COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina toddler was in stable condition on Monday, a day after accidentally shooting herself, police said.
The Columbia Police Department reported on Twitter that the 2-year-old girl found an unsecured gun in a bedroom on Sunday evening and accidentally shot herself in the lower body.
Authorities in South Carolina continued their investigation Monday into the death of Sheridan Wahl, a 21-year Florida college student whose body was found 10 miles (16 kilometers) from her torched car.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina House will take online testimony this week about redistricting as it appears the General Assembly won't take up the new maps for U.S. House and state Senate and House districts for several months.
BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) — Crews are getting ready to start restoring windows in a century-old building in Beaufort that were damaged by hurricanes over the past several years.
The work on the 29 windows of the Carnegie Library building is being paid for through a $188,000 federal grant, The Island Packet of Hilton Head reported.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Matt Ruffolo made three field goals to help Kentucky beat South Carolina 16-10 on Saturday night.
Despite its three turnovers, Kentucky (4-0, 2-0 Southeastern Conference) beat South Carolina (2-2, 1-1) for the seventh time in eight years, and set up a collision course toward next week's matchup at home against No.
ST. GEORGE, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina transportation officials want to hear from the public about a project to widen part of Interstate 26 and improve one of the state's key interchanges.
The state is spending $19 million on preliminary engineering work to widen 22 miles (35 kilometers) of I-26 in Orangeburg, Berkeley and Dorchester counties.
Attorneys for the federal government have opposed Dylann Roof's request for a new appellate hearing, arguing that the South Carolina man was properly convicted and sentenced for the 2015 racist slayings of nine members of a Black congregation.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man is in custody, accused of shooting and killing his parents.
Lexington County Sheriff's Department deputies Friday arrested Kevin Jackson Westberry, 27, of Columbia, on two counts of murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according to arrest warrants.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Senate won't meet in special session next month after all.
Senate President Harvey Peeler sent a letter Friday to senators canceling the special session set to begin Oct.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Home Depot is announcing plans to expand its operations throughout South Carolina.
The Georgia-based home improvement retailer will grow its distribution operations at facilities in Charleston, Greenville, Jasper, and Lexington counties, WIS-TV reported.
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 revealing their friendship and then tried to take a $4 million settlement, according to the family's lawyer.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man's family is now offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of his killer.
The Spartanburg County Sheriff made the announcement involving the death of Corey “Bigcee” Jackson during a news conference on Wednesday, WSPA-TV reported.
LADY'S ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — A man suspected of murder in El Salvador was arrested Thursday in South Carolina.
The Bluffton Police Department, with help from other agencies, arrested Erick Salvador Hernandez Bonilla, 23, on Lady’s Island, WSAV-TV reported.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The death of a 94-year-old woman in her South Carolina home this past weekend has been ruled a homicide after evidence found at the victim's autopsy, authorities said Thursday.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Kentucky coach Mark Stoops has an extra reminder for his undefeated Wildcats at South Carolina: Be ready for a loud, wild atmosphere unlike anything they've seen in a while.
The Wildcats (3-0, 1-0 Southeastern Conference) haven't experienced a full-sized, full-throated opposing crowd for nearly two seasons.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — As South Carolina continues to grapple with thousands of new coronavirus cases that have burdened hospitals and disrupted schools, the panel of lawmakers that oversees medical issues is gathering testimony from people who want greater access to unproven alternative COVID-19 treatments not currently recommended by public health officials.
WALTERBORO, S.C. (AP) — Authorities in Colleton County are investigating a deadly hit-and-run crash in South Carolina’s Lowcountry.
The wreck is believed to have happened Tuesday along U.S. 17, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bipartisan congressional talks on overhauling policing practices have ended without an agreement, top bargainers from both parties said, marking the collapse of an effort that began after killings of unarmed Black people by officers sparked protests across the U.S.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that a state law preventing anyone from moving a Confederate monument or changing the historical name of a street or building without the Legislature's permission is legal.
A total of a dozen inmates are now facing charges after a South Carolina jail riot in which two guards were held hostage and injured.
Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott announced charges against 10 inmates during a news conference Wednesday in Columbia.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bipartisan congressional talks on overhauling policing practices have ended without an agreement, top bargainers from both parties said Wednesday, marking the collapse of an effort that began after killings of unarmed Black people by officers sparked protests across the U.S.
LAKE CITY, S.C. (AP) — An officer killed last week while on duty was struck by a car driving away from a traffic stop, police in South Carolina said.
Lake City Police Lt. John Stewart died after he was hit on Sept.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Millions of dollars in government grants will soon flow to a variety of agencies that work with crime victims, state officials announced.
The South Carolina Attorney General’s Office on Tuesday announced that more than $32 million will go to groups that help crime victims across South Carolina.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina sophomore Luke Doty will get his first start of the season at quarterback.
Gamecocks coach Shane Beamer said Tuesday that Doty would get the call at home against Kentucky on Saturday night.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — As the South Carolina Supreme Court mulls the legality of a state rule that effectively bans masks in most schools, health care workers and educators are renewing calls for state lawmakers to repeal the provision altogether.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A sheriff said no charges will be filed against a South Carolina father whose 20-month-old boys died from heat after he forgot to drop them off at daycare and left them in his vehicle because he was under intense pressure at work.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The leader of South Carolina's juvenile justice agency announced Tuesday he is quitting about three months after officers and teachers walked off the job leading to a no confidence vote from state senators.
FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Jo Lasorda, the widow of Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda, has died. She was 91.
She died Monday night at her home in Fullerton, the team said Tuesday. No cause of death was given.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina housing project where two men died in a gas leak in 2019 is about to be demolished.
STARR, S.C. (AP) — A man in South Carolina has been accused of driving a fire truck while drunk and crashing it, authorities said.
John Russell Hendrix Jr., 36, has been charged with driving under the influence, the South Carolina Highway Patrol said.
The estates of two South Carolina women who drowned while locked in the back of a sheriff’s department van during Hurricane Florence have filed lawsuits alleging negligence by a company that created policies and procedures for the law enforcement agency.
YEMASSEE, S.C. (AP) — Police were searching for suspects after a shooting left one person dead and seven others injured — including several children — in the small town of Yemassee.
The shooting happened early Sunday morning, when an argument began and then escalated to gunfire, Police Chief Gregory Alexander said.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A school board in South Carolina will consider asking the Legislature to drop what amounts to a ban on school mask mandates to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The State newspaper reports that the Lexington County School District 1 board surveyed parents recently and found that more than two-thirds supported a mask mandate.
WESTMINSTER, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a toddler has drown in a lake on the Georgia-South Carolina line.
The drowning happened Sunday afternoon on Lake Hartwell, WYFF-TV reported.
The coroner in Georgia’s Stephens County identified her as 19-month-old Charlotte Elizabeth Scott of Toccoa, Georgia.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's capital city will not allow people to carry guns in the open during protests, festivals or other events that need a city permit.
The resolution passed unanimously earlier this month by the Columbia City Council also bans the open carrying of guns in city-owned buildings without written permission from the city manager, The State newspaper reported,
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man who used to be homeless, sometimes going days without a meal and begging for food, is now helping feed homeless people he was once living among.
WSPA-TV reports that John “Redd” Martin, of Greenville, and his wife Cassandra run an organization called Sunday Dinner Inc.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Senators are asking the public to submit proposed maps on new districts in South Carolina based on the 2020 U.S. Census as a special House committee wraps up a series of public meetings on redistricting across the state.
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Dino Maldonado threw for three touchdowns and Juwaun Price ran for two more as New Mexico State rolled to a 30-point lead in the third quarter, then held off a late rally to beat South Carolina State 43-35 on Saturday night.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — So much for any debate about Georgia's starting quarterback.
JT Daniels has a firm grasp on the job.
Daniels returned from injury with three touchdown passes, backing up another stellar performance by Georgia's defense that carried the No.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — JT Daniels returned as No. 2 Georgia's starting quarterback Saturday night against South Carolina.
Daniels didn't play in last weekend's 56-7 victory over UAB because of an oblique injury.
CHESNEE, S.C. (AP) — A $25,000 reward is being offered to help solve a June homicide in South Carolina.
The Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office is working with Aiken County authorities to solve the June 13 death of Martijn Stuurman at his home in Chesnee.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Heavy equipment may soon begin tearing down an 80-year-old South Carolina public housing complex where two men died from carbon monoxide poisoning from a poorly maintained heater.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In the past few weeks, South Carolina has set records for COVID-19 hospitalizations and new cases have approached peak levels of last winter. Classes, schools and entire districts have gone virtual, leaving parents frustrated and teachers quitting weeks into the school year.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina man killed by a state trooper last week after running away from a traffic stop took control of the officer's stun gun before the fatal shot, prosecutors said.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Starting Monday, every student in South Carolina's second largest school district will have to wear a mask inside schools or have to go to online learning.
Charleston County schools passed a mask rule in August, but waited until this week to put together a way to enforce it for the district's 48,000 students that they think will follow a a provision in the South Carolina budget that said state money could not be used to carry out any school mask mandates.
WATERBURY, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police troopers are investigating a six-vehicle crash that killed a 67-year-old man from South Carolina.
The crash on Vermont Route 100 in Waterbury was reported Thursday just before 2 p.m., police said.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Instead of a suit and tie, lawyer Alex Murdaugh found himself in a jail jumpsuit Thursday in a cramped South Carolina courtroom, struggling to wipe tears from his eyes with handcuffed wrists as his lawyer detailed how his life crumbled over the past three months.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina senators plan to return to the Statehouse next month for a special session on spending federal COVID-19 relief money and redistricting.
But one thing not on the agenda at the moment for the Oct.
South Carolina (2-0) at No. 2 Georgia (2-0), Saturday at 7 p.m. EDT (ESPN).
Line: Georgia by 31 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Half of all South Carolinians eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine are now fully inoculated, the state Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Thursday.
The benchmark puts the state closer to a 70 to 80% vaccination goal, health officials said in a statement.