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  1. South Carolina, Texas tie for most child deaths in hot carsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | WMBF

    An organization that tracks child deaths in hot cars says South Carolina and Texas are now tied at three for the most number of such deaths this year. KidsandCars.org reports a 3-year-old boy died Thursday in a hot car in Houston, tying the two states.

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  2. Police: Man accused of choking pregnant woman, slamming her head into refrigeratorRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WMBF

    The Spartanburg Police Department said they are seeking a domestic violence warrant against a man in connection with the assault of a pregnant victim. Officers were called to the emergency room at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center on Saturday in regards to an assault victim receiving medical attention.

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  3. Here's how your child can get a free backpack full of supplies on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WMBF

    TCC, the country's largest Verizon-authorized retailer, is holding its annual School Rocks Backpack Giveaway on Sunday. This marks the sixth year the company has been hosting the backpack drive.

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  4. Deputies: Chase in Spartanburg Co. led to deadly crash on Highway 221Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | WMBF

    The Spartanburg County coroner said an Inman man was killed when a car he was riding in collided with a tractor trailer during a chase on Wednesday night. Troopers said the crash was reported shortly before 9 p.m. on Highway 221 near to off-ramp to I-85 North The road was blocked for several hours while troopers investigated and crews worked to clear the wreckage.

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  5. Coroner investigates possible electrocution of workerRead the original story

    Friday | WMBF

    Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger said 35-year-old Andrew Middlebrough of Greenville was found dead Friday afternoon at a manufacturing plant in Spartanburg.

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  6. South Carolina deputies wound shooting suspectRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 19 | WMBF

    South Carolina authorities say a vehicle chase in which a man fired at deputies through a sunroof with an assault rifle ended with deputies shooting and wounding the suspect. Spartanburg County Sheriff's Lt.

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  7. Family of double homicide victim revives Spartanburg cold caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | WMBF

    They say a picture is worth a thousand words and one Upstate mother knows they're worth a thousand emotions too. "This is my favorite one," Faye Woodruff said, pointing to photos inside her home of her son.

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  8. Police investigating road rage to go at a Spartanburg McDonald's drive throughRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | WMBF

    Spartanburg police said they received a call Tuesday night about a fight that broke out in a McDonald's drive through. Police say the victim was in the drive through at the McDonald's on Cedar Springs Road when the man behind him began to get rude.

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  9. Coroner investigating deadly moped crash in Spartanburg Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 15 | WMBF

    South Carolina Highway Patrol says the crash happened around 1:45 a.m. on July 15 when the driver of a 2004 BMW SUV struck a moped from behind on U.S. Highway 29, near Hadden Heights Road.

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  10. SCSO: Woman says rejected sexual advance led to knife attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 15 | WMBF

    A Spartanburg woman is behind bars after deputies say she threatened a woman and cut a man's arm during a feud Saturday afternoon. Deputies responded to the scene on July 14 around 1:15 p.m. regarding calls about a woman with a knife at an apartment complex on Norris Street.

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  11. Deputies: Spartanburg business broken intoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 14 | WMBF

    On Friday, July 13, an employee of Ken's Muffler Shop on Asheville Highway reported the burglary to deputies, who arrived on scene to clear the building. The employee told deputies he arrived to work at 8:00 a.m. only to find the front door had been forced open, with pieces of the frame strewn about the floor inside the shop.

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  12. Group wants to preserve land near Revolutionary battle sitesRead the original story

    Friday Jul 13 | WMBF

    A group is encouraging people living near several Revolutionary War battlefields in South Carolina to maintain a rural setting surrounding the sites. The Herald-Journal of Spartanburg reported that more than 1,000 landowners near three sites have been contacted to see if they are interested in helping to preserve land near battlefields.

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  13. Fire marshal: Boy may have been attempting an internet challenge when ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | WMBF

    A 12-year-old boy was hospitalized Tuesday after Spartanburg Fire Marshall Brad Hall said the child suffered "life altering" burns to 40 percent of his body. The Spartanburg Fire Department says the boy ran to Cornerstone Baptist Church on South Converse Street after suffering burns at a home on LaSalle Court.

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  14. BMW says no change in South Carolina expansion plansRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 11 | WMBF

    BMW says it is sticking with plans to add 1,000 workers in South Carolina, even though the company will start production of a new vehicle in China. BMW and Chinese partner Brilliance Automotive Group Holdings said Monday a joint venture called BMW Brilliance Automotive will increase the number of vehicles made annually in China to 520,000 next year.

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  15. South Carolina county deals with 911 operator shortageRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 7 | WMBF

    But the problem is especially acute these days with 12 jobs open. Flynn told the Herald-Journal of Spartanburg he has to ask full-time employees to work overtime and use firefighters and others to fill in part time.

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  16. Deputies need help identifying four accused of shoplifting from adult store in SpartanburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 4 | WMBF

    Spartanburg County deputies are working to identify four people accused of shoplifting from Pandora's Boxxx, a lingerie, adult novelty, and video store, in June. Deputies said the first incident took place on June 23. A man and woman entered the store together to make a purchase but deputies said the man removed one item from its packaging in the store, placed it in his pocket, and left without paying for it. 1 comment

  17. Miss South Carolina, an Upstate native, talks about leukemia awareness in mother's memoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | WMBF

    In January, Davia Bunch was crowned Miss Spartanburg. A native to the area, Davia graduated from Dorman High School and was attending the University of South Carolina.

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  18. U.S. Marshals, deputies arrest dozens of fugitives in Spartanburg Co. operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | WMBF

    US Marshals, South Carolina Probation, Parole, and Pardon Services; and Spartanburg County Sheriff's deputies rounded up a total of 36 people as part of "Operation: Spartanburg". Three individuals arrested had warrants out for sex offender registry violations; those three are Robert Sims of Spartanburg, Roger Greer of Moore, and Dustin Stanton of Spartanburg.

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  19. Police: Man beat girlfriend's estranged husband while he had a seizureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 2 | WMBF

    The Spartanburg Police Department said a suspect is in custody on an assault charge after a violent incident on Sunday. Officers were called to a disturbance on E. Pearl Street where a victim was transported to Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

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  20. Miss Spartanburg wins Miss South Carolina 2018, headed to Miss America PageantRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 1 | WMBF

    The 21-year-old Spartanburg native attends the University of South Carolina. She was a double preliminary winner for talent and swimsuit and she performed on Pointe to Feel it Still.

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