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    Dorchester District 2 changes fire drill reporting procedure

    Following a News 2 Reality Check investigation into Lowcountry schools, and their compliance with a State Law requiring monthly fire drills, Dorchester District 2 is changing its procedure for reporting those drills. Following a News 2 Reality Check investigation into Lowcountry schools, and their compliance with a State Law requiring monthly fire drills, Dorchester District 2 is changing its procedure for reporting those drills.
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    Following a News 2 Reality Check investigation into Lowcountry schools, and their compliance with a State Law requiring monthly fire drills, Dorchester District 2 is changing its procedure for reporting More>>

    Dorchester District 2 schools not keeping up with fire drill requirements Video included

    Schools in the Lowcountry not keeping up with required monthly fire drills. Schools in the Lowcountry not keeping up with required monthly fire drills.
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    At some point in the first 10 days of this new school year, every public school in South Carolina is required to complete a fire drill. State law also requires one drill each month for the rest of the More>>

    Charleston County schools falling short on required fire drills Video included

    Despite South Carolina law requiring monthly fire drills, many Charleston County schools are falling short of the requirement. Despite South Carolina law requiring monthly fire drills, many Charleston County schools are falling short of the requirement.
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    State law requires all schools in South Carolina to do at least one fire drill each month that school is in session, including one in the first 10 days of school. Using the Freedom of Information Act, More>>

    What an unsafe windshield 'harvester' installation looks like Video included

    Windshield installation expert, Jeff Olive, shows News 2's Brad Franko what makes this windshield installation unsafe. Windshield installation expert, Jeff Olive, shows News 2's Brad Franko what makes this windshield installation unsafe.
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    With windshield harvesting a likely cause of South Carolinians paying more than the national average for car insurance, it didn't take long for an example of careless workmanship to show up following a More>>

    Windshield "harvesters" could put your life at risk Video included

    It is one of the most often used protective devices in your vehicle, and insurance, and windshield experts say your windshield is the target of possible insurance fraud. It is one of the most often used protective devices in your vehicle, and insurance, and windshield experts say your windshield is the target of possible insurance fraud.
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    It is one of the most often used protective devices in your vehicle, and insurance, and windshield experts say your windshield is the target of possible insurance fraud. "They come in, fly-by-night, replace More>>

    Reality Check: Eye in the Sky

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    They have been on the front lines for our nation's military for years, and now the same technology is on its way to local law enforcement near you.Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) are on the fast track to More>>

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    • NC dad charged with murder in brutal death of infant son

      NC dad charged with murder in brutal death of infant son

      Monday, September 15 2014 8:41 PM EDT2014-09-16 00:41:30 GMT
      The dad, Ricky Lee Clark Jr. and Caden, who died in Feb. (Photos from Facebook and WNCT)The dad, Ricky Lee Clark Jr. and Caden, who died in Feb. (Photos from Facebook and WNCT)
      The father of an NC 1-month-old baby has now been charged in the murder of the child, which happened in February. Just 2 weeks ago, officials ruled the Feb. 17 death of baby Caden Williams -- who suffered broken ribs, liver damage and head trauma -- a homicide.
      The father of an NC 1-month-old baby has now been charged in the murder of the child, which happened in February. Just 2 weeks ago, officials ruled the Feb. 17 death of baby Caden Williams -- who suffered broken ribs, liver damage and head trauma -- a homicide.
    • August Mugshots

      August Mugshots

      Thursday, September 11 2014 3:41 PM EDT2014-09-11 19:41:44 GMT
      August arrests in Upstate South Carolina and western North Carolina.
      August arrests in Upstate South Carolina and western North Carolina.
    • Three mobile homes destroyed by fire in Moncks Corner

      Three mobile homes destroyed by fire in Moncks Corner

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 6:41 AM EDT2014-09-16 10:41:44 GMT
      The mobile homes are all vacation homes along Lake Moultrie, and were vacant at the time, so nobody was injured.
      The mobile homes are all vacation homes along Lake Moultrie, and were vacant at the time, so nobody was injured.
    • Police charge Mt. Pleasant man with sexually assaulting minor

      Police charge Mt. Pleasant man with sexually assaulting minor

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 1:23 PM EDT2014-09-16 17:23:23 GMT
      Mt. Pleasant Police arrested a man and charged him with Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor on September 12, 2014. Scott Wendelberger was lodged at the Al Cannon Detention Center. The victim in this case alleges that they were in a hot tub together when the inappropriate touching occurred.
      Mt. Pleasant Police arrested a man and charged him with Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor on September 12, 2014. Scott Wendelberger was lodged at the Al Cannon Detention Center. The victim in this case alleges that they were in a hot tub together when the inappropriate touching occurred.
    • Assault at Berkeley High leaves one teen hospitalized

      Assault at Berkeley High leaves one teen hospitalized

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 1:10 PM EDT2014-09-16 17:10:59 GMT
      Berkeley High School.Berkeley High School.
      Moncks Corner Police investigators are investigating an assault at Berkeley high school. charged with assault. Police need additional information about what happened. If you have any information, call crimestoppers at 554-1111.
      Moncks Corner Police investigators are investigating an assault at Berkeley high school. charged with assault. Police need additional information about what happened. If you have any information, call crimestoppers at 554-1111.
    • Scam Alert: Scammers posing as SCDCA

      Scam Alert: Scammers posing as SCDCA

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 1:06 PM EDT2014-09-16 17:06:55 GMT
      The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is warning the public that scammers are "spoofing" SCDCA telephone numbers in an attempt to seem more legitimate.
      The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is warning the public that scammers are "spoofing" SCDCA telephone numbers in an attempt to seem more legitimate.
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