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    Dillon convenience store clerk shot and killed

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    The Dillon County sheriffs office is investigating a murder. It happened at about 11 p.m. Monday at the 20/20 convenience store, located at 2402 Highway9 E. in the Riverdale community of Dillon County. According to Capt. Cliff Arnette, two male clerks were leaving the store after it closedwhen theywere approached by two individuals. Authorities do not have descriptions of the individuals yet but we do know that one of the store clerks was shot in the upper body and died from his injuries. Th... More>>

    Police make additional arrests in North Charleston fatal shooting

    Shooting in North Charleston on Accabee Rd. And Sorentrue Ave. Shooting in North Charleston on Accabee Rd. And Sorentrue Ave.
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    Around 12 noon Tuesday April 22 police arrested 21-year-old Samuel Bolger in connection with Monday's fatal shooting in North Charleston. More>>

    NC couple charged in meth bust; 4 children found in their home

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    Authorities in Cameron, North Carolina found fourchildren, inside a home during a meth bust. The children ranged in age from one to 15.Police say methamphetamine was being produced in the home and they seized items to manufacture meth along with one oxycodone prescription pill anddrug paraphernalia.Steven Lee Summers, 39, and Deborah Kay Summers, 44, were arrested and charged with multiple drug charges along with four counts of child abuse. Authorities say the children were not related to the... More>>

    Former Crisis Ministries CFO accused of embezzling more than $400k Video included

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    Tuesday it was announced that former Crisis Ministries employee, Carol Libby, is facing five additional charges of wire fraud in connection with an ongoing embezzlement investigation. More>>

    Police searching for suspect in Awendaw armed robbery

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    Tuesday just after 12 noon, Charleston County Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched to 1031 Hwy 17, IyeTifany Eyewear Store, to investigate a report of an armed robbery to this establishment. More>>

    Man Accused Of Killing Son Over Video Game Faces New Charges

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    Additional charges have been filed against a Florida man accusing of killing his 1-year-old son last week so he could play video games, the Sheriff's Office says. Two others have also been arrested in connection to the case. More>>

    Baby found alive in trash can, SC woman charged

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    A Greenville woman is accused of attempted murder and willful neglect after police say she dumped her newborn son in a trash can moments after giving birth. The child is alive and stable at an area hospital. Reports show 28 year old Sharon Ferguson gave birth inside a vacant home on Chaney Street in the Nicholtown community. They say after, she wrapped the boy in a plastic bag and a blanket and placed him in the trash can near the back of the house. Police say she then walked to a Laurens Ro... More>>

    Wife given $55K bond for allegedly shooting husband Video included

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    The Berkeley County Sheriff's Office has charged a woman with Attempted Murder in connection with a shooting that occurred Sunday night near Cypress Gardens Rd. More>>

    Man Runs Out of Gas, Wakes Up to Meth Arrest and Kidnapping Allegations

    Roger Landon Slaton is charged with multiple drug charges. Roger Landon Slaton is charged with multiple drug charges.
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    Oconee deputies say they met a woman who says she was held against her will and she and the suspect ran out of gas. Deputies say they found Roger Landon Slaton asleep inside the car with Meth and prescription drugs. More>>

    NC baby reportedly shaken; now blind and on ventilator

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    Laurinburg, NC - Back in February, Laurinburg Police were called to Scotland Memorial Hospital to investigatea case of suspectedchild abuse.Assistant Police Chief Cliff Sessomssaid at the time there was evidence a9-week-old baby in intensive care was abused. The investigation led to the arrest of thebaby's father, Andrew Michael Oetzel. The24-year-old is charged with felonious child abuse.Now Charlie Oetzel is four months old. He is home with his mother, Audrey Blades, after he spent two mont... More>>

    Police arrest two suspects caught smoking marijuana in vehicle

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    Thursday afternoon a police officer on bike patrol in North Charleston noticed two individuals smoking what appeared to be marijuana while sitting in a vehicle outside an apartment building.
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    Father accused of killing son so he could play video games, police say

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    Sheriff's deputies in north Florida say a man suffocated his young, crying son so he could play video games. Authorities say 24-year-old Cody Wygant is charged with third-degree murder and child neglect. More>>

    Police arrest suspect in Ridgeville, recover stolen vehicles

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    A joint investigation by the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office and the Summerville Police Department resulted in the arrest of one person and the recovery of three stolen vehicles. More>>

    Update: Bluffton Police Officer Fired after Incident on Tybee Island

    Officer Henry Criss has been charged with aggravated assault Officer Henry Criss has been charged with aggravated assault
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    Update:  The Bluffton Police Department is announcing the termination of Officer Henry Criss and the resignation of Officer Lindsey Marion after an internal investigation into the actions of the two officers while off duty on Tybee Island. More>>

    SC teacher accused of sleeping with student, pleads guilty

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    Carol Ann Hope, 38, of Hartsville, pleaded guilty in Horry County court Wednesday to criminal sexual conduct with a minor. She taught in Chesterfield County but lived in Darlington County. In 2011, More>>

    Helicopter searching for clues in the murder of Aynor mother

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    Darlington County Sheriff Wayne Byrd confirms SLED and Horry County Police are conducting an aerial search Thursday of the Great Pee Dee River for clues in the murder of Angie Pipkin. The SLED helicopter More>>

    1 child dead, 14 hurt in Florida day care crash

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    A car smashed into an Orlando-area day care Wednesday, killing a girl and injuring 14 others, at least a dozen of them children, and authorities were searching for the driver of an SUV who they say started the crash, officials said. More>>

    SC wife fatally shoots husband while 4 toddlers are in their home, police say

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    A North Augusta woman is in jail after a deadly shooting.The shooting happened at the North Augusta Gardens Apartments on West Hugh Street, off Georgia Avenue.Investigators say 20-year-old Terry Cook More>>

    Ex-boyfriend admits to brutal murder of missing NC teen girl, deputies say

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    The former boyfriend of missing Hope Mills teen Danielle Locklear admitted to killing her, the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office and Hope Mills Police Department announced Tuesday. Sheriff Earl Butler More>>

    Topless thong-clad woman vandalizes Pinellas Park McDonald's Video included

    Surveillance video of a topless, thong-clad woman vandalizing a McDonald’s is from a St. Petersburg McDonald’s restaurant. Surveillance video of a topless, thong-clad woman vandalizing a McDonald’s is from a St. Petersburg McDonald’s restaurant.
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    A Pinellas Park woman shown topless and wearing a thong as she vandalizes a Pinellas Park McDonald's was arrested for criminal mischief.

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    2 Charleston area brothers found dead in Williamsburg County, coroner says

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    Williamsburg County Coroner Harrison McKnight said someone found the bodies of two men around 11:30 Tuesday morning. More>>

    Cops: NC woman used fake bills for Scout cookies Video included

    A North Carolina woman has been charged with trying to use counterfeit $20 bills to buy Girl Scout cookies. More>>

    NC man picked up for trying to entice girl into vehicle with candy, according to police

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    Police arrested a Newton man after he reportedly tried to kidnap an 11-year-old girl by offering her candy. The girl was walking along S. College Avenue around 6:20 Wednesday night when a man driving a More>>

    Myrtle Beach man arrested in connection with rape case 34 years later

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    Cold cases don't just exist for murder. In Charlotte detectives have been investigating a sexual assault case for nearly 34 years and now they have made an arrest of a Myrtle Beach man. Timothy Benfield, More>>

    Man gets stuck in Mullins Arby's vent after trying to break-in, police say

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    After spending the night in the air ventilator shaft inside the Mullins Arby's on Highway 76, a man was freed Tuesday morning. Police say the guy tried to break in sometime between midnight and 7 a.m. More>>

    NC teens busted for crime spree including murder; police say it was just for the thrill of it

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    Four teenagers are charged in connection with a violent crime spree. Charlotte Mecklenburg Police say the crimes started early Sunday and ended with a man shot to death. Police said Randy Shawn Lloyd, More>>

    Naked photos of teenager leads Georgetown County deputies to arrest GA man

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    Georgetown County Sheriff's deputies arrested Christopher Upshaw, 25, of Chamblee, Georgia and charged him with criminal sexual conduct with a minor. Deputies responded to a complaint at Luther Court More>>

    Conway teen charged with kidnapping and sexual assault

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    Kahmil Cooper, 19, of Conway is charged with criminal sexual assault, kidnapping and assault and battery. He is being held at J. Reuben Long Detention Center. The police report indicates Cooper invited More>>

    Man believed to be last seen with missing 8-year-old, is found dead

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    Investigators searching for an 8-year-old girl discovered a man's body in a park in east Washington, DC Monday. The body is believed to be Kahlil Tatum, the man last seen with Relisha Rudd back on March More>>

    Guy exposes himself at Grand Strand Waffle House, police say

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    Georgetown County Sheriff's deputies responded to the Waffle House at 3693 17 Bypass in reference to an indecent exposure complaint on March 29. The witness told police someone leaving the parking lot More>>

    Video shows man throwing punch at McDonald's drive-thru Video included

    Howard Carl Wilson, 68, is charged with assault. Jail booking photo Howard Carl Wilson, 68, is charged with assault. Jail booking photo
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    A Winter Haven man is charged with assault after cell phone video showed him throwing a punch at a woman in a McDonald's drive-thru. More>>

    SC mom accused of dragging child down stairs

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    Greenville Police arrested a woman who they say dragged her five-year old child down stairs causing injuries to the boy. Alyssa Lynne Ferguson, 23, is charged with unlawful neglect of a child. The arrest More>>

    New Scam Targets Renters With Threat Of Arrest Video included

    Scam Targets Renters Claiming They Owe Money Scam Targets Renters Claiming They Owe Money
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    A new scam is targeting renters, claiming they will be arrested if they don't pay up. More>>

    Search along East Coast for kidnapped girl, age 8, after woman found dead

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    Digital billboards along the East Coast in South and North Carolina  are displaying photographs of a slaying suspect from the D.C. area and a missing girl police say could be traveling with him. FBI More>>

    SC dad drops baby on head; delayed help, police say

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    SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. - Brandon Scott Osment has been charged after officials say he dropped his 11-week-old son and waited several hours before seeking medical help. Osment, 20, is charged with unlawful More>>

    Florence man arrested after walking into church naked, according to report

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    Florence County Sheriff's deputies got a call for a naked man walking around Pisgah United Methodist Church located at 621 N. Ebenezer Road. Then dispatch got a follow up calling saying the man apparently More>>

    10-year-old Horry County boy beaten with "horse whip," police say

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    CONWAY, SC (WBTW) - A Longs woman was arrested after police said she beat a child in her care with a horse whip. According to an Horry County Police report, Jennifer Renee Daniell, 30, used a whip to More>>

    Florence nurse arrested for stealing drugs, authorities say

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    Lorrie Ulmer, 45, of Florence, was arrested Wednesday for several drug charges. The arrest warrant from the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) states she stole oxycodone from Carolina More>>

    SC man, 2 soldiers among 6 charged in child sex sting

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    Six people, including 2 Fort Stewart soldiers were arrested over the weekend in connection with a Savannah FBI led Child Exploitation Task Force. The FBI says the men who ranged in age from 25 to 56 More>>

    Myrtle Beach Police search for man in connection to credit card theft

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    The Myrtle Beach Police Department is asking for assistance in identifying an individual in reference to a credit card theft and several credit card frauds that occurred on February 26, 2014. If you have More>>

    Bond denied; Texts, phone calls unveiled in Heather Elvis case hearing Video included

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    The married couple charged with murder and kidnapping in the case of Heather Elvis is scheduled to appear in court Monday afternoon for a bond hearing. Tammy Moorer, 42, and Sidney Moorer, 38, will appear More>>

    Myrtle Beach Police look for pair wanted for credit card fraud

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    Myrtle Beach Police seek help in identifying two people caught on surveillance. Police say they are looking for a black female and white male seen in the silver sedan. The vehicle is possibly a newer model More>>

    Longs man arrested on attempted murder charges

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    Horry County Police responded to The G Spot at 8160 Hwy 90 located in the Longs on February 17, 2014 for a fight. The complainant, who is an inside security guard for the club, told police a fight between More>>

    Heather Elvis' dad files police report about 'being marked' after paint found

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    The father of a missing Myrtle Beach woman that police say has been murdered filed a complaint Wednesday about being harassed.  Terry Elvis, age 54, is the father of Heather Elvis, age 20, who went missing More>>

    SC parents charged after children test positive for meth, deputies say

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    An Upstate couple is facing charges after deputies found two children who tested positive for meth. The Oconee County Sheriff's Office arrested 23-year-old Bradley Scott Owens and 20-year-old Amber Denise More>>

    3-year-old SC boy dies after wreck with suspected drunk driver

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    A 3-year-old Columbia boy is reportedly on life support after the car he was riding in was struck by a driver who had been drinking, according to the S.C. Highway Patrol. Josiah Jenkins, has severe head More>>

    Husband of woman who drove into ocean, ordered to stay away from children

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    A judge has issued a temporary injunction against the husband of a pregnant South Carolina woman accused of trying to kill her three children last week by driving their minivan into the ocean in Florida. The More>>

    Sumter pastor faces new charges of criminal sexual conduct, police seek additional victims

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    Sumter pastor, 59-year-old Larry Durant, was charged Tuesday with two counts of criminal sexual conduct third degree. These new charges come after claims of sexual assault from female church members. Durant More>>

    Horry County man arrested for sex with pit bull, according to police

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    Horry County Police arrested Lorenzo Calles, 34, of Myrtle Beach Monday morning on charges of buggery and sodomy. Calles is accused of having sex with a dog. Calles is currently at J. Reuben Long Detention More>>

    9 arrested in Georgetown County drug sting

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    Nine people were arrested on drug charges in a 36-hour period starting on Wednesday, according to the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office. Our media partners at South Strand News report the charges include More>>

    Man charged with murder of Aynor mom; body dismembered report says

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    Authorities are searching Darlington County after they got a tip about Angie Pipkin. The 32-year-old mother of two, from Aynor has been missing since January. Lt. Robert Kegler with Horry County Police More>>

    NC pair faces more than 100 sex charges

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    Amos Lavon Hardy, 36, of Carolina Beach Rd., Wilmington has been charged with 70 counts of first degree sex offense with a child. These charges are in addition to his previous charges on from February More>>

    Tampa Police arrest man for sexual act with pit bull

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    TAMPA, FL - Neighbors flagged down Tampa Police officers Wednesday morning when they couldn't stop a man from allegedly having sex with a large pit bull on his back yard, according to a TPD report. More>>

    MA judges rule pictures up women's skirts are legal

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    A man who took cellphone photos up the skirts of women riding the Boston subway did not violate state law because the women were not nude or partially nude, Massachusetts' highest court ruled Wednesday. The More>>

    Conway man faces 8 charges of attempted murder

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    Chad Cannon, 29, from Conway, is at the J. Reuben Long Detention Center charged with 8 counts of attempted murder. He's also charged with possession of firearms and ammunition as well as possession and More>>

    NC man gets 7 years for stabbing death of teen in Horry County

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    A Shelby, North Carolina man has been sentenced to seven years in prison after pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the stabbing death of a teen near Myrtle Beach. Twenty-one-year-old Adam Dwiggins More>>

    UPDATE: Man charged with strangling SC teen waives right to bond hearing

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    Kershaw County deputies arrested a suspect Friday evening in the killing of an 18-year-old woman earlier this week. Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews says his officers took 21-year-old Stephen Ross More>>

    Thief covers camera with feminine pad during Myrtle Beach burglary

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    A Myrtle Beach hotel gift shop robber used a feminine pad to cover up a surveillance camera while he grabbed money from the place, police said. The incident happened on Feb. 19 just after 1 am at Ocean More>>

    SC murdered teen asphyxiated, search continues for suspect

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    Kershaw County sheriff's deputies are investigating the death of an 18-year-old woman whose body was found on a dirt road near Elgin. Sheriff Jim Matthews said Briana Rabon's death was "obviously a homicide". Some More>>

    Hundreds gather at Heather Elvis Vigil in Socastee

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    On Monday night, hundreds gathered at a vigil for Heather Elvis at Peachtree Landing in Socastee. Those in attendance said it was an emotional night for the community. Family and friends told News 13, More>>

    Charge dropped against SC woman for not returning VHS tape

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    A charge against a woman in Pickens County - arrested for failing to return a VHS video rented more than eight years ago - has been dropped. More>>

    Attorney for Sumter County teacher accused of sexual assault says client is innocent of all charges

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    Elizabeth Moss' attorney, Rose Mary Parham, released the following statement, "These allegations arose after Beth disciplined some of her students at school. She is innocent of all charges and looks forward to her day in court." More>>

    NC policeman took secret photos of teen girls in academy, officials say

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    A Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer is accused of secretly taking pictures of juvenile girls that captured parts of their underwear as they participated in the department's high school academy. More>>

    NC school custodian behind bars for charges of sexual activity with student

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    A West Brunswick High School custodian is being held on charges of sexual activity with a student. Valentine Rivera, 42, of Shallotte, is charged with sexual battery, sexual activity with a student and More>>

    SC high school student stabbed to death after game

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    A South Carolina high school student has been stabbed to death during a fight after a high school basketball game. Lexington Police Lt. Matt Davis says police were called to a restaurant just before 10 More>>

    NC college students charged after AK-47s, drugs found in apartment

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    Police say they charged three men -- two of them ECU students -- and seized 7 guns and drugs from a Greenville apartment complex.The bust happened Thursday around 1:30 a.m. at an apartment off of Copper More>>

    Teen raped after drink was spiked, according to Horry County Police report

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    Dashandre Sampson, 20, of Myrtle Beach is charged with sexual assault with a minor and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Police were called to Conway hospital for a report of a rape victim. The More>>

    Sheriff: White Supremacists' Kill Claims 'Bluster'

    Investigators in Union County say one of the suspects says he killed the male victim because he was a sex offender, and that he planned to kill another Wednesday. Investigators in Union County say one of the suspects says he killed the male victim because he was a sex offender, and that he planned to kill another Wednesday.
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    A sheriff says claims made by a white supremacist couple that they were involved with several different killings and other crimes across South Carolina have not panned out.

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    4 Adults, 2 Children Killed In Greenwood Co. Murder-Suicide

    Six people were found dead after an apparent mass murder-suicide, according to the Greenwood County Sheriff's Office. Six people were found dead after an apparent mass murder-suicide, according to the Greenwood County Sheriff's Office.
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    Six people were found dead after an apparent mass murder-suicide, according to the Greenwood County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff Tony Davis held a news conference Wednesday afternoon to release additional details about the incident.

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    Two men wanted for shooting Legare Farm pigs

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    The search is on to find two men accused of shooting pigs on Johns Island's Legare Farms. Charleston Sheriff's Deputies got the call Wednesday November 6, 2013 at approximately 2:20 p.m. The call came More>>

    Pair charged in armed robbery of Cooter's Country Store in Georgetown

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    Georgetown County Sheriff's Investigators have charged Nigel Omar Vanderhorst, 26 years of age, of Brailsford Road in McClellanville, and Josh Lamar Green, 23 years of age, of Old Collins Creek Road in More>>

    Gang Member Bans from Certain Areas Could be Coming to SC

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    A legal move to ban known gang members from certain areas could be coming to South Carolina, after working for decades in Los Angeles. Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin is proposing that the city use civil More>>

    4-day-old baby tests positive for marijuana, Myrtle Beach mom arrested

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    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - A 4-day-old Myrtle Beach child tested positive for drugs in its system, a police report said. According to Myrtle Beach Police, the Department of Social Services notified officers More>>

    SC Man accused of killing mom and neighbor, dies in custody

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    YORK, S.C. - A Rock Hill man accused of killing his mother and a neighbor has died in the custody of the York County Sheriff's Office. Authorities saID 34-year-old Joshua Grose was pronounced dead about More>>

    Funeral arrangements for Alex Apps

    The page, called Justice for Alex, hopes to bring national attention to the case about William Alexander Apps, age 25, who went missing a week ago and was found dead Monday in Charleston. The page, called Justice for Alex, hopes to bring national attention to the case about William Alexander Apps, age 25, who went missing a week ago and was found dead Monday in Charleston.
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    Funeral plans have been made for a young SC man who was killed during a fake plan by two men who pretended to want to buy his pick-up truck. A Facebook page has been set up pledging to pursue justice More>>

    Police make two arrests after finding meth lab in Lincolnville home

    As a result of the search warrant Ronald M Patterson and Michelle A Thompson were arrested and charged with one count each of Manufacturing Methamphetamine and Unlawful Disposal of Meth Waste. As a result of the search warrant Ronald M Patterson and Michelle A Thompson were arrested and charged with one count each of Manufacturing Methamphetamine and Unlawful Disposal of Meth Waste.
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    On Tuesday afternoon at approximately 2:30 p.m. Charleston County Sheriff's Office Bomb Squad and the Metro Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at 303 Owens Drive Lot 12 in Lincolnville in reference to a meth lab. More>>

    Charleston County Detention Officer arrested for domestic violence

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    Detention Officer First Class (DFC) Michael Keene was arrested by members of the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office for Criminal Domestic Violence. More>>

    'Thou shalt not steal': Thief returns antique Bible after 42 years

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    A man who broke the commandment "Thou shalt not steal" has returned a 200-year-old Bible that he pilfered from a British church four decades ago. More>>

    Dad of missing kids asks suspect to turn self in

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    SAN DIEGO (AP) - The father of two missing kids is pleading with the man suspected of killing his wife and abducting one or both of his children to turn himself in. An emotional Brett Anderson addressed More>>

    Body found at Greer mill IDed; family not notified

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    SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - Authorities say they have identified a man found dead at a mill in Greer, but they haven't been able to find the man's family. Investigators said a man walking his dog Friday More>>

    NC fireman killed kitten and beat up woman, police say

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    A Charlotte firefighter has been arrested in Gaston County and charged with assault and animal cruelty. More>>

    SLED agent's teen daughter murdered, girl's boyfriend charged in case

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    Six people have been charged after a 19-year-old girl was found dead from strangulation on Saturday night. Director Robin Morse says officers responded to Calvert Avenue around 11 p.m. Saturday. They More>>

    UPDATE - Mother arrested after baby pronounced dead at Colleton Medical Center

    Takevia Wilson was arrested Thursday evening for Homicide by Child Abuse in the death of her child. Takevia Wilson was arrested Thursday evening for Homicide by Child Abuse in the death of her child.
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    The Colleton County Sheriff's Office arrested Takevia Wilson Thursday evening for Homicide by Child Abuse in the death of her child. More>>

    Police find cocaine and marijuana after traffic stop

    Jonathan Platt (left) and Josh McKnight (right) were arrested. Jonathan Platt (left) and Josh McKnight (right) were arrested.
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    A traffic stop near Mudville Rd. and Highway 27 near Ridgeville resulted in the arrests of two suspects for drugs. More>>

    911 calls released after SC mom kills her son and daughter, police say

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    PICKENS COUNTY, S.C. - A woman has been charged in the deaths of her young children in Pickens County. According to the Pickens County Sheriff's Office, Suzanna Brown Simpson is charged in connection More>>

    Caught on tape: NC mom spits on, punches teen girl in face, police say

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    A mother of five children is facing an assault charge for punching another woman's daughter. Havelock Police said 29-year-old Heather Taylor punched a 14-year-old girl in the face and spat on her. Cell More>>

    Nationwide sweep by U.S. Marshals puts sex offenders behind bars

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    On Tuesday the US Marshals Service concluded Operation Guardian, a three-year, national initiative specifically targeting the country's most dangerous noncompliant sex offenders. More>>

    Georgetown man asked for sex from teen boys in his restaurant, police say

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    GEORGETOWN, SC (WBTW) - A Georgetown restaurant owner was arrested Tuesday after police said he solicited sex from teen boys at the restaurant. According to Georgetown Police Capt. Nelson Brown, Kenneth More>>

    Woman charged in wreck that killed Kingstree basketball coach

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    The woman who police say caused a wreck, the ultimately killed a Kingstree basketball coach in Williamsburg county is now charged. The wreck happened Tuesday night when 39 year old Sonya Burgess was driving More>>

    Police search for North Charleston robbery suspect

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    At about 2:30 Tuesday afternoon, officers responded to the Regions Bank at 2210 Ashley Phosphate Road in reference to a robbery. According to the teller, the suspect walked into the bank and presented More>>

    Charleston man wanted for firearm charges arrested

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    A man, facing weapons charges, has surrendered to Charleston police. 21 year old Jamal Rollerson was wanted for several charges including possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and the unlawful More>>

    Former City of Charleston employee charged with embezzlement

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    A former employee with the City of Charleston is charged with embezzlement. The city says when Antonio Rutledge was employed with the City, it is believed he embezzled approximately $46,000 for personal More>>

    Police arrest teen for burglarizing home on Affirmation Blvd

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    Charleston Police arrested a teen Monday for the February 11, 2013 burglary of an Affirmation Boulevard home. More>>

    Suspect arrested in Wednesday morning bank robbery

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    Wednesday morning Mount Pleasant Police responded to a hold up alarm at Suntrust Bank on Johnnie Dodds Blvd. According to police a white male entered the bank brandishing a weapon and demanded money. The More>>

    Woman arrested for pointing gun at Ashley Hall officials indicted for threatening President Bush

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    Alice Boland, the woman who is accused of pointing a gun at Ashley Hall officials on Monday, was indicted on charges of threatening the life of a President George W. Bush while in a Canadian airport in 2005.
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    Charleston County Deputies find body in Folly Rd home

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    On Tuesday, around 10:30 a.m. Charleston County Deputies responded to 1630 Folly Rd. in reference to a report of an unusual odor in the area. When deputies arrived to the home they found a deceased person More>>

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    • Horse accident has some calling for horse/carriage ban in downtown Charleston

      Horse accident has some calling for horse/carriage ban in downtown Charleston

      Thursday, April 24 2014 12:40 AM EDT2014-04-24 04:40:50 GMT
      The horse that bolted off with his carriage and crashed into the Charleston Market Tuesday afternoon has some people talking about banning horses/carriages downtown. Debbie Hall started a Facebook page after the recent incident in Savannah, when a horse there was spooked. She says these horse incidents prove carriages do not need to be in downtown Charleston. “You have to look at the other side of what’s being used ...
      The horse that bolted off with his carriage and crashed into the Charleston Market Tuesday afternoon has some people talking about banning horses/carriages downtown. Debbie Hall started a Facebook page after the recent incident in Savannah, when a horse there was spooked. She says these horse incidents prove carriages do not need to be in downtown Charleston. “You have to look at the other side of what’s being used ...
    • Stingrays lose 1-0, down 3 games to none to Wheeling

      Stingrays lose 1-0, down 3 games to none to Wheeling

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:05 PM EDT2014-04-24 02:05:26 GMT
      Goaltender Mike Condon stopped all 38 South Carolina Stingrays (0-3) shots to give the Wheeling Nailers (3-0) a 1-0 victory in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at WesBanco Arena Wednesday night. The Stingrays trail the best-of-seven series 3-0.The Stingrays peppered Condon with 12 shots in the opening period and 14 in the second, but could not grab the opening tally. Not to be outdone, Stingrays netmind...
      Goaltender Mike Condon stopped all 38 South Carolina Stingrays (0-3) shots to give the Wheeling Nailers (3-0) a 1-0 victory in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at WesBanco Arena Wednesday night. The Stingrays trail the best-of-seven series 3-0.The Stingrays peppered Condon with 12 shots in the opening period and 14 in the second, but could not grab the opening tally. Not to be outdone, Stingrays netmind...
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