Crime

  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.

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

Deputies: Two injured in Adams Run shooting

Man receives 17 charges related to child sex crimes

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

Affidavit: Man sexually assaulted coworker at Tanger Outlet

Georgetown deputies investigate death of Hemingway man

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

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

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

Police chief: Man shot by home intruder in Moncks Corner

Deputies arrest final suspect in fatal Orangeburg home invasion

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

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.

Former HCSO officer disputes facts in report into drowning deaths of two mental health patients

Former Horry County correction officer Stephen Flood wrote, "the facts in this report are not true" in response to the detailed disciplinary report on the night he drove around flood barriers.

Man arrested after allegedly trying to take over school bus, drive off with 41 kids

The suspect was arrested and could face several attempted kidnapping charges.

Deputies looking for person involved in armed robbery at Bojangles in Lugoff

Kershaw County Deputies need help finding a person who was caught on camera robbing a fast food restaurant.

Deputies searching for man accused of pointing gun during argument

Murder rate on track for sharp decline in North Charleston this year

Woman busted by Ohio police for stealing $1,600 worth of Girl Scout cookies

Police respond to late-night stabbing outside West Ashley home

Coroner identifies victim of fatal Sunday night N. Charleston shooting

Deputies looking to identify suspects in James Island vehicle break-ins

FBI following 50 leads in investigation into kidnapping of 13-year-old NC girl forced into SUV

An Amber Alert has been issued for a 13-year-old girl who was kidnapped after being forced into a vehicle Monday morning just before 7 a.m.

Stolen vehicle believed involved in NC child’s kidnapping traced to Lowcountry

The vehicle witnesses say was involved in the kidnapping of a 13-year-old North Carolina girl has been traced to the Summerville area, authorities say.

Judge sends Thomas Ravenel case to trial after preliminary hearing

The former "Southern Charm” star is accused of assaulting his children’s nanny at his home.

‘Desperate’ search for kidnapped NC teen reaches day 8

Aguilar was outside waiting for her family to take her to school just before 7 a.m. when she was reportedly forced into a vehicle and kidnapped.

Police release surveillance images from Mt. Pleasant grocery store robbery

Mount Pleasant Police are responded to reports of a robbery at a grocery store Sunday afternoon. The incident occurred at the Harris Teeter grocery store, located at 1981 Riviera Dr in the Seaside Farms shopping center, according to Charleston County Consolidated Dispatch.

FBI: Top-10 most wanted fugitive recently seen in Mt. Pleasant

Carlson was seen there two weeks ago.

Deputies charge 5 more teens in assault caught on camera

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office says the number of teens facing charges in an assault near Andrews on Oct. 27 has risen to 11.

Police: 1 shot, another struck by fleeing vehicle in overnight incident

North Charleston Police are investigating an overnight shooting witnesses say started with a fight inside a club.

Bond hearing waived for man arrested in fatal N. Charleston shooting

An 18-year-old has been arrested for a shooting Saturday morning in North Charleston.

3 arrested, accused of pretending to collect money for 6-year-old with cancer

The suspects allegedly downloaded a picture of the girl from a local news website and went door-to-door asking for money.

Bond set for man arrested for sexual assault in Folly Beach

A man arrested for sexual assault appeared in court Saturday morning.Ethan Nathaniel Lewis was issued a bond of $75,000 after being charged with first degree criminal sexual conduct, according to an affidavit.

Deputies: 2 people injured in shooting on Wadmalaw Island

Charleston County Sheriff’s Office responded to a weapons incident on Maybank Highway Friday night.The deputies responded to the 4400 block of Maybank Highway, Charleston County Consolidated Dispatch said.

Police: 1 captured in Georgetown Co. manhunt, 2 others still on the run

One of three men who fled from a traffic stop from Georgetown Police earlier Friday is in custody and authorities are using K9 officers to track two others, authorities say.

Man claims he was victim of brutality by Berkeley County deputies

A Moncks Corner man says he was a victim of brutality by Berkeley County deputies during an incident at his home on Oct. 14.

Charleston Police search for person of interest in assault case

Charleston Police are asking for the public’s help to identify a man they’re calling a person of interest.

Authorities arrest one suspect who fled from Georgetown police, manhunt continues for two more

Georgetown County authorities have arrested one suspect who fled from police earlier in the day Friday while two others remain at large.

Deputies: 2 charged in Ladson Halloween night assault; 1 remains at large

Berkeley County deputies have arrested one man in connection with an assault in a wooded trail on Halloween night and filed charges against a second man.

Deputies apprehend suspect in downtown Charleston after chase

The man bailed downtown after he was spotted on James Island.

Tip leads to arrest of Berkeley High School student after gun found in backpack

Moncks Corner police arrested a 15-year-old Berkeley High School student after a gun was found in the teen’s backpack.

Police search for gunman after 1 shot in N. Charleston

A shooting in North Charleston sent one person to the hospital Thursday.

Ladson man shot with BB gun, stabbed Halloween night

Berkeley County deputies are searching for a suspect who shot a Ladson man with a BB gun and also stabbed him Halloween night.

Deputies: 6 teenagers arrested after assault video circulates on social media

Deputies are investigating a reported assault Tuesday that involved multiple people, some of whom are believed to be high school students.

Police create 2 new ‘safe exchange zones’ in Charleston

The zones are on a first-come, first serve basis.

Georgetown police investigating origin of suspicious packages

The Georgetown police department is investigating after two suspicious packages were found in a mailbox.

Woman charged with DUI after video shows SUV striking bike taxi in Charleston

A motorist’s video shows a vehicle strike a bike taxi in downtown Charleston Tuesday night.

Student accused of killing classmate details weekend fight, text messages that led up to deadly shooting

A felony affidavit released Wednesday details what Cuffie said happened prior to and during the deadly encounter. Cuffie said he was in an altercation with several others Friday in the Harris Teeter parking lot on Margaret Wallace and Idlewild Road.

Suspect in ambush of Florence County officers refuses to participate in hearing

The man accused of opening fire on Florence County law enforcement officers earlier this month, killing two, refused to participate in his preliminary hearing on Wednesday.

Girlfriend sentenced to 15 years for killing of former SC State football player

A woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for the killing of a former SC State football player.

Police: Man threatened to kill Mt. Pleasant officers, minorities during DUI arrest

John McKee Burgis, 56, crashed into two other cars at a red light at Chuck Dawley Blvd and Bowman Road around 8:40 p.m., according to the incident report. The officer then smelled alcohol on his breath and performed the field sobriety tests before placing Burgis under arrest for DUI, the report said

2 charged after police track down stolen SUV near W. Ashley Taco Bell

Two people were charged in connection with the case.

Deputies seek public’s help to identify suspects in fatal home invasion

The incident happened just after midnight Saturday morning

Man arrested during Charleston vigil for Pittsburgh synagogue shooting victims

Paulk was taken into custody Sunday night.

Stolen gun used in deadly Butler HS shooting

The suspected shooter, 16-year-old Jatwan Cuffie, is charged with first-degree murder. The victim, identified as 16-year-old Bobby McKeithen, died after he was rushed to the hospital.

Teen faces charges after hit and run, chase; Deputies searching for second person

A 17-year-old from North Charleston is facing charges after a chase on Johns Island, Charleston County deputies say.

State senators form special committee in response to drownings of patients in HCSO care

Some South Carolina senators have formed a special committee to look into possible changes to how mental health patients and criminal detainees are transported.

Affidavit: N. Charleston father ‘violently' shook 2-month-old child

He's facing one charge of inflicting great bodily injury on a child

SCSU investigating after student was robbed at campus housing complex

Officials are investigating after a South Carolina State University student was the victim of an armed robbery, according to a school alert sent Monday morning.

Scammer: Transfer money or your family member dies

A Charleston woman filed a report with North Charleston police after she said she received a call from her mom’s phone number, but when she answered, it wasn’t her. Emily Rice said the person on the other end was a scammer, threatening to kill her mother unless she gave them money.

Bond set for man arrested for violently shaking infant

Bond has been set for a North Charleston man who violently shook his two-month-old infant. On Saturday, Brian Lee Brogan, 24, received a bond after being charged with inflicting of great bodily injury upon a child, according to an affidavit.

Bond set for suspect in North Charleston shooting

Bond has been set for a Charleston man arrested for armed robbery. Walter Laquan Bradley, 36, appeared in court on Saturday were he was given $25,000 surety bond for a shooting that took place on August 31, according to an affidavit.

Two arrested following meth bust in Orangeburg

Two people have been arrested following an investigation that led to a drug bust in Orangeburg County. On Friday, Christopher Sible, 37, of Eutawville, and Claude Stimson, 36, of Goose Creek, were arrested on drug charges at a Satawen Road residence.

22 indicted in connection with multi-county SC drug ring

Twenty-two people have been indicted in connection with a drug ring that spanned multiple South Carolina counties which included Berkeley, Dorchester and Sumter.

Deputies: 11-year-old boy dead after Colleton Co. shooting

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of this young man. Please continue to pray for everyone involved,” Colleton County Sheriff R.A. Strickland said.

New date formally set for Summerville jewelry store owner’s murder trial

The original trial date was set for this past February and was delayed again after it was set for October

Police search for man caught on camera taking boxes from porch

Charleston investigators are searching for a man shown taking two boxes from the porch of a downtown home.

Police arrest man wanted for Charleston car break-in

The Charleston Police Department has arrested a man wanted in connection with a car break-in that happened in early October.

SLED report: Number of violent crimes increasing in SC, property crimes decreasing

The number of violent crimes are increasing across the Palmetto state, according to the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division’s 2016 crime report.

Deputies arrest suspect in death of man found in trunk of vehicle

The Berkeley County Coroner says the manner of a death of a man whose body was discovered in an abandoned vehicle is homicide.

‘We had a victory:’ Sister of drowning victim reacts to news of HCSO deputies’ termination

On September 18, mental health patients Wendy Newton and Nicolette Green drowned in the back of a Horry County Sheriff’s Office transport van in Marion County.

Man charged in Georgetown Co. car break-in

He is charged with the theft of multiple firearms from a motor vehicle

Police investigating after man shot, another stabbed in Georgetown

Georgetown police are trying to determine if a shooting that injured one man and a stabbing that sent one person to the hospital are related.

Judge finds Terry Elvis guilty of contempt of court one day after Moorer guilty verdict

Terry Elvis, the father of missing girl Heather Elvis, was found guilty Wednesday morning of contempt of court.

Husband leads police to wife’s remains in exchange for Xbox, other privileges

Pressure from family members, including the couple’s two daughters, encouraged the husband to confess, police say.

FCSO reports detail multiple domestic incidents at the home of alleged law enforcement shooter

WMBF News Investigates looked into how many calls the Florence County Sheriff’s Office received to respond the Hopkins Home on Ashton Lane since January 2017.

Tammy Moorer sentenced to 30 years in prison after being found guilty of kidnapping Heather Elvis

An Horry County grand jury came back with a guilty verdict for Tammy Moorer in her kidnapping case.

Second suspect arrested in NC trooper’s killing

Authorities have arrested a second suspect in connection to the shooting death of Trooper Kevin Conner, according to the District Attorney’s Office.

Tammy Moorer kidnapping case to be put in jury’s hands

Jurors are expected to start deliberating Tuesday morning in the Tammy Moorer kidnapping trial.

Police arrest suspect in deadly August home invasion

North Charleston Police arrested a 24-year-old man in connection with the murder of a well-known realtor in August.