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  • Calhoun County Sheriff Thomas Summers says deputies were trying to arrest 51-year-old John "Hayden" Inabinet III after he fired several shots at a family member earlier in the day at his St. Matthews home. Summers say he knew Inabinet for years and along with his family urged him to give up without violence. Instead, the sheriff says , Inabinet fired a semi-automatic pistol from the front porch at deputies trying to arrest him and one fired back, killing him.
  • As the verdict was read Tuesday convicting a former Minneapolis police officer in the death of George Floyd, a Charleston family listened and watched. Even more than one thousand miles away, the news hit close to home.
  • A former South Carolina police officer serving 20 years in prison for killing an unarmed Black man who was running away from a traffic stop said his lawyer never told him about a plea offer from prosecutors that could have cut years off his sentence.
  • De-escalating Disability explores the intersectionality of autism, race, and policing.On this episode, we hear what one mother is telling her son with Autism Spectrum Disorder about interacting with police and how she feels officers aren't prepared enough to handle such a situation without it possibly turning into a tragedy.
  • De-escalating Disability explores the intersectionality of autism, race, policing — breaking down the myths surrounding Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), hear from those affected, and meet those pushing for awareness and making change.On this first episode, we examine issues of excessive force practices used by police officers, especially when they involve unarmed individuals and people of color. Factoring in a person living with ASD, and the resulting breakdown of miscommunication and perceived threat, can lead to troubling incidents with sometimes lethal consequences.
  • De-escalating Disability explores the intersectionality of autism, race, and policing.On this episode, we hear what one mother is telling her son with Autism Spectrum Disorder about interacting with police and how she feels officers aren't prepared enough to handle such a situation without it possibly turning into a tragedy.
  • De-escalating Disability explores the intersectionality of autism, race, and policing.On this second installment, we speak with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) specialist Dr. Laura Carpenter of the Medical University of South Carolina about the fundamentals of ASD as well as her research into the interaction between people with disabilities and the criminal justice system.
  • De-escalating Disability explores the intersectionality of autism, race, policing — breaking down the myths surrounding Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), hear from those affected, and meet those pushing for awareness and making change.On this first episode, we examine issues of excessive force practices used by police officers, especially when they involve unarmed individuals and people of color. Factoring in a person living with ASD, and the resulting breakdown of miscommunication and perceived threat, can lead to troubling incidents with sometimes lethal consequences.
  • On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 21, 2020, we bring you COVID-19 warnings from medical professionals in the Upstate, recent comments…
  • On Tuesday, Chester Police Chief Eric Williams held a press conference regarding the killing of 28-year-old Ariane McCree by a city police officer last…