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Live5News.com Tuesday afternoon headlines

It has been a busy Tuesday afternoon in the Live 5 newsroom. Check out some of the top stories on Live5News.com right now:

911 caller: 'He's got me in the trunk'

A woman apparently abducted and forced into her trunk called 911 early Tuesday morning as her assailant drove the car, sheriff's deputies said.

Police: Duo bites, stuns Walmart employees in meat heist

Charleston police arrested a man and a teenaged boy accused of biting and shocking employees at a Walmart while trying to escape the store with more than $750 of meat Monday night.

Senior citizen chases thieves who stole her wallet

Police say a couple posing as employees of Sam's Club tricked a senior citizen and stole her wallet.

Carol Kelley, 79, said that a well-dressed man and woman walked up to her last Friday as she was leaving the store at Tanger Outlet.

Students screened with metal detectors at some Georgetown schools

Metal detector screenings. You go through them at the airport, at the courthouse and now at some South Carolina schools. Georgetown County School District now has metal detectors at its four high schools and four middle schools.

Watch a Live 5 News special report tonight at 11 to find out why a Haiti earthquake survivor is living in the Lowcountry.

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  • Charleston men plead guilty to distributing heroin, fentanyl near Crosstown

    Charleston men plead guilty to distributing heroin, fentanyl near Crosstown

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:20 PM EDT2018-06-19 16:20:34 GMT
    Horace Edmond Wright pled guilty to distributing heroin. (Source: CCSO)Horace Edmond Wright pled guilty to distributing heroin. (Source: CCSO)
    Horace Edmond Wright pled guilty to distributing heroin. (Source: Live 5 News)Horace Edmond Wright pled guilty to distributing heroin. (Source: Live 5 News)

    Two Charleston men have pleaded guilty to separate charges of distributing heroin and distributing fentanyl. Samuel Bobby Wright, 67, sold heroin from a residence just north of Septima Clark Parkway on dates in June and July 2017, according to Assistant U.S. Attorney Jamie Schoen. 

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    Two Charleston men have pleaded guilty to separate charges of distributing heroin and distributing fentanyl. Samuel Bobby Wright, 67, sold heroin from a residence just north of Septima Clark Parkway on dates in June and July 2017, according to Assistant U.S. Attorney Jamie Schoen. 

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  • One lane open on Remount Road as SCE&G works scene of gas leak

    One lane open on Remount Road as SCE&G works scene of gas leak

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:20 PM EDT2018-06-19 16:20:10 GMT
    Crews are on-scene of a gas leak in North Charleston (Source: AP)Crews are on-scene of a gas leak in North Charleston (Source: AP)
    Crews are on-scene of a gas leak in North Charleston (Source: AP)Crews are on-scene of a gas leak in North Charleston (Source: AP)

    Traffic on Remount Road is down to one lane was crews work a gas leak. 

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    Traffic on Remount Road is down to one lane was crews work a gas leak. 

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  • Charleston Co. inmate released after life sentence overturned

    Charleston Co. inmate released after life sentence overturned

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:58 AM EDT2018-06-19 15:58:09 GMT
    Onrae WIlliams has been released by the South Carolina Department of Corrections after serving part of an original life sentence without parole. (Source: Charleston County Sheriff's Office)Onrae WIlliams has been released by the South Carolina Department of Corrections after serving part of an original life sentence without parole. (Source: Charleston County Sheriff's Office)
    Onrae WIlliams has been released by the South Carolina Department of Corrections after serving part of an original life sentence without parole. (Source: Charleston County Sheriff's Office)Onrae WIlliams has been released by the South Carolina Department of Corrections after serving part of an original life sentence without parole. (Source: Charleston County Sheriff's Office)

    An inmate has been released by the South Carolina Department of Corrections after serving part of an original life sentence without parole.

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    An inmate has been released by the South Carolina Department of Corrections after serving part of an original life sentence without parole.

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