Tri-County

Summerville man arrested on child pornography charges

Investigators have arrested a 57-year-old Summerville man accused of possessing multiple child pornography files.

Suspect still at large after shots fired into mobile home in Berkeley County

Deputies investigating after body found in car in Berkeley County

Trio arrested on multiple charges for car break-ins

Five women arrested in prostitution bust in North Charleston

Charleston police looking for boater who left couch on Morris Island

Main break causes water shut off in James Island subdivision

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Charleston police looking for man wanted in connection with car break-in

Coroner identifies man killed in crash on I-26 in Berkeley County

Roper St. Francis offering free breast, colon cancer screenings Tuesday

Police seeking information following shootout outside W. Ashley restaurant

One dead following auto-pedestrian accident in N. Charleston

Number of registered voters in South Carolina spikes ahead of midterm election

  Boone Hall blamed on social media for “gridlock” traffic over the weekend

Saturday and Sunday are prime hours for Boone Hall Plantation’s Annual “Fright Nights” event and pumpkin patch, but several drivers took to social media over the weekend blaming Boone Hall for the traffic on Highway 17 near Long Point Rd.

CCSD receives district accreditation; accreditor says district ‘needs some work’

The Charleston County School District received initial accreditation on Monday from AdancEd.

  Keeping Halloween spending under control

The countdown to Halloween is on with only a week until goblins, pirates and super heroes show up at your doorstep.

Two injured following multi-vehicle accident involving tractor trailer

Two people have been transported to the hospital following a multi-vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer in Dorchester County Monday afternoon.

Emergency crews extinguish house fire in Dorchester County

Mount Pleasant passes anti-discrimination ordinances

Charleston Police Department increases traffic enforcement division

Prizes offered this week for ‘smart commuting’ in Lowcountry

City of Charleston asking school district for money to help with drainage, flood issues

Police : Threat targeting Berkeley High School came from video game live stream

Boeing hiring more employees as it prepares to increase Dreamliner production

Boeing South Carolina is in the process of hiring new workers at its North Charleston facility as it prepares to ramp up production of its Dreamliner 787, a company spokesman said.

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.

All lanes of Hwy. 17A reopen after dump truck overturns in Dorchester Co.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says all lanes have reopened on Highway 17A in Dorchester County after a Monday morning crash.

North Charleston leaders want input on city’s 10-year plan

North Charleston residents have a second chance Monday to review their city’s plan for the next 10 years.

Second in-person absentee voting location opens in Summerville

Dorchester County voters now have a second location to vote in-person absentee.

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

Charleston Police say there were no reports of injuries Sunday night after shots were fired outside a restaurant.

  Coroner identifies motorcyclist killed in I-26 crash

Charleston Police are investigating a crash that killed a motorcyclist Friday night on I-26.

SCDOT approves completing widening of I-26 between Charleston and Columbia

The South Carolina Department of Transportation has approved completing widening of I-26 between Charleston and Columbia.

Lowcountry doctors prepared after polio-like illness reported at MUSC

More than 60 cases of a rare polio-like disease have been confirmed across the country affecting mostly kids.

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

A North Charleston man has surrendered to officers for a shooting that lead to a 5-year-old girl getting shot in the leg.

Improvement designs to be revealed for busy James Island intersection

Improvements are on the way for a James Island intersection that some consider dangerous.

Durham school buses still causing concerns

Some parents are saying their children are still not being picked up and dropped off at their assigned bus stops.

Hanahan Police warn parents about social media risks

Police officers in Hanahan are making sure parents know the dangers of social media for their children.

Free event Friday designed to help homeless veterans get back on their feet

The Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center is hosting a daylong event Friday to help veterans get the help they need to get back on thier feet.

Charleston Police investigating early-morning West Ashley burglary

Police are searching for a burglar who broke into a woman’s West Ashley home early Tuesday morning.

Coroner identifies Summerville man killed in single-vehicle crash

The Dorchester County coroner says a 39-year-old Summerville man died in a crash Thursday morning.

Missing Berkeley County man found safe, deputies say

Authorities are searching for a missing Berkeley County man. The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office is looking for 74-year-old Junior Hodges who went missing on Wednesday from a home on Benjamin Drive in Moncks Corner.

Plumbing issue closes Berkeley County Courthouse Friday

All court cases scheduled to take place Friday at the Berkeley County Courthouse are being rescheduled.

DD4 students to make up missed school day Friday

Students in Dorchester County School District 4 are in the classroom Friday on what was originally intended to be a day off.

Pedestrian struck by vehicle while crossing railroad tracks, police say

North Charleston Police say they are investigating a Thursday night accident involving a pedestrian who was hit by a car.

Decision postponed on proposal to make it illegal to sleep in public places on James Island

James Island is considering a new ordinance that would prohibit people from sleeping or loitering in public places on James Island.

North Charleston gathering leads to 911 call from store owner

A gathering of nearly 40 people lead to a 911 call from a store owner that sparked outrage, and many are left with questions as to why it happened in the first place

One patient with AFM released, treated at MUSC

Officials with the Medical University of South Carolina say one patient with AFM, a polio-like illness called acute flaccid myelitis, was treated and released.

Driver killed after SUV runs off road in Georgetown County

One person is dead following an accident in Georgetown County.

Man accused of burglarizing home twice in one day hit with 19 more charges in neighborhood thefts, burglaries

A 26-year-old man who is accused of burglarizing a West Ashley home twice in one day has been hit with 19 more charges stemming from car break-ins and residential burglaries in two neighborhoods.

Registration begins for Holiday Festival of Lights Fun Run and Walk

It’s a chance for you to see the beautiful Festival of Lights early at the James Island County Park and enjoy some exercise at the same time.

First-of-its-kind adult memory care center coming to Mount Pleasant

A private, membership-based memory care day facility is coming to Mount Pleasant at the end of this fall.

Drivers concerned about improperly placed campaign signs in the Lowcountry

Some Lowcountry drivers are complaining that the placement of campaign signs could be distracting enough to kill someone.

Mount Pleasant mayor wants closer look at child luring laws after recent incidents

After at least two reports of child luring in Mount Pleasant in the past year, town leaders are taking a closer look the issue.

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.

Summerville woman celebrates 100-year-old birthday with helicopter ride

Thursday was a birthday party to remember for a Summerville woman who just turned 100-year-old on October 15.

FIRST ALERT: All I-26 lanes reopened following tractor trailer crash; driver cited

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says all I-26 eastbound lanes have reopened near the Ridgeville exit following an accident involving a tractor trailer.

Teacher accused of assaulting student no longer employed by district

The Berkeley County School District confirmed Wednesday a teacher who reportedly assaulted a student is no longer employed by the district.

Search for suspect placed 3 Goose Creek schools on brief lockdown

A search for a suspect briefly placed three Goose Creek schools on lockdown Thursday morning.

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

Charleston police have released pictures of a man wanted for a downtown car break-in.

Firefighters save dolphin tangled in crab pot line

We depend on our firefighters to always be ready to save a life. But a group of North Charleston firefighters proved they’ll go above and beyond for a dolphin, too.

New Berkeley County fire fees going into effect

Some home and property owners in unincorporated areas of Berkeley County will see an increase in fire fees because of a change in the way the fees are assessed.

James Island taking steps to prevent future flood damage

James Island Town Council will vote Thursday on a plan to review permits to determine whether proposed building sites are reasonably safe from flooding.

  SC Community Loan Fund helping small business owners

“I build custom doors and do custom millwork. I’ve been on my own for 22 years now,” Bill Hussey said. And after years of paying rent to someone else, Bill Hussey and his wife decided it was time to carve out a place of their own with the Workshops at Howard Heights in North Charleston.

Man out on half-a-million dollar bond returns to jail on drug dealing charges

A Lowcountry man out on a half-a-million dollar bond has returned to jail on drug dealing charges.

St. Andrews Parks & Playgrounds director needs heart transplant

The executive director of the St. Andrews Parish Parks and Playgrounds is in a Texas hospital awaiting a heart transplant after surviving a massive heart attack.

New human trafficking trends showing up nationwide

The number of reported cases of human trafficking have increased across the country, and more trends are being identified.

Report: Duo steal car after shooting driver who was relieving himself on the side of the road

Investigators have arrested two men accused of steadling a car after shooting the driver who had pulled off the side of the road to relieve himself.

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

Charleston County deputies say a chase on James Island early Wednesday morning ended in a crash.

Pink fire truck bringing awareness about breast cancer

A North Charleston Fire Department engine painted pink is making stops at several locations across the Lowcountry.

The Citadel kicks off Leadership Day with day of volunteering

Cadets at The Citadel will follow a different routine Wednesday, trading their books for a day of volunteering.

Children’s museum releases surveillance footage of weekend vandalism

The Children's Museum of the Lowcountry released footage of vandalism that has indefinitely closed an exhibit.

Police: Student ran away from Stratford HS after loaded handgun found in bookbag

Stratford High was placed on lockdown Tuesday.

Sullivan’s Island plastic ban passes second reading

Sullivan’s Island passed the second reading of a ban on plastic.

Georgetown Wooden Boat Show coming this weekend

The 29th Annual Georgetown Wooden Boat Show is Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 20 and 21, in Georgetown

NCAA places Charleston Southern on 2 years probation

Investigation just completed by NCAA

Charleston police searching for missing man

The Charleston Police Department is searching for a missing man.

Campaign finance records for congressional candidates show Cunningham leading in donations

Amid campaign finance season, new campaign finance records that were released on Tuesday that show how much money is coming in to the South Carolina District 1 Congressional Candidates.

Emergency crews extinguish fire at North Charleston shipyard

Emergency crews have extinguished a fire at the North Charleston shipyard Tuesday afternoon.

Report: Summerville man stabs employee multiple times over food order at Mexican restaurant

Authorities have arrested a Summerville man accused of stabbing an employee multiple times over a food order at an Upstate Mexican restaurant.

Children’s Museum of Lowcountry reports weekend vandalism

Museum officials say it happened at some point over the weekend.

Crews clear up I-526 accident near Clements Ferry Road

Crews have cleared an accident that was tying up I-526 westbound traffic near the Clements Ferry Road exit.

Baseball field for children with special needs one step closer to reality

The price tag for the project is $1.3 million