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Defense rests its case in Tammy Moorer kidnapping trial

Apartment floor collapses leaving 30 injured near Clemson University

Murrells Inlet benefit concert raises money for flood victims

Newberry woman on kidney transplant list for six years continues to wait for a perfect match

Inmate who escaped a Florence detention center Sunday apprehended

Sen. Bernie Sanders urges South Carolina to fight for Medicare for all at Saturday rally

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Gov. McMaster, state officials visiting Conway Monday

SC officer pulls over mayor during first day on duty

Couple who won hearts with ‘Notebook’-themed photoshoot renew vows for 60th wedding anniversary

Search warrant details what led Florence County officers to home where gunfire erupted

Pregnant Ft. Jackson drill sergeant competes in ‘Ms. Veteran America’ competition to advocate for homeless female veterans

Murder suspect arrested in AZ extradited back to Midlands

Breaking down the SCANA-Dominion merger rebate

A big vote is expected next month to determine whether Dominion Energy will be able to buy SCANA. If and when the deal closes, Dominion is promising customers an average rebate of $1,000.

Man paralyzed in Five Points shooting hopes to prevent more gun violence with vigil

During the day, Five Points seems pretty harmless. But some nights, the area can bring life-altering violence.

  British Airways announce nonstop service from Charleston International Airport to London

Beginning in April, passengers at Charleston International Airport will be able to travel nonstop to London via British Airways, the airline announced Thursday.

New numbers show more dying in SC crashes did not wear seatbelts

New numbers from Highway Patrol show an increase in the amount of people dying on South Carolina roadways because they did not wear a seat belt.

Five defense witnesses in Tammy Moorer kidnapping trial not allowed to testify

Report: Man washes car at Little River convenience store while fully nude

Marketside ‘Fiesta Steak’ salads recalled due to salmonella and listeria risk

Democrats have 2020 vision with stops in SC as President Trump continues GOP push

Apartments designed to cater to disabled, homeless veterans open in Myrtle Beach

Family members say SC deputies shot in ‘ambush attack’ in need of prayers, continued support

Columbia drivers rank among fastest in the US, new study says

Columbia, South Carolina has a need for speed, according to a new study.

Columbia councilman reinstated after being suspended following domestic violence incident

A Columbia City Councilman who stood accused of domestic violence two years ago has been reinstated to his position on council.

Young SC voters are getting registered, but numbers still fall short of older generations

After a year of political back-and-forths, it seems like the push to bring out young voters has been greater than ever. But numbers from the South Carolina Election Commission show that registered voters ages 18-24 here are still lagging among other age groups.

RCSD deputies and teachers face off in softball fundraiser for special needs athletics program

Richland County deputies played in a softball game Tuesday night against teachers and staff from Lexington Richland School District 5.

Report: Orangeburg County high school student chokes student with belt on bus

The Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after they say a high school student choked another student with a belt while on the bus.

Tammy Moorer to take the stand in her own defense in kidnapping trial

The mother of Sidney Moorer took the stand Wednesday in her daughter-in-law’s kidnapping trial.

North Augusta Middle School teacher arrested after daughter left alone in car all day

A North Augusta Middle School teacher is facing charges after she reportedly left her 2-year-old daughter in her vehicle for an entire day while she was at work.

$150,000 lottery ticket sold in Aiken

A winning lottery ticket worth $150,000 was sold in Aiken Saturday.

Former employee files lawsuit against York Co. Sheriff’s Office over alleged sex, age discrimination

According to the lawsuit, the 44-year-old former employee claims she was the target of age and sex discrimination after voicing concerns about investigators altering case files - a practice she says would deny suspects a fair trial.

RCSD sheriff: More than 120 guns seized from ‘largest crime scene’ investigators have seen following Florence ambush shooting

Investigators are expected to give an update on the deadly officer-involved shooting in Florence County Tuesday.

‘I think you’re a little obsessed with me:’ Content of text messages focus of day seven of Tammy Moorer trial

The trial started on Oct. 8 with jury selection. Since then, there has been six days of witness testimony. Moorer is charged in connection with the December 2013 disappearance of Heather Elvis.

Man accused of killing Florence police officer denied request for public defender

The man authorities say opened fire on several Florence County law enforcement officers, killing one and injuring six, is request a public defender.

Monday testimony in Tammy Moorer kidnapping trial focuses on Elvis' car, suspect’s home

The Tammy Moorer trial resumed Monday as more witnesses took to the stand to testify.

Former Vice President Biden visits Charleston Saturday

Former Vice President Joe Biden is making a stop in the Holy City Saturday.

Sen. Lindsey Graham tours Socastee neighborhood still recovering from Florence

South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham spent Friday touring a Horry County neighborhood devastated by flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence last month.

Gov. McMaster: SC remains under a state of emergency from Florence, urges residents to prepare for Hurricane Michael

In a statement released Wednesday, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster says the Palmetto State remains under a state of emergency following the devastation of Hurricane Florence last month and urges safety as Hurricane Michael approaches.

Sidney Moorer transferred to Horry County Detention Center

Sidney Moorer has been transferred to the J. Reuben Long Detention Center as his wife’s trial on charges of kidnapping and conspiracy to commit kidnapping in connection with the disappearance of Heather Elvis continues this week.

Warrant says son of Florence mass shooter sexually assaulted a child

The warrants for Seth and Fred Hopkins, the suspects in last week’s mass shooting, have been released to WMBF News from the Florence County Sheriff’s Office.

‘I know every single one of them,’ Sumter police officer said of those ambushed in Florence shooting

A Sumter police officer who previously worked for the Florence Police Department couldn’t believe what he was hearing upon finding the seven law enforcement officers shot in last Wednesday’s ambush were his friends.

Lindsey Graham, Tim Scott react to Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation

On Saturday, the Senate voted 50-48 to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh as the newest associate justice.Many public figures took to Twitter to express their reactions to the vote.

Bond denied for the son of the man accused of opening fire on officers in Florence

Bond has been denied for Seth Hopkins, the son of Fred Hopkins, accused of opening fire on law enforcement officers this week in Florence County.

FBI now assisting with investigation in shooting of Florence law enforcement officers

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is assisting the Richland County Sheriff’s Office with processing the scene of Wednesday’s deadly officer-involved shooting, according to FBI spokesperson Don Wood.

‘He was the epitome of a community police officer’ says Florence Police Chief about slain officer

The Florence Police Department suffered its first line of duty death in nearly 30 years on Wednesday, as an officer was killed multiple others wounded in an ambush attack.

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.

SC Congressman makes sexual assault joke about Supreme Court Justice

South Carolina Congressman Ralph Norman started an election debate Thursday with a sexual assault joke about Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

President Trump arrives in South Carolina to tour Florence damage

The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to the Carolinas to review Hurricane Florence damage (all times local):

New SC law requires active shooter; intruder drills at all schools

South Carolina schools are now required to have an active shooter and an intruder drill each semester.

Report: SC woman charged with DUI, told police she's a 'clean, thoroughbred, white girl'

Police in South Carolina say a woman they saw speed through a stop sign at 60 mph (97 kph) told officers she needn't be arrested because she's a "very clean, thoroughbred, white girl."

Federal judge won't dismiss SCE&G lawsuit to block rate cuts

A federal judge refused to end a lawsuit over a temporary rate cut for customers of a private South Carolina utility still paying for two abandoned nuclear reactors.

Police: SC sex offender sent nudes to officer, not teen

Authorities say a convicted sex offender thought he was sending nude pictures through Instagram to a teen girl in Arizona - who turned out to be a police officer in Arkansas.

Court rules no privacy for cellphone with 1-2-3-4 passcode

South Carolina's highest court has upheld an 18-year prison sentence for burglary for a man convicted in part because he left his cellphone at the crime scene and a detective guessed his passcode as 1-2-3-4.

SC primary voters like Trump's tax cuts, medical marijuana

Both Democratic and Republican primary voters in South Carolina have overwhelmingly approved questions their parties put on the ballot.

Head of nurses at S Carolina prison faces contraband charge

Authorities say the woman who oversees nurses at a South Carolina prison has been arrested after trying to bring watches and tobacco to inmates.

SC ban on nearly all abortions dies in late-night vote

South Carolina's Senate has effectively killed a ban on almost all abortions in the state.

Lead federal prosecutor in Dylann Roof case picked for appellate court slot

A longtime federal prosecutor in South Carolina has been nominated for an appellate court position.

SC coach: Firing came after whistle blowing about grades

A basketball coach is suing a South Carolina school district, saying he was fired because he blew the whistle on issues such as grade-changing and covering up sexual harassment.

'New level of stupid:' SC resort looks for people who threw carrots at alligator

Officials at a South Carolina resort are looking for the people who harassed an 11-foot alligator by throwing carrots at him, calling the action "a new level of stupid."

Teen gets 4 years after Facebook Live video watched by cops

A 19-year-old felon who made a Facebook video of himself...

Police: SC dad withheld hearing aid from 8-year-old daughter

South Carolina police are accusing a father with child deprivation and neglect for withholding his 8-year-old daughter's hearing aid for more than two months.

Graham trying to get money to study deepening Charleston port

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham says he's trying to find $400,000 to study deepening a South Carolina harbor.

SC governor signs new water regulation act during Charleston visit

Gov. Mark Sanford visits the South Carolina coast to sign a new law to better regulate the use of water in the state. Sanford signs the Water Withdrawal Permitting, Use, and Reporting Act on Thursday in Charleston. The law was approved by state lawmakers after four years of work and negotiation.

Charleston man sentenced to prison for killing man in car

A South Carolina man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for shooting and killing a man sitting in a car two years...

Charleston Co. district will move 5 schools for quake worries

A South Carolina school district says it will be able to relocate five schools that would be threatened if an earthquake struck the Charleston peninsula.

No parading, but promenading in SC Easter event

The Southern ladies would take to their fainting couches if you suggest they're parading in their hats on the South Carolina coast for Easter.

South Carolina considers using electric chair for executions

South Carolina lawmakers are considering allowing inmates to be electrocuted when they face execution.

WATCH LIVE: S. Carolina Rep. Quinn faces corruption hearing after resigning from office

South Carolina Rep. Rick Quinn is resigning an hour before a hearing in a Statehouse corruption probe that has ensnared him along with several other lawmakers.

Gold coin worth $1,200 left in SC Salvation Army kettle

An anonymous person dropped a single gold coin worth about $1,200 in a Salvation Army kettle in South Carolina.

South Carolina judge withdraws re-election effort

A South Carolina Circuit Court judge has given up on her attempt to win another term after questions were raised about how she treats attorneys in court.

S. Carolina man bitten, loses part of ear in fight

Authorities say a South Carolina was bitten multiple times and lost part of his ear during a fight following an argument that began at a bowling alley.

Federal judge grants stay in South Carolina execution

A federal judge has granted a stay of execution for a man on South Carolina's death row, a day after officials said they couldn't secure the drugs needed for lethal injection.

South Carolina may not have drugs for December execution

South Carolina has scheduled its first execution in more than six years. But it's unknown if the state has the drugs needed to carry out lethal injection.

Fort Sumter seeks comment on new plan for disabled access

The Fort Sumter National Monument is seeking public comments on a proposal to add ramps and an enclosed elevator for the disabled.

South Carolina's first execution in 6 years set for Dec. 1

South Carolina has scheduled its first execution in more than six years.

Steve Bannon meeting with black S. Carolina biz leaders

Some of South Carolina's business leaders are hosting a discussion with former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon and a top primary challenger to Gov. Henry McMaster.

SC gov hopeful Catherine Templeton to introduce Steve Bannon at Citadel club event

A top challenger to South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster will introduce former White House strategist Steve Bannon when he visits the state this week.

Georgia man arrested for threatening South Carolina senator

A Georgia man has been arrested and charged with threatening South Carolina U.S. Sen. Tim Scott.

Police: 1 dead after man gives toddler gun to chase victim

Authorities say they have charged a man with murder after he gave a 3-year-old boy a gun and told him to chase the victim around the yard of a South Carolina home.

Longtime Democratic activist joins 2018 race for governor

A long-time Democratic activist and consultant is entering the race for South Carolina governor.