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Murder charge dismissed for 1 of 3 accused in Roan Mountain killings

Murder charge dismissed for 1 of 3 accused in Roan Mountain killings

November 14th, 2014 4:09 pm by John Thompson

Joyce Brock and Russell Glenn Shell were found dead in the burned garage at 120 Hemlock Lane in the Hampton Creek community of Roan Mountain on June 26, 2012.

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Explosion: Fire ignites propane tank, destroys Unicoi house

Explosion: Fire ignites propane tank, destroys Unicoi house

November 14th, 2014 2:38 pm by Brad Hicks

No one was injured.

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German union head decries Volkswagen cooperation with anti-labor groups

German union head decries Volkswagen cooperation with anti-labor groups

November 14th, 2014 2:37 pm by Erik Schelzig, Associated Press

The head of the German union representing automotive workers is speaking out against Volkswagen working with anti-labor groups at its plant in Tennessee.

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House sends much-debated oil pipeline bill to Senate

House sends much-debated oil pipeline bill to Senate

November 14th, 2014 2:25 pm by DINA CAPPIELLO, Associated Press

The Republican-controlled House passed legislation Friday approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline, setting the stage for a Senate showdown that mixes energy politics with a fight over Louisiana's Senate seat.

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Same-sex couples file Supreme Court appeal

Same-sex couples file Supreme Court appeal

November 14th, 2014 2:12 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

Appeals being filed Friday urge the justices to review last week's lower court ruling that upheld anti-gay marriage laws in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee.

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Update: New plan proposes sites for ETSU football stadium, fine arts center

Update: New plan proposes sites for ETSU football stadium, fine arts center

November 14th, 2014 1:18 pm by Nathan Baker

Proposed changes to East Tennessee State University's directing document reveal the possible locations for some high-profile facilities on the Johnson City campus.

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Comet lander starts drilling but batteries a worry

Comet lander starts drilling but batteries a worry

November 14th, 2014 12:41 pm by GEIR MOULSON, Associated Press

It was a race against time Friday for the Philae lander, which on Wednesday became the first spacecraft to touch down on a comet.

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Knoxville deputies fatally shoot wanted man

Knoxville deputies fatally shoot wanted man

November 14th, 2014 11:45 am by Associated Press

The Knox County Sheriff's office says deputies fatally shot a suspect who fired at them first.

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Deputies say SW Virginia mom sought hitman for son's murder

Deputies say SW Virginia mom sought hitman for son's murder

November 14th, 2014 11:07 am by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

A Southwest Virginia woman has been charged with trying to have her son killed for the insurance money.

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DA says deputy's blood alcohol was below legal limit in off-duty wreck in April

DA says deputy's blood alcohol was below legal limit in off-duty wreck in April

November 14th, 2014 11:04 am by Becky Campbell

District Attorney General Tony Clark has now confirmed that an off-duty Washington County sheriff deputy's blood alcohol content was below the legal limit when the officer wrecked his personal car in April, injuring himself and another off-duty deputy.

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