Federal Prosecutor

US Attorney Steps Down Months Before Church Shooting Trial

Bill Nettles (DOJ) COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles is stepping down as South Carolina’s top federal prosecutor. Nettles announced in a statement that his final official act as U.S. Attorney would be a Wednesday afternoon address to a Charleston drug court program. He says he’s going back to private practice, where he spent more than 20 years…