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In a day disrupted by a courthouse bomb threat, state prosecutors on Feb. 8 served jurors a smorgasbord of financial, digital and forensic evidence in their effort to prove once-respected Hampton attorney Alex Murdaugh killed his wife and son. Read moreAlex Murdaugh jurors hear about gunshot residue, SUV data despite bomb threat disruption
AROUND THE STATE
The ongoing fight inside the Horry County GOP has fractured party leadership in one of South Carolina's top Republican strongholds.
Compensation of Georgetown County school board trustees has been frozen for 20 years. That means the base teacher salary board stipends are based on dates back to 2003.
In a day disrupted by a courthouse bomb threat, state prosecutors on Feb. 8 served jurors a smorgasbord of financial, digital and forensic evidence in their effort to prove once-respected Hampton attorney Alex Murdaugh killed his wife and son.
Hosted by Jocelyn Grzeszczak and Nathan Stevens. Produced by Nathan Stevens. Music by Lexin Music.
New justice, new court
A joint session of the South Carolina General Assembly voted to elect Appeals Judge Gary Hill as a new justice of the state Supreme Court on Feb. 8, capping off a contentious race to replace Justice Kaye Hearn.
WHO'S WHO AT THE MURDAUGH TRIAL
Former Hampton attorney Alex Murdaugh is charged with killing his wife and son in a June 2021 double homicide that has drawn international attention and renewed scrutiny of a prominent family that wielded great wealth and influence in this rural corner of South Carolina. Read moreAlex Murdaugh indicted in double murder of wife, son
In this episode, hosts Glenn Smith and Avery Wilks discuss their recent story on Curtis “Cousin Eddie” Smith, including the revelation that the Walterboro trucker has been subpoenaed as a witness in Alex Murdaugh’s Jan. 23 double murder trial.
When a fatal boat crash dragged Alex Murdaugh’s family into the crosshairs of a criminal investigation, the wealthy Hampton lawyer hired Dick Harpootlian and Jim Griffin to defend them. The rest of the country will soon find out why. Read moreAlex Murdaugh’s defense attorneys: Who are Dick Harpootlian and Jim Griffin?
As chief prosecutor for South Carolina's state grand jury, Creighton Waters is known as a tireless investigator and legal genius with a zealous commitment to bringing justice to bad guys. Now comes his greatest test: trying next month's double-murder case against Lowcountry legal scion Alex Murdaugh. Read moreMeet Creighton Waters, the Murdaugh prosecutor whose investigations toppled an SC dynasty