Kingsport Times News Monday, August 31, 2015
Regional & National

Jury considers death penalty for Arizona vigilante convicted of murder in home-invasion, deaths of man and daughter

February 15th, 2011 5:00 am by Staff Report

USA Today is reporting that the founder of an Arizona border vigilante group has been convicted of murder for recruiting gunmen and leading a home-invasion raid that killed a 29-year-old father and his 9-year-old daughter. Prosecutors said she was seeking

Comments
Regional & National

Big Stone Gap native charged with murder in Pakistan

February 15th, 2011 4:47 am by Staff Report

WASHINGTON: The tussle between the US and Pakistan over the fate of jailed diplomat intensified as Raymond Davis was formally charged with murder in the chargesheet submitted to the trial court here and Washington said it would place before the jury a sta

Comments
Regional & National

Two men who ran out of gas on I-81 captured after fleeing through the woods

February 15th, 2011 4:28 am by Staff Report

The Bristol Herald-Courier is reporting that two men, whose unregistered pickup truck ran out of gas on the shoulder of Interstate 81 Monday afternoon, ran into the woods when a state trooper stopped to help. At least 11 police officers got involved in th

Comments
Regional & National

Ex-church secretary, son plead guilty to embezzling $1.5M from Morristown church

February 15th, 2011 4:09 am by News Sentinel staff

GREENEVILLE - A Morristown woman and her son have admitted to embezzling $1.5 million at a large church between July 2007 and April 2010, according to court records.Barbara D. Whitt, 68, and Michael Dean Whitt, 42, have signed plea agreements that were fi

Comments
Regional & National

East Tennessee woman, bodyguard guilty in immigration scam

February 15th, 2011 4:07 am by Jamie Satterfield

GREENEVILLE An East Tennessee woman and her Israeli bodyguard confessed Monday to scamming illegal immigrants in three states of nearly $100,000 via claims of expertise in getting them legal citizenship.Debra Lynn Gouge and Jawad Lashin pleaded guilty be

Comments
Regional & National

Family tragedy: Murder/suicide leaves infant without parents

February 15th, 2011 3:43 am by Becky Campbell

Johnson City police are wrapping up their investigation into a weekend shooting that is now classified as a murder/suicide.The argument between Frankie Hughes, 31, and Rebecca Pugh Markland, 33, that led to the Saturday morning shooting was apparently ove

Comments
Regional & National

New research suggests vaccinating through salivary glands may provide protection against a wide range of diseases

February 14th, 2011 4:48 am by Staff Report

If you don't like shots or needles, you're in luck. New research published online in The FASEB Journal gives the development of new oral vaccinations a shot in the arm thanks to discoveries involving the salivary glands of mice. In addition, this research

Comments
Regional & National

U.S.-Pakistan row intensifies over release of Big Stone Gap native

February 14th, 2011 4:43 am by Staff Report

According to the Wall Street Journal the U.S. canceled talks in Washington involving Pakistan due to an escalating diplomatic row over the detention last month of an American employed by the U.S. government who shot dead two armed men.A U.S. State Departm

Comments
Regional & National

Climate of tension, fear in Tellico

February 14th, 2011 4:34 am by Hugh G. Willett

Village Property Owners Association are concerned about rising tensions in the upscale lakefront community.Several incidents at association meetings and offices in the past two years, including allegations of a physical assault, have prompted requests by

Comments
Regional & National

2 teenagers killed by train

February 14th, 2011 4:29 am by Matt Chittum and Sheila Ellis

Two high school honor-roll students were struck and killed Sunday afternoon as they walked on a railroad trestle across the south fork of the Roanoke River near Elliston in Montgomery County.The two teens, identified by family and friends as Grayson Hoops

Comments