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Man admits to killing Spartanburg Co. woman, pleads guilty to child kidnapping

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP/WSPA) - A man has pleaded guilty to kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl, driving her to Alabama after violently attacking her mother in her South Carolina home.Media outlets reported 37-year-old Thomas Evans -- of Boiling Springs, SC -- also admitted to FBI agen

WSPA.COM - 2018-09-18 21:23:44

SC man who kidnapped Johns Island girl told FBI he killed girlfriend, prosecutor says

The man who pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to kidnapping a Johns Island girl during a violent home invasion in February told the FBI he killed his girlfriend — a Spartanburg County woman who has been missing since around the same time, prosecutors said.Thomas Lawton Evans, 37, pleaded guilt

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-09-18 16:45:00

North Charleston police looking for man suspected of raping woman near shopping center

North Charleston police are looking for a man suspected of holding a woman at knifepoint and raping her near a Rivers Avenue shopping center last month.Maurice Jerome Prioleau, 42, is wanted on two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct as well as one count each of kidnapping and possession

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-09-18 16:15:00

City of Charleston to install a flooding detection and alert system

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD)-- The City of Charleston will be accepting a $111,900 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency on Tuesday night.

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-09-18 22:16:28

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REALTOR.COM - 2018-09-17 19:54:32

Report: N. Charleston PD searching for rape, kidnapping suspect

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) - On August 13, at approximately 11:08 p.m., the North Charleston Police Department responded to the 5300 block of Rivers Avenue in reference to an assault that had just occurred, according to authorities.

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-09-18 15:38:13

Organizers Extend Charleston Restaurant Week

CHARLESTON, SC (WTAT-TV) — Many missed Charleston Restaurant Week because of mandatory evacuations and closures because of Hurricane Florence.Don’t worry — there is still a chance to grab a deal!Dozens of local restaurant locations are still offering special restaurant week deals.Organizers say the

FOXCHARLESTON.COM - 2018-09-18 16:17:00

US Foods Chef'Store opens in Charleston after Hurricane Florence delay

The 59,000-square-foot shop offers a host of products for restaurants, commercial kitchens and the general public.

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-09-18 15:00:00

Woman dies after James Island shooting, man charged with murder

A woman injured in a shooting Saturday on James Island has died from her injuries, and authorities announced Monday that they have charged a man in her homicide.Dedric Middleton, 30, of Greenhill Road on James Island, is charged with murder and possession of a firearm during a violent crime.Charlest

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-09-18 00:30:00

SCHP: One lane open on I-26 EB following collision in Dorchester Co., motorists can expect delays

DORCHESTER, S.C. (WCBD)-- The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a collision on I-26.South Carolina State Highway Patrolman Matt Southern stated that I-26 Eastbound at milemarker 173 has one lane open.Motorists can expect delays, Southern added.I-26 EB 173 MM One lane is now open. Motori

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-09-17 18:31:59

SCHP: I-95 southbound in Dillon County has reopened

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol stated that I-95 southbound in Dillon County has reopened.The northbound lanes remained closed from milemarker 181 to 190, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol.Dillon County: I-95 southbound has re-opened. The northbound lanes remaine

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-09-17 14:19:01

Dispatch: Possible shooting in North Charleston, police and EMS responding

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) —Charleston County dispatch confirms that emergency crews are on the scene of a possible shooting in North Charleston Friday night.North Charleston Police and EMS are responding to 3000 block of Shipley Street.We have a crew on the way and will update this story.


For flooded Charleston areas, another headache: Florence also displaced snakes, fire ants

Copperheads, which are the snakes that people in South Carolina get bitten by most often, are finding their way into backyards after Florence. Dreamstime/ProvidedFile

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-09-17 19:00:00

Charleston Habitat for Humanity Is Throwing a Party With a Purpose

CHARLESTON, SC (FOX 24 NEWS NOW) — Since its inception in 1989 after Hurricane Hugo, Charleston Habitat for Humanity has provided 82 homes for deserving families.

FOXCHARLESTON.COM - 2018-09-17 19:47:00

Raw Video Shows Dozens Of People Looting A Dollar Store As Flooding Cuts Wilmington Off From The Rest Of North Carolina

A major emergency brings out the best in some people, but in others it brings out the absolute worst. Shocking images of “dozens of people” ransacking a Family Dollar store in Wilmington, North Carolina have stunned the nation. This happened in broad daylight, and many of the looters didn’t even s

FREEDOM OUTPOST - 2018-09-17 12:23:44

Charleston residents get back into the swing after Hurricane Florence

The weekend brought life back to Charleston after Hurricane Florence. The airport reopened on Saturday along with the evacuation orders from McMaster. Charleston residents started retuning back home, taking down their boarded up buildings and opening back up their businesses.


Charleston-area businesses open during storm saw 'crazy' customer traffic

Buy NowMark Crews, an employee with Bimbo Bakery, stocks shelves with bread at Publix in Mount Pleasant on Monday. Lauren Petracca/Staff

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-09-17 19:00:00

No plans to extend Charleston Restaurant Week as promotion passes along with storm

Buy NowEven restaurants such as Renzo which were able to operate during the evacuation order are looking forward to getting back to normal. Thursday, March 22, 2018 in Charleston. Andrew J. Whitaker/ StaffBy Andrew Whitaker awhitaker@postandcourier.com

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-09-17 13:30:00

Man drives SUV into Charleston creek to escape deputies, sheriff's office says

The driver didn't stop, leading to a chase that wound up at Bulow boat landing in Rantowles off County Line Road, the sheriff's office says.

ABCNEWS4.COM - 2018-09-17 14:12:34

Evacuation Orders Lifted for Charleston, Dorchester, Berkeley, and Colleton Counties

COLUMBIA, S.C.(WCBD) – In coordination with local officials, Governor Henry McMaster announced that evacuation orders have been lifted for all residents in Charleston, Dorchester, and Berkeley counties, along with Edisto Beach in Colleton county, effective at noon today.