A man who allegedly shot at deputies in Southwest Virginia was apprehended Tuesday night in Kingsport, but not before the van he and a woman occupied rammed vehicles at a shopping center, forcing police to pin them in with a squad car.
KINGSPORT — More than six weeks after a 4-year-old child was found dead under reportedly suspicious circumstances, an investigation into the incident is continuing.
A woman's charges of stealing money from a Kingsport church’s youth group have been dropped, but the $60,000 money-laundering case against her husband — who serves as pastor at the church — is still moving forward.
BLOUNTVILLE — The alleged abuse of twin three-month-old children has led to multiple felony charges against their father, while the victims' mother is accused of turning a blind eye to his actions.
BLOUNTVILLE — A Kingsport man accused of hog-tying a Lynn Garden resident and fatally gagging him has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, among other charges.
Surveillance footage and bloody clothing helped investigators make an arrest in last month's murder of a Bluff City man, according to court documents.
Officers responded to a motorcycle crash on South John B. Dennis, finding the rider of a 2008 Yamaha had hit a pickup. Witnesses said that just prior to impact, the 18-year-old had been "riding a wheelie" and traveling at a high rate of speed.
Deputies responded to a Kingsport home to deal with an increasingly erratic neighbor. In the latest incident, according to the complainant, the suspect kept beating on the door, then hopped on their mower and rode away.
INGSPORT — A police officer who was struck by a stolen vehicle and pinned against his patrol car appears to have avoided major injury, while the driver is in custody after crashing in Hawkins County.
KINGSPORT — In a packed courtroom of family, friends and soon-to-be employees, Jeff Cassidy took his oath of office on Friday to serve as sheriff for Sullivan County.