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  1. The Latest: Prosecutor didn't get officer indictment beforeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | Fox News

    A South Carolina prosecutor who failed last week to get a grand jury to charge a police officer with attempted murder in a 2016 shooting has unsuccessfully sought an indictment against an officer on a similar charge before. A Richland County grand jury refused to indict Forest Acres police officer Robert Cooper after Solicitor Dan Johnson decided to present the case.


  2. The Latest: Tennis ball-sized hail pelting parts of AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 5 | Fox News

    Hail the size of tennis balls is pelting parts of Alabama ahead of what forecasters say will be waves of severe weather across the Deep South. Forecasters say some of the largest hail hit early Wednesday in the east Alabama city of Oxford, where convenience store manager Don Copeland says ice was so thick on the ground it looked like it had snowed.


  3. Cities, feds try to find 'common ground' in sanctuary debate - New...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 29 | Fox News

    Emerging from a meeting with Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly Wednesday on the Trump Administration's plan to withhold federal grants to sanctuary jurisdictions, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti struck an optimistic tone: "What we're trying to find is common ground," he told reporters. The policy, unveiled Monday at the White House by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, could hit sanctuary jurisdictions where it most hurts, by cutting off federal money for law enforcement equipment, victims' services, lab technology and more.


  4. Death by sex?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | Fox News

    The tragic stories highlight a dangerous side to everyone's favorite pastime, so remember to take care next time you get your rocks off. Crushed by porn stash One man recently met a sticky end after being crushed by a mountain of pornographic magazines .


  5. How running helped them lose 180 pounds-and brought this couple closer togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Fox News

    Melissa Palmer remembers the struggle she and her husband Justin Ellis faced as soon-to-be newlyweds in late 2014, trying to find clothes that would fit him. They took trips to five different stores in search of a vest, and ended up having to have one custom ordered.


  6. Widow's suit blames government for husband's flooding deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | Fox News

    The widow of a man who drowned in South Carolina's historic 2015 flooding is suing the federal government over a dam that failed on an Army base near Columbia. The suit says floodwaters rushed from Fort Jackson's Semmes Lake and swept away Bob McCarty, who died in his car in an area below the broken dam about 6:30 a.m. on Oct. 4, 2015.


  7. Jewish centers in several states targeted with bomb threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | Fox News

    Bomb threats targeted Jewish community centers in several states, but it wasn't immediately clear whether the threats were linked, authorities said Monday. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives spokeswoman Amanda Hils said in an email that the agency was aware of the threats and its field divisions were ready to assist state and local law enforcement.


  8. Sentencing hearing continues for Charleston church shooterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | Fox News

    In this Friday, June 19, 2015 file photo, the men of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. lead a crowd of people in prayer outside the Emanuel AME Church, after a memorial for the nine people killed by Dylann Roof in Charleston, S.C. A federal jury will consider whether Roof should be sentenced to death or life in prison for the racially motivated attack. FILE-In this undated file photo made available by Anita Brewer Dantzler shows Tywanza Sanders on the day of his graduation from Allen University in Columbia, SC.


  9. The Latest: Escapee accused in police stabbing recapturedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Fox News

    The Latest on an inmate who escaped from a maximum-security South Carolina prison and is suspected of stabbing a police officer : Authorities say an escaped inmate suspected of stabbing a South Carolina police officer has been recaptured about five miles from the store where the attack happened. Columbia Police Chief Skip Holbrook says officers found 47-year-old Michael Allen Williamson at around 10:45 a.m. Thursday in Lexington.


  10. Authorities think escaped inmate stabbed police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Fox News

    Dexter Lee of the South Carolina Department of Corrections say 47-year-old Michael Allen Williamson escaped at around 8:50 p.m. Wednesday from McCormick Correctional Institution. Later that night, Columbia police officials say a female officer responding to a shoplifting call was stabbed inside a Walmart store in Columbia, South Carolina, about 80 miles east of McCormick.


  11. Shoplifting suspect stabs officer at South Carolina WalmartRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Fox News

    A deputy police chief says a female officer has been stabbed inside a Walmart store in Columbia, South Carolina, while responding to a shoplifting call. Deputy Chief Melron Kelly tells WACH-TV the incident took place just before 10 p.m. at the store on Bush River Road.


  12. Columbia, SC eyes solar eclipse bonanzaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | Fox News

    "We're very excited to see the solar eclipse," Rachel Johnson and Bethany Benjamin stated while visiting the South Carolina State Museum Observatory. Tamia Devin and her little sister Jade shared the same enthusiasm, "Wow, I never thought this would happen," noting that this would be their first time seeing an eclipse.


  13. 'Worried myself sick'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | Fox News

    Leeza Gibbons may be best known for her co-hosting role on "Entertainment Tonight" or for winning "The Apprentice" in the final season that Donald Trump hosted, but now, she's making name for herself in the medical space by raising awareness for caregivers. "I think caregivers are heroic, and I see the resilience and the fierce optimism with which they need to bring to that act of love every day," Gibbons told's Dr. Manny Alvarez during a recent Health Talk, aligning with November's National Family Caregivers Month.


  14. People are already freaking out about next year's solar eclipseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | Fox News

    It's still 10 months away, but sky gazers are already bursting with excitement-and booking vacations-over what is predicted to be "one of the most spectacular and widely accessible solar shows of our lifetime," per Mother Nature Network . On Aug. 21, 2017, the US will be treated to a total solar eclipse, which is special for a couple of reasons: It's the first in the continental US since 1979.


  15. Girl's 'miracle' treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | Fox News

    A South Carolina family who were under a self-imposed quarantine for two years to protect their 6-year-old daughter who has a rare, debilitating disease, is celebrating the beginning of a clinical trial that will allow them to return to the outside world. Eliza O'Neill of Columbia, South Carolina, was diagnosed with Sanfilippo syndrome when she was 3 years old, PEOPLE reported.


  16. DC travel guide rejects NRA Museum adRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | Fox News

    The travel guide published by the Washington, D.C., official convention and sports authority has refused to run ads for the National Rifle Association's National Firearms Museum because those ads depict firearms. Destination DC told officials from the NRA that it would no longer accept ads that depict any weapons or ammunition despite a relationship with the museum that dates back to 2012.


  17. Suspicious package shuts down DC's Union StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | Fox News

    Metro police tweeted that they are assisting Amtrak police in investigating the package, which was reported Wednesday afternoon.


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