Major Collision Near the Kingsport Pavilion

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WKPT) - Kingsport Central Dispatch was notified of a major motor vehicle collision in the vicinity of the Kingsport Pavilion/Target ...

Virginia students make gains on revised math SOLs

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia education officials say student performance improved on the state's more rigorous mathematics tests and pass rates were ...

Military: Jet in Virginia crash based in Mass.

DEERFIELD, Va. (AP) - Military officials say the jet that crashed in western Virginia was an Air Force F-15C based in Massachusetts, ...

Major Collision Near the Kingsport Pavilion

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Virginia students make gains on revised math SOLs

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Military: Jet in Virginia crash based in Mass.

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Local News

  • Major Collision Near the Kingsport Pavilion August 27, 2014 AP0112180476KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WKPT) – Kingsport Central Dispatch was notified of a major motor vehicle collision in the vicinity of the Kingsport Pavilion/Target Shopping Center, located at 2626 East Stone Drive in Kingsport. Kingsport Police and other area first responders rushed to the scene. Based on early feedback from personnel on scene, this crash is believed to have involved multiple vehicles ... Read more
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Regional News

  • Dungannon, Va. Cuts Off Water to Repair Water Line August 27, 2014 AP98101401362Dungannon, Va. (WKPT) – Dungannon, Virginia will go without water today. The town will cut off water to repair a leak in an 8 inch main water line. Town officials say after the restoration of water, a “boil water” notice will go into effect until further notice. Residents should bring water to a rolling boil for at least one minute under the notice. (Copyright ... Read more
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U.S. News

  • Military: Jet in Virginia crash based in Mass. August 27, 2014 DEERFIELD, Va. (AP) – Military officials say the jet that crashed in western Virginia was an Air Force F-15C based in Massachusetts, and the pilot’s status is unknown. Pentagon spokesman Air Force Lt. Col. Tom Crosson says the pilot of the single-seat aircraft was with the 104th Fighter Wing of the Massachusetts Air National Guard. Guard spokesman Maj. Matthew Mutti says the ... Read more
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World News

  • Gaza Cease-Fire Holds as Sides Weigh Gains August 27, 2014 AP139954200554An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip was holding Wednesday, as many people on both sides of the conflict wondered what was gained during 50 days of fighting. The Gaza war — the third round of fighting since the Islamic militant group Hamas seized power in 2007 — left more than 2,200 people dead, caused widespread ... Read more
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Sports

  • Recap: IRWIN Tools Night Race August 26, 2014 nightrace-featured-imageBRISTOL, Tenn. (WKPT) – Racers say Bristol is one of the most grueling and demanding courses. “500 laps. It’s tough. And, you know, the mental side always comes into play in racing, but tonight, probably to it’s most extreme,” said Brad Keselowski. Fans at Bristol expect intensity, and they got just that. Denny Hamlin and Kevin Harvick competed for the lead around lap 160, and a wreck by Harvick took Hamlin out of the race. The two had words on pit row, and Hamlin threw his HANS device at Harvick as he passed by. #88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. took the brunt of the damage from Hamlin, but returned ... Read more
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Entertainment News

  • ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Pros Meet with Girl Battling Cerebral Palsy August 27, 2014 Sophia, Dancing with the Stars pros Four “Dancing With the Stars” pros made a girl’s dream come true when they dropped by for a surprise visit before a performance in Honolulu. Currently on tour with their show, “Ballroom with a Twist,” professional dancers Val Chmerkovskiy, his brother Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Karina Smirnoff and Sharna Burgess met 14-year-old Sophia Robinson backstage before the start of the show Thursday. Robinson, who is battling cerebral palsy and diabetes, gets around in a wheelchair but her favorite show is “Dancing With the Stars.” According to ABC affiliate KITV, Robinson’s mother, Ina Ries, arranged the meeting by writing to the show’s producers about her daughter’s ... Read more
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