Author: Associated Press

Bond denied in South Carolina heart attack murder case

YORK, S.C. (AP) – A judge has refused to allow a man charged with murder after his aunt died of a heart attack after a Christmas home invasion to get out of jail while awaiting his trial. Jackie Childers Jr. (YCSD via WCCB) Investigators say Jackie Childers Jr. and two other people beat up his aunt and uncle in their…

Savannah River Site contractor sued over vaccine mandate

By Michelle Liu

The operator of a sprawling federal nuclear reservation in South Carolina says the vast majority of its 5,500 workers are now vaccinated against COVID-19 after the company mandated the shots. But nearly 80 Savannah River Site employees who have refused to get inoculated are now suing Savannah River Nuclear Solutions over the requirement, arguing the stipulation flouts South Carolina law because it amounts to illegally practicing medicine.

Lawyer: Murdaugh knows he’ll go to prison for stealing money

By Jeffrey Collins

“He has indicated clearly that he is going to try to right every wrong – financial wrong – and others that he may have committed. Look, he’s reconciled to the fact he’s going to prison. He understands that. He’s a lawyer,” Murdaugh attorney Dick Harpootlian said Friday on “ Good Morning America.”