Local News
Student Arrested After Paper Airplane Hits Teacher in the Eye

Police say a South Carolina high school student accused of throwing a paper airplane that struck a teacher in the eye could end up in jail for up to a month.

A.B. McConnell General Store Owner Dies at 101

Mary McConnell, the owner of A.B. McConnell General Merchandise off Highway 17, has died at 101 years old.

Lowcountry Radio Icon Passes Away at 77

A popular name in Charleston radio history is being remembered by listeners and colleagues.

New Plan to Fix South Carolina’s Struggling Roads

A new proposal to fix state roads could result in higher prices at the gas pump.

Donald Trump to be Sworn in Today

A Lowcountry history professor offers historical perspective on inauguration day and what it means for the Trump administration.

Family of Whitney Jordan Looking to Offer Higher Reward for Information

Family of Whitney Jordan looking to offer higher reward for information on the hit and run death of the 24-year-old.

National News
Body cam footage shows Washington officer rescuing woman from burning car

A Washington state police officer is being hailed a hero for rescuing a woman from a burning car on Saturday and the dramatic moment was captured on his body camera.

Homeless man accused of trying to blow up Boston police cruiser

Police have arrested a 42-year-old homeless man in connection with an explosion that damaged a Boston police cruiser, but caused no serious injuries.

One killed, 5 hospitalized in San Antonio mall robbery ‘gone really, really bad’

A Good Samaritan was shot and killed trying to prevent a jewelry store robbery at a San Antonio mall Sunday afternoon and six others were wounded, local police said.

One killed, 5 hospitalized in San Antonio mall robbery ‘gone really, really bad’

A Good Samaritan was shot and killed trying to prevent a jewelry store robbery at a San Antonio mall Sunday afternoon and six others were wounded, local police said.

Whitehead, Desmond receive medals from library association

Colson Whitehead's latest honor is a "thank you" from the country's libraries.

San Antonio police respond to shooting at mall

Police in San Antonio say they have responded to a shooting at a large shopping mall.

World News
Trump staff, properties face terror risk with presidency

Businesses around the world bearing U.S. President Donald Trump's name face an increased risk now that he is in the White House, security experts warn, especially as several are in areas previously targeted by violence.

Mexico gas protests create havoc at US border crossing

Protesters took control of vehicle lanes at one of the busiest crossings on the U.S. border Sunday to oppose Mexican gasoline price hikes, waving through motorists into Mexico after Mexican authorities abandoned their posts.

Search teams find 4 more bodies in Tehran building collapse

Iran's official news agency says search teams have found four more bodies of victims from last week's deadly building collapse in Tehran.

US lawmakers call for action on Venezuela food corruption

Venezuelan officials may face U.S. sanctions for profiting from food shortages that have exacerbated hunger in the South American country.

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves: ___ EDITOR'S NOTE: This is a weekly look at the latest developments in the South China Sea, home to several territorial conflicts that have raised tensions in the region.

Who’s likely to lead France’s left in the presidential race

A quick look at the two candidates advancing to the Jan. 29 runoff of France's Socialist Party presidential primary, and how it works: ___ BENOIT HAMON, 49 Resume: Former French junior minister, briefly education minister, former Socialist Party spokesman rebelled, with Montebourg, against Hollande's policies in 2014.