SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina authorities say a vehicle chase in which a man fired at deputies through a sunroof with an assault rifle ended with deputies shooting and wounding the suspect. Spartanburg County deputies say 33-year-old Jurrell Keith Thompson and 35-yea-rold Jodi Lea Stapleton fled a traffic stop Wednesday. Deputies say Thompson fired at them and he was shot in the leg. The officers were not hurt. State police are investigating.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - A suspect has been arrested in the death of one of two teens found shot to death at an apartment complex near the South Carolina coast. Charleston police said Wednesday they have arrested a 17-year-old male from James Island in the Sunday shooting of 15-year-old Talekuz Williams of Charleston. Police are still trying to determine who killed 17-year-old Juquel Young.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A new steel manufacturing company says it will start operations later this year, creating 180 jobs in South Carolina. The state commerce department said Schuff Steel Company will spend $9 million to renovate an existing fabrication plant in Rock Hill. Hiring for the new jobs is expected to begin soon.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster is stepping up efforts to sell a state-owned utility that was a minority partner in the abandonment of the construction of two nuclear reactors last year. McMaster has appointed himself to a nine-member committee that will study whether to sell Santee Cooper, which has accumulated $4 billion in debt from the failed project.
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