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6:14 am on Tuesday January 14, 2014

Beaufort County homicide rate falls in 2013

Beaufort saw two homicides in 2013, compared to nine in 2012.
11:41 am on Sunday January 5, 2014

Mapping Charleston's 640 deaths

The Post and Courier's Gill Guerry presents a map of Charleston's 640 homicides from 2001 to 2013.
7:23 am on Wednesday February 27, 2013

Coastal Carolina student killed in residence hall shooting

Image by Flickr user vpickering Anthony Liddell, a 19-year-old Coastal Carolina University student was killed during a shooting inside of a residence hall on Tuesday night. The shooter is still at large.
3:08 am on Sunday October 14, 2012

Years later, trial to begin in tragic death of two year old (Update: Conviction)

Roger Williams.Update October 14: After deliberating for less than an hour on Thursday, a jury found Roger Williams guilty of homicide by child abuse. Williams has no been sentenced to life in prison without parol. I'll point you to ABC News 4's...
2:26 am on Tuesday December 13, 2011

Thanks to a pack of cards, a 2002 North Charleston slaying ends in a conviction

A cold case involving the 2002 slaying of a North Charleston taxi driver, Eugene Thomas, has ended with a 20-year sentence for Derrick Wright. The conviction is being largely attributed to a deck of playing cards printed with the face and info of...
12:45 am on Saturday November 19, 2011

North Charleston man shot, killed

20-year-old man shot to death outside Cross Point Apartments late Thursday night — it's the fourth homicide in North Charleston this year.
6:44 am on Tuesday November 8, 2011

In two St. Helena shootings, little info but drug connections suspected

Flickr user freefoto Update November 8: In the month since this case started with one man shot in his driveway and another shot in his car and his body burned, little progress has been made. But police suspect a drug connection and complain of...
7:41 am on Sunday October 9, 2011

Dateline profiles Charleston homicide case of Kate Waring

Image by DatelineWhile two have been convicted in the horric murder of Charleston's Kate Waring, NBC's Dateline is deepening the story for us in Charleston and sharing the story of Kate and her tragic end with the nation in a video profile. The...
4:22 pm on Monday July 18, 2011

One dead in early morning shooting on America Street (victim identified, killer at large)

Image by Flickr user Jo NaylorUpdate July 19: The Post and Courier has an updated post on the American Street homicide in which Brian Eliot Holmes, an accountant and financial manage who graduated from The Citadel in 2000, was found shot to death in...
5:15 am on Saturday April 2, 2011

Retrial date for suspect in Kate Waring slaying set (update: Mack sentenced to 25 years)

Image by Flickr user rafaelmarquez Update April 2: The Post and Courier has a day-after report that offers little new in the way of essential facts, but far more in the context of why the judge excepted a plea. Read their report here. Update April...