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Former sheriff indicted on 47 new allegations

COLUMBIA, S.C.  --- Former Lee County Sheriff E.J. Melvin has been indicted on 47 new charges that prosecutors say are part of a drug conspiracy case.

09/22/10 - 11:37pm

Death row inmate used razor blade to try suicide

ATLANTA - The attorney for a death row inmate who attempted to commit suicide hours before he was scheduled to be executed said the condemned man used a razor blade given to him by a prison guard to slash his arms and neck.

09/22/10 - 4:40pm

3rd party SC gov candidate wants to be in debate

COLUMBIA, S.C. - A third-party South Carolina gubernatorial candidate is complaining about being left out of two debates.

09/22/10 - 2:45pm

Barnes cancels fundraiser hosted by accused pastor

ATLANTA - Campaign officials for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Roy Barnes say they have canceled a fundraiser that was to be hosted by a pastor at the center of a sexual coercion lawsuit.

09/22/10 - 2:41pm

McDuffie jury finds woman guilty of voluntary manslaughter;

THOMSON, Ga. --- A jury of eight women and four men deliberated two hours Wednesday in McDuffie County Superior Court before convicting  a 72-year-old Thomson woman who had shot her husband to death  Jan. 30, 2008. Toombs Judicial Circuit Sup­erior Court Chief Judge Roger W. Dunaway&nb...

09/23/10 - 12:15am

Police: SC student planted pipe bombs at school

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Police say a South Carolina high school freshman shot at an on-campus officer and also planted several pipe bombs in the school.

09/22/10 - 1:32pm

SC cop loses job after car wash by strippers

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. - A South Carolina police officer has lost his job after pictures of bikini-clad strippers washing his police cruiser showed up on Facebook.

09/22/10 - 1:29pm

Babysitter, 11, held in death of 2-year-old

SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. - Prosecutors are investigating the case of an 11-year-old baby sitter being held on warrants charging her with felony murder and child cruelty in the death of a 2-year-old girl.

09/22/10 - 12:56pm

Man arrested after home set afire

Authorities have arrested 27-year-old Corey Dunta Jackson for a Monday evening house fire, according to Lt. Neil Brown.

09/22/10 - 2:14pm

Police: man, 19, beat and shot

A 19-year-old was beaten and shot Tuesday evening on the 1400 block of Poplar Street, according to incident report.

09/22/10 - 11:52am
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