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Some big-name SC chefs, all military veterans, will cook a meal for a cause.

Marine Corps veteran Brandon Velie, the chef and owner of Juniper restaurant in Ridge Spring, S.C., will partner with other military veteran chefs to prepare a multi-course dinner to celebrate veterans in the culinary and farming worlds.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Three male lawmakers overrule female colleagues to advance 'personhood' bill that would effectively ban abortion.

Three South Carolina senators on Wednesday voted to advance legislation effectively banning abortion in the state, the Post and Courier reports. Republican Sens. Mike Gambrell, Scott Talley and Rex Rice all voted to push through a personhood' bill which would define a person as a fertilized egg, al...

- The Raw Story - US

Family sees video of police shooting, still has questions.

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The family of a man shot 19 times by police in South Carolina watched a video of his killing and were left with almost as many questions as answers, their attorney said Wednesday.

- Billings Gazette - US

2 sharks tracked in South Carolina.

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. " Two sharks have been tracked close to South Carolina's Myrtle Beach.The State reports that shark-tracking organization OCEARCH says two of tagged sharks were in the area on Tuesday.An...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

2 sharks tracked in South Carolina.

- Townhall.com - US

The Latest: 2 gang members sentenced for couple's slaying.

The Latest on the sentencing of two gang members for the deaths of a South Carolina couple three years ago :

- WRAL.com - US

2 gang members sentenced for deaths of prosecution witnesses.

U.S. District Court Judge Max O. Cogburn didn't mince his words in describing the 2014 shooting deaths of a South Carolina couple who had been scheduled to testify in a criminal case.

- WRAL.com - US

2 gang members sentenced for deaths of prosecution witnesses.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — U.S. District Court Judge Max O. Cogburn didn't mince his words in describing the 2014 shooting deaths of a South Carolina couple who had been scheduled to testify in a criminal case.

- Billings Gazette - US

Mayors tell Jeff Sessions: We are not 'sanctuary cities'.

REUTERS/Yuri GripasA handful of mayors told Attorney General Jeff Sessions Tuesday what they told Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly last month: that they are not breaking federal law by imposing "sanctuary" policies aimed at protecting illegal immigrants. Mayor Jorge Elorza of Providence told reporters after an ...

- Business Insider - US

Senator Graham: Trump won't let North Korea build missile to reach US.

REUTERS/Brian C. Frank WASHINGTON — A senior Republican senator emerged from a dinner with Donald Trump confident the president will not allow North Korea to build a nuclear-tipped missile capable of striking the United States. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina told reporters Tuesday that North Korea should "not ...

- Business Insider - US

This Republican blocked Trumpcare, and he doesn't care that it could end his career.

CHARLESTON, South Carolina — Rep. Mark Sanford knows what it's like to be a political dead man walking. Maybe that's why the threat of a primary challenge backed by the president of the United States doesn't exactly faze him, at least on the outside. As a member of the

- VICE News - US

North Carolina gang members face life in SC couple's death

Two North Carolina gang members are to be sentenced in the shooting deaths of a South Carolina couple who were to testify against other gang members who tried to rob them.

- WRAL.com - US

Sen. Lindsey Graham: 'I'm Willing' To Go To War If North Korea Attacks the U.S.

Juliegrace Brufke Security, Asia You better believe I'm willing to obliterate North Korea's missile program before I would allow one to hit America.'  GOP South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham said he would be supportive of potentially going to war with North Korea if the country launched a missile attack on the U.S. Graham, ...

- The National Interest - US

AP Top Stories April 25 A

Here's the latest for Tuesday, April 25th: Arkansas executes two inmates; Congress works on budget deal; North Korea marks anniversary of military's founding; Flooding in South Carolina.         

- USA TODAY - US

Killings suspect won't be allowed to go to mother's funeral

A South Carolina man accused in a number of killings won't be allowed to leave jail for his mother's funeral.

- FOX News - US

Rare leatherback sea turtles wash up dead in South Carolina

Two dead leatherback sea turtles have been discovered along South Carolina's coast.

- FOX News - US

Killings suspect won't be allowed to go to mother's funeral

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — A South Carolina man accused in a number of killings won't be allowed to leave jail for his mother's funeral.Spartanburg...

- Townhall.com - US

Stephen Colbert focuses on what Trump has accomplished in his first 100 days

This Saturday, President Trump will reach 100 days in office, "and boy, it sure seems longer," Stephen Colbert said on Monday's Late Show. Trump hasn't accomplished any of his big goals, "but — and it's a big but — he did sign a law making it easier for mentally ill people to buy guns and for hibernating bears ...

- The Week - US

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This photo provided by the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office shows Zerrell Fuentes. Federal prosecutors say Fuentes conspired with his wife and mother to traffic three minors for sex in South Carolina to help him make bail. The U.S. Department of Justice said in a news release on Monday, April 24, 2017, that 22-year-old ...

- WRAL.com - US

Man accused of trafficking minors for sex to help make bail

A man conspired with his wife and mother to traffic three minors for sex in South Carolina to help him make bail, federal prosecutors said Monday.

- WRAL.com - US

Raw: Heavy Rain Floods Charleston, SC Streets

Days of rain are causing floods in several southeastern states including South Carolina, North Carolina and Tennessee. Cars and other vehicles got stuck trying to navigate Charleston, South Carolina's flooded streets.         

- USA TODAY - US

Dylann Roof on Death Row at Terre Haute

Dylann Roof is now on death row at Terre Haute Federal Prison in Indiana for the June 2015 incident where he shot and killed nine black churchgoers at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina.

- Newsmax - US

Mother of South Carolina cold case suspect dies

A South Carolina woman whose son faces seven murder charges has died. Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger said that 70-year-old Regina Ann Tague was found dead Sunday morning in her … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Substitute Teacher Drunk on the Job?

A South Carolina substitute teacher alarmed students when she started vomiting uncontrollably in the classroom at 9:45 in the morning. She couldn't walk and needed to be taken from the room in a wheelchair. But it wasn't stomach flu – authorities found a box of wine in her handbag.

- Yahoo! News - US

Mother of South Carolina cold case suspect dies

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — A South Carolina woman whose son faces seven murder charges has died.Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger said that...

- Townhall.com - US

Mother of South Carolina cold case suspect dies

A South Carolina woman whose son faces seven murder charges has died.

- FOX News - US

Google's data center raises the stakes in this state's 'water wars'

Endless emails, map requests, web searches, and everything else we do online requires the use of energy-hungry, water-guzzling data centers. For Google, that enormous thirst for water is causing controversy near Charleston, South Carolina, where the tech giant hosts a sprawling data center complex. Google wants to draw 1.5 ...

- Mashable! - US

Chief: Officer shoots man threatening suicide in S Carolina

Authorities in South Carolina say a police officer shot a man after he turned and pointed a gun at officers. Hanahan Police Chief Dennis Turner said in a news release … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Chief: Officer shoots man threatening suicide in S Carolina

Authorities in South Carolina say a police officer shot a man after he turned and pointed a gun at officers.

- FOX News - US

Charleston church shooter on federal death row in Indiana

Convicted South Carolina church shooter Dylann Roof is now on federal death row in Indiana.

- FOX News - US

Charleston church shooter on federal death row in Indiana

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Convicted South Carolina church shooter Dylann Roof is now on federal death row in Indiana.

- Billings Gazette - US

Dentist dies in South Carolina helicopter crash

DARLINGTON, S.C. — Authorities say a dentist has died after the helicopter he was flying crashed in eastern South Carolina.Federal Aviation...

- Townhall.com - US

7 admit to arranging sham marriages for Brazilians in US

Prosecutors say seven people have pleaded guilty to arranging sham marriages in South Carolina so people from Brazil could try to become American citizens.

- FOX News - US

South Carolina man accused of vandalizing fallen police officer's memorial

The Spartanburg Police Department said a suspect is in custody and accused of vandalizing a memorial for an officer killed in the line of duty.

- FOX News - US

7 admit to arranging sham marriages for Brazilians in US

COLUMBIA, S.C. " Prosecutors say seven people have pleaded guilty to arranging sham marriages in South Carolina so people from Brazil could try to become American citizens.Assistant U.S. Attorney Lance Crick said in a news...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

The Latest: S. Carolina sheriff says officers were ambushed

HARDEEVILLE, S.C. " The Latest on a South Carolina police shooting :1:10 p.m.Authorities say a man shot to death by police in South Carolina had fired a gun at his mother and ambushed two officers, firing...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

11 Republican AGs file on behalf of Exxon, claiming climate investigation is a 'witchhunt'

On behalf of the public, they want to stop an investigation into a corporation.Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has come to Exxon's defense — again. AP Photo/Eric Gay, FileCiting Exxon Mobil's right to free speech,' 11 state attorneys general — all Republicans — filed in court this week to stop an ...

- ThinkProgress - US

South Carolina state police investigate fatal shooting

HARDEEVILLE, S.C. — South Carolina state police are investigating a shootout that left a man dead and two officers wounded.

- Billings Gazette - US

The 2 most viral giraffe mothers on the internet meet and create glorious photos

The two most famous giraffe mothers on the internet, April the giraffe and "human giraffe mom", have finally met IRL, bringing all of us into peak giraffe territory. SEE ALSO: This giraffe birth livestream is driving the internet insane April the giraffe's lengthy birth livestream drove people wild with anticipation, with ...

- Mashable! - US

HCA in talks to buy Savannah hospital for $710 million

Hospital Corporation of America is in talks to buy Savannah's Memorial University Medical Center in a deal valued at $710 million. Memorial University Medical Center is a two-state health-care organization serving a 35-county area in southeast Georgia and southern South Carolina. The system includes its flagship ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

Exxon probe is unconstitutional, Republican prosecutors say

A group of 11 Republican state attorneys general are protesting an investigation into whether Exxon Mobil Corp. violated consumer protection laws when selling fossil fuel products, according to a court filing. Top prosecutors for Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, ...

- Yahoo! News Finance - US

FCC changes to data services could raise costs for rural Trump voters, commissioner argues

WASHINGTON — Federal Communications Commissioner Mignon Clyburn ripped the FCC's decisions Thursday to soften regulations on business data services and to reinstate a rule that could increase TV station mergers. Clyburn, a South Carolina native and Democrat, called the party-line vote on busin...

- The Raw Story - US

Fort Jackson soldier arrested after dozens of dead pets found in abandoned apartment

An Army staff sergeant was arrested after authorities found the carcasses of 24 dead animals – including poisonous snakes, dragons and a dog – in his abandoned apartment in northeast Richland, S.C., authorities announced Thursday.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Officials: Man killed, 2 officers wounded in SC shootout

HARDEEVILLE, S.C. — Authorities say a man has been killed and two law enforcement officers have been wounded in a shootout at a South Carolina home.

- Billings Gazette - US

Church pastor where 9 were killed blasts political ad

The pastor of a South Carolina church where nine worshippers were killed in a racist attack says a political ad by a candidate for a U.S. House is distasteful.

- FOX News - US

Alligator refuses to leave South Carolina porch

This alligator climbed up through a screen door to a second-story porch and didn't want to leave.

- MNN - US

Two new moms and internet sensations, 'Giraffe Mom' and April the Giraffe, meet at zoo

Erin the Giraffe Mom' met April the Giraffe on Wednesday, just two new moms and two viral sensations bonding in front of television cameras. Erin Dietrich, the South Carolina mother … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Chinese-owned Volvo to export cars from US to China

South Carolina factory touted as answer to protectionist pressures under Trump

- Financial Times - US

Report: Military adds $24.1 billion annually to SC economy

The military pumps $24.1 billion into the state's economy each year, according to a new study by the University of South Carolina's Darla Moore School of Business.

- Stars and Stripes - US

The Latest: Prosecutor didn't get officer indictment before

The Latest on a South Carolina grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer : 3:35 p.m.

- FOX News - US

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