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1 hit by train in Cherokee Co., coroner on scene

GAFFNEY, SC (WSPA) - The coroner is on scene after one person was struck by a train in Cherokee County. According to the Gaffney Fire Department, the person was hit about 100 yards south of US-29 on tracks behind the old Hamrick's Clothing Store. Emergency crews are still at the scene near River Dri

WSPA.COM - 2018-03-19 02:12:20

Cowpens motorist dies in head-on accident

A 48-year-old Cowpens man died after a head-on vehicle crash Saturday afternoon near Cowpens in Spartanburg County. Richard Hank Houser of Cowpens was pronounced dead at Spartanburg Medical Center at 3:22 p.m. Saturday, according to the coroner's office. The S.C. Highway Patrol said a car driven b

SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL - 2018-03-18 18:23:43

Fire officials: Mobile home 'total loss' after early morning fire

Fire officials said one mobile home is a "total loss" and two others sustained heavy damage after a fire early Saturday morning in Woodruff. Assistant Chief Matthew Daniels with the Woodruff Fire Department said they responded to the fire around 2:30 a.m. Two vehicles were also destroyed in the fi

FOX CAROLINA - 2018-03-18 00:59:00

Police dog mistakenly bites child

A little girl was bitten when a police dog chased a suspect through a neighborhood Friday afternoon. The incident unfolded at 2:43 p.m. at the intersection of Buffalo and Lineberger streets in Shelby. Detectives were in the area to serve a warrant on a sex offender who failed to register with local

GASTON GAZETTE - 2018-03-17 21:47:04

A sucker-punch in an NC bar fueled a fatal shooting. Now the killer learned his fate. | Charlotte Observer

A Charlotte man who fired five bullets into the back of the person who sucker-punched him in a bar was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole on Friday. Shelton Kimble was sentenced after a Superior Court jury found the 49-year-old guilty of first-degree murder in the death of

CHARLOTTEOBSERVER.COM - 2018-03-17 13:00:00

Man killed in head-on crash in Spartanburg Co.

COWPENS, SC (WSPA) - A man has died following a head-on crash Saturday afternoon near Cowpens in Spartanburg County. Highway Patrol says the crash happened around 2:50pm on Bud Arthur Bridge Road near Interstate 85. A car driven by 48-year-old Richard Hank Houser crossed the center line and struck a

WSPA.COM - 2018-03-18 01:34:36

Coroner: Gaffney man killed when car crashes into stopped tracto - FOX Carolina 21

Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler said a Gaffney man was killed when his car crashed into the back of a stopped tractor trailer on I-85 South Thursday night. Fowler identified the victim as Kaylin Jaquan Huskey, 23, of 711 Holmes Street. Troopers said the crash happened just before 11 p.m. Huske


Gaffney man dies in Interstate 85 crash

A Gaffney man was killed in a two-car crash on Interstate 85 Thursday night. Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler said in a statement that Kaylin Jaquan Huskey, 23, of Holmes Street, died after a crash near mile marker 88 on I-85 southbound Thursday night. Huskey was driving a Nissan sedan when h


Coroner identifies man dead after Spartanburg Co. crash

Spartanburg County Coroner Charles Clevenger said a man is dead after a crash on Saturday. Clevenger said the incident happened Saturday afternoon around 2:50 p.m. The victim, identified as 48-year-old Richard Hank Houser of Edgefield Road in Cowpens. Clevenger said Houser was pronounced dead at Spa

FOX CAROLINA - 2018-03-18 04:19:00

Person hits multiple cars, wrecks, flees police on foot before a - | WBTV Charlotte

A person with several warrants has been arrested after jumping from a car and fleeing police on foot in west Charlotte Friday afternoon. According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, officers responded to an attempt to locate a person who had multiple active warrants. Officials were abl


Shelby Police investigating after K-9 reportedly bit child

SHELBY, NC (FOX 64 WJZY) - The Shelby Police Department is investigating after a K-9 reportedly bit a child on Friday. According to witnesses, around 3:15 p.m. Shelby Police were trying to serve a warrant on an individual when he broke into a random house at the corner of Linberger St. and Buffalo S


Police chase in Spartanburg Co., suspect taken to hospital

FILE SPARTANBURG, SC - A suspect was taken to the hospital after the motorcycle the suspect was driving slid off the road while being chased by Spartanburg troopers, according to the Spartanburg Co. Sheriff's Office. The sheriff's office says it happened on Goldmine Rd. in Spartanburg Co. Friday aft


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Murder suspect arrested in Gatlinburg

A man accused of killing a mother of two in 2016 was captured after being stopped fora broken headlight. Antarious Qaushard Byers, 24, of Pleasant Hill Church Road, Shelby, was picked up nearly 200 miles away on Saturday, March 3, in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Hewas pulled overby United States Park Rang


Search underway for missing Gaston County inmate

A Gaston County inmate was reported missing Friday morning. According to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, Thomas Walker, 41, was last seen near the Gaston Correctional Center on Justice Court in Dallas around 11:21 p.m. He is 5-foot-6 and weighs 126 pounds, officials said. Walker ha


Suspect in York County police shooting jailed; his family 'saddened' by 'tragedy' | The Herald

The suspect in what police said was a January "ambush" of York County law enforcement officers where one was killed, was wheeled out of a hospital Thursday morning and rolled into jail. Christian Thomas McCall, 47, is being held without bond on a fugitive warrant at the Mecklenburg County jail, acc