An Upstate man has pleaded guilty to buying guns for convicted serial killer Todd Kohlhepp, who later admitted killing seven people in three different incidents. Prosecutors said Dustan Lawson was an acquaintance of Kohlhepp who agreed to buy the weapons, despite knowing Kohlhepp had a previous felony conviction and could not legally possess the weapons. Kohlhepp had a prior kidnapping conviction in Arizona before moving to South Carolina.
Included in the evening's final newscast: -- State prison officials unveiled new technology they hope can improve their losing fight to stop contraband smuggling -- Office of Regulatory Staff asks regulators to force SCE&G to release documents related to the failed V.C. Summer nuclear project -- Ethics Commission dismisses complaint filed against the Secretary of State by a legislator challenging him for his seat -- For the first
New evidence has been brought to light about a highly critical audit about the V.C. Summer nuclear expansion project which is putting doubt on what SCANA executives have said over the past nine months. The Post and Courier reports that SCANA claimed since last September that a 2016 audit of the abandoned nuclear expansion project at the VC Summer plant in Fairfield County was done for a lawsuit against Westinghouse Electric, the main
South Carolina Henry McMaster was among a group of governors who met with President Donald Trump at the White House earlier this week. He said the big topic of discussion was immigration. "The fact of the immigration necessities that we have in the country and his appreciation of the governors who were there," McMaster described the talks. "One of them, of course, Doug Ducey, from Arizona, was the governor to whom we are sending
The Office of Regulatory Staff has filed a motion requesting SCE&G and Dominion Energy release all documents related to the failed V.C. Summer nuclear project in Fairfield County, claiming some of those related documents are being deliberately held back. The ORS filed the motion with the Public Service Commission, asking it to order SCE&G and Dominion Energy to release all documents and investigative requests within 15 days. "The
Included in the noon newscast: -- Republican challengers to Gov. McMaster offer few fireworks during Wednesday night debate -- Coast Guard warns boaters not to drink and drive boats during Memorial Day weekend
A federal board has cleared the way for some employees at Boeing’s North Charleston plant to vote on whether they wish to unionize. The National Labor Relations Board’s regional director ruled Monday that flight readiness technicians and inspectors can schedule a vote on whether they wish to be represented by the International Association of Machinists. A previous attempt to […]
Hurricane season starts next week, and preparation also includes being prepared for the aftermath. Palmetto Poison Center Managing Director Jill Michels said using a generator the right way is important in the wake of a hurricane. “We want to make sure if you’re using a gas-powered generator, do not use it in the house. It needs […]