The supervisor for Chester County has been arrested on charges of misconduct and drug trafficking, according to jail records.
For the first time since national researchers began tracking data in 1996, South Carolina no longer holds a top-10 spot in the list of states where women are killed by men at a high rate.
Months after a renewed surge of protests against police brutality, calls to "defund the police" are reverberating through cities across the nation. Activists in Charleston formalized their demands.
A two-year investigation by federal, state and local law enforcement agencies netted 17 suspects, about 77 pounds of methamphetamine, 116 firearms and "various quantities of heroin and fentanyl," according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of South Carolina.
A 49-year-old Lexington man has been charged with brandishing a weapon after he refused to secure a rifle he brought to a protest by the Charleston Battery.
Court documents released on Friday detail how North Charleston police used cellphone records to help solve a fatal shooting at a Ladson Road apartment complex earlier this month.
Corwin Lenard Manigault, 21, faces one count of murder and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime, according to jail records.
Law enforcement officials are now offering more than $10,000 for information that could lead to convicting the person responsible for the death 5-year-old Italia Graham in Summerville.
Charleston police have identified two teenagers accused of assaulting a local journalist Quintin Washington on Monday and have received custody orders for the boys.
Authorities have arrested a suspect in connection with a fatal shooting at a North Charleston apartment complex earlier this month.
A detention deputy at the Hill-Finklea Detention Center in Berkeley County has been arrested on suspicion of giving contraband to inmates at the jail.
A Charleston man has been sentenced to federal prison after he admitted to authorities he traveled to Missouri to have sex with a minor last year.
A South Carolina man charged with shooting seven police officers in an ambush in October 2018, killing two of them, will appear in court on Wednesday.
A man was taken into custody on Monday after barricading himself into a Savannah Highway residence with a woman and two children, Charleston County deputies said.
The Palmetto State is one of just three, along with Wyoming and Arkansas, that lack hate crime statutes. Without such protections on the books, experts say police and prosecutors are left with inadequate tools to seek justice in cases in which victims are targeted for their race, religion or sexual orientation.
Authorities searched Sunday for a gunman who shot and wounded two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies who were sitting in their squad car — an apparent ambush that drew an angry response from the president and sparked an anti-police protest outside the hospital where the deputies were being treated.
The State Law Enforcement Division is investigating after a suspect was shot late Saturday by Aiken County law enforcement.
A suspect is in custody after he was injured in a shooting with police near a Richland County university campus on Friday.
A Ladson man has been arrested after he fired a sawed-off shotgun at random vehicles on Interstate 95 and led North Carolina deputies on a car chase all the way into Virginia.
Officials are offering up to $5,000 for information that could lead to the conviction of the person who fatally shot Italia Graham, a 5-year-old girl from Summerville.
Charleston County sheriff's deputies have arrested a 37-year-old man in connection with a hit-and-run collision that killed a bicyclist Friday night in Adams Run.
Berkeley County sheriff's deputies have arrested a man accused of stabbing Bonneau Police Chief Franco Fuda in the face Monday morning with a metal object, Sheriff Duane Lewis said.
Officers were called to Conroy Street just before 7 p.m. Thursday, according to a police incident report, where bystanders reported overhearing shots then finding the victim at a parking lot.
The man who died of a gunshot wound was 20-year-old Manuel Foy, the Charleston County Coroner's Office announced Friday morning.
Capt. Roger Antonio said the deputies were dispatched to the 8500 block of Old Georgetown Road, near the southern edge of McClellanville.
Charleston police dropped charges against dozens of the protesters arrested May 31 during peaceful but tense demonstrations that followed a night of rioting along King Street.
Charleston police have arrested a man in connection with a fatal shooting at a West Ashley apartment complex in late July.
To better understand the events of that night and the factors that fueled it, Post and Courier reporters pored over hours of police radio communications, 911 calls and public records. They interviewed dozens of officers, business owners and protesters. What emerged is the most complete account yet of a fractious night that continues to change Charleston. This is that story.
During the summer months, communities in the Charleston area typically see some increases in crime. In a year defined by the coronavirus pandemic and ongoing civil unrest, authorities have to find creative ways to rise to the challenge while also keeping residents safe.
Authorities have arrested two people they believe are connected to a fatal shooting at a North Charleston bar earlier this year.
"It's desperately needed, and we've needed it for some time," said Matt Dorman, program manager at Berkeley Community Mental Health Center.
The punishment imposed by Sacramento County Superior Court Judge Michael Bowman means DeAngelo will die in prison for the crimes committed between 1975 and 1986.
Before sentencing, DeAngelo rose from a wheelchair, took off his mask and said to the court: "I listened to all your statements, each one of them, and I'm truly sorry for everyone I've hurt."
A couple from Huger pleaded guilty Thursday to federal charges in a conspiracy that involved a fake birth records and a baby in the Philippines.
State officials arrested a Charleston man on Thursday for under-reporting gross sales at his mattress store and evading around $42,000 in sales tax.
More than three years after a man was shot to death at a North Charleston hotel, authorities have arrested a suspect in connection with the killing.