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  • April Mugshots

    April Mugshots

    Thursday, April 10 2014 11:54 AM EDT2014-04-10 15:54:25 GMT

    April arrests made in the Upstate and western North Carolina.

    April arrests made in the Upstate and western North Carolina.

  • Squatters left dogs at soldier's house in New Port Richey

    Squatters left dogs at soldier's house in New Port Richey

    Thursday, April 24 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-04-24 23:04:53 GMT
    One of the dogs left at the soldier's houseOne of the dogs left at the soldier's house
    The house of Army Spc. Michael Sharkey sat almost empty early Thursday morning after two squatters said they moved out the day before.
    The house of Army Spc. Michael Sharkey sat almost empty early Thursday morning after two squatters said they moved out the day before.
  • Squatters moving out of New Port Richey soldier's home

    Squatters moving out of New Port Richey soldier's home

    Thursday, April 24 2014 6:50 AM EDT2014-04-24 10:50:51 GMT
    Squatters begin moving out of Spc. Michael Sharkey's home on Wednesday night.Squatters begin moving out of Spc. Michael Sharkey's home on Wednesday night.
    Our 8 On Your Side story about a New Port Richey soldier who says his home has been taken over by squatters is striking a nerve in the community and now, the squatters are moving out. 
    Our 8 On Your Side story about a New Port Richey soldier who says his home has been taken over by squatters is striking a nerve in the community and now, the squatters are moving out.  
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  • Tanker Tips Over On Main Street in Anderson

    Tanker Tips Over On Main Street in Anderson

    Friday, April 25 2014 12:03 AM EDT2014-04-25 04:03:00 GMT
    Part of Main Street in Anderson shut down due to a tipped over tanker Thursday night.Part of Main Street in Anderson shut down due to a tipped over tanker Thursday night.
    An overturned tanker closed part of Main Street in Anderson Thursday night.
    An overturned tanker closed part of Main Street in Anderson Thursday night.
  • One Person Shot in Central

    One Person Shot in Central

    Thursday, April 24 2014 10:41 PM EDT2014-04-25 02:41:22 GMT
    Deputies say they are working a shooting in Central Thursday night.Deputies say they are working a shooting in Central Thursday night.
    Deputies say they are working a shooting in Central where one person was hurt.
    Deputies say they are working a shooting in Central where one person was hurt.
  • Wreck Shuts Down Part of I-85 In Anderson County

    Wreck Shuts Down Part of I-85 In Anderson County

    Thursday, April 24 2014 10:31 PM EDT2014-04-25 02:31:01 GMT
    Troopers say they're working a wreck on mile marker 30 in Anderson County.Troopers say they're working a wreck on mile marker 30 in Anderson County.
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol says one northbound lanes of I-85 in Anderson County is closed after a wreck Thursday night.
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol says one northbound lanes of I-85 in Anderson County is closed after a wreck Thursday night.
  • Travelers Rest Woman Killed In Wreck On US-25 In Greenville Co.

    Travelers Rest Woman Killed In Wreck On US-25 In Greenville Co.

    Thursday, April 24 2014 9:38 PM EDT2014-04-25 01:38:40 GMT
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a Travelers Rest woman is dead after a wreck on US-25 near East Bowers Road in Greenville County Thursday afternoon.
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a Travelers Rest woman is dead after a wreck on US-25 near East Bowers Road in Greenville County Thursday afternoon.
  • New E-Cigarette Regs Won't Change Much At Local Shops

    New E-Cigarette Regs Won't Change Much At Local Shops

    Thursday, April 24 2014 8:40 PM EDT2014-04-25 00:40:48 GMT
    E-cigarette tube and liquidE-cigarette tube and liquid
    The Food and Drug Administration's proposal for e-cigarette industry regulation comes at a time when upstate SC "vapor" shops are growing.
    The Food and Drug Administration's proposal for e-cigarette industry regulation comes at a time when upstate SC "vapor" shops are growing.
  • Greenville Co. Schools Bus Drivers Could Get a Raise

    Greenville Co. Schools Bus Drivers Could Get a Raise

    Thursday, April 24 2014 7:27 PM EDT2014-04-24 23:27:33 GMT
    The proposal during a recent budget workshop is meant to help alleviate school bus delays caused by an unprecedented driver shortage.The proposal during a recent budget workshop is meant to help alleviate school bus delays caused by an unprecedented driver shortage.
    Greenville County Schools Superintendent Burke Royster wants to give school bus drivers a pay boost.
    Greenville County Schools Superintendent Burke Royster wants to give school bus drivers a pay boost.
  • Williamston Police: Man Arrested After Tuesday Shooting

    Williamston Police: Man Arrested After Tuesday Shooting

    Thursday, April 24 2014 7:22 PM EDT2014-04-24 23:22:17 GMT
    Williamston police officers are investigating a shooting after a woman was shot in the head on South Hamilton Street.Williamston police officers are investigating a shooting after a woman was shot in the head on South Hamilton Street.
    An accused shooter is being held at the Anderson County Detention Center after authorities say he shot a woman in the head on South Hamilton Street Tuesday night.
    An accused shooter is being held at the Anderson County Detention Center after authorities say he shot a woman in the head on South Hamilton Street Tuesday night.
  • Experts Say Political Scandals Can Hurt Voter Turnout

    Experts Say Political Scandals Can Hurt Voter Turnout

    Thursday, April 24 2014 7:13 PM EDT2014-04-24 23:13:25 GMT
    No one is perfect, but when voters elect a candidate into office, they expect that individual to work hard and follow the rules.No one is perfect, but when voters elect a candidate into office, they expect that individual to work hard and follow the rules.

    Several elected officials from the Upstate have gotten themselves into legal trouble in the past year.

    Several elected officials from the Upstate have gotten themselves into legal trouble in the past year.

  • Your Rights When Canceling A Contract

    Your Rights When Canceling A Contract

    Thursday, April 24 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-04-24 22:45:30 GMT
    Canceling a contract depends a lot on what’s in the fine print. But you do have a right to cancel certain purchases right away.
    Canceling a contract depends a lot on what’s in the fine print. But you do have a right to cancel certain purchases right away.
  • Upstate Teacher Shares Story of Son's Death to Save Lives

    Upstate Teacher Shares Story of Son's Death to Save Lives

    Thursday, April 24 2014 6:40 PM EDT2014-04-24 22:40:18 GMT
    Teacher shares story of loss to save lives.  
    Teacher shares story of loss to save lives.     
  • Flow Of Filth: Investigation Shows What's Really In Your Creek

    Flow Of Filth: Investigation Shows What's Really In Your Creek

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:55:16 GMT
    7 On Your Side analyzed hundreds of federal records and dug through dozens of state documents to find a long history of violations by several Upstate wastewater treatment facilities.
    7 On Your Side analyzed hundreds of federal records and dug through dozens of state documents to find a long history of violations by several Upstate wastewater treatment facilities.
  • Deputies: Some Sex Offender Websites Not Updated

    Deputies: Some Sex Offender Websites Not Updated

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:47 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:47:59 GMT
    Anderson County Sheriff's OfficeAnderson County Sheriff's Office
    The Anderson County Sheriff's Office is letting people know, to be careful where you look for information online about sex offenders in the community.
    The Anderson County Sheriff's Office is letting people know, to be careful where you look for information online about sex offenders in the community.
  • Democrats Accuse Gov. Haley of Ethics Violations

    Democrats Accuse Gov. Haley of Ethics Violations

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:45 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:45:16 GMT
    Haley says that damages and storm response costs suffered by governments and electric cooperatives are in excess of $54 million.Haley says that damages and storm response costs suffered by governments and electric cooperatives are in excess of $54 million.
    The South Carolina Democratic Party says Gov. Nikki Haley has broken state ethics laws by violating campaign donation and reporting rules, but the State Ethics Commission says it doesn’t see any violation.
    The South Carolina Democratic Party says Gov. Nikki Haley has broken state ethics laws by violating campaign donation and reporting rules, but the State Ethics Commission says it doesn’t see any violation.
  • South Carolina Ranked Dirtiest State

    South Carolina Ranked Dirtiest State

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:19 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:19:47 GMT
    Litter scattered along South Carolina roads.Litter scattered along South Carolina roads.
    South Carolina named the dirtiest and most wasteful state.
    South Carolina named the dirtiest and most wasteful state.
  • Fmr. Clerk Of Court Kitchens Gets Early Release From Prison

    Fmr. Clerk Of Court Kitchens Gets Early Release From Prison

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:08 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:08:40 GMT
    2 Men Sentenced In Drug Case Could Get Out Of Jail Soon2 Men Sentenced In Drug Case Could Get Out Of Jail Soon
    A former clerk of court charged in a drug case could soon be out of jail. Deputies say Spartanburg County Clerk of Court Marc Kitchens was sentenced to nearly 6 years in jail. He'll get out in August after a 10 month reduction for cooperating with the investigation and credit for good time.
    A former clerk of court charged in a drug case could soon be out of jail. Deputies say Spartanburg County Clerk of Court Marc Kitchens was sentenced to nearly 6 years in jail. He'll get out in August after a 10 month reduction for cooperating with the investigation and credit for good time.
  • Surveillance Photo: Deputies Need Help Identifying Person

    Surveillance Photo: Deputies Need Help Identifying Person

    Thursday, April 24 2014 4:40 PM EDT2014-04-24 20:40:54 GMT
    Anderson Co. Deputies Need Help Identifying This WomanAnderson Co. Deputies Need Help Identifying This Woman
    Deputies need your help to identify the woman captured on video surveillance at the Stop-A-Minit on Clemson Boulevard in Anderson. Deputies said the woman went into the store Sunday night around 6:17pm and obtained goods from the store clerk under false pretenses.
    Deputies need your help to identify the woman captured on video surveillance at the Stop-A-Minit on Clemson Boulevard in Anderson. Deputies said the woman went into the store Sunday night around 6:17pm and obtained goods from the store clerk under false pretenses.
  • Missing Easley Man Found Safe

    Missing Easley Man Found Safe

    Thursday, April 24 2014 4:18 PM EDT2014-04-24 20:18:15 GMT
    Robert Moore PriceRobert Moore Price
    Robert Moore Price, 81, has been found safely according to authorities in Pickens County. Earlier Thursday, deputies were asking for your help finding the missing Easley man.
    Robert Moore Price, 81, has been found safely according to authorities in Pickens County. Earlier Thursday, deputies were asking for your help finding the missing Easley man.
  • Inman Man Arrested For Hitting Ex After Anger Management Class

    Inman Man Arrested For Hitting Ex After Anger Management Class

    Thursday, April 24 2014 2:18 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:18:35 GMT
    Johnny Wilkins, 42, of Inman Johnny Wilkins, 42, of Inman
    According to an incident report, Johnny Wilkins, 42, of Inman was taken into custody and charged with criminal domestic violence Wednesday evening.
    According to an incident report, Johnny Wilkins, 42, of Inman was taken into custody and charged with criminal domestic violence Wednesday evening.
  • Armed Robbery Suspect Leads Anderson Police on Chase

    Armed Robbery Suspect Leads Anderson Police on Chase

    Thursday, April 24 2014 1:17 PM EDT2014-04-24 17:17:57 GMT
    The Anderson County Sheriff's Office is looking for an armed robbery suspect that led police on a chase through the city overnight.
    The Anderson County Sheriff's Office is looking for an armed robbery suspect that led police on a chase through the city overnight.
  • Anderson County Park Unveils New Plan For Ducks

    Anderson County Park Unveils New Plan For Ducks

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:41 AM EDT2014-04-24 15:41:58 GMT
    New signs are up in Chris Taylor Park reminding people that it's against the law to leave ducks at the park and park visitors aren't allowed to feed them.New signs are up in Chris Taylor Park reminding people that it's against the law to leave ducks at the park and park visitors aren't allowed to feed them.
    The Anderson County Parks, Recreation and Tourism Division is working on a plan to manage the duck population at Chris Taylor Park.
    The Anderson County Parks, Recreation and Tourism Division is working on a plan to manage the duck population at Chris Taylor Park.
  • VIDEO: Horse Carriage Crashes In Charleston Market

    VIDEO: Horse Carriage Crashes In Charleston Market

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:20 AM EDT2014-04-24 15:20:46 GMT
    The incident happened at 5:10 p.m. Tuesday on North Market Street and Anson Street.The incident happened at 5:10 p.m. Tuesday on North Market Street and Anson Street.
    Police in Charleston released video showing an accident when a carriage horse was spooked and crashed in the downtown Market district. One pedestrian along with three people on the carriage suffered scrapes and bruises. Our sister station WCBD-TV reports the horse is all right.
    Police in Charleston released video showing an accident when a carriage horse was spooked and crashed in the downtown Market district. One pedestrian along with three people on the carriage suffered scrapes and bruises. Our sister station WCBD-TV reports the horse is all right.
  • UC Synergetic Bringing 130 Jobs To Fort Mill

    UC Synergetic Bringing 130 Jobs To Fort Mill

    Thursday, April 24 2014 10:31 AM EDT2014-04-24 14:31:13 GMT
    UC Synergetic made a 10- year commitment to Fort Mill to put the headquarters in South Carolina.UC Synergetic made a 10- year commitment to Fort Mill to put the headquarters in South Carolina.
    UC Synergetic plans to move it's corporate headquarters to Fort Mill and bring 130 jobs to York County. The engineering and technical services company - which supports power and communications utilities - will invest $2.2 million for the office on North White Street
    UC Synergetic plans to move it's corporate headquarters to Fort Mill and bring 130 jobs to York County. The engineering and technical services company - which supports power and communications utilities - will invest $2.2 million for the office on North White Street
  • Judge Agrees To Delay Gambling Trial In Anderson

    Judge Agrees To Delay Gambling Trial In Anderson

    Thursday, April 24 2014 10:18 AM EDT2014-04-24 14:18:51 GMT
    Bobby Mosley Sr. and his son-in-law, J. Michael Caldwell are charged with illegal gambling and money laundering.Bobby Mosley Sr. and his son-in-law, J. Michael Caldwell are charged with illegal gambling and money laundering.
    A federal judge has agreed to delay the case of two Anderson County men charged with illegal gambling and money laundering according to The Anderson Independent-Mail. U.S. District Judge Mary Lewis has agreed to a 45-day delay at the request of Assistant U.S. Attorney William Watkins. 
    A federal judge has agreed to delay the case of two Anderson County men charged with illegal gambling and money laundering according to The Anderson Independent-Mail. U.S. District Judge Mary Lewis has agreed to a 45-day delay at the request of Assistant U.S. Attorney William Watkins. 
  • Mississippi Child Found Unharmed In Georgia After Amber Alert

    Mississippi Child Found Unharmed In Georgia After Amber Alert

    Thursday, April 24 2014 6:30 AM EDT2014-04-24 10:30:34 GMT
    A 2-year-old girl whose younger sister was found dead in Mississippi has been found unharmed in Georgia.A 2-year-old girl whose younger sister was found dead in Mississippi has been found unharmed in Georgia.
    A 2-year-old girl whose younger sister was found dead in Mississippi has been found unharmed in Georgia. Police in the south Georgia town of Sylvester told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that Maliah Harris and her parents -- who were being sought by law officers across the South -- were located late Wednesday.
    A 2-year-old girl whose younger sister was found dead in Mississippi has been found unharmed in Georgia. Police in the south Georgia town of Sylvester told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that Maliah Harris and her parents -- who were being sought by law officers across the South -- were located late Wednesday.
  • NC Early Voting Begins For May 6 Primary

    NC Early Voting Begins For May 6 Primary

    Thursday, April 24 2014 3:18 AM EDT2014-04-24 07:18:21 GMT
    Polls are opening in all 100 counties so people can vote in person before the May 6 primary day in North Carolina.Polls are opening in all 100 counties so people can vote in person before the May 6 primary day in North Carolina.
    Polls are opening in all 100 counties so people can vote in person before the May 6 primary day in North Carolina. Early voting starts Thursday.
    Polls are opening in all 100 counties so people can vote in person before the May 6 primary day in North Carolina. Early voting starts Thursday.
  • 2014 NFL Schedule Released

    2014 NFL Schedule Released

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:17 PM EDT2014-04-24 03:17:46 GMT
    Seahawks To Open NFL Season vs. PackersSeahawks To Open NFL Season vs. Packers
    As Super Bowl champions, the Seattle Seahawks get to kick off the NFL's regular season by hosting the Green Bay Packers on Sept. 4.
    As Super Bowl champions, the Seattle Seahawks get to kick off the NFL's regular season by hosting the Green Bay Packers on Sept. 4.
  • Man Killed In Wreck On Tubbs Mountain Rd

    Man Killed In Wreck On Tubbs Mountain Rd

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:13 PM EDT2014-04-24 03:13:52 GMT
    A Greenville County man is dead after being involved in a wreck on Tubbs Mountain Road in Travelers Rest.A Greenville County man is dead after being involved in a wreck on Tubbs Mountain Road in Travelers Rest.
    A Greenville County man is dead after being involved in a wreck on Tubbs Mountain Road in Travelers Rest. It happened Wednesday just after 5 p.m. according to Greenville County Coroner B. Parks Evans, Jr. The coroner says Mr. Donald Ray Brown was the driver of a vehicle that was struck on the river's side by another vehicle.
    A Greenville County man is dead after being involved in a wreck on Tubbs Mountain Road in Travelers Rest. It happened Wednesday just after 5 p.m. according to Greenville County Coroner B. Parks Evans, Jr. The coroner says Mr. Donald Ray Brown was the driver of a vehicle that was struck on the river's side by another vehicle.
  • Burglars Target Unoccupied Homes In North Anderson County

    Burglars Target Unoccupied Homes In North Anderson County

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:49 PM EDT2014-04-24 01:49:48 GMT
    Local deputies are now warning you to watch out. This follows a rash of break-ins where crooks targeted at least 10 homes in Anderson County.Local deputies are now warning you to watch out. This follows a rash of break-ins where crooks targeted at least 10 homes in Anderson County.
    A burglary is the most common threat to your home, according to the FBI. Local deputies are now warning you to watch out. This follows a rash of break-ins where crooks targeted at least 10 homes in Anderson County. 
    A burglary is the most common threat to your home, according to the FBI. Local deputies are now warning you to watch out. This follows a rash of break-ins where crooks targeted at least 10 homes in Anderson County. 
  • Union Sheriff: Judicial System Failing Citizens After Robbery Arrests

    Union Sheriff: Judicial System Failing Citizens After Robbery Arrests

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:18 PM EDT2014-04-24 01:18:46 GMT
    Porsha Gage, 23 and Matthew Williams, Jr., 26Porsha Gage, 23 and Matthew Williams, Jr., 26
    Several law enforcement agencies across the Upstate say they have two suspects in custody who were involved in a string of armed robberies in at least five counties dating back about one month.
    Several law enforcement agencies across the Upstate say they have two suspects in custody who were involved in a string of armed robberies in at least five counties dating back about one month.
  • In Fight Against Unemployment Fraud, S.C. Releases App

    In Fight Against Unemployment Fraud, S.C. Releases App

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:52 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:52:28 GMT
    The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce on Tuesday unveiled a new smart phone app designed to combat widespread fraud in the state's unemployment benefits system. The free app, called iClaim, allows users to file the required weekly unemployment reports, but it also allows the state to track fraud.
    The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce on Tuesday unveiled a new smart phone app designed to combat widespread fraud in the state's unemployment benefits system. The free app, called iClaim, allows users to file the required weekly unemployment reports, but it also allows the state to track fraud.
  • Committee Approves Rules For Drone Use In NC

    Committee Approves Rules For Drone Use In NC

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:26 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:26:56 GMT
    The drone industry wants clearance to land in North Carolina.The drone industry wants clearance to land in North Carolina.

    North Carolina is one step closer to allowing the use and manufacturing of drones after a legislative committee approved a set of industry regulations.

    North Carolina is one step closer to allowing the use and manufacturing of drones after a legislative committee approved a set of industry regulations.

  • Fact Check: Haley Ads on Jobs and Economic Development

    Fact Check: Haley Ads on Jobs and Economic Development

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:20:58 GMT
    Gov. Nikki Haley just started airing two new television ads in her reelection campaign for governor, both focused on jobs and economic development.
    Gov. Nikki Haley just started airing two new television ads in her reelection campaign for governor, both focused on jobs and economic development.
  • Swinney Responds To Group Over Faith

    Swinney Responds To Group Over Faith

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:06 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:06:58 GMT
    "I have recruited and coached players of many different faiths," wrote Swinney. "Players of any faith or no faith at all are welcome in our program.""I have recruited and coached players of many different faiths," wrote Swinney. "Players of any faith or no faith at all are welcome in our program."
    Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney says players "of any faith or no faith at all are welcome in our program." Swinney issued a written response after a group recently accused his program of violating players' constitutional rights by promoting Christianity.
    Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney says players "of any faith or no faith at all are welcome in our program." Swinney issued a written response after a group recently accused his program of violating players' constitutional rights by promoting Christianity.
  • No Suspension For Simpsonville Mayor Eichor Until May

    No Suspension For Simpsonville Mayor Eichor Until May

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:50:52 GMT
    Simpsonville Mayor Perry Eichor won't be suspended from office by Governor Haley until at least next month. The governor indicated she would suspend Eichor once she got indictments against him.
    Simpsonville Mayor Perry Eichor won't be suspended from office by Governor Haley until at least next month. The governor indicated she would suspend Eichor once she got indictments against him.
  • MUGS: 10 Arrested, 10 Sought In Oconee Co. Drug Roundup

    MUGS: 10 Arrested, 10 Sought In Oconee Co. Drug Roundup

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:44 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:44:24 GMT
    Officials in Oconee County made several arrests as part of a continuing drug operation. Many more remain on the loose. It's part of the Oconee County Sheriff's Office's "Operation Infinity." Wednesday marked the fourth installment of the major drug roundup.
    Officials in Oconee County made several arrests as part of a continuing drug operation. Many more remain on the loose. It's part of the Oconee County Sheriff's Office's "Operation Infinity." Wednesday marked the fourth installment of the major drug roundup.
  • WATCH: Successor Colbert Appears On Late Show With Letterman

    WATCH: Successor Colbert Appears On Late Show With Letterman

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:25 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:25:22 GMT
    Stephen Colbert said on a visit to the late-night show he'll take over next year he's obviously "thrilled" to be succeeding David Letterman.
    Stephen Colbert said on a visit to the late-night show he'll take over next year he's obviously "thrilled" to be succeeding David Letterman.
  • Customers Paying More for Coffee

    Customers Paying More for Coffee

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:09 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:09:51 GMT
    Drought conditions in Brazil have hurt the coffee crop. That means you may soon be paying more for your morning cup of Joe.
    Drought conditions in Brazil have hurt the coffee crop. That means you may soon be paying more for your morning cup of Joe.
  • Police Looking For Man Accused In Fraud At Hendersonville Hotel

    Police Looking For Man Accused In Fraud At Hendersonville Hotel

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:09 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:09:07 GMT
    Deputies say surveillance cameras captured a suspect in the fraud cases.Deputies say surveillance cameras captured a suspect in the fraud cases.
    The Hendersonville Police Department wants to find the man they say swindled workers at three businesses using a scheme that involved a caller pretending to be their boss.
    The Hendersonville Police Department wants to find the man they say swindled workers at three businesses using a scheme that involved a caller pretending to be their boss.
  • No Parole For Ex-Carolina Investors Exec Sheppard

    No Parole For Ex-Carolina Investors Exec Sheppard

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:07 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:07:37 GMT
    A three-member panel of the parole board voted unanimously Wednesday against releasing Sheppard, whose lawyers argued that he needs outside medical care because of a recent heart surgery.
    A three-member panel of the parole board voted unanimously Wednesday against releasing Sheppard, whose lawyers argued that he needs outside medical care because of a recent heart surgery.
  • First Ever YouTube Video Uploaded 9 Years Ago Today

    First Ever YouTube Video Uploaded 9 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:00:17 GMT
    The very first video ever uploaded to the popular video sharing website YouTube was added to the web nine years ago Wednesday.
    The very first video ever uploaded to the popular video sharing website YouTube was added to the web nine years ago Wednesday.
  • Gaffney Woman Dies From Vehicle Crash Injuries

    Gaffney Woman Dies From Vehicle Crash Injuries

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:15 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:15:32 GMT
    The Cherokee County Coroner says a 73-year-old Gaffney woman injured in a car accident last week has died.The Cherokee County Coroner says a 73-year-old Gaffney woman injured in a car accident last week has died.
    The Cherokee County Coroner says a 73-year-old Gaffney woman injured in a car accident last week has died. Coroner Dennis Fowler says Rachel Lail Smith died Tuesday night at 10 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
    The Cherokee County Coroner says a 73-year-old Gaffney woman injured in a car accident last week has died. Coroner Dennis Fowler says Rachel Lail Smith died Tuesday night at 10 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
  • Simpsonville Mayor Perry Eichor Arrested, Accused Of Threatening Judge

    Simpsonville Mayor Perry Eichor Arrested, Accused Of Threatening Judge

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:11 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:11:50 GMT
    Simpsonville Mayor Perry Eichor was arrested Tuesday. He faces charges of Intimidation of a Court Official, Misconduct in Office and Obstruction of Justice following a state investigation.
    Simpsonville Mayor Perry Eichor was arrested Tuesday. He faces charges of Intimidation of a Court Official, Misconduct in Office and Obstruction of Justice following a state investigation.
  • Greenville Couple Wins $200K, Won't Tell Their Kids

    Greenville Couple Wins $200K, Won't Tell Their Kids

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:48 AM EDT2014-04-23 14:48:13 GMT
    The couple got the  $10 Maximum Money game ticket at GT Express Mart on White Horse Road.The couple got the $10 Maximum Money game ticket at GT Express Mart on White Horse Road.
    A husband and wife in Greenville are both taking credit for a winning $200,000 lottery ticket. And they say they won't tell their kids.
    A husband and wife in Greenville are both taking credit for a winning $200,000 lottery ticket. And they say they won't tell their kids.
  • Greer Passes Texting And Driving Law

    Greer Passes Texting And Driving Law

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:54 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:54:58 GMT
    The City of Greer is the latest Upstate city to enact a ban on texting while driving.
    The City of Greer is the latest Upstate city to enact a ban on texting while driving.
  • ICU Patient Accused Of Selling Heroin From Hospital Bed

    ICU Patient Accused Of Selling Heroin From Hospital Bed

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:54 AM EDT2014-04-23 09:54:47 GMT
    Hospital patient accused of selling heroin.Hospital patient accused of selling heroin.
    A woman in western Pennsylvania is accused of selling heroin from a hospital intensive care unit and a hospital room.Spokeswoman Jennifer Miele for Excela Westmoreland Hospital in Greensburg says hospital security became suspicious of the large number of people flowing in and out of the woman's room.Greensburg police say an undercover informant bought $90 worth of heroin.
    A woman in western Pennsylvania is accused of selling heroin from a hospital intensive care unit and a hospital room.Spokeswoman Jennifer Miele for Excela Westmoreland Hospital in Greensburg says hospital security became suspicious of the large number of people flowing in and out of the woman's room.Greensburg police say an undercover informant bought $90 worth of heroin.
  • City Of Greer Interested In Bass Pro Shops Annexation

    City Of Greer Interested In Bass Pro Shops Annexation

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:26 PM EDT2014-04-23 02:26:45 GMT
    Artist’s rendering of Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World in Spartanburg County, S.C.Artist’s rendering of Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World in Spartanburg County, S.C.
    The City of Greer has expressed interest in meeting with Bass Pro Shops about annexing the property where they plan to build into the city limits.
    The City of Greer has expressed interest in meeting with Bass Pro Shops about annexing the property where they plan to build into the city limits.
  • Belton Elects New Mayor

    Belton Elects New Mayor

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:23 PM EDT2014-04-23 02:23:13 GMT
    Belton elects new mayor.Belton elects new mayor.
    Wendell Page receives 298 votes to Marian Nickels, 165 to be their new mayor of Belton.
    Wendell Page receives 298 votes to Marian Nickels, 165 to be their new mayor of Belton.
  • Duke: Moving Coal Ash Would Cost Up To $10 Billion

    Duke: Moving Coal Ash Would Cost Up To $10 Billion

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 8:58 PM EDT2014-04-23 00:58:27 GMT
    Duke Energy Says Customers Will Likely Foot The Bill To Cleanup Coal AshDuke Energy Says Customers Will Likely Foot The Bill To Cleanup Coal Ash
    Duke Energy says that removing all of the company's coal ash away from North Carolina's rivers and lakes would take decades and cost up to $10 billion, with the state's electricity customers likely footing nearly all the bill. Duke's North Carolina president Paul Newton told state lawmakers Tuesday the company needs flexibility to consider more cost-efficient options that include leaving much of its 100 million tons of toxic ash in place after being covered with giant tarps and soil.
    Duke Energy says that removing all of the company's coal ash away from North Carolina's rivers and lakes would take decades and cost up to $10 billion, with the state's electricity customers likely footing nearly all the bill. Duke's North Carolina president Paul Newton told state lawmakers Tuesday the company needs flexibility to consider more cost-efficient options that include leaving much of its 100 million tons of toxic ash in place after being covered with giant tarps and soil.
  • Early Primary Voting Begins Thursday In NC

    Early Primary Voting Begins Thursday In NC

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:28 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:28:01 GMT
    Early voting for the May 6 primary begins this week across North Carolina.Early voting for the May 6 primary begins this week across North Carolina.
    Early voting for the May 6 primary begins this week across North Carolina.
    Early voting for the May 6 primary begins this week across North Carolina.

  • State Senator Wants DSS Director Fired; Governor Refuses

    State Senator Wants DSS Director Fired; Governor Refuses

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:12:23 GMT
    Sen. Joel Lourie goes over laws he says DSS is breaking.Sen. Joel Lourie goes over laws he says DSS is breaking.
    State Sen. Joel Lourie, D-Columbia, wants Gov. Nikki Haley to fire Department of Social Services Director Lillian Koller because he says the agency is breaking four state laws.
    State Sen. Joel Lourie, D-Columbia, wants Gov. Nikki Haley to fire Department of Social Services Director Lillian Koller because he says the agency is breaking four state laws.
  • Injured Goodwill Mud Run Participant Remains In Hospital

    Injured Goodwill Mud Run Participant Remains In Hospital

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:59 PM EDT2014-04-22 21:59:39 GMT
    Shannon HighShannon High
    Shannon High was rushed Greenville Health System after he attempted the first obstacle. A spokesperson for the family tells 7 On Your Side, High suffered a spinal cord injury and is still being treated in ICU.
    Shannon High was rushed Greenville Health System after he attempted the first obstacle. A spokesperson for the family tells 7 On Your Side, High suffered a spinal cord injury and is still being treated in ICU.
  • Greenville Moms Accused of Abandoning Babies Charged Differently

    Greenville Moms Accused of Abandoning Babies Charged Differently

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:53 PM EDT2014-04-22 21:53:30 GMT
    Sharon Ferguson, left, is accused of abandoning her newborn in a trashcan Monday. She faces a more severe charge than Jessica Blackham, right, who abandoned her baby in a toilet at the Bi-Lo Center in 2011.Sharon Ferguson, left, is accused of abandoning her newborn in a trashcan Monday. She faces a more severe charge than Jessica Blackham, right, who abandoned her baby in a toilet at the Bi-Lo Center in 2011.
    The Greenville woman accused of abandoning her newborn in a trash can Monday faces a more severe charge than the woman who abandoned her baby in a toilet at the Bi-Lo Center in 2011.
    The Greenville woman accused of abandoning her newborn in a trash can Monday faces a more severe charge than the woman who abandoned her baby in a toilet at the Bi-Lo Center in 2011.
  • WSPA.com Earns Regional Edward R. Murrow Award

    WSPA.com Earns Regional Edward R. Murrow Award

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 1:53 PM EDT2014-04-22 17:53:22 GMT
    We were honored by the Associated Press last year by being awarded the best TV website in the state. Now, WSPA.com has been honored with the Edward R. Murrow award for best large market website in the region, which covers five states.
    We were honored by the Associated Press last year by being awarded the best TV website in the state. Now, WSPA.com has been honored with the Edward R. Murrow award for best large market website in the region, which covers five states.
  • Baby Boy Found Alive In Greenville Trash Can

    Baby Boy Found Alive In Greenville Trash Can

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 1:20 PM EDT2014-04-22 17:20:00 GMT
    Greenville Police says a newborn baby boy has been found alive in a trash can on Chaney Street in Greenville.Greenville Police says a newborn baby boy has been found alive in a trash can on Chaney Street in Greenville.
    Reports show 28 year old Sharon Ferguson gave birth inside a vacant home on Chaney Street in the Nicholtown community. They say after, she wrapped the boy in a plastic bag and a blanket and placed him in the trash can near the back of the house.
    Reports show 28 year old Sharon Ferguson gave birth inside a vacant home on Chaney Street in the Nicholtown community. They say after, she wrapped the boy in a plastic bag and a blanket and placed him in the trash can near the back of the house.
  • Clemson Researchers Develop Robot to Protect Students from School Shooters

    Clemson Researchers Develop Robot to Protect Students from School Shooters

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 12:38 PM EDT2014-04-22 16:38:31 GMT
    Boo B. TrapBoo B. Trap
    Researchers at Clemson University are developing new technology that could keep students safe from school shooters.
    Researchers at Clemson University are developing new technology that could keep students safe from school shooters.
  • Henderson Deputies Seize Video Gaming Machines From 3 Businesses

    Henderson Deputies Seize Video Gaming Machines From 3 Businesses

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:57 AM EDT2014-04-22 15:57:42 GMT
    Henderson County deputies charged four people tied to investigations of illegal gaming machines.Henderson County deputies charged four people tied to investigations of illegal gaming machines.
    The Henderson County Sheriff's Office seized video gaming machines from Tarheel Lanes, Tobacco Outlet, and Pool Room charging four individuals.
    The Henderson County Sheriff's Office seized video gaming machines from Tarheel Lanes, Tobacco Outlet, and Pool Room charging four individuals.
  • Southbound I-85 Traffic Slowed Near Cowpens

    Southbound I-85 Traffic Slowed Near Cowpens

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:17 AM EDT2014-04-22 15:17:42 GMT
    Courtesy: SCDOTCourtesy: SCDOT
    There is a major backup on southbound Interstate 85 in Spartanburg County Tuesday morning near Cowpens at Exit 83. 
    There is a major backup on southbound Interstate 85 in Spartanburg County Tuesday morning near Cowpens at Exit 83. 
  • Man Shot During Anderson Attempted Robbery

    Man Shot During Anderson Attempted Robbery

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:14 AM EDT2014-04-22 14:14:46 GMT
    Anderson County deputies are investigating a shooting at an apartment complex in Anderson.Anderson County deputies are investigating a shooting at an apartment complex in Anderson.
    The Anderson County Sheriff's Office reports a man was shot just before 11:00 p.m. during an apparent armed robbery at Newport Commons Apartments at 700 Simpson Road.
    The Anderson County Sheriff's Office reports a man was shot just before 11:00 p.m. during an apparent armed robbery at Newport Commons Apartments at 700 Simpson Road.
  • I-40 Open In Haywood Co. After Tanker Truck Spill

    I-40 Open In Haywood Co. After Tanker Truck Spill

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:37 AM EDT2014-04-22 13:37:49 GMT
    One remaining closed westbound lane - near mile marker 6 - reopened about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.One remaining closed westbound lane - near mile marker 6 - reopened about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.
    All lanes of Interstate 40 are open again in Haywood County after a tanker truck spilled a dangerous chemical Monday afternoon.
    All lanes of Interstate 40 are open again in Haywood County after a tanker truck spilled a dangerous chemical Monday afternoon.
  • USC Upstate Students Rally Against Funding Cuts

    USC Upstate Students Rally Against Funding Cuts

    Monday, April 21 2014 9:51 PM EDT2014-04-22 01:51:33 GMT
    Students at the University of South Carolina Upstate rallied Monday night for diversity and a curriculum inclusive of a variety of viewpoints.
    Students at the University of South Carolina Upstate rallied Monday night for diversity and a curriculum inclusive of a variety of viewpoints.
  • Voters In Belton Will Decide Races Tuesday

    Voters In Belton Will Decide Races Tuesday

    Monday, April 21 2014 8:53 PM EDT2014-04-22 00:53:44 GMT
    Voters Head To Polls Tuesday In BeltonVoters Head To Polls Tuesday In Belton
    Voters in Belton will head to the polls Tuesday to choose a new mayor and two City Council members. This election was supposed to take place on February 11th, but was delayed due to a snowstorm. 
    Voters in Belton will head to the polls Tuesday to choose a new mayor and two City Council members. This election was supposed to take place on February 11th, but was delayed due to a snowstorm. 
  • As Army Shrinks, Young Officers Being Pushed Out

    As Army Shrinks, Young Officers Being Pushed Out

    Monday, April 21 2014 8:39 PM EDT2014-04-22 00:39:02 GMT
    As Army shrinks, young officers being pushed outAs Army shrinks, young officers being pushed out
    After the 9/11 attacks, many Americans joined the military and headed to Afghanistan and Iraq. But as the wars wind down and Pentagon budgets shrink, thousands of young officers are being told they have to leave. Captains are nervously waiting, their fates resting in the hands of evaluation boards that may quickly read through service records before making decisions that could end careers. 
    After the 9/11 attacks, many Americans joined the military and headed to Afghanistan and Iraq. But as the wars wind down and Pentagon budgets shrink, thousands of young officers are being told they have to leave. Captains are nervously waiting, their fates resting in the hands of evaluation boards that may quickly read through service records before making decisions that could end careers. 
  • Upstate Runners Show Their “Spirit of Boston” in Greenville 5K

    Upstate Runners Show Their “Spirit of Boston” in Greenville 5K

    Monday, April 21 2014 6:41 PM EDT2014-04-21 22:41:27 GMT
    Runners in the "Spirit of Boston." 5K run.Runners in the "Spirit of Boston." 5K run.
    Nearly 200 runners showed their "spirit of Boston" Monday evening as they took to the pavement in the Greenville Drive’s commemorative 5K.
    Nearly 200 runners showed their "spirit of Boston" Monday evening as they took to the pavement in the Greenville Drive’s commemorative 5K.
  • Patrols Target Young Drivers In Operation “Drive To Live”

    Patrols Target Young Drivers In Operation “Drive To Live”

    Monday, April 21 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-04-21 22:39:15 GMT
    “Drive to Live” is an initiative by the Highway Patrol to reduce the number of teenage-related traffic collisions and deaths.“Drive to Live” is an initiative by the Highway Patrol to reduce the number of teenage-related traffic collisions and deaths.

    N.C. Highway Patrol has a new group of drivers on its radar this week.

    N.C. Highway Patrol has a new group of drivers on its radar this week.

  • Fact Check: RGA Ad Slams Sheheen’s Legal Work

    Fact Check: RGA Ad Slams Sheheen’s Legal Work

    Monday, April 21 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-04-21 22:12:18 GMT
    The national Republican Governors Association is going after South Carolina Democratic candidate Vincent Sheheen with a new TV ad that criticizes his work as a lawyer. Are the claims true?
    The national Republican Governors Association is going after South Carolina Democratic candidate Vincent Sheheen with a new TV ad that criticizes his work as a lawyer. Are the claims true?
  • Lil' Cricket Robbery Suspect Search

    Lil' Cricket Robbery Suspect Search

    Monday, April 21 2014 4:44 PM EDT2014-04-21 20:44:09 GMT
    Lil' Cricket Robbery SuspectLil' Cricket Robbery Suspect
    Spartanburg deputies are looking for a man that robbed the Lil' Cricket on Fairforest road on April 16.at 12:38 AM.
    Spartanburg deputies are looking for a man that robbed the Lil' Cricket on Fairforest road on April 16.at 12:38 AM.
  • Murder Suspect Found In Union

    Murder Suspect Found In Union

    Monday, April 21 2014 4:33 PM EDT2014-04-21 20:33:21 GMT
    Travelle Lamar Burros is charged with murder.Travelle Lamar Burros is charged with murder.
    A Union man is in custody charged with the murder of his step-father.

    Authorities had been looking for Travelle Lamar Burros since his step-father was pronounced missing Tuesday, April 15.

  • Wild Wing Cafe Greenville Reopens Friday Evening

    Wild Wing Cafe Greenville Reopens Friday Evening

    Monday, April 21 2014 4:09 PM EDT2014-04-21 20:09:31 GMT
    Wild Wing Cafe fire on March 19.Wild Wing Cafe fire on March 19.
    A spokes person for Wild Wing Cafe says their Greenville location will reopen Friday at 5 p.m. following a fire in March.
    A spokes person for Wild Wing Cafe says their Greenville location will reopen Friday at 5 p.m. following a fire in March.
  • Man Runs Out of Gas, Wakes Up to Meth Arrest and Kidnapping Allegations

    Man Runs Out of Gas, Wakes Up to Meth Arrest and Kidnapping Allegations

    Monday, April 21 2014 4:09 PM EDT2014-04-21 20:09:01 GMT
    Roger Landon Slaton is charged with multiple drug charges.Roger Landon Slaton is charged with multiple drug charges.
    Oconee deputies say they met a woman who says she was held against her will and she and the suspect ran out of gas. Deputies say they found Roger Landon Slaton asleep inside the car with Meth and prescription drugs.
    Oconee deputies say they met a woman who says she was held against her will and she and the suspect ran out of gas. Deputies say they found Roger Landon Slaton asleep inside the car with Meth and prescription drugs.
  • Several Vehicles' Tires Slashed At Crown Point Apts.

    Several Vehicles' Tires Slashed At Crown Point Apts.

    Monday, April 21 2014 3:23 PM EDT2014-04-21 19:23:38 GMT
    File imageFile image
    Spartanburg Police say they are investigating slashed tires on 5 vehicles at the Crown Point Apartments on Powell Mill Rd.They say they got the call Sunday morning at 10 p.m.The man who filed the complain was parked in front of building "G." He says he noticed his driver's side front tire was flat when he was leaving for church.All 5 vehicles were beside each other but no other vehicles in the area were vandalized.
    Spartanburg Police say they are investigating slashed tires on 5 vehicles at the Crown Point Apartments on Powell Mill Rd.They say they got the call Sunday morning at 10 p.m.The man who filed the complain was parked in front of building "G." He says he noticed his driver's side front tire was flat when he was leaving for church.All 5 vehicles were beside each other but no other vehicles in the area were vandalized.
  • PHOTOS: American Wins Boston Marathon 1 Year After Deadly Bombing

    PHOTOS: American Wins Boston Marathon 1 Year After Deadly Bombing

    Monday, April 21 2014 1:24 PM EDT2014-04-21 17:24:38 GMT
    Meb Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon 1 year after bombing.Meb Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon 1 year after bombing.
    The 118th running of the Boston Marathon has begun amid heavy security a year after the bombings near the race's finish line that killed three people and wounded more than 260 others. 
    The 118th running of the Boston Marathon has begun amid heavy security a year after the bombings near the race's finish line that killed three people and wounded more than 260 others. 
  • Anderson Woman Trapped In Overturned Car Drives Off Okay

    Anderson Woman Trapped In Overturned Car Drives Off Okay

    Monday, April 21 2014 1:19 PM EDT2014-04-21 17:19:19 GMT
    Emergency responders help woman get out of overturned vehicle by placing a ladder on the side of her car. Emergency responders help woman get out of overturned vehicle by placing a ladder on the side of her car.
    An Anderson woman who was trapped in her overturned vehicle was able to drive off uninjured. Pelzer Emergency Medical Services, Wren Firefighters and South Carolina Highway Patrol all responded to a call for an overturned vehicle on US 29 near Shiloh Church Road late Sunday night.
    An Anderson woman who was trapped in her overturned vehicle was able to drive off uninjured. Pelzer Emergency Medical Services, Wren Firefighters and South Carolina Highway Patrol all responded to a call for an overturned vehicle on US 29 near Shiloh Church Road late Sunday night.
  • South Korean President: Ferry Crew Actions Were 'Murderous'

    South Korean President: Ferry Crew Actions Were 'Murderous'

    Monday, April 21 2014 12:08 PM EDT2014-04-21 16:08:12 GMT
    As divers continue to search the interior of a sunken ferry, the number of confirmed deaths has risen to 86, with about 220 other people still missing. Meanwhile, South Korea's president is accusing the ferry's captain and some crew members of "unforgivable, murderous behavior."
    As divers continue to search the interior of a sunken ferry, the number of confirmed deaths has risen to 86, with about 220 other people still missing. Meanwhile, South Korea's president is accusing the ferry's captain and some crew members of "unforgivable, murderous behavior."
  • Greenville Co. Deputies Investigate Shooting, Stabbing

    Greenville Co. Deputies Investigate Shooting, Stabbing

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:53 AM EDT2014-04-21 15:53:32 GMT
    Greenville Co. Deputies Investigate Shooting, StabbingGreenville Co. Deputies Investigate Shooting, Stabbing
    Greenville County deputies are investigating a stabbing and a shooting. Deputies say it stemmed from an accident in the Conestee area on North Charles Drive between a motorcycle and a car, about 2:30 Sunday afternoon.
    Greenville County deputies are investigating a stabbing and a shooting. Deputies say it stemmed from an accident in the Conestee area on North Charles Drive between a motorcycle and a car, about 2:30 Sunday afternoon.
  • First SC Rural Tourism Signs To Be Up This Month

    First SC Rural Tourism Signs To Be Up This Month

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:50 AM EDT2014-04-21 15:50:50 GMT
    The highway signs are designed to make it easier for the visitors to find tourist and agricultural attractions along the back roads of the state.The highway signs are designed to make it easier for the visitors to find tourist and agricultural attractions along the back roads of the state.
    The first new highway signs directing travelers to South Carolina's rural attractions or working farms will be installed by month's end. 
    The first new highway signs directing travelers to South Carolina's rural attractions or working farms will be installed by month's end. 
  • 8-Year Old Takes Ninja Star To Monaview Elementary School

    8-Year Old Takes Ninja Star To Monaview Elementary School

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:25 AM EDT2014-04-21 15:25:22 GMT
    File photoFile photo
    We're told an 8-year-old boy brought his ninja star to school at Monaview Elementary in Greenville Monday morning. The boy did not threaten anyone with the star.
    We're told an 8-year-old boy brought his ninja star to school at Monaview Elementary in Greenville Monday morning. The boy did not threaten anyone with the star.
  • Asheville Police: Shooting Suspect In Custody

    Asheville Police: Shooting Suspect In Custody

    Monday, April 21 2014 7:07 AM EDT2014-04-21 11:07:01 GMT
    sheville Police say 33 year old Dwayne Purcell is in custody. He's a suspect in a shooting Sunday.sheville Police say 33 year old Dwayne Purcell is in custody. He's a suspect in a shooting Sunday.
    Asheville Police say they have a suspect in custody for a shooting at Walton Street Park Sunday afternoon.
    Asheville Police say they have a suspect in custody for a shooting at Walton Street Park Sunday afternoon.
  • Teen Stowaway Survives In Wheel Well of Maui Flight

    Teen Stowaway Survives In Wheel Well of Maui Flight

    Monday, April 21 2014 12:30 AM EDT2014-04-21 04:30:34 GMT
    Teen stowaway survives in wheel well of Hawaiian Airlines plane flight from California to Hawaii.Teen stowaway survives in wheel well of Hawaiian Airlines plane flight from California to Hawaii.
    FBI officials say a 16 year old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii and survived.
    FBI officials say a 16 year old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii and survived.
  • Update: Amber Alert For Child Abduction Cancelled

    Update: Amber Alert For Child Abduction Cancelled

    Monday, April 21 2014 12:07 AM EDT2014-04-21 04:07:49 GMT
    Amber Alert in North Carolina has been cancelled.Amber Alert in North Carolina has been cancelled.
    The AMBER Alert for a missing child, Tamiyah Elssy Bryant, issued Saturday has been cancelled.  The North Carolina Amber Alert page says the child was located in Emporia, VA unharmed.
    The AMBER Alert for a missing child, Tamiyah Elssy Bryant, issued Saturday has been cancelled.  The North Carolina Amber Alert page says the child was located in Emporia, VA unharmed.
  • 11 Year Old Killed In Anderson Co. Crash

    11 Year Old Killed In Anderson Co. Crash

    Sunday, April 20 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-04-21 03:52:24 GMT
    11 Year Old Killed In Anderson Co. Crash11 Year Old Killed In Anderson Co. Crash
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol says an 11 year old has died after a car crash in Anderson County.
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol says an 11 year old has died after a car crash in Anderson County.
  • 2 Dead, 2 Injured In Spartanburg Co. Crash

    2 Dead, 2 Injured In Spartanburg Co. Crash

    Sunday, April 20 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-04-21 03:30:57 GMT
    2 Dead, 2 Injured In Spartanburg Co. Crash2 Dead, 2 Injured In Spartanburg Co. Crash
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol says two people are dead and two are injured after a crash early Sunday morning in Spartanburg County.
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol says two people are dead and two are injured after a crash early Sunday morning in Spartanburg County.
  • Gas Prices On The Rise Across Upstate

    Gas Prices On The Rise Across Upstate

    Sunday, April 20 2014 10:42 PM EDT2014-04-21 02:42:19 GMT
    Gas prices continued to rise through the holiday weekend, forcing some to alter travel plans and get creative. According to motor club AAA, the price for a gallon of regular unleaded jumped 20 cents since March.
    Gas prices continued to rise through the holiday weekend, forcing some to alter travel plans and get creative. According to motor club AAA, the price for a gallon of regular unleaded jumped 20 cents since March.
  • Hundreds Gather For Sunrise Service At Chimney Rock State Park

    Hundreds Gather For Sunrise Service At Chimney Rock State Park

    Sunday, April 20 2014 3:59 PM EDT2014-04-20 19:59:09 GMT
    Courtesy: Chimney Rock State ParkCourtesy: Chimney Rock State Park
    An Easter tradition spanning nearly six decades continued Sunday morning at Chimney Rock State Park.
    An Easter tradition spanning nearly six decades continued Sunday morning at Chimney Rock State Park.
  • Spartanburg Police Investigating Attempted Robbery At Check Into Cash

    Spartanburg Police Investigating Attempted Robbery At Check Into Cash

    Sunday, April 20 2014 8:41 AM EDT2014-04-20 12:41:12 GMT
    Spartanburg Police Investigating Attempted Robbery At Check Into CashSpartanburg Police Investigating Attempted Robbery At Check Into Cash
    Spartanburg Police are investigating an attempted robbery Saturday afternoon.
    Spartanburg Police are investigating an attempted robbery Saturday afternoon.
  • In Greenville, Group Rallies Against "Stand Your Ground"

    In Greenville, Group Rallies Against "Stand Your Ground"

    Sunday, April 20 2014 12:14 AM EDT2014-04-20 04:14:03 GMT
    Dozens of people gathered Saturday afternoon to rally against the state's "Stand Your Ground," law, saying it amounts to "legal lynching." The group, Moms Demand Action, said the South Carolina law, first passed in 2006, causes gun violence and is exploited as a defense.
    Dozens of people gathered Saturday afternoon to rally against the state's "Stand Your Ground," law, saying it amounts to "legal lynching." The group, Moms Demand Action, said the South Carolina law, first passed in 2006, causes gun violence and is exploited as a defense.
  • One Dead, Four Injured In Anderson Co. Crash

    One Dead, Four Injured In Anderson Co. Crash

    Sunday, April 20 2014 12:06 AM EDT2014-04-20 04:06:37 GMT
    Anderson County deputy and a reserve officer involved in a wreck Friday night.Anderson County deputy and a reserve officer involved in a wreck Friday night.
    Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly wreck in Anderson County.
    Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly wreck in Anderson County.
  • Large Tree Blocks Road, Knocks Out Power

    Large Tree Blocks Road, Knocks Out Power

    Saturday, April 19 2014 8:19 PM EDT2014-04-20 00:19:51 GMT
    Courtesy: David RogersCourtesy: David Rogers
    Crews are cleaning up after a large oak tree fell in Anderson County.
    Crews are cleaning up after a large oak tree fell in Anderson County.
  • Cowpens Man Killed In Cherokee Co. Crash

    Cowpens Man Killed In Cherokee Co. Crash

    Saturday, April 19 2014 7:55 AM EDT2014-04-19 11:55:49 GMT
    The 51-year-old male from Cowpens was trapped inside the vehicle and extracted, authorities say.The 51-year-old male from Cowpens was trapped inside the vehicle and extracted, authorities say.
    One person is dead after a crash in Cherokee County Friday.  The South Carolina Highway Patrol says it happened around 4:30 p.m. on East Cudd Road, two miles south of Chesnee.
    One person is dead after a crash in Cherokee County Friday.  The South Carolina Highway Patrol says it happened around 4:30 p.m. on East Cudd Road, two miles south of Chesnee.
  • 4 Injured In Hendersonville Apartment Fire

    4 Injured In Hendersonville Apartment Fire

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:34 PM EDT2014-04-19 02:34:29 GMT
    Four people were injured in a Hendersonville apartment fire Friday morning.  It happened at Ivy Terrace Apartments on West Allen Street around 4 a.m.
    Four people were injured in a Hendersonville apartment fire Friday morning.  It happened at Ivy Terrace Apartments on West Allen Street around 4 a.m.
  • Former Police Officer Faces Domestic Violence Charges

    Former Police Officer Faces Domestic Violence Charges

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:49 PM EDT2014-04-19 00:49:19 GMT
    SLED says Christopher Whitfield faces criminal domestic violence charges.SLED says Christopher Whitfield faces criminal domestic violence charges.
    SLED says a former Williamston officer faces criminal domestic violence charges.
    SLED says a former Williamston officer faces criminal domestic violence charges.
  • Deputies Investigate Spartanburg Armed Robbery

    Deputies Investigate Spartanburg Armed Robbery

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:26 PM EDT2014-04-19 00:26:38 GMT
    Surveillance picture of suspect in armed robbery at the Lil' Cricket.Surveillance picture of suspect in armed robbery at the Lil' Cricket.
    Deputies looking for clues in the armed robbery of a Lil' Cricket in Spartanburg Wednesday.
    Deputies looking for clues in the armed robbery of a Lil' Cricket in Spartanburg Wednesday.
  • Rooster On The Run In Greenville

    Rooster On The Run In Greenville

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:59 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:59:03 GMT
    Calls to quiet rooster crowing in Greenville’s Nicholtown are growing louder.Calls to quiet rooster crowing in Greenville’s Nicholtown are growing louder.
    A Greenville neighborhood is being kept up all hours of the night by a real ‘party animal.’
    A Greenville neighborhood is being kept up all hours of the night by a real ‘party animal.’
  • Upstate Runners Head To Boston Marathon

    Upstate Runners Head To Boston Marathon

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:54:56 GMT
    Upstate Runners Head To Boston MarathonUpstate Runners Head To Boston Marathon
    The Boston Marathon is just days away and as thousands of people head to Boston, Upstate runners will be there too.
    The Boston Marathon is just days away and as thousands of people head to Boston, Upstate runners will be there too.
  • More Evidence Mounts In Case Of Missing SC Viper

    More Evidence Mounts In Case Of Missing SC Viper

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:15:19 GMT
    More evidence has surfaced that lead experts to believe that the Gaboon Viper is still on the loose in Harbor Pointe Apartments.
    More evidence has surfaced that lead experts to believe that the Gaboon Viper is still on the loose in Harbor Pointe Apartments.
  • Fact Checking Candidates

    Fact Checking Candidates

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:06:46 GMT
    USC political science professor discusses campaign finances. USC political science professor discusses campaign finances.
    Richard Cash claims to have the most cash on hand in comparison to his opponents.
    Richard Cash claims to have the most cash on hand in comparison to his opponents.
  • 1 Week, 2 Kids, 2 Guns, 2 Fatal Shootings in SC

    1 Week, 2 Kids, 2 Guns, 2 Fatal Shootings in SC

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:41:40 GMT
    Two young children got a hold of guns and accidentally shot and killed someone in the past week in South Carolina. 7 On Your Side looked into what laws are in place to hold gun owners accountable when their weapons get into kids' hands.
    Two young children got a hold of guns and accidentally shot and killed someone in the past week in South Carolina. 7 On Your Side looked into what laws are in place to hold gun owners accountable when their weapons get into kids' hands.
  • Your Rights In Car Repossessions

    Your Rights In Car Repossessions

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:30:11 GMT
    Do you know South Carolina's laws on auto repossession? Consumer Affairs says it's one of the most popular complaints it gets. The problem is, many people don't know their rights or they get in over their head with a lender.
    Do you know South Carolina's laws on auto repossession? Consumer Affairs says it's one of the most popular complaints it gets. The problem is, many people don't know their rights or they get in over their head with a lender.
  • SC Police Chief Says Firing Was Because She's Gay

    SC Police Chief Says Firing Was Because She's Gay

    Friday, April 18 2014 1:56 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:56:15 GMT
    Crystal MooreCrystal Moore
    The police chief of the Dillon County town of Latta has been fired and she says it is because she is gay. About 100 people attended a special town council meeting Thursday, hoping to be heard on the firing of Crystal Moore.
    The police chief of the Dillon County town of Latta has been fired and she says it is because she is gay. About 100 people attended a special town council meeting Thursday, hoping to be heard on the firing of Crystal Moore.
  • Man Sentenced After Threat To Eat Judge's Kids

    Man Sentenced After Threat To Eat Judge's Kids

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:40 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:40:07 GMT
    James Edward Satterfield, 59, on Thursday was sentenced to eight years in prison Thursday, followed by two years of probation. (cobbsheriff.org)James Edward Satterfield, 59, on Thursday was sentenced to eight years in prison Thursday, followed by two years of probation. (cobbsheriff.org)
    A Georgia man who was found guilty but mentally ill after prosecutors say he threatened to kill and eat a judge's children has been sentenced to prison.
    A Georgia man who was found guilty but mentally ill after prosecutors say he threatened to kill and eat a judge's children has been sentenced to prison.
  • Child Accidentally Shoots And Kills Woman In Easley

    Child Accidentally Shoots And Kills Woman In Easley

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:28 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:28:32 GMT
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    Easley Police tell 7 On Your Side a 6-year-old child in the back seat found the gun on the floor board and fired it, accidentally killing Alexandra Anita Santos.
    Easley Police tell 7 On Your Side a 6-year-old child in the back seat found the gun on the floor board and fired it, accidentally killing Alexandra Anita Santos.
  • One Dead After Wreck On Main Street In Greenville

    One Dead After Wreck On Main Street In Greenville

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:42 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:42:18 GMT
    Brockman was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after midnight.Brockman was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after midnight.
    Officials say 25-year-old Kendrick Jamarkis Brockman, of Piedmont, was driving north on the 1500 block of Main Street when he lost control, hitting several trees in the median.
    Officials say 25-year-old Kendrick Jamarkis Brockman, of Piedmont, was driving north on the 1500 block of Main Street when he lost control, hitting several trees in the median.
  • 5 Fire Departments Battle Blacksburg Fire

    5 Fire Departments Battle Blacksburg Fire

    Friday, April 18 2014 7:08 AM EDT2014-04-18 11:08:17 GMT
    Five fire departments are on the scene of a structure fire in Blacksburg. Five fire departments are on the scene of a structure fire in Blacksburg.
    Five fire departments are on the scene of a structure fire in Blacksburg. That's in Cherokee County.Cherokee County Dispatch says the call came in around after 5 a.m. Friday for a fire on Huffman Road.
    Five fire departments are on the scene of a structure fire in Blacksburg. That's in Cherokee County.Cherokee County Dispatch says the call came in around after 5 a.m. Friday for a fire on Huffman Road.
  • Shots Fired After Armed Robbery At Anderson Store

    Shots Fired After Armed Robbery At Anderson Store

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:29 AM EDT2014-04-18 04:29:11 GMT
    Anderson police are searching for an armed robbery suspect.Anderson police are searching for an armed robbery suspect.
    Anderson police are searching for an armed robbery suspect. According to Lt. David Creamer, the call came in just after 9 p.m. Thursday for shots fired inside and outside the Thomas Food Mart on Tribble Street. Lt. Creamer says the suspect fled on foot.
    Anderson police are searching for an armed robbery suspect. According to Lt. David Creamer, the call came in just after 9 p.m. Thursday for shots fired inside and outside the Thomas Food Mart on Tribble Street. Lt. Creamer says the suspect fled on foot.
  • Police: Suspect in Custody in KC Highway Shootings

    Police: Suspect in Custody in KC Highway Shootings

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:57 PM EDT2014-04-18 00:57:51 GMT
    Police say a suspect is in custody in KC highway shootings.Police say a suspect is in custody in KC highway shootings.
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Kansas City's police chief says a suspect in a string of random highway shootings that have wounded three people is in custody.Police Chief Darryl Forte tweeted that he will provide additional information about the new developments in the investigation at a news conference Thursday night.Police said last week that they had connected 12 shootings since early March that have targeted vehicles on Kansas City-area roads. Investigators have looked into as many as 20 reporte...
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Kansas City's police chief says a suspect in a string of random highway shootings that have wounded three people is in custody.Police Chief Darryl Forte tweeted that he will provide additional information about the new developments in the investigation at a news conference Thursday night.Police said last week that they had connected 12 shootings since early March that have targeted vehicles on Kansas City-area roads. Investigators have looked into as many as 20 reporte...
  • Highway Patrol Recruiting New Troopers in NC, SC

    Highway Patrol Recruiting New Troopers in NC, SC

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:32:46 GMT
    North Carolina Highway Patrol is short roughly 200 troopers statewide.North Carolina Highway Patrol is short roughly 200 troopers statewide.

    The Highway Patrol in North Carolina and South Carolina are actively looking for recruits.

    The Highway Patrol in North Carolina and South Carolina are actively looking for recruits.

  • Suspect Arrested After Attempted Robbery of Laurens Restaurant

    Suspect Arrested After Attempted Robbery of Laurens Restaurant

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:18:20 GMT
    Randall Scott Gambrell, Jr., 26, was charged with attempted armed robbery.Randall Scott Gambrell, Jr., 26, was charged with attempted armed robbery.
    Officials say Randall Scott Gambrell, Jr. was charged with attempted armed robbery after they were called to Sam's Country Kitchen on Torrington Road around 7:15 p.m. Wednesday.
    Officials say Randall Scott Gambrell, Jr. was charged with attempted armed robbery after they were called to Sam's Country Kitchen on Torrington Road around 7:15 p.m. Wednesday.
  • UPDATE: Man Avoids $525 Fine For Refill At SC Hospital

    UPDATE: Man Avoids $525 Fine For Refill At SC Hospital

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:06 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:06:05 GMT
    A man who faced a $525 fine for refilling an 89-cent drink at a Veterans Affairs hospital apparently will get off with a warning.
    A man who faced a $525 fine for refilling an 89-cent drink at a Veterans Affairs hospital apparently will get off with a warning.
  • Anderson County Man Accused Of Stealing Trailer

    Anderson County Man Accused Of Stealing Trailer

    Thursday, April 17 2014 4:48 PM EDT2014-04-17 20:48:15 GMT
    Richard McCoy Faces A Charge Of Petit LarcenyRichard McCoy Faces A Charge Of Petit Larceny
    Deputies arrested Richard Danny McCoy of Williamston and charged him with petit theft. Investigators say McCoy stole a utility trailer on April 14 from a home on Monticello Circle in Anderson. The incident was caught on camera by the homeowner's security system. 
    Deputies arrested Richard Danny McCoy of Williamston and charged him with petit theft. Investigators say McCoy stole a utility trailer on April 14 from a home on Monticello Circle in Anderson. The incident was caught on camera by the homeowner's security system. 
  • Easley Man On The Run Arrested In Georgia

    Easley Man On The Run Arrested In Georgia

    Thursday, April 17 2014 4:43 PM EDT2014-04-17 20:43:34 GMT
    Jason Larson Faces Attempted Murder ChargesJason Larson Faces Attempted Murder Charges
    Deputies arrested Jason Larson Tuesday and booked him into the DeKalb County Detention Center. Larson is accused in a shooting on Highland Road in Easley back on April 9.
    Deputies arrested Jason Larson Tuesday and booked him into the DeKalb County Detention Center. Larson is accused in a shooting on Highland Road in Easley back on April 9.
  • Ice Cream Trucks Raise Questions About Food Stamp Use

    Ice Cream Trucks Raise Questions About Food Stamp Use

    Thursday, April 17 2014 3:20 PM EDT2014-04-17 19:20:11 GMT
    After getting "constituent complaints" an Upstate Congressman asks the state to investigate use of food stamps by a local business.After getting "constituent complaints" an Upstate Congressman asks the state to investigate use of food stamps by a local business.
    An fleet of ice cream trucks sells frozen treats for food stamps.  Some neighbors question whether that's legal.  7 On Your Side checked with state and federal regulators.
    An fleet of ice cream trucks sells frozen treats for food stamps.  Some neighbors question whether that's legal.  7 On Your Side checked with state and federal regulators.
  • Man Accused Of Choking Wife After "Fed Up" With Shopping

    Man Accused Of Choking Wife After "Fed Up" With Shopping

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:51 PM EDT2014-04-17 16:51:58 GMT
    An 81-year-old West Virginia man is accused of choking his wife.An 81-year-old West Virginia man is accused of choking his wife.
    State police say Ralph Ross told them he "lost it" and was "fed up" with shopping at a Wal-Mart with his wife Mary. Police say Ross pushed a shopping cart into the electric cart his wife was using, then choked and shook her.
    State police say Ralph Ross told them he "lost it" and was "fed up" with shopping at a Wal-Mart with his wife Mary. Police say Ross pushed a shopping cart into the electric cart his wife was using, then choked and shook her.
  • Two Wrecks: One Involving a Fire Truck on I-85 in Anderson

    Two Wrecks: One Involving a Fire Truck on I-85 in Anderson

    Thursday, April 17 2014 2:29 AM EDT2014-04-17 06:29:15 GMT
    Two accidents, one involving a fire truck, on I-85 North in Anderson County Wednesday.Two accidents, one involving a fire truck, on I-85 North in Anderson County Wednesday.
    Two people are injured after a fire truck was hit on I-85 Northbound Wednesday night in one of two wrecks.
    Two people are injured after a fire truck was hit on I-85 Northbound Wednesday night in one of two wrecks.
  • Police: Body Found In Union Is Missing Man

    Police: Body Found In Union Is Missing Man

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:17 PM EDT2014-04-17 00:17:46 GMT
    Raymond Davis, MissingRaymond Davis, Missing
    City of Union Public Safety investigators now say body found is a man reported missing Tuesday night.
    City of Union Public Safety investigators now say body found is a man reported missing Tuesday night.
  • Blacksburg Volunteer Fire Dept. Sign Sparks Controversy

    Blacksburg Volunteer Fire Dept. Sign Sparks Controversy

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:48 PM EDT2014-04-16 22:48:41 GMT
    This saying was posted outside the Blacksburg Volunteer Fire Department Monday night and was replaced with another version Wednesday.This saying was posted outside the Blacksburg Volunteer Fire Department Monday night and was replaced with another version Wednesday.

    A sign meant to make people think also got people talking in the Town of Blacksburg.

    A sign meant to make people think also got people talking in the Town of Blacksburg.

  • Motorcyclist Dies After Crash In Laurens Co.

    Motorcyclist Dies After Crash In Laurens Co.

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:33 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:33:52 GMT
    The crash happened on Friday about 2 miles south of Waterloo when the driver lost control, ran off the road and hit a tree. The crash happened on Friday about 2 miles south of Waterloo when the driver lost control, ran off the road and hit a tree.
    The driver of a motorcycle has died after a crash on Bob White Drive in Laurens County.
    The driver of a motorcycle has died after a crash on Bob White Drive in Laurens County.
  • Dismissed Clemson QB Kelly Apologizes

    Dismissed Clemson QB Kelly Apologizes

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:52:31 GMT
    Chad Kelly was dismissed from the team Monday by Clemson coach Dabo Swinney for a pattern of conduct detrimental to the team.Chad Kelly was dismissed from the team Monday by Clemson coach Dabo Swinney for a pattern of conduct detrimental to the team.
    Former Clemson quarterback Chad Kelly apologized for his behavior with the Tigers and believes he can learn from the experience.
    Former Clemson quarterback Chad Kelly apologized for his behavior with the Tigers and believes he can learn from the experience.
  • Cherokee Co. Launches Partnership To Reduce Traffic Deaths

    Cherokee Co. Launches Partnership To Reduce Traffic Deaths

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:34 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:34:38 GMT
    Increased enforcements to reduce traffic deathsIncreased enforcements to reduce traffic deaths
    Law enforcement says it is seeing more fatal wrecks on Upstate roads this year, and agencies are increasing efforts to protect you as you travel.
    Law enforcement says it is seeing more fatal wrecks on Upstate roads this year, and agencies are increasing efforts to protect you as you travel.

  • VIRAL VIDEO: Selfie Captures Man Getting Kicked By Train Engineer

    VIRAL VIDEO: Selfie Captures Man Getting Kicked By Train Engineer

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 2:46 PM EDT2014-04-16 18:46:32 GMT
    A video posted to YouTube showing a man getting kicked in the head by a person on a passing train has gone viral.
    A video posted to YouTube showing a man getting kicked in the head by a person on a passing train has gone viral.
  • Latest Winthrop Poll Has Good News For Graham

    Latest Winthrop Poll Has Good News For Graham

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 1:12 PM EDT2014-04-16 17:12:58 GMT
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    Lindsey Graham's approval rating is up 3.1% among South Carolinians, that's according to the latest Winthrop Poll. The poll surveyed 877 adults from April 6 to 13th of this year. Since October 2013, Graham's approval is up. Meanwhile, Senator Tim Scott, facing his first election for the senate has an approval rating of 43.1%.
    Lindsey Graham's approval rating is up 3.1% among South Carolinians, that's according to the latest Winthrop Poll. The poll surveyed 877 adults from April 6 to 13th of this year. Since October 2013, Graham's approval is up. Meanwhile, Senator Tim Scott, facing his first election for the senate has an approval rating of 43.1%.
  • SCDOT To Fix Cherokee Co. Bridge

    SCDOT To Fix Cherokee Co. Bridge

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:51 PM EDT2014-04-16 16:51:48 GMT
    New bridge on Baker Road in Cherokee CountyNew bridge on Baker Road in Cherokee County
    The South Carolina Department of Transportation plans to build a new bridge over Limestone Creek on Baker Road in Cherokee County.
    The South Carolina Department of Transportation plans to build a new bridge over Limestone Creek on Baker Road in Cherokee County.
  • Controversial 'Donkey' Litter Signs Moved In Laurens

    Controversial 'Donkey' Litter Signs Moved In Laurens

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:47 PM EDT2014-04-16 16:47:17 GMT
    The signs reading "Don't Litter Jack," then showing a cartoon image of a donkey were later installed in a neighborhood that requested them.The signs reading "Don't Litter Jack," then showing a cartoon image of a donkey were later installed in a neighborhood that requested them.
    Two signs urging people to stop littering in Laurens have been moved after the city was asked to remove them from state right of ways by the South Carolina Department of Transportation.
    Two signs urging people to stop littering in Laurens have been moved after the city was asked to remove them from state right of ways by the South Carolina Department of Transportation.
  • SC Gas Prices Up; Still Cheaper Than Last Easter

    SC Gas Prices Up; Still Cheaper Than Last Easter

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:03 PM EDT2014-04-16 16:03:29 GMT
    South Carolina drivers have seen a steady increase in gas prices in recent months, but motorists taking to the road this weekend will still find it a bit cheaper to drive than a year ago.
    South Carolina drivers have seen a steady increase in gas prices in recent months, but motorists taking to the road this weekend will still find it a bit cheaper to drive than a year ago.
  • Car Accident Killed Girls Missing Since 1971

    Car Accident Killed Girls Missing Since 1971

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:28 AM EDT2014-04-16 15:28:22 GMT
    The submerged car was found in Brule Creek in South Dakota in September 2013.The submerged car was found in Brule Creek in South Dakota in September 2013.
    Authorities say two South Dakota girls missing since 1971 died after driving into a creek on their way to a party at a nearby gravel pit.
    Authorities say two South Dakota girls missing since 1971 died after driving into a creek on their way to a party at a nearby gravel pit.
  • Oconee Co. Passes Distracted Driving Law

    Oconee Co. Passes Distracted Driving Law

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:26 PM EDT2014-04-16 02:26:34 GMT
    Oconee County Breaks Ground On New JailOconee County Breaks Ground On New Jail
    Drivers in Oconee County will need to stop texting or talking on the phone while driving now that leaders have passed a new ordinance.
    Drivers in Oconee County will need to stop texting or talking on the phone while driving now that leaders have passed a new ordinance.
  • Fire Destroys House In Gaffney, 3 Escape

    Fire Destroys House In Gaffney, 3 Escape

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:07 PM EDT2014-04-15 23:07:28 GMT
    Three people managed to escape from a house fire in Gaffney Tuesday. Fire officials say it happened on 7th Street and likely started by a stove burner which was left turned on.
    Three people managed to escape from a house fire in Gaffney Tuesday. Fire officials say it happened on 7th Street and likely started by a stove burner which was left turned on.
  • Some Upstate Schools Will See Increase In Police Presence

    Some Upstate Schools Will See Increase In Police Presence

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:49:51 GMT
    Law enforcement increasing presence at area schoolsLaw enforcement increasing presence at area schools
    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office is taking two bold steps to increase its presence and prevent dangerous situations on school campuses.
    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office is taking two bold steps to increase its presence and prevent dangerous situations on school campuses.

  • Vice President Joe Biden Will Speak at USC Commencement

    Vice President Joe Biden Will Speak at USC Commencement

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:20:35 GMT
    Vice President Joe Biden will speak at USC commencement. Vice President Joe Biden will speak at USC commencement.
    Vice President will be speaking at USC commencement. Students now have seven available tickets for May 9 graduation ceremony.
    Vice President will be speaking at USC commencement. Students now have seven available tickets for May 9 graduation ceremony.
  • Work Underway At Dangerous Jonesville Intersection

    Work Underway At Dangerous Jonesville Intersection

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:00 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:00:18 GMT
    An intersection drivers have long said is dangerous in one Upstate county, is finally getting a fix. Construction has begun to redesign Highway 176 at New Hope Church Road in Union County.
    An intersection drivers have long said is dangerous in one Upstate county, is finally getting a fix. Construction has begun to redesign Highway 176 at New Hope Church Road in Union County.
  • FFRF Complains Clemson Violates Football Players’ Constitutional Rights

    FFRF Complains Clemson Violates Football Players’ Constitutional Rights

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:39 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:39:44 GMT
    The Freedom From Religion Foundation sent a formal complaint to Clemson University that Coach Dabo Swinney and team chaplain James Trapp are violating players' constitutional rights by pushing Christian beliefs on them.The Freedom From Religion Foundation sent a formal complaint to Clemson University that Coach Dabo Swinney and team chaplain James Trapp are violating players' constitutional rights by pushing Christian beliefs on them.
    The Freedom From Religion Foundation sent a formal complaint to the Clemson University that team leaders are violating players' constitutional rights by pushing Christian beliefs on them.
    The Freedom From Religion Foundation sent a formal complaint to the Clemson University that team leaders are violating players' constitutional rights by pushing Christian beliefs on them.
  • Man Wanted After Shooting Between Cars In Pickens Area

    Man Wanted After Shooting Between Cars In Pickens Area

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 1:32 PM EDT2014-04-15 17:32:13 GMT
    Christopher Radrico Mayes, 35, is wanted for attempted murder.Christopher Radrico Mayes, 35, is wanted for attempted murder.
    Investigators say they were called to Henderson and Neely streets for a report of shots fired between two vehicles Monday. Officials were also dispatched to the Store and More Mobile Station outside the city limits for additional shots fired.
    Investigators say they were called to Henderson and Neely streets for a report of shots fired between two vehicles Monday. Officials were also dispatched to the Store and More Mobile Station outside the city limits for additional shots fired.
  • KFC Debuts Chicken Drumstick Corsage

    KFC Debuts Chicken Drumstick Corsage

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 1:14 PM EDT2014-04-15 17:14:26 GMT
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    Just in time for prom season, KFC has come out with a chicken corsage.
    Just in time for prom season, KFC has come out with a chicken corsage.
  • Union Police: Kid Steals BB Gun, Shoots At Cars

    Union Police: Kid Steals BB Gun, Shoots At Cars

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:58 PM EDT2014-04-15 16:58:28 GMT
    12yo Charged With Shooting Stolen BB Gun at passing cars12yo Charged With Shooting Stolen BB Gun at passing cars
    Union Police say a 12-year-old boy stole a BB gun from a Dollar General store and used it to shoot at cars in a parking lot on the N. Duncan Bypass.
    Union Police say a 12-year-old boy stole a BB gun from a Dollar General store and used it to shoot at cars in a parking lot on the N. Duncan Bypass.
  • Department of Corrections Working on Plan to Fix the System

    Department of Corrections Working on Plan to Fix the System

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:31 PM EDT2014-04-14 21:31:43 GMT
    Department of Corrections will present a plan to the legislature to address issues in the system. Department of Corrections will present a plan to the legislature to address issues in the system.
    The Department of Corrections needs funds to fix problems in the system.
    The Department of Corrections needs funds to fix problems in the system.
  • Meat Thief Makes Off With 4 T-Bone Steaks Down His Pants

    Meat Thief Makes Off With 4 T-Bone Steaks Down His Pants

    Monday, April 14 2014 1:54 PM EDT2014-04-14 17:54:34 GMT
    Emanuel Bentley, Wanted for Strong Armed RobberyEmanuel Bentley, Wanted for Strong Armed Robbery
    Police say a Greenville man stole 4 T-bone steaks and ribs from a Bi-Lo by concealing them down his pants.
    Police say a Greenville man stole 4 T-bone steaks and ribs from a Bi-Lo by concealing them down his pants.
  • 2 Women Sought In Oconee Co. Armed Robbery

    2 Women Sought In Oconee Co. Armed Robbery

    Monday, April 14 2014 1:52 PM EDT2014-04-14 17:52:05 GMT
    Search for two female suspects in armed robberySearch for two female suspects in armed robbery
    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office needs help finding two women who robbed the J&Z Food mart on Shiloh Road around 11:15 p.m. Saturday.
    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office needs help finding two women who robbed the J&Z Food mart on Shiloh Road around 11:15 p.m. Saturday.
  • Utah Mom Admitted To Killing Her 6 Babies

    Utah Mom Admitted To Killing Her 6 Babies

    Monday, April 14 2014 1:23 PM EDT2014-04-14 17:23:57 GMT
    39-year-old Megan Huntsman39-year-old Megan Huntsman
    Authorities say a Utah woman accused of killing six babies that she gave birth to over 10 years told investigators that she either strangled or suffocated the children and then put them inside boxes in her garage.
    Authorities say a Utah woman accused of killing six babies that she gave birth to over 10 years told investigators that she either strangled or suffocated the children and then put them inside boxes in her garage.
  • 2 Evacuated from Early Morning Fire in Asheville

    2 Evacuated from Early Morning Fire in Asheville

    Monday, April 14 2014 12:58 PM EDT2014-04-14 16:58:38 GMT
    The Asheville Fire department is investigating a building that caught fire on Merrimon Avenue around 3:30 Monday morning.
    The Asheville Fire department is investigating a building that caught fire on Merrimon Avenue around 3:30 Monday morning.
  • DHEC Wants Public's Help Tracking West Nile In SC

    DHEC Wants Public's Help Tracking West Nile In SC

    Monday, April 14 2014 12:39 PM EDT2014-04-14 16:39:06 GMT
    Public health officials are seeing the public's help in tracking the arrival of the West Nile virus in South Carolina.Public health officials are seeing the public's help in tracking the arrival of the West Nile virus in South Carolina.
    The Department of Health and Environmental Control says people can give the agency dead birds like blue jays, crows and finches for testing.
    The Department of Health and Environmental Control says people can give the agency dead birds like blue jays, crows and finches for testing.
  • Chances Of Getting Audited By IRS Lowest In Years

    Chances Of Getting Audited By IRS Lowest In Years

    Monday, April 14 2014 12:21 PM EDT2014-04-14 16:21:25 GMT
    As millions of Americans race to meet Tuesday's tax deadline, their chances of getting audited are lower than they've been in years. Budget cuts and new responsibilities are straining the Internal Revenue Service's ability to police tax returns.
    As millions of Americans race to meet Tuesday's tax deadline, their chances of getting audited are lower than they've been in years. Budget cuts and new responsibilities are straining the Internal Revenue Service's ability to police tax returns.
  • One Person Killed in Pickens County Accident

    One Person Killed in Pickens County Accident

    Monday, April 14 2014 10:11 AM EDT2014-04-14 14:11:18 GMT
    One person killed in Pickens County wreck Saturday.One person killed in Pickens County wreck Saturday.
    The Pickens County Coroner's Office says one person is dead after a wreck there Saturday night.
    The Pickens County Coroner's Office says one person is dead after a wreck there Saturday night.
  • Shooting Kills 1 After Reports Of Prowler At Anderson Co. Home

    Shooting Kills 1 After Reports Of Prowler At Anderson Co. Home

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:35 AM EDT2014-04-14 09:35:00 GMT
    The Anderson County Sheriff's Office says it is investigating a shooting between a homeowner and suspected prowler.
    The Anderson County Sheriff's Office says it is investigating a shooting between a homeowner and suspected prowler.
  • 3 Dead After Suburban Kansas City Shooting

    3 Dead After Suburban Kansas City Shooting

    Sunday, April 13 2014 11:55 PM EDT2014-04-14 03:55:43 GMT
    Fourteen people are facing child porn and exploitation charges after an undercover investigation involving more than three dozen law enforcement agencies.Fourteen people are facing child porn and exploitation charges after an undercover investigation involving more than three dozen law enforcement agencies.
    Officials say three people were shot and killed this afternoon in suburban Kansas City, and a spokeswoman for a local hospital says a 15-year-old boy is in critical condition. 
    Officials say three people were shot and killed this afternoon in suburban Kansas City, and a spokeswoman for a local hospital says a 15-year-old boy is in critical condition. 
  • Double Murder, Suicide Under Investigation In Hart Co.

    Double Murder, Suicide Under Investigation In Hart Co.

    Sunday, April 13 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-04-13 21:40:58 GMT
    Spartanburg Public Safety officers are investigating a case of road rage after a man pulled out a gun and pointed it at another motorist.Spartanburg Public Safety officers are investigating a case of road rage after a man pulled out a gun and pointed it at another motorist.
    Sheriff Mike Cleveland said three people died in a double-murderandsuicide late Saturday night.
    Sheriff Mike Cleveland said three people died in a double-murderandsuicide late Saturday night.
  • Fleeing Driver, Others Injured During Police Chase In Clemson

    Fleeing Driver, Others Injured During Police Chase In Clemson

    Sunday, April 13 2014 8:33 AM EDT2014-04-13 12:33:48 GMT
    A Clemson Police chase ends with a wreck that sends the fleeing driver and others to the hospital, Sunday.
    A Clemson Police chase ends with a wreck that sends the fleeing driver and others to the hospital, Sunday.

  • Hot Time at the SC Chili Cook Off Championship

    Hot Time at the SC Chili Cook Off Championship

    Sunday, April 13 2014 12:37 AM EDT2014-04-13 04:37:11 GMT
    Cooks gather in Belton for SC Chili Cook Off Championship.Cooks gather in Belton for SC Chili Cook Off Championship.
    Fifty cooks gathered for the 5th annual South Carolina Chili Cook-Off Championship in Belton Saturday.
    Fifty cooks gathered for the 5th annual South Carolina Chili Cook-Off Championship in Belton Saturday.
  • Firefighters Battling Wildfire On Sassafras Mountain

    Firefighters Battling Wildfire On Sassafras Mountain

    Saturday, April 12 2014 7:10 PM EDT2014-04-12 23:10:11 GMT
    Forestry crews are battling a wildfire that has consumed about 100 acres on Sassafras MountainForestry crews are battling a wildfire that has consumed about 100 acres on Sassafras Mountain
    Forestry crews are battling a wildfire that has consumed about 100 acres on Sassafras Mountain on the North Carolina-South Carolina state line.
    Forestry crews are battling a wildfire that has consumed about 100 acres on Sassafras Mountain on the North Carolina-South Carolina state line.
  • Middle School Baseball Player Killed By Line Drive

    Middle School Baseball Player Killed By Line Drive

    Saturday, April 12 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-04-12 20:53:24 GMT
    A middle school baseball player from Wilmington has died after being hit by a line drive during practice.A middle school baseball player from Wilmington has died after being hit by a line drive during practice.
    A middle school baseball player from Wilmington has died after being hit by a line drive during practice.
    A middle school baseball player from Wilmington has died after being hit by a line drive during practice.
  • Altercation Leads To Deadly Shooting In Pickens County

    Altercation Leads To Deadly Shooting In Pickens County

    Saturday, April 12 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-04-12 17:21:24 GMT
    One person is dead after a shooting on Hannah Road in Pickens County.One person is dead after a shooting on Hannah Road in Pickens County.
    A man is dead and another man is in custody after an early morning shooting in Pickens County.
    A man is dead and another man is in custody after an early morning shooting in Pickens County.
  • Mermaids Swimming At SC Aquarium

    Mermaids Swimming At SC Aquarium

    Saturday, April 12 2014 11:10 AM EDT2014-04-12 15:10:29 GMT
    There are more than 6,200 species of animals at the South Carolina Aquarium, but for the next week swimmers portraying mermaids will swim at the Great Ocean Tank.There are more than 6,200 species of animals at the South Carolina Aquarium, but for the next week swimmers portraying mermaids will swim at the Great Ocean Tank.
    There are more than 6,200 species of animals at the South Carolina Aquarium.
    There are more than 6,200 species of animals at the South Carolina Aquarium.
  • Fire Crews Battle Fire on Sassafras Mountain

    Fire Crews Battle Fire on Sassafras Mountain

    Friday, April 11 2014 9:28 PM EDT2014-04-12 01:28:57 GMT
    SCFC battle a fire on Sassafras Mountain.SCFC battle a fire on Sassafras Mountain.
    SCFC fire crews are joining other fire agencies in battling a fire on Sassafras Mountain.
    SCFC fire crews are joining other fire agencies in battling a fire on Sassafras Mountain.
  • Firefighters Smash New BMW to Get To Hydrant

    Firefighters Smash New BMW to Get To Hydrant

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:05 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:05:05 GMT
    The man who parked his 2 day-old BMW in front of a fire hydrant got a $100 ticket, two smashed windows and a dent in his door.
    The man who parked his 2 day-old BMW in front of a fire hydrant got a $100 ticket, two smashed windows and a dent in his door.
  • New Website Wants Your Opinion of SC Roads

    New Website Wants Your Opinion of SC Roads

    Friday, April 11 2014 5:44 PM EDT2014-04-11 21:44:46 GMT
    A new website is asking for your opinion on the condition of South Carolina roads and bridges and will pass your thoughts along to state lawmakers in hopes they’ll take action.
    A new website is asking for your opinion on the condition of South Carolina roads and bridges and will pass your thoughts along to state lawmakers in hopes they’ll take action.
  • Haley's GOP opponent Ervin withdraws from primary

    Haley's GOP opponent Ervin withdraws from primary

    Friday, April 11 2014 5:37 PM EDT2014-04-11 21:37:26 GMT
    Gov. Nikki Haley's Republican opponent says he's decided to bypass the primary and become a petition candidate in November.
    Gov. Nikki Haley's Republican opponent says he's decided to bypass the primary and become a petition candidate in November.
  • Anderson Co. Sheriff Warns Of Sweepstakes Scam

    Anderson Co. Sheriff Warns Of Sweepstakes Scam

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:39 AM EDT2014-04-11 14:39:55 GMT
    The Anderson County sheriff says a new scam - pretending to be the Publisher's Clearing House Sweepstakes - is being tried by phone.
    The Anderson County sheriff says a new scam - pretending to be the Publisher's Clearing House Sweepstakes - is being tried by phone.
  • 2 Injured After Motorcycles Collide In Anderson Co.

    2 Injured After Motorcycles Collide In Anderson Co.

    Friday, April 11 2014 5:09 AM EDT2014-04-11 09:09:55 GMT
    Two people are in the hospital after a motorcycle versus motorcycle wreck.Two people are in the hospital after a motorcycle versus motorcycle wreck.
    Two people are in the hospital after a motorcycle versus motorcycle wreck.It happened in Anderson County on Bryant Road near Whippoorwill Lane. That's also near the Looper Road Intersection.
    Two people are in the hospital after a motorcycle versus motorcycle wreck.It happened in Anderson County on Bryant Road near Whippoorwill Lane. That's also near the Looper Road Intersection.
  • Boil Water Advisory in Clinton

    Boil Water Advisory in Clinton

    Thursday, April 10 2014 8:42 PM EDT2014-04-11 00:42:59 GMT
    Boil Water Advisory Issued For City of ClintonBoil Water Advisory Issued For City of Clinton
    A boil water advisory is in effect for the city of Clinton while a water main is being repaired.
    A boil water advisory is in effect for the city of Clinton while a water main is being repaired.
  • SC Legislature Approves Bill To Drop Exit Exam As Must For Graduation

    SC Legislature Approves Bill To Drop Exit Exam As Must For Graduation

    Thursday, April 10 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-04-10 22:45:32 GMT
    State lawmakers gave final approve to bill that would eliminate high school exit exams.State lawmakers gave final approve to bill that would eliminate high school exit exams.

    The bill that would end a three-decade-old requirement that high school students must pass an exit exam to graduate is now headed to Gov. Haley’s desk.

    The bill that would end a three-decade-old requirement that high school students must pass an exit exam to graduate is now headed to Gov. Haley’s desk.

  • SC House and Senate Pass Very Different Bills on Distracted Driving

    SC House and Senate Pass Very Different Bills on Distracted Driving

    Thursday, April 10 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-04-10 22:21:42 GMT
    The House bill would ban texting and driving in SC.The House bill would ban texting and driving in SC.
    The South Carolina House and Senate each passed different bills Thursday aimed at reducing distracted driving, setting up a showdown over which, if either, becomes law.
    The South Carolina House and Senate each passed different bills Thursday aimed at reducing distracted driving, setting up a showdown over which, if either, becomes law.
  • Jostens' Laurens Facility Relocating Production To Mexico

    Jostens' Laurens Facility Relocating Production To Mexico

    Thursday, April 10 2014 1:33 PM EDT2014-04-10 17:33:34 GMT
    Sixty-seven jobs will be lost in the move by the end of September, according to our coverage partners at GSA Business.
    Sixty-seven jobs will be lost in the move by the end of September, according to our coverage partners at GSA Business.
  • Man Arrested After Oconee Co. High Speed Chase, Search

    Man Arrested After Oconee Co. High Speed Chase, Search

    Thursday, April 10 2014 12:53 PM EDT2014-04-10 16:53:33 GMT
    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Townville man after an early morning chase in Oconee County. Deputies say 27-year-old Curtis Justin Bearden was taken into custody around noon Thursday.
    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Townville man after an early morning chase in Oconee County. Deputies say 27-year-old Curtis Justin Bearden was taken into custody around noon Thursday.
  • SC Democrats Will Ask Voters’ Opinions on Medical Marijuana

    SC Democrats Will Ask Voters’ Opinions on Medical Marijuana

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-04-09 22:43:02 GMT
    Gail Patterson talks about her son, who died after an epileptic seizure she's convinced would have been prevented by medical marijuana.Gail Patterson talks about her son, who died after an epileptic seizure she's convinced would have been prevented by medical marijuana.
    South Carolina House Minority Leader Todd Rutherford, D-Columbia, announced Wednesday that the state Democratic Party will have a referendum question on the party’s June primary ballot asking voters whether they favor legalizing medical marijuana. He made the announcement at a news conference to push a bill he’s sponsoring that would do that.
    South Carolina House Minority Leader Todd Rutherford, D-Columbia, announced Wednesday that the state Democratic Party will have a referendum question on the party’s June primary ballot asking voters whether they favor legalizing medical marijuana. He made the announcement at a news conference to push a bill he’s sponsoring that would do that.
  • Pawn Shop Owner Arrested In Henderson Co.

    Pawn Shop Owner Arrested In Henderson Co.

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 1:49 PM EDT2014-04-09 17:49:40 GMT
    Robert (Bobby) Dean Hylemon, age 33 was arrest and charged with seven (7) felony counts of Possession of Stolen Goods.Robert (Bobby) Dean Hylemon, age 33 was arrest and charged with seven (7) felony counts of Possession of Stolen Goods.
    Daily Dollar Pawn shop owner Robert (Bobby) Dean Hylemon, age 33 was arrest and charged with seven (7) felony counts of Possession of Stolen Goods.
    Daily Dollar Pawn shop owner Robert (Bobby) Dean Hylemon, age 33 was arrest and charged with seven (7) felony counts of Possession of Stolen Goods.
  • Man Charged In Fatal Laurens Co. Shooting

    Man Charged In Fatal Laurens Co. Shooting

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 7:07 PM EDT2014-04-08 23:07:40 GMT
    Deputies from the Laurens County Sheriff's Office say when they got to the home, they found one person dead.Deputies from the Laurens County Sheriff's Office say when they got to the home, they found one person dead.
    One person is dead after a shooting on Cochise Road in Waterloo Tuesday.  Deputies from the Laurens County Sheriff's Office say when they got to the home, they found one person dead.
    One person is dead after a shooting on Cochise Road in Waterloo Tuesday.  Deputies from the Laurens County Sheriff's Office say when they got to the home, they found one person dead.
  • Bill Would Prohibit SC Colleges from Using Lottery Money on Buildings

    Bill Would Prohibit SC Colleges from Using Lottery Money on Buildings

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 6:17 PM EDT2014-04-08 22:17:15 GMT
    The House Ways & Means Committee passed the Bill Tuesday afternoon.The House Ways & Means Committee passed the Bill Tuesday afternoon.
    It probably comes as a surprise to most South Carolinians who think state lottery money is for improving K-12 schools and providing college scholarships, but lottery money can be used on buildings or maintenance. A bill to prohibit that passed a House committee Tuesday afternoon and is now headed to the full House.
    It probably comes as a surprise to most South Carolinians who think state lottery money is for improving K-12 schools and providing college scholarships, but lottery money can be used on buildings or maintenance. A bill to prohibit that passed a House committee Tuesday afternoon and is now headed to the full House.
  • Upstate Company Plans Underground Injections Near Toxic Plume After Neighbors Sue

    Upstate Company Plans Underground Injections Near Toxic Plume After Neighbors Sue

    Monday, April 7 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-04-07 23:03:08 GMT
    A company plans "remediation" to handle an underground plume of chemicals that neighbors said made them sick.A company plans "remediation" to handle an underground plume of chemicals that neighbors said made them sick.
    Celanese Corporation took steps to "remediate" an underground plume of chloroform after neighbors filed a class action lawsuit claiming the chemicals made them sick.
    Celanese Corporation took steps to "remediate" an underground plume of chloroform after neighbors filed a class action lawsuit claiming the chemicals made them sick.
  • Bill to Raise Money for SC Roads Hitting Calendar & Opposition Roadblocks

    Bill to Raise Money for SC Roads Hitting Calendar & Opposition Roadblocks

    Monday, April 7 2014 6:34 PM EDT2014-04-07 22:34:10 GMT
    A bill aimed at generating more money for South Carolina’s crumbling roads and bridges is running into procedural problems and running out of time at the Statehouse.
    A bill aimed at generating more money for South Carolina’s crumbling roads and bridges is running into procedural problems and running out of time at the Statehouse.
  • MUGS: Multiple Arrests Made In Oconee Co. Interdiction

    MUGS: Multiple Arrests Made In Oconee Co. Interdiction

    Monday, April 7 2014 3:34 PM EDT2014-04-07 19:34:48 GMT
    Officials in the Upstate made several felony arrests during an interdiction late last week in Oconee County.
    Officials in the Upstate made several felony arrests during an interdiction late last week in Oconee County.
  • Oconee Co. Elementary Principal Arrested

    Oconee Co. Elementary Principal Arrested

    Friday, April 4 2014 10:01 PM EDT2014-04-05 02:01:11 GMT
    Mugshot: Oconee Co. Detention CenterMugshot: Oconee Co. Detention Center
    Blue Ridge Elementary Principal, Idasa Cobb has been arrested on charges of failure to report child abuse or neglect, according to the Oconee County Detention Center.
    Blue Ridge Elementary Principal, Idasa Cobb has been arrested on charges of failure to report child abuse or neglect, according to the Oconee County Detention Center.
  • Health Care Campus In The Works For Henderson County

    Health Care Campus In The Works For Henderson County

    Friday, April 4 2014 11:57 AM EDT2014-04-04 15:57:16 GMT
    The city of Hendersonville has a contract to purchase the property at the corner of 6th Street and North Oak Street.  The county will design, construct and pay for the building.The city of Hendersonville has a contract to purchase the property at the corner of 6th Street and North Oak Street. The county will design, construct and pay for the building.
    Plans are in the works for a new 60,000-square-foot educational campus for health care sciences in Henderson County.
    Plans are in the works for a new 60,000-square-foot educational campus for health care sciences in Henderson County.
  • Family Asked To Clear Graves At Hendersonville Cemetery

    Family Asked To Clear Graves At Hendersonville Cemetery

    Friday, April 4 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-04-04 15:45:51 GMT
    Crews at Oakdale Cemetery are planning a spring cleanup event in Hendersonville.Crews at Oakdale Cemetery are planning a spring cleanup event in Hendersonville.
    Crews at Oakdale Cemetery are asking and family members with artificial flowers in poor condition, potted flowers, or baskets on a grave that they want to keep, to remove them by April 18. T
    Crews at Oakdale Cemetery are asking and family members with artificial flowers in poor condition, potted flowers, or baskets on a grave that they want to keep, to remove them by April 18. 
  • March Mugshots

    March Mugshots

    Friday, April 4 2014 10:49 AM EDT2014-04-04 14:49:54 GMT
    March arrests made in the Upstate and western North Carolina.
    March arrests made in the Upstate and western North Carolina.
  • Teen Charged With Murder Now In Custody in Haywood County

    Teen Charged With Murder Now In Custody in Haywood County

    Thursday, April 3 2014 10:20 PM EDT2014-04-04 02:20:25 GMT
    Haywood County deputies say a teen charged in the murder of her father is now in custody there.Haywood County deputies say a teen charged in the murder of her father is now in custody there.
    Haywood County deputies say a teen charged in the murder of her father is now in custody there.
    Haywood County deputies say a teen charged in the murder of her father is now in custody there.
  • Still No Consistent Computer Security Plan at SC Agencies

    Still No Consistent Computer Security Plan at SC Agencies

    Thursday, April 3 2014 9:33 AM EDT2014-04-03 13:33:08 GMT
    Despite all the attention on computer security in South Carolina after a breach at the state Department of Revenue in 2012, state agencies still aren’t following a consistent computer security plan. A hacker got into the DOR computer system and stole the private information of more than six million taxpayers almost 18 months ago.
    Despite all the attention on computer security in South Carolina after a breach at the state Department of Revenue in 2012, state agencies still aren’t following a consistent computer security plan. A hacker got into the DOR computer system and stole the private information of more than six million taxpayers almost 18 months ago.
  • Chase Ends In Wreck On Hwy 74 In Polk Co.

    Chase Ends In Wreck On Hwy 74 In Polk Co.

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 1:12 PM EDT2014-04-02 17:12:09 GMT
    A chase that started in Cleveland County, NC ended in a crash On Highway 74 in Polk County Monday afternoon.A chase that started in Cleveland County, NC ended in a crash On Highway 74 in Polk County Monday afternoon.
    Troopers tell us two people were in a silver Honda that tried to get away. Deputies used stop sticks near the 167 mile marker on Highway 74. The car swerved off the road and hit a pickup truck.
    Troopers tell us two people were in a silver Honda that tried to get away. Deputies used stop sticks near the 167 mile marker on Highway 74. The car swerved off the road and hit a pickup truck.
  • Duke Energy Testing Sirens Around Oconee Nuclear Station Wednesday

    Duke Energy Testing Sirens Around Oconee Nuclear Station Wednesday

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 12:40 PM EDT2014-04-02 16:40:37 GMT
    Duke Energy Testing Sirens Around Oconee Nuclear Station WednesdayDuke Energy Testing Sirens Around Oconee Nuclear Station Wednesday
    Duke Energy will test sirens around the Oconee Nuclear Station on Wednesday, April 9 at 11:50 a.m.
    Duke Energy will test sirens around the Oconee Nuclear Station on Wednesday, April 9 at 11:50 a.m.
  • Results Of Oconee County Dist. 3 Special Election

    Results Of Oconee County Dist. 3 Special Election

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 8:52 PM EDT2014-04-02 00:52:21 GMT
    Oconee County District 3 Votes To Fill Vacant Council SeatOconee County District 3 Votes To Fill Vacant Council Seat
    Tuesday night, voters went to the polls for a special election in Oconee County to fill the Council District 3 Seat. Andy Inabinet beat out Paul Cain to become your new councilman.
    Tuesday night, voters went to the polls for a special election in Oconee County to fill the Council District 3 Seat. Andy Inabinet beat out Paul Cain to become your new councilman.
  • Fighting Wildfires Is Burning Hole In Taxpayers’ Pockets

    Fighting Wildfires Is Burning Hole In Taxpayers’ Pockets

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 6:33 PM EDT2014-04-01 22:33:53 GMT
    Firefighters battled nearly 5,000 wildfires across the Carolinas in 2013.Firefighters battled nearly 5,000 wildfires across the Carolinas in 2013.

    The cost of fire suppression is adding up, according to a report by the National Interagency Fire Center.

    The cost of fire suppression is adding up, according to a report by the National Interagency Fire Center.

  • SC Senate Debating Holding Back Students Not Reading at Grade Level

    SC Senate Debating Holding Back Students Not Reading at Grade Level

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-04-01 22:32:17 GMT
    The bill would hold students back who aren't reading at grade level at the end of 3rd grade.The bill would hold students back who aren't reading at grade level at the end of 3rd grade.
    The South Carolina Senate debated a bill Tuesday that would hold back students who aren’t reading at grade level at the end of third grade.
    The South Carolina Senate debated a bill Tuesday that would hold back students who aren’t reading at grade level at the end of third grade.
  • Walhalla HS Asst. Principal Resigns After "Honey Boo Boo" Post

    Walhalla HS Asst. Principal Resigns After "Honey Boo Boo" Post

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 5:47 PM EDT2014-04-01 21:47:04 GMT
    Fowler was placed on administrative leave after allegedly posting a picture of a kindergartener with the caption, “Honey Boo Boo at Walmart.”Fowler was placed on administrative leave after allegedly posting a picture of a kindergartener with the caption, “Honey Boo Boo at Walmart.”
    Walhalla High School Assistant Principal, Charlie Fowler, has resigned after being accused of a controversial post to Facebook.
    Walhalla High School Assistant Principal, Charlie Fowler, has resigned after being accused of a controversial post to Facebook.
  • Haywood County Teen Charged With Murdering Father Awaiting Extradition

    Haywood County Teen Charged With Murdering Father Awaiting Extradition

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 12:56 PM EDT2014-04-01 16:56:36 GMT
    A 17-year-old teen is being charged as an adult with first-degree murder in the shooting death of her father.A 17-year-old teen is being charged as an adult with first-degree murder in the shooting death of her father.
    A 17-year-old teen is being charged as an adult with first-degree murder in the shooting death of her father. According to the Haywood County Sheriff's Office, Crystal Brooke Howell of Haywood County, NC was arrested Sunday in Richmond County, GA.
    A 17-year-old teen is being charged as an adult with first-degree murder in the shooting death of her father. According to the Haywood County Sheriff's Office, Crystal Brooke Howell of Haywood County, NC was arrested Sunday in Richmond County, GA.
  • Westminster Man Faces Drug And Explosives Charges

    Westminster Man Faces Drug And Explosives Charges

    Monday, March 31 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-03-31 21:00:44 GMT
    Steven Neal Was Charged With Possession Of Drugs And ExplosivesSteven Neal Was Charged With Possession Of Drugs And Explosives
    Oconee County Sheriff's deputies arrested Steven Neal of Westminster over the weekend and charged him with possession of a controlled substance, meth possession and possession of a pipe bomb.
    Oconee County Sheriff's deputies arrested Steven Neal of Westminster over the weekend and charged him with possession of a controlled substance, meth possession and possession of a pipe bomb.
  • Rutherford Men Accused of Having Stolen Guns, Property, Drugs

    Rutherford Men Accused of Having Stolen Guns, Property, Drugs

    Friday, March 28 2014 11:57 AM EDT2014-03-28 15:57:28 GMT
    Jacob Tyler Buchanan faces several charges after deputies served a search warrant at his home.Jacob Tyler Buchanan faces several charges after deputies served a search warrant at his home.
    The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office says deputies found 5 grams of methamphetamine, 72 grams of marijuana, 1 stolen wheeler, 2 stolen guns and 11 road signs inside the home on Morning Star Lake Road.
    The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office says deputies found 5 grams of methamphetamine, 72 grams of marijuana, 1 stolen wheeler, 2 stolen guns and 11 road signs inside the home on Morning Star Lake Road.


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