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Police seeking the public’s help in locating a man wanted for sending fake checks to a dealership
Charleston Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a man wanted for sending fake checks to car dealership.
Published May 14, 2019 at 2:20 PM
Man charged with attempted murder following fight during card game
A man is charged with attempted murder following a fight during a card game on Thursday night, North Charleston police say.
Published May 10, 2019 at 5:22 PM
SC governor announces state’s first child advocate to lead children social services
South Carolina will now have its first department of children’s advocacy, the state’s governor’s office announced a person to run the agency on Monday morning.
Published May 6, 2019 at 1:12 PM
Child injured in hit-and-run crash in Mt. Pleasant
A child was injured in a hit-and-run crash in Mount Pleasant on Wednesday morning.
Published May 1, 2019 at 2:12 PM
Investigators arrest two suspects, seeking two others in Goose Creek armed robbery
Investigators have arrested two suspects and are seeking two others in an armed robbery at a convenience store in Goose Creek Tuesday morning.
Published April 30, 2019 at 5:19 PM
Police: One dead after a shooting in N. Charleston apartment
North Charleston police say a man is dead after shooting in a apartment complex.
Published April 29, 2019 at 2:22 PM
Deputies: Hemingway man charged with attempted murder after domestic dispute; one injured
A Hemingway man is charged with attempted murder after a domestic dispute on Friday morning resulted in one being injured, Williamsburg deputies say.
Published April 29, 2019 at 1:44 PM
Dorchester District 2 cancels classes for Wed. ahead of teacher planned walk out rally
Officials with Dorchester District two have announced they are closing schools for students and staff on Wednesday, May 1.
Published April 26, 2019 at 3:05 PM
N. Charleston Police: Drive-by shooting suspect extradited from Georgia
North Charleston police say the second man involved in a shooting that killed a man in the parking lot of a manufacturing plant in March has been arrested.
Published April 19, 2019 at 9:50 PM
Police: 2 charged after stealing frozen pizzas, La Croix sparkling water from freezer in W. Ashley home
Two men are charged with burglary/breaking and entering a garage after stealing boxes of frozen pizza and two boxes of sparkling water, Charleston police say.
Published April 18, 2019 at 8:08 PM
Former SC political strategist involved in statehouse investigation facing new perjury charges
A former South Carolina political strategist involved in a statehouse investigation is facing new perjury and obstruction of justice charges,the First Circuit Solicitor's office announced on Thursday.
Published April 18, 2019 at 2:56 PM
Goose Creek police looking for man who stole container of cigarettes from Walmart
Goose Creek police are seeking the public’s help in locating a man who shoplifted cigarettes from Walmart.
Published April 17, 2019 at 10:32 AM
SC education board permanently revokes former Colleton Co. teacher license after sexual conduct charges
A former Colleton County high school teacher educator’s license is permanently revoked after a vote by the South Carolina Board of Education.
Published April 16, 2019 at 3:22 PM
Coroner working to identify skeletal remains found in Berkeley Co.
The Berkeley County Coroner’s office and Berkeley deputies are working to identify skeletal remains found on Monday afternoon.
Published April 16, 2019 at 2:00 PM
Woman sentenced to 50 years in prison after killing man in Moncks Corner home invasion
A Berkeley County woman was sentenced to 50 years in prison after killing a man in a 2015 home invasion, the Ninth Circuit Solicitor’s Office announced on Friday.
Published April 12, 2019 at 4:01 PM
Summerville woman missing since Sunday found safe
Dorchester deputies are looking for a missing Summerville woman.
Published April 10, 2019 at 3:07 PM
Funeral service scheduled for Citadel cadet killed in car crash
A memorial service has been announced for the Citadel cadet killed in car crash on Sunday.
Published April 10, 2019 at 2:39 PM
SC animal shelter asking for help with medical bills after finding dog hanging on fence
A South Carolina animal shelter found a dog hanging on a fence on Monday morning.
Published April 9, 2019 at 11:14 AM
N. Charleston man charged with burglarizing four restaurants
North Charleston police arrested a man they say robbed four Lowcountry restaurants beginning in February.
Published April 8, 2019 at 3:18 PM
Hanahan man sentenced over 11 years in prison after trafficking over five pounds of marijuana
A Hanahan man is sentenced to over 11 years in prison after trafficking over five pounds of marijuana, the U.S. District Attorney’s Office says.
Published March 25, 2019 at 3:39 PM
Church group which solicited in Lowcountry failed to file annual reports, officials say
The South Carolina Secretary of State office announced a church group who solicited funds in the Lowcountry failed to register and file annual reports.
Published March 22, 2019 at 11:22 AM
SC education superintendent surprises Lowcountry teacher as finalist for teacher of the year
SC Superintendent of Education named teacher of the year finalist in a surprise visit to a Lowcountry elementary school.
Published March 14, 2019 at 12:46 PM
Four men sentenced for smuggling turtles internationally, SC District Attorney says
Four men are sentenced for smuggling turtles internationally, the South Carolina District Attorney office says.
Published March 13, 2019 at 10:14 AM
A Charleston business owner arrested for $139K in unpaid taxes
A Charleston business owner is arrested for failure to pay $139,000 in taxes, according to South Carolina's Department of Revenue office.
Published March 11, 2019 at 3:00 PM
Testimony wraps up in trial of man accused of lying about wife’s disappearance
Testimony has wrapped up in the trial of a man accused of lying to and misleading investigators about the disappearance of his wife seven years ago.
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Published March 7, 2019 at 5:40 PM
Forensic experts testify about blood evidence in third day of man on trial in wife’s disappearance
Forensics experts took the stand on Wednesday for the trial of Bob McCaffrey who is charged with obstruction of justice in the disappearance of his wife Gayle in March 2012.
Published March 6, 2019 at 8:09 PM
SC asks courts for injunction to block pending offshore testing, in addition to current seismic lawsuit
South Carolina is asking court for injunction to block pending offshore testing, in addition to the current federal lawsuit to oppose plans to allow offshore drilling tests along the Carolina coast.
Published March 1, 2019 at 1:11 PM
JetBlue to add a third additional daily flight between Charleston and Boston
JetBlue to add a third additional daily flight between Charleston and Boston
Published February 28, 2019 at 3:06 PM
Police: Burglary suspect involved in standoff with Charleston officers robbed Dollar General hours before
The man involved in a standoff with Charleston police robbed a Dollar General store hours before peacefully surrendering to police.
Published February 28, 2019 at 12:52 PM
Berkeley Co. Water & Sanitation executive director retires after four years of service
The Berkeley County Water and Sanitation Executive Director retires after four years of service in the position.
Published February 28, 2019 at 11:10 AM
LIVE: President Trump holds S.C. rally the day before state’s Democratic Primary
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Coastal Carolina announces 2020 football schedule
Child hit by truck, seriously injured while waiting for school bus in Lancaster County, S.C.
Court halts Trump’s policy to make asylum seekers wait in Mexico for hearings
Marine general orders removal of Confederate items at bases
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