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  1. Authorities: Carbon monoxide kills Orangeburg mother, sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | The Charlotte Observer

    ORANGEBURG, S.C. Orangeburg County authorities say a preliminary investigation shows a mother and young son have died of carbon monoxide poisoning. Investigators tell multiple media outlets that the 27-year-old mother and her 7-year-old son were found dead Saturday evening inside a home.

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  2. Judge declares mistrial in SC police shooting caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | The Charlotte Observer

    ORANGEBURG, S.C. A South Carolina judge declared a mistrial early Tuesday in the case of a white ex-police chief charged with murder in the shooting death an unarmed black man. Former Eutawville Police Chief Richard Combs was charged after shooting Bernard Bailey three times in May of 2011.

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  3. Defense continues in SC murder trial of ex-officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | The Charlotte Observer

    ORANGEBURG, S.C. The defense is continuing its case in the murder trial of a white ex-police chief charged with the murder of a black man in Orangeburg County. Former Eutawville Police Chief Richard Combs faces 30 years to life in prison if he is convicted of murder in the 2011 shooting death of Bernard Bailey.

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  4. Prosecutor: Death of man shot by officer was 'senseless'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | The Charlotte Observer

    Defense attorney John O'Leary gives opening statements on the first day testimony in trial of former Eutawville police chief Richard Combs on Wednesday, Jan 7, 2015 on Orangeburg, S.C.. Combs is charged with murder for the shooting of Bernard Bailey.

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  5. Ex-South Carolina police chief's murder trial beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | The Charlotte Observer

    ORANGEBURG, S.C. Amid national discord about police conduct and race relations, a South Carolina jury heard opening statements Wednesday in the murder trial of a former police chief who is accused of killing an unarmed man in 2011. Richard J. Combs, the police chief in Eutawville at the time, was indicted on the murder charge in early December, shortly before he was to stand trial for official misconduct in connection with the death of Bernard Bailey.

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  6. More bats found in Orangeburg hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | The Charlotte Observer

    ORANGEBURG, S.C. Bats have returned to the Regional Medical Center of Orangeburg, although officials say the problem is not nearly as severe as it was last year. Hospital spokeswoman Jane Carson tells the Times and Democrat of Orangeburg that 18 bats have been found this time.

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  7. Police: Man breaks SC teacher's arm in classroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    HOLLY HILL, S.C. Police say a 21-year-old man broke a fourth-grade teacher's arm in front of her students at an Orangeburg County elementary school. Police Chief Josh Detter told The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg that Torian Gadson first knocked on a window at Holly Hill Elementary School Monday to try to get in.

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  8. 3 indictments against SC officers in past 4 monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Vehicles make their way on the main street in Eutawville, S.C., on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014. A white man who was the police chief in the small South Carolina town was charged with murder Wednesday in the shooting death of an unarmed black man nearly four years ago.

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  9. White SC cop who shot unarmed black man chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Richard Combs, the former police chief and sole officer in the small town of Eutawville listens in court with his lawyer John O'Leary, Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, in Orangeburg, S.C. Combs, who fatally shot an unarmed black man in South Carolina in 2011 was charged with murder, and his lawyer accused prosecutors of taking advantage of national outrage toward police to get the indictment. Richard Combs, the former police chief and sole officer in the small town of Eutawville listens in court, Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, in Orangeburg, S.C. Combs, who fatally shot an unarmed black man in South Carolina in 2011 was charged with murder, and his lawyer accused prosecutors of taking advantage of national outrage toward police to get the indictment.

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  10. SC cop charged with murder in unarmed man shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ORANGEBURG, S.C. A white man who was the police chief in a small South Carolina town has been charged with murder in the 2011 shooting death of an unarmed black man. Richard Combs worked in Eutawville when 54-year-old Bernard Bailey came to Town Hall to argue about his daughter's broken-taillight ticket.

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  11. Orangeburg man beaten to death with asphalt chunkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ORANGEBURG, S.C. Investigators say a 38-year-old man has been charged with murder after he beat a 75-year-old man to death with a chunk of asphalt during a robbery at the victim's Orangeburg County home. Deputies said in a news release that Willie Miller became a suspect shorty after a friend looked through a window Monday and saw Clifford Herring motionless on the floor.

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