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Jury seated in Timothy Jones trial, opening statements set for Tuesday

12 jurors and six alternates will listen to testimony over the next few weeks

LEXINGTON, S.C. (WOLO) — Two weeks after jury selection began, a group of 18 men and women will decide the fate of a Lexington County man accused of killing his five children. Starting with a pool of nearly 200 potential jurors, the prosecution and defense in the Timothy Jones trial reduced the field down to 50 on Friday, and then ultimately…

6 appear in court on charges they sent mosque attack images

(ABC News)-Six people appeared in a New Zealand court Monday on charges they illegally redistributed the video a gunman livestreamed as he shot worshippers at two mosques last month. Christchurch District Court Judge Stephen O’Driscoll denied bail to businessman Philip Arps and an 18-year-old suspect who both were taken into custody in March. The four others are not in custody….

Plea Deal Offered to Former SC Police Officers

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) – South Carolina prosecutors are offering plea deals to all the four former Horry County police officers charged with sexual misconduct in office. WPDE reports the first officer will go to trial in mid-September if Luke Green, Troy Allen Large, Todd Cox and Darryl Williams don’t accept the plea bargains. All four pleaded innocent and received bond…

Accused Serial Killer Enters Plea in SC Court

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) – A man who admitted killing seven people over nearly 13 years in South Carolina while running a successful real estate business has pleaded guilty to seven counts of murder and a number of other charges. Todd Kohlhepp has accepted a plea deal that will send him to prison for life without parole. Prosecutors could have sought…

Watch : Penny Tax Battle Heads to Court

Richland County,S.C. (WOLO) — The battle over funds for the Richland county Penny Tax and how it will be used is now in the hands of the court to decide. Last month the Department of Revenue held 17 millions dollars from the County after DOR officials  say a 2015 audit showed the money for Penny Tax Programs were being used…

Gamecock Tennis Tops (12) Arkansas for Highest-Ranked Win Since 2013

By: USC SID

#Gamecocks win over #12 @RazorbackMTEN . pic.twitter.com/sYs7z2q431— Gamecock M. Tennis (@GamecockMTennis) April 17, 2016 FAYETEVILLE, Ark. (USC SID) — South Carolina men’s tennis closed its regular season with a bang, clawing out a 4-3 road win at No. 12 Arkansas on Sunday at the Billingsley Tennis Center. The Gamecocks fell in doubles, but fought their way back to even the…