Johns Island group working on plan for safer roads

The group called Rational Roads for Johns Island was created as a response to proposals created by Charleston County that could widen Bohicket Road from Maybank Highway to Betsy Kerrison Parkway.

  Defense rests without Chauvin testimony at murder trial

Closing arguments are set to begin Monday morning, after which the jury will get the case.
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  Chauvin trial expert blames George Floyd’s death on heart rhythm problem

Dr. David Fowler, a former chief medical examiner for the state of Maryland and now a member of a consulting firm, said the fentanyl and methamphetamine in Floyd’s system, and possible carbon monoxide poisoning from auto exhaust, were contributing factors.

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  Berkeley County School Board considers 2% raise for all district employees

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  Charleston becomes first South Carolina city to map heat islands in national initiative

Cops: Kidnapping suspect killed after crashing into motorist in Dorchester Co. during chase

Crab Bank renourishment location moved farther away from Shem Creek

The US Army Corps of Engineers say they have moved the location of a bird sanctuary renourishment farther away from the mouth of Shem Creek following concerns of local leaders.
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US expels Russian diplomats, imposes sanctions for hacking

The actions, foreshadowed for weeks by the administration, represent the first retaliatory measures announced against the Kremlin for the hack, familiarly known as the SolarWinds breach.

Emergency crews rescue 4 dogs from house fire in North Charleston

Crews clear crash on I-26 westbound lanes in Dorchester County

  One Lowcountry school district will be last in state to return to full-time, in-person learning

  SC health department names new public health director

SC reports more than 500 new COVID-19 cases

  SC reports 5th consecutive weekly increase in new unemployment claims

Instagram post leads to Little River man’s arrest for alleged role in deadly Capitol riots

  Live 5 News hosts HPV Vaccine Town Hall

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Capitol Police watchdog says force needs a ‘culture change’

The top watchdog for the U.S. Capitol Police will testify for the first time on Thursday about the department’s broad failures before and during the Jan. 6 insurrection, including missed intelligence predicting a “war” and weapons that were so old that officers didn’t feel comfortable using them.

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  The Citadel gets walk-off win over Jacksonville

Bats and Bullpen Lead Chants to 8-2 Win at UNCW

Gamecocks’ Clarke, Clemson’s Grice named to Golden Spikes Award Watch List

Duo among 45 on the list

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Loris woman pleads guilty in DUI crash that killed her 3-year-old daughter

SC infant boy surrendered to deputies under Daniel’s Law

Coroner identifies cyclist killed in North Bridge crash

Loris man sentenced to prison for burglarizing 94-year-old woman’s home

  Trident Tech launches program to ease truck driver shortage

Trident Technical College says the number of job openings for commercial truck drivers in the state will only increase over the next few years.
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Ancestry site helps police solve cold case killing of pregnant teen

Investigators have arrested the victim’s then-boyfriend, who was allegedly abusive toward the pregnant teenager at the time of her disappearance.

  Police shut down Summit neighborhood, remove Pentland family amidst protests

  UofSC Professor: 300 students drugged in past 90 days; lawmaker hopes bill will help

  Soldier charged after viral video surfaces of confrontation with Black man outside his SC home

  Officials seek public comment for Ashley River Crossing Project