NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. - The traffic stop starts like any other: an officer pulls over a motorist, walks up to the driver's side window and asks for license and registration.

April 10, 2015 - 12:31am


February 7, 2015 - 1:18am

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A professor who taught anatomy and physiology was shot and killed in an apparent murder-suicide at the University of South Carolina, a coroner said Friday....

February 6, 2015 - 12:01pm

COLUMBIA, S.C. — An emergency text notice of a shooting at the University of South Carolina led to locked and barricaded doors, but didn't stop classes at the state's flagship university....

February 6, 2015 - 9:35am

NEW YORK A diminished RadioShack will live on, but its future may lie with Sprint. Struggling consumer electronics chain RadioShack, founded nearly a century ago, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection late Thursday.

February 6, 2015 - 1:29am

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Two people died Thursday in an apparent murder-suicide on the University of South Carolina's campus, a shooting state law enforcement authorities called "very isolated."...

February 5, 2015 - 2:40pm

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The University of South Carolina says shots have been fired at its new School of Public Health in downtown Columbia. The school issued two alerts on the shooting via its emergency system and Twitter on Thursday. The alerts said people should seek safe shelter and remain indo...

February 5, 2015 - 1:51pm

COLUMBIA, S.C. — As he drops new hints about his 2016 intentions, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is appearing in South Carolina just weeks before a self-imposed deadline to decide whether he will run for president....

December 15, 2014 - 3:22pm

"Something Rich and Strange" (Ecco), by Ron Rash For those unfamiliar with the beautiful and searing short stories of Ron Rash, "Something Rich and Strange" is a generous, well-timed introduction.

November 9, 2014 - 1:09am

WASHINGTON — Science and law have led to the exoneration of hundreds of criminal defendants in recent decades, but big questions remain: How many other innocent defendants are locked up? How many are wrongly executed? About one in 25 people imprisoned under a death sentence is likely innocent, ac...

April 28, 2014 - 9:05pm