At least 5,100 children currently living in foster care have parents who have been detained or deported by immigration authorities, according to estimates. (Source: Ray Downs/RNN)
Immigrants and their families protested outside the Montgomery, AL state house on Feb. 5, 2013. (Source: Ray Downs/RNN)
Joining President Obama at the service are former presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter.
As tens of thousands of South Africans gathered in the rain, President Barack Obama thanked them for sharing Nelson Mandela with the world.More >> WASHINGTON, DC (CNN) – The unemployment rate has fallen to 7 percent on Friday, the lowest level in five years. But while the strengthening economy is good news politically for President Barack Obama,More >> Many working American are still feeling the pinch despite a strengthening economy.More >> (CNN) - A revamped federal healthcare website has helped enroll 29,000 Americans in insurance plans over the past several days, a source familiar with the numbers said on Wednesday. The number is higherMore >> The updated Obamacare website has garnered a few more users, according to sources familiar with the numbers.More >> (RNN) - Forced budget cuts, or sequestration, will take food from mouths as well as money from the pockets of the working poor as U.S. poverty are projected to increase to levels unseen since 1960. ExpertsMore >> The number of families in poverty may increase as constantly changing political issues and talking points don't include and focus on America's impoverished population.More >> The history of "the war on poverty" fueled a future of no answers and more issues for the American population dealing with the poor and the working poor.More >> The history of "the war on poverty" fueled a future of no answers and more issues for the American population dealing with the working poor.More >>
Berkeley County firefighters are on the scene of a mobile home fire Tuesday morning. Dispatchers with Charleston County Consolidated Dispatch tells Live 5 News that EMS crews from Charleston County areMore >> Berkeley County firefighters were called out to the scene of a mobile home fire Tuesday morning.More >> Charleston Police need your help finding a missing elderly female from the Wagener-Terreace area of Charleston. Police say 69-year-old Patricia "Pat" Hinkson was discovered missing late Monday nightMore >> Charleston Police say they've located a missing elderly woman in the Wagener-Terreace area of Charleston. More >> A woman has died after being shot in the back at a Summerville bar, according to the Berkeley County Coroner.More >> The Berkeley County Sheriff's Office has arrested a third suspect in the shooting death of a 32-year-old Goose Creek woman.More >> Police officials say a thief who was trying to run away from an officer at a Christmas parade was apprehended by members of a SWAT team. The Mount Pleasant Police Department arrested 30-year-old FrederickMore >> Police officials say a thief who was trying to get away from a police officer at a Christmas parade was apprehended by members of a SWAT team. The Mount Pleasant Police Department arrested 30-year-old Frederick Gathers. More >> Three men accused in an armed robbery at a Mount Pleasant cell phone store in 2010 were sentenced on Friday. The Mount Pleasant Police Department says 26-year-old Jarret Eric Graddick was sentenced toMore >> Three men accused in an armed robbery at a Mount Pleasant cell phone store in 2010 were sentenced on Friday.More >> Good news for South Carolina's economy in the coming year: University of South Carolina economists predict job growth and industry expansion across the state. But economists are worried about what they'reMore >> Good news for South Carolina's economy in the coming year: University of South Carolina economists predict job growth and industry expansion across the stateMore >> (CNN) - The Senate voted unanimously Monday to renew a 10-year ban on plastic guns. Those weapons cannot be picked up by metal detectors in airports, court houses and government buildings. Plastic gunsMore >> The law was set to expire at the end of the day.More >> Authorities say they are on the scene of a meth lab in Ladson. According to officials, the incident is in the area of the 1000 block of Harrison Road. Stay with www.Live5News.com for more information.More >> Investigators say crews discovered two meth labs in Dorchester County on Monday. One of the meth labs was located in Summerville on Wendy Way off Jamison Road.More >> Swedish retailer H&M Will be opening its new store just in time for the holidays.The grand opening of its first store in South Carolina is set for Dec. 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.The clothing and accessoriesMore >> Swedish retailer H&M Will be opening its new store just in time for the holidays. The grand opening of its first store in South Carolina is set for Dec. 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.More >> The Charleston County Sheriff's Office Selective Traffic Unit is investigating a hit and run involving a pedestrian that occurred in the area of Plainview Road in West Ashley Sunday morning. AccordingMore >> Officials with the Charleston County Sheriff's Office say they have found a vehicle that was involved in a hit-and-run early Sunday morning that killed a 22-year-old man. The victim, 22-year-old Forrest Carlton, died just after 1 p.m. Sunday at MUSC.More >>