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Coastal Sunrise: Top 3 on 3

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     Here's a quick look at your Top 3 on 3 stories you'll need to know before heading out this morning.

     Almost two years after her death, one local family is seeing justice in the murder of a Lyons County teenager. Steven Cozzie has been found guilty on several charges, including the murder of Courtney Wilkes. Wilkes and her family were vacationing in Florida at the time. The jury must now decide whether to sentence Cozzie to life in prison without parole or the death penalty. Those deliberations are set to begin on Monday.

     Plus, the second of two Beaufort Marine Corps Noncommissioned Officers will appear before a judge on Monday, on charges he was involved in a hazing incident. Officials say Staff Sergeant Justin Samford, is charged with an orders violation, maltreatment, false official statement, and assault.  The other officer, Gunnery Sergeant James McArthur has been charged with an orders violation, maltreatment, and obstructing justice. his arraignment was Friday, with trial dates set for late august. The charges stem from an investigation launched after the alleged mistreatment in December.

     And a quick recall to let you know about. Nearly 200,000 GM owners are warned "not" to park their vehicles inside. General Motors is recalling almost 194,000 SUVs because a circuit board in the driver's door can short and spark a fire. The recall covers several models. The automaker is notifying owners, and telling them to park the vehicles outside until they're repaired. The repairs are free at dealers.

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  • Venice pilot issues apology, explanation on deadly beach crash

    Venice pilot issues apology, explanation on deadly beach crash

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:24 PM EDT2014-07-29 23:24:51 GMT
    A statement from Karl Kokomoor is read by the pastor as his wife (far left) listens.A statement from Karl Kokomoor is read by the pastor as his wife (far left) listens.
    The pilot of the plane that crashed on Caspersen beach on July 27th killing a father and his 9 yr old daughter released a statement through the pastor of his church late Tuesday. As the pastor read the statementfrom Karl Kokomoor, the pilot's wife listened as details of what happened during thedeadly plane crash were revealed in a press conference at the church.
    The pilot of the plane that crashed on Caspersen beach on July 27th killing a father and his 9 yr old daughter released a statement through the pastor of his church late Tuesday. As the pastor read the statementfrom Karl Kokomoor, the pilot's wife listened as details of what happened during thedeadly plane crash were revealed in a press conference at the church.
  • MORE DETAILS: Family Releases Statement on Father, Daughter Death

    MORE DETAILS: Family Releases Statement on Father, Daughter Death

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 2:51 PM EDT2014-07-29 18:51:17 GMT
    911 calls tell the story story of what happened before and after the tragic freak accident
    911 calls tell the story story of what happened before and after the tragic freak accident
  • Sheriff's Office showcases "Faces of Meth" program as a lesson to all

    Sheriff's Office showcases "Faces of Meth" program as a lesson to all

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:33:26 GMT
    Faces of Meth™ is a project of the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office in Oregon. This project began when a deputy in the Corrections Division Classification Unit, Deputy Bret King, put together mug shots of persons booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center. Deputy King worked with his co-workers in the Classification Unit to identify people who had been in custody more than once. He then worked to verify criminal records and files to determine and assure a history of methamphetamine re...
    Faces of Meth™ is a project of the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office in Oregon. This project began when a deputy in the Corrections Division Classification Unit, Deputy Bret King, put together mug shots of persons booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center. Deputy King worked with his co-workers in the Classification Unit to identify people who had been in custody more than once. He then worked to verify criminal records and files to determine and assure a history of methamphetamine re...
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