Kingsport Times News Friday, December 19, 2014
News Regional & National
Washington County, Va. man fatally shot by police

Washington County, Va. man fatally shot by police

July 8th, 2014 10:56 pm by Wes Bunch

A Virginia State Police spokeswoman said the shooting occurred at approximately 5:45 p.m. at a residence located in the 1500 block of Rocky Hill Road. Police identified the man who was shot as Dennis D. Morrell, 55.

Comments
News Local News Business & Technology Local Entertainment
Kingsport leader says IMAX project is 'stuck'

Kingsport leader says IMAX project is 'stuck'

July 8th, 2014 10:10 pm by Hank Hayes

Frank Theaters has not responded to a request for new information about the project, although the company continues to say on its Web site (www.franktheatres.com) that an IMAX is coming to Kingsport.

Comments
News Regional & National Business & Technology
Ford recalls 101,000 vehicles

Ford recalls 101,000 vehicles

July 8th, 2014 9:00 pm by By Jerry Hirsch, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

This year's record wave of automotive recalls continued Tuesday with Ford Motor Co. calling back about 101,000 vehicles in North America—including its Edge and Flex sport-utility vehicles, for a variety of problems

Comments
News Regional & National
Forgotten vials of smallpox found in storage room

Forgotten vials of smallpox found in storage room

July 8th, 2014 8:42 pm by Associated Press

The find was disturbing because for decades after smallpox was declared eradicated in 1980, world health authorities said the only known samples left were safely stored in super-secure laboratories in Atlanta and in Russia.

Comments
News Regional & National Business & Technology
Hundreds line up for legal pot in Washington state

Hundreds line up for legal pot in Washington state

July 8th, 2014 8:36 pm by Associated Press

Surrounded by thousands of packages of marijuana, Seattle's top prosecutor sought some advice: Which one should he buy? A new day, indeed.

Comments
News Regional & National
Lawsuit: Tenn. man left untreated in New Mexico jail

Lawsuit: Tenn. man left untreated in New Mexico jail

July 8th, 2014 6:00 pm by RUSSELL CONTRERAS, Associated Press

In the latest in a series of high-profile New Mexico lawsuits over solitary confinement, a Tennessee man who suffers from bipolar disorder claims he was denied his medication and left untreated in a filthy cell.

Comments
News Crime Regional & National
Hospital pharmacist charged in theft of 200K pills

Hospital pharmacist charged in theft of 200K pills

July 8th, 2014 5:53 pm by Associated Press

Anthony D'Alessandro grabbed oxycodone and other drugs on nearly 220 different dates, even signing out 1,500 pills the day after hospital officials first approached him April 1 about the disappearing drugs, prosecutors said.

Comments
News Crime Local News
Gray man who shot at trooper sentenced to prison

Gray man who shot at trooper sentenced to prison

July 8th, 2014 3:36 pm by Matthew Lane

On January 3, 2013, Derrick Dakota Kitzmiller was involved in a police chase and shootout with a THP trooper in Washington County and was eventually apprehended and arrested.

Comments
News Local News Police Blotter
Stolen items retrieved from 'down inside' port-a-potty

Stolen items retrieved from 'down inside' port-a-potty

July 8th, 2014 2:28 pm by Rain Smith

A woman stated her juvenile child's cell phone was stolen, with her later observing a woman she knows to be carrying it.

Comments
News Crime Local News
Donkey owner charged with cruelty for allegedly letting overgrown hooves cripple animal

Donkey owner charged with cruelty for allegedly letting overgrown hooves cripple animal

July 8th, 2014 1:46 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man accused of letting his donkey's hooves grow out to the point that the animal was crippled and unable to stand was charged with cruelty to animals.

Comments