Kingsport Times News Thursday, April 24, 2014
News Regional & National
Men’s self-esteem suffers when female partner succeeds, study says

Men’s self-esteem suffers when female partner succeeds, study says

August 30th, 2013 9:34 am by By Monte Morin, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

After conducting a series of surveys and computer tests on heterosexual couples in the U.S. and the Netherlands, researchers concluded that men’s self-esteem was lower when a partner succeeded than when a partner failed.

Comments
News Regional & National
Highway Patrol to conduct 'no refusal' DUI checks

Highway Patrol to conduct 'no refusal' DUI checks

August 30th, 2013 9:24 am by Associated Press

The Tennessee Highway Patrol and local law enforcement agencies will conduct a special "no refusal" DUI enforcement campaign in several counties across the state this holiday weekend.

Comments
News Regional & National
A look at Syria developments around the world

A look at Syria developments around the world

August 30th, 2013 9:05 am by Associated Press

A look at developments about Syria from around the world.

Comments
News Regional & National
US readies possible solo action against Syria

US readies possible solo action against Syria

August 29th, 2013 10:33 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Thursday prepared for the possibility of launching unilateral American military action against Syria within days as Britain opted out in a stunning vote by Parliament.

Comments
News Regional & National
Conjoined boys separated at Dallas hospital

Conjoined boys separated at Dallas hospital

August 29th, 2013 10:20 pm by Associated Press

DALLAS (AP) — Owen and Emmett Ezell were separated Saturday at the hospital after being born joined from just below the breast bone to just below the belly button on July 15. The babies shared a liver and intestines.

Comments
News Local News
Two Hawkins County homes destroyed in fires

Two Hawkins County homes destroyed in fires

August 29th, 2013 9:44 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Separate residential fires in Hawkins County this week destroyed two homes, including a house on Russell Road south of Rogersville that apparently caught fire Wednesday evening due to a faulty refrigerator.

Comments
News Business & Technology
Tylenol maker launches new cap to curb overdoses

Tylenol maker launches new cap to curb overdoses

August 29th, 2013 6:33 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Overdoses from acetaminophen send 55,000 to 80,000 people in the U.S. to the emergency room each year and kill at least 500, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration.

Comments
News Regional & National
Court upholds first ban on gay-to-straight therapy

Court upholds first ban on gay-to-straight therapy

August 29th, 2013 6:13 pm by Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled that the state’s ban on so-called conversion therapy for minors doesn’t violate the free speech rights of licensed counselors and patients seeking treatment.

Comments
News Crime Local News
KPD  asks public for help in locating counterfeit check suspect

KPD asks public for help in locating counterfeit check suspect

August 29th, 2013 3:15 pm by Staff reports

KINGSPORT — The suspect is described by police as a white male, approximately 5'10' tall, slim build, clean shaven, short brown hair and is in his late 20s or early 30s. He used the alias "Austin Bell."

Comments
News Crime Local News
Woman hospitalized to remove stolen $5,000 from rectum

Woman hospitalized to remove stolen $5,000 from rectum

August 29th, 2013 2:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

BULLS GAP — A theft charge is pending against a Hawkins County woman who allegedly stole $5,000 from her boyfriend and was then hospitalized for injuries suffered attempting to remove the cash from her “hiding place.”

Comments