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SC police officer arrested for allegedly breaking into home

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. — A Summerville police lieutenant has been arrested after authorities say he forced his way into a woman's home. The Post and Courier reports 47-year-old Lt. Nicholas Morella is being held on one count of first-degree burglary. He also was placed Friday on administrative leave with


Death of a young South Carolina bike rider

WJBF - The Aiken County Coroner's office reported the death if seven-year-old Bryson Mikell of Warrenville. Bryson and his brother were riding bicycles on Ralph Green Dr. when he was struck by a car as he attempted to cross the street around 6:35 pm. Bryson was pronounced dead at the scene.


Goose Creek man sentenced to 80 years in sex assault of elderly woman

A Goose Creek man accused of sexually assaulting an elderly woman in 2017 and later trying to hire a hit man to kill her was sentenced Thursday to 80 years in prison. A jury convicted 19-year-old Aaron McKenzie Capers of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, first-degree burglary, armed robbery, kid


Man charged after sexually assaulting neighbor at gunpoint

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - A man who was arrested after sexually assaulting a woman was appeared in bond court on Saturday. Court documents state that on March 13, 28-year-old Demetrius Frazier forced his way into his neighbor’s home, pointed a gun at her head and forced her to perform sexual acts on h


Charleston County approves ban on plastic bags, foam packaging, but state may invalidate

Charleston County will prohibit businesses from using plastic carry-out bags, plastic straws and foam take-out containers starting in less than six months. With the move approved Thursday night, the county joins coastal towns and cities that already approved bans on packaging products considered env


1 in jail after deadly shooting near Goose Creek, deputies say

GOOSE CREEK, S.C. (WCIV) — Berkeley County deputies have arrested a man in connection to a deadly shooting near Goose Creek Wednesday. Lamont Mark Garrett, 23, of Hanahan, is being held in jail at the Berkeley County Detention Center on unspecified charges.


Chris Singleton, son of Emanuel AME victim, says his pro baseball career is over

Chris Singleton's baseball career is over, but the son of a victim in Charleston's 2015 church shooting says his work to impact lives will go on. Singleton, a former Charleston Southern and Goose Creek High School standout drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 19th round in 2017, announced Saturday on


Deputies investigating after man is shot and killed in Goose Creek

Authorities in Berkeley County are investigating the shooting death of a 40-year-old man on Wednesday. Shortly after 10:10 p.m., the Coroner's Office was notified of the death of a man who was transported to an area hospital from Goose Creek with multiple gunshot wounds.


1 dead after early morning collision in Lincolnville

LINCOLNVILLE, SC (WCSC) - Charleston County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a fatal two-car head-on collision Saturday morning. The accident occurred just before 1:00 a.m. on Lincolnville road near Owens Road, according to Charleston County spokesperson Roger Antonio.


Arrest in Goose Creek homicide

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office made an arrest following a shooting death in Goose Creek on Monday, March 20. The coroner’s office says the victim, 40 year old Alvin Walker, was pronounced deceased in the emergency room and suffered multiple gunshot wounds.


Sheriff: Traffic fatality on Lincolnville Road

LINCOLNVILLE, S.C. (WCBD) - On March 23, just before 1:00 a.m., Charleston County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a two-car head-on collision on Lincolnville road near Owens Road in Lincolnville.


Family of fatal hit-and-run victim files suit against apartment complex

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The family of a 24-year-old woman who was killed in an unsolved hit-and-run has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the owners of the apartment building where she lived.


Deputies respond to reported shots fired in Ashley Heights area

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) - During the evening hours on March 22nd, Charleston County deputies responded to shots fired call in the Ashley Heights area of North Charleston. Deputies did not locate a scene of a shooting, or any suspect in possession of a firearm, Public Information Officer Roger Antoni


3 shooting incidents under investigation in Johnston, South Carolina

JOHNSTON, S.C. (WJBF) — The Johnston Police Department is investigating several shooting incidents within the last week. One man has already been arrested in connection with one of the cases.


Summerville police lieutenant suspended after woman reports he broke into her home

A Summerville police lieutenant was suspended Friday after authorities said he forced his way into a woman's residence. Officials placed Lt. Nickolas Morella on administrative leave without pay after an incident at a home on Croassandra Avenue near Narcissus Street.


'A bit of a rockstar:' Beto O'Rourke draws crowds in first 2020 presidential visit to SC

ROCK HILL — When Aggie Reyes moved from El Paso to Charleston two months ago, driving from the western corner of Texas to her new home along South Carolina's coast, she kept spotting bumper stickers featuring her former congressman far beyond their home state's borders.


Longtime Cooper River Bridge Run director Julian Smith dies after battle with brain cancer

Yesterday, Fri. March 22, the Cooper River Bridge Run's longtime director (he held the position from 1994 to Feb. 2019) Julian Smith III passed away after battling brain cancer. According to the Post & Courier, Smith is credited with making the Bridge Run what it is today — one of the largest races


CBS news anchor’s Charleston Spring Break visit interrupted by emergency surgery

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - “CBS This Morning” co-anchor Norah O’Donnell posted photos to her Instagram from a Charleston hospital room Friday night with the caption, “Not what we planned for Spring Break.”


School bus slams into South Carolina home

SUMTER, S.C. — A Sumter school bus crashed into a home, causing severe damage to the house but no serious injuries to the students. The collision happened Friday afternoon McCray's Mill Road, which is near Sumter High School.


Police: Juvenile finds handgun in Mt. Pleasant home, accidentally shoots another juvenile

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) - On March 15, officers responded to a home in Carolina Park in reference to a juvenile who accidentally shot another juvenile while handling a firearm.