed 110 mph winds, Gray area twister traveled 7.1 miles

July 28th, 2014 5:37 pm by Rain Smith

The National Weather Service has confirmed that tornadoes hit Sullivan and Washington counties on Sunday evening, while officials are still investigating a potential touchdown in Hawkins County.

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Couple on bail for burglaries reportedly nabbed with meth labs

Couple on bail for burglaries reportedly nabbed with meth labs

July 28th, 2014 3:49 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County couple arrested earlier this month accused of stealing batteries from several large parked vehicles are back in trouble, this time accused of manufacturing meth in their home.

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Man threatens to 'stomp' cop's mother, sexually assault children

Man threatens to 'stomp' cop's mother, sexually assault children

July 28th, 2014 3:14 pm by Rain Smith

Police were requested for a standby on Rock Springs Road, where a woman said her boyfriend had taken her van without permission. While on scene the suspect returned her keys, but ignored an officer's commands to step away from the vehicle.

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Ramsey's daughter running for register of deeds against longtime deputy register

Ramsey's daughter running for register of deeds against longtime deputy register

July 28th, 2014 12:29 pm by J. H. Osborne

One candidate has campaigned largely on being the daughter of Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey, while the other has been working in the Register of Deeds office for 35 years.

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Wanted man crashes outside Sheriff's Office while fleeing police

Wanted man crashes outside Sheriff's Office while fleeing police

July 28th, 2014 11:25 am by Rain Smith

A wanted man who reportedly visited the Sullivan County jail to pick up a released inmate is now behind bars himself, as police say he attempted to drive from the parking lot when approached by police, but crashed into a ditch just outside the entrance.

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NWS to survey damage, assess reports of 3 tornadoes touching down

NWS to survey damage, assess reports of 3 tornadoes touching down

July 28th, 2014 10:20 am by Rain Smith

According to a preliminary storm report issued by the NWS, there is "possible tornado damage" from roughly Exit 56 of Interstate 81 to Exit 10 of I-26. There were also reports of a possible touchdown in the area of Church Hill and Carters Valley.

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Police: Knoxville officer shoots man after being attacked

Police: Knoxville officer shoots man after being attacked

July 28th, 2014 10:11 am by Associated Press

Police say 45-year-old Ronald Carden died Sunday morning after suddenly attacking Officer David Gerlach, who had stopped to help him and another man change a flat tire along Interstate 40.

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Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

July 28th, 2014 8:13 am by DINA CAPPIELLO, Associated Press

As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America's unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution.

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KATS eyeing new home

KATS eyeing new home

July 28th, 2014 8:00 am by Matthew Lane

The Kingsport Area Transit Service has run out of space and is in need of a new facility, one specifically tailored for transit to meet the current needs and the needs for the next 10 to 15 years.

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UPDATED: Reader submitted storm photos, July 27

July 27th, 2014 8:20 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport Times-News readers submitted photos after storms moved through the Tri-Cities region on Sunday afternoon.

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