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Police investigating after man stabbed near Walmart

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - A 38-year-old man was reportedly stabbed after being approached by two men near Walmart Monday afternoon. According to a Myrtle Beach Police Department incident report, officers responded to the Seaboard Street Walmart after receiving a report of an assault. A witness told

WMBF - 2018-03-21 15:21:48

Death penalty sought against Conway CresCom double murder suspect

CONWAY, SC (WBTW) - Federal prosecutors will seek the death penalty against Brandon Council, the man who admitted to gunning down two innocent women during a Conway bank robbery in August, according to recently filed court documents. Brandon Michael Council, 32, of Wilson, North Carolina, is charged

WBTW.COM - 2018-03-21 20:04:12

Myrtle Beach to use robotic lifeguards this summer

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - The Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue team will deploy four robotic lifeguards this summer. The City of Myrtle Beach reports the fire department is purchasing four remote-controlled robotic lifeguards to get help to drowning victims and swimmers in distress faster. The robot, named

WTRF - 2018-03-21 14:28:12

Toddler cried 'mama' as Conway mom staggered under the influence nearby, police say

A woman - who police say appeared under the influence of pills - could barely stand in a Dollar General store while her 3-year-old pleaded for attention, according to an arrest report. Police charged 30-year-old Jamie Lynn Winans, of Conway, with unlawful neglect of a child, public intoxication, po

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2018-03-22 00:45:00

Report: North Myrtle Beach resort lazy river suction line traps boy underwater

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - The police report detailing the events of a possible drowning call at a North Myrtle Beach resort has been released. North Myrtle Beach Public Information Officer Pat Dowling released the report Wednesday morning in regards to a 12-year-old boy being stuck in an intak

WBTW.COM - 2018-03-21 14:52:17

Police find car with back window shot out on Ocean Boulevard

Myrtle Beach police discovered shattered glass, shell casings and more than 100 grams of pot in a designer purse after a call about a suspicious vehicle parked along Ocean Boulevard on St. Patrick's Day, a report said. Four men were arrested in connection with possession of marijuana and a gun. Mon

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2018-03-21 15:28:00

Myrtle Beach, Horry Co. leaders discussing beach parking options for county residents

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - The mayor of Myrtle Beach and the chairman of the Horry County Council are working together to potentially provide beach parking options to Horry County residents. Chairman Mark Lazarus spoke about the long-standing parking issue that the regular county council meeting Tues

WMBF - 2018-03-21 17:15:24

There were no lights where he was delivering pizza. 2 men with gun waited, police say

A victim delivering pizza Saturday night followed protocol by calling his manager when he realized there were no street lights, Myrtle Beach police say. He was delivering pizza to the 700 block of Sycamore Avenue - a residence where the owners didn't actually order a pizza, an incident report said..

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2018-03-20 15:41:00

Myrtle Beach answers NAACP lawsuit over traffic loop

Myrtle Beach officials say the motivations behind policies during Atlantic Beach Bike Week are designed to make the event safe for all visitors, according to a court filing. On Friday, Myrtle Beach filed an answer to a lawsuit brought by the NAACP and others in February. The NAACP filed a suit, an


Men sentenced in 2014 killing of South Carolina man in fire

CONWAY, S.C. - Two men involved in the torture of a man who was later killed in a fire in South Carolina have been sentenced to prison. News outlets reported 23-year-old Mitchel Douglas Cheatham of Council, North Carolina, was sentenced to 30 years in prison Thursday. Twenty-five-year-old Douglas De


Trafficking heroin, shoplifting gets Murrells Inlet man 10 years

CONWAY, SC (WBTW) - A Murrells Inlet man was sentenced to 10 years in jail for trafficking heroin and shoplifting. A press release from the office of Fifteenth Circuit Solicitor Jimmy Richardson says 46-year-old Kenneth Matthew Roney, of Murrells Inlet, pleaded guilty to first-offense trafficking he


Man wanted by Myrtle Beach Police for criminal sexual conduct with a minor

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Myrtle Beach Police are asking for the public's help in locating a man wanted for three counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor. Michael Todd Jordan, 46, is known to frequent the north end waterfront hotels' pool and hot tub areas, according to a release


Horry County Schools reports 5 students walked out during National Walk Out Day

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Horry County Schools reported that a total of five students physically walked out of school buildings Wednesday during the National Walk Out Day event. Out of 44,000 total students, two St. James Middle students, one Conway High student and two North Myrtle Beach students w


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do