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  • Baby Boy Found Alive In Greenville Trash Can

    Baby Boy Found Alive In Greenville Trash Can

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 1:20 PM EDT2014-04-22 17:20:00 GMT
    Greenville Police says a newborn baby boy has been found alive in a trash can on Chaney Street in Greenville.Greenville Police says a newborn baby boy has been found alive in a trash can on Chaney Street in Greenville.
    Reports show 28 year old Sharon Ferguson gave birth inside a vacant home on Chaney Street in the Nicholtown community. They say after, she wrapped the boy in a plastic bag and a blanket and placed him in the trash can near the back of the house.
    Reports show 28 year old Sharon Ferguson gave birth inside a vacant home on Chaney Street in the Nicholtown community. They say after, she wrapped the boy in a plastic bag and a blanket and placed him in the trash can near the back of the house.
  • Man Shot During Anderson Attempted Robbery

    Man Shot During Anderson Attempted Robbery

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:14 AM EDT2014-04-22 14:14:46 GMT
    Anderson County deputies are investigating a shooting at an apartment complex in Anderson.Anderson County deputies are investigating a shooting at an apartment complex in Anderson.
    The Anderson County Sheriff's Office reports a man was shot just before 11:00 p.m. during an apparent armed robbery at Newport Commons Apartments at 700 Simpson Road.
    The Anderson County Sheriff's Office reports a man was shot just before 11:00 p.m. during an apparent armed robbery at Newport Commons Apartments at 700 Simpson Road.
  • Man Runs Out of Gas, Wakes Up to Meth Arrest and Kidnapping Allegations

    Man Runs Out of Gas, Wakes Up to Meth Arrest and Kidnapping Allegations

    Monday, April 21 2014 4:09 PM EDT2014-04-21 20:09:01 GMT
    Roger Landon Slaton is charged with multiple drug charges.Roger Landon Slaton is charged with multiple drug charges.
    Oconee deputies say they met a woman who says she was held against her will and she and the suspect ran out of gas. Deputies say they found Roger Landon Slaton asleep inside the car with Meth and prescription drugs.
    Oconee deputies say they met a woman who says she was held against her will and she and the suspect ran out of gas. Deputies say they found Roger Landon Slaton asleep inside the car with Meth and prescription drugs.
  • Deputies Investigate Spartanburg Armed Robbery

    Deputies Investigate Spartanburg Armed Robbery

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:26 PM EDT2014-04-19 00:26:38 GMT
    Surveillance picture of suspect in armed robbery at the Lil' Cricket.Surveillance picture of suspect in armed robbery at the Lil' Cricket.
    Deputies looking for clues in the armed robbery of a Lil' Cricket in Spartanburg Wednesday.
    Deputies looking for clues in the armed robbery of a Lil' Cricket in Spartanburg Wednesday.
  • Police: More Shoplifters Turning Violent

    Police: More Shoplifters Turning Violent

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:29:07 GMT
    Greenville Police say they’re noticing a dangerous trend – a string of shoplifters turning violent in the upstate.
    Greenville Police say they’re noticing a dangerous trend – a string of shoplifters turning violent in the upstate.
  • Meat Thief Makes Off With 4 T-Bone Steaks Down His Pants

    Meat Thief Makes Off With 4 T-Bone Steaks Down His Pants

    Monday, April 14 2014 1:54 PM EDT2014-04-14 17:54:34 GMT
    Emanuel Bentley, Wanted for Strong Armed RobberyEmanuel Bentley, Wanted for Strong Armed Robbery
    Police say a Greenville man stole 4 T-bone steaks and ribs from a Bi-Lo by concealing them down his pants.
    Police say a Greenville man stole 4 T-bone steaks and ribs from a Bi-Lo by concealing them down his pants.
  • 2 Women Sought In Oconee Co. Armed Robbery

    2 Women Sought In Oconee Co. Armed Robbery

    Monday, April 14 2014 1:52 PM EDT2014-04-14 17:52:05 GMT
    Search for two female suspects in armed robberySearch for two female suspects in armed robbery
    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office needs help finding two women who robbed the J&Z Food mart on Shiloh Road around 11:15 p.m. Saturday.
    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office needs help finding two women who robbed the J&Z Food mart on Shiloh Road around 11:15 p.m. Saturday.
  • Anderson Co. Sheriff Warns Of Sweepstakes Scam

    Anderson Co. Sheriff Warns Of Sweepstakes Scam

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:39 AM EDT2014-04-11 14:39:55 GMT
    The Anderson County sheriff says a new scam - pretending to be the Publisher's Clearing House Sweepstakes - is being tried by phone.
    The Anderson County sheriff says a new scam - pretending to be the Publisher's Clearing House Sweepstakes - is being tried by phone.
  • Pawn Shop Owner Arrested In Henderson Co.

    Pawn Shop Owner Arrested In Henderson Co.

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 1:49 PM EDT2014-04-09 17:49:40 GMT
    Robert (Bobby) Dean Hylemon, age 33 was arrest and charged with seven (7) felony counts of Possession of Stolen Goods.Robert (Bobby) Dean Hylemon, age 33 was arrest and charged with seven (7) felony counts of Possession of Stolen Goods.
    Daily Dollar Pawn shop owner Robert (Bobby) Dean Hylemon, age 33 was arrest and charged with seven (7) felony counts of Possession of Stolen Goods.
    Daily Dollar Pawn shop owner Robert (Bobby) Dean Hylemon, age 33 was arrest and charged with seven (7) felony counts of Possession of Stolen Goods.
  • Oconee Co. Elementary Principal Arrested

    Oconee Co. Elementary Principal Arrested

    Friday, April 4 2014 10:01 PM EDT2014-04-05 02:01:11 GMT
    Mugshot: Oconee Co. Detention CenterMugshot: Oconee Co. Detention Center
    Blue Ridge Elementary Principal, Idasa Cobb has been arrested on charges of failure to report child abuse or neglect, according to the Oconee County Detention Center.
    Blue Ridge Elementary Principal, Idasa Cobb has been arrested on charges of failure to report child abuse or neglect, according to the Oconee County Detention Center.
  • Oconee Co. Sheriff Office Encouraging Church Security Training

    Oconee Co. Sheriff Office Encouraging Church Security Training

    Thursday, March 27 2014 5:43 AM EDT2014-03-27 09:43:46 GMT
    Oconee Co. Sheriff Office Encouraging Church Security TrainingOconee Co. Sheriff Office Encouraging Church Security Training
    Joe Steele, Student Pastor at Utica Baptist Church, quickly learned from the Oconee County Sheriff's Office that church security goes beyond hiring armed, trained security detail.
    Joe Steele, Student Pastor at Utica Baptist Church, quickly learned from the Oconee County Sheriff's Office that church security goes beyond hiring armed, trained security detail.
  • 2 Teens Arrested For Union Co. Church Vandalism

    2 Teens Arrested For Union Co. Church Vandalism

    Tuesday, December 17 2013 12:48 PM EST2013-12-17 17:48:10 GMT
    Two teenage boys have been arrested and charged Wednesday with vandalism at a church in Union County.Two teenage boys have been arrested and charged Wednesday with vandalism at a church in Union County.
    Two teenage boys have been arrested and charged Wednesday with vandalism at a church in Union County.
    Two teenage boys have been arrested and charged Wednesday with vandalism at a church in Union County.
  • Sheriff: White Supremacists' Kill Claims 'Bluster'

    Sheriff: White Supremacists' Kill Claims 'Bluster'

    Thursday, December 12 2013 4:56 PM EST2013-12-12 21:56:49 GMT
    Investigators in Union County say one of the suspects says he killed the male victim because he was a sex offender, and that he planned to kill another Wednesday.Investigators in Union County say one of the suspects says he killed the male victim because he was a sex offender, and that he planned to kill another Wednesday.

    A sheriff says claims made by a white supremacist couple that they were involved with several different killings and other crimes across South Carolina have not panned out.

    A sheriff says claims made by a white supremacist couple that they were involved with several different killings and other crimes across South Carolina have not panned out.

  • Case Against Landrum Mother in Child's Death Will Go To Grand Jury

    Case Against Landrum Mother in Child's Death Will Go To Grand Jury

    Tuesday, July 30 2013 3:43 PM EDT2013-07-30 19:43:27 GMT
    A judge is sending the case against Margie Shaver on homicide by child neglect charges to the Grand Jury.
    A judge is sending the case against Margie Shaver on homicide by child neglect charges to the Grand Jury.
  • $3,000 Of Phone Cable Stolen In Greenville

    $3,000 Of Phone Cable Stolen In Greenville

    Wednesday, July 17 2013 12:22 PM EDT2013-07-17 16:22:40 GMT
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    Greenville County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating the theft of more than 200 feet in bundled phone cable from an area along Stables Road.
    Greenville County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating the theft of more than 200 feet in bundled phone cable from an area along Stables Road.
  • Father Of Abandoned Child In Anderson Co. Denied Bail

    Father Of Abandoned Child In Anderson Co. Denied Bail

    Wednesday, June 12 2013 1:13 PM EDT2013-06-12 17:13:08 GMT
    Alonzo Brown, 31, of Georgia has admitted to Anderson investigators that he left the 4-year-old in early April.Alonzo Brown, 31, of Georgia has admitted to Anderson investigators that he left the 4-year-old in early April.
    Bail has been denied for the father accused of leaving his young child at a home in Anderson County earlier this year.
    Bail has been denied for the father accused of leaving his young child at a home in Anderson County earlier this year.
  • NC Man Found Guilty Of Killing Girlfriend

    NC Man Found Guilty Of Killing Girlfriend

    Tuesday, May 7 2013 12:30 PM EDT2013-05-07 16:30:03 GMT
    Jermaine Glover was found guilty in court TuesdayJermaine Glover was found guilty in court Tuesday
    A jury has found a man accused of killing his girlfriend guilty Tuesday.  According to the Asheville Citizen-Times, 40-year-old Jermaine Glover was found guilty in court.
    A jury has found a man accused of killing his girlfriend guilty Tuesday.  According to the Asheville Citizen-Times, 40-year-old Jermaine Glover was found guilty in court.
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  • Update: Governor Haley To Suspend Simpsonville Mayor Eichor

    Update: Governor Haley To Suspend Simpsonville Mayor Eichor

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-04-23 02:56:15 GMT
    Simpsonville Mayor Perry Eichor was arrested Tuesday. He faces charges of Intimidation of a Court Official, Misconduct in Office and Obstruction of Justice following a state investigation.
    Simpsonville Mayor Perry Eichor was arrested Tuesday. He faces charges of Intimidation of a Court Official, Misconduct in Office and Obstruction of Justice following a state investigation.
  • Duke: Moving Coal Ash Would Cost Up To $10 Billion

    Duke: Moving Coal Ash Would Cost Up To $10 Billion

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 8:58 PM EDT2014-04-23 00:58:27 GMT
    Duke Energy Says Customers Will Likely Foot The Bill To Cleanup Coal AshDuke Energy Says Customers Will Likely Foot The Bill To Cleanup Coal Ash
    Duke Energy says that removing all of the company's coal ash away from North Carolina's rivers and lakes would take decades and cost up to $10 billion, with the state's electricity customers likely footing nearly all the bill. Duke's North Carolina president Paul Newton told state lawmakers Tuesday the company needs flexibility to consider more cost-efficient options that include leaving much of its 100 million tons of toxic ash in place after being covered with giant tarps and soil.
    Duke Energy says that removing all of the company's coal ash away from North Carolina's rivers and lakes would take decades and cost up to $10 billion, with the state's electricity customers likely footing nearly all the bill. Duke's North Carolina president Paul Newton told state lawmakers Tuesday the company needs flexibility to consider more cost-efficient options that include leaving much of its 100 million tons of toxic ash in place after being covered with giant tarps and soil.
  • Greenville Moms Accused of Abandoning Babies Charged Differently

    Greenville Moms Accused of Abandoning Babies Charged Differently

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:53 PM EDT2014-04-22 21:53:30 GMT
    Sharon Ferguson, left, is accused of abandoning her newborn in a trashcan Monday. She faces a more severe charge than Jessica Blackham, right, who abandoned her baby in a toilet at the Bi-Lo Center in 2011.Sharon Ferguson, left, is accused of abandoning her newborn in a trashcan Monday. She faces a more severe charge than Jessica Blackham, right, who abandoned her baby in a toilet at the Bi-Lo Center in 2011.
    The Greenville woman accused of abandoning her newborn in a trash can Monday faces a more severe charge than the woman who abandoned her baby in a toilet at the Bi-Lo Center in 2011.
    The Greenville woman accused of abandoning her newborn in a trash can Monday faces a more severe charge than the woman who abandoned her baby in a toilet at the Bi-Lo Center in 2011.
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