Advocacy groups renew push to reform civil asset forfeiture law

The law allows law enforcement to seize money or items that are suspected to have been made illegally. Local law enforcement agencies can retain 75% of the forfeiture proceeds, while 20% goes to prosecutors.

  Schumer: Trump impeachment trial to begin week of Feb. 8

The House impeached Trump on a single charge of incitement of insurrection for the deadly attack on the Capitol that unfolded on Jan. 6.
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Kindergartners stand in solidarity, inspired by swearing-in of Vice President Kamala Harris

South Bend kindergarten teacher captures moment four little girls voluntarily stand hand-in-hand in solidarity during swearing-in of Vice President Kamal Harris.


N. Charleston elementary students express happiness, hope in letters to Biden, Harris

  Police interviewing suspect in deadly ‘domestic-related’ shooting

  SC reports more than 3,500 new cases of COVID-19

  DHEC to release more data on COVID-19 vaccines received, administered

  Health leaders discuss coronavirus variants, impacts to vaccine efficacy

With new variants of the coronavirus being discovered across the nation and the world, Roper St. Francis chief medical officer says the hospital is monitoring it but not yet testing for additional strains.
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  Biden signs orders on food and unemployment aid as talks start on big aid plan

President Joe Biden wants to get assistance flowing while Congress begins to consider a $1.9 trillion package to help those affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

Police arrest suspect wanted in ‘prolonged’ assault

Sen. Goldfinch calls on McMaster to make general head of S.C.’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution effort

  Democrats formalize Jaime Harrison as national party chair

Deputies arrest man wanted on attempted murder, kidnapping charges

Hank Aaron, baseball’s one-time home run king, dies at 86

  CCU president tests positive for COVID-19, according to university

Charleston Police identify officer who wounded murder, carjacking suspect

  Mega Millions jackpot nears $1 billion ahead of Friday night’s drawing

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  Hank Aaron, baseball’s one-time home run king, dies at 86

“Hammerin’ Hank” set a wide array of career hitting records during a 23-year career spent mostly with the Milwaukee and Atlanta Braves, including RBIs, extra-base hits and total bases.


Hank Aaron, baseball’s one-time home run king, dies at 86

  CCSD to lift ban on winter sports next week

Georgia Tech routs No. 20 Clemson 83-65; 3 players score 20

  Ayers scores 23 to lead Mercer over The Citadel 83-63

Bulldogs drop 4th in a row


‘This is unconscionable’: National Guardsmen relocated from Capitol to parking garage

  36-year-old Lexington mother of 10 children dies from COVID-19

  Taste of Folly kicks off with changes, safeguards against COVID-19

  Investigators identify victims of 1976 cold case out of Sumter County

  Lowcountry community’s leaders hope new maps could reduce flood insurance costs for some

Folly Beach leaders say they expect some of their island residents to face lower flood insurance rates when new flood zone maps are released.
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  Guard troops head home after helping secure Biden inaugural

The National Guard Bureau says that of the nearly 26,000 Guard troops deployed to D.C. for the inaugural, just 10,600 remain on duty.

Advocacy group says there’s no excuse for S.C. leaders not communicating vaccine rollout plan for teachers

‘You’ve earned it!’” Rep. Rice gives first-class seat to soldier heading home on leave

  Lowcountry nonprofit hosting virtual auction this weekend

  SC Heartbeat Bill heads to full Senate after lawmakers vote out exceptions for rape, incest