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Two arrested for possible armed robbery at Summerville gas station; third suspect at-large

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCIV) — Two suspects are in custody following a possible armed robbery at a Pilot gas station in Summerville, according to Berkeley County authorities. According to Carli Drayton, with the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office, the call for an armed robbery came in around 4:30 p.m. Thu


Police Find Hair, Jewelry, Pool of Blood after Witness Sees Woman Forced into Car

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.— The Goose Creek Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance for information regarding a disturbance near the rear entrance to Beckstone Apartments located at 100 Comet Creek Lane in Summerville.


Residents of homeless tent city in Ladson concerned about cold weather

LADSON, SC (WCSC) - Homeless people living in a tent city in Ladson are trying to get ready for frigid temperatures that are coming Sunday night. The encampment is located in a wooded area off College Park Road with about a dozen adults calling it home.


Affidavit: Pregnant woman hits her head on concrete after pastor strangles her at church

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - A Charleston pastor was arrested after police say he strangled a pregnant woman who then fell and hit her head at a downtown church. Authorities charged 28-year-old Rashan Lamar Wilson with domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature. He was given a $20,000 surety bond,


Victim in deadly shooting near Summerville identified, Dorchester Co Sheriff investigating

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCIV) — The victim of Saturday's shooting near Summerville has been identified as 26-year-old Justin J. Steward, according to Dorchester County Coroner Paul Brouthers.


Police investigate burglary at Boxcar Betty's in Summerville

SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCBD) – Police were dispatched to a popular Summerville restaurant this week in response to a reported burglary. Upon arrival, officers met with a manager of Boxcar Betty’s who advised someone stole both cash drawers by prying them out of their mounting underneath the counter.


Teams start week on a good note

Several Dorchester School District Two basketball teams fared well during the first part of the week. The Fort Dorchester Boys claimed a 66-63 victory at Stall Jan. 15 in a key Region 8-AAAAA game. The Patriots improved to 7-10 on the season with a 1-1 mark in region play with the win.


Coroner: Man found dead on North Charleston porch Dec. 31 died by homicide

The Charleston County Coroner's Office said on Thursday that a man found dead New Year's Eve on the porch of an Ashley Heights residence was the victim of a fatal shooting. Luis Lopez Bautista, 53, was identified as the deceased, and the coroner's office said that his death is being investigated as


Georgetown boys drop to 8th in SCBCA 3A coaches poll

The Georgetown Bulldogs boys basketball team fell to eighth in the 3A SCBCA coaches poll released on Jan. 16. The poll does not account for the Bulldogs loss to Bishop England Jan. 15 at Georgetown High School.


'I'm not quitting': 91-year-old returns to dance floor after spine surgery

For nearly half a century, her feet have been tapping to the tempo of her favorite Gospel and country tunes; but for the 91-year-old dancer and choreographer, Julia Tourtellotte, the real rhythm rests in her soul.


Arrested: Man accused of throwing hot coffee at South Carolina McDonald's worker

CAMDEN, S.C. (WACH) - A man who allegedly threw hot coffee on a teenage employee at a South Carolina McDonald's drive-thru was arrested, according to police. On Dec. 22, video surveillance captured a man throwing hot coffee on the 16-year-old girl of a Camden McDonald's after he reportedly had to wa


SOUTH CAROLINA: Robby Robbins heads SCDOT Commission

Robert D. "Robby" Robbins of Summerville was named chairman of the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) Commission on Thursday during the commission’s monthly meeting in Columbia.


2 killed in moped wreck in South Carolina

CLINTON, S.C. — Two people have died after a crash involving a moped and a car in South Carolina. The Highway Patrol says the wreck happened around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday east of Laurens when a car ran into the back of a moped.


Coroner: Teen dies after motorcycle collides with dog

Berkeley County Coroner George Oliver released the identity of an 18-year-old killed Wednesday after a motorcycle collided with a dog. The victim was identified as Dustin Lee Nolasco of Jamestown. Nolasco was operating the motorcycle, Oliver said in a statement.


Emergency crews working fatal accident in North Charleston

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Emergency crews are working a fatal accident in North Charleston Thursday night. North Charleston police say it’s at the intersection Carner Avenue and Burton Lane.


Coroner identifies man who was shot on Old Orangeburg Road

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCBD) - A Summerville man shot on Old Orangeburg Road near Summerville on January 12, and died at Trident Hospital has been identified. Justin J. Steward, 26 of Ladson was pronounced dead at Trident Medical Center at 11:47 p.m. on January 12, according to Coroner Paul J. Brouthers


Cool School Teacher: Mr. Henry Thomas

Giving back and helping others, that's what Newington Elementary teacher Mr. Thomas Henry strives to do everyday. We head to Dorchester District Two for our Cool School Teacher of the week.


Police: Four suspects stole thousands of dollars' worth of cigarettes

CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) - Charleston Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying four suspects who they say have stolen thousands of dollars’ worth of cigarettes from area convenience stores.


Berkeley County Man Convicted of 2017 Bar Shooting

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–A Berkeley County jury has convicted Evodio Hernandez-Santo, 26, following a three-day trial for Discharging a Firearm into a Building following a shooting at El Alamo bar in Hanahan.


South Carolina teenager charged with murder, arrested in Greensboro after manhunt

GREENSBORO, N.C. — A 17-year-old was arrested in Greensboro for a South Carolina murder, according to the U.S. Marshals Service. At about 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, U.S. Marshals Service Joint Fugitive Task Force members arrested Hassan Talib Reynolds.