Tag: South Carolina

South Carolina gives initial OK to $6M prison riot deal

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South Carolina officials gave initial approval Tuesday to a $6 million settlement to resolve dozens of prisoner lawsuits against the Department of Corrections following...

Groups sue Biden admin over planned expansion of nuke work

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Watchdog groups sued the Biden administration Tuesday over its plans to produce plutonium cores for the U.S. nuclear stockpile, arguing federal...

How Southern Power Fund upends traditional grantmaking

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Clara Benson, founder of a nascent South Carolina nonprofit that connects Black residents with health and wellness resources, got an intriguing call last September. ...

Solicitor: More time needed to probe Black man’s jail death

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CHARLESTON, S.C. — The South Carolina prosecutor investigating the January jail death of a mentally ill Black man said Tuesday that she needs more...

Tropical storm could form off Georgia and South Carolina

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HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Forecasters are watching a weather a system they say has a good chance of strengthening and dropping large amounts...

South Carolina’s Tim Scott launches 2022 reelection campaign

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GALIVANTS FERRY, S.C. — U.S. Sen. Tim Scott launched his reelection campaign Monday, arguing in a series of stops across South Carolina that he...

Discord over whether to halt South Carolina abortion case

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — The parties involved in a lawsuit over South Carolina‚Äôs new ban on almost all abortions disagree about how the case should...

A look at high-profile cases over killings by US police

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MINNEAPOLIS — Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin faces decades in prison when he is sentenced Friday in George Floyd's death. ...

Hit-and-run death reopened in mother and son shooting deaths

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Information gathered by agents investigating the death of a mother and son from a prominent South Carolina legal family has led...

Claudette regaining strength after 13 killed in Alabama

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ATLANTA — Claudette was regaining strength early Monday and expected to return to tropical storm status as it neared the coast of the Carolinas...