SouthCarolina

  • 1 officer killed, 6 others wounded in South Carolina shooting!

    Seven law enforcement officers were shot Wednesday in Florence, South Carolina, and a suspect is in custody, according to a city spokesman. During an emotional press conference Wednesday night, officials said they were attempting to serve a search warrant when a suspect opened fire from within a residence. Three...
  • Job layoffs and plant closure blaming Trump’s tariffs

    A South Carolina television-making company says it might be forced to shut down a plant and lay off its employees because of the ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China. The Element Electronics plant in Winnsboro, one of the biggest employers in Fairfield County, said unless its parts are removed from...
  • 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...