Man ordered to repay settlement from jail injury lawsuit
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A judge has ordered a man to repay most of a $2 million settlement he received after claiming he was injured while he was an inmate at the Boone County jail.
SC senators start look at accelerating interstate expansion
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — With South Carolina's rapid growth over the past 20 years, a group of senators says it is vital that the state's interstate highways keep up.
South Carolina looks for another upset against No. 9 Florida
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — While South Carolina players have enjoyed their big win over Georgia last week, the Gamecocks understand they need to build on success instead of reveling in it.
Dow Inc. CEO contributes $6M to new health institute
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The CEO of Dow Inc. has donated $6 million to a new University of Missouri health institute that is focused on personalized medicine.
Untrue gunshot reports at SC State Fair were groups running
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Officials say the South Carolina State Fair closed early Saturday after unfounded rumors that shots had been fired.
Bryant bounces back to lead Missouri over Mississippi
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Last week, when he heard a pop in his left knee after being hit low, Missouri quarterback Kelly Bryant briefly saw his college football career pass before his eyes. The injury...
Suspect in $1M South Carolina arson captured in New Jersey
HOLLY HILL, S.C. (AP) — A suspect accused of intentionally starting a blaze that destroyed three South Carolina buildings has been caught in New Jersey.
Trial starts for man charged in S Carolina dog fighting ring
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A federal animal cruelty trial is underway for a South Carolina man accused of raising pit bulls for a dog fighting ring.
New SC area code coming for central part of state
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina is adding a new area code.
The latest set of digits will augment the Palmetto State's oldest area code — 803. In the region stretching from Aiken to Rock...
Train, truck collide in SC
WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities in South Carolina are investigating a collision between a train and a truck in Lexington County.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol says the crash...
Missouri city of Columbia bans so-called conversion therapy
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Columbia, Missouri has banned so-called conversion therapy for minors.
The Columbia Daily Tribune reports the city council voted unanimously Monday to become the first...
Principal: Student suspended for “joke” about having a gun
LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Officials at a South Carolina high school say they suspended a freshman who joked that he had a gun in his book bag.
The State Columbia reports the 15-year-old student...
University, community colleges offer transfer partnership
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri will guarantee admission to students from the state's community colleges if they meet certain requirements.
Missouri QB Bryant injured in 42-10 rout of Troy
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The only drama in the second half of Missouri's 42-10 victory over Troy on Saturday revolved around a player who was in the locker room.
Steyer endorsed for president by influential SC lawmaker
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer has picked up the endorsement of a key lawmaker in early-voting South Carolina.
SC man sentenced for dumping hazardous waste in creek
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man has been sentenced to three months in federal prison after pleading guilty to violating the Clean Water Act.
Woman sentenced to 12 years after domestic assault
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A 32-year-old woman who caused some Columbia schools to be put on lockdown during a domestic assault has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.
Teen gets 5 days in juvenile jail for racist videos, threats
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A 16-year-old has been sentenced to five days in a juvenile jail and 18 months of probation for threatening to shoot up his Catholic school in South Carolina in a group chat...
Unlicensed therapist pleads guilty to sexual abuse
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man who advertised himself as a massage therapist on Facebook has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing clients.
MU gets $4M grant to promote commercialization of research
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri has received a nearly $4 million grant to help Midwestern universities in six states turn biomedical discoveries into marketable products.
Sheriff: Teens found with stolen gun, ammo at SC high school
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities in South Carolina say two teens have been charged with bringing a stolen gun and ammunition to their high school.
Ex-SC official gets 7 months in prison in prostitution sting
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A former member of the board that oversees South Carolina highways will spend seven months in prison for trying to hire a prostitute just hours after he received probation...
Ex-S. Carolina congressman sues state GOP for nixing primary
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A Republican former South Carolina congressman is part of a lawsuit filed Tuesday over the state party's decision to cancel its GOP primary ahead of the 2020 election, a move...
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1,400 SC Pick 4 lottery players win cash using all 2′s
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A record number of South Carolina lottery players have won a Pick 4 game using a combination of just the number two.
2 arrested after theft of 66 guns from Missouri pawnshop
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say two men have been arrested after 66 guns were stolen from a Columbia pawnshop.
Twenty-year-old Alexander Michael Mears was charged Friday with five...
Group buys swamp land to give to Congaree National Park
CONGAREE NATIONAL PARK, S.C. (AP) — A timber company is selling some swamp and forest land to a conservation group that hopes to donate the land to the Congaree National Park in South...
21 more indicted in SC prison cellphone and drug smuggling
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Prosecutors say 21 more people have been indicted in a scheme to bring cellphones, tobacco, drugs and other contraband into South Carolina prisons.
Suspect in Columbia woman’s death arrested
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A suspect in the shooting death of an 18-year-old woman in Columbia is in custody.
Columbia police said Friday that federal authorities arrested 30-year-old Javion...
S Carolina 1-year-old dies from car seat strap strangulation
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina coroner says a 1-year-old child has died after being placed incorrectly into a car seat causing a strap to choke him.
Snakebitten lawmaker starts re-election bid with long run
LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina lawmaker who was bitten by a poisonous snake earlier this month plans to run from his district to the Statehouse to kick off his re-election...
Search at Missouri landfill in woman’s disappearance ends
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Columbia police say they have ended a search at a landfill for more evidence in a woman's disappearance.
Police and the Solid Waste Utility employees searched the...
Man’s shooting death is sixth for the month in Columbia
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Two men have been charged in a pair of Columbia shooting deaths that are among six this month in the college town.
KMIZ-TV reports that court documents released Thursday...
Feds: SC prison cellphone jam test has ‘promising results’
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Federal officials said Wednesday that they were encouraged by another test of a jamming technology that some hope will help combat the threat posed by inmates with smuggled...
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2 people shot to death in Columbia
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Columbia police are investigating the shooting deaths of two people during the weekend.
Police say 36-year-old Antonio Lasha Houston and 33-year-old Danielle Beverly-Mae...
Columbia’s airport aims to add another airline to its mix
WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Columbia's airport is working to attract another airline.
Kim Jamieson, director of marketing and air service at Columbia Metropolitan Airport, says the facility...
Leading Democrats gather for funeral of SC’s Emily Clyburn
WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Leading congressional Democrats and some of the party's presidential contenders gathered Sunday for the funeral of Emily Clyburn, wife of House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn...
South Carolina newspapers issues apology for headline
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The State newspaper in Columbia has issued an apology for a headline connecting the Hilinski's Hope foundation to South Carolina's 34-14 loss Saturday at Missouri where Ryan...
Bike-share program headed to SC city
SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's fifth bike-sharing program is preparing to launch by April.
The Post and Courier reports the town of Summerville would join Columbia, Spartanburg,...
Columbia College volleyball player dies in apparent accident
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Police say a 21-year-old Columbia College volleyball player Shelby Meyer has died in an apparent accident.
Police say Shelby Meyer, a junior, was found dead Saturday...
Missouri receives $1.5 million gift for business operations
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A descendant of one of the families that helped found the University of Missouri has pledged $1.5 million to the university to support business operations.
Workers prepare to widen Interstate 26 west of Columbia
CHAPIN, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina transportation officials say there may be lane closures on Interstate 26 west of Columbia as workers prepare to widen the highway.
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