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Feds: Ohio plot suspect wrote to Charleston church shooter

Dec. 11, 2018 5:05 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A woman accused of buying bomb-making supplies and plotting domestic terrorism attacks exchanged letters with the man convicted in the South Carolina church shooting and visited Columbine High School, federal authorities said. Prosecutors described how Elizabeth Lecron had a fascination...

Lawsuit filed over Trump plans for offshore drilling tests

Dec. 11, 2018 4:58 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Environmental groups sued the Trump administration Tuesday over offshore drilling tests, launching a legal fight against a proposal that has drawn bipartisan opposition along the Atlantic Coast. The lawsuit filed in federal court in Charleston, South Carolina, claims the National...

Coroner: Ex-Clemson RB died of blood clot in his lung

Dec. 11, 2018 2:43 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — An autopsy report states that ex-Clemson running back C.J. Fuller died of a blood clot that lodged in an artery in his lungs. Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kelley said in a report released Tuesday that the 22-year-old Fuller died from a "Pulmonary thromboembolism and deep vein...

White woman pleads guilty to assaulting black teen at pool

Dec. 11, 2018 5:32 AM EST

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A white South Carolina woman has pleaded guilty to assault and battery for hitting a black teenager and telling him to leave a community swimming pool. News outlets report 38-year-old Stephanie Sebby-Strempel pleaded guilty Monday to the June assault and was ordered to pay a $1,000...

Police: 13-year-old boy fired at student, then boarded bus

Dec. 11, 2018 5:12 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A sheriff's office in South Carolina says a 13-year-old boy has been charged with attempted murder for firing a gun at another middle schooler. News outlets report the Richland County Sheriff's Department says the teen stole the gun from a family member. Authorities say the Hand...

Environmental groups to sue over offshore drilling tests

Dec. 10, 2018 9:31 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Environmental groups plan to sue the Trump administration over offshore drilling tests, launching a legal fight against a proposal that has drawn bipartisan opposition along the Atlantic Coast, two people with direct knowledge of the pending litigation told The Associated Press...

Driver charged in S Carolina crash that killed 4 siblings

Dec. 10, 2018 8:01 AM EST

TAYLORS, S.C. (AP) — Police have initially charged a man with driving under the influence after his van ran off a road and killed all four children inside. Authorities say the van left the road near Taylors early Friday and crashed into several trees. Greenville County Coroner B. Parks Evans Jr. says...

Alexander-Walker leads No. 15 Virginia Tech past SC State

Dec. 9, 2018 5:01 PM EST

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Perhaps it was the snow, or the small crowd in attendance, or semester-ending exams — or maybe a combination of all three — that caused Virginia Tech to get off to a slow start against South Carolina State. Everyone, that is, except for Nickeil Alexander-Walker....

Jackson, Magee lead Wofford past Coastal Carolina 82-71

Dec. 9, 2018 4:48 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Cameron Jackson scored 24 points with nine rebounds, Fletcher Magee added 18 points, Nate Hoover 15 and Wofford was 10 of 10 at the foul line in the last 89 seconds holding off Coastal Carolina 82-71 on Sunday. Trevion Brown led the Chanticleers (5-5) with 24 points, making all...

Brantley, Rillie lead Charleston past Georgia College 87-69

Dec. 9, 2018 4:38 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jarrell Brantley finished with 25 points and 12 rebounds and Grant Rillie scored 23 to propel Charleston to an 87-69 victory over Division II-member Georgia College on Sunday. Brantley hit all eight of his shots, including three from 3-point range, and 6 of 7 free throws for his...