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North Charleston man arrested for stolen moped, drug possession in Ladson

They also reported finding a digital scale, about 25 grams of a crystal substance that tested positive for methamphetamine, about one gram of plant substance that tested positive for marijuana, and three white tablets of what they determined to be the controlled substance Alprazolam.

ABCNEWS4.COM - 2018-07-16 15:55:53

Dorchester Co. officials hope to develop Cooks Crossroads in Summerville

On Monday, the Dorchester County Planning Commission held a special meeting to unveil and discuss the design plan for the Cooks Crossroad area, which is located at the intersection of Highway 167 and Highway 61.

ABCNEWS4.COM - 2018-07-16 20:59:58

Police increase patrols around West Ashley apartment complex after double homicide

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) —Charleston police have increased patrols in and around a West Ashley apartment complex after a double homicide Sunday night.Two male victims were found with apparent gunshot wounds at Ashley Oaks Apartments, police said early Monday morning.An initial call was made regarding

ABCNEWS4.COM - 2018-07-16 06:15:25

Two homicides, one night: West Ashley community grapples with anxiety after shootings

After the double homicide that shook the community, the Charleston Police Department increased patrols around Ashley Oaks, agency spokesman Charles Francis said.

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-07-16 20:49:00

Berkeley County deputies arrest suspects in Chinese passport, money theft

Karen Whack, 61, and Pierre Matthews, 57, were arrested Friday, July 13, on petit larceny charges.

ABCNEWS4.COM - 2018-07-16 15:04:24

Man charged with reckless homicide following auto-pedestrian accident that occurred in June

Damian Brown, 55, of North Charleston, died at Trident Hospital on June 23, as a result of injuries he sustained in the accident, according to Deputy Coroner Anita Hasert. Brown was the pedestrian.

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-07-16 15:34:39

Report: Suspect surrendered to N. Charleston police following standoff

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) - North Charleston police officers swarmed a neighborhood on Read Street early Monday in response to a barricaded subject.Shortly before 3 a.m. officers were dispatched to the 5600 block of Read Street in reference to a male on scene making threats to family members and

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-07-16 13:08:31

24-year-old man shot in the head in Colleton County

COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD)-- Colleton County officials say a 24-year-old man was shot in the head Sunday afternoon near the 100 block of Francis Street.Firefighters and paramedics arrived a short time later and rapidly treated and stabilized the man.No medical helicopters were immediately availabl

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-07-16 01:55:50

North Charleston police involved in standoff

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) - North Charleston police officers swarmed a neighborhood on Read Street early Monday in response to a barricaded subject.Officers were sent to the area after someone called 911 around 2:30 a.m. and hung up. Police were at the scene for about two hours before the situati

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-07-16 09:15:11

Charleston Police Respond to Double Homicide

WEST ASHLEY, SC (BRODIE HART, WTAT-TV) — Charleston Police are currently investigating a shooting which happened Sunday evening at an apartment complex in West Ashley.

FOXCHARLESTON.COM - 2018-07-16 14:01:00

Two arrested for stolen truck and gun in Summerville

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCIV) —The Berkeley County Sheriff's Office has arrested two residents at a home on 1104 Whitehouse Road in Summerville accused of stealing a pickup truck.Deputies say 40-year-old Jeffery Strickland and 37-year-old Cindy Marie Aune were in possession of a stolen Ford F-250, and a


Person killed in Saturday boating crash identified as Mount Pleasant woman, 37

The individual killed in a boating crash on Saturday was identified as a 37-year-old Mount Pleasant woman, the Charleston County Coroner's Office said.Stephanie Rechtin was thrown from a boat she was riding near Dewees Island with her family when authorities said the watercraft struck what appears t

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-07-15 21:29:00

Deputies: High-Tech Doorbell Leads to Shooting Arrest

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Shortly before 5 a.m. on Monday, July 9th deputies with the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of shots being fired into an occupied apartment at 100 Swift Blvd. in the Goose Creek area of Berkeley County. At the time of the incident, a male and female were


Woman killed in Isle of Palms boating accident identified

ISLE OF PALMS, S.C. (WCIV) —The Charleston County Coroner has identified 37-year-old Stephanie Rechtin asthe woman killed in Saturday's boating accidentnear Dewees Inlet off Isle of Palms.The Mount Pleasant resident died at the scene from injuries suffered during the accident, according to Deputy Co

ABCNEWS4.COM - 2018-07-15 13:58:01

Woman dead following boating accident near Dewees Inlet

According to SCDNR, a man, woman and two teenage children were on the boat in the area of Dewees Island inlet when their boat struck what appears to be an oyster bed. The woman was thrown from the boat and the boat ran her over.


Deputies arrest woman for cocaine and gun possession, man escapes scene

JAMES ISLAND, S.C. (WCIV) —The Charleston County Sheriff's Office says a woman was arrested and a man escaped after a traffic stop in the area of Highway 30 and Harborview Road on James Island Friday night.The woman has been charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, and unlawful


Two people arrested, accused of stealing a passport and other valuables from McDonald's

At the time of arrest, deputies say they found Canadian and Chinese money in Whack's purse. Both Matthews and Whack are charged with Petit Larceny with Enhancement. They are booked in the Hill Finklea Detention Center on a $15,00 surety bond.


An angel, two arms, a hull: Emanuel memorial's design invites different reactions

Two embracing arms. The wings of an angel. The hull of a slave ship.Those are among the images conjured up by the central feature of the proposed Emanuel AME Church memorial: two curving, elliptical walls of white marble that enfold those walking onto the church property from Calhoun Street.This mai

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-07-15 16:00:00

Whole Foods an omen of Charleston's worsening housing crisis

A shopper leaves the Doschers on Savannah Highway Wednesday, June 6, 2018, as construction continues on the new Whole Foods Market next door. Residents of the surrounding neighborhoods say they will continue to shop at the independent grocer. Brad Nettles/StaffBrad Nettles bnettles@postandcourier.co


Soldier from Summerville killed in Afghanistan

SUMMERVILLE, SC (WBTW) - A soldier from Summerville, South Carolina was killed in Afghanistan.