An officer at the Charleston County jail has been charged with giving contraband including a cellphone and alcohol to inmates.
Spartanburg County Sheriff Chuck Wright says he has fired four jail guards after an investigation into their behavior with an inmate last month.
A New Hanover County worker faces charges that he accepted money in return for reporting that people on probation had completed their community service requirements.
Officials say four inmates overpowered guards at the Gaston County juvenile jail and escaped briefly.
A South Carolina woman who authorities say killed her two young children and seriously injured her husband crashed her pickup into a tree so hard the roots came out of the ground, according to 911 calls released Thursday.
Authorities say Chesterfield County Sheriff Sam Parker allowed hand-picked inmates to live in a dorm, have televisions and an iPad, go on trips to the lake and spend holidays with his family.
A Fayetteville man is in jail after officers say he robbed a convenience store and then led police on a nearly 100-mile chase along Interstate 95.
Two Charlotte men will spend about five years each in federal prison after running separate Ponzi investment schemes that prosecutors say collected a total of more than $6 million.
There are places where people think they’re likely to find God, but the Florence County Detention Center usually isn’t one of them.
Georgetown County sheriff’s deputies say a Murrells Inlet woman is in jail after leading them on a high speed chase and then getting out of her car drinking from a bottle of tequila.