The attorney general's words against 'Stand Your Ground' laws, the death of a Glee actor and the return of Twinkies caught our eye this week.
(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 >>
Six students were transported to a local hospital Tuesday morning after a school bus accident in Charleston County. Charleston County School District spokesman Jason Sakran said the bus transporting studentsMore >> Six students from Baptist Hill High School were taken to a hospital Tuesday morning after a school bus accident on Highway 17 South. A school district spokesman said the injuries were not serious.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 >>