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2 dead in separate late-night shootings in Charleston area

Two people were killed in separate shootings several hours apart — first at a parking lot near King Street in Charleston and later at a North Charleston gas station. Charleston police were dispatched around 11:45 p.m. June 28 to a parking lot near Radcliffe and King streets for reports of the first shooting, Inspector Mike Gillooly said. Officers provided medical care to a man suffering a gunshot wound, the inspector said, and he was later pronounced dead at the scene.

Former restaurant group employee arrested in fatal King Street shooting

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — Charleston Police say a man has been arrested and charged after a fatal shooting on King Street late Tuesday night. Antwan Lamont Scott was charged with murder, attempted armed robbery, burglary second degree, and possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a violent crime.
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Man sentenced to 20 years in prison for North Charleston killing

A 34-year-old man was sentenced to 20 years in prison for a fatal shooting almost three years ago in North Charleston. Thomas James Capers on June 27 pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and two firearm offenses for killing Jonathan Spitler on Sept. 24, 2019, according to court records. Capers, initially charged with murder, agreed to plead guilty and serve 20 years in a deal with prosecutors.

Man arrested amid mail theft investigation in Summerville

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCBD) – Authorities are investigating mail theft in a Summerville neighborhood. The Summerville Police Department received video of a red pick-up truck opening a resident’s mailbox and taking items in the Summer Ridge neighborhood last month, according to Lt. Chris Hirsch, a spokesman for the agency. Investigators later identified a suspect, Nickolaus Black, […]

Police investigating vandalism at Goose Creek golf course

GOOSE CREEK, S.C. (WCBD) – Authorities in Goose Creek are looking to find those responsible for repeatedly vandalizing a Lowcountry golf course. Staff at the Crowfield Golf Club has spent a lot of time repairing damage over the past few weeks – and even days – as acts of vandalism increase during the summer months. […]

Investigation underway into cause of West Ashley fire

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Fire crews are working to determine the cause of a fire Wednesday evening that forced deputies to close a portion of St. Andrews Boulevard in West Ashley. The fire was reported at 6:19 p.m. at a home in the 750 block of St. Andrews Boulevard, Charleston...

Joseph Floyd Manor to be replaced, eventually demolished

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - The Charleston County Housing and Redevelopment Authority has big plans for the affordable housing building in downtown Charleston. The organization will soon begin construction of a new tower of units to replace Joseph Floyd Manor, which is located at King Street and Mount Pleasant Street. The new building will be placed behind the current building.

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Crews put out house fire on St. Andrews Blvd.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — UPDATE: Three people were able to escape a burning home in West Ashley on Wednesday. Firefighters responded to the 700 block of St. Andrews Blvd. around 6:20 p.m. and located a fire in the workshop of a home. Crews brought the flames under control within...

New Chipotle location opening in Goose Creek

GOOSE CREEK, S.C. (WCBD)- The drive to Chipotle is about to get shorter for Goose Creek residents. The fast-casual Mexican restaurant is opening a new location at 220 St. James Avenue in Goose Creek on June 30. This location features a ‘Chipotlane’, a drive-thru pickup lane so customers can pick up online orders without leaving […]

Photos: Three escape West Ashley structure fire

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – The St. Andrews Fire Department and Charleston Fire Department on Wednesday night responded to a fire on the 700 block of St. Andrews Boulevard. According to St. Andrews Fire, the call came in shortly before 6:20 p.m. and crews were on scene within four minutes.

Obstacles remain for State Superintendent of Education hopefuls

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) – The stage is set for the State Superintendent of Education race in November’s general election. Republican Ellen Weaver won the Republican runoff Tuesday night, and will face Democrat Lisa Ellis. Weaver, however, does not meet a requirement recently put in place: holding a masters degree in education. Weaver was among […]

South Carolina man wins $100k lottery with a strategy he saw on TLC’s ‘Lottery Changed my Life.’

Who said winning the lottery was all about luck and not about strategy?. Well, one man has proven that theory wrong by using a strategy he saw on television. According to Fox Business, a South Carolina man, who chose to not be identified, recently won a lottery and was apparently inspired by an episode of the TLC series “Lottery Changed my Life.”
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Inspectors find issues with sterilization, infection control at Roper Hospital

Inspectors watched as a worker at Roper Hospital in Charleston dunked only half of a dirty surgical tray into a cleaning solution in a sink, then pulled it out and piled surgical instruments back onto it. When the inspectors asked when the other half would be cleaned, the employee replied,...