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12:55 am on Friday February 17, 2012

Port Royal shooting suspect dead after police standoff in Georgia

For three weeks Port Royal investigators have looked to track down 25-year-old Leo DeAndre Scott for allegedly shooting Velencia Compton, his ex-girlfriend, during a domestic dispute at an apartment on Battery Lane in Port Royal. The case was...
6:17 am on Friday May 28, 2010

Berkeley County deputies involved in a 26-hour standoff (updated: it's still going strong)

Image by Flickr user OpenSkyMedia Update May 28: Berkeley County Sheriff's Deputies have fired about a dozen canisters of tear gas in an effort to get the suicidal man to exit his home The suspect continues to baffle deputies with his refusal to...
4:04 pm on Friday December 4, 2009

Goose Creek Primary on lockdown after police standoff

Police placed Goose Creek Primary on lockdown this afternoon as a precaution resulting from a standoff nearby. As a precaution, Goose Creek police locked down students and faculty at Goose Creek Primary School this afternoon because an armed man, in...
10:10 am on Tuesday June 30, 2009

Seven hour standoff in Mt. Pleasant ends peacefully

Image by Flickr user Youth RadioImage by 20090630-swat.jpg A police SWAT team was called to the Mount Pleasant residence of a distraught man around 3 p.m. on Monday, June 29, and concluded peacefully after a seven hour standoff. The Post and Courier...