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SC Prison Inmate Charged In Cellmate’s Death

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina inmate has been charged in the death of his cellmate. The State Law Enforcement Division said Tuesday 31-year-old William Kennedy Robertson had been charged with voluntary manslaughter. In […]


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Passenger Ill, Plane Makes Emergency SC Landing

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A passenger suffering shortness of breath prompted a commercial airline flight from New York to Ecuador to make an emergency landing at Joint Base Charleston. Staff Sgt. Anthony Hyatt said […]


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Inmate Found Dead In His Cell

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a 29-year-old inmate being held in the Charleston County jail on sex charges. Investigators said Mathew Glidden was found dead in his bed in his […]


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Man Dead For At Least 5 Years Found In Summerville

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a man taking pictures of an abandoned house in Summerville found the body of a man who has likely been dead for at least five years. Dorchester County Coroner […]


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Fort Mill Man Found Shot To Death In Driveway

INDIAN LAND, S.C. (AP) — Lancaster County deputies say a 21-year-old man has been killed after an argument outside a home in Indian Land. Investigators said officers were called to the house around 2:30 a.m. […]


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2 Dead, 1 Hurt In Rock Hill Shooting

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Two people have been killed and a third person has been injured in a shooting in Rock Hill. York County sheriff’s deputies say the shooting happened shortly before noon Friday. […]


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Bill To Require Cursive For SC Students Advances

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A bill requiring South Carolina’s school districts to teach students how to write in cursive by fifth grade advanced Tuesday in the House. An 8-0 vote sent the bill to the […]


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Police: Man Stuffed Wife’s Mouth With Toilet Paper

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Police in Spartanburg say a man arguing with his wife stuffed toilet paper in her mouth to keep her quiet. The Herald-Journal of Spartanburg reports (http://bit.ly/1kGbyCk) police responded to a call […]


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SC High School Student Sentenced For Tossing Cats

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A Summerville High School student who uploaded video of himself throwing cats into the air can avoid jail time if he completes community service. Authorities say 18-year-old Deonta Marquee Weaver was […]


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SC Woman Asks Court To Authorize Same-Sex Divorce

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina woman is challenging the state’s ban on same-sex marriage by seeking recognition both of her union and separation. Cathy Swicegood of Mauldin says in a lawsuit filed this […]