Lowcountry deputies have arrested an Horry County man who they say beat a couple in the face using a tire iron then planned to sexually assault the woman until the truck he was driving got stuck in a ditch.
The Lowcountry is known for hospitality and friendliness, frequently named a top destination for people from all over the world to visit. Yet even here, there are violent crimes every year rooted in hatred.
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.
Two teens, who a federal lawsuit says crossed the Mexican border to enter the United States, are currently being held at the Al Cannon Detention Center in Charleston County. Their claims of unlawful detention center around their ages.