- Confederate flag protests prompt more SC Statehouse security Updated: Jun-30-15 10:42 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Officials say they have increased security at the South Carolina Statehouse, where one man has been arrested after a fight over the Confederate flag.
- Presidential candidate Santorum to speak at The Citadel Updated: Jun-30-15 4:08 am
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum is scheduled to be in South Carolina to discuss national security.
- Memorial scheduled for victim in Charleston church shootings Updated: Jun-30-15 4:07 am
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - A minister from Emanuel AME Church in Charleston is to be remembered at a memorial service.
- Survey shows enough votes to remove Confederate flag in SC Updated: Jun-29-15 8:07 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - A survey of South Carolina legislators shows there is enough support to remove the Confederate flag from Statehouse grounds if all supporters cast a vote.
- Oklahoma churches discuss security after Charleston slayings Updated: Jun-29-15 4:47 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Some Oklahoma churches are reviewing their security measures after nine people were gunned down at a historic African-American church in South Carolina.
- Mourners recall SC shooting victim in funeral at church Updated: Jun-29-15 4:15 pm
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - The day she was killed along with eight others during Bible study at a South Carolina church, Myra Thompson achieved her goal of becoming a minister
- Time will tell if furling the rebel flag means deeper change Updated: Jun-28-15 11:13 am
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Across the South, Confederate symbols are toppling, teetering or at least getting critical new looks. But is it a sign of real change in a region known for fiercely defending its complex traditions, or simply the work of frightened politicians and nervous corporate bean counters scrambling for cover in the wake of another white-on-black atrocity?
- NASCAR chairman wants Confederate flag eliminated at races Updated: Jun-27-15 3:54 pm
SONOMA, California - Calling the Confederate flag an "insensitive symbol" he personally finds offensive, NASCAR chairman Brian France said the sport will be aggressive in disassociating the symbol from its events.
- Charleston suspect's life a troubled road to radicalization Updated: Jun-27-15 12:38 pm
CHAPIN, South Carolina - The people who know Dylann Storm Roof - the people who watched his progression from a sweet child to a disturbed man - are struggling with guilt. How could they have missed the signs? Could they have done something to prevent the deaths of nine innocents at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church?
- Woman removes Confederate flag in front of SC statehouse Updated: Jun-27-15 7:43 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The Confederate flag has been temporarily removed from in front of the South Carolina Statehouse.
- Coast Guard join police in patrolling Charleston-area waters Updated: Jun-27-15 4:04 am
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - U.S. Coast Guard crews, along with members of the North Charleston Police Department and the S.C. Department of Natural Resources, will be on the lookout for recreational boaters who have had too much to drink.
- Obama sings and eulogizes victims of South Carolina massacre Updated: Jun-26-15 8:02 pm
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - After a string of triumphs, President Barack Obama's eulogy for those killed in a South Carolina church massacre was supposed to bring an extraordinary week to a somber close.
- Clarification: Charleston Shooting-Hate Crimes story Updated: Jun-26-15 6:53 pm
In a story June 18, The Associated Press reported on the number of law enforcement agencies reporting hate crimes in South Carolina in 2012 and 2013. The story should have made clear that many more agencies filed annual hate crime reports with the FBI but had no such crimes for the year.
- Oklahoma State releases nonconference basketball schedule Updated: Jun-26-15 6:02 pm
STILLWATER, Oklahoma - Oklahoma State has released its nonconference basketball schedule for the coming season with games that include Florida, Minnesota, Auburn and instate rival Tulsa.
- The Latest: Obama in Charleston for shooting victim funeral Updated: Jun-26-15 4:24 pm
The latest in the Charleston church shooting. (All times local.)
- General Lee driven from Philly suburb amid flag controversy Updated: Jun-26-15 9:50 am
PHILADELPHIA - A suburban Philadelphia T-shirt shop is nixing an appearance by the General Lee from "The Dukes of Hazzard," saying the Confederate battle flag on the car's roof made it too controversial.
- Another day of scorching heat in South Carolina Updated: Jun-26-15 7:09 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Another scorching day is coming for the South Carolina coast.
- Vandals target Confederate monuments in half-dozen states Updated: Jun-26-15 6:34 am
ST. LOUIS - Vandals have targeted monuments dedicated to the leaders and soldiers of the Confederacy, painting the slogan "Black lives matter" on memorials in a half-dozen states where the landmarks stand tall in parks and outside government buildings.
- 70 new citizens being naturalized in SC Lowcountry Updated: Jun-26-15 6:31 am
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - The Fourth of July is coming early for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
- Church removes Confederate battle flags from grounds Updated: Jun-26-15 6:28 am
BEAUFORT, South Carolina - Officials say the Parish Church of St. Helena will replace Confederate battle flags decorating soldiers' graves in response to last week's massacre in Charleston.
- CCU establishes scholarship in honor of slain SC senator Updated: Jun-26-15 3:41 am
MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina - Coastal Carolina University has established two scholarships in honor of South Carolina Sen. Clementa Pinckney, who was killed, along with eight others, while attending Bible study last week in a Charleston church.
- Arkansas flags at half-staff for Charleston funeral Updated: Jun-25-15 11:05 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson is ordering that state flags fly at half-staff on the day of the funeral service for a victim of the church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina.
- Miss. flag temporarily removed at Hattiesburg city buildings Updated: Jun-25-15 7:49 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - The Mississippi flag, which includes a Confederate battle emblem, was temporarily removed Thursday from municipal buildings in one of the largest cities in the state.
- Confederate heritage group loses its Southern influence Updated: Jun-25-15 7:28 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The Sons of Confederate Veterans knew an attack on their cherished symbols would come after seeing photos of the white man accused of killing nine black churchgoers displaying Confederate battle flags. They just didn't expect it from their right flank.
- Fire at black Georgia church was arson, officials say Updated: Jun-25-15 7:01 pm
MACON, Georgia - A fire that damaged a predominantly black church in middle Georgia has been ruled arson, authorities say.