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Shooting leads to 8 arrests on assault, weapons, drug charges in Lancaster County

LANCASTER COUNTY, SC (WBTV) - Deputies arrested eight people on multiple different charges after a shooting in Lancaster County. According to the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a call of shots fired near a home on John Street on Tuesday April 9 and the resulting investigati


Fiery crash ends chase in York County; 2 killed, 1 injured, troopers say

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Two people were killed and one injured Thursday afternoon after a car being chased by authorities slammed into a tree. The Toyota Prius primarily traveled on I-77 but got off at several exits, including Nations Ford, Woodlawn and Tyvola roads.


Lancaster County Deputies Charge Teens Accused Of Damaging Property With Slingshots

LANCASTER, SC — Authorities have charged two teenagers accused of using slingshots to damage property throughout several Lancaster County communities. Dylan Farrell and Haven Mangum, both 17, were arrested Friday after investigators say they used slingshots to damage homes and vehicles in the Buford


Two people killed after car slams into tree, catches fire during pursuit

YORK COUNTY, S.C. — Two people were killed and one was hurt Thursday evening after a car slammed into a tree and caught fire during a chase, authorities in York County said. The sheriff's office said a robbery suspect was being pursued out of Charlotte and crashed off I-77 southbound near the Porter


SC teens used slingshots to shoot out winds of homes, cars, police say

LANCASTER, S.C. — Two seventeen-year-old boys have been charged in connection with several incidents of property damage in the Lancaster County communities of Buford and Tradesville, approximately 70 miles north of Columbia.


63 pounds of meth seized in traffic stop along South Carolina interstate

ANDERSON COUNTY, S.C. — Upstate deputies seized 63 pounds of meth in a traffic stop along a South Carolina interstate last week. The Anderson County Sheriff's Office says its criminal interdiction unit was working a stretch of I-85 last Friday when they stopped a Chevrolet Suburban around 1:20 pm fo


Mother suspicious of child's school determined to find proof

LANCASTER, S.C. - Kristie Brooks took her son Aaven out of North Elementary School this week, following concerns that he was being mistreated by his Special Education teachers. Aaven is eight years old, has autism, and is non-verbal.


20-year-old indicted in fatal South Carolina boating accident

BEAUFORT COUNTY, S.C. (WSAV) - A 20-year-old man has been charged in the death of Mallory Beach, a 19-year-old killed in a boat crash in the Lowcountry in February. Paul Murdaugh has been indicted on three felony charges by a Beaufort County Grand Jury: boating under the influence causing death and


Lawsuit: South Carolina prison guards left stabbing victim to die in yard

A South Carolina woman reportedly filed lawsuit against the state Department of Corrections Thursday, alleging that after her son was stabbed in his cell, correctional officers dragged him to the yard and left him to die.


Severe thunderstorms, dangerous surf forecast for Friday in northeast South Carolina

Severe weather could impact Georgetown and Horry counties Friday as a storm system moves across South Carolina. The greatest risk of severe weather will come in the afternoon and early evening as a line of storms moves east across the region, according to the National Weather Service. But there is a


Gov. Cooper vetoes 'born alive' abortion bill

RALEIGH, N.C. — Gov. Roy Cooper on Thursday vetoed Senate Bill 359, which requires doctors to provide the same care to an infant that survives an abortion as they give any other newborn.


84-Year-Old South Carolina Man Arrested For Shooting At Geese From His Living Room Chair

Police arrested an 84-year-old man this past weekend and charged him with discharging a firearm within city limits and violation of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. On Saturday, police responded to a complaint of gunshots on 36th Avenue North and found North Myrtle Beach resident Furman Clark Price si


Teens donate suitcases to foster kids with ‘South Carolina Suitcase Project’

BEAUFORT COUNTY, SC (WTOC) - Two 15-year-old Beaufort County boys are trying to make a difference in the lives of foster children after being inspired by a movie. They made their first donation to the Beaufort Department of Social Services on Thursday.


Sanders announces first endorsements in South Carolina

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Thursday announced his first endorsements in South Carolina, a pivotal primary state. The endorsements came from seven black state representatives and were announced ahead of Sanders's speech to the state's Legislative Black Caucus later on Thursday. He was also endors


Kershaw Co. woman arrested after disorderly conduct, assaulting officer

KERSHAW COUNTY, SC (WIS) - A 25-year-old Cassatt woman was arrested after beating on a man’s truck and kicking a police officer while under the influence of alcohol, officials said.


South Carolina murder suspect captured in Gwinnett

PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. — Authorities in South Carolina say a man wanted in connection with a deadly night club shooting there has been captured in metro Atlanta. According to the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office, Jarvis Jamison was taken into custody with help from South Carolina's State Law Enforce


Podcast recounts 1958 atomic bomb incident due to Savannah flight over South Carolina

A bit of odd regional history was dug back up for a recent episode of a popular podcast. "Cabinet of Curiosities" debuted an episode on April 16 titled "Bombs Away" where it detailed the March 11, 1958 incident when a B-47 jet dropped a nuclear bomb 15,000 feet into the backyard of Walter Gregg and


South Carolina GOP consultant Richard Quinn indicted for perjury

A longtime South Carolina Republican consultant was indicted Thursday on perjury and obstruction of justice charges, according to the Charleston Post & Courier. Richard Quinn Sr. was indicted on 11 counts of perjury and one of obstruction, according to special prosecutor David Pascoe. He has worked


Man charged after shooting into crowd, injuring one, deputies say

WINNSBORO, S.C. — A Fairfield County man has been charged after deputies say he shot into a crowd, injuring one person in Winnsboro. Steve A. Wright, 54, is charged with attempted murder and possession of a deadly weapon during a violent crime, according to the Fairfield County Sheriff's Office.


Man accused of knowingly exposing woman to HIV

ROCK HILL, S.C. - A South Carolina man has been arrested after police said he exposed a woman to human immunodeficiency virus and did not tell her, according to The Herald. After a four-month investigation, Lyle Knox Jr., 50, was arrested Monday and charged with exposing others to HIV.