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Coroner identifies victim in fatal N. Charleston stabbing Video included

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The Charleston County coroner says a 41-year-old woman died in a stabbing in North Charleston.

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Firefighters still watching hot spots at Holly Hill scrap metal facility fire Video included

Aerial footage of the fire at Don's Car Crushing in Holly Hill. (Picture provided) Aerial footage of the fire at Don's Car Crushing in Holly Hill. (Picture provided)
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Emergency crews are continuing to battle a large fire at a scrap metal dealer in Holly Hill Saturday, more than 24 hours after it was reported. 

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State Democrats call for more prison funding after deadly riot Video included

Lee Correctional Institution is a maximum security prison in Bishopville. (Source: WIS) Lee Correctional Institution is a maximum security prison in Bishopville. (Source: WIS)
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State House conversations among lawmakers are turning to prison reform in the wake of a deadly riot that left seven inmates dead and 17 injured Sunday night. 

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Plane pulled during charity event on USS Yorktown hits second plane Video included

A plane being pulled on the USS Yorktown's flight deck crashed into another plane. (Source: Live 5) A plane being pulled on the USS Yorktown's flight deck crashed into another plane. (Source: Live 5)
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A mishap at a plane pull charity fundraiser event on the USS Yorktown's flight deck gave viewers more than they expected.

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Judge sets bond for Charleston man charged with wife's 2012 murder Video included

Bob McCaffrey was arrested on a fugitive warrant from Charleston in Dare County, North Carolina. (Source: Dare County, N.C. Detention Center) Bob McCaffrey was arrested on a fugitive warrant from Charleston in Dare County, North Carolina. (Source: Dare County, N.C. Detention Center)
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A judge set bond for the man facing a murder charge in the 2012 disappearance of his wife.

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Awendaw-McClellanville fire extinguishes vehicle fire

Awendaw-McClellanville fire extinguishes vehicle fire. Awendaw-McClellanville fire extinguishes vehicle fire.
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Emergency crews were able to extinguish a vehicle fire, according to Awendaw-McClellanville fire. The vehicle fire happened on Guerins Bridge Road near Drew Lane in Awendaw. Crews say no one was hurt in the fire. Copyright 2018 WCSC. All rights reserved. 

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Coroner identifies man killed in Charleston Co. hit and run; deputies search for driver Video included

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Authorities have identified the 24-year-old man killed when he was struck by a vehicle that left the scene of the accident late Saturday night.

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Vehicle fire, fuel spill blocked portion of Main Street in Summerville Video included

A vehicle caught fire on Main Street in Summerville shortly before 1:30 p.m. (Source: Tiffani Anthony) A vehicle caught fire on Main Street in Summerville shortly before 1:30 p.m. (Source: Tiffani Anthony)
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A vehicle fire near Azalea Square in Summerville caused a fuel leak that blocked a portion of North Main Street Friday afternoon.

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Man charged with murder in the 2012 disappearance of his wife waives bond hearing Video included

Bob McCaffrey (left) was returned to the Charleston County Detention Center Wednesday night. (Source: Live 5) Bob McCaffrey (left) was returned to the Charleston County Detention Center Wednesday night. (Source: Live 5)
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Six years after a West Ashley woman vanished, deputies brought her husband back to Charleston to face a murder charge in the 2012 case. 

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Charleston man to be charged with murder in wife's 2012 disappearance Video included

Robert McCaffrey was arrested in 2014 on a charge of obstruction of justice. (Source: Charleston Co. Detention Center) Robert McCaffrey was arrested in 2014 on a charge of obstruction of justice. (Source: Charleston Co. Detention Center)
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Charleston County deputies say they plan to charge a man arrested in North Carolina Tuesday with the 2012 murder of his wife. 

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Accident downs utility pole, knocks out power in North Charleston Video included

The crash knocked down a utility pole on Dorchester Road and sparked a fire. (Source: John Norton) The crash knocked down a utility pole on Dorchester Road and sparked a fire. (Source: John Norton)
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A car crash damaged a power pole near Joint Base Charleston leaving a few thousand people without power for a short time Sunday evening. 

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Demonstrators join 'March for Our Lives' movement in Charleston Video included

Students and parents marched at Riverfront Park Saturday as part of the nationwide "March for Our Lives" movement. (Source: Live 5) Students and parents marched at Riverfront Park Saturday as part of the nationwide "March for Our Lives" movement. (Source: Live 5)
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Hundreds of people gathered Sunday in North Charleston to take part in a nationwide movement calling for tougher gun laws. 

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Firefighters extinguish fire at Berkeley Propane building in Moncks Corner Video included

Firefighters say neon lighting sparked the fire at Berkeley Propane in Moncks Corner. (Source: Provided) Firefighters say neon lighting sparked the fire at Berkeley Propane in Moncks Corner. (Source: Provided)
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Berkeley County firefighters responded to a fire at a Berkeley Electric Coop building Wednesday night.

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Joint Base Charleston crew removes ammunition from James Island home Video included

The homeowner said the shell had been given to her late husband as a gift. (Source: Live 5) The homeowner said the shell had been given to her late husband as a gift. (Source: Live 5)
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An Air Force crew from Joint Base Charleston removed potentially-active military ammunition that sparked an evacuation of nearby homes on James Island Saturday night.

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N. Charleston Police investigating hit and run that injured adult, child Video included

North Charleston Police are investigating a hit and run that left an adult and child injured. (Source: AP) North Charleston Police are investigating a hit and run that left an adult and child injured. (Source: AP)
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North Charleston Police are searching for a driver who struck an adult and child and left the scene Saturday night. 

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Berkeley County fire crews contain junkyard fire

Source: Moncks Corner Rural Fire Chief Scott Lee Source: Moncks Corner Rural Fire Chief Scott Lee
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Seven Berkeley County fire crews battled a large junkyard fire in Moncks Corner, according to Moncks Corner Rural Fire Chief Scott Lee.

According to Lee, the fire started in a abandoned mobile home. The fire spread to vehicles, tires and many other items.

It began shortly before 11 p.m. on Friday night along West End Drive. 

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Johns Island kidnapping suspect enters not guilty plea in federal court Video included

Thomas Evans returns to the Al Cannon Detention Center Friday after a federal court hearing. (Source: Live 5) Thomas Evans returns to the Al Cannon Detention Center Friday after a federal court hearing. (Source: Live 5)
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The man accused of kidnapping a 4-year-old Johns Island girl entered a not guilty plea on three federal charges Friday morning.

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Rivers Ave. reopens after suspicious package investigation

Police are investigating a suspicious package on Rivers Avenue. (Source: Provided) Police are investigating a suspicious package on Rivers Avenue. (Source: Provided)
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North Charleston Police say Rivers Avenue has reopened to traffic after a suspicious package forced them to block the roadway.

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Kidnapping suspect of Johns Island, SC girl indicted on federal charges Video included

Thomas Evans waived a hearing before a bond judge Wednesday on 7 state charges in  the Johns Island kidnapping on Mar. 7. (Source: Live 5) Thomas Evans waived a hearing before a bond judge Wednesday on 7 state charges in the Johns Island kidnapping on Mar. 7. (Source: Live 5)
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The man accused in the kidnapping of a 4-year-old Johns Island girl and the assault of her mother has been charged in a three-count federal indictment.  

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Report reveals details of Charleston Co. quadruple homicide scene, arrest Video included

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The Charleston County Coroner's Office says a family killed in a quadruple homicide near Mount Pleasant died from blunt trauma. 

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Man barricaded in Charleston County home surrenders to deputies Video included

Authorities say a man who barricaded himself in a home and threatened to harm himself and first responders has surrendered. (Source: Live 5 News) Authorities say a man who barricaded himself in a home and threatened to harm himself and first responders has surrendered. (Source: Live 5 News)
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Authorities say a man who barricaded himself in a home and threatened to harm himself and first responders has surrendered. 

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Fire under control at Red's Ice House at Bohicket Marina Video included

Source: Holy City Sailing Source: Holy City Sailing
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Emergency crews say a fire at a restaurant on Seabrook Island is under control. 

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All lanes on I-26 reopen after bridge torn down due to fatal accident

All lanes on I-26 reopen after bridge torn down due to fatal accident Video included

Traffic is moving smoothly on both sides of I-26 after authorities removed the Four Holes Road Bridge. (Source: WISTV) Traffic is moving smoothly on both sides of I-26 after authorities removed the Four Holes Road Bridge. (Source: WISTV)
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Traffic is moving on Interstate 26 in Orangeburg County after a tractor-trailer crash that killed the vehicle's driver forced the removal and replacement of the Four Holes Road overpass that was severely damaged as a result.

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North Charleston crews respond to reported structure fire

Structure fire near intersection of Remount Road and Dickson Avenue (Source: William Clarke) Structure fire near intersection of Remount Road and Dickson Avenue (Source: William Clarke)
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North Charleston fire crews responded a reported structure fire, according to Charleston County dispatchers.

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Investigators arrest two men for fatal shooting in Charleston County Video included

Charleston County deputies are responding to a fatal shooting in the 3000 block of Matipan Dr. (Source: Live 5) Charleston County deputies are responding to a fatal shooting in the 3000 block of Matipan Dr. (Source: Live 5)
Updated: Feb 25, 2018 11:33 AM

Charleston County investigators have arrested two men for a fatal shooting in the North Area of the county. 

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Awendaw-McClellanville fire responds to mobile home fire

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Awendaw-McClellanville fire said its crews responded to a mobile home fire on Brailsford Road in McClellanville. 

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Police looking to speak to woman in connection to Heidi Todd case; 911 tapes released Video included

A hammer can be seen in the passenger's seat of a suspicious car tied to a Thomas Evans' sighting in Berkeley County two days before he allegedly kidnapped a Johns Island girl. (Source: Provided) A hammer can be seen in the passenger's seat of a suspicious car tied to a Thomas Evans' sighting in Berkeley County two days before he allegedly kidnapped a Johns Island girl. (Source: Provided)
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The FBI is trying to speak with anyone who Thomas Lawton Evans may have been associated with before Feb. 13, the date he is accused of kidnapping a 4-year-old girl on Johns Island.

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Driver killed in a single vehicle crash in Georgetown county Video included

Troopers are investigating a deadly hit and run in Dorchester Co. (Source: AP) Troopers are investigating a deadly hit and run in Dorchester Co. (Source: AP)
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One person is dead following a single-vehicle car crash in Georgetown County, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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Family of 3-year-old boy killed in Dorchester Co. hit-and-run wants answers Video included

Troopers are investigating a deadly hit and run in Dorchester Co. (Source: AP) Troopers are investigating a deadly hit and run in Dorchester Co. (Source: AP)
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The mother of a 3-year-old boy who died after being struck by a vehicle late Monday night says she doesn't hold a grudge against the driver but wants to know what happened.

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Second student arrested after gun found at Georgetown Middle Video included

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A second student has been arrested in connection with a gun found Thursday at Georgetown Middle School.

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All lanes on Rivers Ave. open following accident involving motorcycle

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All lanes on Rivers Avenue are open following an accident involving a motorcycle and another vehicle Wednesday afternoon. 

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Friends, family remember Charleston Black Lives Matter leader killed in New Orleans shooting Video included

Muhiyidin Moye, the leader of the Black Lives Matter movement in Charleston, was shot to death in New Orleans, his family says. (Source: GoFundMe) Muhiyidin Moye, the leader of the Black Lives Matter movement in Charleston, was shot to death in New Orleans, his family says. (Source: GoFundMe)
Updated: Feb 07, 2018 11:56 AM

People gathered outside North Charleston City Hall Tuesday night to remember the leader of Charleston's Black Lives Matter movement who died in New Orleans.

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Police arrest suspect after officers surround downtown apartment, schools placed on lockdown Video included

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The Charleston Police Department has arrested a suspect after officers surrounded a downtown Charleston apartment Tuesday morning. 

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Deputies: 18-year-old charged with murder of two Walterboro men Video included

Jonathan Shamar Moore (Source: Colleton Co. Sheriff's Office) Jonathan Shamar Moore (Source: Colleton Co. Sheriff's Office)
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A Walterboro teenager will be charged in the deaths of two men reported missing from Walterboro earlier this week, deputies say. 

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Victim identified in Walterboro night club shooting

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One person is dead and two other people have been injured after a night club shooting in Walterboro, according to the Colleton County Sheriff's Office. 

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5 Around Town: Acrobatic planes, big bowls of rice, and a seafood celebration

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The Lowcountry closes out April with an air show, a rice festival, a seafood celebration, and the first shag dance party of the season.

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