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Aiken authorities seek shooter

The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is searching for a shooter in the Clearwater area, according to spokesman Lt. Troy Elwell. Michael Murray, of Clearwater, was shot in the back Monday night off Radio Station Road before driving to the Circle K at 5412 Jefferson Davis Highway to call for help. M...

09/21/10 - 10:37am

Former Gamecock found dead

Denver Broncos player Kenny McKinley, South Carolina's all-time leading receiver, has been found dead in his Colorado home in an apparent suicide.

09/20/10 - 11:48pm

S.C. dogfighting kingpin released from prison

COLUMBIA - A South Carolina man once described as a the nation's No. 2 breeder of fighting pit bulls has been released from prison.

09/20/10 - 5:49pm

Ga. officials say they've minimized risk of gas-pipeline explosions

ATLANTA -- State regulators say their action has reduced the risk to Georgian of a natural-gas pipeline explosion like the deadly one earlier this month in California.


09/20/10 - 5:47pm

Authorities find missing Ga. 15-year-old

SMYRNA, Ga. - State police say they have found a 15-year-old who was missing for days after the car he was sitting in was stolen.

09/20/10 - 5:42pm

Plane lands on I-85

ATLANTA - A small plane made an emergency landing on a busy stretch of Interstate 85 in northeast Atlanta.

09/20/10 - 5:38pm

6 local students are top sharpshooters

Six Richmond County Junior ROTC students have been ranked in the Top 100 Sporter Air Rifle Shooters in the nation. The sharpshooting students are:58. Victoria Mixon, Cross Creek High School59. D'Warren Daniels, Westside High School60. Markesha McKay, Westside76. Elijah Baker, Westside82. LaToni Smit...

09/20/10 - 5:21pm

Braves summon minor leaguer to start Phillies opener

PHILADELPHIA – The Atlanta Braves have summoned a minor league pitcher who has never been in the majors to start the opener of a key three-game series at Philadelphia. Brandon Beachy will make his big league debut tonight against the Phillies. The 24-year-old right-hander will start because Ja...

09/20/10 - 5:07pm

Police: Ga. barber ambushes burglars

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga.  -  A Stone Mountain barber who was staking out his shop overnight because of a rash of burglaries shot a suspect who police say was trying to break in.

09/20/10 - 3:41pm

Leonard Skinner, Lynyrd Skynyrd inspiration, dies at 77

Leonard Skinner, the no-nonsense basketball coach and gym teacher whose name is forever linked with Jacksonville's legendary Lynyrd Skynyrd, died in his sleep early Monday morning. He was 77.

09/20/10 - 2:30pm
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