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FBI: Woman kidnapped, sex assaulted girl she met online

Oct. 11, 2019 6:30 PM EDT

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Federal authorities say a South Carolina woman kidnapped a girl from Minnesota and sexually assaulted her. Citing an FBI affidavit, news outlets report 23-year-old Katrina Marie Aliff was arrested last month on charges including aggravated child sexual abuse. The affidavit says...

Suspended SC sheriff's trial date set

Oct. 10, 2019 1:13 PM EDT

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A trial date has been set for a suspended South Carolina sheriff who faces multiple counts of misconduct. News outlets report attorney Rauch Wise, who is representing Sheriff Will Lewis, confirms the trial will begin Oct. 21 in state court in Greenville. Judge G. Thomas Cooper Jr....

Column: MLB needs to put Shoeless Joe back in the game

Oct. 9, 2019 6:47 PM EDT

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — In a different time, it was an attractive little two-bedroom home, constructed in the early 1940s out of red brick and owned by one of the greatest players ever to grace the diamond, a towering yet tragic figure who lived the last half of his life and went to his grave as a pariah,...

Police: Gifted SC students discussed how to kill teacher

Oct. 8, 2019 8:56 AM EDT

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say nine students at a school for gifted kids in South Carolina discussed how to kill a teacher in a private Instagram chat. Citing a Greenville police statement, the Greenville News reports the eighth graders at Sterling School's Charles Townes Center were charged last...

Mom of slain prisoner sues South Carolina corrections agency

Oct. 8, 2019 8:33 AM EDT

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Department of Corrections is being sued by the mother of an inmate who authorities say was kicked in the head and strangled with a bed sheet by another prisoner. The Greenville News reports the lawsuit by Carl Pollen Jr.'s mother accuses the department of gross...

Investigation details shootings by South Carolina officers

Oct. 7, 2019 4:27 PM EDT

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — An investigation into South Carolina police shooting records found that Greenville County deputies have pulled the trigger more than any other agency in the state. At least 31 times in 10 years, Greenville County Sheriff's Office deputies fired their weapons at a person. Someone...

Investigation details shootings by South Carolina officers

Oct. 4, 2019 4:56 PM EDT

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — An investigation into South Carolina police shooting records found that Greenville County deputies have pulled the trigger more than any other agency in the state. At least 31 times in 10 years, Greenville County Sheriff's Office deputies fired their weapons at a person. Someone...

Man found dead near SC daycare was shot across the street

Oct. 1, 2019 10:29 AM EDT

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a man found dead in a South Carolina daycare parking lot was shot by a man living across the street. Greenville County Coroner Parks Evans said 41-year-old Nathaniel Johnson II died just outside La Petit Academy in Taylors around 10 a.m. Monday. Greenville County...

Deadly shooting in South Carolina daycare parking lot

Sep. 30, 2019 1:15 PM EDT

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say someone has been shot to death in the parking lot of a South Carolina daycare. Greenville County Sheriff's spokesman Lt. Ryan Flood said a fight in the parking lot of a La Petit Academy in Greenville led to the shooting around 10 a.m. Monday. Flood said in a...

Fuman holds off East Tennessee State 17-10

Sep. 28, 2019 4:13 PM EDT

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Devin Wynn scored on a 1-yard run three seconds into the fourth quarter and Grayson Atkins set a Southern Conference record with his 15th straight field goal as Furman held off East Tennessee State 17-10 on Saturday. The Paladins (3-2, 2-0), ranked 15th in the FCS coaches' poll,...