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  1. SCHP trooper dies after patrol vehicle struck from behindRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    COLUMBIA, SC A South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper was killed after his patrol vehicle was stuck from behind in Greenville County, according to a South Carolina Department of Public Safety press release. Trooper Daniel K. Rebman's patrol vehicle was in the emergency lane of Interstate 385 near Bridges Road when it was hit by a pick-up truck from behind at approximately 12:23 a.m. Tuesday morning.

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  2. Army officials identify soldiers killed, injured in military vehicle incident at Ft. JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    U.S. Army officials have released the names of the two soldiers who were killed on Friday along with the six others who were injured following a military vehicle incident on Fort Jackson. Officials identified Pvt.

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  3. Black Lives Matter Savannah group calling for sheriff's resignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Following Friday's Chatham County Commission meeting, a group claiming to represent the Black Lives Matter Movement in Savannah called for Sheriff John Wilcher's resignation. The group says they want to see him step down within 30 days - all over the treatment of black inmates at the Chatham County Detention Center.

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  4. Dorm secure, all inmates contained after incident inside SC prison dormRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The South Carolina Department of Corrections says that reports of prisoner takeover at one of the state's prisons is just an isolated incident inside one unit and has since been contained. In a statement posted to social media Tuesday evening, SCDC says there are responding to an "isolated incident" that only occurred in one unit at McCormick Correctional Institution.

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  5. SCDC says incident at SC prison 'contained,' was isolated to 1 dormRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The South Carolina Department of Corrections says that reports of prisoner takeover at one of the state's prisons is just an isolated incident inside one unit and has since been contained. In a statement posted to social media Tuesday evening, SCDC says there are responding to an "isolated incident" that only occurred in one unit at the prison.

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  6. SC Doc says incident at SC prison is isolated to 1 dormRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The South Carolina Department of Corrections says that reports of prisoner takeover at one of the state's prisons is just an isolated incident inside one unit. In a statement posted to social media Tuesday evening, SC DOC says there are responding to an "isolated incident" that only occurred in one unit at the prison.

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  7. Promotional group says no refunds will be given after Lil Wayne misses concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The promotional group behind the 2nd annual Fall Ball has said refunds will not be given after rapper Lil Wayne did not perform as advertised. The rapper showed up to Colonial Life Arena for the concert but didn't perform or even enter the building.

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  8. Aug. 7 full moon precedes much-anticipated solar eclipseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A full moon takes place monthly when the sun, Earth and moon line up with the Earth being positioned between the two. Before it stars in the much-anticipated solar eclipse on Aug. 21, the moon will be at full phase two weeks earlier.

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  9. Michael Jeremich EastonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The Natchez Democrat reports 33-year-old Michael Jeremich Easton was arrested Thursday for a warrant from Columbia, South Carolina, on charges of kidnapping, having sex with a minor as well as assault and battery in the first-degree. Adams County Sheriff's Office Maj.

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  10. Man struck, killed by Amtrak train in Columbia, SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Officials with Amtrak say the train was heading from New York to Miami, and had plans to make a stop in Savannah.

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  11. The Latest: Miss District of Columbia wins 2017 Miss USARead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Kara McCullough, a chemist working for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, was crowned Sunday during the event that took place at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center on the Las Vegas Strip. She will go on to compete on the Miss Universe contest.

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  12. The Latest: Miss USA's 5 finalists named in Las VegasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The finalists for the Miss USA contest in Las Vegas include women representing Minnesota, Illinois, South Carolina, the District of Columbia and New Jersey. The women will continue on in Sunday's beauty pageant, with the winner set to compete in the Miss Universe contest.

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  13. White officer pleads guilty in black man's fatal shootingRead the original story

    May 2, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A white former police officer whose killing of an unarmed black man running from a traffic stop was captured on cellphone video pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal civil rights charges that could send him to prison for decades. The plea from Michael Slager, 35, came five months after a jury deadlocked on state murder charges against him in the 2015 slaying of Walter Scott.

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  14. Fired officer to plead guilty in killing of black motoristRead the original story

    May 2, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A white police officer whose killing of a black motorist running from a traffic stop was recorded on a cellphone video will plead guilty Tuesday to violating his civil rights, a conviction that could send him to prison for decades. As part of the plea deal, South Carolina prosecutors would drop the state's murder case against Michael Slager, who was fired from the North Charleston police force after the bystander's video became public.

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  15. Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The South Carolina Health Planning Committee has scheduled a public hearing in the Lowcountry regarding a 2017-2018 draft of the South Carolina Health Plan.

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  16. Woman chained in container says captor bragged about killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016, file photo, Todd Kohlhepp's enters the courtroom of Judge Jimmy Henson for a bond hearing at the Spartanburg Detention Facility in Spartanburg, S.C. A South Carolina woman who spent t... . FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016 file photo, the shipping container that an abducted woman was held in for two months is removed from Todd Kohlhepp's property in Woodruff, S.C. A South Carolina ... COLUMBIA, S.C. - A South Carolina woman who spent two months chained inside a large metal container says her captor raped her daily and bragged that he was good at killing, claiming that his victims tallied nearly 100.

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  17. S Carolina's 1st openly gay lawmaker from deep-red districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Reps. Jason Elliott, R-Greenville, left, and Jimmy Bales, D-Richland, right, walk through the South Carolina Statehouse Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, in Columbia, S.C. Recently elected in November, Elliott is a 46-year old attorney... . 7 comments

  18. Time running out for ACA open enrollmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    If you want to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act you have until midnight Tuesday when open enrollment ends. Free assistance to help people sign up was provided Sunday at Brookland Baptist Church in West Columbia.

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