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September 06, 2017 - 3:30 pm
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November 03, 2017 - 12:43 pm
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Police are investigating a shooting death in eastern South Carolina. North Charleston Police spokesman Spencer Pryor told local media outlets that officers were called to a home around 12:20 a.m. Friday. Pryor says officers found a dead man in the home. His name has...
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October 16, 2017 - 6:44 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- President Donald Trump's support wasn't enough for Luther Strange to win the GOP nomination in Alabama's U.S. Senate race. Will the story be different in South Carolina's gubernatorial contest? Fresh off the Alabama defeat of his chosen candidate to replace Jeff Sessions,...
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FILE - In this June 16, 2017 file photo, supporters of Philando Castile hold a portrait of Castile as they march along University Avenue in St. Paul, Minn. The vigil was held after St. Anthony police Officer Jeronimo Yanez was cleared of all charges in the fatal shooting last year of Castile. Changes to a Department of Justice program that had reviewed police departments in hopes of building community trust have dismayed some civil rights advocates and left some cities wondering what to do next. (Anthony Souffle/Star Tribune via AP File)/Star Tribune via AP File)
September 22, 2017 - 11:51 am
A South Carolina city sought the federal government's help in rebuilding community trust after the 2015 fatal shooting of an unarmed black man by a white officer. Civil rights advocates hoped the resulting comprehensive review of police interactions would be a first step toward meaningful change...
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September 19, 2017 - 6:28 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) A white supremacist who was sentenced to death in the 2015 massacre of nine black worshippers has told a federal appeals court he wants to fire his appellate attorneys because one of them is Jewish and the other is Indian-American. In a handwritten request filed Monday with the...
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September 16, 2017 - 4:07 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A former St. Louis police officer was acquitted Friday in the fatal shooting of a drug suspect following a chase. Jason Stockley was charged with first-degree murder in the 2011 death of 24-year-old Anthony Lamar Smith. Testimony in the trial ended Aug. 9, but Circuit Judge Timothy...
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Dreamstime
September 08, 2017 - 6:39 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster could order coastal residents to evacuate their homes starting Saturday morning. Any order would correspond to lane reversals on several major highways, including Interstate 26 between Charleston and Columbia, meaning they would allow only out-...
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August 26, 2017 - 12:43 pm
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a police officer in South Carolina fired his gun at a suspect as officers tried to arrest him. Dorchester County Sheriff's Maj. Tony Phinney said 26-year-old Justin Drayton may have been wounded by the officer, but has not been found since the shooting...
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Dreamstime
August 25, 2017 - 1:56 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- One of Donald Trump's earliest backers is taking advantage of a law signed by the president to further restrict funding to abortion providers, signing an executive order directing state agencies not to allocate state and federal money to health care providers affiliated in...
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August 17, 2017 - 7:57 am
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Police are investigating after a Snapchat video titled "nap time struggle" appears to show a worker at a church day care center in South Carolina sitting on and hitting children. The 10-second video shows a woman hitting a blanket-covered figure and using her hand to...
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