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Murder charge for grandmother after toddler found in oven
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The death of a 20-month-old girl found stabbed and burned inside an oven of a Mississippi Delta home led to a murder charge Tuesday against the child's grandmother, authorities said. Bolivar County Sheriff Kelvin Williams Sr. said 48-year-old Carolyn Jones was charged with firs
Greenville PD: Man threatens officer's life during arrest
GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina)- Greenville police say a man is behind bars after threatening an officer's life during an arrest Wednesday.According to police, Billy Wood Jr. was approached by an officer after setting a plastic bag down by a dumpster on South Richardson Street. After he walked over to
Police: Student brought knife to school, said it was for snorting cocaine
A South Carolina student was arrested after bringing a knife to school, which she said she used to snort cocaine off of, Greenville police said.
Simpsonville police warn of spoofing scam using agency's phone number
"The caller is stating that the person receiving the call has active federal warrants for their arrest," the release said. "Usually these callers will ask for all different forms of payment (i.e. PayPal prepaid cards, iTunes gift cards, green dot cards) to prevent an arrest."
Arrest Report for October 17
Editor's Note: The following information is compiled from arrests records from the Laurens Police Department, Clinton Public Safety, Laurens County Sheriff's Office and the Johnson Detention Center. This information is presented with no intent of guilt or innocence.Douglas Medlin Jr. – EasleyBurglar
Driver facing new charges in fatal DUI-related wreck near Travelers Rest Speedway
Madison Michelle Bagwell, 19, charged with DUI in a crash that killed a 17-year-old and injured three others, is facing new charges while more agencies are getting involved in the investigation.
Student in custody after making threat against Pickens High on social media, district says
PICKENS COUNTY, SC (FOX Carolina)-The Pickens County School District says a student has been taken into custody after a threat against Pickens High surfaced on social media.Officials said they were made aware of a threat against the school made on social media Wednesday night.Law enforcement has tak
Man who died in Greenville's Falls Park was 'making progress' to beat homelessness
David Richard Davis was homeless, but he was making progress with getting his life back on track, according to his case worker at United Ministries.
SLED probing the DUI-related wreck that killed 17-year-old in Greenville County
Madison Bagwell, 19, was driving a Jeep that flipped over around 11:50 p.m. Saturday, according to investigators. Jessica Adams, 17, died hours later at the hospital. Two 13-year-olds and a 20-year-old were taken to the hospital with injuries.
Help find autobreaking suspects in Greenville Co.
GREENVILLE Co., SC (WSPA) - Greenville Co. Sheriff's Office are looking for suspects in a string of autobreakings in Greenville's Half-Mile Lake Subdivision.It happened the evening of October 15th into the early morning of the 16th.They say there are reports of at least 15 vehicles that were broken
Police investigating threat against Pickens High School on social media
Public Domain PICKENS Co., S.C. (WSPA) -- School officials say there will be increased law enforcement presence on Thursday after a student made a threat against Pickens High School. On Wednesday night, the School District of Pickens County announced that school officials had been made aware of a th
Ex becomes furious when boyfriend breaks up: Takes revenge on puppy and leaves everyone boiling in anger
Small children have the ability to behave badly when they don’t get their own way. They often scream, cry, say dumb words yes and sometimes they can even destroy things. But this behavior is confined to our childhood — or so we’d hope.
Chrissie Cofield named Laurens Police Chief
As it turns out, it’s the Year of the Woman in the Laurens Police Department.After a brief executive session, Laurens City Council unanimously approved the promotion of Chrissie Cofield to the job of Police Chief recently vacated by Sonny Ledda.
Deputies searching for 2 suspects after at least 15 cars broken into, shots fired at one neighborhood resident
GREENVILLE CO., S.C. (FOX CAROLINA)Greenville County deputies are looking for two suspects in connection to several car break-ins in the Half Mile Lake neighborhood.Deputies said at least 15 vehicles were broken into Monday night in the neighborhood of Half Mile Lake.The break-ins occurred on severa
Deputies: Man stabbed staff member after fight over food order at Woodruff Road restaurant
GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina)-Greenville County deputies said a restaurant customer has been charged after he reportedly stabbed a restaurant worker Monday night.The sheriff's office said deputies responded to Sr. Salsa's on Woodruff Road just before 8 p.m.Deputies said two people were taken to the
Winners of the SC CIO Awards announced, event to be held in Columbia | Greenville Business Magazine
The awards will recognize South Carolina-based CIOs, CISOs, CTOs, VPs of Information Technology, IT Directors, etc. who have demonstrated the following key characteristics: Ability to work productively with business partners, alignment of technology direction with the company's strategy, innovation
Mother of missing Greenville woman found dead speaks out
GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina)-Cassandra Berry reported her daughter missing in September after not hearing from her for a few days. From the beginning, Berry said she knew something was terribly wrong.
Stabbing reported on Woodruff Rd. in Greenville Co., dispatch says
GREENVILLE COUNTY, SC (WSPA) - Greenville County dispatchers said deputies have responded to a report of a stabbing at a local shopping center.According to dispatch, the call about the stabbing was reported just after 7:50 p.m. at 1616 Woodruff Road.We're working to gather more information at this t
Coroner identifies man found dead in Falls Park along Reedy River
GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) - Greenville police said they are investigating after a man was found dead on the banks of the Reedy River in Falls Park Monday morning.Police said the body was found on a steep embankment near the entrance to the Governor’s School near the intersection of Furman Colleg
Lockdown lifted after deputies investigate suspicious box found at a Greenville Co. elementary school
“During the investigation students and staff were kept indoors and the classrooms closest to where the package was located were moved to a different part of the building,” said Beth Brotherton, a spokesperson for the school district.