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Greenville County carjacking suspect wounded in shootout after chase, officials say

ANDERSON COUNTY, S.C. — One of the suspects in a Greenville County carjacking was wounded in a shootout with Anderson County deputies, according to a news release. Greenville County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Ryan Flood said a woman called about 10:30 a.m. Thursday to report her 2008 black Ford Taurus was


Deputies need help identifying gunman, accomplice connected to armed robbery at Greenville Co. convenience store

GREENVILLE COUNTY, SC (FOX Carolina) The Greenville County Sheriff's Office is requesting assistance identifying two individuals in connection to an armed robbery at a convenience store on April 10.


Greenville’s Maserati Man In Trouble Again

Greenville, South Carolina businessman John Ludwig – who famously escaped jail in 2009 after plowing his Maserati into a home and killing a 62-year-old man watching television on his sofa – is in trouble again.


Bond denied for man accused of killing woman found on side of Greenville Co. road; brother charged as accessory

Greenville, SC (FOX Carolina) - On Wednesday, 20-year-old Deltravious Daquandra Howard made his first court appearance since turning himself into deputies after being charged in the murder of Jayla Thomas-Smith.


SC school district to close for teacher walkout Wednesday

CHESTER, S.C. (AP) - A school district in South Carolina is closing next week to let its teachers go to a Statehouse rally for education reform. Chester County School District Superintendent Angela Bain says the district had so many teachers ask for the day off Wednesday that she and the school boar


Chili’s coming to Greer

Stanton Optical, Rack Room Shoes and Chili’s restaurant are coming to the Piedmont Marketplace shopping center, according to Halpern Enterprises. The plaza, located at 1326 W. Wade Hampton Blvd., in Greer, recently underwent a $49.5 million renovation, adding retailers such as Five Below, Ulta and R


Report: Man accused of stealing pants in armed robbery shot in drive-by on Pine Street

A Spartanburg man who was injured in a shooting Wednesday on North Pine Street was later arrested at the hospital in connection with a Saturday night armed robbery, according to an incident report.


9 new businesses coming to the Village of West Greenville

GREENVILLE, S.C. (WSPA) -- Nine new businesses will open this year in the Village of West Greenville. It's an area that's received a large amount of funding from the city and has grown significantly in the past year.


Businessman accused of threatening Spartanburg attorney

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) -- An Upstate businessman who crashed his Maserati into a home in 2009, killing a man inside, has been arrested again. Spartanburg police charged John Ludwig, 46, of Greenville with unlawful communication, according to jail records.


South Carolina intersection to be named in honor of teen killed at Peach Stand

FORT MILL, SC (WBTV) - It’s been more than a year since a teenager was shot and killed at the popular “Peach Stand” store in Fort Mill. Now, her memory is being honored by naming a nearby intersection after her.


Have a complaint about a South Carolina judge? Help us investigate.

More than 1,000 ethics complaints have been lodged against South Carolina judges who handle major cases in the state’s circuit courts. A judicial disciplinary office created in 1997 is supposed to aggressively monitor misconduct on the bench. But how many of these judges were punished as a result of


Greenville Police: Pedestrian struck in downtown Greenville suffers minor injuries

GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) The Greenville Police Department said Wednesday afternoon that a pedestrian suffered minor injuries after they were struck in downtown Greenville.


SC property where 2 women were found buried goes up in flames

SPARTANBURG Co., S.C. (WSPA) -- A Spartanburg County property where two women were found buried earlier this month caught fire. Una Fire Department found the house at 137 Williams Street in flames early Tuesday morning.


South Carolina man shoots into girlfriend's car, kills her son, sheriff says

NEWBERRY, S.C. - Authorities said a man angry he was locked out of his house after a night out in South Carolina has shot and killed his girlfriend's son. Newberry County Sheriff Lee Foster said 26-year-old X'Zavier Sharif Davis' girlfriend let him in the house around 3:15 a.m. Saturday and he start


Greenville Co. Schools advise of time off policy ahead of #AllOutMay1

GREENVILLE, S.C. (WSPA) - Walking out for education reform or staying in the classroom, that's the decision South Carolina teachers will have to make ahead of the "All Out May 1" rally in Columbia.


Spring Cleaning Day is April 27 in Greer

The City of Greer will hold its Spring Cleaning Day this Saturday from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at the City Recycling Center (315 Buncombe Street). Full text available to premium subscribers only. If you are a current subscriber, please login for full access. If you would like to subscribe, please click here f


Welcome to my side of town: Sunnyside

One trait you can find in most Sunnyside residents: a shared sense of community. Just ask, Dr. Norma Givens, who was born in Washington D.C. but spent her formative years in the heart of one of Greer’s most historic neighborhoods.


10 Big-Ticket Events Coming Up Near Easley

EASLEY, SC — New and exciting events are coming to the Easley area all the time. Whether you're looking to attend a concert or sporting event, theater performance or magic show, Patch's partnership with TicketNetwork has you covered. Here's your weekly roundup of the top big-ticket events coming up


SC bill banning abortions after heartbeat is detected passes house

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP,WLTX) - The South Carolina House has passed a bill that would ban almost all abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected. The measure passed 70-31 Wednesday afternoon. It now heads to the Senate for consideration.


South Carolina capital website had a security flaw that exposed passwords

One bad search on the government website for South Carolina's capital city could've exposed an entire database. The city of Columbia site had a security flaw in its search tool, according to independent security researcher Arif Khan. The flaw let anyone view passwords for the website's database and