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Eastbound lanes of Don Holt Bridge reopen after Wednesday night netting collapse Video included

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Eastbound lanes of the Don Holt Bridge have reopened as of approximately 9:47 a.m.

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Hundreds without power after powerful storms move through

Source: Live 5 Source: Live 5
Updated: Jul 19, 2017 07:52 PM

Crews are making progress in getting power restored after afternoon thunderstorms knocked thousands of customers offline.

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Crash caused 5-mile backup on I-526WB

Source: SCDOT Source: SCDOT
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A crash in the westbound lanes of I-526 caused massive delays in the Wednesday afternoon commute.

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Emergency crews respond to 2 different accidents involving ambulances with injuries Video included

Accident on Highway 17 (source: WCSC) Accident on Highway 17 (source: WCSC)
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Lowcountry emergency crews responded to two different accidents on Wednesday all of which involved ambulances and injuries. 

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Street reopens after downtown gas leak Video included

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Crews are responding to a gas leak reported in downtown Charleston. 

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Police: Missing 85-year-old woman found safe

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Police say an 85-year-old woman who disappeared from her Summerville home Sunday has been found safe.

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Deputy fired after Berkeley County suspect escapes from Trident Hospital Video included

(source: Berkeley County Sheriff's Office) (source: Berkeley County Sheriff's Office)
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Berkeley County Sheriff Duane Lewis said a deputy has been fired after an inmate, who is now in custody, escaped from a hospital.

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Victim in fatal Johns Island crash identified

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Charleston County authorities identified the victim in a fatal accident on Johns Island.

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SCDC investigating fight that led to inmate's death at Lee Correctional Institution Video included

22-year-old Christian Ray was pronounced dead at a hospital in Florence County just after 6:30 p.m. on Saturday. (Source: Department of Corrections) 22-year-old Christian Ray was pronounced dead at a hospital in Florence County just after 6:30 p.m. on Saturday. (Source: Department of Corrections)
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An inmate at the Lee Correctional Institution died Saturday night in a fight that is now under investigation, according to the Lee County Coroner. 

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Fire Chief: 3 adults, 1 child hospitalized after IOP lightning strike Video included

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Three adults and one child have been hospitalized after a lightning strike reported on the Isle of Palms, according to Chief Ann Graham with the Isle of Palms Fire Department.

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Police redirect traffic around Krispy Kreme in West Ashley Video included

Source: Live 5 Source: Live 5
Updated: Jul 14, 2017 12:14 PM

The prospect of discounted doughnuts is forcing police to redirect traffic in the northbound lanes of Savannah Highway.

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Deputies: Missing man last seen in Orangeburg Co., found safe in Ohio

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A missing out-of-state man Orangeburg County deputies had said might be armed and dangerous has been found.

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Missing Charleston teen found after more than 3 weeks Video included

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Police say a 16-year-old Charleston reported missing in June was located Thursday night.

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Mount Pleasant Police search for clues in bank robbery Video included

The call about a bank robbery came in at 9:12 a.m. (Source: Live 5) The call about a bank robbery came in at 9:12 a.m. (Source: Live 5)
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Mount Pleasant Police are asking the public for help in a Tuesday morning bank robbery.

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Colleton Co. deputies searching for gunman after man shot in face Video included

Michael Hawkins (Source: Colleton Co. Sheriff's Office) Michael Hawkins (Source: Colleton Co. Sheriff's Office)
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Deputies in Colleton County are searching for a suspect in a shooting that left a man wounded in the face Wednesday night. 

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Crash on EB I-26 at Aviation causes 3-mile backup

Source: SCDOT Source: SCDOT
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A crash in the eastbound lanes of I-26 caused a three-mile backup Thursday morning.

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Berkeley County deputies searching for murder suspect Video included

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The Berkeley County Sheriff's Office is searching for a murder suspect who they consider armed and dangerous. 

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Coroner identifies man killed in apparent murder-suicide attempt in Ladson neighborhood Video included

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The Dorchester County Coroner's Office has identified the man who died in what authorities have called an attempted murder-suicide in the Coosaw Preserve neighborhood in Ladson Sunday.

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Man arrested on multiple charges after early-morning chase Video included

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A driver is facing multiple charges after leading North Charleston Police on a chase early Tuesday morning.

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Lowcountry viewers spot brief funnel cloud over Cooper River

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Lowcountry viewers witnessed what they described as a water spout forming over the Cooper River Monday morning.

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Officials: lightning strikes James Island home Video included

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James Island Fire and EMS responded to reports of a structure fire Monday morning.

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Armed Robbery reported at West Ashley restaurant Video included

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Charleston County dispatch confirms that Charleston City police are responding to a reported robbery Monday morning.

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All lanes reopen after Ravenel Bridge crash

The crash closed three lanes headed into Mt. Pleasant. (Source: Provided) The crash closed three lanes headed into Mt. Pleasant. (Source: Provided)
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Crews have reopened all three lanes that have been shut down on the Ravenel Bridge since shortly before noon.

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Police searching for two men who fled stolen vehicle after crash Video included

Source: Charleston Police Dept. Source: Charleston Police Dept.
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Charleston Police say they are trying to identify two men who fled from a stolen vehicle after it crashed. 

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Early-morning fire destroys McClellanville home; homeowners escape without injury Video included

(Source: Awendaw-McClellanville Fire Department) (Source: Awendaw-McClellanville Fire Department)
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Investigators are working to determine what caused a fire early Tuesday that destroyed a McClellanville home.

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FIRST ALERT WEATHER: National Hurricane Center monitoring disturbance in Atlantic

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A broad area of low pressure off the African coast could become the next tropical system within five days.

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Savannah highway reopens after fatal accident

(Source: AP Stock Graphic) (Source: AP Stock Graphic)
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Savannah Highway is back open after a deadly crash early Saturday morning.

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Man wanted in deadly Summerville shooting arrested Friday morning Video included

Raymond Mazcyk (Source: Summerville Police Dept.) Raymond Mazcyk (Source: Summerville Police Dept.)
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The man wanted in connection with a Summerville shooting on June 21 has been arrested. 

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Charleston Co. Sheriff's Office to hold weekend traffic checkpoints Video included

Source: Live 5/File Source: Live 5/File
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The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office will hold two traffic safety checkpoints this weekend.

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Coroner identifies woman killed in North Charleston shooting Video included

Tommy Jones (Source: Al Cannon Detention Center) Tommy Jones (Source: Al Cannon Detention Center)
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The Charleston County Coroner's Office has identified a woman who was fatally shot in North Charleston early Wednesday morning. 

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Police investigating after altercation on Folly Beach leads to death Video included

Source: Live 5 News Source: Live 5 News
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Folly Beach Police are investigating a death that followed an altercation early Wednesday morning. 

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Deputies : Man wanted on drug charges after Berkeley Co. sweep arrested

Rico Reid (Source: Berkeley Co. Sheriff's Office) Rico Reid (Source: Berkeley Co. Sheriff's Office)
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The man wanted after a two-year investigation in Berkeley County has been arrested. 

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Coroner identifies man killed in shooting at North Charleston nightclub Video included

Source: Live 5 Source: Live 5
Updated: Jun 27, 2017 03:51 PM

The Charleston County Coroner's Office has identified a man who died after being shot outside a North Charleston nightclub. 

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Deputies searching for missing Berkeley County man

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Berkeley County deputies are searching for a missing Goose Creek man.

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Reward for information increases in unsolved beating death

(Source: Crime Stoppers) (Source: Crime Stoppers)
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More money has been added to the reward for information on the beating death of a downtown Charleston man. 

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Colleton Co. deputies investigating potential lead in fatal shooting investigation

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Deputies are investigating a potential lead after a man was found shot dead in front of a home in Walterboro. 

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Downtown Charleston streets reopen following flooding

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A number of downtown Charleston streets have reopened after they had closed due to flooding earlier on Wednesday. 

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Reward offered in deadly Walterboro shooting Video included

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A reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest after a man was killed in a Walterboro shooting Tuesday night. 

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SPECIAL PROGRAM: The Charleston 9: Never Forget Video included

Flags and markers at the Charleston 9 memorial at the former site of the Sofa Super Store. (Source: Live 5) Flags and markers at the Charleston 9 memorial at the former site of the Sofa Super Store. (Source: Live 5)
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Ten years ago, people across the Lowcountry and around the world made a promise to never forget the Charleston 9. 

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Rain, thunderstorms expected in SC as storm moves towards Louisiana Video included

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Rain and thunderstorms are expected in the Lowcountry on Tuesday as a system in the Gulf of Mexico heads towards Louisiana. 

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Deputies: 2 arrested after traffic stop leads to chase along I-26 Video included

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Charleston County deputies arrested two people after an attempted traffic stop led to a chase along I-26 early Monday morning.

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Victims of Charleston church shooting honored in Unity Walk Video included

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The victims of the massacre at the Mother Emmanuel AME Church were honored Saturday on the second anniversary of the killings.

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Goose Creek residents report flooding Video included

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Goose Creek residents say Saturday rains produced flooding in the area. 

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Man wanted in early-morning N. Charleston robbery at large Video included

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North Charleston Police are searching for a man wanted in connection with an armed robbery who led police on a high-speed chase on I-26.

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Police: Teen with stolen firearm shot while in stolen vehicle Video included

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Neighbors reported hearing between four and six gunshots in a shooting early Thursday morning that sent one person to the hospital.

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CCSD School Board votes to keep current principal hiring policy despite controversy Video included

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The Charleston County School Board's committee voted Monday afternoon to make no changes to the way principals are hired.

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Authorities investigating infant's death at Berkeley County campground Video included

Source: Raycom Source: Raycom
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Authorities are investigating the death of a 3-month-old at a camping site Sunday. 

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Fire destroys Walterboro home

(Source: Colleton County Fire-Rescue) (Source: Colleton County Fire-Rescue)
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A Walterboro home was burnt to the ground when fire crews arrived on the scene early Monday morning, officials say. 

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Suspect caught after shoplifting incident in Mount Pleasant Video included

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Officers responded to a report of theft at a Mount Pleasant shopping center early Monday morning, Charleston County dispatchers say.

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Shed fire under investigation on Johns Island Video included

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The St. John’s Fire Department is investigating an early-morning shed fire.

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CSU disputes account of student going unpunished after calling roommate a racial slur Video included

(Source: Live 5) (Source: Live 5)
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Charleston Southern University officials disputed details raised by the National Action Network Friday involving a student who reportedly went unpunished after using a racial slur against a roommate.

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Two facing charges after police chase overnight Video included

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A vehicle led law enforcement officers in a chase through two cities and a town overnight, Charleston County dispatchers say.

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Man, woman arrested in connection with triple homicide facing additional charges

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The 18 and 19-year-olds arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of a man, woman and child are facing more charges, officials say. 

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Charleston Police locate missing 73-year-old Video included

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Police have located a missing Charleston man who has not been seen since Wednesday afternoon. 

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Police: 2 shot in N. Charleston late Wednesday night

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North Charleston Police are investigating a shooting late Wednesday night that left one dead and one injured.

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SCE&G: Lights back on for hundreds in Dorchester County after outage

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Almost all of the nearly 1,000 homes affected by a power outage Wednesday night in Summerville are back online.

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All downtown Charleston roads reopened after flooding

Source: Google.com Source: Google.com
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All downtown Charleston roads that were closed because of flooding Tuesday afternoon have reopened.

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Lanes on Ravenel Bridge reopen following 3-vehicle crash Video included

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Charleston Police have cleared the scene of a multi-vehicle accident that closed three lanes of the Arthur Ravenel Bridge.

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Repairs to damaged Cane Bay water line complete; Boil water advisory in effect Video included

Source: Pixabay Source: Pixabay
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Approximately 400 Cane Bay homes are under a boil water advisory after a construction crew damaged a water line in the area.

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Dorchester County rescue workers complete mass casualty drill Video included

(Source: Live 5) (Source: Live 5)
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Dorchester County conducted a mass casualty drill Tuesday morning to keep first responders prepared to handle a crisis.

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Bond denied for suspected triggerman in fatal Summerville shooting Video included

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Bond has been denied for the man charged in connection with a fatal shooting outside of a Summerville apartment complex.

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Hurricane season has begun and forecasters say it's likely to be above-normal Video included

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The 2017 hurricane season starts Friday and forecasters say it could be above-normal.  

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Second person arrested in connection with Colleton Co. triple killing to face judge Friday Video included

LaShay Aiken (Source: Aiken County Sheriff's Office) LaShay Aiken (Source: Aiken County Sheriff's Office)
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A Walterboro woman arrested Thursday will face a Colleton County judge Friday on charges related to a shooting that left two adults and a child dead and a second child wounded.

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Police make second arrest in fatal Charleston shooting

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Charleston Police arrested a 19-year-old man in a fatal shooting.

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Condemned church shooter Roof to appeal death sentence Video included

Dylann Roof entered a Charleston courtroom earlier this month to plead guilty to state charges in the Charleston church shooting. (Source: Pool) Dylann Roof entered a Charleston courtroom earlier this month to plead guilty to state charges in the Charleston church shooting. (Source: Pool)

Attorneys for the white supremacist sentenced to death for killing nine worshippers at a Charleston church filed notice Tuesday they were appealing his conviction and sentence to the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Victim identified in fatal N. Charleston shooting

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One person is in custody after a deadly shooting in North Charleston Friday afternoon.

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Coroner identifies man killed in car accident on Johns Island Video included

(Source: Live 5) (Source: Live 5)
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The Charleston County Coroner's Office has identified a 32-year-old man who died in a car accident on Johns Island early Monday morning. 

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Mt. Pleasant Police officers, driver injured in early-morning crash

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Two Mount Pleasant Police officers and a person who had been arrested in a traffic stop were injured when another driver crashed into their vehicles early Saturday morning. 

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Police: Woman in costume who spooked horses turns self in, facing 2 charges Video included

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A woman wearing a dinosaur costume who spooked horses in downtown Charleston late Thursday has turned herself in to authorities, according to the driver of the carriage involved in the incident.

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Suspect in triple murder denied bond, denies involvement in killings Video included

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Bond was denied for an 18-year-old man accused of killing two adults and a child, and wounding a second child in a Colleton County shooting.

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Ramp to Ravenel Bridge reopened after crash

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The Coleman Boulevard ramp to the Ravenel Bridge has been reopened after an early-morning crash. 

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Reward offered in search for missing Berkeley Co. man Video included

Willie Toomer (Source: BCSO) Willie Toomer (Source: BCSO)
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Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information that leads investigators to the whereabouts of a 78-year-old man who disappeared Sunday.

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Crime Stoppers offers reward in Colleton County quadruple shooting

Scene of the shooting in Ruffin. (Source: Live 5 News) Scene of the shooting in Ruffin. (Source: Live 5 News)
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Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information leading to the arrests in a quadruple shooting in Colleton County on Tuesday. 

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AUDIO: 911 calls released in incident involving elementary student found in pond Video included

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Authorities released 911 calls made after a student at a West Ashley school was discovered in a retention pond Tuesday morning.

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Goose Creek family among victims of fatal I-95 crash Video included

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Four Goose Creek family members were among five people who died Tuesday in a multi-vehicle crash on I-95.

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Sheriff: Fatal Colleton Co. shooting could be drug-related Video included

Scene of the shooting in Ruffin. (Source: Live 5 News) Scene of the shooting in Ruffin. (Source: Live 5 News)
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Colleton County investigators are looking into the possibility the shooting that killed three and sent a 9-year-old to the hospital was drug-related.

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Ashley River Creative Arts student found in pond, taken to hospital Video included

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An Ashley River Creative Arts Elementary student has been taken to MUSC after being found in a pond behind the school Tuesday morning, authorities say. 

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Police locate missing woman whose home was involved in fire

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Charleston Police say they have located a woman they were looking for whose home had been involved in a fire.

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Body recovered in Bohicket Creek Video included

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Crews are on the scene of Wadmalaw Island's Cherry Point Landing for a water rescue. 

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Former Mount Pleasant official out on $10K bond, accused of sexual battery Video included

(Source: WCSC) (Source: WCSC)
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A former Lowcountry official is out on a $10,000 bond after being charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct. 

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Duo takes thousands in fraudulent withdrawals from Lowcountry ATMs

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Authorities are asking for the public’s help identifying two men after thousands of dollars was taken in a string of fraudulent ATM withdrawals across the Lowcountry. 

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FIRST ALERT WEATHER: Potential for record-breaking heat Wednesday

Highs Wednesday. (Source: WCSC) Highs Wednesday. (Source: WCSC)
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Wednesday is forecast to be the hottest day of the year so far. 

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Reports of boom, shaking in the Lowcountry Video included

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Live 5 News has received multiple reports of a loud boom and brief shaking in the Lowcountry is working to find the cause.

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Gas leak secured on Rivers Avenue

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A gas leak caused by construction work has been secured, SCE&G says. 

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Civil rights groups speak out against 'predatory' businesses Video included

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Representatives of area civil groups are holding a press conference as they try to have a North Charleston convenience store closed down. 

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FIRST ALERT WEATHER: Strong winds, marginal risk of severe weather Monday

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The Lowcountry will see a slight risk of severe weather Monday evening. 

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Summerville man dies of self-inflicted gunshot wound, suspicious package found

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The Summerville Medical Center is no longer on lockdown after police investigated a report of shots fired early Wednesday morning.

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Charleston PD charges juvenile after 911 call prompts school lockdowns Video included

Police ourside Mitchell Elementary School. (Source: Live 5) Police ourside Mitchell Elementary School. (Source: Live 5)
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The Charleston Police department has announced charges against a juvenile after a 911 call made on Monday sent multiple downtown schools and a daycare into lockdown. 

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5 Around Town: Ladybugs release, Riverdogs pay tribute and Stingrays say thanks

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The Riverdogs will pay tribute in several ways, the Stingrays thank their fans, and Ladybugs are granted freedom in this week's 5 Around Town.

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