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Cop fired from Beaufort County Sheriff's Office for dishonesty is hired by Bluffton Police

A police officer who was fired for lying and stripped of her certification has been hired by the Bluffton Police Department - even though department officials knew about her past. Officer Selena Nelson was fired from the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office Aug. 10 after she failed a polygraph test to d

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2018-01-21 18:02:00

Sheriff's Office: Beaufort County teen charged after sending nude photos via Facebook

A Lady's Island teen faces three felony charges after sending nude photos of a girl to multiple people online, a Sheriff's Office spokesman said. Stephan Mctaggart, 17, was arrested Thursday and charged with three counts of exploitation of a minor, each a felony. Mctaggart was released from Beaufor

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2018-01-20 00:19:00

Bluffton High School teacher surprised as one of 45 top teachers in the nation

BLUFFTON, Sc. (WSAV) - Some call it the Oscars of Education, only about 45 teachers around the country get the Milken Educator's Award every year. This year, one teacher was chosen from South Carolina and she happens to teach at Bluffton High School. When school started Thursday morning at Bluffton


Hundreds of people march in Savannah in solidarity for women

SAVANNAH, GA- The weekend of January 21 marks one year since the revolutionary Women's March on Washington D.C. On Saturday, more than a thousand people in Savannah rallied together, pushing for equal pay, affordable healthcare and women in power. People marched from Wright Square to Forsyth Park, s

WSAV-TV - 2018-01-21 01:02:40

Metro: Woman in wheelchair hit, killed in crash

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) - Police are investigating the death of a 68-year-old killed in a crash last Friday. According to the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department, Albertha Bowens was in a motorized wheelchair when she was struck by a Ford F-150. Bowens was traveling north in the southbound


2018 Savannah Women's March attracts hundreds of supporters

On Saturday afternoon, more than 500 people gathered in Wright Square in downtown for the 2018 Savannah Women's March. The entire square was full of women, men and children and the atmosphere was full of passion and loud demands for change. "Tired...divided...racist...fake..." One speaker started r

WJCL - 2018-01-20 23:25:00

Sheriff clears up rumors of human trafficking incident at Hardeeville Walmart

The Jasper County Sheriff's Office is clearing things up about an incident at the Walmart in Hardeeville last Friday. This after a Facebook post labeling the incident as "a human trafficking scare" has been shared more than 1,300 times. Sheriff Chris Malphrus says details of the incident seem to hav


Metro police officers investigated 100 rape crimes in 2017

Savannah-Chatham Metro Police released their 2017 crime analysis. Violent crime, as a whole, decreased by more than 7 percent. But officers investigated 100 incidents of rape in 2017, an 11 percent increase from the previous year. In fact, that is highest number reported in a single year in more t

WJCL - 2018-01-19 23:43:00

Winter storm updates - Lincoln included in winter weather advisory

New alerts are being issued as a winter storm rolls through the state of Nebraska. Lancaster County, including Lincoln, is now included in a winter weather advisory. Gage, Saline and Jefferson counties are also included in that advisory, which lasts until 6 p.m. Monday evening. With the upgraded sta

KLKNTV.COM - 2018-01-21 23:57:00

Crete man faces 15 federal charges of defrauding his Lincoln employer

Mark M. Ackerman, 31, of Crete is charged in a 15-count federal indictment with wire fraud. The maximum penalty is 20 years in prison for each count and a $250,000 fine for each count, according to the U.S. attorney for Nebraska. The indictment alleges Ackerman, a former office manager at Vertical H

OMAHA.COM - 2018-01-20 06:00:00

Portion of Pine Lake Road to temporarily close

Posted By: Channel 8 Eyewitness News Beginning on Monday January 22 Pine Lake Road from south 56th to south 70th streets will close during the week. The closure will start at 8 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. The closure is part of a project by Lincoln Electric System to relocate and reconstruct electrical u

KLKNTV.COM - 2018-01-21 18:54:00

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LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2018-01-21 18:07:16

Two years later, M's Pub fire has sparked at least 15 lawsuits now winding through a legal maze

Buy Now Firefighters battle the blaze in the M's Pub building in the Old Market in January 2016.CHRIS MACHIAN/THE WORLD-HERALD It is two years later, and the lawsuits have kept coming in the aftermath of the M's Pub fire. Nothing material has been decided in cases filed by the property owners in the

OMAHA.COM - 2018-01-21 06:00:00

Significant snowfall likely to stay west of Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. - While it looks like Northeast, Central and Western Nebraska will likely get a significant amount of snow, in Southeast Nebraska (including Lincoln) only a trace to 2" of snow is possible. Freezing drizzle is likely Sunday morning across the viewing area. That freezing drizzle shou

1011NOW.COM - 2018-01-20 22:27:00

Dining out at Chef Karim's Place

Chef Karim's Place will surprise you. Upon entering the upscale dining establishment, one is struck by its classy ambiance - from its fine decor and table presentation to excellent service and superb dining offerings. Then there is Chef Karim Chhibbane - a man of passion and dedication to his craft,

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2018-01-21 11:45:00

As winter storm approaches, forecasters say Lincoln could be in line for more snow

Buy Now Snow covered roads Sunday morning south of Chadron in the Nebraska Panhandle. A winter storm could bring up to 15 inches of snow to some areas of the state on Monday.Nebraska Department of Transportation Meteorologists fine-tuning their forecasts on Sunday afternoon added Lincoln and the Int

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2018-01-21 20:00:00

Putting elected officials' names on signs is self-promotion

Hempstead Supervisor Laura Gillen has replaced all town facility and park signs bearing elected officials names, with generic signs for the Town of Hempstead and is repurposing the signs into the dog park at Newbridge Park on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 in Bellmore. Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp Electe

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-21 22:06:00

Brown: Errol Toulon Jr. is off and running as Suffolk sheriff

Newly elected Suffolk County Sheriff Errol Toulon Jr. speaks during a swearing in ceremony at the Van Nostrand Theater on the Brentwood campus of Suffolk County Community College on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan Just a few weeks in as Suffolk's new sheriff, and Errol Toul

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-21 00:11:30

Islip Councilwoman Apologizes for Facebook Controversy

Islip Town Councilwoman Trish Bergin-Weichbrodt apologized Saturday for a social media post she made about several foreign nations that prompted critics to plan a protest outside Islip Town Hall next week. In a since-deleted Facebook post, the Republican former News12 Long Island anchor made a thinl

LONGISLANDPRESS - 2018-01-20 18:50:11

Islip councilwoman apologizes for 'sarcastic' Facebook post

Islip Town Board member Trish Bergin Weichbrodt is facing harsh criticism for a Facebook post that some are calling racist, in which she suggested she would take her children to three countries that President Donald Trump reportedly referred to with a vulgarity last week. Bergin Weichbrodt, a Republ

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-20 18:44:00