A Summerville man who told police he'd shot his younger brother in self-defense at their home has been charged with murder.
Authorities are investigating after a woman's body was found Tuesday along Harrison Road in an unincorporated area of Dorchester County.
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As Patrick Moffly bled out on the floor of his Smith Street home on March 2016, he told investigators that his former girlfriend and another man had robbed and shot him, detectives testified.
Jaquez Cromwell, a 17-year-old Charleston resident, died from a gunshot wound Sept. 3, according to the Charleston County Coroner's Office.
For the second time in a year authorities are investigating the 5th Circuit Solicitor's Office where the previous solicitor was sent to prison.
Officers were called to a shooting near the 1000 building of the Waters at St. James apartment complex on Emma Meredith Circle, and arrived shortly before 8:30 a.m.
In an era when a kid's most prized possession also is the primary tool for sexual predators, bullies and bad behavior in general, it's parents' responsibility to keep tabs on who their child's communicating with, Richland County's sheriff said.
A body was found on James Island on Friday afternoon, and the Charleston County Sheriff's Office is investigating the incident as a suspicious death.
In an age when threats against schools, hospitals, churches and other institutions seem to make daily headlines alongside news of mass shootings and other acts of violence, criminal justice officials around the nation are faced with a crucial task — balancing an obligation for a fair process with the need for public safety.
More than one year after a jury convicted him of murder in the fatal shooting of North Charleston bartender Eric Brantley, Jahmal Green has been sentenced.
A Goose Creek High School student reportedly brought a handgun to campus on Friday, triggering an investigation by authorities.
The death of a man whose body was found inside a burning vehicle behind a Summerville-area apartment complex earlier this week has officially been ruled a homicide.
Amid chronic staffing shortages in South Carolina's prisons, legislators are considering changing state law to let offenders with short sentences serve out their time in county jails
Clemson's police chief and associate vice president for public safety, has teamed up with the university's communications department to provide social media monitoring before, during and after all seven 2019 home football games, starting Thursday when the Tigers open the season against Georgia Tech.
South Carolina should improve prison officers' training, better manage gang members and penalize their leaders, and offer inmates more opportunities to shave time off their sentences to incentivize good behavior, according to a state audit presented to legislators Monday
Capt. Roger Antonio asks anyone who saw Ruhjanae Gibbs or her truck between the night of Aug. 8 and early Aug. 9 to call Detective Tim McCauley at 843-529-6205 or Crime Stoppers of the Lowcountry at 843-554-1111.
The Charleston County Coroner's Office on Sunday identified a 60-year-old James Island man who was struck and killed in a hit-and-run crash late last week.
Authorities on Friday filed eight new sex assault charges against the 29-year-old son of a man arrested last year after a shootout that killed two officers and left five others wounded in Florence County.
A man suspected of shooting a 35-year-old man to death in North Charleston in April was arrested by police and federal marshals on Friday.
A former cadet is suing The Citadel and former employee Kenneth Boes over alleged sexual assaults and other misconduct from late 2017 to early 2018.
After trespassing on the Carolina Park Academy campus Wednesday, an Awendaw man told a school employee he "just might" carry out a shooting, Mount Pleasant police said.
A federal judge refused Wednesday to let a former South Carolina transportation official out of jail while he awaits his fate for violating his probation by trying to hire a prostitute, who turned out to be an undercover officer
Authorities in Berkeley County are warning the public to steer clear of a wanted felon who fled a traffic stop on Wednesday.
Vernon Young, of Charleston, was shot around 8:33 p.m. on April 25 near Verde and Rivers avenues. His killing remains unsolved. Family members and police are calling on the public to come forward with information on the case.
The Colleton County teacher who authorities said left her daughter in the car for several hours on a hot afternoon earlier this month, causing her death, has resigned.
The investigation into a 16-year-old Columbia student's racist and threatening videos ended Monday with no additional arrests
Law enforcement agencies in the tri-county area say stolen guns like these are ending up in the hands of criminals and are helping to fuel violent crime. Within that problem, they say, is a worrisome trend. Many of these guns are being stolen from unlocked vehicles.
Medical University of South Carolina Hospital officials on Sunday said they increased security staff at the facility after an individual made "disturbing comments" over the weekend.
After a brazen homicide in Charleston's East Side neighborhood, mounting frustrations have boiled over as residents search for ways to address ongoing public safety issues and feelings of neglect among black residents.
A 22-year-old North Charleston man was sentenced to 45 years in prison this week after a jury found him guilty of shooting another man to death in 2016.
North Charleston officials say agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement have not been given special authorization to enter residences without a warrant. That's what was claimed in a crop of "inauthentic" fliers that began popping up Tuesday night in various neighborhoods.
The former state transportation commissioner charged last week with soliciting a prostitute was arrested as part of a multi-agency internet sting that sought to catch "johns" and child predators, which also netted a deputy
A 27-year-old Greenville County man will not a face a manslaughter trial in his father’s killing after a judge ruled that Austin Mendez acted in self-defense when he used deadly force to save his mother from a brutal beating.
Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg said the city will increase the number of surveillance cameras on the East Side and that a new neighborhood center is two weeks from breaking ground, days after the shooting death of a downtown restaurant sous-chef.
An "extremely aggressive" patient at the Medical University of South Carolina allegedly attacked an employee Friday at the hospital's psychiatric care building.
Benjamin Rashard Bonneau is facing a murder charge and three charges of attempted murder in addition to a count of possessing a violent weapon during a felony.
Police have made an arrest in the killing of a 19-year-old man found dead on a North Charleston road early Monday morning.
Denali Berries Stuckey was the third of four transgender women to be killed in South Carolina in the last year.
A 17-year-old woman was shot early Sunday morning in Columbia's Five Points nightlife district, according to a Columbia Police Department press release.
The man with two-decades of law enforcement experience looked at the teller on the opposite side of the counter. He slid her a note. “This is a robbery. I have a gun. No dye-packs! $2,000 cash. No alarms. Don’t cry out, stay calm.”
Though workers with criminal records have historically experienced some of the highest rates of unemployment, labor shortages in states like South Carolina are opening up more opportunities for second chances.
One day after a woman was found shot to death by the side of a rural road in Charleston County, authorities have classified the death as a homicide.
The U.S. Air Force may allow plane mechanics to wear shorts at some of the more humid bases across the country, including Joint Base Charleston. But the design of the shorts, a style less like "Top Gun" and more like middle-aged Dad at a neighborhood cookout, have caused Airmen to react poorly to the idea online.