Police were alerted to a donkey that looked to be in poor health in Church Hill, with a check of a pasture finding the animal having trouble getting up and walking.
An investigation was launched on April 5. It was spurred by Ashley Marie Cowan’s 1-year-old son being treated for bilateral retinal hemorrhages at Niswonger Children’s Hospital in Johnson City.
An hour-long, high-speed pursuit that began Friday night at Westside Inn included officers from multiple agencies and resulted in the crash of a Kingsport Police Department cruiser in Rock Springs.
BLOUNTVILLE — A domestic dispute in a moving vehicle has led to the arrest of a Bluff City man, as he allegedly grabbed a gun while behind the wheel and his scared, pregnant girlfriend jumped out of the pickup.
For the second time in two months, police were alerted to indecent exposure at the Kingsport Pavilion. An 18-year-old female reported that a man pulled beside her, then "lifted up his lower body … positioned his hips towards her. "
On the Sunday morning of Aug. 5, patrol officers were called to a home in Colonial Heights, finding the deceased girl. KPD detectives launched a suspicious death investigation and the body was sent to the ETSU Quillen College of Medicine for an autopsy.
A bizarre incident at a city fast food restaurant has netted the arrest of a 26-year-old woman — nude from the waist down — as she reportedly fell through the ceiling and into the kitchen.
GATE CITY, Va. — Intentional burns inflicted on an 11-month-old boy have netted the child's mother two years in prison, while her boyfriend will be behind bars for five years.
At 7:40 p.m., dispatchers began fielding calls about a man slicing his wrists along East Stone Drive. An officer spotted the suspect in southbound lanes of North Eastman Road, finding he was "covered in blood and holding a razor knife."
Over the past few weeks, corrections officers have scanned more than 900 prisoners' thumbprints on a computer kiosk. Along with primary checks — such as personal information and mugshots — staff will run prisoners through the biometric process again for release, double-checking that the right person is being freed from the facility.