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Ridgeland PD issues tips for summer safety

RIDGELAND, S.C. (WJCL) — The Ridgeland Police Department is warning area residents to be vigilant during the summer.

“Theft is a crime of opportunity. During the summer months would-be thieves are on the look-out for items which can be easily taken in a matter of seconds. 269 more words

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Ridgeland officer avoids almost certain death in traffic stop

RIDGELAND, S.C. (WJCL) — A Ridgeland Police Department officer may have narrowly avoided certain death in a routine traffic stop Friday.

The officer, who was not identified in the report, pulled over a Dodge Caravan at the 21.5 mile marker of I-95 southbound at 10:33 p.m. 198 more words

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Ridgeland officer avoids death in traffic stop

RIDGELAND, S.C. (WJCL) — A Ridgeland Police Department officer may have narrowly avoided certain death in a routine traffic stop Friday.

The officer, who was not identified in the report, pulled over a Dodge Caravan at the 21.5 mile marker of I-95 southbound at 10:33 p.m. 198 more words

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Fire heavily damages Ridgeland home

RIDGELAND, S.C. (WJCL) – A fire heavily damaged a house in Ridgeland.

The Jasper County Fire Department responded to the fire at a home on Grahamville Road early Sunday morning. 38 more words

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JA's Roberts repeats as singles champion

The number of games Meredith Roberts lost this year while playing singles for Jackson Academy tripled Wednesday, but the number of sets and matches lost remained the same — zero. 272 more words

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Ridgeland man murdered; 2nd homicide for year in Jasper

RIDGELAND, S.C. (WJCL) — A passerby wouldn’t find the scene of Monday night’s murder unless she were looking hard for it.

Jasper County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a narrow dirt road right off of Family Circle Drive after multiple neighbors called 911 reporting gun shots. 243 more words

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ATF investigating Ridgeland gun store robbery

RIDGELAND, S.C. (WJCL) — Officials have confirmed that a major firearms store in Ridgeland was robbed earlier this week.

Jerod King with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms confirmed that Palmetto State Armory was robbed Wednesday night after the suspects involved apparently pulled the doors off the building. 27 more words

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