Kingsport Times News Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Update: All four teens wanted in Greene County murder have been captured in South Carolina

Update: All four teens wanted in Greene County murder have been captured in South Carolina

April 3rd, 2014 12:32 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

According to the Newberry County Sheriff's Office in South Carolina, all four teenagers wanted in a Greene County shooting death Wednesday night have been taken into custody.

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Latest scam enables crooks to extract huge sums from ATMs

Latest scam enables crooks to extract huge sums from ATMs

April 3rd, 2014 8:26 am by E. Scott Reckard, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Hackers have succeeded in changing the controls on automated teller machines to enable thieves to make nearly unlimited withdrawals using fraudulent debit, prepaid and ATM cards.

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Lewd call to KPD prompts new charge for neglect suspect

Lewd call to KPD prompts new charge for neglect suspect

April 2nd, 2014 2:43 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport child neglect suspect picked up another charge after calling a detective assigned to the case and allegedly leaving an expletive-laced message boasting about the sexual conquest of the female officer's "wife."

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Wealthy couple accused of welfare fraud held in jail

Wealthy couple accused of welfare fraud held in jail

April 2nd, 2014 7:19 am by By Brittany Shammas, Sun Sentinel (MCT)

For seven weeks or so they have been on the run — a pair of "Scottish aristocrats" who according to authorities lived a life of luxury while collecting food stamps, welfare and Medicaid from two states.

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Five more drug suspects arrested in 'Shamrock Shakedown'

Five more drug suspects arrested in 'Shamrock Shakedown'

April 1st, 2014 9:10 pm by Wes Bunch

The latest arrests by Scott County authorities bring the total number of suspects apprehended in the operation to 50. A Scott County grand jury indicted 59 individuals on 218 charges March 13. Those indictments were sealed pending arrest.

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Woman accused of giving teen marijuana in seduction attempt

Woman accused of giving teen marijuana in seduction attempt

April 1st, 2014 8:13 pm by NET News Service

On March 27, deputies arrested Victoria Rose Coffey, 24, 2203 McKinley Road, after they said she admitted to kissing and offering marijuana to a 15-year-old boy.

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Carter County substitute teacher accused of stapling three students

Carter County substitute teacher accused of stapling three students

April 1st, 2014 6:30 pm by JOHN THOMPSON, NET News Service

Sheriff Chris Mathes said Alysha Lynn Cook, 43, was arrested at 4 p.m. Tuesday on three counts of simple assault after his department's investigation. Cook was booked into the Carter County Jail on $5,000 bond.

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Facebook fight video prompts three Kingsport arrests

Facebook fight video prompts three Kingsport arrests

April 1st, 2014 3:33 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman's decision to post a Facebook video of her fighting a juvenile has prompted her own arrest, along with two additional adults who didn't immediately intervene and appeared to encourage the confrontation.

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Motorist arrested after driving through gas line construction in Kingsport

Motorist arrested after driving through gas line construction in Kingsport

April 1st, 2014 2:09 pm by Rain Smith

A motorist allegedly paid no heed to a construction detail at a Kingsport gas line on Monday morning, accelerating through orange cones which were blocking the roadway and nearly striking workers.

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Erwin woman accused of spitting in deputy's pizza has day in court

Erwin woman accused of spitting in deputy's pizza has day in court

April 1st, 2014 8:22 am by Brad Hicks, NET News Service

It will be up to a Unicoi County grand jury to decide if the Erwin woman accused of spitting on a pizza purchased by Unicoi County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Frank Rogers will be charged.

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