Friday, January 11, 2013

TOPS - Police Standoff
Bristol, Tennessee police were scrambled to a St. Louis Avenue residence just before 11:00 o'clock last night in response to a hostage situation. James Lane had threatened to kill his wife with a firearm. She was able to lock herself in the bathroom. Hostage negotiators and SWAT team members tried for a couple hours to get Mr. Lane to surrender. He repeatedly refused to come outside. Mrs. Lane was able to escape, and Mr. Lane surrendered a short time later. He was taken to Bristol Regional Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries he sustained while trying to break into the bathroom. A mental evaluation has been requested. Police have not filed any formal charges at this time. (jb)

Thursday, August 21, 2014

  • TVA Board Approves Rate Increase
  • Charges Dropped Against Citizen Arrested at Greene County Public Meeting
  • Police Arrest a Joneborough Man for Stealing $10,000 of Merchandise from Employer
  • Food City Family Race Night Street Closures
  • City Expects Huge Returns from Pinnacle Development
  • Tony Stewart Will Not Race at Bristol
  • Staff Heartbroken as Bright's Zoo Baby Giraffe Dies
  • Intoxicated Man Arrested at Elementary School
  • Same Sex Marriage On Hold in VA
  • Former Bristol Executive Charged With Embezzlement
  • Huge Crowd Turns Out for Opening of The Pinnacle in Bristol
  • Elizabethton Schools Placed on "Soft" Lockdown
  • Re-election of Unicoi County Mayor to Stand
  • Applications Open for Tennessee Free College Tuition Program
  • Class Action Denied in Gas Royalties Lawsuit
  • Johnson City Police Arrest Fugitive
  • Increase in ACT Scores for Sullivan County Schools



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