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Coroner says teen shot five times after stabbing officer

CONWAY, S.C. – A coroner says the 16-year-old student killed at his South Carolina high school by a police officer was shot five times. Horry County Coroner Robert Edge told multiple media outlets Saturday that the fatal shot struck Trevor Varinecz in the chest. Authorities say Varinecz asked...

10/17/09 - 4:43pm

Search widens for missing F-16 pilot off S.C. coast

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Aircraft and ships continue to search the Atlantic Ocean off the South Carolina coast for an F-16 fighter pilot whose jet collided with another aircraft during night training exercises. Coast Guard Petty Officer Bobby Nash said Saturday the search for Capt. Nicholas Giglio h...

10/17/09 - 4:34pm

Tigers pound Deacons by 35

C.J. Spiller ran for two touchdowns and Clemson put aside two weeks of turmoil to get back in the ACC's Atlantic Division race.

10/17/09 - 7:10pm

Skyfest canceled rest of today

The Boshears Skyfest at Daniel Field has been canceled for the rest of today because of poor weather conditions. Activities will resume as planned Sunday. Saturday's tickets will be accepted Sunday, officials said....

01/08/10 - 5:53pm

Winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Virginia

ATLANTA — One lucky person bought a Mega Millions ticket that matched all five numbers plus the Mega Ball to clinch a $200 million jackpot. Lottery officials say the winning ticket in Friday night's drawing was sold in Virginia. One player in Georgia matched five of five numbers but not t...

10/17/09 - 2:47pm

14-year-old Albany girl charged in stabbing death

ALBANY, Ga. — A 14-year-old Albany girl is being held in the stabbing death of a 12-year-old boy. Landronda Hamilton was indicted as an adult. She faces charges of malice murder, felony murder, aggravated assault, and possession of a knife during a crime. Investigators say Hamilton was mad at...

10/17/09 - 1:07pm

Tax problems could have led to Warner Robins mayor's suicide

The widow of former Warner Robins Mayor Donald Walker says tax problems that could have hurt his re-election campaign may have contributed to his death.

10/17/09 - 3:21pm

Woman's purse snatched while leaving grocery store

An Augusta woman's purse was snatched while leaving a Hephzibah grocery store Friday night. According to a Richmond County Sheriff’s Office report, the 60-year-old woman was returning a grocery cart to the front of the Bi-Lo in the 2500 block of Tobacco Road after putting groceries in her ...

10/17/09 - 12:03pm

Pitbull stabbed by mentally ill man

Police believe a mentally ill man stabbed a pitbull to death at an Augusta home Friday. Richmond County sheriff's deputies were dispatched to a home in the 2500 block of Milledgeville Road around 1:24 p.m. in regards to a case of animal cruelty, according to a sheriff's report. The victim...

10/17/09 - 11:48am

Jenny Sanford not talking about estranged governor-husband

Appears today at first public event since leaving husband.

10/17/09 - 11:48am

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SRS shipments halted until 2016

Savannah River Site can't resume shipments of Cold War nuclear waste materials to an underground repository in New Mexico until at least 2016 when the federal government reopens the facility to ...
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