- Real estate giant reported engine trouble before plane crash Updated: May-25-15 11:56 am
LEXINGTON, South Carolina - Authorities say an 85-year-old pilot reported engine trouble just before his fatal crash into a lake near the Columbia Metropolitan Airport.
- Hillary Clinton to visit Democratic event in Columbia Updated: May-25-15 11:34 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's first campaign stop in South Carolina will be a speech to Democratic women who say they are trying to make South Carolina better.
- Crime caper kingpin Dashiell Hammett papers home at U of SC Updated: May-24-15 12:39 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - A major collection of letters, photos and publications of the late crime fiction author Dashiell Hammett has been acquired by the University of South Carolina and will be made available to students and scholars within the coming year.
- Group barred from changing segregated war monument sues SC Updated: May-23-15 11:20 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Members of an American Legion Post in Greenwood are suing South Carolina because the state won't allow them to replace plaques on a war memorial that segregate the list of dead soldiers in two world wars to "white" and "colored."
- Savannah Class A minor-league team moving to Columbia Updated: May-21-15 4:42 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The New York Mets' affiliate in the South Atlantic League is moving from Savannah, Georgia to Columbia.
- Senators praise latest pick to lead DHEC as the right choice Updated: May-21-15 2:05 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Senators say the board of South Carolina's public health and environmental agency got it right this time in selecting a director.
- Charleston's growth: Columbia could lose spot as top SC city Updated: May-21-15 11:11 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Rapid growth in Charleston means that Columbia is in danger of losing its place as the largest city in South Carolina, according to U.S. Census Bureau numbers released Thursday.
- SC Air National Guard flies defense exercise in Midlands Updated: May-21-15 4:07 am
MCENTIRE JOINT NATIONAL GUARD BASE, South Carolina - The South Carolina Air National Guard is scheduled to conduct an air defense exercise over central portions of the state.
- WR Johnson joins Clemson football Updated: May-20-15 2:54 pm
CLEMSON, South Carolina - Clemson has added receiver Denzel Johnson to its football signees for next season.
- Ex-SC State board chairman sentenced to 5 years in prison Updated: May-20-15 1:39 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The former board chairman of South Carolina State University in Orangeburg has been sentenced to five years in prison for his role in a kickback and corruption scheme.
- Riverbanks Zoo joins new effort to save endangered species Updated: May-15-15 4:05 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Riverbanks Zoo in Columbia is joining a new nationwide effort to protect endangered species from disappearing.
- Lawyer suspended 3 years for sexual activities with client Updated: May-14-15 4:50 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The South Carolina Supreme Court suspended a Columbia lawyer who had sex with a married man for years while representing the man and his wife in more than 20 legal actions.
- Senate kills $236M borrowing package, but effort still alive Updated: May-12-15 6:45 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The South Carolina Senate killed a $237 million borrowing package Tuesday on a technicality, but efforts to borrow for college construction and workforce training remain alive.
- SC DOT looking to make Malfunction Junction function Updated: May-12-15 4:05 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The state is embarking on an effort to fix "Malfunction Junction," the congested interchange where Interstates 20, 26, and 126 meet northwest of Columbia.
- Fort Jackson headquarters building will be demolished Updated: May-11-15 9:32 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The headquarters building that has stood at Fort Jackson outside Columbia since 1941 will soon come down.
- 3 teenagers accused of robbing a man at gunpoint at an ATM Updated: May-11-15 4:43 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Columbia police say three teenagers held up a man withdrawing money at an ATM at gunpoint.
- New State Historical Society headquarters included in bill Updated: May-10-15 4:17 pm
COLUMBIA, Missouri - A new $35 million headquarters for the State Historical Society of Missouri is included in a bill awaiting Gov. Jay Nixon's signature.
- US Rep. Clyburn, US Commerce Secretary Pritzker talk trade Updated: May-08-15 4:04 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker is visiting South Carolina to talk about how trade and exports affect the state.
- SC National Guard support group seeks armory improvements Updated: May-07-15 2:23 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Supporters of the South Carolina National Guard are trying to get lawmakers to approve $15 million to repair the state's crumbling armories.
- Teen returned to SC from Maryland to face murder charge Updated: May-07-15 9:43 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - A teen has been returned from Maryland to South Carolina to face a murder charge in the shooting death of a high school student earlier this year.
- SC auditors fault department on abortion clinic reviews Updated: May-06-15 5:58 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina's Department of Health and Environmental Control hasn't consistently inspected the state's three licensed abortion clinics as required by law, which could result in serious problems for patients, auditors reported Wednesday.
- SC law enforcement officers honor colleagues who have died Updated: May-06-15 4:05 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Law enforcement officers from across South Carolina are gathering to honor their colleagues who died last year.
- SC House member expects to pay off ethics fines by fall Updated: May-05-15 5:03 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina Rep. Harold Mitchell said Tuesday he expects to pay off more than $16,000 in ethics fines by September.
- Gay leaders happy even with anti-discrimination bill failing Updated: May-05-15 2:34 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Advocates of gay rights say no matter what happens to an anti-discrimination bill that Democrats managed to get to the House floor, this has been a surprisingly quiet legislative session for gay issues.
- Cops: Student spit and put window cleaner in roommates' food Updated: May-05-15 7:49 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Police say a University of South Carolina student has been arrested after her roommates set up a camera and caught her spitting and putting window cleaner in their food.