Crime

Summerville police warn of phone scammers

Police say these individuals are advising that the Summerville Police Department has a warrant for their arrest and if you do not pay a requested fine, funds from your bank account would be seized.

3 face charges in scuffle during protests at the Battery

Prosecutors won’t pursue charges against police, deputies in fatal May officer-involved shooting

Deputies search for couple in theft of 86-year-old’s wallet

‘We’ve already lost everything:’ Thief steals home from family displaced by Florence

S.C. deputy fired after crash, DUI arrest

Charleston man facing multiple counts after pointing a gun at group, police say

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Police arrest man in connection with machete slaying

LCSD seeks 19-year-old accused of deadly shooting at party

U.S. Attorney General Barr, Sen. Scott in Columbia to discuss justice in America

  Fifth South Carolina inmate dies of coronavirus contracted in prison

SC Department of Corrections starting targeted testing at ‘hotspot’ facilities to slow spread of COVID-19

Sheriff’s office searches for vehicle connected to deadly Florence County shooting; victim identified

Charleston Police release surveillance images in downtown vandalism case

The Charleston Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify several people in connection with vandalism that occurred during a riot in downtown Charleston on May 30.

Charleston Police ask for help catching accused vandal

The Charleston Police Department says they are looking for help identifying a man responsible for numerous vandalisms to vehicles in the 40 block of John Street.

  Coroner identifies 3 victims of deadly Goose Creek shooting

The Berkeley County Coroner has identified the three men killed in a shooting late Friday night in Goose Creek.

One arrested after police investigate report of man pointing firearm at group outside apartment

Charleston Police responded Tuesday to a report of a man pointing a gun at a group of men at a West Ashley apartment.

  One dead in early-morning Dorchester County shooting

  Deputies: Suspects charged in Goose Creek triple homicide may be responsible for armed robberies

  Mount Pleasant police officer fired after investigators say he was intoxicated while on duty

Lexington Co. deputies arrest 22-year-old man accused of shooting at victim inside of a parked car

Man killed in shooting at Columbia apartment complex identified

Woman arrested for vehicle theft with victim’s dog inside

Deputies arrest man wanted in deadly Bennettsville shooting

The man wanted in connection to a deadly shooting in Marlboro County is in custody, officials said.

Suspect wanted for vandalizing Charleston 9 Memorial booked in Al Canon Detention Center

The woman wanted for vandalizing the Charleston 9 memorial site has been booked in the Al Canon Detention Center Sunday, according to court records.

4-year-old fatally shot in Galivants Ferry identified; suspect in custody

Authorities have arrested the suspect who was considered armed and dangerous.

Deputies searching for suspect after fatal shooting in Marlboro County

Authorities said the shooting happened Friday in Bennettsville.

Man arrested after allegedly stealing Darlington Co. cruiser, running over deputy

Authorities said Hart was taken into custody Saturday in Florence.

Deputies investigating deadly triple shooting near Goose Creek

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that left three people dead late Friday night.

  Jail records: Woman wanted for vandalism at Charleston 9 site arrested

The woman wanted for vandalizing the Charleston 9 memorial site is in custody in Lexington County, according to jail records.

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

The Charleston Police Department has arrested a man for six sexually related charges pertaining to a minor under 16 years old.

Georgetown County deputies arrest juvenile in attempted business burglaries

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office says a juvenile boy is in custody in connection with a pair of failed attempts at breaking into businesses.

Man arrested in connection with home invasion, shooting of dog

The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office says a 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an early-morning home invasion in Ladson.

Pursuit of stolen vehicle ends in West Ashley, deputies say

The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office says one person is in custody after deputies chased a stolen vehicle into West Ashley.

One wounded and several vehicles damaged in North Charleston shooting

A shooting in a North Charleston neighborhood leaves one woman wounded and several cars littered with bullet holes.

Search continuing for missing tow truck driver after Don Holt crash

Marine patrols from multiple agencies are searching for a tow truck driver in the waterways around the Don Holt Bridge Thursday, the day after the missing man apparently went over the bridge in a traffic accident.

Williamsburg Civil, Magistrate and Family Courts close due to deputies’ positive COVID-19 tests

Williamsburg County will be suspending their civil courts because several deputies have been hospitalized for coronavirus.

13-year-old boy killed in stabbing in north Columbia identified

A 14-year-old faces a murder charge in the boy's death.

  Colleton County deputies investigate deadly late-night shooting

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office responded late Tuesday night to a shooting that left one person dead.

Police seek help identifying alleged shoplifter

The Walterboro Police Department is asking for help identifying a woman accused of shoplifting caught on security footage.

Police investigate incident at Georgetown hotel that left man dead, woman injured

Police responded to the Roadway Inn on 600 Church Street at 8:27 a.m. to a report of victims “covered in blood,” Georgetown Police Capt. Nelson Brown said.

U.S. Attorney: 23 arrested, 3 at large in connection to drug trafficking operation in Horry County

United States Attorney Peter M. McCoy, Jr., announced a number of arrests in a drug operation that took place in Horry County.

Man arrested for attempted murder in North Charleston

North Charleston police arrested a man accused of firing shots at another man in a possible dispute involving two women.

  Coroner identifies women killed in Cross shooting

The Berkeley County Coroner’s Office has released the identities of two women killed in a late-night shooting Sunday in the Cross area.

Lexington Police say nurse accused of racist posts could be victim of identity theft

Lexington Police are investigating a batch of racist posts, which appeared to be written by a Midlands nurse. Several WIS-TV viewers reached out to us about the posts in early June.

Deputies investigate theft of fishing equipment

The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a theft from a boat docked on Kiawah Island.

  Charleston Police council to focus on improving police policies, diversity

A group assembled to look for ways to improve policing at the Charleston Police Department will meet Tuesday night with several key topics on the agenda.

Greenville County deputies searching for missing K-9

Greenville County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a sheriff’s officer K-9 named Rudy who went missing Monday night.

Louisville family finds grass burned, racial slurs repeatedly spray painted on driveway

A Louisville family said vandalism at their home escalated this June when someone spray-painted racial slurs and swastikas on their driveway on June 7, 18, and 27.

Fugitive wanted for attempted murder by NYPD arrested in Lenoir, N.C.

Police have arrested a man who was wanted for attempted murder by the NYPD in Lenoir, North Carolina.

Police: Inmate recaptured in Walterboro faces new charge after escape

An inmate who deputies say escaped the Colleton County jail is facing an additional felony charge.

  Deputies investigating double fatal shooting in Cross

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a late night shooting they say left two women dead.

  Police make arrest in fatal Charleston shooting

Charleston Police have arrested a 41-year-old man in the shooting death of a Ladson man earlier this month.

Deputies looking for inmate ‘mistakenly released’ from Gaston County Jail

Deputies are investigating how and why Gyagus Wallace was released from the jail.

Warrants: 3-year-old nearly drowned at Myrtle Beach hotel pool while mother was at beach

A mother was taken into custody after warrants state that her three-year-old child almost drowned at a Myrtle Beach hotel pool.

Caught on camera: Deputies searching for suspect seen breaking into Orangeburg school

Security video shows a man in dark clothing, red gloves and a baseball hat inside the school around 2 a.m.

  Fire Chief: Vandalism at Charleston 9 firefighter memorial ‘heinous, disgusting'

The Charleston Police Department is investigating vandalism discovered early Friday morning at the memorial site for nine city of Charleston firefighters killed in a 2007 furniture store fire.

Deputies arrest 2 for Berkeley County graduation party shooting

Authorities have arrested a couple in Florida who allegedly shot up a Summerville graduation party last Friday.

Summerville man arrested after tip about pornographic material involving children

The South Carolina Attorney General’s Office says a 34-year-old Summerville man faces two counts involving the sexual exploitation of minors.

Man charged with DUI in fatal Goose Creek crash

Goose Creek Police say the driver of a vehicle involved in a fatal collision Wednesday night faces a DUI charge.

Coroner identifies man killed in Lincolnville shooting; 1 charged

The Charleston County Coroner’s Office identified the North Charleston man killed Wednesday afternoon in a shooting in the Lincolnville area.

Judge sentences man on charges from 2 counties after guilty pleas

A South Carolina man has pleaded guilty to multiple charges including a carjacking and escaping from Berkeley County detention officers.

Deputies search for clues in 48-year-old killing of teen

It has been nearly half a century since deputies say a 14-year-old boy was abducted and killed in Beaufort County, but deputies are still trying to find his killer.

Deputies searching for gunmen in shootout at convenience store

The Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office is trying to identify people involved in a shooting incident at a convenience store Wednesday afternoon.

Police seek help in finding man wanted in shooting

The Georgetown Police Department is asking the public to help find a man accused of attempted murder.

Man arrested for robbery and sexual assault of North Charleston woman

A North Charleston man was arrested Tuesday afternoon in connection with the robbery and sexual assault of a woman police say he met online.

Deputies release surveillance pictures in theft investigation

The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office released surveillance images of two people they are trying to identify.

Charleston woman accused of tax evasion, failing to report more than $500K in sales

South Carolina Department of Revenue agents arrested a Charleston woman Tuesday for tax evasion as well as operating a business without a license.

  National Action Network calls JUSTICE Act ‘woefully inadequate'

The National Action Network will speak to reporters Tuesday morning on the JUSTICE Act, a police reform bill introduced last week by U.S. Sen. Tim Scott.

Teen sentenced to probation in sexual assault of special needs student

A 19-year-old man will spend three years on probation in connection with a criminal sexual conduct charge against a then-fellow high school student.

Deputies on the lookout for stolen truck

Georgetown County deputies are asking for help in finding a pickup truck stolen last Friday.

Coroner identifies man killed in Mount Pleasant shooting

The Charleston County Coroner’s Office has identified a man who was killed in a fatal shooting in Mount Pleasant early Tuesday morning.

  Charges upgraded for babysitter after 2-year-old dies in drowning

Berkeley County authorities confirm a Hanahan babysitter faces a charge of homicide by child abuse.

  McMaster, Scott hold news conference on JUSTICE Act

Gov. Henry McMaster and U.S. Tim Scott addressed a police reform bill Scott introduced in the U.S. Senate at a Monday news conference in North Charleston.

Police on the lookout for grand larceny suspect

The Mount Pleasant Police Department is asking for the public’s help to find a suspect in a grand larceny case.

Police asking for public’s help in Summerville killing

Police are asking for the public’s help in an unsolved Summerville murder.

Former federal prosecutor named U.S. attorney for South Carolina

A former state lawmaker is now officially the top federal prosecutor in South Carolina.

Chester woman arrested for murder of man in Rock Hill

Derrisha Lamontica Meeks was identified as the suspect who fatally shot 33-year-old Hames Mobley

Police investigating shooting at Atlantic Beach nightclub

Police are investigating an early morning shooting at an Atlantic Beach nightclub.

Police investigate burglary at downtown store

Charleston Police say a burglar used a rock and another object to smash through glass and steal from a Meeting Street business early Saturday.

Charleston Police investigating shooting that left man wounded

Charleston Police say a man was wounded in the buttocks in a late-night shooting Friday.