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Police searching for missing, endangered man in Anderson who suffers from schizophrenia, is without medication
ANDERSON, SC (FOX Carolina) - Anderson police have asked for help tracking down Steve Anthony Sweat, who is considered missing and endangered. Sweat went missing from Upstate Residential Care at 1302 South McDuffie Street. He was last seen Thursday around 11 a.m. Sweat is 36 years old, 5'11" tall an
Deputies: Pedestrian hit by train in Oconee County
(file photo| AP Images)OCONEE CO., S.C. (FOX CAROLINA)Oconee County deputies say someone was hit by a train Friday afternoon.Deputies said the incident happened on Highway 123 across from Hartville Village near Defore Road.Details are limited at this time.Stay with FOX Carolina for the latest.
1 dead after being struck by train in Oconee Co.
OCONEE CO., SC (WSPA) - One man has died after he were struck by a train while sitting along the tracks in Oconee County, Friday afternoon.
Anderson man struck by train on first day as crossing attendant, coroner says
A 28 year-old Anderson County man was killed Friday afternoon after authorities said he was struck by a train. Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis said the man, whose identity hasn't yet been released, was struck at a railroad crossing that leads to an apartment construction site. The site is across fr
Deputies: Four arrested in connection to heroine, cocaine trafficking in Haywood Co.
HAYWOOD CO., N.C. (FOX CAROLINA) Haywood County deputies said Friday that four people were arrested and charged with trafficking of heroin and cocaine. Deputies said they were led to a motel on Dellwood Road Thursday night after a high volume of traffic stops in the Waynesville area. Warrants were
1 person shot, injured in Anderson Co.
PELZER, S.C. (WSPA) - One person was shot and injured Friday night in Anderson County. Anderson County dispatch officials confirmed that the shooting happened on Green Street in Pelzer. 7News crews on scene said the shooting happened at about 10:15 p.m. The person has been taken to an area hospit
Officials: At least 20 people hospitalized after school bus crashes into woods in Greenwood County
GREENWOOD, SC (FOX Carolina) - Officials said at least 20 people were taken to the hsopital after an Abbeville County School District school bus crashed into a wooded area in Greenwood County Friday afternoon.The crash happened on US 25 near Nation Road sometime after 1 p.m. per the SCHP website.The
Man accused of setting Walmart fire to cover shoplifting in Anderson
Michael Travis Robinson ANDERSON, SC (WSPA) - A man is accused of setting a fire inside Walmart as a diversion for shoplifting, according to an Anderson Police report. Police say Michael Travis Robinson set fire to a product inside the store causing extensive smoke and water damage to the store. And
3 busted for meth in Abbeville
Officers recovered 41 grams of methamphetamine, 24 pills identified as oxycodone, marijuana and a single pill identified as MDMA, or ecstasy.
Murder charge for grandmother after toddler found in oven
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The death of a 20-month-old girl found stabbed and burned inside an oven of a Mississippi Delta home led to a murder charge Tuesday against the child's grandmother, authorities said. Bolivar County Sheriff Kelvin Williams Sr. said 48-year-old Carolyn Jones was charged with firs
Suspect killed after firing gun while handcuffed during traffic stop on I-75
BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. - The Georgia State Patrol said a man is dead after he managed to fire a weapon hidden in his waistband while handcuffed during a traffic stop on I-75. The bullet hit a trooper in the stomach but his bulletproof vest saved his life, police said. The shooting happened Thursday at
Amid Upstate's opioid epidemic, people with addiction struggle to find safe recovery homes
After three overdoses, 16 failed rehab programs and a handful of jail visits, Smith became addicted to prescription opiates, heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine. He was sleeping in an abandoned house in Anderson, stealing anything he could to get his hands on to sell for drugs. He wanted to die.
Police chief: Students charged with Pickens High threat
Two other students, both 17, were investigated for allegedly sharing and helping to promote the threat, according to the police department.
Former Clemson QB Kelly Bryant Updates Transfer Decision
CLEMSON, SC - SEPTEMBER 01: Quarterback Kelly Bryant #2 of the Clemson Tigers warms up before the start of the Tigers' football game against the Furman Paladins at Clemson Memorial Stadium on September 1, 2018 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Mike Comer/Getty Images)
Student had knife at school she said she used to snort cocaine, says report
Jacey Fay Romano GREENVILLE, SC (WSPA) - A student at West Greenville School is accused of bringing a knife to school that she said she used to snort cocaine, according to a report from Greenville Police. The incident happened on Oct. 16 around 9 a.m. The report said the student, Jacey Fay Romano, 1
Driver facing new charges in fatal DUI-related wreck near Travelers Rest Speedway
Madison Michelle Bagwell, 19, charged with DUI in a crash that killed a 17-year-old and injured three others, is facing new charges while more agencies are getting involved in the investigation.
Walmart in Anderson reopens after fire
The store was evacuated Monday, with no injuries, after a fire that began near the photography department.
Police find body of missing teacher accused of having inappropriate relationship with student
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - Gwinnett County police confirmed late Wednesday evening that they had found the body of a missing DeKalb County teacher accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student. Zachary Meadors, 28, was last seen on Saturday. Family members filed a missing person report on
Student in custody after making threat against Pickens High on social media, district says
PICKENS COUNTY, SC (FOX Carolina)-The Pickens County School District says a student has been taken into custody after a threat against Pickens High surfaced on social media.Officials said they were made aware of a threat against the school made on social media Wednesday night.Law enforcement has tak
It's hard to overstate how big an opportunity this Clemson game is for NC State | News & Observer
There is a time to slowplay and undersell. College football coaches live to be coy, especially leading up to an important game. For N.C. State coach Dave Doeren, Saturday's game (3:30 p.m., ESPN) at No. 3 Clemson is no time to avoid the obvious. "This is what's all about," Doeren said. Be the first