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  • Fatal accident in Charleston County

    Fatal accident in Charleston County

    Fatal accident in Charleston County

    Sunday, July 27 2014 3:19 PM EDT2014-07-27 19:19:05 GMT
    Authorities are currently investigating a fatal accident in Charleston County.According to investigators, a Lincoln Towne Car was traveling east on Guerins Bridge Road towards US Hwy 17 when it collided with a semi tanker truck traveling south on US Hwy 17. The driver of the Lincoln Towne Car failed to yield the right of way and attempted to cross the southbound lanes of Hwy 17 when it was struck by the semi. The driver of the Towne Car was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim wasn't wear...
    Authorities are currently investigating a fatal accident in Charleston County.According to investigators, a Lincoln Towne Car was traveling east on Guerins Bridge Road towards US Hwy 17 when it collided with a semi tanker truck traveling south on US Hwy 17. The driver of the Lincoln Towne Car failed to yield the right of way and attempted to cross the southbound lanes of Hwy 17 when it was struck by the semi. The driver of the Towne Car was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim wasn't wear...
  • Deputies say father murdered son, family describes accidental shooting

    Deputies say father murdered son, family describes accidental shooting

    Sunday, July 27 2014 1:49 PM EDT2014-07-27 17:49:11 GMT
    54-year-old Michael Brown54-year-old Michael Brown
    Charleston County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of a shooting in North Charleston shortly after 10:00pm Saturday night. Deputies arrived at7664 Winchester Street in North Charleston to find that 34-year-old, Michael Brown, of Winchester Street, was involved in a domestic dispute with his son. During the argument, the father shot his son. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. Michael Brown, the father of the victim, was still on scene wh...
    Charleston County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of a shooting in North Charleston shortly after 10:00pm Saturday night. Deputies arrived at7664 Winchester Street in North Charleston to find that 34-year-old, Michael Brown, of Winchester Street, was involved in a domestic dispute with his son. During the argument, the father shot his son. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. Michael Brown, the father of the victim, was still on scene wh...
  • Police chief arrested for domestic violence

    Police chief arrested for domestic violence

    Police chief arrested for domestic violence

    Sunday, July 27 2014 2:04 PM EDT2014-07-27 18:04:38 GMT
    IVA, S.C. (AP) - The police chief of an Anderson County town has been arrested on criminal domestic violence charges and suspended from duty. The Anderson County Sheriff's Office says Iva Police Chief Tommy Miller was charged Saturday with criminal domestic violence and third-degree assault. Arrest warrants accuse the 39-year-old police chief of repeatedly striking his 14-year-old son with a piece of wood and attempting to harm his wife by grabbing and throwing her. The incident report says d...
    IVA, S.C. (AP) - The police chief of an Anderson County town has been arrested on criminal domestic violence charges and suspended from duty. The Anderson County Sheriff's Office says Iva Police Chief Tommy Miller was charged Saturday with criminal domestic violence and third-degree assault. Arrest warrants accuse the 39-year-old police chief of repeatedly striking his 14-year-old son with a piece of wood and attempting to harm his wife by grabbing and throwing her. The incident report says d...
  • Mysterious 'woman in black' wandering throughout the South

    Mysterious 'woman in black' wandering throughout the South

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:19 PM EDT2014-07-22 20:19:52 GMT
    Photo from WSLS-TVPhoto from WSLS-TV
    A mysterious figure is capturing the attention of social media. She's been nicknamed "the woman in black" and she's been spotted in different parts of east Tennessee and Virginia. Few people claim to know much about the so called "woman in black" spotted in the Mossy Grove
    A mysterious figure is capturing the attention of social media. She's been nicknamed "the woman in black" and she's been spotted in different parts of east Tennessee and Virginia. Few people claim to know much about the so called "woman in black" spotted in the Mossy Grove
  • Woman Shoots Man Over Bad Sex, Out On Bond

    Woman Shoots Man Over Bad Sex, Out On Bond

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:17 PM EDT2014-07-19 02:17:41 GMT
    A woman is out on appeal bond after admitting she shot a man over bad sex.A woman is out on appeal bond after admitting she shot a man over bad sex.
    A Michigan woman is out on appeal bond after admitting she shot a man over bad sex.
    A Michigan woman is out on appeal bond after admitting she shot a man over bad sex.

  • Stray dog found carrying sidekick Chihuahua around in her mouth

    Stray dog found carrying sidekick Chihuahua around in her mouth

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:26 PM EDT2014-07-24 02:26:38 GMT
    Joni the mix lab-Pit Bull loves Chachi the Chihuahua. Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department Facebook photoJoni the mix lab-Pit Bull loves Chachi the Chihuahua. Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department Facebook photo
    The story of a stray lab-Pit Bull mix who took care of her injured Chihuahua sidekick is melting the hearts of people all across the country.The Savannah-Chatham Police Department is hoping all the attention will help them find a home for this special pair.
    The story of a stray lab-Pit Bull mix who took care of her injured Chihuahua sidekick is melting the hearts of people all across the country.The Savannah-Chatham Police Department is hoping all the attention will help them find a home for this special pair.
  • 14-year-old boy drowns at Lake Wateree

    14-year-old boy drowns at Lake Wateree

    14-year-old boy drowns at Lake Wateree

    Sunday, July 27 2014 2:03 PM EDT2014-07-27 18:03:40 GMT
    GREAT FALLS, S.C. (AP) - A 14-year-old boy drowned at Lake Wateree State Park while swimming with his family. The Herald of Rock Hill reports (http://bit.ly/1rTzTIl ) that Jeramie Coleman drowned Saturday. Fairfield County Coroner Barkley Ramsey says the teen swam too far into the lake and began struggling. Bystanders tried unsuccessfully to rescue him. Coleman's 18-year-old sister Jasmine Cohen says her brother was a father figure to his eight siblings. She says Coleman "stepped up" after hi...
    GREAT FALLS, S.C. (AP) - A 14-year-old boy drowned at Lake Wateree State Park while swimming with his family. The Herald of Rock Hill reports (http://bit.ly/1rTzTIl ) that Jeramie Coleman drowned Saturday. Fairfield County Coroner Barkley Ramsey says the teen swam too far into the lake and began struggling. Bystanders tried unsuccessfully to rescue him. Coleman's 18-year-old sister Jasmine Cohen says her brother was a father figure to his eight siblings. She says Coleman "stepped up" after hi...
  • Sheriff's Office showcases "Faces of Meth" program as a lesson to all

    Sheriff's Office showcases "Faces of Meth" program as a lesson to all

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:33:26 GMT
    Faces of Meth™ is a project of the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office in Oregon. This project began when a deputy in the Corrections Division Classification Unit, Deputy Bret King, put together mug shots of persons booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center. Deputy King worked with his co-workers in the Classification Unit to identify people who had been in custody more than once. He then worked to verify criminal records and files to determine and assure a history of methamphetamine re...
    Faces of Meth™ is a project of the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office in Oregon. This project began when a deputy in the Corrections Division Classification Unit, Deputy Bret King, put together mug shots of persons booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center. Deputy King worked with his co-workers in the Classification Unit to identify people who had been in custody more than once. He then worked to verify criminal records and files to determine and assure a history of methamphetamine re...
  • World's largest gator caught and finally in record books

    World's largest gator caught and finally in record books

    Friday, June 20 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-06-20 21:42:31 GMT
    Justin Wells photoJustin Wells photo
    A group of hunters from Texas now hold the world record for the largest American alligator caught legally. Justin Wells, of Bossier City, Louisiana, along with his three friends, Ryan Haltom, Tommy Bass and Jarrett Janus,caught the gator seven years ago in the Chalk Creek.
    A group of hunters from Texas now hold the world record for the largest American alligator caught legally. Justin Wells, of Bossier City, Louisiana, along with his three friends, Ryan Haltom, Tommy Bass and Jarrett Janus,caught the gator seven years ago in the Chalk Creek.
  • American doctor in Africa tests positive for ebola

    American doctor in Africa tests positive for ebola

    American doctor in Africa tests positive for ebola

    Saturday, July 26 2014 9:31 PM EDT2014-07-27 01:31:24 GMT
    BOONE, N.C. (AP) - An aid organization says that an American doctor working with Ebola patients in Liberia has tested positive for the deadly virus. North Carolina-based Samaritan's Purse issued a news release Saturday saying that Dr. Kent Brantly tested positive for the disease and was being treated at a hospital in Monrovia, Liberia. Brantly had been serving as medical director for the aid organization's case management center in the city. Samaritan's Purse spokeswoman Melissa Strickland sa...
    BOONE, N.C. (AP) - An aid organization says that an American doctor working with Ebola patients in Liberia has tested positive for the deadly virus. North Carolina-based Samaritan's Purse issued a news release Saturday saying that Dr. Kent Brantly tested positive for the disease and was being treated at a hospital in Monrovia, Liberia. Brantly had been serving as medical director for the aid organization's case management center in the city. Samaritan's Purse spokeswoman Melissa Strickland sa...
  • Employees allege Hyman's kept tips

    Popular downtown seafood restaurant faces class action lawsuit

    Popular downtown seafood restaurant faces class action lawsuit

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 3:15 PM EDT2014-07-22 19:15:47 GMT
    A class action lawsuit has been filed against a popular seafood restaurant in downtown Charleston, after employees allege their tips were kept from them unfairly. Former employees of Eli Hyman, and other owners of Hyman’s Seafood, are suing for minimum wages and overtime compensation. They allege the restaurant’s policy violates the Fair Labor Standards act. Under what’s known as the tip credit, server’s can be pa...
    A class action lawsuit has been filed against a popular seafood restaurant in downtown Charleston, after employees allege their tips were kept from them unfairly. Former employees of Eli Hyman, and other owners of Hyman’s Seafood, are suing for minimum wages and overtime compensation. They allege the restaurant’s policy violates the Fair Labor Standards act. Under what’s known as the tip credit, server’s can be pa...
  • 2 women accused in death of South Carolina man

    2 women accused in death of South Carolina man

    2 women accused in death of South Carolina man

    Saturday, July 26 2014 1:58 PM EDT2014-07-26 17:58:43 GMT
    LAKE CITY, S.C. (AP) - The sheriff's office in Williamsburg County says two women are charged in the death of a man whose body was found in his home earlier this month. The Morning News of Florence reports (http://bit.ly/1os1TT8) that Sheriff John Bartell said Donna Hemmans and Tasha McClary are charged in the death of 39-year-old Charles Burroughs. Bartell said Burroughs' body was found in his home on July 11 with two gunshot wounds. Bartell identified one of the two women as Burroughs' girl...
    LAKE CITY, S.C. (AP) - The sheriff's office in Williamsburg County says two women are charged in the death of a man whose body was found in his home earlier this month. The Morning News of Florence reports (http://bit.ly/1os1TT8) that Sheriff John Bartell said Donna Hemmans and Tasha McClary are charged in the death of 39-year-old Charles Burroughs. Bartell said Burroughs' body was found in his home on July 11 with two gunshot wounds. Bartell identified one of the two women as Burroughs' girl...
  • Authorities investigating Berkeley County shooting, victim not cooperating

    Authorities investigating Berkeley County shooting, victim not cooperating

    Saturday, July 26 2014 3:58 PM EDT2014-07-26 19:58:54 GMT
    Authorities are investigating a shooting in Berkeley County but the victim isn't cooperating. According the police, Berkeley County Sheriff's deputies responded to a shots fired at Club Zone on County Line Rd. in the Cross area of Berkeley County. Deputies found spent shell casings on the ground. Several people were at the scene, but nobody was willing to offer any information.Later a sheriff's deputy with the Orangeburg County Sheriff's Department called from Orangeburg Medical Center after ...
    Authorities are investigating a shooting in Berkeley County but the victim isn't cooperating. According the police, Berkeley County Sheriff's deputies responded to a shots fired at Club Zone on County Line Rd. in the Cross area of Berkeley County. Deputies found spent shell casings on the ground. Several people were at the scene, but nobody was willing to offer any information.Later a sheriff's deputy with the Orangeburg County Sheriff's Department called from Orangeburg Medical Center after ...
  • MUGS: 36 Arrests In Greenville Prostitution Sting

    MUGS: 36 Arrests In Greenville Prostitution Sting

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 12:58 PM EST2014-02-26 17:58:17 GMT
    The Greenville County Sheriff's Office, along with 26 other agencies throughout 15 states, participated in the event during National Day of Johns Arrest.The Greenville County Sheriff's Office, along with 26 other agencies throughout 15 states, participated in the event during National Day of Johns Arrest.
    The Greenville County Sheriff's Office, along with 26 other agencies throughout 15 states, participated in the event during National Day of Johns Arrest.
    The Greenville County Sheriff's Office, along with 26 other agencies throughout 15 states, participated in the event during National Day of Johns Arrest.
  • Police make arrests in connection with Summerville car break-ins

    Police make arrests in connection with Summerville car break-ins

    Thursday, July 24 2014 1:12 PM EDT2014-07-24 17:12:52 GMT
    Tyler Silence (18), Lawrence Frangos Jr (17) and William Countee III (19).Tyler Silence (18), Lawrence Frangos Jr (17) and William Countee III (19).
    On July 18, 2014 five suspects were arrested by the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office in connection with thefts from several vehicles in the Cane Bay Subdivision of Summerville, SC.
    On July 18, 2014 five suspects were arrested by the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office in connection with thefts from several vehicles in the Cane Bay Subdivision of Summerville, SC.
  • Sea Turtle nests down compared to last year on Folly Beach

    Sea Turtle nests down compared to last year on Folly Beach

    Sunday, July 27 2014 10:33 AM EDT2014-07-27 14:33:51 GMT
    Loggerhead Sea Turtle nest on Folly BeachLoggerhead Sea Turtle nest on Folly Beach
    Sea turtles have already started hatching on South Carolina beaches, typically nesting from May through August. But this year, there aren't as many sea turtle nestsonFolly Beachcompared to last year. Wildlife biologist with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Charlotte Hope, says there were 108 nests on Folly last year, and this year there are only 20 nests so far. "We're going to have a slightly lower year this year than even the 32 year average, ...
    Sea turtles have already started hatching on South Carolina beaches, typically nesting from May through August. But this year, there aren't as many sea turtle nestsonFolly Beachcompared to last year. Wildlife biologist with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Charlotte Hope, says there were 108 nests on Folly last year, and this year there are only 20 nests so far. "We're going to have a slightly lower year this year than even the 32 year average, ...
  • Parents banned from coaching sports in Berkeley County schools

    Parents banned from coaching sports in Berkeley County schools

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:26 PM EDT2014-07-23 20:26:15 GMT
    Tuesday night, the Berkeley County School Board approved a ban on parents coaching varsity and junior varsity level sports. The amendment states that no parent volunteer may coach a sport their child plays.A petition with 512 community signatures was brought to the meeting. No one spoke in favor of the change, but parents haven't been happy with this new policy. Exceptions to the rule are allowed at the discretion of the principal or full-time staff members. Added Language for Policy JH- Stud...
    Tuesday night, the Berkeley County School Board approved a ban on parents coaching varsity and junior varsity level sports. The amendment states that no parent volunteer may coach a sport their child plays.A petition with 512 community signatures was brought to the meeting. No one spoke in favor of the change, but parents haven't been happy with this new policy. Exceptions to the rule are allowed at the discretion of the principal or full-time staff members. Added Language for Policy JH- Stud...
  • 21 arrested as deputies target heroin in Pawleys Island area

    21 arrested as deputies target heroin in Pawleys Island area

    Thursday, July 17 2014 3:53 PM EDT2014-07-17 19:53:43 GMT
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    Nearly 2 dozen people were taken into custody this week during raids that targeted heroin in the Pawleys Island area of Georgetown County, the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office says. Three handguns, many grams of drugs and $12,0000 in cash were seized during the arrests, deputies said. From Tuesday to Thursday 35 law enforcement spread out over Georgetown and Horry Counties to serve approximately 50 drug distribution warrants, arresting 21 individuals. The arrests were a result of a yearl...
    Nearly 2 dozen people were taken into custody this week during raids that targeted heroin in the Pawleys Island area of Georgetown County, the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office says. Three handguns, many grams of drugs and $12,0000 in cash were seized during the arrests, deputies said. From Tuesday to Thursday 35 law enforcement spread out over Georgetown and Horry Counties to serve approximately 50 drug distribution warrants, arresting 21 individuals. The arrests were a result of a yearl...
  • Finding loving permanent homes for older teens waiting for adoption remains a challenge for the State

    Finding loving permanent homes for older teens waiting for adoption remains a challenge for the State

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:38:38 GMT
    Region Three Adoptions will host a private meet and greet for older children waiting to be adopted and approved prospective adoptive parents. We introduce you to a teen waiting for a family and take a closer look at the state's adoption system.
    Region Three Adoptions will host a private meet and greet for older children waiting to be adopted and approved prospective adoptive parents. We introduce you to a teen waiting for a family and take a closer look at the state's adoption system.
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