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CHARLESTON, S.C. | Workers take dive into deep doo to unclog sewer pumps

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Divers spent two days deep inside a South Carolina sewer, pulling out huge balls of oily, black used wet wipes and baby wipes that had clogged intake pumps. The Charleston Water System posted pictures of the masses of wipes on its Twitter account. It reminded people that only human waste and toilet … Continue reading CHARLESTON, S.C. | Workers take dive into deep doo to unclog sewer pumps

LUXEMBOURG | Goerges wins Luxembourg final and 2nd WTA title of the year

LUXEMBOURG — Julia Goerges lived up to her top seeding at the Luxembourg Open by winning her second title of the year on Saturday. Goerges beat unseeded Belinda Bencic of Switzerland 6-4, 7-5 in the final. The German won her first tournament of the year in Auckland, reached another final at Charleston in April, and … Continue reading LUXEMBOURG | Goerges wins Luxembourg final and 2nd WTA title of the year

West Virginia News: CHARLESTON, Multi-State Major Drug Trafficking Network Dismantled

“PROJECT PARKERSBURG” ROLLED OUT THROUGH TAKEDOWN Over 150 Pounds of Methamphetamine and 4 Pounds of Heroin More than Two Dozen Arrested on Federal and State Charges CHARLESTON, W.Va. – United States Attorney Mike Stuart announced the formation of “PROJECT PARKERSBURG” and a major takedown today of drug traffickers resulting in the dismantling of a multi-state … Continue reading West Virginia News: CHARLESTON, Multi-State Major Drug Trafficking Network Dismantled

West Virginia News: CHARLESTON, Project Charleston – Statement of United States Attorney Mike Stuart

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – United States Attorney Mike Stuart issued the following statement this morning during a press conference held at the Robert C. Byrd United States Courthouse in Charleston: Remarks as prepared for delivery “Good morning. Attorney General Sessions and this Administration is wholly committed to working with our federal, state and local partners to … Continue reading West Virginia News: CHARLESTON, Project Charleston – Statement of United States Attorney Mike Stuart

South Carolina News: North Charleston, United States Attorney’s Office Participates In ADA Workshop for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community

North Charleston, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon stated today that the United States Attorney’s Office continued its firm commitment to upholding the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Assistant U.S. Attorney Rob Sneed served as a presenter during an ADA Workshop for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community. The event was … Continue reading South Carolina News: North Charleston, United States Attorney’s Office Participates In ADA Workshop for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community

CHARLESTON, W.Va | West Virginia House speaker resigns to run for Supreme Court

CHARLESTON, W.Va.— West Virginia’s Republican House speaker resigned Tuesday to run for a vacancy on the state Supreme Court, fueling accusations by Democrats that an unprecedented move to impeach state Supreme Court justices represents a power grab by GOP lawmakers. Speaker Tim Armstead disclosed his plans on Twitter. Though the secretary of state’s office has … Continue reading CHARLESTON, W.Va | West Virginia House speaker resigns to run for Supreme Court

MONTEZUMA, Iowa | The Latest: Suspect worked at farm tied to Republican farmer

MONTEZUMA, Iowa — The Latest on an arrest and charges in the death of Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts (all times local): 9:15 p.m. The immigrant from Mexico charged in the kidnapping and murder of an Iowa college student worked at a dairy farm owned by the family of a prominent state Republican leader. Yarrabee … Continue reading MONTEZUMA, Iowa | The Latest: Suspect worked at farm tied to Republican farmer

CHARLESTON, W.Va | Lavish court spending in poor West Virginia triggers scandal

CHARLESTON, W.Va — A $42,000 antique desk. A $32,000 blue suede sectional sofa. A $7,500 inlaid wooden floor map of West Virginia’s 55 counties. A scandal involving lavish office renovations and other financial abuses by the highest court in one of the poorest states in America has triggered an extraordinary move by one branch of … Continue reading CHARLESTON, W.Va | Lavish court spending in poor West Virginia triggers scandal