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Ahead of SC visit to HBCU, Trump faces backlash over ‘lynching’ comment in tweet

11th grader formerly addicted to vaping visits White Knoll HS to share dangers of peer pressure

Bill would require all sign language interpreters in SC hospitals, courtrooms and schools to become certified

Coroner: 13-year-old electrocuted playing with a metal pole

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

Third-generation family business continues tradition at SC State Fair

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  Hundreds walk in Out of the Darkness walk for suicide prevention

NWS confirms EF-0 tornado in Myrtle Beach Sunday morning

Tornado damages homes in Myrtle Beach neighborhood

Gamecocks reserve DB Jamel Cook suspended, charged with domestic violence

Police find 72-year-old SC man reported missing

  Cory Booker comes to South Carolina to discuss issues with voters

North Carolina woman dies in Aiken car crash, highway patrol investigating

The Aiken County Coroner’s Office has identified a North Carolina who died in a car crash on I-20 this morning.

‘Shark Tank’ investor Mark Cuban reportedly donates $50k to Grand Strand domestic violence center

Dallas Mavericks majority owner and Shark Tank investor is reportedly making a large donation to a local cause.

Two dead, two injured after crash in Dillon County

Two people are dead, and two others injured after a single-vehicle crash in Dillon county.

  FIRST ALERT: Downgraded Nestor leaves damage in Florida, expected to bring rain to the Lowcountry

Tropical Storm Nestor, which is expected to drench the Lowcountry over the weekend, is approaching landfall in the Florida panhandle Saturday morning.

  SC man’s suicide note states bodies of mother, aunt found in home had been there since 2015

Memorial park being built in Marion to honor Charleston church shooting victim

Lowcountry counties reclassified with worsening drought conditions

Are your car bumper stickers giving away too much information? Local authorities weigh in

14-year-old reported missing in SC found safe

Police: Secretly recorded videos surface on porn site from locker rooms at Limestone College

Sheriff: One robber hospitalized, another captured after barbershop employee opens fire

Deputies say two armed robbers got more than they bargained when a barbershop employee opened fire on them sending one of them to the hospital.

Panel of lawmakers studying mold remediation in South Carolina

Right now in South Carolina, there is no state agency that regulates the remediation of mold.

SC to receive more than $4M in Johnson & Johnson settlement

41 states were a part of the settlement

Winning $100,000 Palmetto Cash 5 ticket sold in Myrtle Beach

If you've recently purchased a South Carolina Palmetto Cash 5 lottery ticket in the Myrtle Beach area, you may have won a six-figure jackpot.

SC man charged in woman’s death after fight at family gathering

Police say the man got involved in a fight between two women and that's when things really went awry.

SC teen missing for 2 weeks found safe

Kieara Outing was last seen Tuesday, Oct. 1 at the McDonald’s where she works.

Various programs recruiting minority male educators in South Carolina

On Wednesday morning, Allen Taste took some notes from his college professor. Pretty soon, Taste, a senior at Claflin University, will be the one standing in front of the classroom.

Parent files lawsuit against Beaufort Co. schools saying child was assaulted on bus

A Beaufort County mother has filed a lawsuit against the school district claiming the district didn't do enough to keep her son safe on a school bus.

Report: SC ranks 5th worst for identity theft and fraud

Just a few years removed from a massive data breach in South Carolina, an online study finds our state is still one of the most vulnerable to identity theft and fraud.

Sheriff: Suspect attempting to rob Orangeburg Co. barbershop shot, transported to hospital

Authorities say a suspect who attempted to rob an Orangeburg County barbershop was shot and transported to the hospital.

Police release description of man who tried to abduct two girls at school bus stop in Rock Hill

A Rock Hill mother says her daughter and niece were approached by a man who grabbed one of them by the book bag and tried to get them to go to a local park after getting off the school bus.

DOJ: Conway man linked to largest Darknet child pornography website

A Conway man is one of hundreds of people across the world who are being charged in connection to the largest darknet child pornography website.

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

Deputies interviewed him and seized several electronic devices owned or used by Crocker including a cell phone, laptops, and tablets

Lawmaker to introduce bill banning sale of vaping products in SC

State Rep. Wendell Gilliard said he will introduce a bill to ban the sale of vaping products in January when the state legislature reconvenes.

'It makes me ... scared’: Female Myrtle Beach realtors targeted by a possible human trafficking text scam

How does $300,000 sound to you to become a Victoria's Secret model?

First-ever swingers club could be coming to Myrtle Beach

The Myrtle Beach Planning Commission considered Tuesday an application to bring the first swingers club to the Grand Strand.

Child survives choking after days in hospital, parents stress importance of CPR training

A toddler spent five days in the hospital last week after he started choking at the dinner table on food. His parents are getting ready to celebrate his second birthday in a few weeks, but they say the outcome could have been very different.

Teen arrested in hemp theft from Conway area field

A 17-year-old has been arrested in connection to the theft of hemp from a field in the Conway area.

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

A woman convicted of killing her Loris husband and stepson in 2012 will be profiled in an upcoming episode of a true crime series.

South Carolina alligator obeys pedestrian law

The South Carolina State Parks Facebook page posted the video to their page, saying that they teach all of their animals to use crosswalks in their parks

Five students injured in school bus crash on S.C. 544, driver of car charged

A school bus was involved in a crash Tuesday morning in Horry County.

Woman in custody after firing at Florence officers during welfare check, authorities say

A woman is being taken to a hospital for a mental evaluation after opening fire on Florence officers who were conducting a welfare check Tuesday morning, authorities said.

Man accused of sexually assaulting 12-year-old girl for months

A man is facing charges after police say he sexually assaulted a child for several months.

  Police: Suspect fires shots at 5 Florence police officers; 1 in custody

Gunfire erupted between a suspect and Florence police officers as they were serving a warrant Monday night, according to police.

Baby found safe after thief stole car with child inside, suspect still on run

A woman left her car running with her child inside when she went back in the house to grab something, deputies said.

Man charged in Florence County human trafficking case withdraws motion for bond

The man at the center of a Florence County human trafficking case appeared in court Monday afternoon.

Juvenile arrested in connection to fight at fair prior to panic

The male pointing his finger in the social media video is not the juvenile that was arrested, according to Polis.

Missing Darlington man with dementia located

Deputies with the Darlington County Sheriff’s Office were able to locate a man who went missing over the weekend.

Myrtle Beach man who claimed “stand your ground” in 2016 shooting deaths set to go to trial

A Myrtle Beach man who asked a judge to dismiss his murder charges under the “stand your ground” law is set to go to trial next month.

Friends remember Lexington County couple killed in motorcycle crash with deer

Friends and family are remembering a beloved Lexington County couple who died from injuries after their motorcycle collided with a deer last week.

Publix issues voluntary recall of its Deli White American Cheese

Publix Super Markets has issued a voluntary recall of Publix Deli White American Cheese as it may contain foreign material.

SC 5th grader severely injured in playground mishap

Authorities say a fifth grade student had to be taken to the hospital by a helicopter after hurting himself on swings at a South Carolina elementary school playground.

  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.

  Fire damages church in Williamsburg County

Investigators are working to determine the cause of a Sunday afternoon fire that damaged a church in Williamsburg County.

Registered sex offender in Rowan County faces new charges

A registered sex offender in Rowan County faces new charges.

RCSD gives update on reported shooting at State Fair

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department held a presser to discuss a reported shooting at the State Fair.

SCHP: Fatal collision on I-26 heading towards Orangeburg leaves one dead

One dead following car crash on I-26 headed to Orangeburg

No shots fired at State Fair despite rumors

A rumor started about a shooting at the South Carolina State Fair causing a panic Saturday, but deputies say no shots were fired and no one was hurt.

Forestry officials warn of extreme fire danger from extended drought for parts of SC

Recent periodic rain has not been enough to make a significant change to South Carolina’s extended drought, which means there is an extreme risk of fire.

Heads up! You can see the full Hunter’s Moon starting this Sunday

If you love astronomy, you’ll want to make sure to enjoy this weekend’s full Hunter’s Moon, which will be visible starting on Sunday.

‘Great Southeast ShakeOut,’ annual earthquake drill, scheduled for Thursday

South Carolina will be one of eight states participating this week in a drill designed to help people be ready for an earthquake.

NC car chase leads to officer-involved shooting in SC, body cameras not worn

A car chase that started in Union County led to an officer-involved shooting in Lancaster County.

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.

Loris man dead following Saturday morning shooting with Myrtle Beach police

Two Myrtle Beach Police officers were involved in a shooting just after 2 a.m. Saturday.

Saturday marks the end of Fire Prevention Week. But did you prepare your family for disaster?

The annual observance of National Fire Prevention Safety Week wraps up Saturday.

Dozens say farewell to unclaimed Midlands veteran

How do you say good-bye to someone you've never met?

  Fox exposes Charleston County victim to rabies, DHEC says

The state’s Department of Health and Environmental Control say a person is being treated for a possible rabies exposure after being bitten by a fox on Johns Island.

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.

Irmo Middle School student accused of threatening to shoot two classmates

An Irmo Middle School student is facing charges after making threats directed towards two students at his school.

5-year-old child hurt in drive-by shooting near Loris, police say

A child was injured in a drive-by shooting late Thursday night near Loris, according to officials.

S.C. native Darius Rucker to headline 2020 CCMF

South Carolina native Darius Rucker will headline the 2020 Carolina Country Music Fest, according to an online posting from festival organizers.

Police: Abducted N.C. girl found 'alive and well’; suspect still at large

Greensboro police announced Thursday night that a 3-year-old girl who was the center of an Amber Alert has been found alive and well.

Pee Dee mother charged in death of 2-year-old child posts $30K bond

A mother charged in the death of her two-year-old son in Hartsville is out of jail.

Report: Loris newborn tests positive for cocaine, marijuana; mother arrested

Police arrested a Loris woman after authorities said her newborn baby tested positive for drugs.

SC man catches massive gator in Santee lake

The reptile weighed more than 1,000 pounds!

SC mother charged with sex crime against 3-year-old daughter

A mother in Sumter faces serious felony charges for a disturbing accusation of criminal sexual conduct hurting her toddler.

Burned body found off SC road identified

The call came in around 11:45 a.m. when someone spotted what appeared to be a body in a ditch on the side of Lizzie Melton Road in the Richburg area of Chester County.