Charleston PD requests SLED to investigate after man dies days after collapsing at police HQ

The Charleston Police Department has requested that the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division investigate after a man died days after he collapsed at the department’s headquarters where he was taken to get a breathalyzer test following an accident.

  R. Kelly surrenders to police after being indicted on sex crime charges

Kelly, whose legal name is Robert Kelly, is charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
  • crime

  ‘I’ll blow your (expletive) brains out’ great-grandmother said to intruder

A great-grandmother in Georgia used a pistol to scare a man trying to break into her home.

TOP STORIES

  Police arrest two suspects for murder after woman’s body found in James Island home

Report: Kidnapper beat couple in the face with tire iron, then planned to sexually assault woman

Emails detail concern for officer safety, resignations in Isle of Palms police department

Police searching for man accused of passing fake $50, $100 bills

Deputies: Man brought stolen car, drugs to Berkeley Co. jail parking lot

A man has been charged after deputies say he brought a stolen car and drugs into the parking lot of the Berkeley County jail.
  • National

Trump picks ambassador to Canada for UN post

President Donald Trump announced Friday that he has selected Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, as his nominee to serve as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.

  Investigators: Victim of carjacking left paralyzed after beating

Charleston Animal Society partnering with PetSmart for ‘National Adoption Weekend’

Lack of funding forces YMCA to close in downtown Charleston

Deputies identify one of two suspects in high-speed chase

Berkeley Co. announces details for special election to fill late councilman’s seat

Colleton fire department to use grant to offer smoke detectors to underprivileged

W. Ashley church members asking city of Charleston to help prevent more car crashes

As Folly Gras approaches Saturday, officials say they learned lessons from 2 years ago

  • National

  Police: Patriots owner Robert Kraft facing charges of soliciting prostitution in Florida

Officials are swearing a warrant out for the arrest of Robert Kraft, the billionaire owner of the New England Patriots, for soliciting a prostitute.

SPORTS

The Citadel shut out by Michigan, 2-0

Merritt has 7 K's in 7 innings pitched

MORE TOP STORIES

  Measuring Hate: Lowcountry crimes and errors uncovered

Charleston finance committee gives green light for Highway 41 improvements

Affidavit: Mother tried to electrocute son day after giving him lethal amount of medication

HCPD: 1 in custody after man barricaded himself inside apartment near CCU

Crews clear three car accident on I-526 near Don Holt Bridge

Crews have cleared a three car accident on I-526 westbound near the Don Holt Bridge Thursday night.
  • National

  Jussie Smollett to be removed from ‘Empire’ season’s final episodes

Smollett reported being beaten up by two men who shouted racist and anti-gay slurs and threw bleach on him. But his story fell apart when actors Smollett knew from the "Empire" set and the gym told police that Smollett paid them $3,500 to stage the attack.

  Federal lawsuits claim teen ICE detainees being held unlawfully in Charleston County jail

Cunningham, Clyburn push to close ‘Charleston loophole’ at Emanuel AME church

Report: Hate groups on the rise in South Carolina

Sheriff’s Office identifies body found in vehicle behind Bluffton Target