A Camden High School ROTC instructor was placed on administrative leave by the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) after being charged Jan. 19 with allegedly pointing a gun at a 12-year-old neighbor in December.
The young woman waited in the wrecked van as law enforcement officers chased her brother and his two friends through the woods north of Westville. When they were gone, she got out, walked a bit and then used her cell phone to call a ride.
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) and Elgin Police Department (EPD) are investigating separate but possibly connected sets of automobile break-ins. The break-ins were perpetrated between late Monday night and early Wednesday morning.
An alarm, an alert Camden Police Department (CPD) patrolman and a bad tire rim led to the arrest of three Cassatt teenagers early Thursday morning.
A Cassatt couple has been arrested in connection with the Jan. 11 theft of a Ford truck and subsequent chase that injured a Kershaw County deputy.
Four county men have been called to appear in summary court on malicious injury to property charges after allegedly tearing up the Kershaw County Recreation Department (KCRD) soccer fields at the West Wateree Sports Complex.
A 13-year-old special needs student at an Elgin private residential school was found safe after a nearly two-hour search Tuesday evening. The boy, who climbed out of his bedroom window at Pine Grove School on Chestnut Road near Elgin around 5 p.m., left without a coat or shoes in freezing temperatures, according to Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews.
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) has released more information about break-ins at two North Central schools in the hopes of catching the perpetrators.
Somebody broke into both North Central High and North Central Middle schools, caused $30,000 total damage and stole computers.
Two Camden men are being sought in connection with the Jan. 2 stabbing of one of the men's 45-year-old father-in-law.
The mother of a high school student has accused another student of providing her son drugs that landed him in the hospital.
The Camden Police Department (CPD) is looking for a 24-year-old woman officers say stabbed her 33-year-old boyfriend at a West DeKalb Street motel.
Two more suspects have been arrested in connection with the Dec. 12 shooting incident in Antioch Baptist Church's cemetery.
Is there a serial arsonist in the Mt. Pisgah and Cassatt areas? Are there two?
At least three men are being sought by the Camden Police Department (CPD) for robbing a store employee at gunpoint as she was making a night deposit at a DeKalb Street bank Saturday night.
Sheriff Jim Matthew became the first Kershaw County law enforcement officer to receive the Strom Thurmond Excellence in Law Enforcement Award. Matthews received the 2013 Thurmond award during a luncheon Tuesday at Fort Jackson. There are four Thurmond excellence awards, one each for municipal, county, state and federal law officers. Matthews received the county-level award.
Law enforcement located a missing Camden woman in Florence County early Thursday.
For the past several weeks, the Chronicle-Independent has been unable to publish Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) incident reports due to the implementation of a new incident report database called InterAct Online. The C-I has not yet been provided access to the new database as it had with the KCSO's previous system.
Another burglary in east Camden, another set of suspects. For the second time in as many days, the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) arrested two suspects Wednesday after they were caught burglarizing an east Camden home. According to a KCSO press release, a homeowner walked into her home and saw three people as they fled carrying a television and other items.
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