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Charleston Police release BOLO on suspects they say used a stolen credit card

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) —The Charleston Police Department is warning people to be on the lookout for the pictured suspects.Police say the suspects used a stolen credit card that was taken from a vehicle at Walmart and Circle K.According to police, the suspects were driving a red Dodge pickup truck w

ABCNEWS4.COM - 2018-09-21 14:50:55

Sexual Assault Suspect Surrenders to N. Charleston Police

CHARLESTON, SC (CAROLINE BALCHUNAS, WTAT-TV) — The victim of a violent sexual assault faced her attacker in a Charleston courtroom on Wednesday.

FOXCHARLESTON.COM - 2018-09-20 15:47:00

Police: Man charged with aggravated assault after fight at Charleston apartment complex

Charleston, SC (WCSC) - One man is facing an aggravated assault charge after a fight at an apartment complex Thursday night.Officers were called out to the Bridgeview Village Apartments in the 100 block of North Romney Street around 9:10 p.m. According to police spokesman Charles Francis, several gi

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2018-09-21 08:00:00

Charleston teacher used grades to pressure student into sex, lawsuit claims

A math teacher at Burke High School coerced one of her students into performing sexual acts by threatening to dock his grade, according to a lawsuit filed in Charleston County circuit court Thursday.The teacher, Jennifer Danielle Olajire-Aro, 27, of Devlin Road on Johns Island, wasarrested in Decemb

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-09-20 22:15:00

SLED, police confiscate gambling machines at N. Charleston VFW

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Police and SLED agents confiscated gambling machines at a VFW in North Charleston.It happened on 4257 Spruill Ave. on Tuesday.According to authorities, investigators seized three machines.SLED officials say machines were also seized at that location back in March.Copyright 20

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2018-09-20 22:44:00

CFO who stole $1.2M from Berkeley schools gets arrested again in Summerville

Brantley D. Thomas III, who has admitted stealing from the district, arrived at a Summerville coffee shop around 8 a.m. Friday.

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-09-21 12:45:00

Victim identified following fatal vehicle collision on Highway 52

BRKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) - On Thursday, Sept. 20, at approximately 11:40 a.m. authorities responded to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Highway 52 and Moss Grove Subdivision.

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-09-21 14:15:42

Feds pay to tear down peninsular Charleston house that's flooded frequently

Downtown Charleston has lost its first house that the federal government deemed so great a flood risk that it helped pay to tear it down.A demolition crew began clawing away at the two-story colonial structure at 128 Beaufain St. on Wednesday and is expected to finish soon.The owner, Elizabeth Boine

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-09-20 15:30:00

Lowcountry Live wins Charleston's Choice

The show features local businesses, services, non-profits, and community events with regular popular segments including "Furry Friends," "Fashion Friday," "Wine Wednesday," and the "Local Music Spotlight."

ABCNEWS4.COM - 2018-09-21 12:17:33

Family outraged after women die in flooded van driven by South Carolina deputies

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- As South Carolina rivers overflowed from Florence's torrential rain, deputies taking two women to a mental health facility drove into floodwaters that engulfed their van and trapped the women inside, officials said Wednesday. The two deputies worked to free the women, who were bein

CBS NEWS - 2018-09-20 12:45:49

North Charleston police looking for man suspected of raping woman near shopping center

North Charleston police are looking for a man suspected of holding a woman at knifepoint and raping her near a Rivers Avenue shopping center last month.Maurice Jerome Prioleau, 42, is wanted on two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct as well as one count each of kidnapping and possession


Goose Creek police searching for missing elderly man with dementia

Melvin Jefferson, 91, was last seen wandering around the area of the Captain D’s on US Highway 52 in Goose Creek on Wednesday night around 7:30 p.m.

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2018-09-20 14:53:00

Fatal shooting of woman on James Island started as argument

A man accused of shooting a woman to death on James Island on Saturday argued with her before pulling the trigger, according to court documents released Tuesday.Around 12:30 p.m., Dedric Middleton, 30, of Greenhill Road, was with the woman inside the residence at 1097 Greenhill Road, according to an


Charleston police searching for runaway teen

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) —Charleston Police are asking the public for help to locate 16-year-old Keyonna Latriece Felder, a runaway teen missing for over a week.She was last seen by her mother at 1385 Ashley River Rd, Apt 30C on Sept. 17 at 1 p.m.The Felders live in the same apartment complex, accord


Song premiere: Charleston artist Solomon Glowe releases 'The Living Dead Flee Cuzco'

Solomon Glowe is a Charleston-based music project of Chris Howell, who has been writing songs since he was in high school. Back then, he recorded two albums with a karaoke microphone. Now his recording process is a little more sophisticated, though it's still DIY.Howell's upcoming record, "daisy." w

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-09-20 16:00:00

Woman recorded N. Charleston sex assault in voicemail as it happened, police say

When her alleged rapist's face appeared on the courtroom monitor, the woman couldn't bear to look. Tears rolling off her cheeks, she turned away recoiling into the arms of a family member before turning back around to face the judge.As she spoke at the bond hearing Wednesday for Maurice Prioleau, 42


Police: Man arrested after attempted murder shooting in N. Charleston

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) - The North Charleston Police Department say one person is facing charges after a shooting on Dorchester Road left someone hurt, according to the incident report.


Title One schools in Charleston County now have free after school programs thanks to recent grants

CHARLESTON COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD)- The Charleston County School District is doubling the amount of schools offering a grant-funded after school program. Thanks to the 21st Century federal grant, five more Title One schools in the county are offering free after school care.


Yeti Coolers to open shop in downtown Charleston

Austin, Texas-basedYeti Coolersrecently signed a memorandum of lease for the ground floor at 360 King St. The 5,349-square-foot space just south of Calhoun Street formerly housedUniversity Books of Charlestonbefore the shop closed in late 2015.


Report: N. Charleston PD searching for rape, kidnapping suspect

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) - On August 13, at approximately 11:08 p.m., the North Charleston Police Department responded to the 5300 block of Rivers Avenue in reference to an assault that had just occurred, according to authorities.