Community voices concern and confusion about sentencing of woman in DUI crash with bike taxi

Several people in the Charleston community are frustrated that a woman who was charged with DUI after hitting a bike taxi driver was sentenced to 24 hours of community service on Thursday.

  Judge revokes bond for man charged in shooting of ex-girlfriend

  ‘Game of Thrones': Water bottles join coffee cup in guest-starring roles

  Man faces felony DUI charge in crash near Summerville

Mt. Pleasant residents file class-action lawsuit against Mt. Pleasant Waterworks

  GA toddler dies after ‘heinous’ child abuse

Driver dies days after school bus crash that injured 22, including students

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Hours before male prisoner escaped, female inmate also ran away from Lowcountry hospital

Man pleads guilty to voluntary manslaughter in 2017 Colleton Co. shooting

Snapchat predator allegedly blackmailing teens for nude photos

Deputies: Man grazed by bullet at Dorchester Co. apartment complex

Report: Woman waves ‘hello’ to officers, leads them on chase

WATCH LIVE: Day 5 of trial for SC man accused of 2014 murder of his 5 children

Man wanted for stealing car from SC parking lot with child inside caught in West Virginia after high-speed chase, police say

Columbia Police need help locating a man who stole a running car from the parking lot of a Five Points restaurant on Saturday morning with a child inside.

  Report: Auburn gymnast who injured both legs in viral video will start career at Boeing SC

Auburn gymnast Sam Cerio became an internet sensation back in April, but not in the way anybody wants to see their own name recognized

Report: SC listed among top 10 states for military retirees

South Carolina was ranked among the 10 best states for military retirees, according to a recent study released by WalletHub.

SC lawmakers begin three-day special session to discuss budget, Santee Cooper & Panthers

South Carolina lawmakers are headed back to the State House Monday to begin a three-day special session.

  Nearly $100M project aims at alleviating traffic congestion on busy Johns Island, West Ashley road

  More rapid transit could be coming to Rivers Avenue in N. Charleston

Water dangers driving popularity of infant self-rescue classes

  Crews continue road resurfacing project in Berkeley Co.

Railroad crossing to close this week in N. Charleston near Aviation Ave

UPDATE: Officer killed in deadly Auburn shooting, two others injured ID’d

  Bill de Blasio visits Charleston on first leg of campaign tour

The latest Democratic candidate to announce his campaign spoke with people at a downtown Charleston church on Sunday morning.

Hazlehurst Police Officer unexpectedly delivers child

A Hazlehurst Police Officer responded to an unusual call early Thursday morning: to deliver a baby.

Bond denied for SC duo charged in incident where 8-year-old was shot, later died

This is a developing story; check back for more updates.

  Deputies seeking info after one dead following shooting at Lowcountry nightclub

Investigators are seeking information after one person was killed in a shooting at a nightclub in Williamsburg County.

‘She’ll always be with me’: Mother remembers toddler who died after reported sexual assault

One mother had to do the unthinkable Sunday: say goodbye her 17-month old daughter, whose life had barely started.

  Former Charleston City councilmember passes away

Former Charleston city councilmember Rodney Williams passed away on Friday.

South Carolina Rep. Ronnie Young passes away Sunday Morning

The SC Republican Party announced representative of Aiken County Ronnie Young died in his home Sunday morning from an illness he was battling.

Naked juvenile female escapes assault, SWAT finds suspect dead inside Montville home after 3-hour standoff

Police also found a woman at the scene suffering a gunshot wound to the head.

23-year-old woman accidentally shot and killed by father entering her SC home, officials say

The shooting remains under investigation by the Greenville County Sheriff's Office and the Greenville County Coroner's Office.

  Charleston area students to perform in free concert showcasing history of Soul Music in America

Meeting Street Schools and the WatotoAcademy of the Performing Arts are partnering for a family-friendly production highlighting the history of Soul Music in America.

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders unveils his K-12 education plan in Orangeburg

Senator Bernie Sanders made a stop in Orangeburg Saturday morning to campaign ahead of the 2020 presidential elections.

  Bishop England gets Walk-Off Walk to win 3rd straight state championship

Bishop England wins 3rd straight state championship

Tropical development possible in the Atlantic over next several days

An area of low pressure in the Atlantic is expected to form into a system several miles south of Bermuda in the next several days.

Funeral service held for fallen Savannah officer, Sgt. Kelvin Ansari

Sgt. Ansari was killed in an officer-involved shooting on Saturday, May 11.

Parents react after Carolina Forest dance instructor charged with inappropriate sexual conduct with minor for second time

Parents are upset Saturday after a Carolina Forest dance instructor is behind bars for the second time after reported inappropriate conduct with a minor.

  Lowcountry community stands hand in hand against offshore drilling

Local leaders and community members are taking a stand against offshore drilling and seismic gun blasting with action instead of words.

Emergency officials: Injuries reported following boating accident in Goose Creek

Emergency officials say there were injuries following a boating accident in Goose Creek Saturday night.

Country music star Travis Tritt involved in multi-vehicle crash that left two dead, others injured on Highway 22

Two people are dead following a multi-vehicle car crash on Highway 22 early Saturday morning.

Rappellers fundraise for Trident United Way reading program

Trident United Way is hosting a fundraising event for the Tri-County Reading by Third Project on Saturday.

Nearly two months later, investigation continues into deadly Colleton County officer-involved shooting

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division's investigation into a March shooting in which a Colleton County deputy fatally shot a 22-year-old man remains open.

  Loved ones push for safer conditions after cyclist’s death

Family and friends of a man killed in a crash on the Cosgrove bridge, are calling for safer conditions for bicyclists.

Woman accused of hitting officer, leading police on 100 mph chase

A woman faces an attempted murder charge after authorities said she hit a Horry County officer before leading police on a chase.

Sheriff’s Office host memorial service to honor fallen officers

The South Carolina Police Wives Association along with the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office hosted a memorial service in association with National Police Week.

Planet Fitness offering free summer memberships for teens

Anyone under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian present to sign up.

  Police respond to more than 600 calls at Summerville apartment complex since 2018

A shooting at a Summerville apartment complex this week was one of more than 600 times police have been called there since the beginning of 2018.

Her dad confessed to killing her and four siblings. Her last words were ‘Daddy, I love you’ before he strangled her

A chilling audio recording of a father confessing to brutally killing his five children played in a Lexington County courtroom, as he sobbed listening to graphic details of the crime.

  Father pushes for stronger laws after son dies in motorcycle accident

A man is advocating for stronger legislation to hold drivers more accountable if they are involved in a fatal motorcycle accident.

$200,000 in stolen goods found hidden in ‘sophisticated tunnels’ on Upstate property, deputies say

A 26-year-old man is facing charges after deputies found an elaborate series of tunnels on a 4-acre property where stolen goods, including heavy construction equipment, transport trailers, vehicles, power tools and construction material were hidden, deputies say.

  Deputies recapture prisoner who escaped custody at hospital

deputies say an inmate escaped from a hospital Friday morning.

SC school district considering a four-day school week

According to the plan proposed by Florence School District Three Superintendent Laura Hickson, classes would be Monday through Thursday, with school days extended 1.5 hours per day.

  ‘Melt the bodies, saw bones to dust,’ reads note found in SC accused child killer’s car

A clipboard with handwritten notes detailed a horrifying plan to dispose of bodies sat in the passenger side seat of the SUV Timothy Jones Jr. was driving the night of September 6, 2014.

  Blown tire leads to I-26 crash in Orangeburg County, major traffic backups

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says they are working a crash with injuries on I-26 westbound in Orangeburg County.

  Dilapidated homes may be demolished at taxpayers’ expense

The town of James Island wants to improve the look of some neighborhoods after complaints about run down houses and taxpayers may be footing the bill.

  Parents furious after claims kindergartners were forced in a closet to be disciplined

The alleged incident happened on May 9 with four boys ranging from 5 to 6 years old at Salem Elementary School in Chesterfield.

Group says destruction of van could put veterans’ healthcare in jeopardy

A group that assists disabled Lowcountry veterans in getting to healthcare appointments is working to replace a van destroyed by vandals.

Deputies find missing man who wandered away from home

Colleton County deputies were able to locate a man reported missing from his home Friday within less than two hours of his disappearance.

Black bear cub seen roaming around inside SC restaurant

There wasn’t a picnic basket inside, but that didn’t stop a bear from heading into a Murrells Inlet restaurant.

Georgetown a top five ‘Best Coastal Small Town’ in USA Today readers contest

Once again, Georgetown found itself as one of the nation’s best small coastal communities.

  House approves sweeping bill to expand gay rights

Dubbed the Equality Act, the bill is a top priority of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who said it will bring the nation "closer to equal liberty and justice for all."

Deputies searching for suspect with felony warrants who swung axe at man in Berkeley Co.

Berkeley County deputies are looking for a suspect who has multiple felony warrants.

‘Shocking’: Ohio State doc abused 177, officials were aware

Dr. Richard Strauss groped or ogled young men while treating athletes from at least 16 sports and working at the student health center and his off-campus clinic, investigators from a law firm hired by the university found.

Luxury downtown Charleston hotel claims festival organizer owes $23K

The hotel is suing the festival organizers and seeking more than $23,000

Researchers track several great white sharks foraging off the Carolina Coast

Brunswick was first spotted in the Carolinas on April 15, about 25 miles off the coast of Wilmington.

  Live 5 Investigates: More than half of domestic violence offenders get lesser charges

A Live 5 Investigation analyzing state court data shows more than half of domestic violence offenders were sentenced to a lesser charge than they originally faced.

Deputies rescue Lowcountry man from sinking boat

Colleton County deputies say they rescued a man in a sinking boat

Police: Summerville officer fired, law enforcement license suspended after breaking into girlfriend’s home

A Summerville police officer has been fired and his law enforcement license suspended after police say he broke into his girlfriend’s home in March.

  Coast Guard kicks off boating safety week

National Safe Boating Week is from May 18 to May 24

  For third time, Charleston pushes for federal funding to build pedestrian bridge over Ashley River

Plans to build a pedestrian-bike bridge over the Ashley River are back on the table.

  Crews extinguish garage fire at house in Ravenel

Crews extinguished a fire inside the garage of a home in Ravenel on Thursday night.

SC mother charged in 30-year-old case of 2nd dead, abandoned infant

Brook Graham is accussed of abondoned two infants in consecutive years - 1989 and 1990. She faces child neglect and murder charges.

Portion of Hwy 178 in Dorchester Co. to close so crews can install waterline

Dorchester County officials announced the closing of U.S. Highway 178 in Harleyville because of new water line installments on Monday morning.

  Woman gave birth in car outside West Ashley hospital

Lauren Waiters-Scott was already a mother of five children

  Loved to death: Is euthanizing pets to be buried with dead owners OK?

A Chesterfield woman put in her will that her beloved dog should be put down upon her death so its remains can be buried with her.

  Berkeley County School District expands Office of Internal Audit with proposals for new standards

The Berkeley County School District is setting new standards for its Office of Internal Audit.The office didn’t exist until January 2018, when the newly promoted Director of Internal Audit was first hired to add an extra layer of financial accountability to district operations.

  'I don’t need easy, I just need possible’, Cassidy Hooper, born without eyes or nose, graduates from college in Charlotte

Cassidy Hooper is one of only a few people in the world born with no eyes and no nose. We first met her in 2008, at 11 years old. She’s now 22 and just graduated from Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte.

Man accused of exposing himself to children at Charlotte bus stops arrested

CMPD identified the man Thursday as 37-year-old Eric Henderson, warning parents as he was still being sought. Officials say Henderson was taken into custody without incident.

  Activist Group calls for removal of John C. Calhoun Statue through demonstration

A national organization protested the John C. Calhoun statue in Marion Square. It was part of an effort to call for the removal of the statue.

SCDNR: Man drowned in Little Pee Dee River after being thrown from boat

A man drowned in the Little Pee Dee River Thursday after he was thrown from a boat, according to an official with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.