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Report: Berkeley County sheriff drove 100 mph after hit-and-run

CHARLESTON, S.C. - State police reports accuse Berkeley County Sheriff Wayne DeWitt of driving more than 100 mph...discharging the duties of the office of the Sheriff of Berkeley County and restoring the public's trust in me."A crash...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-05/report-berkeley-county
Lillie Garmany

...her nephews, Charlie Shelton, Scott Roche (Liz), Jimmy Shelton (Becky), Jonathan Shelton (Cathy), Chris Shelton (Berkeley); and several great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her niece, Jennifer Shelton. Memorial services...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173892962
Police: Missouri officer kills man who pulled gun

BERKELEY, Mo. - A suburban St. Louis police officer shot...officers at the scene of the late Tuesday shooting in Berkeley, Missouri. Police have not released details of any arrests. Berkeley is just a few miles from Ferguson, where a white...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-24/police-missouri-officer-kill
Protests follow another police shooting

BERKELEY, Mo. - Violent protests broke out again...m. Tuesday at a convenience store in Berkeley, Missouri, just a few miles from Ferguson...County Police Chief Jon Belmar says the Berkeley shooting victim was black and the officer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-24/protests-follow-another-poli
Across the region

Sheriff faces charge of DUI after wreckHANAHAN, S.C. - Berkeley County's sheriff was charged with DUI after an early-morning wreck, the South Carolina Highway Patrol says.Patrol Sgt...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-28/across-region
Across South Carolina

Judge questioning sheriff's DUI arrestHANAHAN, S.C. - A judge is questioning a state trooper's arrest of the Berkeley County sheriff on drunken driving and hit and run charges, saying South Carolina law only allows the county coroner to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-29/across-south-carolina
Smaller sodas bring makers bigger profits

...and Pepsi also backfired, with many now seeing them as a culprit for the nation's obesity rates.In November, voters in Berkeley, California approved a special, per-ounce tax on sugary drinks.Even as Coke and Pepsi fight such measures through their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-13/smaller-sodas-bring-makers
Midland Valley drops heartbreaker

...two minutes left in the game to lift Berkeley to a Class AAA playoff victory over Midland...20-84, Cameron Brown 1-(-2). Berkeley: Austin Myles 5-10, Dress 21-94...Valley: Daniel Carr 11-17-2 107. Berkeley: Dress 7-14-0 121.RECEIVING...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2014-11-14/midland-vall
Former Lexington County Sheriff Metts pleads guilty in federal bribery conspiracy case

...and another died while under investigation. Only two of those sheriffs have been sentenced to prison.A ninth sheriff, Berkeley County's Wayne DeWitt, was arrested over the weekend on drunken driving and hit and run charges. Troopers said the sheriff...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-30/former-lexington-count
Across South Carolina

...million awarded over inmate's deathCHARLESTON, S.C. - A federal jury awarded almost $3 million Friday to the family of a Berkeley County inmate who died three years ago after a month at the jail.An autopsy showed that 50-year-old David Allan Woods...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-18/across-south-carolina