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South Carolina man who killed his five children sentenced to death

13 Jun 2019

CHARLESTON, S.C. A South Carolina jury sentenced a man to death on Thursday after convicting him of murdering his five young children at their mobile home in 2014 before driving their decomposing bodies through several states and dumping them in Alabama. 

South Carolina man found guilty of murdering his five children

04 Jun 2019

CHARLESTON, S.C. A South Carolina man was found guilty on Tuesday of murdering his five children after he confessed to killing them at their mobile home in 2014 before driving their decomposing bodies through several states and dumping them in Alabama.

Conservation groups sue Trump administration over Atlantic oil testing

12 Dec 2018

CHARLESTON, S.C. Environmental groups opposed to offshore drilling sued the federal government on Tuesday to prevent future seismic tests for oil and gas deposits in Atlantic waters off the U.S. East Coast.

Charleston church grieves synagogue massacre, angry at Trump rhetoric

28 Oct 2018

CHARLESTON, S.C. Parishoners at the historic black Emanuel church in Charleston, South Carolina, on Sunday grieved this weekend's Pittsburgh synagogue massacre and recalled a 2015 mass shooting at their church, while chiding President Donald Trump's "rhetoric of hate".

Charleston church grieves synagogue massacre, angry at Trump rhetoric

28 Oct 2018

CHARLESTON, S.C. Parishoners at the historic black Emanuel church in Charleston, South Carolina, on Sunday grieved this weekend's Pittsburgh synagogue massacre and recalled a 2015 mass shooting at their church, while chiding President Donald Trump's "rhetoric of hate".

South Carolina shooting spree leaves one officer dead, six wounded

04 Oct 2018

CHARLESTON, S.C. Seven law enforcement officers were shot, one fatally, when a gunman unleashed a hail of fire on police from inside a home on Wednesday near Florence, South Carolina, sparking a two-hour siege that ended with the suspect's arrest, authorities said. | Video

South Carolina city hopeful as flooding remains a threat

27 Sep 2018

CHARLESTON, S.C./RALEIGH, N.C. Emergency management officials in Georgetown, South Carolina, were optimistic on Thursday that their port community would see less flooding than previously expected in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.

South Carolina city braces for flooding in wake of Florence

27 Sep 2018

CHARLESTON, S.C./RALEIGH, N.C. The port city of Georgetown, South Carolina braced on Wednesday for flooding touched off by Hurricane Florence, as emergency management officials urged residents to evacuate despite forecasts that scaled back the threat of 10-foot high water.

Florence-triggered flooding washes into South Carolina

26 Sep 2018

CHARLESTON, S.C./RALEIGH, N.C., Sept 26 (Reuters) - T housands of people in the Georgetown, South Carolina area were urged to leave as rivers inundated by Hurricane Florence rainwater threatened on Wednesday to submerge neighborhoods under 10 feet of water.

Thousands told to flee as Florence-triggered floods wash into South Carolina

26 Sep 2018

CHARLESTON, S.C./RALEIGH, N.C. Thousands of people in the Georgetown, South Carolina, area were urged to evacuate their homes on Tuesday as rainwater unleashed by Hurricane Florence surged down rivers, threatening to submerge some neighbourhoods under 10 feet of water.

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Trump says Iran may have shot down U.S. drone by mistake

U.S. President Donald Trump played down Iran's downing of a U.S. military drone on Thursday, saying he suspected it was shot by mistake and that "it would have made a big difference" to him if the remotely-controlled aircraft had been piloted.