Crime

Ex-cop accused of killing wife in custody after 13 years on the run

A former Charleston police officer accused of killing has wife has been captured in China after 13 years on the run.

Charleston Police want information on downtown burglary

Charleston Police are asking the public to help identify a man named a person of interest in a downtown burglary.

Man facing sex charges involving a minor faces bond court judge

A judge set bond for one of two charges against a Ladson man accused of sexually abusing a minor.

Affidavit: N. Charleston rape, kidnapping suspect forced woman into car at knifepoint

A man wanted for allegedly raping a woman has surrendered to the North Charleston Police Department.

Johns Island kidnapping suspect pleads guilty, told investigators victim's family seemed 'perfect'

The man accused of taking a 4-year-old Johns Island girl from her home and driving her across state lines to Alabama where both were eventually found is scheduled to appear in front of a federal court judge Tuesday morning.

Home daycare owner accused of drugging, tying kids to car seats in dark closet

The 60-year-old woman is in jail, facing nine counts of child endangerment.

Deputies: Man drove SUV into marsh, likely escaped after chase

Charleston County Sheriff's Office deputies were involved in a chase Monday morning, according to Charleston County dispatch.

Hours before Florence made landfall, Dorchester Co. nightclub cited for staying open after 2 a.m.

Roughly four hours before Hurricane Florence made its landfall near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, a Dorchester County nightclub with a history of issues was cited for staying open too late.

Texas officer killed as police move in to arrest robbery suspects

Police believe the suspects could be linked to 15 robberies since June that targeted bars with Hispanic customers.

Police: Man faked Down syndrome, hired caregivers to bathe him and change his diapers

Police arrested the 31-year-old, who faces charges of fraud and sexual abuse. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff/KNXV/CNN)

Police investigating Bluffton homicide

Bluffton Police are investigating a homicide that happened at a restaurant.

Elizabeth Smart outraged by planned release of 1 of her kidnappers

Elizabeth Smart said Thursday the news that one of her kidnappers will be released from prison next week was "a big shock," and she hopes there is a way the woman can be committed to a treatment facility.

Charleston police searching for man connected with assault

The Charleston Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying someone in reference to an assault.

Ex-boyfriend of missing AZ woman charged with her death

Kiera Bergman went missing August 4. A bicyclist found her decomposed body in some bushes a month later.

Man said he took cars, posting photos on social media, to ‘be seen by girls,’ authorities say

Terrance Tarleton, 19, faces charges after police said they found photo of stolen cars on Facebook and the cars themselves parked in front of his house.

Gunman kills 5, including wife, before turning gun on self in CA

Authorities said the gunman is dead but not before killing several people.

Allegedly claiming to see ‘ghosts,’ ex-officer plows into field with kids; parent takes action

The officer was said to be high on meth. A parent put himself in harm’s way to try to resolve the situation.

Woman jumps from car to escape fake Uber driver who tried to rob, kidnap her

The crime remains unsolved, as the victim recovers from a head injury, fractured wrist and badly broken ankle.

‘I couldn’t just let her die’: Man jumps in front of machete attack at CA Starbucks

The suspect in the attack was arrested and charged with attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon.

Daycare operator accused of sexual assault against girl in his care

Police say the daycare the suspect and his wife were running was not licensed, and this should be a warning to parents.

5, including 3 toddlers, found dead in Australian home; Kids’ father charged

Anthony Harvey allegedly killed his partner and children Sept. 3 and killed Beverly Quinn, the mother of his partner, the next day.

Two arrested following attempted suspicious vehicle sale

Two people have been arrested following the attempted suspicious sale of a vehicle.

Man convicted of kidnapping, killing 12-year-old boy gets new trial

A man convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to death will get a new trial. The Louisiana Supreme Court overturned the conviction and sentence for Brian Douglas Horn.

Officer saves toddler from hot car; mother found with needle in arm

The officer said the car looked empty, but then he noticed a 3-year-old child jump onto a seat and had to break a window to get her out.

Involuntary manslaughter charge added in beating death of Connecticut man

Georgetown County deputies have added another charge in the beating death of a Connecticut man.

Marshals: Man wanted for murder in Mexico arrested in N. Charleston

U.S. Marshals say they arrested a man in North Charleston on Wednesday who was wanted for killing someone in Mexico.

Georgetown Co. Sheriff's Office searching for break-in suspect

The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying a break-in suspect.

Coroner identifies N. Charleston infant who died of blunt force trauma

The Charleston County Coroner's Office identified the one-month-old whose death is being investigated as a homicide.

Man caught, charged with attempted murder in Goose Creek Labor Day shooting

Berkeley County deputies say they have caught a man in connection with a shooting in Goose Creek on Labor Day.  Kris Wyatt Smith, 53, of Goose Creek has been charged with attempted murder.

Deputies: Man left scene of Mt. Pleasant accident with injuries

A Mount Pleasant man has been caught after leaving the scene of a crash with injuries on Aug. 3, according to a Charleston County Sheriff's Office incident report.

One injured in North Charleston shooting, police investigating

The North Charleston Police Department is investigating a shooting.

  Colleton Co. house fire ruled suspicious

A fire at a house in Colleton County on Monday has been ruled suspicious by investigators.

Dispatch: Officers respond to report of shots fired in N. Charleston

Officers responded to a report of shots fired in North Charleston Monday night, according to dispatch.

BCSO: Deputies searching for Goose Creek shooting suspect

The Berkeley County Sheriff's Office has confirmed they are on the scene of a shooting in Goose Creek.

Berkeley Co. deputies find stolen Porsche, arrest suspect

Berkeley County deputies say they have made an arrest in reference to a stolen Porsche.

Bond set for two men charged in West Ashley Robbery

Bond has been set for two men after they were arrested for their involvement in a West Ashley apartment complex robbery.

Georgetown correctional officer arrested for sexual misconduct with inmate

A Georgetown County Detention Center Employee has been arrested after an investigation uncovers sexual involvement with an inmate.

Berkeley County auto salvage business plagued by break-ins

A Berkeley County auto salvage business is trying to put the brakes on a series of recent break-ins.

N. Charleston PD: Man shot in calf at mobile home park while leaving for work

North Charleston police are responding to a reported shooting.

Police: N. Charleston man charged with sexual exploitation of a minor

A North Charleston man has been charged with second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor.

Deputies looking to identify suspects in 'sophisticated' credit card fraud operation

Berkeley County deputies are looking for two men who they say are a part of a sophisticated credit card fraud operation.