South Carolina News from The Associated Press
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The federal government is shutting down the harvest of a species of marine invertebrate in a national wildlife refuge during the spawning season to try to give the animal a chance to reproduce. Fishermen harvest horseshoe crabs so the animals can … more
GREENVILLE - Duke Energy is reminding customers to check out the latest assistance programs that can help keep bills in check as the heat of summer settles in across the Palmetto State. While summer temperatures are one … more
COLUMBIA (AP) — A judge has ordered criminal charges dropped against the final executive accused of lying about problems building two nuclear reactors in South Carolina that were abandoned … more
The man who once headed a highly respected bank in the South Carolina Lowcountry will spend seven years in federal prison for helping convicted murderer Alex Murdaugh steal nearly $2 million from clients' legal settlements. Russell Laffitte was … more
A judge has denied bond for a woman accused of killing a newlywed bride when she drunkenly slammed her Toyota Camry into a golf cart along a South Carolina beach road. Jamie Lee Komoroski, 25, will … more
C0LUMBIA (AP) — A staff sergeant who oversaw Marine training at South Carolina's Parris Island has been cleared of criminal responsibility in the death of a 19-year-old recruit in 2021. A … more
MYRTLE BEACH  (AP) — A small plane carrying only the pilot crashed in the water off a South Carolina beach popular among tourists, officials said. The single-engine monoplane was flying a … more
ANKENY, Iowa - U.S. Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina has criticized fellow Republican presidential candidate and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for supporting new standards that require teachers to instruct middle school students that slaves developed … more
Unionized dockworkers have the right to staff every job at a new container terminal in South Carolina under a federal court decision — but there is no guarantee that a $1 billion loading site … more
YORK (AP) — A fatal boat crash believed to have spun the downfall of Alex Murdaugh has resulted in a $15 million settlement in a lawsuit against a convenience store that sold beer to the … more
COLUMBIA (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is scheduled to headline next month a barbecue billed as South Carolina's largest annual gathering of Republicans. This centerpiece appearance, in a … more
STAFF REPORT Hopefully you haven't been pulled over for speeding by one of the S.C. Highway Patrol's new Ford Mustang cruisers, but if you have, you got to see one of the best-looking cruisers in the country. The Mustang cruiser is … more
COLUMBIA (AP) — A lawyer for a store owner in South Carolina facing a murder charge after police said he chased and shot a Black 14-year-old who he had falsely accused of stealing water has … more
COLUMBIA - Biotech entrepreneur and Republican presidential hopeful Vivek Ramaswamy is slated to headline a GOP fundraiser in South Carolina as he returns to campaigning in the first-in-the-South primary state. Ramaswamy will be the featured … more
A Clemson University fraternity has drawn a four-year suspension after an investigation found that new members were being initiated with rituals that involved salt-like materials that caused burns. … more
A federal grand jury has returned a 51-count indictment against nine current or former inmates in the South Carolina Department of Corrections (SCDC) and six other individuals who were either friends or relatives of the inmates for … more
TURBEVILLE - A South Carolina prison unit where older men with lengthier sentences mentor young adults preparing to reenter society is giving officials hope that a different approach to living conditions will reduce violence behind bars. The … more
WEST COLUMBIA - Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis held a brief news conference Tuesday as part of a shift in strategy for his presidential campaign, but the governor took only four questions, almost all of which centered on the party's front-runner, Donald … more
COLUMBIA (AP) — A man who fired shots into the air on a busy street near South Carolina's capital was wounded in a shootout with police just before noon Tuesday, authorities said. The gunman, … more
WASHINGTON CROSSING, Pa. (AP) — The search for a missing 2-year-old girl and her 9-month-old brother who were swept away from their car during flash flooding over the weekend carried into a … more
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