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1:04 pm on Monday June 8, 2015

North Charleston officer Slager indicted in death of Walter Scott

A grand jury indicted on a murder charge in the April 4 fatal shooting.
8:02 am on Tuesday January 20, 2015

Police officer suspended after video captures Columbia punching

A man standing near a scuffle was grabbed by an officer, thrown to the ground and punched repeatedly. 
6:50 am on Tuesday January 13, 2015

Jury deadlocks in police slaying of S.C. man

After twelve hours of deliberation, a mistrial was declared in the trial of former Eutawville Police Chief Richard Combs over his fatal shooting a former prison guard.
4:51 am on Wednesday September 10, 2014

Deputy, 911 manager remembered by community

Following Monday night's standoff at a West Ashley apartment, two public servants, Joseph Matuskovic and Larry Britton, lost their lives and a third remains wounded.
11:50 pm on Friday August 29, 2014

DOJ Probe requested in police altercation that ended in fatality

Forensics expert thinks 19-year-old Denzel Curnell died by his own gun.
10:41 am on Sunday August 24, 2014

On Charleston police plans for thier military surplus

The Dorchester County Sheriff plans to use its mine resistant armored vehicle, an MRAP, mainly for hurricane duty.
1:03 pm on Sunday July 20, 2014

Charleston police plan to sting UberX drivers, Uber says it will pay fines

After meeting with local taxi companies concerned with the ride-sharing app UberX, the Charleston Police Department plans to roll out a series of efforts that would discourage local drivers from offering the car service [...] Police also plan to...
6:20 am on Saturday June 21, 2014

Myrtle Beach raises property taxes to hire ten new police officers

In a little more than one week, property owners in Myrtle Beach will be shelling out more money so the city can hire 10 new police officers.
3:00 am on Monday June 9, 2014

Tally: 186 bikes confiscated

A King Street program has confiscated 186 bikes since November, at $45 a pop that's $8,370 in impound fees.
1:22 am on Thursday June 20, 2013

In video: When police lock their keys in the car

Thank @knmeyersfree for the video clip of Charleston Police officers trying to get back into a patrol car that was accidentally locked with the keys in it.