SouthCarolina

  • Florida woman and two children die after hitting an alligator on highway

    A mother and her two young children died in a fiery crash early Monday morning after striking an alligator that had crawled onto an interstate in South Carolina, authorities said. Amber Stanley, 24, struck the gator as it was crossing northbound lane of Interstate 95 in Orangeburg just before 1...
  • Pull them up: Bill would ban saggy pants in South Carolina

    COLUMBIA, SC – South Carolina lawmakers are working to pass a bill to ban saggy pants throughout the state. House Bill 4957 would make it illegal for a person to expose their skin or underwear by wearing their pants “three inches below the crest of his ileum” — the...
  • Deputies: Woman found holding own eyeballs outside church

    South Carolina deputies said they found a woman holding her own eyeballs after she gouged them out. ANDERSON COUNTY, S.C. — South Carolina deputies said they found a woman holding her own eyeballs after she gouged them out. WYFF-TV reports that deputies were called after a witness said she...
  • South Carolina train crash leaves at least 2 dead, 70 hurt

    CAYCE, S.C. (AP) – A crash between an Amtrak passenger train and a CSX freight train in South Carolina on Sunday killed two people and injured about 70 others, authorities said. The Amtrak train was heading from New York to Miami with about 139 people on board when the crash...
  • Suspect Shoots 4 Officers In S Carolina, 1 Critically Hurt

    YORK, S.C. (AP) – A man who was wanted for beating his wife ambushed and shot three SWAT officers searching for him in woods in South Carolina, leaving one deputy “hanging on to life,’ a sheriff said Tuesday. Christian Thomas McCall earlier had shot and wounded a fourth officer who...
  • Error in South Carolina lottery could have some very upset

    For some unlucky South Carolina residents, what seemed to be a winning Christmas lottery ticket turned out to be a lump of coal. A programming error in a lottery game that lasted for more than two hours generated an overabundance of winning tickets, prompting the game’s suspension and an...
  • Senator Tim Scott claps back at blogger !

    South Carolina Senator Tim Scott got in a Twitter spat with a blogger who called him a token Black. Andy Ostroy pointed out Scott’s positioning in the photo op announcing the passage of the new tax bill. Scott is the only Black lawmaker there, and that didn’t escape Ostroy’s...
  • Gov of South Carolina orders the prescribing of addictive pain meds to be cut

    South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster has issued a statewide public health emergency and ordered the prescribing of highly-addictive opioid pain killers to be dramatically cut. The order came as McMaster revealed that opioid-related overdose deaths in the Palmetto State skyrocketed from 504 in 2014 to 616 in 2016. “The...
  • Video: Former cop faces prison time for shooting down a black man

    U.S. District Judge David Norton will announce the amount of time Slager will serve within that range later today. The former officer could have faced life in prison. Norton ruled that Slager committed second-degree murder and obstruction of justice. The judge’s decision comes after Slager, who is white, pleaded...