At the BP station on North John B. Dennis Highway, a deputy was approached by a man carrying a hand grenade inside a cardboard box.
KINGSPORT — Due to questions about ownership of a strip of land outside Holston Valley Medical Center, city police have closed a criminal complaint against Ballad protester Dani Cook.
According to records at the Kingsport Police Department, Ballad's chief security officer filed a vandalism complaint on Monday afternoon. The suspect is listed as Tara "Dani" Cook, the woman who has organized a reported "sit-in" to oppose the merger of Mountain States Health Alliance and Wellmont Health Systems.
The latest hearing in local district attorneys' "Baby Doe" lawsuit featured familiar motions by opioid manufacturers — most decried yet again as "delay" tactics by opposing counsel — but after more than two years, a trial date and venue have been set.
Two months after pleading not guilty to slaying his estranged wife in a Colonial Heights dental office, a Blountville man has reversed course in the case and been handed a life sentence.
A former instructional assistant at a Kingsport middle school has been arrested for an allegedly inappropriate relationship with a student.
A Kingsport woman is jailed after allegedly abandoning a pair of pit bulls in her apartment, where authorities found the dogs emaciated and without sufficient food or water.
Along with exposing himself, witnesses reported he had been harassing customers and grabbed one woman's arm.
At about 11:30 p.m. officers responded to Memorial Gardens Park, where the victim said he awoke to flames on his blankets, pants, shoes and right leg.
Police are investigating an apparent Sunday evening shooting at a busy city intersection, though a potential victim and suspect have yet to be located.