Three Rock Hill convenience store operators could face prison time after pleading guilty in federal court to years of food stamp fraud that adds up to more than $5 million, court records show. Li Fang Phu, Hoang Long Huu Nguyen and Dianne Margaret Phu each recently pleaded guilty to a single indictment in a plea […]
Lancaster County fire rescue officials have issued a countywide ban on outdoor burning. The ban was enacted Wednesday afternoon as a result of the continuing dry conditions, low humidity and potential high wind. Fire officials worry the conditions can quickly turn small fires into uncontrollable blazes. The ban is “for burning of any materials with […]
According to the S.C. Highway Patrol. A Chester mother was killed and her young daughter airlifted to a hospital after a crash Wednesday night. The crash happened just after 8 p.m. on Calvary Church road, about 6 miles west of Chester, according to Lance Cpl. Tony Keller of the Highway Patrol. A 2002 Chevrolet SUV […]
A federal judge ruled Friday that Dylann Roof has been ruled competent to stand trial starting next week in the killing of nine black worshippers at a South Carolina church last year. U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel’s ruling clears the way for jury selection to restart Monday. The judge delayed the process to begin narrowing […]
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An Oakdale Elementary student pulled out a BB gun on a school bus Monday morning and threatened to shoot the bus driver. According to the report witnesses told police they overheard the student say he would shoot the driver if the driver tried to touch him. Rock Hill Schools spokesperson Mychal Frost said the families […]
According to the S.C. Attorney General’s Office 56 year old Richard Allen Kampen of Lancaster was charged after an investigation revealed he was distributing child pornography via social media. He was arrested Friday and charged with two counts of second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor.