Dorchester County sheriff's deputies are investigating the shooting death of a man found lying in a road near Summerville last weekend.
The North Charleston church volunteer who stands accused of sexually assaulting at least 14 children over three months last year has been named in a second lawsuit filed on behalf of a parent of a 3-year-old victim.
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Michael Colucci said he found his wife hanging from a garden hose in 2015, but authorities allege he strangled her. After a jury last year couldn't agree whether he killed Sara Colucci, prosecutors and her parents are looking toward a second murder trial in 2019. Her parents say the ordeal has been an "ongoing nightmare."
Bolstered by significant strides in the last six years, South Carolina officials and advocates say they are working overtime to end human trafficking in the Palmetto State.
Jobany Colon, a resident of Gwinnett Street in North Charleston, has pleaded guilty to one count each of voluntary manslaughter and possessing a weapon during the commission of a violent crime for the fatal, 2017 shooting of Davon Smith.
North Charleston police are looking for 32-year-old Kenneth Chris Sigueza, wanted in connection of the fatal shooting of 33-year-old Eston Shoaf on Dec. 23.
The former North Charleston police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black motorist in April 2015 has lost a court battle appealing his case.
Two Horry County sheriff’s deputies transporting mental health patients drove through "miles" of floodwaters and disregarded an alternate route before water submerged their vehicle and drowned the two women on board, authorities said Friday.
A South Carolina sheriff, Alex “Big A” Underwood, grabbed a man from Chester County who streamed a Facebook Live video of a traffic wreck, prompting his lawyer to say the video is “obviously not a good look for law enforcement.”
Former Horry County sheriff's deputies are expected to face charges on Friday for their involvement in the drowning deaths of two mental health patients in Tropical Storm Florence's floodwaters last fall.
Charleston police are investigating the homicide of a woman whose body was found at a James Island home early Thursday morning.
After years of increasing violence, the tri-county area saw sharp declines of people killed during acts of violence in 2018. With 22 homicides, North Charleston had its least deadly year since 2015.
After three years and $4.95 million in grant funding, programs developed by the Charleston County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council are paying off, according to the group's supporters.
Thieves broke into four Summerville restaurants around the Christmas holiday, pocketing cash, drinking from alcohol bottles and stealing an empty cash register.
The victim's girlfriend told authorities he shot himself, but North Charleston police said autopsy results indicated his death was a homicide.
After two dogs in two days were shot and seriously injured in November near Summerville, securing funding to provide the costly medical treatment and rehabilitative services was just the first step along what is sure to be a long road to full recoveries.
A 33-year-old Moncks Corner man was identified Thursday as the person who was shot to death over the weekend, authorities said.
Charleston police are asking for the public's help identifying men who were seen near a shooting Saturday night at Citadel Mall.
When the random kidnapping of a young Johns Island girl gripped the Charleston area earlier this year, a separate mystery tied to the crime unfolded in the background.
A man who North Charleston police say was shot inside a pickup truck Sunday evening died of his injuries after being transported to a local hospital.
The 9th Circuit Solicitor's Office dismissed the charge against 17-year-old Shaihiem Hamilton earlier this month, saying he appeared to act in self-defense.
Though Charleston's safe exchange zones were launched in November, officer Cory Stratton, who proposed and developed the zones for CPD, said they are optimistic that these specially designated areas will be increasingly used through the holiday season.
Odessa Fleming-Williams, 29, heard gunfire Thursday morning and went to check on her 3 children inside her house. Then a bullet penetrated the home and killed her.
North Charleston police are investigating after officers found a woman who had been fatally shot at a home early Thursday morning.
As a crucial vote on the Senate’s criminal justice reform bill loomed Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Tim Scott introduced an amendment that would withhold federal money from states that fail to maintain data on officer-involved shootings.
A South Carolina inmate has filed a federal lawsuit against the state prisons department, accusing the agency of violating his religious freedoms by not allowing him to smoke marijuana
In the next few years, young offenders incarcerated in South Carolina’s juvenile justice system will be relocated to facilities closer to their homes as DJJ adopts a more progressive practice to housing youths.
If Andy Savage were ever close to retirement, it might have been after he unexpectedly saw Michael Slager go to prison for 20 years. But retirement, he said, doesn't enter his vocabulary.
A magistrate Wednesday set bail for the 28-year-old Charleston man accused of molesting more than a dozen children under his care at a North Charleston youth ministry.
Five additional charges have been brought against the former North Charleston church volunteer who authorities said sexually assaulted at least 14 young children under his care.
Thomas Ravenel, the former South Carolina Treasurer and "Southern Charm" reality television personality, was named in a new lawsuit by the woman who said Ravenel sexually assaulted her when she worked as a nanny in his household nearly four years ago.
Charleston police are asking for information about a vehicle spotted leaving a West Ashley shopping center immediately after a man was shot and killed last month.
An Ohio woman accused of plotting an attack at a Toledo bar had glorified Dylann Roof and corresponded with him in federal prison, authorities said Monday.
The death of an elderly man whose body was recovered in the aftermath of a Charleston house fire last week has been ruled a homicide, authorities said.
Police have initially charged a man with driving under the influence in South Carolina after his van ran off a road and killed all four children inside.
James Edward Loftis, the Goose Creek resident accused of killing a cab driver and another man at his home in 2016, died earlier this week.
A judge declared a mistrial after a jury said it was deadlocked Friday in the murder case of former Summerville jeweler Michael Colucci.
A former North Charleston church volunteer accused of sexually assaulting numerous children in a three-month span is also under investigation in North Carolina.
Jurors in Michael Colucci’s murder trial on Tuesday visited a warehouse near Summerville where authorities allege the former jeweler killed his wife in 2015.