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6:30 am on Friday July 8, 2011

A bank 'hostage' situation unfolds in downtown Charleston (update: drugs)

Update July 8: It looks as though Tony Murray had been allegedly smoking crack cocaine earlier in the day, prior to being involved in the bank robbery hoax. Police reported in the arrest warrant that Murray "owed money to the alleged kidnapper for...
8:21 am on Tuesday July 27, 2010

Man says he was held hostage over soured Folly condo deal (update: pleas entered)

Update July 27: The trial moves forward and the accused say they're not guilty; read about it at The Post and Courier. First reporting, June 12: The scenario goes something like this, a 37-year-old businessman says a soured deal over a $200,000...