A crippled cruise ship, a communist country and a cotton-mouthed member of congress are just three of this week's big stories.
(RNN) - Former South African President Nelson Mandela died at the age of 95 on Thursday. Mandela was the first black president of South Africa and the first to win a fully free democratic election inMore >> The death of Nelson Mandela, the cause of Fast and Furious star Paul Walker's death and Florida State's quarterback being cleared in a criminal investigation all made headlines this week.More >> (RNN) - Nasty weather hampered holiday travel across the U.S. this week. Snow blanketed parts of the Midwest and Northeast, which also saw strong wind gusts. More than 6,000 flights were delayed and moreMore >> Nasty weather during holiday travel, the official report on the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting and Thanksgiving caught our eye this week.More >> (RNN) - Senate Democrats voted to invoke the so-called nuclear option on Thursday. It's a rules change that allows the Senate to break a filibuster with only 51 votes instead of 60. It only applies toMore >> Senate Democrats' decision to use the so-called nuclear option, George Zimmerman's latest arrest and the 50th anniversary of JFK's assassination made headlines this week.
(RNN) - Only 106,000 people have signed up for health insurance following the rollout of the healthcare exchanges, according to government officials. On Thursday, President Barack Obama announced thatMore >> Disappointing Obamacare enrollment numbers, Hawaii legalizing same-sex marriage and Whitey Bulger's sentencing all made headlines this week.More >> (RNN) - Tuesday was Election Day, and New Jersey voters re-elected Republican Gov. Chris Christie to a second term. Voters in Virginia elected Democratic candidate Terry McAuliffe for governor, and NewMore >> A couple of high-profile elections, Toronto's mayor admitting to smoking crack cocaine and Twitter's successful first day on the NYSE all made headlines this week.More >>
The Charleston Police Department is on the lookout for a 39-year-old woman accused of cashing in stolen checks which she stole from a car. Investigators are searching for Cynthia Collins who is wantedMore >> The Charleston Police Department is on the lookout for a 39-year-old woman accused of cashing in stolen checks which she stole from a car. Investigators are searching for Cynthia Collins who is wantedMore >> Since December 8th, three drivers have been arrested for hit-and-runs. In those three separate incidents, a 22-year-old was killed in West Ashley, a 14-year-old girl of Goose Creek was hit by a car andMore >> Since December 8th, three drivers have been arrested for hit-and-runs. In those three separate incidents, a 22-year-old was killed, a 14-year-old girl was hit by a car and two bicyclists were knocked to the ground by an SUV.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 >> The funeral of hit-and-run victim Forrest Carlton will be held Thursday, December 12th. The service is scheduled for 2:30pm at the West Ashley Chapel of J. Henry Stuhr Inc.More >> Committee members from the Charleston, Berkeley and Dorchester Council of Governments met Wednesday to discuss plans to cut down trees along the 30-mile stretch of Interstate 26 from Summerville to theMore >> Some say removing the trees from the median would make it safer for drivers involved in an automobile accident.More >> Police say crooks stole checks from a Charleston business owner and forged them as part of a nationwide scam. The business owner, Nancy Lerner is the longtime owner of a women's boutique on King Street. ItMore >> Charleston Police say a downtown Charleston business owner's checks were stolen then forged as part of a nationwide scam. Nancy Lerner says it was a phone call to her from a victim in another state that alerted her. Lerner says she did not lose any money and closed her bank account.More >> The three men convicted of robbing and murdering a Mount Pleasant couple in the Caribbean have appealed their sentences.On Monday, a spokesperson for the prosecutors office in St. Maarten said the caseMore >> An appeals hearing in the case of three men convicted of killing a Mt. Pleasant couple in the Caribbean is set for Thursday, according to the Daily Herald.More >> A major meth blitz throughout the Lowcountry continues as six more labs in Colleton County now added to the list of seven busted in Dorchester and Berkeley counties. The Colleton County Sheriff's OfficeMore >> A major meth blitz throughout the Lowcountry continues as six more labs in Colleton County have now been added to the list of seven busted in Dorchester and Berkeley counties.More >> A 23-year-old high school teacher woman is behind bars and accused of sending inappropriate pictures to one of her students in Beaufort County.The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office charged Margaret AnnMore >> A 23-year-old high school teacher woman is behind bars and accused of sending inappropriate pictures to one of her students in Beaufort County.The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office charged Margaret AnnMore >> Authorities are searching for a missing Bluffton woman and are looking to speak to her boyfriend in connection to her disappearance. Officials with the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office say 47-year-oldMore >> Beaufort County investigators say police in Georgia have located a vehicle belonging to a man sought in connection to the disappearance of a 47-year-old woman.More >> Authorities say Stall Road is shut down following a fatal auto pedestrian accident in North Charleston. Officials with the North Charleston Police Department say the accident is at Stall Road and NorthMore >> The Charleston County Coroner's Office has identified a 44-year-old woman who was killed following an accident in North Charleston Tuesday night.More >>