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Local Updates from ABC News Radio for Charleston.

Thursday
Sep182014

Ralph H. Johnson Hospital to Hold Public Meeting Next Week

(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- The Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center is giving local residents a chance to voice their opinions on how they feel about service at the hospital.

The hospital has announced that next Thursday it will be hosting a Veteran Stakeholder Meeting in the hospital's main auditorium to discuss the quality of care provided at the facility and to gather feedback from veterans.

The meeting is open to the public and is scheduled to run from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.


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Thursday
Sep182014

Body Found at Shadowmoss Plantation Golf Club Identified

(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- Authorities have identified a man who was found dead at the Shadowmoss Plantation Golf Club on Wednesday.

The Charleston County Coroner's Office said 67-year-old Robert O'Donnell was found dead, ABC affiliate WCIV-TV reports.

O'Donnell's body was found in a pond at the golf course on Wednesday afternoon.


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Thursday
Sep182014

Charleston Police Looking for Missing Teen

Charleston Police Department(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- Police in Charleston are looking for a boy who has been missing since last Friday.

The Charleston Police Department reports that 14-year-old Jason Jones was dropped off at Burke High School the morning of September 12. He then reportedly ditched school and ran away.

According to police, Jason may be in North Charleston.

Jason was last seen wearing khaki pants and a blue Burke High School polo shirt.


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Wednesday
Sep172014

Man Steals Sunglasses from Beaufort County Sunglass Hut

(BLUFFTON, S.C.) -- Authorities in Beaufort County are looking to identify a man who stole a pair of sunglasses from a local store.

The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office says the theft took place Sunday afternoon at a Sunglass Hut store, located at 1252 Fording Island Road in Bluffton.

The sunglasses are worth $240.

According to the Sheriff's Office, the suspect is described as a black man with gold teeth and tattoos on his left arm and chest. He wore a blue polo shirt, jeans, and a cap.


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Wednesday
Sep172014

Ex Summerville Cop Charged with Sexual Exploitation of Minor

(COLUMBIA, S.C.) -- A former Summerville police officer was arrested Tuesday.

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division said Carlisle Johnson Floyd was arrested for an offense related to pornography involving a minor.

Floyd, 40, is charged with second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor.


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