2020 Democrats strongly defend abortion rights at forum

2020 Campaign 06/22/19, 15:36

Twenty Democratic presidential candidates attending a Planned Parenthood forum on Saturday vowed to defend abortion rights under nearly any circumstance while largely ignoring nuances around the issue that have already roiled their party heading into the 2020 election. The event sponsored ...

Jury to decide if dad should die after he killed his 5 kids

U.S. 06/06/19, 00:00

Defense attorneys for a South Carolina father who killed his five children unsuccessfully argued earlier this week that he was insane when he killed them.Now they are expected to argue that Timothy Jones Jr.'s mental problems mean he shouldn't be ...

Harris calls for teacher support ahead of S. Carolina rally

Politics 04/30/19, 15:07

Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is wading into a roiling debate over education in the early voting state of South Carolina, calling it imperative to give public school teachers the support they need to be effective educators. The senator from California ...

Update: Hollings’ body arrives at South Carolina Capitol

U.S. 04/15/19, 09:17

The Latest on the funeral of Ernest 'Fritz' Hollings (all times local):10:15 a.m.The body of Ernest F. "Fritz" Hollings has arrived at the South Carolina Statehouse, where mourners are paying their respects to the former South Carolina governor and longtime ...

Panthers coach visits SC capitol as incentives considered

Football 04/11/19, 13:10

South Carolina lawmakers take time to honor their sports heroes almost daily, but Thursday's welcome to the Carolina Panthers carried higher stakes: Some legislators are trying to entice the North Carolina team to move its practice facility and headquarters across ...

SC senator questions benefits analysis of Panthers HQ move

Football 04/10/19, 16:19

A state senator said Wednesday he still isn't convinced an economic incentive bill meant to lure the NFL's Carolina Panthers practice fields and team headquarters to South Carolina is a worthwhile deal for taxpayers.Democratic state Sen. Dick Harpootlian of Columbia ...

Update: Suspect in student’s death not at hearing

U.S. 03/31/19, 20:20

The Latest on the killing of a South Carolina college student (all times local): 4:35 p.m. The man charged with kidnapping and killing a college student who police say mistakenly got into his car did not appear at a jail hearing. Nathaniel David ...

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