GRAPHIC: Minnesota officer meant to draw Taser, not handgun, police say

The police chief in a Minneapolis suburb where a Black man was fatally shot during a traffic stop said Monday that he believes the officer who fired intended to use a Taser, not a handgun.
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Semi-truck driver crashes into murder suspect’s car to end police chase

The hours-long police chase through multiple California counties included near collisions, the running of red lights, wrong-way driving and driving on sidewalks.

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  Rock Hill elementary school provides grief counselors following fatal shooting of classmates

  SC reports 453 new COVID-19 cases, 0 additional deaths Monday

  Columbia man sentenced to federal prison on firearm and drug charges, officials say

Deputies arrest 17-year-old accused in teenager’s murder

Man sentenced after setting woman ablaze in Lexington County

The victim testified that she awoke to a man pouring gasoline on her skin and clothing.
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Half of US adults to be vaccinated by end of week

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says nearly 46% of adults in the US have already received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and about 28% are fully vaccinated.

McMaster blocks feds from bringing unaccompanied children from border to SC

  Hundreds in Rock Hill Community attend prayer vigil to mourn prominent doctor, wife, and grandchildren killed in shooting

Gas prices steady amid COVID recovery climb

  SC reports 588 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths Sunday

  RCSD: Man wanted in connection with shooting at gas station

Person dies in crash near Neeses

EF-1 tornado touches down in Seneca during Saturday evening storms, NWS officials say

‘I’m very concerned’: Advocates react to low vaccination rate of Hispanic and Latino communities in SC

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  Expert: Chauvin did not take actions of ‘reasonable officer’

Seth Stoughton, an associate professor at the University of South Carolina School of Law, judged Chauvin’s actions against what a reasonable officer in the same situation would have done, and repeatedly found that Chauvin did not meet that test.

SPORTS

Gamecocks blast past Missouri to earn series win

Cavaliers Rally For 6-5 Win Over Tigers

Coach Knight earns career win No. 70

Gamecocks Drop 2-1 Decision to Clemson

Allen’s Blast, Solid Pitching Lifts Baseball Past Missouri

Carolina baseball team scored six runs in the sixth in an 11-1 win over Missouri Saturday afternoon (April 10) at Founders Park.

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Coroner: One dead following race at Sumter Speedway

  ‘I thought we might have a miracle’: Robert Shook, sixth person shot in York County, S.C. mass shooting, dies with family at side

Man shot, killed while driving in Sumter, police say

  McMaster visits SC National Guard troops at the border

  SC reports 637 new COVID-19 cases, 17 deaths Saturday

DHEC says the percent positive from the 23,209 molecular tests most recently reported to them was 3.7%.
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Andrew: Philip’s death has left ‘huge void’ in queen’s life

Prince Andrew, the third of the couple’s four children, attended church at the Royal Chapel of All Saints in Windsor along with other members of the royal family, two days after the 99-year-old Philip died at Windsor Castle.

Enter lottery to see synchronous fireflies at Congaree National Park

  Hundreds of walk-in J&J vaccinations were offered Saturday in Eutawville

Brain of Ex-NFL player accused in SC killings to be examined for damage

Coroner identifies motorcyclist killed in Sumter collision