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    Judge hears motion on Charleston couple's adoption of Baby Veronica

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    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - A family court judge has listened to an argument from the attorney for the father of a Cherokee girl, asking him to reconsider aspects of an order requiring his client to turn over More>>

    Audio recording from inside baby Veronica Supreme Court hearing Video included

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    Tuesday morning Supreme Court justices had to ask hypothetical, and meticulous questions about the federal statute at the heart of the fight for baby Veronica, the Indian Child Welfare Act. More>>

    Baby Veronica case goes to South Carolina Supreme Court Video included

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    "Save Veronica" organization protested on steps of the SC Supreme Court April 2012. More>>

    Baby Veronica New Year's Eve transition Video included

    In the middle of downtown Charleston their friends and family gave them emotional support as they prepared to hand Veronica over to her biological father and possibly never see her again. In the middle of downtown Charleston their friends and family gave them emotional support as they prepared to hand Veronica over to her biological father and possibly never see her again.
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    New Year's Eve 2011, Matt and Melanie Capobianco clutch their 2-year-old adopted daughter Veronica. More>>

    "Save Veronica" organization petitions government Video included

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    A few months after Veronica left Charleston with her biological father, thousands from around the nation sided with the adoptive couple. More>>

    Baby Veronica case primed for SCOTUS Video included

    Veronica and her adoptive parents. Veronica and her adoptive parents.
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    The court documents from the South Carolina Supreme Court hearing are released. More>>

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      Popular downtown seafood restaurant faces class action lawsuit

      Popular downtown seafood restaurant faces class action lawsuit

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 3:15 PM EDT2014-07-22 19:15:47 GMT
      A class action lawsuit has been filed against a popular seafood restaurant in downtown Charleston, after employees allege their tips were kept from them unfairly. Former employees of Eli Hyman, and other owners of Hyman’s Seafood, are suing for minimum wages and overtime compensation. They allege the restaurant’s policy violates the Fair Labor Standards act. Under what’s known as the tip credit, server’s can be pa...
      A class action lawsuit has been filed against a popular seafood restaurant in downtown Charleston, after employees allege their tips were kept from them unfairly. Former employees of Eli Hyman, and other owners of Hyman’s Seafood, are suing for minimum wages and overtime compensation. They allege the restaurant’s policy violates the Fair Labor Standards act. Under what’s known as the tip credit, server’s can be pa...
    • Woman forced from her FL home after huge sinkhole appears

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      A huge sinkhole has opened up outside a Spring Hill, Florida home. The hole is 30 feet deep and 40 feet wide and city officials have deemed the home unsafe.Now, the homeowner is forced to pack her stuff and leave just 18 months after moving in. Officials haven't determined the exact cause for the sink hole but a private contractor suspects heavy rain over the weekend may have played a role.
    • Charleston County deputies to investigate fatal officer involved shooting

      Charleston County deputies to investigate fatal officer involved shooting

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      Major Eric Watson with the Charleston County sheriffs office tells News 2 they’ve been called in by SLED to investigate an officer involved shooting in St. George.We're told SLED and the US Marshall's task force was there to serve a warrant just before 11 Tuesday morning at 114 Winningham Road at the Southern Inn. We're told the suspect from Connecticut is wanted for murder and probation violation. There was a short pursuit in the parking lot before the suspect drew a weapon and 2 SLED agents...
      Major Eric Watson with the Charleston County sheriffs office tells News 2 they’ve been called in by SLED to investigate an officer involved shooting in St. George.We're told SLED and the US Marshall's task force was there to serve a warrant just before 11 Tuesday morning at 114 Winningham Road at the Southern Inn. We're told the suspect from Connecticut is wanted for murder and probation violation. There was a short pursuit in the parking lot before the suspect drew a weapon and 2 SLED agents...
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    • Georgia man pleads guilty to faking allergy tests

      Georgia man pleads guilty to faking allergy tests

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      The owner of an allergy-testing laboratory near Atlanta has pleaded guilty to faking the results of blood tests for food and environmental allergies.
      The owner of an allergy-testing laboratory near Atlanta has pleaded guilty to faking the results of blood tests for food and environmental allergies.
    • After 3-year probe, feds to monitor Newark police

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      Newark police engaged in the excessive use of force, routinely stopped people on the street for no legitimate reason and regularly stole property from civilians, the U.S. Department of Justice concluded in a report...
    • GOP voters in Georgia to decide Senate nominee

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      Georgia Republicans have only a few more hours before they have a Senate nominee in a race that will help decide which party controls the Senate for the final two years of President Barack Obama's administration.
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      According to Spartanburg Public Safety reports, Lakeisha Smith, the woman who allegedly bit a repossession employee, has been in trouble in connection with incidents during repos twice before.
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    • Charleston County deputies to investigate fatal officer involved shooting

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      Major Eric Watson with the Charleston County sheriffs office tells News 2 they’ve been called in by SLED to investigate an officer involved shooting in St. George.We're told SLED and the US Marshall's task force was there to serve a warrant just before 11 Tuesday morning at 114 Winningham Road at the Southern Inn. We're told the suspect from Connecticut is wanted for murder and probation violation. There was a short pursuit in the parking lot before the suspect drew a weapon and 2 SLED agents...
      Major Eric Watson with the Charleston County sheriffs office tells News 2 they’ve been called in by SLED to investigate an officer involved shooting in St. George.We're told SLED and the US Marshall's task force was there to serve a warrant just before 11 Tuesday morning at 114 Winningham Road at the Southern Inn. We're told the suspect from Connecticut is wanted for murder and probation violation. There was a short pursuit in the parking lot before the suspect drew a weapon and 2 SLED agents...
    • Mysterious 'woman in black' wandering throughout the South

      Mysterious 'woman in black' wandering throughout the South

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      A mysterious figure is capturing the attention of social media. She's been nicknamed "the woman in black" and she's been spotted in different parts of east Tennessee and Virginia. Few people claim to know much about the so called "woman in black" spotted in the Mossy Grove
      A mysterious figure is capturing the attention of social media. She's been nicknamed "the woman in black" and she's been spotted in different parts of east Tennessee and Virginia. Few people claim to know much about the so called "woman in black" spotted in the Mossy Grove
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