Police investigating after man shot in North Charleston

At 9:34 p.m., North Charleston police responded to the 1500 block of Sumner Avenue in reference to a reported robbery and shooting.

Move to rename ‘Bloody Sunday’ bridge has critics in Selma

Residents in the landmark civil rights city of Selma, Alabama, are among the critics of a bid to rename the historic bridge where voting rights marchers were beaten in 1965.
  • Coronavirus

Trump plans huge July 4 fireworks show despite DC’s concerns

The Trump administration is promising one of the largest fireworks displays in recent memory in Washington on July Fourth.


  1,558 new cases of COVID-19, and 10 additional deaths in South Carolina

  Daycares adapting to pandemic with SC DSS funding

  Black Lives Matter members march to North Charleston City Hall, demand to see mayor

  Lowcountry beachgoers can use new, free app to navigate traffic, beach rules

LIST: Lowcountry communities cancel Fourth of July fireworks over coronavirus concerns

If you’re used to celebrating Independence Day with a big display of fireworks, this year’s Fourth of July will seem pretty quiet.
  • National

  Coronavirus cases rise in 40 states; Texas issues mask mandate

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. climbed to an all-time high of more than 50,000 per day on Thursday, with the infection curve rising in 40 out of 50 states in a reversal that has largely spared only the Northeast.

Judge sets $1 million bond for man charged with criminal sexual conduct with minor

Dedication ceremony planned for new Yemassee mural

Firefighters urge fireworks safety this Fourth of July

Georgetown County deputies arrest juvenile in attempted business burglaries

  SC Organ and Tissue Donor Program is bringing new HQ to Charleston

  Freeze on business license penalties proving costly to the city

‘Put the damn mask on’: Strong message from SC hospital chief medical officer

SC celebrates the 4th of July with patriotic ‘Salute From the Shore’ flyover

  • National

  US unemployment falls to 11%, but new shutdowns are underway

U.S. employers added a substantial 4.8 million jobs in June, and the unemployment rate fell to 11.1%, as the job market improved for a second straight month yet still remained far short of regaining the colossal losses it suffered this spring.


Stingrays Announce 8 Qualifying Offers

Cooper, Novak among offers


LIST: Here’s where face masks are and are not required in public places

  MUSC developing tests predicting severity of patients’ reaction to COVID-19

Married couple killed in crash involving car, motorcycle in Kershaw County

  Five people killed after SUV crosses I-26 median striking two tractor trailers in Orangeburg Co.

  Contact tracers not calling all patients diagnosed with coronavirus

Though the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control states it contacts all people who test positive for COVID-19, Live 5 News has learned that some people are not receiving a phone call.
  • National

  Intel chiefs brief congressional leaders on Russia bounties

The U.S. intelligence chiefs conducted classified briefings Thursday for congressional leaders who have demanded more answers about intelligence assessments that Russia offered bounties for killing U.S. troops in Afghanistan.

  COVID-19 patients using ventilators increase as cases surge in SC

  Emergency crews locate body of missing tow truck driver from Don Holt crash

  Charleston Co. schools expand mental health services, social and emotional learning

  Folly Beach leaders pass new 9 p.m. noise ordinance