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  1. FBI sting uncovers bomb plot, drug-smuggling operation in SC prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | The Island Packet

    The Dark Web is the digital underbelly of the Internet. Difficult to access, it has some legitimate uses.

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  2. 4 arrested in fatal shooting of SC high school football player. Police seek gunmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | The Island Packet

    After a 17-year-old Sumter athlete was shot and killed, police arrested four suspects Tuesday and are seeking the fifth. Though police cuffed the conspirators, the person they believe pulled the trigger, Jaelon Markell Jackson, is still at large, according to Sumter police statement.

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  3. Two tornadoes confirmed in the Midlands during weekend of statewide severe weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | The Island Packet

    Two confirmed tornadoes touched down in the midlands during a spate of severe weather Sunday, according to meteorologists at the National Weather Service station in Columbia. Teams of surveyors headed out Monday morning to collect information on the tornadoes in Lexington and Irmo, as well as any other possible tornadoes that cropped up, meteorologist Jeff Linton said.

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  4. The Lee Correctional Institution is in Lee County between Columbia and Florence.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | The Island Packet

    Seven inmates were killed during fights that lasted more than seven hours at a South Carolina prison Sunday night and into Monday morning, according to officials. At least six emergency agencies responded to a "mass casualty incident" at Lee Correctional Institution in Lee County that resulted in the seven inmate deaths and 17 other inmates requiring medical attention, the S.C. Department of Corrections announced early Monday morning.

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  5. Hilton Head's Gilman wins at Bojangles' ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 15 | The Island Packet

    Hilton Head Island's Sam Gilman took first place at the Bojangles' Track Classic on Saturday at Spring Valley High School in Columbia. Gilman finished with a 9:09.71 to win the 3,200 at the Classic, which features some of the top runners in the Southeast.

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  6. Ian Poulter leads, plenty chasing as RBC Heritage races to finish on Hilton HeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 14 | The Island Packet

    Sand flys as Ian Poulter blasts from the bunker on No. 17 during the third round of the RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing on Saturday at Harbour Town Golf Links on Hilton Head Island, S.C. After perfect conditions for three days, nasty weather is expected to sweep across Hilton Head Island on Sunday afternoon.

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  7. Teen who shot Columbia woman is armed and dangerous, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 14 | The Island Packet

    Jaleel Brown, 17, will likely be charged with attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, police said in a statement. At about 10 a.m. Saturday, Brown shot a woman multiple times outside of a home on the 600 block of Easter Street, according to the statement.

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  8. Big names will play the weekend at RBC Heritage. Here's where things stand after Round 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 13 | The Island Packet

    Bryson Dechambeau blasts from the greenside bunker on No. 18 during Friday's second round of the RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing golf tournament at Harbour Town Golf Links on Hilton Head Island.

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  9. SC man killed horse, shot himself in the face with a shotgun a " and survived, cops sayRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 12 | The Island Packet

    A South Carolina man faces a slew of felony charges from a domestic incident during which he rammed a car, killed a horse, forced his way into a home and then shot himself in the face with a shotgun - and survived, according to authorities. Colton David Hurley, 26, is charged with attempted murder, first-degree burglary, kidnapping, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, two counts of pointing and presenting a firearm, aggravated breach of peace, ill treatment of animals and unlawful neglect of a child, according to the Laurens County Sheriff's Office.

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  10. For parts of SC still reeling from 2015, 2016 floods, this money could helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | The Island Packet

    Hundreds of families were displaced while their homes were torn down and rebuilt after being flooded or inundated with mold in the wake of the storm. University of South Carolina professor P 17 people died in the October 2015 South Carolina flood.

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  11. 'I'm not apologizing': Congressman defends decision to show gun during meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 9 | The Island Packet

    U.S. Congressman Ralph Norman defended taking out a gun at a meeting with constituents last week. Norman said he didn't break any laws.

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  12. Police say he was 'grossly intoxicated.' Artist says he was performing for audienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 9 | The Island Packet

    The Columbia man who was arrested and charged in January after defacing his own car was found not guilty April 4. In the aftermath of that legal ruling there were varied reactions on both sides of the incident. Michael David Anastasion was arrested by a Columbia Police Department officer Jan. 13. The 42-year-old artist was charged with public disorderly conduct after he vandalized his own vehicle.

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  13. This man is wanted for murder and other charges. He may be hiding in SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 4 | The Island Packet

    Joseph Tyrell Abercrombie is wanted by Charlotte-Mecklenburg police on charges of murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He may be hiding in the Columbia or Spartanburg areas of South Carolina.

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  14. Jailhouse jams: Carnegie Hall musicians return to SC prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 4 | The Island Packet

    Musicians from one of America's top concert halls have again returned to South Carolina to make melodies in one of the state's most dangerous prisons. A chamber ensemble affiliated with Carnegie Hall has been at Lee Correctional Institution this week, working with several dozen inmates to create music of their own.

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  15. His dying wish is to meet Tiger Woods at the Masters. Desperate family asks for helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 2 | The Island Packet

    Hundreds of thousands of golf fans will be at Augusta National Golf Course this week, many of them hoping to catch a glimpse of Tiger Woods in his return to the Masters. No, this Columbia resident has mounted a campaign on social media in an attempt to arrange a meeting between the four-time green jacket winner and her stepfather Shane Caldwell.

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  16. Political charade or public will? Beaufort Co. leaders urge council to appoint GruberRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 2 | The Island Packet

    Several Beaufort County leaders - including Mayor Bennett, Sheriff Tanner and former county administrator Gary Kubic - showed up at last week's county council meeting to urge the appointment of Josh Gruber. President Trump slammed sheriff deputies' response to the shooting at a Florida high school during his remarks at a meeting of the nation's governors.

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  17. 'I've never seen a gator that big!' Woman films monster gator in Florida wetlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 29 | The Island Packet

    Marcy Clarius was taking her daily walk at Wakodahatchee Wetlands in Delray Beach, Florida, when she spotted the largest gator she'd ever seen. She says she thinks it was close to 15-feet.

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  18. Lindsey Graham blasts justice who wants to repeal Second AmendmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 28 | The Island Packet

    Thousands of people in Columbia, SC gathered at the State House during the nationwide March For Our Lives protest rally that took place on March 24, 2018, featuring numerous signs and talks on gun control and school safety. Thousands of people in Columbia, SC gathered at the State House during the nationwide March For Our Lives protest rally that took place on March 24, 2018, featuring numerous signs and talks on gun control and school safety.

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  19. Watch heroic rescue of a Columbia dog caught in a coyote trapRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 27 | The Island Packet

    Hope for Paws released a video of a dog rescued from a coyote trap in Columbia, SC. Watch Hermione the dog's road to recovery in this heartwarming video.

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  20. 'He had no remorse': Irmo man pleads guilty to sexually abusing girls for yearsRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 27 | The Island Packet

    An Irmo man was sentenced to 50 years on charges of molesting two girls, one of whom he threatened with a hunting knife, according to court officials. Matthew Roland Darazs, 39, pleaded guilty to three counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor and one count of first-degree assault and battery, according to the 11th Circuit Solicitor's Office.

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