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  • One Dead, Four Injured In Anderson Co. Crash

    One Dead, Four Injured In Anderson Co. Crash

    Saturday, April 19 2014 1:36 PM EDT2014-04-19 17:36:23 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.
  • 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.
  • Woodruff To Upgrade Water System, Raise Rates

    Woodruff To Upgrade Water System, Raise Rates

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:30 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:30:47 GMT
    The City of Woodruff will raise its water rates for a second time this summer, a move to help fund a multi-million dollar water system upgrade project. The $10 million needed for the upgrades will come from both state grant and taxpayer dollars.
    The City of Woodruff will raise its water rates for a second time this summer, a move to help fund a multi-million dollar water system upgrade project. The $10 million needed for the upgrades will come from both state grant and taxpayer dollars.
  • 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.
  • Murder Suspect Found In Union

    Murder Suspect Found In Union

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:51 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:51:24 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.

  • 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.
  • Stolen Car Found Submerged In Boiling Springs Pond

    Stolen Car Found Submerged In Boiling Springs Pond

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:52:10 GMT
    The Spartanburg County Sheriff's office dive team investigated a submerged car in a pond off Mountain View Road Thursday night.
    The Spartanburg County Sheriff's office dive team investigated a submerged car in a pond off Mountain View Road Thursday night.
  • Man Jumped In Sewage-filled Creek Running From Spartanburg Police

    Man Jumped In Sewage-filled Creek Running From Spartanburg Police

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:45 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:45:30 GMT
    Jamal Rios, 19Jamal Rios, 19
    Jamal Rios, 19, apparently had outstanding warrants for trespassing and resisting arrest.
    Jamal Rios, 19, apparently had outstanding warrants for trespassing and resisting arrest.
  • Spartanburg Soldier Surprises Mom At Graduation

    Spartanburg Soldier Surprises Mom At Graduation

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:57 PM EDT2014-04-18 01:57:46 GMT
    Brandon Shreve and Dona ShreveBrandon Shreve and Dona Shreve
    A mother who hasn't seen her son in a year-and-a-half got a surprise at her own graduation in Spartanburg Thursday.
    A mother who hasn't seen her son in a year-and-a-half got a surprise at her own graduation in Spartanburg Thursday.
  • 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...
  • Condemned Spartanburg Co. Motel Might Reopen In June

    Condemned Spartanburg Co. Motel Might Reopen In June

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:01 PM EDT2014-04-17 23:01:06 GMT
    A motel that was shut down after inspectors found widespread mold and cockroaches might reopen this summer. The Spartanburg County Building Codes Departmentcondemned the Brookwood Inn in March after it found a string of violations, including non-working smoke detectors and no gas.
    A motel that was shut down after inspectors found widespread mold and cockroaches might reopen this summer. The Spartanburg County Building Codes Departmentcondemned the Brookwood Inn in March after it found a string of violations, including non-working smoke detectors and no gas.
  • 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.
  • Police: More Shoplifters Turning Violent

    Police: More Shoplifters Turning Violent

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:29:07 GMT
    Greenville Police say they’re noticing a dangerous trend – a string of shoplifters turning violent in the upstate.
    Greenville Police say they’re noticing a dangerous trend – a string of shoplifters turning violent in the upstate.
  • 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. 
  • "No Vacancies" Art Display Fills Storefronts In Spartanburg

    "No Vacancies" Art Display Fills Storefronts In Spartanburg

    Thursday, April 17 2014 4:43 PM EDT2014-04-17 20:43:47 GMT
    "No Vacancies" Main Street Public Art"No Vacancies" Main Street Public Art
    "No Vacancies" Main Street Public Art is a new display in downtown Spartanburg that is filling up empty store fronts with art and bringing more people to downtown.
    "No Vacancies" Main Street Public Art is a new display in downtown Spartanburg that is filling up empty store fronts with art and bringing more people to downtown.
  • 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.
  • USC Upstate Students Protest State Funding Cuts

    USC Upstate Students Protest State Funding Cuts

    Thursday, April 17 2014 4:04 PM EDT2014-04-17 20:04:54 GMT
    Attempts by state legislators to cut university funding over controversial plays and books are causing a backlash on South Carolina campuses.
    Attempts by state legislators to cut university funding over controversial plays and books are causing a backlash on South Carolina campuses.
  • 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.
  • Clerk, Customers Thwart Robbery at Spartanburg Co. Dollar General

    Clerk, Customers Thwart Robbery at Spartanburg Co. Dollar General

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:38 PM EDT2014-04-17 16:38:54 GMT
    Tony Ray HeltonTony Ray Helton
    Customers at an Upstate store helped the clerk stop a robber in his tracks.It happened Wednesday at the Dollar General at 5098 Chesnee Highway in Spartanburg County.
    Customers at an Upstate store helped the clerk stop a robber in his tracks.It happened Wednesday at the Dollar General at 5098 Chesnee Highway in Spartanburg County.
  • Woman Who Tried To Run Over Officer Caught

    Woman Who Tried To Run Over Officer Caught

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:41 AM EDT2014-04-17 15:41:58 GMT
    Rosa Anjela AguileraRosa Anjela Aguilera
    Police say she stole more than $1500 in dresses from Dillard's at Haywood Mall. That's when an employee followed her to the parking lot to try and stop her. Officers say Aguilera then tried to run over the officer.
    Police say she stole more than $1500 in dresses from Dillard's at Haywood Mall. That's when an employee followed her to the parking lot to try and stop her. Officers say Aguilera then tried to run over the officer.
  • 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.
  • Oversight Panel Grills SC DSS Director

    Oversight Panel Grills SC DSS Director

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:23 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:23:30 GMT
    SC Dept. of Social Services Director Lillian Koller testifies before the Senate DSS Oversight Subcommittee.SC Dept. of Social Services Director Lillian Koller testifies before the Senate DSS Oversight Subcommittee.
    The Senate DSS Oversight Subcommittee is investigating claims children died because the agency missed red flags.
    The Senate DSS Oversight Subcommittee is investigating claims children died because the agency missed red flags.
  • Bass Pro Shops Opening Store In Spartanburg Co.

    Bass Pro Shops Opening Store In Spartanburg Co.

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:04:27 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.
    Outdoor retail giant Bass Pro Shops is setting up shop in Spartanburg County. The announcement was made Wednesday at a news conference.
    Outdoor retail giant Bass Pro Shops is setting up shop in Spartanburg County. The announcement was made Wednesday at a news conference.
  • 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
    Winthrop Poll 2014Winthrop Poll 2014
    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.
  • 11 Upstate High Schools Among Nations "Most Challenging"

    11 Upstate High Schools Among Nations "Most Challenging"

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-04-16 02:03:25 GMT
    A new ranking released Tuesday by the Washington Post lists 11 local high schools as some of the nation's most challenging. A new ranking released Tuesday by the Washington Post lists 11 local high schools as some of the nation's most challenging.
    A new ranking released Tuesday by the Washington Post lists 11 local high schools as some of the nation's most challenging. Schools are measured by how well they prepare their students for college level work. 8 Greenville County schools made the list. Greenville's Southside High School earned the number 2 spot in the state and 189 on a national list of more than 2000. 2 Spartanburg County schools also made the list....
    A new ranking released Tuesday by the Washington Post lists 11 local high schools as some of the nation's most challenging. Schools are measured by how well they prepare their students for college level work. 8 Greenville County schools made the list. Greenville's Southside High School earned the number 2 spot in the state and 189 on a national list of more than 2000. 2 Spartanburg County schools also made the list....
  • 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.

  • Upstate Runner Remembers Boston Marathon Bombing

    Upstate Runner Remembers Boston Marathon Bombing

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:44:53 GMT
    Dozens of runners from the Upstate competed in the 2013 Boston Marathon and its one race they’ll never forget.
    Dozens of runners from the Upstate competed in the 2013 Boston Marathon and its one race they’ll never forget.
  • 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.
  • Spartanburg HS Makes Washington Post's List Of America's Most Challenging High Schools

    Spartanburg HS Makes Washington Post's List Of America's Most Challenging High Schools

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 3:00 PM EDT2014-04-15 19:00:09 GMT
    Spartanburg HS Makes Washington Post's List Of America's Most Challenging High SchoolsSpartanburg HS Makes Washington Post's List Of America's Most Challenging High Schools
    The Washington Post named Spartanburg High School as one of America's Most Challenging High Schools in the nation.
    The Washington Post named Spartanburg High School as one of America's Most Challenging High Schools in the nation.
  • Freeze Warning Issued, Cold Temps Through Thurs.

    Freeze Warning Issued, Cold Temps Through Thurs.

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 2:42 PM EDT2014-04-15 18:42:33 GMT
    Rain gives way Tuesday to clear skies and freezing temperatures overnight. Storm Team 7 meteorologists say lows will fall to the lower 30s in the Upstate and middle 20s in the mountains.
    Rain gives way Tuesday to clear skies and freezing temperatures overnight. Storm Team 7 meteorologists say lows will fall to the lower 30s in the Upstate and middle 20s in the mountains.
  • 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
    kfc.comkfc.com
    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.
  • Nearly a Dozen Guns Stolen in Spartanburg County Home Burglary

    Nearly a Dozen Guns Stolen in Spartanburg County Home Burglary

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:48 AM EDT2014-04-15 15:48:27 GMT
    Spartanburg County investigators are asking for the public's help in solving a burglary. Deputies say someone stole ten handguns and a rifle from a gun case in a home in Arcadia.
    Spartanburg County investigators are asking for the public's help in solving a burglary. Deputies say someone stole ten handguns and a rifle from a gun case in a home in Arcadia.
  • SC Could Expand Mental Health Court Program

    SC Could Expand Mental Health Court Program

    Monday, April 14 2014 10:43 PM EDT2014-04-15 02:43:43 GMT
    A Greenville mental health advocate spoke with lawmakers Monday night to raise support for more mental health courts in South Carolina.
    A Greenville mental health advocate spoke with lawmakers Monday night to raise support for more mental health courts in South Carolina.
  • Runner in Critical Condition After Goodwill Mud Run Injury

    Runner in Critical Condition After Goodwill Mud Run Injury

    Monday, April 14 2014 7:44 PM EDT2014-04-14 23:44:42 GMT
    Runner injured in Goodwill Mud Run in Greenville Sunday.Runner injured in Goodwill Mud Run in Greenville Sunday.
    The runner is currently listed in critical condition, according GHS officials. Goodwill Industries says it's working to find out what happened.
    The runner is currently listed in critical condition, according GHS officials. Goodwill Industries says it's working to find out what happened.
  • Spartanburg Co. Releases Road Repair List

    Spartanburg Co. Releases Road Repair List

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:45:29 GMT
    The county plans to spend about $700,000 to repair more than two dozen roads, a project that is expected to begin this summer after officials hire a contractor.
    The county plans to spend about $700,000 to repair more than two dozen roads, a project that is expected to begin this summer after officials hire a contractor.
  • Endurance Races Can Put Your Health At Risk

    Endurance Races Can Put Your Health At Risk

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:19:44 GMT
    Experts say go see your doctor before attempting to cross the finish line.Experts say go see your doctor before attempting to cross the finish line.

    While most races are safe, experts warn anything can happen.

     

    While most races are safe, experts warn anything can happen.

     
  • Cops Kick Off Traffic Enforcement Blitz over Spring Break

    Cops Kick Off Traffic Enforcement Blitz over Spring Break

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:07 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:07:27 GMT
    The Greenville County Sheriff's Office kicked off what it's calling a “traffic enforcement blitz” Monday to crack down on seatbelt violations and impaired driving. The Greenville County Sheriff's Office kicked off what it's calling a “traffic enforcement blitz” Monday to crack down on seatbelt violations and impaired driving.
    The Greenville County Sheriff's Office kicked off what it's calling a “traffic enforcement blitz” Monday to crack down on seatbelt violations and impaired driving.
    The Greenville County Sheriff's Office kicked off what it's calling a “traffic enforcement blitz” Monday to crack down on seatbelt violations and impaired driving.
  • 2 Suspects On The Run After Spartanburg Armed Robbery

    2 Suspects On The Run After Spartanburg Armed Robbery

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:00 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:00:43 GMT
    Police in Spartanburg are searching for a man and woman accused of an armed robbery at the Check Into Cash on W.O. Ezell Boulevard Monday.
    Police in Spartanburg are searching for a man and woman accused of an armed robbery at the Check Into Cash on W.O. Ezell Boulevard Monday.
  • 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.
  • Rash of House Fires Puts Red Cross In Urgent Need

    Rash of House Fires Puts Red Cross In Urgent Need

    Monday, April 14 2014 4:14 PM EDT2014-04-14 20:14:49 GMT
    Red Cross Responds to Rash of Home Fires in Region this weekendRed Cross Responds to Rash of Home Fires in Region this weekend
    The Red Cross is in need of money and volunteers after six house fires within 12 hours.
    The Red Cross is in need of money and volunteers after six house fires within 12 hours.

  • USC Upstate Leaders Address Critics of Gay Lifestyle Programs

    USC Upstate Leaders Address Critics of Gay Lifestyle Programs

    Monday, April 14 2014 2:13 PM EDT2014-04-14 18:13:44 GMT
    School leader response to critics of gay-themed programsSchool leader response to critics of gay-themed programs
    USC Upstate Chancellor responds to those who say there is a “lack of balance” and “an agenda to promote LGBTQ lifestyles” on the Spartanburg campus.
    USC Upstate Chancellor responds to those who say there is a “lack of balance” and “an agenda to promote LGBTQ lifestyles” on the Spartanburg campus.

  • 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.
  • Cross Burned in Spartanburg Co.

    Cross Burned in Spartanburg Co.

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:39 AM EDT2014-04-14 15:39:29 GMT
    Deputies investigate how a cross burned outside a church on Old Howard Gap Road.Deputies investigate how a cross burned outside a church on Old Howard Gap Road.
    Spartanburg County deputies are looking at arson after a cross was burned outside a church on Old Howard Gap Road.
    Spartanburg County deputies are looking at arson after a cross was burned outside a church on Old Howard Gap Road.
  • 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.
  • Boiling Springs Man Dies in Cowpens Wreck Sunday

    Boiling Springs Man Dies in Cowpens Wreck Sunday

    Monday, April 14 2014 1:40 AM EDT2014-04-14 05:40:20 GMT
    Boiling Springs man dies in Cowpens wreck Sunday.Boiling Springs man dies in Cowpens wreck Sunday.
    The Spartanburg County Coroner says a Boiling Springs man has died from injuries in a single vehicle crash in Cowpens.
    The Spartanburg County Coroner says a Boiling Springs man has died from injuries in a single vehicle crash in Cowpens.
  • 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. 
  • One Person Killed On Poinsett Highway Saturday

    One Person Killed On Poinsett Highway Saturday

    Sunday, April 13 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-04-13 22:25:28 GMT
    One person killed in Greenville County wreck Saturday.One person killed in Greenville County wreck Saturday.
    The Highway Patrol says one person is dead after a wreck on Poinsett Highway Saturday night.
    The Highway Patrol says one person is dead after a wreck on Poinsett Highway Saturday night.
  • Greer Woman Dies In Spartanburg Co. Wreck On I-26

    Greer Woman Dies In Spartanburg Co. Wreck On I-26

    Sunday, April 13 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-04-13 22:20:02 GMT
    Woman dies in Spartanburg County wreckWoman dies in Spartanburg County wreck
    One passenger is dead and others injured in a wreck on I-26 in Spartanburg County, Saturday night.
    One passenger is dead and others injured in a wreck on I-26 in Spartanburg County, Saturday night.
  • 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.
  • Sbg CO Drivers Say "Objects" Thrown at Their Cars, Causing Damage

    Sbg CO Drivers Say "Objects" Thrown at Their Cars, Causing Damage

    Saturday, April 12 2014 10:48 PM EDT2014-04-13 02:48:17 GMT
    Drivers tell 7 On Your Side they think someone is throwing stones at their cars.
    Drivers tell 7 On Your Side they think someone is throwing stones at their cars.
  • Inman Man Charged With Spartanburg Wreck, Dragging

    Inman Man Charged With Spartanburg Wreck, Dragging

    Saturday, April 12 2014 7:23 PM EDT2014-04-12 23:23:27 GMT
    Mugshot: Dustin Reid 9Spartanburg Co. Detention Center)Mugshot: Dustin Reid 9Spartanburg Co. Detention Center)
    A man from Inman after he dragged another man during a hit-and-run wreck in downtown Spartanburg Friday night.
    A man from Inman after he dragged another man during a hit-and-run wreck in downtown Spartanburg Friday night.
  • 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.
  • Teen Charged With Impersonating Police Officer During Traffic Stop

    Teen Charged With Impersonating Police Officer During Traffic Stop

    Saturday, April 12 2014 7:02 PM EDT2014-04-12 23:02:53 GMT
    Mugshot: Anthony Huston (Spartanburg Co. Detention Center)Mugshot: Anthony Huston (Spartanburg Co. Detention Center)
    A teenager was arrested after Spartanburg County Sheriff's investigators say he pulled over a woman and pretended to be a police officer.
    A teenager was arrested after Spartanburg County Sheriff's investigators say he pulled over a woman and pretended to be a police officer.
  • 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.
  • Deputies Catch Spartanburg Couple Burglarizing Home

    Deputies Catch Spartanburg Couple Burglarizing Home

    Saturday, April 12 2014 3:20 PM EDT2014-04-12 19:20:52 GMT
    Mugshot: John Mitchell Babb (left) and Terry Lee Sanders (Spartanburg Co. Detention Center)Mugshot: John Mitchell Babb (left) and Terry Lee Sanders (Spartanburg Co. Detention Center)
    A man and woman were arrested and charged Friday morning after Spartanburg County Sheriff's deputies caught them breaking into a home.
    A man and woman were arrested and charged Friday morning after Spartanburg County Sheriff's deputies caught them breaking into a home.
  • Spartanburg Man Arrested After Assault At Apartment Complex

    Spartanburg Man Arrested After Assault At Apartment Complex

    Saturday, April 12 2014 1:56 PM EDT2014-04-12 17:56:20 GMT
    Mugshot: Kenneth Eric Byrd (Spartanburg Co. Detention Center)Mugshot: Kenneth Eric Byrd (Spartanburg Co. Detention Center)
    Spartanburg Public Safety officers arrested and charged a man following a domestic disturbance at Kensington Manor Apartments.
    Spartanburg Public Safety officers arrested and charged a man following a domestic disturbance at Kensington Manor Apartments.
  • 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.
  • Pickens County Names New Superintendent

    Pickens County Names New Superintendent

    Thursday, April 10 2014 9:22 PM EDT2014-04-11 01:22:11 GMT
    Pickens County names Dr. Danny Merck new superintendent.Pickens County names Dr. Danny Merck new superintendent.
    Pickens County names Dr. Danny Merck as the new superintendent of the School District of Pickens County. 
    Pickens County names Dr. Danny Merck as the new superintendent of the School District of Pickens County. 
  • 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.
  • Deadly Moped Accident In Anderson County Under Investigation

    Deadly Moped Accident In Anderson County Under Investigation

    Thursday, April 10 2014 7:24 PM EDT2014-04-10 23:24:28 GMT
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly moped accident out of Anderson County. The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly moped accident out of Anderson County.
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly moped accident out of Anderson County. It happened after 10 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Williamston Road and Timms Road.
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly moped accident out of Anderson County. It happened after 10 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Williamston Road and Timms Road.
  • One Person Killed In Crash Near Williamston

    One Person Killed In Crash Near Williamston

    Thursday, April 10 2014 7:21 PM EDT2014-04-10 23:21:58 GMT
    One person was killed in a single vehicle crash in Anderson County Thursday around 11 a.m. The South Carolina Highway Patrol says it happened on Ellison Lake Road a few miles west of Williamston.
    One person was killed in a single vehicle crash in Anderson County Thursday around 11 a.m. The South Carolina Highway Patrol says it happened on Ellison Lake Road a few miles west of Williamston.
  • Sebelius Resigning After Health Care Rollout

    Sebelius Resigning After Health Care Rollout

    Thursday, April 10 2014 6:52 PM EDT2014-04-10 22:52:06 GMT
    A White House official says Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning from the Obama administration.A White House official says Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning from the Obama administration.
    The move comes just a week after the close of the rocky enrollment period for President Barack Obama's health care law.
    The move comes just a week after the close of the rocky enrollment period for President Barack Obama's health care law.
  • 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.

  • VIDEO: Teacher, Student Brawl in Classroom, 2 Arrested

    VIDEO: Teacher, Student Brawl in Classroom, 2 Arrested

    Thursday, April 10 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-04-10 22:25:11 GMT
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    Police arrested two Santa Monica High School students over a video-recorded classroom fight between a teacher and a pupil that sparked condemnation from a district official and a backlash from parents.
    Police arrested two Santa Monica High School students over a video-recorded classroom fight between a teacher and a pupil that sparked condemnation from a district official and a backlash from parents.
  • 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.
  • Colbert To Replace Letterman On "The Late Show"

    Colbert To Replace Letterman On "The Late Show"

    Thursday, April 10 2014 12:30 PM EDT2014-04-10 16:30:26 GMT
    CBS has named Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman as the host of "The Late Show." CBS Entertainment tweeted the announcement Thursday, shortly after noon.
    CBS has named Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman as the host of "The Late Show." CBS Entertainment tweeted the announcement Thursday, shortly after noon.
  • Easley PD Search For Shooter After Highland Rd. Incident

    Easley PD Search For Shooter After Highland Rd. Incident

    Thursday, April 10 2014 5:44 AM EDT2014-04-10 09:44:51 GMT
    Easley police searching for Jason Allen Larson. Officers received a 911 call about a shooting at 408 Highland Road in Easley around 8:30 p.m. Officers found a man with several gunshot wounds to the body.
    Easley police searching for Jason Allen Larson. Officers received a 911 call about a shooting at 408 Highland Road in Easley around 8:30 p.m. Officers found a man with several gunshot wounds to the body.
  • TN Baseball Team Going Vintage

    TN Baseball Team Going Vintage

    Thursday, April 10 2014 5:28 AM EDT2014-04-10 09:28:45 GMT
    Vintage baseball team going back to the way it used to be.Vintage baseball team going back to the way it used to be.
    The second season of old-school baseball is opening this weekend with a double-header in Knoxville.Players in the Tennessee Association of Vintage Base Ball will observe the rules and customs of the game 1860s style.
    The second season of old-school baseball is opening this weekend with a double-header in Knoxville.Players in the Tennessee Association of Vintage Base Ball will observe the rules and customs of the game 1860s style.
  • School Holiday Display Bill Clears SC House Panel

    School Holiday Display Bill Clears SC House Panel

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 8:34 PM EDT2014-04-10 00:34:35 GMT
    SC House Debates Bill To Protect School Winter Displays From LawsuitsSC House Debates Bill To Protect School Winter Displays From Lawsuits
    A bill meant to protect South Carolina's public school districts from lawsuits over winter holiday displays is heading to the House floor. Under the bill, a religious icon such as a nativity scene must be either paired with a secular symbol or grouped with at least one other religion's symbol. 
    A bill meant to protect South Carolina's public school districts from lawsuits over winter holiday displays is heading to the House floor. Under the bill, a religious icon such as a nativity scene must be either paired with a secular symbol or grouped with at least one other religion's symbol. 
  • 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.
  • Emma's Law Heads to the Governor's Desk

    Emma's Law Heads to the Governor's Desk

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 6:37 PM EDT2014-04-09 22:37:59 GMT
    Members of the Longstreet family and supporters celebrate lawmakers passing Emma's Law. Members of the Longstreet family and supporters celebrate lawmakers passing Emma's Law.
    Emma's Law passes the Senate and is now going to the Governor's desk.
    Emma's Law passes the Senate and is now going to the Governor's desk.
  • Upstate School Resource Officers Train for the Worst

    Upstate School Resource Officers Train for the Worst

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-04-09 22:23:40 GMT
    In the Upstate, school resource officers are already taking steps to prepare for what to do if a dangerous scenario happened here.In the Upstate, school resource officers are already taking steps to prepare for what to do if a dangerous scenario happened here.
    In the Upstate, school resource officers are already taking steps to prepare for what to do if a dangerous scenario happened here.
    In the Upstate, school resource officers are already taking steps to prepare for what to do if a dangerous scenario happened here.
  • Mission Health Asks For Patient Feedback

    Mission Health Asks For Patient Feedback

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-04-09 22:12:43 GMT
    Mission Health is first in the nation to create a patient portal to improve healthcare delivery.Mission Health is first in the nation to create a patient portal to improve healthcare delivery.
    Your opinion could help a WNC hospital improve patient care
    Your opinion could help a WNC hospital improve patient care
  • 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.
  • PETA Drops Restaurant Proposal for Jeffrey Dahmer House

    PETA Drops Restaurant Proposal for Jeffrey Dahmer House

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 12:50 PM EDT2014-04-09 16:50:27 GMT
    A national animal welfare group says it has abandoned the idea of turning serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer's childhood home in Ohio into a vegan restaurant.
    A national animal welfare group says it has abandoned the idea of turning serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer's childhood home in Ohio into a vegan restaurant.
  • Heartbleed Security Flaw Leaves Most of Internet Vulnerable

    Heartbleed Security Flaw Leaves Most of Internet Vulnerable

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 12:41 PM EDT2014-04-09 16:41:01 GMT
    Security researchers say millions of Internet surfers may have had their passwords, credit card numbers and other sensitive bits of data exposed by computer hackers.
    Security researchers say millions of Internet surfers may have had their passwords, credit card numbers and other sensitive bits of data exposed by computer hackers.
  • Batkid Throws Out First Pitch at SF Giants Game

    Batkid Throws Out First Pitch at SF Giants Game

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 11:48 AM EDT2014-04-09 15:48:04 GMT
    Batkid throws out first pitch at SF Giants GameBatkid throws out first pitch at SF Giants Game
    It wasn't a bird or a plane, but a special 5-year-old kid that wowed the crowd at a baseball game Tuesday.
    It wasn't a bird or a plane, but a special 5-year-old kid that wowed the crowd at a baseball game Tuesday.
  • Toyota Recalls Nearly 6.4 Million Vehicles Globally

    Toyota Recalls Nearly 6.4 Million Vehicles Globally

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 11:09 AM EDT2014-04-09 15:09:34 GMT
    That recall includes 27 Toyota models including the Pontiac Vibe and the Subaru Trezia produced from March 2012 to August of 2013. That recall includes 27 Toyota models including the Pontiac Vibe and the Subaru Trezia produced from March 2012 to August of 2013.
    Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 6.39 million vehicles globally for a variety of problems spanning nearly 30 models in Japan, the U.S., Europe and other places. 
    Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 6.39 million vehicles globally for a variety of problems spanning nearly 30 models in Japan, the U.S., Europe and other places. 
  • Marine Guard Killed By Another Marine At NC Base

    Marine Guard Killed By Another Marine At NC Base

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 7:24 AM EDT2014-04-09 11:24:33 GMT
    Marine killed at Camp Lejeune.Marine killed at Camp Lejeune.
    Authorities at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina say a Marine standing guard at the main gate has shot and killed another guard. A statement from the base said the shooting occurred at around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. The base provost marshal says the shooting isn't considered an act of terrorism and the gunman isn't still active. 
    Authorities at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina say a Marine standing guard at the main gate has shot and killed another guard. A statement from the base said the shooting occurred at around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. The base provost marshal says the shooting isn't considered an act of terrorism and the gunman isn't still active. 
  • 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.
  • Pendleton Ends Service Contract With Anderson Co. Sheriff

    Pendleton Ends Service Contract With Anderson Co. Sheriff

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 6:35 PM EDT2014-04-08 22:35:17 GMT
    Residents are concerned about their safety after town officials did not renew a service contract with the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.Residents are concerned about their safety after town officials did not renew a service contract with the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

    A contract to have two patrol cars dedicated to the streets of Pendleton has come to an end.

    A contract to have two patrol cars dedicated to the streets of Pendleton has come to an end.

  • 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.
  • Ex-HomeGold Exec Ronnie Sheppard Again Seeking Parole

    Ex-HomeGold Exec Ronnie Sheppard Again Seeking Parole

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 12:51 PM EDT2014-04-08 16:51:48 GMT
    Former HomeGold executive Ronnie Sheppard is trying again for early release from prison.Former HomeGold executive Ronnie Sheppard is trying again for early release from prison.
    Former HomeGold executive Ronnie Sheppard is trying again for early release from prison. Online records show Sheppard is scheduled to have a parole hearing on April 23 in Columbia.
    Former HomeGold executive Ronnie Sheppard is trying again for early release from prison. Online records show Sheppard is scheduled to have a parole hearing on April 23 in Columbia.
  • Michigan School To Host University Twins Day

    Michigan School To Host University Twins Day

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 6:18 AM EDT2014-04-08 10:18:15 GMT
    School to host twins day.School to host twins day.
    It's twins 101 at Grand Valley State. No, it's not a course at the Michigan university but a celebration. The school says they have 101 sets of twins enrolled as students this year. Half showed up for the weekend party.
    It's twins 101 at Grand Valley State. No, it's not a course at the Michigan university but a celebration. The school says they have 101 sets of twins enrolled as students this year. Half showed up for the weekend party.
  • Charlotte Has New Mayor After Bribery Scandal

    Charlotte Has New Mayor After Bribery Scandal

    Monday, April 7 2014 8:34 PM EDT2014-04-08 00:34:23 GMT
    The Charlotte City Council Chose State Senator Dan Clodfelter As New MayorThe Charlotte City Council Chose State Senator Dan Clodfelter As New Mayor
    Charlotte's council has chosen a state senator to be the city's new mayor to replace Patrick Cannon, who resigned last month in a public corruption scandal. Members on Monday picked Dan Clodfelter to finish the two-year term Cannon only started in December.
    Charlotte's council has chosen a state senator to be the city's new mayor to replace Patrick Cannon, who resigned last month in a public corruption scandal. Members on Monday picked Dan Clodfelter to finish the two-year term Cannon only started in December.
  • 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.
  • Grumpy Cat Hits Terrible Twos

    Grumpy Cat Hits Terrible Twos

    Monday, April 7 2014 2:46 PM EDT2014-04-07 18:46:30 GMT
    Watch out world, Grumpy Cat has hit her terrible twos.Watch out world, Grumpy Cat has hit her terrible twos.
    The top dog in Internet cat stardom, known for her downward smile and bugged-out baby blues, spent her birthday Friday touring New York City with an entourage worthy of Hollywood.
    The top dog in Internet cat stardom, known for her downward smile and bugged-out baby blues, spent her birthday Friday touring New York City with an entourage worthy of Hollywood.
  • Rain Washes Out 1st Day At Masters

    Rain Washes Out 1st Day At Masters

    Monday, April 7 2014 2:01 PM EDT2014-04-07 18:01:54 GMT
    The first day of the Masters didn't last very long. Storms moved into the area just two hours after the gates opened at Augusta National for the first full day of practice. Players had to get off the golf course. Fans made a steady stream for the exit.
    The first day of the Masters didn't last very long. Storms moved into the area just two hours after the gates opened at Augusta National for the first full day of practice. Players had to get off the golf course. Fans made a steady stream for the exit.
  • UConn And Kentucky For National Title

    UConn And Kentucky For National Title

    Monday, April 7 2014 1:32 PM EDT2014-04-07 17:32:41 GMT
    Seventh-seeded Connecticut and eighth-seeded Kentucky meet Monday night in the NCAA championship game.Seventh-seeded Connecticut and eighth-seeded Kentucky meet Monday night in the NCAA championship game.
    Connecticut and Kentucky couldn't have met in last year's championship game and few people gave them a chance to be in this year's.  But they are.
    Connecticut and Kentucky couldn't have met in last year's championship game and few people gave them a chance to be in this year's.  But they are.
  • Snake Handler: Gaboon Viper Possibly Loose In SC "Nothing To Play With"

    Snake Handler: Gaboon Viper Possibly Loose In SC "Nothing To Play With"

    Monday, April 7 2014 11:15 AM EDT2014-04-07 15:15:38 GMT
    This gaboon viper is about two feet smaller than the one that's possibly missing.This gaboon viper is about two feet smaller than the one that's possibly missing.
    The Town of Mt. Pleasant is on high alert.Just days after the Harbor Pointe apartment complex alerted its residents about a possible loose gaboon viper, experts are warning neighbors near the area to be careful.
    The Town of Mt. Pleasant is on high alert.Just days after the Harbor Pointe apartment complex alerted its residents about a possible loose gaboon viper, experts are warning neighbors near the area to be careful.
  • Teen Murder Suspects Due In Abbeville Co. Court Monday

    Teen Murder Suspects Due In Abbeville Co. Court Monday

    Monday, April 7 2014 10:01 AM EDT2014-04-07 14:01:06 GMT
    More than 100 law officers searched for the 4 suspects on April 3.More than 100 law officers searched for the 4 suspects on April 3.
    Four teenagers - accused in a murder case in Tennessee - are scheduled to be in court for a detention hearing in Abbeville County Monday.
    Four teenagers - accused in a murder case in Tennessee - are scheduled to be in court for a detention hearing in Abbeville County Monday.
  • Charlotte City Council Expected To Select New Mayor Monday

    Charlotte City Council Expected To Select New Mayor Monday

    Monday, April 7 2014 8:45 AM EDT2014-04-07 12:45:04 GMT
    The Charlotte City Council will choose a new mayor to replace Patrick Cannon, who resigned last month in a public corruption scandal.The Charlotte City Council will choose a new mayor to replace Patrick Cannon, who resigned last month in a public corruption scandal.
    The Charlotte City Council will choose a new mayor to replace Patrick Cannon, who resigned last month in a public corruption scandal.
    The Charlotte City Council will choose a new mayor to replace Patrick Cannon, who resigned last month in a public corruption scandal.
  • Burglary Suspect Arrested After Giving Out Home Address

    Burglary Suspect Arrested After Giving Out Home Address

    Sunday, April 6 2014 2:42 PM EDT2014-04-06 18:42:23 GMT
    Mugshot: Michael Wallace (Aiken Co. Detention Center)Mugshot: Michael Wallace (Aiken Co. Detention Center)
    Deputies say they found a burglary suspect in Aiken County because he gave a resident in the neighborhood he burglarized his home address.
    Deputies say they found a burglary suspect in Aiken County because he gave a resident in the neighborhood he burglarized his home address.
  • Suspect Captured After Sunday Morning Shooting In Belton

    Suspect Captured After Sunday Morning Shooting In Belton

    Sunday, April 6 2014 2:02 PM EDT2014-04-06 18:02:57 GMT
    Mugshot: Robert Lewis CokerMugshot: Robert Lewis Coker
    A man wanted in an early morning shooting in the town of Belton has been captured.
    A man wanted in an early morning shooting in the town of Belton has been captured.
  • Suspect Arrested After Woman Attacked Outside Anderson Bi-Lo

    Suspect Arrested After Woman Attacked Outside Anderson Bi-Lo

    Sunday, April 6 2014 12:58 PM EDT2014-04-06 16:58:52 GMT
    Mugshot: Clifton Staley (Anderson Co. Detention Center)Mugshot: Clifton Staley (Anderson Co. Detention Center)
    A man has been arrested after an assault outside of a Bi-Lo grocery store in Anderson County Saturday night.
    A man has been arrested after an assault outside of a Bi-Lo grocery store in Anderson County Saturday night.
  • Argument Over Money Leads To Deadly Shooting

    Argument Over Money Leads To Deadly Shooting

    Sunday, April 6 2014 12:43 PM EDT2014-04-06 16:43:00 GMT
    Authorities say an argument over money has led to a fatal shooting in Charlotte.Authorities say an argument over money has led to a fatal shooting in Charlotte.
    Authorities say an argument over money has led to a fatal shooting in Charlotte. Police say 71-year-old Joe Maddox shot and killed 51-year-old Diane Burns around 1:30 p.m. Saturday in west Charlotte.
    Authorities say an argument over money has led to a fatal shooting in Charlotte. Police say 71-year-old Joe Maddox shot and killed 51-year-old Diane Burns around 1:30 p.m. Saturday in west Charlotte.
  • Georgia Woman Finds Heroin Hidden Inside Teddy Bear

    Georgia Woman Finds Heroin Hidden Inside Teddy Bear

    Saturday, April 5 2014 4:26 PM EDT2014-04-05 20:26:58 GMT
    Police are trying to learn who shipped a Teddy Bear with heroin hidden inside to a home in Georgia.Police are trying to learn who shipped a Teddy Bear with heroin hidden inside to a home in Georgia.
    Police are trying to learn who shipped a Teddy Bear -- with heroin hidden inside -- from Mexico to northeast Georgia.
    Police are trying to learn who shipped a Teddy Bear -- with heroin hidden inside -- from Mexico to northeast Georgia.
  • Darlington County Deputy Resigns Amid Investigation Cover-up

    Darlington County Deputy Resigns Amid Investigation Cover-up

    Saturday, April 5 2014 3:49 PM EDT2014-04-05 19:49:32 GMT
    A Darlington County sheriff's deputy has resigned from his post for failing to follow procedure in a murder investigation and trying to cover it up.A Darlington County sheriff's deputy has resigned from his post for failing to follow procedure in a murder investigation and trying to cover it up.
    A Darlington County sheriff's deputy has resigned from his post for failing to follow procedure in a murder investigation and trying to cover it up.
    A Darlington County sheriff's deputy has resigned from his post for failing to follow procedure in a murder investigation and trying to cover it up.
  • Airmen Return To NC After Middle East Deployment

    Airmen Return To NC After Middle East Deployment

    Saturday, April 5 2014 1:53 PM EDT2014-04-05 17:53:04 GMT
    Nearly 300 service men and women are returning to their Air Force base in North Carolina after deployment to the Middle East.Nearly 300 service men and women are returning to their Air Force base in North Carolina after deployment to the Middle East.
    Nearly 300 service men and women are returning to their Air Force base in North Carolina after deployment to the Middle East.
    Nearly 300 service men and women are returning to their Air Force base in North Carolina after deployment to the Middle East.
  • 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.
  • Fatal Collision In Laurens County

    Fatal Collision In Laurens County

    Thursday, April 3 2014 1:28 AM EDT2014-04-03 05:28:04 GMT
    The South Carolina Department of Public Safety is working a fatal collision in Laurens County. It happened Wednesday night just before 10 p.m. on SC56.
    The South Carolina Department of Public Safety is working a fatal collision in Laurens County. It happened Wednesday night just before 10 p.m. on SC56.
  • Hendersonville Police Go ‘Hog Wild’

    Hendersonville Police Go ‘Hog Wild’

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 6:29 PM EDT2014-04-02 22:29:09 GMT
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports motor officers can target aggressive driving better than their colleagues in patrol cars because of their mobility.The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports motor officers can target aggressive driving better than their colleagues in patrol cars because of their mobility.

    More WNC officers are learning how to navigate two-wheels instead of four.

    More WNC officers are learning how to navigate two-wheels instead of four.

  • 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.
  • Gray Court Lottery Winner Has Clerk Break News

    Gray Court Lottery Winner Has Clerk Break News

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 11:01 AM EDT2014-04-02 15:01:20 GMT
    A woman working the morning shift at Sav-Way on Highway 76 West in Hickory Tavern got to deliver the good news.A woman working the morning shift at Sav-Way on Highway 76 West in Hickory Tavern got to deliver the good news.
    A Gray Court man didn't tell his wife he won $200,000 in the lottery, he had the clerk inform her.
    A Gray Court man didn't tell his wife he won $200,000 in the lottery, he had the clerk inform her.
  • 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.
  • Laurens Co. Cat Tests Positive For Rabies

    Laurens Co. Cat Tests Positive For Rabies

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 11:48 AM EDT2014-04-01 15:48:17 GMT
    According to the Department Of Health and Environmental Control, the animal was in the Gray Court area of Laurens County.According to the Department Of Health and Environmental Control, the animal was in the Gray Court area of Laurens County.
    One person in Laurens County is getting treatment for rabies after coming in contact with a stray cat that tested positive for the disease.
    One person in Laurens County is getting treatment for rabies after coming in contact with a stray cat that tested positive for the disease.
  • Fire Destroys Home, Burns 11 Acres In Laurens County

    Fire Destroys Home, Burns 11 Acres In Laurens County

    Monday, March 31 2014 11:57 PM EDT2014-04-01 03:57:06 GMT
    A large fire is burning in Laurens County near McCauley Road.A large fire is burning in Laurens County near McCauley Road.
    One man was displaced, and other neighbors were evacuated
    One man was displaced, and other neighbors were evacuated
  • 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.
  • Greenwood Police Arrest Peeping Tom

    Greenwood Police Arrest Peeping Tom

    Monday, March 31 2014 11:50 AM EDT2014-03-31 15:50:11 GMT
    Greenwood Police arrested a suspected Peeping Tom after a woman caught him looking through her neighbor's window.
    Greenwood Police arrested a suspected Peeping Tom after a woman caught him looking through her neighbor's window.
  • 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.
  • SC Bill Advances Requiring You to be Notified of Computer Security Breaches

    SC Bill Advances Requiring You to be Notified of Computer Security Breaches

    Thursday, March 27 2014 6:40 PM EDT2014-03-27 22:40:52 GMT
    The state is providing ID theft protection through CSID after the DOR hacking.The state is providing ID theft protection through CSID after the DOR hacking.
    A bill that would require state agencies and private businesses to notify victims of computer security breaches advanced Thursday at the Statehouse. Sen. Wes Hayes, R-Rock Hill, says he filed it because of the security breach two years ago at the state Department of Revenue and other recent computer attacks, like the one that hit Target and its customers.
    A bill that would require state agencies and private businesses to notify victims of computer security breaches advanced Thursday at the Statehouse. Sen. Wes Hayes, R-Rock Hill, says he filed it because of the security breach two years ago at the state Department of Revenue and other recent computer attacks, like the one that hit Target and its customers.
  • Oconee County Man Arrested, Accused Of Attempted Murder

    Mountain Rest Man Arrested, Accused Of Attempted Murder

    Thursday, March 27 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-03-27 20:35:31 GMT
    Matthew Moore Faced Attempted Murder And Weapon ChargesMatthew Moore Faced Attempted Murder And Weapon Charges
    Deputies arrested Matthew Thomas Moore after they say he tried to kill Garry Coble by cutting this throat and arm with a pocket knife. Moore is facing charges of attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.
    Deputies arrested Matthew Thomas Moore after they say he tried to kill Garry Coble by cutting this throat and arm with a pocket knife. Moore is facing charges of attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.
  • WNC Cat Returns To Owner Miles Away In New Home

    WNC Cat Returns To Owner Miles Away In New Home

    Thursday, March 27 2014 1:11 PM EDT2014-03-27 17:11:01 GMT
    Jill Roberson says her cat walked at least six miles to find her.Jill Roberson says her cat walked at least six miles to find her.

    A Rutherfordton woman’s feline miraculously proved home is truly where the heart is.

    A Rutherfordton woman’s feline miraculously proved home is truly where the heart is.

  • Oconee Co. Sheriff Office Encouraging Church Security Training

    Oconee Co. Sheriff Office Encouraging Church Security Training

    Thursday, March 27 2014 5:43 AM EDT2014-03-27 09:43:46 GMT
    Oconee Co. Sheriff Office Encouraging Church Security TrainingOconee Co. Sheriff Office Encouraging Church Security Training
    Joe Steele, Student Pastor at Utica Baptist Church, quickly learned from the Oconee County Sheriff's Office that church security goes beyond hiring armed, trained security detail.
    Joe Steele, Student Pastor at Utica Baptist Church, quickly learned from the Oconee County Sheriff's Office that church security goes beyond hiring armed, trained security detail.
  • SC House Approves Presidential Primary Bill

    SC House Approves Presidential Primary Bill

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 12:09 PM EDT2014-03-26 16:09:23 GMT
    SC House Approves Presidential Primary BillSC House Approves Presidential Primary Bill
    The House has approved a bill clarifying that the State Election Commission is responsible for South Carolina's future presidential primaries that would delete from state law a reference to the 2008 election cycle.
    The House has approved a bill clarifying that the State Election Commission is responsible for South Carolina's future presidential primaries that would delete from state law a reference to the 2008 election cycle.
  • SC House Committee Passes “Emma’s Law” to Reduce DUIs

    SC House Committee Passes “Emma’s Law” to Reduce DUIs

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 7:07 PM EDT2014-03-25 23:07:11 GMT
    Emma Longstreet was killed by a drunken driver in 2012.Emma Longstreet was killed by a drunken driver in 2012.
    The South Carolina House Judiciary Committee unanimously passed “Emma’s Law” Tuesday afternoon, including a provision that critics say weakens the bill. The bill is named after 6-year-old Emma Longstreet, who was killed by a repeat offender drunken driver in 2012.
    The South Carolina House Judiciary Committee unanimously passed “Emma’s Law” Tuesday afternoon, including a provision that critics say weakens the bill. The bill is named after 6-year-old Emma Longstreet, who was killed by a repeat offender drunken driver in 2012.
  • Small Rural Hospitals Face Desperate Financial Crunch

    Small Rural Hospitals Face Desperate Financial Crunch

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 4:49 PM EDT2014-03-25 20:49:37 GMT
    Rural independent hospitals struggle to stay afloat in tough financial times.Rural independent hospitals struggle to stay afloat in tough financial times.
    Despite cutting millions from the budget, eliminating services and shrinking staff, small rural independent hospitals like Wallace Thompson in Union will struggle to keep the doors open unless they look for much larger regional partners.  
    Despite cutting millions from the budget, eliminating services and shrinking staff, small rural independent hospitals like Wallace Thompson in Union will struggle to keep the doors open unless they look for much larger regional partners.  


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