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Friday's afternoon headlines on Live5News.com

The Live 5 Newsroom has been busy working stories Friday. Here are some stories on Live5News.com for you to check out before you head home for the weekend.

Traffic Tracker

Before you hit the road, check the traffic with Live 5's all new traffic tracker. The interactive traffic map shows you drive times and speeds on all the major highways in the area.

NORAD scrambles jets in worldwide security scare

A United Arab Emirates passenger airplane was given a military escort and forced to land at JFK International Airport on Friday afternoon following a worldwide security scare involving several aircraft and airports across three continents.

President Barack Obama addressed the nation during a press conference at 4:15 p.m.

Police respond to stabbing, wind up in car chase

Police Friday afternoon are trying to piece together the details of a reported stabbing and a police chase that ended in West Ashley.

According to North Charleston Police Information Officer Spencer Pryor, officers responded to the Family Dollar store on Rivers Avenue in reference to a possible stabbing. Shortly after arriving on scene, responding officers watched a car speed out of the store's parking lot.

Police: 2 ex-Cane Bay Elementary PTO officials stole $14,000

Two former high-ranking officials at Cane Bay Elementary School Parent-Teacher Organization were arrested and charged with stealing more than $14,000 in school funds, officials confirmed Friday.

5th arrest made in connection to 1992 Charleston sailor's murder

A fifth arrest has been made in connection with the 1992 unsolved murder of a 22-year-old Charleston sailor. Charleston County Sheriff's deputies charged Kevin Bertram Lewis with misprision of the felony.

Sex offender curfew for Halloween night

Some convicted child sex offenders will be subject to a curfew on Halloween night.

The South Carolina Department of Probation and Parole will go door to door in all counties to make sure sex offenders are home during the curfew.

Police make recommendations for Halloween safety

Police in Charleston say it's important for parents to keep their children safe during Halloween, and that there are several things every parent can do before heading out for a night of trick-or-treating.

Sheriff: Suspects robbed Chinese restaurant wearing Halloween costumes

The Pan's Super Buffet was robbed for the second time in two months Thursday night, adding another robbery to a long list of Chinese restaurant armed robberies in recent months.

According to the Dorchester County Sheriff's Office, the Pan's Super Buffet on Dorchester Road was robbed at gunpoint at just before 10 p.m. Thursday night. The same restaurant was robbed on Aug. 28.

 

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