Laura Hunsberger began her career in radio in 2010 at WHQR in Wilmington, NC and received her MFA in Creative Writing, Nonfiction from UNCW. In 2012, Hunsberger began working as Associate Producer for the NPR and South Carolina Public Radio program Song Travels with Michael Feinstein. In 2015, she became a staff reporter for South Carolina Public Radio, reporting on statewide and national news and covering the historic floods that hit South Carolina in October 2015.
Authorities in South Carolina are investigating what happened at a maximum security prison overnight. Seven inmates died and 17 others were injured while fighting. The skirmishes lasted for hours.
The white deputy who was shown on video tossing a black high school student out of her classroom seat was fired Wednesday. The sheriff says the deputy did not follow proper training or procedures.
The Justice Department and FBI have opened an investigation into the South Carolina high school student being dragged by an officer. The local school board met Tuesday night to discuss what happened.