• Kentucky Confederate monument to be removed after 120 years

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Confederate monument will be removed from a spot near the University of Louisville campus where it has stood since 1895.

  • In this Feb. 6, 2013, file photo, Ray Anthony Lewis III, left, and his father, former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis Jr., chat after his national signing day ceremony in the Lake Mary Prep auditorium in Lake Mary, Fla. Lewis III, a Coastal Carolina defensive back, is charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct. An arrest warrant issued Friday, April 29, 2016, said the charge stems from a Jan. 23 incident at a Conway, S.C., apartment and alleges 20-year-old Lewis engaged in sex with an 18-year-old woman incapacitated from using drugs or alcohol. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

    Ray Lewis’ son charged with criminal sexual conduct

    CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Ray Anthony Lewis III, a Coastal Carolina defensive back and son of former Baltimore Ravens star Ray Lewis, is charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct.

  • In this March 27, 2013 file photo, running back Marcus Lattimore looks out on the field before the start of the South Carolina's NFL Pro Day in Columbia, S.C. Three years ago, South Carolina's record-setting running back Marcus Lattimore waited anxiously during the NFL draft to see which _ if any _ team would take a former first-round talent with two seriously damaged knees.
Now, Lattimore's awaiting a different goal _ his graduation at from the University of South Carolina on May 6 and the next step in a journey away from the sport he planned to make his career. (AP Photo/Mary Ann Chastain, File)

    Ex-South Carolina RB Lattimore moving on without football

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Three years ago, South Carolina’s record-setting running back Marcus Lattimore waited anxiously during the NFL draft to see which — if any — team would take a former first-round talent with two seriously damaged knees.

  • South Carolina back on deck, bidding for SEC championship

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Chad Holbrook promised last spring things would change for the school’s baseball program after the Gamecocks missed the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2000.

  • South Carolina’s Martin honored in hometown

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina basketball coach Frank Martin has been honored his hometown of Miami this week.

  • Music written by inmates to be performed at White House

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Music created by inmates at one of South Carolina’s most dangerous prisons was making its way to the White House on Wednesday, thanks to a group of musicians affiliated with Carnegie Hall.

  • Mother of 5 slain kids: SC agency could have stopped deaths

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The mother of five South Carolina children who police say were killed by their father in 2014 says the state’s social services agency knew the father was a threat and did nothing to stop him.

  • APNewsBreak: Church shooting suspect’s friend to plead

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A friend of the white man accused of shooting nine black parishioners to death in Charleston last year is set to plead guilty.

  • AP NewsAlert

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Court papers: Friend of accused Charleston church shooter to plead guilty to lying to police.