Body found of missing NC teacher killed by ’criminal organization’ while hiking in Mexico

The Facebook page dedicated to the search of Braxton-Andrew confirmed Sunday that his body was recovered and will be brought back to North Carolina soon.

  Deputies: Ohio mom accused of abducting infant daughter arrested in Walterboro; child safe

Police: Man stabs victim over EBT funds, arrested after chase

Man arrested after allegedly offering to pay family for sex with son

‘We’ve never seen anything like this': Trump tours wildfire devastation, pledges aid

Community honors assistant fire chief killed while directing traffic in Lancaster County

Charleston Animal Society raises $500,000 during chili cookoff

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  Coroner identifies bicyclist killed in crash with truck near Ladson

Fort Dorchester high school rolls out aggressive new tardy policy

FBI, local law enforcement continue search for Hania Aguilar

Coroner identifies motorcyclist killed in 3-vehicle wreck on I-26

GRAPHIC IMAGES: Two dogs in need of medical attention after being shot

Avoid a Scam: Tips for hiring a contractor

  Examining the transparency of South Carolina’s body camera law

Officials were optimistic that the electronic third eye would create a layer of transparency and build trust between the community and officers.However, one of the original sponsors of the bill, state Sen. Marlon Kimpson admits the law, as it was written, does not go far enough.

Rock Hill man sentenced for dragging Fort Mill Police Officer 50 yards from car

A Rock Hill man will spend the next 15 years in prison for dragging a Fort Mill Police Officer about 50 yards from his car, while attempted to get away from a traffic stop.

  Lowcountry Week 13 High School Football Coverage

Berkeley hosts the Game of the Week

Propane leak forces evacuation near Ravenel

Firefighters are on the scene of a reported propane tank leak that has prompted an evacuation of people who live north of Ravenel.

  ‘Two-headed' deer killed in Ballard Co., KY

Highway 17 SB in McClellanville reopened following motorcycle, vehicle accident

Emails accuse officers of leaking new Goose Creek chief’s name to media

Court document: CCSD says deleted video at center of lawsuit ‘impossible to recover’

Highway 78 in Ridgeville reopened following multi-vehicle wreck involving log truck

North Charleston police working multi-vehicle accident on Hwy 78, I-26

  Video, audio released of Georgetown convenience store armed robbery

Deputies are investigating an armed robbery at a convenience store in Georgetown Thursday night.

Charleston police looking for man accused of threatening to kill woman with knife

Renard Deveaux is wanted for 2nd-degree assault and battery.

Deputies investigating after report of shots fired into Georgetown Co. house, car

The investigation is ongoing.

Change in state golf cart laws will mean steeper penalties starting Monday

Beginning Monday, penalties for violating laws involving golf carts in South Carolina are getting tougher.

Sheriff: Lowcountry man created fictitious gang to blackmail woman to the point of suicide

Lowcountry deputies have announced the arrest of a man who they say created a fictitious gang to blackmail a woman to the point of suicide.

Charleston Police Chief issues statement on conviction of man who shot officer

Charleston’s police chief responded Friday to the guilty verdict against a man accused of wounding a police officer in 2013.

  Report: Mount Pleasant man accused of distributing child pornography

Investigators arrested a 61-year-old Mount Pleasant man accused of having and distributing child pornography.

Dorchester Co. deputies holding checkpoints in Summerville

A heads up for anyone driving through Dorchester County Friday night. The sheriff’s office will be conducting two public safety checkpoints in Summerville.

Hurricane Florence damage cost about half of initial estimates

Gov. Henry McMaster said in a letter on Friday the cost of damages from Hurricane Florence totals about half as much as officials originally predicted.

Third person sought in Summerville murder, 2 in custody

Deputies are trying to locate a third person wanted in connection with a deadly Summerville shooting from last week.

White arrows popping up on Lowcountry roads

Have you noticed white arrows along the roads in Summerville, North Charleston and downtown Charleston? They were just put in last week and are part of a large project.

Man accused in Florida, Alabama bank robberies, S.C. truck theft arrested

A Florida traffic stop landed a serial bank robbery suspect who also accused of stealing a truck from a North Charleston dealership behind bars.

Town of Andrews names new police chief

A 24-year law enforcement veteran has been named as the new police chief of the town of Andrews.

UPDATE: Kershaw Co. sheriff releases name of Lowcountry attempted murder suspect detained after two-county pursuit

A man wanted in the Charleston area on an attempted murder charge has been detained following a brief chase through the Midlands that ended in Lee County Thursday, law enforcement officials said.

Graham releases statement on possibile Judiciary Committee chairmanship

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham is next in line to oversee the process of judicial confirmations, a top priority for Republicans and for President Donald Trump.

Myrtle Beach woman sentenced to 11 years in prison after deadly DUI crash in Beaufort County

A Myrtle Beach woman was sentenced to 11 years in prison Thursday after killing a 24-year-old man while speeding on the wrong side of the road in Beaufort County in 2016, according to a news release from the 14th Circuit Solicitor’s Office.

Deputies looking for person of interest wearing bunny ears in theft of deer cameras

If they’re still wearing bunny ears, they shouldn’t be too hard to find.

Country superstar Kenny Chesney to play Volvo Car Stadium in 2019

The smaller venue on Daniel Island is a departure from his typical shows in NFL football stadiums which can draw more than 80,000 people.

Police: Man charged after bailing from rolling car during chase

Several North Charleston police officers are investigating an incident along Dorchester Road late Thursday night.

GRAPHIC: Woman survives CA mass shooting, loses home in wildfire

A California family lost its home days after their daughter survived the deadly bar shooting in Thousand Oaks.

Man charged with murder in early-November North Charleston shooting

Javion Omar Mazyck is facing charges of murder, attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime in connection with a fatal shooting on Nov. 4.

Flipped vehicle on I-26E slows morning traffic

A truck to direct traffic later arrived on scene with cones in order to make cars merge sooner.

  New Orleans man indicted in killing of Charleston Black Lives Matter activist

Iglus faces a mandatory lifetime sentence on the murder charge if convicted.

Dominion CEO takes the stand to field questions over SCANA merger

Dominion Energy CEO Thomas Farrell took the stand on Thursday during the Public Service Commission hearing to decide the fate of SCE&G after the company used customer dollars to pay for their failed nuclear expansion plant.

Trident United Way celebrates ‘Day of Caring’ Friday

The United Way is asking people to who participate to share their photos from the event on Facebook and Twitter by using the #DayofCaring hashtag.

Cops raising money for Special Olympics on top of Charleston Krispy Kreme

Don’t be alarmed driving down Savannah Highway on Friday and Saturday

Raw ground turkey recalled nationwide over concerns of salmonella

The Jennie-O company is recalling some of its turkey products over concerns related to a nationwide salmonella outbreak.

‘A lie’: Homeless man, couple who started $400K GoFundMe for him charged with theft, conspiracy

The couple who started Bobbitt's GoFundMe in November 2017, Kate McClure and Mark D'Amico, also turned themselves in to authorities Wednesday.

Man gets life without parole for shooting Charleston police officer

A man has been sentenced to life without parole after he was found guilty of attempted murder in the shooting of a Charleston police officer.

2 charged in deadly Dorchester Co. shooting after standoff involving one Thursday

A homicide suspect in Summerville has been arrested after deputies responded to Ravenel and shut down a portion of Highway 165.

Study: One energy drink can harm our blood vessels

Caffeine packed energy drinks are popular. You've heard the health risks about drinking them before, but you may want to pay attention to a new study.

Blue Angels make winter visit to MCAS Beaufort ahead of 2019 air show

The Blue Angels are already planning for their return to the Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort Air Show.

James Island getting new fire station, asking Charleston to shift city line

James Island City Council is discussing the shift of the Charleston and James Island city line at the corner of Prescott and Folly roads with the hope that they can build a new fire station but with less hassle.

Northern California fire death toll reaches 63; Staggered evacuation plan questioned in fire’s aftermath

Questions are being raised after a fire-devastated Northern California town used a staggered evacuation plan to avoid gridlock.

Berkeley Co. School District, sheriff’s office practice active shooter training

Requests for active shooter training sessions are at an all-time high, officials with the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Department said on Thursday after an active shooter drill.

Folly Beach police officer on administrative leave after DUI arrest

Authorities say a Folly Beach police officer accused of driving under the influence had 27 Oxycodone pills, which was prescribed for someone else, in his marked car.

New homeless shelter for women, ’Hope’s House,’ set to open in Summerville

After almost three years, a new women’s shelter is set to open in Summerville under the non-profit Dorchester County Community Outreach.

Surprise! Wild turkey visits Live 5 studios

It takes a really gutsy turkey to make a public appearance when Thanksgiving Day is just a week away!

  Jury hands down new indictments against former Berkeley Co. schools CFO

A state grand jury has issued a fourth indictment against former Berkeley County School District CFO Brantley Thomas related to allegations of corruption at the district.

Walterboro Police searching for man accused of two armed robberies

Investigators released surveillance video showing a man they are searching for in connection with a pair of armed robberies in the same week.

Coast Guard suspends Beaufort County ferry operation over safety concerns

Coast Guard Sector Charleston issued orders for a ferry seen transporting cars between Hilton Head and Daufuskie Island to cease all operations.

Confirmed: Skull among human remains found on Murrells Inlet bike path

A man possibly found human remains along the Murrells Inlet bike path according to Georgetown Coroner Kenny Johnson.

‘Hee Haw’ host Roy Clark dies

A publicist said country star Roy Clark, the guitar virtuoso and singer who headlined the TV show "Hee Haw" for nearly a quarter century, has died.

Man pleads guilty, sentenced to 30 years in 2016 killing of N. Charleston bartender

De’Andre Murphy is charged with murder, armed robbery and numerous weapons charges in connection with the death of Eric Brantley on April 20, 2016

DHEC confirms second case of polio-like illness in SC

Read said that DHEC has communicated with doctors about the reporting cases that are suspected to be AFM and has shared guidance regarding confirmation and testing of suspect cases in collaboration with the CDC.

LIST: Here’s what stores are closed on Thanksgiving 2018

A huge part of that planning is sorting through the cornicopia of sales, deals, circulars, online coupons, and which stores are opening or closing for the holidays.

NTSB: 5 people died in plane that went missing off Charleston coast; pilot made transmission

Officials with the National Transportation Safety Board released a report in the Piper PA-31 aircraft that went missing 100 miles east of Charleston’s coast on Oct. 25.

Newberry High student with gun in classroom out of jail on bond

Newberry High School student who fled school and caused a lockdown at the school on Tuesday appeared in court for the first time Wednesday.

SCHP: Hwy 61 reopens after crash near Canaan Road

Drivers are advised to look for an alternate route.

Woman charged with animal cruelty after 44 dead dogs found in freezer

The rescued dogs were treated by animal shelter workers and taken to regional shelters for fostering or adoption.

Crews put up new traffic light in downtown Charleston after tractor-trailer took it down

An 18-wheeler hit a light Thursday morning

Elderly woman who used wheelchair unable to escape when family dog attacked

The three family dogs were taken into custody by animal control, which will determine what will be done with them.

Summerville man’s family displaced by California wildfires

More than 56 people have died and more than 10,000 buildings have been destroyed from the Camp Fire in California.

9-year-old girl’s suicide prompts parents to talk

A Birmingham family tonight coping with suicide of their 9-year-old daughter. A spokesman for the family says she hung herself in her bedroom closet, likely in response to a long period bullying and side effect of her medication.

GRAPHIC: Mom warns against vape pen after one explodes, leaving son with shattered jaw

A mother's warning tonight against vape pens. This after one exploded in her son's mouth, breaking his jaw in three places, knocking out many of his teeth.

Firefighters begin to see progress against deadly California blazes, as death toll rises to 59

The cause of the fires remains under investigation, but they broke out around the time and place two utilities reported equipment trouble.

Mount Pleasant one step closer to limiting housing permits

The Town of Mount Pleasant is trying to get its growth under control.That’s why town leaders are looking to limit the number of housing permits they grant each year.

New Goose Creek police chief’s Georgia law enforcement certification in question

Goose Creek’s newly hired police chief is facing the possibility of losing her law enforcement certification in the state of Georgia.