Man arrested after 7 human trafficking victims found in vehicle in NC being held on $1 million bond

  Bond denied for man accused of making bombs at Colleton County home

Lowcountry groomer responds to video circulating on social media showing man throwing cat

  Charleston Co. student facing charges after attack sends teacher to hospital

‘Trying 2 impeach Jesus too!’ N.C. church making news again for controversial sign

3-year-old’s death ruled homicide, Columbia man arrested

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  Democratic presidential candidate Deval Patrick visits Charleston days after entering race

SCDOT: Debris that knocked out driver on Lowcountry highway was piece of broken pavement

  Warrant: Orangeburg police officer took $17,000 from evidence room

Challenger ousts incumbent in Charleston City Council race’s unofficial results

Coroner identifies man killed in shooting at West Ashley motel

  Parents, community members to meet on future of CCSD school saved from closure

  Family members defend loved one accused of making bombs

Family members of a Colleton County man accused of making bombs at his home are saying what deputies describe as suspicious devices were fireworks.

New Hilton Head Island beach laws ban deep holes, long shovels

The changes in the current ordinance are an attempt to help sea turtles

Townville shooting victim’s mother forgives shooter 3 years after her son’s death

The mother of Jacob Hall, the 6-year-old who died three years ago after a school shooting, says her newfound faith helped her forgive her child's killer.

New recreational soccer complex planned for Daniel Island

Several renderings of the project have been released.

Charleston Co. public library system to boycott major book publisher

ETX cafeteria worker writes inspirational messages on bananas

  Building renovated for Lowcountry non-profit with help from local hardware store employees

  CCSD parents working to ensure Minnie Hughes Elementary stays open after board decision

17A in Dorchester Co. reopens after crash

  Man hospitalized with gunshot wounds after deputies find vehicle with bullet holes

Mother faces charges in 3-year-old’s death after fall at CLT Airport, attorney speaks

WBTV learned Tuesday that there are active warrants out to charge the mother with three counts of misdemeanor child abuse. If found guilty, she could face jail time.

  Mayor John Tecklenburg wins second term after Mike Seekings concedes

Mayor John Tecklenburg has won a second term in office after Mike Seekings conceded the race Tuesday night.

Group receives big donation for program bringing cheer to young patients

A program that aims to bring joy to patients at MUSC Children’s Hospital received a large grant from State Farm Tuesday.

  SLED, Berkeley County deputies seize gambling machines from store in Huger

Some illegal video gambling machines are going to be destroyed after being seized from a bar in Berkeley County.

Dog who saved owner from fire honored by Lowcountry firefighters

A dog in Beaufort got a pretty special honor on Tuesday.

OSHA finds ‘serious’ violations at Fort Jackson in death of forestry worker during prescribed burn

Angela N. Hawkins died May 22 during a prescribed burn operation at Fort Jackson.

  Deputies 'heavily increase’ patrols outside CCSD board chair’s house after threat made

The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a man reportedly attempted to get into the school board chair’s house.

Man arrested after RV pulled over on I-20 transporting 900 pounds of marijuana, multiple cases of THC-concentrate vape juice

A Smith County deputy pulled over a motor home on Interstate 20 Monday afternoon and discovered a large amount of marijuana and other products.

Trial begins for Lexington County man accused of killing estranged wife in 2017

A Lexington County jury began hearing testimony Monday morning in a brutal domestic violence killing that took place in 2017, claiming the life of an IT employee of the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.

  One Year Out: Ads & candidates running against Cunningham

One year out from the 2020 Congressional Election, six Republican candidates have filed to run against incumbent Rep. Joe Cunningham, and a well-funded commercial against him is airing.

  Andrews police chief resigns, mayor confirms

The top cop in Andrews is leaving his post after a year on the job.

  Man once suspected in Drexel disappearance to be sentenced on robbery charge

A McClellanville man once named a suspect in the disappearance of Brittanee Drexel will be sentenced next month for an unrelated crime.

  Colleton County sheriff remains on paid leave after certification suspended

The sheriff of Colleton County, who faces a criminal charge, remains on paid administrative leave in accordance with department policy, deputies say.

N.C. man charged $2,300 for walking through ER doors for cat scratch

The man didn't even get the rabies vaccination that day, but if he did, the bill shows it would have been an extra $13,048 charged.

  2 underage teens charged in October shootout that injured teen

Charleston County deputies say a pair of teenagers have been identified as suspects in an October shootout and face attempted murder charges.

  SLED closes inquiry into Emanuel AME church finances, finds no wrongdoing

Investigators have found no wrongdoing and determined no further action is warranted in the case.

  Coroner identifies man found fatally shot at N. Charleston field

Authorities have identified a man who was found fatally shot at a North Charleston field.

Piece of concrete shatters windshield, knocks driver unconscious in Colleton Co.

Emergency officials say an 18-year-old driver was knocked unconscious by a football-sized piece of concrete that propelled through the vehicle’s windshield in Colleton County.

Mom, 3 missing kids found safe

The missing children are Dayami Valasquez, 13, Melanie Rivas, 9, and Isabelle Gamez, 2.

Myrtle Beach business uses 22 lb. chocolate Santa to help those in need

If you’ve ever dreamed of owning more than 20 pounds of chocolate, well now here is your chance.

Tropical Storm Sebastien forms in Atlantic; no threat to U.S.

The 19th named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season formed Tuesday morning.

Woman accused of driving through door of Myrtle Beach convenience store after cigarette dispute

A woman drove through the door of a Myrtle Beach convenience store Tuesday morning following a dispute over the price of cigarettes, police said.

  Police investigating fatal shooting at West Ashley motel

Investigators are currently working to find out why the shooting happened.

SC horse found to have virus that can be deadly to humans

The Equine Disease Communication Center reports the 5-year-old gelding’s body was found near a herd of wild ponies on Nov. 8 on St. Helena Island.

Deputies looking for 2 in separate shoplifting cases

Deputies say he left in a black or gray Honda Accord.

GRAPHIC: Man charged after dragging naked woman down road in N. Charleston, police say

Police arrived and saw a man later identified as Henderson holding the victim by the top of her head.

Attorney general asks SLED to help investigate horse attacks in SC

Greenville County Sheriff’s Office deputies are currently looking into two incidents involving horses.

‘I realized it was just all God. He led me there’: Madison teen finds missing elderly man

An hours-long search effort for a missing Madison man dealing with dementia came to an end after a Madison Central High School student found him.

  Survey finds health disparities for LGBTQ southerners

The Campaign for Southern Equality in partnership with the Western NC Community Health Services released the 2019 Southern LGBTQ Health Survey this month.

Family wants answers after 10-year-old boy shot, killed in Lancaster, S.C.

According to the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office, deputies arrived to a mobile home park on Coastal Way off Memorial Park Road just before 4 p.m. after multiple people reported someone had been shot.

Tecklenburg, Seekings face off on issues in mayor’s race

The two men fighting for votes in the Charleston mayor’s race answered questions Monday night, the day before the runoff election.

  CCSD board approves broad-sweeping changes, Minnie Hughes avoids closure

The Charleston County School District board could make some broad-sweeping changes official during its Monday meeting that would affect more than two dozen schools.

Physicians warn about dangers of pediatric flu

This year’s flu season claimed its first child death.

Chelsea boy fights for life after golf cart accident, family asks for prayers

A young Chelsea boy is fighting for his life right now after being in a golf cart accident on Saturday.

  Couple says vandals are terrorizing them with pellet guns

A Summerville couple says their home is being used as a shooting gallery by people who are using pellet guns to cause fear and a lot of damage.

  Isle of Palms considers reserve officer program for police department

The City of Isle of Palms is considering a reserve officer program with the police department.

Mount Pleasant Police locate missing teen

Police are searching for a missing 17-year-old who hasn’t been seen since Thursday.

  Live 5 Investigates: Charleston mayoral race attracted $175k in developer-related money

A look at their donations through State Ethics Commission filings showed both candidates accepted tens of thousands of dollars from people and companies connected to development.

  Law enforcement certifications suspended for sheriff, police officer facing charges

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Training Council voted Monday to temporarily suspend the certification for two law enforcement officers who are currently facing criminal charges.

Martin Lawrence brings comedy tour to Columbia

Joining Lawrence on the stage in Columbia will be comedians DeRay Davis, Bruce Bruce and Michael Blackson.

13-year-old girl killed in shooting at Atwood, Seminole streets

Officers with Savannah Police are investigating a shooting that killed a teenage girl Friday night.

  Group offering free rides to polls Tuesday for Charleston Co. runoff election

Some who live within the city limits of Charleston will be headed back to the polls on Tuesday in a runoff election.

  Preying on patriotism: Sham veterans and first-responder charities ousted for deception, their professional fundraisers largely left unscathed

Sham veterans and first-responder charities have been put out of business for misusing donations but their third-party, for-profit fundraisers remain in business.

Cashing in on Charity: Donations meant to help sick children, wounded veterans, abused animals instead benefit for-profit fundraisers

Professional fundraisers are for-profit companies that contract with charities to solicit donations by telephone or through the mail. The industry is loosely regulated and can keep as much as 100% of donated dollars.

1-year-old girl dies after being hit by truck in Laurens County, family says

A 1-year-old died at a hospital Sunday night after she was hit by a truck on her way home from a park with her siblings, according to her family.

  Timeline: CCSD’s actions that have lead to potential changes

Many parents in the district say these votes are going through too quickly.

Irmo dancers to perform in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on WIS and NBC on Thanksgiving Day from 9 a.m. to noon.

Ford rolls out Mustang SUV

The Mach-E can go from zero to 60 miles an hour in about 3.5 seconds, about the same as a Porsche 911 GTS.

All streets closed Monday morning because of flooding now open

Charleston Police say several downtown streets that had to be closed because of coastal flooding Monday morning are now reopened to traffic.

Two new trampoline parks set to open in Myrtle Beach in 2020

Two new trampoline parks are coming to Myrtle Beach in 2020.

  Deputies investigating after person found dead in N. Charleston field

The scene is reportedly at the corner of Kimbell Road at Midland Park Road

  Parent Survival Guide: Teaching kids the value of self-care

With busy schedules and life going at the speed of light it’s easy to forget to take care of your own emotional well being.

  Camel, cow and donkey caught on the lam

The unlikely trio walked into the neighborhood east of Goddard, Kan., Sunday afternoon and immediately attracted a crowd.

5-month closure of Old Hwy 52 bridge begins in Moncks Corner

Berkeley County officials are advising drivers to use Gaillard Road and Highway 52 as a detour.

Three charged in alleged sexual assault of a minor near Pamplico

Three men were taken into custody in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a minor in the Pee Dee over the weekend.

Horry County superintendent addresses increase in student-made threats

Horry County Schools superintendent Dr. Rick Maxey addresses an increase in student-made threats in a video released one day after a deadly California high school shooting.

Deputies announce traffic safety, sobriety checkpoints in Dorchester Co.

Drivers who encounter the checkpoint will be checked for a valid driver’s license, sobriety, seatbelt use, proper child restraints and any other violations which may be visible.

  Missing man found alive after 33 years by childhood friend

After months of planning, the man, who went missing in 1986, made his way back to his hometown to see his childhood friends once again.