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    Florence man gets 35 years for killing ex-girlfriend

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    FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) - A 47-year-old man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for killing his ex-girlfriend in her Florence home.Local media outlets report Doni Anderson pleaded guilty to murder on Monday.Authorities say Anderson shot and killed 34-year-old Ken More>>

    NC dad charged with murder in brutal death of infant son

    The dad, Ricky Lee Clark Jr. and Caden, who died in Feb. (Photos from Facebook and WNCT) The dad, Ricky Lee Clark Jr. and Caden, who died in Feb. (Photos from Facebook and WNCT)
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    The father of an NC 1-month-old baby has now been charged in the murder of the child, which happened in February. Just 2 weeks ago, officials ruled the Feb. 17 death of baby Caden Williams -- who suffered broken ribs, liver damage and head trauma -- a homicide.
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    Little River man on moped dies after hit & run crash

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    The South Carolina Highway Patrol is reporting a fatal wreck along the 11400 block of Highway 90 in Little River. It happened near North Myrtle Beach Middle School just before 7:30 Monday morning. We really don't have much information at this time as far as how many cars were involved or the victim. When we get more information we will pass it along. More>>

    Another Southern college student reported missing

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    The Charlottesville Police Department announced Monday their investigation into a missing persons incident involving a University of Virginia student. Hannah Elizabeth Graham is an 18-year-old, white female and is missing from the college in the Virginia mountains. More>>

    2 men charged in Darlington murder

    Gibson (left) and Gregg.. Photos from Darlington Police Gibson (left) and Gregg.. Photos from Darlington Police
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    Two men were charged Monday by Darlington Police in connection with the murder of a man in August, police said.Quentin Joshua Gibson, age 23, and Antonio McCoy Gregg, age 24, were arrested Monday by the Darlington City Police Department in connection with th More>>

    Group protests SC school's removal of US flags on Sept. 11 anniversary

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    Several people showed up with American flags to protest Woodruff High School's decision to make students remove flags from their vehicles.On September 11, four students showed up at the school with U.S. flags flying from their vehicles.
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    New trial in 2002 killing of Myrtle Beach officer

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    A new trial is scheduled to start Monday for a man charged with killing a Myrtle Beach police officer during a struggle a decade ago. Luzenski Allen Cottrell will be tried before a new jury in the 2002 shooting death of 28-year-old officer Joe McGarry. Cottrell, now 36, was convicted of murder and sentenced to death in April 2005, but the state Supreme Court overturned the conviction because the jury was not allowed to consider a lesser charge of voluntary manslaughter. Authorities say McGarr... More>>

    NC college student found dead more than a week after disappearance

    Anna Smith Anna Smith
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    Police said the body believed to be Anna Smith was found in a wooded area behind me near Poplar Grove Road on the west side of town Saturday.Police said Anna's driver's license and student ID were found near the body but at this time there's no cause of death that's been released, Smith, who attended Appalachian State University, was reported missing by her roommate Wednesday, September 3. Countless police agencies, her family and volunteers helped with searches for the freshman. The Appalach... More>>

    Witness recounts deadly car drowning behind her house Video included

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    A 61-year-old man is dead after his car drove into a Florence County lake.It happened around 9:45 Saturday night in the 1000 block of Troon drive in Florence. Lightning caused rescue teams to postpone the search until Sunday morning.Officials say the body of Eugene Ludington Epting III of Florence was found shortly after.As curiosity lingers, those living nearby Oakdale Lake were left to just stop and stare.Investigat... More>>

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    • Guardians ad Litem speaks about the fine line between spanking and child abuse

      Guardians ad Litem speaks about the fine line between spanking and child abuse

      Monday, September 15 2014 6:50 PM EDT2014-09-15 22:50:36 GMT
      The issue may have ended Ray Rice's football career.In addition, Panther's Defensive End Greg Hardy and Viking's star Running Back Adrian Peterson all sat out this weekends's games. While Hardy and Rice's cases involve adults, authorities say Peterson abused his four-year-old son. Peterson called the incident a "spanking."Heather Moore works as an Associate Attorney for Johnny Gardner Law Group in Conway. She assists DSSin Family Court with child abuse and neglect cases. Moore said she has de...
      The issue may have ended Ray Rice's football career.In addition, Panther's Defensive End Greg Hardy and Viking's star Running Back Adrian Peterson all sat out this weekends's games. While Hardy and Rice's cases involve adults, authorities say Peterson abused his four-year-old son. Peterson called the incident a "spanking."Heather Moore works as an Associate Attorney for Johnny Gardner Law Group in Conway. She assists DSSin Family Court with child abuse and neglect cases. Moore said she has de...
    • Little River man on moped dies after hit & run crash

      Little River man on moped dies after hit & run crash

      Monday, September 15 2014 4:15 PM EDT2014-09-15 20:15:17 GMT
      The South Carolina Highway Patrol is reporting a fatal wreck along the 11400 block of Highway 90 in Little River. It happened near North Myrtle Beach Middle School just before 7:30 Monday morning. We really don't have much information at this time as far as how many cars were involved or the victim. When we get more information we will pass it along.
      The South Carolina Highway Patrol is reporting a fatal wreck along the 11400 block of Highway 90 in Little River. It happened near North Myrtle Beach Middle School just before 7:30 Monday morning. We really don't have much information at this time as far as how many cars were involved or the victim. When we get more information we will pass it along.
    • 41st Annual Shriners Fall Festival set for Myrtle Beach this weekend

      41st Annual Shriners Fall Festival set for Myrtle Beach this weekend

      Monday, September 15 2014 3:12 PM EDT2014-09-15 19:12:46 GMT
      MYRTLE BEACH, SC (Press Release)– The 41st Annual South Atlantic Shrine Association Fall Festival will return to Myrtle Beach starting Wednesday, September 17 and running through the following Monday.Events kick off with a golf tournament at the River Oaks Golf Plantation.The Grand Shriners Parade is scheduled for Saturday, September 20, along Ocean Boulevard – from Sixth to 12th Avenue South – beginning at 9 a.m.A fu...
      MYRTLE BEACH, SC (Press Release)– The 41st Annual South Atlantic Shrine Association Fall Festival will return to Myrtle Beach starting Wednesday, September 17 and running through the following Monday.Events kick off with a golf tournament at the River Oaks Golf Plantation.The Grand Shriners Parade is scheduled for Saturday, September 20, along Ocean Boulevard – from Sixth to 12th Avenue South – beginning at 9 a.m.A fu...
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    • Florence man gets 35 years for killing ex-girlfriend

      Florence man gets 35 years for killing ex-girlfriend

      Monday, September 15 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-09-15 22:25:58 GMT
      FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) - A 47-year-old man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for killing his ex-girlfriend in her Florence home.Local media outlets report Doni Anderson pleaded guilty to murder on Monday.Authorities say Anderson shot and killed 34-year-old Ken
      FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) - A 47-year-old man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for killing his ex-girlfriend in her Florence home.Local media outlets report Doni Anderson pleaded guilty to murder on Monday.Authorities say Anderson shot and killed 34-year-old Ken
    • 2 men charged in Darlington murder

      2 men charged in Darlington murder

      Monday, September 15 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-09-15 22:13:12 GMT
      Gibson (left) and Gregg.. Photos from Darlington PoliceGibson (left) and Gregg.. Photos from Darlington Police
      Two men were charged Monday by Darlington Police in connection with the murder of a man in August, police said.Quentin Joshua Gibson, age 23, and Antonio McCoy Gregg, age 24, were arrested Monday by the Darlington City Police Department in connection with th
      Two men were charged Monday by Darlington Police in connection with the murder of a man in August, police said.Quentin Joshua Gibson, age 23, and Antonio McCoy Gregg, age 24, were arrested Monday by the Darlington City Police Department in connection with th
    • E-cigarette trend hits the Darlington County Detention Center, generates revenue

      E-cigarette trend hits the Darlington County Detention Center, generates revenue

      Monday, September 15 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-09-15 21:32:58 GMT
      The Darlington County Detention Center offers inmates electronic-cigarettes for purchase, bringing in extra revenue.The Darlington County Detention Center offers inmates electronic-cigarettes for purchase, bringing in extra revenue.
      The Darlington Detention Center offers inmates electronic-cigarettes for purchase, bringing in extra revenue.  
      The Darlington Detention Center offers inmates electronic-cigarettes for purchase, bringing in extra revenue.     
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    • NC dad charged with murder in brutal death of infant son

      NC dad charged with murder in brutal death of infant son

      Monday, September 15 2014 8:41 PM EDT2014-09-16 00:41:30 GMT
      The dad, Ricky Lee Clark Jr. and Caden, who died in Feb. (Photos from Facebook and WNCT)The dad, Ricky Lee Clark Jr. and Caden, who died in Feb. (Photos from Facebook and WNCT)
      The father of an NC 1-month-old baby has now been charged in the murder of the child, which happened in February. Just 2 weeks ago, officials ruled the Feb. 17 death of baby Caden Williams -- who suffered broken ribs, liver damage and head trauma -- a homicide.
      The father of an NC 1-month-old baby has now been charged in the murder of the child, which happened in February. Just 2 weeks ago, officials ruled the Feb. 17 death of baby Caden Williams -- who suffered broken ribs, liver damage and head trauma -- a homicide.
    • Another Southern college student reported missing

      Another Southern college student reported missing

      Monday, September 15 2014 6:28 PM EDT2014-09-15 22:28:49 GMT
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      The Charlottesville Police Department announced Monday their investigation into a missing persons incident involving a University of Virginia student. Hannah Elizabeth Graham is an 18-year-old, white female and is missing from the college in the Virginia mountains.
      The Charlottesville Police Department announced Monday their investigation into a missing persons incident involving a University of Virginia student. Hannah Elizabeth Graham is an 18-year-old, white female and is missing from the college in the Virginia mountains.
    • Group protests SC school's removal of US flags on Sept. 11 anniversary

      Group protests SC school's removal of US flags on Sept. 11 anniversary

      Monday, September 15 2014 4:55 PM EDT2014-09-15 20:55:37 GMT
      Several people showed up with American flags to protest Woodruff High School's decision to make students remove flags from their vehicles.On September 11, four students showed up at the school with U.S. flags flying from their vehicles.
      Several people showed up with American flags to protest Woodruff High School's decision to make students remove flags from their vehicles.On September 11, four students showed up at the school with U.S. flags flying from their vehicles.
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    • Burger King wants Hawaii needle lawsuit dismissed

      Burger King wants Hawaii needle lawsuit dismissed

      Monday, September 15 2014 8:41 PM EDT2014-09-16 00:41:09 GMT
      Burger King wants to dismiss a lawsuit alleging there were needles in a sandwich after the former soldier who made the claim didn't attend a settlement conference.
      Burger King wants to dismiss a lawsuit alleging there were needles in a sandwich after the former soldier who made the claim didn't attend a settlement conference.
    • Hundreds flee 3 California wildfires; homes burn

      Hundreds flee 3 California wildfires; homes burn

      Monday, September 15 2014 8:31 PM EDT2014-09-16 00:31:30 GMT
      Two raging wildfires in California forced hundreds of people to evacuate their homes, including one near a lakeside resort town that burned nearly two dozen structures.
      A wildfire that broke out in far Northern California has burned at least 75 structures, forced the evacuation of about 1,500 residents and caused the closure of a major interstate freeway.
    • Victim's family praying for girl in range accident

      Victim's family praying for girl in range accident

      Monday, September 15 2014 8:21 PM EDT2014-09-16 00:21:03 GMT
      The family of an Arizona shooting range instructor who was accidentally shot and killed by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi say they're praying for her.
      The family of an Arizona shooting-range instructor who was accidentally shot and killed by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi say they're praying for her.
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    • Timmonsville Public Library hosts pet show to honor National Library Card Sign Up Month

      Timmonsville Public Library hosts pet show to honor National Library Card Sign Up Month

      Monday, September 15 2014 5:07 PM EDT2014-09-15 21:07:01 GMT
      September is National Library Card Sign-up Month. Timmonsville Public Library hosted a pet show as an incentive to get people to come in a register for a library card. The American Library Association says this month is a time to remind parents and children that a library card is the most important school supply of all. Go to your local library to sign up for a library card.
      September is National Library Card Sign-up Month. Timmonsville Public Library hosted a pet show as an incentive to get people to come in a register for a library card. The American Library Association says this month is a time to remind parents and children that a library card is the most important school supply of all. Go to your local library to sign up for a library card.
    • Myrtle Beach puppy with broken legs in need of surgery

      Myrtle Beach puppy with broken legs in need of surgery

      Thursday, September 4 2014 6:42 AM EDT2014-09-04 10:42:11 GMT
      A group of people are working together to raise money for a dog in need of surgery. The dog, known as "lil bit,” was brought to the Horry County Animal Care Center a few weeks ago.Kelly Bonome, the Operations Manager at Horry County Animal Care Center, said the center sees about 10 thousand animals every year. But one, made a lasting impression.“We had a woman come in and she needed to surrender a dog and so she fille...
      A group of people are working together to raise money for a dog in need of surgery. The dog, known as "lil bit,” was brought to the Horry County Animal Care Center a few weeks ago.Kelly Bonome, the Operations Manager at Horry County Animal Care Center, said the center sees about 10 thousand animals every year. But one, made a lasting impression.“We had a woman come in and she needed to surrender a dog and so she fille...
    • Leaders break ground on youth homeless shelter in Little River

      Leaders break ground on youth homeless shelter in Little River

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 8:30 PM EDT2014-08-27 00:30:53 GMT
      Leaders broke ground Tuesday on a new shelter for young people on the North End of the Strand. The Sea Haven for youth shelter is going up in Little River.Christina Jackson, the Executive Director for Sea Haven, said the one story building will house up to 16 youth at a time. That will double their capacity from what they currently house.The residential program will act like a home for youth ages 13 to 17 years old wh...
      Leaders broke ground Tuesday on a new shelter for young people on the North End of the Strand. The Sea Haven for youth shelter is going up in Little River.Christina Jackson, the Executive Director for Sea Haven, said the one story building will house up to 16 youth at a time. That will double their capacity from what they currently house.The residential program will act like a home for youth ages 13 to 17 years old wh...
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    • NC 'Party mansion' owner convicted of tax and healthcare fraud

      NC 'Party mansion' owner convicted of tax and healthcare fraud

      Monday, September 15 2014 3:23 PM EDT2014-09-15 19:23:20 GMT
      A former Raleigh resident, known for the wild parties held at his “party mansion” in North Raleigh was sentenced Thursday to more than 10 years in prison for tax fraud, healthcare fraud and money laundering crimes, according to a United States Department of Justice release.In addition to the 135-month sentence, Claude Verbal II was ordered to serve three years of supervised release following his time in prison, to pay a restitution of more than $4 million to the Internal Revenue Service and t...
      A former Raleigh resident, known for the wild parties held at his “party mansion” in North Raleigh was sentenced Thursday to more than 10 years in prison for tax fraud, healthcare fraud and money laundering crimes, according to a United States Department of Justice release.In addition to the 135-month sentence, Claude Verbal II was ordered to serve three years of supervised release following his time in prison, to pay a restitution of more than $4 million to the Internal Revenue Service and t...
    • Nearly 60 arrested in SC town's 4-day prostitution sting

      Nearly 60 arrested in SC town's 4-day prostitution sting

      Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:42 PM EDT2014-08-20 01:42:19 GMT
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      Greenville Police released information Tuesday that 59 people were arrested in a four day long prostitution sting.  Of the 59 people 33 of them were "Johns", 25 were prostitutes, and one was arrested as a pimp for aiding and abetting.
      Greenville Police released information Tuesday that 59 people were arrested in a four day long prostitution sting.  Of the 59 people 33 of them were "Johns", 25 were prostitutes, and one was arrested as a pimp for aiding and abetting.
    • NC college student found dead more than a week after disappearance

      NC college student found dead more than a week after disappearance

      Monday, September 15 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-09-15 19:25:54 GMT
      Anna Smith Anna Smith
      Police said the body believed to be Anna Smith was found in a wooded area behind me near Poplar Grove Road on the west side of town Saturday.Police said Anna's driver's license and student ID were found near the body but at this time there's no cause of death that's been released, Smith, who attended Appalachian State University, was reported missing by her roommate Wednesday, September 3. Countless police agencies, her family and volunteers helped with searches for the freshman. The Appalach...
      Police said the body believed to be Anna Smith was found in a wooded area behind me near Poplar Grove Road on the west side of town Saturday.Police said Anna's driver's license and student ID were found near the body but at this time there's no cause of death that's been released, Smith, who attended Appalachian State University, was reported missing by her roommate Wednesday, September 3. Countless police agencies, her family and volunteers helped with searches for the freshman. The Appalach...
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