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Olympic boxer Sutherland dies

LONDON -– Darren Sutherland, who won an Olympic bronze medal in boxing at last year's Beijing Games, has been found dead at his home, manager Frank Maloney said. He was 27. Sutherland was found hanged at his home Monday by Maloney, who was taken to the hospital suffering from shock. Tests ...

09/15/09 - 7:33am

Ga. court considers malpractice limits

ATLANTA — Georgia's top court is set to decide the fate of a 2005 law that limits pain and suffering damages awarded in medical malpractice cases. The Georgia Supreme Court is scheduled to hear a case Tuesday weighing the merits of a $350,000 limit on jury awards for malpractice victims...

09/15/09 - 7:27am

SC college cop charged

GREENVILLE, S.C. — A police officer at a South Carolina college has been arrested and accused of stealing property from the school. WYFF-TV reported Tuesday that Greenville Technical College police officer David Graham has been accused of taking 10 computers, two laptop computers and four proj...

09/15/09 - 7:22am

Rex enters S.C. governor's race

COLUMBIA — South Carolina schools chief Jim Rex said Monday he's running for governor in 2010 with hopes of moving the state past scandals and political infighting to focus on jobs and education.

09/15/09 - 12:33am

Lanes to close for interstate work

Construction work on the Palmetto Parkway (Interstate 520) in North Augusta will include paving on Interstate 20 in the vicinity of Exit 5 during the next few weeks, the contractor, Team United, said in a news release. Paving will also be done on the existing section of northbound I-520 just south ...

09/14/09 - 10:30pm

Part of Wrightsboro Road to close

Part of Wrightsboro Road will be closed from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday for the removal of a large tree on the road. An Augusta Engineering Department news release states that the 1700 block of Wrightsboro Road from Holden Street to Merry Street will be closed. Drivers can use Central Avenue or Hold...

09/14/09 - 9:24pm

Del Potro upsets Federer to win U.S. Open title

NEW YORK — Juan Martin del Potro has ended Roger Federer's run of dominance at the U.S. Open, stunning the top-ranked Swiss great in five sets to win in his first Grand Slam final.

09/14/09 - 9:29pm

'Dirty Dancing' star Patrick Swayze dies

LOS ANGELES – Patrick Swayze has died after a nearly two-year battle with pancreatic cancer.

09/14/09 - 8:26pm

Former Carter aide Powell dies

WASHINGTON — Jody Powell, who was White House press secretary and among the closest and most trusted advisers to President Carter, died Monday of a heart attack. He was 65.

09/14/09 - 8:13pm

Fire damages Evans home

An afternoon blaze seriously damaged an Evans home today. No one was inside the two-story, brick home at 1129 Blackfoot Drive, in the Highgrove neighborhood off Hardy McManus Road, when the fire began about 4:45 p.m., said Martinez-Columbia Fire Rescue spokeswoman Honey Shore. Firefighters rescued...

09/14/09 - 7:38pm
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