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No Charges For South Carolina School Cop Who Slammed Black Teenager

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 01.13.2017 | Politics

A former South Carolina school police officer caught on video brutalizing a black teenager won’t face federal charges, the Justice Department said F...

My Own Personal Homeless Jesus

Lester & Charlie | Posted 05.31.2016 | Politics
Lester & Charlie

Last month, a study came out from Stanford University with a conclusion that shocked its own researchers: Low-income people live longer and healthier ...

Bikini-Clad Attackers Gang Up On Woman In Disturbing Video, Cops Say

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.02.2016 | Crime

They weren't just there to work on their tans. Three bikini-clad women who allegedly beat up another woman by a river in South Carolina have been arre...

South Carolina To Establish Court For Homeless

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 11.04.2014 | Impact

Columbia has pulled a 180 in its fight against homelessness. The capital city of South Carolina -- which sparked controversy last year for crimina...

The Genius Way These Two Friends Reinvented The Chicken Wing

OWN | Posted 08.15.2014 | OWN

The humble chicken wing has been a crowd favorite for as long as football fans can remember. Best friends Corey Simmons and Ramone Dickerson of Columb...

Southern City Enacts Controversial Measure Against People Helping Homeless

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 02.27.2014 | Impact

Fighting hunger in Columbia, S.C., just became more complicated. As of Feb. 15, the city started requiring groups of 25 people or more to purchase ...

Southern City Apologizes, Rescinds Decision To Criminalize Homelessness

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 09.09.2013 | Impact

Columbia, South Carolina has decided to rescind its controversial decision to criminalize homelessness after facing major backlash from police, city w...

'I Can't Do That. I Won't Do That': S.C. Police Oppose Criminalizing Homelessness

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 08.28.2013 | Impact

A Southern city’s decision to criminalize homelessness has outraged a number of groups, including the police force that’s expected to implement it...

Home on the Strange

Lester & Charlie | Posted 10.27.2013 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

We gotta admit: even with all we know about how they like to do things in Red States, the boldness of this measure leaves us pretty stunned. Too many homeless in your burgeoning downtown? Just send 'em packing!

Astoria Characters: The Boy From the South

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.06.2013 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Owen McKagen a strapping young "yes, ma'am" gentleman of the South who looks as though he stepped out of a Tennessee Williams play, has a bright idea to create an aquaponic device the size of a microwave that has an aquarium on the bottom and a garden on the top.