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1 hr ago | WLTX-TV Columbia

Bandana-Wearing Suspect Accused in Robbery

Bandana-Wearing Suspect Accused in Robbery Richland County deputies are searching for a suspect who they say robbed a gas station at gunpoint last weekend.

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4 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

Hopkins residents petition against sewer project

Helen Taylor Bradley, an organizer of the group presenting the petition, said more than 500 people signed the petition in 48 hours.

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Related Topix: Hopkins, SC, Eastover, SC

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Island Packet

In photos: Richland County Sheriff Department's summer camp

Damari Hull, 11, tries to shoot over Laimonas Chatkevicius, a forward for the University of South Carolina basketball team, during the Richland County Sheriff Department's summer camp at Burnside Elementary, Wednesday, July 23, 2014."

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Related Topix: University of South Carolina

The State

Extreme rain leaves Orangeburg soggy

Statues on display at Edisto Memorial Garden stand surrounded by flood waters. Many of the bridges, swings, benches and pathways remained covered by water Tuesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Orangeburg, SC, Edisto, SC, Home Gardening, Home, Orangeburg County, SC, Weather

WIS-TV Columbia

After seeing face on news, attempted burglary suspect turns self in

Call it a potential crisis of conscience: a Richland County man turned himself in to sheriff's deputies after seeing his face plastered all over the news in connection with an attempted burglary.

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The State

Sunday beer, wine sales plan includes Lexington County towns – for now

The decision came Tuesday as council moved one step closer to final approval of putting the question to Lexington County voters on the Nov. 4 ballot.

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Related Topix: Lexington County, SC, Irmo, SC, Columbia, SC

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Suspended SC lawyer linked to massive health insurance scam

The scheme, in which attorney Kathleen Devereaux Cauthen faces federal felony charges, also involved shell corporations – some set up to allegedly launder money – in various states, including South Carolina, as well as in the Bahamas and possibly Pakistan, according to documents filed in federal court in Nashville, Tenn.

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Related Topix: Blythewood, SC, Mount Pleasant, SC, Isle of Palms, SC, Federal Prisons, Prison

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Incumbent SC Sens. Graham, Scott millions ahead of November foes

South Carolina's U.S. senators, Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott, each face three challengers in November's general election.

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Related Topix: Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Lindsey Graham, Ravenel, SC, Tega Cay, SC

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Village at River's Edge: Unfinished site built with $12 million in...

For nearly a quarter-century, the 28 acres overlooking the Broad River in north Columbia now called the Village at River's Edge has stayed in the news.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC, Criminal Defense Law, Law, University of South Carolina, Greenville, SC

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Daily Kos

South Carolina Democratic Party Rising Stars

A few weeks ago, someone in the DKE page asked who we thought were future higher office holders.

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Related Topix: Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, South Carolina, Columbia, SC, Charleston County, SC

WIS-TV Columbia

Report: Parents charged with neglect couldn't afford baby food

Two parents have been charged with unlawful conduct towards a child after Richland County investigators say they were unable to afford milk for their child.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

WIS-TV Columbia

Woman wanted for stabbing stemming from domestic argument

Richland County Sheriff's deputies are searching for a woman who they say stabbed a man during a domestic fight early Thursday morning.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC

Fort Mill Times

Richland County pays $750,000 in beating

The State newspaper reported that Robert Sweeper III suffered a punctured lung, broken ribs and broken vertebrae in the 2012 attack.

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Related Topix: Prison, Fort Mill, SC

The Aiken Standard

Midlands Fatherhood Coalition opens in Aiken County

STAFF PHOTO BY DEDE BILES Job Developer Darrell Payne, left, and Program Specialist Mike Croft are local staff members at the Midlands Fatherhood Coalition's local office on Columbia Highway North.

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Related Topix: Aiken County, SC, Graniteville, SC, Aiken, SC

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WIS-TV Columbia

Trying gene therapy to create biological pacemaker

The FBI says law enforcement agencies from throughout the United States helped rescue a St. Matthews man who was kidnapped and taken to Cumberland County, NC.FBI officials say the 23-year-old man was kidnapped The FBI says law enforcement agencies from throughout the United States helped rescue a St. Matthews man who was kidnapped and taken to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Lexington County, SC, Columbia, SC

WMBF

4 arrested in Richland County shooting death

Richland County sheriff's deputies say four people have been arrested and charged in the shooting death of a man earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

WIS-TV Columbia

City Council rejects latest plan to address homelessness

Today, Runyan was given a bitter pill to swallow as the council rejected his plan to minimize homelessness with a 5-1 vote.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC, South Congaree, SC

Tue Jul 15, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

S.C. DJJ Revealing Little About Upstate Teen'sa

The South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice is not saying much about how an Upstate teen died while in custody Sunday night.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC, Anderson County, SC, Pelzer, SC

Mon Jul 14, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

Man Accused of Shooting Woman During Argument

Richland County deputies have arrested a man they say shot a woman during an argument Sunday.

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The Island Packet

Police chaplain training happening in Columbia

Columbia is hosting the 41st Annual International Conference of Police Chaplains starting Monday.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC

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