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    Goose Creek school bus catches on fire

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    A school bus in Goose Creek caught fire Wednesday afternoon. The bus driver was able to get all of the children off the bus without any injuries.The Goose Creek Rural Fire Department responded to Apple Circle in the Willowbrook Subdivision, and put out the fire by 6 p.m. The fire department says they haven't determined the cause of the fire at this time. More>>

    Researchers bury underwear to demonstrate soil health

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    Men's cotton briefs can serve the needs of science when buried in a field for a few weeks. It's a takeoff on an agronomy soil test that uses cotton swatches to measure carbon consumption by microbes. Microbes living in soil with plenty of carbon, rich in organic matter to turn into energy, don't have to eat the cotton. Bacteria in carbon-poor soil will eat what they can scavenge. The “soiled underwear test” helped Clemson and North Carolina State University Extension specialists teaching a p... More>>

    Myrtle Beach police look for murder leads in Lowcountry Video included

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    Myrtle Beach detectives are still searching for the person who killed three people from the Summerville area in Myrtle Beach during "Bike Week."In May, someone shot and killed 28-year-old Jamie Williams of Ladson, 22-year-old Sandy Barnwell of Summerville and 21-year-old Devonte Dantzler of Summerville. Police say it is a difficult task with thousands visiting the area for "Bike Week." "The suspects that perpetrated this crime can very well be from an entirely different part of the United Sta... More>>

    Cross woman killed in hit and run

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    Investigators are searching for the person responsible for a possible hit and run. Shortly after 10pm Tuesday night, 59-year-old Peggy Ann Cain was found lying on the side of Highway 45 in Cross. She transported and pronounced dead at the hospital.Orange paint and skid marks mark the place where Cain was hit."She'd come in the Monkey Bar, and just sit there. But she didn't drink at all," said Ronnie Parker who was having lunch at Henry's Bait and Tackle in Cross. More>>

    MUSC researchers closer to finding marker for concussions in MRI's

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    As students head back to school this week, football athletics programs are firing up their practices for the season ahead and with contact sports, there's always the possibility for head injuries Right now, MUSC is one of the few hospitals in the country with a specific MRI system, that researchers are using to detect concussions in high school student athletes. An injury, up to this point, that was undetectable on an MRI. The system is called a DKI MRI and already researchers at MUSC sa... More>>

    Members of oxycodone conspiracy sentenced

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    United States Attorney Bill Nettles stated today that Lance C. Tew, age 26, of Greer, Jessica R. Hollingsworth, age 24, of Taylors, and Mary Virginia Merritt, age 42, of Greer, were sentenced today in federal court in Greenville, for conspiracy to distribute oxycodone, a violation of Title 21, United States Code, Section 846. Senior United States District Judge Henry M. Herlong, Jr., of Greenville sentenced Tew to 100 months, Hollingsworth to 48 months, and Merritt to 60 months in the Federal... More>>

    Tigers lose top returning rusher for season

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    Clemson, S.C.—Clemson junior running back Zac Brooks, Clemson's top returning rusher from last season, suffered a foot injury Monday night in practice and will be lost for the season. “Zac was having an outstanding camp and was ready for a terrific year,” said Head Coach Dabo Swinney. “The plan is for Zac to sit out this year due to the injury and come back next year as a red-shirt junior. This is a big loss because he is such a reliable player in all phases of the game. He knows the offens... More>>

    Florida man arrested for Ravenel road rage incident

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    55 year old Curtis Ray Whitehurst of St. Petersburg, Florida, was arrested on two counts of Assault and Battery 1st Degree by the Charleston County Sheriff's Office.On Wednesday, August 20th at 8:00 am, Charleston County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the Sunoco Gas Station on Hwy 17 in Ravenel to investigate a road rage incident where a gun was fired.According to deputies, a Ford Ranger was traveling north on HWY 17. A semi-truck, driven by Whitehurst approached the ranger from behin... More>>

    No. 9 South Carolina turns to youth in secondary

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    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Steve Spurrier has said several times that No. 9 South Carolina has plenty of good players, just no one knows it yet.The Gamecocks coach better hope that's especially true in the secondary where the club enters the season without last year's lockdown standouts Victor Hampton and Jimmy Legree - and will lean heavily on freshmen Chris Lammons, Wesley Green and Al Harris Jr. to rotate into the mix this fall.With about a week before the Gamecocks open at home against No. 21 ... More>>

    Athletic trainers look to differentiate symptoms of heat stroke and heart conditions Video included

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    This summer, a local air force reservist, a Georgia high school football player and a Massachusetts high school player all died while exercising. Each death is presumed to be from different causes and yet all of them were in hot temperatures.Experts said knowing the symptoms of different illnesses can help save someone's life. "When a person or athlete collapses there are many things that go through your head. One is heat and the other is obviously the heart. The symptoms typically will be th... More>>

    Navy kicks out 34 for nuke cheating

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    The Navy tells The Associated Press that at least 34 sailors are being kicked out of the service for their roles in a cheating ring that operated undetected for at least seven years at a nuclear power training site in South Carolina. Ten others are under criminal investigation. Also, 32 other sailors were implicated by investigators but later exonerated. The number of accused and the duration of cheating are greater than was known when the Navy announced in February that it had discovered che... More>>

    Authorities in Berkeley County investigate fatal hit and run

    UPDATE: Authorities in Berkeley County investigate fatal hit and run

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    An investigation is underway in Berkeley County after a fatal hit and run, Wednesday evening.According to the highway patrol, the accident happened near Ranger Drive on SC-45. The South Carolina Highway Patrol's Multidisciplinary Accident Investigation Team is investigating the accident.Authorities at this time do not have a suspect or make and model of the vehicle that left the scene.We will continue to post updates here when more information is available. More>>

    Police investigating burglary, aggravated assault at downtown Charleston apartment

    Police investigating burglary, aggravated assault at downtown Charleston apartment

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    Charleston Police are investigating a burglary and an aggravated assault that occurred about 2:30 a.m. August 20, 2014 at a Smith Street apartment.The incident began when one of the three victims answered a knock at the door. A black female described as short, between 22 and 28 years old and wearing a dark colored hooded sweat shirt said she was looking for someone.The victim said he didn't know the person she was looking for and that's when a black male appeared armed with a knife. He tried ... More>>

    North Carolina police arrest man wanted in Myrtle Beach shootings

    North Carolina police arrest man wanted in Myrtle Beach shootings

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    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) - Police in North Carolina have arrested a man wanted in one of eight Memorial Day weekend shootings in Myrtle Beach. Myrtle Beach police told local media outlets that 24-year-old Tristan Datre Payne is charged with accessory after the fact of attempted murder in a May 24 shooting at a hotel that injured a man. The Greensboro, North Carolina, Police Department has also charged Payne with possession of a gun by a felon and possession of a stolen gun. He's also charged w... More>>

    Man arrested for multiple fires in Berkeley County

    Man arrested for multiple fires in Berkeley County

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    Authorities in Berkeley County have arrested the man, who they say, is responsible for multiple fires in the Goose Creek/Ladson area.Patrick Joseph Coxe was taken into custody on Monday and charged with three counts of 3rd degree arson, 2nd degree burglary, and malicious damage to property. At a bond hearing Tuesday evening, bond was set at $30,000.00 on each of the arson charges, $20,000.00 on the burglary charge and $2,105 on the malicious injury to property charge totaling $112,105.00. He ... More>>

    Gucci Mane to be sentenced on federal gun charge

    Gucci Mane to be sentenced on federal gun charge

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    ATLANTA (AP) - Rapper Gucci Mane, who pleaded guilty to a federal firearms charge several months ago, is set to be sentenced. The 34-year-old, whose real name is Radric Davis, pleaded guilty in May to a charge of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon after reaching an agreement with prosecutors. He is to be sentenced Wednesday. The charge carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in jail and a fine of up to $250,000. Prosecutors recommended that Davis be sentenced to serve three years and ... More>>

    SC senators consider how to attract, keep teachers

    SC senators consider how to attract, keep teachers

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    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A Senate panel will consider increasing teachers' salaries and strengthening student loan programs as a way to elevate the profession in South Carolina. The newly created Senate Committee on Public School Teachers took testimony Tuesday on how the state can encourage more students to become public school teachers, keep good teachers in the classroom and more quickly remove incompetent teachers. According to the Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention and Advancement, ... More>>

    Police seek help solving Bikefest weekend slayings

    Police seek help solving Bikefest weekend slayings

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    SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (AP) - Myrtle Beach police are visiting the Charleston area as they seek the public's help in solving the shooting deaths of three people last Memorial Day weekend during the Atlantic Beach Bikefest. Police have scheduled a news conference in Summerville on Wednesday to discuss the case. Three people from the Summerville area were killed and a fourth person injured in a shooting that resulted from a large fight outside a motel in Myrtle Beach. Authorities have said they thin... More>>

    2 Your Health A Charleston doctor has created a robot that he says is designed to help fight the spread of the Ebola virus

    2 Your Health A Charleston doctor has created a robot that he says is designed to help fight the spread of the Ebola virus

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    A Charleston doctor has created a robot that he says is designed to help fight the spread of the Ebola virus. The robot is known is Tru-D, It is five feet tall. It has a UVC light which is designed to break down the DNA of organisms, such as viruses. "The heart of the device are these sensors on top of the device. What these bulbs are, they produce UVC in amazingly high doses." said Dr Jeff Deal who created Tru-D. Deal has already sent 2 of the robots to Liberia. He is plannng to travel to Li... More>>

    Myrtle Beach woman beat up man after he 'passed gas' in her face, police say

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    A Myrtle Beach man and woman were arrested after they came to blows in a fight sparked when the man allegedly “passed gas” near the woman’s face, according to a Myrtle Beach Police report. The incident happened on Monday night around 7:45 pm at a house in the 900
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    2 Your Health: Peanut, almond butter recalled for salmonella contamination

    2 Your Health: Peanut, almond butter recalled for salmonella contamination

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    Peanut and almond butter sold at Trader Joe's, Whole Foods and other major retailers is being recalled for possible salmonella contamination.The brands included in the recall include some store brands from Trader Joe's, Whole Foods, Kroger and Safeway, as well as Arrowhead Mills and MaraNatha brands.The butters are made nSpired Natural Foods Inc. The Food and Drug Administration said in a statement that it alerted the company of the potential risk during routine testing. Reports of four illne... More>>

    Nearly 60 arrested in SC town's 4-day prostitution sting

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    Greenville Police released information Tuesday that 59 people were arrested in a four day long prostitution sting.  Of the 59 people 33 of them were "Johns", 25 were prostitutes, and one was arrested as a pimp for aiding and abetting. More>>

    Greer Man Tells Police To Shoot Him Down Like Michael Brown According to Report Video included

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    Greer Police have charged Derrick Martino Miller with resisting arrest after he struggled with the officer and said "to shoot him down like Michael Brown." according to the police report. More>>

    McKissick leads inaugural class in Coaches Hall of Fame

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    The South Carolina Football Coaches Associationhas announced its first Hall of Fame Inductees.Combined, these nine coaches have 311 Years as a head football coach, they have won 2,733 football games and 46 State Football Championships.The Banquet to honor these coaches will be on December 12, 2014 at the Landmark Hotel in Myrtle Beach. For more information on the banquet and tickets contact Mike Ware at mware@scfootba... More>>

    Chemical causes respiratory reaction in inmates at Hill-Finklea Detention Center, inmates moved

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    Several ambulances are on the scene at Hill-Finklea Detention Center in Berkeley County right now. News 2's Raymond Owens says, some type of chemical was sprayed, and inmates are being moved from the affected area.We are working to find out the circumstances surrounding the chemical being sprayed. More>>

    Playground temperatures can burn skin Video included

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    Every day this week is climbing closer to the triple digits.Local school districts say recess is typically under half an hour, so heat exposure is limited.But the length of time in the sun might not be as dangerous as the surfaces they touch outdoors. For example, News 2 found at one playground there was about a 40 degree difference between the shaded part of a children's slide and the part in direct sunlight. 74 degrees to 115 degrees, to be exact."I think about that on the swings, especiall... More>>

    Friends remember Pee Dee paramedic found in Lake Marion Video included

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    Search teams found a Pee Dee man dead on Lake Marion over the weekend.The Claredon County coroner's office says crews found the body of 29-year-old Jeffery Brigman around 9:30 a.m. Sunday.He disappeared Friday night while on the lake with his family. Brigman worked at Carolina Medcare as a paramedic in Florence.However, for many of Brigman's friends his loss was a tough pill to swallow."I've loved him for a long time.... More>>

    3 people arrested following meth charges, baby found in residence

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    Three people are behind bars after being arrested by Berkeley County Sheriff's Office deputies on meth charges... More>>

    No school bus on first day Video included

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    The first day of school can always be a little stressful, but for some parents in Summerville, they say day one has been a nightmare.News 2 spoke with several concerned and frustrated parents who say their kids don't have a bus stop, and with school back in session, they don't know what to do.In the Lakes of Summerville community, several parents whose children attend Northwoods Middle School say the school bus that was supposed to pick up their kids never came.“For the entire school day I wa... More>>

    Fresh school year, new state standardized tests

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    As students start a fresh new school year this week, they leave behind old testing standards. The end of the last school year saw the end of the “PASS” and HSAP” tests. Now, educators are speaking out after a statewide drop in test scores. While many districts like Charleston and DD2 outperformed state scores, a statewide dip has educators putting the blame on what they were told to teach. On the PASS test for example, a different set of standards were tested in 2014 than in the previous y... More>>

    South Carolina reserve CB Smith out for season

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    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina reserve cornerback Jamari Smith is out for the season after breaking his left foot at a scrimmage last weekend.The school announced the sophomore's injury on Monday. Smith was in the mix at cornerback, a position where the ninth-ranked Gamecocks enter the season without last year's starters in Jimmy Legree and Victor Hampton.Smith enrolled at South Carolina as a running back and gained 103 yards in a backup role in a 70-10 victory against Coastal Carolina ... More>>

    Sewage water spills into their homes

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    Residents of a condo community in North Charleston say they are already talking to a Mount Pleasant attorney and may file a complaint against the North Charleston Sewer District if their flood damages are not compensated. Last weekend the ditch behind the condos on Lucille Drive overflowed with storm water, causing a sewage station pump to over work and ultimately overflow then sewage water bubbled up in one unit and spilling into the complex and the one adjacent to it. This is the second tim... More>>

    Goose Creek arson suspect captured on surveillance images

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    The Goose Creek Police Department and the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office need help identifying an arson suspect. In the early morning hours of Sunday, August 17, a series of fires were set in the College Park area of Goose Creek, including at Stratford High School, and College Park Elementary School. The suspect, a white male in his mid to late teens or early twenties, was captured on video at one of the incident locations. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Goose Creek Po... More>>

    USC & Clemson ranked in top 20 on preseason poll

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    The start of a new school season means we're getting ever closer to the start of the college football season. And this year, South Carolina and Clemson are expected to do well. South Carolina is ranked 9th in the Associated Press preseason poll. They'll be the first to kick off the college football season with a game against Texas AM scheduled for next Thursday. Meanwhile, Clemson landed at 16th. The Tigers will take on 12th ranked Georgia on Saturday, August 30th. Having both universities r... More>>

    Charleston man charged for traveling to have sex with minor

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    A Charleston man has been arrested for allegedly traveling to Florence to have sex with a minor.South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced Monday that Ian James Willis, 19, has been arrested and charged with three felony counts connected to sexual conduct with a minor, including Criminal Solicitation of a minor, Dissemination of Obscene Material to a Minor and Attempted Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor second degree.Willis was arrested by the Florence County Sheriff's Office, a... More>>

    Nearly 4,000 acres of forestland to be preserved

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    Nearly 4,000 acres of property adjacent to the Francis Marion National Forest are being gifted to the public under a wetlands mitigation plan approved for Boeing's continued expansion in North Charleston. The land consists of three separate tracts. About 1,670 acres will be given to the state Department of Natural Resources and 2,225 acres will be transferred to the U.S Forest Service within five years. Until then, conservation groups will own, manage and restore the property that's home to s... More>>

    SC agents cleared of wrongdoing in suspect's death

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    A prosecutor has cleared two South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division agents of any wrongdoing in the shooting death of a man wanted in Connecticut on a murder charge. Authorities say 37-year-old Vamond Elmore, wanted for murder in Norwalk, Connecticut, was holding a gun as he tried to run from a hotel room near Interstate 95 in St. George, South Carolina on July 22. Area media outlets report that First Circuit Solicitor David Pascoe announced Monday the two agents acted in accordance wi... More>>

    Berkeley County Deputy resigns following driver's license suspension

    Berkeley County Deputy resigns following driver's license suspension

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    A Berkeley County Sheriff's Deputy resigned following the suspension of his driver's license. Chief Deputy Rick Ollic said Deputy Justice Jenkins last day was August 15thafter the Sheriff's Office was notified that his driving privilege had been suspended on August 4, 2014. The Sheriff's Office said Jenkins failed to notify his supervisor of the license suspension.Ollic added that employees are required to disclose any change in their motor vehicle driving records. More>>

    Authorities investigate fatal vehicle crash on Johns Island

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    Authorities are currently investigating a fatal vehicle crash on Johns Island.According to officials, a Chevy Equinox collided with a Jeep Compass on River Road near Main Road.The driver of the Chevy Equinox was transported to the Medical University of South Carolina. No word tonight on the exact of the driver's injuries.The driver of the Jeep Compass was pronounced dead at the scene. The Charleston County Sheriff's Office and the Charleston County Coroner's Office are investigating this acci... More>>

    Harbor View Elementary opens new state of the art facility

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    Charleston county starts the new school year three new facilities, including Harbor View Elementary on James Island. More>>

    Hollywood woman reported missing; family members say she has dementia

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    69-year-old Brenda Gibbs of Hollywood has been reported missing. More>>

    Michael Brown Autopsy Shows Ferguson Teen Shot at Least 6 Times

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    A preliminary autopsy performed on Michael Brown shows that the unarmed 18-year-old who was killed by a police officer last week was shot at least six times from the front — including twice in the head, according to a partial image of the report obtained by NBC News from attorney Anthony Gray, who represents Michael Brown's family.
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    Military family whose trailer and go-kart was stolen in Berkeley Co. reacts to suspect's arrest

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    A St. Stephen man is behind bars tonight, charged in connection with seven thefts or attempted thefts in Berkeley County.In a span of 24 hours back on August 7th and 8th there were at least seven thefts or attempted thefts along French Santee Road in the Jamestown Shulerville area.Everything from four wheelers, to golf carts, and even lawnmowers were taken, but on Saturday, police arrested Alvin White in connection with the thefts. White faced a bond court judge today and was given a $10,000 ... More>>

    Police: Charlotte police officers, 1 child shot

    Police: Charlotte police officers, 1 child shot

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - A Charlotte man is in police custody after a young girl and two officers responding to a report of a domestic shooting were wounded. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said a woman called 911 Sunday and said her boyfriend tried to attack her. Police Chief Rodney Monroe say two officers were slightly wounded while responding. They are four-year veteran Eric Bojaj and Kevin Stafford, on the job nearly three years. Monroe said one was struck in the leg and arm and the other in t... More>>

    Man Accused of Threatening Students Arrested

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    Chatham County School Board officials say campus police are investigating claims that a man brandished a gun at students at a bus stop Friday morning. Campus police as well and Savannah Chatham Metro responded to Wilshire Street around 7:00am. There students from Southwest Middle School claimed a man pulled a gun, pointed it at them, and made threats. School Board Officials say the man was not arrested at the time but the investigation continues. Campus police continue to interview students ... More>>

    Victim identified in deadly crash in Berkeley County

    Victim identified in deadly crash in Berkeley County

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    A deadly crash is under investigation in Berkeley County.According to officials, 55-year-old Timothy Austin was heading west on Fish Road in Berkeley County around 11:30 Saturday night, when his sedan ran off the right side of the road. His vehicle struck several trees and overturned, partially ejecting him. Authorities say Austin wasn't wearing a seat beltHe was pronounced dead on the scene by the Berkeley County Coroner. His death has been ruled accidental. More>>

    Woman cited for climbing into zoo's giraffe pen; gets kicked in the face

    Woman cited for climbing into zoo's giraffe pen; gets kicked in the face

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    MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Police say a California woman was cited after climbing into the giraffe exhibit at a Madison zoo and getting kicked in the face. A police report says 24-year-old Amanda Hall, of San Luis Obispo, California, climbed over one fence and almost got over the second fence of the giraffe enclosure at the Henry Vilas Zoo about 5:30 p.m. Saturday. A 2-year-old, 12-foot-tall giraffe named Wally gave Hall a lick, then turned and kicked her in the face. Zoo staff told police that gir... More>>

    Returning to class means avoiding the "back-to-school plague"

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    On average, elementary school children get eight to 12 cases of the flu and colds every school year, according to the Centers for Disease Control.Teachers and parents commonly refer to it as the "back-to-school plague" and pediatricians refer to schools as "germ candy stores." There are three things pediatricians suggest kids avoid when going back to school in order to stay healthy.At the top of the to-do list: wash hands! Hand sanitizers are good but the Journal of Pediatric Health Care says... More>>

    Search for missing Pee Dee man ends on Lake Marion

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    The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources has ended its search for a missing Pee Dee man on Lake Marion. More>>

    Nearly 4,000 acres of forestland to be preserved

    Nearly 4,000 acres of forestland to be preserved

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    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Nearly 4,000 acres of property adjacent to the Francis Marion National Forest are being gifted to the public under a wetlands mitigation plan approved for Boeing's continued expansion in North Charleston. The land consists of three separate tracts. About 1,670 acres will be given to the state Department of Natural Resources and 2,225 acres will be transferred to the U.S Forest Service within five years. Until then, conservation groups will own, manage and restore the pro... More>>

    Arrest made following multiple thefts in Jamestown/Shulerville

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    Alvin White of St. Stephen was arrested Saturday afternoon and charged in connection with the thefts. More>>

    Missouri Governor Enacts Midnight Curfew in Ferguson

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    A curfew will start at midnight on Saturday in Ferguson due to looting and rioting that has erupted in the town after nightfall, following peaceful protests over the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown at the hands of a police officer, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon announced. "This is not to silence the people of Ferguson, of this region or others but to contain those who are drowning out the voice of the people with their actions," Nixon said. The curfew will hold until 5 a... More>>

    Man dies in dive after raising $100K for ALS

    Man dies in dive after raising $100K for ALS

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    BOSTON (AP) - A 27-year-old man died in a Nantucket diving accident, hours after he raised $100,000 for a Lou Gehrig's disease charity in honor of his friend who inspired the ice-bucket challenge sensation. Nantucket Police tell the Boston Globe that Corey Griffin dove into the water from the "Juice Guys" building at around 2 a.m. Saturday. An off-duty lifeguard was nearby and recovered Griffin, who was pronounced dead at a hospital. Griffin's family says he was friends with former Boston Col... More>>

    Former USC football player arrested for alleged sucker punch on King Street Video included

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    Police say James Hutton is going before a bond court judge this morning for allegedly punching a man on King Street last weekend. Hutton was arrested Friday nightand charged with assault and battery 2nd degree. The attack took place Sunday August 10th near 455 King Street.Officers said the victim in this case suffered serious injuries. On Wednesday, Charleston City Police released surveillance photos taken near the scene of the assault. They indicate Hutton is the person in the pictures.This ... More>>

    Woman improves after drinking chemical-laced tea

    Woman improves after drinking chemical-laced tea

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    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A woman who unknowingly drank iced tea laced with an industrial cleaning solution at a Utah restaurant has improved for the first time since bring flown to a hospital nearly a week ago. Family attorney Paxton Guymon says Jan Harding's breathing tube has been removed, and the 67-year-old was able to whisper briefly. She also got out of bed with assistance from nurses. Guymon said Saturday that Harding's family is more optimistic about her recovery, though she remains in c... More>>

    Woman steals 800 Lego sets worth $60,000

    Woman steals 800 Lego sets worth $60,000

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    HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) - A New York woman is charged with stealing 800 Lego sets worth almost $60,000 and trying to sell them on eBay. Gloria Haas, of Island Park, was arraigned Friday on charges of grand larceny. Nassau County detectives say the 53-year-old woman lifted the toy sets from a storage facility in Island Park and took them to anther storage facility in Rockville Centre. Authorities say Haas was trying to sell the sets on eBay. Information on an attorney for Haas wasn't available. A... More>>

    SC State holds march, rally to support university

    SC State holds march, rally to support university

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    ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) - Supporters of South Carolina State University are rallying to show their support for the state's only historically black public university. Hundreds are expected to march through Orangeburg on Saturday for a rally in front of the university's student center. Members of the Orangeburg Alumni chapter have organized the event to encourage statewide support for South Carolina State. The university said in a release that President Thomas Elzey, Student Government President ... More>>

    Charleston RiverDogs look to set kazoo record

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    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - The Charleston RiverDogs are looking to get into the record books by creating the world's biggest kazoo ensemble. Fans at Saturday's minor league game will be given kazoos made by Kazoobie Kazoos of Beaufort. After the final out of the game against the Rome Braves, everyone will join together in playing "Take Me Out to the Ballgame." A statement from the RiverDogs says that the existing world record for a kazoo ensemble is the almost 5,200 people who performed together... More>>

    AG Removes Himself From the Case; Grand Jury Investigation Ended

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    Office of the SpeakerSOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES Just days after the S.C. State Supreme Court ruled that Attorney General Alan Wilson had the authority to pursue his Grand Jury investigation of a citizen ethics complaint made against House Speaker Bobby Harrell, Wilson removed himself from the case and the Grand Jury investigation was ended. In removing himself from the case, Wilson passed responsibility for any future dealings on the matter along to a Solicitor of his choosing. W... More>>

    New technology on school buses lets parents track students via smartphone app

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    For some students in Charleston County, high-tech is coming to the old yellow school bus. On Friday, SchoolWheels Direct showcased their new fleet of school buses, which feature air conditioning, on-board GPS, camera systems for safety and security, and even WiFi on board. Parents and students came to an open house to check out the new technology and to meet their drivers. Robin Young brought her three children to the open house and told News 2, “I mean when I was going to school my mom didn'... More>>

    Traffic Alert: Bees Ferry road widening project details

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    Charleston County Government announces nighttime lane closures for the Bees Ferry Widening Project. August 15 - August 29 Lane Closures: Lane closures will occur on Bees Ferry Road for pavement operations between Glenn McConnell Parkway and U.S. Highway 17 (Savannah Highway) during the next two weeks. Lane closures may also occur on Highway 61 (Ashley River Road) for work between Shadowmoss Parkway and Bees Ferry Road.The work will occur between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. Workers with flags will di... More>>

    Victims identified in fatal Mt. Pleasant plane crash Video included

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    Wednesday at approximately 11:36 a.m. the Charleston County Aviation Authority Police Department was notified of a plane crash at Mount Pleasant Regional Airport with two fatalities. More>>

    Charleston man arrested on child pornography charge

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    South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Adam Guy Noisette of Charleston, S.C. on one count involving the sexual exploitation of a minor. More>>

    SC Lowcountry gets $2 million to help homeless veterans

    Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald announced Friday the money will go to Berkley, Charleston, Dorchester and Beaufort counties. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald announced Friday the money will go to Berkley, Charleston, Dorchester and Beaufort counties.
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    The Veterans Affairs Administration is awarding $2 million to seven counties in the South Carolina Lowcountry to assist homeless veterans. More>>

    Consumer Reports: Back to school laptops Video included

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    Back-to-school shopping is the second biggest spending spree of the year, according to the National Retail Federation.
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    2 Your Health: Specialized cancer treatment unveiled at MUSC Video included

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    Authorities on scene of submerged vehicle in North Charleston Video included

    A submerged vehicle was found near the 5100 block of Virgina Avenue in North Charleston early Friday. A submerged vehicle was found near the 5100 block of Virgina Avenue in North Charleston early Friday.
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    Officials are at the scene where a submerged vehicle was found near the 5100 block of Virginia Avenue in North Charleston early Friday morning. More>>

    Charleston businesses support 'Big, Gay' wedding

    Alliance director Warren Redman-Gress says participating businesses know that lifting the ban would bring them more customers. Alliance director Warren Redman-Gress says participating businesses know that lifting the ban would bring them more customers.
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    Gay rights activists hope a "Big, Gay 'I Do'" wedding celebration in Charleston shows the dollars South Carolina's businesses are losing to the state's ban on same-sex marriage. More>>

    Coast Guard evacuates injured man from cargo ship off SC coast

    A crewman aboard the ship Northern Dexterity suffered an eye injury on Thursday. A crewman aboard the ship Northern Dexterity suffered an eye injury on Thursday.
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    A crewman from a container ship is getting medical treatment in Charleston after he was flown by a Coast Guard helicopter from the ship 80 miles off the South Carolina coast. More>>

    Charleston School Board adds new Lincoln High School to sales tax referendum Video included

    Officials say building Lincoln High School a brand new 9-12 grade campus, at a location that is not yet determined, will be on that ballot. Officials say building Lincoln High School a brand new 9-12 grade campus, at a location that is not yet determined, will be on that ballot.
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    At a special board meeting Thursday night, Charleston County School District board members voted to change a referendum affecting new projects for schools in District One, specifically in McClellanville. More>>

    3-year-old SC girl found wandering alone when she was supposed to be with her daycare

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    A young child was found alone in a park in Greer Thursday afternoon, according to police. Officials say they got a call around 4 p.m. about the 3-year-old girl at Kids Planet in Century Park.Authorities took the child and confirmed she was fine and home with family Thursday night. Lt. Jim Holcombe tells us Main Street Academy in Duncan is believed to have left the park around 2:30. They believe the girl was with the daycare. Employees at Main Street Academy in Duncan said they had "no comment... More>>

    Police investigate armed robbery in North Charleston

    Police investigate armed robbery in North Charleston

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    Authorities are currently investigating a robbery in North Charleston.According to Charleston dispatch, officers with the North Charleston Police Departments and Charleston County officials responded to the 4300 block of Spruill Ave in response to a robbery and shots fired.We have reached out to the North Charleston Police Department and Charleston County for additional information. At this time, it is not clear if there are any injuries or the identity of any suspect or suspects involved. More>>

    News 2 investigates Charleston County School District school bus driver Video included

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    It took nearly three months but a mother's quest to see video from inside her daughter's school bus, of an incident where she says the bus driver slammed on the brakes to discipline the kids has been released. More>>

    Knoxville veteran trying to bring USS Clamagore to East Tennessee Video included

    USS Clamagore at Patriots Point. USS Clamagore at Patriots Point.
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    We have an update on the efforts by veterans to save the USS Clamagore. The Clamagore is the Cold War submarine on display at Patriots Point. Currently Patriots Point is planning to have the sub sunk off the coast of Florida to become a reef. Veterans in East Tennessee are now trying to find a way to move the submarine to the Knoxville area to be part of a new museum. "We're excited that there are additional people wanting to save the Clamagore rather than make a reef out of it." Thomas Lu... More>>

    Residents in Isle of Palms, Sullivan's Island asked to conserve water while leak is repaired

    Island residents are being asked to conserve water until repairs are complete. Island residents are being asked to conserve water until repairs are complete.
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    Due to a repair work on Charleston Water System's supply line to Sullivan's Island and Isle of Palms, a temporary restriction on outdoor watering is in place for both islands until the work is complete. More>>

    Three men arrested for narcotics in Orangeburg after chase

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    Three Denmark men have been arrested in Orangeburg County for a chase that resulted in narcotics charges Wednesday, August 13. More>>

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    Four people were rexposed to rabies by a fox in Summerville. Four people were rexposed to rabies by a fox in Summerville.
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    Four people have been referred to a health care provider for preventive treatment after being exposed to rabies in the Summerville area of Berkeley County. More>>

    SC mother arrested for using F-word in North Augusta grocery store Video included

    Photo of Danielle Wolf, who was arrested after she allegedly said the f-word to her kids in Kroger on Knox Avenue in North Augusta. Photo of Danielle Wolf, who was arrested after she allegedly said the f-word to her kids in Kroger on Knox Avenue in North Augusta.
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    North Augusta, SC - You may want to think twice before using some four letter words in public. More>>

    Female Citadel cadets donate hair to Locks of Love

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    Four incoming female Citadel cadets are getting their military haircuts and donating their locks to a good cause. More>>

    Orangeburg woman accused of abandoning toddler

    24-year-old Amanda Leigh Vosburg of Neeses was arrested by Barnwell police Tuesday. 24-year-old Amanda Leigh Vosburg of Neeses was arrested by Barnwell police Tuesday.
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    Battery still in contention for playoff spot

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    Charleston, SC— Jose Cuevas scored a penalty kick and added 2 assists to help the Charleston Battery defeat Orange County Blues FC 3-2 on Wednesday night at Blackbaud Stadium in front of 2,988.“You're always nervous after what happened (last Friday night in a late draw with Dayton) and the guys were thinking about it a little bit,” said head coach Mike Anhaeuser about the victory. “We didn't want to sit back. We wante... More>>

    Expecting mom serving in Army wins $2.5 million in lottery near Savannah

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    Misty Bowman, age 36, of Savannah, recently won a $2.5 million top prize playing Millionaire Jumbo Bucks, a Georgia Lottery instant game. Bowman, who is expecting her first child later this year, claimed her prize Aug. 1 at the Georgia Lottery District Office More>>

    Georgetown woman arrested for murdering husband

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    Georgetown County Sheriff's Deputies arrested Sonia Jay Smith Friday evening for the murder of her husband More>>

    Boost for vets' health: Obama signs new law

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    Tens of thousands of military veterans who have been enduring long waits for medical care should be able to turn to private doctors almost immediately under a law signed Thursday by President Barack Obama. More>>

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    One dead after overnight shooting at Myrtle Beach resort

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    One person is dead after being shot early Thursday morning in Myrtle Beach.Myrtle Beach Police Spokesperson David Knipes says that the police were called around 2:30 this morning to the Wave Rider Resort.The male victim was dead upon arrival.The police are actively searching for the shooting suspect, who Knipes describes as a white male, 6'1”, and about 200 pounds. He also has white hair, and wears glasses.The coroner's office is at the scene, and Knipes says the identity of the victim will b... More>>

    Suspect charged following standoff at Royal Lanes bowling alley Video included

    gary Fraley is charged with Assault and Battery and Kidnapping. gary Fraley is charged with Assault and Battery and Kidnapping.
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    Tuesday August 5 officers responded to Royal Lanes bowling alley at 106 Central Avenue in Goose Creek for shots fired inside the building. More>>

    Back to school in the Lowcountry

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    It's time for students to head back to school in the Lowcountry, but before the school bell rings, parents and students must meet an important deadline. Students who will be attending Dorchester District Two schools for the 2014-2015 school year should register for Fact and Fee days on August 5th and 6th. The registration times are as follows:August 5: 7 a.m. - 1 p.m. 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. August 6: 7 a.m. - 1 p.m. 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. Online registration is available for all high schools and middle s... More>>

    Georgetown man now in custody after kidnapping, sexual assault

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    The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office says they have found a man who was involved in a sexual attack during a home invasion last week.The sheriff's office said on Thursday that Louis Dean Heyward, Jr., 31 years of age, of the 1500 block of Exodus Drive, G More>>

    VIDEO: Intense gator battle at Odessa golf course

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    An amazing video of two big gators locked in an intense fight might have you wondering how something so dangerous could happen at a golf course. A golfer shot the video using a cell phone More>>

    Small whale washes ashore in Myrtle Beach

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    Teams worked Sunday evening to remove a small whale that washed ashore in Downtown Myrtle Beach. More>>

    17 cars stolen in Mt. Pleasant in past two months Video included

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    Several people in Mount Pleasant are searching for their cars and police are looking for the people who stole them. There have been 17 cars stolen in the last two months -- two this week alone.A KIA Forte was stolen Saturday from a shopping center / restaurant parking lot and a Ford Ranger was stolen from the parking lot of an assisted living community. The owner of that Ranger was at work when her truck was taken.News 2 spoke with the victim of Saturday's car theft. "I just don't feel safe. ... More>>

    Heat can kill; know the safety tips to prevent tragedy

    Two 13-month-old toddlers from the Pee Dee died after being left in hot cars in 2014. Two 13-month-old toddlers from the Pee Dee died after being left in hot cars in 2014.
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    Nearly every 10 days, a child dies from being left in a hot vehicle. Wednesday, a 3-year-old boy in Southern California died after becoming trapped in a hot car. Police say he was playing alone in the front yard of his home, while his parents and older brother napped inside. Somehow the boy became trapped in the car and the was later found unresponsive. No word on how long the boy was inside the car. He was rushed to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.Police don't suspect foul play, no ... More>>

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    Amanda Metz at a gun range. (Photo: Robert Kittle/WBTW) Amanda Metz at a gun range. (Photo: Robert Kittle/WBTW)
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    By Robert KittleThe number of concealed weapons permit applications, or CWPs , has more than doubled in South Carolina over the last three years. Because of the attention on CWPs after new laws in August of last year and February of this year, we took a look at the numbers and what the state is doing to keep guns out of the wrong hands.The new law last August prohibits anyone declared by a judge to be mentally unfit from buying a gun, and reports those court rulings to the National Instant Ba... More>>

    SC teen heading to grand finale in food competition

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    Tommi Rae Fowler, won on the Food Network show, Chopped Teen Challenge Tuesday. She is now heading to the grand finale which airs August 12th on Food Network. Fowler, is a rising junior at Wren High School, competed in Food Network's "Chopped Teen Challenge" on July 29th at 10 pm. She competed against three others in a three round contest, which includes appetizers, entrees, and desserts. The contestants were given mystery ingredients and a certain amount of time to make their dish. "I feel ... More>>

    Governor meets with leaders in Atlantic Beach Tuesday Video included

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    Governor Nikki Haley will be meeting with Atlantic Beach officials Tuesday morning. In May, she met with local leaders and said Bike Fest should end after this year's violence that coincided with the Memorial Day Bike Fest. During the May meeting, she privately met with several Horry County leaders including Myrtle Beach Mayor John Rhodes and Horry County Chairman Mark Lazarus. She was reportedly shown a five minute compilation of Bike Fest and Memorial Day Weekend clips found on YouTube. "I ... More>>

    SC mom leaves child at playground while she worked; money raised for her legal fees

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    Debra Harrell of North Augusta, South Carolina is a shift manager at a local McDonald's. She admits she has brought her 9-year-old daughter to work with her and let her play on herlaptop during her shift. Harrell said she started allowing her daughter to play at a playground less than a mile from their home during her work shifts after the laptop was stolen from their home. Her mom gave her a cell phone and a key to her house. Then on June 30, a parent called police when she discovered the ch... More>>

    Myrtle Beach one of Yahoo Travel’s buzziest beach destinations

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    Myrtle Beach is one of the top 10 buzziest beach destinations in the U.S., according to Yahoo Travel.Yahoo personnel canvassed sites like Tumblr, Facebook, Reddit, Twitter, WordPress and YouTube and then cross-referenced those findings with travel sites like TripAdvisor and Adobe Digital Index to help compile their top 10 listMyrtle Beach’s buzz centered on its stage shows and entertainment, adrenaline-fueled waterspo... More>>

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    "Running Wild With Bear Grylls" premieres Monday night on NBC.In this hour-long alternative series, the famed adventurer and survivalist will take six celebrities into the most remote and wild locations in the U.S. and around the world for a 48-hour journey of a lifetime.The celebrities who will be partnered one-on-one with Grylls in their own stand-alone episodes include actor Zac Efron ("Neighbors"), actor-director Ben Stiller ("The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"), actor Channing Tatum ("22 J... More>>

    Product to shield swimmers from sharks

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    A product to help keep sharks at away while you're in the water is now being sold in Florida.An Australian-based company is bringing the device, called a Shark Shield, to the Tampa Bay areaBefore now, it wasn't sold in the United States.It's worn around the ankle the antenna trails behind you in the water. Inside the antenna are two electrodes that create an underwater electric field.So when a shark comes close to someone wearing the shark shield -- the devices causes spasms and keeps the sha... More>>

    Plane lands on Venice beach kills father, injures daughter, 9

    Man killed and his daughter was critical injured when they were hit by a plane making a crash landing on Caspersen Beach in Venice. Man killed and his daughter was critical injured when they were hit by a plane making a crash landing on Caspersen Beach in Venice.
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    An emergency landing by a small plane on Caspersen Beach in Venice claimed the life of a man walking with his young daughter Sunday, the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office said. More>>

    Gas prices fall even more in SC

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    Average retail gasoline prices in South Carolina have fallen 4.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.24/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,028 gas outlets in South Carolina. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.51/g, according to gasoline price website.Including the change in gas prices in South Carolina during the past week, prices yesterday were 6.1 cents per gallon lower than the same day one yea... More>>

    New X-Men comic book saga starts in downtown Charleston! Video included

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    From seersucker to super heroes, the Marvel Universe is invading downtown Charleston. A brand new landmark chapter in the multi-million dollar X-men franchise kicks off on the pages of a new comic book set momentarily in Charleston. You could call it The Battle of the Battery: A Super Villain Invasion.Team 2 wanted the lowdown on the downtown drama. That was easier said than done because in just a week the colorful comics flew off local shelves faster than a speeding bullet."It's tying in wit... More>>

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    The U.S. Coast Guard tells WSAV that a local casino boat is stuck on a sandbar in Calibogue Sound, South Carolina with 124 people on board. More>>

    Myrtle Beach woman dies after car crashes into sweetgrass basket stand

    A nearby sweetgrass basket stand (Google image) and the crashed car (Twitter photo from Del Shaffer) A nearby sweetgrass basket stand (Google image) and the crashed car (Twitter photo from Del Shaffer)
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    A woman from Myrtle Beach died when the car she was driving crashed and flipped upside down near Charleston on Monday afternoon, officials said. At approximately 2:07 PM Monday officers from the Mount Pleasant Police Department responded to a single
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    Coast Guard rescues sailors off SC coast Video included

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    A Coast Guard cutter has reached a couple in distress on a sailboat about 130 miles off the South Carolina coast. More>>

    Woman forced from her FL home after huge sinkhole appears

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    A huge sinkhole has opened up outside a Spring Hill, Florida home. The hole is 30 feet deep and 40 feet wide and city officials have deemed the home unsafe.Now, the homeowner is forced to pack her stuff and leave just 18 months after moving in. Officials haven't determined the exact cause for the sink hole but a private contractor suspects heavy rain over the weekend may have played a role. More>>

    Charleston police say missing man found safe

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    Charleston police are asking you to be on the look-out for William "Billy" McClary. McClary was last seen leaving the Charleston Place Hotel at 205 Meeting Street around7pm Monday night, July 21st.He was last seen wearing khaki pants and a long sleeved button-down shirt that is a light blue and white checkered pattern. McClary is 75 years old and is 6'01".If you have any information you are asked to notify the Charleston Police Department or local law enforcement if outside the City of Charle... More>>

    Body of 11-year-old swimmer found in Myrtle Beach Video included

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    The body of the 11-year-old child who was missing in the surf Saturday night, was found Monday morning 
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    Former Destiny's Child member arrested in Horry Co.

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    A former member of Destiny's Child was arrested on the Grand Strand early Sunday morning. Farrah Franklin, 33, of Sherman Oaks, CA, was booked into the J. Reuben Long Detention Center at 4:55 a.m. She was charged with one count of disorderly conduct, according to the center's website. Franklin was issued a $280 bond. More>>

    Georgetown Co. deputies locate missing 14-year-old girl

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    The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 14-year-old Charlotte Ann Wills who went missing from the Murrells Inlet area of Georgetown County last night at approximately 9:30.Charlotte was visiting with her grandmother at 3631 Tremont Avenue in Murrells Inlet. Charlotte was last seen by her gr... More>>

    Berkeley County woman struck, killed on highway

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    The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the death of a 27-year-old Berkeley County woman. Friday night at around 10:30, Inetha Pelote, from Cross, was walking near her home on Highway 45 when she was struck by a truck. "She was transported to MUSC and pronounced dead at 1:18 a.m. on July 19," Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury said. More>>

    DHEC warns against eating certain fish in both Carolinas Video included

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    The Department of Health and Environmental Control has fish advisories across both Carolinas including bodies of water in Horry County.DHEC says eating fish high in chemicals, like mercury, can cause heart disease or other health issues.DHEC suggests not eating Bowfin (Mudfish) or Largemouth Bass and recommends eating Black Crappie, Bluegill, Redear Sunfish, Blue Catfish, Channel Catfish and Warmouth only once a week.... More>>

    Prayer vigil remembers Heather Elvis seven months after her disappearance

    A group of about two dozen people met Friday night at Peachtree Landing to remember Heather Elvis, seven months after her disappearance. A group of about two dozen people met Friday night at Peachtree Landing to remember Heather Elvis, seven months after her disappearance.
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    Seven months after Heather Elvis disappeared, friends and family gathered Friday night to remember her.The group of about two dozen people met for a prayer vigil at Peachtree Landing in Socastee.That’s where police found Heather’s vehicle in December.Friends and family members wrote down memories and prayers for Heather.Even though there have been two arrests in the case, Heather’s parents say their nightmare is far f... More>>

    SLED release Curnell death investigative files Video included

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    The South Carolina Law Enforcement division continues investigating the death of 19-year-old Denzell Curnell who was killed last month.
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    It's been quite a year for Savannah's Queen of southern food; there's not a person alive that would deny that."You know everything came to a screeching halt. This time last year, I went from a hundred miles an hour to zero," says Deen. Zero found her isolated while looking for a way to regroup. A new manager, a new public relations team and Paula Deen has slowly climbed back on the saddle with hopes of reclaiming her spot in the hearts of millions of people; some she knows are gone, others ha... More>>

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      Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:04:01 GMT
      A government audit says an "Obamacare" tax on medical devices is falling short of its revenue target because thousands of companies aren't paying it.
      An "Obamacare" tax on medical devices is falling short of its revenue target because thousands of companies aren't paying it, according to a government audit released Tuesday.
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    • Ex-governor at corruption trial: Wife grew anxious

      Ex-governor at corruption trial: Wife grew anxious

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:53 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:53:58 GMT
      Former Gov. Bob McDonnell testified Wednesday that his gubernatorial victory was just hours old when he got the first glimpse of growing anxiety in his wife. It eventually led to talk of her moving out of the...
      Former Gov. Bob McDonnell testified Wednesday that his gubernatorial victory was just hours old when he got the first glimpse of growing anxiety in his wife. It eventually led to talk of her moving out of the...
    • McConnell, Grimes spar at Kentucky farm forum

      McConnell, Grimes spar at Kentucky farm forum

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:44 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:44:07 GMT
      The candidates in Kentucky's U.S. Senate race are answering questions together for the first time amid a squabble over a bus rental.
      Kentucky's U.S. Senate candidates had a hard time talking about farming without slinging mud.
    • US mission to rescue hostages in Syria failed

      US mission to rescue hostages in Syria failed

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:43 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:43:59 GMT
      Senior Obama administration officials say the U.S. military launched a secret mission earlier this summer to rescue a number of Americans held captive by militants in Syria but failed to find them.
      President Barack Obama sent special operations troops to Syria this summer on a secret mission to rescue American hostages, including journalist James Foley, held by Islamic State extremists, but they did not find them,...

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