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27-year-old killed in North Charleston shooting

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) - The Charleston County Coroner's Office has released the identity of the person killed in North Charleston, Sunday morning. According to Deputy Coroner Anita Hasert, Kayron Mitchell, 27, of North Charleston, died on scene from multiple gunshot wounds. Authorities resp

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-03-19 20:18:31

Man arrested in fatal Berkeley County crash

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) -The South Carolina Highway Patrol has made an arrest in the March 18th, 2018 fatal collision that occurred on SC 45 near Palmers Bridge Road. Officials arrested Alviuos Dean Adams, age 51 of Georgetown and charged him with Felony Driving Under the Influence Resulting in Dea

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-03-19 23:00:32

Summerville man sentenced to 40 years for fatal DUI crash

A 22-year-old Summerville man will spend 40 years in prison for a DUI crash that killed another driver in 2016. Justen Lee Wilkes of Eastover Circle was sentenced Monday after he pleaded guilty to felony DUI involving death and two counts of first-degree burglary, prosecutors said. Authorities sai

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-03-19 21:45:00

Charleston County shellfish beds to reopen

FILE CHARLESTON COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) - The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) will reopen shellfish harvesting areas in Charleston County previously closed due to a sewer breach from the town of Hollywood. The agency made the announcement on Tuesday, March 20. "The approved sh

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-03-20 14:40:48

Suspects burned shooting victim's body for several days in Charleston County, affidavits say

Multiple people helped burn a homicide victim's body in rural Charleston County, monitoring the blaze over several days and adding accelerants when the flames subsided, according to affidavits. Witnesses said the suspects kept the fire going in an attempt to destroy the remains of a person shot and

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-03-20 00:45:00

911 Calls Released in Deadly North Charleston Shooting

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (BRODIE HART, WTAT-TV) - Desperate calls to 911 have been released following the death of a 27-year-old man over the weekend. The Charleston County Coroner's Office confirmed that victim's identity as Kayron Mitchell. Officers say two women found Mitchell lying in a yard along

FOXCHARLESTON.COM - 2018-03-20 16:15:00

One dead in auto-pedestrian accident near Joint Base Charleston weapons station

One person died Tuesday morning in an auto-pedestrian accident. A female was walking in the area of the Joint Base Charleston weapons station near Remount Road around 7 a.m. when she was struck by a tractor-trailer, according to North Charleston police spokesman Spencer Pryor. The female was pronou

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 14:33:34

WEATHER ALERT - Storms expected in Lowcountry Tuesday

Charleston, SC (WCBD) - Strong-to-severe storms could affect parts of the Lowcountry on Tuesday. The greatest threats include rain, lightning, hail, strong winds, and the possibility of isolated tornadoes. "We could see a few rounds of thunderstorms today, and each will be capable of producing seve

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-03-20 12:52:38

14-year-old injured by man shooting at his father in downtown Charleston

Marquis Ramone Miles, 24, of Charleston CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) - The man who police say is responsible for a shooting that injured an 11-year-old is now in custody. Marquis Ramone Miles, 24, of Charleston is charged with 6 counts of attempted murder and possession of a firearm during the commission


Men steal equipment from landscaping crew in North Charleston

Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. From left to right: Robert Lee Terry, 40, of Round O, and Terris Jamal Walker, 25, of Cottageville NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) - Two men are facing charges fol


4 Killed In South Carolina Slaughter & The MSM Is Silent... Care To Guess Why?

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - An incident report released in a quadruple homicide Saturday morning at a home in Charleston County describes the scene investigators found when they arrived. "The coroner's office identified the victims as 72-year-old Joseph Manigault, 69-year-old Rose Manigault, 42-year-old


Charleston police arrest man accused of shooting 11-year-old boy

Authorities have arrested a 24-year-old man suspected of shooting an 11-year-old boy in the arm on a downtown Charleston street Wednesday afternoon. Marquis Ramone Miles, a resident of South Street in Charleston, faces six counts of attempted murder and one count of possession of a firearm during th


Man facing murder charge after bones are found west of Charleston

The discovery of bones earlier this week in a rural area west of Charleston led to man's murder arrest, a sheriff's official said Friday. Deputies reported Thursday that small bones had been found off Parkers Ferry Road near Adams Run, but they did not immediately know whether the remains were human


'You robbed my husband of his life,' says widow to man accused in downtown Charleston homicide

A man accused of killing another man on a downtown Charleston freeway on-ramp in January is in custody, authorities announced Friday. Teddy Maurice Frazier Gadsden, 25, of Peppercorn Lane in North Charleston, faces a murder charge in connection with the Jan. 30 shooting death of Dominique Sheppard o


Police arrest three students after gun found at North Charleston's Morningside Middle School

Authorities have arrested three North Charleston middle school students following reports of a gun on campus Wednesday. The arrests were made shortly before noon after a school resource officer was told by staff at Morningside Middle School that students had a gun on the campus, said Spencer Pryor,


Murder charge filed for man who said body wouldn't be found

ADAMS RUN, S.C. (AP) - Authorities say they charged a man with murder after he told friends he had killed someone and the body would never be found. Charleston County deputies say 27-year-old Patrick Gregory was arrested Thursday after burned bones were found in a pile of burned debris behind a home


Prosecutors: Man fails polygraph about Brittanee Drexel

Charleston, SC - Federal prosecutors say a McClellanville man failed a lie detector test about the 2009 disappearance of Brittanee Drexel. The revelation came to light in a new court document tied to the robbery case against Timothy Da'Shaun Taylor. The document claims Taylor failed a polygraph that


Bi-Lo closing four stores in Charleston area, 19 in South Carolina, including 5 Harveys

Struggling supermarket owner Southeastern Grocers is closing 19 stores in South Carolina, including four Bi-Lo shops in the Charleston area. Saddled with debt, the grocer is closing stores at 9616 Highway 78 in Ladson, 774 S. Shelmore Ave. in Mount Pleasant, 4391 Dorchester Road in North Charleston


Bones found in Adams run

FILE The Charleston County Coroner's Office is trying to determine if bones found in Adams Run are human remains. Charleston County Sheriff's deputies were called to the 6900 block of Parkers Ferry Road on Thursday after someone discovered a cluster of bones. Detectives and and Air Support unit cond


Deputies, coroner conducting investigation after body found on property

The Charleston County Sheriff's Office and the coroner's office are investigating following a report of a deceased person in Adams Run. (Source: Live 5 News) The Charleston County Sheriff's Office and the coroner's office are investigating following a report of a deceased person in Adams Run. (Sourc