Kingsport Times News Sunday, November 23, 2014
News
Police: Three women held captive for 30 years in London home

Police: Three women held captive for 30 years in London home

November 22nd, 2013 12:10 am by CASSANDRA VINOGRAD, Associated Press

Three women have been freed after spending 30 years held captive in a south London home, including one woman believed to have spent her entire life in domestic slavery, police said Thursday.

Comments
News Regional & National
Democrats vote to curb filibusters on appointees

Democrats vote to curb filibusters on appointees

November 21st, 2013 11:40 pm by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

Democrats took a chunk out of the Senate’s hallowed filibuster tradition on Thursday and cleared the way for speedy confirmation of controversial appointments made by President Barack Obama and chief executives in the future.

Comments
News Local News
Sullivan commission OKs $100K-plus settlement in home-burning lawsuit

Sullivan commission OKs $100K-plus settlement in home-burning lawsuit

November 21st, 2013 9:48 pm by J. H. Osborne

Sullivan County taxpayers will pay two women $100,000 — and the county’s insurance company will contribute about $20,000 more — to end a lawsuit stemming from the burning of a home during a police standoff, according to a settlement agreement.

Comments
News Regional & National Business & Technology
FCC weighs permitting cellphone use on planes

FCC weighs permitting cellphone use on planes

November 21st, 2013 7:28 pm by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press

Rules against making cellphone calls during airline flights are “outdated,” and it’s time to change them, federal regulators said Thursday, drawing immediate howls of protest from flight attendants, airline officials and others.

Comments
News Regional & National
Fla. congressman enters rehab after cocaine charge

Fla. congressman enters rehab after cocaine charge

November 21st, 2013 6:49 pm by MICHAEL J. MISHAK, Associated Press

Florida Republican Rep. Henry “Trey” Radel, who pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of cocaine possession and received a year’s probation, said Thursday he has checked himself into a rehabilitation center.

Comments
News Crime Local News
Police: Man exposing himself toward school didn’t have sexual motive

Police: Man exposing himself toward school didn’t have sexual motive

November 21st, 2013 3:44 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police believe a Hawkins County man accused of exposing himself in the direction of Rogersville City School Wednesday afternoon didn’t have a sexual motive.

Comments
News Crime Local News
Man on bath salts impersonates chicken, lands in jail

Man on bath salts impersonates chicken, lands in jail

November 21st, 2013 2:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Church Hill man told police Monday evening his name was “Don Juan” and he was pretending to be a chicken in the yard of a total stranger to scare away the “imaginary people.”

Comments
News Local News Police Blotter
Party invite via 911 lands man in jail

Party invite via 911 lands man in jail

November 21st, 2013 1:37 pm by Rain Smith

Despite being warned about his "numerous" non-emergency calls to police, an intoxicated Kingsport man dialed 911 to invite officers to a cookout.

Comments
News Regional & National
State links strain of E. coli to animal waste

State links strain of E. coli to animal waste

November 21st, 2013 12:49 pm by Associated Press

State officials have confirmed that a strain of E. coli that sickened nine children has been matched to animal waste collected at an East Tennessee dairy farm that sells raw milk.

Comments
News Local News Regional & National Education
ETSU president takes to Twitter to thank well-wishers

ETSU president takes to Twitter to thank well-wishers

November 21st, 2013 12:47 pm by NET News Service

East Tennessee State University President Brian Noland took to Twitter Thursday to thank ETSU and the community for the "outpouring of support" he has received since being injured in a car crash earlier this week in Johnson City.

Comments