South Carolina

This booking photo released by the Volusia (Fla.) County Division of Corrections shows Ebony Wilkerson. Wilkerson, accused of driving a minivan carrying her three young children into the ocean surf off Florida, was charged Friday, March 7, 2014, with attempted first-degree murder and aggravated child abuse, though she has denied trying to harm anyone, authorities said. (AP Photo/Volusia (Fla.) County Corrections)

Mom blames husband after driving kids into ocean

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The first thing a pregnant South Carolina woman said after driving a minivan carrying her three young children into the ocean surf off Florida was that she was abused by […]

03/10/2014

Newtown, Connecticut Town Seal

SC company apologizes for ad with Newtown photo

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A South Carolina company that has installed protective window coverings at the U.S. Capitol and other buildings around the world is apologizing for an email advertisement that used a photo of […]

01/31/2014

Education Secretary Arne Duncan (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

Education Dept awards $120 million to districts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Students will earn an associate’s degree and a high school diploma at the same time. Every student will have a laptop to take home at night. And teachers will be retrained to […]

12/17/2013

Workers walk on the tracks after the Amtrak Crescent train derailed, Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, in Spartanburg County, S.C.  (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)

Amtrak Crescent with 218 aboard derails in SC

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Several cars of the New York City-bound Amtrak Crescent with 218 people aboard went off the tracks in South Carolina early Monday as bags flew and jolted passengers clung to each […]

11/25/2013

(Boeing 777-200X, AP Graphic)

Boeing solicits bids for site of 777X production

SEATTLE (AP) — Boeing Co. is soliciting bids from more than a dozen locations that want to build the new 777X airplane. Company spokesman Doug Alder said Saturday that requests for bids began going out […]

11/23/2013

Machinists gather  to vote on Boeing's contract at the Aerospace Machinists Union headquarters in Everett, Wash., Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 13, 2013.  (AP Photo/The Seattle Times, Mark Harrison)

Boeing may move 777X out of Washington state

SEATTLE (AP) — Boeing’s ties to the Pacific Northwest date back more than a century, when William Boeing purchased a Seattle shipyard that would become his first airplane factory. In recent years, however, those ties […]

11/14/2013

University of South Carolina archivist Elizabeth Cassidy West shows the diploma earned by Richard Theodore Greener on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins)

Black scholar’s post-Civil War diploma discovered

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Two rare documents from a fleeting time after the Civil War when the University of South Carolina first admitted African-American students and faculty have gone on display. A law school diploma […]

10/15/2013

This undated photo provided by the Capobianco Family shows four-year-old Veronica, left, with Melanie Capobianco during a recent visitation. (AP Photo/Capobianco Family)

Cherokee child handed over to adoptive parents

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A South Carolina couple who vowed last month to not leave Oklahoma unless they went home with a 4-year-old Cherokee girl they have been trying to adopt since her birth were […]

09/23/2013

A Powerball lottery ticket (AP Photo/LM Otero)

$400M SC winner cashes in; will remain anonymous

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The winner of last week’s $400 million Powerball jackpot has claimed his prize, but the South Carolina man is asking to remain anonymous. South Carolina lottery officials said the winner, from […]

09/23/2013

The media work at the Murphy Express gas station Thursday morning, Sept. 19, 2013, in Lexington, S.C., after the announcement that the winning Powerball ticket was sold here.  (AP Photo/The State, Tim Dominick)

Holder of lucky Powerball ticket a mystery in SC

LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — A semi-rural service station was abuzz with activity Thursday, with reporters and onlookers hoping to learn who held the winning $400 million ticket in the latest Powerball drawing. The ticket was […]

09/19/2013

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