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9:28 am on Friday June 19, 2015

Charleston church massacre: 'What happened in there was brutal'

The Guardian offers a glimpse into how Wednesday night's mass shooting unfolded.
3:21 am on Thursday June 18, 2015

9 Dead in shooting on black church in Charleston

Police are still searching for a white gunman who opened fire inside the historic Emanuel African Methodist Church, killing 9.
1:04 pm on Monday June 8, 2015

North Charleston officer Slager indicted in death of Walter Scott

A grand jury indicted on a murder charge in the April 4 fatal shooting.
5:06 am on Saturday April 11, 2015

Sheriff Al Cannon purged 2012 assault charge with 30 hours of trash pickup

The Guardian gets the scoop on Cannon's punishment after he struck a six-time punched, dog bitten, and handcuffed suspect from a 2012 car chase.
8:02 am on Tuesday January 20, 2015

Police officer suspended after video captures Columbia punching

A man standing near a scuffle was grabbed by an officer, thrown to the ground and punched repeatedly. 
7:26 pm on Wednesday January 14, 2015

Myrtle Beach police investigate missing person case, possible link to “Grateful Doe”

Myrtle Beach police officers have opened an investigation into the case of a man reported missing from the area who could be linked to the Grateful Doe case that has been highlighted on social media recently, Lt. Joey Crosby said Wednesday. On...
6:50 am on Tuesday January 13, 2015

Jury deadlocks in police slaying of S.C. man

After twelve hours of deliberation, a mistrial was declared in the trial of former Eutawville Police Chief Richard Combs over his fatal shooting a former prison guard.
7:28 am on Sunday November 30, 2014

A failure in funding S.C.'s criminal system is costing safety

A recent string of Charleston inaction on a suspect highlights how a lack in cash is allowing those accused of violent acts to stay on the street longer.
7:39 pm on Friday October 24, 2014

Front pages for Harrell's guilty plea, resignation

Here's how newspapers around the state captured the resignation of S.C. House speaker Bobby Harrell, who pleaded guilty to a half-dozen charges of ethics violations.
2:29 am on Thursday October 16, 2014

Fripp Island man arrested after allegedly coercing 16 year old

The 71-year-old Fripp Island man is accused of coercing a teenage girl to have sex with him or her family would face eviction.