South Carolina

Kids in the Palmetto State head back to school today.  State law there prohibits schools from requiring masks, and parents and families are concerned.  Close to home in Lancaster, a student at Andrew Jackson died from COVID 19.  District officials there and statewide say their hands are tied and are encouraging parents to mitigate the […]

As Hurricane Irma makes her way towards South Florida and The Carolinas, there are some tips you may need in order to get ready before the storm hits. Here are some tips to consider before the storm: To get ready for a hurricane: Build an emergency kit. Make a family communications plan. Know you’re the […]

The field of the 79th Final Four is set and the national semifinals will go down in Glendale, Ariz., on Saturday, pitting South Carolina against Gonzaga and Oregon versus North Carolina. The winners will play for the N.C.A.A. title the following Monday night. Seventh-seeded South Carolina and top-seeded Gonzaga, are making thier first Final Four appearances. […]

Zoey Carles, a 12-year-old African-American girl, has gone missing in South Carolina.

was abducted as a newborn from a Jacksonville hospital in 1998.

A South Carolina state representative—best known for his support of the Confederate battle flag—was arrested yesterday after allegedly beating his wife and pointing a gun at her.  Rep. Chris Corley posted a $20,000 bond on Tuesday and was released with conditions that he won’t make contact with his wife or possess a firearm. Corley, 36, was […]

"After we looked at the evidence and read the laws, and looked at the things that were presented to us by the judge, we had to come to find out that he didn't do anything malicious," the foreman said.

South Carolina officials formally charged suspected serial killer Todd Kohlhepp yesterday with an additional three counts of murder, adding to the four others he’s already facing.  45-year-old Kohlhepp who killed four people at a South Carolina motorcycle shop in 2003 was hit with three warrants for bodies found buried on his property. Police found one of […]

A judge approved a motion for Dylann Roof to represent himself in court and forgo a lawyer for his federal trial in which he will face the death penalty. Roof is accused of fatally shooting nine worshippers at a historically black church in South Carolina last June.  In court this morning, Roof said he feels […]

Overnight, Hurricane Matthew dropped to Category 3 strength however, sustained winds of about 120 miles per hour are currently battering Florida’s coast. Over 700,000 residents are without power this morning, with the storm’s eye approaching within five miles of the coastline. Matthew is the most powerful Atlantic storm in years and is expected hit Georgia and the Carolinas this weekend. Officials currently put the death toll […]

Yesterday, a teenager opened fire at an elementary school in Townville, SC.  Two children and a teacher were wounded; all three are expected to survive. It is now known that before going to the school, the teenager allegedly shot and killed his father at home. The 14 yr old suspected shooter is now in custody, with no information yet […]