Tri-County

Moncks Corner park for children with special needs moving closer to reality

The Miracle League Park will have a rubber turf field that makes it easier for those with wheelchairs or walkers to move around.

CNN to hold two Democratic presidential town halls in Charleston

  Pedestrian transported to hospital after being struck, trapped underneath vehicle

  Police searching for suspect after woman killed in North Charleston shooting

  South Carolina bills aimed at protecting firefighters at risk of cancer

  President Donald Trump holding rally in North Charleston

  Coast Guard plans to bring more assets, people to Charleston

Continued Coverage

  Critics: Charleston’s new stormwater design standards fail to address flooding

  DHEC confirms case of mumps at North Charleston High School

  Groundbreaking ceremony held for waterfront hotel in Charleston

  Man suspected of T-Mobile armed robbery is former state prisons employee

  Deputies arrest driver accused of striking school crossing guard and driving off

  2 hospitalized following I-526 accident at Savannah Hwy. exit

  7 arrested in police operation targeting alleged child predators, more arrests expected

Goose Creek Police say a joint operation involving multiple agencies that targeted child predators resulted in seven arrests with nearly two dozen more expected.

Deputies: Man charged in Summerville gas station armed robbery

One man has been charged following an armed robbery at a gas station in Summerville Tuesday morning.

Police say Mount Pleasant man reported missing Thursday morning found safe

Mount Pleasant police say a 27-year-old man reported missing shortly after leaving his home Thursday morning has been found.

North Charleston Police Department names new assistant chief

North Charleston police chief Reggie Burgess has promoted a department veteran to the role of assistant chief following the retirement of outgoing assistant chief David Cheatle.

Lowcountry warming shelters to open as colder temperatures approach

  One hospitalized after Berkeley Co. rollover crash

  Police searching for 2 suspects after chase ends in Summerville area

  Police: Men wanted for T-Mobile store armed robbery captured following traffic stop on I-26

  Cops: Two people arrested after chase on I-26 ends after suspect’s car runs into mechanical issues

  Charleston community asks for more communication after uptick in crimes

  Police investigating after man shot in the shoulder in Charleston

Police are investigating after a man was shot in the shoulder in downtown Charleston Wednesday night.

  With revitalization efforts underway, City of Hanahan applies for HGTV show

The mayor of Hanahan posted on Facebook that the city is vying for spot on a new HGTV series that looks for small towns to take over and renovate.

  DD2 proposals to relieve overcrowding could affect more than 250 elementary students

Dorchester District Two is looking into multiple plans to relieve overcrowding, including possible reassignments of students at Pye and Fort Dorchester Elementary schools.

  Classroom Champions: Teacher wants books for history students at Charleston Math and Science

A teacher at a Lowcountry school wants to give his students a diverse experience. He’s asking for books that expose them to unconventional and challenging ideas.

  Woman wanted for armed robbery in Va. taken into custody in W. Ashley

A woman wanted for armed robbery in Virginia has been taken into custody after police surrounded an apartment in West Ashley Wednesday afternoon.

  Music of the Movement: A Lowcountry gospel singer explains the songs of the Civil Rights era

Whether it was a meeting, a march or a protest, during the Civil Rights Movement, there was always music.

  Coroner identifies man killed in shooting at Summerville apartment complex

Summerville police are looking for suspects in a deadly shooting at an apartment complex Tuesday night.

Report: Man pistol-whipped, robbed at N. Charleston apartment complex

A man was pistol-whipped at an apartment complex in North Charleston Tuesday night as he tried to meet a woman he had been messaging on Facebook

Police continuing investigation into deadly Summerville shooting

Summerville police are still investigating after a shooting last weekend left one man dead at a mobile home park.

  School in downtown Charleston may become affordable housing

On Wednesday the City of Charleston Planning commission will vote to rezone the area to make it a residential district.

New Harris Teeter opens in West Ashley

After a one week delay, a new Harris Teeter opened in West Ashley on Wednesday morning.

  Charleston police to hold conversation with community to address crime reports

City of Charleston officials say there has been a rise in people taking to social media to report crime in their neighborhoods.

CSX to close Berkeley County railroad crossing for emergency repairs

CSX has announced it needs to close the Bushy Park Road railroad crossing for emergency repairs.

  Shots fired in N. Charleston Waffle House parking lot, police say

Police responded to the parking lot of a Waffle House in North Charleston early Wednesday where shots were reportedly fired.

  Summerville police looking for wanted man

Summerville police are searching for a wanted man.

  Police: One injured in West Ashley shooting

Police responded to a shooting in West Ashley Wednesday morning.

  Man transported to hospital following shooting in Charleston

Police are investigating after a shooting in Charleston sent a man to the hospital Tuesday night.

  Missing 16-year-old Berkeley Co. boy found, taken to hospital

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a missing 16-year-old boy. Authorities are looking for Jabari Richardson.

Council approves new body cameras for Dorchester County deputies

Dorchester County Council has approved the final reading to purchase new body cameras for deputies.

Chance of snow possible late Thur. night into Friday morning, some models suggest

Snow might be in the cards for some portions of the Lowcountry, but don’t expect to see any accumulation.

  School board member defends decision to take mic from speaker at community meeting

Charleston County School Board member Kevin Hollinshead defended his decision to take the microphone from a speaker who he said swore at a community meeting on Monday night.

  Bond set at $25,000 for Colleton County Sheriff R.A. Strickland

Bond was set at $25,000 for Colleton County Sheriff R.A. Strickland who was also ordered to have no contact with the sheriff’s office.

  Police searching for vehicle involved in assault with BB gun

Charleston Police released surveillance photos of an SUV they say was involved in an assault involving a BB gun earlier this month.

  Surprise assembly held at Lowcountry elementary school

Over 300 students and staff members at Matilda F. Dunston Elementary filled the cafeteria on Tuesday morning for a surprise.

  Lowcountry Civil Rights icon Esau Jenkins honored at national museum

Mention Lowcountry icons of black history and Esau Jenkins' name is guaranteed to be in the mix.

  IOP to consider multi-million dollar repairs to public safety building

Isle of Palms leaders will consider approving millions of dollars to put toward a much-needed repair project.

  Dorchester Co. will consider putting money toward fire safety for expanding business

Dorchester County Council will consider putting thousands of dollars toward fire safety for a business that's expanding.

  Man facing multiple charges after chase from N. Charleston to Mt. Pleasant, deputies say

The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man they say led them on a chase after deputies attempted a traffic stop Monday night.

  North Charleston to present 10-year comprehensive plan

The City of North Charleston will present a 10-year comprehensive plan on Tuesday to tackle all that comes along with growth.

  New apartment complex coming to Ashley River Road in West Ashley

Designers say the complex will have an interesting shape because they designed it in a way so they won't have to remove trees.

  Police investigating armed robbery at Summerville gas station

Summerville police responded to a gas station on Dorchester Road early Tuesday morning.

  New Miss Charleston, Mount Pleasant titleholders crowned

Four more ladies will be representing the Lowcountry at the Miss South Carolina and Miss South Carolina Teen competition this summer.

  Still no answers for Moncks Corner family two years after man’s disappearance

A Moncks Corner family is asking for closure, just days before the two-year anniversary of a loved one’s disappearance.

  CCSD board member takes mic from speaker during heated exchange at community meeting

Charleston County school board member Kevin Hollinshead asked an activist to stop speaking during a community meeting on Monday.

  IRS: People who make the least are more likely to be audited than anyone else

Tax day is a day everyone dreads to think about and we are officially less than two months away.

Mt. Pleasant Towne Centre sells for $147M

A Baltimore-based real estate investment and management company has purchased Mount Pleasant Towne Center for approximately $147 million.

  Plan to create bus rapid transit system enters next phase

The proposal to create a 26-mile bus rapid transit system in the Lowcountry is beginning a new phase.

  Group promoting value of fathers for children holding gala celebration

A group that works to promote the value of fathers being in the lives of their children is holding a gala celebration event to spotlight its mission.

New 121-room hotel planned for Mount Pleasant

A property located opposite a Mount Pleasant shopping center could become home to the Lowcountry’s newest hotel.

Report: Former Roper Hospital physical therapist fined over ‘inaccurate record-keeping’

A former Roper St. Francis Hospital physical therapist who was later fired for inaccurate recordkeeping has consented to a fine and public reprimand.

  Police investigating after contractors find decomposed body

North Charleston Police are conducting a death investigation after contractors discovered a body at a home Sunday afternoon.

  Homeowners say Cane Bay’s one entrance, exit becoming a safety concern

Cane Bay Boulevard will soon connect to Black Tom Road in the Cane Bay area and will be the second entrance and exit to Cane Bay Plantation.

  MUSC releases information for patients ahead of children’s hospital moving day

The Medical University of South Carolina will open a new children’s hospital next Saturday, Feb. 22, a large undertaking which will include road closures and some small issues accessing the school’s campus.

  S.C. conference in Charleston this week brings conservation initiatives to light

26 new people are moving to Charleston every day according to the Charleston Regional Development Alliance, which means more people to create a greater impact on the state’s natural resources.

Man accused of stealing S.C. deputy’s patrol car, wrecking it

The Pickens County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man, after deputies say he stole a Greenville county patrol car, and wrecked it on a road in Pickens County.

  Truck crashes into MUSC student center in downtown Charleston

It’s unclear if anyone was injured in the crash.

  SC couple uses blanket business to help families after nearly losing son to bacterial meningitis

For every 10 blankets they sell, the couple gives one to a children's hospital in South Carolina.

Warming up, then cooling down!

Sunny & cool today; breezy with a few showers tomorrow

  Deputies: Man charged after firing pellet gun at home, vehicles

An Ohio man is facing charges after Charleston County deputies say he fired a pellet gun at multiple vehicles and a home Saturday night.

Funeral expenses for Faye Swetlik to be covered

The family of Faye Swetlik will not have to pay any money for the little girl’s funeral. Caughman Harman Funeral Home said all expenses will be covered.

  Bacon and Bourbon event rescheduled for May

Organizers of Bacon and Bourbon have rescheduled the annual event for May following an abrupt cancellation hours before it was to have taken place earlier in February.

  SC ranks among highest unemployment for people with disabilities. A Charleston shop breaks that mold.

Saturday marks the two-year anniversary for the cafe, whose chain was started in honor of two children with Down Syndrome.

  Man charged following Thursday night gun battle with Charleston Co. deputy

Authorities say a domestic violence suspect has been hospitalized following a gun battle with a deputy in the Summerville area late Thursday night.

  Deadline for community input on proposed West Ashley Library flooding extended

This feedback will help both the Charleston County Public Library and the County determine the best way to proceed with the branch.

Mt. Pleasant police: teen who ran away from home now safe

Mount Pleasant police say a teen who ran away from home is now safe

  Live 5 takes ‘Polar Plunge’ in Special Olympics fundraiser

When the ocean’s temperature only measures 59 degrees, that might be enough to keep many out of the water. But members of the Live 5 team took the plunge for a good cause.

Goose Creek police find missing man following Friday search

Police say a missing man has been found following a search of the Goose Creek area.

  DHEC study shows more than half of school waste can be prevented

A new study finds that more than half of the waste South Carolina schools send to a landfill can be prevented.