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News Minute: Here is the latest South Carolina news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Authorities say a woman used a gun she stole from her parents to fatally shoot her two children, a woman at her estranged husband's apartment complex and herself in South Carolina. Pickens County Chief Deputy Creed Hashe said 36-year-old Jessica Edens called her estranged husband twice on July 13 _ once around the time she killed the children and again before killing herself.

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - A South Carolina sheriff's office says a child made allegations of abuse and now two men face sex crimes charges. The Augusta Chronicle reports that South Carolina men Daniel Chase White and Cary Lathan Fulmer both are charged after being arrested on Friday. The Aiken County Sheriff's Office says White faces 30 counts and Fulmer faces six counts both of charges that include varying degrees of attempted criminal or criminal sexual conduct with a minor victim younger than 11-years-old.

ADAMS RUN, S.C. (AP) - Two brothers have died in a wreck in eastern South Carolina. The Charleston County Sheriff's Office said the wreck happened around 10 p.m. Sunday near state Highway 174 near Adams Run. The victims were 51-yea-rold Kenneth Wiggins of Ravenel and 61-yea-rold Anthony Wiggins of Adams Run. Deputies say the car the men were in ran off a road and hit a tree.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A man has died after he was struck by an Amtrak passenger train in central South Carolina. Columbia police told news outlets that the man was struck shortly before 3 a.m. Tuesday. No one on the train was hurt. The train was headed from New York City to Miami. The man's name has not been released.

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