Crime

  Body of missing 5-year-old Nevaeh Adams found in SC landfill months after her mother’s murder

Investigators have been searching one landfill for Nevaeh’s body off and on for months.

Police working to investigate claims of attack of transgender woman

  Inmate serving life for murder found dead in prison of suspected suicide

Man accused of slashing three people with box cutter at Florence County party

Gamecocks reserve DB Jamel Cook suspended, charged with domestic violence

Andrews man faces DUI charges after fatal crash, troopers say

  Charleston Co. criminal justice reform group nears goal to reduce jail population

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  Deputies investigate claim man tackled, choked 13-year-old he thought burglarized homes

  Deputies searching for 18-year-old in shootout at gas station

  Police searching for Uber driver accused of spraying ‘chemical agent’ at passenger on King Street

  Man left paralyzed after being shot by Charleston Co. deputy awarded $750,000

  Coroner’s office identifies woman killed in domestic violence-related incident

  Charleston County libraries have banned almost 50 people over last 5 years

Deputies investigate allegation of assault on juvenile at Joint Base Charleston

The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a claim that an adult assaulted on the base.

  Police looking for leads in 2018 Lowcountry shooting that left teen dead

No arrests have been made and investigators are still seeking information in an attempt to bring peace and comfort to her family

  Mother charged in shooting death of 10-year-old girl

The mother of a 10-year-old girl shot to death earlier this month faces two charges in connection to the accidental shooting, which Hanahan Police said was “totally preventable.”

  2nd teen dies following shooting Sunday in Goose Creek

Police responded at approximately 8:53 p.m. to a home on Adeline Drive in the Boulder Bluff subdivision Sunday

DOJ: Conway man linked to largest Darknet child pornography website

Deputies believe Hilton Head masseur may have taped 50 women during, after massages

Sheriff: Facebook’s proposed encryption could hinder law enforcement investigations

Killing of Loris father, son in 2012 to be focus of episode of true crime series

Police arrest man accused of stalking outside ex’s home

  Woman charged in stabbing of boyfriend after fight at apartment

Deputies searching for man accused of taking cell phone

The Berkeley County Sheriff's Department hopes someone will recognize a man shown in surveillance footage.

Trial scheduled for Murrells Inlet woman accused of killing one in drunk driving crash

A Murrells Inlet woman accused of driving drunk and killing one person now has a court date.

  Deputies, K-9 unit capture Lowcountry robbery suspect after car chase

Lowcountry deputies and a K-9 unit captured a robbery suspect following a car chase on Monday.

  Coroner identifies 18-year-old killed in Goose Creek weekend shooting

Goose Creek Police say one person died and a second was injured in a shooting Sunday night.

  Woman charged in North Charleston stabbing

A woman is facing charges after police say she stabbed a man during a fight Saturday night.

  North Charleston family calls for justice in cold case of 2-year-old’s death

Investigators say they also want justice for Makayla, but they can’t get answers unless more family members come to police with information.

Registered sex offender in Rowan County faces new charges

A registered sex offender in Rowan County faces new charges.

Teenager shot and killed after leaving house party in north Charlotte

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Detectives say a teenager was shot and killed after leaving a local house party in north Charlotte off Sunset Road early Sunday morning.

Lexington man wanted for exposing himself to woman in parking lot

The Lexington Police Department needs your help finding a man accused of indecent exposure.

Sumter man wanted for allegedly stealing $2,400 worth of items from business

Investigators with the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect who reportedly stole approximately $2,400 worth of items from a business.

One person arrested after shooting at house party in Hollywood

Charleston County deputies one person was arrested Friday night after a shooting that left two juveniles wounded.

  “Thank God for Jesus,” woman says after home hit by gunfire

Mount Pleasant Police are investigating after someone opened fire on a home with a family inside early Friday morning.

Autopsy confirms 70-year-old Beaufort County woman was victim of homicide

Theresa Coker was found dead in her home on the morning of Oct. 9.

Suspect in $1M SC arson captured in New Jersey

A suspect accused of intentionally starting a blaze that destroyed three buildings in Holly Hill has been caught in New Jersey.

  N. Charleston man sentenced to 35 years for killing his 2 nephews

White pleaded guilty, but mentally ill, to all charges with no negotiation on the sentence.

Man accused of sexually assaulting 10-year-old girl, Charleston Co. deputies say

The victim said she has kept it to herself for five years.

  Father of man shot dead at gas station: “He’d give anybody anything”

The father of a man shot and killed during an attempted robbery at a gas station says his son was one of his favorite kids.

  Hearing held over files in case of former CCSD employee Marvin Gethers

The attorney representing five children who say they were sexual assault victims of a former Charleston County School District employee went before a judge Thursday to try to get more than 1,300 documents in the case released.

  Suspect in Walmart parking lot shooting to face murder charge after victim dies

Police say they have obtained a warrant for murder for the man accused in a September shooting after the victim died Monday.

  Police: Teen brought pellet gun into Williamsburg Co. hospital

The child was turned over to a legal guardian

  Lawsuit alleging police broke man’s leg ends in settlement

A lawsuit against the Charleston Police Department has been settled after officers were accused of breaking a man's leg during an arrest.

  Citadel cadet charged with sexual assault

A Citadel cadet was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting a woman.

  Authorities: Men caught throwing packages with cell phones, ecstasy over Lieber Correctional fence

The third man is still at-large.

  In plea deal, former ‘Southern Charm’ star Thomas Ravenel paid out $80K to sexual assault victim advocacy group

Thomas Ravenel agreed to make a large payment to a group supports sexual assault victims as part of a plea agreement.

  Police searching for driver after N. Charleston chase ends in crash

North Charleston police are searching for a person who led police on a chase and ran away after a crash Wednesday morning.

  Deputies investigating death in Murrells Inlet

The criminal investigation division is working the scene.

Man arrested in string of West Ashley robberies

One victim told deputies that a man robbed him of $2,000 and another victim told deputies that they were robbed of a debit card and $50.

  Suspect given ‘get out of jail free card’ breaks into home two days later, police say

North Charleston police say a convicted criminal broke into a car, was able to get out of jail without paying bond, and then broke into a home two days later.

  N. Charleston woman receives $40K payout after false arrest lawsuit

A North Charleston woman received a $40,000 settlement from the City of North Charleston after she sued North Charleston Police claiming she was the victim of false arrest.

  Investigation continues into shooting death of 10-year-old girl

Authorities say the probe into how a 10-year-old girl came to be fatally shot in a Hanahan home is still underway.

  FBI releases serial killer’s sketch of his alleged Charleston-area murder victim

The FBI’s Violent Criminal Apprehension Program (ViCAP) is still working with the Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance to match all of Little’s 93 murder confessions

Police locate woman wanted for questioning in N. Charleston investigation

North Charleston police say they have located a woman wanted for questioning in an attempted murder investigation.

  Police: Summerville nutrition store clerk robbed at gunpoint

A man robbed a Summerville nutrition store at gunpoint on Saturday night,

Sixth grader at Lexington County school charged, facing expulsion over threat

A fight broke out near school dismissal time on Friday at Pelion Middle School, school officials said.

  Woman lied about ‘Southern Charm’ star trying to break into her house, police say

A woman has been charged with filing a false police report after Mount Pleasant officers say she lied about Southern Charm star Kathryn Dennis trying to break into her house

Murrells Inlet man accused of driving drunk with two children in car

A Murrells Inlet man was arrested Sunday after allegedly driving drunk with two children in his vehicle.

Police investigate threat made toward middle school in DD2

Police investigated a threat made toward a middle school in Dorchester District Two last week.

Police investigate shooting after body found in home

Police in Hanahan say they discovered a body inside of a home where a shooting had been reported Saturday night.

  Walter Scott’s family angry with sentence given to Dallas officer for murder

The family of a North Charleston man fatally shot by a police officer during a traffic stop says they are unhappy with the sentence handed down this week to a Dallas officer for murder.

  Coroner identifies second person who died after N. Charleston gas station shooting

The Charleston County coroner has identified another person who died following a shooting Sunday at a gas station in North Charleston.

Baby boy reportedly tests positive for cocaine and marijuana; mom charged

A woman was arrested by Loris police after her newborn allegedly tested positive for illegal drugs.

Man sentenced to 20 years for Dorchester Co. kidnapping

A Dorchester County judge has sentenced a man to 20 years in prison.

  Woman wanted for homicide by child abuse arrested

Georgetown Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a woman accused in the death of a child.

Police name three suspects in Georgetown shooting

Georgetown Police say they are looking for three men wanted in connection with a shooting that injured one person.

  Police release surveillance photos of person of interest in armed robbery

Police in North Charleston have released photos of a person they want to question about an August robbery.

Deputies arrest 2 for weekend break-in at marina

Georgetown County deputies arrested a pair of suspects in a break-in at Georgetown Landing Marina.

  Woman terrified after shots fired into house narrowly miss children

Shots fired into a home in Summerville early Thursday morning narrowly missed hitting children, police say.

  Man serving life for Johns Island kidnapping given another life sentence for state-level charges

Thomas Lawton Evans, 38, was brought back to Charleston County last week from an Arizona federal prison so he could appear in court.

  Police ‘aware’ of social media posts from man accused of threatening Mt. Pleasant school

Mount Pleasant police say they’re aware of posts made on their own department Facebook page by a man accused of threatening an area school.

  Man arrested in St. George shooting

Deputies have arrested a Charleston man inc connection with a shooting Thursday morning in St. George.

Deputies arrest man on attempted murder charge in connection with shooting of relative

Orangeburg County deputies say a 45-year-old man faces multiple charges after they say an argument with a relative ended in gunfire.

  Coroner identifies 14-year-old who died after shooting outside N. Charleston gas station

North Charleston police are still investigating the shooting.

21-year-old Florida man oversleeps jury duty, goes to jail for 10 days

A judge sentenced Deandre Somerville to the jail time, plus one year on probation and 150 hours of community service after he failed to serve on a jury Aug. 21. Somerville was released Sunday and has a hearing scheduled Friday.

  Man charged in fatal N. Charleston shooting on Northside Drive

A man has been arrested and charged in a fatal shooting on Northside Drive in North Charleston last week.

  Two Charleston officers on leave after body cam video shows one of them hitting handcuffed suspect

Two Charleston police officers are on paid leave after one of them apparently hit a handcuffed suspect.

Man arrested in connection with fatal Bowman shooting

The man is charged in connection with a murder that occurred on September 17.

Suspect in Newberry hostage situation previously spent 20 years in prison

The situation started around 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Vocational Rehabilitation Center on Evans Street near Wilson Road.

Report: Conway woman burns child’s arm with cigarette

A Conway woman was taken into custody this week for alleged child abuse that occurred last month.