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    NC conviction overturned of half brothers in murder case in Robeson County

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    Half brothers who have spent 30 years in prison for the killing and rape of an 11-year-old girl in North Carolina will soon be released, a judge has ordered. More>>

    Conway mom killed with axe; police arrest boyfriend

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    Horry County Police were dispatched to the 3700 block of Comfort Ct. in Conway for a domestic violence call. The woman who called police said she got a call from her son saying he thought he killed his girlfriend. More>>

    "Magic Mike" sequel being filmed in Myrtle Beach

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    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - A sequel for a major motion picture will feature Myrtle Beach next year. According to a document obtained by News13, film crews were along the Grand Strand during the Labor Day weekend filming scenes for "Magic Mike 2." Red Zone Pictures Inc. requested a film permit from the City of Myrtle Beach for August 30 - 31 and was seen filming areas near the Sky Wheel, 2nd Avenue Pier, the Slingshot, and Plyler Park. Jody Schiesser, Assistant Location Manager for Red Zone,... More>>

    NC baby's death now ruled a homicide after autopsy reveals injuries

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    There are new details in the homicide of a Kinston baby. Kinston Public Safety is re-opening the investigation after the autopsy revealed someone killed the 1-month-old. Officers say they needed the autopsy to know for sure how little Caden Williams died.
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    Military vehicle could find home in Darlington County's vehicle fleet

    Darlington County may soon get a military vehicle. Darlington County may soon get a military vehicle.
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    Darlington County Sheriff Wayne Byrd recently acquired a mine-resistant armor protected vehicle, or MRAP, and now wants it a part of the county's fleet. More>>

    Suspect dead, officer injured outside SC police headquarters

    Shooting outside police headquarters in Greenville leaves suspect dead, Shooting outside police headquarters in Greenville leaves suspect dead,
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    The Greenville County Coroner has identified the man who investigators say wounded a Greenville Police officer at the Law Enforcement Center. Evan Casey Bennett of Greenville was pronounced dead at the scene Monday night. The coroner says an autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.

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    Horry County HS students begin receiving tablet learning devices

    Students at the Academy for Arts, Science, and Technology received their new Dell Venue digital learning devices on Tuesday morning. Students at the Academy for Arts, Science, and Technology received their new Dell Venue digital learning devices on Tuesday morning.
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    MYRTLE BEACH (WBTW) - The first Horry County high school students received their digital learning devices on Tuesday morning. More than 650 Academy for Arts, Science, and Technology students received their new Dell Venue tablet devices from school district officials. The students went through a sort of orientation on the devices and listened to policy and procedures spelled out by district officials and representatives from Microsoft. The students have gone through training on how to care for... More>>

    Florence County deputies ask for help finding missing man

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    Investigators with the Florence County Sheriff's Office need your help in locating a missing Johnsonville man. Julius Lavarn Gamble, 23, of Johnsonville, was last seen on August 28, Gamble, also known as "Juju" is described as a black male, approximately 5'7" inches tall, weighing approximately 155 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.Anyone with knowledge or information regarding the location or whereabouts of Gamble is asked to contact Florence County Sheriff's Office investigators at (84... More>>

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    • New hotel on Ocean Boulevard is up for discussion

      New hotel on Ocean Boulevard is up for discussion

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 7:17 PM EDT2014-09-02 23:17:44 GMT
      Architects met today to discuss plans for a new hotel on North Ocean Boulevard. The construction will take place at the former location of Palmetto Shores Hotel.Joe Pike isPresident of Pike, McFarland, Hall Associates. The company is in charge of the architectural planning of the hotel. Pike said it will contain 23 floors and 252 ocean front units. In addition, the hotel will have a 15,000 sq. ft. enclosed water park and an elevated crosswalk over Ocean Boulevard."We feel like it's very impor...
      Architects met today to discuss plans for a new hotel on North Ocean Boulevard. The construction will take place at the former location of Palmetto Shores Hotel.Joe Pike isPresident of Pike, McFarland, Hall Associates. The company is in charge of the architectural planning of the hotel. Pike said it will contain 23 floors and 252 ocean front units. In addition, the hotel will have a 15,000 sq. ft. enclosed water park and an elevated crosswalk over Ocean Boulevard."We feel like it's very impor...
    • "Magic Mike" sequel being filmed in Myrtle Beach

      "Magic Mike" sequel being filmed in Myrtle Beach

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-09-02 23:03:41 GMT
      MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - A sequel for a major motion picture will feature Myrtle Beach next year. According to a document obtained by News13, film crews were along the Grand Strand during the Labor Day weekend filming scenes for "Magic Mike 2." Red Zone Pictures Inc. requested a film permit from the City of Myrtle Beach for August 30 - 31 and was seen filming areas near the Sky Wheel, 2nd Avenue Pier, the Slingshot, and Plyler Park. Jody Schiesser, Assistant Location Manager for Red Zone,...
      MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - A sequel for a major motion picture will feature Myrtle Beach next year. According to a document obtained by News13, film crews were along the Grand Strand during the Labor Day weekend filming scenes for "Magic Mike 2." Red Zone Pictures Inc. requested a film permit from the City of Myrtle Beach for August 30 - 31 and was seen filming areas near the Sky Wheel, 2nd Avenue Pier, the Slingshot, and Plyler Park. Jody Schiesser, Assistant Location Manager for Red Zone,...
    • SC man gets 20 years for shooting at his 20th birthday party in Georgetown County

      SC man gets 20 years for shooting at his 20th birthday party in Georgetown County

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 3:34 PM EDT2014-09-02 19:34:58 GMT
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      A South Carolina man was sentenced late last week in a shooting he committed at his birthday party last year -- in which 2 bullets from the shooting are still lodged in the victim, authorities said.
      A South Carolina man was sentenced late last week in a shooting he committed at his birthday party last year -- in which 2 bullets from the shooting are still lodged in the victim, authorities said.
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    • Trees block roads as storms move through Pee Dee, weather service warns

      Trees block roads as storms move through Pee Dee, weather service warns

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-09-02 22:56:02 GMT
      Strong thunderstorms are forecast to move across Marlboro County through 6:45 pm, the National Weather Service said. At 54:4 PM Doppler radar indicated strong thunderstorms along a line extending from Wallace to Blenheim or along a line extending from Cheraw to
      Strong thunderstorms are forecast to move across Marlboro County through 6:45 pm, the National Weather Service said. At 54:4 PM Doppler radar indicated strong thunderstorms along a line extending from Wallace to Blenheim or along a line extending from Cheraw to
    • Family of missing Johnsonville man searches, prays

      Family of missing Johnsonville man searches, prays

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 5:36 PM EDT2014-09-02 21:36:22 GMT
      J. Gamble has been missing since last week. J. Gamble has been missing since last week.
      Looking at pictures of her son framed on her wall, Julian Gamble's mother, Harriet Kelly, says she never expected him to go missing.
      Looking at pictures of her son framed on her wall, Julian Gamble's mother, Harriet Kelly, says she never expected him to go missing.
    • NC conviction overturned of half brothers in murder case in Robeson County

      NC conviction overturned of half brothers in murder case in Robeson County

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 5:31 PM EDT2014-09-02 21:31:05 GMT
      Henry McCollum (L) Leon Brown (R)Henry McCollum (L) Leon Brown (R)
      Half brothers who have spent 30 years in prison for the killing and rape of an 11-year-old girl in North Carolina will soon be released, a judge has ordered.
      Half brothers who have spent 30 years in prison for the killing and rape of an 11-year-old girl in North Carolina will soon be released, a judge has ordered.
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    • SC strip club owner charged with prostitution in undercover operation

      SC strip club owner charged with prostitution in undercover operation

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 7:32 PM EDT2014-09-02 23:32:55 GMT
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      Timothy Treadwell, 51 of Inman, was arrested on charges of Prostitution and Assault and Battery Friday night after police served search warrants at the strip club 'Teazers'. Treadwell is listed as the owner of the strip club, Teazers Entertainment LLC, on the Sou
      Timothy Treadwell, 51 of Inman, was arrested on charges of Prostitution and Assault and Battery Friday night after police served search warrants at the strip club 'Teazers'. Treadwell is listed as the owner of the strip club, Teazers Entertainment LLC, on the Sou
    • NC baby's death now ruled a homicide after autopsy reveals injuries

      NC baby's death now ruled a homicide after autopsy reveals injuries

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-09-02 23:00:23 GMT
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      There are new details in the homicide of a Kinston baby. Kinston Public Safety is re-opening the investigation after the autopsy revealed someone killed the 1-month-old. Officers say they needed the autopsy to know for sure how little Caden Williams died.
      There are new details in the homicide of a Kinston baby. Kinston Public Safety is re-opening the investigation after the autopsy revealed someone killed the 1-month-old. Officers say they needed the autopsy to know for sure how little Caden Williams died.
    • SC man crashes car through dry cleaners, police say

      SC man crashes car through dry cleaners, police say

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-09-02 21:41:46 GMT
      Police in Mount Pleasant arrested 23-year-old Caleb Sawchuk Tuesday after the vehicle he was driving crashed into a laundromat on Highway 17 North. Sawchuk was heading south on Highway 17 when he crossed over the northbound lanes, entered the parking lot, struck
      Police in Mount Pleasant arrested 23-year-old Caleb Sawchuk Tuesday after the vehicle he was driving crashed into a laundromat on Highway 17 North. Sawchuk was heading south on Highway 17 when he crossed over the northbound lanes, entered the parking lot, struck
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    • 30 teens escape from Nashville detention center

      30 teens escape from Nashville detention center

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 7:31 PM EDT2014-09-02 23:31:54 GMT
      A spokesman says more than 30 teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center and 17 are still being sought.
      Thirty teens "overwhelmed" their minders at a juvenile detention center by simultaneously breaking out of four dormitories and then crawling under a weak spot in a chain-link fence. By Tuesday evening, seven were still on...
    • Lawyer says family of girl with Uzi is devastated

      Lawyer says family of girl with Uzi is devastated

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 7:31 PM EDT2014-09-02 23:31:41 GMT
      Police reports released Tuesday say a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed a shooting range instructor with an Uzi in northern Arizona had said immediately after the shooting that she felt the gun was too much...
      An attorney for the parents of a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an Arizona shooting range instructor with an Uzi said Tuesday the family is devastated by the tragedy that occurred on a brief excursion during a...
    • Justice Department: Texas voter ID discriminatory

      Justice Department: Texas voter ID discriminatory

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 7:24 PM EDT2014-09-02 23:24:26 GMT
      A Justice Department lawyer has told a federal judge that a tough new Texas voter ID law was motivated by racial discrimination and should be struck down.
      A federal judge on Tuesday began reviewing tough new Texas voter ID rules challenged by the Obama administration in a trial that could threaten the polarizing law, although a decision isn't expected before the November...
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    • 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...
    • McLeod Regional Medical Center recognized for stroke treatment

      McLeod Regional Medical Center recognized for stroke treatment

      Monday, August 25 2014 6:41 PM EDT2014-08-25 22:41:49 GMT
      The Centers for Disease Control calls stroke, the fourth leading cause of death in this country. South Carolina has one of the nation's highest rates of death, due to stroke.That's why McLeod Regional Medical Center focuses Positively Carolina efforts to treat stroke victims.On Monday, the hospital held a celebration after it was awarded the Joint Commission's certification for an Advanced Primary Stroke Center.McLeod...
      The Centers for Disease Control calls stroke, the fourth leading cause of death in this country. South Carolina has one of the nation's highest rates of death, due to stroke.That's why McLeod Regional Medical Center focuses Positively Carolina efforts to treat stroke victims.On Monday, the hospital held a celebration after it was awarded the Joint Commission's certification for an Advanced Primary Stroke Center.McLeod...
    • Dillon leaders holds "Dillon's Got Talent"

      Dillon leaders holds "Dillon's Got Talent"

      Thursday, August 21 2014 6:40 PM EDT2014-08-21 22:40:48 GMT
      Dillon county community leaders and law enforcement think they have a "Positively Carolina" idea. They organize a "Dillon's Got Talent" competition. They hope the competition will provide something positive for children to do to keep them off the streets and, hopefully, out of trouble. Registration for "Dillon's Got Talent" is Friday, August 29, 2014 from 8:00a.m. - 5:00 p.m and Sunday August 31, 2014 from 2:00 -5:00 p.m., at the Dillon Wellness Center. The registration fee is $20. Auditions...
      Dillon county community leaders and law enforcement think they have a "Positively Carolina" idea. They organize a "Dillon's Got Talent" competition. They hope the competition will provide something positive for children to do to keep them off the streets and, hopefully, out of trouble. Registration for "Dillon's Got Talent" is Friday, August 29, 2014 from 8:00a.m. - 5:00 p.m and Sunday August 31, 2014 from 2:00 -5:00 p.m., at the Dillon Wellness Center. The registration fee is $20. Auditions...
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    • Conway mom killed with axe; police arrest boyfriend

      Conway mom killed with axe; police arrest boyfriend

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 3:09 PM EDT2014-09-02 19:09:38 GMT
      Horry County Police were dispatched to the 3700 block of Comfort Ct. in Conway for a domestic violence call. The woman who called police said she got a call from her son saying he thought he killed his girlfriend.
      Horry County Police were dispatched to the 3700 block of Comfort Ct. in Conway for a domestic violence call. The woman who called police said she got a call from her son saying he thought he killed his girlfriend.
    • Transgender teen to sue SC over license photo

      Transgender teen to sue SC over license photo

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 8:37 AM EDT2014-09-02 12:37:33 GMT
      An organization that supports transgender rights is planning to sue South Carolina after the state wouldn't issue a driver's license to a 16-year-old boy unless he took off his makeup.The Transgender Legal Defense Education Fund said it will file a federal lawsuit against the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles on Tuesday. The boy, Chase Culpepper, his mother and the director of the fund also plan to talk to reporters in Columbia.The DMV wouldn't let Culpepper wear his makeup for the...
      An organization that supports transgender rights is planning to sue South Carolina after the state wouldn't issue a driver's license to a 16-year-old boy unless he took off his makeup.The Transgender Legal Defense Education Fund said it will file a federal lawsuit against the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles on Tuesday. The boy, Chase Culpepper, his mother and the director of the fund also plan to talk to reporters in Columbia.The DMV wouldn't let Culpepper wear his makeup for the...
    • Up to 35 underage arrests at 'I'm Shmacked' event in North Myrtle Beach

      Up to 35 underage arrests at 'I'm Shmacked' event in North Myrtle Beach

      Friday, August 29 2014 9:02 PM EDT2014-08-30 01:02:37 GMT
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      Up to 35 people were arrested on a variety of charges at a concert at House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach on Thursday night, officials said. North Myrtle Beach Police are still processing reports from the event, which was a concert by a band called “I'm Shmacked.”
      Up to 35 people were arrested on a variety of charges at a concert at House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach on Thursday night, officials said. North Myrtle Beach Police are still processing reports from the event, which was a concert by a band called “I'm Shmacked.”
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