Latest Charleston News

Fears spread in churches after girl accused of mayhem plot

Nov. 20, 2019 4:04 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — A bishop in a historically black denomination is urging hundreds of churches to lock their doors during services after police said a white 16-year-old girl collected several kitchen knives as part of a methodically planned attack on black churchgoers. The plot in north Georgia came to light...

Could Haley’s role in Trump administration taint a 2024 bid?

Nov. 19, 2019 12:42 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — With the launch of her new memoir, former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley has again ignited speculation that she may be gearing up for a possible bid for the White House, perhaps as early as 2024. But even though the former South Carolina governor left the Trump administration on her own...

Winston speaks after Michigan State tops Charleston Southern

Nov. 18, 2019 10:49 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Cassius Winston made his first comments in public since the death of his brother, thanking Michigan State fans for their support. Winston had 11 points and eight assists to help the third-ranked Spartans tune up with a 94-46 win over Charleston Southern on Monday night. Michigan...

McGusty, Vasiljevic lead Miami past Quinnipiac 80-52

Nov. 16, 2019 5:45 PM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Halftime intermission provided Dejan Vasiljevic the appropriate period to correct his first half shooting woes. Vasiljevic overcame a scoreless first half and scored 13 points while Kameron McGusty finished with a game-high 22 points to lead Miami to an 80-52 victory over...

Charleston Southern defeats Presbyterian 27-7 behind defense

Nov. 16, 2019 5:02 PM EST

CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Jack Chambers and Darius Douglas threw touchdown passes in the first quarter and Charleston Southern defeated Presbyterian 27-7 on Saturday. Chambers capped a 7-play, 74-yard drive with a 7-yard pass to Jaquan Williams. On the ensuing kickoff, Zach Hayden recovered a fumble at the Blue...

McGusty leads Miami past Quinnipiac 80-52

Nov. 16, 2019 4:07 PM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Kameron McGusty scored 22 points to lead Miami to an 80-52 victory over Quinnipiac Saturday afternoon. Dejan Vasiljevic overcame a scoreless first half and finished with 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Hurricanes (3-1). The senior guard shot 4-of-6 from the field and was perfect...

Sanders campaign replaces South Carolina state director

Nov. 14, 2019 1:44 PM EST

Bernie Sanders is replacing his state director in the critical early-voting state of South Carolina. Sanders’ presidential campaign tells The Associated Press that Jessica Bright now heads the campaign in South Carolina. Bright had been Sanders' deputy state director and previously was political director...

Dziagwa’s 7 3s lead Cowboys to 73-54 win over Charleston

Nov. 14, 2019 12:06 AM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Thomas Dziagwa wasn’t sure why it took Oklahoma State so long to get going. Once the Cowboys did, Dziagwa and the team put on a stellar performance they hope will pay dividends the rest of the season. Dziagwa had 21 points off a career-best tying seven 3-pointers as Oklahoma...

Rebecca Veeck, daughter of St. Paul Saints owner, dies at 27

Nov. 13, 2019 10:24 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The life of Rebecca Veeck, daughter of St. Paul Saints owner and president Mike Veeck, will be celebrated next month in Charleston, South Carolina. Rebecca Veeck died Sept. 30 in Charleston after being diagnosed years ago with Batten disease, a rare genetic condition. She was 27. Her...

Mounce carries Furman over Charleston Southern 91-47

Nov. 12, 2019 10:08 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Clay Mounce had 19 points to lead five Furman players in double figures as the Paladins romped past Charleston Southern 91-47 on Tuesday night. Mike Bothwell added 12 points for the Paladins (3-0). Jalen Slawson, Noah Gurley and Jordan Lyons all finished with 11 points. Gurley also...