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  • SC same-sex couples denied marriage licenses, despite court ruling

    SC same-sex couples denied marriage licenses, despite court ruling

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:45 PM EDT2014-07-31 03:45:17 GMT
    Today, five same-sex couples in Greenville went to try to get their marriage licenses. As soon as they applied, all five were denied.
    Today, five same-sex couples in Greenville went to try to get their marriage licenses. As soon as they applied, all five were denied.
  • MUGS: 27 Arrests Made In Greenville Co. Prostitution Sting

    MUGS: 27 Arrests Made In Greenville Co. Prostitution Sting

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-07-30 20:45:42 GMT
    The operation started July 17 and targeted areas including Old Buncombe Road, Whitehorse Road and hotels in the southern portion of the county, according to sheriff’s office.
    The operation started July 17 and targeted areas including Old Buncombe Road, Whitehorse Road and hotels in the southern portion of the county, according to sheriff’s office.
  • 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.

  • Couple's selfie photobombed by lightning bolt

    Couple's selfie photobombed by lightning bolt

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:56 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:56:28 GMT
    A couple vacationing in Mexico was almost hit by lightning, a few sources including Washington Post reported Tuesday.
    A couple vacationing in Mexico was almost hit by lightning, a few sources including Washington Post reported Tuesday.
  • House approves VA health care overhaul; SC congressman votes against

    House approves VA health care overhaul; SC congressman votes against

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:32 PM EDT2014-07-31 03:32:27 GMT
    The House has approved a compromise bill to refurbish the Veterans Affairs Department and improve veterans' health care.The 420-5 vote Wednesday sends the bill to the Senate, where approval is expected by the end of the week.South Carolinacongressman MarkSanford was one of the five who voted against the bill. Sanford released a statementto News 2Wednesday night about his vote:"I applaud what the bill did to deliver on the sacred but tainted promise the federal government has with veterans acr...
    The House has approved a compromise bill to refurbish the Veterans Affairs Department and improve veterans' health care.The 420-5 vote Wednesday sends the bill to the Senate, where approval is expected by the end of the week.South Carolinacongressman MarkSanford was one of the five who voted against the bill. Sanford released a statementto News 2Wednesday night about his vote:"I applaud what the bill did to deliver on the sacred but tainted promise the federal government has with veterans acr...
  • Funeral arrangements set for Horry County teen killed in crash

    Funeral arrangements set for Horry County teen killed in crash

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-07-31 16:00:32 GMT
    Funeral services for "Dakotah" Springs will be held Saturday, August 2, 2014 at Loris First Baptist Church at 4 p.m. with Reverend Hunter Johnson officiating. Committal services will follow at Harrelson Cemetery. 
    Funeral services for "Dakotah" Springs will be held Saturday, August 2, 2014 at Loris First Baptist Church at 4 p.m. with Reverend Hunter Johnson officiating. Committal services will follow at Harrelson Cemetery. 
  • Hyundai issuing 2 recalls for Sonata Sedans

    Hyundai issuing 2 recalls for Sonata Sedans

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:05 AM EDT2014-07-31 07:05:09 GMT
    Courtesy: ReutersCourtesy: Reuters
    Hyundai is recalling 883,000 of its 2011-2014 Sonata sedans because of a faulty shift cable, and it issued a second recall on its 2015 Sonata and ordered drivers to park the newly introduced sedan due to a problem with its brakes. In the 2011-2014 sedans, the shift cable may disconnect, allowing the car to roll away after parking or preventing it from being shifted out of park. The maker received nearly 1,200 warranty claims due to the problem. Dealers will inspect the cable and repair the co...
    Hyundai is recalling 883,000 of its 2011-2014 Sonata sedans because of a faulty shift cable, and it issued a second recall on its 2015 Sonata and ordered drivers to park the newly introduced sedan due to a problem with its brakes. In the 2011-2014 sedans, the shift cable may disconnect, allowing the car to roll away after parking or preventing it from being shifted out of park. The maker received nearly 1,200 warranty claims due to the problem. Dealers will inspect the cable and repair the co...
  • SC mom leaves child at playground while she worked; money raised for her legal fees

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

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:32 AM EDT2014-07-29 13:32:02 GMT
    Debra HarrellDebra Harrell
    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...
    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...
  • SC teen heading to grand finale in food competition

    SC teen heading to grand finale in food competition

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:06 AM EDT2014-07-30 11:06:51 GMT
    Tommi FowlerTommi Fowler
    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 ...
    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 ...
  • Police identify one of two teen suspects arrested for Northwoods Mall shooting

    Police identify one of two teen suspects arrested for Northwoods Mall shooting

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:18 PM EDT2014-07-30 16:18:33 GMT
    Northwoods Mall.Northwoods Mall.
    Wednesday authorities identified one of two suspects in the Northwoods Mall shooting as 16-year-old Timothy McClendon
    Wednesday authorities identified one of two suspects in the Northwoods Mall shooting as 16-year-old Timothy McClendon
  • Two wanted for child neglect in Colleton County

    Two wanted for child neglect in Colleton County

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:23 PM EDT2014-07-29 19:23:08 GMT
    Charles Garten and Rebecca Schultz.Charles Garten and Rebecca Schultz.
    Friday July 25 officers responded to a home on Jesse Round Lane in Colleton County for the welfare check of an infant.
    Friday July 25 officers responded to a home on Jesse Round Lane in Colleton County for the welfare check of an infant.
  • Manhunt called off after Mount Pleasant pursuit, suspect still at large

    Manhunt called off after Mount Pleasant pursuit, suspect still at large

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 1:12 PM EDT2014-07-29 17:12:31 GMT
    Authorities are actively searching for a suspect who fled on foot after a vehicle pursuit with Charleston County Police.
    Authorities are actively searching for a suspect who fled on foot after a vehicle pursuit with Charleston County Police.
  • RiverDogs GM agrees to prostate exam during ballgame

    RiverDogs GM agrees to prostate exam during ballgame

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 4:23 PM EDT2014-07-30 20:23:14 GMT
    Earlier this month, Myrtle Beach Pelicans Vice President and General Manager Andy Milovich received an in-game prostate exam as he sang “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” during the seventh-inning stretch at a recent Pelicans home game.
    Earlier this month, Myrtle Beach Pelicans Vice President and General Manager Andy Milovich received an in-game prostate exam as he sang “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” during the seventh-inning stretch at a recent Pelicans home game.
  • North Charleston wins Dixie Majors World Series

    North Charleston wins Dixie Majors World Series

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 8:25 PM EDT2014-07-31 00:25:55 GMT
    A North Charleston baseball team is heading back to the Lowcountry with a championship trophy in hand. The North Charleston Dixie Majors baseball team, representing South Carolina, won the Dixie Majors World Series in Ozark, Alabama. North Charleston lost the first game to Texas Wednesday 11-1, forcing a second game. The second game came down to the final out, with South Carolina beating Texas 2-1, winning the series.
    A North Charleston baseball team is heading back to the Lowcountry with a championship trophy in hand. The North Charleston Dixie Majors baseball team, representing South Carolina, won the Dixie Majors World Series in Ozark, Alabama. North Charleston lost the first game to Texas Wednesday 11-1, forcing a second game. The second game came down to the final out, with South Carolina beating Texas 2-1, winning the series.
  • Drone carrying contraband crashes at SC prison

    Drone carrying contraband crashes at SC prison

    South Carolina officials are looking for a person they say tried to use a drone to sneak cellphones and other contraband into a maximum-security prison.
    South Carolina officials are looking for a person they say tried to use a drone to sneak cellphones and other contraband into a maximum-security prison.
  • Murder case possibly placed in jeopardy due to detective's affair with suspect's mother

    Murder case possibly placed in jeopardy due to detective's affair with suspect's mother

    Monday, July 28 2014 3:20 PM EDT2014-07-28 19:20:48 GMT
    A former Charleston County Sheriff’s office detective puts a murder case in jeopardy after it is discovered that he slept with a murder suspect’s mother. The trial of defendant Reginald Gordon was set to begin on July 28 but may have been delayed due to a motion to dismiss filed by the defense attorney. It was discovered that detective Charles Lawrence was sleeping with the mother of Gordon’s co-defendant Derrick Brow...
    A former Charleston County Sheriff’s office detective puts a murder case in jeopardy after it is discovered that he slept with a murder suspect’s mother. The trial of defendant Reginald Gordon was set to begin on July 28 but may have been delayed due to a motion to dismiss filed by the defense attorney. It was discovered that detective Charles Lawrence was sleeping with the mother of Gordon’s co-defendant Derrick Brow...
  • Local prosthetic company showcases sport and fitness prostheses

    Local prosthetic company showcases sport and fitness prostheses

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:00:29 GMT
    12 above and below knee amputees had the opportunity to try the Ottobock sport and fitness prostheses as they tried out the wakeboard cable at Trophy Lakes12 above and below knee amputees had the opportunity to try the Ottobock sport and fitness prostheses as they tried out the wakeboard cable at Trophy Lakes
    A free 3-day event in Charleston focused on active amputees and showcased an advanced collection of sport and fitness prostheses.
    A free 3-day event in Charleston focused on active amputees and showcased an advanced collection of sport and fitness prostheses.
  • CrossFit athletes at risk for muscle disease

    CrossFit athletes at risk for muscle disease

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:10 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:10:15 GMT
    A disease that used to primarily show up in sports like football is raising concerns among CrossFitters.
    A disease that used to primarily show up in sports like football is raising concerns among CrossFitters.
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