Charleston Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Police: Man taken into custody after possible hostage situationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Charleston police say a man was taken into custody Tuesday night following a possible hostage situation at the Palms Apartments. Officers responded to the incident around 8:30 p.m. at an apartment on the 300 block of Royal Palm Blvd. Officials say a man refused to come out of his West Ashley apartment once responders got there, and may have been keeping his girlfriend inside against her will.

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  2. Federal government penalizing 13 SC hospitalsRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The Post and Courier of Charleston reports the hospitals will lose 1 percent of their Medicare reimbursements this fiscal year. They are among more than 700 hospitals nationwide assessed the penalty.

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  3. Al Sharpton cancels visit to North CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | WIS-TV Columbia

    As the Charity Missionary Baptist Church in North Charleston celebrated its hundred-year anniversary Sunday, it also mourned the death of the two New York City police officers killed yesterday. "We grieve with the families," Reverend Nelson Rivers III, the pastor at the church said.

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  4. Gov. Haley to form taskforce to help limit criminal domestic violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Despite being considered preventable, South Carolina ranks as the second-highest state in criminal domestic violence-related murders of women. "Since I've been governor," Gov. Nikki Haley said, "it's been an issue that's been ongoing.

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  5. Two children die in car wreck where 9-year-old is the driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | WIS-TV Columbia

    To a mother, the details of this story are horrifying. A nine year old boy is fighting for his life tonight after driving a car full of underage children down a rural Scott County Road.

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  6. Lawmaker wants to pay SC college athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | WIS-TV Columbia

    In a bill recently pre-filed with the state Senate, a Charleston lawmaker says colleges need to start paying their athletes - at least at Clemson and South Carolina. Sen. Marlon Kimpson, D-Charleston, pre-filed the bill on Dec. 3 as an amendment to a law regarding higher institutions.

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  7. Attorneys who won same-sex marriage fight in South Carolina petition for attorneys' feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The attorneys for a Charleston couple who were the first in the state to receive a marriage license are now asking for South Carolina to pay. The attorneys for Colleen Condon and Nichols Bleckley filed a petition for attorneys' fees and costs Wednesday in federal court.

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  8. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | WIS-TV Columbia

    If you're looking for a new career in time for Christmas, you might be in luck. This week, the Al Cannon Detention Center and the State Probation and Parole office both announced openings for detention officers and parole agents.

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  9. Medal of Honor Bowl denied funding after racially-charged debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The Medal of Honor Bowl has been denied thousands of dollars in funding after Charleston County Council voted against a funding request. A chairman of the Medal of Honor Bowl says Tuesday night's decision was surprising as the council has been supportive of the bowl game.

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  10. Hundreds of holiday baskets distributed in 7 SC countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Holiday food baskets are to be distributed to hundreds of families in seven counties in the South Carolina Lowcountry and Midlands. Both employees and those who are retired from South Carolina Electric & Gas Co.

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  11. Civil War-era artillery shell removed from downtown Charleston construction siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Airmen from Joint Base Charleston and Department of Defense personnel removed a Civil War-era artillery shell from a downtown Charleston construction site. Construction crews working the site at 94 Wentworth Street made the discovery at approximately 8:58 a.m. Wednesday, according to Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis.

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  12. Civil War-era artillery shell removed from downtown site, road reopensRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Airmen from Joint Base Charleston and Department of Defense personnel removed a Civil War-era artillery shell from a downtown construction site. Construction crews working the site at 94 Wentworth Street made the discovery at approximately 8:58 a.m. Wednesday, according to Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis.

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  13. Police: Civil War-era artillery shell found at downtown construction siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Charleston police and fire authorities are responding to a construction site where workers found a Civil War-era artillery shell, police say. Crews working the site at 96 Wentworth Street made the discovery at approximately 8:58 a.m. Wednesday.

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  14. Challenge ends to Tinkler's electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | WIS-TV Columbia

    South Carolina officials have dropped efforts to get a new election for the House seat formerly held by House Speaker Bobby Harrell of Charleston. The Post and Courier of Charleston reported that a motion signed by the attorney general's office means that Democratic Rep. Mary Tinkler will keep the seat for the coming two years.

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  15. Alan Wilson files another motion against same-sex marriage in SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A motion was filed late Tuesday by Attorney General Alan Wilson's office against same-sex marriage in South Carolina. The motion asks to put a hold on a case out of Charleston known as Condon vs. Wilson until the U.S. Supreme Court can make a decision on a different same-sex marriage case out of the U.S. Sixth Circuit of Appeals, which handles court cases from Kentucky, Ohio, Michigan, and Tennessee.

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  16. Coast Guard Sector Charleston commanding officer relieved of commandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Rear Adm. Jake Korn reassigned Capt. Ric Rodriguez on Monday because of "a loss of confidence in his abilities to command," according to Coast Guard spokesperson Marilyn Fajardo.

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  17. SC prison system to offer video visitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | WIS-TV Columbia

    South Carolina's prison system will soon allow inmates to conduct video visits with family members, in hopes of cutting down on repeat offenders. The Post and Courier of Charleston reported that the pilot program will allow inmates at the Broad River and Graham correctional institutions to visit with family members over a video link with the Coastal Pre-Release Center in Charleston.

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  18. More Read the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Consumers across most of America will see their health insurance premiums go up next year for popular plans under President Barack Obama's health care law. But it will take time for families to figure out the best bang for their budgets - even as a bigger political battle brews over the program's future.

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  19. Judge denies bond for woman charged with abducting daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Prosecutors say Dorothy Barnett kidnapped her daughter, Savanna, in 1994 and took her to Australia. They argued Barnett is a flight risk, but defense attorney Russell Mace said she should be released and put on electronic monitoring.

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  20. Woman charged with fleeing with child seeks bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A woman arrested in Australia on charges of abducting her infant daughter from South Carolina 20 years ago wants to be free on bond. Federal prosecutors oppose the idea.

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