$100K Palmetto Cash 5 ticket sold in Lowcountry

The numbers drawn on Monday night were 4, 7, 14, 18, 29 and a power-up of 5.

‘I’m going to get you out:' Good Samaritan recounts saving pilot from crashed plane

US trial to tell epic tale of Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo’

Search continues for missing, dead in California wildfires

Former SC Rep. Liz Patterson dies

$350k could be spent to repair the Battery because of Hurricane Michael

Charleston to fund new drainage project in West Ashley neighborhood

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  Florida recount chugs along as more irregularities surface

Campus visit begins Tuesday for CofC presidential candidates

Berkeley Co. considers firing deputy supervisor, asking for spending investigation

Dead in cars and homes: Northern California fire toll at 42

Not cleaning dryer vent could be a fire hazard

North Charleston, Dorchester Co. railroad crossings to close for Tuesday, Wednesday

  Study: Charleston businesses struggle to hire local graduates

New information from the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce shows some Charleston-area students are graduating without the skill sets to qualify for a local job.

The benefits of eating family meals together

Mealtime can do more than just a body good.According to Registered Dietician Nutritionist Debbie Petitpain, sitting down together for a meal as a family builds kids up both emotionally and socially.

  Family: Man fatally shot while asleep in bed during drive-by shooting

The Dorchester Coutny Coroner’s Office identified the victim of a Sunday drive-by shooting.

City of North Charleston honors veterans at annual Veterans Day Tribute

The City of North Charleston’s annual Veteran’s Day Tribute in Park Circle attracts about 500 veterans each year for a special ceremony.

  SC Aquarium holds ‘DreamNight’ event for MUSC Children’s Hospital patients

Dorchester Co. hosts annual Veterans Day ceremony

City administrator wants Georgia deputy to be new Goose Creek police chief

Stan Lee, superhero creator, comic book icon, dead at 95

Judge: Sides in Florida recount should ‘ramp down’ rhetoric

Authorities clear Dorchester County high school following bomb threat

  Doctor paints patient’s genitals purple as a ‘joke’

The doctor pleaded guilty to harassment but kept his medical license following the incident.

Disturbance could become Tropical Storm Patty this week

The tropics are still alive even well into November as a disturbance in the Atlantic is expected to develop into a tropical depression or the next named storm.

Why you should avoid the Secret Sister Gift Exchange on social media

The Secret Sister Gift Exchange is a popular scheme making its way around social media, but the Better Business Bureau warns to steer clear of this "illegal scam."

South Carolina-Clemson game will kickoff at 7 pm

USC-Clemson will kickoff at 7pm next Saturday

GA mom says ‘our world needs more people’ like stranger who helped with daughter’s hair

A Columbus mother was struggling with effectively styling her adopted daughter’s hair when someone she had never met before came to her rescue.

SC Red Cross volunteers deploy to CA as wildfires continue to burn

South Carolina American Red Cross volunteers have deployed to California as wildfires in the state continue to rage out of control.

‘Eat Mor Chikin!’ Study finds most in-demand food chain in SC is Chick-fil-A

If you think opening one of the most popular restaurant chains in the nation is a good idea, you aren’t alone. It’s our pleasure to tell you people who live in the Southeastern United States can’t get enough of Chick-fil-A, and many people look at that as a business opportunity.

Trial begins Tuesday for man accused of trying to kill Charleston officer in 2013

He has been awaiting trial since the incident, but was previously convicted on drug charges in June 2016.

Search for kidnapped 13-year-old NC girl enters second week

The search continued Friday for 13-year-old Hania Aguilar, who was kidnapped from her Lumberton neighborhood on Monday.

North Charleston honoring veterans in Park Circle event Monday

The ceremony is followed by a free lunch for those who’ve served. The Charleston County School of the Arts Jazz Band will perform during the luncheon. All veterans who attend will also get a free commemorative coin.

Wildfires rage in California; 31 dead, more than 200 missing

Strong winds and low humidity are fueling three wildfires across the state of California.

Charleston church apologizes for its part in slavery

Slaves were only allowed to sit in the balcony of the church and go in the building through a side door apart from the other members

Wando High School band face off in national competition

The Wando Marching Band competed in a national band competition over the weekend. During the Band of America Grand Nationals, the Wando Warriors came in 6th place, the program’s highest finish ever.

Summerville man sentenced to life after jury finds him guilty of murder

On Sunday, a Summerville man was sentenced to life after a jury found him guilty of a 2016 murder. Joseph Lamar Brown Jr., 20, was found guilty of Murder, Burglary 1st Degree, Attempted Armed Robbery, and Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Violent Crime.

Deputies: Two injured in Adams Run shooting

Deputies responded to a weapons incident in Adams run Sunday night. Charleston County Deputies responded to the 9000 block of Penny Creek Road, according to Charleston County Consolidated Dispatch.

Bagpipers give Veterans Day performance in Charleston

During the outdoor concert, the Charleston Pipe Band also sold poppy lapel pins long-associated with Armistice Day. The proceeds from the pins and other band merchandise sold were donated to the SC Chapter of the USO.

Veterans Day event commemorates 100th anniversary of Armistice that ended WWI

Veterans and loved ones gathered at Patriots Point to commemorate those who served in World War I on Sunday. During the Bells of Peace event, the museum rang a bell 11 times to honor and remember the 116,516 Americans who gave their lives in the war.

Man receives 17 charges related to child sex crimes

A Tennessee truck driver was charged with 17 child sex-related crimes after engaging in inappropriate conversations with South Carolina police, posing as a 14-year-old girl online. Edward Newton Bright, 60, appeared in court on Sunday where he was charged with multiple charges.

Coroner identifies two dead following murder-suicide shooting in Goose Creek

Berkeley County Coroner Office has identified the victims killed in a shooting Saturday evening. Oslen Patton was pronounced dead on the scene and his wife, 37-year-old Rashad Patton, was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead, according to Coroner Bill Salisbury.

Lowcountry businesses, restaurants offering special Veterans Day deals

Businesses across the Lowcountry and the nation are offering special deals and freebies to veterans leading up to Veterans Day on Sunday.

Affidavit: Man sexually assaulted coworker at Tanger Outlet

Bond has been set for a man arrested for sexually assaulting a co-worker at Tanger Outlet. On Saturday, 47-year-old Rodney Lamar Pruitt was given a bond of $250,000 after being charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct, according to court documents.

Georgetown deputies investigate death of Hemingway man

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a Hemingway man Saturday. James Edward Walker, 41, died Friday following an altercation in the Knox Swamp section of Georgetown County, according to a statement by GCSO.

  Woman fakes heart attack to escape burglary, gets suspect to help call 911

An 85-year-old woman's home was invaded and she protected herself by pretending to have a heart attack.

Andrews man sentenced 30 years for arson fire that killed 12 year old

A man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for a fire that took the life of a 12-year-old boy. On Friday, Randy Collins, 48, was convicted by a jury of criminal conspiracy and first-degree arson.

Moratorium lifted by city, Church Creek River Basin property owners push back

The City of Charleston has lifted a moratorium that prevents new building in the Church Creek river basin. A spokesperson for the City of Charleston says that it was past time for the moratorium to be lifted, but says they are confident in their new rules.

Bishop England’s record streak of volleyball titles ends

Oceanside falls in 2-A state finals

Railroad crossings to temporarily close for repairs in N. Charleston

Multiple North Charleston railroad crossings will be temporarily closed for repairs on Monday.

Florida Sec. of State orders ballot recount in Senate, governor, cabinet races

Florida is once again at the center of election controversy, and the deeply purple state learned Saturday there will recounts in three key races.

Deputies arrest man after more than 20 vehicles broken into at Cane Bay neighborhood

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office has announced the arrest of a 22-year-old man who is accused of breaking into more than 20 vehicles in Cane Bay.

Voting machines could see upgrade after complaints of old technology

After some people complained of old technology in voting machines causing problems on Election Day, the State Election Commission is asking for funding to replace the state’s current voting system.

Lowcountry high school football coverage - Week 12

Stratford at Summerville is the Live 5 Game of the Week

Report: Man killed homeless man, assaulted another after robbing both

Lowcountry investigators have arrested a man who they say robbed and killed a homeless man, and ‘badly’ assaulted and robbed another.

Punched by students, dragged by their hair: Report details a year’s worth of incidents at CCSD alternative school

Newly-released documents show 26 incidents in which teachers at a Charleston County School District alternative school received compensation pay for injuries they received there.

‘Anyone else’, Bill Murray, Mickey Mouse favorites among Charleston Co. write-in voters

Don’t like anything the candidates on the ballot stand for? Writing in is always an option.

Post and Courier reporter alleges assault at Arrington election night event, police say

Earlier in the night, the MC for the event had gotten on stage at the event and made comments about “Fake News”

Police chief: Man shot by home intruder in Moncks Corner

Police say a homeowner was shot by an intruder who had broken into a house in Moncks Corner on Friday.

Boeing SC hosts ceremony to honor veterans

Every year Boeing South Carolina in North Charleston hosts a veterans ceremony to honor the men and women who’ve served our country.

James Island Festival of Lights set to bring in holiday spirit, heavy traffic

The annual event brings an estimated 200,000 visitors to the island each year. But the influx of visitors also brings about traffic problems for residents in the area.

CPD: Man wanted in 2015 sex assault and murder caught in Florida

The Columbia Police Department announced the arrest of a man wanted in the sexual assault and murder of a former acquaintance in 2015.

Reading Partners in desperate need for volunteers to help students

A Lowcountry program working to ensure that all children in our community have the opportunity to succeed is asking for help.

Cesar Sayoc charged with sending package bombs to leading liberals, could face life in prison

The 56-year-old put liberal institutions on edge last month when he sent packages to leading figures around the country containing explosives.

Deputies arrest final suspect in fatal Orangeburg home invasion

Deputies say the last remaining suspect in a fatal October home invasion is in custody.

Deputies investigating after man found shot to death at Summerville home

Deputies are investigating after a man was found shot to death at a Summerville home on Thursday.

Sheriff on active shooter situation: 'Everyone did exactly what they were supposed to do’

Faulty mechanical equipment which was making a sound that resembled gunfire is believed to have led to calls of an active shooter situation at Topsail High School. No evidence of a shooter was ever found and no injuries were reported.

California bar shooting victims included young students, Marine veteran, sheriff’s deputy

Ventura County, CA, Sheriff Geoff Dean said 12 victims were killed, including Ron Helus, a sergeant from his department who was one of the first responders to the scene.

West Florence High dismissing students early, citing ‘security issue’

West Florence High School is dismissing students early on Friday.

Williamsburg County Sheriff sets up medicine drop off box

The public will have access to the box during normal business hours, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Live 5 Scambusters: Spotting a fake job scam

If you're hunting for a new job, be aware of scam artists posing as employers with enticing job offers. If the offer sounds too good to be true, it probably is.

Live 5 Scambusters: Avoiding a secret shopper scam

As holiday shopping season ramps up and people look for extra spending money, secret shopper scams are starting to pick up.

Police investigating auto-pedestrian crash in downtown Charleston

Dispatch received the call at 10:31 a.m.

Put down the shrimp and grits: SC ranks among fattest states in the U.S.

A new ranking from WalletHub.com, which offers free credit scores and full credit reports, has South Carolina as the eighth fattest state in the country.

Free medical clinic on Johns Island serves uninsured

The Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic provides primary care services to those who wouldn’t be able to afford it otherwise.

Lowcountry soldier makes history as first infantry-qualified woman in SC National Guard

A Lowcountry soldier is making history as the first infantry-qualified female in the South Carolina Army National Guard.

DHEC reports six measles cases in Spartanburg County

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is continuing its investigation into multiple measles cases in Spartanburg County and is in the process of notifying people who may have been exposed. There are currently six cases.

James Island Holiday Festival of Lights flips the switch Friday night

It isn’t just a pretty drive either.

Body camera video released showing arrest of man claiming excessive force

New video from the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office shows the arrest of Rashad Smith on Oct. 14.

Hospital employee fired after photo of him wearing ‘Mississippi Justice’ T-shirt while voting goes viral

Regional One Health has terminated an employee who went viral this week after casting his ballot while wearing a racist T-shirt.

Trio of women arrested for trying to smuggle contraband into SC prisons

A trio of women were taken into custody last week after trying to bring contraband into prison o three different occasions.