Settlement reached in federal lawsuit alleging Florence school district knew of former SRO’s ‘inappropriate conduct’ with students

A settlement has been reached in a federal lawsuit filed by a former Florence County student who claims she was sexually assaulted by a former school resource officer who the district knew had a history of misconduct.

  Singer R. Kelly indicted on sex crime charges

Kelly, whose legal name in Robert Kelly, is charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, according to reports based on court records.
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  Huge Florida sex trafficking sting results in nearly 50 arrests and 200 warrants, with more still coming

Investigators said the sex trafficking ring operated out of at least three spas in Central Florida, with at least two more suspected of being involved.

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Stolen Salvation Army donation truck recovered

Deputies search for missing 81-year-old Pee Dee man

Rice sounds off on health insurance, continued growth in Horry County

Crews battle fire in Horry County

Man accused of firing shots into home

A man was arrested Wednesday morning after deputies say he fired several shots into a home.
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Police: Patriots owner Robert Kraft to be charged with soliciting prostitute in Florida

Officials are swearing a warrant out for the arrest of Robert Kraft, the billionaire owner of the New England Patriots, for soliciting a prostitute.

Three arrested after deputies seize drugs, firearm

HCPD: 1 in custody after man barricaded himself inside apartment near CCU

State Board of Elections votes unanimously to hold new election in NC District 9

Grande Dunes Senior Living Facility heading into Phase II of construction

  U.S. Secretary of Education visits Florence County schools, talks education reform with local leaders

Holding scammers accountable and protecting yourself from falling victim

Tammy, Sidney Moorer retain lawyer, plan to file civil suit

Monday After the Masters celebrating 25 years

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  Jussie Smollett to be removed from ‘Empire’ season’s final episodes

Smollett reported being beaten up by two men who shouted racist and anti-gay slurs and threw bleach on him. But his story fell apart when actors Smollett knew from the "Empire" set and the gym told police that Smollett paid them $3,500 to stage the attack.

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. to compete in NASCAR XFINITY race at Darlington Raceway

  Monday After the Masters celebrating 25 years

Topgolf expected to boost golf tourism in Myrtle Beach

NFL legend Harry Carson returns to Florence

Attorney says Colin Kaepernick may get picked up by Carolina Panthers

An attorney for Colin Kaepernick says his client may be playing for the Carolina Panthers in the future.

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  Conway man arrested for allegedly sending nude photos to minors on Snapchat

Sheriff’s office opens investigation into who burned dog with chemicals

2 grocery stores closing in Horry County

Suspect Search: Woman requires stitches after being cut by glass; man allegedly threatens homeowners during repair work

City of Myrtle Beach, police respond to ‘Black Bike Week’ discrimination allegations

The city of Myrtle Beach and the Myrtle Beach Police Department responded to a lawsuit filed by the NAACP.
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  In cold-case break, 78-year-old man charged with 1979 murder of his wife

Dona Mae Bayerl, disappeared from her Wisconsin home in 1979. Her body was never found.

Myrtle Beach police searching for men wanted for armed robbery, kidnapping

Report: SC has 184 open missing persons cases

New details released after man barricades himself inside home

Two charged in Myrtle Beach shooting