Police: Man held Charleston city employee, burglary suspect at gunpoint until officers arrived

City of Charleston police say a man held a burglary suspect and city of Charleston stormwater employee at gunpoint until officers arrived at his house on March 12, according to an incident report.

Facebook exposed millions of passwords in plain text

Facebook says there is no evidence that employees had abused access to this data.
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  After mosque attacks, New Zealand quickly bans assault weapons

The government is now working on a large-scale buy-back plan to encourage owners of the banned weapons to surrender them.

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Family of teen killed in boating accident files wrongful death lawsuit

  Residents living in homeless village fear they will be kicked out

Homeless people in Ladson who have built their own community in the woods fear they may soon not have anywhere to go.The encampment is in a wooded area right off of College Park Road in Ladson.
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  Shelter-in-place order lifted near burned Texas chemical plant

Authorities issued a shelter-in-place order Thursday due to "reports of benzene or other volatile organic compounds" in Deer Park.

  SC Senator introduces resolution pushing for sale of Santee Cooper

  Pentagon to probe if acting defense secretary used office to help Boeing

  ‘Fetal heartbeat’ bill proposes abortion restrictions, stirs up controversy

  Lawsuit claims West Ashley bar over-served customer who caused serious accident

  Less teacher experience, higher turnover rate higher found at unsatisfactory CCSD schools

  Former fellow inmate of man accused in sex assault of 81-year old says suspect offered money to kill her

  SCHP: One hospitalized after crash on US 52

  Liberty Hill’s literacy program boosting reading scores and confidence

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  Feds give employers easier path to dump retiree pensions

That decision reverses Obama-era guidance that banned the practice of offering lump-sum payments to seniors. Pensions provide a guaranteed monthly income for as long as an employee lives in retirement.

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Clemson Outduels Cougars 4-1 To Sweep Midweek Series

  CSU’s Tyler Weekley continues comeback from elbow injury

James Island alum is the Bucs Friday start after another major elbow injury

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James Island incorporation bill has support and critics

Lowcountry mayors testify against bill which would allow state to stop localized plastic bag bans

Police: SC man with arm in a sling steals drugs from Lowcountry pharmacy

Police: Man shot while sitting in car in Summerville

Officers responded to an apartment complex on Langley Drive around 11:10 p.m.
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  Teacher forced preschoolers to stand naked in closet as punishment, Illinois police say

Two teachers have been placed on administrative leave, one for the alleged discipline and the other as an alleged witness who did not report the actions.

Charleston diocese asks for sexual abuse lawsuits to be dismissed

Prescribed burn scheduled for N. Charleston naval weapons station

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