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Man accused of killing woman found on side of Greenville Co. road now in custody, deputies say

Greenville, SC (FOX Carolina) - Investigators with the Greenville County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday a 20-year-old man accused of killing Jayla Thomas-Smith is now behind bars.


Simpsonville family battling illness displaced after tornado damage

SIMPSONVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) - Two tornados both in the last three years touching down in one Simpsonville backyard. The Lengel family was lucky the first time with downed trees just grazing the side of their home, but last week was a different story.


Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Buyers Arrested by Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Dealers

Well, this is a new one. A gigantic drug raid mistake led to police officers arresting…well, each other. Turns out undercover cops in Detroit posed as drug dealers to help catch a pair of sellers. However, thanks to a “tiny” mess up, another undercover police group thought they were real drug dealer


Police: More than 20 burglaries across Greenville County may be connected

GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) - Greenville police said it’s possible the same suspects may be behind at least 23 recent crimes in the city and across Greenville County. Police said they are investigating 21 cases of burglary, an autobreaking, and a car theft dating back to March 10. Police said its


Drug dealer faces at least 20 years for helping suicide of USC student

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A drug dealer who pleaded guilty to selling drugs to an ex-girlfriend knowing she was going to kill herself faces at least 20 years in prison. Drug Enforcement Administration agent Adam Roberson said in court Tuesday that 24-year-old Anthony Hunt sold drugs to a 19-year-old Sou


SC man caught on camera using roller bag to video under woman's skirt

GREENVILLE COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) - A man was charged with voyeurism after he reportedly used a cellphone and a roller bag to video under a woman's skirt on Saturday in downtown Greenville.


South Carolina 5th grader’s classmates paint violent picture of fight

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS/CNN) — A South Carolina fifth grader was put in a headlock, punched repeatedly and thrown into a bookshelf according to written statements provided to law enforcement officials by RaNiya Wright’s classmates after a March classroom fight.


Simpsonville couple offers thanks to stranger caught on doorbell camera re-hanging their American flag

SIMPSONVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) – A Simpsonville couple wants to offer their thanks to a stranger who saw their American flag had fallen from its perch outside their home and put it back in its place.


7-year-old boy dies after being shot during SC domestic dispute

NEWBERRY, S.C. — A seven-year-old boy who was shot during a domestic dispute in Newberry County over the weekend has died. Newberry County deputies confirmed Iven James Caldwell passed away at a hospital Monday afternoon.


2 charged in bloody Greenville fight

GREENVILLE, S.C. (WSPA) -- A box cutter was found at the scene of a fight that ended in two arrests. A Greenville police report says officers found a man and woman injured Friday on Douthit Circle after people flagged down an officer about a fight.


Deputies ask for help identifying suspect accused of stealing enclosed trailer

GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) – Greenville County deputies have asked for help identifying a suspect after an enclosed trailer was stolen from an address along the 1400 block of Rutherford Road.


DC pastor challenges South Carolina worship leader who bought his wife a Lamborghini to live more minimally

Washington D.C.-based Pastor, Jomo Johnson, posted a video to social media on Easter Sunday, initiating a #TheJesusChallenge to live one year minimally by giving up one possession each day, week or month until next Easter.


Butterbeans struggling to survive in South Carolina heat

TURBEVILLE, SC (WBTW) - A Clemson researcher is growing a variety of butterbeans at the Pee Dee Research and Education Center greenhouses to help farmers save the Southern staple from high temperatures.


Dispatch: Deputies responding to armed robbery along Wade Hampton Blvd

GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX CAROLINA) -- Greenville County dispatch confirmed deputies are responding to an armed robbery along Wade Hampton boulevard, Monday night. The robbery took place at the Citgo gas station, dispatch says.


Greenville Police: Suspects cited for public intoxication after getting into fight involving box cutter

GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX CAROLINA) -- Greenville Police were flagged down by passerby's on Friday, April 19th, over an alleged fight. Along Douhit Circle, police arrived to find a female bleeding from the mouth.


Local woman pledges to pick up trash in each of South Carolina’s 46 counties

This week’s community champion is Esther Wagner of Simpsonville. She knows that sometimes it’s the simplest, smallest acts that make the biggest difference for the future of our planet - putting words into action through her 19:46 project.


Causes traffic backup – I85

Southbound traffic on I-85 came to a standstill Saturday afternoon after a wreck at the 33 mile marker. Traffic backed up several miles. One person was transported to Greenville Memorial Hospital by Pelzer EMS. Piercetown and Wren firefighters also responded to the scene. (Photo by David Rogers)


South Carolina teachers plan a 2nd protest this year to demand better pay

(CNN) — For the second time in four months, South Carolina teachers are fed up and ready to rally. Hundreds of educators plan to protest at the state capitol on May 1 at an event called "#AllOutMay1."


Friday night wreck – I85

Piercetown and Wren firefighters responded to a wreck on I-85 south near the 33 mile marker Friday night. A pickup truck pulling a trailer was involved. Pelzer EMS also responded to the wreck. It’s unclear but a tractor trailer may have also been involved. Southbound traffic was backed up for miles


The rude awakening creeping up on Kamala Harris

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Joe Biden has yet to formally declare his presidential bid, but he’s already complicating Kamala Harris' path to victory in a must-win state: South Carolina.