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1 hurt after shooting on Archer Rd. in Spartanburg Co., deputies say

SPARTANBURG COUNTY, SC (WSPA) - One person has been taken to the hospital after a shooting on Archer Road in Spartanburg County, Wednesday evening. According to the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office, deputies were called to Archer Road near Draymont Drive around 7:00pm.


Arrest Report for April 24

Editor's Note: The following information is compiled from arrests records from the Laurens Police Department, Clinton Public Safety, Laurens County Sheriff's Office and the Johnson Detention Center. This information is presented with no intent of guilt or innocence.


Coroner: 21-year-old man identified after driving off roadway, striking tree in Spartanburg County

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (FOX CAROLINA) -- One person died Saturday morning after a single car crash in Spartanburg County, Highway Patrol released to media. The accident happened at about 7:08 a.m. on Old Converse Road near Collins Road, according to Troopers.


Businessman accused of threatening Spartanburg attorney

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) -- An Upstate businessman who crashed his Maserati into a home in 2009, killing a man inside, has been arrested again. Spartanburg police charged John Ludwig, 46, of Greenville with unlawful communication, according to jail records.


Spartanburg County Fentanyl deaths on the rise

Fentanyl-related deaths reported in Spartanburg County have more than doubled in two years. The potent opioid killed more than twice as many people in 2018 than in 2016, and about 65-percent more people than in 2017, according to the Spartanburg County Coroner’s Office’s annual report.


SC school district to close for teacher walkout Wednesday

CHESTER, S.C. (AP) - A school district in South Carolina is closing next week to let its teachers go to a Statehouse rally for education reform. Chester County School District Superintendent Angela Bain says the district had so many teachers ask for the day off Wednesday that she and the school boar


Report: Man accused of stealing pants in armed robbery shot in drive-by on Pine Street

A Spartanburg man who was injured in a shooting Wednesday on North Pine Street was later arrested at the hospital in connection with a Saturday night armed robbery, according to an incident report.


Spartanburg County, Upstate likely to see severe storms today

Spartanburg County and the rest of the Upstate are under a hazardous weather outlook, with severe storms predicted Friday morning and into the afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.


South Carolina may use firing squad as death penalty workaround

COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina lawmakers are considering legislation that would add firing squads as an additional method of execution to state law for murders sentenced to death.


Greenville’s Maserati Man In Trouble Again

Greenville, South Carolina businessman John Ludwig – who famously escaped jail in 2009 after plowing his Maserati into a home and killing a 62-year-old man watching television on his sofa – is in trouble again.


5 Fun Things To Do This Weekend

Marc Higgins & The Chaninsaw Bears to play concert for Music on Main. Marc Higgins & The Chainsaw Bears will entertain the crowd during this week's Music on Main concert. The free concert will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday in Morgan Square in downtown Spartanburg. The band plays Americana


Have a complaint about a South Carolina judge? Help us investigate.

More than 1,000 ethics complaints have been lodged against South Carolina judges who handle major cases in the state’s circuit courts. A judicial disciplinary office created in 1997 is supposed to aggressively monitor misconduct on the bench. But how many of these judges were punished as a result of


South Carolina man shoots into girlfriend's car, kills her son, sheriff says

NEWBERRY, S.C. - Authorities said a man angry he was locked out of his house after a night out in South Carolina has shot and killed his girlfriend's son. Newberry County Sheriff Lee Foster said 26-year-old X'Zavier Sharif Davis' girlfriend let him in the house around 3:15 a.m. Saturday and he start


South Carolina intersection to be named in honor of teen killed at Peach Stand

FORT MILL, SC (WBTV) - It’s been more than a year since a teenager was shot and killed at the popular “Peach Stand” store in Fort Mill. Now, her memory is being honored by naming a nearby intersection after her.


Greenville man sentenced for armed robbery in Lyman home

A Greenville man received a 15-year prison sentence after pleading guilty this week to stealing a cell phone at gunpoint in a Lyman home, according to a statement from the 7th Circuit Solicitor's Office.


Man injured in shooting on Archer Road

A man was hospitalized with a bullet wound Wednesday night after a shooting in Spartanburg County, according to a statement from the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office. Deputies went to a location on Archer Road near Drayton Drive at about 7 p.m. Wednesday in response to a shooting, the statement s


Investigators: Fire that destroyed home on Spartanburg property where 2 women were found buried ruled undetermined

SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) – The Una fire chief said the home on the property where deputies found two bodies buried earlier this month was destroyed in a fire early Tuesday morning.


Spartanburg police say goodbye to two veterans

About 76 years of combined experience left the Spartanburg Police Department this month with the retirement of Randy Hardy and Michael Johnson, two men city leaders say have given decades of diligent service to the agency.


South Carolina capital website had a security flaw that exposed passwords

One bad search on the government website for South Carolina's capital city could've exposed an entire database. The city of Columbia site had a security flaw in its search tool, according to independent security researcher Arif Khan. The flaw let anyone view passwords for the website's database and


Spartanburg High product Tavien Feaster intends to transfer from Clemson

Former Spartanburg star running back and current Clemson rising senior Tavien Feaster entered his name Wednesday into the NCAA transfer portal, giving him the opportunity to weigh his options to play at another school.