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3:21 am on Thursday June 18, 2015

9 Dead in shooting on black church in Charleston

Police are still searching for a white gunman who opened fire inside the historic Emanuel African Methodist Church, killing 9.
9:25 am on Sunday October 19, 2008

Charges dropped in cross burning

Misdemeanor charges against three teens have been dropped in a September 6th cross burning incident. The 9th Circuit Solicitor's Office dropped the charges over a lack of evidence. Those teens that were accused are Joseph Wayne Chaplin Jr., Robert...
12:23 pm on Friday September 12, 2008

Cross burning allegedly by teenagers as crime of tomfoolery

Nearly a week ago three white teens were reportedly witnessed burning wooden crosses in Meggett. None of the teens are suspected of association with any organized hate groups, so what would have prompted them to desecrate this prominent religious...
2:37 am on Thursday September 11, 2008

Cross burning goes unexplained

[gmap markers=blue::32.700427638139914,-80.25521278381348 |zoom=9 |center=32.78958351251041,-80.057373046875 |width=220px |height=250px |control=Small |type=Map] On Monday evening a pair of burned crosses turned up at a rural intersection in Meggett...
9:10 am on Friday March 21, 2008

On a lack of hate crime laws in S.C.

The killing of a transgender teen back in January is shining some light on South Carolina's absence of hate crime laws. Adolphus Simmons was shot outside of his Bream Road apartment, and a 15-year-old boy was later arrested and charged with murder...