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ONLY ON FOX: Investigators searching for missing Clinton man use opportunity for training

Jennifer Phillips reports on the search for a Clinton man who has been missing since December. Investigators continued their search Wednesday, taking the opportunity to use their missing persons training. (February 13, 2019)


Five to be inducted into Laurens County Sports Hall of Fame

The Laurens County Sports Hall of Fame will induct five members into its third class on April 25, 2019. Chosen for the third class were William Hill, Bill Hogan, Lonnie Pulley, Phil Rogers and Clovis Simmons.


1 of FBI's top ten fugitives once spotted in SC likely killed during arrest operation at NC motel

APEX, NC (FOX Carolina) - One of the FBI’s top ten fugitives who had previously been spotted in South Carolina was likely killed during an arrest operation at a North Carolina motel, FBI agents said Wendesday.


Man accused of killing pregnant woman, shooting 2 others in South Carolina

ROCK HILL, S.C. -- A man accused of fatally shooting a pregnant woman and injuring two others was arrested following a chase in Charlotte Tuesday afternoon. Officials told WSOC deputies were called to a home on Leach Road, just outside Rock Hill, around 11 a.m.


South Carolina Lawmakers File Bill To Reform Civil Forfeiture

A bi-partisan set of South Carolina lawmakers is making another push to allow state law enforcement to forfeit property only with a criminal conviction. The bill was filed today and includes more than 70 co-sponsors.


Bates leads Red Devils in playoff upset of Chapman

INMAN – Amari Bates scored 32 points and, just as importantly, hit five out of six free throws in the final 17 seconds of Clinton’s 67-61 upset of Chapman Tuesday night in the opening round of the Class 3A boys’ basketball playoffs.


Arrest Report for February 13

Editor's Note: The following information is compiled from arrests records from the Laurens Police Department, Clinton Public Safety, Laurens County Sheriff's Office and the Johnson Detention Center. This information is presented with no intent of guilt or innocence.


Southside knocks Clinton out of 3A girls' playoffs

GREENVILLE – Girls’ basketball season ended Monday night for Clinton High School as Southside eliminated the Red Devils from the Class 3A playoffs with a 40-33 win. Clinton (17-6) dug a first-half hole it could not climb out of. The Tigers led 15-6 after a quarter and 30-9 at halftime. The Red Devil


Missing man's 'partially skeletonized' body found in South Carolina marsh

BEAUFORT, S.C. - The sheriff's office of Beaufort County, South Carolina, say the body of a man reported missing this month has been found "partially skeletonized" in a marsh near Lady's Island Airport.


Fire Chief: "Suspicious Fire" that ripped through vacant home in Laurens County still under investigation

LAURENS, SC (FOX Carolina) - Firefighters battled a blaze at an empty home in Laurens Sunday night that completely tore through the structure. Dispatchers confirmed to FOX Carolina crews responded to the home near Fleming Road and Garlington Street. Tipsters who reached out to us indicated the fire


2 men sought after woman shot at apartment complex in Greenwood Co.

GREENWOOD COUNTY, SC (WSPA) - Greenwood County Sheriff's Office officials said an investigation is underway after a woman was shot at an apartment complex in Greenwood County on Tuesday.


South Carolina teacher sees student, 7, riding bike on highway, helps him save dad

A first-grade teacher in South Carolina aided a “brave” 7-year-old boy she found pedaling down a highway last week in a race to save his father’s life. Keller Sutherland was driving home when she noticed other cars zipping past a young boy riding a bike down U.S. 25, the teacher said in a video post


Orange gators are turning heads in South Carolina. Is it a rare breed or something more simple?

(BLUFFTON, S.C.) - - A couple of alligators are turning heads in the Lowcountry. There are two gators in the pond at the Cypress Ridge community in Bluffton, and there's a fairly reasonable explanation for their color.


Myrtle Beach woman wanted in connection to South Carolina murder

A woman with ties to the Myrtle Beach area is wanted in connection to a murder of a 68-year-man in Orangeburg. Police say Tyekiva Harvin is wanted on a murder charge. The Times and Democrat in Orangeburg reported Harvin is a Myrtle Beach resident.


South Carolina native starring in Disney Channel's new 'Kim Possible' movie

That's the catch phrase spoken by animated Disney Channel super spy Kim Possible in the four-season television series that aired 2002-07. And it's the same phrase that will be spoken by 16-year-old South Carolina actress Sadie Stanley in the upcoming live-action reboot.


Stop criticizing parents of child killed while playing near street, SC coroner says

After an SC toddler was killed after being hit by a car, a local coroner is asking negative residents to stop attacking the child’s family. 22-month-old Madden James Madray, of Prosperity, died Saturday after being hit by the SUV while playing near the edge of the road, according to a statement from


Man charged in fatal shooting

PACOLET — A Jonesville man is behind bars after being arrested and charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a man in Pacolet Thursday evening. Robert Anthony Owens, 28, is currently being held in the Spartanburg County Detention Center on the charge of murder and possession of a weapon durin


Former Alabama pastor faces South Carolina abuse charge

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - A former pastor intern now living in Alabama has been arrested and charged with sexual abuse in South Carolina more than 40 years ago. Spartanburg County Sheriff's Lt. Mike Bobo said in a news release that 63-year-old Peter William Cooper of Elmore, Alabama, has been returne


Possible overdose leads to drug cache, arrests

After finding a man slumped over in a vehicle, authorities treated him for a possible fentanyl overdose, seized a small drug cache and arrested two others in the vehicle on drug counts.


Man gets 10 years for 2018 crime spree, standoff with deputies in Spartanburg Co.

SPARTANBURG CO., SC (WSPA) - A Boiling Springs man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in connection with a string of crimes in October 2018. 33-year-old Ronald Capps II pleaded guilty to first degree Assault and Battery, Failure to Stop for Blue Light and Siren, two counts of Resisting Arrest,