North Charleston groups call for release of police review following end of federal reform program
North Charleston groups call for release of police review following end of federal reform program ‘We’ve got some good cops and we’ve got some bad cops’

A coalition of local leaders from the ACLU of South Carolina, Charleston Area Justice Ministry, Community Resource Center, and North Charleston NAACP have banded together to push reform efforts in…


Court issues 11-word response to Dylann Roof’s request for new attorneys
Court issues 11-word response to Dylann Roof’s request for new attorneys Asked and answered

With just 11 words, a federal appeals court has denied Dylann Roof’s request for new attorneys based on their ethnicity…


S.C. attorney general joins 40 other states in demanding evidence from opioid distributors
S.C. attorney general joins 40 other states in demanding evidence from opioid distributors ‘Opioid addiction is a public health menace to South Carolina’

South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson has joined top attorneys in 40 other states in requesting that distributors of prescription opioids hand over documents detailing the companies’ marketing and sales…


Dylann Roof requests new attorneys, declaring appeal team his biological enemies
Dylann Roof requests new attorneys, declaring appeal team his biological enemies Death row letter cites ‘constant source of conflict’ during federal trial

From federal death row in Terre Haute, Ind., Dylann Roof has filed a request with the Court of Appeals to have his appointed counsel replaced due to their ethnicity…


International African American Museum receives $250k donation from AT&T
International African American Museum receives $250k donation from AT&T More than $13 million in private funding raised

A $250,000 contribution from AT&T has pushed Charleston’s International African American Museum even further beyond the halfway mark for its $25 million private funding goal. To date, the museum has…


Blotter: Stop in the name of glug
Blotter: Stop in the name of glug Robbed by prostitutes

An intoxicated man clad in khakis and riding a pink bicycle was stopped by police following reports that a suspect matching his description had made repeated attempts to damage a…


Men explain why the rest of us should be quiet
Men explain why the rest of us should be quiet Mansplaining the Environment

There he was, standing at the lectern. Scott Pruitt, Director of the Environmental Protection Agency and lifelong denier of climate science. Fires were ravaging the West, Houstonians were wearing respirators…


Dear Moderate, It's your fault
Dear Moderate, It's your fault DACA, deportation, and the attitude that got us here

By now you've heard that the Federal government has officially rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Signed into law via Executive Order by President Barack Obama, and more commonly…


Politics as crime in the age of Trump
Politics as crime in the age of Trump No, Joe

Donald Trump's pardon of former Maricopa County sheriff and top-notch torturer Joe Arpaio is, in many ways, the quintessential Trumpian act, the tarry, shit-smelling extract of the president's politics…


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