Mississippi State, high school mourn deaths of father, son

...was a linebacker for Mississippi State from 1989 to 1992 and is 10th in school history in sacks.The Mississippi Highway Patrol says the accident happened about 2:50 p.m. Friday on Mississippi Highway 57, 6 miles north of Leakesville...

SC wreck slowing I-20 traffic

Commuters may experience delays on Interstate 20 after a Aiken County crash this morning.The wreck was reported by the South Carolina Highway Patrol about 8 a.m. near mile marker 11 in the westbound lanes.

South Carolina traffic deaths pass 2014 totals with nearly three months left in year

...pedestrians, 28 with other vehicles and 11 involving bicycles.Lance Cpl. Judd Jones with Troop 7 of the S.C. State Highway Patrol says authorities have not pinpointed a main factor for the increased fatalities, but that other patterns remain consistent...

Distrust of police is real

...we were less than a football field away from our destination when we encountered a local road check where no state highway patrol was present, and they had the utility pole light controlled, I believe, by a switch or device they manually operated...

Obama declares emergency over South Carolina floods

...people have died in weather-related traffic incidents in South Carolina since the heavy rains began, the state highway patrol said, including two motorists who lost control of their cars and a pedestrian hit by a car.Once the rain ends...

SC roads hit hard by powerful storm

...accidents in South Carolina on Friday and Saturday, the Highway Patrol said. In North Carolina, a driver died on a rain-slickened road Saturday, according to the state Highway Patrol. On Thursday, a woman drowned in her car in Spartanburg...

I-20 wreck near North Augusta

Expect traffic delays on Interstate 20 headed west toward Augusta.The South Carolina Highway Patrol is handling a traffic accident in the westbound lane of I-20 between mile markers 3 and 4, according to its Web site.

Aiken County man fatally struck while riding his bicycle

...victim was wearing dark clothing and the lights on the bicycle were obscured by grocery bags. The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating and toxicology tests are pending, according to the coroner.

DUI charge for Greenwood mayor after wife's birthday party

...reports Welborn Adams was arrested early Saturday and charged with driving under the influence after being stopped at a Highway Patrol checkpoint.Adams says he doesn't believe he was impaired. He says he was driving his wife home from her 40th...

Aiken wreck fatal to man on tractor

...Georgetown, S.C.Kirkland died from multiple body trauma and was determined to be "not at fault" by South Carolina Highway Patrol investigators. A follow-up investigation continues next week, Carlton said.