January 24, 2014 |
One person has been shot at South Carolina State University and authorities are searching for suspects, a school spokeswoman said Friday. The 3,500-student school in Orangeburg, S.C., is on lockdown, Elizabeth Mosely-Hawkins, director of public relations, told the Los Angeles Times. There was no immediate word about the injured student's condition, she said. It was not known how many suspects were being sought, but it is more than one, Mosely-Hawkins said. The suspects are believed to be off campus.
January 9, 2007 |
Campaign '08 is officially underway. MSNBC announced Monday that it would carry live coverage of the first Democratic presidential debate, to be held in South Carolina on April 26, nine months before that state's primary. The 90-minute debate, hosted by South Carolina State University, is being produced by NBC News and organized in cooperation with the South Carolina Democratic Party. So far, it's the first debate on the calendar.
September 1, 1998 |
Carbon monoxide leaking from a water heater in a hotel converted into a dormitory apparently killed a South Carolina State University student, school officials said. Stephen A. Woolridge, 19, of Latta, was found dead Saturday night in his dorm room. An autopsy found "carbon monoxide-like symptoms were present," according to the school's statement Sunday. Other students complained of dizziness and headaches, university spokeswoman Cheryl Bates-Lee said.
January 24, 2014 |
A student who was shot outside a South Carolina State University dorm Friday has died, officials said. Though university officials did not release the victim's name, Orangeburg County Coroner Samuetta Marshall said the victim was 20-year-old Brandon Robinson. The coroner's office will release further information Saturday after an autopsy, she told the Los Angeles Times. Robinson was fatally shot outside a dorm, Hugine Suites , at about 1:30 p.m, prompting a campus-wide lockdown. Authorities said they were pursuing four suspects in connection with the shooting.
March 8, 2000 |
Cruising across the regions, George W. Bush won five Republican presidential primary victories Tuesday in an accelerating drive to vanquish John McCain's political insurgency. "It's a huge step toward the nomination," the Texas governor said as McCain struggled to broaden his challenge beyond independent-minded New England. Bush won in Ohio, Georgia, Missouri and Maryland--and broke McCain's hold on the Northeast with a victory in Maine.