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4:57 am on Friday January 27, 2012

Humane Society fights for better animal cruelty laws in SC (Update: Horry County does the same)

Flickr user powazny Update January 27, 2012: Horry County is looking to make stiffer penalties for animal abuse.  With the Humane Society fighting for animal cruelty laws on the state level, locals in Horry County are trying to get some tougher...
5:00 am on Monday May 2, 2011

Federal mortgage fraud crackdowns continue in Horry County

Flickr user shivaelektra A few years back during the housing boom, you could practically get a mortgage by just showing your credit score. Some of this was due to relaxed lending policies by the underwriters and some of it was due to mortgage agents...
5:00 am on Wednesday February 3, 2010

One dead, one charged with a felony DUI in early morning I-26 wreck

Image by Flickr user JesuspowerA Mount Pleasant man is charged with felony DUI after a fatal crash on Interstate-26 that happened at 2:53 a.m. this morning in the eastbound lanes of I-26 at the 171 mile marker. The 22-year-old driver was traveling...
6:36 am on Monday August 10, 2009

Upstate woman accused of try to hire hit man after witch doctor was too slow

Image by Flickr user elasticcamelImage by 20090810-dolls.jpg A Greenville woman was arrested on charges of solicitation to commit a felony, that is, after she felt her witch doctor wasn't performing fast enough. The woman felt her witch doctor was...
6:11 pm on Thursday February 12, 2009

C of C president's son arrested for allegedly stealing a bench

Let's just dive in, The Red and Black at The University of Georgia writes: In an attempt to create a backyard skate park, student Jeffery George Benson and Vinson Jamel Goldwire were arrested on felony charges and taken to the Athens-Clarke County...
3:53 pm on Wednesday July 2, 2008

Sanford vetoes DNA sampling bill

Image by flickr user DimsumDarrenImage by 20080702dna.jpg Vials of blood can be used to collect DNA. It's a touchy concept of crime fighting. In some ways it's the perfect fingerprinting, in other ways its the perfect way to plant evidence. Governor...
4:58 am on Monday June 30, 2008

DNA sampling bill on Sanford's desk

A bill that would allow law enforcement officials to collect some suspects' DNA at the time of arrest is now on Gov. Mark Sanford's desk. Several local law enforcement officials are backing the bill. Sanford vetoed the bill last year, citing privacy...
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