- Tongue-in-cheek effort to impose Viagra wait fails in SC Updated: May-04-16 5:14 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - A South Carolina representative's last-ditch effort to require a 24-hour waiting period for a Viagra prescription in the state has failed.
- Annual officer memorial to honor 3 who died in line of duty Updated: May-04-16 4:45 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina's annual law enforcement memorial ceremony will honor three officers who died in the line of duty last year.
- Columbia police agrees to help hard-of-hearing people Updated: May-03-16 12:20 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The Columbia Police Department has agreed to take steps to help people who are hard of hearing like providing sign language interpreters.
- So ordered: SC judges must attend human trafficking summit Updated: May-03-16 10:37 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina's chief justice is ordering all Circuit and Family Court judges in the state to attend a summit this summer on human trafficking.
- Bills borrowing for schools, roads meet crossover deadline Updated: Apr-30-16 11:44 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Bills to borrow money to repair South Carolina's crumbling roads and public schools are among those clearing Sunday's crossover deadline, while measures not likely to make it include those strengthening penalties for killing a K-9.
- Ex-South Carolina RB Lattimore moving on without football Updated: Apr-29-16 2:55 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Three years ago, South Carolina's record-setting running back Marcus Lattimore waited anxiously during the NFL draft to see which - if any - team would take a former first-round talent with two seriously damaged knees.
- Biggest gets bigger: Army's biggest training post expanding Updated: Apr-29-16 9:20 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The Army's biggest basic training post is getting bigger by adding another battalion that will be training an additional 2,000 recruits by 2018.
- Ministers, refugees ask House to block anti-refugee bill Updated: Apr-28-16 6:21 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Opponents of legislation that requires refugees in South Carolina to register and holds liable those who help them resettle asked a House panel Thursday to block the bill.
- South Carolina body camera law not exactly as Haley suggests Updated: Apr-27-16 5:55 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley told a prison inmate this week that state law requires every police officer to wear a body camera, "so if something happens we can see it."
- Want Viagra? SC bill requiring 24-hour wait on House floor Updated: Apr-27-16 12:30 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - A lawmaker's symbolic proposal to make it almost as hard to get Viagra and other erectile dysfunction drugs in South Carolina as it is to get an abortion has made it to the floor of the Republican and male-dominated House.
- Family sues SC airport over woman's lightning death Updated: Apr-27-16 11:20 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The family of a Connecticut woman who died after being struck by lightning at a South Carolina airport is suing over her death.
- Juvenile prisons looking for 45 new officers after riot Updated: Apr-26-16 2:07 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina's main juvenile prison has seen a sharp rise in violence and gang activity, and the leader of the agency said Tuesday she is trying to hire 45 new guards to help.
- Haley highlights efforts to help former prisoners find jobs Updated: Apr-25-16 6:27 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Gov. Nikki Haley told prisoners Monday a better life beyond the barbed-wire fencing starts with a legal job, and it's her job to help them find one.
- Columbia apartment fire displaces about 30 people Updated: Apr-25-16 6:44 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Officials say about 30 people have been displaced after a fire burned an apartment complex in Columbia.
- Party like it was 1564! Make merry on Shakespeare's birthday Updated: Apr-23-16 8:35 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - A party marking William Shakespeare's 1564 birthday is being held with swordplay, sonnets and theater scenes.
- Arkansas eliminated from SEC tennis tournament Updated: Apr-21-16 7:08 pm
FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas - South Carolina has eliminated Arkansas from the Southeastern Conference Tennis Tournament.
- SC Senate proposes 4 percent pay raise for state employees Updated: Apr-21-16 7:07 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina senators are proposing a 4 percent pay raise for state employees, doubling the amount offered by the House.
- The Latest: Senate proposes pay raise for state employees Updated: Apr-21-16 5:48 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The Latest on budget negotiations in the South Carolina Senate Finance Committee (all times local):
- Officers support harsher penalties for people who kill K-9s Updated: Apr-21-16 5:39 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Officers whose K-9 partners were killed in the line of duty asked South Carolina legislators Thursday to stiffen penalties for people who kill a police dog.
- Sheriff: Officers shot man who kidnapped wife after chase Updated: Apr-21-16 5:06 pm
SANTEE, South Carolina - Authorities in South Carolina say a man who kidnapped his estranged wife and led police on an hour-long chase was shot by officers after he fired at them.
- Bill would drop 'disturbing schools' charge for students Updated: Apr-21-16 3:56 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Supporters of a bill removing law enforcement officers' ability to arrest students for "disturbing schools" said Thursday that the charge criminalizes ordinary misbehavior and puts kids on a path to prison.
- Columbia middle school teacher the state Teacher of the Year Updated: Apr-21-16 7:37 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - A middle school math teacher from Columbia is South Carolina's new Teacher of the Year.
- SC sheriffs agree to domestic abuse investigation policies Updated: Apr-20-16 4:56 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Gov. Nikki Haley and South Carolina's sheriffs have agreed to several policies to make sure domestic violence complaints are thoroughly investigated.
- Fate of school for troubled teens rests with Legislature Updated: Apr-18-16 6:21 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - A public residential school that seeks to transform the lives of troubled South Carolina teens has lost its accreditation, leaving its fate to the Legislature.
- Correction: Unemployment-South Carolina story Updated: Apr-18-16 9:59 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - In a story April 15 about South Carolina's unemployment rate, The Associated Press reported erroneously that nearly 2 million people were working in the state last month. Nearly 2.2 million people were working in March.