FBI report shows uptick in SC hate crimes between 2017-2018

A new report released by the FBI this week shows an uptick in hate crimes in our state between 2017 and 2018. According to the report, slightly fewer hate crimes were reported nationwide but that’s not the case in South Carolina.

  Ousted Ukraine ambassador to testify publicly in Trump impeachment probe

The career diplomat is expected to relay her striking story of being suddenly recalled by Trump and told to “watch my back” in a swiftly developing series of events that sounded alarms about the White House’s shadow foreign policy.
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  Teen fatally shot 2 classmates, injured 3 others on his birthday, Calif. sheriff says

The shooting at Saugus High School in a Los Angeles suburb took just 16 seconds and left the attacker hospitalized in critical condition with a head wound, authorities said.

Correctional officer arrested for bringing cigarettes, rolling papers into Turbeville Institution

Lee Correctional officer arrested, fired for sexual misconduct with inmate

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Swansea man sentenced to 30 years in connection with drug sting

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  ‘Put him on a diet’: Mom receives nasty note from 5-year-old son’s daycare

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Cooke scores 27, No. 6 South Carolina beats Dayton 75-49

Clemson moves into the top 4 in latest CFP rankings

Gamecocks’ Boston named SEC Freshman of the Week

No. 8 South Carolina easily beats No. 4 Maryland 63-54

Freshman Aliyah Boston scored 14 points and was an immovable force in the middle of the South Carolina defense, blocking five shots to help the No. 8 Gamecocks beat No. 4 Maryland 63-54 in an early matchup between two of the nation's premier programs

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  Student opens fire in California high school, killing 2

A student pulled a gun from his backpack and opened fire at a Southern California high school Thursday, killing two students and wounding three others before shooting himself in the head on his 16th birthday, authorities said.

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