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Monday 20 March 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# South Carolina

This month
March 2023
# South Carolina
Disgraced US lawyer Alex Murdaugh sentenced to life without parole for killing wife and son
Alex Murdaugh was found guilty of killing his 22-year-old son, Paul, with a shotgun and his 52-year-old wife, Maggie, with a rifle on 7 June 2021.
Last year
# hurricane ian
Hurricane Ian makes landfall again in South Carolina
Ian left a broad swathe of destruction after it went ashore on Florida’s Gulf Coast as one of the strongest storms ever to hit the US.
All time
# Charleston
Death sentence upheld for Dylann Roof, white supremacist who killed nine churchgoers
Roof murdered nine African Americans at their church, during their Bible-study and worship, in 2015.
# US
Hurricane Sally: Rescuers seek out people amid widespread flooding
Homeowners and businesses have begun cleaning up following the storm.
# South Carolina
Two killed and eight wounded in shooting at US nightclub
The shooting took place in South Carolina.
# Primary Colours
Comeback kid: Joe Biden secures big win in South Carolina to vault back into White House race
The former vice presidente will hope to take this momentum into Super Tuesday.
# super duper
Why is Super Tuesday so super and what will it tell us about the White House race?
Expect to have a much clearer idea of who’ll take on Donald Trump after Tuesday.
# Storm
Hurrican Dorian: Death toll rises as Bahamas faces 'devastation'
The storm is weakening as it moves onto the North Carolina coast.
# Category 2 storm
Hurricane Dorian lashes Carolinas after causing devastation in Bahamas
Many coastal Carolina residents heeded evacuation orders while others plan to ride out the tempest.
# Evacuation
Hurricane Dorian strengthens to 'catastrophic' Category 5 as it heads for Bahamas
Prime Minister Hubert Minis has warned residents of the Bahamas they could face serious harm if they do not evacuate.
# leading man
Shane Lowry leads by one stroke in South Carolina after two rounds at PGA Heritage
The Offaly native parred his final two holes to remain ahead of Trey Mullinax.
# South Carolina
Around 30 taken to hospital as floor collapses at South Carolina clubhouse party
Clemson City Police said nobody was trapped and none of the injuries appeared to be life-threatening.
# Closing In
Residents evacuated as 'monster' Hurricane Florence approaches US east coast
Forecasts indicate that the storm will strengthen before making landfall later this week.
# sea pines
Woman out walking her dog killed in alligator attack in South Carolina
Cassandra Cline died at the scene after she was pulled from the water.
# South Carolina
A Baptist church is getting rid of its statue of Jesus because it's 'too Catholic'
The statue has been outside the church for 10 years.
# Riots
7 killed and 17 injured in South Carolina prison riot
Fights among inmates erupted yesterday evening at the Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville.
# amtrak
Train crash killing two in South Carolina 'could have been prevented'
Two Amtrak crew members were killed, and more than 100 people were injured.
# South Carolina
Man breaks out of high-security prison using wire cutters and a drone
The 46-year-old who was convicted of kidnapping was recaptured at a Texas motel two days later.
# South Carolina
Footage shows moment woman chained up for two months by serial killer is rescued
South Carolina prosecutors released several videos, dozens of pictures and hundreds of pages of evidence against serial killer Todd Kohlhepp.
# Caffeine
Teenage boy in US died after drinking energy drinks too quickly
Davis Allen Cripe, 16, collapsed at school and later died in hospital.
# Death Penalty
'Go straight to hell': Victims' families confront mass murderer Dylann Roof
Some shouted at him, while others offered forgiveness for the mass shooting in South Carolina in 2015.
# hate crime
White supremacist Dylann Roof sentenced to death for killing nine black churchgoers
The US Justice Department said he is the first person to get the death penalty for federal hate crimes.
# Charleston
White supremacist Dylann Roof will not rely on psychiatric evidence, calling it 'a Jewish invention'
Roof gunned down nine black churchgoers and will represent himself at a sentencing hearing.
# Mass Shooting
Dylann Roof faces death penalty after being found guilty of killing nine people
The 22-year-old shot nine black people dead in a racially-motivated attack in South Carolina last year.
# walter scott
No verdict in trial of US police officer who shot black motorist dead on video
A mistrial has been declared.
# Court ruling
White supremacist Dylann Roof fit to stand trial over South Carolina church shooting
Dylann Roof is accused of gunning down nine African-American churchgoers last year.
Trump appoints one of his fiercest critics as UN ambassador
South Carolina governor Nikki Haley was fiercely critical of Trump’s failure to disavow white supremacists during the presidential campaign.
# Todd Kohlhepp
More bodies found at US home of man linked to five other deaths
The property owner, Todd Kohlhepp, was arrested last week.
# South Carolina
'He looked like your everyday Joe': Questions over suspected killer after woman found chained up
A cold case has now been reopened after the discovery of the woman.
# South Carolina
Man who held woman "chained like a dog" confesses to up to 7 killings
The man’s confessions may have solved a quadruple murder that baffled police and investigators for 13 years.
# South Carolina
Body found on land where woman was chained up 'like a dog'
The woman’s boyfriend, who went missing at the same time, has still not been found.
# Trinity Gay
Daughter of Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay fatally shot
Lexington police said officers went to the parking lot of a restaurant after witnesses reported gunfire.
# hurricane matthew
Evacuations in US after 'monster storm' Matthew kills 9 in Caribbean
The death toll is expected to rise as the storm pummels the Bahamas on its way to the US.
# South Carolina
Teenage suspect in playground shooting 'shot his father dead'
Three people were injured at the school.
# America
Teenage suspect in custody after school shooting in South Carolina
Two students and one teacher have been injured.
# whoops
American football player completely forgets the rules, gifts opposition a touchdown
This is why you need to pay attention kids.
# murphy village
19 members of US Irish Traveller community charged with federal racketeering
Money laundering, illegal bank transactions and fraud are among the charges.
# Dress Code
South Carolina town outlaws wearing sagging trousers
After initial warnings, third and subsequent offences carry a fine ranging from $100 to $600.
# south carolina shootings
US prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against this man
Dylann Roof is accused of killing nine people at a church in Charleston last June.
# South Carolina
Teacher quits after student steals naked picture from her phone
Leigh Anne Arthur, a teacher at Union County High School in South Carolina, resigned her post after the photo of her was shared among students.