South Carolina

S.C. high school legend James ‘Radio’ Kennedy dies, family confirms

The man who became a fixture at football games at an Upstate high school and the subject of a feature film has died.

  Fireplace ember starts fire underneath floorboards in Lancaster home

‘That’s my husband Joe Biden’: Jill Biden campaigns in 2 South Carolina towns

‘High-ranking gang members’ arrested on federal drug charges in Sumter

140+ soldiers welcomed home after overseas deployment

  1 shot, killed in home invasion in Chesterfield County, suspect on-the-loose

  NCDOT ‘suspends’ hundreds of projects, including Steele Creek Rd. widening

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Man sentenced to 75 years for sexually assaulting kids at N. Charleston church

Lowcountry 10-year-old honored for saving his great grandmother’s life

Teen pleads guilty to attacking 72-year-old Surfside Beach woman

One of the main roads heading into Fort Mill is closed. Here’s how long.

Restaurants, community band together to eliminate lunch debt at Horry County schools

SC pro golfer Tommy Gainey arrested as part of prostitution sting in Florida

  ‘Miracle’ in the making as S.C. leaders celebrate groundbreaking for all-inclusive park

The official groundbreaking was held for the all-inclusive public facility which city leaders say will be the first of its kind in the nation.

Authorities asking for public’s help to identify man recovered from river

The Charleston County Coroner’s Office is asking for the public’s help to identify a man who was recovered from a river.

Investigators say wild boars to blame for attacks on horses in South Carolina

South Carolina investigators say wild boars are to blame for a series of possible attacks on horses in the state.

Mt. Pleasant police searching for missing endangered 20-year-old

He stands 5-foot-11 and weighs 170 pounds.

Governor proposes $3,000 raise for all S.C. teachers

  Man dies by suicide after killing former girlfriend in Lancaster Co.

Magic Johnson visits hundreds of kids at MUSC Children’s Hospital

‘Huge York bust’: Drug agents seize 2,750 grams of meth, guns in SC/NC raid; 2 charged

  Man dressed as Santa gets kicked out of Rock Hill Galleria

Person flown from scene following ‘serious’ Lancaster County accident

Family devastated after 5-year-old dies at SC Christmas parade

The accident involved a parade float and 5-year-old Ameer Frazier in the Red Cedar Elementary School parking lot, according to Bluffton Police Captain Joe Babiewicz.

Chester man sent child nude photos on Facebook, sexually assaulted victim, deputies say

He faces up to 25 years in prison if convicted.

Greenville police ask for help finding 20-year-old woman possibly being held against her will

Alexis Lachelle Edens, 20, was reported missing Nov. 19 by her mother.

Myrtle Beach officers capture lost mini-pig, working to reunite pet with family

A mini-pig that was separated from its vacationing family has been located.

Haley: Killer ‘hijacked’ Confederate flag meaning for some

Haley told conservative political commentator and Blaze TV host Glenn Beck that the flag had meant “service, and sacrifice and heritage” to some.

First set of SC inmates to graduate with associate’s degree through Second Chance Initiative

Five inmates at Evans Correctional Institution in Marlboro County will earn their associate’s degrees. It’s South Carolina’s first in-prison graduation through the Second Chance Initiative with the U.S. Department of Education.

5-year-old boy killed in accident involving float at S.C. Christmas parade

Police say the accident happened at the end of the parade in a school parking lot.

South Carolina might be getting rid of the taxes on feminine products

It’s been termed the “Tampon Tax” and 33 states still have it. However, South Carolina might be getting rid of it this year with a bill the was pre-filed in the House.

York County father locked disabled daughter in shed; denied food, bed, deputies say

He refused to allow his daughter in the house when temperatures were in the 40s, deputies said in an incident report.

Record-sized megalodon tooth from SC tops auction prediction. Here’s what it sold for

Prehistoric megalodon shark teeth are found frequently in South Carolina’s rivers, but a unique example believed to be the biggest on record sold for five times the predicted price at auction.

York County man made child porn, kept screenshot pictures on cellphone, police say

Joseph Cale Mohr, 29, was arrested Friday morning, York County Sheriff’s Office officials said. Mohr faces 10 counts of sexual exploitation of minors, according to police and jail records.

Deputies looking for missing 65-year-old Charleston Co. man

He was last seen Dec. 1.

Missing Florence County teen found safe

Investigators are asking for the public’s help in locating a Florence County teen who has been missing since mid-November.

S.C. animal shelters experiencing ‘unprecedented overcrowding’

Officials said if people can't take a dog home, they should still spread awareness.

State lawmakers could consider raising minimum speed limit on S.C. interstates

A state lawmaker prefiled a bill in Columbia that could have increase the minimum speed limit on South Carolina interstates.

SWAT responds after man reportedly shot in Rock Hill, nearby school put on lockdown

The SWAT situation unfolded near the intersection of Brownstone Road and Finley Road, just east of Heckle Boulevard.

FBI asking public nationwide for help identifying woman in child pornography investigation

The female, only known as Jane Doe 37, may have critical information pertaining to the identity of a child victim in an ongoing sexual exploitation investigation.

  VIDEO: S.C. deputy accidentally shoots woman inside suspect’s home

The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office released body camera footage Wednesday morning of a deputy-involved shooting.

  WIS reporter donates bone marrow to 2-year-old with rare blood disorder

You see her on TV reporting on the big stories every day, but tonight she’s actually part of the story.

Police safely locate missing Lowcountry woman with dementia

Holly Hill police have safely located a missing 73-year-old woman who suffers from dementia.

  New Kershaw County School District policy could send excessive student meal debt to collection agency

The district calls it a last resort for students with more than $50 of debt.

  Former Chester sheriff arraigned on new charges, attorney says Underwood wants case to go to trial

Former Chester County Sheriff Alex Underwood said he is not guilty to new charges against him on Tuesday in federal court.

  Woman faces murder charges in Rock Hill man’s killing

A woman turned herself in on murder charges in the Dec. 2 killing of a 24-year-old man in Rock Hill, police say.

Winthrop University president resigns. Rock Hill college to look for interim leader

Winthrop University President Dan Mahony is resigning. Mahony has been chosen for the presidential role at the Southern Illinois University System, according to a release from Winthrop.

Affidavit: Two suspects raped woman at Broadway at the Beach

Two men are behind bars after they were accused in a brazen sexual assault at Broadway at the Beach.

  Family of S.C. man shot and killed by police at Walmart looking for answers

Ariane McCree’s parents were among a crowd of 50 outside the police department. The family wants a better explanation of what unfolded that day. Michael McCree, Ariane’s father, says he wants answers.

  Men sentenced to 25 years in prison for fatal shooting of 14-year-old girl in 2018

Two men pleaded guilty and were sentenced to 25 years in prison for the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old girl in 2018.

Man charged with kidnapping as search continues for missing S.C. man

Law enforcement officials charged a man with kidnapping Monday as the search continues for a man that was reported missing from Cheraw in June 2019.

  Winthrop University researchers say phenomenon of Black Friday has changed, as online sales skyrocket

Eight of the 10 busiest shopping days of the year are still ahead of us in this condensed shopping season. There’s just 22 days between Cyber Monday and Christmas.

  S.C. high school legend ‘Radio’ hospitalized

The man known as T.L. Hanna High School legend “Radio” is back in the hospital Monday, according to friends and hospital officials.

Christmasville in Rock Hill kicks off Thursday. Here are 10 events not to miss.

Rock Hill will become a winter wonderland starting Thursday.

Beaufort Co. authorities seek public’s help with information in cold case

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help with a cold case. They’re looking for a woman who has been missing since December 2013.

Construction worker dies after falling from warehouse roof, SC coroner says

Barron Dee Ford Jr. was part of a work crew installing corrugated metal roof panels on a warehouse Friday, Greenville County Coroner B. Parks Evans, Jr. said in a news release.

Woman killed in South Carolina crash

The wreck occurred around 7:40 p.m., on Highway 321 near Bryson Park.

Former teacher charged with four counts of child cruelty in Spartanburg County, police say

A former teacher has been charged with four counts of child cruelty in Spartanburg County, police say.

  Lowcountry man offering a 20K reward to solve son’s murder

Three years after a Lowcountry man was gunned down in his car, his father is offering a $20,000 reward for help to solve his murder.

96-year-old World War II veteran searching for man who helped save his life

The 96-year-old World War II Army veteran is healing from a fractured neck and back.

1 killed, 1 injured in two-vehicle crash in Chesterfield County

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the incident happened on Zoar Road near Brocks Mill Road, 2.3 miles east of Chesterfield around 3 p.m.

9-year-old boy killed in Orangeburg Co. hunting accident, school district confirms

A 9-year-old boy was killed in a hunting accident, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources confirms.

SC Highway Patrol trooper’s car, truck collide on I-77 in Chester, sheriff says

A South Carolina law enforcement officer’s patrol car collided with a truck Friday on Interstate-77 in Chester County, officials said.

Charleston man accused of sexually assaulting 6-year-old girl

He has been charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor.

VP Mike Pence makes surprise Thanksgiving visit to Marines at Air Station Beaufort

He and Second Lady Karen Pence served Marines, Sailors, and civilians a Thanksgiving meal.

Family of soldiers receives Quilts of Valor on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a day for us all to fill our stomachs with our favorite foods, be with loved ones, and give thanks.

NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH: Celebrating and preserving Native American heritage in SC

November is Native American Heritage Month in the United States.

Man, woman arrested after gun pointed at Family Dollar employee during robbery

The employee followed the pair outside as they were leaving, but the male reportedly pointed a gun at the employee while driving away from the scene.

A message of love: York, SC man carries cross as symbol of his witness

He says God told him to “lead people to glory” by helping save lost souls. He believes by building a cross and carrying it everyday, people will understand. The message he shares is love.

8 arrested, $6,000 worth of drugs seized in Sumter County November Saturation

Eight people have been arrested, $6,000 worth of illegal drugs and seven firearms have been seized during a three-day saturation of November 22nd through November 24th.

SCHP troopers working over Thanksgiving holiday, expect to see one every 10 miles on every interstate

The eve of Thanksgiving has historically been the busiest travel day of the year. Wednesday, 55 million Americans are expected to travel by cars, planes, trains and buses – the most since this time in 2005 according to AAA.

  Police arrest man accused of killing man in N.C., woman in S.C. in a span of months

Police have arrested a man who is accused of killing his girlfriend in Lancaster, S.C. and another man in Charlotte within a span of months.

Person flown from scene of crash in Lancaster County

Lancaster County deputies and Lancaster Fire responded to the scene of an accident that happened inside the Walnut Creek neighborhood on Blackberry Lane.

  Christmas pop-up shop raises thousands for rescued animals

From decorations to gifts, shopping for the holiday season is almost in full swing, and for 10 years one pop-up Christmas shop in York County has been giving purpose to your purchase.

‘Armed and dangerous’ man wanted by RCSD in connection with shooting death of 34-year-old

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department is searching for 18-year-old Jaylen Bell.

  Police say man killed in officer-involved shooting at SC Walmart ‘presented a firearm’

A man was killed in an officer-involved shooting at a Walmart in Chester, South Carolina Saturday morning.

Authorities: Robeson County teen arrested for allegedly killing mother’s boyfriend

A 16-year-old was arrested after allegedly killing his mother’s boyfriend Monday night in Robeson County, authorities said.

Teen shoots self after she drops gun in shooting accident at Clemson University range, official says

A teenager remains hospitalized Monday, a day after a shooting accident near Clemson University, according to a university representative.

Businesses in SC’s hospitality industry joining fight against human trafficking

One of South Carolina’s largest industries are joining the fight against human trafficking in the state, the hospitality industry.

District confirms Summerville High School student diagnosed with mumps

Dorchester District 2 officials say the student’s parent alerted the high school administration.

  911 caller: ‘I just killed my wife and my stepdaughter’

In a newly-released 911 recording, a man told Berkeley County dispatchers he had stabbed his wife and stepdaughter to death in the driveway of their Goose Creek home.