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  1. Johns Island kidnapping suspect pleads guilty, told investigators victim's family seemed 'perfect'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | WMBF

    Thomas Lawton Evans, 37, faces 30 years to life in prison when he is sentenced by a federal judge at a later date. New information came to light in court Tuesday which included investigators saying Evans told them he targeted the family because they seemed "perfect" and one he would like to have.

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  2. Baby boy abandoned at South Carolina fire stationRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2018 | WMBF

    The South Carolina Department of Human Services says a 9-day-old baby has been abandoned at a fire department. The Spartanburg Herald-Journal reports that the baby, a white boy, was left at the North Spartanburg Fire Department sometime Sunday evening.

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  3. Family starts GoFundMe page for Spartanburg Co man killed in fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | WMBF

    The family of a Spartanburg County man killed in a fire Monday night is looking for help laying him to rest. Quentin Jamall Stokes died after a fire broke out in a home on Sulfur Springs Road in Chesnee Monday night.

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  4. Police investigating after woman says she was robbed in Spartanburg parking garageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2018 | WMBF

    The victim told police she was sleeping in the second floor stairwell of the Kennedy Street parking garage when a man came down from a higher floor and woke her. The suspect, who stood about 5'6" and wore all black, including black shoes with white soles, reportedly told the victim he had seen her get cash from an ATM earlier.

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  5. Police: Chick-Fil-A employee almost robbed at gun point in SpartanburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | WMBF

    Spartanburg police said a man with his shirt wrapped around his face attempted to rob a Chick-Fil-A employee Wednesday night. Officers said they received a call around 10:30 p.m. in response to an armed robbery at the restaurant off W.O. Ezell Blvd. According to a Spartanburg police incident report, the manager of the chain called police after two of his employees informed him of an attempted robbery on a third employee.

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  6. Body left to rot in funeral home 3 years leads to chargesRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2018 | WMBF

    Two funeral home workers have been charged with desecration of human remains after authorities say they left a body to rot in an unrefrigerated room for nearly three years in South Carolina. Authorities say they were supposed to cremate 63-year-old Mary Alice Pitts Moore after her funeral in March 2015, but instead left her remains in a locked room under blankets, surrounded by air fresheners.

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  7. Department of Probation and Parole names 7 of Charleston's most wanted offendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | WMBF

    The South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services says seven of the state's top 10 alleged probation violators are from the Charleston area. They're currently looking for information that may lead to their eventual capture.

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  8. CCSO: Woman shot, killed after taking aim at deputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2018 | WMBF

    Sheriff Steven Mueller says deputies responded to the scene on Bear Creek Road just outside of Blacksburg around 3:34 a.m. after a woman called 911 asking for help, but her calls were proven false. When deputies arrived, she threatened deputies and aimed a gun at them.

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  9. Standing naked in window draws charges of indecent exposureRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2018 | WMBF

    A South Carolina man has been charged with indecent exposure after police say he was photographed standing naked in the window of his apartment. The State newspaper reports that an off-duty Spartanburg police officer saw the man standing naked in a sliding-glass window facing a public walkway around 7:45 p.m. Wednesday.

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  10. Water system to restock South Carolina lake after fish killRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2018 | WMBF

    A water system is offering to restock a South Carolina lake where algae-killing spray contributed to the death of more than 200,000 fish earlier this year. Spartanburg Water and the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources met earlier this week to discuss the fish kill and how to avoid it.

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  11. Police: Suspect arrested after vehicle and foot chase in SpartanburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | WMBF

    On Tuesday, Spartanburg County Deputies say they arrested 23-year-old, Jamee Tresean Lyles, after he fled from them and was found in possession of a stolen vehicle. Deputies were running stationary RADAR on North Blackstock Road near Frey Road when they noticed a Nissan Altima with a paper tag following to close to another vehicle.

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  12. Sheriff: Search underway for more possible victims connected to Todd KohlheppRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | WMBF

    Spartanburg County Sheriff Chuck Wright said investigators are searching an area in Enoree for more possible victims connected to serial killer Todd Kohlhepp. Wright said teams of deputies and K-9s were searching for two victims whose bodies were reportedly dumped at the site.

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  13. Man charged with holding woman in South Carolina motelRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2018 | WMBF

    A man has been arrested and charged with kidnapping after a woman told police he held her in a South Carolina motel room for about a month. News outlets reported that Spartanburg police were called to a motel Sunday night where the woman told officers she had been choked, hit, placed in handcuffs and pepper sprayed.

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  14. Police: Man arrested in Spartanburg for holding a woman against her willRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | WMBF

    Spartanburg Police were called to the Main St Motel on 700 West Main Street in Spartanburg for a disturbance call on Sunday, August 12. When they arrived, officers spoke to the victims brother who told officers that he had traveled from Alabama because he feared for his sisters safety. The victim's brother told officers that he had not been in contact with his sister until she got a new phone on August 7, who then told him that she was being held against her will.

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  15. Fire destroys Spartanburg Co. apartment buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | WMBF

    Firefighters were called to battle a fire at an apartment complex in Spartanburg County early Thursday morning, according to emergency dispatchers.

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  16. SCSO: Two arrested for stealing personal items, car, leading deputies on chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2018 | WMBF

    A man and woman are behind bars tonight after Spartanburg County deputies say they forced a pursuit in a stolen car. Derrick Andrew Patterson, 25, and Alex Andrea Kearns, 23, were arrested Thursday after leading deputies on a chase through Spartanburg in the stolen Saab.

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  17. Deputies arrest murder suspect in June shooting at Spartanburg Co. nightclubRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2018 | WMBF

    The Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office announced Thursday that a suspect has been charged with murder in a June 3 nightclub shooting that claimed one man's life and left another hurt. When they arrived on scene, deputies found a man under a vehicle who had been shot and did not have a pulse.

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  18. 4 teens arrested in South Carolina church vandalismRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2018 | WMBF

    Four teens have been arrested after sheriff's deputies in South Carolina say someone carved the words "Hail Satan" on a porch floor. News outlets reported that Union County Sheriff David Taylor said deputies were called to Welcome Baptist Church on July 9. A sheriff's report says the church's Family Life Center had been damaged.

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  19. Spartanburg Co. mother searching for teen missing more than 2 monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | WMBF

    A Spartanburg County mother is asking for help tracking down her teenage son, who she said has been missing for more than two months. Nathan is 5'8" tall, weighs 148 pounds, and has brown eyes and dark brown/black hair.

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  20. Woman says man carjacked and assaulted her when she stopped to ask for directions at gas stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | WMBF

    Spartanburg police said a man was charged after he reportedly jumped in a woman's car after she asked for directions at a gas station and forced her to give him a ride. The woman told them she asked a man how to get back to Reidville Road when the suspect jumped in her car and started asking about cigarettes.

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