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5:26 am on Thursday September 23, 2010

In response to spike in slayings, Charleston police promise to step up their game

Image by Flickr user Jason RojasA recent rash of killings on the peninsula has prompted Charleston police to crank it up and notch and start working longer shifts and honing in on the violence-prone neighborhoods. Five people have been killed since...
2:07 pm on Saturday June 7, 2008

State executes David Hill

A man convicted of killing three Department of Social Services office in 1996 was executed by the state. David Mark Hill, 48, was pronounced dead at 6:17 p.m. in the state’s death chamber in Columbia. Witnesses for the defense had testified that...