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3 women threw food trays, punched employee at N. Charleston McDonalds
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) – A trip for burgers and fries turned into a chaotic scene at a McDonalds on Rivers Avenue last week. An officer with the North Charleston Police Department was dispatched to the fast food restaurant near Otranto Road on March 22nd in response to a disturbance.
Boeing leaders identify person accused of hanging noose at North Charleston campus
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) – Boeing officials has identified the individual responsible for hanging a noose at the North Charleston facility where the 787 jetliners are manufactured.
Several Charleston County railroad crossings to close for 3 to 5 days
Several railroad crossings in Charleston County will close for maintenance in the coming weeks. Closures will begin 6 a.m. Sunday and last for three to five days at a time, said officials with Southern Commercial Development LLC, which works with railroad company CSX Corp.
Popular West Ashley restaurant announces plans to shut down
CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - A restaurant known for its dog-friendly outdoor dining area in West Ashley will close after Sunday, its owner says. Parson Jack’s Cafe, on Shelby Ray Court, announced on its Facebook page that Sunday will be its final day in business.
Police: Woman arrested after stabbing friend at a N. Charleston hotel
CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - North Charleston police arrested a woman for stabbing her friend at a North Charleston hotel on Friday morning. Kimberlie Jean Webster, 42, is charged with attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.
15 places to go in Charleston with views of the water
Water, water everywhere, but where can you go and see it? We rounded up some of Charleston's best bets for sipping something cold and looking at the water, including highly sought-after ocean views, plus to where you can go by boat, where to see some scenic Lowcountry marsh, what to expect, and what
CBS News anchor updates status, thanks MUSC team after emergency surgery in Charleston
CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -“CBS This Morning” co-anchor Norah O’Donnell took time out on Monday to thank her doctors and nurses at the Medical University of South Carolina Monday on Instagram after an appendectomy on Friday.
Savannah Hwy south shut down in West Ashley because of crash
CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Savannah Highway southbound in outer West Ashley is closed because of a crash. Deputies are working a two-car crash near Bonanza Road and the Ponderosa subdivision, according to Charleston County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Roger Antonio.
Former SC police chief shot by Charleston deputy, accused of robbing bank — again
A former Upstate police chief who was forced to resign from his position and later went on to rob a Simpsonville bank was shot by a Charleston County sheriff's deputy Friday night — after authorities said he robbed yet another bank.
North Charleston plans to flip a property bought with Charleston County greenbelt funds
For the first time, a Charleston County property that was purchased with greenbelt funds is slated for sale to a private developer. North Charleston plans to sell the 1.2-acre vacant property at the end of Rome Lane for $160,000 — eight times what the city paid in 2011 — with the funds going back in
After shutting down board meeting, activists want federal probe of Charleston schools
A week after launching a protest that disrupted a Charleston County School Board meeting, a civil rights activist group plans to file a federal complaint against the school district citing a poor track record of educating minority students.
Charleston area recycling programs, while well-intentioned, face tough road ahead
Ron Brinson often fields questions about recycling when he's making his Saturday morning rounds through the neighborhoods he represents on North Charleston City Council. "They know that most, if not all, of this stuff ends up in a landfill, but for so many of our neighbors, recycling is instinctive,
Paralyzed Adam Gorlitsky of Mount Pleasant calls L.A. Marathon 'greatest experience'
Adam Gorlitsky never accepts anything short of complete success. But while the 32-year-old paralyzed Mount Pleasant man came up short of a bold bid last week to complete the Los Angeles Marathon in his ReWalk Exoskeleton, he is already planning another 26.2-mile adventure.
Goose Creek police captain quits after complaints about his behavior
CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - A captain with the Goose Creek Police Department has resigned after being accused of inappropriate behavior inside and outside the agency. Shawn Laffey quit the force on March 14.
S.C. Republicans take a victory lap on Meuller report, Charleston reps call for full release
The special counsel found no evidence of collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign. As information from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation slowly trickles out of the Department of Justice, politicians across the country are weighing in on the findings.
North Charleston woman sues three law enforcement agencies
CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - A woman who filed three separate lawsuits against Lowcountry law enforcement agencies is now battling one of them in court. Tessa Childress of North Charleston claims North Charleston officers assaulted her outside her mother's home in 2015.
Fifth-grader severely injured in fight at South Carolina school
WALTERBORO, S.C. - A South Carolina school says one of its fifth-graders was wounded in a fight and has since been hospitalized. The State reports the Colleton County School District says the Forest Hills Elementary School student was airlifted to medical center for treatment after the Monday fight.
Live 5 Investigates: SCDMV selling personal information for millions of dollars
CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Every day, hundreds of South Carolina residents get in line at the Department of Motor Vehicles and give personal information to the people who work there.
Here's who's running for mayor of Charleston this year — so far
Two City Council members, one former S.C. House candidate, and the mayor. Four men have shown interest in being the next mayor of Charleston. Anyone raising money to run for office must file paperwork with the State Ethics Commission. While these filings don't prove who will actually go through the
After Ethiopian Airlines crash, Boeing executive talks 737 Max probe in North Charleston
A senior Boeing executive reinforced the company's stance that safety is its top priority in opening remarks at an international aviation conference in North Charleston on Tuesday.