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Lawsuits: Jailed lawyer Alex Murdaugh may be hiding millions

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Attorneys in three different civil lawsuits against Alex Murdaugh want the court to have independent representatives take control of the money and other assets of the South Caro...

911 caller on Murdaugh's road shooting: 'looks like a setup'

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A woman who reported seeing a man later identified as South Carolina attorney Alex Murdaugh bloodied on a roadside after a shooting told an emergency dispatcher she didn’t stop b...

Alex Murdaugh asks to leave jail after 5 days behind bars

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Lawyers for prominent South Carolina attorney Alex Murdaugh plan to ask a judge on Tuesday to grant bond for their client, who has spent five nights in jail following his second...

Lawyer: Murdaugh knows he'll go to prison for stealing money

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The attorney for prominent South Carolina lawyer Alex Murdaugh, who discovered his wife and son dead at their home this summer, said Murdaugh is resigned that he will serve time ...

Murdaugh charged with taking insurance money in maid's death

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A prominent South Carolina lawyer has been charged with stealing insurance settlements meant for the sons of his late housekeeper that a lawsuit said total more than $4 million, ...

Ex-SC sheriff off to prison on 1-year misconduct sentence

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A former sheriff in South Carolina reported to prison Wednesday to serve a one-year sentence for using his power and office to pressure a personal assistant to have sex with him...

1 more judge must OK 2-year sentence in doomed nuke project

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A former utility executive who after he found out a pair of nuclear reactors being built in South Carolina were hopelessly behind schedule lied to ratepayers and regulators costi...

Murdaugh friend has law license suspended in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Supreme Court on Friday temporarily suspended the law license of an attorney who was a college friend of Alex Murdaugh and has been sued over his work on the d...

Suits: Fake account with similar name key to Murdaugh scheme

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina lawyer charged with trying to arrange his own death created a fraudulent bank account to steal money from an insurance settlement for his dead housekeeper and fr...

Ex-CEO who oversaw doomed nuclear project to be sentenced

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The executive who oversaw a $9 billion plan to build two nuclear reactors in South Carolina is getting ready to go to prison, more than four years after he announced the mammoth ...

Former exec readies for 2 years in prison in nuclear debacle

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An executive who spent billions of dollars on two South Carolina nuclear plants that never generated a watt of power, lying and deceiving regulators about their progress, is rea...

S Carolina court upholds mask ban; trumped by federal ruling

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Two days after a federal judge decided that South Carolina's ban on school mask requirements discriminates against medically fragile students, the state Supreme Court disagreed...

Official: Ruling means S. Carolina schools can require masks

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — School districts in South Carolina now have the authority to require masks and should check with their lawyers on what kind of accommodations they need to make for medically vuln...

In Murdaugh family scandal, tiny South Carolina town shaken

HAMPTON, S.C. (AP) — Ask any of the 2,600 residents in this South Carolina town whether they know Alex Murdaugh, and you’ll probably get a quick nod. Nearly everyone does in Hampton, a tiny place wher...

Lawsuits: Murdaugh used attorney friend to manipulate

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina lawyer charged with trying to arrange his own death steered the family of a housekeeper who died in his home to use a longtime friend as their attorney without ...