A Summerville police lieutenant was suspended Friday after authorities said he forced his way into a woman's residence.
A Goose Creek man convicted of sexually assaulting an elderly woman in 2017 and later trying to hire a hit man to kill her was sentenced to 80 years in prison Thursday.
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Recent incidents at Charleston-area shopping malls have left some residents on edge and wondering if these and other public spaces are safe, but the violence may not be happening as often as is perceived.
The Charleston County Coroner's Office said Elizabeth D. Germany, 41, died of a gunshot wound. Her body was later found along a dirt road in Adams Run.
North Charleston police are searching for a vehicle they believe was involved in the shooting death of a 25-year-old man last week in the parking lot of the Cummins Turbo Technologies plant.
Damien Stokes, a 25-year-old North Charleston resident, was fatally shot in the parking lot of Cummins Turbo Technologies on Thursday, according to the Charleston County Coroner's Office.
The death of a woman last week in Adams Run is being investigated as a homicide, the Charleston County Sheriff's Office announced Friday.
North Charleston recorded its third homicide of 2019 after a person was shot to death in the parking lot of a manufacturing facility Thursday night.
Several weeks after a Huger man was shot and killed after he opened fire on a Berkeley County deputy in a rural community in the Francis Marion National Forest, authorities released dramatic footage of the violent standoff.
Before she disappeared, Gayle McCaffrey was trying to repair her marriage. Her husband said she left to be with another man. With Gayle presumed dead, Bob McCaffrey's recent conviction of obstruction of justice put an end to the seven-year ordeal, but unanswered questions linger.
A Moncks Corner woman who authorities said struck and killed a man with a U-Haul truck two years ago was arrested Tuesday following a standoff with police after she failed to appear at a court hearing.
Charleston police officers are stepping up their patrols of the West Ashley Greenway after a woman on Monday evening said she was tackled to the ground and beaten by a stranger after she "waved and smiled" at the man.
The man charged with murder in connection with Dantley's slaying, 28-year-old Cary Kejuan Janai Stephens of North Charleston, was out on bail for a May 2018 criminal drug case that is still pending.
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The husband of Gayle McCaffrey, a Charleston woman presumed dead following her disappearance nearly seven years ago, was found guilty Friday of intentionally misleading investigators as they searched for her.
Citing a lack of evidence and inconsistent stories from the sole eyewitness, a prosecutor this week dismissed charges against two men in a 2017 fatal shooting in North Charleston.
Authorities arrested a man in connection with the slaying of a 33-year-old Moncks Corner man who was shot in his pickup truck in December.
A man accused of fatally shooting his girlfriend in the Citadel Mall parking lot late last month waived his bond hearing Wednesday night, but arrest affidavits released after the appearance shed more light on the homicide.
Charleston County authorities are investigating after a female's body was discovered in a rural area outside of Adams Run on Wednesday.
Federal marshals arrested a man Tuesday suspected of fatally shooting a 23-year-old woman at a West Ashley shopping mall parking lot last month.
Thomas Lawton Evens received three consecutive life terms Tuesday for abducting a 4-year-old girl from her Johns Island home last February and brutally assaulted her mother, leaving her for dead.
Bob McCaffrey is accused of lying to deputies in the investigation into the disappearance of his wife in 2012. Gayle McCaffrey is presumed dead, but her body has not been found. Authorities last year charged her husband with murder, but that charge didn’t stick.
State lawmakers, joined by city and county officials, on Monday heralded proposed legislation geared toward cracking down on violent repeat offenders.
Ronjrel Farmer, 23, of Walterboro, is charged with two counts of attempted murder and one count of unlawful possession of a weapon.
A man accused of killing another man on a downtown Charleston freeway on-ramp is no longer facing charges in that case.
On the morning after this small island beach community more than tripled in size, the regulars at Planet Follywood bar sat and commiserated.
Deja Dantley, a 23-year-old Charleston resident, died as a result of a gunshot wound, according to the Charleston County Coroner's Office.
The man accused of killing a 60-year-old woman in her Mount Pleasant home in early February was indebted to her for $20,000, a newly released arrest affidavit shows.
Mount Pleasant police have charged a man with murder a little over two weeks after officers discovered a woman dead inside an Old Village home.
Authorities say Eric Hughes, 37, and two co-defendants, Taylor Place and Willie Rice, manufactured illicit drugs using clandestine laboratories they set up inside rented vacation homes on Fripp Island, Sullivan's Island, Isle of Palms, Bluffton, and Tybee Island in Georgia.
Joseph Hart was struck and killed by a deputy's gunfire during a roughly 30-minute standoff in a remote neighborhood in Huger, authorities said Wednesday.
A South Carolina man who bought more than 120 boxes of Girl Scouts cookies to help the scouts escape the cold has been arrested on drug charges.
A Berkeley County sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a man Tuesday during what authorities described as a tense gunfight involving numerous law enforcement officers and SWAT teams in a remote neighborhood within Francis Marion National Forest.
Amid an ongoing State Law Enforcement Division investigation into the death of a DUI suspect in Charleston police custody last summer, authorities took the rare step Tuesday of releasing body camera footage related to the case.
A 17-year-old Baptist Hill High School student was arrested Friday after another student reported last week that he followed her into a school bathroom and raped her, authorities said.
Charleston Police Chief Luther Reynolds said Monday he is “deeply disappointed” in his department’s handling of a man’s drunken driving arrest last year after it recently came to light that an officer refused medical treatment for the driver, who died four days later of internal injuries.
North Charleston police on Saturday evening charged a man for bringing a firearm into the home where his 1-year-old cousin was shot earlier in the day.
The arrival of industrial hemp in South Carolina recently prompted law enforcement agencies to change how they test plant material, turning to a new method to differentiate between marijuana and the legal cannabis plant.
The Charleston Police Department is turning over an investigation into a DUI arrest from August 2018 to the State Law Enforcement Division after new information surfaced on Friday showing possible misconduct by officers.
Brandon Dashaun Olumide Simmons, a 19-year-old Stuart Street resident, and Samuel Redante White, a 27-year-old Sallie Street resident, each face one count of murder, said Charles Francis, a Charleston Police Department spokesman. Simmons also faces one count of possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.
North Charleston police say a person opened fire inside a store at Northwoods Mall on Friday afternoon, prompting a heavy police presence in the area.
In this Summerton sanctuary, concerned parents, educators and community members discreetly came together in the 1940s and ’50s to discuss how to push for better education for black children in Clarendon County. Their work would help change a nation's approach to its schools.
A 19-year-old North Charleston resident accused of carrying out an armed robbery and carjacking before getting shot at by police had previously threatened to shoot officers, according to a report released Thursday.