• Today in History

    Today in History

  • Man killed, woman hurt in South Carolina home invasion

    HUGER, S.C. (AP) — Authorities are looking for five men in connection with a home invasion that left a man dead and a woman injured in South Carolina.

  • Ex-lawmaker is disbarred as lawyer while in prison

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A former South Carolina House member spending three years in federal prison for money laundering has been disbarred.

  • Houston’s Clowney part of Columbia business

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney is joining in a new business in his college town.

  • This July 2016 photo provided by the Horry County Sheriff's Office, S.C., shows Jameisha Alexander, who was charged with murder in the death of her 6-week-old baby. Authorities said she drowned her baby in a pond at an outlet mall in Myrtle Beach. (Horry County Sheriff's Office via AP)

    Mom charged with drowning infant; family says she loved boy

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The family of a woman charged with murder after her 6-week-old son drowned in a pond at a Myrtle Beach outlet mall said she was overwhelmed by the challenges of returning to work as a first-time mom and dealing with an abusive boyfriend.

  • Ex-Vanderbilt coach Balcomb joins Staley at South Carolina

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Melanie Balcomb discovered quickly after her tenure as Vanderbilt’s women’s basketball coach ended that she needed to get back into the game — and fast.

  • In this June 21, 2016, file photo, Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., talks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Scott candidly described being stopped by police and Capitol Hill cops because of the color of his skin. It's an experience all too familiar to many of his African-American colleagues in Congress. A day after Scott’s personal recounting on the Senate floor, several lawmakers said July 14, that they have had similar experiences. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

    GOP reaches for nuance on race, police after latest unrest

    ATLANTA (AP) — Some prominent Republicans are speaking out about race, expressing empathy for the challenges faced by black Americans, after a spate of racially tinged gun violence that saw two black men killed by police and retaliatory attacks by a black sniper that killed five Dallas police officers.