Berkeley County sheriff announces one arrest, another sought in triple murder

Berkeley County Sheriff Duane Lewis has announced the arrest of one man and a search for another person in a triple murder case in which the victims were found in a car in a field in the Pineville area earlier this week.

Lawsuit claims thousands of patients’ information compromised in Tidelands Health ransomware attack

Lowcountry woman helping people in Puerto Rico following earthquakes

Emergency crews respond after crane overturns on College Park Road

Deputies seize 16 lbs. of marjuana, two arrested

Report of shots fired near high school a ‘false alarm,’ school officials say

Liberty Hill Academy counselor receives national service award

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  2 hospitalized after 2-vehicle crash in West Ashley

Newport News officer dragged by vehicle identified

Police: Rumor of attempted kidnapping unfounded

  DD2 to host teacher recruiting event Saturday

Conway Middle School student struck by vehicle at bus stop

SCDPS: 200,000+ defective airbags on S.C. roads, recalled vehicle owners to receive letter in mail

  20-year-old Virginia man has leg amputated after severe complications from flu

A Petersburg family is opening up about a severe case of the flu that led to their loved one having to have his leg amputated.

  40th Annual Charleston Boat Show kicks off Friday

The 40th annual Charleston Boat Show is back in town and will run from noon on Friday through 5 p.m. on Sunday.

  Downtown street reopens after utility pole replaced

Charleston Police say a portion of Rutledge Avenue closed early Friday morning is open again.

  One person transported to hospital following fire at Murrells Inlet condominium

One person has been transported to the hospital following a fire at a Murrells Inlet condominium Thursday night.

  North Charleston mayor delivers State of the City Address

  Pete Buttigieg focuses on policies for African American voters in Berkeley County event

  Through tears, parents remember volunteer firefighter son murdered in domestic violence incident

Widow of pedestrian killed in chase sues Hanahan police, City of North Charleston

Daycare surprises soldier returning from Middle East as he picks up his 5-year-old daughter

'I am glad God put us in the position to help’: Men save Douglas baby found on highway

  Live 5 Scambusters: FedEx delivers scam warning about phishing texts and emails

FedEx has put out a warning about a scam that may be targeting your phone.

  MUSC set to open state’s only adult burn center

The Medical University of South Carolina in downtown Charleston is set to open the state’s only adult burn center by this summer.

  3 facing charges in fatal Georgetown shooting

Police say three people are now facing charges in connection to a deadly shooting in Georgetown.

Chained, malnourished dogs found at Upstate home, deputies say

Officials took 32 dogs from the Laurens County home.

  Charleston Co. remains top location in 2019 for crashes involving emergency vehicles

Charleston County remained the top location for crashes involving emergency vehicles in South Carolina in 2019, according to data from the South Carolina Department of Public Safety.

  Man serving life for triple shooting in Goose Creek granted a new trial

A man given three life sentences for wounding three people at a bar in Goose Creek will get a new trial after a judge overturned his conviction.

  Former councilman accuses Mt. Pleasant mayor of abusing his power

The ongoing feud between the Town of Mount Pleasant’s mayor and a former town councilman has taken a new twist.

Amber Alert issued for 12-year-old Tennessee girl last seen Jan. 21

Lucy Lucas, 12, was last seen at home in Chattanooga but may be in the Nashville area.

  Police investigating shooting at N. Charleston apartment complex

North Charleston Police are searching for the gunman in a Wednesday night shooting.

Crews working water main leak in North Charleston

According to Charleston Water officials, the leak is between Iron Street and Emden Street.

  $5K reward offered for info in double murder of mom and 1-year-old son in Aiken Co.

Mel’Lisha Jackson and her 1-year-old son, Elijah, were killed in a gang-related shooting in December 2019.

  Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office receives training to identify human trafficking

Human trafficking is an issue that’s happening all over the country and in South Carolina. That’s why local law enforcement agencies are educating their officers on identifying the signs of trafficking.

Father says toddler, teen shot by police while executing search warrant

Midland Police shot a teenager and a three-year-old during a house search Wednesday night, according to the children’s father.

  Hospital honors organ donor with solemn walk

Trident Medical Center held an early-morning honor walk Thursday for a 29-year-old organ donor.

  Coroner identifies Uber passenger who police say was killed by driver on Johns Island

The Charleston County coroner has identified the Uber passenger who authorities say was killed by a driver Tuesday night following an altercation on Johns Island.

  Driver has medical emergency, barely avoids crashing into Knightsville Elementary School

Photos show an SUV crashed near a corner of the school and hit an air conditioning unit.

Berkeley Co. K-9 deputy helps safely locate missing 9-year-old boy

A Berkeley County K-9 deputy helped safely locate a 9-year-old boy who had been missing for two hours on Monday.

Orangeburg man accused of shooting at police indicted on federal firearm charge

A 33-year-old Orangeburg man faces a federal charge in addition to state charges in connection with an incident in which he allegedly fired at police officers.

Mt. Pleasant Police investigating juvenile’s 911 call for suspicious couple

Mount Pleasant police are investigating after a juvenile called 911 for suspicious people at Oakland Market last Friday.

Amazon van crashes into power pole in West Ashley

An Amazon van crashed into a power pole Thursday morning in West Ashley.

  Police searching for suspects who robbed man at gunpoint in Summerville

Police are searching for a suspect after a robbery of a person Wednesday morning in Summerville.

  Crews secure gas leak near Rainbow Row

Charleston Police have blocked roads downtown in the area of a reported gas leak.

Railroad crossing closures continue in Dorchester County on Thursday

Railroad crossing closures are taking place throughout Dorchester County this week.

Virginia General Assembly working on bill that would elect President based on popular vote

The Virginia General assembly is working on passing a bill that would elect a President based on popular vote, instead of Electoral College.

  Mama dog found on side of road pulling crate filled with her puppies

A mother dog was found on the side of a dirt road, pulling a crate filled with her puppies.

  Public raises questions over flood relief plan in Georgetown

The City of Georgetown approved a new Storm Water Management Plan in December.

Hwy 61 in Colleton Co. reopens after crash involving tractor-trailer

Colleton County officials say Highway 61 is completely blocked because of a crash.

FedEx is warning customers about a text, email scam

Don’t click on the link! That’s what FedEx is telling consumers dealing with a text and email scam.

Crews respond to house fire in Williamsburg County

Crews responded to a house fire in Williamsburg County early Thursday morning.

  Berlin G. Myers Parkway extension meeting set for Thursday

A public meeting will be held on Thursday, January 23 to discuss the extension of Berlin G. Myers Parkway.

Trident Medical Center holds ‘honor walk’ for 29-year-old father

Early Thursday morning, Trident Medical Center held an honor walk for a 29-year-old father of three children.

Waffle House accepting Valentine’s Day reservations

What better way to say ‘I love you’ than with hash browns?

KSP: Man sexually abused underage relative while wife recorded crime

Paxton and Christina Yates were both arrested Tuesday.

This is Carolina: Two women leave messages of hope, love in seashells

Two friends run their own cancer support group but have found a love for helping everyone find encouragement and hope.

  Community attends active shooter safety seminar in Dorchester County

District officials with the task force say although 22 percent of all active threats take place in schools, 44 percent occur in other areas of the community.

McMaster discusses education, goals in State of the State address

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UofSC student who created racist social media post ‘no longer enrolled,’ dismissed from sorority

This is not the first time the use of a racial slur has rocked the campus community.

  McMaster to set goals, priorities for 2020 in State of the State

Gov. Henry McMaster will lay out his plans for the new year in his annual State of the State Wednesday night from the State House in Columbia.

  Classroom Champions: Tiffany McCullough wants items for biology class at Carvers Bay High

After a long holiday weekend, school is back in session. Students are hard at work learning the three Rs and everything in between.

  Deputy tases his own K-9 after dog bites cow in Georgetown County

A deputy was forced to tase his K-9 partner after the animal bit a cow during an investigation into a burglary in Georgetown County.

Coroner identifies man killed in two-vehicle accident in Berkeley County

The coroner has identified a man who was killed in a two vehicle accident in Berkeley County Wednesday afternoon.

Panthers’ Christian McCaffrey giving Super Bowl tickets to decorated Marine

Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey is giving a Marine of 30 years a trip to Miami to enjoy a full Super Bowl experience.

  Report: Uber driver shot customer following altercation on Johns Island

Charleston police say they believe an altercation led a ride share driver to fatally shoot a customer in his car on Johns Island.

  Mayor Tecklenburg joins Mayors’ Task Force to Save Minor League Baseball

Task force is in response to a proposal to eliminate 42 teams

  James Island residents ask for federal help after concerns over James Island Creek

James Island residents living near the James Island Creek say water and sewage seep into their yards during heavy rain events. They are now calling on state and federal legislators for help.

  What’s Driving You Crazy: ‘Known problem’ at intersection of Savannah Hwy. and Main Rd.

A viewer wrote in to explain why the intersection of Savannah Highway and Main Road is 'driving him crazy" and Live 5 News has the latest information.

Florence police looking for man who went missing last weekend

Florence police are asking for the public’s help in locating a man who went missing last weekend.

Vice President Pence to visit Lowcountry, receive Patriot Award

Vice President Mike Pence will be honored in Charleston next month as a Nathan Hale Patriot Award winner.

  All middle school students in West Ashley could soon be on same campus

Some Charleston County School District board members are proposing a plan that would put all West Ashley middle school students on the same campus next school year.

Ex-VA pharmacist convicted of stealing veterans’ pills

She had 236 loose pills in her pocket when federal agents confronted her, federal prosecutors report

  4 charged, more than $500k in meth seized after police search N. Charleston house

North Charleston police arrested four people and seized more than $500,000 in meth as well as drugs and guns last Friday when they executed a search warrant at a house.

Charleston woman reported missing found, now safe at home

Police are searching for a woman who suffers from Alzheimer’s Disease and was reported missing by her husband.

Clemson Announces 2020 Football Schedule

Tigers will open season on a Thursday at Georgia Tech

  Warming shelters in Lowcountry open as colder temperatures hit

Several warming shelters in the Lowcountry are opening their doors this week with low temperatures hovering around freezing.

Authorities find missing Johns Island man safe

Authorities are searching for Quinton Oneal Allen who was last seen on Friday around 3 p.m. on the 3800 block of James Bay Road.

Missing Sunset Beach woman found safe in Myrtle Beach, deputies say

Deputies with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s help to locate a woman who went missing early Tuesday morning.

  Crews enter fifth day fighting fire at Lowcountry mulch facility

North Charleston firefighters remained at the scene at a wood recycling facility into the night Sunday.

One80 Place asking for design approval for new multi-use building

An organization working to prevent homelessness in our area will be asking the city to approve the design on a new multi-use complex in downtown Charleston.