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Man found guilty of attempted murder for shooting Charleston police officer in 2013

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) - The jury has come to a verdict that Mark Blake is gulty of attempted murder.Day three of the Mark Blake trial is still underway downtown and that Blake is charged with shooting a Charleston Police Officer 5 years ago.In court today, Blake called on a couple of character wit

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-11-16 02:32:34

Man accused of killing N. Charleston bartender in 2016 scheduled to appear in court

De’Andre Murphy is charged with murder, armed robbery and numerous weapons charges in connection with the death of Eric Brantley on April 20, 2016.Jahmal Green, 20, was convicted of the same charges back in August.

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2018-11-15 11:10:00

Deputies working active investigation in Ravenel; portion of Highway 165 closed

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Deputies are working an active investigation in Ravenel which has shut down a portion of Highway 165.Officials with the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office say they are assisting units with the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office.CCSO officials say Highway 165 is closed near th

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2018-11-16 01:01:00

New Orleans man indicted in killing of Charleston Black Lives Matter activist

The Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office, led by Leon Cannizzaro, secured a second-degree murder indictment against 27-year-old Roosevelt Iglus. He was also charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm and obstruction of justice in a homicide investigation.

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2018-11-16 10:36:00

North Charleston police investigating incident on Dorchester Road

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Several North Charleston police officers are investigating an incident along Dorchester Road late Thursday night.Police officers were spotted in the area of Dorchester Road and Abby Drive.A portion of the road has been closed as authorities work the area.We’ve reached out to

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2018-11-16 04:44:00

Charleston: Don't Miss These 5 Open Houses

CHARLESTON, SC — Looking at houses for sale online can feel like a waste of time. While listing images can help, they're no replacement for the real thing. That's why open houses are so nifty: No more bumbling around in the dark!

PATCH - 2018-11-15 17:04:32

In Eric Brantley murder case, 2nd suspect admits to role in North Charleston slaying

In a downtown Charleston courtroom, De'Andre Marquell Murphy, 20, of Pine Forest Drive, pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter for his part in the death of Eric Brantley, who was working as a bartender at the time near Park Circle.

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-11-15 17:16:00

Breaking news blog post: Virginia Tech beats Ball State in Charleston

Virginia Tech (2-0), which led the entire second half, will face 2018 NCAA Tournament participant Alabama or Northeastern on Friday. Alabama beat the Hokies in the first round of the NCAAs last March.

LYNCHBURG NEWS AND ADVANCE - 2018-11-15 18:15:00

Downtown restaurateurs weigh in on Charleston's proposed plastic bag, straw and foam ban

The cost to trade plastic bags and foam containers in for paper and eco-friendly to-go boxes will be significant for restaurateurs, says Jason Sakran, the owner ofBon Banh Mi.

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-11-15 20:00:00

NTSB: Five dead after plane disappeared off coast of Charleston in October

According to a report by the NTSB, the pilot made two transmissions calling out an emergency before the plane disappeared, indicating the plane was going down.

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-11-15 14:28:24

Trial for man accused of shooting a Charleston police officer enters day 3

Prosecutors rested their case against the suspect, Mark Blake, who is acting as his own attorney, after just 2 days.

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-11-15 16:05:20

NTSB releases new information regarding plan crash off Charleston coast

Courtesy: WCBD. CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) - New information has been released in the disappearance of a plane off the Charleston coast back in October. The report says contact with the plane was lost on October 25th at about 11:20 a.m. According to a report by the NTSB, the pilot made two transmissions

WBTW.COM - 2018-11-15 18:22:59

Chief: Folly Beach police sergeant arrested on DUI charges and involved in minor wreck

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) -Mayor Tim Goodwin of Folly Beach has confirmed that Highway Patrol is investigating allegations that a Folly Beach police sergeant Shane Smith was arrested and accused of driving under the influence of some type of medication.Mayor Goodwin stated that the investigation invol

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-11-15 03:05:30

Police: Suspect charged with arson for setting small fire outside North Charleston home

The neighbor said she was concerned when she saw Brown along the side of the house, and turned her car around to check on the situation, according to the police report. That's when the neighbor saw a fire along the side of the house, according to a police report.

ABCNEWS4.COM - 2018-11-14 19:18:33

Tractor-trailer hits traffic light in downtown Charleston

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - A 16-wheeler hit a traffic light in downtown Charleston early Thursday morning.The truck appears to have clipped the light at the corner of Courtenay and Calhoun Streets. Charleston police officers are in the area directing traffic.The lanes on Calhoun toward James Island fro

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2018-11-15 09:58:00

Man accused of shooting Charleston police officer claims self-defense

The case got off to an explosive start Tuesday as the suspect, who is acting as his own attorney, questioned his alleged victim.

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-11-14 13:47:57

10 Charleston concerts to catch between now and December

WHAT:Big Something, Dangermuffin, Voodoo Visionary, The Groove Orient, The Freeway Revival and more will be playing this Thanksgiving-themed two-day concert bringing the community together.

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-11-15 00:00:00

Security guard at North Charleston Tanger Outlets charged with criminal sexual conduct

According to police reports, a new employee at Tanger Outlet North Charleston says on her first day of employment, she was warned by her supervisor that Pruitt was " flirty".

ABCNEWS4.COM - 2018-11-14 12:27:20

Winning $100K Palmetto Cash 5 ticket purchased in Charleston

CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) - get out your lottery tickets, someone in the Lowcountry is $100,000 richer today.


Rare giant whale shark noses Charleston charter boat off SC coast

Oddly enough, Krivohlavek had been telling customers aboard about the whale sharks he had seen earlier off Central America, just chatting to pass the time. When the head emerged, the customers crowded the boat rail, so caught up in the moment they didn't realize that one of the fishing pole reels wa

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-11-14 17:00:00