A 19-year-old man's death in a drive-by shooting Sunday marked the second homicide in three days in Dorchester County, authorities said.
Andrew Knapp is editor of the Quick Response Team, which covers crime, courts and breaking news. He previously worked as a reporter and copy editor at Florida Today, Newsday and Bangor (Maine) Daily News. He enjoys golf, weather and fatherhood.
The prosecution of a man accused of shooting a Charleston police officer in 2013 is older than 99.7 percent of the 5,500 pending cases in Charleston County. But he might finally face justice.
DeJaun Fulton was identified as the victim of the slaying around 11:20 a.m. Saturday near his North Charleston home at 2031 Riverview Ave. An arrest has been made in the case.
A court "seemed interested" this week in former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager's argument for a new prison sentence in the killing of Walter Scott, his lawyer said.
Greg Alyn Carlson, who is on the FBI's Top 10 most wanted fugitive list, has managed to skirt capture for a year.
The Coast Guard searched more than 3,500 square miles of ocean but couldn't find the small airplane that went down 100 miles off Charleston.
The U.S. Coast Guard continued its search Friday for a Piper PA-31 owned by a Delaware company. It did not announce an progress on finding the plane, which disappeared over the Atlantic Ocean off Charleston on Thursday.
Horry County officials won't release documents that could pinpoint broader problems after two mental health patients drowned in a jail van, but legislators are planning to open an inquiry of their own.