A bill targeting animal crushing videos that has passed both chambers of Congress and is expected to be signed into law by President Donald Trump is earning praise form South Carolina authorities and animal welfare advocates.
Authorities in Berkeley County have charged a suspect in the stabbing deaths of two individuals, including an expecting mother.
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Robert Anderson Strickland Jr., 40, was booked into the Colleton County jail Saturday on a charge of second-degree domestic violence, and has since been released. His bail was set at $5,000.
Authorities on Friday released the final report of a months-long audit of the Charleston Police Department that found evidence of racial disparities and problems with training and other areas of the department.
Kevin Ray Schlieben, 35, was booked into the Charleston County jail Friday morning on a charge of third degree assault and battery. His bond was set at $1,087.
The plea deal would have required Jacop Hazlett, 29, to admit to 15 of the 23 molestation charges against him.
A South Carolina business manager who admitted to enslaving a man with intellectual disabilities at a Conway restaurant was sentenced Monday to serve 10 years in prison and repay his victim for years of verbal and physical abuse.
A man who was shot during a botched robbery attempt at a North Charleston gas station on Saturday is facing criminal charges in other states, police said on Wednesday.
A lawsuit was filed against Charleston County School District on Tuesday in connection with a former R.B. Stall High School chorus director who pleaded guilty to sexual battery with a student.
A man was injured and his dog killed on Saturday by a masked gunman at the Cheap Way gas station, 3615 Dorchester Road. Two days later, the investigation remains ongoing and no suspects have been identified, although police believe one shooter was involved.
A person who reportedly barricaded themselves inside a car at a Mount Pleasant shopping center on Monday is in custody, police said.
A woman called police to the lake around 11:30 p.m., saying the vehicle had driven into the lake at the intersection of Queen and Rutledge street, according to a police report.
A South Carolina man is facing criminal charges after he allegedly brandished a handgun at a Pee Wee football game in West Ashley on Monday.
The full 4th U.S. Circuit of Appeals stood by their colleagues' determination that Emanuel AME Church shooting survivors should be able to sue the federal government for failing to stop Dylann Roof's rampage, they determined Tuesday.
A St. George town councilman was arrested and charged with misconduct in office on Tuesday in connection with a traffic stop in June, authorities have confirmed.
A Summerville man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and 20 years supervised release for human sex trafficking, the maximum sentence.
A federal lawsuit scheduled for Nov. 12 will decide whether two Charleston police officers used excessive force during a November 2014 traffic stop on James Island.
Lovequawn Scott, 23, pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to the murders of his cousin, Faith Manigault, 15; his aunt, Kenya Manigault, 42; and his grandparents, Rose Manigault, 69, and Joseph Manigault, 72.
COLUMBIA — A South Carolina sheriff found guilty of misconduct for using his power and office to push a personal assistant to have sex with him was sentenced Friday to the maximum of a year in prison.
A man accused of trying to assault a Dorchester County Sheriff's deputy and a process server was charged with assault of a high and aggravated nature, authorities said Thursday.
A home inspector heard children screaming from a locked bedroom of a Berkeley County home, which led authorities to take them into protective custody and arrest a married couple.
Berkeley County deputies arrested two adults on Wednesday after several children were discovered living in "horrific conditions" at a home in the Berkeley Commons area.
Charleston deputies are investigating the fatal shooting of Clifford Harrison Jr., 22, around 7 p.m. Tuesday. He was found unconscious in a yard on Hitching Post Road.
Romane Clare, 33, shot his wife twice at their Whitney Drive home on Sept. 26 before fleeing to Florida, according to North Charleston police.
Local, state and federal investigators banded together to solve the case as soon as Irene Pressley, 64, was gunned down as she delivered mail along her route about 60 miles northeast of Charleston on Sept. 23.
Charges against two men implicated in a 2016 homicide in North Charleston have been dropped due to insufficient evidence, according to court records.
For years, the American Civil Liberties Union and other groups have been raising the alarm about South Carolina's poorest residents standing trial without having access to defense attorneys. A recent settlement in a federal lawsuit could help change that.
An inmate at Broad River Correctional Institution in Columbia was found dead in his cell on Friday, authorities have confirmed.
With more homes installing home security cameras like Ring, law enforcement agencies around South Carolina are asking civilians for footage of crimes in progress or possible suspects. The cameras have helped solve crimes but lawmakers and privacy advocates fear they're also tools ripe for abuse.
More than four years after the May 7, 2015 shooting, Bryant Heyward received a payout from the S.C. Insurance Reserve Fund, said Justin Bamberg, his attorney. A federal lawsuit against the Charleston County Sheriff's Office, multiple deputies and others was dismissed on May 28 this year, court records show.
More than two years after a Johns Island couple fell under suspicion of abusing their infant son, criminal charges against them were dropped.
A three-judge panel that determined Emanuel shooting survivors should be able to sue the federal government for lapses that allowed Dylann Roof to buy the gun he used to slaughter nine worshippers ignored precedent and could cripple future public safety projects, federal attorneys argued in a petition filed Tuesday.
Charleston County deputies charged a suspect with murder after linking him to a cellphone found at the crime scene. The phone was full of messages alluding to the crime, according to an affidavit.
Authorities on Wednesday arrested a 26-year-old man in connection with the shooting death of a woman in rural Charleston County in August.
Skeptics say it's unlikely that a full, accurate face can be predicted solely based on DNA, and critics worry the faces produced by this technology may prejudice investigations toward anyone in a minority community who vaguely resembles the rendered likeness.
Eugene Stanley Rollerson, 29, entered the plea on one count each of voluntary manslaughter, possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime and obstruction of justice, according to an announcement by the 9th Circuit Solicitor's Office on Wednesday.
Officials won't pursue charges against an 11-year-old Hanahan boy who apparently shot his younger sister by accident as they played with a handgun.
A driver accused of fatally striking an 11-year-old girl in downtown Charleston was rearrested last week after he tested positive for cocaine.
Deputies are investigating after two teenage boys were shot Friday at an abandoned house party in Hollywood, resulting in non-life threatening injuries.
A former Georgia police officer who fatally shot an unarmed, naked man from Moncks Corner was found not guilty of murder on Monday.
After a reduction in homicides in 2018, North Charleston is on pace to see its third-largest number of killings in the past six years, according to statistics obtained from law enforcement and a Post and Courier database.
Marvin Leroy Capers-Smith of Bonneau was recently captured in New Jersey. He is charged with starting a January 2018 fire that caused $1 million in damage and destroyed a department store, an event decor business and a gift shop in Holly Hill.
A North Charleston man with a lengthy history of mental illness was sentenced Friday to 35 years behind bars for fatally stabbing his two young nephews in August 2017.
A former Berkeley County school bus driver pleaded guilty Monday to impregnating a 14-year-old he drove to school. He was sentenced to 22 years behind bars.