Defense witnesses for convicted Columbia, S.C., child molester Chuck Sullivan began testifying in a Richland County courtroom on Wednesday. They vouched for his character and said he would have a place to stay after 18 years in prison and jail.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has released the name of the 3-year-old who died after shooting herself with a handgun. The coroner’s office and the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department continues to investigate.
The Frayed Knot Bar & Grill owner says surveillance footage shows the killing. Two men were gunned down at a Lake Murray restaurant Sunday. Lexington County deputies have charged a Little Mountain man with two counts of murder.
Convicted sexual predator Chuck Sullivan hunted young Columbia boys to sexually exploit them for years, expert says. Now released from prison, the S.C. Attorney General’s office is trying to put Sullivan in a specialized treatment facility for life.
The Lexington Police Department is asking for the community’s help in locating an unidentified black man who allegedly had a gun and robbed the Rainbow Gas Garden, located at 911 South Lake Drive, on July 24.
Officer-involved shootings in South Carolina are on track to match or slightly surpass last year’s total, according to statistics compiled by the State Law Enforcement Division for the first half of the year.
Two activists who spoke at a meeting in Anderson last week cited gun-related statistics that they say show that South Carolina is a “war zone.” They are seeking to muster support for a proposed state law that would close the so-called “Charleston loophole” in gun background checks.
Wal-Mart has come under national scrutiny for taking up police resources. Here in the Midlands, calls at the store in Camden made up 14 percent of all calls Camden police responded to from January through June this year.