Tri-County

$100K Palmetto Cash 5 ticket sold in Lowcountry

The numbers drawn on Monday night were 4, 7, 14, 18, 29 and a power-up of 5.

  Charleston to fund new drainage project in West Ashley neighborhood

Campus visit begins Tuesday for CofC presidential candidates

Berkeley Co. considers firing deputy supervisor, asking for spending investigation

North Charleston, Dorchester Co. railroad crossings to close for Tuesday, Wednesday

Study: Charleston businesses struggle to hire local graduates

The benefits of eating family meals together

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  Family: Man fatally shot while asleep in bed during drive-by shooting

City of North Charleston honors veterans at annual Veterans Day Tribute

SC Aquarium holds ‘DreamNight’ event for MUSC Children’s Hospital patients

City administrator wants Georgia deputy to be new Goose Creek police chief

Authorities clear Dorchester County high school following bomb threat

Trial begins Tuesday for man accused of trying to kill Charleston officer in 2013

Deputies arrest man after more than 20 vehicles broken into at Cane Bay neighborhood

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office has announced the arrest of a 22-year-old man who is accused of breaking into more than 20 vehicles in Cane Bay.

Voting machines could see upgrade after complaints of old technology

After some people complained of old technology in voting machines causing problems on Election Day, the State Election Commission is asking for funding to replace the state’s current voting system.

Report: Man killed homeless man, assaulted another after robbing both

Lowcountry investigators have arrested a man who they say robbed and killed a homeless man, and ‘badly’ assaulted and robbed another.

Punched by students, dragged by their hair: Report details a year’s worth of incidents at CCSD alternative school

Newly-released documents show 26 incidents in which teachers at a Charleston County School District alternative school received compensation pay for injuries they received there.

  ‘Anyone else’, Bill Murray, Mickey Mouse favorites among Charleston Co. write-in voters

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

Police chief: Man shot by home intruder in Moncks Corner

Boeing SC hosts ceremony to honor veterans

James Island Festival of Lights set to bring in holiday spirit, heavy traffic

Reading Partners in desperate need for volunteers to help students

  Deputies investigating after man found shot to death at Summerville home

Deputies are investigating after a man was found shot to death at a Summerville home on Thursday.

Police investigating auto-pedestrian crash in downtown Charleston

Dispatch received the call at 10:31 a.m.

Lowcountry soldier makes history as first infantry-qualified woman in SC National Guard

A Lowcountry soldier is making history as the first infantry-qualified female in the South Carolina Army National Guard.

Body camera video released showing arrest of man claiming excessive force

New video from the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office shows the arrest of Rashad Smith on Oct. 14.

MUSC, local organizations help 11-year-old child from Ghana learn to walk

A little boy from Ghana is defying the predictions of doctors who told him he would not walk again.

Kiawah Island moves a step closer to having deputies patrol island full time

The Town of Kiawah Island moved a step closer to having Charleston County deputies patrol the island full time.

  Charleston County School District releases public records requested by Live 5 News

The Charleston County School District released public records on $4.03 million in settlements the district has paid out over the past five years.

Boeing SC donates $100K to Crab Bank restoration project

Boeing South Carolina announced Thursday it will donate $100,000 towards the S.C. Coastal Bird Conservation’s efforts to restore Crab Bank.

DHEC: First SC flu-related death of the season from the Lowcountry

Officials with the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control announced on Thursday that South Carolina’s first flu-associated death of the season is from the Lowcountry.

Police seeking to identify suspect who attempted to use counterfeit money in Goose Creek

Investigators have released pictures of a suspect who they say attempted to use counterfeit money in three separate locations in Goose Creek.

CofC announces 3 finalists in presidential search

The College of Charleston’s Board of Trustees announced the names of the three finalists in the colleges search for a new president Thursday.

Charleston Co. program goes digital to show your tax dollars at work

The fund currently has $20 million available to give out to protect land in Charleston County next year.

Deputies: One dead in crash on Hwy 165 in Ravenel

Highway 165 at County Line Road is closed in both directions for a helicopter evacuation.

Proposed James Island ordinance would require permit for smaller events

A permit would be needed for an event of 50 people or more and people would have to go to town hall and pay a $25 fee.

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

With only two months left in 2018, people in North Charleston are on track to see significantly fewer homicides this year compared to 2017.

Board of Elections addresses long lines at polls, asking for volunteers

People across the Lowcountry spent hours waiting in line to vote on Tuesday.

CCSD school board filled with three incumbents, one newcomer

The Charleston County School Board election was one of several contentious races in Tuesday’s midterm election.

Sanford on Arrington call out: ‘It’s a very human reaction to blame someone else for something that doesn’t go right’

Mark Sanford says not endorsing Katie Arrington for the First Congressional District race had nothing to do with her loss to Democrat Joe Cunningham.

Upstate man to face charges for Harris Teeter armed robbery in Mount Pleasant

Investigators will charge an Upstate man for an armed robbery at a Harris Teeter in Mount Pleasant.

Crash on I-526 WB causes 6-mile backup

A crash near the Don Hot Bridge is causing a massive backup in the westbound lanes of I-526.

Voters send 3 incumbents, 1 newcomer to CCSD school board

The Charleston County School Board election was one of several contentious races in Tuesday’s midterm election.

Deputies searching for suspect in fatal home invasion

Deputies are searching for a suspect in a fatal home invasion in Orangeburg County.

Police respond to late-night stabbing outside West Ashley home

Charleston Police are investigating the stabbing of a woman outside her West Ashley apartment late Tuesday night.

Voter turnout soars in Lowcountry compared to 2014 midterms

Numbers jumped more than 10 percent in many places when compared to turnout in the 2014 midterms in the Lowcountry counties.

Hours after polls close, final voter casts ballot at Johns Island precinct

Voters in some Lowcountry polling places have waited two hours or more to cast their votes while others had to use paper ballots because of voting machine problems.

Coroner identifies man killed in Charleston accident involving bicycle, car

The coroner has identified a man killed in a downtown Charleston accident involving a bicycle and a car.

Police arrest student accused of bringing loaded gun to Stratford High School

The Goose Creek Police Department has announced officers have found and arrested a Stratford High School student who is accused of bringing a loaded gun to school.

DHEC closes shellfish harvesting beds in Charleston Co. after sewer overflow

Officials with the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control say crews have closed some shellfish harvesting beds in Charleston County in response to the recent North Charleston Sewer District sewer line breach near the Ashley River.

Coroner identifies victim of fatal Sunday night N. Charleston shooting

North Charleston Police and Charleston County EMS responded to reports of shots fired Sunday night. The incident occurred on Target road according to Charleston County Consolidated Dispatch.

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

Anyone with information should call the detective division at 843-554-2475 or Crimestoppers at 843-554-1111.

The Citadel announces tuition increase for 2019-2020 school year

Upper-class in-state cadets will now pay $25,055, $617 more for the all in rate while out-of-state cadets tuition will go up $1,179 tp $48,089.

SC sets midterm record for absentee voting

South Carolina set a record for absentee ballots cast during the 2018 Midterm elections.

Cunningham, Arrington tell voters what they like about each other

Both have talked about the divisions they’ve seen, so what do they admire about each other?

2018 SC voter guide: Ballot questions, polling places, and more

Voters across the state are headed to the polls.

How to avoid issues at the polls and other frequently asked questions

Hopefully this gives you some piece of mind.

Tracking the money: First Congressional District candidates

At almost four billion dollars, this election is the most expensive midterm in history, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.

Claim of excessive force prompts release of body cam footage from Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office

Officials with the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office released body camera video of an incident on Oct. 13 where one man accuses deputies of using excessive force.

Report: Charleston Co. teacher on administrative leave lived with high school student, inappropriately touched him

A Charleston County teacher on administrative leave lived with a high school student and inappropriately touched him when he was a teacher at a West Virginia high school, according to new allegations stated in a teaching certificate revocation order.

  Woman captures North Charleston shooting on Snapchat while escaping bullets

A woman captured the moment gunshots went off at a party in North Charleston this past weekend.

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.

Folly Beach Considers marshfront management plan

The City of Folly Beach is developing a marshfront management plan.

Amendment 1 vote could change how state superintendent is chosen

All ballots for the South Carolina 2018 elections have an educational element on them this year.

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.

Charleston Co. teacher’s license suspended amid sex allegations from W. Va. student

The state's board of education has suspended the license of a Charleston County teacher who was accused of an inappropriate sexual relationship with a student in West Virginia.

Downtown Charleston football field to see major renovation

Changes are coming to Stoney Field in downtown Charleston. The home field for the Burke Bulldogs is set to get its renovation underway by the end of the year.

Investigators arrest six people for fatal home invasion

Deputies have arrested six people for a fatal home invasion in Orangeburg County.

Authorities identify two people killed in motorcycle accident on Highway 78

Authorities identified two people who were killed in a motorcycle accident on Highway 78 in North Charleston.

Coroner identifies man killed in N. Charleston shooting; police report released

The coroner’s office has identified a man who was killed in a shooting in North Charleston over the weekend.

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

Carlson was seen there two weeks ago.

Bridge reopens after 22-car wreck during rush hour

EMS crews have taken at least six people to the hospital after a massive pileup on the Cosgrove Bridge.

CARTA offering free rides on election day

The Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority is offering free rides on Tuesday to all riders in order to make sure everyone who wants to vote has a chance to do so.

Dorchester County Fire-Rescue kicks off holiday toy drive

All you have to do is drop off a new and unwrapped toy in the bay of a participating fire station. There are nine that are involved.

Overnight lane closures scheduled for I-26, Mt. Pleasant intersection this week

SCDOT will also close multiple lanes on I-26 westbound from milemarker 188 to 191 to allow for crews to put up girders in the westbound lanes. I-26 west right and left lanes

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.

Classrooms of chaos: Nearly 2,000 disciplinary referrals go unprocessed in CCSD school

Documents from the Charleston County School District show thousands of disciplinary reports went unprocessed for an entire school at a CCSD alternative school.

Teen opens clothing boutique, becomes youngest store owner at SC mall

A graduate from Hanahan High is about to become the youngest store owner at Northwoods Mall when his clothing store opens this weekend.

USGS confirms 2 small earthquakes Friday morning in Summerville

Multiple viewers reported hearing two large booms as well as feeling shaking in Summerville.

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.