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Call (off) the cops (access required)

It’s not as dramatic as hordes of horseback cops galloping across South Carolina’s cities and towns, ripping wanted posters from storefronts, but statewide, men and women with arrest orders are suddenly free to roam the land without fear of apprehension, ...

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A stinky situation (access required)

It’s not the reprieve the feathered residents would hope for, but local lawmakers are giving a West Columbia chicken farm more time to get its stench together before moving forward on proposed sanctions for any fowl odors that annoy the ...

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Butt-shot burglar busted (access required)

A bungling bandit took several bullets to the buttocks after targeting the wrong house in Spartanburg. The homeowner’s 24-year-old daughter popped four 9 mm caps into Samuel Jeter’s rear after he broke into their home and demanded money, according to ...

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Jailhouse lawyer (access required)

A Rock Hill man charged with murder and attempted murder will not only claim self-defense, he will employ self-defense — in court — as his tactic to beat the rap. Yes, 22-year-old Keenan Miller will ignore the sound advice of ...

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Not so lucky after all (access required)

The latest large group of Irish Travelers rounded up as part of an ongoing fraud and conspiracy investigation apparently realized the jig was up. Thirteen members of the North Augusta-based group entered guilty pleas at the federal courthouse in Columbia ...

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Battlefield: Tour (access required)

Does an ordinance regulating what Charleston tour guides can and can’t say regarding the Big Sweet Grass Basket’s history protect the city’s tourists or violate freedom of speech? The answer is as clear as a Lowcountry morning during moist air ...

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Bouncing ’round the room (access required)

After the main courtroom of the 103-year-old York County Courthouse was renovated to the tune of $10 million earlier this year, lawyers, judges, court reporters and anyone else who needed to hear what was happening in court found themselves in ...

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Rooftop adventure (access required)

It likely wasn’t as coordinated as the roof-tarring scene in The Shawshank Redemption, but somehow, a group of inmates ended up on the roof of one of South Carolina’s maximum-security prisons recently. Multiple media outlets have reported on the incident ...

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