Expert testifies former officer justified in pinning Floyd to pavement as trial continues

The question of what is reasonable is important: Police officers are allowed certain latitude to use deadly force when someone puts the officer or other people in danger.
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New child payments expected to start this summer, IRS chief says

Democrats view the tax change as an opportunity to address income inequality worsened by the pandemic. According to some estimates, it would reduce the number of children living in poverty in the U.S. by more than half.

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  Mother of missing Sumter teen desperately searches for answers

  Johnson and Johnson vaccines crucial for distribution in small SC towns

  FEMA opens mass vaccination site at Columbia Place Mall a day early

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

  SC pauses J&J vaccines on federal recommendation

The risk of a serious blood clot is about 1 in 1 million. Here’s what to look for.
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Navy veterans rescued after birthday canoe trip leaves them stranded

Rescuers found the two men, blocked by debris in a tributary, after 28 hours of weathering the elements.

  Sumter man wanted for assault of woman, deputies say

  Lexington man accused of setting fire to abandoned buildings facing more charges

  Sumter man charged with attempted murder

  SC reports 447 new COVID-19 cases, 12 deaths Tuesday

Lancaster Co. School district finds THC-infused peanut butter and jelly snack pouches

Missing 13-year-old girl from Columbia found safe

Missing Richland County man with medical conditions last seen April 11

  Road rage incident causes brief lockout at Lexington High School

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  GRAPHIC: Minnesota cop, police chief resign 2 days after Black motorist’s death

Officer Kim Potter and Police Chief Tim Gannon both resigned two days after the death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center.

SPORTS

Faith and family guide Carolina’s Lloyd through knee injury

Disappointment will fuel Carolina’s drive

Bornkamp Named ACC Offensive Player of the Week

Gamecocks blast past Missouri to earn series win

Cavaliers Rally For 6-5 Win Over Tigers

The Tigers dropped to 15-13 overall and 9-9 in ACC play.

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Georgia officials: S.C. truck driver shot dead in road rage

Passenger tossed meth out of window, deputies say

  Identifying Autism: UofSC expert speaks on how COVID-19 is impacting early diagnosis

  First Alert Forecast: Warm and sunny today, more clouds Wednesday with a few shower chances

Haley says she’ll back Trump, stand down if he runs in 2024

Former U.N. Ambassador and South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is often mentioned as a possible 2024 GOP presidential contender.
  • COVID-19 Updates

  US recommends ‘pause’ for J&J shots in blow to vaccine drive

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration said they were investigating unusual clots that occurred 6 to 13 days after vaccination.

  Trial begins for former Chester County Sheriff accused of public corruption

CPD: Man, woman charged in connection with church property theft

  SC EMS Association hires new executive director to help recruit 3,000 more workers

  155 breakthrough COVID-19 cases reported in SC: What are they?