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TRAFFIC ALERT: Crash with entrapment shuts down Highway 90 in both directions

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A two-vehicle crash Tuesday night caused crews to shut down Highway 90 in both directions. First responders were called around 6:45 p.m. to the intersection of Highway 90 and French Collins Road.


Additional arrest made in connection with Horry County dog fighting investigation

AYNOR, SC (WBTW) – An additional arrest has been made in connection with an Horry County dog fighting investigation. Jonathan Ray Babson was arrested in connection to the investigation, according to Mikayla Moskov, with the Horry County Police Department.


Horry County responds to Myrtle Beach lawsuit over hospitality fee

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WBTW)- Horry County responds to a lawsuit filed against them by the City of Myrtle Beach. The city claims the county has been illegally collecting "tens of millions of dollars per year" through a hospitality fee. The money was to go towards the I-73 project.


Police investigate a reported armed robbery in Myrtle Beach

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - Police investigate a reported armed robbery Tuesday night. Myrtle Beach Police officials tell News13 it happened at 865 Oak Forest Lane around 9 p.m. This is an active investigation. We are working to the learn more about what happened.


Horry County, Conway police change drug procedures due to fentanyl risks

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Police departments across the Grand Strand are changing the way they test for drugs. Many agencies are doing away with field testing because of the risk of laced drugs.


Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Buyers Arrested by Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Dealers

Well, this is a new one. A gigantic drug raid mistake led to police officers arresting…well, each other. Turns out undercover cops in Detroit posed as drug dealers to help catch a pair of sellers. However, thanks to a “tiny” mess up, another undercover police group thought they were real drug dealer


Hwy 31 Wildfire evacuee: 'People were running for their lives'

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - April 22, 2009 was a mild spring day along the Grand Strand. The temperature was 71 degrees with low humidity and winds gusting to 30 miles per hour.


Myrtle Beach man charged with arson in gasoline kitchen fire

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) – Police say a Myrtle Beach man used gasoline to ignite a bunch of clothes on a kitchen floor and then ran from the home. Myrtle Beach police were called to the scene of a fire on Stalvey Avenue on Sunday. Investigators used an arson K-9 to determine an accelerant was used to


4 men, 1 woman charged in dogfighting operation, police say

HORRY COUNTY, S.C. — Police in Horry County say they have made five arrests in connection with a dogfighting operation. Four men and one woman are facing charges and 18 dogs have been seized.


Drug dealer faces at least 20 years for helping suicide of USC student

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A drug dealer who pleaded guilty to selling drugs to an ex-girlfriend knowing she was going to kill herself faces at least 20 years in prison. Drug Enforcement Administration agent Adam Roberson said in court Tuesday that 24-year-old Anthony Hunt sold drugs to a 19-year-old Sou


7-year-old boy dies after being shot during SC domestic dispute

NEWBERRY, S.C. — A seven-year-old boy who was shot during a domestic dispute in Newberry County over the weekend has died. Newberry County deputies confirmed Iven James Caldwell passed away at a hospital Monday afternoon.


DC pastor challenges South Carolina worship leader who bought his wife a Lamborghini to live more minimally

Washington D.C.-based Pastor, Jomo Johnson, posted a video to social media on Easter Sunday, initiating a #TheJesusChallenge to live one year minimally by giving up one possession each day, week or month until next Easter.


2 taken to hospital after crash on SC Hwy 90 in Red Hill area

RED HILL COMMUNITY, SC (WBTW) – Two people were taken to the hospital after a crash on SC Highway 90 in the Red Hill area of Horry County, a tweet from Horry County Fire Rescue said.


Report: Argument at SC 707 home ends with rocks thrown, shot fired, one injured

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Horry County police are investigating after an argument Monday night led to a fight and one person being shot. An incident report from the Horry County Police Departments states that officers went to S.C. 707 around 10 p.m. to check for a possible crime scene after a person


South Carolina 5th grader’s classmates paint violent picture of fight

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS/CNN) — A South Carolina fifth grader was put in a headlock, punched repeatedly and thrown into a bookshelf according to written statements provided to law enforcement officials by RaNiya Wright’s classmates after a March classroom fight.


Gun stolen during vehicle break-in in Myrtle Beach, report says

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Myrtle Beach police are searching for the person who broke into a man’s Jeep and stole his gun. A police report shows that officers were called Tuesday morning to a home on Wyatt Lane.


'The vehicle struck me': Myrtle Beach police officer speaks out about Move Over Law

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - Law enforcement agencies recently stepped up efforts to educate drivers about the 'Move Over Law.' One Myrtle Beach police officer knows first-hand what can happen when someone fails to move over for flashing lights.


Myrtle Beach man accused of sex crimes with minor in Brunswick Co.

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) - A Myrtle Beach man is accused of sex crimes involving a minor in Brunswick County. Blair Fleming, 26, was arrested by the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office on Monday and charged with statutory sex offense with a child under 15 and indecent liberties with a child.


SCHSL High School Baseball Playoffs, April 23

MYRTLE BEACH, SC - The SCHSL high school baseball playoffs are underway across the Palmetto State. Here are the scores from the 1st round in Class A through 5A. It's a double elimination tournament with the winners moving on, while those who lost will play an elimination game later in the week. All


The rude awakening creeping up on Kamala Harris

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Joe Biden has yet to formally declare his presidential bid, but he’s already complicating Kamala Harris' path to victory in a must-win state: South Carolina.