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    Alice Boland committed to psychiatric facility in Texas


    The Beaufort woman accused of pointing a gun at an administrator outside a private school in downtown Charleston is being moved to a psychiatric facility in Texas. More>>

    SLED: 136 SC firearm purchases denied due to Boland Bill Video included


    Charleston County has submitted 6,800 records to the State Law Enforcement Agency as part of its compliance with a new South Carolina law, according to probate court Judge Irvin Condon. More>>

    Courts sending mental records intended to make gun checks safer Video included


    The clock is quickly running out for county courts to submit mental health records from the last decade to state police to comply with the provisions of the Boland Bill.  More>>

    With 'Boland Bill' deadline looming, courts say they're in compliance Video included


    Officials from many, but not all, county probate courts in and around the Lowcountry said they have complied with new requirements of the "Boland Bill."  More>>

    Spartanburg County judge can't make Boland Law gun deadline

    Spartanburg County's probate judge says her county will likely miss a state deadline to report mental illness cases to a nationwide database used for gun checks. More>>

    Ashley Hall director recognized by county council for gun incident


    The woman who stepped in front of an armed woman last February and prevented her from walking onto the campus of Ashley Hall School was recognized by Charleston County Council. More>>

    Stavrinakis upset woman who confronted Alice Boland denied award Video included


    Rep. Leon Stavrinakis went to Twitter to express his disappointment that the hero woman who police say stopped Alice Boland was not awarded the Order of the Palmetto.

    Justice department grants $900,000 to SLED for NICS database


    The State Law Enforcement Division got a big helping hand from the justice department on Friday as it sets up the state's criminal background check database. More>>

    On tour, Giffords' actions speak on gun control


    Thirty months after a gunman shot her through the head, former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords has become the face of the fight for gun control. More>>

    House approves allowing concealed guns in bars


    The House has approved a bill allowing South Carolina residents with concealed weapon permits to carry their guns into restaurants and bars. More>>

    Gov Haley signs law to keep guns from mentally ill


    Gov. Nikki Haley has signed a law designed to keep mentally ill residents from buying guns. More>>

    Gov's office: Haley will sign Boland Bill


    The fast-tracked background checks bill that came out of a gun incident outside of a downtown Charleston school is headed to the governor's desk. Now the governor is poised to sign it.

    'Boland Bill' passes SC House unanimously


    The so-called Boland Bill, a bipartisan bill that aims to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill by mandating reporting to a federal database, was passed unanimously by the state's House on Wednesday. More>>

    Grand jury indicts Boland on 5 state charges Video included


    Solicitor Scarlett Wilson said she will wait to pursue state charges until federal authorities finish their prosecution. More>>

    Solicitor holds press conference on Alice Boland case


    Solicitor Scarlett Wilson will hold a press conference Wednesday afternoon regarding the Alice Boland case. More>>

    Moms protest against gun violence


    Moms worried about gun violence braved the wind Wednesday to hold signs along Highway 17 in front of Lindsay Graham's Mount Pleasant office. More>>

    Doctor finds loophole in mental health reporting system


    An MUSC forensic psychiatrist says he doesn't know where to report patients who are dangerous, but do not meet requirements for being committed. More>>

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