A federal grand jury indicted Columbia-area prosecutor Dan Johnson on Tuesday after a months-long investigation, charging Johnson with mail fraud, wire fraud and theft of government funds.
Joseph Cranney is a reporter based in Columbia, covering state and local government. He previously covered government and sports for newspapers in Florida and Pennsylvania.
Emergency responders in the marooned Wilmington area on Tuesday morning are handing out ready-to-eat meals, water and tarps for up to 60,000 residents.
The inundation has prompted hundreds of water rescues and has almost entirely choked the flow of supplies to Wilmington, a city with a population of roughly 120,000.
Florence continued pummeling North Carolina on Sunday, drenching large areas of the state with record rainfall and threatening deadly flooding.
North Carolina shattered a state rainfall record as barely-moving Tropical Storm Florence stalled out over the state and turned deadly.
Loaded with moisture from its gallop across the Atlantic, Hurricane Florence slowed to a crawl Friday and Saturday as it spun into the Carolinas, killing at least seven people, knocking out power to nearly a million people and drenching areas from the Outer Banks to Charleston.
Emergency responders in Wilmington transported a body from the house on Mercer Avenue where a woman and infant died on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018.…
Hurricane Florence arrived in the Carolinas on Friday morning, making landfall near Wrightsville Beach at 7:15 a.m. as a Category 1 storm.
This seaside town stuck in the direct path of Hurricane Florence is bracing for a dangerous, potentially deadly swell of rising water from the area's beaches and historic riverfront.
At the Emergency Operation Center in New Hanover County, government officials and emergency responders prepare for what could be a catastrophi…