Kingsport Times News Tuesday, April 28, 2015
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Sullivan committee set to consider fate of Kingsley building

Sullivan committee set to consider fate of Kingsley building

April 23rd, 2015 1:30 pm by J. H. Osborne

At one point, residents of the area expressed interest in having some sort of community center developed at the site, and there was talk a couple of years ago of the old school being converted into housing for the elderly.

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Kingsport man charged in Lynn Garden stickup

Kingsport man charged in Lynn Garden stickup

April 23rd, 2015 10:51 am by Rain Smith

Police have made an arrest in December's armed robbery of a Kingsport gold buying business, with the suspect also facing kidnapping charges for allegedly tying up a clerk in the bathroom.

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Some officers looking to body cameras on their own

Some officers looking to body cameras on their own

April 23rd, 2015 9:49 am by DAN SEWELL, Associated Press

The widely circulated video from Officer Jesse Kidder's own personal body camera illustrates not only the kind of life-or-death moments officers can face, but also how some in law enforcement are getting cameras on their own if their departments can't.

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Man's death after arrest exposes tensions in Baltimore

Man's death after arrest exposes tensions in Baltimore

April 23rd, 2015 9:48 am by JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press

Exactly what happened in the van and how he was injured are still unknown. But he died a week later in a hospital of what police described as "a significant spinal injury."

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New Pentagon strategy warns of cyberwar capabilities

New Pentagon strategy warns of cyberwar capabilities

April 23rd, 2015 9:47 am by LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

The 33-page strategy says the Defense Department "should be able to use cyber operations to disrupt an adversary's command and control networks, military-related critical infrastructure and weapons capabilities."

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Hawkins shooting suspect indicted on drug trafficking charges

Hawkins shooting suspect indicted on drug trafficking charges

April 23rd, 2015 9:05 am by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - A Hawkins County man who came to the attention of police in December for allegedly shooting at his neighbors was indicted Monday on multiple drug trafficking charges.

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Eastman celebrates fourth consecutive EPA energy award

Eastman celebrates fourth consecutive EPA energy award

April 23rd, 2015 7:51 am by Hank Hayes

Eastman credits the Energy Star program with providing a proven strategy helping the Kingsport-based company achieve measurable reductions in energy use and greenhouse gas emissions. EPA introduced the program in 1992.

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Civil lawsuit set to be filed in Michael Brown's death

Civil lawsuit set to be filed in Michael Brown's death

April 23rd, 2015 7:44 am by Associated Press

Lawyers for the parents of an unarmed, black 18-year-old who was fatally shot by a white police officer in a St. Louis suburb say they plan to file a civil lawsuit Thursday against the city of Ferguson.

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A look at winning and losing bills in Tenn. Legislature

A look at winning and losing bills in Tenn. Legislature

April 23rd, 2015 7:39 am by Associated Press

Winners included banning most speed cameras after current contracts expire, creating a $500 lifetime handgun carry permit and rebranding Common Core education standards.

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East Tennessee wrestling legend passes away

East Tennessee wrestling legend passes away

April 22nd, 2015 10:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Ron Wright, 76, a Kingsport wrestling legend and notorious "heel", passed away on Tuesday at his home with his family by his side. A celebration of life gathering will be held at Hamlett-Dobson funeral home on Saturday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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