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Goose Creek Police investigating suspicious activity outside Beckstone Apartments

GOOSE CREEK, SC (WCBD) – Authorities in Goose Creek are seeking information about suspicious activity that happened early Tuesday morning at an apartment complex on Comet Creek Lane.


Traffic stop leads to drug bust off College Park Road in Berkeley County

BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCBD) – Deputies patrolling College Park Road witnessed a drug transaction in the parking lot of a gas station Thursday evening, which later turned into a drug bust.


More than 400 people leaving South Carolina public housing

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — More than 400 people have been ordered to leave a public housing complex in South Carolina because of natural gas leaks. Columbia firefighters began checking for gas leaks after two men were found dead in separate apartments Thursday morning.


SC Aquarium offering free admission to gov. employees

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — South Carolina Aquarium is offering complimentary admission to furloughed federal government employees. Officials say government employees with a valid ID and their immediate families can get into the South Carolina Aquarium for free.


Pedestrian struck by dump truck, pronounced dead at the scene

CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) – One person has died after being hit by a dump truck in North Charleston. NCPD spokesperson, Spencer Pryor said officers responded to an auto vs. pedestrian collision at the intersection of Carner Avenue and Burton Lane just after 5:00 p.m. Thursday.


Police asking for help to locate 16-year-old runaway believed to be in the Lowcountry

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — The Mt. Pleasant Police Department has shared the photo of Dawson Simpson, a 16-year-old runaway, believed to be in the Goose Creek or North Charleston area.


Goose Creek swears in new police chief

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The Goose Creek Police Department has a new top cop. L.J. Roscoe was sworn in Friday as the town’s new chief of police, replacing Harvey Becker, who retired last year after more than three decades of service.


Meeting on suggested attendance line changes scheduled for parents of Sangaree 8th-12th grade students

Berkeley County School District will soon host the second of several community discussions focused on proposed school attendance line changes. This second informal meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Jan. 31 at Sangaree Middle, and it will be specifically for the parents of high school students livin


South Carolina Legislature introduces bill to increase tax on cigarettes, but aim to help teachers

Columbia, SC (FOX Carolina) - Legislators with the South Carolina House have introduced a bill aimed at getting teachers pay raises. On Thursday, a bill was introduced to amend the surtax on cigarettes to provide an additional 5 cents per cigarette that would be credited to the department of educati


Deputies: Teen attempted to hide marijuana in buttocks

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - A lowcountry teen attempted to hide marijuana in his buttocks after a traffic stop on I-26, Berkeley County deputies say. Deputies say, they searched Edward Jackson,17, and discovered marijuana sewed inside of his underwear between his buttocks.


Police Find Hair, Jewelry, Pool of Blood after Witness Sees Woman Forced into Car

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.— The Goose Creek Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance for information regarding a disturbance near the rear entrance to Beckstone Apartments located at 100 Comet Creek Lane in Summerville.


Gippy Plantation development plans continue to frustrate Berkeley County residents

MONCKS CORNER — Plans to develop a historic plantation site continue to be opposed by residents who don't want to see the rural character of their town transformed into a more bustling place.


Two arrested for possible armed robbery at Summerville gas station; third suspect at-large

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCIV) — Two suspects are in custody following a possible armed robbery at a Pilot gas station in Summerville, according to Berkeley County authorities. According to Carli Drayton, with the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office, the call for an armed robbery came in around 4:30 p.m. Thu


South Carolina Department of Corrections staffer arrested on forgery charges

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – A South Carolina Department of Corrections staffer was arrested by Richland County Sheriff’s Department on Monday for charges of forgery and false pretenses.


Affidavit: Pregnant woman hits her head on concrete after pastor strangles her at church

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - A Charleston pastor was arrested after police say he strangled a pregnant woman who then fell and hit her head at a downtown church. Authorities charged 28-year-old Rashan Lamar Wilson with domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature. He was given a $20,000 surety bond,


Goose Creek High uses homecoming to help those impacted by Hurricane Florence

Berkeley County, S.C. (WCIV) — Those competing in the homecoming for Goose Creek High School are asked to raise awareness and funds for a special cause. This year, the homecoming committee and student body raised money for students impacted by Hurricane Florence. They donated to Conway Elementary Sc


BCSO posts mugshots with snappy response to crime on Facebook

"Imagine doing a drug transaction and then boom ... we show up. Plan on selling drugs in Berkeley County? Think again." That's how the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office started off a Facebook post about a recent arrest.


Berkeley County Man Convicted of 2017 Bar Shooting

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–A Berkeley County jury has convicted Evodio Hernandez-Santo, 26, following a three-day trial for Discharging a Firearm into a Building following a shooting at El Alamo bar in Hanahan.


Lawmakers tackle affordable housing crisis in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Wages are not keeping up with rent increases in South Carolina. According to officials, there is an affordable housing crisis in the state. Representative Marvin Pendarvis (D-Charleston) has filed a bill proposing to help create incentives for developers to see more affordable h


Police: Two arrested, caught red-handed spraying graffiti in Hanahan

HANAHAN, S.C. (WCIV) — Caught red handed!. That's how the Hananhan Police department describe the arrest of two people around 1 a.m. Friday, charged with spray-painting graffiti on a window of a business in Yeamans Hall Plaza.