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4:11 am on Saturday September 24, 2011

Violent crime continues to fall across the Charleston area, nation in 2010

Image by North Charleston North Charleston Police Chief Jon Zumalt at a press conference.According to the FBI's Crime Across the U.S. report, both the Lowcountry and the nation saw a drop in violent crimes and property crimes in 2010. According to...
4:11 am on Tuesday December 21, 2010

FBI reports both citywide, nationwide violent crime is down

Image by Flickr user Linus HenningA recently released FBI report revealed that violent crime in the city of Charleston has dropped in every category except burglaries during the first six months of 2010. The Semiannual Crime Statistics for 2010 goes...
1:26 pm on Monday September 13, 2010

FBI report finds violent crimes in the Lowcountry, nation, dropped in 2009

Image by FBI.govAccording to the FBI's Crime Across the U.S. report and final statistics, both the Lowcountry and the nation saw a drop in violent crimes and property crimes in 2009. Charleston, North Charleston and Mount Pleasant, all reported...
11:18 am on Friday August 21, 2009

Examining the need for tougher sentencing of violent offenders in S.C.

Image by S.C. ETVImage by 20090821-crime.jpg After a wave of violent crime allegedly committed by prior offenders, S.C. ETV has done a piece on the need for tougher sentencing and the reforms needed to make it happen, and accommodate longer stays in...
3:09 am on Thursday July 9, 2009

Man on 'watch list' charged in murder of youth; Crime reform called for

Rafael Sinclair Horlbeck, 22, and his brother, Leon Willis Horlbeck, 32, have been charged in the early-July slaying of 15-year-old Jermel Tyler Brown. Read more stories on this subject in our crime topic page. While Leon's criminal record is...
7:45 am on Tuesday September 16, 2008

S.C. tops list in violence, but glimmers of improvement appear

Image by Flickr user swanksalotImage by 20080916crime.jpg South Carolina topped the list of states for violent crimes per capita in the FBI's latest Crime in the United States release. According to the report, South Carolina had some 788 violent...