Hoisington remembered for humanity, love

Date: 6/14/2007
By Schuyler Kropf
The Post and Courier
Thursday, June 14, 2007
Solicitor Ralph Hoisington was remembered for his humanity, humor and adventurous nature during a funeral service Wednesday that drew hundreds of friends and family to a chapel on the campus of The Citadel.

Agee gets 35 years for beating mother to death

Date: 6/6/2007
By Schuyler Kropf
The Post and Courier
Wednesday, June 6, 2007
Just before he was sentenced for killing his mother, Allen Agee looked for his brothers in the courtroom and silently mouthed "I'm sorry."

Bessinger kidnapper sentenced to 38 years

Date: 5/9/2007
Judge gives Priest 38 years in prison
By Prentiss Findlay
The Post and Courier
Wednesday, May 9, 2007
A cool-headed Tommy Bessinger Jr. tricked his kidnapper into leaving him alone long enough to get free and call the police.

Gun sale loopholes stir fears

Date: 4/29/2007
Background check might not show person was judged mentally ill
By Glenn Smith
The Post and Courier
Sunday, April 29, 2007
Michael Bailey was shot, arrested and deemed psychotic after threatening to kill two Charleston police officers with a knife. Too mentally ill to stand trial, he was committed to a psychiatric hospital for treatment.

Solicitor clears 3 officers in deaths of suspects

Date: 12/6/2006
By Noah Haglund
The Post and Courier
Thursday, December 6, 2007
A Charleston policeman who fatally shot a fleeing drug suspect in September and two North Charleston officers involved in a deadly Taser incident last year all acted appropriately, 9th Circuit Solicitor Scarlett Wilson has ruled.