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    Voters back to polls in Pee Dee to select senator

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    KINGSTREE, S.C. (AP) - Voters are returning to the polls in South Carolina's Pee Dee region to select a state senator to replace Yancey McGill of Kingstree who is now lieutenant governor.State Rep. Ronnie Sabb and Sam Floyd are running in Tuesday's Democratic runoff in Senate District 32. They emerged as the top vote-getters in a four-way primary earlier this month.There is no Republican on the November ballot so the runoff will decide who becomes the new senator.McGill became lieutenant gove... 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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    Guardians ad Litem speaks about the fine line between spanking and child abuse Video included

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    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... More>>

    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>>

    Veterans react to change of date for the Memorial Day Parade Video included

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    The City of Myrtle Beach will move the annual parade to honor veterans from the Saturday before Memorial Day to another day in May.The city said it's part of a plan to better handle Memorial Day weekend. This past year, that weekend saw a lot of violence including three people shot to death in the city.Lou Mascherino, the owner of the Veterans Café, not only is a veteran himself, but speaks with veterans in the Myrtle... More>>

    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>>

    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>>

    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>>

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    • Conway Police :need help finding purse thieves

      Conway Police :need help finding purse thieves

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 8:45 AM EDT2014-09-16 12:45:44 GMT
      On Wednesday September 10th, 2014 officers of the Conway Police Department responded to Walmart located at 2709 Church Street in Conway, in reference to a larceny. Upon arrival, officers were advised by the complainant that the victim left her pocket book in a shopping cart in the parking lot and two suspects took the victims pocketbook and left the scene. Surveillance video shows a white female and white male in the parking lot and the suspects pull up next to the cart and the female then ta...
      On Wednesday September 10th, 2014 officers of the Conway Police Department responded to Walmart located at 2709 Church Street in Conway, in reference to a larceny. Upon arrival, officers were advised by the complainant that the victim left her pocket book in a shopping cart in the parking lot and two suspects took the victims pocketbook and left the scene. Surveillance video shows a white female and white male in the parking lot and the suspects pull up next to the cart and the female then ta...
    • Veterans react to change of date for the Memorial Day Parade

      Veterans react to change of date for the Memorial Day Parade

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 6:42 AM EDT2014-09-16 10:42:22 GMT
      The City of Myrtle Beach will move the annual parade to honor veterans from the Saturday before Memorial Day to another day in May.The city said it's part of a plan to better handle Memorial Day weekend. This past year, that weekend saw a lot of violence including three people shot to death in the city.Lou Mascherino, the owner of the Veterans Café, not only is a veteran himself, but speaks with veterans in the Myrtle...
      The City of Myrtle Beach will move the annual parade to honor veterans from the Saturday before Memorial Day to another day in May.The city said it's part of a plan to better handle Memorial Day weekend. This past year, that weekend saw a lot of violence including three people shot to death in the city.Lou Mascherino, the owner of the Veterans Café, not only is a veteran himself, but speaks with veterans in the Myrtle...
    • 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

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 6:41 AM EDT2014-09-16 10:41:35 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...
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    • Voters back to polls in Pee Dee to select senator

      Voters back to polls in Pee Dee to select senator

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 8:56 AM EDT2014-09-16 12:56:01 GMT
      KINGSTREE, S.C. (AP) - Voters are returning to the polls in South Carolina's Pee Dee region to select a state senator to replace Yancey McGill of Kingstree who is now lieutenant governor.State Rep. Ronnie Sabb and Sam Floyd are running in Tuesday's Democratic runoff in Senate District 32. They emerged as the top vote-getters in a four-way primary earlier this month.There is no Republican on the November ballot so the runoff will decide who becomes the new senator.McGill became lieutenant gove...
      KINGSTREE, S.C. (AP) - Voters are returning to the polls in South Carolina's Pee Dee region to select a state senator to replace Yancey McGill of Kingstree who is now lieutenant governor.State Rep. Ronnie Sabb and Sam Floyd are running in Tuesday's Democratic runoff in Senate District 32. They emerged as the top vote-getters in a four-way primary earlier this month.There is no Republican on the November ballot so the runoff will decide who becomes the new senator.McGill became lieutenant gove...
    • 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
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    • SC youth pastor killed in hit & run crash

      SC youth pastor killed in hit & run crash

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 8:12 AM EDT2014-09-16 12:12:29 GMT
      Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly wreck in Spartanburg County, where troopers say a driver left the scene after hitting youth pastor Jemel "Jay" Hillard Lawter, Jr. Troopers are still searching for the hit-and-run driver.It happened on Interstate 26 westbound just past Highway 221 near mile marker 29 around 5 a.m. Monday. The interstate was closed until about 10 a.m. on the westbound side at exit 35.Corporal Bill Rhyne said Timothy Holden from Spartanburg was driving eastbound on I-26 ...
      Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly wreck in Spartanburg County, where troopers say a driver left the scene after hitting youth pastor Jemel "Jay" Hillard Lawter, Jr. Troopers are still searching for the hit-and-run driver.It happened on Interstate 26 westbound just past Highway 221 near mile marker 29 around 5 a.m. Monday. The interstate was closed until about 10 a.m. on the westbound side at exit 35.Corporal Bill Rhyne said Timothy Holden from Spartanburg was driving eastbound on I-26 ...
    • Up to 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

      Up to 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 7:39 AM EDT2014-09-16 11:39:42 GMT
      The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local health care systems and to boost the number of beds needed to isolate and treat victims of the epidemic. President Barack Obama planned to announce the stepped-up effort Tuesday during a visit to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta amid alarm that ...
      The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local health care systems and to boost the number of beds needed to isolate and treat victims of the epidemic. President Barack Obama planned to announce the stepped-up effort Tuesday during a visit to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta amid alarm that ...
    • Letter found with body of ASU student

      Letter found with body of ASU student

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 7:17 AM EDT2014-09-16 11:17:44 GMT
      Anna Smith Anna Smith
      The Boone Police Department said Monday that a letter was discovered with the body of an Appalachian State University student, indicating her death may have been a suicide.The body of 18-year-old Anna Smith was discovered Saturday in a heavily wooded area off Poplar Grove Road in Boone, not far from the university. She had been missing since Sept. 3 when she was seen leaving her college dorm.Boone Police said in a statement on their website that a letter written by Smith was discovered with h...
      The Boone Police Department said Monday that a letter was discovered with the body of an Appalachian State University student, indicating her death may have been a suicide.The body of 18-year-old Anna Smith was discovered Saturday in a heavily wooded area off Poplar Grove Road in Boone, not far from the university. She had been missing since Sept. 3 when she was seen leaving her college dorm.Boone Police said in a statement on their website that a letter written by Smith was discovered with h...
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    • Another Atlantic City bust: Trump Plaza closes

      Another Atlantic City bust: Trump Plaza closes

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:13 AM EDT2014-09-16 13:13:30 GMT
      When Trump Plaza opened on May 14, 1984, Donald Trump called it the finest building in Atlantic City, and possibly the nation.
      Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino closed its doors early Tuesday, the fourth Atlantic City casino to go belly-up so far this year.
    • Profile of gunman who ambushed troopers released

      Profile of gunman who ambushed troopers released

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 8:42 AM EDT2014-09-16 12:42:01 GMT
      By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press The killer had a grudge against the Pennsylvania State Police, regularly visited a local shooting range to keep his skills sharp, and picked just the right...
      By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press The killer had a grudge against the Pennsylvania State Police. He regularly visited a local shooting range to keep his skills sharp. He made several trips to a state...
    • NY boat crash: Criminal case ends, lawsuits await

      NY boat crash: Criminal case ends, lawsuits await

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 7:12 AM EDT2014-09-16 11:12:05 GMT
      The criminal case stemming from a drunken boat ride on the Hudson River that took the lives of a bride-to-be and her fiancé's best man is ending. But the case may persist in civil courtrooms for years.
      The criminal case stemming from a boat ride on the Hudson River that took the lives of a bride-to-be and her fiancé's best man is ending. But the case may persist in civil courtrooms for years.
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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 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.
    • 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 '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...
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