Florida unemployment 3.4 percent, lowest since January 2007

Florida's unemployment rate is 3.4 percent, or the lowest level since January 2007
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Official: Alabama prosecutor wounded, ex-trooper was suspect

Authorities say a prosecutor was shot and wounded in rural western Alabama before officers fatally wounded the suspect, a former state trooper
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Official: Alabama prosecutor shot, wounded; suspect killed

Authorities say a county prosecutor was shot and wounded in rural western Alabama before officers fatally wounded the suspect
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In reversal, SC's Clyburn re-embracing embattled candidate

Despite having called on him to withdraw following the revelation of decades-old domestic violence, South Carolina's lone congressional Democrat is now re-embra
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Agency's 'percentage-of-salary' fee under scrutiny

Some South Carolina lawmakers are uneasy with a deal that uses the salary of a new director of the state's environmental agency to determine the fee for a priva
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South Carolina hospital systems get new name after merger

Two hospital systems in South Carolina are getting a new name after their merger
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Sheriff: Student says he brought gun to school out of fear

A South Carolina sheriff's office says a student caught with a handgun at his high school says he brought it because he was afraid of getting bullied
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Police: Councilman threatened to kill woman in front of son

A South Carolina county councilman is accused of threatening to kill a woman in front of their son
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Juveniles come down from roof at southwest Georgia facility

Officials say the last of at least 20 juveniles held in a southwest Georgia facility has come down after breaking onto a roof Friday
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Juveniles break onto roof at southwest Georgia facility

More than 30 juveniles held in a southwest Georgia facility broke onto the roof Friday afternoon
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Conviction, sentence upheld in 2013 beating death

The Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the capital murder conviction and life-without-parole sentence in a 2013 Sumter County beating death
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Superhero South Carolina boy, 4, saves great-grandmother

Superheroes come in all sizes and ages, such as the 4-year-old who ran 'really really fast' to get help for his 90-year-old great-grandmother after she fell dur
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Publix recalls ground chuck products amid E. coli scare

Publix is recalling ground chuck products that may be contaminated with E. coli
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Black voters energized amid outcry over polling places

Officials have fired a consultant after widespread opposition erupted over a proposal to close most polling places in a predominantly black Georgia county
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Park Service to study Charleston-area Civil War sites

The National Park Service plans to map and review Civil War battlefields in the Charleston area, where the first shots of the war were fired in 1861
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Consumers dump South Carolina electric coop's leaders

South Carolina electricity consumers who co-own a rural power utility are dumping the operation's leadership after finding out about big spending and lucrative
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Charter opens as first integrated school in Alabama county

Rural Alabama charter opens as first integrated school in Sumter County
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New charter school brings integration to Alabama county

A new rural charter school is bringing racial integration to a west Alabama county where blacks and white rarely attend class together
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Sheriff's office investigates fatal South Carolina shooting

A South Carolina's sheriff's office is investigating a fatal shooting at an auto store
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Firefighters: Man dies after falling out of tube in river

A man who was pulled from a North Carolina river has died following what rescuers believe was a tubing accident
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Victims ID'd in fiery, head-on crash in northwestern Montana

Authorities have released the names of two people died in a fiery, head-on collision on U.S. Highway 2 in northwestern Montana
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2 people die in fiery, head-on crash in northwestern Montana

Two people died in a fiery, head-on crash in northwestern Montana
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Florida man killed by deputies after he kills dog

Florida deputies killed a 38-year-old man who punched, and then shot dogs following a domestic dispute with his wife
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Florida unemployment remains at 3.8 percent in June

Florida's unemployment remained at 3.8 percent in June, slightly below the 4 percent national rate
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