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South Carolina Sheriff Gets 2 1/2 Years For Creating False Reports

Yet another promising law enforcement career ended in South Carolina on Wednesday as the eighth of nine sheriffs charged or investigated for crimes in recent years was sentenced to prison.

03/25/2015

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SC Army Guard’s 1st Female General: Women Going Far

The first woman to become a general officer in the South Carolina Army National Guard says she has experienced “a period of great change” during her 37 years in uniform, including vast changes for women.

03/22/2015

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Dad Forces Daughter To Carry Sign Admitting Plagiarism

Father raised eyebrows by forcing daughter to hold “shaming” sign.

03/05/2015

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South Carolina Senate Approves Gun Ban With Domestic Violence Penalties

COLUMBIA, S.C. (CBS Atlanta/AP) — In a state where gun rights tend to be fiercely guarded, the South Carolina Senate on Wednesday agreed to take firearms away from many people convicted of criminal domestic violence. […]

02/25/2015

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Legislators Propose Temporarily Closing South Carolina’s Only Public Historically Black College

Continued questions over its finances prompted a House budget-writing panel to propose temporarily closing the state’s only public historically black college.

02/11/2015

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Ex-Wife Kills Professor In University of South Carolina Murder-Suicide

Police say a professor was shot and killed by his ex-wife before she turned the gun on herself.

02/06/2015

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Total Number Of Animals Killed In SC Park Fire Now At 28

Officials at Hollywild Animal Park say a lemur rescued from a fire has died, bringing the total number of deaths from the blaze to 28.

01/11/2015

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Police: Man Charged With Sexual Assault Is Beaten, Arrested

Police say a South Carolina man charged with sexual assault of his nephew’s girlfriend was beaten by the relative, who won’t be charged in the incident.

01/05/2015

A judge has overturned the murder conviction of a 14-year-old black boy who was executed in 1944 in the deaths of two white girls in segregated South Carolina. (Photo by Getty Images)

Judge: Boy, 14, Shouldn’t Have Been Executed In SC

A judge has overturned the murder conviction of a 14-year-old black boy who was executed in 1944 in the deaths of two white girls in segregated South Carolina.

12/17/2014

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SC Bill Would Bar Abusers From Owning Guns

It’s time for South Carolina lawmakers to get serious about curbing domestic violence in South Carolina and bar abusers from owning guns, the Senate Judiciary chairman said Friday.

12/05/2014

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