Crime

Five kids left without a mom after a deadly Monroe home invasion

Police said she Capote tried to fight off the intruders in order to protect her kids, who were all inside the home.

Police: West Ashley motel front desk clerk robbed at gunpoint

Man charged after denying he made 72-year-old mother live in shed

One injured following late night shooting at Florence County nightclub

  Goose Creek police searching for wanted woman

  Deputies: Three men in custody for vehicle break-ins on James Island

  Dorchester County wants to revoke license of nightclub with history of problems

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  Police: Three charged after officers chase stolen car through N. Charleston

  Mt. Pleasant man sentenced for distributing Fentanyl that caused death

  Judge sets bond for Goose Creek man charged in deadly July 4 hit-and-run

  Coroner identifies man who died following double shooting in Lincolnville

Attorneys for man charged in deadly Conway bank robbery asking for more time in case’s sentencing phase

Berkeley Co. couple accused of lying in attempt to obtain passport for child abroad

  Man accused of shooting father, brother to face bond court judge Friday

The 25-year-old man facing charges in a double shooting Monday in Lincolnville is scheduled to face a bond judge Friday morning.

Dog owner says hero canine was stolen at west Charlotte gas station

A dog that once took a bullet from a robbery suspect in west Charlotte has been stolen, according to his owner.

  Store owners in Walterboro on alert after two armed robberies

Owners of convenience stores in Walterboro are on alert after two armed robberies that happened two days apart.

  Three masked people caught on camera outside Charleston County home

A James Island family says three masked people attempted to get in their house early on Thursday morning.

10th suspect arrested in drug operation, several go through bond court

SCDC moves Death Row from Kirkland to Broad River Correctional Institution

Warrant: Mom charged after newborn tests positive for morphine, fentanyl

Police: Man facing drug, gun charges after traffic stop in N. Charleston

RCSD: 30-year-old Georgia man pushes ‘girlfriend,’ 13, from car fleeing deputies

  10 people face drug, weapons charges in ‘Operation Lowcountry Line’

Police searching for armed robbery suspect

Walterboro Police are searching for a man wanted for armed robbery

Charleston-based Coast Guardsman involved in child pornography investigation

A Coast Guardsman who lives in Charleston is involved in a child pornography investigation being conducted by the Department of Homeland Security, according to federal court documents filed Monday in Charleston.

  Second Charleston traffic officer resigns during internal investigation into tickets

A second officer with the Charleston Police Department’s Traffic Unit has resigned amid an investigation into unwarranted tickets written to drivers without their knowledge.

Police arrest man wanted in connection with shooting that injured teen, dog in N. Charleston

North Charleston police arrested a man Wednesday morning who was wanted in connection with a shooting that injured a teenager and a dog in June.

  Cousin of double shooting suspect: ‘I’m still trying to process it myself’

The cousin of Linconville man accused of shooting his father and brother says he’s looking for answers.

Police: Man pointed gun at girlfriend during argument over relationship

A man pointed a gun at his girlfriend after the pair argued about issues in their relationship early Saturday morning, according to an incident report.

Police investigate convenience store robbery

Walterboro Police are searching for a man responsible for robbing a convenience store late Monday night.

La. man charged after licking Blue Bell ice cream in copycat video; deputies warn others

The Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office says Lenise Martin III, 36, has been taken into custody after being filmed in a store licking a Blue Bell ice cream container, moving his finger through the container, then putting it back onto the shelf.

Police investigating shooting that sent man to hospital

North Charleston Police say one man was injured in a shooting Monday morning.

Lowcountry man accused of assault at W. Ashley Greenway arrested for similar crime

A man accused of assaulting a woman on the West Ashley Greenway earlier this year was arrested again for another incident in the same area.

Police: Woman accidentally shoots her husband during road rage incident

A woman is currently in custody after shooting her husband during a road rage incident in Dodge City.

Beaufort County deputies searching for suspect who fled traffic stop

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect who reportedly ran from a traffic stop on Saturday.

Goose Creek man accused of embezzling funds from veterans’ organization

A judge set bond Friday for a man accused of embezzling money from a Veterans of Foreign Wars Post.

Group working with police to purchase bulletproof vest for K-9 officer Gracie

K-9 Officer Gracie, one of the newest members to serve the Goose Creek community, is ready to answer the call, but she is missing an important part of her uniform: her bulletproof vest.

Judge denies bond for four people, including alleged victim, in apparent abduction, assault case

Four people have been arrested and charged in connection to an apparent abduction and assault Thursday morning in Myrtle Beach, according to police.

Police searching for leads in string of overnight car break-ins

Summerville Police are working to determine who is responsible for several car break-ins early Thursday morning.

  Police looking for car involved in fatal hit-and-run with bicyclist in Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant police are looking for a car involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash with a bicyclist on Thursday night.

  Operation Dry Water targets reckless, drunk boaters

The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office is one of several local agencies taking part in Operation Dry Water, a national anti-drinking and boating campaign.

  Witness captures photos of apparent abduction in S.C.

The Myrtle Beach Police Department is searching for a vehicle in connection to an assault Thursday morning.

  Dorchester County deputies looking for bus stolen from Summerville Church

A Summerville church is trying to figure out their next steps after people there say their buildings were broken into.

  Charleston police officer resigns after internal investigation

An officer with the Charleston Police Department’s Traffic Division resigned after an Internal Affairs investigation found he wrote unwarranted tickets to drivers without their knowledge, police say.

  S.C. trooper fired after early-morning off-duty arrest

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says one of its state troopers has been fired after being arrested during an off-duty incident by Charleston County deputies.

  Man shot drunk trespasser in self-defense, no charges to be filed, police say

Summerville police say that a man shot a drunk trespasser who came into the backyard behind his mother’s house early Wednesday morning.

Deputies searching for man with outstanding warrants who ran from traffic stop

A 41-year-old Berkeley County man is wanted after deputies say he ran from them after a traffic stop.

Mount Pleasant attorney suspended over obstruction charge

The South Carolina Supreme Court has suspended a Mount Pleasant lawyer for six months in connection to an obstruction of justice charge.

  Deputies arrest man in connection with Georgetown Co. shooting

Georgetown County deputies arrested a 50-year-old man Wednesday afternoon in connection with a shooting in the Sampit community.

  Police searching for attacker after woman cut with knife at North Charleston hotel

North Charleston Police are investigating after a woman said she was cut with a knife by a man who was in her hotel room Wednesday afternoon.

  Police arrest 4th man in connection with shooting incident that left child injured

North Charleston Police arrested a man wanted on multiple charges in connection with an armed robbery and shooting incident that happened in May.

Police: Bank in downtown Charleston robbed Wednesday morning

Charleston police responded to a bank robbery Wednesday morning

  Deputies arrest 20-year-old accused of sexually abusing underage girl

Charleston County deputies arrested a man accused of committing sexual battery against a 13-year-old girl, according to court documents.

  Police respond to reported shooting in downtown Charleston

Charleston police are responding to a reported shooting in the downtown area.

  Coroner identifies man killed in shooting at N. Charleston convenience store

The Charleston County Coroner’s Office released the identity of the North Charleston man killed in a Sunday night shooting.

Woman accused of killing Orangeburg Co. man appears in court

The Orangeburg County Coroner’s Office has announced the name of the man who died after being shot this past weekend.

  Man killed in shooting outside North Charleston restaurant, police say

A man has been hospitalized following a shooting at a North Charleston restaurant early Monday

  Coroner identifies man who died following shooting at W. Ashley apartment complex

Authorities have identified a man who died following a shooting at a West Ashley apartment complex Monday morning.

Man accused of exposing himself to three children, mother in east Charlotte

Douglas Wayne Parsons, 54, is charged with three felony counts of indecent exposure to a minor, three felony counts of indecent liberties with a minor, and two misdemeanor counts of indecent exposure.

Police searching for two men wanted for drug trafficking and weapon violations

The North Charleston Police Department released photos on Saturday for two men wanted on drug trafficking charges and possession of a weapon

Man accused of stealing tree from S.C. library that was planted by Girl Scouts

A man is accused of stealing a tree from a library that was planted by a local Girl Scout group, not once but two times.

  Mother seeks answers 1 year after son’s killing

A mother is still trying to cope with the loss of her son, one year after he was killed.

Deputies: Orangeburg man arrested after having sex with 15-year-old

The Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a 39-year-old man who has been accused of having sex with a teenager.

  Documents accuse church lawyers of ignoring deadlines in child sexual abuse lawsuit

According to new court documents filed this week, lawyers for NewSpring Church have not responded to discovery of evidence requests for a lawsuit involving the alleged sexual assault of a 3-year-old boy inside the bathroom of its North Charleston location.

Sheriff: Teens drove stolen SUV to steal another car

Three teenagers were taken into custody Thursday after deputies said they drove a car reported stolen out of Columbia to a Lexington County subdivision and tried to steal another car.

Supreme Court decision impacts case of man accused of being connected to Brittanee Drexel

The nation’s highest court made a ruling on a case that impacts a man accused of being connected to Brittanee Drexel’s disappearance.

Despite bus stolen and church burglarized in Bethune, ‘We forgive’

The Bethune Police Department is investigating a burglary after a bus and several electronics were taken from a house of worship.

Deputies arrest 4, searching for 5th suspect in ‘pillowcase bandits’ case

Berkeley County deputies say they have arrested four men and are searching for a fifth in connection with dozens of burglaries across five counties.

SLED investigating fatal officer-involved shooting in Orangeburg County

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is investigating a confrontation with deputies who responded to a domestic disturbance that agents say ended in a fatal officer-involved shooting.

Baton Rouge man kills 3, including ex-girlfriend

Three people are dead and one man is in custody after an overnight shooting.

Former correctional officer accused of stabbing an inmate with an ink pen

A former S.C. correctional officer charged with stabbing an inmate with an ink pen.

  Deputies searching for persons of interest in armed robberies

The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office asked for the public’s help Tuesday in identifying to people they say may be involved in a pair of armed robberies.

  Police arrest man wanted in deadly N. Charleston hotel shooting

North Charleston police say they have arrested a man wanted for a deadly shooting at a hotel in North Charleston.

Deputies investigating after Berkeley Co. road rage incident

Deputies are investigating after a road rage incident Monday morning on Clements Ferry Road in Berkeley County Monday morning.

  Man sentenced to 20 years in prison for deadly shooting at Pawleys Island nightclub

A man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for a deadly shooting at a Pawleys Island nightclub in 2018.

  Officers respond to shots fired at West Ashley apartment complex

Charleston police responded to a report of shots heard early Monday morning.

20-month-old dies from injuries received in February shooting

The Charleston County Coroner’s Office says a 1-year-old who was shot on February has died from the injuries suffered in the shooting.

Police waiting for results of ‘dirty white’ substance found in ice cream freezer

Summerville Police say an unknown substance that could contain traces of Fentanyl are being sent to the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division for testing.

  Police investigating robbery at West Ashley pharmacy

Charleston Police are searching for an armed robber who walked into a West Ashley pharmacy and demanded drugs.

  Judge sets bond for 3rd man accused in May N. Charleston shooting

North Charleston Police arrested a man Thursday afternoon in connection with a May 30 shooting.

‘Three more months? It’ll go by fast:’ Sidney Moorer retrial set for September in Horry County

The man accused in the disappearance of Heather Elvis will once again face a jury in September.