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After a brazen homicide in Charleston's East Side neighborhood, mounting frustrations have boiled over as residents search for ways to address ongoing public safety issues and feelings of neglect among black residents.

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North Charleston officials say agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement have not been given special authorization to enter residences without a warrant. That's what was claimed in a crop of "inauthentic" fliers that began popping up Tuesday night in various neighborhoods. 

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Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg said the city will increase the number of surveillance cameras on the East Side and that a new neighborhood center is two weeks from breaking ground, days after the shooting death of a downtown restaurant sous-chef.

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The man with two-decades of law enforcement experience looked at the teller on the opposite side of the counter. He slid her a note. “This is a robbery. I have a gun. No dye-packs! $2,000 cash. No alarms. Don’t cry out, stay calm.”

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The U.S. Air Force may allow plane mechanics to wear shorts at some of the more humid bases across the country, including Joint Base Charleston. But the design of the shorts, a style less like "Top Gun" and more like middle-aged Dad at a neighborhood cookout, have caused Airmen to react poorly to the idea online.

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Video from a neighboring home shows a man and a woman confronting a group of men on bikes in the middle of the street. One man in a dark shirt, jeans and white sneakers pulls a gun from his waistband and aims it at the man and woman. Blocked by the view of the truck, shots ring out toward the man. The suspect then gets on his bicycle and rides off down Hanover Street, shouting obscenities at bystanders. 

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Over 15 days from late July to early August, two transgender women of color were killed in South Carolina, prompting worries and outcry from local and national LGBTQ advocacy groups and the community. 

A gunman described as a disgruntled Walmart employee fatally shot two co-workers and wounded a police officer before he was shot and arrested Tuesday at a Walmart store in northern Mississippi, authorities said.

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South Carolina's State Law Enforcement Division is on track to replace a helicopter that crashed in Dorchester County last month after a panel of state lawmakers approved the agency's $2 million request Tuesday.