Susanne M. Schafer

Marine Corps: 15 drill instructors being investigated in recruit death


COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Marine Corps is looking into allegations of hazing, assault and physical abuse involving 15 drill... Read more

Police: Officer killed in mall shooting; suspect charged


FOREST ACRES, S.C. — Police Officer Gregory Alia had welcomed a baby son into the world just months before a man with a stolen... Read more

Old cannons sought from SC river


COLUMBIA — Underwater archaeologists on Tuesday plan to lift three heavy Civil War-era cannons from... Read more

Poll: Majority of Americans support Confederate flag removal

COLUMBIA — South Carolina’s decision to remove the Confederate flag from Statehouse grounds meets with the approval of 57 percent of Americans... Read more