Murfreesboro Principal Charged with Buying Crack Cocaine

Murfreesboro Principal Charged with Buying Crack Cocaine

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WKPT) - An elementary school principal has been suspended after being charged with buying crack cocaine. Murfreesboro Police arrested 58-year-old Donnie ...

Man Dies in Friday Night Crash

Man Dies in Friday Night Crash

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WKPT) - The third of the three fatal crashes happened Friday night when a driver was ejected from his vehicle ...

Boy Dies From Injuries Sustained in Crash at Kingsport Pavillion

Boy Dies From Injuries Sustained in Crash at Kingsport Pavillion

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WKPT) - A 12 year old boy died over the weekend from critical injuries he sustained in a crash on ...

Murfreesboro Principal Charged with Buying Crack Cocaine

Murfreesboro Principal Charged with Buying Crack Cocaine

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Man Dies in Friday Night Crash

Man Dies in Friday Night Crash

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Boy Dies From Injuries Sustained in Crash at Kingsport Pavillion

Boy Dies From Injuries Sustained in Crash at Kingsport Pavillion

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Local News

  • Man Dies in Friday Night Crash September 1, 2014 Fatal_Crash_jpg_475x310_q85KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WKPT) – The third of the three fatal crashes happened Friday night when a driver was ejected from his vehicle after his pick-up collided with an oncoming car on the corner of Eastman Road and Center Street. Donald Porter was pronounced dead around 6 am Saturday morning from his injuries. KPD officials say Brittany Pearce was driving northbound on ... Read more
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Regional News

  • Murfreesboro Principal Charged with Buying Crack Cocaine September 1, 2014 barscuffsMURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WKPT) – An elementary school principal has been suspended after being charged with buying crack cocaine. Murfreesboro Police arrested 58-year-old Donnie Johnson on Friday after officers reported seeing him buy the drugs on multiple occasions. Johnson is the principal at Rockvale Elementary School and has been employed by Rutherford County Schools for more than 30 years. (Copyright 2014 WKPT. All rights ... Read more
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U.S. News

  • Prospect of Another DC Shutdown Looms Over Immigration Showdown August 29, 2014 President Barack Obama speaks in the James Brady Press Briefing Room in the White House in Washington, Aug. 18, 2014. The prospect of another economically and politically crippling government shutdown looms over President Obama’s talk of taking executive action on immigration next month and Republican threats to thwart him by blocking certain funding measures. Republicans insist they are not interested in another shutdown and that the possibility is being raised by fear mongering Democrats, but the GOP does raise the  possibility ... Read more
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World News

  • 3 Million Refugees Have Fled Syria, UN Agency Says September 1, 2014 Newly-arrived Syrian refugees carry their belongings as they walk at Azraq refugee camp near Al Azraq area, east of Amman, Jordan, Aug. 19, 2014. More than 3 million people have sought refuge from the fighting in Syria, the United Nations’ refugee agency announced today. That means the Syrian crisis, which has persisted since a civilian uprising began in 2011, is the biggest refugee operation in the UNHCR’s 64-year history, the agency said. Escalating Violence Fuels Syrian Refugee Crisis WATCH: This Is What It’s Like Inside a Syrian ... Read more
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Sports

  • Stewart Returning to Competition After Fatal Crash August 28, 2014 TONY STEWARTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus taken after he struck and killed a fellow driver during a dirt-track race. The three-time NASCAR champion has not raced since his car hit Kevin Ward Jr. at an Aug. 9 sprint car event in upstate New York. Stewart pulled out of the NASCAR race at Watkins Glen the next morning, then skipped the races at Michigan and Bristol Motor Speedway. Stewart, who was described by police as “visibly shaken” the night of Ward’s death, has been in seclusion ever ... Read more
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Entertainment News

  • See Reese Witherspoon’s Inspiring Message to Boy With Cancer August 29, 2014 Reese Witherspoon Reese Witherspoon transformed into “Pink Lady” Elle Woods from her hit movie “Legally Blonde” to send a hopeful message to a four-year-old boy battling cancer. The Oscar-winning actress sent the message to four-year-old Will after learning that he was a big fan of “Legally Blonde.” “This is for one of the strongest little four-year-olds I can imagine. Will – I hear that you’re fighting so hard and strong against cancer and that in the hospital you’ve been watching a lot of Legally Blonde and loving it. I hope it makes you laugh!” Witherspoon captioned an Instagram photo of herself holding a sign ... Read more
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