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Residents of the Flowertown neighborhood off Boone Hill Road called police about 8:11 p.m. to report that shooters were firing into the apartments at Barshay Drive and Garden Lane, according to an incident report. Jaquarie Nasir Perry, known as "Quarie," of Summerville was walking in the area and was shot in the head.

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Advancements in DNA and other technologies have allowed police to revisit previously unsolvable cold cases, but getting a case through the court system to a conviction has proved a major challenge for even the most seasoned detectives. 

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Councilwoman Guang Ming Whitley proposed the idea to the city's Police, Judicial, Legal Committee in January so the committee can draft an ordinance. To ensure it doesn't infringe on state protections for gun ownership, the city will send it to the attorney general's office for review.

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Tiffany Janae Carroll's family says she set them free in September 2017, when she stabbed her boyfriend of two years when he tried to stop her from fleeing with her children. Authorities have released or dropped charges against survivors in similar situations, but Carroll is beginning a 15-year sentence after pleading guilty but mentally ill to a manslaughter charge.

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A fire that broke out Monday afternoon in Mount Pleasant's historic St. Andrew's Church was intentionally set, according to police. Authorities arrested 22-year-old Landon Powers in connection with the fire, said Inspector Chris Rosier, a Mount Pleasant Police Department spokesman.  

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In the months after the shooting death of The Darling sous chef Tim Haman, about 125 new cameras are being installed at East Side homes. Those who raised and donated money so homeowners can have their own cameras, as well as the recipients, hope it will address the pervasive "no snitch" policy on the East Side. 

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Earlier this month, Charleston police wrapped up a months-long narcotics operation that rounded up 15 street-level dealers. Department officials say they hope to make more arrests, and that they have a strategy in place to ensure lasting improvements to the neighborhood. 

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Nearly 90 years after the repeal of Prohibition, moonshine is alive and well in the woods — and the storefronts — of South Carolina. The heyday of money-making bootlegging has passed, but many moonshiners, and their descendants, are keeping the tradition alive both on and off the books.

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Courtenay Ambrose Smalls was unconscious on the ground when police responded to his home on Saint Francis Street in the city's Neck Area around 7:15 p.m., according to an incident report.

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Florence County Sheriff Kenneth Boone pleaded guilty to one count of embezzlement under $5,000 and one count of misconduct in office, a spokesman for the South Carolina attorney general said.

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One man was shot on Nassau Street on Tuesday evening, prompting Charleston police to block off both Meeting and Nassau streets.

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Deputies and Highway Patrol troopers were met with an unexpected surprise as they checked for intoxicated drivers on New Year's Eve in Dorchester County — a bullet falling from the sky and striking a Highway Patrol car in the windshield.

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Earlier this month an Andrews church, Spirit Filled Ambassadors for Christ, suffered significant damage in a fire. On Monday, agents with the State Law Enforcement Division arrested a juvenile and charged the suspect with arson. Now, church leaders are raising funds to rebuild. 

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