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Two Charged With Trafficking Crack Cocaine During Lancaster County Drug Bust

KERSHAW, SC - Lancaster County deputies have charged two suspects after seizing a large amount of drugs and cash from their home Friday morning. Aaron Harris, 27, and Willie Moore, 57, were charged after officials searched their home on Fork Hill Road. Deputies say they seized various amounts of her

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-03-20 19:36:00

Crews responding to another reported explosion in Austin

AUSTIN, Texas - Authorities in Austin say they are responding to another reported explosion that has injured at least one person. Lori Brown, reporter for FOX station KDFW in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, posted a video to her verified twitter page, showing first responders heading to the scene, which

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-03-21 03:32:00

3 inmates charged after guard threatened, chair thrown, at York County jail | The Herald

Three inmates already in the York County jail face additional charges after a guard was pushed and threatened and a chair was thrown during an incident Saturday. The incident was severe enough that several inmates had to be removed and arrested. No injuries to the officers were reported, a police r

ROCK HILL HERALD - 2018-03-19 22:37:00

Chester man pretended to be a cop, bit a teen and assaulted a grandma, warrants say | The Herald

A Chester man was arrested Sunday after deputies say he pretended to be a police officer and forced his way into a Chester County home, assaulting three people last month. A Chester County family told deputies that a man, later identified as Wayne Dale Roberts Jr., knocked on the back door of their

ROCK HILL HERALD - 2018-03-20 21:30:00

Two women snatch $1,500 worth of merchandise from Victoria's Secret

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - Two young woman have been arrested after police said they stole more than $1,500 worth of merchandise from Victoria's Secret at the Birkdale Shopping Center. Police said they were called to the shopping center on Saturday, March 17 in reference to a reported larceny

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-03-19 19:32:00

Lancaster County sues drug distributors after rise in overdose deaths | The Herald

Lancaster County saw a 400 percent increase in drug overdose deaths in 2017. Now the county plans to do something about that. Lancaster County filed a federal lawsuit March 7, alleging that three major drug companies should have noticed - and stopped - "suspicious" orders of opioids in South Carolin


SLED: York County Deputy Justified In Deadly Shooting

Officials with SLED say the deputy involved in a fatal shooting in York County in December 2017 was justified. Based on findings of SLED's investigation, officials say no charges will be filed against Deputy Gary Pence. Pence shot and killed 33-year-old Trent Fondren after responding to a "civil dis

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-03-20 16:30:40

Feds, SLED, city of Rock Hill investigating church fire | The Herald

Federal ATF officers and South Carolina agents are investigating a church fire Saturday in Rock Hill. The fire Saturday morning was at the fellowship hall of the Iglesia Bautista Fuenta De Vida church at 637 Annafrel St. in Rock Hill, said Mark Simmons, deputy chief of the Rock Hill Fire Department

ROCK HILL HERALD - 2018-03-19 17:17:00

Man accused of speeding 102 mph leads troopers on high-speed chase

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Authorities have charged a man who they said led them on a high-speed chase in a stolen car overnight through two counties. Only Channel 9 was there as troopers arrested Davion Clawson, who is accused of leading law enforcement on a chase from Cabarrus County to east Charlotte. The

WSOC-TV - 2018-03-19 09:59:42

Owner of CMS program, PlaySpanish, arrested for indecent liberties with a child

CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - The owner of PlaySpanish, a local Charlotte company that teaches Spanish to children, has been arrested after he reportedly inappropriately touched a 7-year-old girl. Ricardo Mata, 52, was taken into custody sometime between Friday and Saturday, March 17 and charged wi

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-03-19 18:10:00

NC mom fights off coyote attacking daughter. 'It just wanted to eat me,' girl says.

A coyote growls after being caught in a trap in Mount Holly Saturday, January 19, 2013 (Credit: Todd Sumlin | The Charlotte Observer) CHARLOTTE, NC (Mark Price/The Charlotte Observer) - After years of mounting anxiety in North Carolina over increasingly aggressive coyotes, law enforcement officials

WBTV - 2018-03-19 10:57:45

AUDIO: Man who shot York Co. officers denied bond

The man accused of shooting four York County law enforcement officers, killing one of them, waived extradition Friday afternoon and was taken to South Carolina Friday night. Christian McCall, 47, was booked into the Mecklenburg County jail Thursday morning after being at Carolinas Medical Center in

WRHI.COM - 2018-03-19 17:24:11

2 robbery suspects were 'camo-ed up'

Law enforcement in Lancaster and the county are investigating two convenience store robberies by unidentified suspects well concealed in camouflage gear. The first incident happened the night of March 8 at 903 Discount Beverage, 720 Chesterfield Ave. in Lancaster. The most recent robbery happened e


York County man who threatened family, fired gun during SWAT standoff, sentenced | The Herald

A Rock Hill man who prosecutors say fired shots during a standoff with York County police after threatening to "kill anybody who tried to take his kids" has been sentenced to prison. Shawn Allen Fetterman, 38, was drunk and armed with a handgun in the May 2017 incident on Percival Drive, southwest o

ROCK HILL HERALD - 2018-03-19 19:07:00

Abuse case against local dad dismissed

Staff Reports Child-abuse charges against a Lancaster father have been dismissed and expunged, and court documents say state investigators found the allegations "unfounded." Randy Lorenzo McIlwain of 1446 Winthrop Ave. was charged on April 27, 2017, with three misdemeanor counts of cruelty/depravat


Meck Co. deputy dies after suffering 'medical event'

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office is mourning the loss of one of its own deputies. Deputy Sheriff Sylvia Deese died Sunday afternoon after suffering a "medical event" early Friday while working off-duty, according to the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office. Deese was known


Two injured following explosion in southwest Austin

First responders with ATCEMS, the Austin Fire Department and the Austin Police Department are responding to a possible explosion in southwest Austin in the 4800 block of Dawn Song Drive. Federal agents with the FBI and ATF are also on scene and aiding in the investigation. Initially reports came in


A sucker-punch in an NC bar fueled a fatal shooting. Now the killer learned his fate. | Charlotte Observer

A Charlotte man who fired five bullets into the back of the person who sucker-punched him in a bar was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole on Friday. Shelton Kimble was sentenced after a Superior Court jury found the 49-year-old guilty of first-degree murder in the death of


Cigarette causes fire in Lancaster County community destroying homes

LANCASTER COUNTY, S.C. - Three homes were destroyed and three others were damaged after a fire broke out in a retirement community in Lancaster County. The fire started at the rear of a house because a cigarette was not extinguished. The ashes were blown by the high winds into the pine straw and gra


Life without parole for man who murdered Charlotte father

CHARLOTTE, NC - The Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Office says 49-year-old Shelton Kimble will spend the rest of his life behind bars for the 2016 murder of a Charlotte father. A jury found Kimble guilty of first-degree murder Friday for the January 3, 2016 shooting of 45-year-old Tyrone Mat