COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Gov. Nikki Haley says she's as adamant as ever in pushing for legislation that transfers more authority and responsibility to the governor's office. Haley said today that Columbia's rejection of a strong mayor referendum that she publicly backed will not affect her fight to restructure South Carolina state government.
ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) - A 29-year-old Anderson County man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for killing his wife. Jonathan Roe admitted he shot 48-year-old Sonja Roe several times in their Iva home in January. Roe pleaded guilty to murder today. He will have to serve his entire sentence.
MANNING, S.C. (AP) - A prosecutor says he expects to hold a hearing next month to determine whether a 14 year-old boy who was executed by South Carolina in 1944 should have a new trial. Prosecutor Ernest A. Finney III says that if the judge grants a new trial, he will view that as Stinney's conviction being removed.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Gov. Nikki Haley says her military husband will be home before Christmas, but she's not sure of the exact date. The Republican governor says she's excited about the impending return of Capt. Michael Haley, who left in January for a yearlong mission to Afghanistan.
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