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  • Things You Only Hear in the South

    Things You Only Hear in the South

    Friday, June 20 2014 8:10 PM EDT2014-06-21 00:10:48 GMT
    Here are a mess of words and phrases that make the South unique and awesome.
    Here are a mess of words and phrases that make the South unique and awesome.
  • August Mugshots

    August Mugshots

    Monday, August 11 2014 4:01 PM EDT2014-08-11 20:01:35 GMT
    August arrests in Upstate South Carolina and western North Carolina.
    August arrests in Upstate South Carolina and western North Carolina.
  • Teens hurt after falling from carnival ride

    Teens hurt after falling from carnival ride

    Monday, September 1 2014 6:46 AM EDT2014-09-01 10:46:21 GMT
    Teens hurt after falling from carnival ride in Texas.Teens hurt after falling from carnival ride in Texas.
    Two teenagers were rushed to University Medical Center in serious condition, that according to emergency dispatchers, who said they fell more than 12 feet from a ride at Saint Anthony's Bazaar on Sunday night.It happened shortly past 10 p.m.Dispatchers said firefighters also requested a ladder to rescue somebody stranded on the ride. The Crimes Against Children unit is investigating. There was no immediate indication from police of why that unit is involved.
    Two teenagers were rushed to University Medical Center in serious condition, that according to emergency dispatchers, who said they fell more than 12 feet from a ride at Saint Anthony's Bazaar on Sunday night.It happened shortly past 10 p.m.Dispatchers said firefighters also requested a ladder to rescue somebody stranded on the ride. The Crimes Against Children unit is investigating. There was no immediate indication from police of why that unit is involved.
  • Things You Only Hear In The Midwest

    Things You Only Hear In The Midwest

    Here's some woopensocker sayings of the frozen chosen to talk about with all your yooper friends around the bubbler, dontcha know. For, Fun!
    Here's some woopensocker sayings of the frozen chosen to talk about with all your yooper friends around the bubbler, dontcha know. For, Fun!
  • Emergency landing in SC for Allegiant passengers

    Emergency landing in SC for Allegiant passengers

    Monday, September 1 2014 11:57 AM EDT2014-09-01 15:57:31 GMT
    Emergency landing at Greeneville-Spartanburg airport.Emergency landing at Greeneville-Spartanburg airport.
    Allegiant Air flight 683, scheduled from Grand Rapids, Michigan to Orlando-Sanford Sunday, experienced a cabin pressurization issue approximately two hours after take off. The pilots landed the aircraft at the Greenville-Spartanburg airport. The oxygen masks were dispensed for passengers but no reports of any injuries. Passengers were rebooked on flights and given overnight hotel accommodation.
    Allegiant Air flight 683, scheduled from Grand Rapids, Michigan to Orlando-Sanford Sunday, experienced a cabin pressurization issue approximately two hours after take off. The pilots landed the aircraft at the Greenville-Spartanburg airport. The oxygen masks were dispensed for passengers but no reports of any injuries. Passengers were rebooked on flights and given overnight hotel accommodation.
  • Woman Charged With DUI After 2 Children Die In Boating Accident

    Woman Charged With DUI After 2 Children Die In Boating Accident

    Monday, September 1 2014 5:08 PM EDT2014-09-01 21:08:30 GMT
    Dawn Thompson, 53, of EasleyDawn Thompson, 53, of Easley
    Dawn Thompson, 53, of Easley is charged with two counts of felony DUI  after a five-month old baby and a nine-year old child died after a boat capsized on Lake Hartwell Sunday in the Townville area.

    Dawn Thompson, 53, of Easley is charged with two counts of felony DUI  after a five-month old baby and a nine-year old child died after a boat capsized on Lake Hartwell Sunday in the Townville area.
  • NC man offers "green" burials for environmentally conscious

    NC man offers "green" burials for environmentally conscious

    Monday, September 1 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-09-01 17:21:14 GMT
    It's a growing trend in the Tar Heel state: people wanting an eco-friendly burial. A Chatham County man is helping people take their wish to go green to the grave.At the Melleray Farmstead in Bear Creek, Don Byrne works to make pine coffins with out any power tools for those who want to keep their carbon footprint small until the very end."Natural green burials are growing in the state of North Carolina and all over," said Don Byrne's wife, Lakaisha. "They are embracing it again just because ...
    It's a growing trend in the Tar Heel state: people wanting an eco-friendly burial. A Chatham County man is helping people take their wish to go green to the grave.At the Melleray Farmstead in Bear Creek, Don Byrne works to make pine coffins with out any power tools for those who want to keep their carbon footprint small until the very end."Natural green burials are growing in the state of North Carolina and all over," said Don Byrne's wife, Lakaisha. "They are embracing it again just because ...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Tiny pup tortured, killed on camera; heartbroken owner speaks

    EXCLUSIVE: Tiny pup tortured, killed on camera; heartbroken owner speaks

    Thursday, August 28 2014 5:37 AM EDT2014-08-28 09:37:18 GMT
    Jessie Anderson wipes away tears as she holds a beautiful photo of her beloved dog, Athena, a miniature dachshund. 
    Jessie Anderson wipes away tears as she holds a beautiful photo of her beloved dog, Athena, a miniature dachshund. 
  • RECALL: Kraft Singles

    RECALL: Kraft Singles

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:24 AM EDT2014-09-01 11:24:05 GMT
    Kraft Foods is voluntarily recalling over 7,000 cases of Kraft American Singles, according to a press release posted on the Food and Drug Administration website.
    Kraft Foods is voluntarily recalling over 7,000 cases of Kraft American Singles, according to a press release posted on the Food and Drug Administration website.
  • Jennifer Lawrence requests nude pics investigation

    Jennifer Lawrence requests nude pics investigation

    Monday, September 1 2014 5:11 PM EDT2014-09-01 21:11:06 GMT
    A publicist for Jennifer Lawrence says the actress has contacted authorities after nude photos of her were apparently stolen and posted online.
    Jennifer Lawrence has contacted authorities to investigate who stole and posted nude images of the Oscar winner online, a publicist for the actress said.
  • 2 Women, 4 Kids Hurt In Lake Keowee Jet Ski Wreck

    2 Women, 4 Kids Hurt In Lake Keowee Jet Ski Wreck

    Monday, September 1 2014 1:59 PM EDT2014-09-01 17:59:29 GMT
    Authorities say two jet skis collided on Lake Keowee, injuring the two drivers and four children who were riding along.
    Authorities say two jet skis collided on Lake Keowee, injuring the two drivers and four children who were riding along.
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  • Update: Columbus man hit by own car after crashing on 1st Avenue

    Update: Columbus man hit by own car after crashing on 1st Avenue

    Monday, September 1 2014 3:52 PM EDT2014-09-01 19:52:14 GMT
    Anthony Williams, 29, was run over and killed by a car near Chase Homes on 1st Avenue late Saturday night, according to Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan.
    Anthony Williams, 29, was run over and killed by a car near Chase Homes on 1st Avenue late Saturday night, according to Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan.
  • Woman robbed of $700 at knifepoint in Columbus bank parking lot, report says

    Woman robbed of $700 at knifepoint in Columbus bank parking lot, report says

    Saturday, August 30 2014 11:11 PM EDT2014-08-31 03:11:34 GMT
    Two men held a 50-year-old woman at knife point and took hundreds of dollars from her in a bank parking lot Friday, according to a police report.The woman told police the attack happened after she withdrew $700 from the Wells Fargo ATM on 13th Street. She says it happened around 5:30 in the afternoon.“That is very surprising, especially in broad daylight. It's just getting outrageous these days,” said Roy Robertson, who was withdrawing money from the ATM on Saturday.The woman told News 3 she ...
    Two men held a 50-year-old woman at knife point and took hundreds of dollars from her in a bank parking lot Friday, according to a police report.The woman told police the attack happened after she withdrew $700 from the Wells Fargo ATM on 13th Street. She says it happened around 5:30 in the afternoon.“That is very surprising, especially in broad daylight. It's just getting outrageous these days,” said Roy Robertson, who was withdrawing money from the ATM on Saturday.The woman told News 3 she ...
  • Motorcycle club altercation leaves 2 dead, 2 injured

    Motorcycle club altercation leaves 2 dead, 2 injured

    Monday, September 1 2014 11:37 AM EDT2014-09-01 15:37:50 GMT
    Two victims were shot in the chest and died. Two other people had non-life-threatening injuries and are expected to survive, said police.
    Two victims were shot in the chest and died. Two other people had non-life-threatening injuries and are expected to survive, said police.
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