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Yesterday | WLTX-TV Columbia

Deputies: Body Found Inside Burning Car

Deputies: Body Found Inside Burning Car Authorities are investigating the death of an individual that was found in a burning car early Saturday morning.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Island Packet

Lexington County coroner race caps primary ballots

Polls are open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 96 precincts listed at thestate.com. Go to scvotes.org to learn where to cast your ballot.

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Related Topix: Lexington County, SC

The Island Packet

Lexington County to only allow video jail visits

The jail will have terminals on site for people, but visitors can also use their own high-speed Internet link and web camera or a smartphone.

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Related Topix: Lexington County, SC, Charleston County, SC

WIS-TV Columbia

Residents express concerns over tap fees in parts of Richland Co.

The Richland County Utilities Department has hosted numerous meetings about the construction of a new sewer system, but concerned residents are asking questions about what to expect moving forward.

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Related Topix: Eastover, SC, Hopkins, SC

Newberry Observer

Columbia robbery suspect caught on I-26 in Newberry County

Deputies with the Newberry County Sheriff's Office caught a bank robbery suspect Thursday morning on I-26 near the S.C. 219 exit thanks to inter-agency cooperation with the Richland County Sheriff's Department and S.C. Highway Patrol.

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Related Topix: Newberry County, SC, Columbia, SC, Patrick, SC, Irmo, SC

Camden Chronicle Independent

County council drops firearms ordinance

Kershaw County Council dropped a proposed ordinance at its meeting Tuesday that would have regulated the use of firearms in the county.

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Related Topix: Kershaw County, SC, Camden, SC

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Freshnews

JTEKT Corporation doubles size of manufacturing facility in Richland County, South Carolina

JTEKT Corporation, a leading producer of bearings, automotive steering systems and all-wheel drive couplings, has expanded its Koyo-brand bearing manufacturing facility in Richland County, South Carolina.

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Related Topix: Nikki Haley, US Governors, Blythewood, SC

WLTX-TV Columbia

Deputies: Man Fires Shots During Rush's Robbery

Richland County deputies say are looking for a suspect who fired a weapon during a robbery at a fast food restaurant Deputies: Man Fires Shots During Rush's Robbery Richland County, SC - Richland County deputies say are looking for a suspect who fired a weapon during a robbery at a fast food restaurant Check out this story on WLTX.com: ... (more)

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WIS-TV Columbia

Deputies capture bank robbery suspect following chase

Richland County sheriff's deputies have captured a suspect who robbed a Wells Fargo bank branch on Thursday morning following a 37 mile pursuit of him up Interstate 26. According to Richland County Sheriff's Department spokesman Lt.

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Post and Courier

Palmetto Sunrise: It's back to circuit court for Bobby Harrell after Supreme Court ruling

House Speaker Bobby Harrell is expected to take his ethics-related case back to a Richland County courtroom in the near future after the S.C. Supreme Court unanimously sided with Attorney General Alan Wilson, saying the state's top cop has the right to pursue the case against him.

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Related Topix: Manning, SC

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The State

Firm run by Certus founders told to give documents to state AG

The Securities Division of Attorney General Alan Wilson’s office is seeking documents from Charlotte-based Integrated Capital Strategies, whose managers founded CertusBank, according to Court of Common Pleas filings in Richland County.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

Columbia's Anti-Obesity Program Top In Nation

The City of Columbia has earned top honors in a program fighting childhood obesity, beating out hundreds of other cities.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC, Cayce, SC

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

Residents Upset About New Sewer System Costs

Some residents in Lower Richland County will soon move from septic tanks to a sewer system but the plan is coming with some opposition.

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Related Topix: Hopkins, SC

WIS-TV Columbia

Citizens encouraged to take action, not leave children in hot cars

With roughly 38 deaths resulting from it every year, the only explanation statisticians could find was 1998 was the year where recommendations or requirements for child seats be placed in the back of cars causing parents to leave their child in the car.

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WLTX-TV Columbia

Deputies: Man Shot Victim After Fight

Deputies: Man Shot Victim After Fight Richland County, SC - Richland County deputies have arrested a Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://www.wltx.com/story/news/crime/2014/07/07/faison-driver-shooting/12305015/ Officers say back on June 24, Kelly and the victim were smoking marijuana when the two got into an argument that turned physical.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Camden Chronicle Independent

Elgin looks to sell old police station

Elgin Town Council discussed the possible sale of a former police station at 1200 Ross St. during its June meeting.

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Related Topix: Elgin, SC, Fairfield County, SC, Kershaw County, SC

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Island Packet

Man killed, wife injured in Columbia shooting

Investigators said the shooting happened around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. Authorities have not determined what led 20-year-old Dexter Myers to start shooting.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC

WIS-TV Columbia

Graco gives in, agrees to recall infant car seats

A former prosecutor saID Cobb County police acted too quickly when they arrested the father of a toddler who died after being left in a hot car all day.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC

WLTX-TV Columbia

1 Dead in Shooting at Richland County Apt.

Richland County, SC - One person is dead in brook pines apartments... Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://www.wltx.com/story/news/crime/2014/07/02/brook-pines-apartments-shooting/12011877/ Richland County Sheriff's deputies are currently on the scene investigating the circumstances of the crime.

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WIS-TV Columbia

New gang task force looks to minimize 'domestic terrorism'

"I never really worry about them," Boulware said, "because they've been here for over 30-something years.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Columbia, SC

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