News 2 Special Report - Corridor of Crime - WCBD-TV: News, Weather, and Sports for Charleston, SC

News 2 Special Report - Corridor of Crime

Posted: Updated:
According to the Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearm Division, South Carolina is one of the leading states when it comes to guns that have been reported stolen or lost.

Often times, authorities claim, guns from the state end up thousands of miles away in states that have more restrictive gun laws.

Back in 2012, more than 250 guns were illegally trafficked from North and South Carolina to New York.  Mayor Michael Bloomberg blames South Carolina's lax gun laws for that crime.

The ATF, however, blames New York's restrictive gun laws.

Blame aside, community leaders are calling for a solution to the state's stolen gun problem.

News Two's Cuthbert Langley takes those concerns directly to authorities and uncovers that two Lowcountry cities are some of the biggest problem areas for stolen and lost guns.

Watch the News 2 Special Report - Corridor of Crime Monday at 6 p.m.

  • 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

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

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:49 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:49:36 GMT
    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...
    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...
  • 2 Your Health: Peanut, almond butter recalled for salmonella contamination

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

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

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:08 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:08:38 GMT
    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...
    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...
  • Athletic trainers look to differentiate symptoms of heat stroke and heart attacks

    Athletic trainers look to differentiate symptoms of heat stroke and heart attacks

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-08-19 21:42:21 GMT
    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...
    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...
Powered by WorldNow

210 W. Coleman Blvd.
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

Telephone: 843.216.4875
Fax: 843.881.3410
Email: news@wcbd.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.