‘Emanuel’ explores life after tragic church shooting

New York 06/17/19, 13:03

Jennifer Pinckney was hiding under a desk holding the mouth of her then-6-year-old daughter when Dylann Roof fired more than 70 shots in Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, killing nine black worshippers.The new documentary, "Emanuel," explores life ...

Campaign focus on economic issues vital to black community

Politics 06/15/19, 08:07

This weekend the focus is on economic issues important to the black community for some of the Democratic presidential candidates. A forum in Charleston, South Carolina, on Saturday, June 15, is attracting Sens. Cory Booker of New York and Elizabeth Warren ...

Defending champ Jutanugarn learns from last US Women’s Open

Golf 05/29/19, 13:40

Ariya Jutanugarn isn't concerned about making history with a second straight U.S. Women's Open. She's more focused on the lessons learned from last year's back-nine collapse that nearly kept her from the championship.Jutanugarn held a seven-shot lead through 63 holes ...

Michelle Wie withdraws from US Women’s Open with injury

Golf 05/24/19, 13:22

Michelle Wie has withdrawn from next week's U.S. Women's Open to continue her recovery from a hand injury.Wie announced her decision Friday on social media , saying that while she's making progress, she needs to take more time off. The ...

Mourners pay respects to SC’s Ernest ‘Fritz’ Hollings

U.S. 04/14/19, 18:54

Family, friends and former colleagues have paid their respects at a visitation for Ernest F. "Fritz" Hollings, who helped shepherd South Carolina through desegregation as governor and went on to six terms in the U.S. Senate.The Post and Courier newspaper ...

West Virginia ramp farmer looking for successor

Business 04/13/19, 08:01

Glen Facemire, owner of what may be the world's only ramp farm and West Virginia's top promoter, educator and product developer of the aromatic, early spring herb, is planning to hang up his ramp hoe."I will be passing my ramp ...

Feds subpoena W.Va., seeking records on governor’s resort

U.S. 04/09/19, 18:56

Federal prosecutors have issued a sweeping subpoena for records related to a resort owned by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice.A spokeswoman for the state commerce department provided a copy of the subpoena to The Associated Press on Tuesday.The subpoena requests ...

Man initially accused of abduction attempt returns to Egypt

U.S. 04/09/19, 11:10

An attorney says an Egyptian man who authorities say was falsely accused of trying to kidnap a young girl at a West Virginia shopping mall has returned home.Public defender Michelle Protzman told The Herald-Dispatch Mohamed Fathy Hussein Zayan returned to ...

Wozniacki, Keys to play clay-court final in Charleston

Sports 04/06/19, 17:49

Caroline Wozniacki and Madison Keys will play for the title in Charleston after posting straight-set wins on Saturday.The fifth-seeded Wozniacki advanced with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over No. 16 seed Petra Martic of Croatia. The eighth-seeded Keys outlasted Monica Puig ...

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