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Rock Hill woman charged in traffic death had previous DUI

ROCK HILL — The Rock Hill woman who troopers say was drunk when she rear-ended another woman’s car, causing her death Monday afternoon, also was charged with drinking and driving in 2008, state records show. Cassie Cunningham, 36, enrolled in an alcohol and drug safety program and paid $100 for a provisional driver’s license that … Continue reading »

Boy, 7, removed after meth lab found in Rock Hill

By Jonathan McFadden — jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — A boy was taken into emergency custody Wednesday afternoon after drug agents decommissioned York County’s ninth methamphetamine lab this year and confiscated chemicals, fuel and soda bottles authorities say his mother and a man used to make the addictive street drug in a Rock Hill neighborhood less than a … Continue reading »

Boy, 3, found alone in unlocked car outside Rock Hill hospital

By Jonathan McFadden —jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — Police arrested a Chester County man they say left a sleeping toddler in an unlocked car unattended while it was parked at a Rock Hill hospital on Tuesday. Officers were sent to Piedmont Medical Center, where they found a boy, 3, asleep in the car with the windows down and … Continue reading »

Police: Rock Hill woman bit, threw wine at baby’s grandmother

By Jonathan McFadden —jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — Police say a Rock Hill woman fought with her baby’s paternal grandmother, biting the woman’s thumb and throwing a cup of wine at her on Monday. Officers were sent to Piedmont Medical Center’s emergency room, where they spoke with a woman, 42, who said an argument between her and Marquita … Continue reading »

Police: Dad choked teen son at Cherry Park

By Jonathan McFadden —jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — A Charlotte father was charged with cruelty to children after police say he choked his teenage son to the point the boy vomited in a Rock Hill park on Saturday. Police were sent to Cherry Park at about 12 p.m. after a caller said she saw a man choke a … Continue reading »

Man charged after meth lab explodes in motel room

by WCNC.com Staff ROCK Hill, S.C. — A man was charged after an explosion happened in a motel room while he was trying to cook meth on Sunday. Authorities charged Ronnie Kenneth Brady, 35, with manufacturing methamphetamine after an explosion occurred in motel room while he was cooking meth around 1 a.m. Sunday. The Rock … Continue reading »

Report: Rock Hill man assaulted girlfriend with ginger ale

By Jonathan McFadden — jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — Police charged a Rock Hill man with assault and battery after they say he threw a full bottle of ginger ale at his girlfriend, causing her right arm to swell on Monday. Police were called to the CVS on Celanese Road at about 9 p.m. after a … Continue reading »

Winthrop baseball player accused of assaulting roommate

By Jonathan McFadden — jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — A Winthrop University baseball player has been suspended indefinitely after police say he assaulted his roommate during an argument, sending the 20-year-old student to the hospital with a concussion and “offset” teeth Sunday.   Michael Thomas Gilroy, 20, a sophomore pitcher who studies sports management and earned … Continue reading »

Police: Teens smoked pot behind York school

By Jonathan McFadden — jmcfadden@heraldonline.com YORK — Police say three teenagers took to the woods behind their alternative school last week to smoke marijuana and cigarettes. At about 7:35 a.m. Thursday, a teacher told a police officer at York One Academy that she saw three students go into the woods near a dirt road on … Continue reading »

2 arrested after Rock Hill bar fight

By Jonathan McFadden — jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL It took three security guards to handcuff a man who tried to flee after he and another man were separated during a fight at a Rock Hill club early Sunday, according to police. Police were dispatched to the Infiniti nightclub on East Main Street around 1:30 a.m. in … Continue reading »

Police: Pregnant woman assaulted after telling boyfriend to stop smoking pot

By Jonathan McFadden — jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — A pregnant Rock Hill woman told police that her boyfriend attacked her Sunday after she asked him not to smoke marijuana in her apartment. Police have charged Cameron Lavar Anderson, 24, with criminal domestic violence and possession of marijuana, according to Rock Hill Police documents. He was … Continue reading »

Rock Hill police chase ends in crash, foot pursuit

By Jonathan McFadden — jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL — Police chased a Rock Hill man who ran behind several houses and jumped fences after he drove his speeding car down several city streets before crashing into a telephone pole early Sunday. Officers on a routine patrol on East Main Street shortly after midnight noticed a gray … Continue reading »

Rock Hill man charged with sketching graffiti in Winthrop University art building

By Jonathan McFadden — jmcfadden@heraldonline.com ROCK HILL A Rock Hill man who claimed affiliations with a Lancaster art studio was charged with vandalism last week after police say he etched graffiti on the walls and in the bathrooms of a Winthrop University art building. Travis Thomas Sinclair, 36, is accused of using a black Sharpie … Continue reading »

Bond set for Winthrop student charged in beating death of 5-year-old girl

By Andrew Dys — adys@heraldonline.com LANCASTER — Despite a grandmother’s plea that “a tiny little girl had no chance to fight off a monster,” a judge set bond Friday for the wounded Iraq War veteran accused of beating his girlfriend’s 5-year-old daughter to death outside Lancaster earlier this month. For the first time, the lawyer … Continue reading »

Rock Hill grandmother gets probation in baby death

By Andrew Dys — adys@heraldonline.com YORK — A Rock Hill grandmother was sentenced to probation Thursday after pleading guilty to unlawful neglect toward a child after her 2-month-old granddaughter suffocated last year. Toni Chavis, 56, was charged two months after Jaylin Chavis died May 6. Toni Chavis’ boyfriend, Roger Bryson, was sentenced to 18 months … Continue reading »