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9:39 am on Thursday March 21, 2013

Video: I-526 Crash started after out-of-state cop car speed breaks (Updated)

  Update: Dep. Craig Culpepper has resigned following the incident after the local sheriff offered Culpepper a chance to stay on as a detention officer. Chad Walton captured a video of an exchange between him and the driver of a North Carolina...
4:09 am on Wednesday March 20, 2013

Video: I-526 Crash started after out-of-state cop car speed breaks

Chad Walton captured a video of an exchange between him and the driver of a North Carolina sheriff's deputiy car that culiminated in sheriff's car No. 145 causing a collision by speed breaking on Walton's vehicle.  The video was originally posted to...
6:16 am on Thursday February 14, 2013

Leg removed from Fowler's Mustache band member after being run over by 18 wheeler

Update 3, February 14: The driver of the 18-wheeler won't face charges. Update 2, December 17: Nearly four months have passed, but Nick Collins' recovery is said to be going quite well. Update August 21: Collins' recovery continues to be a long road...
4:31 am on Friday February 8, 2013

P&C re-publishes I-526 funding report, backs off Harrell connection

A longer version of the article has reappeared, offering much the same point about the possibly mis-identified "election expense", and the report backs off a connection between the money and S.C. Speaker of the House Bobby Harrell.
12:26 am on Friday February 8, 2013

P&C publishes then pulls report on I-526 political marketing (Update: Back, partly)

Update February 8: A longer version of the article has reappeared, offering much the same point about the possibly mis-identified "election expense", and the report backs off a connection between the money and S.C. Speaker of the House Bobby Harrell...
5:09 am on Thursday February 7, 2013

P&C publishes, then pulls report on I-526 political marketing

Shortly after The Post and Courier published an article to its website that was critical of S.C. Speaker of the House Bobby Harrell's alleged funding of marketing in favor of completing the controversial I-526 project, the story has vanished. It's...
7:58 am on Wednesday January 30, 2013

I-526 accident kills newlywed, driver charged with reckless homicide

Image by Flickr user mitchgroff A six-vehicle wreck on an I-526 overpass caused injuries to three and the death of MUSC student Lauren Elyse Baccari, and now the driver of the tractor-trailer involved, Arnold Bradford Williams, has been charged...
12:22 am on Wednesday January 30, 2013

Driver charged with reckless homicide in I-526 overpass accident that resulted in death of newlywed

After causing a six-vehicle wreck on an I-526 overpass, including injuries to three and the death of MUSC student Lauren Elyse Baccari, Arnold Bradford Williams was charged with reckless homicide and put in jail with bail set at $100,000.  Williams...
10:36 pm on Thursday December 13, 2012

Charleston County Council votes to build I-526

Instead of passing the road project to the City of Charleston, on Thursday night Charleston County Council voted to build the much-debated I-526 section through Johns and James islands. The vote was 5-4. Many reports abound, but I'll point you to...
6:36 am on Thursday December 13, 2012

City of Charleston votes for control of stalled I-526 project (Update: Dead in the water?)

Update: Instead of passing the road project to the City of Charleston, county council has voted to build the road. In the face of an organized public resistance to the road project Charleston County Council has previously tried handing off...

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