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Richland County

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Police: Man Stabs Brother After Argument Over Which Dinnerware To Use

Richland County authorities say a man stabbed his brother after an argument over which dinnerware to use.

12/02/2013

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More Than 1,100 Votes Uncounted In Richland County

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — More election problems in Richland County. A state audit has determined county election officials failed to count more than 1,100 absentee votes in city and county elections Nov. 5. County election […]

11/22/2013

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Teen Dies Alone After Giving Birth In SC Dorm Room

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a 19-year-old Benedict College student bled to death after delivering a stillborn baby alone in her dorm room. Richland County Coroner Gary Watts said the student was found dead […]

09/05/2013

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Body Found On Campus Of Benedict College

Officials are investigating the discovery of a body on the campus of Benedict College in Columbia.

09/04/2013

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Man Receives 25 Years For Shooting At Troopers

A Richland County man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for shooting at highway troopers last year in downtown Columbia after a high-speed chase.

08/17/2013

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SC Father Arrested After 2-Month-Old In His Care Dies

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a Columbia father already in custody after his 2-month-old son was brought to the hospital with suspicious injuries will face more serious charges after the baby died. Richland County […]

CBS Charlotte–08/12/2013

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Richland County Guard Accused Of Assault Of Inmate

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A jail guard in Richland County has been arrested and accused of assaulting an inmate. Thirty-seven-year-old Robin Smith is accused of stomping on an inmate who had been booked on a […]

CBS Charlotte–02/26/2013

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Tattoo Parlor Owner Shoots Himself In The Head Playing Russian Roulette

The Richland County coroner says a Columbia tattoo parlor owner shot himself in the head after asking two other people if they wanted to play Russian roulette.

11/28/2012

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Man Sentenced To 10 Years For Drunken Boat Crash

A 26-year-old man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for a drunken boating crash that killed two people on another vessel on Lake Murray.

03/11/2012

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Teacher Assistant Accused Of Having Sex With Special Needs Student

A Lexington County teaching assistant accused of having sex with a special needs student in Cayce and Mount Pleasant faces similar charges in Richland County.

03/09/2012