Winthrop Assistant Chief appointed to FBI National Academy

Winthrop University officials said Tuesday the school’s Assistant Chief of Police Ken Scoggins has received an appointment to the FBI’s National Academy. Scoggins will leave for the 10-week course in Quantico, Va., in September and will join an elite group of law enforcement officers from around the world who have had an opportunity to achieve this [...] Read More

Rock Hill man sentenced to 70 months in prison

A Rock Hill man will spend the next five years in prison after a conviction last year on weapons and drug charges. 29-year-old Travis Hart will face 70 months in prison and another 3 years of supervised release following a September 2010 traffic stop in Rock Hill, where he attempted to flee police before his [...] Read More

36 new troopers to patrol SC highways

After 19 weeks of training, 36 newly commissioned South Carolina Highway Patrol officers headed home Friday for a weekend of rest before starting eight more weeks of field training. But interim Highway Patrol Director Lieutenant Colonel Mike Oliver says that the new officers are about equal to the number who retire each year, which leaves [...] Read More