Senate panel approves tougher penalties for police-dog killers

Named Hyco’s Law after an Anderson County Sheriff’s Department police dog killed in the line of duty, the bill would increase the maximum prison sentence for hurting or killing police animals to 10 years from five and the maximum fine to $10,000 from $5,000.

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Dawn Staley talks win over Ole Miss, next game vs. Mississippi State

The Gamecocks defeated Ole Miss at Colonial Life Arena.
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Dawn Staley talks win over Ole Miss, next game vs. Mississippi State 3:17

Dawn Staley talks win over Ole Miss, next game vs. Mississippi State

Youthful Swansea squad enjoying No. 1 ranking, unbeaten start 2:13

Youthful Swansea squad enjoying No. 1 ranking, unbeaten start

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Front row seat to inaugural history

South Carolina teacher taking students to inauguration to see 'government at work' 1:35

South Carolina teacher taking students to inauguration to see 'government at work'