Cindy Palmer faces probation after plea deal in cases of unlawful child removals. Cherokee County attorney faces March trial date.
With costs of repeatedly expanding jail beds mounting, some counties willing to bet some of their funding on promise of anti-addiction efforts and other programs.
Recommendations to build bigger jails often come from same firms that land jail design contracts. Consultant methods may stack deck in favor of big investments in jail construction.
Civil rights and environmental advocates question DEQ permitting of hog biogas operations, point to disproportionate impact on communities of color.
Not all hospitals responding to questions, but those who do are saying vaccine exemptions for their workers are relatively rare.