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Father of teen killed in freak accident: 'We are living every parent's worst nightmare'

A 15-year-old student was killed when a tree fell on her while she was sitting in a hammock in Ft. Thomas. For the first time since the freak accident, Michelle Chalk's parents are speaking out about their little girl and the Aug. 1 incident that took her life. Patty and Keith said their daughter wa

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-09-19 02:18:00

Boiling Springs man found dead outside Greenville store

A man found dead outside a Home Depot store in Greenville has been identified as a Boiling Springs resident. Richard Earle Fowler, 51, of 245 Lisa Court, was pronounced dead in the parking lot of The Home Depot at 79 Woodruff Industrial Drive. He is believed to have died around 1 p.m. Monday and w

SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 14:58:47

Greenville mayor, council members want pay raises

The city of Greenville's elected leaders are talking about pay raises for themselves - by perhaps up to 30 percent and for the first since 1993. At this point, the debate is less about whether raises should happen and more by how much they should increase, a point of disagreement. While no formal pr

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-09-19 16:05:36

Greenville City Council considers salary increase

The city of Greenville is the fourth-fastest-growing city in the country, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Photo by Will Crooks. Greenville City Council members are talking about increasing their own salaries for the first time since 1993. Greenville City Council members are paid $11,772.80 year

GREENVILLEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-19 17:41:26

Greenville policeman Russ Sorrow was killed in the line of duty in 1996

Greenville policeman Russ Sorrow was shot on a vacant lot at the corner of Gower and Endel streets on the afternoon of Sept. 19, 1996. He died three hours later at the hospital. Sorrow had a wife and a 5-month-old son. A bystander immediately called 911 after the shooting, and police launched a mass

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-09-19 11:30:09

Greenville a rising food city, says USA Today and Garden and Gun

Add these to the the top lists Greenville has already made. In the last week, Garden & Gun Magazine and USA Today have ranked Greenville among some of the top underrated and up and coming food cities in the south. Garden & Gun released its list of 5 Surprising Southern Food Towns, Sept. 18, includin

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-09-19 21:41:39

Voters decide on $6.5m for a new firehouse that serves Greenville and Spartanburg counties

The fate of a fire department headquarters in one of the Upstate's fastest growing areas will be decided by 7pm Tuesday. The $6.5 million dollar bond referendum to build a new Pelham Batesville Fire Department nearly failed in June. That vote was so tight, it ended in a tie after two votes were thro

WSPA.COM - 2017-09-19 21:29:15

Greenville officer takes week off to help with Hurricane Irma re - FOX Carolina 21

A Greenville officer took time off from work to travel to Florida and help with Hurricane Irma relief efforts. Per a post by the police department, Officer Smith took a week off to lend a helping hand in Florida by chopping up fallen trees, removing debris, and rebuilding among other tasks. "The dam

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-09-20 01:19:00

Driver dies at hospital days after Laurens Co. crash

The South Carolina Highway Patrol announced days after a collision in Laurens County that a driver has died. On Sep. 9, troopers said the driver of a 2001 Ford pickup was traveling north on U.S. 25 near Buzhardt Road when the truck hit a 77-year-old driver from behind. The elderly driver was not inj

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-09-18 19:52:00

Deputies: Baby's remains found during eviction at Upstate apartm - FOX Carolina 21

The Laurens County Sheriff's Office is on scene of an investigation after deputies said the remains of a baby were found Monday. Deputies said the incident occurred at Fountain Hills apartments on Chapman Road while handling an eviction. According to a spokesperson for the Sheriff's Office, while on

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-09-18 20:08:00

'Grey's Anatomy' actress reveals brain tumor diagnosis

(Source: CNN) Actress Kate Walsh, best known for her role in the TV series "Grey's Anatomy," went public on Monday with a brain tumor diagnosis in 2015. By Michael Nedelman CNN (CNN) -- Actress Kate Walsh, best known for her role in the TV series "Grey's Anatomy," went public on Monday with a brain

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-09-19 00:36:00

Who loves a parade? Trump wants to showcase military might

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Who doesn't love a parade? To a city that already offers many, President Donald Trump wants to add one that showcases U.S. military might. It would take place on July 4 in Washington with, as Trump envisions it, tanks and planes rolling down and streaking above Pennsylvania Ave

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-09-19 01:17:00

Coroner on scene of death investigation on Woodruff Road

Greenville County investigators are conducting a death investigation at the Home Depot on Woodruff Road Monday night. The coroner confirms at least one person has died. The investigation is in its early stages. No further details were immediately available. Stick with FOX Carolina for the latest. Gr

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-09-19 06:19:00

Dwarves take center stage in CBT's 'Snow White the Ballet'

photo provided by the Carolina Ballet Theatre Carolina Ballet Theatre's 2017-18 season opener, "Snow White the Ballet," is a unique retelling of the classic fairytale - and this go round, the dwarves are more than supporting players. The performance features choreography by Mark Diamond, choreograph

GREENVILLEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-19 13:00:50

7.1 magnitude quake kills at least 44, collapses buildings in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) - A magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocked central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 44 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust and thousands fled into the streets in panic. The quake came less than two weeks after another quake left 90 dead in the country's south, and it occurre

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-09-19 21:43:00

RNC: Spending on legal bills for Trump Jr. nears $200K

NEW YORK (AP) - The Republican National Committee has paid nearly $200,000 in legal fees for President Donald Trump's eldest son in connection with the Russia investigation, a committee official said Tuesday. More than $166,000 was paid to Donald Trump Jr.'s attorney, Alan Futerfas. Another $30,000

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-09-20 04:58:00

Nominations for Latin Grammy Awards postponed

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Nominations for the Latin Grammy Awards have been postponed because of the earthquake in Mexico and the aftermath of hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Latin Recording Academy President Gabriel Abaroa Jr. said in a statement Tuesday that the delay comes "as an outgrowth of the terrible a

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-09-20 04:51:00

Breweries use recycled wastewater to make beer

(CNN/Meredith) - A Colorado engineering firm is trying to get rid of the stigma around recycled water, so they're putting it in beer. Now three state microbreweries: Lost Highway Brewing, Lone Tree Brewery and 105 West Brewery are making their brew with local recycled waste water. "Water is definit

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-09-20 04:12:00

The world is running out of antibiotics, WHO says

(CNN) -- Too few new antibiotics are under development to combat the threat of multidrug-resistant infections, according to a new World Health Organization report published Tuesday. Adding to the concern: It is likely that the speed of increasing resistance will outpace the slow drug development pro

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-09-20 03:51:00

Live Instagram video leads police to suspect in killing

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A teenager suspected of a killing who was named one of Texas' 10 Most Wanted fugitives was caught in Los Angeles on Tuesday after posting a live video on social media, police said. Christopher Ricardo Gonzalez, 18, was wanted by Dallas police on suspicion of murder, aggravated rob

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-09-20 03:38:00