south carolina

Patrick Gentry
June 14, 2019 - 4:31 pm
A jury in South Carolina sent a father to death row for killing his five children but when, or even if, Timothy Jones Jr. will be executed is unsure. South Carolina has no drugs to carry out lethal Injections and companies refuse to sell them to prison officials. After executing 18 prisoners from...
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Patrick Gentry
June 12, 2019 - 4:21 pm
The South Carolina father convicted of killing his five children won't testify on his behalf or make a statement to a jury deciding whether he gets the death penalty. Timothy Jones Jr. declined to testify in his defense before he was found guilty last week and again Wednesday at the end of his...
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Patrick Gentry
June 12, 2019 - 11:49 am
Authorities say a 6-year-old girl has died in a shooting in a South Carolina home where no adults were around. North Charleston Police Department spokesman Spencer Pryor said the girl was shot in the chest around 3:30 p.m. Monday and died a short time later. Pryor said police are still...
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Patrick Gentry
June 11, 2019 - 10:30 am
A South Carolina man who pleaded guilty to trying to fight for the Islamic State group has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Outlets report a federal judge on Monday handed down that sentence for 20-year-old Zakaryia Abdin. It was the maximum possible time. Abdin pleaded guilty in August to...
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Patrick Gentry
June 11, 2019 - 10:12 am
A voting equipment vendor that courted an election official in South Carolina has been awarded a $51 million contract from state leaders to implement a new voting system. The State reports Election Systems and Software won the bid Monday. The company spent nearly $20,000 covering expenses for South...
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Patrick Gentry
June 10, 2019 - 3:08 pm
The grandmother of a South Carolina man facing a possible death sentence for killing his five children is asking a jury to spare his life. She says the family has already been through too much. Roberta Thornsberry testified Monday that along with losing her five great-grandchildren when Timothy...
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Patrick Gentry
June 10, 2019 - 11:27 am
A deputy of Lexington County, South Carolina, has been severely injured in a head-on crash, and the other driver has been charged with driving under the influence. The county sheriff's office tells news outlets that 36-year-old Michael Jordan Nichols drove across the center line of a road near Red...
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Patrick Gentry
June 10, 2019 - 11:05 am
A man who spent more than four months in jail accused of hitting an officer even after a police supervisor said that wasn't true is suing a South Carolina city. Demetrius Jamison is suing the city of Orangeburg and its police force, saying his civil rights were violated by the wrongful arrest and...
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Patrick Gentry
June 10, 2019 - 10:47 am
A South Carolina funeral home is asking people to come to the funeral of a 75-year-old Navy veteran who has no family to claim him. Caughman Harman Funeral Home said the funeral for Petty Officer Third Class James Miske will be 10 a.m. Friday at Fort Jackson National Cemetery near Columbia. The...
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Patrick Gentry
June 08, 2019 - 7:41 am
Prosecutors are calling the teachers who taught some of the children who were killed by their father in their South Carolina home five years ago. Prosecutors are trying to show how special and unique each of Timothy Jones Jr.'s children were as they ask jurors to sentence him to death. Kindergarten...
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