LIVE: Sheriff updates on helicopter crash that killed NBA great Kobe Bryant, daughter Gianna

All five people aboard a helicopter died in a crash Sunday in the Los Angeles area. Multiple reports say NBA legend Kobe Bryant was among the dead.

  Arizona, California cases push US tally of new virus to 5

Health officials in Los Angeles County have confirmed a fourth U.S. case of the new pneumonia-like virus from China.
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  Trump lawyers argue Democrats just want to overturn election

The Trump legal team is expected to insist the president did nothing wrong when he asked Ukraine’s leader to investigate political rival, Joe Biden.

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North Carolina soldier killed in crash in Syria

47 cold stunned sea turtles admitted to Topsail rehabilitation facility

Man charged; 12 malnourished, 6 improperly buried cows found in Anderson County, deputies say

Deputies concerned about new ‘wasping’ trend among meth users

  Black Voters Matter Fund on three-day bus tour in SC

We’re now just weeks away from the South Carolina presidential primary election.
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  Speeding driver damages nearly 90-year-old veterans memorial in Tennessee, neighbors say

The memorial was put up in the 1930s to honor the area’s veterans of World War I, but was since rededicated to also recognize veterans of World War II and the Korean War.

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  Deputies: Man shot on residential street in Irmo

  Sandhills Middle School student charged for threatening to stab, choke another student

  SLED investigating officer-involved shooting in Lancaster County

Man involved in police pursuit arrested, charged with armed robbery and murder, deputies say

Former CCU football player charged with DUI after overnight hit-and-run kills pedestrian

SCHP investigating fatal single-vehicle collision in Newberry County

SLED turns Furman sexual assault investigation over to solicitor’s office

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  Dog adopted by Ga. man with similar paralysis after being returned 3 times

The paralyzed dog was repeatedly returned because his owners found his needs too tough to handle.

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After LSU fan starts GoFundMe to buy Clemson mascot new outfit, money raised will be used to save wild tigers worldwide

  ‘It’s good to wait sometimes’: Shell thankful for Pro Football Hall of Fame nod

Former Pittsburgh Steeler Donnie Shell has been selected for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The former SC State standout played for the Steelers from 1974 to 1987.

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AfricStyle Initiatives to host 7th annual fashion show

Richland Library hosts Black History Month fair

Convicted felon accused of breaking into house, shooting man and leading police on chase

‘Milestone’ for safety: Intersection project just the beginning, Congressman Clyburn says

  Two teens arrested in connection with body found in Lugoff

Two teens have been arrested in connection with a body that was found on a dirt road in Lugoff.
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U.S. soldier dies in accident in Syria

He’s identified as Army Specialist Antonio I. Moore of Wilmington, North Carolina.

  Air Force rolls out trial for big changes to physical fitness tests

  Discussion on diversity, inclusion held on UofSC campus days after racist post

Police arrest woman in connection to North Charleston murder

DHHS: N.C. patient tested for coronavirus was not infected