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3 rescued, 1 dead on boat missing in Hurricane Maria

MIAMI (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard says a woman and two children were rescued from a boat that went missing off Puerto Rico during Hurricane Maria, but a man died aboard the vessel. The Coast Guard in Miami said in a statement that a British Royal Navy helicopter hoisted three people Wednesday night

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-21 18:22:44

Man arrested in Conway after striking girlfriend with car

CONWAY, SC (WBTW) - One man is behind bars this week after he struck his girlfriend with a car Wednesday night, according to an Horry County police report. Jason Dewey Gaines, 40, of Conway, has been charged with criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature. The report from Horry Count

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-21 16:58:50

Firefighters battle church blaze in Georgetown County

GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WBTW) - Multiple fire departments are battling a large church fire in Georgetown County Thursday night. The Awendaw-McClellanville Fire District says the fire happened at Cumberland AME Church, located at 7650 Pennyroyal Rd. A tweet posted by the department says it has sent a

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-22 02:44:14

Crash closes roadway near 14th Ave. S. in North Myrtle Beach

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - North Myrtle Beach police ask drivers to avoid the area of 14th Avenue South and South Highway 17. An alert sent out by the North Myrtle Beach Department of Public Safety at 12:17 p.m. Thursday says two southbound lanes are shut down in the area due to an accident. Of

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-21 16:22:23

Lawsuit: Myrtle Beach Police Captain fired so 'less qualified' officer could have his job

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - A former Myrtle Beach Police officer filed a lawsuit against the department, the police chief, and two other city employees for unlawful termination. The lawsuit was filed Sept. 14 by the Gist Law Firm out of Columbia on behalf of former Myrtle Beach Police employee John Ke

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-21 17:42:06

Myrtle Beach police start new community outreach program

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - Myrtle Beach Police Chief Amy Prock is starting a new community outreach program in Myrtle Beach. She, along with several other top officers in the department, met on Wednesday night to talk about the department's mission and vision and hear concerns from community members.

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-21 04:32:08

North Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue working to improve response through training

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - The North Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue completed an annual training for their officers on Wednesday. This was meant to help them go over practices and policies to make sure everyone has the latest information and is up to date on how they can best help the community. This

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-22 01:14:15

Foul play suspected in case of missing 11-month-old baby, Myrtle Beach police say

News13 photo from Abbey O'Brien MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - Investigators with the Myrtle Beach Police Department say a search warrant has been served Thursday night in reference to a case involving a missing baby. Captain Joey Crosby says police recently learned an 11-month-old baby had not been se

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-21 23:15:27

Police respond to shooting in Myrtle Beach, one sent to hospital

Myrtle Beach police responded to a shooting at a residence on 12th Ave. South Thursday night, according to Lt. Joey Crosby, public information officer with the department. On scene officers found one male victim, and after a brief investigation apprehended one suspect. The victim was transported t

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2017-09-22 04:48:00

Rhodes accuses Bethune campaign of 'dirty trick' poll in Myrtle Beach mayor race

Myrtle Beach Mayor John Rhodes is calling a telephone poll a "dirty political trick" by the campaign of Brenda Bethune, a businesswoman challenging him in this year's municipal elections. In a video released on Facebook Sunday, Rhodes claimed that he had gotten calls about "the negative attack on m

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2017-09-21 21:19:00

NC woman who shot VA trooper was wanted in Myrtle Beach

HENRICO, Va. -The woman charged with shooting a Virginia state trooper on Tuesday night is a suspect in two Myrtle Beach robbery investigations, according to Myrtle Beach police. A press release from Myrtle Beach Police Captain Joey Crosby states Karisa Shyanne Daniels was wanted for a robbery Septe

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-21 19:40:08

Mayoral challengers take aim at Myrtle Beach development project

Three challengers looking to unseat Myrtle Beach Mayor John Rhodes deeply criticized on Wednesday a development project that he has championed this year. The project would put a library and children's museum, run by Columbia-based EdVenture, on multiple parcels downtown that the Downtown Redevelopme

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2017-09-21 01:22:00

The Latest: Video shows hit-and-run that led to shooting

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Latest on a deaf man who was shot and killed by an Oklahoma City police officer (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Surveillance video shows a hit-and-run crash between two vehicles that led to the fatal shooting of a deaf man by an Oklahoma City police officer. The crash happened

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-21 23:53:22

Puerto Rico faces weeks without electricity after Maria

A municipal government worker clears a road after the passing of Hurricane Maria, in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, Thursday, September 21, 2017. As of Thursday evening, Maria was moving off the northern coast of the Dominican Republic with winds of 120 mph (195 kph). The storm was expected to approach the

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-22 08:02:22

Florence County considers $15M bond for parking garage

FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) - As downtown Florence grows, people in the area say parking is a big problem. Van Rowell, Co-Owner of Reflection Images Photography by Tracy Rowell says parking is so bad, he sometimes has to park on the curb. "At times it can be very crowded especially at the beginning of the w

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-22 02:08:23

Mom texting while driving loses control in NC, 3 sent to hospital

PINEBLUFF, N.C. - A mother texting while driving lost control of her vehicle Thursday morning in Pinebluff, causing a wreck that led authorities to airlift the mother and her 4-year-old daughter to the hospital, according to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol. The mother and daughter suffered s

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-22 00:30:34

6 steps you should take after the Equifax security breach

This July 21, 2012, photo shows Equifax Inc., offices in Atlanta. Credit monitoring company Equifax says a breach exposed social security numbers and other data from about 143 million Americans. The Atlanta-based company said Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, that "criminals" exploited a U.S. website applic

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-21 23:52:04

Horry County leaders will discuss new regulations for gun use

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WBTW) - Horry County leaders have drafted a new ordinance to regulate where registered gun owners can fire their guns. The county currently has no restrictions on where registered gun owners can fire their weapons recreationally. "99% of the shooters in Horry County are safe. They'

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-21 23:47:57

Texas asks court to allow its ban on 'sanctuary cities'

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Attorneys for Texas are asking a federal appeals court in New Orleans to let the state's law banning "sanctuary cities" take effect. U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia blocked much of the law Aug. 31 - the day before it was to take effect. On Friday, three judges of the 5th U.S. C

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-22 09:22:52

US Senate contender has history of provocative comments

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Roy Moore, a firebrand jurist who is close to snagging the state's Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Alabama, once called homosexuality an "inherent evil" and referred to ethnic groups as "reds" and "yellows" in a speech lamenting racial and political divisions in the

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-22 09:02:53