ETSU Public Safety Receives Third-Party Report of Sexual Assault

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WKPT) – Wednesday night ETSU sent out a release saying a third party reported a sexual assault that happened ...

Southwest Virginia Teen Charged with Killing Half-Brother

POUND, Va. (AP) - A Southwest Virginia teenager faces a first-degree murder charge in connection with the death of his half-brother.Wise County ...

Milligan College Helps Feed Haiti

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WKPT) - Yesterday, Milligan College students helped feed the hungry. Students helped pack food for Haiti at the Food Aid ...

ETSU Public Safety Receives Third-Party Report of Sexual Assault

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Local News

  • ETSU Public Safety Receives Third-Party Report of Sexual Assault October 1, 2014 JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WKPT) – Wednesday night ETSU sent out a release saying a third party reported a sexual assault that happened earlier in the semester. The university’s Department of Public Safety received the report on Sept. 30. The release says the exact date and location of the incident is not immediately known. It was reported that a female student was sexually assaulted by a ... Read more
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Regional News

  • TN Treasury Dept. Launches Program to Assist with College Savings October 1, 2014 tnstars-logoNASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKPT) – State Treasurer David Lillard announced in a press release yesterday, a new program to provide state funding to assist low-income families in building college savings accounts. Lillard continues to say the new program, called Tennessee Investments Preparing Scholars (TIPS), will provide enhanced matches for money invested by families that have accounts in the Treasury Department’s TN Stars ... Read more
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U.S. News

  • First Ebola Case in US, But CDC Vows ‘We Will Stop It Here’ October 1, 2014 The first Ebola case has been diagnosed in the United States, but a top health official said today there is “no doubt… we will stop it here.” Dr. Tom Frieden, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said the patient left Liberia on Sept 19 and arrived in the U.S. on Sept. 20. The patient sought medical help on Sept. 27 ... Read more
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World News

  • Why Hong Kong Residents Are Taking to the Streets September 29, 2014 Riot police launch tear gas into the crowd as thousands of protesters surround the government headquarters in Hong Kong, Sept. 28, 2014. Hong Kong police on Sunday night fired tear gas into a rowdy but largely peaceful crowd of pro-democracy protesters, which seemingly ballooned and spread across the city only after the moment the tear gas was released from its shell. Riot police launch tear gas into the crowd as thousands of protesters surround the government headquarters in Hong Kong, Sept. 28, 2014. ... Read more
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Investigative News

  • CEO Indicted for Spyware App That Records Calls, Nearby Conversations September 30, 2014 abc newsFor the first time criminal charges have been brought against a suspect for allegedly advertising and selling spyware for the iPhone, Android and Blackberry – software that’s purportedly capable of intercepting phone calls, text messages and emails, and even eavesdropping on offline conversations happening within a few yards of the smartphone carrier. The Department of Justice announced today the indictment of ... Read more
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Politics News

  • ‘College Was a Long Time Ago’ for Rand Paul and Laughing Gas Tale September 30, 2014 Tom Uhlman/AP Photo Rand Paul has never been quiet when it comes to voicing his disapproval of America’s war on drugs. And a new profile in the New Yorker, which traced Paul’s life from childhood to potential 2016 presidential contender, details a time when the Kentucky senator reportedly engaged in a little drug use of his own. One of Rand Paul’s classmates at Baylor University ... Read more
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