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Powerful South Carolina political consultant implicated in indictments of a veteran state senator

Powerful political consultant highlighted in Capitol Gains series implicated in indictments of a veteran South Carolina state senator.

Climate Change Is Ruining Farmers' Lives, But Only A Few Will Admit It

They're embracing new practices in hopes of influencing an industry stuck in the past.

At Boeing, Trump touts American manufacturing, says he's looking at 'big' F-18 fighter order

Trump brings his America First message to Boeing's South Carolina plant, threatening companies that consider moving jobs abroad.

Trump finds a government institution he likes — and it's one conservatives can't stand

Pushback is emerging from conservative Republicans over President Trump's apparent support for the Export-Import Bank.

South Carolina elected its first openly gay lawmaker from a historically deep-red district

Elected in November, Republican Jason Elliott is South Carolina's first openly gay legislator.

Kamiyah Mobley, infant abducted 18 years ago, reunites with biological parents

Kamiyah Mobley, infant abducted 18 years ago, reunites with biological parents, Craig Aiken, Shanara Mobley in Walterboro, South Carolina

Woman born as Kamiyah Mobley "had an inclination" she may have been kidnapped, sheriff says

Investigators said DNA analysis proved an 18-year-old woman born as Kamiyah Mobley had been stolen as an infant from a hospital in Jacksonville, Florida

Reconstruction Is Finally Getting The Historical Recognition It Deserves

Robert Smalls was among the greatest Americans. His story is finally being told.

Charleston church shooting victims remembered at Dylann Roof trial

Charleston church shooting victims remembered in testimony during sentencing phase of Dylann Roof's death penalty trial

S.C. lawmaker indicted after kids heard screaming "just stop daddy" in 911 call

A South Carolina legislator accused of beating his wife​ was indicted Wednesday on charges that could net him up to 25 years in prison.

Kids scream 'just stop daddy' in 911 call from lawmaker's home

Republican Rep. Chris Corley is charged with first-degree criminal domestic violence and pointing a firearm at a person.

"Just stop daddy" children scream in 911 call from lawmaker's home

Children can be heard screaming “just stop daddy” on a 911 call made from the home of South Carolina legislator Chris Corley

A federal judge has ordered a psychiatric exam on Dylann Roof

Roof's second competency hearing will be held "in an abundance of caution" after his standby lawyers filed a motion about his mental fitness to stand trial.

Dylann Roof Won't Try To Save His Life In Looming Death Penalty Trial

The convicted murderer and white supremacist says he won't call witnesses or introduce evidence.

The two death penalty trials of the gunman in the South Carolina church attack an anomaly

White supremacist Dylann Roof's conviction on federal hate crimes in the Charleston church massacre sets him up to be the first person to face back-to-back f

Life in prison or death only options left for Dylann Roof

Dylann Roof will almost certainly spend the rest of his days in prison after being convicted of hate crimes for killing nine black worshippers at a South Carolina church, but whether they'll end in lethal injection has yet to be determined.

Dylann Roof's confession and notes reveal overt racism

Prosecutors are using Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof’s own words to portray him as a cruel angry racist

Dylann Roof's confession shown to jury at Charleston church shooting trial

Dylann Roof's confession during FBI questioning played for first time at Charleston church shooting trial

Dylann Roof laughed during confession of Charleston church slaying to FBI

Dylann Roof wanted the world to know he hated black people and thought they were criminals. He thought about attacking drug dealers, but they might shoot back. So, he told the FBI, he picked a historic black church in Charleston he had learned about online.

Jury foreman says officer who killed Walter Scott 'didn't do anything malicious'

Dorsey Montgomery said the jury was focusing on a lesser manslaughter conviction for Michael Slager rather than murder.

The Tragic Walter Scott Case: Another Black Man Shot, Another Cop Walks (For Now)

Despite video evidence, a hung jury in North Charleston may free the police officer who shot a black man in the back.

Dylann Roof had "cold and hateful heart" during Charleston church shooting, prosecutor says

Dylann Roof's federal death penalty trial gets underway in deadly Charleston church shooting

Prosecutor: Killer at black church had cold, hateful heart

Dylann Roof had a "cold and hateful heart" when he pulled a pistol from his fanny pack during a Bible study last year and killed nine black church members as they closed their eyes for a final prayer, a prosecutor said Wednesday.

Michael Slager's Murder Trial Concludes With Closing Arguments

Michael Slager, a former North Charleston cop, has pleaded not guilty to murder.

Trump's UN pick has a national reputation as healer-in-chief

Gov. Nikki Haley's handling of several crisis in South Carolina provide a glimpse into how she would approach the job

'Chasing Circles: Top Striker tops Rawnaq in Colonial Cup

Camden, S.C. is a friendly town where the folks have a whole lot of civic pride. When Top Striker drew clear of the Steeplechaser-of-the-Year Rawnaq after the last fence in the $150,000, Grade 1 Colonial Cup, car horns blared and...

Todd Kohlhepp case: Confessions of a suspected serial killer

A real estate broker kept a woman chained for two months; now Todd Kohlhepp says he killed seven people -- "48 Hours" unravels the twisted life of an alleged serial killer

Spartanburg, South Carolina, 'creeped out' by killings

Todd Kohlhepp is well known in the Spartanburg area because of his real estate business.

Bodies found on South Carolina man's property were buried for a year

Two bodies found on the rural property of a South Carolina man linked to five other deaths were a couple who had a history of panhandling and had been buried there for nearly a year, authorities said Wednesday.

Rand Paul, Tim Scott, and Patrick Leahy win reelection in the Senate race

Kentucky, South Carolina and Vermont incumbent senators got re-elected.

S.C. ex-cop’s trial focuses on evidence in Scott’s fatal shooting

The trial of the South Carolina ex-cop accused of gunning down black motorist Walter Scott focused on the state’s crime scene evidence.

What We Know About Realtor's Confession to '03 Murders

More details about alleged South Carolina killer Todd Kohlhepp and his violent past are coming to light as investigators follow up on leads that have emerged in the wake of his arrest this weekend. Police found another body Sunday buried at Kohlhepp's property where a woman was found chained in...

Walter Scott’s Final Hours: Church, a Traffic Stop, a Call to Mom, Then Death

The day before Easter 2015 started with a food bank and ended with five bullets in the back of an unarmed, fleeing black man.

Todd Kohlhepp case: Another body found in alleged S.C. serial killer probe

Todd Kohlhepp, who is accused of holding woman captive and chained to storage container, is suspected in as many as seven murders

Captive's rescue leads to break in grisly quadruple slaying

For 13 years, the relatives came together periodically to grieve of one of South Carolina's grisliest mass shootings and compare leads with stumped investigators. On Sunday, they gathered again on the anniversary of the crime -- this time in a Spartanburg courtroom after an unexpected break led to the man who, authorities say, confessed to the quadruple slayings.

Man in chained woman case faces murder charges, denied bond

A South Carolina man accused of holding a woman chained inside a storage container was denied bond Sunday after investigators said he also confessed to an unsolved quadruple murder that happened 13 years ago.

Bond Denied for South Carolina Murder, Kidnapping Suspect

A man who allegedly confessed to killing four people 13 years ago in a South Carolina town, after being charged with the kidnapping of a woman who was found chained at the neck in a storage container, was denied bond today in a South Carolina court. Todd Kohlhepp, who officials said Saturday...

Man in chained woman case faces murder charges

A South Carolina man killed at least seven people in a hidden crime spree that lasted more than a decade and only was uncovered when police rescued a woman chained at the neck in a storage container, authorities said Saturday.

Todd Kohlhepp case: Bond hearing for man who chained woman, unveiled as alleged mass murderer

Todd Kohlhepp, who is accused of holding Kala Brown captive and chained to storage container, allegedly confessed to murdering four people

Suspect in hidden crime spree was 'big bragger'

A South Carolina man killed at least seven people in a hidden crime spree that lasted more than a decade and only was uncovered when police rescued a woman chained at the neck in a storage container, authorities said Saturday.

Man accused of kidnapping S.C. woman confesses to 2003 murders, sheriff says

Todd Kohlhepp, who is accused of holding Kala Brown captive and chained to storage container, allegedly confessed to murdering four people in the Superbike case

Body found on S.C. property where woman chained identified

The Sheriff said the man is Charles Carver, the boyfriend of the woman found chained on the property on Thursday

Sheriff: South Carolina man who allegedly kept woman chained in a storage container confesses to killing 7 others

Todd Kohlhepp confessed he was the shooter who killed four people at a motorcycle shop in Spartanburg County in 2003, Sheriff Chuck Wright said.

Details about Todd Kohlhepp emerge after captive woman's rescue

Man accused of chaining woman in storage container for weeks had violent past, according to court records

Details emerge about suspect accused of keeping woman chained up ‘like a dog’

The man accused of chaining a woman in a storage container for weeks had a violent past and was "preoccupied with sexual content" from a young age, according to new details.

Man Who Filmed Walter Scott’s Killing: ‘It Wasn’t a Fight…It Was an Injustice’

Feidin Santana testified at the murder trial of Michael Slager that the cop’s unarmed victim wasn’t struggling but trying to escape.

Freed S.C. captive says man killed her boyfriend after they answered ad for work

Kala Brown told a prosecutor that she and her boyfriend were responding to an ad to do cleaning work; investigators have found a body on the property

Jury watches cell phone video in the case of a white South Carolina officer who shot a black man

The video has been shown repeatedly on TV and social media, helping fueling outrage from groups such as Black Lives Matter.

What We Know About the Man Accused of Kidnapping Kala Brown

Investigators are still scouring the 100-acre property in South Carolina where a woman who has been missing for two months was found with a chain around her neck inside a metal storage container. A tip led investigators to the massive plot of land in Woodruff, South Carolina. They began combing...

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