Danny Thomas Brown, 59, was sentenced to 17 years in prison Tuesday in the July 2016 armed robbery of a grandmother in downtown Rock Hill. Brown pleaded guilty but mentally ill to the crime; his attorney argued that Brown "heard voices in his head" and that he was living on a park bench and off his medication. Brown accosted his victim at knifepoint and forced her to a nearby ATM to withdraw more money, prosecutors said.
USC women's basketball coach Dawn Staley spoke to lawmakers at the S.C. State House Tuesday and said her team's success was due in part to the removal of the Confederate flag from the State House grounds two years ago.
Congress must agree on a federal spending budget by Friday, April 28 to prevent a government shutdown. The deadline nears the symbolic 100 days in office for President Donald Trump, who is pushing for the budget to include funding for his proposed border wall.
More than half million people have died between 2000 and 2015 from opioids. Today, opioid deaths are considered an epidemic. To understand the struggle individuals undergo once addicted to these drugs, we take a closer look at what happens to your body on opioids.
A 10-foot alligator recently made its way across Ocean Creek Golf Course on Fripp Island where two deer happened to be. Jessica Miller filmed the encounter and said the gator and deer came within 20 feet of each other. The deer seemed surprisingly chill.
Mike Mabrey flips through 20 years of memories from The Palace he keeps in notebooks at his Myrtle Beach home on Monday, April 17, 2017. There’s playbills, newspaper clippings and photographs all organized and separated by tabs marking his years at the theater. The Palace, located at Broadway at the Beach, is slated to be demolished.
An independent film by The State photographer Gerry Melendez will be screen as part of Indie Grits. The film tells the story of a man who served three decades in prison for murder. The man was rehabilitated, left prison and pursed a career as a jazz musician in Columbia.
This season brings a small, aggressive species that nurses young in Lowcountry waters in the summer: the blacktip shark. Watch as Outcast Sport Fishing Charter Captain Chip Michalove and Nate Veilleux reel in a blacktip shark Wednesday off the Hilton Head shore.
Rev. Rick Klotz, pastor of Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Bluffton, asks Congressman Mark Sanford how he feels about universal health care during his town hall at Sun City on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in Bluffton.