Statue of Liberty climber won’t serve any prison time

As she stood before him with a white headband across her forehead scrawled with the phrase "I care!" he ordered her to perform 200 hours of community service and five years of probation, leading her attorney, Ron Kuby, to suggest the judge might be seeing a lot of them in the future.
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Patriots owner Robert Kraft offered a plea deal in prostitution case - with a catch

Prosecutors offered Kraft, along with others a plea deal, but they must concede they would've been found guilty.


Crews conducting prescribed burn in Berkeley County

  EPA bans sale of chemical in paint stripper which killed North Charleston man

  SC Harm Reduction Coalition offers Fentanyl tests to drug users to curb rise in overdose deaths

  Affidavit: Hollywood man burns construction business in attempt to cover stolen chop saws

  Lowcountry girls learn about aviation careers at Joint Base Charleston

About 120 middle and high school girls from about a dozen local schools got an up-close look at several aviation careers Tuesday morning.
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  Officials: Air is safe near Houston-area petrochemical fire

The plume of smoke extended above 4,000 feet on Tuesday and was being carried away on the wind, so the fire is not affecting the surrounding neighborhoods, authorities say.

Cops: Man breaks into 20 Summerville storage units, found with $100k worth of property

$17M project at Joint Base Charleston may be cut to fund Trump’s border wall

Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office seeing increase in telephone scams

  Police searching for vehicle involved in fatal drive-by shooting at N. Charleston manufacturing plant

  Deputies searching for man missing from Johns Island

Police: Mt. Pleasant driver ignored stop sign, hit child in crosswalk

Mt. Pleasant votes to add as many as 33 firefighters over next several years

Boeing CEO releases extended statement in wake of 737 MAX 8 grounding

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  'It made me feel really sick’: Mother describes harassment by anti-vaccine activists

Parents who choose to vaccinate their kids say they’ve been subjected to online harassment from anti-vaccine advocates, who aren’t shy about spreading vaccine misinformation.


South Carolina Picks Up Midweek Win at Furman

Hopkins hits 2 HR's in win


N. Charleston man arrested on 20 child porn charges

  Seabrook Island residents claim town is ‘anti-dog’ as they petition to change beach rules

  North Charleston group planting 600 flowers to celebrate Earth Day

  SCDOT to have lights on I-526 near Don Holt Bridge fixed within next few weeks

  James Island homeowners frustrated over tree trimmings

James Island homeowners are frustrated with SCE&G after two years of fighting over their tree trimmings.Neighbors living on Riverland Terrace say it’s an ongoing issue.
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Facebook to overhaul ad targeting to prevent discrimination

For the social network, that's one major legal problem down, several to go, including government investigations in the U.S. and Europe over its data and privacy practices.

Police alerting motorists as flooding expected in Charleston this week

  New schools and classroom additions in proposed plan to address explosive growth in Berkeley County

Coming Street closed as crews repair collapsed stormwater archway

  Protesters interrupt Charleston Co. School Board meeting, claim they are ‘new school board’