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2 hrs ago | 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

Sat Jul 12, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

Deputies: Body Found Inside Burning Car

Deputies: Body Found Inside Burning Car Authorities are investigating the death of an individual that was found in a burning car early Saturday morning.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Island Packet

Lexington County coroner race caps primary ballots

Polls are open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 96 precincts listed at thestate.com. Go to scvotes.org to learn where to cast your ballot.

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Related Topix: Lexington County, SC

The Island Packet

Lexington County to only allow video jail visits

The jail will have terminals on site for people, but visitors can also use their own high-speed Internet link and web camera or a smartphone.

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Related Topix: Lexington County, SC, Charleston County, SC

WIS-TV Columbia

Residents express concerns over tap fees in parts of Richland Co.

The Richland County Utilities Department has hosted numerous meetings about the construction of a new sewer system, but concerned residents are asking questions about what to expect moving forward.

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Related Topix: Eastover, SC, Hopkins, SC

Newberry Observer

Columbia robbery suspect caught on I-26 in Newberry County

Deputies with the Newberry County Sheriff's Office caught a bank robbery suspect Thursday morning on I-26 near the S.C. 219 exit thanks to inter-agency cooperation with the Richland County Sheriff's Department and S.C. Highway Patrol.

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Related Topix: Newberry County, SC, Columbia, SC, Patrick, SC, Irmo, SC

Camden Chronicle Independent

County council drops firearms ordinance

Kershaw County Council dropped a proposed ordinance at its meeting Tuesday that would have regulated the use of firearms in the county.

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Related Topix: Kershaw County, SC, Camden, SC

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