Sarah McCammon

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Charleston, S.C., Church Shooting Suspect In Police Custody

Thursday, June 18, 2015

The suspect in the shooting deaths of nine people in Charleston, S.C., is in custody. Officials identify him as 21-year-old Dylann Roof. He was taken into custody in Shelby, N.C.


Authorities Search For Suspect Who Killed 9 At S.C. Church

Thursday, June 18, 2015

A manhunt is underway in Charleston, S.C., for a man police suspect opened fire and killed nine people during a prayer meeting at one of city's oldest historically black churches Wednesday evening.


9 Dead In S.C. Church Shooting; Suspect Hunted By Authorities

Thursday, June 18, 2015

A man described as white, about 21 years old with sandy blonde hair, walked into a historic black church in Charleston, and opened fire Wednesday night. The mayor says he believes it was a hate crime.


Sen. Lindsay Graham Enters Crowded Field Of GOP Presidential Hopefuls

Monday, June 01, 2015

Republican primary voters rank foreign policy as their top issue in this election, and no one takes a more hawkish stance than South Carolina Sen. Lindsay Graham. Using that platform,...


Are Black Voters Ready For Hillary Clinton?

Thursday, May 28, 2015

African Americans are going to be key to a Hillary Clinton presidential run. After a tense 2008 primary fight with Barack Obama, she's trying to win them over.


'Not On My Land': Southern Residents Fight Building Of Palmetto Pipeline

Friday, May 15, 2015

Kinder Morgan is proposing the pipeline to carry oil and natural gas through South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. But smaller oil suppliers are also concerned about markets like Savannah, Georgia.


Charleston NAACP President Calls For Police Department Reforms

Thursday, April 09, 2015

In South Carolina, the state investigation continues into the police shooting death of a motorist. Cell phone video shows a police officer firing eight shots at Walter Scott as he ran away.


Video Of Officer Shooting Man In The Back Astonishes S.C. Residents

Thursday, April 09, 2015

S.C. authorities continue to probe the police shooting of a black man in North Charleston. The man ran from an officer and cell phone video shows the officer shooting at the man's back as he flees.


In North Charleston, Video Of Police Shooting 'Sickens' City Leaders

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

The mayor and police chief of the South Carolina town met relatives of Walter Scott, the man who was shot in the back as he ran from a policeman. Video of the shooting contradicts the officer's story.


Census Bureau Tests New Online Survey In Small Towns Ahead Of 2020

Monday, March 23, 2015

The year 2020 will be the first time the Census will be available online. But the Census Bureau must persuade hard-to-reach groups to take the survey. So they're doing a practice run in Savannah, Ga.


Plans To Explore For Oil Offshore Worry East Coast Residents

Thursday, March 12, 2015

With memories of the massive BP spill still fresh, residents are hoping to stop offshore drilling and underwater seismic testing. Industry leaders say they follow rules meant to protect wildlife.


Obama Proposes Drilling Along Atlantic Coast

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The decision comes just days after the White House recommended imposing tougher restrictions on drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

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The Story Behind '40 Acres And A Mule'

Monday, January 12, 2015

As the Civil War was winding down 150 years ago, Union leaders asked their men how they could help the thousands of newly freed slaves.


Bound By A Plantation, Two Georgians Remember A Special Christmas

Sunday, December 21, 2014

On Dec. 21, 1864, Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman captured the city of Savannah, ending his March to the Sea.

In the days leading up to Savannah's surrender to the Union, Sherman's troops burned the nearby Mulberry Grove Plantation. They also freed hundreds of slaves, including a baby boy who would ...


Ga. Senate Race Is Surprisingly — And Expensively — Close

Sunday, November 02, 2014

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Courting Republicans, Georgia Democrat Tries To Keep His Seat

Friday, October 24, 2014

As the last white Democrat in Congress from the Deep South, Rep. John Barrow is a perennial target. So far, he's managed to stay in office by portraying himself as an independent voice.


To Prevent Repeat Hospitalizations, Talk To Patients

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Part of each hospital's income now hinges on keeping patients with chronic conditions healthier outside the hospital. One medical center has hired nurses and social workers to act as health coaches.


Scientists Test The World's Seas On Ocean Sampling Day

Saturday, August 16, 2014

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Books With Gay Themes Put S.C. Colleges' Funding At Risk

Friday, May 09, 2014

Students in South Carolina state colleges are rallying against what they see as a conservative attack on academic freedom.


Port Truckers In Savannah, Ga., Support Calif. Protest

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Truck drivers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach began a 48-hour protest on Monday. The demonstrations are over what they call widespread workplace violations and unfairly low pay.