Kingsport Times News Tuesday, September 2, 2014
News Regional & National
Gates says he would have allowed gay adults in Scouts, opposes new debate

Gates says he would have allowed gay adults in Scouts, opposes new debate

May 24th, 2014 7:33 pm by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press

Robert Gates, the new president of the Boy Scouts of America, said Friday that he would have moved last year to allow openly gay adults in the organization but said he opposes any further attempts to address the policy now.

Comments
News Regional & National
Attorney: Family suspects son in California college shootings

Attorney: Family suspects son in California college shootings

May 24th, 2014 4:30 pm by Associated Press

Police said a gunman driving a BMW near the university campus went on a rampage that left seven people dead, including the shooter. Authorities described the tragedy as "obviously the work of a mad man."

Comments
News
Iran executes billionaire over $2.6B bank fraud

Iran executes billionaire over $2.6B bank fraud

May 24th, 2014 2:09 pm by Associated Press

A billionaire businessman at the heart of a $2.6 billion state bank scam in Iran, the largest fraud case since the country's 1979 Islamic Revolution, was executed Saturday, state television reported.

Comments
News Regional & National
7 dead in drive-by shooting near UC Santa Barbara

7 dead in drive-by shooting near UC Santa Barbara

May 24th, 2014 1:32 pm by Associated Press

A drive-by shooter went on a nighttime rampage near a Santa Barbara university campus that left seven people dead, including the attacker, and seven others wounded, authorities said Saturday.

Comments
News Crime Local News
House party busted, 'high grade' pot and more this week in crime

House party busted, 'high grade' pot and more this week in crime

May 24th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

The most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of May 116 though May 23.

Comments
News Local News
Major roadways  in Kingsport set to be resurfaced

Major roadways in Kingsport set to be resurfaced

May 24th, 2014 12:08 am by Matthew Lane

Three major roads in Kingsport will be receiving a fresh layer of asphalt later this summer, nearly eight miles of road along Stone Drive, Center Street and Lynn Garden Drive. The $4.2 million project is slated to be done by Aug. 31.

Comments
News Crime Regional & National
Detroit motorists under siege in 'Carjack City'

Detroit motorists under siege in 'Carjack City'

May 23rd, 2014 11:56 pm by Associated Press

When they pull up to a gas station these days, Detroit drivers are looking beyond the price per gallon at a far more threatening concern: carjackers.

Comments
News Local News
SCSO will be patrolling water as well as roadways

SCSO will be patrolling water as well as roadways

May 23rd, 2014 9:21 pm by Staff Report

The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office will be patrolling both Boone Lake and South Holston Lake over the next few days, as well as other peak boating times throughout the summer.

Comments
News Regional & National Business & Technology
Dominion says EPA's water intake rule 'reasonable'

Dominion says EPA's water intake rule 'reasonable'

May 23rd, 2014 8:40 pm by Stephen Igo

The EPA's final rule for cooling water intake structures at existing facilities under section 316(b) of the Clean Water Act requires new technology and monitoring requirements on generating stations to reduce impacts on aquatic resources.

Comments
News Crime Local News
Police announce reward in Kingsport arson case

Police announce reward in Kingsport arson case

May 23rd, 2014 6:30 pm by Staff Report

The fire occurred at the Tri-Cities Crossing commercial shopping development site located near the Interstate 26 and Interstate 81 interchange, fully engulfing a construction trailer.

Comments