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Nikki Haley Shoots Down Stephen Colbert for Senate

Nikki Haley Shoots Down Stephen Colbert for Senate Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post via Getty Images(COLUMBIA, S.C.) -- South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley may have brought Stephen Colbert’s Senate candidacy to a halt with the click of a button.Rumors that the comedian was seeking the Senate spot...

Stephen Colbert Hints at South Carolina Senate Run

Stephen Colbert Hints at South Carolina Senate RunSarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Is Stephen Colbert seeking Jim DeMint’s Senate seat in South Carolina?You might think so looking at the @ColbertForSC Twitter account, created Thursday, shortly after DeMint anno...

Stephen Colbert Hints at South Carolina Senate Run

Stephen Colbert Hints at South Carolina Senate RunSarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Is Stephen Colbert seeking Jim DeMint’s Senate seat in South Carolina?You might think so looking at the @ColbertForSC Twitter account, created Thursday, shortly after DeMint anno...

Five Men Found Guilty for Playing Poker in a Private Home

Five Men Found Guilty for Playing Poker in a Private HomeWavebreak Media/Thinkstock(COLUMBIA, S.C.) – The South Carolina Supreme Court has ruled Wednesday that due to state laws, a poker game held in a private home six years ago has been determined as illegal.Twenty-five civilians were arrested at a ho...

Man Arrested In Deaths of 2 People Found in Barrels

Man Arrested In Deaths of 2 People Found in BarrelsAnderson County Sheriff''s Department(ANDERSON COUNTY, S.C.) -- Authorities in South Carolina have arrested a man on murder charges after two bodies were found stuffed into barrels and discarded in a lake.John Michael Young, 35, was taken into custody ...

Alabama, Kansas State Lead Latest BCS Standings

Alabama, Kansas State Lead Latest BCS StandingsAndy Lyons/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- In the latest edition of the BCS standings, the defending National Champions continue to have a strangle hold on the number one spot. One night after putting on a tremendous comeback victory on the road against LSU,...

Scoreboard Roundup – 10/20/12

Scoreboard Roundup – 10/20/12Banana Stock/ Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- NCAAF:  (1) Alabama (7-0) creamed Tennessee (3-4), 44-13. (2) Florida (7-0) clobbered (7) South Carolina (6-2), 44-11. (4) Kansas State (7-0) devoured West Virginia (5-2), 55-14. (5) Notre Dame (7-0) edged B...

SC Running Back Lattimore May Not Play Against Florida

SC Running Back Lattimore May Not Play Against FloridaStreeter Lecka/Getty Images(COLUMBIA, S.C.) -- South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier says star running back Marcus Lattimore may not play this Saturday against No. 3 Florida. "Marcus Lattimore did not practice again today (Wednesday). I don't know h...

Strict Voter ID Blocked for 2012, but What About the Future?

Strict Voter ID Blocked for 2012, but What About the Future?Ethan Miller/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Opponents of strict voter ID laws have had a good run in the courts recently.In the past few months, federal and state judges have used different legal grounds to block voter ID laws from going into effect durin...

No. 9 LSU Edges No. 3 South Carolina 23-21.

No. 9 LSU Edges No. 3 South Carolina 23-21.Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(BATON ROUGE, LA) --  No. 9 LSU got back on track with a 23-21 win at home against the No. 3 South Carolina Gamecocks.  The teams traded leads throughout the game, but LSU took the lead for good when freshman runni...

No. 9 LSU Edges No. 3 South Carolina 23-21.

No. 9 LSU Edges No. 3 South Carolina 23-21.Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(BATON ROUGE, LA) --  No. 9 LSU got back on track with a 23-21 win at home against the No. 3 South Carolina Gamecocks.  The teams traded leads throughout the game, but LSU took the lead for good when freshman runni...

(6) South Carolina Gets Past Kentucky, 38-17

(6) South Carolina Gets Past Kentucky, 38-17Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(LEXINGTON, Ky.) -- South Carolina (5-0) scored 31 unanswered points in the second half, as the Gamecocks took care of Kentucky (1-4), 38-17. Kentucky lost their starting quarterback Maxwell Smith on the first series of the g...

Gamecocks’ D.J. Swearinger Suspended 1 Game

Gamecocks’ D.J. Swearinger Suspended 1 GameBananaStock(COLUMBIA, S.C.) -- South Carolina safety D.J. Swearinger has been suspended one game. The safety was penalized for his hit on a defenseless UAB's Patrick Hearn while breaking up a pass in the third quarter Saturday. The Southeastern Confere...

Hostage Prison Guard Saved by Inmates’ Contraband Cell Phones

Hostage Prison Guard Saved by Inmates’ Contraband Cell PhonesKevin Horan/Stone(BISHOPVILLE, S.C.) -- A South Carolina prison guard was released late Thursday night following a tense five-hour standoff, after inmates using contraband cell phones tipped off authorities that the injured officer was being held hosta...

Hostage Prison Guard Saved by Inmates’ Contraband Cell Phones

Hostage Prison Guard Saved by Inmates’ Contraband Cell PhonesKevin Horan/Stone(BISHOPVILLE, S.C.) -- A South Carolina prison guard was released late Thursday night following a tense five-hour standoff, after inmates using contraband cell phones tipped off authorities that the injured officer was being held hosta...

Hostage Prison Guard Saved by Inmates’ Contraband Cell Phones

Hostage Prison Guard Saved by Inmates’ Contraband Cell PhonesKevin Horan/Stone(BISHOPVILLE, S.C.) -- A South Carolina prison guard was released late Thursday night following a tense five-hour standoff, after inmates using contraband cell phones tipped off authorities that the injured officer was being held hosta...

Probable Myrtle Beach Shark Attack Leaves Four Bitten

Probable Myrtle Beach Shark Attack Leaves Four BittenComstock/Thinkstock(MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.) -- Four people have been bitten by a marine animal or animals in the water off Myrtle Beach, S.C., according to fire rescue officers.The victims were reportedly bitten Thursday on their feet and calves.  One...

What to Watch in Tuesday’s Voting Contests

What to Watch in Tuesday’s Voting ContestsEthan Miller/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Voters take to the polls to cast their ballots in Arizona, Maine, Virginia, Nevada, North Dakota and South Carolina on Tuesday.  Residents of these respective states will decide on a series of contests incl...

Former Secret Service Agent Charged in Kidnapping Plot

Former Secret Service Agent Charged in Kidnapping PlotAnderson County Detention Center(NEW YORK) -- A former U.S. Secret Service agent campaigning to be a sheriff in South Carolina is facing charges for allegedly plotting to kidnap a retired judge.James Bartee, a 54-year-old running for sheriff in Oconee ...

Nikki Haley Capitalizes from Piñata Smashing

Nikki Haley Capitalizes from Piñata SmashingChris Keane/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Republicans are trying to capitalize off a recent video featuring a South Carolina AFL-CIO leader bashing a piñata bearing the face of South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley.Haley sent out a donation request via ...

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