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Richland County Deputy Fired After Shooting
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:25:25 -0700

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department has fired a deputy who shot a man during a traffic stop in April — one incident in a rising number of officer-involved shootings that occur in South Carolina each year.

South Carolina coroner advises on safe crib practices
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:47:49 -0700

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts is hoping to educate parents and caregivers about ways to ensure that babies sleep safely.

South Carolina Expands Simplifile E-recording In Laurens County
Sat, 23 Aug 2014 01:55:13 -0700

Laurens County has implemented electronic recording (e-recording) of land documents with Simplifile, the nation’s largest e-recording service provider, making it easier and more cost-effective for customers to record deeds, mortgages and other types of documents electronically.

Sandy Run students back in school after gas leak fixed
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:15:00 -0700

A day after classes were called off because of a broken natural gas main at a South Carolina Electric and Gas Co. valve station, students are back in class at Sandy Run Elementary School.

9-year-old taken into protective custody after meth lab bust
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 15:04:49 -0700

A man and a woman were detained after Richland County deputies found an active meth lab in a home Friday afternoon.

Missing 12-year-old girl found in Cayce
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:03:59 -0700

A missing 12-year-old girl was found in Cayce Wednesday thanks to a Crimestoppers tip.

No charges for SC cop who shot 70-year-old NC man
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 05:34:34 -0700

The South Carolina deputy who shot a 70-year-old North Carolina man after mistaking his cane for a shotgun during an after-dark traffic stop will not be charged.

DPS officials release video of Richland County deputy crash
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14:52:34 -0700

South Carolina Department of Public Safety officials have released surveillance video of a crash involving a Richland County sheriff's deputy who was later fired for the incident.

2 arrested in Dollar General armed robbery
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:33:28 -0700

Richland Deputies have arrested two men accused of holding up a Dollar General Store last Friday. Devin Boler and Emmanuel Elleby are facing armed robbery charges. Investigators say both men wore gloves

Magic Mike sequel extras casting on Sunday
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:48:31 -0700

An open casting call will be held in Savannah for background talent on the upcoming Magic Mike sequel.