Riverbanks Zoo says goodbye to oldest elephants, hello to new rhinos

Two of the oldest elephants at Riverbanks Zoo are headed out to find new homes as officials prepare to welcome a new exhibit.

  Self-help guru convicted in lurid sex-trafficking case

The former leader of an upstate New York self-help group has been convicted in a federal case accusing him of turning women into his “sex slaves.”
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  Ohio man accused of entering woman’s home, rubbing her feet as she slept

The victim says because of the incident, she’s installing a security system and also plans to get a concealed carry permit.

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  Power restored near Leesburg Road and Ashbury Drive after crash causes power outages in more than 30 homes

Newberry County Sheriff’s Office issues warning about telephone scam

LIST: Events happening during South Carolina Democratic Convention Weekend

Woman shares photos of sharks inches away from swimmers in North Myrtle Beach

  Richland County Council may have to modify or eliminate some penny tax projects

Richland County is having some penny tax problems.
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  Lemonade stands are only legal in 14 states: Country Time wants to change that

The folks at Country Time are offering to pay permit fees and fines would-be lemonade stand entrepreneurs.

  New choice to remove fibroids

  Columbia City Council discusses future of prominent properties

  Jones trial sheds light on allegations made in mother’s lawsuit against DSS

  New requirements for rideshare drivers in effect in South Carolina

  CPD: Investigation underway after woman found with gunshot wounds on N. Main Street

  Person of interest sought by Camden Police in connection with shooting

  Man arrested, charged with murder in connection with body found at Midlands restaurant

  Lexington Co. deputies arrest 6 teens in connection with armed robbery

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  Brawl takes over field at youth baseball game in Colo.

Four people in Lakewood, Colo. were charged with disorderly conduct and fighting in public. Police are still working to identify the man in a white shirt and teal shorts.

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English: Seeing Williamson, Morant as top NBA Draft picks ‘says a lot about SC basketball’

Arch Madness: Blues win 1st Stanley Cup, beating Bruins 4-1

The St. Louis Blues have won the first Stanley Cup in franchise history.

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SC House leaders want coding instead of foreign language

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  Cayce Public Safety officials have removed man from roof

  No rules for SC summer camps: What parents need to ask

  ‘Sami’s Law’ introduced in U.S. Congress

On Friday, lawmakers introduced a bill that required rideshare drivers across the country to have illuminated signs while prohibiting the sale of those signs.
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  Rapist gets out of prison, allegedly attacks same victim in Wash.

Police say Francisco Carranza-Ramirez committed another assault on the same woman with disabilities as last time. The victim did not want to show her face or reveal her name. She's also in hiding, keeping her location a secret.

  Highway Patrol investigating fatal collision on US521 in Sumter County

  Signs of Alzheimer’s and how it affects families

  Four years later: Impact of Charleston Church shooting on state

  Hundreds gather to remember the Emmanuel 9, through discussion and film