Crime

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.

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

Police arrest suspect in deadly August home invasion

Police: No injuries after report of shots fired in West Ashley

N. Charleston man surrenders to officers for shooting that injured 5-year-old girl

Hanahan Police warn parents about social media risks

Georgetown man charged with kidnapping 77-year-old woman, burglarizing home

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Charleston Police investigating early-morning West Ashley burglary

Police release pictures of man sought in downtown Charleston break-in

Deputies searching for driver after early-morning pursuit on James Island ends in crash

‘They’re dead:’ Authorities release 911 call after two bodies found in burned car in Socastee

Children’s museum releases surveillance footage of weekend vandalism

34-year-old man accused of killing mother because she wouldn’t make him food

Walterboro police looking for gas station robbery suspect

The man robbed the station Sunday.

Wife suspected of murder claims she tripped and accidentally stabbed husband

Detectives determined the suspect’s explanation of events didn’t make sense, and she was arrested on a charge of second degree murder, according to a press release.

  Deputies arrest second teenager in James Island shooting

Deputies have arrested another teen in connection with a shooting on James Island last week.

Deputies investigating car break-ins in Georgetown Co. neighborhood

The break-ins reportedly happened Monday morning.

  One shot after argument at North Charleston gas station

Georgetown man arrested for kidnapping and domestic violence

Police: man involved in 3 car accident after being shot

Deputies respond to shots fired on Hwy 17

Georgetown Police searching for attempted murder suspect

Deputies increase patrols on James Island after fifth shooting in 5 months

Deputies investigating after two people shot on James Island

Charleston County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a shooting that left two victims in the hospital Friday evening.

Colleton county man accused of shooting cousin over a bag of chips

A Colleton County man is being accused of shooting his cousin because he ate one of his salt and vinegar chips. Ryan Langdale, 26, is now out on bond after being charged with attempted murder, obstruction of justice, and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

Sheriff: Former SC assistant high school football coach used fake Snapchat to solicit nude photos from student-athlete

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department announced the arrest of a former A.C. Flora High School assistant football coach on several charges, including sexual exploitation and sending obscene materials to a student.

Man charged after deputies find various drugs at Goose Creek home

Deputies found the drugs after the man was found with heroin at a traffic stop, deputies said.

Tammy Moorer’s cyber lover testified on day 4 of Heather Elvis kidnapping trial

The jury heard more testimony centering around phone records obtained by law enforcement officers, but others not certified in law enforcement got their chance to share their story with the jury, too.

Police investigating after man shot in Georgetown

Police are investigating after a man was shot in the leg early-Thursday morning in Georgetown.

Orangeburg County deputies arrest murder suspect

A man wanted for an October 3 murder in Orangeburg County has been arrested

Charleston police: Man wanted for bike theft captured

Charleston Police are searching for a suspect in the theft of a bicycle.

Summerville man convicted, sentenced in 2015 fatal shooting

A judge sentenced a Summerville man to four decades in prison in the 2015 shooting death of a woman at a West Ashley apartment complex.

Police working to identify suspect in sexual exposure incident

Charleston Police are trying to identify a suspect in an incident involving sexual exposure in downtown Charleston.

Georgetown Co. investigator suffers reaction while inspecting evidence

An investigator with the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office is recovering after suffering an adverse reaction while inspecting evidence from a Tuesday night shooting.

Man charged in shooting over bag of potato chips, deputies say

Colleton County deputies arrested a man they say shot a teenage family member over a bag of potato chips.

Man convicted in 1973 double murder denied parole

The man convicted of a 1973 double murder has been denied parole for the 20th time.

Family, colleagues remember fallen Florence officer

Law enforcement and the community gathered on Monday to pay their respects to the fallen Florence officer killed in the line of duty last week.

Trial to begin for man accused in deadly West Ashley shooting

The trial of a Summerville man accused of fatally shooting a woman at a West Ashley apartment complex is scheduled to begin Monday.

Deputies search for father after missing child found safe

Authorities in Aiken County are searching for the father of a boy who went missing for several hours over the weekend.

Deputies investigating theft of construction equipment

Beaufort County deputies are investigating the theft of heavy equipment from a construction site.

WMBF Investigates: Suspected shooter is Vietnam veteran, disbarred lawyer

Suspect in the Florence County shooting is a disbarred South Carolina lawyer, faces previous charges and was injured in the Vietnam War. Deputies identified Fred Hopkins as the suspect who opened fire on law enforcement officers on Wednesday.

74-year-old man identified as suspect in shooting that killed 1 officer, wounded 6 others

Deputies have identified the alleged shooter who opened fire Wednesday on law enforcement officers in Florence County, killing one officer and injuring several others, according to Florence County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Glenn Kirby.

Officer killed, 6 other law enforcement officers and civilian wounded in Florence County shooting

A fatal confrontation with a man who held children hostage in a Florence home before opening fire on deputies has left one officer dead and six other law enforcement officers injured, according to officials.

Deputies charge Orangeburg man for murder, sexual assault cases

Deputies have charged a man for two separate cases involving a murder and a sexual assault.

SC Supreme Court rejects motion for Sidney, Tammy Moorer to be tried together

SC Supreme Court rejects motion for Sidney, Tammy Moorer to be tried together.

  Road rage results in shots fired on Hwy. 526 Sunday

Charleston County investigators are searching for motorist’s who they say shot at another car on Sunday. At approximately, 1:30 p.m., a driver reported that another motorist opened fire while driving eastbound on Highway 526 near the Ashley River exit.

Coroner identifies man killed in deputy-involved shooting on Johns Island

Deputies are responding to a report of shots fired.

Highway Patrol searching for vehicle that struck cyclist in fatal hit-and-run

The South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Georgetown Coroner are investigating a fatal hit-and-run that took the life of a man on Friday.

Orangeburg deputies looking for man in kidnapping, robbery

Orangeburg County deputies say they are searching for a man who kidnapped and robbed a couple in their home.

CCSO: 10-year-old girl accidentally shot in the leg by boy on James Island

A 10-year-old girl has been transported to the hospital after she was accidentally shot in the leg by a 10-year-old boy on James Island.

Deputies charge teenager for woman’s murder in Ladson

Charleston county investigators have charged a teenager for a woman’s murder in Ladson.

Beaufort business owner arrested after 5 employees accuse him of sexual assault

A Beaufort business owner has been arrested on multiple sexual assault charges.

Charleston Police search for 5 persons of interest in shots-fired incident

Charleston Police are trying to identify five people following a report of shots fired outside a night club in early September.

Two charged in officer-involved shooting in Orangeburg Co.

Agents of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division arrested Phillip Michael King, 31, and Cleo D. Strong, 34, Tuesday in connection to shots that were fired at an officer by someone in a stolen car.

Man accused of burglarizing homes during Florence gets hit with more charges

A man is facing more charges in connection with allegations that he burglarized Lowcountry homes during Hurricane Florence.

Charleston police searching for suspects after shooting sends 1 to the hospital

Charleston police detectives are searching for suspects following a shooting in West Ashley that sent one person to the hospital.

Police: 2 Summerville town employees robbed at gunpoint in park

Two men were robbed at gunpoint Friday, according to the incident report.

Police respond to robbery in downtown Charleston

A person was robbed on the 100 block of Meeting Street, according to Charleston County Consolidated Dispatch.

Police investigate Friday night shooting in W. Ashley

Charleston Police are investigating a shooting that occurred Friday night in West Ashley. The incident happened in the 1900 block of Hazelwood Drive at approximately 9:45 p.m., according to Charleston Police spokesperson Charles Francis.

Deputies investigating early-morning shooting on Johns Island

Charleston County deputies responded early Saturday morning to a shooting that sent one man to the hospital.

Campus police investigate armed robbery at SC State

Police on the campus of South Carolina State University are investigating an overnight armed robbery.

Sheriff’s office: Man burglarizes Lowcountry homes during Hurricane Florence

Deputies have arrested a man accused of burglarizing Lowcountry homes during and after Hurricane Florence.

Woman remembers friend allegedly killed by husband 13 years ago

The best friend of a Goose Creek woman killed 13 years ago is hoping for justice now that the victim’s husband has been taken into custody for her murder.

Former Berkeley Co. schools CFO who embezzled from district now accused of stealing from family friend

Thomas was arrested again Friday morning.

Police activity places two Summerville schools on lockdown

Two Summerville area schools went on an administrative lockdown Friday afternoon because of police activity in the area.

Police: Man charged with assault and battery after fight at Charleston apartment complex

One person has been charged after an assault.

One in custody after Johns Island stabbing sends one to the hospital

One person is in custody following a stabbing on Johns Island Thursday night.

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.

Police: Gambling machines discovered at N. Charleston VFW because man had ‘medical episode’

SLED and police confiscate gambling machines at North Charleston VFW.

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.

Williamsburg Co. detectives investigating deadly double shooting

Two people have died after a shooting in Williamsburg County

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.