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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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Lost time (access required)

Similar to a refund check from the cable company or a store credit at Wal-Mart, a South Carolina man who served more than 10 years in federal prison recently moved for the court to apply some of that active time ...

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Close, but no cigar (access required)

Perhaps not since Rocky Balboa held onto the white towel a little too long during the fateful encounter between Apollo Creed and Ivan Drago has a lack of action been so costly as it was to a Rock Hill man ...

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Not that Hamburglar (access required)

An alleged burglar got busted in York County because of his cheesy nickname. Markey Shannon, a/k/a “Cheeseburger,” was arrested Sept. 11 and charged with first-degree burglary, malicious injury to personal property, assault and battery and failure to appear, according to ...

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