Feds Bust Columbia Brothel for Sex Trafficking

South Carolina Brothel Busted for Sex Trafficking A recent federal investigation led to a Columbia-area brothel being busted, and a potential victim of human sex trafficking being rescued, on Thursday, October 29th. Homeland Security and US Immigrations and Customs Enforcement conducted a 13-state operation called “Operation Safe Haven,” … [Read more...]

Police Seize 7,000 Stolen Firearms, Issue Gun Charges

 Seizure of 7,000 Stolen Weapons Leads to Gun Charges The Chesterfield, SC Sheriff's Police got more than it bargained for recently, after officers traveled to a suspect’s house to serve him a subpoena for a recent drug-related arrest when they noticed stolen items in his front yard. After comparing the stolen property with reports of stolen items … [Read more...]

Two California Teens Arrested for Child Porn Charges

Sex Tape of Girl and Boy Leads to Child Pornography Charges for Two Teen Boys in Sacramento Two teenage boys have been arrested in Sacramento on child pornography charges after allegedly releasing a sex tape involving a female student who did not consent to being filmed. According to Sacramento police, one of the boys filmed the other having sex … [Read more...]

“Dance Moms” Star Faces Federal Wire Fraud Charges

Star of “Dance Moms” Faces Federal Charges Including Wire Fraud for False Bankruptcy Reports Abby Lee Miller, star of “Dance Moms” on Lifetime, has reportedly been charged by the federal government with wire fraud and bankruptcy fraud after hiding more than $775,000 in income. Per a filing in Pittsburgh by the US Attorney’s Office, Miller has … [Read more...]

Woman Accused of Animal Cruelty After Facebook Photos

NC Woman Faces Animal Cruelty Charges After Taping Dogs Mouth and Posting Picture on Facebook A Salisbury, North Carolina woman has been criminally charged with animal cruelty after images of her dog with its mouth duct-taped shut on Facebook were reported to police. Kimberly Ann Howell, 25, has been released from jail on a $3,000 bond. She faced … [Read more...]

SC Senate Advances Medical Marijuana Bill

Senate Panel in South Carolina Advances Updated Medical Marijuana Bill In June last year, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley signed a very limited medical marijuana bill into law. Although the bill did not offer provisions for growing or processing marijuana as a medical treatment in South Carolina, it was the first small step toward legalizing … [Read more...]

Two Teens Face Child Porn Charges for Sexting

Teens Face Child Porn Charges After Sending Nude Pictures Two teenagers in Fayetteville, North Carolina, have been charged as adults on child pornography charges. At the time, the two were 16 years old, and took nude selfies and sexted them to each other. Now, they are both 17; but, if they had one year older and caught sexting, they would not … [Read more...]

Task Force Says New Domestic Violence Statute Enforced Unevenly

Vague Wording and Inconsistencies in South Carolina’s Changes to Domestic Violence Laws Leads to Confusion In August, Governor Nikki Haley heard from a task force of 130 people from 66 different law enforcement agencies about their efforts to handle domestic violence incidents with the new laws, which have been in place since June of this year. … [Read more...]

Baltimore Judge Pushes Forward with Police Brutality Charges in Freddie Gray’s Murder

Baltimore Judge Refuses to Try Officers Together, Will Try All 6 Police Brutality Charges Separately in Freddie Gray’s Murder Case All six police officers who face police brutality and murder charges for the death of Freddie Gray will stand trial on their charges separately, the judge in Baltimore bolding ruled on Thursday, September 3rd. The … [Read more...]

Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka Faces Criminal Charges for Murder of Girlfriend

Former WWE Wrestler Faces Criminal Charges in Cold Case Murder of Girlfriend in 1983 Former professional wrestler James “Superfly” Snuka has officially been arrested and criminally charged decades after he allegedly murdered his girlfriend through domestic violence. The 72-year-old retired entertainer was booked into Lehigh County Jail in … [Read more...]

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