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South Carolina Crime

Lawyer: Dad Accused Of Killing His 5 Children Is Being 'Portrayed As A Monster'

AP | ADRIAN SAINZ and JEFFREY COLLINS | Posted 11.12.2014 | Crime

AMORY, Miss. (AP) — The five children who authorities say were killed by their father loved to dress up as superheroes, play in the park and pool, a...

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Mom Calls Cops On 15-Year-Old Son After Finding Porn

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 08.07.2014 | Crime

A mother in South Carolina called sheriff's deputies on her son this week after finding porn playing on her living room TV. According to the Sparta...

Man Assaults Girlfriend With Anger Management Book: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.26.2014 | Crime

A man in Spartanburg, S.C., was arrested after allegedly losing his temper and assaulting his girlfriend with an anger management workbook, of all thi...

You Won't Believe What This Guy Has In His Wallet

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.25.2014 | Weird News

When Michael Williams finished his Valentine's Day lunch at the Applebee's in Sumter, S.C., he attempted to pay by credit card. When the card was d...

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Father Pleads For Help Finding Missing Daughter

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

The devastated family of Heather Elvis, a missing South Carolina woman who mysteriously vanished from Myrtle Beach nearly three weeks ago, is appealin...

School Psychologist Charged With Sexual Battery Of Student

Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

A high school psychologist is accused of engaging in sexual acts with a 16-year-old pupil. Authorities in South Carolina charged Megan Michelle Sni...

Man Assaults Girlfriend During Three-Way With Her Cousin: Cops

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 09.27.2013 | Weird News

Family should always come first. A South Carolina man is accused of assaulting his girlfriend during a three-way with her and her cousin. Terry ...

GOOD BOY: Dog Saves Baby From Abusive Babysitter

Posted 09.13.2013 | Crime

Good boy! A South Carolina couple is thanking their dog for saving their 7-month-old from an abusive babysitter. Benjamin and Hope Jordan, of Ch...

WATCH: Officers Bust Into Hot Car To Rescue Dog

Posted 08.14.2013 | Crime

A man in South Carolina was charged with ill treatment of animals after he left his dog inside a locked car in 95-degree heat and the animal suffered ...

More Charges For Couple Accused Of Killing Sex Offender

AP | Posted 07.30.2013 | Crime

UNION, S.C. -- More charges have been filed against a couple accused of targeting and killing a South Carolina sex offender. Bond was denied Monday f...

Suicidal Man Lured From Ledge With Pizza

Posted 06.25.2013 | Crime

A man threatening to jump from a South Carolina bridge was coaxed off the ledge with a pizza, police say. The man parked his vehicle on a shoulder ...

50 POUNDS Of Pot Found In Pac-Man Machine: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.23.2013 | Weird News

No wonder Pac Man wants to eat everything. South Carolina man Luis Tyler, 40, was arrested last Tuesday and charged with trafficking marijuana afte...

S.C. Sheriff Indicted For Letting Favored Inmates Have Access To Drugs, Sex And Booze

AP | JEFFREY COLLINS | Posted 05.20.2013 | Crime

COLUMBIA, S.C. — An indictment charges a veteran South Carolina sheriff let some favored inmates sleep outside jail with access to television an...

New Suspect Found In On-Campus College Killing

AP | Posted 05.08.2013 | Crime

CONWAY, S.C. — A second person has been charged with murder in the death of a South Carolina college student. The State Law Enforcement Divisio...

Dad Throws Crying Baby On Floor 'In Anger': Cops

Posted 02.26.2013 | Crime

A South Carolina father has admitted that he threw his infant son on the floor "in anger" because the child would not stop crying, according to court ...

200+ Dead Dogs Found In Man's Backyard: Cops

The Huffington Post | Megan Griffo | Posted 02.12.2013 | Crime

Police say they were horrified to find more than 200 dead dogs and 45 dogs in "very poor condition" in the backyard of Loney L. Garrett on Tuesday mor...

Teen Hires Friends To Kill Strict Grandparents: Sheriff

AP | JEFFREY COLLINS | Posted 02.01.2013 | Crime

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Investigators say a South Carolina teen offered to pay his friends $5,000 to kill the grandparents who raised him because they were ...

No Jail For Mom Who Left Newborn In Toilet At Circus

AP | JEFFREY COLLINS | Posted 02.11.2013 | Crime

GREENVILLE, S.C. — A South Carolina judge decided against prison time for a woman who left her newborn near death in the toilet of a sports aren...

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New Drawing Shows What Missing Girl May Look Like Today

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 03.27.2014 | Crime

Coming up on the fourth anniversary of Brittanee Drexel's disappearance, the CUE Center for Missing Persons has released an age-progressed portrait sh...

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Vigil Held For Missing South Carolina Cheerleader

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 11.05.2012 | Crime

For more than one hundred people in Columbia, S.C., Sunday evening was a moment to close ranks and pray, as the community came together for a vigil fo...

Cop Accused Of Shooting His Wife Shoots Himself

Posted 11.02.2012 | Crime

A South Carolina cop wanted for the attempted murder of his wife shot a bullet into his own chest just before authorities arrested him. Authorities...

South Carolina Police Searching For Suspected Teen Runaway

David Lohr | Posted 11.01.2012 | Crime

Police in Charleston, S.C., are searching for a teenager who has been missing for three days. Edward Vincent Tankersley, 15, of West Ashley, was la...

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Pregnant Woman Fatally Shot By Police As She Allegedly Tried To Run Officer Down

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.29.2012 | Crime

A pregnant woman who tried to run over a South Carolina officer while in the midst of a traffic stop in Woodruff, S.C., was fatally shot by the office...

Police Find Captive, Raped Woman While Serving Warrant

Posted 10.04.2012 | Crime

Police in South Carolina say they discovered a girl sexually assaulted and held against her will last week while they were serving an arrest warrant. ...

JUST A LITTLE NIP: Woman Charged In Alleged Breast-Biting Attack

Posted 09.11.2012 | Weird News

A South Carolina woman admitted that she bit another woman on the breast in a bizarre attack that left the victim hospitalized on Monday night. All...