Sixteen months after the Parkland shooting — and four years after another massacre by a solitary gunman killed nine at Charleston's Emanuel AME Church — law enforcement officials are still grappling with how to identify and stop lone attackers before they carry out mass violence.
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About a third of all the federal flood insurance money paid out in SC over four decades was spent in Charleston.
In March 1969, African American hospital workers had enough. Underpaid and overworked, hundreds, mostly women, took their grievances to the streets of Charleston. Included are the words of strikers, community leaders and others on the more than 100 days of activism in Charleston that followed.
A South Carolina inmate moved to a Mississippi prison in wake of the 2018 prison riot died Sunday.
A busted safe and a black pry bar beside it were just a few of the scattered items that remained from the heist. Gone were roughly 70 guns, stolen from a property on the upper edge of South Carolina.
The South Carolina Department of Corrections hired special prosecutors to decided charges stemming from the deadly 2018 riot at a South Carolina prison.
A recent federal lawsuit had an unusual verdict: In addition to the South Carolina Department of Social Services a young boy's caseworker and her supervisor were said to have done more to protect a foster boy, according to a jury.
The skeletal remains of 36 people were reburied in Charleston on Saturday, six years after they were found.
It's been six years since the skeletal remains of 36 unidentified people were found in downtown Charleston. They are now returning to the ground. But their upcoming reburial involves far more than a solemn adherence to state and local laws.