South Carolina authorities have identified a teenager killed after being struck by a vehicle. Jay Harper reports.
The Ware Shoals Police Department says one of the department’s officers shot himself in the leg Wednesday when his holster malfunctioned. The bullet passed through his leg and exited above his right knee. The officer was taken to the hospital for treatment and was later released. The incident is under investigation.
The Army Corps of Engineers has released more than $40 million to help deepen Charleston harbor. Matt Long reports.
Virginia based Dominion Energy has three proposals for a take-over of SCE&G’s parent company SCANA. Probir Purohit of Dominion says the last plan would slash SCE&G’s power bills by about $22 a month for the average customer.
New reports of a settlement between the suspended Greenville County sheriff and a former employee who claimed he sexually harassed her. Matt Long reports.
Authorities say gang members trying to kill a rival who had already been wounded in two separate shootings, instead killed a 14-year-old girl. Jay Harper reports.
Authorities have seized more than 40 firearms and 200 marijuana plants from an illegal growing operation discovered in Laurens County. 42-year-old James Edwin Ollis of Ware Shoals has been charged with trafficking marijuana and cultivating marijuana.
Included in the noon newscast:
— Gov. McMaster signs legislation that protects industries and manufacturers from nuisance lawsuits by neighbors
— 3-year-old apparently walking alone in Reevesville roadway killed by car
Flu outbreak forces Midlands hospital to add temporary space. More from Bill Dubensky.
South Carolina’s senior senator Lindsey Graham said he approved of President Trump’s positions on national security and the military during his State of the Union speech Tuesday. In a short video posted to Twitter, Graham said he thought the speech was patriotic.