A plan to borrow $500 million for long-deferred state maintenance projects is on life support after a veto threat from S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster. Meanwhile, a new Winthrop Poll shows S.C. residents are roughly split on the idea.
Four inmates were lured one at a time into a Columbia prison cell to be strangled with electrical cord twisted with a broomstick. Prison video shows only the confessed killers walking each into the cell then returning alone to take another inside, sources said.
Showing no emotion, Dylann Roof pleaded guilty on Monday to killing nine African-American parishioners, ending a nearly two-year, gut-wrenching saga for the survivors and the families of those killed at a historic Charleston church.
The Senate confirms Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court by a largely party-line vote, setting the stage for the 49-year-old Trump administration nominee to shape U.S. law for decades. Senate Republicans had changed the rules to confirm him, ending filibusters and clearing the way for replacing the late Justice Antonin Scalia.