Tag archive for ‘COLUMBIA’
By admin On Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
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Person struck and killed by Amtrak train in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A man has died after he was struck by an Amtrak passenger train in central South Carolina. Columbia police told news outlets that the man was struck shortly before 3 a.m. Tuesday. No one on More...

By admin On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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SC couple settles roadside cavity search case

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A black South Carolina couple has settled a lawsuit filed after they accused police of subjecting them to illegal body searches. Documents filed in federal court late last week show Lakeya More...

By admin On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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S. Carolina attorney gets top trial lawyer group award

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina legislator Marlon Kimpson has been honored with an award from the nation's top trial lawyer group. The Charleston Democrat on Saturday was set to receive the Johnnie L. Cochran, More...

By admin On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Missouri man sentenced to 100 years after assault conviction

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - A Missouri man has been sentenced to 100 years in prison after being convicted on rape, sodomy and attempted sexual assault charges stemming from crimes in 2015 and 2016. The Columbia Missourian More...

By admin On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Coroner identifies man found in S. Carolina interstate ditch

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Authorities say a man whose body was found in a ditch on the side of a busy South Carolina interstate was hit by a car about two weeks ago. Richland County Coroner Gary Wats has identified More...

By admin On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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SC wants to house juvenile inmates closer to their homes

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The acting director of the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice has proposed restructuring housing for inmates in order to decrease recidivism rates. The State reports agency chief More...

By admin On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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Bryant opens bank account for 2018 South Carolina gov race

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina Lt. Gov. Kevin Bryant has taken a tangible step toward running for governor, although he says he hasn't officially decided to enter the race. Media outlets report the 50-year-old More...

By admin On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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Man charged with 12 counts of attempted murder after driving car into cemetery service

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Authorities say a man who drove into a graveside service at a South Carolina cemetery has been charged with 12 counts of attempted murder. Columbia Police said on Twitter that they haven’t figured More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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Report urges end of nuclear power project in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Environmental groups are urging South Carolina's utility regulators to stop the construction of nuclear reactors already years behind schedule and return billions in cost overruns to consumers. More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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Univ. of South Carolina employee charged in kickback scheme

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Prosecutors say a project manager at the University of South Carolina funneled $420,000 worth of grant money to himself over seven years. The state grand jury indicted 48-year-old Blake Langland More...