A NASA team led by S.C. professor Cassandra Runyon has developed a solar eclipse braille book that will allow persons with visual impairments to experience next week's total solar eclipse. The "Getting a Feel for Eclipses" book is a tacticle guide that was "designed to depict basic concepts about the interaction and alignment of the Sun with the Moon and Earth during a solar eclipse," NASA says.
Rock Hill police released this surveillance video of a Monday night robbery at Park Grocery on East Main Street. They said a man wearing a red bandanna and a red hooded sweatshirt robbed the store around 9 p.m. Monday. Police would not say how much cash was stolen.
Defense attorneys for former SC trooper Sean Groubert say Groubert developed PTSD after an August 2012 car chase and shootout with a suspect in Columbia's Five Points. The disorder, which they say went undiagnosed, contributed to Groubert overreacting and shooting Levar Jones during a traffic stop in September 2014.
Sean Groubert, a former trooper with the SC Highway Patrol, apologized to Levar Jones, whom Groubert shot during a traffic stop in September 2014. Groubert was sentenced Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, after pleading guilty to aggravated assault.
Rock Hill Mayor Doug Echols said Monday he felt it was important to speak up on Twitter against the white supremacy rally that happened this weekend in Charlottesville, Va. He said he sympathized with the local mayors and governor there who have seen "bigotry" and "hatemongering" come to their area.
The Berkeley County Sheriff's Office say they responded to a call of shots fired around 4:20 p.m. on Tuesday, August 8, at Big Buck's Pawn Shop in Ladson, S.C. Surveillance video shows the subject entering the store and inspecting an AR-15 rifle. He then loads the rifle, flees the store and shoots through the shop's window. Police say he "made several statements regarding 9/11" and told them "the Russians were sending him messages."
Brian Turrisi, Noah Eudy’s flight instructor, discusses the Hilton Head Island cadet’s accomplishments after becoming the first in South Carolina to earn a private pilot's license through the Civil Air Patrol.