Family of fatal hit-and-run victim files suit against apartment complex

The family of a 24-year-old woman who was killed in an unsolved hit-and-run has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the owners of the apartment building where she lived.

Police: Juvenile accidentally shot another juvenile at Mt. Pleasant home

Deputies: Bank robbery suspect shot by deputy in Charleston County following car chase

UPDATE: Cemetery installs prepaid headstone 11 months after woman dies

Lowcountry students encouraged to pursue aviation careers

Deputies investigate bank robbery on Pawleys Island

  Sheriff: Suspect dies from injuries after deputy fires in self defense

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  Former Cooper River Bridge Run director Julian Smith dies

  Police: Summerville officer on unpaid leave after breaking into home

  Group raises concerns over possible new CCSD school location

Kannapolis-based pork skin products recalled in Carolinas

  Sheriff: Suspect arrested after firing on former girlfriend’s new man

Lawsuit claims man accused of decapitating mother bit off inmate’s nose in 2015

  Officials identify suspect who injured ducks with blow darts in SC

Officials confirmed on Friday that they have found the person responsible for injuring two ducks with blow darts in Murrells Inlet.

Hanahan police searching for missing 14-year-old

The Hanahan Police Department is looking for 14-year-old Analyse M. Trotman. Authorities say she was was last seen on Thursday around 8 p.m.

Police searching for missing 15 year-old girl

The missing 15 year-old girl last seen on Mar. 15.

Nearly 3,000 piglets loose after crash in IL

If you have to travel toward between Casey and Greeup, you’re asked to use caution.

Heavy smoke reported from 1,200-acre controlled burn

King Street Ext. to close next week for Port Access Road work

Gun safes recalled due to lock failure

Deputies watching area where gunfire reported near elementary school

  Man convicted in connection with wife’s disappearance awaits prison assignment

Church group which solicited in Lowcountry failed to file annual reports, officials say

Crews removing brush find skeletal remains in field, police say

The Spartanburg County Coroner’s office is investigating skeletal remains found in a field by work crews.

Police searching for suspect who stabbed woman at N. Charleston hotel

The victim told officers she was woken up Friday morning by the suspect assaulting her

  Shaquille O’Neal named new Papa John’s spokesman

The pizza giant issued a statement Friday morning announcing that the four-time NBA champion will join the company’s board of directors, invest in nine stores in the Atlanta area and “be an ambassador for the Papa John’s brand.”

In wake of Max 8 issues, former Boeing employee files lawsuit alleging problems at N. Charleston facility

The man claims in the suit that while he took his FMLA, Boeing knowingly used out of date engineering specifications

  Roper closing one of its N. Charleston locations, opening new facility nearby

There will be 10 exam rooms, but Roper also built four additional ones to have for expansion down the line.

  New kayak launch opening Friday in Summerville

In 2018, Summerville bought 35 acres of land near Ladson Road to be used for parks and recreation.

AL high schooler accepted into 31 universities, awarded $1.1 million in scholarships

Hard work and countless hours of studying are paying off big time for Woodlawn’s High School valedictorian Benjamin Holmes.

Sumter couple involved in throwing Chihuahuas over SPCA fence identified

A Sumter woman is out on bond after she and her husband were accused of throwing 4 Chihuahuas over the fence of Sumter SPCA earlier this month.

Hill’s Pet Nutrition expands recall of dog food due to toxic levels of vitamin D

Hill’s initial recall involved 675,000 cases—or 13.5 million cans—and led to an unknown number of pet illnesses and deaths.

  Charleston Co. passes plastic bag ban

The unincorporated part of the county includes roughly 31,000 people,

  Charleston leaders preach unity at vigil for New Zealand mosque shooting victims

In the wake of recent tragedy, religious and city leaders here in Charleston and around the state are asking for unity.

  Goose Creek man gets 80 years for sexually assaulting, robbing elderly woman

A Goose Creek man will spend the next 80 years in prison for sexually assaulting an 81 year old woman at her home in 2017.

  You Paid For It: Tri-County housed, adopted out more than 20,000 animals

Last year, animal shelters in the Tri-County housed and adopted out more than 20,000 animals.Getting those animals off the streets and vaccinated is important for public health.

  Dramatic 911 call details man holding suspected burglar at gunpoint

A dramatic 911 phone call details the moments someone allegedly broke into a man’s house and the owner held him at gunpoint last Tuesday.

  Lowcountry teachers share concerns at education hearing

Lowcountry teachers got the chance to share their thoughts on what needs to be changed in the South Carolina education system.

Boeing to make safety feature standard on troubled Max jets

Boeing will make standard on its troubled new airliner a safety feature that might have helped the crew of a jet that crashed shortly after takeoff last year in Indonesia, killing everyone on board.

Forest Acres bank robbery suspect back in SC

The man accused of robbing a bank in Forest Acres has been brought to South Carolina from Florida.

  Poll: South Carolinians support closing ‘Charleston loophole’

The House of Representatives passed a bill in late February which would extend the background check from three to 10 days.

Florida man pleads guilty to mailing bombs to Democrats, CNN

A Florida man pleaded guilty Thursday to sending a wave of pipe bombs to CNN and prominent critics of President Donald Trump.

  Everyday conveniences are coming to Camp Hall for Volvo workers and others

Construction of the Village Center is underway at Camp Hall industrial park. The center will offer everyday conveniences for workers at Volvo and other companies located in the park.

Berkeley County deputies arrest man for fatal shooting in Goose Creek

Investigators have arrested a man for a fatal shooting in Goose Creek that took the life of a 40-year-old man.

Coroner identifies woman’s body found near Adams Run

The Charleston County Coroner’s Office has identified the woman whose body a man found while looking for his dog near Adams Run.

Report: Dogs starved to death in kennels after owner ‘forgot’ about them

The investigation began when a utilities worker turning off power to the home spotted one of the deceased dogs in a kennel in the yard.

  Police: Man held burglary suspect at gunpoint until officers arrived

City of Charleston police say a man held a burglary suspect and city of Charleston stormwater employee at gunpoint until officers arrived at his house on March 12, according to an incident report.

Summerville program recognizes local business for partnership

A program that helps people with intellectual disabilities gain employment honored the companies that they’ve partnered with.

USC legend A’ja Wilson raises $15K for children with cancer and blood disorders

University of South Carolina legend A'ja Wilson is giving back to the community in a big way.

  Will Trump let up on McCain attacks? GOP senators hope so

A few GOP senators spoke out this week against a new round of Trump's complaints about the Arizona senator, who died in August of brain cancer . One Republican called the president's ongoing commentary "deplorable." Others, such as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, pointedly used the word "her

SC man once foster parent for over 30 children arrested for criminal sexual assault

A man who was a foster parent for over 30 children was arrested for the criminal sexual assault of a girl, Greenville County deputies said.

  Winning $1 million Powerball ticket sold in Goose Creek

The odds of winning are one in 293 million.

  ‘You’re talking 1,000s’: Poisonous toads invade Florida community

Residents of Palm Beach Gardens have a massive outbreak on their hands. They expect the problem to grow in the coming weeks.

  2 charged after man shot in the leg in North Charleston

Police officers are searching for a suspect after a man was shot in the leg in North Charleston Wednesday night.

  Lowcountry group helping neck area residents deal with gentrification

The neck is a part of town where Charleston and North Charleston connect near Meeting Street Road

Plea hearing scheduled for woman accused of killing father in Mt. Pleasant home

Brittany Simpson allegedly fatally shot her father Robert Simpson in May 2017.

Baby cough syrup recalled due to bacteria contamination

Those at risk for more severe forms of the illness include infants, young children and those with weakened immune systems.

  Charleston to hold vigil for New Zealand mosque shooting victims

In accordance with the Islamic tradition inside mosques, vigil attendees will be asked to remove their shoes upon entry of the worship room

  New Charleston airport parking garage will add more than 2,000 spaces

The project is expected to cost $88 million

DG infant cough syrup recalled, can cause vomiting and diarrhea

The syrup has the potential to be contaminated with Bacillus cereus/Bacillus circulans.

Family of teen killed in boating accident files wrongful death lawsuit

They are seeking actual and punitive damages

  After mosque attacks, New Zealand quickly bans assault weapons

The government is now working on a large-scale buy-back plan to encourage owners of the banned weapons to surrender them.

Semi carrying Little Debbie snacks overturns on I-16

A semi carrying Little Debbie Snack Cakes overturned on Interstate 16, and it shut down traffic for several hours.

  Residents living in homeless village fear they will be kicked out

Homeless people in Ladson who have built their own community in the woods fear they may soon not have anywhere to go.The encampment is in a wooded area right off of College Park Road in Ladson.

World Meteorological Organization retires storm names Florence and Michael

Hurricane Florence made landfall near Wrightsville Beach on September 14, 2018 and became the costliest hurricane in North Carolina History.

AL woman warns about virtual kidnapping scam

Imagine getting a call from your parent’s number, but it’s not their voice you hear. Instead, it’s a stranger who says he’ll kill your parent if you don’t pay him money now.

  SC Senator introduces resolution pushing for sale of Santee Cooper

The joint resolution has been referred to the Senate Finance Committee for consideration. Governor McMaster has tweeted about the legislation, calling it “clear and decisive leadership.”

  Pentagon to probe if acting defense secretary used office to help Boeing

The Pentagon's inspector general has formally opened an investigation into a watchdog group's allegations that acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has used his office to promote his former employer, Boeing Co.

  ‘Fetal heartbeat’ bill proposes abortion restrictions, stirs up controversy

South Carolina State House representatives are considering a bill that would make it illegal for women to get an abortion if the doctor can detect a heartbeat from the fetus.

  Lawsuit claims West Ashley bar over-served customer who caused serious accident

A West Ashley bar is being sued by a Berkeley County woman who claims they over-served a customer who crashed into her car, seriously injuring her.

  Less teacher experience, higher turnover rate higher found at unsatisfactory CCSD schools

The Charleston County School District is working on plans to fix its failing schools, but a look at new numbers show test scores aren’t the only thing that’s low.

  Live 5 Scambusters: IRS issues new phone scam warning

The tax deadline is only a few weeks away, but the IRS has a new scam warning.

  La. woman facing murder charge after admitting to giving her toddler drugs daily for several months

A mother is being charged with the murder of her 18-month-old child after toxicology results showed a “fatal range for an adult” of methadone and other drugs in the child’s system.

Kentucky Gov. Bevin says none of his 9 kids has been vaccinated for chickenpox

Never one to shy away from hot-button issues, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said in a radio interview that none of his nine children was vaccinated for chickenpox.

  Former fellow inmate of man accused in sex assault of 81-year old says suspect offered money to kill her

In the third day of the trial of a man accused of sexually assaulting and robbing an 81-year-old woman, the man’s former fellow inmate claims he asked him to hire someone to kill the victim.

  SCHP: One hospitalized after crash on US 52

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a crash Wednesday morning that sent one person to the hospital.

  Liberty Hill’s literacy program boosting reading scores and confidence

About 30 percent of South Carolina’s 4th and 8th graders are reading at or above proficient. That’s according to the latest National Report Card from 2017.

  Families displaced after North Charleston fire damages two mobile homes

Two families have been displaced after a fire in North Charleston damaged two mobile homes Wednesday afternoon.

  Wilmington bulldog named Cadbury’s newest bunny

Wilmington’s own Henri the English bulldog has been named the new Cadbury bunny.

What’s the MOOOOVE? Cattle holds up traffic on SC roadway

Two cows took over one Orangeburg road Wednesday afternoon causing a little traffic congestion.

  EMTs let a man walk away to his eventual death in SC

When Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrived to try and grab Paul Tarashuk, 26, they believed he was on drugs. He was not. He was having a schizophrenic episode.