Father of 7-year-old girl who died in border detention center disputes gov’t account

Federal officials initially reported 7-year old Jakelin Caal Maquin spent days crossing desert terrain without food or water when she showed up with her father and a large group of migrant refugees at a desolate New Mexico border checkpoint.The girl’s father disputes that account.
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  Grieving parents say priest condemned their son at funeral because he committed suicide

Catholic officials say the priest won’t be preaching at funerals for the foreseeable future and will undergo training on how to become a more effective minister.

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  Graves in Charleston cemetery uprooted after flooding on the grounds

Mourning Mother’s March Against Gun Violence held Saturday

N. Charleston Police host “Kids and Cops” event

Summerville flooding has neighbors begging for the county’s help

  Summerville flooding has neighbors begging for the county’s help

Some areas of Summerville saw up to four feet of water in some neighborhoods as floodwaters spread across the Lowcountry Friday, turning roadways into rivers and yards into lakes.
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Russian disinformation campaign on social media extensive, ongoing, according to reports

“With at least some of the Russian government’s goals achieved in the face of little diplomatic or other pushback, it appears likely that the United States will continue to face Russian interference for the foreseeable future,” the researchers said.

Rescheduled parades to celebrate spirit of Christmas this weekend

Generator stolen from N. Charleston family’s food truck

Texas judge dismantles Obamacare, ruling individual mandate unconstitutional

Concerns raised after CCSD teacher gets moved to different school following investigation

Trump picks Mick Mulvaney as acting chief of staff

State regulators approve Dominion, SCANA merger

FIRST ALERT: Rain set daily rainfall records; flash flood watch in effect for most of Lowcountry

SC District Attorney: 2 face federal charges in April armored car robbery

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  White House closer to partial shutdown with wall demand

Trump said last week he would be "proud" to have a shutdown to get Congress to approve a $5 billion down payment to fulfill his campaign promise to build a border wall. But the president doesn't have the votes from the Republican-controlled Congress to support funding for the wall at that level.

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Carolina women outlast Purdue in double overtime

Coastal survives NC Central 69-65

Annual Shrine Bowl ends in 10-10 tie

Double Dare Dominance: Rays win 6-2 in game show-themed jerseys

Leach tallies 4 points

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Deputies: Generator stolen from a Charleston Brunch Holiday food truck.

Sentencing delayed for man convicted in North Charleston bartender’s shooting death

U.S. Postal Service announces Christmas shipping deadlines

James Island Holiday Festival of Lights closed Friday because of flooding

Sandy Hook school receives threat on shooting anniversary

On the same day the Newtown, Connecticut, community is marking the sixth anniversary of a deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school, a bomb threat prompted an evacuation at the school.
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  Man lied about kidnapping to get revenge for drug deal gone bad, police say

Police say the alleged victim used the story of the infant's abduction as a way to pursue charges against those he claims robbed him during a reported drug deal.

  Heavy morning rains prompt flooding across Lowcountry Friday

Man accused of exploiting 12 children at N. Charleston church had 2008 conviction for assaulting Ohio child

Lowcountry group offering help as ACA open enrollment deadline nears

BCSO: Woman who took package off Goose Creek porch lied to deputies