Crime

  18-year-old facing attempted murder charge after downtown shooting

  Berkeley County detention officer fired after inmate escape

  Charleston deputies investigating attempted armed robbery, carjacking

Authorities arrest registered sex offender accused of kidnapping 12-year-old in Florence County

  Charleston detectives investigating shooting that sent man to the hospital

Department of Revenue arrests 17 in S.C. accused of evading state income taxes

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  Police: 2 arrested for unlawfully carrying firearms at protest; taser, more ammo in car

Affidavit: Man charged with attempted murder after shooting gun at woman following argument

Charleston Police officer killed in line of duty in 1870 to be inducted into S.C. Hall of Fame

Coroner releases name of auto-pedestrian crash victim, suspect charged

One-year-old abducted from Pender County returned safely to his mother

Deputies: U-haul car chase leaves two wrecks and child hospitalized

Police: Man arrested after violent armed robbery of cellphone

North Charleston Police say they have arrested a man wanted after beating a man with his firearm for his cellphone.

Former Bamberg Co. Council Chairman charged in connection with sex crimes against minors

Kinard has been booked at the Bamberg County Detention Center.

  Lowcountry woman says prison inmate threatened her life through phone calls, text messages

The inmate, 44-year-old Robert Dukes is serving a 15-year sentence for armed robbery at Lieber prison in Ridgeville in Dorchester County.

State prison system reports 2 additional inmate deaths from COVID-19

South Carolina Department of Corrections officials say two more inmates have died of complications from COVID-19, bringing the total number of inmate deaths to 30.

Coroner identifies S.C. police officer killed in head-on crash

  Family of slain woman frustrated over delays in trials from COVID-19 pandemic

Citizen complaints to sheriff’s office lead to 5 arrests

Police seek help finding man wanted for armed Waffle House robbery

Woman charged with indecent liberties with a minor in Iredell Co.

Man found dead in woods at abandoned I-20 rest area identified

Deputies: Jail escapee captured within minutes of escape

Berkeley County deputies say a female prisoner who escaped from the Hill-Finklea Detention Center Thursday night was recaptured within three minutes.

S.C. governor suspends Chester Co. supervisor facing meth manufacturing, drug trafficking charges

On Thursday, the council held an emergency meeting, an executive session “to receive legal advice regarding county administrative proceedings,” officials said.

Deputies seeking man’s last contacts in death investigation

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help to determine who a man found dead in the Litchfield area Friday may have come into contact with before he died.

  Family court judge releases boys charged in attack on Charleston journalist to families

Prosecutors confirmed a family court judge released a 13-year-old and 14-year-old charged in the attack of a freelance journalist to home detention Thursday.

SC girl reveals sexual abuse after what she learned in health class, deputies say

Kong Yiayengva faces numerous criminal sexual misconduct charges.

  Former Trident Tech student accused of threatening to use Anthrax at the college

A former Trident Technical College student is accused of threatening to use the potentially deadly powder Anthrax at the school.

Deputies: Thief steals rare coins from Ravenel antique store

Charleston County deputies say a thief stole about $5,000 worth of rare coins from an antique store in Ravenel while the business was open.

Deputies: Man wanted for attempted murder after late-night Dorchester Co. shooting

The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office says they are investigating a shooting that happened last night in Dorchester County.

GCSO: No indication of foul play after body found in Pawleys Island

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office says they have discovered a man’s body around Pawleys Island.

Deputies seek help finding car part thief

The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office says they are looking for help finding a man who has been accused of stealing catalytic converters from vehicles.

Deputies: Car Chase from Williamsburg Co. ends in river

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office says a car chase initiated by deputies entered Georgetown County and ended with the vehicle submerged in water.

  Group gathers in Charleston to protest Breonna Taylor decision

Approximately 100 protesters assembled in downtown Charleston Wednesday night after a Kentucky grand jury refused to issue indictments in the March shooting death of Breonna Taylor.

  Deputies arrest man in fatal McClellanville shooting

The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office says a 21-year-old man has been charged in a fatal shooting earlier this month in McClellanville.

Deputies searching for vehicle in suspicious death investigation

The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help to identify the driver of a vehicle seen in the area of a suspicious death in Lincolnville.

Charleston Police urges Breonna Taylor protesters to remain ‘peaceful’

The Charleston Police Department released a statement Wednesday asking anyone who participates in a peaceful protest in reaction to a grand jury action in the Breonna Taylor investigation to remain peaceful.

Deputies: Man arrested after hostage situation in Darlington County

A man is in custody following a hostage situation Tuesday night in Darlington County, deputies said.

  Groups call for release, mentorship for boys accused of attacking Charleston journalist

Representatives from activist groups held called for a family court to release two underage teens charged in the attack of a Charleston journalist into their parents' custody.

MUSC to host National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims Friday

MUSC is partnering with the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office to host a virtual ceremony recognizing those who have died by homicide.

Colleton County Sheriff’s Office: ‘Trunk or Treat’ canceled this year

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office announced on Wednesday that this year’s Trunk or Treat festivities will not occur.

Man arrested for bank robbery, acquitted due to insufficient evidence

A man arrested for a bank robbery in Charleston has had his charges dropped due to insufficient evidence.

SCDOR: Tax preparer arrested for assisting with false returns

South Carolina Department of Revenue agents say they arrested a North Charleston tax preparer.

Girlfriend of suspect in shooting death of 5-year-old Cannon Hinnant in N.C. arrested

The girlfriend of the suspect in the shooting death of 5-year-old Cannon Hinnant in Wilson has been arrested.

Two accused in N.C. ‘mass murder’ served murder indictments

Two people accused in a mass murder in North Carolina have been served with more murder indictments.

Feds bust major meth trafficking ring in Lexington, 17 arrested

Officials seized about 35 kilograms (77+ pounds) of methamphetamine, 116 firearms, and “various quantities” of heroin and fentanyl.

Man arrested, charged with ill-treatment of animals in Berkeley County

Deputies arrested Anthony Jamison, 35, and charged him with two counts of Ill-Treatment of Animals.

  Man arrested for refusing to put gun away at protest claims law is unconstitutional

Cops say Hakim violated the city ordinance that prohibits brandishing a gun and that’s why they arrested him.

SC parents stop man accused of looking under bathroom stall at Cracker Barrel, chief says

Long said a 15-year-old girl spotted Douglas Lane, 53, looking underneath the bathroom stall.

Burglar cuts hole in roof to steal about 20K worth of jewelry

Dorchester County deputies are looking for a man who broke into the Antique Mall on Orangeburg Road and got away with thousands of dollars worth of jewelry.

Sumter man arrested, charged following domestic violence, criminal sexual conduct incident with minor

The minor is now 15 and the mother of Jackson’s 2-month-old child.

Georgetown County deputies responding to reported shooting incident

Deputies have been dispatched to the Plantersville area in response to a reported shooting incident.

  Police: Man arrested for brandishing weapon in Charleston

The Charleston Police Department has arrested a man they say brandished a weapon Sunday.

Man charged with murder after deadly Horry County shooting

Authorities said he was wanted in connection to a shooting that happened on Sept. 12.

  Police post reward signs in Summerville neighborhood to find clues in 5-year old’s death

Summerville police on Friday returned to the neighborhood where a 5-year-old girl was shot and killed in an effort to solve the case.

  Police searching for pajama-clad man in neighborhood ripoffs

North Charleston Police say they are searching for a man who has been ripping off people in the Whitehall subdivision.

Police arrest two boys in assault on Charleston journalist

Two boys, 13 and 14 years old, are in custody following an assault Tuesday afternoon in downtown Charleston on a well-known journalist.

Cops: Contractor found with gun, drugs at Porter-Gaud campus

Police officers have arrested a contractor who is accused of bringing a gun and drugs to the Porter Gaud school campus.

Police: Georgetown man arrested for committing fraud at work

Georgetown Police have arrested a man accused of using nearly $140,000 of company funds for his personal use.

Police arrest man wanted in Mt. Pleasant Walmart robbery

Mount Pleasant Police say the man they identified as a suspect in the robbery of a Walmart store is in custody.

GBI arrests six Columbus men on child exploitation charges

Over the past two months, a GBI operation into child exploitation in Columbus has led to six arrests.

Police: Man arrested after car chase ends in crash

The North Charleston Police Department says they have arrested a man after a car chase ended in the crash of a stolen vehicle.

  Police increase reward for information in 5-year-old girl’s shooting death in Summerville

Officials with the Summerville Police Department announced that they are increasing a reward for information that leads to the conviction of the gunman who killed a 5-year-old girl on Aug. 6.

  Court issues custody orders for juveniles accused of attacking Charleston journalist

Freelance journalist Quintin Washington released a statement Thursday morning after being attacked by two juvenile boys on King Street.

Eight people arrested in connection with thefts across the Lowcountry

Eight people from all around South Carolina were arrested this week in connection with a series of burglaries and drug deals.

  Berkeley County detention deputy arrested for smuggling food, clothes to inmates

A Berkeley County detention deputy has been arrested for smuggling food, clothing and other items to inmates from outside the jail.

Dorchester County man sentenced to prison for child porn

A Dorchester County man was sentenced on Thursday to six years in prison for requesting child porn files.

Suspect arrested on murder charge after missing man report leads to body

Authorities have arrested a suspect on a murder charge in connection to an investigation where a missing man report led investigators to a body.

  Person who made bomb threat at middle school believed to be a student

The Charleston County School District says it is continuing to investigate a bomb threat made during a virtual class Wednesday at Camp Road Middle School.

Myrtle Beach man accused of distributing child sexual abuse material

A Myrtle Beach man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly distributing child sexual abuse material.

Hearing for accused Florence mass shooter focuses on if suspect can afford defense attorney

The man accused in a deadly ambush shooting in Florence is due in court Wednesday morning.

  Police identify boys wanted in assault of journalist Quintin Washington

The Charleston Police Department is looking for two boys accused of assaulting a well-known freelance journalist Tuesday in an incident he recorded on camera.

Cooker stolen from Swig & Swine restaurant recovered; suspects identified

Officials with the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office say a cooker stolen from a Mount Pleasant restaurant has been recovered, and the suspects involved have been identified.

  Deputies investigate bomb threat made against Camp Road Middle School

Deputies have cleared the scene at Camp Road Middle School where they continue to investigate a bomb threat made Wednesday during a virtual class.

Investigators looking for man who broke into vending machines

The Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public to help find a man who broke into several vending machines at an Orangeburg business.

Deputies: Help needed to find fatal hit and run suspect

The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding the suspect in a hit-and-run in Ashley Heights.

Third suspect arrested in Pender County human trafficking investigation

A man attending court Monday in New Hanover County was arrested for outstanding warrants out of Pender County.

Hunters tracking deer find human remains in Dorchester County

Hunters who were tracking a deer discovered human remains in Dorchester County over the weekend. Just after 3 p.m. on Sunday, deputies responded to Old St. George Road just outside of St. George for the discovery.

Georgetown County authorities undergo training on enforcing laws without bias

Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office employees discussed some difficult topics Tuesday.

Wanted sex offender surrenders to authorities at Charleston Co. Detention Center

William Mazyck surrendered to State Probation and Parole Agents at the detention center at 5 p.m.