A man accused of shooting a Charleston police officer during a foot chase in West Ashley five years ago will spend life in prison after a jury convicted him of attempted murder.
Angie Jackson covers crime and breaking news for The Post and Courier. She previously covered the same beat for the Grand Rapids Press and MLive.com in Michigan. When she’s not reporting, Angie enjoys teaching yoga and exploring the outdoors.
As results from several hotly contested South Carolina races started to trickle in Tuesday night, voters in some precincts were still waiting to cast their ballots.
Berkeley County Sheriff Duane Lewis spoke out Monday in defense of his agency after two men alleged that deputies beat them while detaining them in separate incidents last month.
Rashad Smith, center, speaks at a press conference with the National Action Network and his family on Friday. Smith, of Moncks Corner, alleges…
Berkeley County Sheriff Duane Lewis speaks to reporters Monday about two recent use of force incidents involving his deputies. Angie Jackson/Staff
Two of the five Lowcountry residents aboard a small plane that disappeared off Charleston's coast last week are remembered as avid outdoorsmen — one a private pilot, and the other a sport fishing captain.
The man accused of ambushing officers at his Florence County home — fatally shooting two and wounding five others — refused to participate Wednesday in the court hearing he had requested, officials said.
A police report said the Mount Pleasant resident unleashed a "torrent of racial expletives" and threatened to shoot minorities and police during his DUI arrest.
Several law enforcement agencies assisted in the chase through Charleston and Dorchester counties. The pursuit ended with a man being taken into custody in Summerville.