Federal Judge Overturns South Carolina Death Sentence Because of Prosecutor’s Racist Arguments A South Carolina federal district court has vacated the death sentence imposed on Johnny Bennett, an African-American defendant condemned by an all-white jury after prosecutor Donald Myers (pictured) had “made multiple statements clearly calculated to excite the jury with racial imagery and stereotypes.”
Donations For Fallen Officer Jacobs A gofundme page has been established by Patrick Walsh on behalf of the non-profit organization ‘Heroes In Blue’ so that money can be raised for Officer Jacobs’ widow and children.
Community Turns Fallen Officer’s Car Into Memorial GREENVILLE, S.C. —Members of the Greenville Police Department and the entire community are mourning the loss of an officer. Officer Allen Jacobs was fatally shot just before 12:30 p.m. Friday and the suspect killed himself, according to Greenville Police Chief Ken Miller.
Judge Revokes Bail on Man Convicted in ‘Senior Salute Case
House Approves ‘Tucker Hipps’ Bill on College Violations SHOW TRANSCRIPT COLUMBIA, S.C. —The South Carolina House has passed a bill requiring colleges to post violations committed by fraternity and sorority members to publicize the groups’ record before students join. The House unanimously approved the “Tucker Hipps Transparency Act” on Wednesday.
SC Drivers Can Get Suspensions Reduced or Cleared BLYTHEWOOD, S.C. (AP) —This week is driver amnesty week in South Carolina, a time when drivers with certain kinds of license suspensions may apply to have suspension time reduced or cleared.
Missing teenager found after AMBER alert issued Officials said that Dixie Mae Bailey was located and found safe on Wednesday night.
Jurors Explain $55 Million Award in Erin Andrews Nude Video Case Two of the jurors who awarded sportscaster Erin Andrews $55 million in a peeping-tom video scandal said the entire panel was persuaded by the sportscaster’s tearful recollection of the trauma she endured — but it took some time to agree on how much money…