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SC NAACP Chief Blames Diabetes For Columbia Arrest

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Diabetes and a cascade of misunderstandings led to the arrest last week of South Carolina NAACP President Lonnie Randolph on charges of refusing to pay his dry cleaning bill and fighting […]

CBS Charlotte–07/18/2013

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Miss SC Pageant Gets Its 1st Openly Gay Contestant

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Analouisa Valencia came to the door in a bright blue facial mask and sweatpants, surprised anyone was coming to see her. “I’m sorry. I got mixed up and didn’t know you […]

CBS Charlotte–07/06/2013

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14-Month-Old Drowns In SC Pool

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Horry County police are investigating the drowning death of a 14-month-old boy at a home outside Conway. Police Sgt. Robert Kegler says officers were called to the home late Wednesday morning […]

CBS Charlotte–06/27/2013

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5-Year-Old Girl Killed By Dog In SC

EFFINGHAM, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a 5-year-old girl has been killed by a dog in Florence County. Investigators said Arianna Merrbach died at the scene of the mauling around 11:15 a.m. Tuesday in a […]

CBS Charlotte–06/26/2013

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SC Boy Buried, Was 3rd To Die In NC Motel Room

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — An 11-year-old South Carolina boy is being buried after a death that North Carolina’s top health administrator says shouldn’t have happened. Jeffrey Williams’s burial in Rock Hill on Sunday comes […]

CBS Charlotte–06/16/2013

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Married 61 Years, SC Couple Dies Hours Apart

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Tommy Greene always told his family he didn’t think he could live one day without his wife, Bea. And, he was right. Side-by-side for 61 years, their love was true […]

CBS Charlotte–06/16/2013

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Upstate Toddler Found In Swimming Pool

EASLEY, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a toddler has died following an accident at a swimming pool in Pickens County. Coroner Kandy Kelley says 15-month-old Tylan Gosnell of Greenville was found floating face down in […]

CBS Charlotte–06/14/2013

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2 Dead In I-77 Crash In York County

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Two people are dead after a wreck on Interstate 77 in York County. The South Carolina Highway Patrol says the accident happened about 5:45 a.m. Friday when a tractor-trailer truck […]

CBS Charlotte–06/14/2013

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Man And Woman Accused Of Sexual Activity On Docked Boat

(CBS Charlotte) — A man and woman were taken into custody this weekend, amid reports that they engaged in public sexual activity on a boat. The incident happened at a marina in Conway, South Carolina […]

CBS Charlotte–06/12/2013

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Mom Charged In Fire That Killed 4 Kids In Court

HARTSVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A 21-year-old Hartsville mother indicted in the deaths of her four children is expected in court. A judge on Tuesday is expected to consider bond for Hope Hawkins. Hawkins was indicted […]

CBS Charlotte–06/11/2013