Kingsport Times News Friday, November 21, 2014
News Crime Local News
KPD seeking identity of woman in laptop thefts

KPD seeking identity of woman in laptop thefts

June 26th, 2014 10:13 pm by Wes Bunch

The Kingsport Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a woman who allegedly stole a pair of laptop computers valued over $1,000 from a local retailer.

Comments
News Regional & National
Huge advances for gay marriage in an eventful year

Huge advances for gay marriage in an eventful year

June 26th, 2014 10:00 pm by Associated Press

One year ago, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a pair of landmark rulings, one striking down the statute that denied federal recognition to same-sex marriages and the other clearing the way for gay couples to wed legally in California.

Comments
News
Mourning millions: EU leaders mark WWI centennial

Mourning millions: EU leaders mark WWI centennial

June 26th, 2014 9:51 pm by Associated Press

World War I was unprecedented in scope and savagery: It claimed some 14 million lives — 5 million civilians and 9 million soldiers — including sailors and airmen from 28 countries, and left at least 7 million troops permanently disabled.

Comments
News Community Local News
ARCH summit explores resources for homeless

ARCH summit explores resources for homeless

June 26th, 2014 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Connecting a homeless or low-income person with the best service to help is essential. So essential, in fact, an entire summit was held Thursday in Kingsport for that express purpose.

Comments
News Community Local News
Appalachia, Wise county to share in distriubtion of CDBG funds

Appalachia, Wise county to share in distriubtion of CDBG funds

June 26th, 2014 8:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Two projects in Wise County have been included in a total of $8.5 million Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) grants to be distributed among 13 projects statewide.

Comments
News Local News Business & Technology
Airport authority passes spending plan

Airport authority passes spending plan

June 26th, 2014 7:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Airport Authority commissioners decided Thursday to hold the line on airline landing fees and terminal rents at Tri-Cities Regional Airport while passing a $5.9 million spending plan for the fiscal year starting July 1.

Comments
News Regional & National
Ruling limits president's recess appointments

Ruling limits president's recess appointments

June 26th, 2014 4:06 pm by SAM HANANEL, Associated Press

The Supreme Court on Thursday limited the president's power to fill high-level administration posts with temporary appointments, ruling in favor of Senate Republicans in their partisan clash with President Barack Obama.

Comments
News Local News
Road rage probed in severe Sullivan County wreck

Road rage probed in severe Sullivan County wreck

June 26th, 2014 3:33 pm by Rain Smith

Police are investigating if road rage may have triggered a Tuesday afternoon crash just outside of Kingsport, hospitalizing a man after his Ford Mustang was torn in half behind the driver's seat.

Comments
News Crime Local News
Four indicted following investigation of Scott County nursing home

Four indicted following investigation of Scott County nursing home

June 26th, 2014 2:23 pm by Wes Bunch

A federal grand jury has indicted four individuals on racketeering charges in connection with the operation of a now-defunct Weber City nursing home. Residents were allegedly forced to live in unsanitary and unclean conditions.

Comments
News Regional & National
Ex-US Sen. Howard Baker Jr. dies

Ex-US Sen. Howard Baker Jr. dies

June 26th, 2014 1:44 pm by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press; ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Former Sen. Howard H. Baker Jr., a moderate Republican known as the politician who inquired what President Richard Nixon knew during the 1973 Senate Watergate hearings, has died. He was 88.

Comments