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Berkeley Co. Deputies arrest man who claimed to be 'Michael Jackson'

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) - A deputy with Berkeley County Sheriff's Office conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for defective equipment. Once the deputy made contact with the driver they noticed a foamy liquid in between the driver's feet on the floorboard of his vehicle. Officials stated that t


Bond set for Summerville officer charged with burglary

SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCBD) – A second bond hearing is scheduled Monday for a Summerville police officer charged with burglary. Lt. Nicholas Morella is charged with first-degree burglary after police say he forced his way into a home on Cassandra Avenue early Friday morning.


Warrants: Correctional officer sped off with police on vehicle

A prison correctional officer is facing felony charges after she allegedly fled from a law enforcement officer who attempted to search her vehicle for contraband on March 22 at Lieber Correctional Institution in Ridgeville.


Coroner identifies Summerville man killed in two-car collision

CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Authorities have identified a Summerville man who was killed in a two-car head on collision over the weekend. The Charleston County Coroner’s Office said 50-year-old Anthony Williams died on Saturday.


South Carolina and the unbearable whiteness of being Beto O'Rourke

Beto O’Rourke traveled Friday and Saturday to South Carolina, where the job of any primary contender is to secure the support of the nearly two thirds of Democratic primary voters there who are black.


Culver’s Restaurant Officially Opens in Summerville

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–The Wisconsin-based Culver’s restaurant chain, known for its Butter Burgers and Fresh Frozen Custard, officially opened for business Monday in Berkeley County.


E. Carolina Ave. in Summerville closed for power line issue

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCIV) — Summerville Police say E. Carolina Avenue is closed from Berlin G. Myers Parkway to S. Main Street (U.S. 17-A) at "Five Points" because of problems with power lines in the area.


Fifth-grader severely injured in fight at South Carolina school

WALTERBORO, S.C. - A South Carolina school says one of its fifth-graders was wounded in a fight and has since been hospitalized. The State reports the Colleton County School District says the Forest Hills Elementary School student was airlifted to medical center for treatment after the Monday fight.


Deputies responding to reported stabbing in Berkeley Co.

GOOSE CREEK, SC (WCSC) - Deputies and detectives are responding to a report of a stabbing in the Goose Creek area. Law enforcement is responding to the 100 block of South Cranford Road, but information is limited at this time.


SRNS Operations and Construction Divisions Recognized for Continued Safety Excellence by South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance

AIKEN, S.C. March 20, 2019 – Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) was recently recognized by the South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (SCMA) for continued excellence in safety performance in 2018 at an annual safety summit held in Spartanburg.


3 women threw food trays, punched employee at N. Charleston McDonalds

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) – A trip for burgers and fries turned into a chaotic scene at a McDonalds on Rivers Avenue last week. An officer with the North Charleston Police Department was dispatched to the fast food restaurant near Otranto Road on March 22nd in response to a disturbance.


Goose Creek police captain quits after complaints about his behavior

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - A captain with the Goose Creek Police Department has resigned after being accused of inappropriate behavior inside and outside the agency. Shawn Laffey quit the force on March 14.


Goose Creek holds a special city council election Tuesday

A special election to fill a vacant seat on Goose Creek City Council will take place on Tuesday, March 26. Voting will not take place at City Hall; instead, voting will take place at the normal precincts and polling places that are used in county, state and federal elections.


South Carolina Popeye's so popular that it runs out of chicken

A new Popeye's restaurant in Greer, South Carolina is causing traffic jams. It's so popular that it ran out of chicken.


Pedestrian struck and killed by train in Goose Creek

Goose Creek police were directing traffic at the intersection of Red Bank Road and Highway 176 into the evening on Monday following a fatal incident involving a CSX freight train and a pedestrian.


Boeing says worker responsible for placing noose at North Charleston plant fired

Boeing Co. said Monday it has terminated the employment of a worker responsible for placing a racially charged symbol within the aerospace giant's 787 Dreamliner campus in North Charleston.


Hanahan man sentenced over 11 years in prison after trafficking over five pounds of marijuana

HANAHAN, SC (WCSC) - A Hanahan man is sentenced to over 11 years in prison after trafficking over five pounds of marijuana, the U.S. District Attorney’s Office says. Valdimere Rasheen Rivers, 30, of Hanahan, is sentenced to 137 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to possessing firearms an


Moving Panthers HQ to South Carolina could mean light rail extension

COLUMBIA, SC (WCBD) – Leaders across South Carolina are talking about ways to bring North and South Carolina together as the Panthers eye a possible move to the Palmetto State.


Council discusses selling properties in Goose Creek

GOOSE CREEK, S.C. (WCBD) - The City of Goose Creek is in the process of considering selling off a number of residential lots the city owns. Some of those lots are currently used as green space.


Police: Woman arrested after stabbing friend at a N. Charleston hotel

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - North Charleston police arrested a woman for stabbing her friend at a North Charleston hotel on Friday morning. Kimberlie Jean Webster, 42, is charged with attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.