Author: Associated Press

Possible agreement reached between lawmakers would avoid another government shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) – Negotiators in Congress say they have reached an agreement in principle to fund the government and avoid another partial government shutdown. The emerging agreement was announced by a group of lawmakers, including Republican Sen. Richard Shelby and Democratic Rep. Nita Lowey, after a closed-door meeting on Capitol Hill. Now they will need the support of President Donald…

Woman in underwear shuts down airport

Florence, S.C. (AP)–Authorities in South Carolina say a scantily clad woman shut down a regional airport for hours, resulting in flight cancellations. Maj. Mike Nunn with the Florence County Sheriff’s Office says the woman was spotted on the grounds of the Florence Regional Airport on Sunday. Nunn says she ran through the tarmac and into a nearby wooded area. Dogs…

South Carolina man gets 30 years for bombs

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – A 27-year-old man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for planting several real and fake bombs around his house in South Carolina. Only one person suffered minor injuries from one of the bombs placed in Anderson County in the winter of 2018. Prosecutors say Wesley Dallas Ayers struck fear in the community in part…