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Prosecutors Ask For Prison For South Carolina Police Officers In Taser Case

Two officers shocked a mentally disabled woman at least eight times with a Taser without giving her time to follow their orders.

04/27/2015

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Petition Claims Children’s Sports Schedule Is ‘Religious Discrimination’

A Lancaster woman has posted a petition to stop make-up games on Wednesday nights, saying that it “directly infringes on our rights to worship freely.”

04/25/2015

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Former North Charleston Police Gives Insight to Arrest of Officer Charged with Murder

In wake of the murder of Walter Scott, another unarmed black man who was gunned down by a white North Charleston Police Officer, James Randolph, a former North Charleston Police Officer called in to Real […]

WAOK-AM–04/13/2015

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Crowd Arrives For Walter Scott’s Funeral In SC

A crowd has gathered in Summerville, South Carolina for the funeral of Walter Scott — the black driver who was fatally shot by a North Charleston police officer after fleeing a traffic stop.

04/11/2015

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SC Woman Charged With Reporting Robbery As April Fools Joke

A South Carolina woman is facing angry deputies and a criminal charge after telling her daughter she was caught up in a bank robbery, then confessed it was an April Fools Day joke.

04/06/2015

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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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