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Friday | via GwdToday.com
A man accused in the 2013 shooting death of Lonnie Cogdill was returned to Greenwood Wednesday after serving time in the South Carolina Department of Corrections on an unrelated drug charge. Allen is accused of shooting and killing 42-year-old Lonnie Cogdill on Oct. 11, 2013, following what investigators called a dispute over drugs. Comment?
Thursday Aug 20 | via GwdToday.com
The Greenwood Police Department has released the name of a man they believe took part in an incident in which he allegedly impersonated a police officer and carjacked a vehicle. Investigators say they are searching for James Darren Turner in connection with the incident. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 18 | via GwdToday.com
Councilwoman Linda Edwards calls for witnesses to the shooting death of 15-year-old Malik Padgett to come forward during Monday's regular meeting of Greenwood City Council. A Community activist addressed Greenwood City Council Monday concerning the shooting death of a 15-year-old visitor to Greenwood who was in town attending a birthday party when he was hit by a stray bullet and killed. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 12 | via GwdToday.com
Greenwood County Sheriff Tony Davis had strong words for a man accused of burglarizing the home of the widow of a retired deputy. Zack Dempsey Smith, 30, was arrested Tuesday after authorities said he burglarized a home on Calhoun Road near Lake Greenwood. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 11 | via WMBF
Greenwood police are searching for two men who pretended to be police officers, pistol whipped two other men, robbed them and stole a rental car they were driving. Police responded to the area after receiving a 911 call in which the caller reported seeing a handcuffed man who was not wearing pants running down the street, according to investigative reports. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 11 | via GwdToday.com
Self Regional is partnering with Clinica Gratis Free Clinic to offer free women's health screenings. During the screening, healthcare professionals may provide clinical breast exams, pelvic exams, free pap smears , and prevention and education information related to women's health. Comment?
Friday Aug 7 | via GwdToday.com
A Greenwood man is in custody after authorities say he held his wife and sons captive in their home, often refusing to let them eat and forcing them to sleep on the floor for punishment. Milton Delon Hogue, 40, of 302 Greenbriar Drive, has been charged with second degree domestic violence and two counts of unlawful neglect to a child in connection with the incident. Comment?
Thursday Aug 6 | via GwdToday.com
A Greenwood teen is facing a number of charges after police say he assaulted his girlfriend and threatened to kill police officers. Ira De'Quincy Hill Morgan, 18, of 121-B S. Hospital St., has been charged with third degree domestic violence, resisting arrest and threatening the life of a public official in connection with the incident. Comment?
Jul 30, 2015 | via GwdToday.com
Karlita Phillips stands between attorneys Patricia Bolen and Janna Nelson during sentencing Thursday at the Abbeville County Courthouse. Phillips was sentenced to life for her role in a 2013 murder-for-hire than left the brother of her estranged husband dead. Comment?
Jul 30, 2015 | via WYFF-TV Greenville
An Upstate woman was arrested and the arresting officer said she kicked him and tried to run away, according to an incident report. Greenwood police said Shantay Shenise Funea Crawford, 27, has been charged with third-degree burglary, third-degree assault and battery and resisting arrest in connection with the incident. Comment?
Jul 29, 2015 | via GwdToday.com
Shantay Shenise Funea Crawford, 27, of 325 Lanham St., has been charged with third degree burglary, third degree assault and battery and resisting arrest in connection with the incident. According to a Greenwood police report, police were dispatched to an apartment complex on Evans Street after receiving a report of a woman breaking into a vacant apartment. Comment?
Jul 24, 2015 | via The Star
A South Carolina woman was sentenced to life in prison Thursday, more than two years after prosecutors said she hired a teen to kill a man, and he killed the wrong man by mistake. A judge sentenced Karlita Desean Phillips, of Greenwood, after a jury found her guilty of accessory before the fact of murder and soliciting a minor to commit a felony, according to prosecutor David Stumbo. Comment?
Jul 22, 2015 | via GwdToday.com
The Greenwood Police Department has arrested three men in connection with a drug deal gone bad last Friday that sent three me to the hospital with gunshot wounds. Kavin Evans, 20, Michael Lukie, 24, and Christopher Calhoun, 18, have each been charged with three counts of armed robbery, three counts of attempted murder and three counts of possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime I connection with the incident. Comment?
Jul 22, 2015 | via FOX Carolina
A Greenwood woman has been sentenced to life in prison for the 2013 shooting death of a 31-year-old Abbeville man in what prosecutors called a "murder-for-hire" case. Karlita Desean Phillips, 41, was found guilty of accessory before the fact of murder and soliciting a minor to commit a felony, Eighth Circuit Solicitor David Stumbo said in a statement issued on Thursday. Comment?
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