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Missouri News: Columbia Man, Steven D. French, Indicted for Child Pornography

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – A Columbia, Missouri man was indicted by a federal grand jury yesterday for receiving child pornography. Steven D. French, 60, of Columbia, Missouri was charged by a federal grand jury in Jefferson City, Missouri with one count of receiving or distributing child pornography and one count of possessing child pornography. The … Continue reading Missouri News: Columbia Man, Steven D. French, Indicted for Child Pornography

COLUMBIA, S.C. | 2 patients drown as van swept into floodwaters

COLUMBIA, S.C. — As South Carolina rivers overflowed from Florence’s torrential rain, deputies taking two women to a mental health facility drove into floodwaters that swamped their van and trapped the women inside, officials said Wednesday. The two deputies worked to free the women, who were being transported Tuesday night as part of a court … Continue reading COLUMBIA, S.C. | 2 patients drown as van swept into floodwaters

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. | The Latest: Florence weakens to depression, flood risk rises

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The Latest on Tropical Storm Florence (all times local): 5:10 a.m. Florence has weakened into to tropical depression but flash flooding and major river flooding are expected to continue over significant portions of the Carolinas. The National Hurricane Center says in its 5 a.m. update Sunday that excessive amounts of rain … Continue reading MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. | The Latest: Florence weakens to depression, flood risk rises

COLUMBIA, S.C. | Federal regulators give blessing to SC utility merger plan

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A deal to merge troubled South Carolina utility SCANA with Dominion Energy has cleared another hurdle. Dominion announced Tuesday the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission had approved the indirect transfer of the operating license for the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station from SCANA subsidiary South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. to the Virginia-based company. … Continue reading COLUMBIA, S.C. | Federal regulators give blessing to SC utility merger plan

Missouri News: Columbia Police still seeking one in homicide investigation in 1500 block of Sylvan Lane on Aug. 27

COLUMBIA, MO – Columbia Police continue their investigation into the homicide on Monday, August 27th in the 1500 block of Sylvan Lane and have arrested a fourth suspect. Hollie A. Johnson, 35, of Columbia was arrested on charges of Murder 2nd Degree – Felony.  Bond has not been set and Johnson has been remanded to … Continue reading Missouri News: Columbia Police still seeking one in homicide investigation in 1500 block of Sylvan Lane on Aug. 27

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. | Miss America hopefuls arrive as pageant faces dissension

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The 51 hopefuls vying for the title of Miss America are set to arrive in Atlantic City on Thursday amid changes and internal dissension for the pageant. Pageant Chairwoman Gretchen Carlson has feuded on Twitter with reigning Miss America Cara Mund after Mund said she’d been “silenced” by pageant officials seeking … Continue reading ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. | Miss America hopefuls arrive as pageant faces dissension

COLUMBIA, S.C | Mulling 2020 run, LA mayor to visit South Carolina Democrats

COLUMBIA, S.C  — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is returning to South Carolina next month as he continues to mull a 2020 presidential bid. The Charleston County Democratic Party said Wednesday that Garcetti will give the keynote address at next month’s Blue Jam . The event has become a showcase for national-level Democrats, including former … Continue reading COLUMBIA, S.C | Mulling 2020 run, LA mayor to visit South Carolina Democrats