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Over a hundred Lowcountry residents gathered Monday night in North Charleston for a town hall on affordable housing. Over a hundred Lowcountry residents gathered Monday night in North Charleston for a town hall on affordable housing.

Jim Clyburn hosts town hall on affordable housing in N. Charleston

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Over a hundred Lowcountry residents gathered Monday night in North Charleston for a town hall on affordable housing.

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Coroner: Man drowns at river in Williamsburg County

Williamsburg County Coroner William Horton said Leverne DeArrion Douglas of Florence died from drowning at the Black River at Gilland Park. Williamsburg County Coroner William Horton said Leverne DeArrion Douglas of Florence died from drowning at the Black River at Gilland Park.
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Authorities say a 24-year-old man drowned at the Black River in Williamsburg County. 

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Boeing won't negotiate with union after Lowcountry flightline workers vote to join

Officials with Boeing say the company will not negotiate with the International Association of Machinists, the union which a group of Lowcountry workers voted to join, until their appeal is resolved. (Source: Live 5 News) Officials with Boeing say the company will not negotiate with the International Association of Machinists, the union which a group of Lowcountry workers voted to join, until their appeal is resolved. (Source: Live 5 News)
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Officials with Boeing say the company will not negotiate with the International Association of Machinists, the union which a group of Lowcountry workers voted to join, until their appeal is resolved. 

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Deputies searching for trio caught on camera breaking into cars at Berkeley Co. neighborhood

Officials with the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office say the break-ins happened early Monday morning at the Hunter's Bend neighborhood. (Source: BCSO) Officials with the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office say the break-ins happened early Monday morning at the Hunter's Bend neighborhood. (Source: BCSO)
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Deputies are searching for three suspects who were caught on camera breaking into cars in a Berkeley County neighborhood. 

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Officers searching for two suspects after N. Charleston shooting injures one Video included

Emergency officials say police are responding to a reported shooting in North Charleston. (Source: Live 5 News) Emergency officials say police are responding to a reported shooting in North Charleston. (Source: Live 5 News)
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Officers are searching for two suspects following a shooting that injured one man in North Charleston. 

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Aerial mosquito control scheduled for Charleston, Berkeley counties

Mosquito control will be conducting aerial spraying in Charleston and Berkeley Counties starting this week. (Source: Pixabay) Mosquito control will be conducting aerial spraying in Charleston and Berkeley Counties starting this week. (Source: Pixabay)
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Mosquito control will be conducting aerial spraying in Charleston and Berkeley Counties starting this week. 

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Dorchester County passes ordinance on new hospitality tax Video included

People in unincorporated parts of Dorchester County might be paying more when they go out for dinner. (Source: Pixabay) People in unincorporated parts of Dorchester County might be paying more when they go out for dinner. (Source: Pixabay)
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People in unincorporated parts of Dorchester County will be paying more when they go out for dinner.

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Mark Sanford visits Summerville company, disagrees with Trump on tariffs Video included

Mark Sanford may have lost the first election in his political career for speaking out against President Trump, but in the aftermath of that defeat, he's not appearing to back down. Mark Sanford may have lost the first election in his political career for speaking out against President Trump, but in the aftermath of that defeat, he's not appearing to back down.
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Mark Sanford may have lost the first election in his political career for speaking out against President Trump, but in the aftermath of that defeat, he's not appearing to back down.

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Rare albino alligator spotted in Colleton Co. wildlife area Video included

Source: Video shows an albino alligator in Colleton County (Source: Will Connelley) Source: Video shows an albino alligator in Colleton County (Source: Will Connelley)
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Video has surfaced of an albino alligator not only in the wild, but also being attacked by another alligator. 

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Deputies stop speeding car and find couple shot inside

Authorities are investigating after deputies stopped a speeding car and found two people shot inside. (Picture provided) Authorities are investigating after deputies stopped a speeding car and found two people shot inside. (Picture provided)
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Authorities are investigating after deputies stopped a speeding car and found two people shot inside. 

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Charleston police searching for suspect accused of pepper spraying woman during argument

Authorities are looking for Ebony Latasha Smalls who is wanted for third-degree assault and battery. (Source: CPD) Authorities are looking for Ebony Latasha Smalls who is wanted for third-degree assault and battery. (Source: CPD)
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The Charleston Police Department is searching for a suspect accused of pepper spraying a woman during an argument. 

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Authorities capture woman wanted for violating parole in Orangeburg Video included

The Department of Probation and Parole is looking for 32-year-old Christina Elizabeth Mavris for a violation of community supervision release. (Source: DPPS) The Department of Probation and Parole is looking for 32-year-old Christina Elizabeth Mavris for a violation of community supervision release. (Source: DPPS)
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Authorities are searching for a woman wanted for violating parole. 

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Charleston Fire Department holds remembrance ceremony for Charleston 9 Video included

The Charleston 9 firefighters (Source: Charleston Fire Dept.) The Charleston 9 firefighters (Source: Charleston Fire Dept.)
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Members of the Charleston Fire Department marked the 11th anniversary of a deadly fire that claimed nine of their own with a remembrance ceremony Monday night. 

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MUSC breaks ground on new distribution center in N. Charleston Video included

MUSC broke ground on a new distribution center in North Charleston Monday morning. MUSC broke ground on a new distribution center in North Charleston Monday morning.
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MUSC broke ground on a new distribution center in North Charleston Monday morning.  

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Study: Thousands of Lowcountry homes at risk for 'chronic inundation' by 2045 Video included

A new study suggests more than 7,000 homes in the Lowcountry could be at risk for 'chronic inundation' flooding by 2045. (Source: UCS) A new study suggests more than 7,000 homes in the Lowcountry could be at risk for 'chronic inundation' flooding by 2045. (Source: UCS)
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A study released by the Union of Concerned Scientists paints a grim future for some residents of the South Carolina coast when it comes to water invading their homes.  

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CCSO: One in serious condition following single-vehicle accident on Wadmalaw Island

One person is in serious condition following an accident on Wadmalaw Island.. (Source: AP) One person is in serious condition following an accident on Wadmalaw Island.. (Source: AP)
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One woman is in serious condition after a single-car accident on Wadmalaw Island late Saturday night, according to Charleston County Sheriff's Office spokesman Roger Antonio.

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Roads reopen after crews repair large Mt. Pleasant water main break Video included

Crews work the scene of a water main break in Mt. Pleasant (Source: Viewer)) Crews work the scene of a water main break in Mt. Pleasant (Source: Viewer))
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A water main break in Mount Pleasant Sunday has caused for some road diversions to be set up. 

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Georgetown bar shooting leaves man wounded early Sunday morning Video included

Police are investigating a shooting outside a LoLo's bar early Sunday morning. (Source: AP) Police are investigating a shooting outside a LoLo's bar early Sunday morning. (Source: AP)
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The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting outside a local bar that left one wounded.

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Rep. James Clyburn to host affordable housing town hall Monday Video included

U.S. Rep. James Clyburn (Photo Source: U.S. Government) U.S. Rep. James Clyburn (Photo Source: U.S. Government)
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Rep. James Clyburn is scheduled to be in town on Monday. 

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Summerville men welcome newborns on Father's Day Video included

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Two Summerville men became first-time dads just in time for Father’s Day.

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Mother Emanuel service honors lives taken in shooting 3 years ago Video included

On Sunday, the Mother Emanuel AME Church begins a week of remembrance with a worship service . (Source: Live 5 News) On Sunday, the Mother Emanuel AME Church begins a week of remembrance with a worship service . (Source: Live 5 News)
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Members of the Mother Emanuel AME Church gathered on Sunday to celebrate the lives and legacies of the victims and survivors of the shooting that took place in the church three years ago.

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N. Charleston police investigate auto pedestrian incident Video included

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North Charleston police are investigating a reported a Sunday morning auto-pedestrian accident

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Leftover campaign signs in Charleston leave neighbors frustrated Video included

ccording to a Charleston County ordinance, campaigns have until 15 days after an election to remove the signs.(Source: Live 5) ccording to a Charleston County ordinance, campaigns have until 15 days after an election to remove the signs.(Source: Live 5)
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People living in Charleston County have expressed frustration over campaign signs left over from the primary election.

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North Charleston man out on bond following narcotics arrest

John F. Nixon was arrested following a narcotics investigation on Friday. (Source: Charleston County Sheriff's Office) John F. Nixon was arrested following a narcotics investigation on Friday. (Source: Charleston County Sheriff's Office)
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A North Charleston man has posted bond after being arrested following a drug bust on Friday. 

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Emergency crews respond to accident in West Ashley

A heavily damaged SUV was seen in a ditch in the area of Mary Ader Avenue and Glenn McConnell. (Source: Live 5 News) A heavily damaged SUV was seen in a ditch in the area of Mary Ader Avenue and Glenn McConnell. (Source: Live 5 News)
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Emergency crews responded to an accident in West Ashley Friday night. 

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Video shows tree branch fall on power line near highway in Summerville Video included

Casey Lawson it happened on Highway 61 towards Beech Hill Elementary School. Casey Lawson it happened on Highway 61 towards Beech Hill Elementary School.
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A viewer captured video of a transformer exploding along a highway in Summerville Friday night. 

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Fugitive wanted for 2 murders captured after crashing into patrol vehicle, fleeing on foot Video included

Damaged NCPD vehicle on Rivers Avenue (Source: Live 5 News) Damaged NCPD vehicle on Rivers Avenue (Source: Live 5 News)
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North Charleston Police captured a fugitive wanted on murder charges after they say he crashed into an officer's car Thursday night during a pursuit.

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Amazing light show appears over the Lowcountry courtesy of Friday's severe weather Video included

Megan Stephens captured this pic in Summerville. Megan Stephens captured this pic in Summerville.
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Residents across the Lowcountry had quite a light show Friday night thanks to severe weather. 

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Crews clear southbound accident on the Ravenel Bridge

Crews have cleared an accident on the Ravenel Bridge Friday night. Crews have cleared an accident on the Ravenel Bridge Friday night.
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Crews have cleared an accident on the Ravenel Bridge Friday night. 

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Police: Woman transported to MUSC after family dog attacks her at W. Ashley home

Authorities say a woman has been transported to the hospital after she was attacked by a family dog. (Source: AP) Authorities say a woman has been transported to the hospital after she was attacked by a family dog. (Source: AP)
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Authorities say a woman has been transported to the hospital after she was attacked by a family dog. 

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Man surrenders to deputies for shooting on James Island Video included

The Charleston County Sheriff's Office has charged Steven Ramone Ladson with attempted murder, possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime and malicious injury to personal property. (Source: CCSO) The Charleston County Sheriff's Office has charged Steven Ramone Ladson with attempted murder, possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime and malicious injury to personal property. (Source: CCSO)
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Deputies have arrested a man accused in a shooting on James Island. 

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Coroner identifies victim killed in wrong-way crash on I-26 Video included

Viewer videos and pictures from the scene show a car with heavy damage to its front and rear. (Source: Live 5 News) Viewer videos and pictures from the scene show a car with heavy damage to its front and rear. (Source: Live 5 News)
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A wrong-way crash on I-26 killed one person and sent two to the hospital late Thursday night.

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Police investigating after two people shot in North Charleston Video included

Police are investigating after two people were shot in North Charleston Friday afternoon. (Source: Live 5 News) Police are investigating after two people were shot in North Charleston Friday afternoon. (Source: Live 5 News)
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Police are investigating after two people were shot in North Charleston Friday afternoon. 

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Suspect arrested in Horry Co. abduction attempt

Jeremiah Dicapua was arrested after athourities say he attempted to abduct a woman in Garden City on June 9. ( Source: GCSO) Jeremiah Dicapua was arrested after athourities say he attempted to abduct a woman in Garden City on June 9. ( Source: GCSO)
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Investigators have arrested a Horry County man suspected of attempting to abduct a woman who was jogging on South Waccamaw Drive in Garden City last week.

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Request to remove car prompted resolution to censure mayor, says Summerville official Video included

An email sent by Mayor Wiley Johnson to Town Administrator Colin Martin prompted town council to pass a resolution to reprimand the mayor for violating a code of ethics and conduct on Thurdsay night, according to Summerville’s town clerk. An email sent by Mayor Wiley Johnson to Town Administrator Colin Martin prompted town council to pass a resolution to reprimand the mayor for violating a code of ethics and conduct on Thurdsay night, according to Summerville’s town clerk.
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An email sent by Mayor Wiley Johnson to Town Administrator Colin Martin prompted town council to pass a resolution to reprimand the mayor for violating a code of ethics and conduct on Thurdsay night, according to Summerville’s town clerk.

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Name of WWII Pilot placed on fighter plane he flew for USS Yorktown Video included

Pilot Bill Watkinson had no idea what was planned for him when he arrived aboard the USS Yorktown. (Source: Live 5) Pilot Bill Watkinson had no idea what was planned for him when he arrived aboard the USS Yorktown. (Source: Live 5)
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Visitors to the USS Yorktown Friday witnessed a special honor for a World War II fighter pilot who actually flew missions for the ship.  

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Former Lexington deputy sheriff charged with disclosing confidential information

Former Lexington County deputy sheriff Brandon Williams Jones (Source: Raycom) Former Lexington County deputy sheriff Brandon Williams Jones (Source: Raycom)
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A former Lexington County deputy sheriff has been charged with disclosure of confidential information.

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Traffic pattern changes in Hanahan to start Friday Video included

The Williams Lane project in Hanahan will go into effect June 15. (Source: AP) The Williams Lane project in Hanahan will go into effect June 15. (Source: AP)
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Some traffic pattern changes in Hanahan will go into effect Friday.

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Plant explosion victim's mother 'relives that day over and over,' decades later Video included

Decades after the explosion, Barbara Chubb still mourns her son, Tim, the youngest victim of the plant explosion. (Source: Live 5) Decades after the explosion, Barbara Chubb still mourns her son, Tim, the youngest victim of the plant explosion. (Source: Live 5)
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Sunday marks the 27th anniversary of a fatal explosion at a Charleston chemical plant. 

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FBI: 2 arrested after scheme costs Daniel Island company $350K

FBI agents say a Nigerian scheme cost a Daniel Island business more than $350,000. (Source: AP) FBI agents say a Nigerian scheme cost a Daniel Island business more than $350,000. (Source: AP)
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Two Nigerians have been charged in a scheme that cost a Daniel Island business more than $350,000,

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After last walkthrough, community plans to relocate historic schoolhouse Video included

On Friday, those in the community will participate in the “Grand Finale” of the 1900’s Long Point Road Schoolhouse walkthrough. (source:African American Settlement Historic Commission) On Friday, those in the community will participate in the “Grand Finale” of the 1900’s Long Point Road Schoolhouse walkthrough. (source:African American Settlement Historic Commission)
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On Friday, those in the community will participate in the “Grand Finale” of the 1900’s Long Point Road Schoolhouse walkthrough.

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Man charged after search warrant at James Island house yields guns, drugs, large amount of money

Devante White (Source: CCSO) Devante White (Source: CCSO)
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Charleston County Sheriff's Office spokesman Roger Antonio says a search warrant executed on a James Island house early Friday morning led to charges for one man after a large amount of drugs and guns were found.  

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Former Kiawah Island official pleads guilty to conspiracy

A former Kiawah Island official has pleaded guilty to conspiracy.  (Source: AP) A former Kiawah Island official has pleaded guilty to conspiracy. (Source: AP)
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A former Kiawah Island official has changed her plea to guilty in a wire fraud case involving her and the former treasurer of Kiawah Island, 

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Judge delays sentencing for former Berkeley Co. School District CFO Video included

Brantley Thomas pleaded guilty to federal charges for taking $800,000 from the Berkeley Co. School District. (Source: Berkeley County School District) Brantley Thomas pleaded guilty to federal charges for taking $800,000 from the Berkeley Co. School District. (Source: Berkeley County School District)
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A judge delayed the sentencing for the former Chief Financial Officer of the Berkeley County School District Thursday morning.

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Firefighter hospitalized after Mt. Pleasant house fire; marshals investigating cause Video included

Crews on the scene of the fire in Mount Pleasant (Source: Live 5) Crews on the scene of the fire in Mount Pleasant (Source: Live 5)
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Crews are responding to a reported structure fire in Mount Pleasant. 

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Police investigating reported armed robbery at West Ashley fast food restaurant Video included

Authorities responded to a reported robbery Friday morning (Source: Live 5) Authorities responded to a reported robbery Friday morning (Source: Live 5)
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Charleston police responded to a reported robbery in West Ashley early Friday morning.

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Airport improves plans for the next time it snows in Charleston

Snow falls on a plane at Charleston International  Airport in January (Source: Viewer) Snow falls on a plane at Charleston International Airport in January (Source: Viewer)
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The January snowstorm caused significant transportation issues in the Charleston area when up to eight inches was reported in certain parts of the Lowcountry.  

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FIRST ALERT WEATHER: Severe storms possible in the Lowcountry Friday afternoon Video included

Source: Live 5 Source: Live 5
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The Lowcountry has a chance to see some very severe weather on Friday afternoon.  

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Series of events to commemorate third anniversary of Emanuel AME shooting Video included

The front of Emanuel AME church in downtown Charleston (Source: Emanuel AME) The front of Emanuel AME church in downtown Charleston (Source: Emanuel AME)
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The shooting at Emanuel AME church which killed nine black parishioners will forever be woven into the history of Charleston. 

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City Council to consider apologizing for Charleston's role in slavery Video included

City Council will consider a resolution where the City of Charleston would have to denounce and apologize for its role in fostering slavery. (Source: Live 5 News) City Council will consider a resolution where the City of Charleston would have to denounce and apologize for its role in fostering slavery. (Source: Live 5 News)
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Charleston City Council will consider a resolution where the City of Charleston would have to denounce and apologize for its role in fostering slavery. The initial vote is expected to take place at the city council meeting next Tuesday. Councilman William Dudley Gregory supports the resolution. "I think it's ove

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Charleston man builds Williams-Brice Stadium out of LEGO Video included

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Model took weeks and over 5,000 pieces to build

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Henley, Johnson among the leaders after Day 1 at the US Open

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Charleston resident Henley among 4 tied for the lead

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Viewer captures rotating storm video over Berkeley County neighborhood Video included

Krystal Enevoldsen says she captured videos of a rotating storm over her neighborhood around 4:38 p.m. Krystal Enevoldsen says she captured videos of a rotating storm over her neighborhood around 4:38 p.m.
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A viewer captured some crazy weather video during severe weather in the Lowcountry Thursday afternoon. 

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Summerville Town Council passes resolution to reprimand mayor Video included

Summerville Town Council has passed a resolution to reprimand Mayor Wiley Johnson. Summerville Town Council has passed a resolution to reprimand Mayor Wiley Johnson.
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Summerville Town Council has passed a resolution to reprimand Mayor Wiley Johnson. 

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Charleston Fire Dept. to hold remembrance ceremony for Charleston 9 Video included

A firefighter holds a helmet in tribute to the Charleston 9 at a 2016 memorial service. (Source: Live 5) A firefighter holds a helmet in tribute to the Charleston 9 at a 2016 memorial service. (Source: Live 5)
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Members of the Charleston Fire Department will mark the 11th anniversary of a deadly fire that claimed nine of their own. 

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Eight-story building proposed for downtown Charleston Video included

An eight-story building is being proposed to take over where Hughes Lumber used to be on Mary Street in Downtown Charleston, between King Street and Meeting Street. An eight-story building is being proposed to take over where Hughes Lumber used to be on Mary Street in Downtown Charleston, between King Street and Meeting Street.
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An eight-story building is being proposed to take over where Hughes Lumber used to be on Mary Street in Downtown Charleston, between King Street and Meeting Street.

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Report: Man whose car was shot at Publix parking lot arrested on drug dealing charges

Authorities say a man whose car was shot at a Publix parking lot in Mount Pleasant has been charged with dealing drugs. (Source: MPPD) Authorities say a man whose car was shot at a Publix parking lot in Mount Pleasant has been charged with dealing drugs. (Source: MPPD)
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Authorities say a man whose car was shot at a Publix parking lot in Mount Pleasant has been charged with dealing drugs. 

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UPDATE: Warrants show SC mother caused injuries to baby found in diaper box after abduction story failed Video included

Breanna Lewis. (Source: Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office) Breanna Lewis. (Source: Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office)
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An arrest warrant revealed the 19-year-old South Carolina woman who concocted a story about her 11-month-old daughter being kidnapped caused the injuries that led to her daughter's death. 

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James Island mayor wants to hire additional deputy after outbreak of violence Video included

The mayor of James Island wants to hire an additional off-duty deputy following a recent outbreak of violence. The mayor of James Island wants to hire an additional off-duty deputy following a recent outbreak of violence.
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The mayor of James Island wants to hire an additional off-duty deputy following a recent outbreak of violence. 

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Raycom Media launches InvestigateTV app on Roku

Raycom Media has launched a new app for investigative reporting. (Source: Raycom Media) Raycom Media has launched a new app for investigative reporting. (Source: Raycom Media)
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Live 5 News' parent company Raycom Media has announced a new, innovative over-the-top app to deliver quality on-demand journalism to its viewers. InvestigateTV is available right now on Roku and will be released to other digital streaming services soon. 

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Hanahan man pleads guilty to federal weapons charge

Justin Hannah pleaded guilty to a weapons charge. (Source: CCSO) Justin Hannah pleaded guilty to a weapons charge. (Source: CCSO)
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A Hanahan man is facing up to 10 years in prison and/or up to a fine of $250,000 after he pled guilty Thursday to being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition. 

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Police: Man found with stolen gun in Mt. Pleasant Cookout drive-thru line

Jeneriss Conyers, who was found to have a gun in the drive-thru lane. (Source: CCSO) Jeneriss Conyers, who was found to have a gun in the drive-thru lane. (Source: CCSO)
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A Mount Pleasant man has been charged with unlawful carrying of a pistol.  

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Parkland shooting survivor says Marjory Stoneman-Douglas students will visit Charleston in July Video included

Students participate in the Charleston March For Our Lives back in March (Source: Live 5) Students participate in the Charleston March For Our Lives back in March (Source: Live 5)
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Some survivors from the mass shooting at Marjorie-Stoneman Douglas High School will be in Charleston this summer.  

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Newly installed valves to help control flooding in downtown Charleston during high tides Video included

A valve getting installed in downtown Charleston (Source: City of Charleston) A valve getting installed in downtown Charleston (Source: City of Charleston)
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The City of Charleston has recently installed valves which have already shown their usefulness during high tides.  

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Don't be alarmed by cannon sounds in Dorchester Co. Thursday Video included

Don't be concerned about cannon fire Thursday in Dorchester Co. (Source: Pixabay) Don't be concerned about cannon fire Thursday in Dorchester Co. (Source: Pixabay)
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If you hear the sound of a cannon going off on Thursday in Dorchester County, there is no cause for concern. 

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Hundreds participate in statewide, live hurricane simulation Video included

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Hundreds participated in one of South Carolina's largest live drills.

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