01, Oct 2014 - Former SC State official sentenced for role in Pinson scheme
One of the men convicted in what prosecutors called a kickback scheme involving former South Carolina State University Board of Trustees Chairman Jonathon Pinson was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Charleston.
29, Sep 2014 - Woman pleads not guilty to 20-year-old South Carolina kidnapping
By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON S.C. (Reuters) - Dorothy Lee Barnett, 54, pleaded not guilty in federal court in Charleston on Monday to charges of parental kidnapping and falsifying passports 20 years ago. Barnett, a slight, blond woman who appeared smiling in court today in a striped prison uniform and handcuffs, was extradited from Australia to the United States late last week. ...
29, Sep 2014 - Woman in court in international child abduction
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A woman accused of abducting her infant daughter from South Carolina 20 years ago is making her first appearance in federal court after being extradited from Australia.
04, Apr 2014 - Charleston, SC Judge Waring and Briggs case topic of Charleston public forum
South Carolina has developed a reputation for being a relatively genteel place, and that "veneer of politeness" could be why the state has not received its due by civil rights historians.
02, Apr 2014 - Aiken, SC South Carolina sues U.S. Energy Department to save reactor fuel plant
By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, South Carolina (Reuters) - South Carolina sued the U.S. Department of Energy on Tuesday over the federal government's plans to scrap a plutonium recycling plant that has been under construction for years in the state, arguing it violates a nuclear non-proliferation treaty with Russia. The plant, called MOX for Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility, was intended to ...