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18-year-old arrested, charged with having marijuana, stolen gun

An 18-year-old was taken into custody after officers said they found marijuana and a stolen gun.

Rowan County man wanted in child sex assault case arrested in China Grove

SC man arrested for DUI used Axe body spray to cover stench of alcohol, deputies say

  One lucky Powerball player in Columbia won $1 million in Saturday night’s drawing

HCFR: Controlled burn cause of 25-acre brush fire near Pee Dee Hwy

Florence Police searching for two accused of attempted murder

  SC native, NBC News anchor Craig Melvin champions fight against homelessness at ‘Night of Promises’ gala

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Horry County 8-year-old praised for emergency actions after twin brother has seizure

Search leads to drugs, ‘Jugghead’ arrest near residence in Robeson County

CBS news anchor’s Charleston Spring Break visit interrupted by emergency surgery

Charleston County one step closer to plastic bag ban

Local man faces indecent liberties, rape charges involving child

Kannapolis-based pork skin products recalled in Carolinas

Police ask for help in hit-and-run investigation

The Lumberton Police Department is looking for witnesses to a hit-and-run.

  Teen charged in killing of NC trooper now accused of stabbing inmate

A teen charged in the shooting death of a North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper will face charges after allegedly stabbing a fellow inmate in Robeson County.

Police searching for missing 15 year-old girl

The missing 15 year-old girl last seen on Mar. 15.

In wake of Max 8 issues, former Boeing employee files lawsuit alleging problems at N. Charleston facility

The man claims in the suit that while he took his FMLA, Boeing knowingly used out of date engineering specifications

  Pro-life and pro-choice advocates debate fetal heartbeat bill

SC man once foster parent for over 30 children arrested for criminal sexual assault

  Winning $1 million Powerball ticket sold in Goose Creek

  WMBF News puts CBD products to the test

Deputies search for man wanted in breaking and entering case

  Lethal Libido: FDA warns the public of dangerous over-the-counter male enhancement pills

  SC Senator introduces resolution pushing for sale of Santee Cooper

The joint resolution has been referred to the Senate Finance Committee for consideration. Governor McMaster has tweeted about the legislation, calling it “clear and decisive leadership.”

  ‘Fetal heartbeat’ bill proposes abortion restrictions, stirs up controversy

South Carolina State House representatives are considering a bill that would make it illegal for women to get an abortion if the doctor can detect a heartbeat from the fetus.

  EMTs let a man walk away to his eventual death in SC

When Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrived to try and grab Paul Tarashuk, 26, they believed he was on drugs. He was not. He was having a schizophrenic episode.

NC man pleads guilty to sexually assaulting teen girl during sleepover

A Carolina Beach man is headed to prison after he admitted to sexually assaulting a teenage girl during a sleepover with his daughter in 2017.

  VIDEO: SC teen thought to never talk again speaks for first time in nearly 2 years

Doctors didn’t think he’d live... and if he did by some chance survive, they didn’t think he’d ever walk or speak again. Now 21 months later, not only is Jackson walking on his own - he sounded out his first words since the 2017 crash.

10-year-old boy among those flown to hospital after serious crash

Crews said that one patient had to be extricated from a car by rescue personnel.

SC pilot found dead after plane disappears from radar

Officials in western North Carolina have identified a pilot found dead after a single-engine plane disappeared from radar during a flight from Tennessee to South Carolina.

Educators, senators work together to change education bill

Lawmakers have been amending the massive-education reform bill since it was introduced.

  SC bill would require online training course for bartenders, servers

A bill that would require an online training course for bartender and servers has passed through the South Carolina Senate and is awaiting a House vote.

  ‘They are suffering:’ SC neighbors trying to help after ducks found injured with blow darts

Wildlife conservationists are looking for answers after a pair of ducks were found injured at the International Club in Murrells Inlet.

Fort Bragg collects cards for WWII veteran’s 100th birthday

A special member of Fort Bragg is turning 100 years old this week, and staff members need your help to make him feel special.

  Bill seeking to regulate mold in public buildings in SC passes state House, Senate

A proposed bill that could bring South Carolina one step closer to regulating mold is now one step closer to becoming a reality.

VP Mike Pence coming to Myrtle Beach to campaign for Sen. Lindsey Graham

Vice President Mike Pence is set to visit Myrtle Beach later this month as Sen. Lindsay Graham starts his 2020 re-election effort.

Beto O’Rourke to make first SC stop as presidential candidate next weekend

He will take part in a town hall series

Reward offered after Murrells Inlet ducks tortured with blow darts

Officials are looking for answers Sunday after a pair of ducks were found injured.Pictured surfaced on social media Sunday of a pair of ducks with blow dart injuries. One duck appears to have been shot in the head and the other in the neck.

Country legend Charlie Daniels honored as honorary deputy at Florence show

Florence has a new deputy in town....well sort of. Country Legend Charlie Daniels was honored by Sheriff Kenney Boone during a meet and greet before a show Saturday at the Florence Center. Daniels was presented with a badge and a plaque from the Florence County Sheriff’s Office.

Police: Man had shotgun, brass knuckles, knives and propane tanks in Market Common

A man was taken into custody Thursday with a laundry list of weapons according to Myrtle Beach Police. Police say a man had a shotgun, two blades, brass knuckles as well as propane tanks when he was taken into custody for what authorities are calling a ‘weapon law violation.’ Police searched a loca

10 inmates released from SCDC early due to miscalculations of sentences

Ten inmates have been released earlier than they should have been from the S.C. Department of Corrections.

Graham blocks measure calling for release of Mueller report in Senate, despite unanimous House vote

Sen. Lindsey Graham objected to the measure, demanding that it be amended to call for a new special counsel.

Search underway for missing plane that was headed for SC

Search crews are hunting for a missing plane that was headed to South Carolina Thursday evening but never arrived, according to officials.

Alleged shooter in New Zealand mosque attacks mentions Dylann Roof as inspiration

The man who authorities say killed at least 49 people Friday in shootings at two New Zealand mosques mentions Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof as inspiration.

New legislation could let you take more of your favorite craft beer home

Some legislation being debated in the South Carolina Senate would allow breweries to open a satellite taproom away from their production area.

President Trump signs bill naming Fort Sumter, Fort Moultrie national parks

Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie are officially national parks after President Donald Trump signed a public lands bill into law this week.

Deadline nears for second round of Hurricane Florence recovery grants

Friday is the deadline for non-profit organizations, governments and community-based groups to apply for the second round of competitive grants for Hurricane Florence relief.

Winner of $1.5B Mega Millions jackpot was woman who decided to take ‘scenic drive,’ lawyers say

The winner has chosen to remain anonymous and chose a cash option of a one-time payment of $877,784,124,

  McMaster: Carolina Panthers hope to relocate facilities, 150+ employees to South Carolina

Governor Henry McMaster announced Wednesday that a meeting with leadership from the state’s general assembly and the Carolina Panthers are looking to moving their football operations to South Carolina.

Four men sentenced for smuggling turtles internationally, SC District Attorney says

Four men are sentenced for smuggling turtles internationally, the South Carolina District Attorney office says.

Budget debate in SC House shifts to discussion on abortion

The budget debate in the House spent time on abortion.

  Judge denies jail informant’s request for lawyer after filling lawsuit tied to Brittanee Drexel disappearance

A federal judge has stricken down an inmate’s request to be represented by an attorney after filing a lawsuit in reference to the 2009 disappearance of Brittanee Drexel.

Bill would allow Daylight Saving Time all year in SC

A Senate committee has passed a bill that says lawmakers want South Carolina to stay on Daylight Saving Time all year if the federal government allows it.

Ellen DeGeneres gives Summerville teens full-ride scholarships to CofC

Jaheim President and Darius Smith appeared on the show

  Federal investigators issue subpoenas in NC-9 investigation

The Department of Justice has issued subpoenas for a federal grand jury investigation into allegations of election fraud in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District.

  SC Criminal Justice Academy to change structure in an effort to graduate more officers

Officers hired by HCPD in October 2018 won’t be out on patrol until a year after they were hired, but according to the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy, that’s all going to change as it restructures how officers are trained and certified.

  Proposed bill would make cancer an occupational disease for firefighters

A proposed bill in the house would make cancer an occupational disease for firefighters.

Authorities search for fugitive in connection to organized crime ring spanning many counties

The Scotland County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a man wanted for multiple felonies tied to an organized crime operation.

Police arrest woman accused of stealing $4K puppy from pet store

Summerville police arrested a woman Saturday who pet store employees say stole an expensive puppy from their store by concealing it in her jacket.

Columbia runner becomes first African American female to complete 15 marathons, each, in under three hours

Columbia runner Shawanna White recently became the first African American female to complete 15 marathons in under three hours.

Police: Texas mom abandoned five children in ‘feces filled’ home for Myrtle Beach ‘getaway’

Authorities in Texas say a mother endangered her five children by leaving them alone and unsupervised while she was in Myrtle Beach. Round Rock Police tell KXAN 28-year-old Chrystal Walraven left behind five children in a home — including an infant who investigators initially thought was dead.

23 sent to hospital after ‘serious’ car vs. bus crash near Georgetown Co. elementary school

Multiple agencies are still investigating Saturday after a Williamsburg County transport bus collided with a car near a Georgetown County elementary school.Georgetown County Fire and EMS Assistant Chief Tony Hucks says 19 passengers have been transported to area hospitals after the collision. Huck

  2020 Presidential hopeful Kamala Harris stops in Myrtle Beach

Kamala Harris’ campaign stop in Myrtle Beach was anything but traditional, no armed security, no podium. Instead the California Senator stood on a chair in Big Mike’s Soul Food and answered questions on her platform.“This is about a collective vision, not on who we are right now,” Harris began. “Bu

Sheriff: Gun found on middle school campus; 14-year-old in custody

A 14-year-old student was taken into custody after deputies said he brought a gun to his middle school.

NMB healthcare aide accused of stealing $11K from former mayor

A woman trusted to take care of a former mayor is now accused of stealing from her.

College of Charleston students rally for change after racist video surfaces

Hundreds of students gathered at the College of Charleston courtyard Friday to speak up and speak out on a racist video circulating on social media.

Judge rejects bid for new trial for man convicted of killing Michael Jordan’s father

A North Carolina judge said on Friday he won’t allow a man convicted of killing Michael Jordan’s father to have a new trial.

  College of Charleston students walk out in protest over racist video

A group of College of Charleston students walked out of class Friday afternoon in protest of a social media video showing what appears to be students making racist statements.

Troopers identify FedEx truck driver killed in fiery accident

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol has identified the FedEx driver who was killed when his truck caught fire Thursday morning after a crash on Interstate 40.

  College of Charleston investigating after social media video appears to show students making racist statements

Officials with the College of Charleston are investigating and promise “appropriate action” after they say a social media video surfaced showing what appears to be students making racist statements.

  SC Representatives have sights set on budget plan debate

A day after the House of Representatives passed a massive education reform bill, they are on to another major task. A $29.95 billion dollar budget debate.

Fifth arrest made on election-related crimes connected to NC-9 investigation

Two women have now been arrested on election-related crimes connected to the investigation into election fraud in North Carolina’s 9th District.

House passes extensive education reform bill after hours of debate

After six hours of debate, the South Carolina House of Representatives voted to pass a massive education reform bill Wednesday evening.

  Chicago man makes crosses by hand for all Alabama tornado victims

In all the sadness that that surrounds the tragedy people in lee county are facing right there is a glimpse of hope that drove all the way from Chicago to simply show love to the families who lost loved ones.

Rep. Tom Rice supports federal grant for I-73 construction

Congressman Tom Rice released a statement Tuesday night praising the South Carolina Department of Transportation for applying for federal money to build I-73.

Man who kidnapped 4-year-old Johns Island girl sentenced to 3 life sentences

The man charged with attacking a Johns Island woman and kidnapping her 4-year-old daughter will face three life sentences behind bars.

Police say woman smashed mirror, posed as an officer

Police say a woman is accused of smashing a mirror at the sight of her own reflection while dancing at a North Carolina nightclub and then posing as a law enforcement officer.

Fired Robeson County deputy speaks out about Hania Aguilar investigation

One of the Robeson County sheriff’s deputies who lost his job following an internal investigation in connection to the death of 13-year-old Hania Aguilar is speaking out about the case.

Robeson County deputies arrest man wanted for murder in NC

A man wanted for murder was arrested Monday morning in Robeson County, according to the sheriff’s office.

Family receives keys to new home built with Hurricane Matthew recovery funds

A family in Robeson County now has a place to call home after losing their house during Hurricane Matthew.

UofSC’s student-led Dance Marathon raises $1.038 million for children’s healthcare

Hundreds of USC students are currently locked into a 14 hour Dance marathon to raise money for children’s health.