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Exploding portable toilet jolts Rock Hill neighborhood

An exploding portable toilet this weekend in Rock Hill turned out to be no laughing matter for investigators. Just after 9 p.m. Friday, the city’s bomb squad was called to a construction site of Wamsutter Road on the southern side of Rock Hill after a neighbor called 9-1-1 to report an explosion near his home. […]

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1 arrested after York Co. drug agents bust 22nd meth lab of 2013

A Rock Hill man is now facing severe drug charges following his arrest Friday for operating a methamphetamine lab. York County drug agents have charged Richard Bailey, Jr., 35. of Lesslie Dale Road with Manufacturing Methamphetamine and Possession of Methamphetamine. York County Multijurisdictional Drug Enforcement Unit commander Marvin Brown said officers were conducting an investigation […]

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Drug agents bust Rock Hill meth lab, county-wide total rises to 21

York County drug agents dismantled the 21st Methamphetamine lab in York County Thursday. S.C. Probation and Prole officers were checking on the whereabouts of Brantie Britt, who was already on probation for methamphetamine charges. In the process of checking his home off Dunlap Roddey Road in Rock Hill, investigators came across an inactive Methamphetamine lab […]

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Ex-Winthrop trustee among 2 dead in suspected murder-suicide

A Rock Hill couple were found dead Monday by a caregiver in their home off Herlong Avenue. James Martin, 91, and Mary Jean Martin, 81 died in an apparent murder-suicide at their home on Huntcliff Drive, York County Coroner Sabrina Gast said. Investigators believe James shot his wife before firing the gun on himself. The […]

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S.C. Trooper tops 140 MPH on I-77 chasing after Clowney

This weekend, a South Carolina State Trooper drove twice the posted speed limit on Interstate 77 to catch up with a speeding driver. That driver turned out to be Rock Hill native and University of South Carolina Defensive End Jadeveon Clowney. The traffic stop occurred at about 8:30 p.m. on December 7 after a S.C. […]

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York County drug agents bust 20th Meth lab of 2013

This week, York County drug agents have dismantled the 20th suspected methamphetamine lab of 2013. Authorities, acting on a tip about a working lab in Fort Mill, found what turned out to be an inactive lab at 225 Sleepy Hollow Road in Fort Mill. As investigators were investigating the lab, the suspect Benjamin Tennant, 38, […]

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Drunk driver triggers 5-car wreck on Cherry Road

A multi-car wreck sent several people to area hospitals Friday night after a suspected drunk driver plowed into four cars stopped at stop light on Cherry Road. At  8:01 p.m. Friday, police say a Chester County man behind the wheel of a Ford Windstar was driving South on Cherry Road when he crossed into the […]

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