Niya Kenny, an 18-year-old student at Spring Valley High School, was arrested after standing up for a classmate who was taken down by Deputy Ben Fields.

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Richland County, South Carolina, Deputy Ben Fields has been sued twice in federal court alleging civil rights violations. Read about those lawsuits here.

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Deputy Ben Fields, of Richland County, South Carolina, has been fired after a video was posted online showing him dragging a high school student from her desk.

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A video showing a Richland County Sheriff’s deputy dragging a student from her desk at Spring Valley High School has gone viral. Watch it here.

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A state of emergency has been declared in South Carolina as historic rainfall has led to life-threatening flash flooding and four deaths.

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Dylann Roof has been indicted on several federal charges, including hate crimes, in the killings of nine people at a black church in Charleston, South Carolina.

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Donald Trump gave out Senator Lindsey Graham’s cell phone number during a speech in South Carolina on Tuesday after Graham told Trump to stop being a “jackass.”

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South Carolina lawmakers voted to take down the Confederate battle flag from outside the state capitol in Columbia. But when will it actually come down?

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A F-16 fighter jet and a Cessna plane collided in mid-air over Moncks Corner, South Carolina. Witnesses reported a huge explosion and “ball of fire.”

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Mount Zion AME Church in Greeleyville, South Carolina, burned Tuesday night, the latest in a string of fires at black churches since the Charleston shooting.

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Bree Newsome was arrested after climbing the flag pole outside the Columbia, South Carolina, statehouse to remove the Confederate flag in protest.

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Dylann Roof has not received $4 million in donations for his legal defense fund, despite a rumor started by a fake news website and spread on social media.

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Dashcam video released by police in Shelby, North Carolina, shows the arrest of Dylann Roof, the 21-year-old accused Charleston, South Carolina, church shooter.

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The South Carolina football coach hasn’t spoken on the Charleston shooting but he did make comments in 2007 calling for the removal of the Confederate flag.

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Dylann Storm Roof posted a racist manifesto on his website prior to the shooting at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, that left nine dead.

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The church is the oldest historically black church in the country south of Baltimore and was the site of a fatal mass shooting on Wednesday night.

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