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Man sentenced to 75 years for sexually assaulting kids at N. Charleston church
A man has been sentenced to 75 years in prison after being found guilty of sexually assaulting children at a North Charleston church where he worked as a volunteer.
Ray Rivera and
Live 5 Web Staff
Published December 12, 2019 at 6:25 PM
District confirms Summerville High School student diagnosed with mumps
Dorchester District 2 officials say the student’s parent alerted the high school administration.
Published November 25, 2019 at 6:16 PM
Report: SC McDonald’s serves Charleston man sweet tea with three bags of weed
A Charleston man said a sweet tea he purchased through a McDonald’s drive thru came with three bags of weed.
Published November 7, 2019 at 5:40 PM
Deputies: Parents charged after kids found locked in room at Berkeley Co. home
Seven kids were found locked in rooms at a home in Berkeley County and two people have been arrested, according to the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office.
Published October 24, 2019 at 10:46 AM
Family on vacation finds more than a half-a-million dollars worth of cocaine at SC beach
A family on vacation found more than a half-a-million dollars worth of cocaine at a Lowcountry beach this past weekend.
Published October 8, 2019 at 7:47 PM
DHEC: Customers who ate at Goose Creek Waffle House may have been exposed to Hepatitis A
Customers who ate at a Goose Creek Waffle House may have been exposed to Hepatitis A, according to state health officials.
Published September 18, 2019 at 1:49 AM
Lowcountry man charged in $4 million drug bust, arrested again after $100k worth of drugs found
A Lowcountry man who was charged earlier this year after $4 million worth of marijuana was confiscated is back in jail after deputies found nearly $100,000 worth of drugs.
Published September 13, 2019 at 3:33 PM
Lowcountry man captures surreal video of island of trees floating by during Hurricane Dorian
A Lowcountry man was in the midst of preventing water from getting into his home during Hurricane Dorian’s swipe of the coast Thursday when he saw something strange.
Published September 5, 2019 at 8:34 PM
SC father delivers baby in family car on the way to hospital
It was quite an early morning for a Goose Creek father who managed to deliver his baby boy in the family car and get the newborn and his wife to the hospital.
Published August 15, 2019 at 10:39 PM
Woman arrested for leaving kids in car, a week after mother charged with murder for leaving girl in car
Investigators have arrested a woman for leaving two kids in a car, a week after authorities say the woman’s mother was arrested on murder charges for deliberately leaving a disabled child in a vehicle.
Published August 13, 2019 at 2:21 PM
Report: Two charged with murder after deliberately leaving disabled 13-year-old in car for several hours
Two people have been charged with murder after authorities say they left a disabled 13-year-old girl in a car for several hours leading to the child’s death in Colleton County.
Published August 6, 2019 at 6:09 PM
Rare albino alligator at SC Aquarium dies following battle with infection
A rare albino alligator at the South Carolina Aquarium has died after a battle with an infection. Center officials said the gator named Alabaster passed away Friday morning.
Published July 19, 2019 at 4:49 PM
Dramatic video captures SC deputy saving baby’s life
Dramatic video has been released of a Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office deputy’s heroic actions saving the life of a 12-day-old baby.
Published July 11, 2019 at 3:31 PM
Twenty people fall into the water after dock collapses at South Carolina restaurant
Twenty people fell into the water after a dock collapsed at a restaurant in Mount Pleasant Saturday evening, according to police.
Published June 30, 2019 at 10:08 AM
Report: Alligator bite marks found on body of missing man on Kiawah Island
Investigators say deputies who were investigating a missing man case on Kiawah Island on Saturday located a body with what’s believed to be alligator bite marks.
Published June 23, 2019 at 10:11 AM
Police: Two children taken against their will might be in South Carolina
Investigators say two children who were taken against their will in Maine might be in South Carolina.
Published April 26, 2019 at 4:56 PM
Community devastated after 10-year-old dies following classroom fight
Flowers, balloons, and stuffed animals were left in front of a Colleton County elementary school where investigators say a fight in a classroom led to the death of a 10-year-old girl two days later.
Patrick Phillips and
Published March 27, 2019 at 8:17 PM
Inmate sues Charleston police, city after kicking police transport door and falling out
A man is suing the City of Charleston and the police department after he kicked open a police transport door and fell out.
Published March 7, 2019 at 12:51 AM
Cops: Summerville road rage driver arrested after victim takes out machete
Police officers say they have arrested a man in a road rage incident in Summerville after one of his victims took out a machete.
Published December 19, 2018 at 3:39 PM
Crews continue search for missing private plane off Charleston coast
Emergency crews are searching for a missing plane about 100 miles south-southeast of Charleston.
Published October 26, 2018 at 5:13 PM
Joint Base Charleston C-17 accidentally drops Humvee on North Carolina town
Military officials say a C-17 from Joint Base Charleston accidentally dropped a Humvee on a North Carolina town Wednesday afternoon.
Published October 24, 2018 at 9:18 PM
Massive collection of baby wipes clog pipes at Lowcountry wastewater treatment plant
Massive collections of baby wipes clogged up some pumps at a Lowcountry wastewater facility.
Published October 15, 2018 at 7:02 PM
Woman killed in train-vehicle collision in Rowan County
WBTV Web Staff
Police investigating north Charlotte shooting
WBTV Web Staff
Speedway Christmas presented by Cook Out Christmas Village Open Thursday through Christmas Eve
Cabarrus County CVB recognizes hospitality professionals with Golden Helmet Awards
Historic African American church may become condos on Charlotte’s west side. ‘So sad’