Crime

Kershaw Co. deputies make arrest in connection with body found on side of road

The Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office has made several arrests in connection with a body found that was found on the side of the road.

  Family: Charleston Co. deputy underwent surgery, more expected following collision

  2 wounded in early-morning shooting at South Carolina State University

  Air Force takes over investigation into report of suspicious package in North Charleston

North Charleston Police withdraws from reporting system designed to free up dispatchers for 911 calls

Charleston police: Man sought for information in assault has been found

Student apprehended after making threat against Darlington County school with iPad

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Westwood High student arrested, accused of making threats to ‘kill someone’ at school

Beaufort Co. detectives believe new technology could help solve cold case murder

  Police: Former high school principal lied about wife’s disappearance in 911 call

  Man who claimed self-defense in deadly shooting of brother now charged with murder

Longest-serving Dorchester County Sheriff’s K-9 officer retires

Sheriff: Deadly drive-by shooting in Sumter likely gang related, 2 men killed

Whittemore Park Middle School student detained after gun found on campus, according to officials

A student at Whittemore Park Middle School in Conway has been detained by the school resource officer after a gun was found, according to school officials.

Deputies seek to identify person of interest in burglary case

Florence County deputies are asking for the public’s help in identifying a person of interest in a burglary investigation.

Police arrest man after chase in Walterboro

Walterboro police arrested a man following a chase Tuesday night.

  Former high school principal charged in wife’s death after body found near woods

A former Summerville High School principal has been charged with killing his wife after her body was found in a wooded area in Dorchester County on Tuesday.

SC authorities rescue more than 200 endangered Eastern Box Turtles destined for international turtle trade

  Group wants input on safety, justice in Charleston County

  Coroner: Body found in Dorchester Co. woods is victim of apparent homicide

Deputies search for leads in camper theft

Report: Two wish man a happy birthday, pull guns and demand money

Defense begins its case after state rests in retrial of Sidney Moorer

  Brawl breaks out after court hearing for murder suspect

A brawl broke out Monday morning after a court hearing for a murder suspect.

  Coroner identifies body found in water near the Battery

The Charleston County Coroner has identified the woman whose body was found in the water near the Battery.

  Police: Two found dead after shooting in North Charleston

Two people were found dead after police responded to reports of a shooting in North Charleston.

Son of accused Florence mass shooter faces additional criminal sexual conduct charges

The son of a man accused of killing two law enforcement officers and injuring five others faces additional criminal sexual conduct charges.

  Murder charges filed in death of man found shot in burning vehicle

A Lincolnville man has been charged with murder almost a month after a man was found dead in a burning car.

  Affidavit: Woman texted 911 to escape locked bedroom after man raped her

A woman who was allegedly locked inside a bedroom after she was raped then texted 911 for help early Thursday morning at an apartment in Charleston

  Initially reported stabbing was just ‘verbal disturbance’, police say

A man stabbed a woman inside a house in North Charleston early Friday morning

Father accused of exposing himself to staff member while on St. James High School’s campus

The father of two students at St. James High School is accused of exposing himself to a teacher while on campus.

  Former ‘Southern Charm’ star Thomas Ravenel is sentenced

Former Southern Charm star and state treasurer Thomas Ravenel was sentenced in Charleston County court Wednesday morning.

  Police: 2 cars stolen, 1 broken into on Johns Island, one suspect appears to have gun

Two cars were stolen and one was broken into between late Friday night and early Saturday morning on Johns Island, according to three different Charleston Police reports.

  Deputies: At least 1 injured in reported shooting in Sangaree

Law enforcement responded late Monday night to a reported shooting in the Sangaree area, according to Berkeley County dispatchers.

  Charleston community holds second meeting month after fatal shooting

Charleston's Eastside community, shaken a month ago by a deadly shooting, held a second community meeting Monday night about changes they want to see.

  Man wanted in Goose Creek shooting surrenders to police

Goose Creek’s police chief says the family of a man wanted for a Monday morning shooting convinced him to turn himself in to authorities Monday night.

Police search for gunmen after report of shots fired

Charleston Police investigated a report of shots fired Monday night and are searching for the people responsible.

  Items stolen from Naval Exchange on base in Goose Creek, police say

Goose Creek police say the Naval Exchange at Joint Base Charleston was broken into last week

Sumter Police: shooting incident that killed two people, wounded others gang related

The Sumter Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that killed two people and wounded at least three others.

Police: Hostage held in SC home freed, armed man arrested following 3 hour standoff

The suspect has been identified as Dean Ryan Daugherty, 46, of Newberry.

Georgetown man charged with break-ins during Dorian aftermath

Deputies say a man broke into three buildings while Georgetown County was under a state of emergency

Orangeburg County deputies make arrest in double homicide

Deputies say the man is connected with a burned-out car with two bodies inside that was discovered in June,

Person hospitalized after shooting in N. Charleston, police say

One person was taken to the hospital late Tuesday night after a shooting in North Charleston.

Police capture man wanted in Dollar General armed robbery

Kingstree police announced Tuesday that a man wanted in the armed robbery of a Dollar General has been captured.

Police searching for suspect in Johns Island assault

The victim received non-life-threatening injuries, according to deputies

  Authorities identify 2 sought after driver reportedly tried to hit deputy during chase

Authorities say they are searching for two people after a driver tried to hit a deputy during a chase Friday afternoon.

  Student arrested for having gun at Goose Creek High School

Berkeley County deputies arrested a 15-year-old student Friday after authorities found the student had a handgun on campus.

Deputies: Rumors of weapon at middle school in Colleton County false

Colleton County deputies say they have determined rumors of a weapon at Colleton County Middle School are false.

  Police: Suspect in custody after stabbing inside N. Charleston trailer

A suspect is in custody after a stabbing Friday morning in North Charleston

  N. Charleston gas station clerk robbed at gunpoint, police say

The initial call came in around 10:30 p.m.

  Downtown Charleston bank robbery suspect arrested in TN, police say

U.S. Marshals arrested a downtown Charleston bank robbery suspect outside Gatlinburg, Tennessee on Thursday.

Warrants: Baby found in Myrtle Beach hotel room with cocaine died of shaken baby syndrome

The man charged in connection to the death of an infant who was found in a Myrtle Beach hotel with cocaine is appearing in court Thursday morning for a bond hearing.

  Person stabbed during ‘domestic incident’ in N. Charleston, police say

A person was stabbed Thursday morning during a “domestic incident” in North Charleston

  Bill would give law enforcement more authority against threats to public buildings, spaces

One state senator believes there needs to be a law that covers threats against all public buildings and spaces, including churches and public parks.The broader approach of S.276 would give law enforcement more authority over those who threaten violence.

  Police, FBI investigating threatening calls that placed Hanahan High School on delay

Hanahan Police are working to identify the source of a pair of threatening phone calls early Wednesday morning that prompted a search of Hanahan High School that backed up the school’s schedule by two hours.

  Man sentenced after guilty pleas in 2015 sexual assault case

A man who police say got a portion of his tongue bitten off while sexually assaulting a woman in a home invasion learned how long he will spend behind bars.

MBPD: Charges upgraded for one suspect after baby found near cocaine dies

An infant who was found unresponsive in a Myrtle Beach hotel room with cocaine has died, according to Horry County Coroner Robert Edge.

Lexington Co. middle school student charged for bomb threat

A student at a Lexington County middle school has been arrested and charged with making threats to a school.

  Deputies arrest third suspect in shooting that wounded 1-year-old boy

Deputies have arrested a third suspect in a shooting that wounded a 1-year-old late Monday night in Colleton County.

Man accused of setting fire to home during domestic dispute

Deputies arrested a man who they said set fire to a home during a domestic dispute.

  Deputies charge teenager in shooting that injured 1-year-old boy in Colleton County

Officials with the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office say a 17-year-old has been charged eight counts of attempted murder since there were eight children inside the home at the time of the late night shooting.

  Neighbors turn to license plate reading cameras to help fight crime

People living in one North Charleston neighborhood have turned to license plate reading cameras to try and help fight crime.

Forest Acres Police release composite sketch of church shooting suspect

The Forest Acres Police Department has released a composite sketch of Centro Cristiano De Columbia church shooting suspect.

  Deputies arrest 3 after finding stolen truck

Berkeley County deputies arrested two men and a juvenile in connection with a stolen pickup truck.

  Bicyclist wounded in North Charleston shooting

Police are investigating the shooting of a person who was riding a bike just before noon Tuesday in North Charleston.

No injures reported after child shoots pellet gun at school bus

Georgetown County deputies detained a child Tuesday after a pellet gun was fired at a school bus Tuesday afternoon.

  Deputies capture New Jersey murder suspect in Berkeley Co.

A suspect in a New Jersey murder earlier this year was taken into custody Monday night in Berkeley County.

  Deputies investigating after house, car hit by gunfire in Dorchester Co.

Dorchester County deputies are responding to an incident on Embassy Drive

  Deputies: Man hit pitbull on head with shovel after it urinated inside house

A judge set bond Monday for a man accused of striking a dog with a shovel in an apparent attempt to kill it over the weekend in Hollywood.

Florence man arrested, charged with shooting neighbor’s dog that came into his yard

One person has been arrested in Florence after allegedly shooting a neighbor’s dog.

  Kingstree woman accused of trying to sneak cigarettes, cell phones into Turbeville prison

A woman from Kingstree who worked at the Turbeville correctional facility has been charged after she allegedly tried to give contraband to a prisoner.

Investigators seeking public’s help in unsolved Charleston Co. murder

Charleston County deputies are hoping someone can help solve a murder that happened in early August.

  Teen injured in Summerville drive-by shooting, police say

Summerville police responded to a reported shooting late Sunday night

Deputies ask for public’s help in missing person cold case

The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office is continuing the search for a man who went missing almost two years ago.

SC church family wonders if they’ll ever be able to worship in peace again after Sunday shooting

One Midlands church family is feeling uneasy after an armed robbery and shooting at their place of worship early Sunday morning. The search for the suspect continues after the incident at the Centro Cristiano de Columbia Church on Decker Boulevard.

Forest Acres Police investigating armed robbery, shooting at church on Decker Blvd

The Forest Acres Police Department is investigating an armed robbery and shooting the occurred at a church on Decker Blvd.

Woman arrested after reportedly yelling gay slur, spitting on Broadway at the Beach security

A woman is behind bars Sunday after police say she was drunk and disorderly at a Myrtle Beach area bar.

  Police investigating shots fired during road rage incident

A man told North Charleston Police shots were fired at his vehicle in an apparent road rage incident Thursday night.

  Man arrested with attempted murder, weapons charges in June shooting

North Charleston Police arrested a man in connection with an argument that ended in a shootout.

  Police make second arrest in shooting incident at North Charleston Walmart

North Charleston Police say a second man is now in custody in connection with a shooting incident at Walmart store earlier this month.

  Police, Marshals arrest man wanted in fatal April shooting

North Charleston Police say a man wanted in connection with a fatal shooting four months ago is in custody.