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2 hrs ago | via Goose Creek Gazette
A North Charleston man was arrested after being accused of criminal sexual conduct with a minor in Goose Creek, according to a Goose Creek police report. The child's grandmother and legal guardian contacted police Jan. 1 about the incident. Comment?
13 hrs ago | via Post and Courier
John Edward McKnight, 26, is wanted on charges of attempted armed robbery, first-degree burglary and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime. Police are searching for two men wanted on charges related to a home invasion last month on the Charleston peninusula. Comment?
16 hrs ago | via WMBF
Two men wanted for dog fighting charges in Georgetown County have been arrested. Authorities arrested 23-year-old Tywaun Heard and 22-year-old Jamie Deon Grant on Friday. Comment?
22 hrs ago | via KXXV-TV Waco
Scientists say that after six months of ... . Conservator Virginie Ternisien works at removing the encrustation from the hull of the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley at a conservation lab in North Charleston, S.C., on Jan. 27, 2015. Comment?
Yesterday | via Post and Courier
A North Charleston police officer who “took charge and showed great leadership” at a shooting scene in September was awarded Police Officer of the Year on Thursday night by the Knights of Columbus. The members of the Rev. Comment?
Thursday | via Post and Courier
A trial for Leonard Riley III, 32, lasted three days, according to a news release from the U.S. District Attorney's Office. He was convicted on charges of conspiring to commit armed bank robbery, armed bank robbery and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence, the release said. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 28 | via Charleston City Paper
Charleston police arrested a man on an attempted murder warrant last week after approaching him about a possible loitering and open-container violation. According to the Mt. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 28 | via WIS-TV Columbia
Columbiana Centre mall management has stepped up security following the second lunchtime incident in a week at the Harbison area shopping center. The most recent incident, an attempted robbery, happened just before noon on Tuesday at Buckle, according to an internal mall memo. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 28 | via 94.3 WSC
A hit-and-run suspect wanted for the death of a woman at King Street and Simons last fall has been arrested in Georgia. According to Charleston Police, 35-year-old Carlos Reynard Simmons of North Charleston is charged with leaving the scene of a collision resulting in death. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 27 | via Post and Courier
Sharline Andrea James, 44, was hit by a car at King and Simons streets about 11:30 p.m. Sept. 19. She died of her injuries last week. Comment?
Monday Jan 26 | via 94.3 WSC
Charleston police confirmed that one man was shot in the leg along Jordan Street on James Island early Monday. The James Island neighborhood has been blocked off for hours. Comment?
Friday Jan 23 | via On Social Marketing and Social Change
PROTIP: Press 'i' to view the image gallery, 'v' to view the video gallery, or 'r' to view a random entry. Glitter Bombing is a prank that involves dumping glitter particles on an unsuspecting victim. Comment?
Thursday Jan 22 | via Charleston City Paper
An officer tries on a body-mounted camera created by Taser. Police are currently considering 10 different camera models and are in the process of writing a policy for the cameras' use. Comment?
Thursday Jan 22 | via WMBF
Newly released video shows a 34-year-old man telling police officers, who were surrounding his wife's car at the time, that he is an officer with the Charleston Police Department. Investigators arrested the man identified as Calvin Logan and charged him with interfering with police and impersonating a police officer. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 21 | via The Star
A 16-year-old fatally stabbed a fellow student because he was upset about a Snapchat message sent to his girlfriend, according to police. Matthew Joseph Fischer, 16, of Mount Pleasant was visiting his girlfriend's home in an upscale subdivision in the bedroom community just outside Charleston on Sunday when he saw a message from Lucas Cavanaugh, 17, on her iPod, detectives said. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 21 | via Post and Courier
Samuri Stanley, 22, of Bohicket Road, is charged with murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime. A 22-year-old man wanted in connection with a fatal shooting on Johns Island has surrendered to Charleston police. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 21 | via WTLV
A 16-year-old fatally stabbed a fellow student because he was upset about a Snapchat message sent to his girlfriend, according to police. Teen kills fellow student over Snapchat message, police say CHARLESTON, S.C. A 16-year-old fatally stabbed a fellow student because he was upset about a Snapchat message sent to his girlfriend, according to police. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 21 | via Charleston City Paper
Blotter o' the Week: During a traffic stop, police found $4,751 in cash in a man's pockets. When asked if he worked anywhere, the man said he made $22 an hour as a welder. Comment?
Sunday Jan 18 | via Newsday
This March 10, 2009, file image of a courtroom drawing from U.S. District Court shows alleged al-Qaida sleeper agent Ali al-Marri as he made an initial appearance with his attorney Andy Savage in Charleston, S.C. to face terror charges for the first time after being held for more than five years as an enemy combatant. Nephew Saleh Garallah Kahlah al-Marri said Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, that Ali al-Marri, a Qatari man declared an enemy combatant by the U.S. and imprisoned for years over terrorist links, returned home to the Gulf nation Saturday night. Comment?
Sep 6, 2014 | via Charleston City Paper
Michael D. Oswald saw himself as a man beset by conspiracies and forces beyond his control. His friends saw him as a lovable drunk with a tendency to fly off the handle. Comment?
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