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Baby cried for 30 minutes at Rock Hill restaurant. Then the punch flew, police said. | The Herald

A Rock Hill woman was accused of hitting a man in the face at a restaurant when he complained that her baby would not stop crying, police said. Shacoya Latresa Long, 25, was charged with assault and battery after the 7:30 p.m. incident Tuesday at Luke's on Herlong Avenue in Rock Hill, according to

ROCK HILL HERALD - 2018-03-22 17:47:00

Man killed; wife, 2 children hurt after ambulance hits car head-on in Chester Co.

GREAT FALLS, S.C. - The South Carolina Highway Patrol has identified the man killed after an ambulance was involved in a crash along Highway 97 in Chester County near Great Falls Wednesday afternoon. Troopers said the ambulance went off the side of the road, overcorrected, and then traveled into the

WSOC-TV - 2018-03-22 13:15:16

Spartanburg man sentenced to 15 years for distribution of heroin, cocaine

A Spartanburg man was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison after being caught in possession of cocaine and heroin on multiple occasions, according to the 7th Circuit Solicitor's Office. Gerald J. Jeter, 61, pleaded guilty to seven charges that included possession of heroin with intent to distribu

SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL - 2018-03-21 23:07:28

Spartanburg District 2 announces Superintendent finalists

Spartanburg County School District 2 has narrowed its search for a Superintendent to three candidates. The new hire will replace Dr. Scott Mercer, who announced late last year his plans to retire effective June 30. The finalists, who were announced in a district email, include Spartanburg District

SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL - 2018-03-22 15:17:36

Elderly man killed in head-on collision

Jean Gordon/Daily Courier Emergency personnel work to free a man trapped in this Dodge pick-up truck that struck another truck head-on Wednesday morning. The man was transported to the hospital with significant injuries, one emergency worker said. Jean Gordon/Daily Courier An elderly man died in thi

DIGITAL COURIER - 2018-03-22 10:00:00

Man accused of punching, kicking, choking boy in Union

Lee Sentell Clark UNION, SC - A man is accused of punching, kicking and choking a 10-year-old boy, according to Union Police Department. Police say they were dispatched to a home in the 1100 block of Pickney St. on 3/15. A woman said the suspect was abusing the child. The boy said the suspect, Lee S


Man argued at a Rock Hill drive-through; it wasn't extra sauce that put him in jail | The Herald

Police in Rock Hill charged a man with driving without a license late Tuesday after he complained to drive-through employees that he wanted more sauce. Police charged Tyrelle Angelo Brown, of North Carolina, with no driver license after the incident around 10 p.m. at the drive-through of the McDona

ROCK HILL HERALD - 2018-03-22 18:30:00

Union man falsely reports hostages held at Walmart

James Kevin Gault (Source: Union Co. Detention Center) UNION, S.C. (WSPA) - A Union man is behind bars after police say he claimed hostages were being held at a Walmart store. Jail records show 31-year-old James Kevin Gault is charged with aggravated breach of peace and unlawful use of 911. Police


Suspect arrested in Fountain Inn stabbing

Shammaryah Dononique Tystazzia Walton FOUNTAIN INN, SC (WSPA) - A woman was stabbed multiple times and thrown out of a vehicle, according to Laurens Co. Sheriff's Office. Greenville Co. deputies say it happened near the intersection of McCarter Rd. and Milacron Drive around 9 a.m. She has been taken


FBI confirms agents were at location in Spartanburg Co.

Viewer contributed photo SPARTANBURG COUNTY, SC (WSPA) - FBI officials confirmed that agents were in Boiling Springs on Tuesday. According to the FBI, agents were out at a location along Caston Circle, but they would not comment on their reason for being there or the nature of the investigation. FBI


Woman stabbed, thrown out of vehicle in Fountain Inn

FILE FOUNTAIN INN, SC (WSPA) - A woman was stabbed multiple times and thrown out of a vehicle, according to Laurens Co. Sheriff's Office. They say it happened on International Blvd. in Fountain Inn near the Greenville Co. line around 9 a.m. She has been taken to the hospital and there is no word on


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


Gaffney man charged with running illegal gambling operation

A Gaffney man has been accused of running an unlawful gambling operation out of a house. Gary Eugene Jones was charged with three counts of gambling/unlawful possession/operation of slot, video or gambling devices. The illegal activity was found by Cherokee County Sheriff's Office deputies after the


Several students injured when school bus crashes in Rock Hill

It is unclear what caused a wreck involving a school bus in Rock Hill Wednesday morning. According to officials with Rock Hill Schools, a bus from Finley Road Elementary crashed on McConnells Highway. School officials said 13 students were on board the bus at the time of the incident. School offic


Parents charged after toddler found wandering in street

The parents of a child found wandering in the street in Union were arrested on Friday. Casey Roach, 30, and Emily Harkins, 36, of Peach Orchard Road, were charged with child neglect after two separate motorists saw the 4-year-old boy crossing the street near his home and heading toward a mobile hom


Coroner: Gaffney man killed when car crashes into stopped tracto - FOX Carolina 21

Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler said a Gaffney man was killed when his car crashed into the back of a stopped tractor trailer on I-85 South Thursday night. Fowler identified the victim as Kaylin Jaquan Huskey, 23, of 711 Holmes Street. Troopers said the crash happened just before 11 p.m. Huske


Union man charged with domestic violence

A Union man has been charged with first degree criminal domestic violence. Police accuse him of hitting a woman several times and holding a knife to her throat. Edward Matthew Sweezy, 37, of 1223 Arthur Blvd., was charged after an incident Tuesday, a Union Public Safety Department incident report s


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Suspect in York County police shooting jailed; his family 'saddened' by 'tragedy' | The Herald

The suspect in what police said was a January "ambush" of York County law enforcement officers where one was killed, was wheeled out of a hospital Thursday morning and rolled into jail. Christian Thomas McCall, 47, is being held without bond on a fugitive warrant at the Mecklenburg County jail, acc


Jonesville man wanted after police chase, crash

Antavious Hill (Source: Union Public Safety) Union, SC (WSPA) - Union police are searching for a man who fled a traffic stop that ended in a crash, sending one person to the hospital. Antavius Hill, 21, of Jonesville is wanted for leaving the scene of an accident with injury and failing to stop. An