Judge issues South Carolina's first gay marriage licenses, despite attorney general's opposition

...decision in another federal case.There, U.S. District Judge J. Michelle Childs in Columbia ruled in favor of Highway Patrol Trooper Katherine Bradacs and U.S. Air Force retiree Tracie Goodwin, who sued to have the state to recognize their...

Man shot by SC trooper gets support

...COLUMBIA - An unarmed man shot by a South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper last month says he's getting support from...traffic stop for a possible seat belt violation.The Highway Patrol fired Trooper Sean Groubert after the Sept. 4 shooting...

Pedestrian hit, killed on Edgefield Highway

...dispatch, sheriff's deputies and the South Carolina Highway Patrol were called to the 3000 block of Edgefield Highway...autopsy is scheduled Tues day in Newberry, S.C. The highway patrol didn't immediately return a phone call Sunday night...

Judge says challenge to SC gay marriage ban may proceed, releases Gov. Haley from lawsuit

...Washington, D.C., but said the suit raises federal constitutional questions and should not be moved to state court. Highway Patrol Trooper Katherine Bradacs and U.S. Air Force retiree Tracie Goodwin are suing to force the state to recognize their...

Aiken County sheriff's deputy released from hospital after crash

...to Lance Cpl. Judd Jones.The accident occurred while both vehicles were traveling north on Augusta Road (S.C. Highway 421). The two passengers in the truck were unharmed.South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

19-year-old pronounced dead on scene after motorcycle crash

...Creech died from multiple body trauma.Further investigation into the crash is being conducted by South Carolina Highway Patrol.Creech graduated from North Augusta High School in 2014 and was a member of the varsity football team.The Belvedere...

SC asks gay marriage challenge dismissal

...marriages. The Charleston case is one of four federal lawsuits challenging South Carolina's ban. In a Columbia case, Highway Patrol Trooper Katherine Bradacs and U.S. Air Force retiree Tracie Goodwin are suing to have the state to recognize their...

Arrest made in hit-and-run

The South Carolina Highway Patrol arrested a 23-year-old man Saturday in connection to Thursday's...after the collision but no one was in the vehicle, according to Highway Patrol.The child was taken to Georgia Regents Medical Center.

Motorcycle crash victim's condition improves

...Regents Medical Center after he lost control of his 1997 Harley-Davidson on Gateway Drive, said South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Judd Jones.The accident happened about 6:30 a.m. Boles was wearing a helmet.The accident marked...

Aiken inmate found dead in cell

...statement from Coroner Tim Carlton. Foul play is not suspected.Woods was arrested Oct. 31 by the South Carolina Highway Patrol on suspicion of driving under the influence, open container and hit-and-run that damaged property.An autopsy...