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Charleston pastor arrested on suspicion of choking pregnant woman

A pastor of a downtown Charleston church was arrested Thursday and charged in connection with alleged domestic violence against a pregnant woman. Rashan Lamar Wilson, a 35-year-old resident of Kings Grant Lane in North Charleston, faces one count of domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature


Coroner: Man found dead on North Charleston porch Dec. 31 died by homicide

The Charleston County Coroner's Office said on Thursday that a man found dead New Year's Eve on the porch of an Ashley Heights residence was the victim of a fatal shooting. Luis Lopez Bautista, 53, was identified as the deceased, and the coroner's office said that his death is being investigated as


S.C. Aquarium launches 2019 after hours program starting Fri. Feb. 1

Who says aquariums are just for kids? The South Carolina Aquarium is continuing its After Hours Program — all-inclusive night events at the aquarium reserved for those 21 and up. Attendees can enjoy a night of wildlife with like-minded adults as they're treated to small plates from the Aquarium's Go


Emergency crews working fatal accident in North Charleston

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Emergency crews are working a fatal accident in North Charleston Thursday night. North Charleston police say it’s at the intersection Carner Avenue and Burton Lane.


Homes in Shadowmoss Plantation to be demolished

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) - A new green space is coming to Shadowmoss Plantation in West Ashley. Mayor Tecklenburg says it's a subdivision that never should have been built. Bridge Pointe in Shadowmoss Plantation is subject to repeated flooding and now the city is trying something new.


Lab quickly finds new home after appearance on 'Good Morning Charleston'

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — He saw the dog and just had to have him. 'Foster', a lab mix, was featured as a 'Pet of the Week' on ABC News 4 this week. Kay Hyman, spokespserson for the Charleston Animal Society, joins the morning team live on 'Good Morning Charleston' every Thursday.


SC Charleston SC Zone Forecast

Charleston- Including the cities of Charleston, North Charleston,. .TODAY...Patchy fog this morning. Mostly sunny. Highs around 60. Northeast winds around 5 mph, becoming south around 5 mph this.


Krispy Kreme developer files revised site plan for Charleston region's 2nd restaurant

The appetites of those hungry for a second Krispy Kreme doughnut shop in the Charleston region could soon be filled. A revised site plan has been submitted to the city of North Charleston to construct a stand-alone Krispy Kreme without a retail tenant as part of the project at Palmetto Commerce Park


10 of the best Charleston concerts to catch before February

The first month of the year includes a lot of tribute shows and some intimate original performances here in Charleston. Here are a few concerts you might want to check out before February arrives.


Two people injured in early morning recreational boating wreck

GEORGETOWN COUNTY, S.C. — The Coast Guard is on the scene of a recreational boating wreck involving two people near the Georgetown lighthouse dock, according to LTJG Phillip VanderWeit with USGC Sector Charleston.


10 ways to spend your weekend in Charleston

Looking for things to do in Charleston? We've got you covered with Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations, Little Orphan Annie and more music, food and history thrown in. “Embrace the Dream, Create the Change.” That is the theme of this 47th year of Charleston’s celebration and tribute to the Rev. Dr.


Suspect crashes into another car while attempting to flee officers, injures other driver

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — The Charleston County Sheriff's Office arrested a suspect who crashed into another car while attempting to flee deputies, according to officials.


A look at the new ABC News 4 Traffic Tracker vehicle

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (WCIV) — The Toyota of Charleston Traffic Tracker is driven weekday mornings by Trooper Bob. It’s the only car of its kind in the Lowcountry. The WiFi equipped Traffic Tracker has all the bells and whistles.


Arrested: Man accused of throwing hot coffee at South Carolina McDonald's worker

CAMDEN, S.C. (WACH) - A man who allegedly threw hot coffee on a teenage employee at a South Carolina McDonald's drive-thru was arrested, according to police. On Dec. 22, video surveillance captured a man throwing hot coffee on the 16-year-old girl of a Camden McDonald's after he reportedly had to wa


Frontier, Allegiant launching nonstop service between CHS, Cleveland

Two discount airlines are launching seasonal nonstop service between Charleston and Cleveland this year. Frontier Airlines, which is based in Denver, will launch nonstop service between Charleston International Airport and Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport on April 30. The airline will fly bet


Charleston man found guilty on accessory charge in 2015 revenge killing

A Charleston man was found guilty earlier this month on one count of being an accessory after the fact to murder in connection with a 2015 shooting. Seth Hassan Smith, a 37-year-old resident of Spring Street, was handed a a 15-year sentence on Jan. 9 following a trial, according to court records. Sm


Second oxygen mask found on Grand Strand beach

Murrells Inlet, S.C. (WPDE) — A second airplane oxygen mask has turned up in the Myrtle Beach area this month. Amy Moss, of Murrells Inlet, said she was walking her dog with her family, looking for shells on New Year's Day when she noticed the mask sticking out of the dune.


How the Royal Tern restaurant and raw bar won over one wary Johns Islander

I've lived on Johns Island for almost two years. Most of my neighbors have lived on James or Johns for years, some even their whole lives. In the grand scheme of things, I'm a newb.


2 people killed in South Carolina mobile home fire; 7 escape

BLUFFTON, S.C. (AP) - Two people have died in a fire at a mobile home near the South Carolina coast, while seven other people escaped. Beaufort County sheriff's deputies say the bodies of a man and a woman were found inside the home after firefighters extinguished the blaze around 12:15 a.m. Thursda


Free Hunley tours for federal employees

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — Friends of the Hunley will give free admission for public tours this weekend to any Federal Government employee with current identification. The charity is offering this to employees to help them during the government shutdown and as a show of support for all they do.