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SC woman dies after being bitten by dog several times

GREENVILLE COUNTY, SC (WSPA) - The Greenville County Coroner's Office said a woman died after being bitten multiple times by a dog on Thursday. According to Coroner Kent Dill, Nancy Cherryl Burgess-Dismuke, 52, of Greenville, received multiple severe dog bites to her upper body, which resulted in Bu


Easley Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

EASLEY, SC — Here's your local weather forecast for the coming weekend, as reported by Darksky. Rain in the morning and overnight. Rain in the morning and evening. Light rain in the morning.


Help deputies find Erlin 'Noemi' Valenzuela in Greenville Co.

GREENVILLE COUNTY, SC (WSPA) - The Greenville County Sheriff's Office is searching for a missing 35-year-old woman. According to a sheriff's office news release, deputies are searching for Erlin "Noemi" Padilla Valenzuela, who went missing on Feb. 4 at around 1 p.m.


Man, dog die following house fire in Easley, coroner says

PICKENS COUNTY, SC (WSPA) - The Pickens County Coroner's Office said a man and a dog died in a house fire in Easley Tuesday afternoon. According to the coroner, the fire was reported at a house in the 100 block of North 7th Street around 3 p.m.


Sheriff: Man and woman arrested in Laurens, found with stolen handgun, heroin, and methamphetamine

GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX CAROLINA) -- Laurens County Sheriff's Office conducted a traffic atop along East Main Street which led to the seizing of narcotics and a stolen firearm. During the traffic stop deputies found the passenger of the vehicle, Rebecca Wilkie, was wanted by Clinton Police Department


Pickens County battered by storms

JASPER, Ga. – Authorities are urging citizens to exercise caution on the roads today after Pickens saw numerous trees down and power outages during the night due to storms. The National Weather Service is continuing its Flood Warnings for the area through Saturday Morning and has added a sever weath


Four more Upstate Bi-Lo stores slates to close by end of March

GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) – Southern Grocers on Thursday announced plans to close four Upstate Bi-Lo stores. Southern Grocers said the stores are underperforming and the company did not take the decision to close them lightly.


Chief: Officials investigating deadly fire in Easley

EASLEY, S.C. (FOX CAROLINA) -- Officials with the Easley Fire Department responded to a deadly fire on Tuesday, Chief Butch Womack told FOX Carolina. The fire was reported just after 2 p.m officials say. It happened at a residence along North 7th Street.


Police: Mom's boyfriend tortured her kid with hot sauce and peppers

GREENVILLE, S.C. (WSPA) - A woman and her boyfriend face multiple charges related to the abuse of the woman's two small children starting back in 2017. According to Greenville Police Department officials, Robert Earl Kailiala Saladaga, 37, and Sabrina Irene Emerick, 25, were both charged with unlawf


Easley annexes 55 acres of ECU property

EASLEY — The city of Easley will officially grow by more than 50 acres. During its monthly meeting last week, Easley City Council approved on second reading an ordinance to annex 54.93 acres of property on Rolling Hills Road.


Students at South Carolina school told to pick cotton, sing ‘slave song’ on field trip, report says

A South Carolina mother was outraged after her 10-year-old son was told to pick cotton and sing a “slave song” while on an elementary school field trip -- but the school reportedly defended the activity, saying it was about the "Great Depression."


Coroner: 1 dead after crash on US 276 near Marietta

MARIETTA, SC (FOX Carolina) – The Greenville County coroner confirmed one person has died after a crash on US 276 near Marietta Thursday afternoon. According to troopers the crash happened shortly before 4:30 p.m. near Pearl Drive.


She wants her boyfriend out of jail after her 4 kids died in a wreck with him

A judge denied bond for Arnez Jamison, who faces felony DUI charges in the deaths of four children. Jacqueline Brown, the mother of the children, said Jamison has "suffered enough."


Council drafts ordinance in response to Drag Queen Story Hour security costs

GREENVILLE, S.C. (WSPA) - Drag Queen Story Hour in the Upstate has gained national attention. Locally, some people are upset by the cost of security for the event at the Five Forks Library in Simpsonville on Sunday.


Man charged after making threats at 2 businesses in Anderson Co.

ANDERSON COUNTY, SC (WSPA) - A man was charged with breach of peace after reportedly threatening people at two different businesses in Anderson County Friday afternoon. According to Anderson County Sheriff's Office's Sgt. JT Foster, the man threatened a couple at Enterprise Rental and then went to t


Early morning crash backs up traffic almost 9 miles on I-85 northbound

Greenville, SC (FOX Carolina) - Thursday morning shortly after 5:30 a.m. the South Carolina Highway Patrol responded to a crash on Interstate 85 northbound that had all lanes blocked.


South Carolina drug dealers arrested

NEWPORT—A pair of South Carolina residents were taken into custody this week in Newport after having active warrants for dealing drugs in their home state. On Tuesday, Feb. 19, Newport police officers were dispatched to CVS in reference to an altercation between a male and female. Upon arrival, Patr


Prominent Greenville real estate developer in court for civil case amid sexual misconduct allegations

GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) - A Greenville real estate developer appeared in court on Thursday for a civil suit that claims he raped a woman. Marcus Sewell McCall was originally charged with criminal sexual conduct in November 2017. The plaintiff, Tracey Herlong, filed the civil suit a year later.


Deputy crashes cruiser after hydroplaning while responding to another accident

Greenville, SC (FOX Carolina) - Thursday morning, a deputy with the Greenville County Sheriff's Office crashed after their vehicle hydroplaned off the road. Deputies tell FOX Carolina the vehicle was headed to a wreck on Interstate 85 when the deputy's vehicle hit a puddle on Pelham Road and they lo


Dispatch: Tree crashes into Anderson Co. home

ANDERSON COUNTY, SC (FOX Carolina) - Nobody was hurt Thursday evening after a tree crashed into a home. Anderson County dispatchers tell FOX Carolina the call came in just before 10 p.m. According to them, all occupants at the home on Ashley Avenue escaped injury.