COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Police Department will soon be accepting applications for a citizens’ advisory council, which will review how the department handles complaints against officers, among other things.
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Skeptical S.C. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday interrogated lawyers on both sides of an unusual gambling case, a case in which a compulsive gambler seeks to recoup some $700,000 in illegal video poker losses from Rockaway’s and Pizza Man eateries.
A lawyer for convicted racketeer Jonathan Pinson will use light sentences given other public officials in South Carolina and elsewhere as evidence as to why Pinson should not be given a lengthy prison term, according to filings in U.S. Distirct Court in Columbia.