Mother convicted in deaths of 2 newborns left in trash bags

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A jury convicted a South Carolina mother of throwing two of her newborns away in trash bags after they were born 13 months apart, but the 32-year-old mother of two other children...

Mom on trial for deaths of 2 babies says she blacked out

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina mother on trial for placing two of her newborns in trash bags and throwing them away about a year apart told investigators she blacked out from the pain of deliv...

South Carolina governor promises to keep Parris Island open

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's governor promised on Thursday to do whatever the Marines need to keep open the training base at Parris Island after a top military official floated the idea of c...

S Carolina teachers stay home to advocate for pay, safety

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Some South Carolina teachers took a personal day Wednesday to fight for safer classrooms amid the pandemic as well as an annual small raise that was frozen after the economy cras...

South Carolina's lieutenant governor contracts COVID-19

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette was diagnosed with COVID-19 on Friday, but is recovering in isolation with her family at home, officials said. Evette had ...

The Summer of COVD-19 ends with health officials worried

The Lost Summer of 2020 drew to a close Monday with many big Labor Day gatherings canceled across the U.S. and health authorities pleading with people to keep their distance from others so as not to c...

'Impossible': School boards are at heart of reopening debate

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Helena Miller listened to teachers, terrified to reenter classrooms, and parents, exhausted from trying to make virtual learning work at home. She heard from school officials wh...

'Impossible': School boards are at heart of reopening debate

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Helena Miller listened to teachers, terrified to reenter classrooms, and parents, exhausted from trying to make virtual learning work at home. She heard from school officials wh...

Prosecutor: Slain deputy a 'hero' for firing back

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina deputy shot and killed while serving an eviction notice and two fellow officers did nothing wrong when a man suddenly pulled a gun and fired on them, a prosecuto...

SC attorney general: Monument protection law constitutional

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's top lawyer thinks the state law protecting historic monuments from being torn down or altered without a legislative vote is constitutional. But...

Prosecutor to discuss Black SC teen killed by white cop

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A prosecutor in South Carolina is expected to discuss his findings Wednesday in the shooting death of a Black teenager by a white police officer investigating car break ins. ...

5 years after church massacre, S Carolina protects monuments

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Five years ago after eight black church members and their pastor were shot and killed in a racist attack, South Carolina came together and took down the Confederate flag from the...

Death sought in SC police ambush, suspect insults prosecutor

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Officials will seek the death penalty against a South Carolina man charged with shooting seven police officers in an ambush, killing two of them, a prosecutor announced Thursday ...

Woman killed by alligator in SC was doing homeowner's nails

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The woman attacked and killed by an alligator in a gated community along the South Carolina coast was visiting the homeowner to do her nails and was trying to touch the animal wh...

Southern states largely go it alone in reopening decisions

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Governors in 17 states have committed to regional coordination to reopen their economies during the coronavirus outbreak — but none are in the South, where leaders are going it...