Though the suspect refused to exit his home, he yelled out of a window that he would, "kill officers...had C-4 inside and would blow it up." Police then shot non-lethal pepper balls into the room he occupied.
The man convicted in 2014's drunken hit-and-run that killed Kingsport businessman Mike Locke had a parole hearing on Tuesday morning.
For the first time since is was opened in 1987 (and at that time, with the intention of holding no more than 619 people) the Sullivan County jail's population has topped 1,000 inmates.
Shortly before noon, police responded to Walmart on Fort Henry Drive. A 69-year-old woman reported that while asleep in the back seat of her Kia Soul, an unknown female opened the door and entered the driver's seat.
For the Kingsport Police Department officers who work approximately 70 traffic collisions each week, the same handful of driver mistakes and misconceptions are often the contributing factors — combined with some unique features of our roadways.
At about 10 p.m., police were called to the Sunoco in Lynn Garden after a female made several threats: "there was going to be violence … someone is going to die tonight." She then asked another customer to dial 911 so she could try and disarm responding officers.
BLOUNTVILLE — A convicted felon shot a woman in the back Tuesday morning while they traveled in a vehicle on Memorial Boulevard, according to police.
GATE CITY — A Weber City police officer's charge of excessive force against a juvenile has been dropped, but the Virginia State Police has been asked to conduct an independent investigation of the allegations.
GATE CITY, Va. — A large stash of meth, heroin and nearly $23,000 in cash has allegedly been seized from an Ohio pair who police say were traveling recklessly in Scott County with a child in their vehicle.
KINGSPORT — A woman was jailed Thursday after allegedly forcing her way into a closed accessory store at the Fort Henry Mall, dragging an employee out into the hallway, and then crashing into a display to scatter merchandise.