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12 hrs ago | WYFF-TV Greenville

SCSO: Deputies searching for 2 after armed robbery

One person is in custody and two are still being sought after an armed robbery, according to the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office.

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23 hrs ago | WYFF-TV Greenville

Grandmother blames sheriff, deputy for child's death during pursuit

The grandmother of a child who died after she was thrown from an SUV driven by her mother during a high-speed police pursuit has filed a lawsuit that names the sheriff and a deputy as plaintiffs.

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Yesterday | Lake Wylie Pilot

State, York County consider adding boat ramp to Broad River

Despite limited access, the Broad River in western York County is used nearly every day by people who fish, hunt, kayak or just want to absorb nature.

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Related Topix: York County, SC, Hickory Grove, SC, Columbia, SC, Cherokee County, SC, Pacolet, SC

Yesterday | Fort Mill Times

Woman sues Spartanburg sheriff over chase death

The Herald-Journal of Spartanburg reported that Trena Rice has also sued Sheriff Chuck Wright and the deputy involved.

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Related Topix: Spartanburg, SC, Fort Mill, SC

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Aiken Standard

Morning roundup: News from around the state on July 28

Coroner Rusty Clevenger said the man was pronounced dead Sunday evening at the scene in the emergency lane of I-85 near the state Highway 290 bridge near Duncan.

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Related Topix: Duncan, SC, Spartanburg, SC, Aiken County, SC

The Smoking Gun

Cops Arrest South Carolina Woman For Possessing Urine That Tested Positive For Methamphetamine

A woman who was carrying a bottle filled with her own urine is facing a drug possession charge after the liquid tested positive for methamphetamine, according to cops who surmised that the suspect was planning to extract traces of the drug from the bodily Cops confronted Cindy Wingo, 33, last Wednesday after spotting her and a male acquaintance ... (more)

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Related Topix: Drugs, Weird

WIS-TV Columbia

Deputies: 'Rabbit' abducts, robs man of car at gunpoint

A Una man known as "Rabbit" is accused of holding a man captive armed with a gun and screwdriver, then robbing him of his car, according to deputies.

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Related Topix: Una, SC

Fort Mill Times

Man's body found by railroad tracks in Spartanburg

The Spartanburg County coroner's office said the body was found by a passing train crew near some CSX tracks around 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

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Related Topix: Spartanburg, SC, Fort Mill, SC

WMBF

Man falls to death from Spartanburg County bridge

Coroner Rusty Clevenger said the man was pronounced dead Sunday evening at the scene in the emergency lane of I-85 near the state Highway 290 bridge near Duncan.

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Related Topix: Duncan, SC

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Union Daily Times

Painting honors church food ministry

The efforts of a local church to provide food and other necessities to needy families and individuals has been honored with a painting that now hangs in the church sanctuary.

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Related Topix: Jonesville, SC, Union, SC, Moore, SC, Converse College, Converse, SC

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Clover Herald

Salkehatchie volunteers sing praises with hammers, nails

Her mobile home on Fairmont Street in Clover was badly in need of repairs. The particle board flooring was rotted and falling in, and there were holes in some of the walls.

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Related Topix: Clover, SC, Irmo, SC, Saluda, SC, Lancaster, SC, Calhoun Falls, SC

WYFF-TV Greenville

SCSO: Pregnant woman bites teen after he cuts her with sword

An 18-year-old Spartanburg man was arrested after he cut a pregnant woman with a sword, according to the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Spartanburg, SC

WIS-TV Columbia

VIDEO: Woman smashes windows in SUV being repossessed

After an Upstate tow truck driver was bitten while repossessing an SUV, he pulled out his camera and started filming as the woman smashed the windows out of the vehicle.

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Related Topix: Spartanburg, SC

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WYFF-TV Greenville

SCSO: Drunk woman left child in park

A woman who was drunk left her 6-year-old child in a park while she left with a man and drank more is facing charges, Spartanburg County deputies said.

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WIS-TV Columbia

Deputies: Dad, daughter arrested after attacking relatives, shots fired

Deputies said a man and his daughter were arrested after attacking relatives at a Boiling Springs home Sunday where shots were fired.

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Related Topix: Boiling Springs, SC

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Island Packet

SC welcome centers to get makeover as tourism agency takes over

Heidi McManus, left, shows traveler Louise Nezelek how to get to Beaufort at the state welcome center on I-95 in Hardeeville on Friday.

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Related Topix: Beaufort, SC, Hardeeville, SC, Landrum, SC

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Automotive News

Tire makers roll into South Carolina

Five tire plants have opened or are in the works in that state, as suppliers race to alleviate a tire shortage in North America's booming automotive market.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Chester County, SC, Anderson County, SC

WIS-TV Columbia

Deputies: Woman beaten, held for hours escapes from boyfriend

A Campobello man is accused of beating his girlfriend, saying he did not know what came over him, and the woman had to run for help after she was held against her will, according to deputies.

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Related Topix: Campobello, SC

Tue Jul 15, 2014

WAVE-TV Louisville

Report: Newlyweds get into fight after man didn't cook wife dinner

An Upstate woman is accused of hitting her husband, upset with him because he not yet cooked dinner, according to a sheriff's office report.

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Related Topix: Boiling Springs, SC

The Heartland Institute

Rolling Thunder' Nets Big Bucks, Few Arrests for South Carolina Cops

Scouring I-85 and I-26 for motorists, almost 90 officers from 21 different law enforcement agencies conducted their annual "Operation Rolling Thunder" last October in Spartanburg County, S.C. Every year, police stop well over one thousand cars as a way to combat drug trafficking and get tough on crime.

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