01, Aug 2014 - Ex-South Carolina State University trustee asks judge to drop convictions
COLUMBIA, S.C. - A former South Carolina State University trustee wants a federal judge to drop his convictions on more than two dozen charges, including racketeering.
01, Aug 2014 - 2nd man tied to drone smuggling attempt at South Carolina prison sought
Authorities issued a public plea Thursday to help them find one of two individuals who tried to sneak a drone carrying cellphones, marijuana and other contraband into a South Carolina maximum-security prison.
01, Aug 2014 - Drone Carrying Contraband Crashes Outside of Prison
A drone carrying contraband crashed just outside the barb-wired fence at a South Carolina maximum security prison, officials said.
01, Aug 2014 - Drone transporting weed, cigarettes and cell phones crashes outside S.C. prison
Matt Bradwell BISHOPVILLE, S.C., July 31 (UPI) -- A drone carrying marijuana, tobacco and cell phones was discovered next to the fence of a prison in South Carolina, leading police on a months-long manhunt.
01, Aug 2014 - Drone Carrying Drugs And Phones Crashes Outside South Carolina Prison
Authorities Searching For Drone Smuggling Suspect
31, Jul 2014 - Drone carrying contraband crashes at SC prison - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Spo
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Officials are looking for a person they say helped try to use a drone to sneak cellphones, marijuana and other contraband into a maximum-security prison in South Carolina.
31, Jul 2014 - Convicted local serial killer to be profiled on cable program
Some of you may remember the case of serial killer Reinaldo Rivera. He was convicted in the rape and murder of four women in Georgia and South Carolina… Thursday night, an Investigation Discovery's "Southern Fried Homicide," focuses on Rivera and his victims. Almost fifteen years later Sheriff Richard Roundtree says he still remembers the day Rivera admitted to the crimes. He said Augusta had ...
31, Jul 2014 - Crashed drone carried contraband aimed at South Carolina prison
By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON S.C. (Reuters) - A drone being flown in a novel attempt to smuggle phones, marijuana and tobacco into a South Carolina maximum security prison crashed outside its walls, authorities said on Wednesday. The contraband smuggling attempt has been under investigation since the wreckage was discovered in April outside the Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville, said ...
31, Jul 2014 - SLED: 136 SC firearm purchases denied due to Boland Bill
Charleston County has submitted 6,800 records to the State Law Enforcement Agency as part of its compliance with a new South Carolina law, according to probate court Judge Irvin Condon.
31, Jul 2014 - Laurens, SC LCSO: Escaped female prisoner captured
The female inmate who walked way from a work detail Thursday is in custody, according to the Laurens County Sheriff's Office. Kimberly Jane Collins was apprehended by the Laurens County Sheriff's Office and State Law Enforcement Division and Correction officials just before 6 p.m., said a release from the South Carolina Department of Corrections. Sheriff Ricky Chastain said Collins, who is in ...
31, Jul 2014 - Judge orders James Brown documents be made public
A judge has ordered South Carolina's attorney general to turn over documents to a freelance journalist investigating the court fight over the estate of soul singer James Brown.
31, Jul 2014 - Judge sides with journalist asking attorney general for documents about James Brown's estate
COLUMBIA, S.C. — A judge has ordered South Carolina's attorney general to turn over documents to a freelance journalist investigating the court fight over the estate of soul singer James Brown.
31, Jul 2014 - Lawsuit filed in South Carolina boating accident
The mother of a 14-year-old South Carolina girl injured in a boating accident, causing her thumb to be amputated, is suing Myrtle Beach tourism leader James Matthew Brittain and Murrells Inlet Epiphany over the incident, according to federal court documents.
31, Jul 2014 - Greenville, SC 10 years for man who dragged dog behind truck
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison after admitting he dragged a dog for at least 2 miles behind his pickup truck.
31, Jul 2014 - SC court wants plan to deal with nuclear landfill
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Court of Appeals wants a plan on how regulators and the operator of a nuclear waste landfill in Barnwell County are going to limit radioactive groundwater flowing toward the Savannah River.