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Man gunned down by masked suspects outside Greenville home

GREENVILLE Co., S.C. (WSPA) - Deputies say three suspects wearing masks shot and killed a man in Greenville County. The victim was shot around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday outside his home on Bethuel Church Road. Authorities say the victim had just arrived home when he was ambushed by the masked suspects an

WSPA.COM - 2017-09-21 09:45:21

25-year-old Greenville man found guilty of murder after 4-day trial

The defense questioned the credibility of the victims the amount of physical evidence presented by the prosecution. A Pickens County jury convicted a 25-year-old Greenville man who prosecutors say killed a Six Mile man in broad daylight after a failed drug deal in 2015. Jaron Gibbs was found guilty

ANDERSON INDEPENDENT-MAIL - 2017-09-21 22:09:42

Greenville man receives maximum sentence for bomb threat against women's shelter

A Greenville man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for calling in a bomb threat to a women's shelter. According to the solicitor's office, Rahim Aadil Taqwa Abdullah, 44, pleaded guilty to charges of conveying a bomb threat and stalking. The solicitor's office stated that the charges stemmed

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-09-21 22:13:00

Mauldin BBQ Cook-Off features some of the best the world has to offer

We didn't have a foodie scene where I grew up in the Pee Dee. There wasn't one in the Upstate or the Midlands then, either, and there wasn't much of one in the Lowcountry. But we've done pig right across this great stretch of the New World plumb since the Spanish brought them hoofing around. And for

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-09-22 14:32:19

Man accused of stalking woman, may be more victims

Brandon Hayes Reser GREENVILLE, SC (WSPA) - A man has been accused of stalking a woman and there may be more victims, according to Greenville Police. Brandon Hayes Reser, 24, is charged with Stalking. Police say they searched Reser's phone and found pictures of the woman, her home and her work pla

WSPA.COM - 2017-09-22 15:48:02

How a stormwater ordinance is preventing Pete's Original Too from being rebuilt

Spero John Conits wants to rebuild Spero's Pete's Original Too, but he can't. The restaurant, located at the corner of East North Street and Stone Avenue, was severely damaged by an explosion that followed a 2014 flash flood. It was subsequently demolished, and the spot has remained vacant since. Re

GREENVILLEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-22 13:00:00

Draft student assignment plan for Rudolph G. Gordon K-8 school available for review

Rudolph Gordon Elementary will start adding middle grades beginning next school year, and Greenville County Schools is now taking comments on a draft student assignment plan through Sept. 27. The expanded Rudolph Gordon school will be the only one in Greenville's public district to serve students in

GREENVILLEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-22 17:50:28

Five Things to Do This Week

THURSDAY Backup Planet to headline final Rhythm and Brews show The final Rhythm and Brews concert of the year will be held Thursday in downtown Hendersonville. The headliner will be experimental funk-rock group Backup Planet, performing from 7-9 p.m. The singer-songwriter will be Theme & Variati

BLUERIDGENOW.COM - 2017-09-22 17:14:26

Sen. Graham touts states rights in pitch for reformed healthcare

The national healthcare debate made a brief stop in downtown Greenville on Thursday afternoon as U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham pitched his Graham-Cassidy bill - currently making the rounds in Washington, D.C. - to a packed house at the Westin Poinsett. Anna B. Mitchell The national health care debate ma

ANDERSON INDEPENDENT-MAIL - 2017-09-21 21:33:05

Oconee Co. Sheriff's Office issues advisory regarding narcotics

The Oconee County Sheriff's Office has issued an advisory reminding residents not to touch or handle substances they believe may be narcotics. Deputies said the advisory was issued after an incident in which a store clerk picked up a rolled up dollar bill and discovered it contained a white, powdery

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-09-22 22:34:00

Raccoon jumps on moving Colorado police van, takes a ride

DENVER (AP) - A Colorado Springs police officer heading to an accident scene in a van got a big surprise when a raccoon jumped onto the front windshield of the vehicle and stayed there until the officer pulled over. The Denver Post reports (http://dpo.st/2hojjpi ) that officer Chris Frabbiele was re

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-09-22 22:36:00

Senator Lindsey Graham "respectfully disagrees" with McCain's health care bill opposition

Senator Lindsey Graham is sounding off on social media after Senator John McCain announced he would be voting in opposition of the health care bill. McCain's "no" vote on the bill, described by CNN as the GOP's latest plan to overhaul Obamacare, will likely prevent Republicans from repealing and rep

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-09-22 23:01:00

Spaceship chasing an asteroid slingshots past Earth

(CNN) -- A spaceship successfully zipped by Earth on Friday and used our planet's gravity to help it pick up speed on its way to explore an asteroid. NASA's OSIRIS-REx flew about 11,000 miles (17,000 kilometers) above Antarctica at 12:52 p.m. ET. The maneuver, called an Earth gravity assist, pointed

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-09-22 22:58:00

Batman comic series to feature scenery from Portland, Maine

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Holy hometown, Batman! A highly anticipated Batman comic book series will have some locations that might look familiar to Maine residents. The Portland Press Herald reports Portland City Hall, Old Port's cobblestone streets and various red brick buildings will be a part of Got

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-09-22 22:55:00

WARM first weekend of autumn - FOX Carolina 21

Very warm for our first weekend of fall! All the while, we'll be tracking Maria as it heads north between the U.S. and Bermuda. Tonight expect mostly clear skies with mild lows in the upper 60s for the Upstate and low 60s in the mountains. Saturday will be mostly sunny and warm with highs ranging fr

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-09-22 21:51:00

Deputies bust McDowell Co. vending machine coin thief

Deputies said a man accused of breaking into vending machines in McDowell County has been located and charged. According to officials with the McDowell County Sheriff's Office, 29-year-old David Edward Rhom of Marion has now been charged with 3 counts of breaking into a coin-or currency-operated mac

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-09-22 21:54:00

John McCain won't back Graham-Cassidy bill, likely ending GOP he - FOX Carolina 21

(CNN) -- Sen. John McCain announced Friday in a statement that he cannot "in good conscience" vote for the GOP's latest plan to overhaul Obamacare, likely ending Republicans' latest effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. "I cannot in good conscience vote for the Graham-Cassidy proposa

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-09-22 21:10:00

Education Department withdraws Obama-era campus sexual assault g - FOX Carolina 21

(CNN) -- The Education Department announced Friday it is formally rescinding Obama-era guidance on how schools should handle sexual assaults under Title IX federal law. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced earlier this month that her department was concerned that previous guidance denied proper

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-09-22 20:53:00

Aaron Hernandez had severe CTE; daughter sues NFL, Pats

BOSTON (AP) - Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez had a severe case of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, researchers said on Thursday. His lawyer announced a lawsuit against the NFL and the team, accusing them of hiding the true dangers of the sport. Dr. A

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-09-22 20:33:00

Fridge delivery: The future of food that comes to you?

(CNN Money/Meredith) -- Getting groceries delivered to your home is not new. But what about having someone that you don't know come into your house to put away the food? Walmart is doing just that. It announced Friday that it's testing a so-called straight into your fridge service -- and you can wat

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-09-22 19:55:00