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Co-pilot 'intentionally' destroyed plane, prosecutor says

Co-pilot 'intentionally' destroyed plane, prosecutor says

March 26th, 2015 3:29 pm by LORI HINNANT and DAVID McHUGH, Associated Press

Ignoring the captain's frantic pounding on the door, the co-pilot of the Germanwings jet barricaded himself inside the cockpit and deliberately rammed the plane full speed into the French Alps as passengers screamed in terror, a prosecutor said Thursday.

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Attorney: Moving citizens comments to end of BMA meeting not a code violation

Attorney: Moving citizens comments to end of BMA meeting not a code violation

March 26th, 2015 3:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

It may not be popular, but Mount Carmel City Attorney Chris Raines told the Times-News Wednesday that Mayor Larry Frost's decision to move citizens comments to the end of board meetings doesn't violate city code.

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Sign-up for Tennessee Reconnect grant scheduled for this weekend

Sign-up for Tennessee Reconnect grant scheduled for this weekend - VIDEO

March 26th, 2015 1:53 pm by Rick Wagner

Program for most students 24 and older will be at Centers of Applied Technology this fall and at community colleges in the fall of 2016.

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KPD: Motorcyclist killed in crash was intoxicated

KPD: Motorcyclist killed in crash was intoxicated

March 26th, 2015 1:04 pm by Rain Smith

An investigation into September's fatal head-on Stone Drive motorcycle crash has been concluded, with police saying the rider was intoxicated and traveling into oncoming traffic.

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UPDATE: Suspect arrested in Kingsport pharmacy robbery

UPDATE: Suspect arrested in Kingsport pharmacy robbery

March 26th, 2015 11:43 am by Rain Smith

Exactly one year to the day since a Kingsport pharmacy was last held up by a man claiming to have a gun, police report narcotics were once again stolen from the same store on Wednesday, and in a nearly identical fashion.

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Man arrested in alleged Big Stone Gap murder

Man arrested in alleged Big Stone Gap murder

March 26th, 2015 9:52 am by Stephen Igo

A Big Stone Gap man faces a 2nd degree murder charge following a fatal shooting on Wednesday. Police say many specific details of the incident could not be released Thursday morning because the matter is still under investigation.

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Official kickoff of Healthy Kingsport set for April 20

Official kickoff of Healthy Kingsport set for April 20

March 26th, 2015 8:33 am by Heather Cook, community news contributor

Healthy Kingsport is a coalition of community partners whose mission is to create a community culture of healthy living by promoting awareness, influencing policy, and enhancing infrastructure.

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GOP-controlled House passes budget to erase deficits

GOP-controlled House passes budget to erase deficits

March 26th, 2015 7:06 am by DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

It's a boldly conservative budget that relies on nearly $5 trillion in cuts to eliminate deficits over the next decade, calls for repealing the health care law and envisions transformations of the tax code and Medicare.

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Fresh is best: Food City and Scott County farm donate salad bar to school

Fresh is best: Food City and Scott County farm donate salad bar to school

March 25th, 2015 10:00 pm by Marci Gore

The initiative was made possible through Food City's partnership with the "Let's Move Salad Bars to Schools" program, a special campaign sponsored by the United Fresh Produce Association.

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Infamous repeat offender charged with prescription fraud, theft

Infamous repeat offender charged with prescription fraud, theft

March 25th, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Tonya Lynn Roller was arrested on drug related charges Saturday and Monday, and had a new theft charge pending Wednesday. It would be the 42nd time Roller has been booked into the Hawkins County Jail since 2001.

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