Latest Tropical Storm Florence News

Officers charged criminally after 2 women drowned in van

Jan. 4, 2019 1:36 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Two South Carolina law officers were charged Friday in the deaths of two women who drowned while locked in the back of a sheriff's department van during Hurricane Florence. Stephen Flood is charged with two counts each of reckless homicide and involuntary manslaughter, according to...

The Latest: Former South Carolina deputies released on bail

Jan. 4, 2019 12:49 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on two sheriff's deputies charged in the deaths of two women who drowned in a van during Hurricane Florence (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Two former sheriff's deputies in South Carolina have been released after posting bail on charges of reckless homicide and involuntary...

Officers to be charged after 2 patients drowned in van

Jan. 3, 2019 10:09 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Charges are expected Friday against two South Carolina law enforcement officers who were transporting two mental patients who drowned while locked in the back of a van during Hurricane Florence, according to a prosecutor's statements to several media outlets. Stephen Flood will be...