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Sullivan Co. deputies follow trail of blood in snow in auto theft case
SULLIVAN COUNTY, TN (WJHL) - Deputies in Sullivan County said they arrested a car theft suspect after he reportedly left a trail of blood. The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office reports around 9:00 a.m. this morning they received a call from a woman in the 3000 block of Forest View Road regarding a br
Kingsport man wanted for attempted first-degree murder
KINGSPORT — A Sullivan County man wanted for attempted first-degree murder was still on the loose as of Thursday morning. According to the Sullivan Co. Sheriff's Department, around 3 p.m. on Wednesday, a woman called 911 reporting that a man had threatened her with a pistol and that shots had been f
Police on the lookout for Sullivan County attempted murder suspect
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) - Authorities are trying to locate a man accused of firing a gun in a woman's direction Wednesday afternoon. The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office is looking for 55-year-old William Keith Carter.
Suspect arrested at hospital after bizarre home invasion burglary in Kingsport
A bizarre and bloody home invasion in Sullivan County, Tennessee Thursday morning results in a man's arrest while he receives medical treatment for his injuries. Michael Laster, 41, is charged with burglary and motor vehicle theft after investigators said he broke into a home located in the 3000 blo
Community Hero 12-12-18: Dori Thompson
Kingsport - Is there anyone in your life you would call, "The Queen of Kindness?" We hope so. Viewer Lou Ann Hickman says *she knows one... and nominated her as this week's Community Hero.
Shoplifter allegedly pulls knife at Kingsport Walmart
KINGSPORT — Police are searching for a money who reportedly tried to push $1,000 worth in stolen merchandise out of Walmart, then pulled a knife when confronted by loss prevention personnel.
Kingsport police seek help finding child, age 13, with autism
KINGSPORT, TN (WJHL) - Police in Kingsport say they need your help finding a missing autistic boy. Police say Isaiah Dukes, age 13, was last seen on Monday by family. He was reported as a runaway by his mother to police at before midnight on Monday. She reportedly told police he had been missing sin
Jonesborough man arrested after chase
A Jonesborough man was arrested after a chase stretching across three counties. Curtis Dale McClain, 36, of Sherfey Road, Jonesborough, was arrested for domestic assault, aggravated domestic assault, theft of property over $2,500 but less than $10,000, felony evading by motor vehicle, failure to sto
Wintry weather leads to postponement of Kingsport City Schools events
KINGSPORT — This week’s wintry weather has led to the postponement of a Kingsport City Schools school board meeting and high school musical performances, both originally originally scheduled for Tuesday night.
Hawkins inmate's bond revoked after alleged theft attempt from bondsman
ROGERSVILLE — Freedom was interrupted for a Kingsport man being bonded out of the Hawkins County Jail Sunday evening after he was allegedly spotted rifling through some things in his bail bondman's car.
Sullivan County Jail certified again despite overcrowding
BLOUNTVILLE — The long-scrutinized Sullivan County Jail has again received state certification, but only because the county continues to work to find solutions to overcrowding, which the district attorney has called “critical.”
2 chances to catch Appalachian Men’s Ensemble's concert, “Yuletide Fires”
• Where: First Baptist Church, 200 W. Church Circle, Kingsport and Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church, 210 S. Roan St., Johnson City. • When: Thursday in Kingsport and Friday in Johnson City.
Officials with Holston Army Ammunition conducting study to find safe alternative to open burning
KINGSPORT, TN (WJHL)- - For the first time, the United States Army told a crowd in Kingsport it's dedicated to finding a safe alternative to open burning of explosive waste. For more than 70 years, workers at Holston Army Ammunition have disposed of waste contaminated with explosives and other chemi
UPDATE: Missing Kingsport teen with autism found safe
UPDATE (11:11 p.m.) The missing Kingsport teen with autism has been found safe. According to the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, Austin Hurd was unharmed. Deputies say Hurd was found at the mausoleum at East Lawn Cemetery.
Suspect sought in shoplifting incident that escalated to knife assault
KINGSPORT — Kingsport police are searching for a white male suspect who attemped to push a shopping cart filled with nearly $1,000 in merchandise out of the Walmart located at 2500 West Stone Drive without paying for it.
Kingsport police: Pedestrian killed in snow storm related crash on Interstate 81
KINGSPORT, TN (WJHL) - The Kingsport Police Department reports a pedestrian was killed on Sunday on Interstate 81. According to a release, a disabled tractor-trailer was stopped on the shoulder in the northbound section of the highway, near exit 66 in Kingsport.
Kingsport family without power seeks shelter with American Red Cross
KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) - Each mark on Appalachian's Power outage map represents people heading into day three of no power. We met a family from the Lynn Garden area of Kingsport who is staying at the American Red Cross's shelter at Kingsport Community Church.
VIDEO: Snow weighs down, snaps tree at Kingsport home
KINGSPORT, TN (WJHL) - If a tree falls in your backyard, and you catch it on video, you can prove it makes a sound. The sound of creaking and cracking is what prompted Michael Hamrick to start recording video of a tree in the backyard of a home in Kingsport, near Stone Drive, on Sunday.
Inside Ballad's Four-Wheel Drive Club
KINGSPORT — Cold weather, snow and ice can make traveling to work difficult. While some people can stay home during these conditions, patients depend on Ballad Health team members and physicians to be at work.
Kingsport man goes back to jail for possession after getting into scuffle with bonding agent
ROGERSVILLE — A Kingsport man was charged on Dec. 9 with two counts of possessing Schedule III drugs after he became involved in an altercation with a bail bondsman who had just bonded him out of jail on an earlier charge.